Category Archives: Montana

Plans for Belt Creek cleanup continuing

Efforts to build a water treatment plant on Belt Creek are continuing. Earlier this week, staff from the Montana Department Environmental Quality updated Cascade County Commissioners on the project, which is slated to reach the 30 percent design mark in January. Project bidding is anticipated next summer with construction and initial plant operation occurring in fall and winter of 2019,

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Finding Neverland kicks off Broadway series, highlighting performing arts community in Great Falls

A touch of magic is coming to the Mansfield Theater stage this week, and star Ruby Gibbs is hoping audiences leave with the reminder that “you never have to lose that sense of play or that sense of wonder.” Gibbs plays Sylvia Llewelyn Davies in Finding Neverland, her first national Broadway touring role. The story tells a romanticized version of

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Veterans Treatment Court marks fifth anniversary in Great Falls

Dave Belcher served in the Army and returned from a combat tour with a traumatic brain injury. “We put our boots on and we leave the ones we love behind to go fight…for your safety. That’s what we do,” Belcher said. Two veterans take their life back in Cascade County Veterans Court graduation When he came home, he was angry

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FWP seeking information on geese killed at Elk Creek Colony BMA

Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 4 enforcement officers are seeking information on snow geese that were killed earlier this week. At least 86 snow geese were shot and left and the Elk Creek Colony Block Management Area near Augusta. According to Augusta Game Warden Brady Murphy, the geese appeared to be shot with a .22 long rifle and a shotgun

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Screening of WILDLIFE, film set in Great Falls, at interpretive center on Nov. 14

The film WILDLIFE, set in Great Falls and filmed partially in Livingston will be screened at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center theater on Nov. 14. The film, based on the novel by Richard Ford, is set in Great Falls, in the 1960s. Fourteen-year-old Joe, played by Ed Oxenbould, is the only child of Jeanette (Carrie Mulligan) and Jerry (Jake

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Montana State Parks seeking public comment on several proposals

Montana State ParksĀ is seeking public comment on several proposals, including extension of the Smith River Biennial Fee Rule, East Gallatin Management Agreement, and Lands Transfer Policy Revisions. Public comments will be accepted through 5 p.m. Nov. 30. Each proposal received tentative approval from the Montana Parks & Recreation Board at their October 2018 meeting, according to a release from Montana

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Field trip grants available through Montana State Parks partnership

Montana State Parks is accepting applications for $200 field trip travel grants. The applications will be accepting through Oct. 22 and grants can be used for field trips to federal and state public lands taking place between Jan. 2 and Aug. 30, 2019. The grant money is aimed at covering transportation-related costs with an emphasis on assisting Montana elementary students

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