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Pablo man dies in camper-trailer fire

News from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office PABLO — The identity of the man who died in a camper-trailer fire on Friday, Oct. 13, in Pablo, is 63-year-old, Steven L. Rosenbaum of Pablo.  The deceased was sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office and his cause of death is still under investigation by the Lake County Coroner’s Office.  The State Fire Marshal’s Office responded and assisted with the investigation. Cause of the fire is also still under investigation, but it does not appear to involve foul play. The Sheriff’s Office sends our condolences to the family and loved ones of Mr. Rosenbaum.

‘Bring Her Home’ shines light on plight of missing indigenous women ‘Bring Her Home’ shines light on plight of missing indigenous women

POLSON— The award-winning documentary “Bring Her Home” was shown the Showboat movie theater on Oct. 21 to help bring awareness to the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women. Made in Minnesota, the film highlights the challenges indigenous people have getting equal support from law ...

Secretary Haaland travels to MT for final visit on ‘The Road to Healing’

News from the Dept. of the Interior WASHINGTON — On Nov. 5, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Wizipan Garriott will travel to Bozeman for the twelfth and final stop on “The Road to Healing,” a year-long tour across the cou...

Local military veteran named a PGA HOPE Ambassador Local military veteran named a PGA HOPE Ambassador

News from Alex Haley, PGA HOPE Progam RONAN — Local military veteran, Chuck Lewis of Ronan, was named a PGA HOPE Ambassador following the completion of a specialized training program during the PGA HOPE National Golf and Wellness Week at the famed Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. ...

Paving operations continue along US Hwy. 93 in Ronan Paving operations continue along US Hwy. 93 in Ronan

News from Sloane Stinson, MT Dept. of Transportation RONAN — Riverside Contracting Inc. will begin paving operations this week on US Highway 93 (US 93), weather permitting. Paving crews will be onsite Thursday, Oct. 26, through Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The final layer of pave...

The Ktunaxa Nation calls for the U.S. and Canada to meet with the Nation immediately to address watershed pollution

News from Gwen Lankford, CSKT Executive Team PABLO — The United States and Canada have failed to meet their summer deadline to reach an agreement in partnership with the Ktunaxa on how to address pollution in the Elk and Kootenai/y Rivers, demonstrating the federal governments’ continued lac...

Gianforte, state health department sued over refusal to release public documents

News from Montana Free Press HELENA — The Helena-based nonprofit law firm Upper Seven filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Gov. Greg Gianforte and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, alleging the state has concealed information related to its compliance with federal anti-discrim...

Rural representation on Amtrak Board secured

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate — Speaking at a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee markup this week, U.S. Senator Jon Tester highlighted his successful push to force the Biden Administration to withdraw one of its Amtrak Board of Directors nominees and replace them with someone outs...

MSU to host math competition

From the MSU News Service BOZEMAN — High school students can now register for free mathematics contests set for Wednesday, Nov. 8, and Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Montana State University. Exams are administered in-person on the MSU campus in Bozeman, and results are submitted online and measured against...

Mack Days week five results

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE —Fall Mack Days for 2023 continue with four weeks left in the nine-week long event, that ends on Nov. 12. It is not too late to become involved. Up to $200,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of Fall Mack Days. There are several different ways to w...

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