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Birds of the Yaak essay contest

May 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

The Yaak Valley Forest Council is, with the kind generosity of Livingston poet Marc Beaudin, sponsoring a Suggest-A-Poem contest for Troy, Libby and Yaak area students. Marc has offered to read requests from students about which bird in the...

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Troy School District to offer Transitional Kindergarten for 2019-2020

May 21, 2019 at 9:32 am

W.F. Morrison Elementary in Troy will offer a Transitional Kindergarten class for the 2019-2020 school year. This program is designed for young 5 year olds and children who will turn 5 during the first half of the 2019-2020 school year. The...

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Ben Graham Tournament has new dates

May 21, 2019 at 9:32 am

The annual Ben Graham Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on a new weekend this year.The tournament will run from Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 9.In a release from organizers, the reason given for the date change was the late spring...

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Black Gold Salvage Project to start soon

May 14, 2019 at 3:00 am

The Gold Hill Fire started on August 11, 2018, and continued into September, burning approximately 6,500 acres. During rehabilitation efforts, a small area of the fire that burned as part of the suppression effort was identified as having s...

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Shelter to house dozens of cats

May 10, 2019 at 10:50 am

Animal control and animal shelter workers will be picking up dozens of cats to “get whatever we can get” on Friday morning due to a hoarding situation, according to the Tobacco Valley Animal Shelter in Libby.Beth Wickward, a staffer at the ...

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2019 Wildfire Season: Prepare, Prevent, Protect

May 07, 2019 at 11:20 am

The governors of Montana and ten other Western states have proclaimed May as Wildfire Awareness Month. Fire prevention agencies and organizations across the state invite all Montanans to participate. Spring is an ideal time to raise awarene...

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Tickets on sale for Bibler Spring Weekends and Mother’s Day Brunch

May 07, 2019 at 11:20 am

Tickets are on sale for the Bibler Home and Gardens Spring Weekends and Mother’s Day Brunch. Hosted by the Flathead Valley Community College Foundation in partnership with the Bibler Foundation, proceeds from these events support student s...

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Producers reminded of hail insurance program

May 07, 2019 at 11:21 am

The Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding producers to get covered through the State Hail Insurance Program. Montana producers can conveniently access and fill out applications for state hail insurance online by agr.mt.gov/Topics/H...

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Conservation Stewardship Program signup is underway

May 07, 2019 at 11:21 am

Farmers and ranchers interested in enrolling in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) have until May 10 to submit paperwork.CSP is a national voluntary stewardship incentives program administered by Natural Resource Conservation Servic...

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FVCC accepting nominations for Eagle Award

May 07, 2019 at 11:21 am

Flathead Valley Community College is now accepting nominations for community members to be considered for the prestigious Eagle Award.Implemented in 1990, the Eagle Award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the col...

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