In order to ensure the health and welfare of our members, their families, and our communities, Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming (GSMW) has suspended delivery of Girl Scout Cookies. In addition, booth sales will be delayed, but rest assured, once resumed we will have updated booth sites on …

With the Coronavirus in full swing, the university where I work has shut down face-to-face classes and moved everything online. We now teach our students from the enclosure of our offices. Last summer, I finished a doctorate in online education with an emphasis on technology, so this situati…

On March 5, 2020 the Department of Commerce announced that five new communities had been accepted as affiliates of the Montana Main Street Program. Both Ekalaka and Baker are among the communities joining the program. The Montana Main Street Program currently serves 34 communities across the…

In keeping with social distancing guidelines for COVID-19 to protect public health and safety, Montana WILD, FWP’s education facility in Helena, will be closed to the public beginning March 16, until further notice. In addition, fish hatcheries and visitor centers will be closed for two week…

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With ice coming off Montana’s lakes and rivers it’s important to remember that cold water can be deadly. If you are recreating on or around water this spring, remember to wear a life jacket and always tell someone where you are going and when you plan on returning.

Commissioner District #1 - Kevin Braun - R, Sandra N. Kinsey - R, Justin Owen Klauzer - R, Brian G. O’Connor - R, JoDee Pratt - R, Melissa (Missy) Thielen - R, Bill Wyrick - R and Steven T. Zachmann - R.

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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 honored its dedicated corps of volunteer instructors during its annual Spring Hunter/Bowhunter Education Workshop in Miles City on Feb. 22.

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Montana residents who are off-highway vehicle operators are required to purchase a Resident OHV Trail Pass. The pass, which costs $20, can be purchased from many local vendors or online at The pass is required on all public lands where Mon…

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HELENA, Mont. - The Montana Department of Commerce announced that five Montana communities have been accepted to become affiliate members of the Montana Main Street Program. The program helps Montana communities strengthen and preserve historic downtown commercial districts by supporting eco…

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The Montana Department of Revenue warns all residents to be aware of numerous scams and frauds related to their tax information and potential refunds.


A community hearing covering the proposed Keystone XL pipeline planned route through Fallon County was successful on Feb. 27, at the Fallon County Fairgrounds, according to a company spokeswoman.

2020 Montana hunting and fishing licenses will go on sale starting Sunday, March 1 at 5 a.m., and this year people will see some changes to how they can buy general licenses and apply for special (limited draw) licenses and permits.

The 2020 Deer, Elk, Antelope, Black Bear, and Moose, Sheep, and Goat hunting regulations are available online.


Postal service returned to Ismay in early February after the townspeople agreed to have a temporary facility constructed inside the town community center.


Senator Daines met with Montana’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, Linda Rost. Linda lives in Baker, MT and teaches several different science classes at Baker High School. She earned a master’s degree in science education from Montana State University in 2018 and is currently working towards her Ph…


A controversial plan to create a Special Improvement District for improving the streets of Baker was approved Wednesday evening at Baker High School by a narrow 3-2 margin.

HELENA-The Office of Public Instruction announced today that nomination and application forms are available for the 2021 Montana Teacher of the Year Program. Members of the public can fill out a simple form to nominate a teacher. Teachers can self-nominate by filling out an application. All …

Bowman County hosted a local public hearing Feb. 6, for sections of a proposed carbon dioxide pipeline which will cut across southeastern Montana to connect drill sites north of Baker and in parts of Bowman and Slope counties in North Dakota.

As the current license year is winding down, hunters and anglers can look for a few immediate changes for the coming year.

Did you know that throughout our nation, teens aged 12 to 19 experience the highest rates of sexual assault and rape? ( Within a single year, about 1.5 million high school students experience some form of abuse from a dating partner. ( February is Teen Dating Viol…

Baker health care workers and students are being hit hard by the latest strain of influenza, according to local health officials.