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Valier residents and 3 Rivers Communications customers have been anxiously awaiting the installation of fiber optics as promised last spring in a public meeting held at the Valier Public Library.

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A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a Heart Butte man with second degree murder in the death of a woman on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich said.

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A Browning man who admitted to beating another man in the head on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation was sentenced to two years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich said.

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The Blackfeet Fish and Wildlife Department is seeking information on a recent poaching incident involving an elk that was dumped and wasted. The incident happened Friday, Jan. 27, on Raemaeker Road, along Valier Highway 358.

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Times have been tough, and tough times usually lead to a lot of abandoned dogs and cats. Animal rescues across the country are limited by several things, but caring foster homes are needed now more than ever.

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There have been rumblings of mountain lion activity around the Cut Bank area this winter, though Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks staff said there have been no confirmed sightings.

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The United States is a representative democracy where, via an election process, a constituency elects leaders to advocate for their concerns and needs under the guidance of the Constitution. This representative form of government exists because it would be inefficient, if not impossible, to …

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Free open-source software is a great way to save a lot of money on those everyday programs you use by cutting subscription costs. If you haven’t already, go ahead and stop paying for those expensive word processing, flow chart, photo editing, finance, anti-virus and driver update licenses be…

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Despite the weather, there are plenty of indoor-activity options in Cut Bank.

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​For newborns in distress in rural hospitals, for travelers in car wrecks, for injured wilderness explorers, for farmers and ranchers wounded on the job, and for so many more Montanans and visitors, Mercy Flight has been a critical element of survival.

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The debate is now underway at the 2023 legislature. And there are seemingly endless bill topics: What is the appropriate provider rate for nursing homes? Is there an amount that keeps the doors open yet protects the taxpayers’ pocketbooks? What should be changed in mental health delivery? Wh…

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With sincere enthusiasm I am proud to be representing you during the current session of the Montana Legislature.

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January 2023 marks the nineteenth annual National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM), an annual call to action to recognize and respond to this prevalent, traumatic, and dangerous crime.

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Registration is now open for the 2023 Montana’s Next Generation Conference, which offers 36 workshops for both beginning and advanced producers seeking continuing education. The conference will be hosted by Montana State University Extension and the Native American Community Development Corp…

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All three Glacier County Commissioners attended the Jan. 5 meeting at the courthouse in Cut Bank. They began by tabling discussion and a public hearing on an amendment to the FY 2021-22 budget for a multi-county landfill. Chairwoman Mary Jo Bremner said she would advertise the topic for two …

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The 2023 session of the Montana Legislature began Jan. 2. As I am again chairing House Appropriations, I find my day beginning well before sunrise and ending long after sunset.

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The Montana Association of Conservation Districts and the Natural Resources Conservation Service will be hosting the 2023 Montana Soil Health Symposium on Feb. 8-9 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.

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A courtroom at the Glacier County Courthouse was the site for the swearing-in of several elected officials last week, as Glacier County Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo Bremner administered the oath of office.

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The following cases were heard in Glacier County District Court Law and Motion Day on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, before the Honorable Judge Robert G. Olson.

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BOZEMAN — A program offered by Montana State University Extension and the Montana Stockgrowers Association that provides an opportunity for students throughout the state to raise cattle and learn about various elements of beef quality recently announced its annual winners.

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It's been nearly a year and a half since the Glacier Hotel in Cut Bank was destroyed by a late-night fire, and the community should soon learn whether a federal crew is on the way to clean up the site.

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The Glacier County Commission received an update on the future of Glacier Care Center and announced that part of a Local Access and Tribal Consistency Fund grant for the facility has been received during its Dec. 19 meeting at the courthouse in Cut Bank.

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This year saw the addition of a new staff member at the Glacier County MSU Extension office. Lisa Terry, FCS Agent, began work during the county fair week. On her choice of starting dates, Lisa stated, “People said I was crazy to start fair week, but I wanted to jump right in with both feet!…

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GREAT FALLS — A Cut Bank woman on Dec. 19 admitted to charges stemming from the death of a passenger and the injury of another individual when the vehicle she was driving crashed head on into another vehicle in East Glacier, on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich said.

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GREAT FALLS — An East Glacier man accused of shooting to death another man in a Bearpaw residence on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in 2020 admitted to a murder charge on Dec. 19, U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich announced Thursday.

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The Cut Bank School Board unanimously approved a four-day school week during its Dec. 13 meeting at Cut Bank High School.

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Local law enforcement officers, including members of the Cut Bank Police, Glacier County Sheriff’s Office and Montana Highway Patrol, did some Christmas shopping with local students last Thursday at Norman’s Sport and Western in Cut Bank.

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The 90-day marathon of issues and opportunities that will be the 2023 legislative session begins in 2 weeks. On the unique opportunity front, the excess federal stimulus dollars from DC fueled a large one time surplus of state funds. I advocate treating these funds as a Montana business or h…

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The Dec. 5 meeting of the Cut Bank City Council was preceded by a public hearing on the city’s floodplain ordinance. City Attorney Robert Smith opened the public hearing. He swore in Deputy Clerk Bundy.

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A very special visitor with a long, white beard and a red suit was among those present at Stockman Bank's annual holiday open house last week in Cut Bank.

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Those interested in entering a lottery for a guided trophy bison hunt on the Blackfeet Reservation will have two opportunities to enter the drawing. The first lottery drawing will be held Jan. 17; the deadline to enter is midnight on Jan. 16. The second lottery drawing will be held Feb. 24; …

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Team members from First Interstate Bank, a $33 billion community bank with more than 300 branches across 14 states, recently collected and donated 12,232 clothing items from the Bank’s annual Coats and More Drive to help keep community members warm this winter.

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Glacier County Commissioners Mary Jo Bremner and John Overcast formed a quorum for the Dec. 6 meeting at the courthouse in Cut Bank, while Michael DesRosier was unable to attend.

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U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-Mont.) joined his colleagues Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) in introducing the National Advisory Council on Indian Education Improvement Act. The bill would give Tribal Colleges and Universities (T…