Statewide news from Montana Public Radio.
Fire Season’s Not Done Yet. Haystack Fire Grows To 10,000 Acres
A Forest Service spokesperson describes the Haystack Fire as a late fourth-quarter push at a time when fire season is usually winding down. She says exhausted firefighters are now frequently responding to reports of abandoned campfires.
Gianforte’s Emergency Rule Could Free Beds In Montana’s Large Hospitals
Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Friday evening that his administration issued a new emergency rule that he says will help transfer patients out of overburdened large hospitals faster, freeing up more beds.
You Can Help Draw Montana’s New Congressional Districts
In a few months, Montana’s Districting and Apportionment Commission will finalize the state’s new maps outlining political districts. To kick things off, they’re looking at map submissions from the public.
National Guard Troops Are On The Way As Missoula Breaks Another COVID Record
Two dozen Montana National Guard personnel arrive in Missoula next week to help the county handle what officials say is its deteriorating COVID situation.
CSKT Water Rights Settlement Gets Final Approval
Under the deal, the tribes relinquished thousands of off-reservation water-rights claims in exchange for a nearly $2 billion trust to settle claims and improve the Flathead Irrigation Project.
75 Afghan Refugees Are Resettling In Montana
Gov. Greg Gianforte issued a news release Thursday saying the Department of State announced the International Rescue Committee would work to resettle the refugees in the western part of the state.
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