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2013-02-19 12:24:27

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., "UREE", (OTCBB: UREE), a rare earths exploration company with mining claims in Idaho, Montana, and Colorado, announced the results from its initial drilling program on its Diamond Creek property in Idaho. Results indicate that Drill Hole No.1, which ran 123 meters, intersected approximately 1 meter of true thickness rare earth element mineralization assaying > 0.5% total rare earth elements near the top of the hole. Drill...

2013-02-14 08:21:56

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation, d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE), reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2012. Net income was $98.4 million, or $2.66 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2012, compared with net income of $92.6 million, or $2.53 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2011. "Our net income and cash flows from operations improved in 2012, compared with 2011. Those results were...

2013-02-13 16:22:52

MISSOULA, Mont., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frenchtown Technology & Industrial Center, the recently branded former Smurfit-Stone site near Missoula, Mont., today announced it has contracted CBRE to market the property worldwide to industrial manufacturers. Specifically, CBRE will target companies in oil field and oil equipment manufacturing, technology and chemical/bio-mass manufacturing operations, and emerging technology enterprises poised for commercialization. Ray Stillwell,...

2013-01-31 20:20:34

BUTTE, Mont., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) today announced a plan to upgrade its electric transmission infrastructure in Stillwater and Carbon counties in southcentral Montana. The upgrade, to take place in phases over 10 years, will improve the reliability of electric service to NorthWestern's customers in the area, including those served by electric cooperatives, and provide added capacity to meet electric load growth in the region. "We are working...

2013-01-31 16:29:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP) announced today that it has completed the sale of the capital stock of its Idaho-based operations to Blackfoot Telecommunications Group of Missoula, Montana for approximately $30 million in gross cash proceeds. FairPoint's Idaho properties served more than 5,000 residential and business customers in eastern Idaho. On an annual basis, the properties contributed approximately $8 million in revenue...

2013-01-28 08:29:29

KALISPELL, Mont., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional Therapy Associates (PTA), a Montana physical therapy clinic, has been preparing for an influx of patients because of expected changes due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Because PTA has been proactive in dealing with implementation of the ACA, which will change the way healthcare is paid for in the United States, they decided to open affiliate offices to 10 locations by 2015, two of which were just acquired last month. The two...

2013-01-24 12:27:36

State-by-state analysis shows Montana insurers top list with 45% average rejection rate HealthPocket looks at which health insurance companies reject applicants most frequently SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new analysis from HealthPocket, Inc., shows that the health insurance industry averages an application rejection rate of 22 percent of submitted individual and family applications nationally. States with the highest percentage of area insurer...

Tibet’s Wild Yaks On The Rebound After Near Extinction
2013-01-17 08:57:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A multinational team of conservationists from the University of Montana and the Wildlife Conservation Society recently counted nearly 1,000 wild yaks in a remote area of the Tibetan-Qinghai Plateau. The species was nearly decimated in the mid-twentieth century by overhunting, and this find may indicate a significant comeback. The team of Americans and Chinese counted 990 yaks in a rugged nature reserve called Hoh Xil. The reserve is...

2012-12-30 05:00:47

The Heart Link Network®, the women networking organization with over 200 locations in the U.S., and Canada is pleased to announce its expansion into St. Marys, Ontario, Canada. St. Marys, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 The Heart Link Network® welcomes a new female networking Leader in St. Marys, Ontario, Canada. Melanie is an Independent Arbonne Consultant and is dedicated to helping female business professionals connect, create meaningful relationships, grow their...

2012-12-27 16:20:25

MISSOULA, Mont., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor of Montana Brian Schweitzer recently announced he is supporting the EPA's proposal to put a former papermill in Frenchtown, Mont. on the National Priority List as a superfund site. Papermill owner M2Green Redevelopment, LLC, an affiliate of Green Investment Group, Inc., responded to the Governor's announcement saying, "We were not surprised that the Governor would take this position and support the EPA in their proposal to further...


Latest Montana Reference Libraries

Flathead National Forest
2013-12-24 10:55:40

The Flathead National Forest is a national forest located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Montana. It covers 2,404,935 acres of which about 1 million acres is designated wilderness. It gets its name from the Flathead Indians who resided in the area. The forest can be found in the Rocky Mountains with elevations ranging from 4,500 to 8,500 feet. The forest offers habitat for about 250 species of wildlife and 22 species of fish. This includes the threatened grizzly bear, bald eagle,...

Gallatin National Forest
2013-11-27 15:54:29

The Gallatin National Forest was founded in 1899 and is located in south-central Montana, United States. The forest makes up 1,819,515 acres and has parts of both the Absaroka-Beartooth and Lee Metcalf Wilderness areas within its boundaries. Gallatin National Forest borders the Yellowstone National Park on the north and the northwest and is a part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, a region which includes nearly 20,000,000 acres. The forest is named after Albert Gallatin, U.S. Secretary of...

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
2013-11-22 11:53:36

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest is the largest of the National Forests in Montana of the United States. Covering 3.36 million acres, this forest is broken into 9 separate sections and extends across 8 counties in the southwestern region of the state. President Theodore Roosevelt gave a name to the two forests in 1908 and they merged in 1996. The forest headquarters are found in Dillon, Montana. In Roosevelt’s original legislation, the Deerlodge National Forest was called the Big...

Bitterroot National Forest
2013-11-22 11:33:19

Bitterroot National Forest is made up of 1.587 million acres in west-central Montana and eastern Idaho, of the United States. It is located mostly in Ravalli County, Montana, but also as acreage in Idaho County, Idaho, and Missoula County, Montana. As it was founded in 1898, it is located in the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountains with elevations ranging from 2,200 feet along the Salmon River in Idaho to the 10,157 foot Trapper Peak. Roughly half of the forest makes up part or all of three...

Lewis and Clark National Forest
2013-11-21 12:51:20

Lewis and Clark National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in western-central areas of Montana. This forest holds 1,863,788 acres of land that is dived into two districts known as the Jefferson Division, which holds eastern areas of the forest and allows farm and timber leases, and the western Rocky Mountain Division, which focuses on the conservation of many designated wilderness areas. This forest was established in 1897 as the Lewis and Clarke Forest Reserve. The...

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