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2014-06-26 12:26:32

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The median age declined in seven states between 2012 and 2013, including five in the Great Plains, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today. In contrast, the median age for the U.S. as a whole ticked up from 37.5 years to 37.6 years. These estimates examine population changes among groups by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin nationally, as well as all states and counties, between April 1, 2010, and July 1, 2013....

2014-06-25 23:03:24

Avitus Group fills a critical need in the oil and gas industry where back office staff is hard to come by. Billings, Montana (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors are converging in Billings, Montana this week for the 15th annual Energy Expo at Metra Park. The Rocky Mountain region's largest energy trade exhibition is June 25th and 26th and features former Vice President Dick Cheney as the keynote speaker. Avitus Group, a nationwide business solutions...

Montana State Health Records Compromised In Massive Data Breach
2014-06-25 13:48:42

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In William Shakespeare's patriotic play Henry V, the king rallies his men with the now famous line, "Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more." In the era of almost daily reports of hacking its all too common to hear "once more about a breach," a security breach. This week it was some 1.3 million people that had their Social Security numbers and other personal information compromised following a data security breach of...

Working To Preserve The Biodiversity Of Flathead National Forest
2014-06-24 07:17:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In far northwest Montana, the Flathead National Forest lies in the heart of the Rocky Mountains just south of the Canadian border. Lynx, grizzly bear and bull trout find their homes in one of the three wilderness areas of the park, which is adjacent to Glacier National Park. Those three compartmentalized wilderness areas are the subject of a new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). The study, from WCS Senior Scientist...

2014-06-20 23:06:05

The Jelt Belt, a brand new product invented by Jennifer Perry of Bozeman, Montana has created a new way to wear belts and answers why "You Need This." The Jelt is a non-metal belt made from recycled materials that was designed to be worn everyday to fight the gapping and sagging of jeans. Bozeman, Montana (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 For many, a daily problem has been solved by the arrival of the Jelt Belt. The new-to-market Jelt Belt is for people on a quest to keep their pants from...

2014-06-20 23:03:24

Big ticket items like a weekend getaway to Red Lodge, Montana aim to raise dollars for the American Cancer Society. Billings, Montana (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Avitus Group is out in full force to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The company's team of 50 launched its online auction this week with an overall goal of raising $2500.00 to help fight cancer. The total value of online auction items is nearly $1300.00 with featured items like a weekend trip to Red Lodge, Montana....

2014-06-13 16:21:05

BUTTE, Mont., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE:NWE) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking up to 45 megawatts of community-owned renewable generation. The company is required to purchase energy from qualified community renewable energy projects that meet the legal definition as a qualified renewable energy resource that has a total generating capacity under 25 megawatts with a majority ownership stake by in-state...

2014-06-09 20:20:31

Portland residents will enjoy access to Glacier National Park, Flathead Valley and more SEATTLE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' launches seasonal daily service today between Portland, Oregon, and Kalispell, Montana. The flights will operate seasonally between Portland and Kalispell through Aug. 23, connecting Portland-area residents to the natural beauty of northwest Montana, and Flathead Valley residents to the Rose City. Summary of new service: Service...

2014-06-04 16:20:24

Clean Diesel Car Registrations Increase 30% Since 2010 While Overall Market Shows Just 3.7% Increase WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California, Texas and Florida lead the U.S. with the most registrations of fuel-efficient clean diesel and hybrid passenger vehicles according to a new analysis and data released today by the Diesel Technology Forum (http://www.dieselforum.org/index.cfm). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94368 The analysis is based on data that...

2014-05-23 12:24:44

Montana Honors 755 World War II Veterans with Nine Honor Flights MINNEAPOLIS, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy-seven members of America's "Greatest Generation" from Montana recently traveled nearly 2,000 miles to the nation's capital as part of the state's final Big Sky Honor Flight honoring World War II (WWII) veterans. The last flight included 76 men and one woman, ranging from age 83 to 96 and included a visit to the WWII Memorial, which honors the 16 million who served in...


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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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