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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...

2014-05-20 12:25:10

New testing methods have pinpointed the location of several large leaks in the University area. MISSOULA, Mont., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Water Co. continues to make steady progress at reducing leakage in their system. This Wednesday May 21(st), Mountain Water's leak crews will shut down Beckwith Avenue at Helen Avenue in order to repair a large main leak exceeding 300 gallons per minute. Leaks as large as 500 gallons per minute do not surface in the Missoula valley,...

2014-05-20 12:17:44

University of Montana A new paper co-written by four University of Montana researchers finds that humans have more than doubled tropical nitrogen inputs. Benjamin Sullivan, a researcher working with UM College of Forestry and Conservation Professor Cory Cleveland, led the team that looked at the nitrogen cycle in tropical rain forests. Sullivan and his colleagues used a new method to demonstrate that biological nitrogen fixation in tropical rain forests may be less than a quarter of...

2014-05-13 08:25:08

Average Daily Production of 525 Boe/day, Up 117% From Q1 2013 and 47% From Q4 2013 Adjusted EBITDA Increased to $2.4 Million, Up 142% From Q1 2013 MINNETONKA, Minn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Ridge Oil & Gas, Inc. ("the Company") (OTCQB: ANFC), a growth-oriented exploration and production (E&P) company focused on non-operated Bakken and Three Forks properties, today announced financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014...

2014-05-09 23:07:06

Paul McCartney tickets for Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Montana are on sale to the general public today, and popular ticket exchange QueenBeeTickets.com is offering them at a discount. For additional savings on already discounted seats, customers are invited to use promotional code "DISCOUNT" toward the purchase of any seats without restriction. Germantown, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is offering Paul McCartney tickets for Grizzly Stadium in Missoula,...

2014-05-09 23:03:34

Tickets for the popular Paul McCartney show in Missoula, Montana at Grizzly Stadium go on sale today to the general public at TicketProcess.com. Fans are encouraged to grab tickets as soon as possible. (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Sir Paul is one of the most recognizable faces, voices and names in the history of music. He has added tour dates to a schedule that has taken him around the globe for the past several months, and TicketProcess.com is committed to adding inventory that will allow fans...


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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