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2014-03-12 23:26:12

Listed in the Guinness World Book of Records as having the best preserved dinosaur remains ever found, this fossilized duckbill dinosaur (Brachylophosaurus) gives scientists their first real look at the skin, the scales, the foot pads, and even the stomach contents of the behemoths that roamed the planet 77 million years ago. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Leonardo, the mummified dinosaur, does not look like bones of a dinosaur puzzle carefully pieced together. In death, he looks...

2014-03-06 08:34:02

Investment Expands Access to Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network, Benefits of Mobile Broadband HELENA, Mont., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T has invested nearly $90 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Montana between 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120612/DA23287LOGO Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an...

2014-03-05 08:35:40

Partnership will support personalized instruction and career planning for K-12 students HELENA, Mont., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) announced the selection of IBM (NYSE: IBM) and ConnectEDU to build a statewide information solution intended to establish data linkages between K-12 and postsecondary partners. The solution will provide a secure electronic student transcript repository for K-12 education and connect postsecondary data for...

2014-02-28 23:21:05

Naturalist Journeys announces a hiking and nature tour to “the Crown of the Continent”, Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks; these parks span some of the most spectacular scenery in the Northern Rockies. With experienced scientists Drs. Carol Simon and Howard Topoff to lead the way, this promises to be a learning trip amid incredible natural beauty. Helena, MT (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 “Glacier National Park is an absolute jewel in the national park system, encompassing one of...

America's Short-Lived Clovis People Genetically Mapped For First Time
2014-02-13 07:42:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Clovis people lived in America around 13,000 years ago. They hunted mammoth, mastodons and giant bison with big spears. Though they were not the first humans in America, they did represent the first humans with a wide expansion on the North American continent. That is, until the culture mysteriously disappeared only a few hundred years after it emerged. Who the Clovis people were, and what present day humans they are related to...

2014-02-11 08:22:31

Portland residents will enjoy access to Glacier National Park, Flathead Valley and more,with flights beginning this summer SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is launching new service between Portland, Ore., and Kalispell, Mont., this summer. The flights will operate seasonally between Portland and Kalispell from June 9 to Aug. 23, connecting Portland-area residents to the natural beauty of northwest Montana. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, water sports, horseback...

2014-02-06 08:22:59

-- Earnings from ongoing operations of $2.45 per share exceed both 2013 forecast range and 2012 results ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) on Thursday (2/6) announced reported earnings for 2013 of $1.13 billion, or $1.76 per share, compared with $1.53 billion, or $2.60 per share in 2012, and an increase in its common stock dividend. Earnings from ongoing operations were $1.59 billion, or $2.45 per share. That result exceeded the 2013 forecast range of...

2014-02-05 08:21:35

Critical infrastructure from the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest includes Ports, Rail and Highways QUINCY, Wash., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Port of Quincy is participating in a major effort to improve rail freight movement across the Great Northern Corridor, which spans the northern tier of the western United States from the Puget Sound (Seattle & Tacoma, WA area) and the Lower Columbia River (Portland, OR, Longview, WA, and Vancouver, WA areas) to Chicago...

2014-01-16 23:30:43

Estes Park Medical Center (EPMC), a 25-bed critical access hospital in Rocky Mountain National Park, is excited to announce their new website: epmedcenter.com. EPMC collaborated with Montana advanced website development company JTech Communications to plan, design and develop the interactive site that will serve residents and visitors of Estes Park into the future. Bozeman, Montana (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Estes Park Medical Center (EPMC), a 25-bed critical access hospital in Rocky...

2014-01-09 12:22:33

COMPANY PLANS TO EXPAND IN 2014 BASED ON ITS DRILLING SUCCESS PLANO, Texas, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., (OTCBB:UREE), a U.S. based domestic rare earths exploration company with more than 25,000 acres of mining claims in Idaho, Montana, and Colorado, announced today that it is beginning 2014 having successfully extracted the first critical rare earths in the continental U.S. The deposits come from the company's Last Chance Property in Montana. Preliminary...


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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