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2013-07-19 12:23:53

***MEDIA AND EVENT ADVISORY*** Baucus Voted Against Bipartisan Background Checks Bill That Would Keep Guns Out of Wrong Hands, Even Though 79 Percent of Montanans Support Background Checks for All Gun Sales July 23(rd) Rally is Part of "No More Names: National Drive to Reduce Gun Violence" Bus Tour; www.NoMoreNames.org HELENA, Mont., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 23rd, the sister of a Newtown victim, families of gun violence victims, gun owners, elected...

2013-07-17 23:20:25

The Garmin fenix has been named the best backpacking GPS watch for 2013 by the Montana testers at the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Garmin fenix GPS watch has been named the top backpacking GPS watch for 2013 by the Montana testers at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "What better place to really test a GPS watch like the Garmin fenix then the Rocky Mountains of Montana", says Rusty Squire, President of the Heart Rate Watch Company. He adds, "We...

2013-07-17 23:01:02

The Physician Payment Sunshine Act provision of the Affordable Care Act is designed to highlight cases of allegedly fraudulent relationships between doctors and pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers. Parker Waichman LLP comments on this effort as a good means to stamp out fraudulent activity. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs and medical devices,...

2013-07-16 08:24:07

CASH COSTS REDUCED BY 8%; PRODUCTION INCREASED BY 16% SMALL MINE PLAN IMPLEMENTED TO FURTHER REDUCE COSTS TORONTO, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - U.S. Silver & Gold Inc. (TSX: USA, OTCQX: USGIF) ("U.S. Silver & Gold" or the "Company") today announced production figures for its 100% owned and operating high-grade silver Galena Mine Complex in Idaho and its 100% owned high-grade gold and silver Drumlummon Mine in Montana. Highlights -- Strong second...

2013-07-10 16:21:38

Ceremony celebrates completion of $245 million redevelopment project GREAT FALLS, Mont., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Montana officially dedicated a new 60-megawatt powerhouse Wednesday (7/10) at its Rainbow Dam hydroelectric facility near Great Falls. The ceremony, which drew a host of state and local officials, celebrated completion of a $245 million redevelopment project. The new facility replaces a century-old powerhouse and boosts Rainbow's generating capacity by 70...

2013-07-08 12:28:55

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), released the following statement in response to tax-writing committee Chairmen Camp and Baucus as they begin their nationwide listening tour in favor of a simpler, fairer U.S. tax code: "AdvaMed commends the efforts of Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) to advance...

2013-07-02 16:20:56

State-specific findings co-released with labor, business groups show job creation and lower bills in FL, IL, MI, MT, NH, NC, OH, OR, PA and VA WASHINGTON, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation can significantly cut carbon pollution from power plants, the centerpiece of President Obama's climate action plan, while adding thousands of new jobs and saving families money on their electric bills, according to a new analysis released by the Natural Resources Defense...

2013-07-01 12:22:33

U.S. Rare Earths' Chairman Welcomes Kerrey's Experience with Strategic Issues NEW YORK, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., "UREE", (OTCBB: UREE), a rare earths exploration company with mining claims in Idaho, Montana, and Colorado, announced today the appointment of J. Robert Kerrey, former U.S. Senator and Governor of Nebraska, to the Company's Board of Directors. "We are delighted to add an independent Director with Bob's wide range of experience, and his...

2013-06-27 12:22:50

Company Notes his Expertise in both the Commodities Trading and Alternative Energy Markets NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., "UREE", (OTCBB: UREE), a rare earths exploration company with mining claims in Idaho, Montana, and Colorado, is pleased to welcome Mark Crandall as the Company's newest Director. He replaces Michael Parnell, who continues to serve as the National Accounts Director for U.S. Rare Earths and its subsidiaries. "U.S. Rare Earths...

2013-06-25 12:27:17

Senator Tester Supports Senate Immigration Bill Giving 11 Million Illegal Aliens Work Permits, Despite Millions Of Americans Still Looking For Work BILLINGS, Mont., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NumbersUSA Action has launched an online ad blitz across the state of Montana asking what Senator Jon Tester is getting in exchange for selling out on amnesty for 11 million illegal aliens. The ads launched today and will continue until the Senate votes on the "Gang of Eight"...


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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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