Amtrak supporters say 'Keep the pressure up. Man falls to death trying to outrun officers Mon, June 3, Marie; and Tricia Hammond from Whitewater.
The P. Ticket sales end July 17th. Debbie Carter, owner of Candy Apple Amusements, has said that if there is "really good" traffic Thursday through Saturday, the carnival will stay an extra day on Sunday. Starting July 1st, the Fair Office will be open 8 a. Investigators were unable to determine exactly when the coins were stolen and their exact value has not been determined. Two of the coins, datedwere from the Kellerman and Sherlock Saloon in Zortman. A third coin, also datedwas a silver coin with the slogan "Bozeman for Capital.
To report anonymously to Crimestoppers, call A Poplar man has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison and 5 more years of supervised release for strangling a man to death near Poplar in September.
Richard Melbourne, 35, pleaded guilty in march to second-degree murder charges for the death of James Dean Shy Face of Poplar on September 3rd. According to court records, Melbourne had been drinking heavily when he repeatedly assaulted Shy Face, eventually killing him. Melbourne then threw the body in a pick-up truck and hid the body about seven miles southeast of Poplar, near the Missouri River. The Defense Department recently announced that National Guard soldiers would be armed in specified border states.
Montana's "Border Guardian" activation began in early March and is to end in late August. Copyright by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. Tom France, of Missoula, is an attorney for the wildlife federation. He says saving the black-tailed prairie dog on public lands is critical, because the majority of prairie dog towns are on private lands, usually without even minimal protection.
The petition filed in Washington, D-C, asks to have prairie-dog habitat deated as "areas of critical environmental concern. While the biggest construction project in Glasgow this summer is the repaving of U. Highway 2 the city of Glasgow has been busy with their own projects. The city will also be doing chip sealing on the those two streets in the coming weeks. Minor paving work has also been completed near the Irle School and also some settling work has been completed on 4th avenue south and 5th avenue south.
The funds to pay for these projects come from street maintenance dollars and annually the city does some form of street maintenance. Another project the city is set to begin is the installation of 53 handicapped ramps throughout Glasgow.
The funds for these projects comes from the Community Transportation Enhancement Project which is from the Montana Department of Transportation. The communities of Fort Peck and Nashua will also see some sidewalk improvements from this project. The bid opening is set for July 1st on these endeavors. Great Falls-AP -- A Poplar man was drunk when he passed out on top of his eight-week-old son and suffocated the boy.
Thirty-five-year-old Elmer Red Eagle Junior has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter, and sentenced in federal court to two years and three months of probation. Red Eagle must attend substance abuse treatment and mental health treatment at his own expense.
He must also serve three years of supervised release and perform hours of community service.
A published report says Red Eagle drank 30 to 40 beers the night before the June 22nd death of his infant son. Red Eagle's blood alcohol content was point, and he said he didn't remember what happened to the baby. The regular June distribution for June was cancelled, as was the planned open house in the Food Bank's new quarters, because of health problems among some key volunteers.
Dorgan has scheduled a hearing next week in front of a Senate Energy sub-committee to discuss the river's Master Water Control Manual. The corps has been working on rewriting the manual for a dozen years. The agency missed its self-imposed deadline of May 31st to release its new proposal on governing the river's flow. Dorgan says he wants to know why the Corps continues to drag its feet on releasing the plan. He says he plans to ask officials from federal and state agencies to testify.
The main dispute is whether the river should be managed to benefit fishing and recreation in upstream states -- or the barge industry downstream. Washington-AP -- It's possible that Amtrak might not shut down after all, or at least not right away.
Amtrak and the Bush administration have reached a tentative agreement on how to close the passenger railroad's million dollar budget shortfall. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta and Amtrak's chairman are reporting "excellent progress" in their discussions. But there's no deal yet, "ificant details" remain to be worked out, and ultimately, Amtrak's survival depends on Congress.
Amtrak officials had been saying the trains might stop running as soon as next week. Amtrak carried about thousand riders a day last year, about half of them in its Boston-New York-Washington corridor.
A shut-down would also affect several commuter lines. Williston, North Dakota-AP -- A group in Williston, North Dakota is campaigning to raise half a million dollars, to create a network for children requiring special medical care. The money would network doctors in eastern Montana and western North Dakota.
She suffers from rheumatoid arthritis and is legally blind.
The group's president -- Laura Schaff -- says many children in eastern Montana and western North Dakota have to travel far to get specialty services. The group seeks money to start a network with doctors in eastern Montana and western North Dakota and, in some instances, to pay children's travel expenses for medical care.
The foundation hopes to have a care coordinator ased to each family. The Yellow Dwarf Theory, a popular band around this area, will again be performing at the Talent Show. A new performer from Peerless, Lance Carlton, will be singing songs he wrote and composed. Diana performed at last year's Talent Show with her sister. A little gal from St. There is rumor some guy named Sponge something or the other will be making a special appearance.
Apparently this guy hasn't made a firm commitment but, Dave Pippin assured us the Square dude will be there. But Torricelli says the president is insisting on major changes at the cash-starved passenger railroad.
Amtrak's president says he's open to change -- but needs million dollars to close a budget shortfall. If the cash doesn't show up soon, the railroad might turn away passengers this week.
The next nearest state to us in total projects funded was Washington with The Challenge Cost Share program for the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail provides matching grants for projects that provide "new or enhance opportunity for protection, interpretation, or recreation at sites or segments along the trail.
This shows how hard Lewis and Clark organizations in Montana are working to get the state ready for the bicentennial," Blackwood said.
Montana has begun expanding it's mosquito surveillance. The program is new and was established to detect any diseases the bugs may carry-particularly the West Nile virus. The virus causes an inflammation of the brain in people and it's found it's way to North America. The disease has not yet found it's way to Montana but has been detected in states as close as Wisconsin and Iowa.
McKenzie was in Glasgow this week working with the local Mosquito Districts preparing them for the possibility of the West Nile Virus being found in Montana. She said the virus is found only in adult mosquitoes so it's imperative that the local districts continue spraying for mosquitoes because this kills the adult bugs. Valley County will also be trapping mosquitoes to be tested for the virus.
Jordan-AP -- A small stock dam east of Jordan gave way early Sunday morning after overnight thunderstorms drenched the area. Authorities say one family had to leave their house after the rising waters of Taylor Creek damaged their home. Garfield County Sheriff Charles Phipps says other homes are far enough from the flood plain to avoid the rush of water.
He says a road will have to be closed as the floodwaters reach a heavily used dirt road. Phipps says a detour will be set up directing recreationalists that use the road to take an alternate route through Jordan. Phipps says between four-and-a-half to six inches of rain fell Saturday night. He says the stream has leveled out now and he doesn't expect any more damage.