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Volume XXII, Number 42

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

'Gun scare' keeps Stevi kids at home

By Victoria Howell

On Friday morning, parents calling Stevensville School heard a special message from High School Principal Jim Notaro, reassuring them that a potential incident involving a student was under control. More...

It's a crab apple tree. No, it's an apple tree. Actually, it's both. this tree, sporting two different blossoms on one trunk, put on a spectacular spring show last week in Victor. Jean Schurman photo.

Farm subsidy recipients changing

By Michael Howell

The nation's farm subsidy program was initiated under the administration of President Franklin Roosevelt and was designed to aid small family farmers struggling during the Great Depression. Since that time, critics argue, as the amount of money being dumped into the program has mushroomed, the nature of the recipients has also morphed from small family farmers struggling to survive to include several Fortune 500 companies and wealthy "hobby farmers" who are not in need of the subsidy. To make matters worse, they claim, the increase in subsidies to large profitable companies and wealthy individuals is actually fueling a buy-out of the small farms by the bigger entities which can use their farm subsidy money to make land purchases that will then serve to increase their wealth. More...

Montana Water Trust receives funds to restore streamflows in the Clark Fork Watershed

The Montana Water Trust has been awarded $40,000 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Private Stewardship Grant Program. This grant will provide matching funds for the Trust’s “Streamflow Restoration in the Clark Fork Watershed,” a $288,000 project dedicated to protecting flows in tributaries important for bull trout and westslope cutthroat trout. These funds will allow the Trust to lease senior water rights from willing landowners in the following dewatered streams: More...

Motorists reminded of 'Click It or Ticket' campaign

The Hamilton Police Department announces there will be extra law enforcement officers patrolling during the national Click It or Ticket campaign. This campaign centers around the Memorial Day holiday and involves law enforcement, community coaliton members and other interested citizens. Those involved in the campaign are dedicated to the goals of the campaign - buckling seatbelts saves lives. Officers will be on the lookout for drivers and vehicle occupants who aren't wearing their safety belts. More...


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