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Voices of Montana
38 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
PSC Hit By Audit & Tracking Nuclear In Montana
Wyoming has taken the leap, and Montana is at least stepping forward on the pathway to nuclear energy. Where will it lead? Listen to the podcast as State Representative, and ... Read more
23 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Microplastics In Yellowstone Lake And What Can Be Done
Microplastics have invaded one of the most pristine watersheds in the country – Yellowstone Lake. Where do they come from? What kind of danger do they present? Click on the ... Read more
36 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
Looking Ahead To Montana’s New Seat In Congress With Ryan Zinke
With the results from the latest census count, we now know that Montana will be getting a second seat the the U.S. Congress….again. But we are still months away from ... Read more
39 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Butte’s Praxis Center & Rural Health Beyond the Pandemic
The pandemic has opened our eyes to the advantages of tele-medicine in rural Montana. What’s next? Click on the podcast to hear three of the nation’s leading authorities discuss how to take advantage of the lessons learned to improve and preserve our vital rural heath clinics. Butte native Ray Rogers discusses the planned state of the art rural healthcare simulation training Praxis Center which is expected to train around 5,000 medical professionals yearly, and bring increased economic opportunity for Butte. Neal Neuberger, President of Health Tech Strategies, Inc., and Terry Hill, Executive Director of Rural Health Innovations, also provide valuable input gained through their years of rural healthcare policy and education advocacy.
42 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
Basketball, Legislature & Public Lands
It’s April and there’s still college basketball to play in Montana. The Dawson Community College Buccaneers are ready to compete for a national title in the NJCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and Head Coach Joe Peterson phoned in to discuss the team’s road to the tournament and how they’re preparing for their first round matchup against Indian River State. Then, Montana Chamber of Commerce Government Relations Director Bridger Malum explains how the 67th legislative session is going from the perspective of Montana’s businesses and industries. Also, Chuck Denowh from the United Property Owners of Montana talks about how the 30 x 30 Program from the Biden Administration could possibly affect millions of acres of public land and what the UPOM are doing to fight back this executive order.
42 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
Tow Rope Tour 2021: Helena
For the last stop of our first run, we visited our state capitol to chat with Mountain Health Co-Op President and CEO Richard Miltenberger, Shodair Children’s’ Hospital Major Gifts Manager Adrienna Hines, Brad Smith and Camry Colter with Valley Sand and Gravel and 1889 Coffee House Owner Brett Wiensch. Click to listen to the podcast to find out more about Brad, Brett, David Grant from Winnett , Megan McDonald from Jordan, Bella Nyman and what exactly makes them all Tow Rope Heroes! Tow ropes are a tool used to provide a connection and a tug to get out of a sticky situation. Part of what makes Montanans unique is we would never leave someone on the side of the road. You never know when the next car will be along, so we stop, we help and we reach out to our neighbors. That’s something to celebrate. That’s why Northern Broadcasting is traveling around the state to broadcast Voices of Montana and Northern Ag Network programming and highlight the different communities and honor their own Tow Rope Heroes! The Tow Rope Tour is proudly sponsored by Mountain Health Co-Op.
42 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Tow Rope Tour 2021: Great Falls
This edition finds us in Great Falls at Tracy’s Family Diner where we spoke with Kathy Van Tighem and Kevin Sukut with Benefis Health System, Tara Beam from the Roadhouse Diner, Kylie Myers with Buffalo Jump State Park, Double Barrel Coffeehouse Cafe Owner Lucas Cyr, Pasta Montana’s Randy Gilbertson and Tanya Koslosky. We also have Cascade Electric Owner Scott Wilson and Sharon Kagaris from the Independent Living Specialist for North Central Independent Living Services. Click to listen to the podcast to find out more about Camp Francis, Dave Snugg’s programs My Neighbor in Need and My Student in Need and what all these businesses are doing to give back to their community and what make them Tow Rope Heroes! Tow ropes are a tool used to provide a connection and a tug to get out of a sticky situation. Part of what makes Montanans unique is we would never leave someone on the side of the road. You never know when the next car will be along, so we stop, we help and we reach out to our neighbors. That’s something to celebrate. That’s why Northern Broadcasting is traveling around the state to broadcast Voices of Montana and Northern Ag Network programming and highlight the different communities and honor their own Tow Rope Heroes! The Tow Rope Tour is proudly sponsored by Mountain Health Co-Op.
25 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
Voices EDU: A New Chancellor At MSU-Billings
What sort of future of lies ahead for Montana State University Billings? How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected their recent initiatives and plans? Listen to this edition of Voices EDU to hear from the university’s new chancellor Dr. Stefani Hicswa to find out what her vision entails. Dr. Hicswa also dives into MSUB’s response to the pandemic and the importance of its community relationship.
15 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Mexican Cartel Presence in Montana?
Families held as hostages and migrants forced to smuggle drugs. These are some of the scenes Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton, Vice President of the Western States Sheriffs Association, recounts from recent Mexican cartel operations he’s experienced. Sheriff Dutton explains how the cartel made their way up to Montana and how the situation at the border is ramping up law enforcement efforts across the Western states.
17 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
Legislative Update: Infrastructure Spending
For our weekly legislative update, Senate President Pro Tem Jason Ellsworth joins us to discuss broadband expansions and infrastructure spending. Ellsworth also discusses rules in allocating federal funds that have not yet taken effect.
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