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Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago

PLAINS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK THANKFUL FOR TOWN PUMP FOUNDATION

The Plains Community Food Bank would like to thank the Town Pump Charitable Foundation and the Plains Town Pump ...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Montana State-Tribal Committee supports tribal COVID-1 restrictions

We, the below signed members of the State-Tribal Relations Committee, the Montana Legislature’s liaison with tribal governments, write to encourage the public, residents and nonresidents alike, to comply with res...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Candidate Al Olszewski receives passionate support from his sister

I’m biased, but even if Dr. Al Olszewski wasn’t my big brother, what other candidate would buy a bus, put his face on it, and drive it around our large state of Montana?

Updated 2 weeks ago
Sen. Cuffe supports Fielder for Public Service Commission

Senator Jennifer Fielder is my choice for Public Service Commission, and I think you will like her, too.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Support for Tranel for Public Service Commission

I am supporting Monica Tranel for the Public Service Commission in District 4. As a “Nana” and a

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Clark Fork Valley Hospital provides advice on staying safe in the coming weeks

To our community, thank you!

Updated 1 month ago
Denley Loge: An engaged leader

As Montanans adapt to modified daily routines, the COVID-19 pandemic is justifiably front and center. However, the immediate crisis will end, and we need to start thinking about how we rebuild our economy in the ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Clark Fork Hospital CEO gives COVID-19 update

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Updated 2 months ago
LETTER: Dr. Al for governor

The Montana Water Rights Protection Act was recently introduced to the U.S. Senate as a “fix” to the flawed 2015 Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Water Compact.

Updated 2 months ago
Clark Fork Valley Hospital CEO announces changes due to COVID-19

As you can probably imagine it has been a busy week at Clark Fork Valley Hospital.

Updated 2 months ago
LETTER: Stay engaged with social distancing, vigilance

The threat of Corona Virus is not going away soon.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Plains Paradise Senior Center here to help

Aging affects us all and the Plains Paradise Senior Citizens Center is here to help.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
BROADWATER CO. ATTORNEY SUPPORTS DAINES’ WATER COMPACT DEAL

In water law, the most important thing is getting your water.

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
A MONTANAN’S VIEW OF A KIBITZER: FAKE GUNS IN THE HANDS OF GREENHORNS

Reading last week’s (Nov. 27) Independent, On page 6 they have a new news creative writer. Did the Independent make a mistake? Yes.

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
OFFICER MANNY QUINN MAY BE THE SILENT TYPE ... BUT SHE’S ALWAYS ON THE ALERT FOR TROUBLEMAKERS!

Along this summer’s tourist-filled main street of Plains, a silent sentinel stood relentless watch for potential speeders and ner-do-wells.