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Once Resistant, MSU Extension Adopts Climate, Weather Curriculum

Six years ago, Montana State University Extension tried to stop development of 4-H curriculum related to climate change. Now extension is part of a new weather and climate learning lab that was recently adopted by the National 4-H Council.

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It's Wednesday, October 16th. Today we have stories about two new full-time agents to investigate human trafficking cases in Montana, an update on why Rossiter school in Helena evacuated yesterday and roadkill research.

It's Tuesday, October 15th. Today we have stories about Bureau of Land Management fees, Going to the Sun Road and Indigenous People's Day.

Montana still officially celebrates October 14 as Columbus Day, but a handful of cities here have replaced it with Indigenous Peoples Day.

Some local leaders refuse to recognize a day that they say glorifies colonization and mistreatment of Native Americans. Missoula is one of those cities.

A thermometer shows a reading of 100.5 F
Rachel Cramer / Yellowstone Public Radio


Six years ago, Montana State University Extension tried to stop development of 4-H curriculum related to climate change. Now extension is part of a new weather and climate learning lab that was recently adopted by the National 4-H Council.

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The Bureau of Land Management last week announced an increase to drilling permit fees on public lands. The fee increases directed by the U.S. Congress also apply to some mineral cost recovery for oil and gas developers.

After a late-September snowstorm closed most roadways in Glacier National Park, including Going-to-the-Sun Road, the U.S. Park Service officially deemed alpine sections of the road closed for the season Friday.

The late September snowstorm that shattered snowfall records east of the continental divide brought plenty of snow in Glacier National Park as well.

Sarah Brown

On the premiere episode of the sixth season of Field Days, we meet longtime vet Dick Cunningham at the Meredith Ranch in Yellowstone County’s Bull Mountains.


Anna Paige

On this episode of Resounds, co-hosts Corby Sinner and Anna Paige sit down with Rodney Gottula and Donna Cochran, two of the finalists in the Children’s Book category of the 2019 High Plains Book Awards.  


It's Monday, October 14th. Today we have stories about Republican Representative Greg Gianforte, a final Superfund deal for Butte and 4-H climate change curriculum.

The University of Montana has exceeded the $400 million goal of the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history. The seven-year initiative known as "Campaign Montana – Think Big. Be Bold" quietly launched over six years ago. By the time the campaign publicly launched a year ago, donors had already pledged $325 million.

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