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Tai is freaking out about climate change. He’s worried we're doomed. Tai Says, "We’ve already warmed the planet by about 1 degree and small island states in the South Pacific are disappearing onto the ocean, storms are becoming more frequent, tides are rising, species are dying of all of the heat! Are we going to be able to fix climate change?"

Tai is finding it hard to have hope, until he meets a man from NASA.

Sophia Shalmiyev wields her intellect and insight during a conversation about her lyrical, heart-breaking memoir, “Mother Winter.” Both the book and the conversation are a collection of Shalmiyev’s influences, from traumatic moments of her early years in Leningrad to the inspiring Riot Grrrl feminist movement. Shalmiyev speaks with authority and passion about mother loss, inviting listeners into a kaleidoscopic take on the immigrant narrative while offering possibilities for a more just future.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced Tuesday that it’s crafting a new statewide management plan for grizzly bears.

The last two years have been the deadliest on record for grizzlies in and around Glacier National Park. There have been at least 48 grizzly mortalities this year in the area, called the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE). As grizzly mortalities mount, bear managers in northwest Montana are trying to tackle the sources of rising deaths.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced Tuesday it’s crafting a new statewide management plan for grizzly bears.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering a reward for information about an unusually high number of spotlighting cases north of Hardin.

Gov. Steve Bullock says he’s not sure what’s next for him now that he’s withdrawn from the presidential race. But he’s definitely not running for the U.S. Senate.

Bullock met with the state Capitol press corps for the first time Wednesday since dropping out of his long-shot bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination.

After a rash of white supremacist activity in the Flathead Valley this fall, a community organization wants to create a coordinated response with the City of Kalispell and other stakeholders. The request for a new communication network is similar to one set up in Whitefish following a 2016 internet trolling campaign by white supremacists.

A young male grizzly that made his way into the national Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness near the Montana-Idaho border this year has made the trek back to the Libby area to den for the winter. The journey showed that grizzly bear movement into the unpopulated Bitterroot ecosystem is possible.

The United States Supreme Court seems inclined Tuesday to rule that Montana homeowners who are seeking additional cleanup of arsenic left over from years of copper smelting need the permission of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Authorities have arrested a juvenile male in connection with Monday’s unfounded bomb threat at Bigfork High School.

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office announced that it arrested a juvenile male Monday for allegedly calling in a bomb threat to Bigfork High School. The suspect has been charged with intimidation.

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