Each year, the City of Helena’s transfer station collects Christmas trees after the holidays, then brings them out to the lake. The trees are then used to provide additional habitat for yellow perch.
More than 150 students at Jefferson High will go through the training. The goal of the pilot program is to empower teens to take action when a peer is experiencing a mental health challenge.
Participating bars have access to a special Uber app, allowing them to request rides for customers who shouldn’t be driving. There is no cost to the customer.
The new facility is set to open in fall of 2020. But East Helena High School will hold its first classes this August, in unused classrooms at East Valley Middle School.
Helena pipe band invited to Italy to commemorate First Special Service Force, WWII liberation of Rome
The Pipes and Drums of the Black Devils are the official pipe band of the FSSF, an elite World War II unit of American and Canadian soldiers who trained at Helena’s Fort Harrison.
Ethel Dickman spent about 25 years as a teacher for Helena Public Schools. After retiring, she spent another two decades as a regular volunteer.
In many cases, kids in attendance could participate in the experiments themselves. They were able to fire smoke from a trash can cannon, be lifted into the air using a set of pulleys, and smash flowers frozen in liquid nitrogen.
There are currently 35 districts where residents petitioned the county for zoning rules, often intended to narrowly address specific concerns. Now, commissioners say it is time for the county to implement additional zoning across the Helena Valley.
Thirty middle- and high-school students from Lewis and Clark, Jefferson and Broadwater Counties submitted artwork urging their peers to say no to tobacco. Four prize-winning entries were recognized Wednesday.
This week, the two departments introduced a new automated phone tree. Callers to four administrative phone numbers were previously connected directly to dispatchers at the 911 center.
11 participants gathered at the Mountain Ranch House restaurant for a basic sausage-making class. There, they prepared dozens of links of Italian sausage, bratwurst and chorizo.
This year, more than 60 Helena students submitted recipes for healthy “Mexican-inspired” dishes. The 20 best were chosen to move on to Saturday’s district finals.
On Friday, the State Fund’s board of directors approved an average 8.6 percent reduction in premium costs. The new rates will take effect July 1.
At noon on Monday, the county will test its CodeRED reverse notification system. All numbers in the county that are signed up to receive notifications will get a phone call with a prerecorded 60-second message.
Montana Supreme Court orders new trial for Helena man found guilty after using truck, boat to stop high-speed chase
Four of the court’s seven members sided with Ron Parsons, who argued Helena Municipal Court improperly prevented him from using the state’s citizen’s arrest law to defend himself.