Pete is married with two children one goes to the University of Montana the other is in the seventh grade. outside of work passions include fly fishing, and bird hunting. Hiogh school sports are other activities I like to watch. Pete is 50 years old and now training for a century bicycle ride.
Comfort Kit Assembly And Drop Off
The first round of comfort kits for Montana troops will be assembled Sunday April 17th at the American Legion Hall in Missoula. Everyone in the area is invited to attend. Items needed are lotion bottles, small Kleenex packs and anything else that will bring troops from Montana serving overseas comfo…
House Approves Senate Bill On Energy
The house approved a senate bill, opponents say would make compliance with the renewable energy standard almost voluntary. The standard requires utility companies to increase energy production from renewable sources. This bill would allow utility companies to apply for a three-year waiver from compl…
Workers Compensation Claims Decrease Over 5%
Montana typically has some of the highest worker's compensation rates in the country. So every way in which to save money helps. The National Council on Compensation Insurance recently made a filing with Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen's office, requesting an overall loss cos…
Wetland Conservation And Public/private Partnerships
Sportsmen’s groups are concerned about federal budget cuts. Among those is the cut to wetlands habitat. That habitat is being decreased by at least 80,000 acres per year across the United States.
Republicans And Democrats Continue To Fan The Flames Of Medical Marijuana At The State Cap…
The Montana House of Representatives has decided to suspend rules pertaining to the transfer of a singular bill from one house to the other.
Conservation Equals Greater Savings For Everyone Concerned
It costs less to conserve energy than to generate it, that will be the topic at 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon when the Montana Public Service Commission sponsors a roundtable discussion on energy conservation and efficiency efforts, in Montana.
No April Fooling With Protest At The Capitol
The April 1st theme at the Capitol was "no fooling with our future." 2,000 rallied to protest state budget cuts. While maintaining there's no budgetary reason for the cuts. Speakers with disabilities, nurses, small business owners and conservation groups…
Forest Supervisors Say You May Get More Than You Bargain For With Fire Wood.
With spring here and summer not to far away in Montana it’s time to start thinking about replenishing your fire wood stack.
Unlocking Federal Land In Montana For Commercial Use.
The house has approved legislation supporters say would give Montana the authority to use Eminent Domain, to take back federal land within its borders.
Sportsmen’s Groups Call The Continuing Budget Resolution Butchery Not Surgery
With the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate set to act on funding to continue running government for fiscal year 2011, questions have arisen from many sectors. The discussion on cutting billions of dollars out of the continuing resolution circles around health care. No progra…