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.
History Heroes Wanted
The Montana Historical Society is seeking history heroes to honor. The Montana Heritage Keepers awards will be presented to 2 winners, one from Eastern Montana and another from Western Montana, this September.
Slight Decrease In Unemployment For Montanans.
Montana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.4% in February. The U.S. unemployment rate was 8.9 %. Montana Department of Labor and Industry's Communications Director, Casey Kyler-West says the number of Montanans who worked in February, caused a slight decrease in the…
Weeding Through Medical Marijuana In The Legislative Garden
An effort to overhaul Montana’s medical marijuana law, introduced in the Senate this week, is vastly different than Montana’s current law. House bill 423 tries to limit the amount of medical marijuana available throughout the State, and who has access to the drug.
Wolf Hunts In Montana To Be Decided On Soon
If U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy supports a proposed settlement between wolf advocates and the federal government, public wolf hunting, in Montana, could become a reality. Judge Molloy heard one of 2 kinds of hunts on Today . He's also considering an older case that considers how federal and …
Montanas’ Military Recognized For Their Dedication
The Senate has approved 2 bills recognizing Montana’s Military men and women. One bill dedicates every march 30th as 'welcome home Vietnam Veteran’s day'... To honor the men and women who served in the military during the Vietnam War.
Billings Adults Growing Larger, Children Getting Thinner
The 2010 Yellowstone County Community Health Needs Assessment is the second evaluation, the first assessment was completed in 2005. Results were compiled using a 400 person telephone survey, conducted by professional research consultants, inc., and sponsored by Billings Clinic, Riverstone Health and…
The Legislature And Governors’ Office Come To An Agreement On Workers Compensation
The Schweitzer administration is supporting a deal with republicans to cut workers' compensation insurance rates, that are widely regarded as too expensive. Labor commissioner Keith Kelly told a Senate Panel they will support a reform measure, from house republicans, with negotiated changes the…
The Governor And The Legislature Disagree Over Critical Health Care Issues
Governor Brian Schweitzer says republican cuts to health care for seniors, children, and people with disabilities, will force Montana to lower payments to hospitals, and other health care providers.
Crime Victim Advocates Being Sought For Recognition By The Montana Attorney General
Victims of criminal activity are often left to pick up the pieces of there lives after being violated. Crime victim advocates come in many forms and from many parts of our communities, from law enforcement to prosecuting attorney’s and volunteers who help people navigate financial and legal is…
The Pros And Cons Of The Affordable Care Act Of 2010 Still Being Debated
The Affordable Health Care Act was signed into law a year ago. Many provisions are being revisited by congress with some calling for the law to be repealed. Many waivers have been granted by the Obama Administration on who and who does not have to participate in the mandated purchase of health insur…