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Montana Town to be Auctioned on June 27
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — A Montana town is scheduled to be sold at auction later this month.
The five-acre townsite of Pray in southern Montana has been on the market for $1.4 million for several months without a buyer.
Pray is made up of a closed historic store, a post office, a few mobile home…
Tentative Pay Raise Negotiated for State Employees
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Brian Schweitzer's administration and labor unions have negotiated a 10 percent pay raise for state workers over the next two years. But there's a catch: The deal must be approved by legislators who won't meet until the lame-duck Democratic governor has…
Missoula County Gets Grant Money for Courthouse
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The city of Missoula and Missoula County have won a $679,000 grant to clean up several properties including the county courthouse.
Regional administrator Jim Martin of the Environmental Protection Agency presented the funding Wednesday...
Kalispell Processing Center to be Closed
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service now plans to close its Kalispell sorting center while leaving facilities in Butte, Helena and Wolf Point open.
The agency had previously warned of impending cuts, and announced Thursday it was moving forward with the plans since Congress remains dead…
Ingomar Affected Postal Decision to Avert Closure
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The tiny town of Ingomar may be relieved to hear its post office isn't closing, but the state's U.S. senators think more should be done.
The Postal Service is abandoning its plan to close 3,700 post offices around the country, including 80 in Montana...
Taxpayer Money Spent on iPods for Government Workers
iPods purchased with tax payer money and handed out to government employees are just the start of a new government spending brouhaha. Firings and resignations caused by the General Services Administration scandal won't leave the Obama Administration unscathed.
Lawsuit to Uncover Public Employee Pay Explained
The Montana Policy Institute was recently granted access to Department of Administration records regarding payments to Montana State employees. KGVO News spoke with the C.E.O. of the Montana Policy institute, Carl Graham who took the time to explain why a lawsuit was necessary to obtain the informat…