More Boots on the Hill

July 2020 – September 2020Welcome to the end of quarter three and the next “Boots on the Hill”. Montana Farm Bureau has continued to attend interim committee meetings virtually and is tracking what is being discussed in the legislature. We want to keep the members updated on legislation that may impact them. Keep an eye on your inbox for these […]


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Guy Lesh

2019 Fatality Data show continued annual decline in traffic deaths

Second quarter 2020 projections show reduced overall fatalities.Trends toward risky driving behaviors during public health crisis are cause for concernThe U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a preview of 2019 data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System and preliminary estimates for the first half of 2020. Alongside the release of the 2019 preview data and 2020 […]

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Tarin DeGrand

Billings Clinic partners with St. John’s United

The rapidly increasing number of new COVID-19 cases in Montana and Wyoming is resulting in more people requiring inpatient hospital care. To allow Billings Clinic to open additional hospital bed space as inpatient volumes surge, St. John’s United is making available to the health care system a twelve-unit building that was vacated in March for such use if needed. Billings […]

2021 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship

Service-based scholarship available to Montana high school seniorsThe Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship.The Youth Serve Montana Scholarship was created to promote volunteerism among high school students. Funds are available through support from Montana Campus Compact, a network […]

Spartans vs Shepherd Mustangs

On Oct. 9, the Baker Spartans attempted to protect their home turf against the Shepherd Mustangs for the Homecoming game. Audience members proudly displayed Spartan pride. Unfortunately, the game resulted in a Spartan loss with a final score of 6-30. Although the game did not turn out as hoped, the Spartans played hard and did not give up. The team […]

Governor Bullock announces Montana’s minimum wage for 2021

Montana’s minimum wage will increase to $8.75 an hour on January 1, 2021Governor Steve Bullock announced Montanans earning minimum wage will see the rate increase to $8.75 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2021.“By tying the minimum wage to inflation, we can ensure Montanans earning the minimum wage see a modest increase and have the same buying power, instead of falling […]

Lady Spartans vs Buffalo Ranchers

The Baker Lady Spartans faced off against the Buffalo Ranchers on Thursday night. Sadly they lost (0-3)Varsity – (19-25) (24-26) (17-25)Emily Shumaker led in serving with 3 aces. She also had 1 kill and 2 digs. Camryn Collins had 1 kill and 1 block. Macy Varner had 1 dig. Mya Hadley had 3 kills and 1 assist. Peyton Janeway had […]