Pondera County, MT

Pondera County Marias Fair 4-H Results

MSU Extension Pondera County Results are in for the 2022 Marias Fair 4-H judging and competitions. It takes many people for a smooth running fair and we are thankful to all the judges, volunteers and 4-H leaders, parents and youth who helped make this another successful year. Mountain Front 4-H...
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Pondera County Adopts BAN

The Pondera County Commissioners have now adopted a ban on open burning until current conditions change. ALL burning permits are suspended with NO open burning permitted in Pondera County. Campfires will be allowed ONLY in approved fire pits. Devices solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on & off, are used in an area that's bare & cleared of ALL overhead & surrounding flammable materials within 4 feet of the device. The bottom line here is, the public's reminded to use some good common sense when having a fire in an approved fire pit. Please make sure to have fire suppression measures available when having your outdoor activities. Don't worry about a thing...conditions WILL continue to be monitored on a daily basis & restrictions WILL be lifted when our fire officials declare it safe. KSEN/K96 FM will continue to keep you updated as conditions change, hopefully for the better...
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Sah Ko Mii Tah Pii Cultural Camp coming to Swift Dam Campground

The second annual Sah Ko Mii Tah Pii (Land and All Things Living Together) Blackfeet cultural camp is planned for Aug. 8-11 at the Pondera County campground at Swift Dam. The community is invited to attend. The camp will share and celebrate Blackfeet connections to this landscape, as well as provide participants an Ampskapii Pikunii perspective on their relationship and responsibilities to the land.
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Dogs Rescued for Suspected Puppy Mill Need “Forever Homes”

For several weeks now, volunteers have been assisting the Pondera County Sheriff's Office with caring for eleven pitbulls rescued from an alleged "puppy mill" that was running out of a house in Valier. Sheriff Robert Skorupa says the owner, who is awaiting trial, has agreed to surrender six of the dogs, and they are now available for adoption. The remaining five dogs will remain in the county's custody until the trial, and if they are not returned to the owner, they will also be available to adopt.

Help needed for Rock City cleanup day

Rock City Cleanup Day is being held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 9. MSU-Extension of Pondera County, in partnership with the Pondera County Weed District and Department of Natural Resources, is hosting a community event at Rock City near Valier. Residents of Pondera, Toole and Glacier counties are invited to join us for special guest speakers, removal of litter and weeds, and lunch provided by the Pondera County Weed District.
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Upcoming Blood Donation Opportunities

6/20/2022: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Elks Lodge Great Falls, 500 1st Ave. S. 6/23/2022: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., TroyStrong Great Falls, 1300 28th St. S. 6/29/2022: 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Civic Center, 2 Park Drive S. 6/30/2022: 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Great Falls Blood Donation Center,...

Heisel to lead local news group

Ponderosa Publications, LLC has hired Montana native Scot Heisel to serve as its regional publisher for Glacier, Toole and Pondera counties. He also will serve as editor of the Cut Bank Pioneer Press. Heisel moved to Cut Bank last month, and he began his new position May 30. Heisel will...

Pondera County’s Collecting E-Waste

The Pondera County Recycling Coalition will be hosting an e-waste collection event this Friday, & Saturday, the 10th, & 11th. The 1st event runs Friday afternoon from noon until 6. As I like to say, "inch by inch, it's a cinch rather than hard by the yard. It's $1 per inch charge for CRT & console style TV's, but don't worry about a thing, other devices will be FREE for you to recycle. If you can't make it on Friday, you'll have another opportunity to get rid of your e-waste on Saturday, between 9, & 3. For more information, please call Carey at 289 0990.

Pondera Voting/Registration On Thursday

There'll be a Pondera County Satellite Elections office set up at the Heart Butte school from 9 to 3 o'clock, this Thursday, the 2nd of June. Don't worry about a thing, both voter registration & absentee voting will be available for ALL Pondera County residents.