Montanans Support Renewable Energy


  Survey of NorthWestern Energy customers finds Montanans support renewable energy   Over four weeks in January-February 2015, Northern Plains Resource Council, a conservation and family agriculture organization, informally polled the opinions of NorthWestern Energy customers across Montana regarding on-site renewable energy generation, such as rooftop solar, small-scale wind. A total of 368 Montanans from across […]

Northern Plains Welcomes Obama Keystone XL Veto, Protection of Property Rights


  NORTHERN PLAINS WELCOMES OBAMA KEYSTONE XL VETO, PROTECTION OF PROPERTY RIGHTS  BILLINGS, Mont. — “President Obama made the right decision for America today — especially for those of us along the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route,” said Chuck Nerud, a Circle-area rancher and member of Northern Plains Resource Council, a conservation and family agriculture group based […]

Carnival of the Animals, Emerson Cultural Center, February 21


  Date: February 21, 2015 Time: 4:00 pm Montana Ballet Company will again present its Carnival of the Animals, under the direction of Elizabeth De’Fanti, set to Saint-Saens famous score. Bringing to life an endearing menagerie of animals, this performance will delight children and adults alike. Dance enthusiasts will recognize the famous “Dying Swan” originally […]

MSU Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert, Montana State University, February 20


  Date: February 20, 2015 Time: 7:30 pm Howard Hall, Reynolds Recital Hall The MSU Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Tobin Stewart, will perform works by Jerod Tate, Edvard Grieg, Emmanuel Sejourne, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. The concert will feature the 2015 student concerto winners- Jessica Wambeke on the second movement of Grieg’s Piano […]

Montana Citizens Ask Why NorthWestern Energy Is Afraid Of The Sun

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  Legislature tables net metering proposals as NorthWestern Energy looks to the past Montana Citizens Ask Why NorthWestern Energy Is Afraid Of The Sun   ​On Groundhog Day yesterday, Montana citizens were asking why NorthWestern Energy is so afraid of the sun. The company seems determined to hold onto the past by looking back at […]

Oil & Gas Landowner Protection Legislation Introduced


  OIL & GAS LANDOWNER PROTECTION LEGISLATION INTRODUCED   Oil and gas landowner protection bills press conference Noon, Wednesday, Jan. 28 Third-floor Fan Window State Capitol HELENA, Mont. – We hope you can attend a Northern Plains Resource Council news conference noon Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the third-floor Fan Window in the State Capitol to […]

Glendive Oil Spill Sparks Concern For Keystone XL Pipeline Safety


Glendive oil spill sparks concern for Keystone XL pipeline safety Landowner near latest Yellowstone River oil spill outraged   An oil pipeline spill over the weekend is the second major spill on the Yellowstone River in 3-1/2 years. Some people say the large spill can be smelled in the air as well as Glendive, Montana, […]

MOR Sign at Museum of the Rockies, January 26


  Date: January 26, 2015 Time:  10:00 am Learn a new set of simple, easy-to-do signs every week to describe your museum experience with guest educator Trish Smith, an ASL Sign2Me certified instructor. This program will provide you with the tools to utilize all the Museum has to offer for young learners. Join us for […]