Long-time third-grade teachers Lynn Johnson, Jan Savko and Diane Thomas all retired at the end of the 2009-2010 school year, closing the textbook on 113 years of combined Belgrade teaching experience.
June 8 marked the Chronicle’s first “live” election, in which results were updated online throughout the night. Now I want to know what we can do better for the November election.
A local video showing some of the flood damage along the Gallatin River on June 7, 2010.
As the June 8 primary election approaches, Montana’s secretary of state has started a Twitter account to help quickly get election information to the public.
A network upgrade has slowed Internet access for some Bresnan customers in Bozeman.
The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks says its online hunting licensing system crashed on the last day to apply for special hunting permits.
A robot moon digger designed by Montana State University engineering students will finish either first or second at a competition at Kennedy Space Center today.
Delaying purchases of new computers and reducing the number of state wireless devices topped a list of the public’s suggestions for saving the state of Montana money.
I just got back from an interview for my next Backroads story, due out Monday. This will be the third Backroads in a row to profile a local veteran — the series is a lead-in to Memorial Day at the end of the month.
I interviewed Earl Vining, a 78-year-old veteran of both Korea and Vietnam. Earl is a talker, and reporters love talkers. The problem, though, is that you wind up with more material than you can possibly fit into the column inches allotted to your story.
I guess that’s why the journalism gods created blogs.
Anyway, here’s a story that Earl told me during our interview today.
The Montana Attorney General’s office warns that Montanans may be targeted by a new phishing phone scam. The scammers’ robo-call happened to call, of all people, the Office of Consumer Protection’s lead attorney Jim Molloy.