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Increasing numbers of bears — and bear conflicts — on the Rocky Mountain Front spark a bill to increase latitude for killing.
The CSKT Tribal Council unanimously ratified its water compact with the state Tuesday, settling a decades-long dispute.
The long-negotiated water rights agreement, now endorsed by the state and federal governments, heads to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for final approval.
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If Montanans want to keep Montana-grown food — and the associated dollars — in-state, the local supply chain will have the be expanded. That includes storage and distribution infrastructure, but the bottleneck is mostly at the food processor level.
A Montana water rights bill that would end a years-long debate was passed by a congressional committee today, the next step in ensuring irrigators and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes can avoid lengthy and costly adjudication of irrigation rights.
Last month’s canal failure will restrict some 800 irrigators from Havre to Glasgow to about half the water they normally use during a season.