Contact Us
u.s. forest service

u.s. forest service

photo by Peter Christian
Smoke Jumper sign
[

Missoula Wildland Firefighters Headed To Canada

Wildland firefighters from Missoula and other parts of Montana are headed north of the border to assist with efforts in battling blazes in the province of Alberta, Canada.

Read More

photo by Peter Christian
Daines Loggers
[

Senator Steve Daines Offers Hope To Montana Loggers For Future of Access To Federal Lands

Montana Senator Steve Daines was in Missoula Saturday morning to speak to a gathering of the Montana Loggers Association at the Holiday Inn, downtown. 

Read More

Credit: Chris McGrath / Getty Images
Credit: Chris McGrath / Getty Images
[

Montanore Mine Doesn’t Receive Full Approval, Montana Politicians Respond

A legal battle over the Montanore Mine expansion near Libby has gone on for 11 years, and will continue after a Montana Department of Environmental Quality decision on Friday...

Read More

photo by Cliff Lynn
Sherpa Aircraft
[

Missoula’s Neptune Aviation Wins Five Year – $5 Million Contract With Forest Service [YouTube]

Missoula-based Neptune Aviation has been awarded a 5 year contract to provide maintenance services in support of up to 15 Shorts C-23B Sherpa cargo aircraft by the U.S. Forest Service.

Read More

Forest Service Study Shows Over 12 Million Trees In CA's Nat'l Forest Have Died Due To State's Drought
Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
[

Senator Steve Daines and the Forest Service Work to Improve Forest Health Restoration Projects, Clarify Importance of CEs

Forest restoration was at the front of Senator Steve Daines’ mind today as he encouraged the U.S. Forest Service to restore the health of the national forest system. With Montana’s recent drought designations in mind, Daines asked Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell to discuss the importance of Categorical Exclusions…something that may be of benefit to future forest health restoration projects.

Read More

Steve Daines - RMEF 1
[

Senator Steve Daines Meets With Forest Products Representatives In Missoula [AUDIO]

 

In what was described as an episode of the TV show 'Survivor', Montana Senator Steve Daines met with representatives from wood products, wilderness and multiple-use groups at the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Visitor Center in Missoula.

...

Read More

Smokejumper and Steve Daines
[

Congressman Steve Daines Gets Up Close Look at Smokejumper Center [VIDEO]

Montana Congressman Steve Daines received a one-on-one tour of the U.S. Forest Service Smokejumper Center at the Missoula International Airport on Monday afternoon.

Read More

Neptune Aviation
photo courtesy of Neptune Aviation
[

Neptune Aviation Awaits Forest Service Decision Over Firefighting Aircraft [AUDIO]

The General Accounting Office has upheld a challenge that the U.S. Forest Service wrongly awarded a contract to Neptune Aviation of Missoula, for use of their next-generation air tankers for firefighting this summer.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk955.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Newshounds Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Newshounds Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.