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NorthWestern threatens to shut off power, due to weather

“This is the earliest stage of the plan. If extreme weather conditions threaten our ability to safely operate the electrical grid, we will turn off power to help protect public safety,” the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

Social Security Whistle Stop Tour Exploring Myths and Zombie Lies about Social Security July 29-August 2, 2024 – Various Montana Communities

Social Security, so vital to Montanans’ economic security, is facing unprecedented challenges. We all need to stay informed, and to support efforts to defend and strengthen this important program. Come and learn more!

A Harvard Happiness Expert Says This Is the No. 1 Myth That Keeps People From Being Happy – Happiness isn’t an emotion.

If you don’t understand what happiness actually is, you’re going to have a hard time achieving it.

Fruit may be the easiest way to shield your brain from depression as you age

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, then a new study suggests upsizing this to a fruit salad may offer even more – by significantly lowering the risk of depressive symptoms with age. It’s the latest in a growing body of evidence that points to the long-lasting and wide-reaching health benefits of incorporating fruit into any diet.

Five Valleys Archery Club Range Updates

Many thanks to Northwestern Energy for allowing us to use their property for our range. Your consideration and vigilance will keep our range safe and clean. Come on out and enjoy the wonderful sport of archery.

Enter to win a 2024 KZ Confluence 29′ RV! – Missoula Chamber of Commerce

A portion of the proceeds will go to 5 local nonprofits doing great work in our community. (up to $5,000 each for a total of $25,000)
Tamarack Grief Resource Center, Mountain Home Youth Homes, YWCA, Fourth D Club

Accelerate Montana – We’re back with new initiatives, updates, and opportunities!

In this edition of our newsletter, learn about Accelerate Montana’s upcoming courses in technology, construction, and more! Stay connected and reach out if you would like more information on any of our programs. 

As new tech threatens jobs, Silicon Valley promotes no-strings cash aid

The rise of artificial intelligence has stoked fears that such technological advances will wipe out millions of jobs. Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have thought about that too, and they’ve long pushed an idea to soften the blow: cash aid from the government, no strings attached.

GFDA Top Ten 7/21/24

I am very pleased to announce that I have promoted Jolene Schalper to Executive Vice President of the Great Falls Development Alliance.

Diabetes-reversing drug boosts insulin-producing cells by 700%

This new study has been able to grow the insulin-producing cells right there in the body, in a matter of months.