Good morning and happy 74th birthday Woody Allen.
On the Beacon this morning, one of the FBI’s “Most Wanted” fugitives – a 62-year-old indicted for child sexual assault – may be hiding out in Montana. A Kalispell judge has upheld a state rule that prohibits parolees and probationers from possessing bows used for hunting. With a tanking economy and a new president set to take office, the survivalist business in North Idaho is booming. Martha Obermiller, a top dancer with the Northwest Ballet Company strives to be well-rounded. The Griz defeated Texas State, 31-13, over the weekend. Douglas Rauthe, of Northwest Montana Human Resources, argues that low-income homeowners, and government programs to help low-income citizens buy homes, are not the chief cause of the economic meltdown. A wide-ranging federal Indian Health Bill appears dead until a new president takes office. A University of Montana farming curriculum is motivating some young people to launch small farms to sell local produce. And Billings is set to make millions by selling methane from its landfill.
And finally, check out a new genetics program in Boulder, Colo., that will tell parents the sports at which their children are predisposed to excel. Weird. Have a great day.
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