Wolf Point Herald

Cape Air Tries To Work Through Pilot Shortage

Although Cape Air continues to work on possible solutions, some Essential Air Service flights are still being canceled in Montana due to a pilot shortage.
An Essential Air Service Task Force meeting was conducted in Billings late last month. It was reported in January that because of a shortage of pilots, Cape Air had been forced to cancel many flights throughout eastern Montana and that included flights to and from Wolf Point.

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Candidate For Governor Wants To Improve State’s Economy

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Republican candidate for governor Greg Gianforte visits with area residents during a stop at the Sherman Inn in Wolf Point on Wednesday, Feb. 10.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)


Noting how government regulations hurt small businesses, Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte brought his Regulation Roundup Tour to Wolf Point on Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Gianforte’s tour also featured the eastern Montana communities of Forsyth, Miles City, Broadus, Ekalaka, Baker, Glendive, Sco-bey, Plentywood, Culbertson, Glasgow and Malta. He noted it was his eighth trip to eastern Montana in the last year. “If I’m elected governor, I won’t forget about eastern Montana,” Gianforte said.

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Bullock Addresses State’s Ongoing High Suicide Rate

With Montana sadly continuing to be near the top in the nation for suicide rates, Gov. Steve Bullock urges Montanans to work together to bring those fatal figures down.
“One life lost from suicide is one too many,” Bullock said during a conference call with rural newspapers’ reporters last week.

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Lingle Selected Law Enforcement Officer Of Year

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Tim Lingle of the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office has been named the Montana American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.                                                     (Photo submitted)


Tim Lingle of the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office said he was more than surprised when he was told he was selected as the Montana American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
“I was shocked. I didn’t expect it at all,” Lingle said.

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Tribes Upset About Lack of Van For Veterans

Tired of not seeing a van coming to the Fort Peck Reservation to bring veterans to medical appointments, Fort Peck Tribes’ officials sent a letter recently to Montana’s congressional leaders along with Gov. Steve Bullock.

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