The Billings Outpost

Deadlines

Monday, October 27

is the last day to:

•Comment on a project that would reconstruct Powerline Road to provide legal and permanent access to the northern portion of the Pryor Mountains. The road would be reconstructed as funding allows as a 12- to 14-foot wide single lane road with turnouts to provide low speed travel for passenger cars. Powerline Road is located south of the Crow Indian Reservation in Carbon County. The 6.5 mile road runs east-west before turning north for about a mile, to the junction with Pryor Mountain Road near Sage Creek Campground. For information, go to www.fs.usda.gov/custer. Send comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line Powerline Road; or mail to Amy Waring, ID Team Leader; Custer-Gallatin National Forest, 1310 Main St., Billings, MT 59105; or deliver to Beartooth Ranger District (6811 U.S. 212 S. in Red Lodge, MT 59068, (406) 446-2103.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

is the last day to:

•Register for the Agricultural Economics Outlook Conference on Nov. 7 in Bozeman and receive a free parking permit. This year’s conference, “Montana Agriculture: Current Issue and the Role of Agriculture Research,” features MSU Bozeman faculty experts on agricultural policy, the Montana economy and livestock and grain markets. Keynote speaker is Philip Pardey, who addresses the changing landscape of U.S. global research for food. $25. To register, go to www.ampc.montana.edu/fallconference.html.

Thursday, October 30

is the last day to:

•Comment on a draft environmental assessment that proposes relocating 145 brucellosis-free bison to create or augment existing wild bison herds. The wild bison were part of the Bison Quarantine Feasibility Study, which attempted to determine if quarantine was a feasible method to produce wild bison free of brucellosis. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is assessing four proposals: From the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes near Fort Peck for 130 bison to augment an existing herd; from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, 30 bison to augment existing herds at Henry Mountain and Book Cliffs; Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, 35 bison to establish a herd on tribal lands; and Wildlife Conservation Society Zoo Consortium, 30 bison to be shared between the Bronx Zoo and Queens Zoo in New York and the Wilds Conservation Park in Ohio. Comment by 5 p.m. at fwp.mt.gov by clicking on Recent Public Notices or mail to: Bison QFS EA; Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks; P.O. Box 200701; Helena, MT 59620-0701.

Friday, October 31

is the last day to:

•Participate in the Charge Against Breast Cancer program at Herberger’s. The program’s October Pink Shops offer more than 30 items, and a portion of proceeds go to this year’s beneficiaries. Herberger’s also makes a donation to fund breast cancer research every time a customer uses the Herberger’s credit card for a purchase.

•See the Stillwater Society and the Beartooth Plein Air Society exhibitions at the Carbon County Arts Guild, 11 W. Eighth St. in Red Lodge.

•Apply for two Emergency Medical Services scholarships offered by the Billings Clinic Foundation. The Gary Haigh EMS Scholarship honors the memory of Gary Haigh, who died from injuries received in a vehicle accident while on his way to teach an EMT class. The Geoffrey T. Corbin Scholarship honors the memory of Geoffrey T. Corbin, who worked in the Emergency Department at Billings Clinic and died in an automobile accident. For an application, contact the Billings Clinic Foundation at 2917 10th Ave. N. or call 657-4670.

•See the Final Exposition of the Photographic Institute of the Yellowstone at the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery at Rocky Mountain College.

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