Monthly Archives December 2003

Program Tracks Youth Fire Setting

HELENA — Initial numbers from a youth fire setting program show that children under the age of 18 have set 29 fires in the last nine months, injuring nine people and killing two.

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DOJ Seeks Applicants for Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee

HELENA — The Department of Justice is seeking applications for membership on the Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee. The committee will have six members: two from the tow truck industry, one from the commercial motor carrier industry, one from the insurance industry, one from the public and one member from the Montana Highway Patrol.

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Governor Approves Upper Clark Fork Restoration Projects

HELENA – Governor Judy Martz approved five restoration projects in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin for a total of approximately $3.4 million. The five projects and funding levels approved are:

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Fire Marshal’s Office Offers Tips for a Safe Holiday Season

HELENA — A few simple precautions can ensure a fire-free holiday season for Montanans and their visiting relatives and friends, acting State Fire Marshal Allen Lorenz said Thursday.
Lorenz offered the following reminders for Christmas trees:

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Department of Justice Warns that Internet Gambling Illegal in Montana

HELENA — An ad that appeared in the classified section of a daily Montana newspaper Friday encouraging people to invest in an on-line gambling casino could create some problems, Gambling Control Division administrator Gene Huntington said.

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