Monthly Archives December 2010

Clark Fork River Returns to Reconstructed “Original” Channel

Redevelopment of former Milltown Reservoir site into state park one step closer

HELENA – On Thursday afternoon, Governor Brian Schweitzer joined representatives of state, tribal and local agencies as they waited for the Clark Fork River to wind its way along a two-mile stretch of river bed constructed to match the river’s course before it was blocked by the Milltown Dam over a century ago.

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Bullock Announces Settlement with DIRECTV, Encourages Affected Consumers to Seek Restitution DIRECTV settles allegations of deceptive advertising and agrees to change marketing practices

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock, along with his counterparts from 48 other states and the District of Columbia, announced a settlement Wednesday with DIRECTV to resolve consumer protection allegations leveled by their customers.

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Bullock Unveils Three-Step Legislative Package to Combat DUI in Montana Attorney General calls initiatives “simple, effective, low-cost solutions”

HELENA – Calling his plan a “simple, effective and low-cost” strategy to fight drunk driving in Montana, Attorney General Steve Bullock unveiled a three-step legislative package at a press conference on Thursday in the state capitol.

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DOJ Seeks Representative of Commercial Motor Carriers for Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee

HELENA – The Department of Justice is seeking applications for membership to the Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee from a representative of the commercial motor carriers industry.

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Memorial Fund for Family of Fallen Trooper Established, People May Donate Online

HELENA – A group of former and current Montana Highway Patrol troopers has established a memorial fund for the family of fallen Trooper David DeLaittre, and the Montana Department of Justice has launched a website where people may donate to the fund online.

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MHP Trooper David DeLaittre Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop

HELENA – At around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Highway Patrol Trooper David J. DeLaittre, 23, was shot and killed during a traffic stop near Three Forks.

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