population

Bitterroot Elk Population Making a Rebound
The number of elk in the most recent aerial Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks survey is encouraging.
Mike Thompson of FWP said the count was over 7,300 elk in five hunting districts in and around the Bitterroot Valley, the fourth highest number in survey history...
Big Sky Country Hits Big Milestone
Sometime in early January, our beloved home state finally surpassed the 1 million mark in the population category, leaving behind the lowly ranks of six-figure states such as Alaska, Wyoming and the Dakotas. But not everyone is happy about it.
Economic Recovery Will Be Slow
The future of Ravalli County's economy relies on healthcare for a burgeoning retirement-age population and helping existing and new technical-professional businesses.
Larry Swanson of the O'Conner Center for the Rocky Mountain West in Missoula presented the latest data to the annual Bitt…