The Billings Outpost


Friday, November 21

is the last day to:

•Comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Rehabilitation and Improvement of Crow Irrigation Project on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana. Under the plan, work would be accomplished in phases over a 15-20 year period based on engineering and environmental reviews at the field level. Visit to see the draft EA and to comment. For information, contact Christina Lasater at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 247-7753.

•Enter the Spokane Ag Expo 2015 Photography Contest, which invites photos depicting “Agriculture in the Inland Northwest.” Entries will be displayed at the Expo on Feb. 3-5. Contestants are asked to submit either color or black-and-white prints (minimum size of 8-by-10 inches and maximum size of 11-by-14 inches). Photos must to be mounted on cardboard or matted (not framed) with the entry form attached to the back. Photos also must be submitted in “high quality” on a disc clearly marked with the photographer’s name and contact information. No more than four photos can be entered by a contestant. Send to Spokane Ag Expo office, 801 W. Riverside, Suite 100, Spokane, WA 99201. For information, call (509) 321-3633 or visit

•Comment on proposed mandatory food storage for floaters in Smith River State Park. The proposal is intended to minimize human-black bear conflicts. Eight black bears had to be removed during the 2013-14 float season because of conflicts. Floaters would be required to provide their own storage equipment. One other change would involve eliminating of the human waste pack-out requirement at the Deep Creek boat camp and installing a new pit toilet. To review the proposed rule or to comment, go to and click on “Submit Public Comments.” Send comments by mail to: Smith River Biennial Rule Comments, Montana State Parks, P.O Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620.

Saturday, November 22

is the last day to:

•Enter a contest to win one of 10 “Welcome to Montana” highway signs that were used across the state until earlier this year. To enter the contest, take a photo of a Montana location, post it to Facebook or Instagram using the #MontanaMoment hashtag, tag a friend to share the moment with and tag the official Visit Montana social media account at or at

Wednesday, November 26

is the last day to:

•See “Terror in the Theater: Fifties Fears,” an exhibit that showcases fears faced by the world in the 1950s, whether real or imagined. Included in the exhibit, from the Forrest Ackerman Collection at the American Heritage Center, are posters and photos from ’50s movies contrasted with earlier and later science fiction classics such as King Kong. Homesteader Museum in Powell, Wyo.

Friday, November 28

is the last day to:

•Make a dinner reservation for the Dec. 3 Town and Gown meeting, which features a talk by Matthew Redinger of MSU Billings on “The World’s Greatest Adventure in Advertising: Propaganda and World War I.” Key elements to the wartime propaganda campaign were the manipulation of popular perspectives on femininity, masculinity and shared responsibility through images, text and music. 6 p.m., Rocky Mountain College. $20 for dinner. RSVP by noon to Thompson Law Firm at 294-4230 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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