Archive for 'Government Documents' Category
The air quality in Missoula is “unhealthy” again this morning. Health officials advise us to limit outdoor exercise. Children, the elderly, and those with respiratory or heart disease in particular should limit outdoor activities. Check the hourly status of our city’s air quality at the Montana Department of Environmental Quality site Today’s Air. For daily [...]
September 17, 1787, is the day the Constitution was signed by the nation’s founders, and that’s September 17th is celebrated as Constitution Day. It’s a good day to reread the Constitution, consider our history, and think about the nation’s core principles. Here are some resources to visit: Charters of Freedom The National Archives has produced [...]
We hope you voted yesterday. The results from the Montana Primary Election may be found on the Montana Secretary of State website and the Missoula Office of Elections site.
Life Zones of Glacier National Park, a 1918 map created by the National Park Service, is one of 100 regional and historic maps from Archives & Special Collections that were recently digitized and placed online. Other maps in the online collection include the original town site of Missoula and Fort Missoula in 1883. More maps [...]
There is a tremendous amount of debate about health care reform in the news, and there is an interest in more information about the issues. Libraries generally try to present information in a non-partisan fashion in keeping with principles 6 and 7 of the American Library Association Code of Ethics. However, the debate has become [...]
The weblog Government News for Montana is an excellent source for developments and publications on many issues affecting residents in Montana.
If you want to follow and research the U.S. vs. W.R. Grace trial, there are several resources you can use. Grace Case The University of Montana School of Law and School of Journalism provides daily coverage through the Grace Case blog and live updates from the trial via Twitter. The Grace Case site also includes [...]
The Mansfield Library is pleased to once again offer the Susan Koch Library Research Scholarship. This $3000 Scholarship is given to the student who submits the best paper or project using resources from the Library’s Archives, Special Collections, and/or Government Documents collections. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday April 16, 2008 at 5pm. Guidelines and additional [...]
Once again, tax time is upon us. Here are quick links to resources for preparing and filing your taxes. Federal Taxes Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website 1040 Central (tax changes & quicklinks) Tax forms and instructions e-File options Face-to-face tax help Montana Taxes Montana Department of Revenue 2007 Forms and instructions File online Tax preparation [...]
The Martin Luther King, Jr., National Holiday is celebrated today to honor the life and vision of civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968). Below are links to some resources available to help you learn more about Dr. King: • There are many books, videos, and government documents at [...]