Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. – Henry Ford
Happy New Year and welcome to Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!
In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!
Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:
- Montana Legislature
- Yellowstone County
- Montana Highway Deaths
- Montana Millionaire
The 90-day Montana legislature kicked off Monday! (GF Tribune) Here at The Western Word I am pretty tough on the state legislators, but I respect and admire their willingness to serve. So good luck this session and thank each of you for serving!
Montana is counting on you.
Forty-six women, men and children from war-torn lands in Africa and Iraq found new homes in Missoula in the final five months of 2016. (Missoulian)
Good job Missoula – and thanks to all those involved!
For the first time in five years, there were no murders in Yellowstone County, Montana, during 2016. (Billings Gazette)
This is wonderful news!
Montana Highway Deaths:
One hundred eighty-five people have died on Montana’s roadways in 2016, a 13 percent drop from this time last year. (Flathead Beacon)
Let’s hope the trend continues – buckle up and don’t drink and drive!
The good news is that the Montana Millionaire winning ticket was sold in Great Falls. (MTN)
I am not the owner of the ticket…