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Uii.i.oN Tumi m - Wednesday. December 8, 2004 • Page A-7 Give a Present with a Future Give a gift that keeps on giving this holiday season, a quality investment. There's something for everyone on your list - stocks, bonds, mutual funds and much more. Happy Holidays! Kyle C. Andersen, AAMS Investment Representative 134 S. Montana St. Dillon, MT 59725 Bus. 406-683-6868 Fax 406-683-4169 800-344-6868 www.edwardjones.com Don’t settle for any ordinary IRA An Edward Jones self-directed IRA gives you: a Tax Advantages * Flexibility * Tailored investments * Personalized service Transferring your existing IRA is easy. Call or stop by today for details. w\\ \v.rdwanljnm--.rnm Wem'b”r-sir‘c \ E d w a r d j o n e s Serving Individual Investors Since 1871 Montana FWP Commission to meet in Helena The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission will meet in Helena, Wednesday and Thurs­ day, Dec. 15 and 16, at the Helena FWP headquarters building, 1420 East Sixth Ave. The meeting begins at 3 p.m. on Wednesday and continues at 8 a.m. on Thursday. Final decisions to be made Wednesday include: acquisition of a new State Park at Brush Lake near Plentywood; transfering the Bear Paw Battle­ field south of Chinook to the Na­ tional Park Service, and granting a road easement at*Ulm Pishkun State Park near Great Fails. Tentative decisions Wednes­ day include acquisition of an ad­ ditional small parcel of land adja­ cent to Ulm Pishkun State Park; a special recreation permit admin­ istrative rule on the Blackfoot River and adjacent lands owned by FWP; and river recreation rules on the Beaverhead and Bighole Rivers in southwestern Montana. Informational presentations late in the day will include an up­ date on the Private Land/ PublicWiidlife Council and the com pensation component of Montana's wolf management plan. Final decisions scheduled Thursday include: adoption of the statewide elk management plan; the 2004 bison hunting regula­ tions; the acquisition of a fishing access site on Black's Ford on the Madison River west of Bozeman; and a habitat conservation project on the Bull River and Lake Creek in Lincoln and Sanders counties. Tentative decisions Thursday include: 2005 deer, elk and ante­ lope seasons and hunting district boundaries; the 2005 spring tur­ key seasons; 2005-06 bison hunt­ ing regulations; authorization of licenses for game damage hunts; and two new mountain lion, deer and elk hunting districts and two new big horn sheep hunting dis­ tricts. An informational presentation will also be made on the bison quarantine process on Thursday. The full agenda for the FWP Commission meeting can be found by clicking on the FWP Commis­ sion icon on the bottom of the FWP home page at: www.fwp.state.mt.us. FWP ensures its meetings are fully accessible to those with a disability. Individuals with spe­ cial needs may request arrange­ ments by contacting FWP at 406- 444-3186. DOL prepares EA on proposed bison vaccinations The Montana Department of Livestock has prepared an envi­ ronmental assessment to analyze the effects of incorporating vac­ cination of bison against brucel- losis into the management frame­ work of the Interagency Bison Management Plan. Comments for the purpose of clarifying specific issues and identifying additional pertinent issues to develop the EA were received prior to July 15 and have been incorporated into the EA. “The decision of whether to incorporate bison vaccination into the IBMP will be based primarily on the determination that the RB51 vaccine is safe for use in bison and safe to non-target spe­ cies,\ said Dr. Tom Linfield, state veterinarian. The Department expects to make a decision by January 31, 2005. The EA also analyzes the effi­ cacy of RB51 for reducing bru­ cellosis infections in bison, de­ fines eligible bison, and deter­ mines the most appropriate way to coordinate bison vaccination with other bison management and research activities. The Department of Livestock invites public comment on the EA and meetings will be held in Bozeman on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the Holiday Inn, 5 Baxter Lane; and in Helena on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at the Red Lion Colonial Inn, 2301 Colonial Drive. Both meet­ ings will begin at 7 p.m. Written comments are due by January 5, 2005. Comments may be mailed, faxed or emailed to Karen Coo­ per, Information Officer, Mon­ tana Department of Livestock, PO Box 202001, Helena, MT 59620- 2001, fax number 406-444-4316, email address Fund created for Cole infant Shortly after the arrival of little Joseph Cole, born June 24,2004, it was discovered that he had a heart murmur. In September, his family was informed the baby had a half-inch hole in his heart between the left and right ventricles: The infant will undergo open heart surgery in Seattle, Washington around the first of the new year. In order to assist his family with medical and travel expenses, an account has been set up at State Bank and Trust. Anyone may help with the family's expenses by making a donation to the Joseph Cole account. BEAVERHEAD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL 2 nd SEMESTER DRIVERS EDUCATION SIGN-UP 2 nd Semester Drivers Education Program will start January 24, 2005. Cost per student is *215.00 with a *40 book deposit. Minimum age limit: 14-1/2 by the completion of the program (June 3, 2005) Call Karen Kaiser in the BCHS Main Office, 683-2361 to apply. Deadline to sign up is December 22, 2004, 4:00 p.m. 1 class will be held during the school day (1 st period) and is limited to 12 students. Selection will be based on a lottery. 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SpoM Rod Metallic, Retail M 0.540 : n m - Year End Savings Price *35.710£ ®39678 mo . 2004 CHEVY 3/4 T Crew Cab 4x4 \COC-a V 8 E Spaed Manm! Ht 1 Tranr' P-3 . XM find-: ; 5 Trim T'aiier Equipment Retn1 ' Year End Savings Price *32,693 7 ®36386 m v f A A K K . C L m m i t H o m m e MOTORS, INC. 675 N. MONTANA DILLON. MONTANA 683-2371 TOLL FREE 1(800)423-5428 L iv c o m m e n ts@ s tate.m t.u s cmailto: Livcomments@state.mt.us>. The EA is available on the de­ partment website at: www.liv.state.mt.us <http:// www. liv. state. mt.us>. The Montana Department of Livestock is one of five state and federal agencies implementing the Interagency Bison Manage­ ment Plan to reduce the risk of transmission of brucellosis from bison to cattle; preserve a viable, wild population of Yellowstone bison; protect private property; and maintain Montana’s brucel­ losis-free status. Other agencies include the National Park Service, USDA For­ est Service, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. C h a m b e K o m e r NEWS FROM THE BEAVERHEAD ('llAMBER OF (DMMl KIT II) Judy Siring, Executivi' Director Chamber Gift Certificates make great presents, bonuses Looking for a great gift for that hard to buy person or a great Christmas bonus for your employees? Let me recommend Chamber Gift Certificates, available at the chamber office in increments of $10. They are redeemable at 46 local businesses. Give a great gift and keep the money at home! Give us a call at 683-5511 or stop by for details. Help us honor the Montana Youth ChalleNGe Program cadets. Please join us on Thursday, December 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Great Room in the Svvysgood Technology Center on the University of Mon­ tana-Western campus, as we honor the service to our community of Class XL If the MYCP cadets have helped your organizations we would like for you to be part of the party. Give us a call and we'll share our ideas with you. Friday, December 10 and Saturday, December 11, don't miss the Christmas play, \The Missing List\ at the Old Depot Theatre at 7:00 p.m. both evenings. The stores will be open late Friday night for your shopping needs. Christmas drawing will be at 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the corner of Bannack and Idaho streets. Don't miss out! Remember to shop local this holiday season. Support the mer­ chants who support your community all year long. E x t e n s i o n T i p s By J.P. Tanner, County Extensioa Agent Stress of winter on beef cattle To compensate for cold stress in your beef herd you can imple­ ment one of the following two management strategies. One method is to provide shelter for your beef cattle, which helps the cows maintain on the same amount of energy. The second method is to increase your cattleis intake of energy to help them withstand cold temperatures, in some cases a combination of both management techniques maybe needed. The factors that create stress during the winter months are cold, wind, snow, rain, and mud. However, in Southwestern Montana cold temperatures are the obvious stress factor. Healthy cattle with aver­ age condition and hair coat optimize weight gain in the thermo neutral zone of 20-30 degrees F. Most research shows that protein, mineral, and vitamin needs are not altered during cold weather. With this being said, adjusting your feed rations for the cold is a matter of increasing energy to compen­ sate for increased maintenance needs due to heat loss A few suggestions for dealing with winter stress are First, provide shelter to reduce wind, moisture, and mm! Second, construct I'eedlots on south facing slopes where moisture conditions are lower. Third, adjust energy in rations to match expected perfor­ mance. Fourth provide animals dry bedding during •severe cold weather. In conclusion cattle will have reduced performance if action is not taken to compensate for winter cold stress The programs of MSI’ Extension Service are available to all people regardless of race, creed, sex, disability, or national origin The information for tins article was taken fi o m the l attic I ’ m idueer's Library. Need A New Sled? f6!iday Specials! Gifts for everyone in the family! 0 payments 0 Interest for 3 months! 6.9 ^ for up to 60 mths j plus... ! 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