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Dale W. Lauman

By | Obituaries

Dale W. Lauman, 80, a third-generation Montanan and lifelong Somers/Lakeside resident, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center after a courageous 10-year battle with cancer and other serious health challenges.

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Cybersecurity Awareness: Phishing Attacks

By | County News

Phishing attacks use email or malicious websites to infect your machine with malware and viruses in order to collect personal and financial information. Cybercriminals attempt to lure users to click on a link or open an attachment that infects their computers, creating vulnerability to attacks. Phishing emails may appear to come from a real financial institution, e-commerce site, government agency, or any other service, business, or individual. The email may also request personal information such as account numbers, passwords, or Social Security numbers. When users respond with the information or click on a link, attackers use it to access users’ accounts.

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Board Leadership Training

By | County News
Read All News Presented by MSU Extension's Local Government Center For counties looking to provide board education/instruction, the LGC offers a “Board Leadership” training for all public board members (city,...
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Cybersecurity Awareness: Identity Theft & Internet Scams

By | County News

Today’s technology allows us to connect around the world, to bank and shop online, and to control our televisions, homes, and cars from our smartphones. With this added convenience comes an increased risk of identity theft and Internet scams. #BeCyberSmart on the Internet—at home, at school, at work, on mobile devices, and on the go.

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Keith L. Benson

By | Obituaries

Keith L. Benson (age 89) passed away in Helena on November 8, 2019. He was born to Ed and Cora Benson near Hogeland on September 1, 1930 – the youngest of ten children. When Keith was seven, his family moved to Harlem where he grew up and graduated from Harlem High School in 1949. He attended Northern Montana college for a time. After serving in the Air Force during the Korean War, he returned to Harlem where he married Genevieve Schmitt. The couple raised three children and developed many lasting friendships during their 62 years together in Harlem. They moved to Helena in November 2018 because of health reasons, and to be closer to family.

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Cascade County Seeking Public Works Director

By | Employment Opportunities

Cascade County is seeking a public works director. This position is under the general direction and with the concurrence of the Board of County Commissioners (County Commissioners), is responsible for the overall management, supervision and coordination of the activities and operations of the Public Works Department (Public Works) that consists of the Road & Bridge, Building Maintenance, ExpoPark Maintenance, Fleet Maintenance, Weed & Mosquito, and Telecommunications divisions.

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Cascade County Seeking Planning Director

By | Employment Opportunities

Cascade County is seeking a Planning Director. This position is responsible for the administration and supervision of the Cascade County Planning Department, performs a variety of difficult, complex and specialized assignments in the preparation and distribution of planning reports, technical and professional work in planning programs for the County related to the development and implementation of land use, floodplain, zoning, subdivision, mapping and addressing, junk vehicle retrieval, littering and community decay enforcement and related plans and policies.

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