Briefs July 26 2017

Lip Sync Contest canceled — The Lip Sync Contest fundraiser planned by United Christian Church members on Saturday at the WaterWorks Art Museum has been canceled due to lack of entries and the poor air quality because of the wildland fires in the Miles City area. Plans are to reschedule the event in September or October.

Coal Board grant applications due Aug. 8 — The next Coal Board meeting is Friday, Sept. 22. Grant applications to be reviewed by the Coal Board at this meeting must be submitted no later than midnight on Tuesday, Aug. 8. Visit the website at to access the Coal Board application materials. Applications can be submitted electronically to, but must be received by midnight on Aug. 8; or can be mailed to the Department of Commerce but must be postmarked no later than Aug. 8. Applications can be mailed to Montana Coal Board, Community Development Division, Department of Commerce, P.O. Box 200523, 301 S. Park Ave., Helena, MT 59620-0523. Applicants who wish to submit applications electronically other than by email should call 406-841-2770. Contact CDD staff at