JINGLE WINNERS — Landon Lee, third from the left, Ethan Thompson, far left, Daniel Coburn and Kara DioGuardi are the winners of the new Folgers coffee jingle. They were flown to New York City where they competed in a competition that lasted about two hours, including short videos about each of the five finalists, a live performance of each jingle. Folgers will likely use their jingle in a future commercial, but as of press time further details were unavailable. The group of four were picked up at the airport in a limo and stayed in the Double Tree Suites which overlooked Times Square. They were introduced to the original writer and singer of the Folgers jingle and many executives from Folgers and their advertising company. Lee is the son of Roland and Karen Lee of Conrad. Photo Courtesy of Karen Lee. Editor's Note: Although the picture is not related to the story, The I-O thought it was important to recognize the feat these college students have accomplished.
By Adam Jerome, I-O Reporter
On June 7, the County Commissioners held an informational session at the court house regarding the commercial health and public safety issues of the Medical Marijuana industry on the residents of Pondera County.
The Medical Marijuana law (I-148) passed by voter initiative in 2004 and has become an increasingly controversial topic statewide.
Carl Suta of the Pondera County Sheriff Department commented on the issue, “This law is very vague and we have had some serious problems because of that.”
He goes on, “Montana has by far the vaguest Medical Marijuana law of all the Medical Marijuana states.”
Valier will pay the county $53,000 annually for two years for law enforcement services by the county’s public safety department (PCSO).
In other business, the commissioners moved to approve the state of Montana Intergovernmental agreement for the transfer of monies to the state FY-2010.
Recently The I-O did a story on sleep apnea (May 27).
This is a follow-up story on the treatment of sleep apnea, with information provided by Dr. Schuyler VanDyke on oral appliance therapy (OAT).
Dr. VanDyke noted, “I think it’s important for the public to understand all their choices when it comes to treating this deadly disease.”
If 2005, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine published the practice parameters for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with oral appliances.
In this article it stated that oral appliances are indicated for use in patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea who prefer them to CPAP therapy, or who do not respond to, or are not appropriate candidates for, or who fail treatment attempts with CPAP.