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HELENA — A Republican Senate leader on Wednesday night called Gov. Steve Bullock a Johnny-come-lately when it comes to investing in Montana’s infrastructure. Senate President Pro Tempore ...
Published Wed, Jan 28, 2015 • Added 2 years ago
Temperature records were broken across the region Tuesday, but cooler weather is on the way. In Billings, winter coats were back on the hook as the mercury crept to 67 degrees. Livingsto ...
Published Tue, Jan 27, 2015 • Added 2 years ago
MISSOULA — Downtown Missoula officially got a new business addition Monday as Stockman Bank announced the grand opening of a new temporary location at 135 W. Main St., Suite A. The bank ...
Published Tue, Jan 27, 2015 • Added 2 years ago
MISSOULA — In a state full of bridges, it’s hard to find one more fascinating than Fairview’s. Fairview itself is an unusual place. On Interstate Avenue — the locals call it “State Stree ...
Published Sun, Jan 25, 2015 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Business owners, including a Republican state senator, turned out Friday to support a plan by Democratic state Auditor Monica Lindeen to extend and possibly expand a program hel ...
Published Fri, Jan 23, 2015 • Added 2 years ago
Guided by lessons learned during the response to the 2011 oil spill in the Yellowstone River, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials are attempting to gather baseline data on the eff ...
Published Wed, Jan 21, 2015 • Added 2 years ago
A draft environmental assessment for an American Colloid Co. proposal to mine bentonite near Alzada in Carter County is now available for public comment. The 30-day comment period will e ...
Published Tue, Jan 20, 2015 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — The 2015 Montana Legislature kicked off Monday, with top leaders from both parties pledging to work together for the public good during the 90-day session. But differences on so ...
Published Mon, Jan 5, 2015 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Incoming Montana Senate President Debby Barrett wants to have a united Republican caucus in the Senate this year after the bitter split that divided the GOP two years ago. In 20 ...
Published Sun, Jan 4, 2015 • Added 2 years ago
Miles Community College announced on Thursday that it has received a $100,000 donation toward its ongoing efforts to build a new $3 million Ag Advancement Center from First Interstate Ba ...
Published Thu, Dec 18, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
EKALAKA — The rules for the coffee game, which folks here have been playing on dang near a daily basis at Ekalaka’s Wagon Wheel Café for 45 years, are fairly simple to explain and, occas ...
Published Sat, Dec 13, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
EKALAKA – Here at the Church of Hank Williams no one finds it blasphemous that the self-declared theme song is not one of Williams’ country hits like “Your Cheatin’ Heart,” but a folk so ...
Published Sat, Dec 13, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — The U.S. House Thursday passed a defense spending bill containing a broad public lands package for Montana, including new wilderness on the Rocky Mountain Front, bans on mining ...
Published Thu, Dec 4, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Montana’s congressional delegation Wednesday unveiled a sweeping public lands package that they hope will clear the current Congress in its waning days. The 67,000 acres of prop ...
Published Wed, Dec 3, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Nearly one of seven Montanans received food through Montana Food Bank agencies in 2013, a new study said. The Montana Food Bank Network’s 2014 “Hungry in Montana” study said net ...
Published Wed, Nov 26, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — House Speaker Austin Knudsen, R-Culbertson, has announced the following chairs and members of Montana House committees for the 2015 Legislature: Appropriations: Chair, Rep. Nanc ...
Published Tue, Nov 25, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — A Helena judge on Friday set a show-cause hearing for Dec. 9 on whether the Montana House Republican caucus should be found in contempt for holding an unannounced Nov. 13 meetin ...
Published Fri, Nov 21, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Bert Pezzarossi and Dan Hance brought their six children from Miles City to the Yellowstone County Courthouse so the kids could watch them get married Thursday. By the time the two dads, ...
Published Thu, Nov 20, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
MISSOULA — The corner of Orange Street and Broadway Avenue in downtown Missoula is going to look much different in a couple years. Stockman Bank, the largest privately owned bank in Mont ...
Published Tue, Nov 18, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
LAVINA — Payday. Time to saddle up the horses and call the neighbors, roundup the pickups and every available trailer, feed everyone breakfast, and later, cold beer once the calves have ...
Published Sat, Nov 15, 2014 • Added 2 years ago