Local & Regional
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
Money for Miles Community College’s planned $3 million Ag Advancement Center keeps rolling in, as the college announced Wednesday a $100,000 donation from the Bucking Horse Sale Board of ...
Published Sat, Nov 15, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Montana Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat, who’s running for re-election, has signed or written scores of cases in his nearly five years on the court. Here’s a look at some key d ...
Published Wed, Oct 29, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Government cutbacks have slowed mail delivery across Montana, according to a federal report issued Tuesday. Delivery service across much of the state slipped a day or more for first clas ...
Published Tue, Oct 28, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
The big just keep getting bigger. Montana’s largest private landowners — Dan and Farris Wilks — moved up six notches in an annual survey of the nation’s largest landowners. The Wilkses j ...
Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Taking an “aggressive approach,” Montana State Parks has outlined its plans to raise funding, volunteerism and a greater recognition of the park system in its just-released draft five-ye ...
Published Tue, Oct 21, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
A Republican lawmaker from Billings Heights is demanding equal time on a Miles City radio station where his opponent does the weather. Five months after launching a similar complaint tha ...
Published Tue, Oct 21, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
A new program to give the Yellowstone River room to roam during high water was strongly endorsed by the Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday during its meeting in Bozeman. “I can’t t ...
Published Sun, Oct 19, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Two dozen key legislative races on Nov. 4 will help determine party control of the 2015 Montana Legislature, where Republicans currently hold a 29-21 edge in the Senate and a 61 ...
Published Sat, Oct 18, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Supreme Court Clerk Ed Smith said he will seek support for legislation to name the proposed Montana Heritage Center after former First Lady Betty Babcock. The Montana Heritage C ...
Published Fri, Oct 17, 2014 • Added 2 years ago