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From the editor: The most important part of our team

Recently, The National Weather Service in Billings said "Billings had 11-plus inches of snow on the ground for nine straight days. This has no…

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From the editor: Enough already?

From the editor: Enough already?

State Sen. David Howard, R-Park City, holds a lot of hard-to-understand beliefs:

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From the editor: I am not Charlie

From the editor: I am not Charlie

You'd probably expect an editor and journalist to be the first canonize or lionize the journalists who were killed in the Charlie Hebdo attacks.

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From the editor: And the other top stories of 2014

From the editor: And the other top stories of 2014

As I passed out the ballots that Billings Gazette staff members used to vote for the top stories of the year, one of my colleagues stopped me.

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From the editor: 'The King of Tramps' was here

We had a legend in our town, and we didn't even know it.

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From the editor: Readers, help us help you

From the editor: Readers, help us help you

A column is probably doomed when you begin it with a quote from the movie "Jerry Maguire." Yet, since it has to do with sports and is succinct…

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From the editor: Downtown Billings needs to clean up its act

From the editor: Downtown Billings needs to clean up its act

This is one of those things that hurts to write.

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From the editor: The law vs. the law in Yellowstone County

From the editor: The law vs. the law in Yellowstone County

Hot-button issue meet cool legal logic.

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From the editor: Is Ferguson that far away?

First it was the Walgreen's, then Beauty World and a bit later Little Caesar's. 

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From the editor: Privacy shield is an excuse to cover bad public behavior

From the editor: Privacy shield is an excuse to cover bad public behavior

The Montana Constitution is a wonderful document. It enshrines two things that Montanans hold dear: the right to know what their government is…

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Getting to know the neighbors at school

On Halloween, Kim Norris-Scrano’s daughter received unexpected treats.

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From the editor: What I learned from Tuesday's election

From the editor: What I learned from Tuesday's election

One of the first emails I received Wednesday morning, after just a five-hour hiatus from the office for what was more a nap than sleep, said, …

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From the editor: Using an off-hand remark to play gotcha is politicking worthy of gutter

From the editor: Using an off-hand remark to play gotcha is politicking worthy of gutter

Just in case you had thought better of the political process this campaign season, hold that thought.

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From the editor: Going from tragedy to strength

From the editor: Going from tragedy to strength

When folks accuse journalists of just relishing the bad news, it is as if we are somehow lesser humans, void of empathy.

October 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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From the editor: We have seen the enemy...

There's that old saying, borrowed from a cartoon, "We have seen the enemy — and he is us."

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From the editor: The stories behind the stories

From the editor: The stories behind the stories

Reporter Derek Brouwer will probably kill me for using this picture. 

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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From the editor: That's debatable

When Marc Racicot and Dorothy Bradley squared off for gubernatorial debates several decades ago, it was noteworthy in Montana because there we…

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From the editor: Our newest columnist

From the editor: Our newest columnist

Every person believes he could be a great columnist.

September 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
From the editor: Putting the rhetoric to the test

From the editor: Putting the rhetoric to the test

When journalism is at its best, it's putting ideas, rhetoric and politicians to the test.

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