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Guest opinion: What's behind success of ‘ice bucket challenge’

Guest opinion: What's behind success of ‘ice bucket challenge’

By now, most people have seen friends or celebrities pour buckets of ice water over their heads as part of the “ice bucket challenge” for amyo…

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Guest opinion: Plan for your family's best back-to-school time

It is time to prepare our families for that first day and week of the school year. This point on the calendar requires serious effort to trans…

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Guest opinion: Montanans must again say 'no' to hatred

These last two weeks Americans have watched Ferguson, Mo., with sadness and dismay. Can’t we do any better than this? Haven’t we moved beyond …

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Guest opinion: U.S. business depends on solid STEM education

Guest opinion: U.S. business depends on solid STEM education

With the arrival of the new school year, parents, students, educators and the community gear up with much anticipation. Traditional educationa…

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Guest opinion: New rules would keep clean Montana water flowing

Water is the lifeblood of Montana.

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Guest opinion: CSKT water compact will serve all Montanans well

As members of the Montana Senate who come from opposing parties, we have often found ourselves disagreeing about political values, legislative…

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David Nicklaus: Frustration in Ferguson has deep economic roots

It was the middle-class suburb of Ferguson that boiled over last week, but to the rest of the world this was a St. Louis crisis.

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Guest view: More to the nurses' contracts than money

As a nurse at Billings Clinic and member of our contract negotiating team, I found a number of objectionable points in the Aug. 14 Billings Ga…

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Guest view: Farewell to a real gentlemen

Last week I had the privilege to hear Ian B. Tippet’s last public speech in Glacier National Park. Tippet has worked in the lodges of the park…

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Democracy a casualty of voter-suppression politics

Americans and Montanans are proud that our form of government is a democracy — the oldest continually functioning democratic constitutional go…

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Linda McCulloch: Ballot measure threatens voting rights

Linda McCulloch: Ballot measure threatens voting rights

Women across the state are preparing to vote in the general election on Nov. 4. Current law secures their right — and the right for every vote…

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Sen. John Walsh: Serving you the most important job I have

Public service has always run deep in my blood.  Nothing is more important to me than giving my all to the people of our great state--for 33 y…

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Guest opinion: Science has to govern sage grouse debate

Of the primary threat to sage grouse, let us be clear what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has always said: It's all about habitat.

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Rep. Keith Regier: Compact needs to be reasonable

Rep. Keith Regier: Compact needs to be reasonable

I read the letter to the editor in the Daily Inter Lake on July 11, “Lawsuits Will Sting if Tribal Water Compact Isn’t Approved.”

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George Will: Nature's creative danger

WASHINGTON — Although the Ebola virus might remain mostly confined to West Africa, it has infected the Western imagination. This eruption of u…

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Guest opinion: Rail traffic has solution but lacks political will

Guest opinion: Rail traffic has solution but lacks political will

Traffic congestion due to trains is already a problem for Billings.

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In anticipating EPA plan, states can follow examples of neighbors

While debate rages on about the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan aimed at reducing greenhouse gas pollution from ex…

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Guest opinion: U.S. DOJ agreements benefit Missoula women

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, together with its U.S. Attorney’s Offices, enforces the nation’s civil rights laws to …

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Guest opinion: C.M. Russell legacy lives on in his adopted state

Guest opinion: C.M. Russell legacy lives on in his adopted state

The buffalo bull’s head crafted by cowboy artist Charlie Russell is a Montana symbol that has become more visible this year with the sesquicen…

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Guest opinion: Billings council should assert city's right to self-government

I met the kid who would quickly become my best friend in the world about 35 years ago. We were sophomores at Hellgate High School in Missoula,…

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