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Guest opinion: More reasons to cheer for student athletes

Guest opinion: More reasons to cheer for student athletes

The high school basketball season has come to tip off time. High school athletes, boys and girls, will enter the court, with years of practice…

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Guest opinion: Montanans can make government work for them

It was my tremendous honor to serve our state and country for nearly 35 years – 33 years in the military with the Montanan National Guard and …

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Guest opinion: VA system has been unfairly maligned

One of the biggest — and most misunderstood — stories of 2014 was about the nation’s largest health care system, the Veterans Health Administration.

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Guest opinion: Lawmakers enjoy taxpayer-funded insurance while denying it to others

Hy•poc•ri•sy- noun- The practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one’s own behavior does not conform; pretense.

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Guest opinion: Obama's EPA, executive orders eroding rule of law

Over the last year, President Barack Obama’s administration has proposed and taken unprecedented, unilateral action beyond its authority outli…

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Guest opinion: Challenge, opportunity in sage grouse management

Guest opinion: Challenge, opportunity in sage grouse management

One of the most challenging and politically contentious issues in the West is also one of our greatest opportunities and an important investme…

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Guest opinion: National park entrance fees deserve a hike

Guest opinion: National park entrance fees deserve a hike

As the National Park Service approaches its 100-year anniversary in 2016, there is a glaring blemish in a system known for its crown jewels. T…

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Guest opinion: Clean energy will provide jobs, savings for Montana

Montana is bursting with opportunity in the clean energy sector. A recent report by Synapse Energy Economics for the Montana Environmental Inf…

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Guest opinion: Arguments for closed caucus ignore state constitution

In the spirit of The Missoulian’s recently-adopted editorial terminology of huckleberries and chokecherries, I would like to award a fresh loa…

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Guest opinion: Proposed EPA rules come with hefty price tag for Montana

What would an additional $500 in energy expenses do to your household’s annual budget? Cause you to miss a car payment? Is it a month’s rent o…

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Guest opinion: NRA takes aim against surgeon general nominee

Guest opinion: NRA takes aim against surgeon general nominee

The shadow of C. Everett Koop looms large at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Much has changed since he started here in 1946, but his …

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Guest opinion: Fishing a mile in another angler's hat

We’re a strange pair of fishing buddies, the retired Republican lawmaker and the environmentalist, but we sure do enjoy each other’s company. …

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Guest opinion: What they didn't tell you about Congress' public lands package

When Rep. Steve Daines and Sens. John Walsh and Jon Tester were busy celebrating the public lands package they snuck into a bill that was supp…

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Guest opinion: NWE's opposition to customer-owned renewable energy

I was pleased to see the recent announcement by Rep.-elect Art Wittich, R-Bozeman, and Sen. Mike Phillips, D-Bozeman, (Nov. 13 guest opinion) …

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Ask the Judge: What about Baugh?

Numerous people have asked what I thought of Judge G. Todd Baugh and his difficult last year on the bench. Since the grand jury decision in F…

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Guest opinion: Young, homeless and thrown away in Montana

Guest opinion: Young, homeless and thrown away in Montana

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act —a bill that provides critical services and support to homeless you…

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Guest opinion: Legal Services aids veterans, more needy Montanans

Last year on the day after Thanksgiving, Gerald Stevens, a disabled veteran and senior living in Billings, received a letter stating that his …

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Guest opinion: EPA's proposed carbon rule puts electric co-ops at risk

Eight people served by electric cooperatives in Montana issued a joint letter, published Nov. 21 in The Billings Gazette, urging electric coop…

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Guest opinion: Southern Baptist leader: Listen to fears in Ferguson

On a day when reactions were predictable, one man’s was not.

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Guest opinion: Give wisely and generously this holiday season

For many of us, donating to worthy causes during the holidays is a significant and meaningful part of the season. Research shows almost 25 per…

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