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Guest opinion: Montana's sage grouse worth protecting

Guest opinion: Montana's sage grouse worth protecting

After a century or two of obscurity, the sage grouse has been getting a lot of attention lately. It’s not just about sage grouse, but where it lives and what it presents: Montana’s healthy sagebrush habitats.

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A blueprint for building biz with troubling side effects

A blueprint for building biz with troubling side effects

CASPER, Wyo. — Alberta’s Industrial Heartland is 224 square miles of pump jacks, refineries, pipelines and smokestacks.

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Recreationists caught in avalanches across western Montana, region

Recreationists caught in avalanches across western Montana, region

WHITEFISH – Tree wells were hardly the only danger outdoor recreationists encountered over the weekend.

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Rocky women defeat Lethbridge, 76-57

Brittany Kumm scored 19 points and McKenzie Webinger added 12 on Friday night as Rocky Mountain College defeated the University of Lethbridge 76-57 in women's basketball at the Fortin Center.

December 27, 2013 8:30 pmLoading…
New Mexico fireman dominates long-drive contest

New Mexico fireman dominates long-drive contest

When it came to power, accuracy and distance, Luis Saavedra had it all on Saturday.

July 13, 2013 2:30 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Keystone XL project satisfies Obama's carbon criteria

In a 47-minute speech on climate change, President Barack Obama gave hope to both opponents and proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline.

July 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Obama links Keystone approval to carbon emissions

Obama links Keystone approval to carbon emissions

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project from Canada to Texas should only be approved if it doesn't worsen carbon pollution.

June 25, 2013 5:42 pmLoading…
Wolf chases man on motorcycle in Canada

Wolf chases man on motorcycle in Canada

BANFF, Alberta — A Canadian man says he was chased by a gray wolf while he was riding a motorcycle in British Columbia.

June 21, 2013 4:02 pm Photos

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Gov. Mead to travel to Canada next week

CHEYENNE — Gov. Matt Mead and several business leaders from Wyoming will travel to Canada next week in hopes of strengthening and forging new trade opportunities.

June 07, 2013 5:50 pmLoading…
Bighaus column: Grob will trade pitas for birdies in Canada

Bighaus column: Grob will trade pitas for birdies in Canada

Mike Grob, who is the self-proclaimed “A-1 delivery driver” for the family-owned Pita Pit in Billings, is about to hit the road for Canada to do something else he’s pretty good at: play professional golf.

May 30, 2013 9:45 pmLoading…
Guest opinion: How to stop wild horses from devouring tax money

Guest opinion: How to stop wild horses from devouring tax money

Having been a mustanger in the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico, on the desert of Nevada near Pioche, on the alkali flats near Spanish Springs, Calif., and in the Bow Crow National Forest in Alberta, Canada, I have experience and firsthand knowledge of the mustang and burro situation in the Uni…

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State Dept: No major objections to Keystone XL pipeline

State Dept: No major objections to Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON — The State Department on Friday raised no major objections to the Keystone XL oil pipeline and said other options to get the oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries are worse for climate change.

March 01, 2013 4:35 pmLoading…
Southern Keystone XL segment crosses halfway mark

Southern Keystone XL segment crosses halfway mark

OKLAHOMA CITY — While the debate continues over whether the United States will approve a proposed oil conduit from Canada to the Gulf Coast, the segment from Cushing, Okla., to the Texas Gulf Coast is halfway toward completion and could be transporting oil by the end of the year.

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TransCanada: Pipeline would not affect climate

TransCanada: Pipeline would not affect climate

WASHINGTON — In a shift in strategy, the company that wants to build an oil pipeline from western Canada to Texas said Tuesday that the project will have no measurable effect on global warming.

February 19, 2013 4:13 pm Photos

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Montana wind power line progressing

Montana wind power line progressing

VALIER — Voices crackled above a bitter-cold wind as workers stringing conductor on the Montana Alberta Tie Line transmission project, situated on opposite sides of the Marias River, communicated via radio north of here earlier this week. They were about to string the final span of the long-…

February 14, 2013 6:12 pm Photos

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Idaho environmentalists, feds spar over mega-loads

Idaho environmentalists, feds spar over mega-loads

BOISE, Idaho — An environmental group gets its day in front of a federal judge Wednesday afternoon to argue that the U.S. Forest Service shirked its responsibility to protect U.S. Highway 12 from giant oil-equipment shipments once slated to be hauled over the two-lane mountain thoroughfare i…

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Guest opinion: Odds on Canadian tote boards favor Keystone’s completion

WASHINGTON — A few days before President Barack Obama’s second inauguration Clark Stevens, deputy White House press secretary, repeated to journalists a shopworn phrase: “the president is committed” to dealing with climate change issues and national energy needs.

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CEO goes to Montana to check damage from plant fire

HELENA — A fire from a weekend explosion that injured three workers next to an eastern Montana oil recycling plant was still burning Monday but there was no longer any threat of it spreading to other tanks, Wibaux County officials said.

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Canadian bear biologist shares techniques for managing grizzly-human conflicts

Canadian bear biologist shares techniques for managing grizzly-human conflicts

CODY, Wyo. — As grizzly bear populations continue to rise in the greater Yellowstone region and in other habitat areas, bear managers are sharing information about what works — and what doesn’t — in their ongoing efforts to keep both bears and people safe.

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Long drivers to gather at Amend Park

If you like to watch golf balls fly great distances, Amend Park is the place to be this week.

July 31, 2012 2:30 pmLoading…

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