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George F. Will: Immigrants' son is California's new Goldwater

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater, who knew he would lose: Americans were not going to have a third president in 14 m…

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Guest opinion: Drilling IT benefits economy, environment

Credit for the continuing success of America’s shale oil and gas boom goes primarily to new technology and new applications of existing technology.

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Will California's tenure ruling mean anything in Montana?

Will California's tenure ruling mean anything in Montana?

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge’s ruling that declared California’s tough teacher-tenure laws unconstitutional has left some people in Montana concerned of possible ripple effects closer to home.

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Golden Ticket eyes Breeders' Cup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Montana-owned Golden Ticket will be running in the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap on Saturday night at Churchill Downs.

June 12, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

Schermele sparks win by MSUB

TURLOCK, Calif. -- After suffering a pair of narrow losses at the Tournament of Champions earlier in the day, catcher Katie Schermele's three-run double helped Montana State Billings edge Cal State Stanislaus 5-3 on Friday night in women's softball.

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Wyoming wind could save California ratepayers $1B

CASPER, Wyo. — California ratepayers would save up to $1 billion annually by buying Wyoming wind power, a new study commissioned by the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority shows.

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Gazette opinion: The right message and the right-wing message

Montana has already embarked on a political season long on promises and rhetoric, short on what voters really care about.

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Knudsen, Jackets move on to semifinals

POMONA, Calif. -- There might have been many explanations for Montana State Billings' poor shooting early in Friday’s opening round game of the NCAA Division II women’s basketball tournament.

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Rocky signs juco offensive tackle

Xavier Walker, a two-time all-conference offensive tackle at Feather River College in Plumas, Calif., has signed with the Rocky Mountain College football program.

March 13, 2014 11:46 pmLoading…

Ups and Downs:

Safer shipping. BNSF railway announced plans to buy 5,000 strengthened tank cars to haul oil and ethanol. The railroad plans to acquire the new tankers without waiting for the government to raise safety standards.

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Though upscale, Santa Barbara is also welcoming to kids

Though upscale, Santa Barbara is also welcoming to kids

Way back in the 20th century when life was simple, my wife, Mary Frances, and I lived in Carpinteria, swooping in and out of Santa Barbara without a second thought. Nowadays, returning as Angelenos with a 9-year-old, we have second and third thoughts, as we consider cost, balance kid stuff a…

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Rocky's McCullouch chosen for AFCA All-America Team

Wide receiver Andre McCullouch of Rocky Mountain College has been selected as a member of the American Football Coaches Association NAIA All-America Team, which was announced on Wednesday.

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Carmel is a sweet West Coast getaway

Carmel is a sweet West Coast getaway

CARMEL, Calif. — Carmel is a great spot to get away from it all. It’s the perfect place to show how sweet and charming you are, whether it’s a wedding, proposal, romantic hideaway or girlfriend getaway. A small but active and artistic area, you will find plenty of shopping, museums, theater,…

December 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Rocky drops final match at nationals to The Master's College

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Rocky Mountain College wrapped up its stay at the NAIA national volleyball championship tournament on Thursday afternoon with a five-set loss to The Master’s College of California, 25-21, 26-24, 18-25, 17-25, 15-8.

December 05, 2013 3:13 pmLoading…

Rocky loses in 5 sets to MidAmerica Nazarene

SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- No. 25-ranked Rocky Mountain College lost a second consecutive five-set thriller at the NAIA national volleyball championships on Wednesday afternoon, bowing to No. 8 MidAmerica Nazarene of Kansas 30-28, 25-11, 15-25, 20-25, 15-13 in pool play at the Tyson Events Center.

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Billings owners like Golden Ticket's chances at Breeders' Cup

Carter Stewart and Ken Schlenker of Magic City Thoroughbred Partners are taking another shot at achieving horse-racing glory.

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There's more to Napa Valley than wine country

There's more to Napa Valley than wine country

NAPA, Calif. — Love the lush and lovely Napa Valley but hate how expensive it can be? You’re not the first. In the late 19th century, writer Robert Louis Stevenson moved his honeymoon to the rustic but free setting of an abandoned mining camp when the $10-a-week going rate for Calistoga hote…

October 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Southern California close-up: Santa Barbara County wine country

Southern California close-up: Santa Barbara County wine country

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Santa Barbara County’s wine country has a lot to offer. The nine micro-itineraries that follow are a quick introduction for newcomers.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Golden Ticket to race on Saturday

SANTA ANITA, Calif. -- Golden Ticket, owned by Magic City Thoroughbred Partners, is in the 10-horse field for Saturday's running of the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita.

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Umpiring at Little League regionals is special calling for Billings' Olp

Umpiring at Little League regionals is special calling for Billings' Olp

The young all-star baseball players from state champion Big Sky Little League are not the only ones excited about representing Billings at regionals, which begin on Friday in San Bernardino, Calif.

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