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Miles Community College gets $1 million donation

Miles Community College has received an anonymous $1 million donation — the largest donation in the Miles City school’s history — to help build a new 36,000-square-foot Ag Advancement Center.

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Senate candidate Curtis outlines plans to improve education for students

Senate candidate Curtis outlines plans to improve education for students

MISSOULA — On Day 11 of her campaign for the U.S. Senate, Amanda Curtis released a six-point plan to improve education for students.

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Wyoming votes on GOP gubernatorial candidates

Wyoming votes on GOP gubernatorial candidates

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A three-way race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination topped the list of contests in Tuesday's Wyoming primaries, whose results are often the last word in state politics since registered Republicans outnumber Democrats better than 2 to 1.

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Walsh giving $180,000 in campaign funds to Democratic party; can't give it to Curtis

Walsh giving $180,000 in campaign funds to Democratic party; can't give it to Curtis

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh, who withdrew Aug. 7 as a candidate for his U.S. Senate seat, is distributing nearly $180,000 of his leftover campaign funds to other Democratic candidates and state party groups.

August 18, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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5 things to know about Wyoming's primary

5 things to know about Wyoming's primary

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Tuesday's primary will decide how Wyoming voters rate Gov. Matt Mead's first term in office and whether his two challengers have gained traction within the state Republican Party. Here are five things to know about the vote:

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Political practices commissioner removes 5 from Montana ballot

Political practices commissioner removes 5 from Montana ballot

HELENA — The state will remove three legislative candidates and two candidates for county commissions from the Nov. 4 ballot after they failed to file campaign finance reports, the commissioner of political practices said.

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Democrat Gosar: Look beyond my party

Democrat Gosar: Look beyond my party

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — Pete Gosar kept up a steady jog down Main Street in Torrington. He crisscrossed the road to shake hands with people in folding chairs watching the Goshen County Fair Parade.

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Haynes campaigns on religion, distrust of feds

Haynes campaigns on religion, distrust of feds

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — If you didn't know Dr. Taylor Haynes is running for governor of Wyoming, you might easily mistake him for a cowboy preacher.

August 14, 2014 2:10 pm Photos

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Montana candidates for U.S. House offer ideas for veterans

Montana candidates for U.S. House offer ideas for veterans

HELENA — Montana’s two major U.S. House candidates, Republican Ryan Zinke and Democrat John Lewis, have offered ideas on how to make good on the nation’s promises to veterans and how to give veterans a better voice.

August 12, 2014 1:49 pm Photos

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Four Democrats running for U.S. Senate

CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming’s Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate said they are running because they are common, working people.

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Walsh drops out of U.S. Senate race

Walsh drops out of U.S. Senate race

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh said Thursday he is pulling out of the Senate race because his campaign was distracted by the controversy over allegations that he plagiarized a U.S. Army War College research paper.

August 07, 2014 1:44 pm Photos

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Judge approves settlement in campaign finance suit

Judge approves settlement in campaign finance suit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A provision of Wyoming law that restricted third-party political candidate fundraising is unconstitutional and can't be enforced, a federal judge has ordered.

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Sen. Walsh cancels events; in Helena meeting with advisers

Sen. Walsh cancels events; in Helena meeting with advisers

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh, who has canceled several campaign appearances this week, remained in Helena on Wednesday as he pondered whether to stay in the U.S. Senate race in the wake of revelations that he plagiarized portions of a master’s degree paper.

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League of Women Voters hosting candidate debates

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Candidates running for Wyoming secretary of state and state superintendent of public instruction are set to debate Monday evening in Cheyenne.

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Campaign watch: This week in the race to November

Campaign watch: This week in the race to November

HELENA — This week Democratic U.S. Sen. John Walsh dominated campaign news with revelations that his thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College in 2007 contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers. His challenger for the sea…

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Democrats ask U.S. Navy for Zinke military records

HELENA — Montana Democrats released a letter Wednesday asking for Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke’s military records under the Freedom of Information Act.

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Wyoming governor candidate says feds have no authority in state

Wyoming governor candidate says feds have no authority in state

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Cheyenne doctor and rancher running as a Republican for Wyoming's governor has staked out positions further right than any other major candidate this year by claiming federal agencies have no authority in the state and federal judges have no power to say otherwise.

July 16, 2014 1:40 pmLoading…

House candidate Zinke's debt now up to $83,000

HELENA — House candidate Ryan Zinke’s total campaign debt is now at about $83,300 under an amended Federal Election Commission report, up $26,000 from the $57,300 debt reported earlier this week.

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Campaign watch: Candidates

Campaign watch: Candidates

HELENA — The Fourth of July in an election year sees candidates pressing the flesh at parades and other holiday events.

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5 Republicans seek U.S. House bid

HELENA — Five Republicans — all but one of them current or former state legislators — are vying for their party’s nomination for the U.S. House in the June 3 primary.

April 19, 2014 6:29 pm

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