A Washington state ban on electricity from coal-fired power plants would be an economy killer for Montana, U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., said Monday.
In his Feb. 26 guest opinion, John Roeber praises Montana’s history of “balancing” our love of the land with our extraction of mineral riches. He writes, “That balance is our ‘third way,’ where extremist positions take a back seat to pragmatism.”
For perhaps the first time in Montana history, union workers at Colstrip are being furloughed for up to 90 days.
A Rosebud County woman has been charged with four counts of felony elder abuse related to the care of patients at the Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive.
With the Bakken drawing people to Eastern Montana, demand is far outstripping small towns’ capacity for sewer, water, streets, law enforcement and other public services.
BUTTE -- Unbeaten Fairfield will be going for a third consecutive State B girls basketball championship on Saturday night at the Butte Civic Center.
In some public policy decisions, splitting the difference between two opposing viewpoints is a good compromise. The Environmental Protection Agency’s haze reduction rule isn’t one of those good compromises.
Environmentalists filed notice Wednesday that they plan to sue the six companies that co-own Eastern Montana's Colstrip power plant over alleged pollution violations.
While great strides have been made in recent years to facilitate the responsible development of new high-voltage electrical transmission in the state, Montana has one transmission opportunity you probably haven’t heard about that should take priority ahead of all the rest. Officially known a…
Business has been better for Montana coal. Demand for Montana coal is softening for various reasons resulting in mine layoffs.
COLSTRIP — Jason Small says a $70 million renovation of Unit 1 of the Colstrip Steam Electric Station translates into steady work for hundreds of people like him.
A proposed cleanup of Montana air pollution would force three industrial plants to spend $90 million on measures to improve visibility in some of the nation's prized public lands, including Yellowstone and Theodore Roosevelt National Parks.
In a recent guest column, PPL Montana spokesman Gordon Criswell argued that his company’s Colstrip power plants are important to Montana’s economy because they are “responsible” for more than 3,700 jobs in the state and increase total personal income by 9 percent. Take these figures with a b…
Floods that inundated hundreds of Montana homes and businesses last year cost millions of dollars in damage and untold misery for property owners. But the disaster also created a business opportunity for Patrick Chapel.
Health advocates across America are applauding the new Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for power plants.
“Colstrip, Montana,” with photographs by Montanan David T. Hanson and published by Taverner Press, is set for a Nov. 30 release.
The middle of October can bring some serious dumpings of snow across Montana.
Environmental groups representing Montana ranchers downstream of coal mines have notified regulators that they intend to sue the state unless more is done to prevent water pollution from mining.
One hundred antlerless mule deer licenses will be available Thursday on a first-come, first-served basis for an archery management hunt in and adjacent to Colstrip.
Rob Cline and two of his managers at Big Sky Linen & Uniform debated for two years about expanding during these recessionary times and then decided to go for it.