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A campaign for state Legislature by popular longtime radio weatherman John Pulasky has turned into a forecast for trouble.
The Billings Police Department will no longer be broadcasting its radio transmissions between officers and from officers to dispatchers on frequencies that can be picked up by police scanners.
A few months ago, I heard my cellphone ring in my purse. As I was fishing it out, the ringing stopped. It seemed curious and I wondered if it could have gone to voicemail so quickly. So I looked to see who was calling. The number was from “Unknown” and wasn’t one that I recognized. I went th…
HELENA — A federal ruling capping what it called “exorbitant” long-distance telephone rates charged to prison inmates across the nation won’t affect state prisoners in Montana, which already charges rates at or below the new cap.
Georgia native Spencer “Spence” Erwin and his wife, Mary Catherine Erwin, came to Montana to ski and wound up moving here.
DETROIT — Warnings about the zombie apocalypse may seem pretty amusing, but officials say they're dead serious about figuring out who hacked into the nation's public warning system to broadcast such messages in a handful of states.
On Tuesday last week, the familiar crackle of radio traffic and the chatter of Billings police officers and local dispatchers on scanners across the city went silent, and it's not coming back.
DENVER — A fund set up to help eliminate dead zones for wireless Internet service nationwide is awarding nearly $33 million to expand coverage in eight Colorado counties and almost $23 million to serve three Wyoming counties.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Nearly a year ago, a Federal Communications Commission inspector tuned in to several radio frequencies in Casper and heard music where it didn't belong.
Federal officials say telecommunications giant CenturyLink, Inc. is getting $1.9 million to provide rural broadband Internet service in rural areas of Montana.
So far this year, groups outside of the candidates’ campaigns have spent $172.2 million to influence federal elections, according to OpenSecrets.org.
Editor’s note: An avalanche of campaign spending by special-interest groups is expected this election season in Montana, and its source can be difficult to track. Today’s story is the first of a two-day series on efforts to track this spending — or not.
A Public Service Commission-sponsored roundtable discussion in Helena on Monday will address federal reforms expected to affect most telephone companies in Montana.
Another business is picking up and heading to Montana Avenue, an increasingly vibrant and fun street.
Last February, Chris Valentine’s family in Great Britain had to call her hillside home near Birney almost a dozen times before they could reach her.
When her boss calls her a bulldog, Deb Gardner smiles and accepts the compliment.
HELENA — Last week, 24 U.S. senators, including Montana's Sens. Jon Tester and Max Baucus, sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission urging it to take "the necessary actions to protect consumers and ensure that the widespread and frequent occurrence of undelivered calls to rural…
CHEYENNE — More than 1,000 Internet users in central and southern Wyoming will soon see a jump in their Internet speeds, thanks to an $11.4 million federal loan announced Monday.
CASPER, Wyo. — The five radio stations in Casper owned by Mount Rushmore Broadcasting went off the air Wednesday for technical reasons, the company president said Thursday.
CASPER, Wyo. — It’s a two-hour drive from Saratoga to the closest wound-care specialist.