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John Roeber

Guest opinion: Cleaner electricity generators must replace coal

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.”

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Guest opinion: Montanans propose 3rd way to cleaner coal

Montana’s raw beauty and wide-open spaces are inexorably joined to harsh conditions like these recent minus 30 temperatures. Such dangerous conditions mean that neighbors sometimes have to work together just to survive even when they have a history of past conflicts. Maybe this is why Montan…

February 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
John Roeber

John Roeber

John Roeber, president of the Montana State Building and Construction Trades Council and business manager for Boilermakers Local No. 11

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Unions look for Bakken inroads

Unions look for Bakken inroads

Its demand for skilled, blue-collar workers is insatiable. But squeezing jobs from the Bakken oilfield has been tougher for trade unions than drawing black gold from shale.

May 10, 2013 5:49 pm Photos


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Guest opinion: After holiday, workers must fight to preserve American Dream

As I soaked up a little sun recently near Canyon Ferry dam, I was acutely aware of how lucky I have been to have a pretty decent standard of living, a great family, and a rewarding career.

September 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Montana wins with Baucus leadership on transportation

Legendary NFL coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”

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Law should encourage fly ash recycling

The Corette power plant employs 40 hard-working Montanans. The plant recycles fly ash – a byproduct of burning coal – for beneficial uses like concrete production.

July 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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