You don’t have to be an NFL fan to know of Ray Rice, who punched out his fiancée in an elevator.
September marks the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking passage of the Violence Against Women Act.
Earlier this month, Montanans who like to hunt big game, catch wild trout and just plain get away from it all celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the Bob Marshall Wilderness.
With less than two weeks for Congress to pass a federal budget, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said there’s no time for shenanigans like those that shut down the government last year.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat, and U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, a Republican, agreed Wednesday night on two aspects of the country’s response to Islamic terrorists in the Middle East: That President Barack Obama should consult with Congress and any response should not put new U.S. tro…
Newly named Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald has wasted no time outlining a national recruitment effort to bring needed medical professionals into the VA, which could benefit the VA Montana Health Care System.
Most Montanans are too young to remember when spectacular Montana land last was protected as wilderness. That event was in 1972. A true grass roots movement succeeded in adding the Scapegoat Wilderness along the Rocky Mountain Front to the nation’s wilderness treasury.
During a period when the reputation of the U.S. Congress has been battered by the media and the public, the Senate has a remarkable opportunity to pass historic legislation that would directly assist agriculture producers, private land conservation, sportsmen, local economies and outdoo…
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs owes Ed Saunders a swift and sincere apology.
A man who helps disabled veterans with transportation to Montana’s VA facilities has been threatened with a $50 fine for appearing in a photo with a newspaper article critical of the new West End VA clinic.
HELENA — Only one-third of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines’ $5 million in campaign funds has come from Montanans — yet that percentage is more than usual for a key Senate race, political observers say.
Four months after the grand opening of the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic, veterans are encountering roadblocks in getting appointments and staffing remains an issue.
GREAT FALLS — Veterans from the Great Falls area say Veterans' Affairs staff in Montana is overworked and more options are needed for patients living in rural areas.
East Rosebud Creek should stay the way it is – a ribbon of clear water tumbling from the top of the Beartooth Mountains down a breathtaking valley of pine trees, deer, elk, moose and bears.
A field of six candidates vying to lead Montana’s VA Health Care system is being narrowed as officials prepare to name a new director.
HELENA — Montana’s requirement that utilities buy a minimum amount of renewable power, such as wind, has been an economic success, but shouldn’t be expanded, a legislative panel’s draft study says.
MISSOULA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and a panel of advocates argued against proposals to transfer federal lands to state or private ownership during a Missoula visit on Tuesday.
Farmer’s bequest. Paul Metzger’s generosity will support local health care for generations. A retired farmer and successful investor, Metzger passed away in May, bequeathing $19 million to Billings Clinic and $19 million to St. Vincent Healthcare. The hospitals put the money into their foun…
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., the only working farmer in the U.S. Senate, reported assets last year valued at $1.1 million to $2.2 million, most of which are his family’s organic grain farm west of Big Sandy.