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Schiffer funeral service on Tuesday

KAYCEE, Wyo. — Funeral services for longtime state Republican Sen. John Schiffer will be held Tuesday in Kaycee.

June 21, 2014 10:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Bullock's new, old borrowing plan for Eastern Montana

Eastern Montana is seeing unprecedented growth as a result of the Bakken development. This impact comes not only from drilling and related activities in Montana, but also from “spillover” into Montana from North Dakota. These impacts are real, they are in many cases severe, and they need addressing.

April 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Alliance for Healthy Montanans to host legislative forum

The public is welcome to join legislators, community leaders and health policy advocates at 7 a.m. Tuesday as they discuss issues affecting the health and well-being of Montana families. 

November 20, 2012 7:49 pmLoading…

Montana lawmaker asks to be paid in gold and silver

KALISPELL — A legislator from Columbia Falls is asking the state to pay him in gold and silver coins because he is skeptical about the future of the dollar.

November 13, 2012 9:28 amLoading…
Thirst for craft beers prompts a boom in Billings brew pubs

Thirst for craft beers prompts a boom in Billings brew pubs

Despite strict Montana regulations that limit the business hours of most brew pubs and restrict the flow of beer to three pints per customer, selling craft beers is profitable enough that a sixth pub is opening in downtown Billings.

April 29, 2012 12:10 am Photos



State Rep. Lockhart to file for re-election

State Rep. Tom Lockhart, R-Casper, announced Monday that he will file for re-election to represent House District 57.

April 09, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Billings area rancher, former legislator Jay Stovall dies

Billings area rancher, former legislator Jay Stovall dies

A cowboy to the core, fourth-generation Billings-area rancher and former Montana legislator Jay O. Stovall died Thursday night surrounded by family at a Billings hospital after an illness. He was 71.

December 16, 2011 5:00 pmLoading…
Heights legislator, ex-employee in pay dispute

Heights legislator, ex-employee in pay dispute

A former employee of state Rep. James Knox, R-Billings, claims that the legislator refuses to give him his last paycheck.

February 04, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Keep in touch with your Montana legislators

Montana's 150 legislators are meeting in Helena this week, but most of their constituents are elsewhere. For those of us who live and work hundreds of miles from our state Capitol, attending the session in person is a rare event.

January 05, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Legislator says state may be too small for its own insurance exchange

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming took a first step on Monday on a plan to provide health insurance to the 86,000 people in the state who have none.

December 07, 2010 12:15 amLoading…

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