BEIJING — The new U.S. ambassador to China has made his first public remarks about the countries' relations, telling several hundred people he will prioritize efforts to deepen already bustling China-U.S. trade ties.
He’s shaggy, shedding his winter fur. And he looks peaceful, kind of the like the gentle Billings artist — Harry Koyama — who painted “Spirit of the Bison” in his signature style, smearing on layers of reds and yellows using a palette knife.
When the Yellowstone National Cemetery is dedicated today, Yellowstone County residents should take pride in knowing that they created this honorable resting place for American heroes.
Editor’s note: This is the last of a three-part series on the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate.
HELENA — In Montana’s marquee election this year, the U.S. Senate race, an incumbent is fighting to hold his seat — but with his incumbency less than three months old, it’s almost like a battle for an open seat.
Montana Democrats arrived in full force Friday for the 28th Annual Harry S. Truman Dinner, raising about $15,000 for Yellowstone County Democrats, vice chair of the group Becky Riedl said.
HELENA — Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being named U.S. ambassador to China may have bolstered…
HELENA — Democratic U.S. House candidate John Lewis said he is someone focused on finding solutions and is willing to work with people from both sides to get the job done.
Montana’s wilderness. That’s where my mind went to most often while I was deployed in southern Afghanistan as an explosive ordnance disposal operator in the summer of 2009. Some people missed their families, others had a sweetheart or spouse back home who they missed, and others just longed …
For over 60 years, the Montana Outfitters and Guides Association has served as an important voice for the outfitting industry and as a key partner in decisions that effect management of public land and wildlife resources. We are proud to represent over 200 member businesses across the state.…
MISSOULA — Former Montana Sen. Max Baucus is donating his Senate papers to the University of Montana's Mansfield Library, along with $850,000 in leftover campaign money to cover the cost of archiving the documents.
The Indian Coal Production Tax Credit, considered crucial by the Crow Tribe for reservation mining, made the cut for tax breaks to be extended two years by a key Senate committee.
Leaders of Montana’s Northern Cheyenne tribe on Tuesday sought to revive a three-way coal swap involving the federal government and a Texas company after an earlier proposal stumbled in Congress.
Twenty-two U.S. military men and women succumb to wounds of war every day.
Montana’s U.S. senators are attempting to revive the Indian coal production tax credit, used by the Crow Nation to promote coal mining on the Crow Indian Reservation.
HELENA — Montana’s Democratic U.S. senators in 2013, Jon Tester and Max Baucus, mostly stuck to the party line on their Senate votes last year, supporting President Barack Obama at least 95 percent of the time, according to Congressional Quarterly.
One of my favorite Montana entrepreneurs is Wheat Montana’s Dean Folkvord. I’m not sure whether Dean voted for Barack Obama, but I doubt it. The thing about Dean though is he has a sharp pencil and he does what’s best for his business and his customers. That’s how Wheat Montana blazed the tr…
HELENA — As Gov. Steve Bullock decided this year who to appoint as Montana’s next U.S. senator, he had no shortage of suggestions from the public.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock had decided to appoint Lt. Gov. John Walsh to the U.S. Senate at least 12 days before he made the formal announcement, records released Tuesday to the media from the governor’s office indicate.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh, who filed Saturday to run for the seat to which he was appointed last month, leveled his strongest attack yet against his probable challenger, Republican Steve Daines, calling Daines the purveyor of a “cruel ideology” that “only seeks to preserve privilege.”