BEIJING — It’s been seven months since former Democratic U.S. Sen. Max Baucus became ambassador to China, and his wife, Melodee Hanes, said it has been the biggest adventure of their lives.
Recounting their time together prosecuting sex abuse cases in the Yellowstone County Attorney’s Office, Melodee Hanes said her friend, Sheila Kolar, often went above and beyond what was expected.
It appears that Helena no longer will be the Montana home base for U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, who announced this week that he and wife will build a home in Bozeman.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus married his girlfriend in a small, casual ceremony Saturday evening at the historic Montana ranch run by his family.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus is escaping the Washington, D.C., political pressure cooker this weekend to take care of some personal business in Montana: He’s getting married on Saturday to his former state office director, Melodee Hanes.
Kalispell attorney Dana L. Christensen is under consideration to replace U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus says he plans to marry his girlfriend and former director of his state offices.
HELENA — In Washington, they like to say that in politics, timing is everything.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Max Baucus gave the director of his Montana office a nearly $14,000 raise as they were becoming romantically involved last year, a spokesman for the senator said Friday.
Montana Sen. Max Baucus' live-in girlfriend had eyed the state's U.S. attorney post for years before he nominated her for the job, her former colleagues said.
Melodee Hanes, a former deputy county attorney for Yellowstone County, poses for a photo after announcing she was leaving her job to join Sen. Max Baucus' re-election campaign in March 2002.
(FILE PHOTO) Election staff member Melodee Hanes, left, looks on as Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., celebrates with fellow democrats after winning re-election for U.S Senate Tuesday, November 4, 2008.
Melodee Hanes was nominated for Montana’s U.S. attorney by Sen. Max Baucus while the two were romantically involved.
CHEYENNE - Wyoming would have more control over how juvenile justice money is spent if it came into compliance with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, federal officials said Monday.