“Marriage is a personal relationship between a man and a woman arising out of a civil contract to which the consent of the parties is essential.”
In the past few years, has public safety in Billings, increased, decreased or stayed the same?
WASHINGTON — The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional.
State Sen. Jennifer Fielder has suggested that a Utah county commissioner, Nevada state legislators and a Canadian negotiator know what’s best for us here in Montana. I’d like to think Montanans know what’s best for Montana. While transferring federal lands into state hands may be of interes…
Readers of the Montana Mint shared their favorite photos of dirt roads in Montana.
Bighorn Valley Health Center in Hardin has received a $254,678 grant to improve care for depression.
A Republican lawmaker from Billings Heights is demanding equal time on a Miles City radio station where his opponent does the weather.
In Washington D.C., it’s often easier to make noise than progress. That’s certainly the case with HR 1526, the so-called “Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act.” The name sounds great, but the fact is this radical bill has zero chance of becoming law and thus no chance of mak…
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People who work full time shouldn’t be living in poverty. Higher wages ensure that working Montana families aren’t falling behind and are able to make ends meet.”
The man who helped raise more than $100 million to help build new facilities, expand services and improve programs at St. Vincent Healthcare has announced he is leaving as president and CEO of St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation.
A new survey shows that Montanans’ income and individual wealth are not keeping up with the state’s fast economic growth.
Encouraging all eligible voters to cast ballots is a staple of The Billings Gazette’s election season opinions. This November, that call has extra significance because Montana is celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage.
Early voting. In Yellowstone County, 18,308 ballots had been returned to the county elections office by the weekend. Voting early is a popular option in Montana’s largest population county where the election staff is working overtime. Among 77,760 active voters registered in the county, 50,…
It’s a rare and wonderful city project that enhances flood prevention, water quality, fishing and trails. Such are the benefits of the Shiloh Conservation Area.
Gusty winds will continue to blow across southern Montana early Thursday, but then give way clear sky and warm weather, according to meteorologists.
Abortion rates in Montana are at their lowest level in nearly 40 years, at least by one measure.
There are now at least 10 laboratory confirmed cases of enterovirus-D68 in Montana involving children younger than 16, all of whom were hospitalized at some point, the Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday.
HELENA — Four couples challenging Montana's ban on gay marriages have asked a federal judge to decide the issue without going to trial.
Children who aren’t ready for kindergarten when they start school sometimes never catch up with their classmates – even with extra help.