Two weeks before Election Day, at least $730,000 had been spent to influence the Montana Supreme Court race between incumbent Justice Mike Wheat and Lawrence VanDyke. That sum doesn’t count what the candidates themselves spent; it’s money from four outside groups.
Montanans received a rude introduction to questionable political science research methods last week.
Health issues were big news in The Billings Gazette recently, even before the Ebola and enterovirus D68 outbreaks. In October a front page headline announced: “Poverty hinders Montana’s access to health care.” The lead article on Sept. 30 stated: “Feds give $14.9M to Montana for health care …
When people use the word "bureaucrat," the context is rarely complimentary.
Government cutbacks have slowed mail delivery across Montana, according to a federal report issued Tuesday.
As Montana’s suicide rate continues to inch upward, attention is turning to what some call a broken mental health system.
If you want to see a real “all of the above” energy policy, take a look at the five scenarios the Montana Department of Environmental Quality has put out for discussion.
The EPA’s new “Clean Power Rule” would impose new limits on carbon emissions that would devastate our coal industry. As a result, these rules will increase energy costs, hamstring job creation and economic growth and reduce the amount of revenue available for Montana’s infrastructure and sch…
It’s been a slow few days for Wildlife Research Specialist Jay Watson, who has been manning the Riverside Park hunter check station on opening weekend of deer and elk season.
In the past few years, has public safety in Billings, increased, decreased or stayed the same?
Eileen Ziler picked a good time to sell her Billings West End home.
When folks accuse journalists of just relishing the bad news, it is as if we are somehow lesser humans, void of empathy.
“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.”
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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