MISSOULA — You’ve talked your friend/spouse/child into shouldering a heavy pack, enduring a painful blister, incurring dozens of mosquito bites, foregoing a soft bed and questioning his/her self respect and your good/evil intentions.
MISSOULA — If you could get every person on earth to spend just 50 cents in Montana once a year, you would pump more than $3.5 billion into the state’s economy.
Phil Steinberger was one of the lucky farmers. He got his wheat in the ground early, harvested in mid-July, and was done farming when all hell broke loose across Montana in August.
More employees are going to see something extra in their stocking from their boss this year.
Suppose 880 Montana adults and 90 Montana children showed up in the Capitol rotunda and demanded the job training and therapy they have been denied because our state rations those life-changing services.
The high school basketball season has come to tip off time. High school athletes, boys and girls, will enter the court, with years of practice and inter-school game experience. All of the teams and players have highest hopes for a successful season. The excitement of the tip-off tournaments …
Montana farmers were watching closely as President Barack Obama announced plans Wednesday to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba.
A simple change in Montana law would prevent hundreds of serious injuries and save taxpayers millions of dollars a year. Yet proposals for enforcing the state’s seat belt law like any other law have failed in nine consecutive legislatures.
Gentlemen, please loosen your bolo ties.
What would an additional $500 in energy expenses do to your household’s annual budget? Cause you to miss a car payment? Is it a month’s rent or mortgage? The amount of a few little “luxuries” like cable TV or a tablet computer for your kids?
Montana counties have lost $20 million in the bipartisan spending bill to avoid another government shutdown.
"We are not criminals," testifies Robby Pazmino, an Ecuadorian exchange student who was with Diren Dede that night he was shot by Markus Kaarma. "It (sneaking into garages) was like a game, but we didn't know the rules."
Dr. Scott Brown, a Havre native and Carroll College graduate, and now an anesthesiologist working in Oregon, talks about his international work and the foundation he started to help improve medical conditions for poor and underserved populations around the world.
When Rep. Steve Daines and Sens. John Walsh and Jon Tester were busy celebrating the public lands package they snuck into a bill that was supposed to be about national defense, I wonder if they stopped to think about the landowners and taxpayers they threw under the bus.
The Montana House Republican legal rationale for disregarding Montana’s open meetings law makes Rep.-elect Jeff Essmann’s logic look believable.
Spencer Stone is enjoying this segue into his new business.
Death and taxes are the certain things in life, or so goes the adage. Tax breaks, hung up in an unproductive Congress, haven’t been a sure bet for Montanans depending on them.
Firearms continue to be the primary means of suicide in Montana, constituting 66 percent of the suicides, well above the national average of 51 percent, according to a newly released state report.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act —a bill that provides critical services and support to homeless youth throughout the country.