The Billings Public Library and School District 2 were among the winners Thursday during the Montana Library Association’s annual conference at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.
President Obama seriously rattled at least one cage with his recent reference to Russia as a “regional power.”
HELENA — Three members of a prominent Montana Democratic family — former Congressman Pat and ex-state Sen. Carol Williams, and their daughter, Whitney — each has decided not to run for the U.S. Senate or House next year, despite pleas to do so.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock said Tuesday that he isn't going to change his approach to appointments as he replaces nominees that didn't pass muster with the Montana Senate.
HELENA — From bison to abortion, from school funding to public-employee pensions, the 2013 Montana Legislature tackled a host of meaty and expensive issues during its 87-day session that ended on Wednesday.
HELENA — Accolades and praise from all political corners flowed in Tuesday for U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, who announced he wouldn’t run for re-election next year. Among the praise were comments from President Barack Obama.
FWP Commissioner Bob Ream unexpectedly resigned Thursday afternoon, tearing up momentarily as he read a statement explaining how he felt he couldn’t get a fair hearing at next week’s confirmation hearing, but enjoyed his past four years on the commission.
MISSOULA — The removal of Pat Williams from the Montana Board of Regents on Thursday fired up bloggers, leaving some to celebrate the vote and others saying it stank of partisan politics.
HELENA — On a mostly party-line vote of 26-23, the Montana Senate on Thursday refused to confirm former U.S. Rep. Pat Williams as a member of the state Board of Regents.
HELENA—The Montana Senate will debate and vote Thursday whether to confirm former U.S. Rep. Pat Williams as a member of the state Board of Regents.
HELENA — Former U.S. Rep. Pat Williams told a legislative panel Wednesday the New York Times didn’t misquote him but that his comments have been taken out of context by those who think he used the word “thugs” to refer to the entire University of Montana football team.
HELENA — Members of the Board of Regents said Thursday that they want plenty of faculty involvement in developing performance standards by which the university system will be evaluated to determine if it gets part of its proposed budget increase in fiscal 2015.
HELENA — The Montana University System will not buy archaeological and paleontological resources at the Milk River Ranch in northern Montana, the higher education commissioner said Thursday.
MISSOULA — A group backing Pat Williams’ confirmation to the Montana Board of Regents has rallied behind the former U.S. congressman, saying his work on behalf of the University of Montana outweighs any statements he made to the New York Times regarding the university’s past football recruit…
University of Montana President Royce Engstrom, left, and regent Pat Williams are shown at a May meeting in Havre.
A group of University of Montana football fans has launched a petition asking Gov. Steve Bullock and higher-education officials to censure Pat Williams and end his appointment to the Board of Regents.
Pat Williams, a Regent with the Montana University System and a former U.S. Congressman, stirred the pot last week with controversial statements he made to the New York Times that accused the Montana football program of recruiting "thugs."
MISSOULA — University of Montana President Royce Engstrom reminded the campus community in an email Friday of the important role student-athletes play at UM, noting that “actions of individuals do not characterize our student-athletes in general any more than they do for other groups of peop…
MISSOULA — Several had heard entirely too much about the case in bars. One said she was a die-hard University of Montana Grizzlies fan, probably unable to be impartial. And another felt deeply uncomfortable with what he saw as the “he said-she said” nature of some date rape cases.
MISSOULA — Former U.S. Rep. Pat Williams is defending — and repeating — his statements that University of Montana is recruiting "thugs" for its football team.