CASPER, Wyo. — Powder River Basin coal producers face a new tax in South Korea, which has emerged as one of the bigger foreign markets for American coal in recent years.
Max Baucus has plowed through a lot of legislation in his 36 years in the U.S. Senate, but perhaps no legislation more significant than that on agriculture and trade, observers say.
South Korea is poised to shut its doors next week to U.S. organic foods, a move that is frustrating Montana farmers in the business.
CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. State Department has barred South Korea from selling nearly 1 million antique guns to eager U.S. collectors and enthusiasts.
Montana’s $1.7 billion wheat industry is watching cautiously as foreign buyers react negatively to unauthorized genetically modified wheat discovered in Oregon.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's approach toward North Korea has been described as "strategic patience." A more accurate evaluation of U.S. policy would be "failure." The administration has alternately wooed and threatened North Korea for four years, with no discernible effect.
Two weeks after returning home from 12 days in South Korea for the 2013 Special Olympics World Games, Vivienne Shockley already misses her new friends.
Making a marriage last 50 years is not easy. In honor of Valentine's Day on Thursday, three Billings couples talk about how they built long, happy marriages.
Between nibbles of a slice of pepperoni pizza, Vivienne Shockley took a moment to practice the opening lines of the speech she plans to give to thousands of people from across the globe in a few months.
COOS BAY, Ore. — Rep. Peter DeFazio says he has few qualms about shipping coal to Asia through the Port of Coos Bay.
A Billings highway striping company has secured a $1.5 million machinery contract with a South Korean corporation.
U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., will bring five foreign ambassadors to the state this week to promote trade with Montana businesses.
POMPEYS PILLAR — A sandstone butte bearing rare evidence of Lewis and Clark's quest to discover ways for profiting from the American West gets the most of the attention in these parts, but a bigger, more modern mast of capitalism towers in the distance.
HELENA — The state says it is opening three Asian trade offices to replace one recently closed in Taiwan.
The National Association of Wheat Growers named U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., its 2011 Wheat Leader of the Year.
With a Korean free-trade agreement in hand, cattle producers will be pushing government officials to challenge restrictions on U.S. beef, a key Montana rancher said Friday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi says a free trade agreement with South Korea will help open markets for Wyoming beef producers.
Montana businesses hailed congressional passage of three trade agreements Wednesday as a long-delayed and desperately needed measure to catch up with export rivals.
KINTYRE FLATS -- One town or another on this northeastern Montana plain seemingly turns 100 about every other month, and for some the date seems more like a finish line than a milepost.
CASPER, Wyo. — A South Korean nuclear power plant operator is buying into a uranium project in Wyoming’s Gas Hills.