In the November 2012 election, 329 Yellowstone County residents who had moved since they last registered to vote were able to cast ballots thanks to Montana’s Election Day registration law.
Congress has returned to Washington after five weeks of vacation to squander their few fall “work” days with political posturing and a “must-pass” bill that will fund the U.S. government only through mid-December.
On Jan. 13, Brandon Jackson left for work as usual — or so his wife thought.
Innovative programs for Billings students young and old were spotlighted Thursday as part of a back-to-school tour by Gov. Steve Bullock and state Superintendent Denise Juneau.
Several north-central and Eastern Montana communities have been declared state disaster areas after heavy rains in August.
Billings Gazette editor Darrell Ehrlick accepts Montana governor Steve Bullock's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and allows the governor to dump ice water on his head.
HELENA — The Bullock administration has approved rate increases of 15 percent to 27 percent and lower benefits for the 2015 state employee health plan, which covers 16,000 state employees and retirees.
HELENA — A legislative panel Wednesday endorsed bills to revise state Parole Board authority and procedures, including one to give the governor wider power to grant clemency to convicted felons.
GREAT FALLS — The program director of a Montana conservation group is complaining the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation said it would charge $530 for information the group requested about a $3 million forestry management effort Gov. Steve Bullock announced in July.
A crowd of about 2,500 people gathered in Rose Park to have burgers, hot dogs and perhaps a beer as they commemorated Labor Day.
Montana has much to celebrate on Labor Day 2014. The state's jobless rate is 4.6 percent, enviably low as many other states struggle to regain their pre-recession employment levels. Billings and Eastern Montana regions are basically at full employment.
Despite the rain, a group of about 30 Barry Beach supporters gathered Saturday on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn to reaffirm their belief in the convicted murderer’s innocence.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock got doused with ice-cold water on Wednesday as part of the ice bucket challenge raising money for and awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has accepted the ice bucket challenge from Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead. In addition, he is making a $100 donation to the ALS association. He's challenging the editors of Montana's daily newspapers, and the station managers of Montana's news stations.
HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, the Republican candidate for Montana’s U.S. Senate seat, must be feeling pretty confident about now — and a little bit lucky, too.
Why do Montana women earn only 67 percent of what men earn?
HELENA — A number of Democrats expressed interest in seeking the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate to replace Sen. John Walsh, who ended his campaign Thursday.
Sen. John Walsh’s response to plagiarism has destroyed our faith in him.
Stacey Ronquillo is down to one part-time employee at his Billings lawn care business this summer, and it’s costing him precious work.