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Guest opinion: Let's protect treasures in Montana's 55 state parks

Guest opinion: Let's protect treasures in Montana's 55 state parks

Montana State Parks celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.

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Steve Bullock

Steve Bullock

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock spent part of his afternoon Friday on the overlook of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork rivers’ confluence, talking about the need to hammer out a deal on the proposed Milltown State Park’s opening and parks and timberlands in general across the state.

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Milltown the backdrop for governor's message on forest health, parks, timber mills

Milltown the backdrop for governor's message on forest health, parks, timber mills

BONNER – Looking over the bluff at Milltown State Park, Gov. Steve Bullock said a new state forestry management effort should improve more than just timberlands.

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Milltown the backdrop for governor's message on forest health, parks, timber mills

BONNER – Looking over the bluff at Milltown State Park, Gov. Steve Bullock said a new state forestry management effort should improve more than just timberlands.

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Bullock emphasizes early childhood education at breakfast

Bullock emphasizes early childhood education at breakfast

When Gov. Steve Bullock spoke to the United Way of Yellowstone County’s annual breakfast Thursday morning, he thanked volunteers for their service in 2013 and praised the group’s commitment to early-childhood education.

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Gazette opinion: The state’s rights issue in your wallet

Montana won another round this week in the state’s fight against onerous requirements of the federal REAL ID Act. Gov. Steve Bullock and Attorney General Tim Fox persuaded the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to keep accepting Montana-issued driver’s licenses as valid identification.

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Groups gearing up for newest coal fight

Groups gearing up for newest coal fight

Montanans are gearing up for the latest round in the coal wars, with industry supporters trying to protect jobs while environmentalists seek a shift to renewable energy.

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State proposes accreditation rules for public pre-K

The state Office of Public Instruction wants to create rules that would govern future public pre-kindergarten programs, should the state legislature allocate funding for early-childhood education, the agency announced Thursday.

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Gazette opinion: Leadership needed to reduce returns to prison

Gazette opinion: Leadership needed to reduce returns to prison

About 75 percent of inmates at Montana Women’s Prison arrive addicted to alcohol or other drugs. Drug abuse is at the root of most of their crimes – illegal possession or stealing to support their habits.

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Judge denies Minnesota fugitive's attempt at 'political asylum' in Montana

A Minnesota fugitive appeared in court Friday and argued with a judge that he should be allowed to stay in Montana until he can write the governor a letter seeking “political asylum” because, he claimed, his constitutional rights are being violated.

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Legislative fed-land study sparks accusations of 'hidden agenda' of transferring lands to state

HELENA — A study of federal land management problems in Montana roiled a legislative panel Wednesday, as some members said the report has a “hidden agenda” of transferring ownership of federal lands to the state.

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Governor: 'Health care industry is crucial part of state’s economy'

Governor: 'Health care industry is crucial part of state’s economy'

Declaring it’s a “good time to be in Montana,” Gov. Steve Bullock wasted no time Wednesday in making his case to at least 250 people from Montana and Wyoming gathered for the inaugural Big Sky Business Health Care Summit.

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Summit attendees

Summit attendees

The Big Sky Business Healthcare Summit opens at the Crowne Plaza on Wednesday with at least 250 attendees from Montana and Wyoming.

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Susan DeVore

Susan DeVore

Susan DeVore, CEO of Premier Inc., was the keynote speaker at the Big Sky Business Health Care Summit at the Crowne Plaza on Wednesday.

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Gov. Steve Bullock

Gov. Steve Bullock

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Wednesday announced a pilot project to better manage the impacts of drought in Montana through a partnership involving federal, state and local agencies.

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State refinances bonds to save $1.6 million

HELENA — The state has refinanced building bonds issued in 2005 and 2007 in a move that will save the state $1.64 million in interest.

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Gazette opinion: Years of waiting after disabled youth leave school

Parents of developmentally disabled Montanans probably left a recent legislative forum with more questions than answers.

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Governor’s Main Street Montana Project proceeding

Governor’s Main Street Montana Project proceeding

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock’s Main Street Montana project, a public-private partnership to develop and implement a state business plan, is moving ahead, with his appointment of some top business leaders to serve as co-chairs of a dozen industry sectors.

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Montana tries to move on bison conservation

Montana officials are reviving efforts to craft a statewide bison-conservation plan that stalled amid a backlash from ranchers worried about new herds competing with cattle.

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From the editor: Debating the debates

When I sent the letters, the grease from Election Night pizza hadn’t even made its way out of my system, and I was running on caffeine and adrenaline.

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