Worker raise steel on the new federal courthouse. The building will house U.S. District Court, the U.S. Attorney's Office and the U.S. Marshals Service.
Much of the steel structure is in place as work on the the five-story, 146,000-square-foot federal courthouse continues. The building is scheduled for completion in December 2012.
Skyview High's roof, extensively damaged by hail and wind during the tornado that touched down in Billings last June, will be repaired. Whether insurance will directly pay for it remains uncertain.
The Republican Party is desperately trying to bad mouth the current Democratic politicians, blaming them for wasted money spent. Do they forget who the big spenders are and how they helped start a war that was not needed (the only time the U.S.A. started a war)?
HELENA — No deal was reached in the first settlement meeting dealing with Gov. Brian Schweitzer's lawsuit against the Legislature.
HAVRE — Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano told concerned locals Wednesday that there may be a way to salvage an underused crossing post that was left in the lurch amid a multimillion renovation when the Canadians closed their side of the border.
Scarcely a week goes by in which members of Montana's congressional delegation fail to report proudly on federal funding that's coming to Montana. So it wasn't surprising to see Montana Sen. Jon Tester welcoming stimulus money that would upgrade five of Montana's 14 ports of entry along the …
CASPER - Wyoming could be the first state in the country to have awarded contracts for all of its stimulus-funded road projects, though it won't be known for sure until the next congressional report is released.
KALISPELL - The Flathead Community Health Center has been treating thousands of patients in the six months since receiving federal stimulus money and moving into a new facility.
Transportation Department estimates 140 jobs created so far from recovery spending on state road projects
HELENA - Contracts for $81 million in highway and bridge construction projects funded by federal stimulus money have been awarded in Montana so far, with another $130 million coming down the road.
Area schools are expecting to see lower utility bills after installing building upgrades funded by energy-efficiency grants.
WASHINGTON - Before the opponents of health care reform turned congressional town meetings into shouting matches, they had picked another target. The naysayers announced to the world that the economic stimulus bill signed by President Obama in February was a dismal failure, too.
How I spent my $250 Social Security stimulus money: No, this story is not how I spent my summer vacation, but it's food for thought. I had our septic tank pumped and needed to buy a new concrete lid cover for the tank. Had a few bucks left over, so I washed my hands and bought a Big Mac burg…