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Author: Montanans value outdoor amenities first

Author: Montanans value outdoor amenities first

Jim Posewitz is often inspired by nature, and at the age of 79, the longtime conservation advocate, hunter and author had one of his most inspiring moments last hunting season.

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In Eastern Montana, a confluence of federal promises to farmers, fish stirs concern

In Eastern Montana, a confluence of federal promises to farmers, fish stirs concern

SIDNEY — In this frontier farm town of sugar beets and oil wells, spring arrives with the turn of an iron wheel.

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Billings will celebrate Arbor Day with the governor April 25

Billings will celebrate Arbor Day with the governor April 25

Billings’ Arbor Day celebration April 25 in Pioneer Park will begin with cleanup and beautification and end with education about trees.

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Guest opinion: Restore native buffalo to Montana range

Guest opinion: Restore native buffalo to Montana range

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will be holding a public meeting to address the restoration of wild buffalo in Lewistown on Tuesday and Wednesday. Lewistown, the geographic center of Montana and the hub of the Judith Basin, is the perfect site for wild buffalo restoration conversation.

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Montana History Minute: Where Teddy Roosevelt relaxed in Billings

Montana History Minute: Where Teddy Roosevelt relaxed in Billings

Yellowstone County Museum director Benjamin Nordlund tells us where Theodore Roosevelt liked to stay when he visited Billings.

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Montana History Minute: Where Teddy Roosevelt relaxed in Billings

Montana History Minute: Where Teddy Roosevelt relaxed in Billings

Yellowstone County Museum director Benjamin Nordlund tells us where Theodore Roosevelt liked to stay when he visited Billings.

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Book on Roosevelt, Taft offers lessons, wild tales

Book on Roosevelt, Taft offers lessons, wild tales

“The Bully Pulpit:

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"The Bully Pulpit"

"The Bully Pulpit"

"The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism" by Doris Kearns Goodwin

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Gazette opinion: Gardiner Gateway Project powered by partnership

Gazette opinion: Gardiner Gateway Project powered by partnership

In April 1903 when President Theodore Roosevelt dedicated the arch under construction at Yellowstone’s north entrance, his train stopped at Cinnabar. The Northern Pacific tracks into Gardiner weren’t open yet. But the basaltic stone arch lined up perfectly with the town’s new railroad depot.…

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Oil company eyes site near Theodore Roosevelt's historic Badlands ranch

Oil company eyes site near Theodore Roosevelt's historic Badlands ranch

MEDORA, N.D. — An oil company has staked out an area near the site of Theodore Roosevelt's historic Badlands ranch in western North Dakota, alarming those who oversee the popular tourist destination.

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Guest opinion: Today's Scouting policies focus on child protection

Nearly 100 years ago — decades before electronic record-keeping or FBI criminal background checks — the Boy Scouts of America devised its own system of files to keep out those who might try to harm children.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Politics of the Gilded Age vs. the 21st century

WASHINGTON — The 2012 campaign began on Aug. 2, 2011, when President Barack Obama signed the deal ending the debt-ceiling fiasco. At that moment, the president relinquished his last illusions that the current, radical version of the Republican Party could be dealt with as a governing partner…

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Reporter's notebook: 100 years ago, election of 1912 was a barnburner

Reporter's notebook: 100 years ago, election of 1912 was a barnburner

A Republican election victory was "absolutely sure,” read an Oct. 30, 1912, headline in The Billings Gazette, five days before the newspaper had to eat its words.

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George F. Will: Tea Party stands with Madison, heroes of 1912

WASHINGTON — Ted Cruz’s victory in Tuesday’s Texas Republican runoff for the U.S. Senate nomination is the most impressive triumph yet for the still-strengthening Tea Party impulse. And Cruz’s victory coincides with something conservatives should celebrate, the centennial of the 20th century…

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Gravel mine halted near historic Roosevelt ranch in North Dakota

Gravel mine halted near historic Roosevelt ranch in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — Development of a gravel mine near the site of Theodore Roosevelt's historic Badlands ranch in western North Dakota will not continue, a Montana businessman said Wednesday.

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Planned mine threatens quiet of ND Roosevelt ranch

Planned mine threatens quiet of ND Roosevelt ranch

BISMARCK, N.D. — The site of the Elkhorn Ranch in the badlands of North Dakota looks and feels much as it did when Theodore Roosevelt retreated there to raise cattle following the deaths of his wife and mother in 1884.

June 07, 2012 4:15 pm Photos

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City Lights: This election year has nothing on 1912

If you think the 2012 presidential election is shaping up to be a lively one, you should have been around in 1912.

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George F. Will: Liberals will fail to sway Roberts from overturning Obamacare

WASHINGTON — In one of his characteristic conniptions about people who frustrated him, Theodore Roosevelt, progressivism’s first president, said of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, “I could carve out of a banana a judge with more backbone than that.” TR was as mistaken about Holmes’ spine as a…

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Guest opinion: Montana's historic opportunity for wild bison restoration

Guest opinion: Montana's historic opportunity for wild bison restoration

When Lewis and Clark found the part of Montana now known as the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, they were overwhelmed by the abundance of wildlife, especially bison. Capt. Lewis vowed in his journal to speak no more of the incredible numbers for fear no one would believe him. Se…

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Guest opinion: Billings thrives with community volunteers

As we celebrate the beginning of a new year with traditions, January is a time to examine a new vision. Whether we make resolutions or write out a bucket list, the motivation is to plan your work and work your plan. It is an occasion to reflect on the past year and focus on a vision for the …

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