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Montana softball names 1st coach

MISSOULA — Iowa State assistant softball coach Jamie Pinkerton has been named the first head coach of the Montana softball program.

August 20, 2013 1:39 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Children suffer as working poor parents struggle

In the debate over extending Medicaid, proponents often cite the "working poor" as Montanans who would benefit,

April 17, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

Montana business owners advised to prepare for health care reform law

MISSOULA — With the largest components of the recent health care law kicking in at the start of 2014, businesses have a lot of decisions to make this year about how they will react to new rules and regulations.

January 07, 2013 7:37 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Montana can’t afford high school dropouts

It’s extremely difficult to be successful in life without a high school diploma.

October 05, 2012 12:10 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Exporting Montana coal would aid rural schools

The future of Montana schools, especially those in rural communities, depends on the development of our state’s abundant coal reserves.

August 18, 2012 12:05 amLoading…
UM economist sees promising economic signs for Montana

UM economist sees promising economic signs for Montana

There are clear signs of improvement in the Montana economy but conditions in the large, rural state are still subject to unpredictable changes around the globe, a University of Montana economist says.

July 22, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Oil boom, slow overall recovery ahead in 2012

The year 2011 didn’t turn out as well as University of Montana economists predicted a year ago.

February 01, 2012 12:30 amLoading…

Construction of new homes slows in Montana

MISSOULA — Patrick Barkey hears stories that he doesn’t want to.

May 03, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Alcohol-related injuries costly

MISSOULA — Alcohol-related injury crashes cost the state economy $131 million a year, a new report by a University of Montana economist says.

February 07, 2010 11:15 pmLoading…

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