Two recent congressional investigations point to the loss of millions of dollars to the public due to flaws in the way the Bureau of Land Management manages federal coal, including large holdings in the Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming.
An Election Day food fight in the state of Washington has captured the interest of Montanans favoring labels for food with genetically modified ingredients.
Taxpayers are being sold short on royalties from oil and gas drilling on federal lands, according to a report to be released Thursday.
From the mouths of Powder River coal mines in Montana and Wyoming to prospective West Coast shipping ports 1,000 miles away, controversy ripples down railroad tracks.
The Northern Plains Resource Council held its 41st annual meeting Saturday at the Crowne Plaza with Appalachian anti-coal activist Janet Keating of West Virginia as the guest keynote speaker.
Count on Coal Montana, a campaign that touts the benefits of coal development, hosted a Coal Appreciation Day Saturday at MetraPark in Billings.