SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane is Washington’s second-largest city, with its 210,000 residents living about 270 miles east of bigger, richer and better-known Seattle.
WASHINGTON — For Democrats, the 2014 election was not the 2010 Republican landslide. It was worse.
WASHINGTON — President Obama has always had a thing about hope as an antidote to cynicism.
WASHINGTON — Mix a pitcher of martinis Tuesday evening to fortify yourself against the torrent of election returns painting a pointillist portrait of the nation’s mind. Before you become too mellow to care, consider some indexes of our civic tendencies.
Chelsea Shuman scored two goals and Montana State Billings posted its fourth consecutive shutout on Thursday in a 3-0 victory over Simon Fraser in GNAC women's soccer at Yellowjacket Field.
After clinching a spot in the GNAC championship tournament, the women's soccer team from Montana State Billings will be playing its final two regular-season matches this weekend.
BUTTE — On Monday, two members of the Greatest Generation who both served during World War II will do something they’ve never done before: They’ll visit Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON — Wretched excess by government can be beneficial if it startles people into wholesome disgust and deepened distrust, and prompts judicial rebukes that enlarge freedom. So let's hope the Federal Communications Commission embraces the formal petition inciting it to deny licenses to…
ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Linden Firethorne and Jordan Deming combined for 24 kills Thursday night in guiding No. 23-ranked Central Washington University to a 25-23, 25-20, 25-12 sweep of Montana State Billings in GNAC women's volleyball.
COLVILLE, Wash. — Ranchers in northeastern Washington offered a simple solution to keep wolves from killing their livestock: Pack up the predators and ship them to western Washington.
U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont. toured a controversial Bellingham, Wash., coal port Thursday, calling its success crucial to Montana's economy.
WASHINGTON — In 1937, Franklin Roosevelt went to Chicago to give one of the most celebrated speeches of his presidency. Pushing against isolationist sentiment, he condemned the “unjustified interference in the internal affairs of other nations” and “the invasion of alien territory in violati…
WASHINGTON — Russia's ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State's erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy aircraft by Chinese fighter jets over the South China Sea. Beijing calls this sea, and the Yellow and East China seas, t…
Members of the Lummi tribe brought a totem pole to Riverfront Park on Sunday afternoon to raise awareness about a proposed deep-water coal port near the Cherry Point refinery in Washington state.
Maps are a curious--and sometimes colorful--piece of school-inspired décor.
WASHINGTON — In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypothesis the behavior of several fields. Its political corollary is the Cupcake Postulate, which explains everything, from Missouri to Iraq, concerning Americans' comprehensive withdrawal of confidence f…
A major shipping bottleneck in Washington state threatens Montana’s $1 billion wheat crop just as harvest begins.
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As the Chiwaukum Complex fire burns on the horizon, Montana National Guardsmen prepare their 2,000-gallon water drop bucket for the flight back to Helena. Until Thursday, when they got orders to come home, soldiers from the 1-189th General Support Aviation Battalion were conducting firefight…