Wednesday, February 01, 2023


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Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago

COLUMN: The Greatest Generation

It’s a memory that will stay with me forever.

Updated 8 hours, 28 minutes ago
Legislation to keep an eye on

Another two weeks has gone by quickly here in Helena. The State of the State address summed up much of the recent activities. We still do not have bills passing out of both chambers yet to make final decisions ...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Legislative update from Rep. Loge

We have completed our second week of the 68th Montana legislative session.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Thankful for support of Block Management Program

During this season of gratitude, let's think about the goodwill and shared goals for our hunting traditions.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Lawmakers should support Rural Montana Habitat Fund

In a few short weeks, Lawmakers will have a golden opportunity to invest in Montana’s land and people by establishing the Montana Legacy Trust. The Legacy Trust is a proposal that’s been vetted by a bipartisan c...

Updated 1 month ago
Jim Elliott: Feeling thankful

I started out to write about this being a good time of year to be helpful to others and that began to sound so preachy and goody-two-shoes that I thought that maybe I should just thank some people who helped me w...

Updated 1 month ago
Exempt wells undermining water rights and resources

It is time to end Montana’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” groundwater development policy.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Letters to the editor Dec. 7

Letters to the editor Dec. 7

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Column: The champion of the world

This is the story — correct that — legend, of a man named Les Webber who ranched and caroused in and around the town of Plains.

Updated 2 months ago
Legislative update

From Nov. 15-18, the Montana Legislature met for orientation. A review of that was in last week's paper dealing with the Senate leadership and House Democrat leadership, but not the full Republican leadership.

Updated 2 months ago
Knudsen, Tester publicize efforts to curb fentanyl abuse

As Attorney General Austin Knudsen recently unveiled his latest effort to prevent fentanyl abuse in Montana, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester highlighted efforts in the Senate to make it easier to detect the opioid along the...

Updated 2 months ago
Montana GOP has a supermajority. What now?

Earlier this month, voters elected the first legislative supermajority since Montana’s constitution was adopted 50 years ago, voting in over 100 Republicans to represent them in the Legislature.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Wolf hunting, trapping regs are unlawful

The general rifle hunting season opened recently across Montana.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Native American Heritage Month is a constitutional promise

November is National American Indian Heritage Month. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed a Congressional Joint Resolution establishing this event and called upon governments, interested groups, organizatio...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
I’m thankful for Montana

As a fifth-generation Montanan, I didn’t choose Montana — Montana chose me.