Opinion / Editorial

January 31, 2023 7 a.m.

Former legislator hopes state will stand up for seniors

Currently, Montana has a $2 billion budget surplus, thanks largely to an infusion of federal money intended to help our state during the public health emergency and provide a safety net for our state’s most vulnerable residents.

January 17, 2023 7 a.m.

Beware Republican deregulation

It was the biggest economic disaster in the history of Montana.

December 20, 2022 7 a.m.

Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

There’s a similarity to attacks on power facilities in Washington and Oregon when compared to the recent attack in North Carolina, according to The Guardian.

December 20, 2022 7 a.m.

Conservation Easements Mean Better Forest Management

Conservation easements are a choice landowners have under their private property rights. They are not preservation.

December 9, 2022 7 a.m.

Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

The U.S. has no national standard on paid sick leave, in contrast to most industrialized nations, CNN reported.

October 28, 2022 7 a.m.

Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

Using the tax-cuts-for-the-wealthy plan to encourage growth didn’t go well for Britain’s new prime minister, who resigned after 44 days.

October 14, 2022 7 a.m.

Sen. Cuffe supports Zinke for Congress

Today Tranel is hellbent on trashing the reputation of the man who dodged bullets and bombs to defend her right to free speech.

October 14, 2022 7 a.m.

Dirty tricks from a former justice

Lawyers and judges are in positions of great power and responsibility when it comes to our justice system.

September 30, 2022 7 a.m.

Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

Depending on how the far right activist majority on the Supreme Court rules, the upcoming Moore v. Harper case may mark the end of voter representation in the U.S.

September 23, 2022 7 a.m.

Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

Legislation that would put new restrictions on Congressional lawmakers’ ability to buy and sell stocks is planned for consideration this month.