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Editorial

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Updated 11 months, 1 week ago

Former governor sounds off on property tax debacle

How did the largest percentage of Republicans elected in Montana history grow government at the fastest rate in st…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Montana courts are in great hands

The courts allow ordinary people to challenge abuses of power, to make sure that the Constitution isn’t just a forgotten piece of paper.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Tackling the rising cost of housing in Montana together

Across the state home prices are more than 70 percent higher today than they were just five years ago.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

But astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson had words for that 10 years ago: “If you had the power to transform Mars into Earth, then you have the power to turn Earth back into Earth.”

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Intervenors support Energy Keepers on Flathead Lake levels

Their latest forecast of inflows and outflows and Flathead Lake level projects that the lake level will be at 2,893 feet for the entire summer recreation season.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Put voters back in charge of election system

That’s why we, alongside a broad coalition of Montanans from around the state, are working hard to qualify CI-126 and CI-127 for the ballot this November to put voters back in charge of our election system and our …

Updated 2 months ago
Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

Some history of foreign interference with gas prices...

Updated 2 months ago
Rocky Mountain ADA Center supports south Lincoln Co.

Our team is easily accessed through our 1800 number: 1-800-949-4232 or website https://rockymountainada.org/ or various social media outlets from Facebook, to TikTok to LinkedIn and others.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
The record is clear: The GOP can’t govern

Closer to home, the list of GOP failures to govern is even more stunning. For a political party that won every statewide office in the last election, the extent of its dereliction of duty is shameful.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

Nearly half of senior Congressional staffers contemplate leaving, primarily due to safety concerns.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
The value of libraries

More than a collection of books, libraries promote functional and digital literacy, provide a safe-space for kids, as well as adult learning, computer classes and community outreach.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

The Heritage Foundation’s Project 2025 calls for firing most of the U.S. government workforce, to be replaced with loyalists to a right-wing U.S. president.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
County commissioners back passage of Senate Bill 442

Marijuana revenues are new to Montana, and the bill’s thoughtful distribution of this higher-than-expected new revenue stream included some funding for county roads.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Taxes, taxes, taxes

While president, Trump proposed cuts to Social Security and Medicare in every single budget he released. Every Republican on the House Budget Committee recently voted to create a closed-door (secret) commission to …

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

The night that Trump’s son Donald Jr. announced the old Republican Party is dead, and replaced by the MAGA movement, Trump Sr. hosted Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Silver buckshot for solving climate change

Skiers and ski resort owners say they're losing out on skiing and business. This not only affects the mountains but also local retailers and restaurants. These mountain town economies are acutely feeling the effect…