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Updated 3 years, 2 months ago

Battling substance abuse requires collaborative effort

Two and a half years ago, Attorney General Tim Fox and I stood on the steps of the state capitol with other lawm...

Updated 3 months ago
Libby resident supports Teske for county commissioner seat

I am writing this letter to inform the citizens of Lincoln County, that Brent Teske is an excellent choice for County Commissioner Dist 1.

Updated 3 months ago
For our posterity

Currently, the Department of Energy has failed American big time.

Updated 3 months ago
Tranel says Montanans have fueled her faith

What have I discovered? I have discovered you. I have discovered how much we all have in common – shared values, shared sense of place, shared challenges.

Updated 3 months ago
Vote for Sustainable Climate Policy

We can’t develop sound policy if every two years we reverse course. There is a clear and very important choice this election.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Libby resident wants county to say there is no election fraud in Montana

It is extremely important, as the elected representatives and election officials in Lincoln County, that you reassure the voters here that our elections are reliable.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Fortine woman supports Brown, Rice for state Supreme Court

Whenever we asked them if they were following the MT Supreme Court race involving James Brown and Jim Rice as the conservative candidates, they most often said “No” they knew nothing about who was running!

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Troy man prefers Gustafson for state's high court

I know that if re-elected, she will continue to apply the rule of law and stand up for those affected by asbestos contamination in Libby.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Eureka woman says Zinke is too corrupt for Montana

Zinke’s only allegiance is to his out of state donors. He lives primarily in Santa Barbara.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
PSC member doesn't care for attack ads on candidate Brown

Troublingly, the ad directly references a well-known gas and electric company that does business in Montana.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Montanans need to speak out against attacks on constitution

As a born and raised Montanan, I took for granted a lot of the things I was given growing up. I never understood how much of a luxury it was to be able to freely hunt and fish in what was basically my backyard.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Protecting the right to know in Montana Constitution

I want to know what my legislators are doing and how their choices behind closed doors will impact my life.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
State Representative says vote "Yes" on LR 131

This law only affects medical providers intentionally allowing children born alive to perish.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Can Brown be fair to the little guy?

The trick to being a good judge is to be able to be neutral and fair regardless of who the parties to the particular lawsuit may be.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
A path to free or lower cost internet, phone services

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and federal Lifeline Program could save people hundreds of dollars a year. A family of four making less than $55,500 a year qualifies for ACP.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Backing Gustafson for Montana Supreme Court

I feel she represents everyday Montanans and she is endorsed by former Montana Governor Marc Racicot.