Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:08:10 GMT
We rely on innovation to change our lives, but we tend to think about what it means for phones or the Internet, not farmland. Just as we rely on innovation to help us meet our future needs, we should also look towards innovation to help our agricultural communities keep up with changing demands.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:33:33 GMT
I write in support of Greg Gianforte for Congress. I think he is the best qualified candidate.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:42:46 GMT
Growing up in Cut Bank, one of the most important life-changing memories from my youth was my time in a Boy Scout Troop led by an incredible Scoutmaster, my Uncle Bob Anderson. We would take 100-mile trips up in the mountains and this is where I came to love Montana's wild and beautiful wide open spaces.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:43:19 GMT
Planned Parenthood Action Fund is making its debut in Montana's special election, with a six-figure get-out-the-vote effort in support of Democratic nominee Rob Quist. The pro-abortion rights organization announced on Wednesday that it will pay for mailers to reach out to 80,000 Montanans and make phone calls to 60,000 voters.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:28:05 GMT
Several people were snared in a recent sting in the Kalispell area. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says that criminal charges have been filed against seven people for soliciting prostitution.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:31:50 GMT
In Montana's Flathead Valley, where some of the state's most liberal and conservative communities sit side by side, the national debate over refugees and Trump's travel ban has taken on added significance as refugees are being resettled in the state. In Montana's Flathead Valley, where some of the state's most liberal and conservative communities sit side by side, the national debate over refugees and Trump's travel ban has taken on added significance as refugees are being resettled in the state.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:59:25 GMT
The Montana House on Monday rejected an attempt to bring back an infrastructure bill that it previously voted down twice, leaving Republican lawmakers and Gov. Steve Bullock's office scrambling to salvage the measure in the final days of the legislative session. The vote to reconsider the bill that would authorize $78 million in bonds to pay for public works and capital building projects fell 10 votes short of the 67 needed to bring it back to the House floor.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:02:02 GMT
Montana lawmakers were a vote away Monday from sending the governor a bill that creates licenses, fees and regulations for medical marijuana distributors. The bill endorsed by the Montana House attempts to regulate the medical marijuana industry after voters last November approved lifting restrictions that severely limited distribution of the drug.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:42:29 GMT
At his Senate confirmation hearing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath that he had never had contact with the... Despite promising to release his tax returns in a televised debate with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump continues to show that... Specimen AMNH 5027: a composite Tyrannosaurus rex in the American Museum of Natural History made in part from material recovered from the Hell Creek Formation in Montana more than 100 years ago. Specimen AMNH 5027: a composite Tyrannosaurus rex in the American Museum of Natural History made in part from material recovered from the Hell Creek Formation in Montana more than 100 years ago.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:35:46 GMT
A 41-year-old Montana woman has been sentenced for sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old boy in 2015. The Great Falls Tribune reports Kathi Pederson of Great Falls was sentenced Friday to 25 years with the Department of Corrections with 20 suspended.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:35:48 GMT
More than 750 people turned out for Donald Trump Junior's final stop in Montana. The event is the end of a four city tour that included Kalispell, Hamilton, Billings and Bozeman.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:56:48 GMT
This Dec. 12, 2012 file photo shows a sign welcoming visitors to the Blackfeet Indian reservation in Browning, Mont. Montana might be known internationally for such recreational jewels as Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but Native Americans say the state is losing an opportunity by failing to develop and promote its vast tribal lands as tourist destinations.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:36:56 GMT
The special election spotlight shifted west this week after a hard-fought race in Georgia. Now all eyes are on Montana, where a popular local folk musician will square off against a wealthy businessman to fill the state's lone congressional district.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:15:42 GMT
Seven Montana brewers and distillers, including Lewis and Clark Brewing and Gulch Distillers in Helena, are considering exporting their products to Japan after attending a trade show in Tokyo in April. While no Montana businesses have exported alcohol to Japan yet, the Montana Department of Commerce said an existing trade relationship and Japan's growing affinity for craft beer and spirits creates an opportunity for the state.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:32:25 GMT
The Montana House acquiesced Friday to a scaled-down version of a fuel tax package that would raise about $30 million a year - and many millions of dollars more in matching federal money - to repave cracked highways, reinforce weakened bridges and complete other roadwork. The initial approval came as lawmakers and the governor's office continued to work out deals over a state budget and an elusive infrastructure package in the waning days of the legislative session.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:50:33 GMT
A screenshot of an Instagram photo shows Donald Trump Jr. posing over a Blacktip shark in Palm Beach, Fla. on March 27, 2017.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:50:32 GMT
Donald Trump Jr. will be targeting more than just Montana's Republican voters on Friday and Saturday when he helps Greg Gianforte campaign for an open U.S. House seat. A prairie dog hunt is also on the agenda for the four-city tour for President Donald Trump's son and Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur up against Democrat Rob Quist in the May 25 election for the seat vacated by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.