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First Half; Paul Panisko Play by Play, John Thatcher color. Second Half; Paul Panisko Play by Play, John Thatcher color. Story from ButteSports.com By Pat Ryan One bad break after another – coupled with a fast and talented Billings Senior football team – made for a long night for Butte High, as the […]
First Half; Ron Davis play by play, Lee Lebresche color Second Half; Ron Davis play by play, Lee Lebresche color Game Story from ButteSports.com By Bruce Sayler A good second half wasn’t enough to negate giving up four touchdowns before halftime for Butte Central Friday night as the Maroons fell to a fast, good-sized undefeated […]
Montana delivers new funds to mental health programs, UM law school graduates having tougher time passing bar
UM law school graduates having tougher time passing bar (Information in the following story is from: Missoulian, http://www.missoulian.com) MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — University of Montana law professors are concerned about the drop in the number of graduates who pass the Montana bar exam over the last two years. For the second consecutive year, the […]
34 lawmakers sign letter supporting Obama emissions cuts, CEO of Canadian firm leaks suggested value of Mountain Water
New Mexico official: EPA kept water data secret after spill BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A New Mexico official says federal regulators refused to share water quality data for weeks following a blowout of toxic wastewater from a Colorado mine that fouled rivers across the Southwest. Ryan Flynn, New Mexico Environment and Natural Resources secretary, […]
Hamilton man gets 5 life sentences for rape conviction, Supreme Court upholds conviction in Glendive woman’s death
Broadband group to test school Internet speed, plan upgrades HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A broadband advocacy group will test Internet speeds at Montana public schools this fall to determine places needing faster connections. State officials announced this week a partnership with EducationSuperHighway aimed at getting schools federal assistance to upgrade broadband infrastructure. The organization […]
State’s wildfire season second-biggest so far this decade, Police arrest suspect in case of missing Alberta girl
State’s wildfire season second-biggest so far this decade HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s fire season began quietly but quickly grew to the second-largest so far this decade after lightning storms ignited a rash of blazes that spread quickly amid bone-dry conditions. Data from the Northern Rockies Coordination Center show more than 522 square miles […]
Lawmakers say state must measure mental health progress, Blackfeet Tribe decides to banish drug dealers
Lawmakers say state must measure mental health progress HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers are wondering how to track the effectiveness of nearly $20 million being injected into the state’s mental health care system this year. The Children, Families, Health and Human Services Interim Committee heard positive feedback Monday on the funding package. But […]
First Half: Paul Panisko Play by Play, John Thatcher color: Second Half: Paul Panisko Play by Play, John Thatcher color: By Pat Ryan BOZEMAN – The Homestake trophy changed hands again Friday, as Bozeman hung a 38-7 defeat on Butte High in a Montana Class AA football clash at Bozeman’s VanWinkle Stadium. Butte […]
First Half: Paul Panisko play by play, Ron Hasquet color. Second Half: Paul Panisko play by play, Ron Hasquet color. By Bill Foley Montana Tech sent a message to the rest of the NAIA football teams around the nation Saturday on a hot Bob Green Field. The Orediggers are for real. That was apparent to […]
Montana explores response to federal emission cut mandate, Bozeman man convicted of assault seeks new trial
Montana explores response to federal emission cut mandate HELENA, Mont. (AP) — State officials are exploring ways to respond to a federal mandate to cut carbon dioxide emission rates from Montana’s coal-fired power plants 47 percent by 2030. But nobody fully understands the rule yet, and multiple groups want their say in what the […]
- Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaulWASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform....
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