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The Latest: Committee fails to block new campaign rules HELENA, Mont. (AP) — New campaign rules requiring more disclosure from Montana candidates and political committees will be adopted after a legislative committee failed to muster enough votes to delay them. Commissioner of Political Practices Jonathan Motl says his office plans to adopt the rules later […]
Man shot by deputy during traffic stop near Dillon dies, Montana lawmakers to look at proposals to increase their pay
Montana lawmakers to look at proposals to increase their pay HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers plan to look at proposals to increase their pay. The members of the Legislative Council agreed during a meeting Monday to examine legislative pay bills that were drafted but never introduced during the last session. Democratic Sen. Robyn […]
First Half Play by Play, Paul Panisko. Color, Ron Hasquet HALFTIME: Head coach Chuck Morrell talking about his 13 Seniors Second Half Play by Play, Paul Panisko. Color, Ron Hasquet Story from Butte Sports. By Bill Foley The Frontier Conference championship came down to one play. Andrew Loudenback found a wide-open Kolby Kansala for […]
Montana 1 of 5 states to prohibit online sports gaming, Yellowstone gets criticism for euthanizing grizzly bear
Yellowstone gets criticism for euthanizing grizzly bear JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials say they have received much criticism for their decision to euthanize a grizzly bear that killed a Montana man this past summer. Kerry Gunther is Yellowstone’s lead bear management biologist. Gunther says he and other park staff received hundreds […]
Bullock seeks advice on meeting new power plant regulations, Family Services seeking complaint manager
Bullock seeks advice on meeting new power plant regulations HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock is establishing an advisory council to help craft Montana’s response to new federal rules meant to reduce pollution from power plants blamed in climate change. Bullock signed an executive order Thursday creating the interim Montana Clean Power Plan […]
Driver critically injured, was shot during traffic stop BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Beaverhead County officials say a motorist who was shot after threatening a deputy with a rifle during a traffic stop was hospitalized in critical condition. Sheriff Frank Kluesner tells The Montana Standard that the driver was alive Wednesday afternoon with a critical […]
Contribution limits back in court ahead of 2016 elections, Montana: 5,500 sign up in Medicaid expansion’s first week
Contribution limits back in court ahead of 2016 elections HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A constitutional challenge to Montana’s campaign contribution limits is back in court with the potential to affect the 2016 primary elections. It’s the same case that disrupted the 2012 governor’s election. Then, candidate Rick Hill accepted a $500,000 donation from the Montana […]
US to ask Canada, UK to extradite online pharmacy officials HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are asking the Canadian and British governments to extradite officials with an online pharmacy to face charges of smuggling mislabeled, unapproved and counterfeit cancer drugs. Fourteen companies and individuals from Canada, the United Kingdom, Barbados and the U.S. […]
First Half Play by Play; Paul Panisko Second Half Play by Play, Paul Panisko Story from Butte Sports ASHLAND, Oregon — The Montana Tech Orediggers went on the road and picked up one of the biggest wins in school history Saturday, knocking off No. 1 Southern Oregon 21-17. Stats Andrew Loudenback hooked up with […]
First Half Play by Play, Ron Davis. Color, Lee LeBresche Second Half Play by Play, Ron Davis. Color Lee LeBresche Story from Butte Sports By Derek Hendrickson MILES CITY — The Butte Central Maroons fell on the road to the undefeated Eastern A champion Miles City Cowboys 42-20 Saturday afternoon at Connors Stadium. The Maroons hung […]
- Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wallWASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump could avert the risk of a government shutdown next weekend by stepping back from his demand that lawmakers fund his promised border wall with Mexico in a must-pass spending bill, Congress' two top Democrats said Monday....
- Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is 'different'WASHINGTON (AP) -- For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions....
- France's rejected mainstream unites behind Macron for runoffPARIS (AP) -- France's political mainstream, shut out of the presidency by an angry electorate, united Monday to urge voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential runoff and to reject Marine Le Pen's populist nationalism....
- Farmers fear losing immigrant workers under Trump crackdownSALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants....