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“I’m never going to make anything other than a country record,” says Simpson of upcoming LP ‘A Sailor’s Guide to Earth’ from Rollingstone.com/country By Joseph Hudak March 21, 2016 When Sturgill Simpson released “Brace for Impact (Live a Little),” the first single off his eagerly awaited new album A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, it illustrated […]
Supreme Court rules on water fight between Montana, Wyoming HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on a nine-year legal fight between Wyoming and Montana over water rights on the Tongue River. The court ruled Monday that Wyoming is liable for shorting Montana a total of 1,356 acre feet of water […]
Access to antler hunt entrance being closed down JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Bridger-Teton Jackson District Ranger Dale Deiter says new rules will be put in place to prevent a midnight antler rush across the Gros Ventre that caused chaos on the river last year, stranding hunters and causing the death of a horse. Officials […]
CMT News Singer-songwriter Steve Young, whose songs were recorded by the Eagles, Waylon Jennings and Travis Tritt, among others, and who is regarded as a forerunner of the 1970s Outlaw movement in country music, died Thursday night (March 17) in Nashville. He was 73. His most famous song was “Seven Bridges Roads,” the live recording […]
Embattled lawmaker calls dark-money trial a ‘lynching’ HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Bozeman legislator accused of taking illegal corporate contributions is calling his pending trial a lynching and says the state regulator who instigated it is out to destroy his political future. Republican Rep. Art Wittich has filed an appeal to the state Supreme […]
US nixes oil, gas lease on land sacred to tribe BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Obama administration has canceled a disputed oil and gas lease just outside Glacier National Park that’s on land considered sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada. Thursday’s move came after U.S. District Judge Richard Leon criticized […]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day Butte, Montana! St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17, the saint’s religious feast day and the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years. On St. Patrick’s Day, which falls during the Christian season of Lent, […]
Fired pregnant teacher settles with Montana Catholic school HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A teacher fired from a Catholic school in Montana for being unmarried and pregnant has reached a confidential settlement with the school district and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena. Shaela Evenson was fired from Butte Central Catholic Schools in 2014 after the […]
Authorities identify 3 people found shot to death BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office says a Gallatin County woman shot and killed her husband and their infant child before killing herself on Friday. Authorities on Saturday identified the victims as Jennifer and Joseph Knarr and their son, Daniel. Both of the […]
- 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....