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Zinke considering 2018 US senate run against Tester BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke is considering a 2018 run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Jon Tester. The Whitefish Republican says he will be pressuring Tester in coming months to move toward the political center and work with Republicans in […]
Sand Creek massacre healing run concludes Sunday in Denver DENVER (AP) — Descendants of Native Americans killed in the Sand Creek massacre are on the last leg of their annual healing run marking the 152nd anniversary of the attack. Cheyenne and Arapaho runners started the journey on Thursday after a ceremony at the Sand Creek […]
Feds deny Montana request to delay driver’s license law HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Federal homeland security officials say Montana residents won’t be allowed to use their driver’s licenses to access military bases, power plants and federal facilities starting Jan. 30. And unless the state commits to meeting the requirements of driver’s license rules under the […]
The Latest: Firm blasts US curbs on mining near Yellowstone BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A representative of a company seeking to mine for gold near Yellowstone National Park says a halt on new mining claims in the area appears designed to sink the project. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Monday announced a two-year ban […]
Pregame and First Half Play by Play- Paul Panisko; Color- Ron Hasquet Halftime (with Frontier Comish Kent Paulson) and Second Half. Story from ButteSports.com By Bill Foley Braden Feisthamel played six-man football in the tiny town of Savage, Montana, which is about halfway between Glendive and Sidney. That is the answer to the question many […]
Trump’s vow to revive coal country is met with measured hope WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — The hard-eyed view along the Tug Fork River in West Virginia coal country is that President-elect Donald Trump has something to prove: that he’ll help bring back Appalachian mining, as he promised campaigning. Nobody thinks he can revive it entirely […]
Feds eye central Idaho forest road use following lawsuit BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials are reconsidering how roads and motorized trails in a portion of the Sawtooth National Forest could harm threatened bull trout following a lawsuit by an environmental group. As a result, a federal judge on Wednesday put the lawsuit by […]
Paul Panisko- Play by Play. Kelly Sullivan-Color. Bill Foley-Sidelines. Photos provided by Blake Hempstead. Pregame, 1st Quarter and most of 2nd. End of the first half through midpoint of 4th. Middle of 4th, “The Kick” and […]
Man killed in rollover crash on I-90 near Anaconda ID’d BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 40-year-old Butte man who was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 east of Anaconda. The Montana Standard reports Ivan Thomas Martin’s SUV rolled twice and crashed into a ditch after it drifted […]
Butte man killed in rollover crash on I-90 near Anaconda BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a 40-year-old Butte man was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 east of Anaconda. The Montana Standard reports the man’s SUV rolled twice and crashed into a ditch after it drifted off of the interstate early […]
- Democrats elect Perez national chairmanATLANTA (AP) -- Democrats chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump....
- Malaysia says airport safe, auKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed the exiled half brother of North Korea's leader, as police completed a sweep of the budget terminal where he was poisoned and declared it safe of any toxin....
- In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?WASHINGTON (AP) -- A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum....
- Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not politicalOLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a "drunken mess" after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime neighbor said Saturday....