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Legislature elects leaders, lays out priorities for session HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The newly elected Republican leaders of the Montana Legislature say the upcoming session will be focused on a tightening state budget. Republicans once again will hold majorities in both the state House and Senate for the legislative session that begins in January. […]
Pregame and First Half, Paul Panisko Play by Play. Matt Stepan Color. Halftime and Second Half. Story from Buttesports.com ASHLAND, Ore. — Make it nine in a row for the Montana Tech football team. The No. 6-ranked Orediggers wrapped up the regular season with a 38-27 Frontier Conference victory over Southern Oregon Saturday. Stats The […]
Railroad partnership to move mineral used by mines KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Mission Mountain Railroad and BNSF Railway are going to work together to move gondolas full of a mineral used by mines to Fortine. The Flathead Beacon reports the companies are looking for new customers from other countries as well as people living miles […]
Beach arrested for allegedly violating probation rules BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A convicted murderer who was granted clemency last November has been arrested for allegedly violating conditions of his probation. The Billings Gazette reports Barry Beach was booked into the Yellowstone County jail Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff Mike Linder says he does not know the […]
Governor’s race decided; GOP wins big in other races HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is calling on political leaders to rise above the toxicity of a bruising election season. The Democrat made his comments Wednesday morning while thanking supporters in Helena after defeating Republican challenger Greg Gianforte. Bullock says he is optimistic […]
Chaotic presidential race could affect turnout in Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock and Republican challenger Greg Gianforte have spent more than a year trying to win over Montana voters. But there’s one factor that’s out of their control and foremost in voters’ minds Tuesday: the presidential election. University of Montana […]
Pregame and First half audio from Bob Green Field. Paul Panisko Play by Play; Ron Hasquet Color. Second Half audio, without halftime (attached seperately) Head Coach Chuck Morrell talking about his seniors (aired during halftime) By Bill Foley Quinn McQueary threw four touchdown passes Saturday afternoon to lead Montana Tech to a 42-21 win over […]
Hunters get their own restricted big-game hunting zone BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Hunters using bows and arrows, shotguns or muzzleloaders will be using a restricted hunting zone in Montana to increase safety in suburban areas while hunting deer and elk. However, there are limits, especially for modern muzzleloaders that bear little resemblance to the […]
Yellowstone Park plans winter road closures BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park plans to close some of its entrances and nearly all interior roads to prepare the park for winter The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports the closures of the west, south and east entrances will begin Monday morning. The winter season of snowmobile […]
Missoula mayor on leave of absence for medical reasons MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A city spokeswoman says Missoula Mayor John Engen will be out of the office for several weeks because of undisclosed medical reasons. The Missoulian reports that spokeswoman Ginny Merriam said Wednesday that Engen hasn’t been in the office for over a […]
- 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....