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Interior nominee Zinke to be quizzed on public lands, coal WASHINGTON (AP) — Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke says he would never sell, give away or transfer public lands, an important stance in the West where access to hunting and fishing is considered sacrosanct. But Zinke’s commitment to public lands has come into question recently and […]
First Half Play by Play Paul Panisko, Color John Thatcher Second Half Montana Tech’s women’s basketball team took over third place of the Frontier Conference Thursday night with a 66-55 victory over No. 25 Carroll College at the HPER Complex. Stats Martha Dembek, who was honored for joining the 1,000-point club last week, tossed in […]
First Half, Play by Play Paul Panisko. Color John Thatcher Second Half Montana Tech’s men’s basketball team made a valiant comeback attempt Thursday night at the HPER Complex. The deficit was just too much to overcome, though, and No. 23 Carroll College left town with a 74-67 Frontier Conference win over the Orediggers. Stats Ryan […]
First Half. Play by Play Ron Davis, Austin Davis color. Second Half. By Bill Foley For a quarter of play Thursday night, the Butte High girls’ basketball team gave Butte Central all the Maroons could handle. Then the Maroons started to show off their championship form. Playing at close to full strength for the first […]
First Half Play by Play Austin Davis color Ron Davis Second Half Story from Buttesports.com By Bruce Sayler This game was all about tenses — intense, present tense and future tense — as the Butte High boys rode a hot first half to a 46-36 win over their Butte Central counterparts Thursday night. The 2017 […]
Montana to use Medicaid money to re-start road projects HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says suspended road construction projects worth $144 million can go forward. Bullock said Thursday the state received $10 million in unused Medicaid funding. That money will be placed in the state’s general fund and be available to the […]
Nonprofit to help make up for state’s unfunded scholarships HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana nonprofit is stepping in to help after the state’s STEM scholarship program said it didn’t have enough money to fund students’ spring 2017 scholarship awards. The Independent Record reports Reach Higher Montana is providing grants to 301 students. The […]
Man charged with assaulting child hangs himself in jail BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A 24-year-old Anaconda man who was charged with assaulting his girlfriend’s toddler son, causing permanent injuries, has hanged himself in his jail cell. Anaconda Police Chief Tim Barkell tells The Montana Standard that Zachary Williams died Sunday night. Jailers found him shortly […]
First Half, Paul Panisko play by play. John Thatcher color. Second Half. notes from Buttesports.com BILLINGS — Zach Hinton scored 16 points to lead four Rocky Mountain College players in double figures Saturday, and the Battlin’ Bears beat Montana Tech 84-55 in a Frontier Conference men’s basketball game. Stats Chad Kananen added 14 points […]
First Half (joined in progress) Paul Panisko, Play by Play. Color John Thatcher Second Half. story from Buttesports.com BILLINGS — Martha Dembeck buried five 3-pointers and scored 26 points to lead the Montana Tech women’s basketball team Saturday night. The Orediggers, though, couldn’t overcome a slow start in a 62-51 Frontier Conference loss to […]
- GOP struggles to govern despite a monopoly in WashingtonThe Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era....
- Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health billWASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is attacking conservative lawmakers after the failure of the Republican bill to replace Obamacare....
- Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures severalCINCINNATI (AP) -- Gunfire erupted early Sunday inside a crowded nightclub with a history of violence, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others, authorities said....
- Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstaclesWASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own....