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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 […]
- 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....