Kids — they dream big, they dream loud, and they dream daringly. They grow up to be astronauts and nurses. Teachers and firefighters. Policemen and journalists. And though we can only hold their hands for a while, we can make a decision now that will affect their future forever.
WASHINGTON -- President Trump arrived in Jerusalem this week with a most curious bit of information for Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.
During his Senate confirmation hearing earlier this year, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he is an “unapologetic admirer” of Teddy Roosevelt. But the former Montana congressman now finds himself tasked with reining in the very same executive powers Roosevelt created to set aside federal lands.
Road safety is something that benefits us all and should not be a polarizing political issue. Period.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is declaring grizzlies in the Yellowstone region recovered and preparing to strip them of their Endangered Species Act protections, likely in early June. Once “delisted,” states including Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming will sell $1,000 licenses to non-resident…
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Ken Toole’s recent commentary on NorthWestern Energy executive salaries and in particular the compensation of CEO Bob Rowe has given me an enormous sinking-of-heart. Ken has been a Public Service Commission regulator and legislator, and knows how the system of investor-owned utilities works.…
Every year, the Tri-County Buckle Up Montana Program joins the Montana Highway Patrol and local Law Enforcement along with many safety advocates to educate on the benefits of wearing a seat belt and properly securing your children in car seats. May 22-June 4 is the National Click or Ticket-D…
WASHINGTON -- Almost everyone has a simple cure for America's stubborn budget deficits: faster economic growth. The Trump administration is particularly keen on this. It argues that its proposed tax reductions and regulatory cuts will accelerate economic growth and shrink the deficits. No do…
Every 23 hours, a person is raped in Montana. Last year, over 800 sexual assaults and 4,000 domestic violence crimes were reported statewide. However, this accounts for only a fraction of the total number of crimes that actually occur, as most go unreported. What these statistics show is cle…
As most of us are paying our taxes, the statistics on people’s earnings are rolling in. And while President Trump is proposing a tax bill that will shuffle more money to the top 1 percent, most of us are feeling good if we can just stay even.
WASHINGTON -- A blind spider creeping through America's judicial thicket might be heading to the Supreme Court, which will have to decide if the contentment or even the survival of the Bone Cave Harvestman spider species, which lives only in two central Texas counties, is any of the federal …
Every school day, teachers call the names of more than 140,000 students, as they take attendance in Montana’s 821 public schools. For the thousands of children who file into our classrooms, school is more than a place to learn. In-school programs and practices ensure children across the stat…
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