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County needs to replace jail control system

County needs to replace jail control system

News that Butte-Silver Bow needs to replace the control system at its Detention Center, built only 11 years ago with a $12.5 million bond issu…

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Videos about Planned Parenthood are grossly misleading

Videos about Planned Parenthood are grossly misleading

Anyone with half a brain can see through the heavily edited “gotcha” videos purporting to show Planned Parenthood officials illegally bargaini…

July 29, 2015 12:00 am(0)
Congress stalls again on long-term highway bill

Congress stalls again on long-term highway bill

In Congressional lingo, "offsets" are sources of funding for legislation. Take a look at this list of offsets and see if you can guess what th…

July 28, 2015 12:00 am(1)
Standard opinion: Clean up the Parrot, and open up Superfund talks

Standard opinion: Clean up the Parrot, and open up Superfund talks

The Parrot plume is underground. But the facts are on the surface.

July 26, 2015 2:00 pm Photos

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New ethics campaign will have positive influence on hunting, conservation

New ethics campaign will have positive influence on hunting, conservation

The new hunter ethics campaign being launched by one group of Montana volunteers is simply the latest step in what will likely be a long proce…

July 24, 2015 4:00 pm(1)
Across-the-board payroll freezes create easy way out

Across-the-board payroll freezes create easy way out

All too often, “public servants” are neither public nor particularly service-oriented by nature.

July 23, 2015 4:34 pm(1)
Gazette opinion: Montana loses if conservation fund sunsets

Gazette opinion: Montana loses if conservation fund sunsets

For 50 years, the federal Land Water Conservation Fund has given back to Americans in all 50 states.

July 22, 2015 12:00 am(0)
Congress should put the Pentagon on a budgetary diet

Congress should put the Pentagon on a budgetary diet

The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors:

July 22, 2015 12:00 am(1)
Butte legislators: Audit woes do not impact state's fiscal strength

Butte legislators: Audit woes do not impact state's fiscal strength

As minority chairs of the Finance and Appropriations Committees we respectfully must disagree with the recent editorials regarding the state’s…

July 20, 2015 11:30 am Photos

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Forest management: Real, collaborative models should be nurtured

Forest management: Real, collaborative models should be nurtured

Currently, forest management is a hot button in Washington, D.C., which is a little disconcerting, since it is a place where policy ideas ofte…

July 19, 2015 12:00 am(1)
Carousel site, Hirbour restoration good news for Butte

Carousel site, Hirbour restoration good news for Butte

Thursday’s Standard brought much welcome news for everybody who cares about the preservation and celebration of Butte’s history, not just bric…

July 17, 2015 2:30 am(5)
Who is acting in U.S. retirees’ best interests?

Who is acting in U.S. retirees’ best interests?

One of the biggest investment decisions American workers will make is where to put their retirement savings. Many of us have little investment…

July 16, 2015 12:00 am(0)
Zinke's sweetheart deal for coal companies

Zinke's sweetheart deal for coal companies

Elsewhere on this page is an op-ed article from U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont.  After refusing interview requests to discuss his move to block …

July 12, 2015 8:15 am(2)
Choice of Historic Preservation Officer is a sound one

Choice of Historic Preservation Officer is a sound one

One of Butte’s biggest assets as a community is its incredible inventory of architecturally significant old buildings. They are a big reason w…

July 09, 2015 2:05 pm(6)
Zinke pushes quietly to take money away from taxpayers

Zinke pushes quietly to take money away from taxpayers

In a quiet procedural move, Montana U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke has tried to keep a loophole open that will rob Montanans (and all citizens) of money…

July 09, 2015 12:00 am(2)
An IR View: Changing Confederate Fountain's name will not change history

An IR View: Changing Confederate Fountain's name will not change history

Regardless of what people call it, the fountain at Hill Park in Helena will always be a monument built in honor of Confederate soldiers who di…

July 08, 2015 6:00 am Related (0)
Montana's open land defines who, what we are

Montana's open land defines who, what we are

Montana open land: it defines who we are and what we are. We – the authors of this article – are connected by blood, a grandfather and grandda…

July 07, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Gov. Bullock should take responsibility for terrible state budget

Gov. Bullock should take responsibility for terrible state budget

The State of Montana's finances aren't as rosy as we once imagined, and the same people who may have contributed to the mess may be the ones u…

July 06, 2015 12:00 am(5)

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Do you think the state, ARCO, EPA and Butte-Silver Bow should agree to remove the Parrot Tailings as part of a negotiated Superfund consent decree? Vote at www.mtstandard.com.

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