Must our politicians’ knees jerk so predictably, and so thoughtlessly?
Man who jumped through glass door while on acid, meth sentenced to treatment program
Congress sent a 2,000-page budget bill to the president’s desk a week before Christmas and then adjourned till 2016.
An inadvertent but significant breach of student privacy in Missoula a few weeks ago should serve as a wake-up call for every school district in Montana.
Whatever political missteps Gov. Steve Bullock made in the Angela McLean fiasco -- and they will not be enumerated here as they are beside the point for now -- his latest maneuver is pure genius. And it has the added benefit of being great for public policy.
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, Dec. 22:
If you're going to despise or distrust the federal government, at least do it for the right reasons.
Tops on our Christmas list of "new treasures" for the city and the state in 2016:
Since 1915, some 16,000 acres in the Centennial Mountains along the Continental Divide have been grazing grounds for the Agricultural Research Service's Sheep Experiment Station, based in Dubois, Idaho.
As Butte marks the 30th anniversary of an event that absolutely transfixed the town – the installation of the magnificent Our Lady of the Rockies atop East Ridge (see the special section in today’s Standard) – it is exciting to note that progress is being made on an even taller dream.
After a dozen years of mandating teaching to the No Child Left Behind test, Congress last week finally approved a smarter strategy: Every Student Succeeds.
We have learned some important things about the Bullock administration in recent days.
Let's add up the events:
Butte-Silver Bow wants to use $7.3 million in federal COVID money to leverage twice that amount and pay for nearly $22 million in public works projects in Butte.
A Montana rancher doesn’t agree with how grizzlies are being managed on private lands. Nonetheless, he supports the species’ right to exist and is using the non-lethal methods to protect his property.
Browse through recently listed homes in the Butte real estate market and find your next home!
A survey of Montana grizzly attitudes show residents value having grizzlies around, but think hunting is necessary and useful - something bear biologists haven’t found much evidence to support.
This is a scam by thieves attempting to steal Montanan’s money. The scammer claims to be a PSC employee and asks for payment through an electronic payment method such as Zelle or Venmo.
One pedestrian collision near St. Ignatius left a Polson woman dead on Friday, and officials have released the name of a second woman who was killed on Highway 2 on Jan. 9.
A magician based in Bozeman had proposed operating a tiger sanctuary off the Las Vegas Strip, drawing outcry from animal rescuers and activists.
A 48-year-old Helena man admitted in federal court Wednesday to several crimes stemming from a scheme to defraud a bank of more than $1 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans, said U.S. Attorney Leif M. Johnson in a press release.
A 42-year-old Butte man is dead following a shooting just before 7 p.m. Sunday at a residence in the 800 block of South Main Street.
"The time to act is now if we want to ultimately over time change the trajectory of these fires," Agriculture Sec. Tom Vilsack said.
Backers of initiatives must gather a set amount of signatures to get on the ballot.
"It's been a travesty that we have lost that many long-term employees," state Sen. Mark Sweeney said of shortages in staffing at the state mental hospital.