County hopes to honor Engen’s memory with continued collaboration
Veteran Missoula County Commissioner Dave Strohmaier hopes future city and county leaders honor Mayor John Engen's memory by continuing his commitment to collaboration and good relations between the two governments.
Campus chaos as students return to the University of Montana
Classes are still a week away but the real school year starts when the residence halls open for the invasion of students.
Sen. Daines proposes lifting restrictions on 3 “Wilderness Study Areas”
Sen. Steve Daines is introducing a bill that would remove management restrictions on three Wilderness Study Areas, saying the change would increase public access and improve management to cut wildfire risk.
Flooding, record gas prices cast a shadow on Montana’s summer tourism
After safety and recovery have been fully addressed, the big question on the mind of Montana's businesses is what happens to the state's critical tourism industry with flooding, and skyrocketing gas prices.
Zinke reflects on primary run in Montana’s new Congressional district
The race for the newly drawn Montana House District 1 — which remained too close to call on Wednesday morning — is expected to continue to draw a lot of national political attention in the weeks to come.
Salish language school celebrates 20-years of love and accomplishment
The adoption of the International Phonetic alphabet and the dedication of schools like Nk̓ʷusm in Arlee — and prayers of elders and youth — are guaranteeing a future for the Salish language.
MT Senators call Texas school shootings “horrible” and “senseless”
Following news of the shootings by an 18-year old that killed 19-children and two teachers, both Sens. Steve Daines and Jon Tester offered their initial reactions via Twitter and in prepared statements Thursday.
Alberta Premier tells Daines province’s timber harvest trends “exact opposite” of Montana
Sen. Steve Daines believes the U.S. should follow Canada's lead to increase timber harvesting as a way to cut fire danger and boost affordable housing.
Montana senators back bill to make it easier to clean up small mine sites
Recently introduced by Tester and Daines, the bill would create a pilot program to enable not-for-profit cleanup efforts, starting with lower risk projects to improve soil and water quality, making sure locals have the skills and resources to meet federal oversight.
BNSF ready to work with Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority
Burlington Northern Santa Fe said it's looking forward to working with passenger rail advocates who hope to bring service back to Montana's "Southern Route" sometime in the next few years.