Great Falls airman beats leukemia, makes the cut on ‘Titan Games’
Four years ago, Matt Cable was fighting leukemia, complete organ failure and was deathly ill. Now he’s competing in the Titan Games, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s new fitness competition that premiers Jan. 3 on NBC. Shortly after the show premiers, he leaves for a 7-month deployment with the 120th Security Forces Group.
‘Unhealthy command climate': Malmstrom security forces leader relieved of command
Lt. Col. Raymond Fortner, commander of the 741st Missile Security Forces Squadron at Malmstrom Air Force Base, has been relieved of command. Col. Aaron Guill, 341st Security Forces Squadron commander, relieved Fortner of his position on Nov. 13 due to “a loss of trust and confidence after a series of events demonstrated that Fortner established and maintained an unhealthy command climate,” according to a Malmstrom statement.
Missoula’s KPAX for sale by parent company Cordillera Communications
Cordillera Communications is looking to sell 11 of its television stations, five of them in Montana, including KPAX in Missoula. According to TVNewsCheck.com, a broadcast industry trade publication, Cordillera has hired Methuselah Advisors of New York City to sell those stations in small markets.
State legislators consider bills restricting tax increment financing districts
State legislators considered three draft bills intended to tighten controls on tax increment financing during a joint committee meeting at the Capitol Wednesday. None of the bills made it out of committee yet, and there was strong opposition to two of the three during public comment. However, the scrutiny of tax increment financing districts and perceived abuses will almost surely continue through the 2019 legislative session.
Trump exhorts Montana GOP to ‘Keep America Great’
President Donald Trump spoke for over an hour late Thursday afternoon to a capacity crowd at Four Seasons Arena in Great Falls, beseeching party faithful to oust incumbent Democratic Sen. Jon Tester in November and to "Keep America Great" in 2020 by reelecting him to a second term as the nation's commander-in-chief.
Trump in Great Falls Thursday for rally; city, county brace for big expenses
President Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Great Falls on Thursday and area residents will need to be patient with some road closures, long lines at the Expo Park and each other.
Trump campaign rally confirmed for Great Falls; tickets now available
President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a rally at Four Seasons Arena at Montana Expo Park in Great Falls at 4 p.m. on July 5. Doors open at 1 p.m., according to Trump’s campaign website, and the event is now featured on the site’s landing page.
Is President Trump headed to Great Falls for the Fourth?
President Trump may be visiting Great Falls next week. Several sources in Great Falls have heard rumblings about a visit, but few details were available Wednesday.
RMEF, family deliver 262 acres of elk habitat to Lewis & Clark National Forest
The Lewis and Clark National Forest just gained 262 acres in the Little Belt Mountains that supports a rich diversity of wildlife. Chuck and Gerry Jennings of Great Falls spent three years arranging the land's sale to the Missoula-based Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, which then conveyed the property to the national forest.
Montana farmers, ranchers talk trade, farm bill with Tester
Farmers and ranchers from across Montana shared their concerns related to trade policies and the upcoming Farm Bill with Sen. Jon Tester during a listening session in Great Falls this weekend.