The Montana Secretary of State's Office on Tuesday said a candidate in the District 5 race for the Public Service Commission has requested and been granted a recount. Secretary of State Christi Jacobson said her office received the petition for a recount of results stemming from the June 7 primary election. Jacobson said PSC candidate Derek Skees filed the petition … [Read more...] about Skees seeks recount in Montana Public Service Commission race for District 5
Fred Mayo (F.M.) Plummer was one of the wealthiest merchants in the early days of Libby, Montana. In 1911, the Libby Herald newspaper listed him as the 15th highest taxpayer in all of Lincoln County, on a list that included the Great Northern Railway, the Anaconda Company, a number of banks and a handful of individuals. He and his wife Sivolin (Neff) Plummer lived next … [Read more...] about Harmon’s Histories: Fred Plummer left a lasting mark on Libby homes, businesses
Whenever I hear someone talk about how honest they are, I instinctively put my hands in my pockets to see that everything that should be there is still there. So, pardon me my skepticism when I read this blurb from a large accounting firm’s website: “Our Global Code of Conduct is a clear set of standards for our business conduct. It provides the ethical and behavioral framework … [Read more...] about Montana Viewpoint: Who will guard the guards?
Citizens need to watch the January 6 televised hearings. We’re in danger of losing our democracy. The irony is, there is so much support for Zelensky and Ukraine fighting for their democracy, but not enough Americans seem willing to defend democracy at home. Republicans that support Putin and Hungary’s Orbán deny that our democracy is in jeopardy. Only 46% of Democrats and … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: It’s either Trump or America’s hard-earned democracy
Elections have consequences. The Governor, through his appointments, and the Legislature, through their actions, can make changes that affect policy and established programs. When those changes have significant impacts on public trust resources and compromise the programs designed to manage those resources, the average Montanan may want to take notice. When those changes are … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: Montana hunters and anglers should take notice