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U.S. Senate Strikes Down BLM Planning 2.0

WASHINGTON (March 7, 2017) – The Public Lands Council and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today hailed Senate passage of ...
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Society for Range Management honors Big Horn County educator

Big Horn County extension educator Mae Smith received an Outstanding Young Range Professional Award at the Society for Range Management’s ...
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Deere Beats Profit Views, Gives Upbeat Outlook

Deere & Co. raised its sales growth forecast for this year as the world's largest farm-equipment manufacturer reported stabilizing demand ...

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Tester’s New Wilderness Bill Draws Critics, Supporters

A week after Sen. Jon Tester released his Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act, some wilderness advocates question what it might really do. No designated as S. 507, the bill resurrects a portion of Tester’s 8 year old Forest Jobs and Recreation Act affecting the southwest corner of the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. That bill ran into opposition from some environmentalists and U.S. Forest Service officials who objected to the way it mandated commercial work in the forests. The new bill has raised eyebrows for the compromises it’s made with mountain biking groups.


Election Administrators Struggle To Prepare For Special Election

The decision to set the election date for Montana’s lone congressman on the Thursday just before Memorial Day weekend has sent election administrators scrambling.


$40 Million To Cover Impacts From Closure Of Coal-Fired Units

The future of Colstrip and its big coal-fired power plant, which will lose two of its four units sometime in the next five years, will be big discussion topics in the second half of the Montana Legislature, with one bill in the works calling for two of the plant’s owners to pay about $40 million between them to cover social and economic impacts caused by the reduction in power.



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2017 High School Basketball Awards!

2017 High School Basketball Awards!

  • 24-0 Dillon!  The only team to have a perfect season!
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NAIA Tournament Arrives in Billings

(Billings, MT) The 37th annual NAIA National Tournament kicked off last night with a welcome banquet where our own Rocky ...
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Brendan Howard 2,000 Points!

Brendan Howard 2,000 Points!

Saturday morning at the State "AA" I was getting ready to call the West - Great Falls loser out game ...
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WY Wolf management plan upheld but still protected under Endangered Species Act

WY Wolf management plan upheld but still protected under Endangered Species Act

CHEYENNE - On March 3, 2017 a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of ...
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MT Region 7 Block Management Enrollment

MT Region 7 Block Management Enrollment

FWP is enrolling new landowners in Region 7 who are interested in participating in the Block Management Program Montana Fish, Wildlife ...
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One Shot Hunt Club sponsors WY Hunter Education

LANDER - The One Shot Antelope Hunt Club will sponsor another hunter education class in Lander starting on March 7 ...
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A Different Montana Highway Funding Solution?

It seems Montana Republicans have been shooting down taxes left and right since day one of Montana's 65th Legislative session. Read More

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month With Survivor Ian Elliot

On Mondays Voices of Montana radio show, Ian Elliot joined us to speak on Brain Injuries and the Brain Injury ...
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Rob Quist Tells Voices of Montana No Problem With Sanctuary Cities & More Green Technologies

Thursday's Voices of Montana was really interesting for me for many reasons first off, I wasn't hosting the program and ...
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