Editorial

More business leaders, fewer politicians

May 25, 2018 at 3:56 am

One thing has become obvious during the Trump Presidency: it’s better to send a businessman than a politician to do the work of the people. Over the last year and a half, we have seen the effects of reducing regulations that prevented small...

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Why I’ll vote Darren Short for Sheriff

May 22, 2018 at 7:44 am

When you meet a person while in the middle of a personal tragedy, the relationship can go one of two ways. Either that person becomes a part of the blur in the tragedy and barely remembered, or they become a true friend. June 17, 2014 start...

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Preparing students to be ‘Montana ready’

May 22, 2018 at 7:44 am

As Montana’s state superintendent of public schools, I have the opportunity to interact with students in classrooms big and small across our diverse state. I have seen first-hand that Montana’s students reflect the unique diversity of our s...

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The gift of morality

May 18, 2018 at 3:00 am

Saturday night, May 19, the Jewish community will usher in the holiday of Shavuot, the Festival of Weeks. 3,330 years ago, atop of Mount Sinai, God descended in all His glory, gifted us with the Ten Commandments and through Moses, the great...

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Rosendale is a fearless conservative leader

May 15, 2018 at 12:47 pm

I’ve endorsed Matt Rosendale because I believe he will drain the swamp and will vote for a limited Constitutional government even if that means standing up to big spenders in the Republican Party.Last year, I introduced a complete repeal of...

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Act would greatly benefit veterans

May 18, 2018 at 2:00 am

One thing we can all agree on in today’s divisive political climate is that the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system is broken. We have great doctors, nurses and staff who serve in the VA but the system itself needs major refor...

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Montana Deserves a U.S. Senator Who Means Business

May 15, 2018 at 12:47 pm

Like many Montana ranchers, I know the importance of having good neighbors. When harvest time rolls around and neighbors are shorthanded, we help load up the wheat or the sugar beets in the field and get them to market. When a prairie fire ...

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Kasich for president in 2020?

May 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

Returning from travels that took us across the Midwest, my wife Sue and I had an opportunity to visit with Ohio Gov. John Kasich at his state capitol office in Columbus. Thanks to Tom Lopach of Gov. Bullock’s staff for arranging our meeting...

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Who is managing Montana’s budget?

May 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

Gov. Steve Bullock and his surrogates, most recently Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, have been pushing the narrative that Republicans are the ones to blame for Montana’s short-term budget problems.The Montana Legislature has only one constitutional r...

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Politics above common sense for Shelby Prison

April 27, 2018 at 3:00 am

In one hand you have a problem that involves the health and welfare of a large number of people. And in the other you have a solution that will go a long way towards helping these people. What would the logical solution be?This is the conun...

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