Editorial

I-186 will hurt counties and communities

October 26, 2018 at 3:00 am

From its founding as a railroad town in 1882 to our current, natural resource-based economy, Billings has a long history of supporting natural resource development and mining. And with the Stillwater Mine located just a stone’s throw away f...

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Elected and appointed officials have already said no to I-186

October 23, 2018 at 3:00 am

In 2006, the Montana Environmental Information Center (MEIC), Earth Justice and other extreme and litigious activist groups brought forward the concept of I-186 to the Board of Environmental Review (BER), a board of senior environmental pro...

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Reject dark money: Vote ‘no’ for Rosendale

October 23, 2018 at 3:00 am

Montana is a state of trailblazers. We have led the rest of the nation on countless critical issues — from being the first state to elect a woman to Congress, to being one of just a handful of states that continue to reject a regressive sta...

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Working with Trump, delivering results for Montana

October 22, 2018 at 1:55 pm

Montana is special. That’s why my wife, Susan, and I raised our four kids here. It’s why we started a business here in our home — one that created hundreds of high-paying, Montana jobs. And it’s why I ran for Congress — to protect our Monta...

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Stay united in the fight against I-186

October 22, 2018 at 1:55 pm

Since its founding in 1942, the United Steelworkers has worked together to ensure safer workplaces, better wages and brighter futures for our children. We fight every day for good jobs and a clean environment because we know that we do not ...

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Rosendale’s ethics compromised by top donors

October 22, 2018 at 3:28 pm

Take it from me, the job of state auditor is not always easy. The job requires high ethical standards, an ability to understand complicated regulatory rules, and a strong sense of duty and service to the consumers you are sworn to protect.A...

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Attacking Gianforte’s faith is a smear campaign

October 19, 2018 at 3:00 am

I was shocked recently when I viewed a campaign ad from Kathleen Williams attacking Greg Gianforte for his Christian faith. The video was purportedly taken when Gianforte was sharing his faith with a group of young people who were studying ...

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Lesser-known broadband policy leaves rural areas out

October 19, 2018 at 3:00 am

Connectivity is the defining aspect of our 21st century economy. Access to broadband internet offers the best in education, health care, and economic development. Unfortunately for many, the best isn’t available.More than 24 million America...

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Montana legislature considering housing solutions

October 19, 2018 at 3:00 am

Montana, in both large and small communities, has a shortage of safe homes that people across a spectrum of incomes can afford. That impacts everything from a local business’s ability to recruit workers to having options for seniors and oth...

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Rural communities deserve broadband access

October 19, 2018 at 3:00 am

The people lucky enough to live in Montana’s rural communities know that a few sacrifices come with the territory. But that’s not to say that rural Montanans should be expected to miss out on certain opportunities just because they’ve chose...

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