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HLRC Adds, Replaces Board Members in Malta

Following a nearly two and half-hour meeting with over 20 members of the public, The Hi-Line Retirement Board of Directors replaced three current members of the board and voted in a new member to fill a vacant spot during a private, executive... Full story

 

Bullock Unwilling to Debate in Northeast Montana

Governor Steve Bullock has declined an invitation from The Courier to debate in Northeast Montana, following a successful congressional debate between Congressman Ryan Zinke and challenger Denise Juneau held in nearby Frazer on Aug. 29. Bullock... Full story

 

Let's Protect Our Public Schools

Whenever I visit rural Montana and see the public schools at the center of each town, I am immediately reminded of Montana’s strong public education system and how important it is to the success and livelihoods of our rural communities. I strongly... Full story

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    June 15, 2016

Valley County Primary Roundup

Montana’s election primary was held last week on June 7. For the Democrats, Valley County voted 344-337 for Hillary Clinton, while Bernie Sanders won at the state level. On the Republican side of things, Donald J. Trump took landslide victories at...

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    June 1, 2016

Election Information

Montana’s primary election is set for Tuesday June 7, and Valley County voters have a lot of opportunity to do their civic duty and make their voices heard. Polling places will be open for voters as follows: Precinct 1, Fort Peck (Fort Peck... Full story

 

Valley County Primary Election Results, June 8, 2016

VALLEY COUNTY PRIMARY RESULTS (Posted at 8:30 a.m.) President – Dem Primary Hillary Clinton 344 Bernie Sanders 337 No preference 56 President – Rep Jeb Bush 42 Ted Cruz 161 John Kasich 96 Marco Rubio 58 Donald Trump 1,250 No preference 99... Full story

 
 By John S Adams    News    April 13, 2016

Clinton vs. Sanders Race Rolling Toward Montana

As the race for the Democratic presidential nomination heads deeper into spring, some Montana Democrats are wondering if lightning will strike twice. That’s because for the second time in eight years their party may not have a clear-cut...

 

Medicine Crow an Advocate for American Values

As was widely reported, Joseph Medicine Crow, a chief of the Montana Crow Tribe of Montana and a Native American historian, died in a hospice in Billings on April 3 at the age of 102. Medicine Crow was raised on a Crow reservation near Lodge Grass, M...

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    March 2, 2016

Bullock Appoints Local Attorney

Nick Murnion, Valley County attorney, has been appointed by Governor Steve Bullock to serve the 16th Judicial District. Prior to serving Valley County, he was the county attorney in Garfield County and a private practice attorney. The 16th District... Full story

 

Montana's Bison Burden

Montana has a rising wave of conservationists from near and far choking the interests of our state’s historical and economical foundation. Squeezing slowly, our governor, the American Prairie Reserve and Bureau of Land Management have tightened... Full story

 

Ruth Ann Hutcheson Recognized by Governor

Governor Steve Bullock, First Lady Lisa Bullock, and the Governor's Office of Community Service recognized RuthAnn Hutcheson of Glasgow on Friday, February 12 at the state capitol for her outstanding...

 

Nominations Sought For Montana Outdoor Hall Of Fame

A group of Montana state agencies and conservation organizations is seeking nominations for the second round of inductees to the Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame. The MOHOF honors individuals who have contributed to the restoration and conservation of...

 

No National I.D., Thanks

Recently the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) granted Montana an extension of time to conform to the “REAL ID” law passed by Congress in 2005. In a nutshell the REAL ID law demanded that state driver license and identification cards conform...

 

Governor, Canadian Consul Honor Nashua's Shirley Ball

Recently, Montana's Gov. Steve Bullock joined with Canadian Consul General Marcy Grossman in welcoming guests to a retirement reception in honor of Honorary Consul Shirley Ball of Nashua. The...

 

It's Time to Free Barry Beach

“It [is] more a duty [of an Attorney General] to save an innocent than to convict a guilty man.” We know we do not live in a perfect world where only the guilty are convicted and the wrongly accused go free, but prosecutors can sometimes seem...

 

Governor Steve Bullock Signs Bill Making Scobey Soil Official State Soil of Montana

Governor Steve Bullock was joined by Sen. J.P. Pomnichowski, former Governor and soil scientist Brian Schweitzer, and students from Longfellow Elementary School, as he hosted a ceremonial signing of SB 176, making the Scobey Soil the official state... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Bison Bill Gets The Boot, APR Requests Change In Grazing

After a lot of work on a bill that passed both through the Montana Senate and House, Sen. John Brenden-R was disappointed yesterday as his bill SB 284 was vetoed. The bill would allow county...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Public Pre-K Problems

It was a very well thought out argument at the last Glasgow School Board Meeting on Thursday, April 16. Glasgow Head Start Coordinator Pam Ost spoke out to the trustees about thinking about saving a part of the old Irle School building, to be used...

 

Senate Injects Money Into Budget Bill

A Montana Senate panel put about $50 million into the state budget bill last week, after Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock said the budget crafted by House Republicans was unacceptable. The panel added about $25 million in amendments to House Bill 2,...

 

Talking Energy, Sage Grouse Not Easy

A chicken-sized bird has gotten energy industry advocates and conservationists, Republicans and Democrats working together to prevent it from becoming the next native Montana species listed as endangered or threatened: the sage grouse. “This...

 

Knudsen's Energy Proposal

Last week Speaker of the House Austin Knudsen presented House Bill 402 to the House Appropriations Committee. Knudsen is proposing a bill that would give a little more back to the eastern Montana areas directly impacted by the gas and oil industry....

 

Unemployment Rates Keep Falling

FOR The Courier Montana’s unemployment rate continued its decline in December, down 0.1 percentage points to 4.2 percent. The unemployment rate has decreased by over a full percentage point during 2014. The U.S. unemployment rate declined to 5.6 pe...

 

All Eyes On Glendive And Pipeline Oil Spill

All eyes are on Eastern Montana as an oil spill has taken to national headlines. The Bridger Pipeline LLC running along the Yellowstone River experienced a broken pipeline that spilled oil into the river, just seven miles upstream from Glendive. The...

 
 By Bob Brown    Opinion    January 21, 2015

Building Montana: The Opportunity Is Here

As many as 2,000 temporary high-paying blue-collar jobs will be created in Montana if the U.S. government approves the much publicized Keystone XL pipeline. More than twice as many similar private-sector construction jobs, however, will result from...

 

Lawmakers Get To Work In Helena

The 2015 Montana Legislature convened Jan. 5, and ceremonial and educational events welcomed the 150 lawmakers from all over the state to Helena. During the swearing-in ceremonies, the leaders of each party said they hoped the parties would work...

 

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