Montana exited 2020 with 16,600 fewer payroll jobs than it had before the pandemic and a relatively flat recovery, December jobs statistics show.
Montana’s only U.S. representative, Matt Rosendale, told his Twitter followers Monday that House Democrats were raising false claims of a national crisis to call on President Donald Trump’s Cabinet to remove him using the 25th Amendment.
A horse shot and left for dead Christmas weekend at a remote church camp near Fishtail is under investigation.
Much is on the line for Montana agriculture in the omnibus spending and COVID-19 President Donald Trump signed Sunday.
Population estimates released Tuesday suggest Montana could have the growth needed to add a second U.S. House seat.
Billings Gazette agriculture and politics reporter Tom Lutey shares some of his most memorable stories from 2020.
Aside from its $900 billion price tag, there weren’t many known details about a COVID-19 relief package emerging from the Senate this week, but Montana lawmakers welcomed the news.
Last week, U.S. Sens. Jon Tester, of Montana, and Deb Fischer, of Nebraska, introduced a bill to improve safety at rural train crossings. Tester cited recent incidents in Bainville specifically when announcing the bill.
Eight years after it started working on a cleanup plan for the toxic coal ash ponds at Colstrip Power Plant, Gov. Steve Bullock’s administration is running out of time to finalize cleanup terms for the environmental mess.
Montana wheat farmers are several weeks into a price improvement, largely because global trade is improving.
Kathleen Williams has opened a substantial cash advantage over Matt Rosendale in Montana’s U.S. House race.
A late push in U.S. Census responses has observers hopeful Montana could still be in the mix for a second U.S. House seat, despite a court-ordered pause of the count.
The scenery in Kathleen Williams’ political ads is forest-breeze subtle. The message is anything but. She’s casting sidearm with a spinner rod and filleting the fish she catches.
There have been no commanding Montana rallies this time, no President Donald Trump swooping down in Air Force One on four separate occasions, breathing hot MAGA fire to ignite Republicans on Matt Rosendale’s behalf.
U.S. House candidate Kathleen Williams is reporting $2.3 million raised in the past three months.
Rather than selling its shares in Colstrip power plant, it would be better for Washington consumers for Puget Sound Energy to keep its shares in the troubled power plant and use the utility’s ownership leverage to shut down the power plant entirely by the end of 2025, Washington’s consumer advocate and the staff of the state’s utility commission said.