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 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 11, 2014

Sen. Tester hopes 'gamesmanship' doesn't bog down Congress

Montana’s Sen. Jon Tester said Thursday he hopes several important bills will move forward quickly but is not so sure after what he called political gamesmanship stalled an outdoors bill he said was a “slam-dunk.” At the start of a press...

 By LISA BAUMANN Associated Press    State News    July 11, 2014

CAMPAIGN WATCH: This week in the race to November

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — This week, candidates have been busy introducing legislation and laying out their campaign platforms. Here's a look at the week's most interesting and important developments in Montana's election campaigns: BILLIONS FOR COAL:... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 10, 2014

Daines joins water project funding group

Montana’s sole U.S. representative joined colleagues from the Dakotas Wednesday in shifting money to regional rural water projects including in north-central Montana. A press release from Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., said the congressman joined Reps... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 11, 2014

Daines, Tester, Walsh push water project funding

Montana's freshman member of the U.S. House of Representatives - also a candidate for the Senate - has joined the Montana U.S. senators in calling for a permanent fund to help complete regional water...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 3, 2014

A paper trail of embezzlement at Rocky Boy

The federal government filed documents showing what facts it was prepared to prove in court against Tony Belcourt, 42, and Hunter Burns, 48. The two entered guilty pleas in some of six indictments — four of which involving Tony Belcourt and Rocky B...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 4, 2013

Daines hydropower bill passes to House

U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., passed a bill out of the House Tuesday that would add another dimension to a hundred-year-old project in north-central Montana — adding hydropower generation to the Milk River Project. Daines’ bill, H.R. 1963,... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 27, 2013

Szudera sentenced to probation on mail fraud

A Havre man will spend four years on probation and was ordered to pay nearly $90,000 in fines and restitution for defrauding the federal government through the mail. U.S. Chief District Judge Dana Christensen sentenced William Szudera, 76, in... Full story

 By Pam Burke    Local    September 27, 2013

Webcam now online at Fresno

Anyone wondering if the weather at Fresno Reservoir is nice enough to go there to play can now get online for their answer, thanks to the Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited. The group mounted a... Full story

 By Matt Volz - Associated Press    Local    May 23, 2013

Feds lift hold on Rocky Boy pipeline project

HELENA — Federal officials this week lifted their temporary hold on funding for a $361 million water pipeline for a Native American reservation in northern Montana after Chippewa Cree tribal officials demonstrated they were addressing conflicts...

 Opinion    May 17, 2013

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, May 17, 2013

Laurel — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines has a good idea that is worth looking into. He would let the Bureau of Reclamation allow hydropower dams be built on streams canals and ditches. That would provide jobs and create cheap, renewable energy for Montana....

 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 10, 2013

Election board kills St. Marks run for Rocky Boy chair

The Chippewa Cree Tribal Election Board of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has removed the former chair of the tribal council as a candidate for the chair, three days after it certified him as a candidate. The Election Board issued a press release T...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 7, 2013

Tribe denounces 'false' reporting on water project

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has issued a release saying work on a regional water project is proceeding and that an article reporting that the Bureau of Reclamation had temporarily halted funding on the project...