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Democrats seek support to be candidate
Several people who want to be the Democrats' nominee to replace Rep. Ryan Zinke pitched their candidacies to the Hill County Democrats during their monthly meeting in the Havre Eagles Club Tuesday...
Bullock announces 6 cabinet departures before new term
HELENA (AP) — Six of Montana Gov. Steve Bullock’s cabinet members will be leaving the administration before his second term begins next month, and replacements have been found for two of them so far, the Democratic governor said Friday. The...
Tribally owned tech startup lands $42.B Air Force contract
DILLON TABISH Flathead Beacon POLSON (AP) - From his office atop a hill on the south end of town, Thomas Acevedo can see the impressive reach of Flathead Lake stretching into the northern horizon...
Montana values prevail over Six Million Dollar Man
In 1978 Max Baucus was elected to the U.S. Senate starting a record 35 years of representing Montana. In 1978, Pat Williams was elected to the first of a record nine consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. Also in 1978, something...
City council declines to endorse reopening 4 for 2
The Havre City Council voted unanimously Monday night to reject a request to sign onto a letter asking the federal government to revisit a decision denying a request to expand a section of U.S. Highway 2 to four lanes. Highway 2 Association...
Tester writes letter to Obama
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., has penned a letter to President Barack Obama requesting that he take up several issues with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he comes to Washington, D.C., for a state dinner in March. Obama extended the...
Local Dems react to McLean resignation
Like much of the rest of Montana, Hill County Democrats were blindsided Monday by the news that Lt. Gov. Angela McLean will resign. Gov. Steve Bullock's office said McLean will resign to accept the...
Juneau may challenge Zinke for House seat
HELENA — Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau is considering challenging U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke for Montana's U.S. House seat next year, a spokeswoman for the Democrat said Wednesday. Juneau, 48, has been the state's public schools...
Democrats push for success in 2016
With optimism and a fierce sense of urgency about making gains in the upcoming elections, Hill County Democrats gathered at the Eagles Club Wednesday night for the annual Pasma-Peck dinner, headlined...
House to consider repeal of meat labeling law
Staff and wire report WASHINGTON — A House committee is moving swiftly to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered — a rule pushed in the last decade by the members of Montana’s...
Army War College revokes Sen. John Walsh's degree
HELENA — The U.S. Army War College revoked Democratic Sen. John Walsh's master's degree after an investigation completed Friday concluded he plagiarized a research paper required to graduate, a college spokeswoman said. The Carlisle, Pennsylvania,... Full story
Lewis, Zinke debate with absentee voting to begin
BOZEMAN (AP) — Democrat John Lewis and Republican Ryan Zinke debated topics from health care to U.S. intervention in Iraq in a meeting Saturday that turned edgy as each candidate looks to set himself apart with absentee voting about to begin in... Full story
Corporate election spending raising heat
The U.S. Senate narrowly killed debate on a bill that could have given Montana more control over corporate spending in elections, a bill one of its co-sponsors praised in a press conference shortly before the vote. And Democratic candidates for the... Full story
Sen. Walsh drops out of race amid plagiarism probe
HELENA (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Walsh of Montana said Thursday he is dropping his campaign for office amid allegations that he plagiarized large portions of a 2007 research project he wrote for a master's degree. In a statement to supporters, the... Full story
Walsh mum on whether he's leaving race
HELENA (AP) — Sen. John Walsh was taking personal time at his Helena home as his campaign canceled events and avoided questions about whether the Montana Democrat plans to remain in the U.S. Senate race amid allegations that he plagiarized a...
5 Things to Know in Montana for Aug. 7
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. DEMOCRATS LOOK AT STEPS NEEDED FOR NEW SENATE CANDIDATE: Sen. John Walsh hasn't made a public appearance since the weekend, and Montana Democrats are reviewing... Full story
Sen. Walsh cancels events; campaign mum on race
HELENA — Sen. John Walsh of Montana on Tuesday postponed at least two upcoming events as his campaign declined to answer questions about whether he planned to remain in the U.S. Senate race amid allegations that he plagiarized a research paper. The... Full story
US House candidates' energy plans reveal contrasts
BILLINGS (AP) — Montana's U.S. House candidates claim to offer "all-of-the-above" solutions to the nation's energy problems— a familiar mantra among politicians keen to give equal attention to fossil fuels and renewables such as wind and solar.... Full story
Defense Department to oversee Walsh plagiarism probe
HELENA - The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh because the Montana... Full story