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 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 13, 2018

Tempel and Tuss on modern politics

Two long-time acquaintances and collaboraters, even friends, faced off in this month's general election and had some comments about modern campaigning, the negative turn it has taken and what - if...

 

Tester fights for border security

As a former sheriff and the mayor of a Montana town near our northern border, border security has always been in the forefront for me. It takes resources to keep Montanans safe, combat drug trafficking and secure the border and local government...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 30, 2018

Democrats stump at Get Out the Vote rally in Havre

Some high-profile Democrats were in Havre Tuesday at a rally wrapping up a Get Out the Vote tour in the area. "We have a very important election coming up real soon," Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney said during...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 30, 2018

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul talks about national issues at Republican rally

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said in an interview Sunday he wants to work on what he called problems in the Farm Bill Congress is considering now, such as its focus on providing more food stamps...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 29, 2018

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul stumps in Havre in support of Rosendale

High-profile U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., joined a group of other prominent Republicans - including President Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. - campaigning in Montana when he spoke to more...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 26, 2018

High profile senator speaks in Havre in support of Matt Rosendale

A high-profile U.S. senator was in Havre today for a Get Out and Vote event for a high profile election. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Montana Auditor Republican Matt Rosendale spoke to more than...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 22, 2018

State, federal candidates stump in Chinook

Democrats U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, U.S. House candidate Kathleen Williams, Clerk of Montana Supreme Court candidate Rex Renk and Public Service Commission candidate Doug Kaercher spoke Sunday to a crowd...

 

For Montana Indians, there is only one choice for U.S. senator

We Montanans are facing a choice of who would best represent us in the United States Senate for the next six years. While this choice is critical for everyone, it is absolutely foundational for Montana Indians. The federal government has a legal...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 16, 2018

Tester introduces bill to Fund Milk River Project

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced he has introduced legislation to provide critical funding for the Milk River Project in north-central Montana.   The Milk River Project, one of the first projects assigned to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation when it was...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 15, 2018

Local candidates campaign at Havre fundraiser

Several local candidates campaigned at the Hill County Democratic Party's Pasma-Peck fundraising dinner Sunday, following a speech by U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont. Tester is campaigning for...

 

Radical politics are dividing America

The American political environment has been a boiling pot for the past half century which began as a gradual overthrow of the Founding Fathers’ historic system of government. George Soros has infused millions of dollars into our present political p...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 15, 2018

Tester stumps at Havre Pasma-Peck Dinner

More than 90 people attended the annual Pasma-Peck Dinner Sunday at Montana State University-Northern, a dinner named after two legendary Havre Democrats, "Mr. Democrat" Jim Pasma and Rep. Ray Peck....

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 10, 2018

Bachmeier, Burns, Sivertsen face off in HD 28 race: Jacob Bachmeier, Democrat

Montana Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, is running for re-election for his seat in legislature representing House District 28, facing off against independent candidate Bob Sivertsen and Libertarian...

 

Continue the value of the 6 mill levy

Montanans will have a direct say in what we pay when the 6 mill university levy comes before us again this election year as LR 128 on the November election ballot. There may be other states that have statewide voted university levies, but I’m not...

 

Missing but not forgotten

Editor’s note: This version is updated to show that U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., has called for a hearing on missing and murdered indigenous women. A local college group held a remembrance of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 13, 2018

Little Shell Tribe recognition passes House

The Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians is the closest it has ever been to receiving federal recognition as a Native American tribe. Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., to recognize...

 

Letter to the Editor - Congress needs to protect SNAP

Editor, As the Montana Association of Christians, we advocate for a more compassionate and just world that recognizes the inherent dignity of each person, regardless of economic status. Jesus both models feeding the hungry and teaches that when we fe...

 

Trump and Rosendale are right for Montana

Today, President Donald J. Trump will make his third visit to Montana to advocate for conservative leadership and the successes that come with it — namely, more jobs and higher wages. President Trump understands that we need a leader who will...

 

Why Border Patrol supports Tester

As the president of the National Border Patrol Council, I have the privilege of representing 15,000 of the best men and women you’ll ever meet — the Border Patrol Agents who work 24 hours a day to secure our borders. But I know that when it...

 

Letter to the Editor - Kraninger against important basic protections

Editor, Who is Kathy Kraninger? Well if you’ve ever had anyone in your family conned by a payday lender, you should know. The Senate could confirm Ms. Kraninger soon to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and she seems ready to try to...

 

#NotInvisible: Why are Native American women vanishing?

By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer VALIER - The searchers rummage through the abandoned trailer, flipping over a battered couch, unfurling a stained sheet, looking for clues. It's blistering hot and...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 31, 2018

Trump approves half of Montana's disaster declaration request

Nearly two-and-a-half months after Gov. Steve Bullock requested the president declare a disaster so Montana counties could get help dealing with massive flooding, President Donald Trump has approved part of the request. Bullock Press Secretary Mariss...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    August 28, 2018

Blaine, Hill counties receive Stonegarden grants

Sen. Jon Tester announced that local sheriff’s offices have received Operation Stonegarden grants as part of awards worth more than $1.5 million across the state, a press release from his office said. Law enforcement uses this grant to help pay...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you Tester for standing up to Wall Street

Editor, Last month, Sen. Jon Tester asked Kathy Kraninger tough but fair questions to see if she would fulfill the Consumer Bureau’s mandate and protect consumers in our state. Ms. Kraninger’s answers showed that she will continue the current...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    August 22, 2018

Tester talks increasing Forest Service funds to fight wildfires

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said the U.S. Forest Service has new tools to help solve the increasing problems of wildfires in Montana and across the West. "The climate change has made our fire...

 

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