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Updated 11 months ago


The 66th Legislative session has come to an end.

Updated 1 week ago
Sounding the alarm

I was born and raised in Mission. My family doesn’t know I’m writing.

Updated 1 week ago
COVID-19 Help For Businesses

For the past 25 years, Lake County Community Development Corporation has been here to help our great community weather many economic shocks. We were here with you through the 9-11 crisis and the Great Recession o...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Montana anglers and water users win with LWCF

The waning winter season gives me the chance to not only be thankful for all Montana has to offer but also to look forward to the new adventures on our state’s waterways that are just around the corner. Many of u...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Water Rights Act right for Montana

Like most of my constituents in Granite County who make their living in agriculture, water and water rights mean everything to us. I’ve been pleasantly surprised by what I’m hearing regarding Sen. Steve Daines’ n...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Speaker Hertz supporting Greg Gianforte for Montana governor

This year, Montanans can elect a proven leader – someone with executive experience, a background of creating high-paying jobs, and conservative values. This is exactly what Montana needs in our next governor, and...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Dr. Al for governor

The Montana Water Rights Protection Act was recently introduced to the U.S. Senate as a “fix” to the flawed 2015 Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Water Compact. Senator Dr. Al Olszewski of Kalispell, who ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Concerns with bison restoration initiatives

There has recently been a lot of press about bison being designated a free roaming animal in Montana. As a retired cattle rancher, I would like to raise a few thoughts that have not been brought out in various op...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
County commissioners on a fear campaign

The Lake County Commissioners have been engaged in a classic misinformation campaign regarding public safety needs. Rather than providing leadership and problem solving, the commissioners embarked on a fear campa...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Daines’ bill hurts farmers, ranchers and the future

Once again, CSKT Compact promoter Cory Swanson weighs in with misleading statements (Feb. 2) about the Daines-Tester CSKT Compact. Just because the senator calls it the “Montana Water Rights Protection Act” doesn...