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The thriving state of Montana’s outdoor economy was the talk of the town at the Last Best Outdoors Fest held Tuesday at The Coop in Columbia Falls. The celebration, hosted by Business for Montana’s Outdoors (BFMO) and the Montana Brewer’s Association, focused on celebrating the state’s booming outdoors industry with food, craft beer and music, […]

First, Betsy DeVos tried to withhold funds from the University of Montana because their application wasn’t double-spaced. Now, she’s trying to withhold vital funds from small, rural Montana schools because of more bureaucratic red tape. This is ridiculous. DeVos’s job is to make sure schools have the resources they need to make students successful. Demand […]

You can’t fix a problem by pretending it doesn’t exist. Any farmer or rancher can tell you that climate change is a real thing. It’s affecting crops and herds. It’s affecting folks in communities ravaged by severe storms. And it’s affecting our economy. Congress needs to dig in, find solutions, and take action. That’s what […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Donald Trump legislation to provide the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade. The Senate cleared the bill by voice vote on Wednesday, passing the second piece of legislation aimed at addressing urgent problems at the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs in as many days. […]