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Tester's support for Iran deal is wrong

It would appear to all that we are represented by a Democratic senator who would rather serve a venal, capitulating White House than fulfill h…

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Taking responsibility for the future

I take the counterintuitive view that our “success” in life is at least 99 percent due to luck (or, if you prefer, grace). This might seem sur…

September 02, 2015 8:00 am Related (6)

Kerr Dam acquisition continues challenge of balance

I have the good fortune of being Tribal Council chairman during the long-awaited Sept. 5 date when the Confederated Salish, Pend d’Oreille and…

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The GOP field that failed

The GOP field that failed

The rise of Donald Trump is, in part, a function of a vacuum.

September 02, 2015 5:45 am Photos

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Affirming a right to die

Affirming a right to die

SAN DIEGO—Brittany Maynard was soon to die. The question was whether she could do so on her own terms, as a last act of autonomy. Dr. Lynette …

September 01, 2015 5:45 am(0)

Iran deal is a bad deal

Iran deal is a bad deal

The Iranian nuclear deal is perhaps the greatest national security mistake of our time and represents a clear and present danger to America an…

August 31, 2015 8:00 am Related (18)

BLM's epic land grab

Recently, the U.S. Department of the Interior released it latest land use plan amendments for 11 Western states. These plans were drafted with…

August 31, 2015 7:00 am Related (2)

Fiddling while Rome burns

Fiddling while Rome burns

You just can’t make up this kind of stuff. It seems impossible, but in the midst of yet another hot, dry and smoky fire season, the state of M…

August 31, 2015 5:45 am(2)

Wildfires should make us re-think management

Many are suffering another disastrous fire season in the West this year. For some, their suffering won’t end when the smoke finally clears. It…

August 28, 2015 8:00 am Related (22)

Alliance for Wild Rockies should work on projects, not lawsuits

Michael Garrity recently (Aug. 15) attacked U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke about forest reform, claiming Zinke thinks we have spotted owls in Montana. Z…

August 27, 2015 8:00 am Related (22)

Attendance matters, graduation matters: When it comes to attendance rates, 95 percent isn’t an A

Attendance matters, graduation matters: When it comes to attendance rates, 95 percent isn’t an A

Montana’s students have one of the most important jobs in the state: showing up to school each day. Students who attend class every day are mo…

August 27, 2015 7:00 am(2)

History bodes well for Bullock re-election

History bodes well for Bullock re-election

Analyzing historical electoral patterns may seem like an exercise for the back rooms of a university political science department. But active …

August 26, 2015 8:00 am(4)

Yes, pander to Trump on immigration

Donald Trump's rise in the polls is inextricably linked to the issue of immigration.

August 26, 2015 5:45 am Related (6)

Urge Congress to close summer hunger gap

Across Montana, summer vacation is winding down and children are preparing to return to school. For many families, this time of year comes as …

August 25, 2015 7:00 am Related (2)

Trump defines down the GOP

Trump defines down the GOP

WASHINGTON – It has come to this: The GOP, formerly the party of Lincoln and ostensibly the party of liberty and limited government, is being …

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Iran deal is product of tough diplomacy

Iran deal is product of tough diplomacy

My 11-year-old granddaughter Kilikina was born during the height of the Iraq war. In her lifetime, war has been a constant topic on the nightl…

August 24, 2015 8:00 am(23)

Energy policies driving climate and wildfire realities

Energy policies driving climate and wildfire realities

The data is in and the conclusion is out – July was the hottest month on record in the last 135 years for good old Mother Earth. With global t…

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