The Missoula Independent Online
Montana's best brews, ranked
The unofficial, completely debatable, almost entirely data-driven list of the state's top 50 craft beers by Indy Staff Montanans pride themselves on local craft beer.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Defense Department to review plagiarism probe of Sen. John Walsh
The Defense Department will be responsible for reviewing the plagiarism investigation into Sen. John Walsh of Montana, according to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Army War College, where Walsh allegedly used the work of other people in his 2007 thesis for a master's degree.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Senate Hopeful Wants EPA Administrator to Visit Montana Coal Town
Rep. Steve Daines invites - no, Daines demands - Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency visit the town of Colstrip, Mont., to see for herself the impact of her agency's Clean Power Plan on that community.
Walsh on Plagiarism: 'I Made a Mistake' But Not Due to PTSD
Sen. John Walsh said he "made a mistake" when he plagiarized portions of his Masters' thesis and dismissed possible affects of post-traumatic stress disorder possibly playing a role.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Montana escaped sex offender arrested in Cottonwood
Cottonwood police investigators were contacted Monday by the Montana Department of Corrections.
Mont. gov: Sen. in plagiarism row deserves respect
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday he had no knowledge that Democratic Sen. John Walsh had plagiarized his master's thesis when he appointed the former lieutenant governor to the Senate in February.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Supreme Court upholds firing of tourism director
Elizabeth "Betsy" Baumgart was unsuccessful in arguing that her firing as administrator of the Montana Tourism and Promotion Division was motivated by politics, not the agency's bottom line.
Canadian Business Magazine
Montana Supreme Court upholds firing of former state tourism director
The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the 2010 dismissal of a former state tourism director who was fired because the agency said she didn't spend millions of dollars meant to promote tourism and filmmaking in the state.
5 Things to Know in Montana for July 23
The Montana Supreme Court censured District Judge G. Todd Baugh over comments suggesting a 14-year-old rape victim shared some of the responsibility for the crime.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
State: Montanans won't lose health-care subsidies
Two contradictory federal appeals-court rulings that came out Tuesday have called President Barack Obama's health-care law's subsidies into question.
Feds give Montana more time on license rules
The Department of Homeland Security has granted Montana an extension to meet stringent driver's license rules as restrictions expand for states that don't comply with the federal REAL ID Act.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Montana Attorney General Asks Court To Uphold State's Gay Marriage Ban
On July 17th, Montana attorney general Tim Fox asked a federal court to uphold the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in response to an attempt to overturn the 2004 law, reports Great Falls Trubine In May, four couples filed a federal lawsuit arguing that the ban denies same-sex couples the protections and benefits of marriage afforded ... (more)
Sat Jul 19, 2014
NOAA Thinks No Trend In Global Temperatures for Two Decades is a Steady Increase?
At The Hill , which bills itself as "a top US political website, read by the White House and more lawmakers than any other site vital for policy, politics and election campaigns," Laura Barron-Lopez has an article on NOAA's latest climate report that apparently shows that "changes in the earth's climate are increasing at a steady rate ...
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Montana AG Asks Court to Uphold Gay Marriage Ban
Montana's attorney general asked a federal court Thursday to uphold the state's constitutional same-sex marriage ban in response to a lawsuit that seeks to overturn it.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Montana AG asks court to uphold gay marriage ban
Montana's attorney general is asking a federal court to uphold Montana's constitutional same-sex marriage ban in response to a lawsuit that seeks to overturn it.
Daines wealthiest Montana Congressman
Financial disclosure forms show Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines is the wealthiest Montanan in Congress with personal assets worth between $8.9 million and $32.7 million.
The Missoula Independent Online
Rockies Today, July 17
Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Montanans divided on transfers federal lands to state control The transfer of federal lands to state control has gained momentum in the western United States, and in Montana, the Environmental Quality Council spent eight months studying the issue, although the recommendation of the panel made such a ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Democrats ask US Navy for Zinke military records
Montana Democrats released a letter Wednesday asking for Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke's military records under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Billings Outpost
Gov. Bullock Gears Up For Father's Day Free Fishing Weekend
It's Montana's gift to Dad and Grandpa: free fishing for all over Father's Day weekend, June 14-15.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
MT-Sen: John Walsh (D) Hits Steve Daines (R) For Voting To Dismantle Medicare In New Ad
If we lose this election and the Tea Party takes over the Senate, Medicare as we know it will be dismantled.