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Littwin: The body slammer wins and now the question is whether...

The body slammer wins in Montana, meaning, apparently, we're either one step closer to the apocalypse or to political reporters adopting concussion protocols. Or...

Wiretap: The good news is that apparently it’s illegal even in...

The new politics: On the night before the special election for Montana's lone House seat, the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor...

Wiretap: Trump flies all the way to Saudi Arabia and forgets...

Donald Trump gave his big Saudi speech on terrorism without saying the words "radical Islamic terrorism." And the same Trump who once said, "I...

Wiretap: It was all over for Bill O’Reilly when morality and...

Why was Bill O'Reilly, who has been, by all reports, a serial harasser for many years, finally fired by Fox? Megan Garber writes in...

Solar gardens grow slowly out West

This story first appeared on High Country News.  As soon as her electric cooperative started selling panels in a community solar garden, Doris Shennum of...

Congresswoman DeGette: Farm Dust bill underscores Tea Party ‘madness’ in House

As the House prepared to pass the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act last week, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette must've imagined herself wearing a pale blue knee-length dress with a white pinafore top.

Exxon oil spill in Montana’s Yellowstone River puts spotlight back on...

ExxonMobil workers on Tuesday were scrambling to add staff and finds ways to work in swift-moving flood waters to soak up more than 40,000 gallons of oil the company spilled into Montana’s pristine Yellowstone River Friday night.

Montana House votes to repeal medical marijuana law

The Montana House of Representatives voted 63-37 yesterday to overturn that state's medical marijuana law. The State Senate is expected to follow suit soon. Both houses are controlled by Republicans.

Colorado political group Western Tradition linked to nasty Montana race

Debra Bonogofsky, a moderate Republican small businesswoman from Billings, Mont., thought she was a “normal person” until she ran for the Montana State Legislature in June. Then she found out through 11th-hour attack ads, fliers and mailings that she was an anti-gun, pro-abortion, union-backing Barack Obama supporter.

As Colorado drilling rebounds, Montana judge rules in favor of climate...

Just as Colorado’s oil and gas industry is starting to show signs of life – emerging from depressed natural gas prices and, it appears,...