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Articles from the October 31, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    October 31, 2018

A visit with Rep. Greg Gianforte

Republican Congressman Greg Gianforte has served as Montana's sole representative in Washington DC for a year and half, after defeating singer Rob Quist in a May 2017 special election for the seat...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    October 31, 2018

Old rumors finally realized with new Copper Queen owners

"When I was 18, 19, 20 years old, I'd hay during the day and bartend at night," said Helmville native Katie Applegate. "Even then there was discussion of the bar being for sale, and the locals being...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 31, 2018

Blackfoot Challenge, Curtin part company

The Blackfoot Challenge announced the selection of Charles Curtin as their new Executive Director in February of this year, but just seven months later, the organization and Curtin have parted ways....

 

Mountaintop Musings: A Great Opportunity

Well a new week is here and with that we have new opportunities in store for each of us. For some it may be the chance to harvest your first deer or elk! Now that would be an awesome thing for sure! For others (like me) it may be a chance to harvest...

 

Judith Kay Weissbach

Judith Kay Weissbach, 76, of Great Falls, Mont. went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Oct.24, 2018. A celebration of life was held Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, 11 a.m. at Central Assembly of God... Full story

 

Michael Vincent Wells

Michael Vincent Wells, 35, passed away early October 2018 in Helena, Montana. He was born December 23, 1984 in Helena, to parents Theresa Tripp and Vincent Wells. Michael had many vocations in his lifetime, and was accomplished in culinary arts. He... Full story

 

Letter: Scott's professionalism delivers

Dear Editor Catherine Scott is not a personal friend of mine. She has not asked me to write this letter. I doubt she even knows this is my hometown. She certainly doesn't know (or care) that I tend...

 

Letter: Leaders of Faith priorities

Leaders of faith who support I-186, this is a job for the legislature. You Leaders of Faith should comment on the commandment “Thou Shalt not bear false witness.” It is your duty to remind us that this is God’s law. The desecration of this...

 
 By News Release    News    October 31, 2018

Mild weather keeps hunter activity and harvest down across western Montana

Continued mild weather contributed to lower than usual hunter activity and harvest through the second weekend of hunting season in western Montana. "Weather is always the driving factor in big game...

 
 By News Release    News    October 31, 2018

MHP receives $1 million federal grant to combat meth

HELENA – The Montana Highway Patrol will receive a significant federal grant to combat meth trafficking. On Oct. 25, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that its Office of Community Oriented...

 

Montana military history authors traveling state to discuss their new book, 'Battle of the Bulge: A Montana Perspective'

Two of Montana’s many veterans, Randy LeCocq and John Driscoll, military history authors, will be travelling around Big Sky Country promoting their new book, The Battle of the Bulge: A Montana perspective.  LaCocq and Driscoll will be making...

 

This is Montana: Montana's Greatest Wonder: The Missouri River

When the Missouri River puts Cascade behind, it looks out toward the sunset and the distant Rocky Mountain Front, the range of mountains that gave Montana its label "Land of the Shining Mountains."...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    October 31, 2018

Re-adjusting to the seasons

Winter lies too long in country towns; bangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. Willa Silbert Cather 1873 – 1947 The consistently warm weather in Brazil spoiled me. It took about a...

 

Dear Dietician: Trans Fats

Dear Readers, We've all heard of trans fats by now, but what are they and what effect do they have on the body? "Trans" is a chemistry term that refers to the arrangement of molecules. In a trans...

 
 By Hope Quay    News    October 31, 2018

Envision Lincoln catches attention of Lt. Gov., Main Street Montana Rural Partners

Trails, traffic, tourism and teamwork were all topics of discussion as Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney sat down with Lincoln stakeholders and Main Street Montana Rural Partners Monday, Oct. 22. Administered by...

 

Montana American Legion votes to oppose Initiative 185 (I-185)

The Montana Department of The American Legion, at its annual Fall Conference of the Executive Committee in Helena, Oct. 27, unanimously voted to oppose Initiative 185 (I-185). The Initiative would...

 

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