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Online Petition Suggests Selling Montana To Canada To Help Clear U.S. Debt

That's a question a group of online petitioners have answered for all of us with their latest campaign. The Change.org petition suggests that, in order to eliminate the staggering national debt America has accrued, we sell the entire state of Montana. To Canada. For $1 Trillion.


Montana Lawmakers Again Take Aim at Delisting Grizzly Bears

Montana lawmakers have for the second legislative session in a row introduced a joint resolution to delist grizzly bears from the endangered species list, a proposed measure aimed at ramping up pressure on the state’s congressional delegation.


Affordable housing bill moves on to Montana State Senate

MISSOULA, Mont. -- Montana lawmakers are taking up a proposal to provide more funding for affordable housing. City officials from Bozeman testified in the legislature, saying the affordable housing crisis is growing into an epidemic all across Montana, and that businesses would like to expand, but c


University of Montana college to get new name under plan to absorb journalism school

The University of Montana's College of Visual and Performing Arts will get a new name when the School of Journalism moves under its umbrella in a proposed merger this summer. Under a proposal first reported Wednesday by the Montana Kaimin, the School of Journalism’s leadership would change from a de


[Poll] Sell Montana to Canada for $1 Trillion?

There is a petition that's currently circulating that says the US should sell Montana to Canada for one trillion dollars. What say you on this sale?


Walleye not a native fish in Montana, FWP decides; meeting Feb. 28 in Helena

Walleye are not native to Montana. That's the conclusion Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks came to after conferring with experts from around the country, conducting extensive literature research and based on the best information available, the agency announced.


Montana Legislators Vote to Ignore Sale to Canada

Our elected representatives, of the great state of Montana, are currently in the 66th Regular Session of the Montana Legislature. During this time, the House chose to address the petition to sell Montana to Canada. The petition was created last week via Change.org. It called for the sale of Montana


Steele becomes acting supervisor for Nez Perce-Clearwater forests

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Supervisor Cheryl F. Probert has accepted a temporary appointment as the Acting Forest Supervisor of the Kootenai National Forest in Libby, Mont., effective February 19. Kurt Steele will serve as Acting Forest Supervisor of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Fore


Miley Cyrus' Biggest Revelations in New Interview -- Liam Hemsworth, Sexuality and Hannah Montana

Miley Cyrus is speaking out like never before. The 26-year-old pop star covers Vanity Fair's March issue and, in both a personal essay and an interview, delves into her early days in the spotlight, her sexuality and relationship with Liam Hemsworth, and why Donald Trump once called her. Read on for


: Montana Department of Transportation proposes partial highway reconstruction

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - The Montana Department of Transportation is seeking comment on a proposal to rebuild 8.4 miles of Highway 89 southeast of Fairfield in Cascade County, according a press release.


Montana Labor Dept concedes it lacks expertise to oversee programs for troubled teens

The state agency tasked with regulating private residential treatment programs for troubled teens said Wednesday it had not performed its role of ensuring the safety of children well and called for oversight to be shifted to the state health department.


Gallagher gives Butte voice in next Montana Outdoor plan

County Parks Director J.P. Gallagher is on a team that will craft the next five-year Montana Outdoor Recreation Plan, which identifies trends and needs for outdoor activities and is a must for landing millions of federal dollars to support them.


Republican Jon Bennion Launches His Campaign For Montana AG

On Thursday, Republican Jon Bennion announced his campaign for Attorney General of Montana for the 2020 election. Bennion currently serves as the state’s Chief Deputy Attorney General under Tim Fox.

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Call for Kids: Support Pediatric Care in Montana

The Call for Kids Radiothon is underway. Nichole Miles with St. Vincent Healthcare joined us on Montana Talks Thursday morning to talk about the radiothon. Funds raised will benefit St. Vincent Children’s Healthcare, including Montana and Wyoming’s first Pediatric Intensive Care Unit staffed 24/7 by


While Utah, Montana Boost Pre-K Funding, Idaho And Wyoming Miss Out On Share Of Federal Grants

It’s a final four of sorts, but it has nothing to do with basketball. Idaho and Wyoming are now among only four states that do not fund preschool, according to a new report from the Education Commission of the States.


E-cigs should be banned in Montana schools amid 'epidemic' usage, legislative proposal says

The Montana legislature is targeting vaping in the boys room. A bill carried by Great Falls Republican Sen. Fred Anderson would legally ban products like electronic cigarettes and other nicotine alternatives in schools. It was heard Tuesday in the House Business and Labor Committee.


Farmers eye plant as potential crop

An Idaho House of Representatives committee held a near unanimous vote to introduce legislation legalizing hemp in Idaho. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Caroline Nilsson Troy, would make Idaho law match federal law signed by President Trump, Dec. 2018.


Prep Basketball, College Basketball Standings, Polls

Receiving Votes: Benedictine (Kan.) 43, Central Methodist (Mo.) 39, Xavier (La.) 26, Pikeville (Ky.) 19, Science & Arts (Okla.) 16, William Jessup (Calif.) 7, Clarke (Iowa) 3, William Woods (Mo.) 3.