A school district in Texas has told the twin 5th grade daughters of a U.S. Air Force Iraq War veteran that they cannot wear their new coats to school because they coats have a large emblem and the words “U.S. Air Force” on the back. School officials say it violates the dress code.
Officials representing Montana electric cooperatives slammed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new “Clean Power Plan” yesterday during a townhall event at the annual Montana Electric Cooperatives Association (MECA) Meeting in Great Falls.
The Montana AFL-CIO is slamming the Helena Chamber of Commerce for its city commission candidate pledge which asks that candidates endorsed by the chamber oppose minimum wage increases. The union called the pledge “radical.”
A proposal before the Missoula City Council that would require background checks on every private sale or transfer of firearms may violate state law.
Is Montana’s tax system really fair? Media Trackers digs into the details.
The 2015 “Parent Power Index” from the Center for Education Reform (CER) gave Montana a zero percent score for “parent power,” good for last place in the nation among the 49 other states and the District of Columbia.
Trying to convince skeptical voters that Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), an avowed “democratic” socialist, is capable of winning the presidency, “Montanans for Bernie Sanders” decided to channel 1972 Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern as proof that Sanders can win.
New information from the Montana Environmental Quality Council (EQC) shows that, accounting for roads that have been decommissioned along with roads considered “unauthorized,” the mileage of road closures on U.S. Forest Service (USFS) land in Montana balloons to 21,951 miles.
A report last week to the Montana Environmental Quality Council (EQC) on the road in Montana that are managed by the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) showed that 9,784 miles — or about 31 percent — of the 32,000 miles of federally managed roads in the state were closed to motorized traffic.
In the wake of a story published last week by Media Trackers, the Helena Independent Record (IR) has apparently altered the job title on its website and weekly columns for longtime newsroom staffer Leah Gilman.