Public Invited To Livingston Oil & Gas Information Session

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Public Invited To Livingston Oil & Gas Information Session Join Yellowstone Bend Citizens Council for a presentation and discussion on oil and gas development in Montana. Tuesday, October 21, 7 p.m. Livingston-Park County Public Library 228 W. Callender, Livingston MT. FREE Oil and gas development in Montana is booming. Landowners across the state are feeling the impacts firsthand, […]

“Ruling Flies In The Face Of Our Democratic Values”


  STATEMENT FROM NORTHERN PLAINS ON WTO DECISION AGAINST COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING “The ruling against COOL (Country of Origin Labeling) by the WTO today flies in the face of our democratic values,” said Steve Charter, Chair of Northern Plains Resource Council and a Bull Mountain rancher. “Someone not even in this country is allowed […]

Division between Senate Candidates in Montana over Social Security


Division between Senate Candidates in Montana over Social Security  Daines Refuses to Support Strengthening Social Security During Interaction with Woman who Cares for Disabled Granddaughter New Polling shows Montanans overwhelmingly support expanding Social Security (WASHINGTON)—Supporters of Social Security expressed disappointment this week that U.S. Representative Steve Daines refuses to take a stance in favor of […]

The Lucy Pet Foundation to Celebrate One Year of Life-Saving Work


  by Denise Carey-Costa It seems all of today’s headlines and news stories are focused on acts of violence or the latest news on celebrity activities. But what about ordinary, everyday people doing extraordinary things? How about genuinely good people who are living their lives with the goal of helping others, and making a change […]

Montana League of Rural Voters Announces Endorsement of John Lewis


  Montana League of Rural Voters announces endorsement of John Lewis Lewis’s Farm and Ranch Jobs Plan a good fit for Montana   On Tuesday, October 7, the Montana League of Rural Voters (MLRV) announced its endorsement of John Lewis for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat. MLRV said Lewis has a better sense of the […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival


Wild & Scenic Film Festival 7 p.m.  Friday, Sept. 12  Babcock Theatre 2812 2nd Avenue N. Downtown Billings $10 at door ($8 advance) Northern Plains commissioned Warren to produce the 10-minute video on fracking in Montana’s Beartooth Front and the Bakken. The video was selected by Gasland and Gasland II producer Josh Fox as his featured video of the […]

Resource Group Seeks Transparency from Board of Oil & Gas


Resource group seeks transparency from Board of Oil and Gas   The Northern Plains Resource Council has delivered a formal letter to the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation (BOGC) requesting the regulatory agency to uphold the Montana Constitution.   The letter calls attention to the fact that the BOGC does not provide public […]

Highlights For Winter in Big Sky


WINTER NOVEMBER 27, 2014 – APRIL 19, 2015 HIGHLIGHTS FOR WINTER 2014-2015 Big Sky Resort is the Biggest Skiing in America with an average, dry powder snowfall of 400” and now 5,800 acres of terrain for all abilities. Last winter was another record breaking season with skier visits of 473,000 as more people desire the […]