Oregon Agency Denies Crucial Port of Morrow Permit


Oregon Agency Denies Crucial Port of Morrow Permit, Deals Significant Blow to Coal Export Proposals   BILLINGS, Mont. — Oregon’s Department of State Lands today denied a crucial removal-fill permit for a proposed coal terminal at the Port of Morrow in Oregon. The state agency posted the denial in a fact sheet posed online. http://www.oregon.gov/dsl/PERMITS/docs/fact_sheet_coyote_island_terminal.pdf […]

Roller Derby Bout!


The Big Lebowskate Roller Derby Bout Rolls on September 13. GRG vs. Great Falls Calling all Dudes and Dudettes – it is time to Abide. The Gallatin Roller Girlz invite YOU to attend The Big Lebowskate on Saturday, September 13th at the Haynes Pavilion, Gallatin Fairgrounds – their final home bout of the 2014 Season. […]

Citizen Groups Ask For Public Participation & Reclamation Review of Coal Mine Expansion


CITIZEN GROUPS ASK FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND RECLAMATION REVIEW OF COAL MINE EXPANSION Groups file suit against Department of Interior’s approval of mine expansion for Spring Creek Mine   COMPLAINT: https://www.northernplains.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/FNL-Spring-Creek-Complaint_2014-08-14.pdf   BILLINGS, Mont. – Two Billings-based citizen groups today filed a lawsuit to require a hard look at reclamation before any expansion of the Spring […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 Babcock Theatre Downtown Billings $10 at door ($8 advance)   Sixth annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival features locally produced work   BILLINGS, Mont. — A video about oil and gas development in Montana and produced by Billings videographer Eric Warren has caught the attention […]

First Peoples Buffalo Jump


FIRST PEOPLES BUFFALO JUMP, Southwest of Great Falls, MT ~ Diana Lynn The Interpretive Center wasn’t open @ 8 a.m., I just drove on and found signs for the higher access to the Buffalo Jump off the rocks, over the ledge ~THE Buffalo ran and their legs, necks, backs were broken in many places and […]

25th Anniversary of the Living History Farm!


  LIVING HISTORY FA It’s the 25th Anniversary of the Living History Farm! Saturday, May 24–Monday, September 1 Open 9am–5pm Daily Tuesday, September 2–Sunday, September 21 Open 9am–5pm, Monday–Saturday Open Noon–5pm, Sunday It was 25 years ago that the Tinsley House was relocated to Museum of the Rockies and the history of Montana’s homesteading era […]

National Commission on Voting Rights Hearing – May 1

National Commission on Voting Rights Hearing – Rapid City, SD Commissioners will hear from voters, community leaders, advocates and elections officials regarding challenges, successes and opportunities for reform in all aspects of voting in Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota WASHINGTON, D.C., April 25, 2014 – The National Commission on Voting Rights (NCVR), is holding […]

Land to Table: Bison


    Brought to America by Ted Turner, Turner Ranches, & Ted’s Montana Grill An Exclusive Excerpt from Last Stand (Lyons Press) by Todd Wilkinson When Ted Turner reached the half-century mark in 1988, he owned CNN and TBS, professional baseball and basketball teams, the MGM film library, a handful of properties in the Southeast, and an […]