Around 50 farmers and ranchers from throughout Teton County learned techniques for safe use of herbicides, marketing pulse crops, weed management and crop rotation at the Montana State University Extension 2019 cropping seminar Jan. 10 at the Stage Stop Inn in Choteau.
2019 Montana Legislative News
It is strange, after serving 14 years, to be a “freshman” representative in the House. However, as a “senior” freshman, I chair the Joint Education Finance and vice-chair Full Appropriations committees. These familiar committees are where I held leadership positions in the Senate, thus it wa…
The halls and hearing rooms of the Montana Capitol will echo with chatter about student debt, firefighter health and a deluge of bill requests the week of Jan. 14. Here are some topics to follow.
The Montana House of Representatives passed a major reform of its rules Jan. 10 after unifying Republicans and gaining significant Democratic support.
A loose-knit, ever-evolving group of Republican legislators is making waves and causing headaches in the 66th Montana Legislature.
The 66th Montana Legislature opened for business Jan. 7 and lawmakers spent much of the first week discussing what they hope to see for hot topic issues and bills, like public lands and Medicaid expansion.
First and foremost among the tasks facing Montana legislators as they open up the 2019 legislative session is producing a state budget — the set of bills that will ultimately direct how Montana’s state agencies spend billions in public money over the next two years.
Pat Bayala of Dutton was sworn in as a new Town Council member at the council’s Jan. 7 meeting.
The Jan. 12 Power-Dutton/Brady-Simms Pre-Divisional Challenge speech and drama meet drew 143 competitors from 19 schools.
Farm in the Dell-Rocky Mountain Front hosted a community New Year’s Eve celebration at the Fairfield Community Hall.