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Montana man awarded bronze star for Vietnam military service

Oct. 10, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man has received the Bronze Star award more than 47 years after his U.S. Army service in Vietnam. The Great Falls Tribune reported Alfred E. Shryer was recognized with the military award at an event hosted at a Great Falls Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Wednesday. Shryer...

Missing Native American women advocates call for action

Oct. 8, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

BROWNING, Mont. (AP) — Native advocates and the Blackfeet Nation late last week held what is being called the first-ever Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Tribunal in the U.S. The testimony from the families of missing and murdered Native people will be delivered to Congressional lawmakers in a push...

2 more people enter Montana Senate race

Oct. 1, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two more people are entering the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate Seat held by Republican Steve Daines. Cora Neumann of Bozeman announced her candidacy Tuesday saying her priorities are access to quality health care, increasing wages, repealing the 2017 federal tax changes and...

GOP on political tightrope as impeachment talk heats up

Sep. 26, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans could be nearing crucial tests of their loyalty toward President Donald Trump and of how well they've mastered the art of walking a political tightrope during his turbulent presidency. Should damning evidence accumulate that Trump pressured the Ukrainian...

Democratic candidate Ballard suspends US Senate campaign

Sep. 13, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Red Lodge author Jack Ballard has ended his campaign for the Democratic nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Montana due to medical reasons. Ballard said Friday he was recently diagnosed with a heart condition that makes it "medically imprudent to continue the campaign" that he...

Montana US Sen. Steve Daines going to China to talk ag trade

Aug. 27, 2019 5:04 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Steve Daines of Montana says he's traveling to China next week to continue agricultural trade discussions. In 2017, Daines announced a tentative agreement with one of China's largest retailers to import $200 million of beef raised by members of the Montana...

Montana Editorial Roundup

Aug. 21, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

Billings Gazette, Aug. 18, on outreach for the 2020 Census: Exactly how many people live in Montana? That question must be answered next year. It's important that all of us be counted in the constitutionally mandated decennial census of the United States. In past censuses, some folks have been hard to count...

Coroner: Inexperience could be linked to scuba diver's death

Aug. 16, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Equipment issues and inexperience may have contributed to the drowning of a film producer in a Montana lake during a video shoot for a U.S. Senate candidate. The Helena Independent Record reports Lewis and Clark County Sheriff and Coroner Leo Dutton released the preliminary findings...