Friday, July 24, 2009

Tester Defends Forest Jobs and Recreation Act

Posted By on Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 4:00 PM


Wednesday, a few minutes after the Indy went to press, Sen. Jon Tester held a conference call with reporters to address some of the criticism surrounding the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act. For the most part, Tester stuck to his talking points: the bill will put people to work. It will quell some of the elevated risk of wildfire posed by beetle-killed trees. And, most of all, it represents a collaborative effort between Montanans who, Tester said, “you know, wouldn’t be caught dead in the same room as few as 10 years ago.”

Tester also addressed questions raised by environmentalists and researchers in this week’s cover story.

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

We have a blog!

Posted By on Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Ever since Al Gore created the Internet and anonymous bloggers started popping up like pine beetles, we’ve wanted a corner of the blogosphere to call our own. And, finally, we got it—complete with a new website.

So, now what?

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