With a new pick for president, UM can get back to business

The Rhodes Scholarship, among the most prestigious awards for university students, evaluates candidates according to four main areas: scholastic attainment, energy to use one's talents fully, moral character and instinct to lead.

(Etc.)   Oct 5, 2017

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So now Max Baucus thinks single payer health care is an idea worth considering?

Before shipping off to China as U.S. ambassador in 2013, Max Baucus's last major accomplishment of a nearly 40-year career in the U.S. Senate was shepherding health care reform, later known as Obamacare, to passage.

(Etc.)   Sep 14, 2017

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Your eyes and ears on campus

Thousands of students, faculty and staff are trickling back to the University of Montana for the start of the academic year.

(Etc.)   Aug 24, 2017

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What stands between Steve Bullock and the presidency?

It looks like our governor wants to be president.

(Etc.)   Jul 27, 2017

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The knives come out for Tester

This week, Montana finally got the answer to a question its election-weary masses have been begrudgingly mulling for a while: Who among the Republican ranks will take on Sen. Jon Tester in 2018?

(Etc.)   Apr 13, 2017

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Neo-Nazis say they're coming to Whitefish. Time to send in the clowns.

The Nazis are coming.

(Etc.)   Dec 29, 2016

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"Bagging Bunnies" sparks blowback in Bozeman

Four years ago, Outside Bozeman printed an essay, written by Drew Pogge and titled "Bagging Bunnies," about how to pick up women on the ski slopes.

(Etc.)   Dec 22, 2016

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Council crowdsources tax relief with 'Betty's Fund'

In 2011, Missoula City Councilman Jon Wilkins noticed that a neighbor's house on Park Street was up for sale.

(Etc.)   Dec 15, 2016

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With the Dakota Access pipeline tabled by the Corps, what's next at Standing Rock?

Fireworks over Standing Rock.

(Etc.)   Dec 8, 2016

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Engen's return

The mayor comes back from rehab to a warm welcome — and some awkward questions

The old adage holds that Americans prefer to vote for the candidate they’d most like to have a beer with.

(Etc.)   Dec 1, 2016

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On Monday evening, Nov. 21, approximately 50 people gathered inside the Missoula Senior Citizens Center to talk about cultural appropriation and Missoula's Festival of the Dead celebration.

Nov 23, 2016

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Troopers to the front

What's Montana Highway Patrol doing at Standing Rock?

On Nov. 15, the courtyard at the UM Oval was ringed with what looked from afar like political yard signs.

(Etc.)   Nov 17, 2016

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Surveying the damage on Election Night downtown

President Donald Trump.

Nov 10, 2016

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The Bundys won, at least for now.

Nov 3, 2016

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The staff at the Missoula County Elections Office have fielded their share of calls from voters concerned about election fraud since absentee ballots were mailed out Oct. 17, but an incident from last Monday likely takes the cake.

Oct 27, 2016

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