The nine candidates in Montana’s new Western congressional district — a jagged ‘C’ encompassing Glacier County, Kalispell, Missoula, the Bitterroot Valley, Butte and Gallatin County — are as ideologically varied as the population they seek to represent. Which candidate can unlock House District 1’s political identity?
After weeks of post-election procedures by state and county election officials, a state board executed the last step Tuesday in finalizing the results of Montana’s 2022 midterm election.
A Helena judge reinstated the 2022-2023 wolf hunting and trapping regulations passed by the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission Tuesday in a ruling that rejected environmental groups’ request for an order halting wolf hunting and trapping while the larger issue of Montana’s wolf management is weighed by courts.
The Montana state health department has extended its contract with a private consulting group hired to oversee the struggling Montana State Hospital and other public health care facilities, boosting the price tag to nearly $7 million dollars.
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An Omaha-based consulting firm gathered feedback from the Missoula community Monday regarding what it wants from a new school superintendent, part of the district’s ongoing search for former superintendent Rob Watson’s replacement.
LaHood Park Steakhouse, an iconic restaurant in business in Cardwell for decades, is planning a comeback after a fire destroyed the building last year. “I took a couple of months to think about it, and I decided to rebuild it from the ground up because it is more than just a place to eat,” said owner, “swamper” and bartender Phil Lalich. “It’s a rural community, and this is a place for ranchers, farmers and friends to meet.”
MTFP’s interactive map shows this year’s U.S. House, Supreme Court and ballot initiative election results at neighborhood resolution.