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Glendive native makes hot rod hall of fame

Tom Vogele was born in Glendive in 1950. He grew up ranching with his grandparents in the hills just south of town. As a child, Voglele demonstrated a talent and love for all things mechanical, which quickly turned to obsession. This obsession took him far away from his roots in rural … READ FULL STORY

Mueller Taps More Prosecutors to Help With Growing Trump Probe

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is tapping additional Justice Department resources for help with new legal battles as his year-old investigation of Russian interference with the 2016 election continues to expand. As Mueller pursues his probe, he’s making more use of career prosecutors from the offices of U.S. attorneys and from Justice Department headquarters, as well Read More…

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Ken Holmlund

Holmlund votes for $60 Million gas tax increase

Helena – Representative Ken Holmlund, R-Miles City, voted to pass a 38% increase to Montana’s fuel tax. Rep. Holmlund joined with the mostly Democrat coalition to pass the bill in the House. House Bill 473 which increases the state tax on gasoline and diesel fuel by about 38% has been one of the most contentious Read More…

Bruce Grubbs

Grubbs votes for $60 Million gas tax increase

Helena – Representative Bruce Grubbs, R-Bozeman, voted to pass a 38% increase to Montana’s fuel tax. Rep. Grubbs joined with the mostly Democrat coalition to pass the bill in the House. House Bill 473 which increases the state tax on gasoline and diesel fuel by about 38% has been one of the most contentious pieces Read More…

Tom Welch

Welch votes for $60 Million gas tax increase

Helena – Representative Tom Welch, R-Dillon, voted to pass a 38% increase to Montana’s fuel tax. Rep. Welch joined with the mostly Democrat coalition to pass the bill in the House. House Bill 473 which increases the state tax on gasoline and diesel fuel by about 38% has been one of the most contentious pieces Read More…

Geraldine Custer

Custer votes for $60 Million gas tax increase

Helena – Representative Geraldine Custer, R-Forsyth, voted to pass a 38% increase to Montana’s fuel tax. Rep. Custer joined with the mostly Democrat lead coalition to pass the bill in the House. House Bill 473 which increases the state tax on gasoline and diesel fuel by about 38% has been one of the most contentious Read More…

Wrestler quits the WWE

Jack Swagger has officially requested his release from the WWE. The pro wrestler said on the podcast “Beyond the Fight” that he’s done with the wrestling company. “It’s still kind of an ongoing process right now,” Swagger told host Chael Sonnen Wednesday. “Basically, it came down to contract negotiations, and we were way off. They Read More…

Time for Conservatives to Abandon the Filibuster

Traditionally, conservatives have supported the Senate filibuster because, supposedly, it puts the brakes on government expansion. I’ve long thought conservatives should reconsider. With some Democrats planning to filibuster President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch, now is a good time to reconsider. The Senate’s filibuster system lets a minority of senators Read More…

Wyo tech sector is stronger than you might think

A recent report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) highlights the critical role that high-tech innovation plays in Wyoming’s economy.   ITIF, the leading U.S. think tank for science and technology policy, examined 20 indicators of the innovation-driven high-tech economy—both traditional economic data such as technology exports and newer metrics such as broadband Read More…

NFIB’s 5 Biggest Small Business Battles Ahead

Five issues—taxes, health insurance, energy costs, labor laws and regulations—remain the top obstacles for small businesses. These are the major battles NFIB will be fighting in 2016.  Healthcare The Affordable Care Act has been a problem for small business from the get-go. Instead of making it easier and more affordable for small business owners to Read More…