Tag Archives: Missoulian

Tribal law complicates which green card carriers can have medical marijuana on Fort Peck Reservation

The Fort Peck Reservation this week is a case study in the inter-jurisdictional issues that shadow the medical marijuana trade. Lt. Patrick O’Connor of the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office was trying to clear up enforcement questions for a Wolf Point dispensary owner. At a meeting with Fort Peck Tribal Council members Thursday, he got his Read More…

Tester decries recent expansion of online sales tax during tour of travel gear company based in Billings

Sen. Jon Tester spent the morning touring Red Oxx, the Billings-based travel gear company, ready to talk taxes.  But what caught Tester’s attention after arriving at the Red Oxx company store Friday morning was the vintage Yellowstone National Park service van parked out back. “Does it run?” Tester asked.   “We drive it every day,” said Read More…

Norris evacuated, highways closed after volatile chemicals found at lab

Two workers were exposed to dangerous chemicals and the unincorporated community of Norris, 36 miles east of Bozeman, was in danger of a lab explosion. The Madison County Sheriff’s Department evacuated the unincorporated town of Norris Tuesday while federal, state and county officials removed potentially explosive chemicals from Norris Labs. Two bottles of chemicals were Read More…

Indian relay won't return to Billings this fall

Billings is no longer the site of the Indian relay circuit championship. The Horse Nations Indian Relay Council, which ran the event last year under a one-year contract with MetraPark, announced that it’s moving the show to Washington. “We are excited to announce we have signed Walla Walla, Washington, to host our Championship of Champions Read More…

Cryptocurrency frequently asked questions

What is cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrencies are currencies that are digital and are supported by blockchain technology. The technology relies on a network of computers to keep track of transactions rather than on a centralized authority like a bank. Cryptocurrencies do not have a physical form and exist only on the internet. What is blockchain technology? Blockchain Read More…