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George F. Will: Scotland's epic vote could change Union Jack

George F. Will: Scotland's epic vote could change Union Jack

WASHINGTON — Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is …

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Gazette opinion: Another chapter in Billings Public Library delays

The south side of the new Billings Public Library appeared last week as the skeleton of the old library disappeared.

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Guest opinion: Congress can restore freedom of information in FOIA

Over time, federal agencies have flipped the Freedom of Information Act on its head. Congress clearly intended the FOIA to be a tool for the p…

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Give Billings voters sales tax option

Billings safety mill levy — let's have two options for voters!

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Speaking of Honor Flight and sage grouse

While enjoying a hot shower, I want to recognize Beth, Bill, BNSF and the many others who make any trip on the Big Sky Honor Flight such a won…

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McNally will uphold Montana values in Senate

In this election, I believe that we need candidates who stand up for Montana women and families, rather than candidates who stand up for out o…

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Ask the judge: Let's try to de-mystify District Court

My new column called “Ask the Judge” will initially run monthly, but may appear more or less depending on the interest. The premise is simple:…

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Guest opinion: Moving voter registration deadline back 2 days is common sense

There has been a lot of hyperbole in the press lately from people opposed to LR-126, the referendum that will appear on the ballot soon that m…

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From the editor: Our newest columnist

From the editor: Our newest columnist

Every person believes he could be a great columnist.

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Zinke must talk about more than Navy service

I respect our veterans. Most, but not all, gave all. Why is bunch of our future leaders, including Ryan Zinke, pushing their service instead o…

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Daines out of touch with Montanans

When Steve Daines announced intentions to run for Congress in 2012, I was interested. An intelligent businessperson, he seemed to make sense. …

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Gazette opinion: The voting rights threat on November ballots

Gazette opinion: The voting rights threat on November ballots

In the November 2012 election, 329 Yellowstone County residents who had moved since they last registered to vote were able to cast ballots tha…

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Ups and Downs:

Gravesite defaced. Vandals armed with fluorescent orange spray paint marked up the rim top grave of Luther “Yellowstone” Kelly, a U.S. Army s…

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U.S. future in good hands with Democrats

My first job as a UM graduate was in Deer Lodge. I lived in a beautiful setting, a little cabin next to a bridge on the banks of the Clark For…

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Herbert supports power of the jury

The ability of 12 ordinary citizens in a criminal case to determine whether a law is fair and just is one of the greatest deterrents to tyrann…

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Zinke will get Congress on right track

We have an important election coming up in little over two months. It will decide whether we see change that will help our citizens or keep us…

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Vorachek has the experience needed for public service

The upcoming election of Carbon County's next state representative for House District 58 will reflect whether the local electorate is bound to…

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Zinke misguided on Middle East policy

I note that would-be congressman Ryan Zinke, in criticizing this country's approach to ISIS, advocates that we impose a "no-fly" zone. This sh…

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Missionary barrel may have provided mystery quilt blocks

I read with interest the article (Sept. 8)about the old quilt blocks found in Lewistown and traced to a church in North Dakota. I think I have…

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