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Gazette opinion: Politics leave Highway Trust Fund running on empty

The highways America needs can’t be built in five months. Major projects may take years of planning and multiple years for construction.

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Guest opinion: Stop Congress from privatizing our public lands

What if I told you there was a plan to take away your freedom to access Montana’s most cherished outdoor spaces and give you a big tax hike on…

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Guest opinion: Reasons to celebrate anniversary of Medicare, Medicaid

In 1965, almost half of America’s seniors had no health insurance. For the men and women who survived two World Wars and the Great Depression,…

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David Ignatius: Kerry blunders in pushing too quickly for Mideast ceasefire

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry has made a significant mistake in how he's pursuing a Gaza cease-fire — and it's not surprising tha…

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Gazette opinion: Montana’s deadliest travel season

Gazette opinion: Montana’s deadliest travel season

Summer is the deadliest season on Montana highways. More fatal motor vehicle crashes occur in the warm, busy travel season than on snowpacked …

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House candidate Zinke 'ain't on our side'

Here's some info you might like to have if you're thinking of voting for Ryan Zinke this November. He's running against John Lewis for the U.S…

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Climate change deniers follow Big Tobacco strategy

"I do not believe tobacco is addictive." "Cigarettes are no more addictive than coffee, tea or Twinkies." — So spoke the seven subpoenaed U.S.…

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Support McNally for Montana Senate

Our Montana Legislature has a long history of moderation and bipartisan cooperation. It is what has kept Montana growing while we've seen incr…

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VA officials should be penalized for mismanagement

When is Congress going to do something to punish people in VA management who profited from the deaths of veterans? If you don't punish them, w…

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Rice should have recused himself from Beach proceedings

Montana Supreme Court Justice Jim Rice was born in Ontario, Canada, in 1957. While he was still a child, he moved with his family to the Glasg…

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Walsh 'spends himself in worthy cause'

One man used words and ideas on democracy to express what he believed in. He devoted his life to serving the public and defending our country.…

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David Ignatius: In troubled world, some optimism on Iran, Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — The world has been so chaotic lately that it was easy to overlook two U.S. diplomatic maneuvers — involving the turbulent nations…

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Gazette opinion: Convicted serial rapist forfeits his freedom forever

Gazette opinion: Convicted serial rapist forfeits his freedom forever

Fourteen months after our community learned that a serial rapist had attacked several young women in their homes, he has been sentenced to 22 …

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Gazette opinion: The healthiest back-to-school shop

Back to school ads are showing up daily in The Gazette, reminding families that summer vacation is entering its final weeks. Before shopping f…

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Guest opinion: Sage grouse can coexist with oil production

The threat of an impending threatened or endangered ruling for sage grouse has prompted many opinions about best management practices. Some wr…

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Daines' stand on abortion would victimize women

A woman is brutally raped and while she is trying to recover, she also finds out she is now pregnant. Her reaction is to find a way to end thi…

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Daines, GOP want forests managed from D.C.

Congressman Daines just flashed us a signal on who he will represent. A recent news article reported that he joined 28 other Republicans askin…

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Democratic Party has changed its views, too

Having had my years in the spotlight I'm happy to be a non-public person these days, but the letter from former Democratic legislator Gerald K…

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From the editor: Headlines give me headaches

From the editor: Headlines give me headaches

Headlines give me headaches.

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Guest opinion: Let's protect treasures in Montana's 55 state parks

Guest opinion: Let's protect treasures in Montana's 55 state parks

Montana State Parks celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.

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