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Guest opinion: Montanans oppose giving away federal lands

State Sen. Jennifer Fielder has suggested that a Utah county commissioner, Nevada state legislators and a Canadian negotiator know what’s best…

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Guest opinion: States would do better job of managing federal lands

Guest opinion: States would do better job of managing federal lands

In response to confusion caused by certain environmentalists that claim our public lands would be “sold to the highest bidder” if federal land…

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Guest opinion: Families need to discuss end-of-life care well before the end

Guest opinion: Families need to discuss end-of-life care well before the end

BOSTON — There is no way to hear Brittany Maynard's voice without being deeply touched. Tragically blindsided by brain cancer and a terminal d…

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Guest opinion: House bill makes empty promises about national forests

In Washington D.C., it’s often easier to make noise than progress. That’s certainly the case with HR 1526, the so-called “Restoring Healthy Fo…

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Guest opinion: Surface owners, know your oil and gas mineral rights

Everyone wants to own mineral rights (aka mining rights), right? Even if deemed worth it, it’s complicated. If you alone own the mineral right…

October 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Workers deserve wages to lift them above poverty

People who work full time shouldn’t be living in poverty. Higher wages ensure that working Montana families aren’t falling behind and are able…

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Guest opinion: Return of football would benefit MSUB community

The Big Huddle leadership appreciates the Gazette editorial board’s attention (Aug. 19) to the idea of returning football to Montana State Uni…

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Guest view: Yoga pants are not worth a revolutionary effort; they're a trend

Guest view: Yoga pants are not worth a revolutionary effort; they're a trend

Our culture is to blame for oversexualizing the female body, not the dress code. Place the blame in its rightful place. We live in a “booty cr…

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Guest opinion: LR-126 perpetrates fraud targeting Montana voters

On Nov. 4, voters decide whether to approve Legislative Referendum 126, a referendum placed on the ballot on a straight party-line vote by the…

October 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: 9th grade success key to high school graduation

Guest opinion: 9th grade success key to high school graduation

A month into the year of any high school you could probably easily spot members of the freshman class. The step into that first year of high s…

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Guest opinion: Montana Meth Project takes on growing drug threat

Guest opinion: Montana Meth Project takes on growing drug threat

Montanans, it is time we all take a stance to stop one of the most damaging and dangerous addictions that is occurring in our backyard. Metham…

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Guest opinion: Cap on punitive damages good for Montana business

The Montana Supreme Court is reviewing a case that may decide whether Montana businesses will face unlimited and potentially bankrupting award…

October 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Church making life harder for LGBT folks

Guest opinion: Church making life harder for LGBT folks

In an Oct. 2 guest opinion, Bishop Michael Warfel defined what marriage is, but left out one important caveat in his title: “according to Cath…

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Guest opinion: USDA must protect farmers from genetically engineered seed

Another variety of unapproved, genetically engineered wheat has been discovered in the U.S., this time here in Montana. The finding underscore…

October 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Good management produces county's enviable fiscal health

Guest opinion: Good management produces county's enviable fiscal health

Most counties would love to be in Yellowstone County's shoes. We have a $100 million budget, a double A+ bond rating, adequate reserves and ve…

October 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Let's build community safety, infrastructure

Guest opinion: Let's build community safety, infrastructure

My visions and priorities for Yellowstone County are as follows:

October 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ask the Judge: Getting away with DUIs?

Ask the Judge: Getting away with DUIs?

First question for the new column: “How can someone have so many DUI’s and not be in prison?”

October 05, 2014 12:00 am Related

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Guest opinion: Variety of experience critical for new judge

Guest opinion: Variety of experience critical for new judge

District Court judges make decisions that can take away an individual’s liberty, property, and even his or her children. The depth and breadth…

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Guest opinion: Judge must handle heavy workload effectively

Guest opinion: Judge must handle heavy workload effectively

A career spent in the courtroom trying cases, writing daily, working with all kinds of people and making tough decisions, all while administer…

October 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bishop Michael Warfel: Defining marriage

Bishop Michael Warfel: Defining marriage

Over a decade ago, I was involved in a campaign in the State of Alaska to constitutionally define marriage as solely between one man and one w…

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