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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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Guest view: Of course we want to know where our food comes from

Guest view: Of course we want to know where our food comes from

Just more than 100 years ago, our family farm was homesteaded by Laura Etta Smalley Bangs, my husband Jeff’s great-grandmother. It’s hard to i…

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Californians, you should avoid Montana

Californians, you should avoid Montana

Dear Everyone in California, we know your friends said Montana is amazing. However, we are worried you are not getting the full story. In fact…

September 29, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
Yoga pants conversation done? No, it needs to start

Yoga pants conversation done? No, it needs to start

I’m not really sure the “right” way to follow up with what has happened during the past week. 

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Guest View: 320 days plus -- my battle with cancer

Guest View: 320 days plus -- my battle with cancer

On Dec. 9, 2013, I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer.

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Guest View: Prairie wildlands also deserve protection

ilderness.

September 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Founders would be proud of wilderness legacy

I was pleased to see the Gazette celebrate the passage of the 1964 Wilderness Act on its 50th Anniversary earlier this month. I well remember …

September 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Time to push made-in-Montana public land legislation

I recently got to hike with some fellow Montanans 2,000 feet up to Headquarters Pass on the Rocky Mountain Front.

September 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Domestic violence a year-round menace in Montana

Many people across town and across the country are talking about the high-profile domestic violence incident that continues to grab headlines.…

September 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Will Montana judges be for sale?

Citizens United empowered organizations with opaque, feel-good names to pour significant amounts of dark money into judicial elections. This i…

September 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Bipartisan coalition created Montana's Election Day registration

When the 2005 Legislature passed the law that created Election Day voter registration in Montana, I was proud of our state, our legislature an…

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Guest opinion: Lawmakers must support continued funding to curb domestic violence

September marks the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking passage of the Violence Against Women Act.

September 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Cost of prescription meds grows more outrageous

In a Billings Gazette guest opinion in September 2003, I compared the prices of a three-month supply of the 30 most popular patented prescript…

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Guest opinion: Big squeeze sparks battles aboard U.S. airliners

There’s an old “Seinfeld” episode where Jerry and Elaine are about to board a plane and the gate attendant tells them she can bump one of them…

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Guest opinion: Montanans bridging partisan divides on wilderness

Guest opinion: Montanans bridging partisan divides on wilderness

Earlier this month, Montanans who like to hunt big game, catch wild trout and just plain get away from it all celebrated the 50th anniversary …

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Guest opinion: Montana Republicans cross over to be Democratic candidates

In an affirmation of ideological purity the Ravalli County Republican Central Committee, is suing the county election administrator and the Mo…

September 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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…

September 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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…

September 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Patient’s suicide leaves haunting questions

I lost a patient to suicide.

September 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…