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Judge Sidney Thomas praised by friends, colleagues

Judge Sidney Thomas praised by friends, colleagues

Even as a teenager growing up in Billings, Steve Corning knew that Sid Thomas, a Bozeman kid he met at Boys State, was destined for big things.

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Nov. 23, 1889

Nov. 23, 1889

Democratic Senators refused to show up for the opening of Montana’s first state legislative assembly in Helena. Voters had elected the same nu…

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Montana’s 9th Circuit Judge Sid Thomas to become next chief judge

Montana’s 9th Circuit Judge Sid Thomas to become next chief judge

On Dec. 1, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Sidney R. Thomas of Billings will become the circuit’s new chief judge.

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High-end comfort food recipes

High-end comfort food recipes

Pancetta-Sage Stuffed Boneless Turkey

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'More conservative than people realize': Meyers only American Indian Republican in Legislature

'More conservative than people realize': Meyers only American Indian Republican in Legislature

HELENA — G. Bruce Meyers says growing up on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in north-central Montana, he was taught not to trust anything “whit…

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Livingston chef dazzles with high-end comfort food

Livingston chef dazzles with high-end comfort food

Carole Sullivan is a culinary artist. Her creations are a mouth-watering fusion of fresh meats, earthy root vegetables, flavorful herbs and sa…

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Little time to find replacement for resigning lawmaker

Little time to find replacement for resigning lawmaker

Short on time, Republicans and Yellowstone County commissioners will have to hustle to replace Rep. Jonathan McNiven, who recently resigned, b…

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Regents to consider Montana University System foundation

MISSOULA — Saying that several substantial gifts are pending, the Commissioner of Higher Education on Friday urged the state Board of Regents …

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Laramie hospital pushes to recruit more physicians

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Officials at Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie are pushing to recruit more physicians, but say it's a tough thing to do in …

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Diplomat to get honorary Montana State doctorate

BOZEMAN — Montana State University plans to confer an honorary doctorate in letters and science to U.S. diplomat and adviser Brooke D. Anderson.

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Livingston weighs solutions to pigeon problem

LIVINGSTON, Mont. — Officials in Livingston are trying to decide how to address the city's growing pigeon population but are left wondering if…

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Bonuses to keep Christmas shoppers in Sheridan

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is offering rewards to people who do their Christmas shopping locally.

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Diplomat to get honorary Montana State doctorate

BOZEMAN — Montana State University plans to confer an honorary doctorate in letters and science to U.S. diplomat and adviser Brooke D. Anderson.

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Butte homeless shelter considers hotel purchase

BUTTE, Mont. — A rescue mission in Butte is seeking to buy a hotel in town.

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Fire burns out at propane store; spark uncertain

JACKSON, Wyo. — Fire investigators say they don't know what caused a leak at a propane business in a Wyoming resort town to ignite in a series…

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Comments sought on Yellowstone monitoring station

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposed ecological monitoring station in Yellowstone Nat…

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Wyoming Game and Fish: Don't salvage road killed animals

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding people not to pick up any road-killed animals or wildlife parts along th…

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Wyoming Game and Fish seeks info on mule deer poaching

BUFFALO, Wyo. — State game wardens say they're seeking information from the public about a mule deer buck that was illegally killed in eastern…

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The trouble with flaring: oil companies work to install pipelines as landowner concerns mount

CASPER, Wyo. — Robin Aquilia began feeling a dull pressure between her eyes this summer, about the time flickering flares from oil rigs, new w…

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Enzi, Barrasso voted against bill to curb NSA data collection

Enzi, Barrasso voted against bill to curb NSA data collection

Wyoming’s two senators were among the no votes that blocked a bill in the U.S. Senate to end bulk collection of American phone records by the …

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Eaton to remain housed on death row pending possible appeal

Eaton to remain housed on death row pending possible appeal

CASPER, Wyo. — Dale Wayne Eaton will remain housed away from the general population pending a possible appeal by the attorney general, accordi…

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Nov. 22, 1807

Nov. 22, 1807

St. Louis fur trader Manuel Lisa and his company of 50 men began construction of Montana’s first log building at the confluence of the Yellows…

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Women in Agriculture tackle changing roles, promoting agriculture

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Women in Agriculture was an idea born 21 years ago in a Cowboy State cornfield.

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