Another Montana Senate seat is up for grabs and, as expected, the dark money vultures are hovering. Smear ads paid for by out-of-state PACs are popping up like mushrooms in manure.

As the governor’s Grizzly Bear Advisory Council (GBAC) works to finalize its recommendations regarding the future of grizzly bear management in Montana, it would be well-advised to follow its own guiding principle: “the best available science should inform decisions in all aspects of grizzly…

The U.S. Forest Service deserves a pat on the back. After decades of ambivalence, they are finally committing to manage the core of the Hyalite Porcupine Buffalo Horn Wilderness Study Area as recommended wilderness through the recently released draft Custer Gallatin Forest Plan.

Here in Montana, our rivers and streams support almost every facet of a long-standing and cherished way of life. Montana’s waterways provide a living for hundreds of business owners and their employees in the guiding and outfitting industry, which is a large part of the state’s $7.1 billion …