Bozeman city commissioners completed a budgeting process this week unlike any other in recent memory. The process set a record for public comments submitted, and commissioners responded to those comments by making substantive adjustments to the final product.

In its current state, Montana State University’s plan for reopening for the fall semester could best be described as “evolving.” And that’s understandable. There are a lot of moving parts in the coronavirus pandemic, and it’s impossible to predict exactly what may be happening come August.

Throughout the last three and a half years, the Trump administration has rolled back fundamental protections for human health and the environment. Most of these rollbacks defy common sense – none more so than gutting the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, a law that has protected birds across North …

Montanans love Montana. We love our communities, and we have a strong sense of personal responsibility in every aspect of our lives. These strengths and shared values are what we need to turn the COVID challenge into an opportunity to make our community stronger.

Sworn law enforcement officers in Montana adhere to a high code of ethics which states, “As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve the community; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation and th…