NorthWestern Energy officials are nothing if not persistent. Earlier this year lawmakers rejected the electric and gas utility’s plan to buy a larger share in a coal-fired power plant at Colstrip for $1. Now they are making a similar plea to the state Public Service Commission.

There’s a lot to celebrate about Montana State University intercollegiate athletics these days. And it’s not just because the Bobcats are hosting the Austin Peay Governors in a Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal game this evening – the first time in seven years.

The holidays can be a rough time of the year. For those who are lonely and depressed, holidays can be a reminder of just how lonely and depressed they are. But those struggling with personal crises need to be reminded they are not alone. And there are many services available locally to help …

Time after time when we gather at film festivals, host hikes or ski outings, or otherwise connect with women across the state for the Mountain Mamas, we hear the same thing: I want to help. I want to get involved. I just don’t know how.

The coal-fired generating facility at Colstrip has been in the news over the last year. This week brought news that NorthWestern Energy wants to acquire a bigger share of the facility. This may cost you a lot of money. Here’s why.

I never put much stock in the old saying that a man is lucky to own one good bird dog in his life. If that’s the case then that man just didn’t have enough dogs.