Health officials on all levels should be somewhat forgiven for all the frustrations associated with rolling out the COVID-19 vaccines. Simply put, we’ve never done anything like this before. Trying to get vaccine into the arms of 300 million-plus Americans is a monumental task that stretches…

Montana Sen. Steve Daines has said he will work to block and defeat President Biden’s nominee for secretary of the Interior. One way he could do that is by invoking an arcane Senate rule to place a hold on her nomination.

We’re a year into the COVID-19 pandemic and there are encouraging signs a return to “normal” may be possible in the foreseeable future — emphasis on the “may.” Statewide and locally, infections and hospitalizations are on the decline. But the numbers are still higher than we experienced last…

Yellowstone National Park, the original “Best American Idea”, turns 149 on March 1 this year. We tend to take for granted that we have lots of great national parks and that ones like Yellowstone are protected. But Yellowstone was the first national park and we almost lost that wonderland.

Our approach to managing the land begins from the ground up. The overall health of our soil translates directly into the productivity of our crops and the grass which feeds our animals. Healthy soils help us weather the dog days of summer, drought, and extreme weather events such as hail and…

How nice would it be to have exclusive access to thousands of acres of public lands? Deciding who gets to hunt these lands, fish these streams, hike these trails or enjoy the solitude — that all sounds pretty great, huh?