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  • Democrats Introduce New Voting Bill In The Senate, Manchin On Board

    09/14/2021 10:24:51 PM PDT · by Hostage · 43 replies
    Carmine NPR ^ | September 14, 2021 | Carmine Sabia
    Senate Democrats have reached an agreement on a new set of federal voting rules again, but this time it is more worrisome for Republicans because a key Democrat is on board. In fact, West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, who has not been a fan of previous voting bills, spearheaded this effort along with Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and a group of cosponsors, NPR reported. The package is the latest attempt by Democrats to counteract Republican-led measures at the state level to restrict voting access and alter election administration. The new legislation, unveiled Tuesday morning by Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar...
  • Montana Moves to Control Burgeoning Wolf Population with Expanded Hunting

    09/10/2021 7:11:56 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 8 September, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    Wolves from a game camera in Wisconsin, courtesy Dean Weingarten On 20 August 2021, the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission voted to follow the intent of bill SB314, passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Greg Gianforte, on 30 April 2021. SB314 was passed with the goal of reducing the wolf population while maintaining a minimum of 15 breeding pairs or 300 wolves in Montana. The 15 breeding pairs or 300 wolves are mandated to keep the wolf in Montana from being re-listed as an endangered species by the Federal government.Re-listing would remove management of the wolf...
  • Montana Gov. Gianforte allocates more than $32 million in federal aid for school virus testing

    08/04/2021 2:21:18 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/04/2021 | Caroline Vakil
    I know very little about Gianforte. Rino or what is his problem?
  • MONTANA - The ONLY State To Ban Employers From Mandating The Vax!

    07/31/2021 5:13:39 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    God bless Montana! Now, take a copy and send this to your Governors to also use in your State.Here is the bill below, and a link about it.https://leg.mt.gov/bills/2021/billpdf/HB0702.pdfandhttps://montanafreepress.org/2021/04/28/vaccine-requirement-ban-passes-montana-house/
  • SEE IT: Montana man confronts Tucker Carlson: ‘You are the worst human being known to mankind’

    07/24/2021 8:38:13 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 54 replies
    NY Daily News via MSN ^ | July 24, 2021 | Joseph Wilkinson
    He wasn’t fishing for compliments. A Montana man approached Fox News personality Tucker Carlson at an outdoors store Friday and told him: “You are the worst human being known to mankind. I want you to know that.” Dan Bailey shared a video of his interaction in Livingston, Mont., on Instagram. The rest of the conversation is tough to make out, but Bailey made his thoughts clear in the caption. “It’s not everyday you get to tell someone they are the worst person in the world and really mean it! What an a--hole!” Bailey wrote. “This man has killed more people...
  • Californians are arriving in Montana in droves. But they're not welcome.

    07/23/2021 8:21:47 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 79 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 22 July 2021 | Tessa McLean
    Sasha Vermel had been sewing face masks locked down in her Oakland home for months during the pandemic when her hands gave out. She realized she couldn’t even open a door anymore. It was the last straw. She’d been out of work as a designer and seamstress since COVID-19 hit, she’d been home-schooling two kids for months and the 2020 wildfire season had been relentless. She went to her husband and asked if he wanted to fly to Missoula, Montana for the weekend and look at houses. That was in September 2020. By Thanksgiving, they had moved there, joining the...
  • New Mexico man explains how he survived a bear attack

    08/14/2018 12:15:14 PM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    KRQE ^ | Aug 14, 2018 | Francesca Washington
    RATON, N.M. - A New Mexico man is sharing his story of survival after he was attacked by a bear while walking his dogs. He killed the bear while its jaw was clamped around his leg, and the jaw stayed that way for a while. ... When he saw me, he pinned his ears down and immediately made a big charge at me," said Petrini. That's when the struggle began. "Down the hill, we went again rolling and he had bit me a time or two but he was never able to get on my upper body, so my legs...
  • Montana Wildlife Officials Kill Grizzly Suspected of Fatally Attacking Woman

    07/10/2021 11:13:31 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 31 replies
    Cowboy State Daily ^ | 7/9/2021 | Ellen Fike
    Montana wildlife officials shot and killed a grizzly bear early Friday morning that was believed to have dragged a woman from her tent in Montana earlier this week and killed her. The bear was killed less than two miles from Ovando, a Montana town of fewer than 100 people and the place the woman was killed Tuesday morning. “Last night, the Powell County Sheriff’s Office took a report from a resident who came home and found her door ripped off and large claw marks were present,” the sheriff’s office said on Facebook Friday. “A short time later a male grizzly...
  • MT: Defense Against Grizzly with Bow and .40 Caliber Pistol

    07/08/2021 5:32:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 2 July, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    The information about this incident was found in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. This correspondent has not found any other media coverage. The incident is confirmed by the investigation noted in the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team report for 2016, Table 16, incident 201414. In the report, the sow bear was counted as probable mortality.On 9 September 2014, a bow hunter was calling and stalking elk in Montana. He was in the Gallatin National Forest, up Indian Creek, in the vicinity of Shedhorn Ridge, at dusk. The hunter was about three miles, as the crow flies,...
  • NorCal woman ID’d as camper pulled from tent, killed by grizzly bear in Montana

    07/07/2021 5:59:01 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 52 replies
    Leah Davis Lokan, 65, of Chico, California, was on a long-distance bicycling trip and had stopped in the western Montana town of Ovando when she was killed early Tuesday, said Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials as they provided more details about the attack. Lokan was killed on the bear’s second visit to the site where she and two fellow bicyclists were camping near the post office, officials said. The approximately 400-pound (181 kilogram) grizzly first awakened the campers about 3 a.m., officials said. They took food out of their tents, secured it and went back to sleep, they said.
  • McConnell accuses Biden of mixed messaging on infrastructure proposal

    06/25/2021 6:05:22 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    NyPost ^ | 06/24/2021 | Juliegrace Brurke
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said his optimism on a bipartisan infrastructure bill was “short-lived” following President Joe Biden’s remarks that he would consider vetoing the bill if it doesn’t include a sweeping reconciliation package. His comments came shortly after Biden endorsed the bipartisan deal to spend $1.2 trillion over eight years before stating that “If only one comes to me, this is the only one that comes to me, I’m not signing it“ McConnell accused Biden of “caving” to the far left following the bipartisan breakthrough and offering mixed messaging on the matter.
  • Joe Biden Announces $953 Billion Infrastructure Deal with Moderate Republicans

    06/24/2021 11:55:32 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 68 replies
    breitbart ^ | 06/24/2021 | Charlie Spiering
    President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a bipartisan infrastructure deal with moderate senate Republicans and Democrats after meeting with them briefly at the White House. “We had a really good meeting and to answer your direct question, we have a deal,” Biden announced, standing with the group of senators Biden met briefly with the group to seal his support for the deal after the White House announced a framework deal for a bipartisan agreement Wednesday evening. The president celebrated the bipartisan nature of the deal, even though he said it was not all of the proposed spending that he asked...
  • Why Are Hordes Of Wealthy People Hitting The Escape Button And Heading To Montana?

    06/14/2021 12:41:50 PM PDT · by blam · 112 replies
    Activist Post ^ | 6-14=2021 | Michael Snyder
    Why have thousands upon thousands of very wealthy people suddenly felt an overwhelming urge to buy a home in Montana? At this moment, Montana is one of the hottest real estate markets in the entire country. When a desirable house is put on the market, it can often spark a wild bidding war. Of course the vast majority of the potential buyers involved in these bidding wars do not actually have any roots in Montana at all. Vast hordes of wealthy individuals from Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and other major cities are flooding into the state, and there...
  • Biden Bureau Of Land Management Nominee Tracy Stone-Manning Was Involved In ‘Eco-Terrorism’ Case, Resulted In College Roommate’s Conviction, Prison Sentence, Court Records Show

    06/11/2021 5:00:18 PM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    The Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | June 11, 2021 | ANDREW KERR
    Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management, Tracy Stone-Manning, testified in federal court in 1993 that she sent a threatening letter to the Forest Service warning that a local forest had been sabotaged with tree spikes. Stone-Manning told a local news outlet in 1993 that she could have faced conspiracy charges had she not struck an immunity deal with a federal prosecutor in return for her testimony. Court documents obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation show that Stone-Manning testified that her friend and former roommate John Blount, who was found guilty and sentenced to 17 months...
  • Yellowstone County reports 271st COVID-related death - a woman who was vaccinated

    06/08/2021 3:26:49 PM PDT · by Tipllub · 51 replies
    KTVQ ^ | 6/8/21
    Posted at 3:08 PM, Jun 08, 2021 and last updated 2:38 PM, Jun 08, 2021 BILLINGS - A Yellowstone County woman in her 50s has died of COVID-19 complications after she was previously vaccinated, RiverStone Health officials announced Tuesday. The woman had an underlying health condition that may have made the vaccine less effective, according to RiverStone. She died Monday, June 7 in a Billings hospital. She was the first person in Yellowstone County to die of COVID-19 complications following vaccination, according to Pat Zellar, a RiverStone spokesperson. RiverStone officials said the woman's death underscores the importance of widespread vaccination...
  • Man who fired gun into home to “get rid of the lesbians and gays” charged with hate crime

    06/02/2021 3:58:45 PM PDT · by RandFan · 33 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | June 2nd | Breaking 911
    A federal grand jury in Billings, Montana, returned an indictment on May 20 charging a Montana man with hate crime and firearm violations for allegedly firing a gun into an individual’s house and threatening the individual with violent, homophobic slurs. According to court documents, John Russell Howald, 44, of Basin, is charged with violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, and with the use of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. According to the indictment: On March 22, 2020, in Basin, Howald attempted to injure an individual because of their...
  • Arizona Audit: 'Voting system data' was sent to a 'lab' in Montana and we don't know why

    06/03/2021 5:46:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies
    12 News ^ | 6/03/21 | Cameron La Fontaine
    PHOENIX - Another strange twist in the 2020 Maricopa County Election audit has brought us to a remote location in Montana, for reasons that aren't abundantly clear at this point. What we know: A copy of the election data from Maricopa County's servers and hard drives was sent by controversial contractor CyberNinjas to the Montana home of a technology company president who accused the county of deleting a voter database. According to a note on the Arizona Secretary of State website, an observer for Katie Hobbs' office noted that the state Senate audit liaison, Ken Bennett, confirmed on May 24...
  • Montana officials kill 3 grizzlies after livestock attacks

    06/03/2021 6:22:41 AM PDT · by SJackson · 20 replies
    NBC Montana ^ | June 1st 2021
    KALISPELL, Mont. — Montana wildlife officials said Tuesday that state bear management specialists killed a pair of grizzly bears near Whitefish that had been involved in numerous livestock attacks. An adult female grizzly bear was captured on Monday and its yearling captured on Tuesday in the Haskill Basin area. The animals were euthanized because of a history of killing livestock including sheep, llamas, chickens and a goat. Last week, authorities killed an adult male grizzly bear in the Dupuyer area after it was suspected of attacking calves across numerous ranches. The following was sent out by Montana Fish, Wildlife and...
  • West Yellowstone man dies after being attacked by grizzly bear

    06/01/2021 7:00:36 AM PDT · by SJackson · 79 replies
    NBC ^ | 4-17-21
    MISSOULA, Mont. — A Montana man seriously injured from a grizzly bear attack Thursday afternoon has passed away Saturday morning. Carl Mock, 40, suffered a massive stroke and was unable to make a recovery in an Idaho Falls hospital, according to a GoFundMe page set up for Mock. The grizzly bear attack occurred near Bakers Hole Campground, about 3 miles north of West Yellowstone. A group of seven investigators, including FWP game wardens and bear specialists, as well as Forest Service personnel, revisited the site Friday to assess ongoing public safety risks and continue the investigation. They yelled and made...
  • Two New Laws Restrict Police Use of DNA Search Method

    05/31/2021 6:06:56 PM PDT · by Theoria · 24 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 31 May 2021 | Virginia Hughes
    New laws in Maryland and Montana are the first in the nation to restrict law enforcement’s use of genetic genealogy, the DNA matching technique that in 2018 identified the Golden State Killer, in an effort to ensure the genetic privacy of the accused and their relatives. Beginning on Oct. 1, investigators working on Maryland cases will need a judge’s signoff before using the method, in which a “profile” of thousands of DNA markers from a crime scene is uploaded to genealogy websites to find relatives of the culprit. The new law, sponsored by Democratic lawmakers, also dictates that the technique...