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  • A man kills a grizzly bear in Montana after it attacks while he is picking berries

    07/20/2024 3:05:51 PM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 46 replies
    KSL.com News Utah ^ | July 19, 2024 at 8:42 p.m. | Mead Gruver
    COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. — A man picking huckleberries in Montana shot and killed a grizzly bear after it attacked and injured him badly enough that he had to be hospitalized. The 72-year-old man was alone when the adult female charged him Thursday. He killed the bear with a handgun, according to a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks statement Friday. The attack happened in Flathead National Forest about 2 miles north of Columbia Falls, a northwestern Montana city of about 5,500 people, according to the state wildlife agency.
  • Sage Wall and Trails

    07/17/2024 5:37:04 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 5 replies
    SageMountain dot org ^ | prior to July 17, 2024 | unattributed
    Buried beneath the surface of Sage Mountain Center is a foundation of granite and crystal. Above the earthen surface are magnificent rock formations of magical scale and form. Our lives here have been embedded within these formations that are a part of the little known 75-million-year-old Boulder Batholith of North America.The Boulder Batholith is a relatively small batholith in southwestern Montana. A batholith is a mass of plutonic rock larger than 100 square kilometers (40 square miles) in area, which forms from cooled magma deep in the Earth's crust. The Batholith was named for the prominent rounded boulders that typify...
  • Kroger and Albertsons release list of stores to be divested under merger

    07/11/2024 4:31:30 PM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    Supermarket News Daily ^ | Jul 09, 2024 | Timothy Inklebarger
    Washington, Arizona, Colorado, California, and Oregon would see the biggest number of stores flipped to C&S.. Kroger and Albertsons have released a list of hundreds of stores that would be divested to C&S Wholesale Grocers if federal regulators approve its proposed $24.6 billion merger deal, and the states with the largest numbers include Washington, Arizona, and Colorado. Under the proposal, Kroger and Albertsons would divest stores in Washington (124), Arizona (101), Colorado (91), California (63), Oregon (62), Illinois (35), Texas (28), Nevada (16), and Alaska (18). Several states would see 10 or fewer stores divested, including: Idaho (10), New Mexico...
  • Keep Your Eye On Montana, The Second-Most Important Election In November

    07/11/2024 2:44:48 AM PDT · by T Ruth · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 10, 2024 | Christopher Jacobs
    ***The fight for Senate control appears more clear-cut. With former Democrat, now-independent, Sen. Joe Manchin retiring from his West Virginia seat, Democrats have virtually ceded the seat to Republicans. That GOP pick-up would take Democrats’ current 51-49 majority down to an even 50-50 split.Democrats could retain control of the Senate by the narrowest of margins if they maintain control of the vice presidency. That brings with it potential complications for their congressional majorities if Joe Biden remains president and suffers (further) health issues, but put that aside for the time being.To ensure themselves a majority not contingent upon the outcome...
  • [TX AG] Paxton Wins Temporary Block of Biden’s Liquefied Natural Gas Export Restrictions

    07/05/2024 12:25:20 PM PDT · by JeepersFreepers · 21 replies
    Texas Scorecard ^ | July 3, 2024 | Luca Cacciatore
    The ruling requires the administration to keep processing new applications to export LNG as the Texas-led lawsuit proceeds. Attorney General Ken Paxton obtained a temporary injunction in his lawsuit against the Biden administration over their decision to halt liquefied natural gas exports. Joined by 15 other state attorneys general, Paxton secured the win Monday after a federal district court judge in Western Louisiana ruled that the new administrative plan should be paused as the case proceeds. “This ruling means [President Joe] Biden’s illegal ban does not prevent Texas natural gas from reaching market while the lawsuit continues,” stated Paxton in...
  • Daines Warns of Senate Democrats' Plan for ‘Radical’ Power Grab Nuking Filibuster, Packing SCOTUS, Making D.C. and Puerto Rico States

    07/05/2024 6:37:57 AM PDT · by Sam77 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 July 2024 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) chairman Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) warned in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News last month that the Democrats have “radical” power-grabbing plans for the United States if they hold the majority in the upper chamber of Congress. When asked what the plan is for Republicans to combat that potential by retaking the U.S. Senate majority, Daines — the man who leads the NRSC, the party committee charged with doing so — laid out how close the margins are in the chamber right now, but how very far apart the two parties are ideologically.
  • When People Disappear In Yellowstone National Park, Some Are Never Found

    07/02/2024 7:09:38 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 50 replies
    Cowboy State Daily ^ | June 29, 2024 | Jen Kocher
    Despite huge acreage and treacherous terrain, most missing persons at Yellowstone National Park are found. But a small number of disappearances have never been solved. The reasons why are as vast as the park. =============================================================== Dan Campbell was illegally hunting elk antler sheds in Yellowstone Park when he disappeared more than three decades ago. Campbell had set off from Hellroaring Trailhead to Jardine, Montana, outside of the park's boundaries, with his dog Freckles for a four-day trek. However, when the 42-year-old Montana man failed to appear at the designated location and time, his girlfriend, Tracy Erb, reported him missing April...
  • Montana Judge Strikes Down Law Clarifying There Are Only 2 Sexes

    07/01/2024 5:44:45 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | June 29, 2024 | S.A. McCarthy
    S.A. McCarthy @pipesmoknpapist S.A. McCarthy is a news writer at The Washington Stand. A Montana judge is striking down a state law defining “sex” as either male or female, claiming that the law violates the Montana State Constitution. In an order issued on Tuesday, Montana District Court Judge Shane Vannatta, the first Montana judge to openly identify as homosexual, declared Senate Bill 458 to be facially unconstitutional according to Montana state law. The legislation, passed by the Legislature in 2023 and signed into law by Gov. Greg Gianforte, a Republican, revised state law to declare: In human beings, there are...
  • Meet 'Loki,' the Triceratops Relative With the Most Unbelievable Frill Horns

    06/24/2024 6:02:25 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 21 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | June 20, 2024 | Ed Cara
    Lokiceratops rangiformis made its home in parts of what's now northern Montana and is thought to have the largest frill horns ever seen among its kind to date. A reconstruction of Lokiceratops surprised by a crocodilian in the 78-million-year-old swamps of northern Montana, USA. Illustration: Andrey Atuchin/Museum of Evolution in Maribo, Denmark. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Scientists have discovered a new, very cool-looking dinosaur. The intricately horned beast is a relative of the famous Triceratops and has been named Lokiceratops rangiformis. It’s thought to have roamed around the western half of North America over 78 million years ago, back when the continent was...
  • Democrat Sen. Jon Tester Mocked for Prius Ownership as Leftist Electric Vehicle Policies Come Under Fire

    06/17/2024 6:16:11 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/17/2024 | Nick Gilbertson
    Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) is being mocked for owning a Prius as far-left electric vehicle policies become prominent issues in key Senate races. The Washington Post pointed out Tester’s ownership of a Toyota Prius in an article published Monday that highlighted that vulnerable Democrats are working to scramble away from President Joe Biden’s radical electric vehicle policies. “According to Tester’s memoir, published in 2020, he bought a used Prius to drive while in Washington, D.C.,” the Post notes.
  • HHS Sued Over Rule Making Taxpayers Fund Trans Procedures

    06/13/2024 4:48:12 PM PDT · by ViLaLuz · 10 replies
    The Dallas Express ^ | June 11, 2024 | Patrick Hauf, Senior Reporter
    Texas AG Ken Paxton and Montana AG Austin Knudsen have filed a joint lawsuit against the Biden administration over its rule to fund transgender procedures with taxpayer dollars under Medicaid and Medicare.
  • ‘We just can’t take this anymore’: Montana man, 68, begs for ‘moratorium on property taxes’ after his bill reaches $8K a year just ‘to live in our own house’

    06/11/2024 6:49:09 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 202 replies
    moneywise ^ | June 10, 2024 | Bethan Moorcraft
    A senior from Montana has delivered a viral speech about the sorry state of property taxes in the Treasure State. “I’m on Social Security, I’m 68-years-old and working just to pay my taxes,” says Kurt, in a clip shared on TikTok by Ryan Busse, who is running to be the next governor of Montana. Kurt claims that over the last couple of years, his annual property taxes have soared from $895 to almost $8,000 — an increase of around 790% — which he says is like paying almost “$700 a month rent to the state to live in our own...
  • Senator Calls Opponent "Shady" [semi-satire]

    06/09/2024 11:25:04 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 June 2024 | John Semmens
    Facing the toughest election since his first win in 2006, Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mt) is investing $640,000 in an ad campaign aimed at convincing voters that his Republican opponent Tim Sheehy "will be a puppet for shady special interests. He's taking thousands of dollars from special interests. He won't be an independent voice for the common people of our state like I am." Ironically, lobbyists have donated more than $458,000 to Tester in the last two years making him the biggest Congressional recipient of lobbyist cash over for the time span. Tester was also the intended beneficiary of $6 million...
  • Jon Tester, the Largest Recipient of Lobbyist Cash in America, Dings Opponent for Taking Lobbyist Cash

    06/06/2024 3:23:23 PM PDT · by SharpRightTurn · 6 replies
    free beacon.com ^ | June 5, 2024 | Joseph Simonson
    Senator Jon Tester took more money from lobbyists than any senator last year. Now, the Montana Democrat claims his Republican opponent is captive to private interests. Tester’s new $640,000 television ad campaign claims Tim Sheehy, who secured the Republican Senate nomination Tuesday, is "shady," because he’s "taken hundreds of thousands in lobbyist cash." Lobbyists have donated more than $458,000 to Tester from 2023-2024, besting his Democratic colleague Sen. Bob Casey (D., Pa.), who raised $356,169. No Senate Republican incumbent comes close to Tester, who received more money from lobbyists than former House speaker Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.). Tester faces one...
  • Troy Downing wins Montana primary race to replace Matt Rosendale

    06/04/2024 8:52:44 PM PDT · by mbrfl · 3 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 4, 2024 | Cami Mondeaux
    Montana State Auditor Troy Downing won the contested Republican primary to replace the retiring Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-MT), who announced earlier this year he would not run for reelection in the solidly Republican seat. Downing won the race for Montana’s 2nd Congressional District with 37.9% of the vote with 4% of ballots tallied. The Associated Press called the race in Downing’s favor at 9:27 p.m. local time.
  • Exclusive: Flathead County, Montana Facing Lawsuit for $200M+ After County Clerk Records Mortgage w/o Power of Attorney

    06/04/2024 10:38:08 AM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    VBN ^ | JUN 3, 2024
    In the wake of rising property taxes, food inflation, and outrageous rents, Montana’s 4th largest county, Flathead County, could be facing a lawsuit in excess of $200 Million dollars because of an error by the Flathead County Clerk & Recorders Office, headed by Debbie Pierson. ... The property in question is a 500+ acre tract of land in Somers, MT and was once wholly owned by Thorco, Inc., who has been trying to re-acquire the property for over 10 years. After several protracted court battles, settlement hearings, and even a hearing in front of the Montana Banking Oversight Committee, Thorco...
  • Bright green fireball over Montana, U.S.

    05/24/2024 2:44:18 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 18 replies
    Watchers News ^ | 5/23/24 | Teo Blašković
    A bright green fireball illuminated the night sky over Montana, U.S., at approximately 05:45 UTC on May 21, 2024 (23:45 LT, May 20). The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 65 reports from users in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington, U.S., as well as in Alberta, Canada. This event follows an exceptionally bright meteor over Spain and Portugal on May 18. The meteor was described as unreal, massive, and a once-in-a-lifetime event. “That’s crazy! Mad props to the person that was able to get this footage,” one eyewitness wrote on X.
  • Montana couple who lost custody of 14-year-old daughter after refusing to let her transition to a boy using drugs off AMAZON claims she was taken without a warrant as they sue the state

    05/22/2024 8:07:35 AM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 22, 2024 | Germania Rodriguez Poleo
    A Montana couple who lost custody of their 14-year-old daughter after refusing to let her transition claims the teen was taken by the state without a warrant. Todd and Krista Kolstads filed state and federal lawsuits claiming their child, born Jennifer but currently identifying as Leo, was taken from them because they opposed their gender transition due to their religious beliefs. In one of the suits, they claim the state's Child Protective Services lied to a court judge in order to take the 14-year-old child without a warrant, as reported by the Daily Montanan. The teen was removed from their...
  • Democrat Jon Tester Campaigns Against His Own Record In Montana

    05/19/2024 2:27:45 PM PDT · by Twotone · 10 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | May 15, 2024 | Leif Le Mahieu
    Montana‘s Jon Tester is running for his fourth term in the U.S. Senate and he’s found himself an interesting political target: his own political record. On key issues from illegal immigration to hunting, Tester is openly campaigning against the political positions he took as a lawmaker. The longtime senator has attempted to distance himself from his own record as he likely faces his most difficult campaign yet. Tester has never been up for reelection with former President Donald Trump, who won Montana by double-digits in both 2016 and 2020, on the other side at the top of the ticket. Montana...
  • Proclamation 2527 and the Internment of Italian Americans

    05/15/2024 11:01:48 AM PDT · by Brooklyn Attitude · 10 replies
    The National WWII Museum ^ | December 13, 2021 | Stephanie Hinnershitz, PhD
    Hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in San Jose, California arrested Filippo Molinari, an Italian immigrant who sold subscriptions to L’Italia, a popular newspaper in his Italian American community. While held in custody, Molinari asked why he was being detained, only to be told that his arrest was “by order of the President.” A few days later, FBI agents forced Molinari and approximately 500 other “enemy aliens”—including more Italian nationals as well as Japanese and German immigrants from California—onto a train bound for an internment center in Missoula, Montana. Later, Molinari recalled how cold...