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Recount Update: HD 51 and Yellowstone County Judge Race
Republican Frank Fleming (R-Billings) held on to survive a recount, and remained as the victor on the House District 51 race for the Montana legislature. So what about the other recount requested in Yellowstone county: the judicial race between Ashley Harada and Juli Pierce. That recount is expected…
Audio: AG Fox in DC During Bush Funeral
Montana's Attorney General Tim Fox is in Washington, DC as our nation honors the late President George H.W. Bush. While in DC, the AG by chance ran into former VP Dan Quayle. Listen to the audio as AG Fox describes their conversation.
Wolf Fanatics Want to Ban Hunting "Near" Yellowstone
The wolf fanatics are now in all-out mourning over the loss of a predatory wolf (no word on whether they feel the same intense, emotional response when wolves kill other wildlife or livestock). In fact, they're calling for an all out ban on hunting near Yellowstone National Park (I guess it&apo…
Profiles in Humility: Joe Biden in Missoula...
While he was unable to help either of those incumbent senators survive their re-election battles, Joe Biden told a relatively small crowd in Missoula, Montana that he is "most qualified person in the country to be president." Talk about a profile in humility.
Daines Visits Montana Soldiers in Afghanistan
According to the 495th Facebook page, "Senator Daines gifted the unit with a refreshing taste of Montana, hand carrying some Hi-Country Beef Jerky and homemade cookies halfway around the world for our Soldiers to enjoy throughout the holidays."
Video: ESPN Tribute to Rocky's Van Atta
Marissa Van Atta brings a whole new meaning to the "Battlin Bears" of Rocky Mountain College. Listen to the audio as her uncle Mark Adams shares her incredible story live on Montana Talks.
Check Please! Zinke Tweet Forces House Dem from Bar
Arizona Democrat Raul Grijalva called on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (a former Montana Congressman and Navy SEAL) to resign- and Zinke punched back. He punched back so hard it forced the Dem congressman to leave the bar.
Fundraiser for Billings MMA Gym Destroyed by Fire
The Billings community is stepping into the ring and getting into the fight to raise money for a local gym destroyed in a recent fire near downtown. Will Grundhauser, who owns The Grindhouse Mixed Martial Arts gym says most of his family-owned business was destroyed by the fire.
Audio: MT Farm Bureau on Farm Bill Deal
We spoke with Montana Farm Bureau National Affairs Director Nicole Rolf on Friday's Montana Talks to hear more about what they know about the agreement.
Daines Presses for Full LWCF Funding
Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) joined the CEO of the Outdoor Industry Association to press for full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in a Capitol Hill press conference.
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Important Colstrip United Meeting Wednesday Night
Event organizers are billing it as a meeting to "learn the facts regarding plans for environmental remediation of the ponds at the Colstrip Power Plant." Speakers include State Senator Duane Ankney (R-Colstrip), and Gordon Criswell, the the Director of Eovironmental Compliance for Talen Mo…
Sheriff Thanks Search & Rescue Following Deadly Crash
"For those that respond to these calls and are first on scene, these images never leave." Those are the words of Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder, who thanked area search & rescue crews following a heartbreaking Thanksgiving weekend crash that took the lives of an Air Force famil…
AUDIO: REAL Montana Crew Talks About India Trip
I spoke with participants like Lori Shaw from Colstrip United, and others from Melville, Dillon, Miles City, and Cascade to get their highlights from the trip. Click below for the full audio.
AG Fox Considering Run for Montana Governor
We talked with AG Fox about the 2018 election results, a look ahead at 2020, the new REAL ID requirements, a federal grant to combat meth in Montana, and much more. Click below for the full audio:
Speaker of the House Greg Hertz on Montana Talks
What are his priorities for the 2019 session? How will he work with Democrat Gov. Steve Bullock (D-MT) who seems more focused on campaigning for president than on issues in the state capitol? And, will the Republicans stay united like we saw in the 2017 special session?

Listen to what Speaker Hert…
Worse Than Iraq, Zinke Tours California Fires
"The town of Paradise, California, was devastated by the Camp Fire. Sobering. Unlike anything I saw in any war zone, and that includes serving in Iraq. President Trump stands in support of the wonderful people of California."