Here's a good question for you: 'What do I have of value that I can offer the world ... which would earn me a consistent living?' Here's an essay that will show you one woman's answer.
On August 18, 2015, Country Bookshelf in Bozeman, MT hosted a tribute for literary legend Ivan Doig, who passed away in April, featuring Montana writers Malcolm Brooks, Jamie Ford, Craig Lancaster, Russell Rowland, Paul Wylie, and me. These are my remarks from that night.
Artist Joe Fay, who is having his first solo show in Los Angeles in 24 years has "not missed a beat," according to David Pagel of the L.A. Times.
As Americans retreat to cooler locales for the worst of the summer's heat, the Department of the Interior is on a listening tour about coal royalty reform. Interior manages coal on public lands for the public's best interest, which has been ill-served by the below-market prices attached to federal mineral leases for decades.
This week we were honored to give seed grants of $1000 each to people around the world who are tackling environmental and social problems in their communities.
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Persistence pays off. Let's remember this as we celebrate 50 years of Medicaid on July 30. Almost 70 million people in the U.S. turn to Medicaid for their health coverage. But Medicaid is much more than the country's top health insurer. It's also a key battleground for the future of our country.
A draft environment impact statement that came out a few weeks ago on a proposed 40-mile-long coal-car railroad spur in southeastern Montana is at once both enlightened and shockingly ill-informed.
Can Washington now manage its wolf reintroduction more sustainably than other states, like Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana who focus on "lethal control"?
When it comes to the 2016 field of Republican presidential candidates, the rule of thumb this time around is obviously going to be "the more, the merrier!" The number of officially-announced Republican candidates actually doubled this week.
Passing a law is often not enough; resources must be provided to help schools understand both what they're required to do and what they need to do to actually prevent bullying. Senators must consider whether their goal in adding bullying to the ESEA is to simply "send a message that bullying must be addressed" or to actually see reductions in bullying.
The Billings Gazette has revealed that coal mining company Cloudpeak Energy ghost wrote protest letters to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) on behalf of allied policymakers and business groups.
Over the next months, they will hear her platform and policy initiatives and realize that she is the right person to be president. Hillary will run a campaign that will reach out across party lines in the same way she did when she was in the Senate.
In 2016 and beyond, Republicans will find it hard to strike a balance between "religious freedom" and discrimination. They will find it even harder to choose between either "caving" and alienating their base, or alienating the growing majority of voters and facing a grassroots onslaught.