August 9, 2018

By Robin Jordan

Butte-Silver Bow’s council of commissioners passed a new ordinance 6-3 last week that creates a single road maintenance district for the city-county and changes the way road maintenance fees are assessed. 

The ordinance eliminates the four old street-main...

August 9, 2018

On  Thursday August 30th, Butte-Silver Bow, Atlantic Richfield, the State of Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold community design workshops concentrating on future use in the upper Silver Bow Creek,...

August 9, 2018

Weekend rundown of our local law enforcement and surrounding agencies Police/Agencies 

responded to over 287 calls this past weekend

- 6 Accidents

- 18 Arrests 

- 1 DUI 

- 6 Drug Related

- 18 Disturbance calls

- 1 Lost Child

- 20 Traffic stops

- 19 Theft/Burglary

- 1 Found Prope...

August 9, 2018

SNAP program vital to protect vulnerable Montanans

In our state constitution, Montanans declare that all political power is vested in and derived from the people. That all government of right is instituted solely for the good of the whole.

For the good of the whole.  Our...

August 8, 2018

Cowboy cook-out

By Debbie Sorensen

I’m planning a backyard activity with the folks seven years and younger in our family this week. We’ll work together on “slinging the hash” before we spread out a blanket in the back yard and sit down to supper, served on tin plates wit...

August 8, 2018

“The worst Fascists are they who disown the word ‘Fascism’ and preach enslavement to Capitalism.”

 -Sinclair Lewis,  It Can’t Happen Here (1935) 

Wednesday, Aug 15:

President Richard M. Nixon announces a 90-day freeze on wages, prices and rents in an attempt to...

August 8, 2018

    A renowned speaker on poverty and a giveaway of school supplies are two of the 

free events planned as part of Community Health Center week Aug. 13 to 16.

    The events are being sponsored by the Southwest Montana Community Health Center, with the hel...

August 8, 2018

By Mike Sawicki


   Hard to believe. Three years ago today Butte celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony and thence the start of construction of the Spirit of Columbia Gardens Carousel!  Lots of hard work followed thereafter yet fun was had when on some work...

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