From the Editor

From the Editor
Mon, Oct 25, 2021
By Evelyn Pyburn We have a government right now that is trying to destroy America’s ability to create new wealth. That best explains everything that is happening. That shouldn’t be surprising, because that is the only way to destroy the US. It is after all, our amazing ability to produce, and having the freedom to do so, that has made our country strong since its founding, and that remains the source of our power and influence in the world today. Many people do not know that it was ...
By Evelyn Pyburn As we watch the crackdown coming once again with children being forced to we...
By Evelyn Pyburn With the fiasco of Afghanistan laid bare for the world to see, there has...
By Evelyn Pyburn The real issue about global warming is the conclusion that government has al...
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Friday, November 19, 2021 Press Room
Dear Editor, At the November 9, 2021 Commissioner’s meeting, we learned Commissioners Jones & Pitman are still trying to control the narrative on the privatization of MetraPark. Commissioner Jones opened the floor to public comment stating...
Monday, October 25, 2021 Press Room
Financial Moves for Women Business Owners By Michael Vondra If you’re a woman who owns a business, you may have some challenges not shared by your male peers – but you also have several opportunities to help improve your financial future. ...
Friday, September 24, 2021 Press Room
The number of Texas families pulling their children out of public schools and pursuing home-schooling in one week this month is five times greater than the same time period last year, the Texas Homeschool Coalition reports. “We are literally i...
Friday, September 24, 2021 Dennis Pyburn
The American Farm Bureau Federation, along with 46 state Farm Bureaus including the Montana Farm Bureau Federation, and 280 organizations representing family-owned agribusinesses, sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to leave import...
Thursday, September 23, 2021 Press Room
By Alan Olson, Executive Director, Montana Petroleum Association Last week as fuel prices continued to climb the White House released the following announcement: “President Biden has made clear that he wants Americans to have access to afforda...
Saturday, August 21, 2021 Press Room
Dear Editor, On August 3, 2021, the Yellowstone County Commissioners faced one of its most significant votes in recent memory relating to the recreational marijuana issue as a result of I-90. Whether you were for the Board action, or against i...
Thursday, August 05, 2021 Press Room
Dear Senator Tester At the forefront of our recovery from the economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is the Biden Administration’s $2 trillion-plus American jobs Plan. It’s an ambitious proposal meant to create jobs, strengthen infra...
Thursday, August 05, 2021 Press Room
The Center Square Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell tried to calm lawmakers’ fears about rising inflation but also said it would probably remain elevated for months to come. Testifying before Congress, Powell said the Federal Reserve w...
Monday, July 26, 2021 Press Room
The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) reacted to the news that Consumer Price Index inflation ran at 0.9 percent in June, and 5.4 percent over the past year. SBE Council chief economist Raymond J. Keating said, “Inf...
Monday, July 26, 2021 Press Room
From Center Square Thanks to fracking in the Marcellus shale, Pennsylvania has led a U.S. natural gas revolution since 2007. The state’s production has exploded almost 40-fold, to over 7,300 billion cubic feet, or 20% of the national total. Pe...