Opinion

12/08/2016 - 3:10pm
Editor: We are so thankful that the Yellowstone Gateway Business Coalition got the timeout on gold exploration that we asked for earlier this year. My husband and I own Paradise Adventure Company in Gardiner and at Chico Hot Springs. Like every...

Sports


AP photo Chicago White Sox’s Adam Eaton celebrates with teammates after scoring on a sacrifice fly by Melky Cabrera during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, in Chicago on Sept. 9.
12/08/2016 - 11:36am
  OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Washington Nationals did make a deal with the Chicago White Sox during their hometown winter meetings, after all, only it was for center fielder Adam Eaton, not lefty Chris Sale. The price of Wednesday’s swap still was...

MONTANA/REGION

12/08/2016 - 3:20pm
BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana authorities want to put a convicted murderer back in prison after he was granted clemency by the governor last year. Department of Justice officials filed a court petition Thursday seeking to revoke Barry Beach's suspended...

Nation


In this Feb. 20, 2012, file photo, U.S. Sen. John Glenn talks with astronauts on the International Space Station via satellite before a discussion titled "Learning from the Past to Innovate for the Future" in Columbus, Ohio. (AP photo)
12/08/2016 - 3:42pm
WASHINGTON — John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was...

World


A member of the Sunna militia salutes a comrade in another roof making the victory sign in Sheyalat village, around 70Km from Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.(AP Photo/Manu Brabo)
12/08/2016 - 3:32pm
IRBIL, Iraq — As Iraqi forces advanced toward the al-Salam hospital in Mosul earlier this week, encountering only light resistance from Islamic State fighters, commanders decided to seize the facility instead of sweeping the neighborhoods along the...