Posts By: Tristan Scott

Consider the Mobster

Nearly 25 years ago, HBO’s “The Sopranos" touched off a golden age of prestige television now dominated by “Yellowstone.” There's a reason why only of those shows ignited a tourism boom.


Montana Taxpayers Deserve A Refund

House Bill 192 entails three initiates: refund taxpayers on overpaid income taxes, alleviate the property tax crunch and reduce the state’s debt

By Montana House Leadership

The Greatest Good

As land managers grapple with unprecedented demand for new recreation uses on the Flathead National Forest, a growing segment of the public is raising conservation concerns while a perceived lack of transparency erodes their faith in the agency


Firearm Safety Before Acting

Soon computer-generated imagery will cure Hollywood’s firearm negligence. There’s no longer reason for firearms on set in inexperienced hands when realism can be created with pixels.

By Rob Breeding

Taxpayers Say ‘No’ to IRS Expansion

The vast majority of Americans file their taxes on time and pay their fair share. There are real problems that need to be fixed in our tax system, but taxpayers are not the source of those problems.

By Cary Smith

Decades Later

During my time in Helena, the chamber was twice split 50/50 between the parties. There was no policy without compromise.

By Mike Jopek

Gunman kills 10 During Lunar New Year Fest in California

The massacre - which derailed Lunar New Year celebrations and sent fear through Monterey Park and Alhambra’s large Asian American communities - was the nation's fifth mass killing this month

By ANDREW DALTON and JAE C. HONG Associated Press

Gallus Named New Political Practices Commissioner

The appointment comes after a legislative committee deadlocked in December on which of five candidates, including Gallus, to forward to Gianforte for his consideration


Playing Winter

You don’t need to be skinning up the mountain in record time for your outdoor experience to count. Making a snowman counts, too.

By Maggie Doherty

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