TOP HEADLINES

NEWS

10/16/2019 - 12:00am
HELENA, Oct. 8 (AP) – Montana is placing a temporary ban on the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes and vaping products in an effort to reduce underage use while officials investigate the cause of the vaping-related deaths and pulmonary illnesses...

SPORTS

#15 Dawgs o-feated in Butte, #22 Tech wins 35-12

Grounded

Montana Western’s Jason Ferris brings down Montana Tech’s Jet Campbell during the Diggers 35-14 win in Butte on Saturday. M.P. Regan photo

10/16/2019 - 12:00am
The University of Montana Western football team’s defense did a lot right in Butte on Saturday to keep host Montana Tech from doing much right on offense for the first three quarters. But essentially forced to stay on the field an extra half-quarter...

Opinions

10/02/2019 - 12:00am
Guest opinion Imagine this. Student to teacher: “I need the day off to go protest global warming. My parents wouldn’t approve, but it’s something I simply must do. Any problem with that?” Teacher to student: “Of course not, Johnny. You have every...

OBITUARIES

Joe Thomas Helle
10/16/2019 - 12:00am
Joe Thomas Helle, age 87, passed away in Dillon Oct. 8, 2019. Joe was born to Harold and Alice Helle in Williston, North Dakota, May 14, 1932. He spent his youth enjoying the outdoors and began his destiny in the rangelands of the West while working...