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Bullock appoints grizzly advisory council as bears spread

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he will appoint an advisory council to come up with recommendations on how to manage the state’s grizzly bears. The Democratic governor’s Tuesday announcement comes after a judge recently restored federal protections for grizzlies in and around Yellowstone National Park. Bears from Yellowstone and in northwestern […]
Tags: News, Montana, Northwest, Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, Steve Bullock, Bullock

Whicker: Here’s one very bustable NCAA tournament bracket

These NCAA tournament picks should go viral. If so, get plenty of rest and fluids: FIRST FOUR: Prairie View over Fairleigh Dickinson: At the home of Steve Alford’s final NCAA tournament game (probably). Arizona State over St. John’s: Back-to-back First Four trips is a dubious honor, but this time ASU gets it right. N.C. Central over North Dakota State: NCCU coach LaVelle Moton’s son VJ idolizes Larry McKnight Jr., to the point where he wanted to do his Black History Month project on him. Belmont...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Minneapolis, Montana, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia, Sports, LSU, Tech, Georgia, Sport


Calling all Montana guides and outfitters who are interested in taking their knowledge and services to a new level with the completion of the Guiding for the Future course which begins it's first session next month. Guiding for the Future has been created by the Fishing Outfitters Association of Montana with a focus on the core values of knowledge, professionalism, ethics and stewardship. From the Guiding for the Future presser... Background Montana’s rivers are undergoing increased dema...
Tags: Montana, Sport, Fishing, Fishing Outfitters Association of Montana, Cameron Mortenson, Tom Miner Basin, Upper Yellowstone River, Fishing Outfitters Association of Montana FOAM

Eagle cam, Electoral College, T-shirt cannon crime: News from around our 50 states

Turtle-sniffing dogs in Montana, false alarm from balloons in Michigan, and more            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Montana, Michigan, Usa Today, Eagle cam Electoral College

Eagle drama, Electoral College, T-shirt cannon crime: News from around our 50 states

Turtle-sniffing dogs in Montana, false alarm from balloons in Michigan, and more            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Montana, Michigan, Usa Today, Electoral College

Whicker: The 2019 NCAA tournament, from A to Z

The 2019 NCAA men’s basketball tournament, from A to Z: A is for Auburn’s Anfernee McLemore, a shot-blocker who wrote a kinesiology paper on Gordon Hayward’s gruesome ankle injury. In his next game Hardaway dislocated an ankle and broke his tibia. He recovered and now leads Auburn’s backline of shot blockers. B is for Buddy Boeheim, one of three children of Syracuse coach Jim who plays Division I basketball. At an AAU tournament, Buddy drilled 7 3-pointers in a row. North Carolina coach Roy Will...
Tags: Usa, Mac, Montana, Virginia, Nigeria, Sports, Alabama, Sport, Nasa, Soccer, Yale, Tennessee, Iowa, Nba, Mali, Harlem Globetrotters

March Madness 2019: NCAA Tournament West Region breakdown

Defense wins championships, the old saying goes, but high-powered offenses could ultimately dominate the West Region of this year’s NCAA Tournament. Three of the top 13 scoring teams in the country will battle in the West Region, led by No. 1 seed Gonzaga. The Bulldogs have the highest-scoring offense in the country at 88.8 points per game, but were held to a season-low 47 points in the West Coast Conference tournament final in an upset loss to Saint Mary’s. Sixth-seeded Buffalo ranks fifth in t...
Tags: Florida, Montana, Virginia, Sports, Sport, West, Soccer, Nba, College sports, Ncaa, SEC, San Jose, Michigan, Nevada, Buffalo, Syracuse

'Road rage' leaves one dead and three others, including state trooper, injured in Montana

Authorities say a Montana Highway Patrol trooper and three other people have been shot and in two separate shootings that were related.            [Author: Great Falls Tribune]
Tags: News, Montana, Great Falls Tribune, Montana Highway Patrol

March Madness 2019: What to know before filling out a tournament bracket

It’s time to fill out your NCAA men’s basketball brackets. Whether this is your first time filling out a bracket or you have a few years under your belt, below you can find some fun ideas and information to help you. Find out how and when to watch tournament games and much more. Feel free to bookmark this page and check back throughout the tournament for updates, news and highlights. Host cities Anaheim is one of 14 cities to host the 2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament this year. The Honda Center ...
Tags: Montana, Oregon, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Davis, Nba, Cbs, College sports, Ncaa, Michigan, Houston, Duke, Cal State Fullerton, Ucla

Montana beats E Washington for 2nd straight Big Sky title

Sayeed Pridgett scored 18 points and Montana overcame a 12-point deficit to beat Eastern Washington 68-62 for its second straight Big Sky Tournament title and NCAA bid            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Montana, Washington, Ap, Ncaa, Eastern Washington, Sayeed Pridgett

Eastern Washington men advance to Big Sky final; EWU women lose in title game

The Eagles beat Southern Utah 77-61 in a semifinal game and will play Montana for the conference title at 5 p.m. Saturday. The Eastern women lost to Portland State 61-59.
Tags: News, Montana, Washington, Sports, College sports, Other Sports, Big Sky, Eagles, Portland State, EWU, Southern Utah

State trooper, 3 others shot in Montana; suspect in custody

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a Montana Highway Patrol trooper and three other people have been shot and injured in two separate shootings that were related. The Missoula County sheriff’s office says the man suspected of wounding the trooper and the others was arrested early Friday near the small community of Evaro, where the […]
Tags: News, Montana, Nation, Missoula, Montana Highway Patrol, Mont AP, Nation & World, Missoula County, Evaro

Peatling lifts EWU to 90-84 win in Big Sky quarterfinal

Mason Peatling posts 28 points plus 14 rebounds as Eastern Washington beats Montana State 90-84 in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Montana, Washington, Ap, Big Sky, EWU, Mason Peatling

Here’s the high-priced advice college applicants buy that doesn’t trigger the FBI

Porcelain Pencils by Katharine Morling The FBI just announced a sting operation that caught 50 rich and famous parents paying millions of dollars to bribe and cheat to get their under-qualified kids into top colleges (and, mysteriously, some not-top colleges). Last year a magnet school in Louisiana, which had been celebrated for getting poor minority students into top schools year after year admitted to lying and cheating to get the kids in. I’ve been convinced that the college system is br...
Tags: Montana, Brown University, Careers, Intel, Fbi, Wyoming, Louisiana, Siemens, Ucla, Frank, Westinghouse, Stanford Berkeley, Jose Gonzales, College & grad school, Harvard This, Katharine Morling

Montana gets past Sacramento St. 79-73 in Big Sky tourney

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Michael Oguine scored 19 points as Montana topped Sacramento State 79-73 in the Big Sky Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday. Ahmaad Rorie added 17 points for the Grizzlies, while Sayeed Pridgett chipped in 16. Kendal Manuel had 11 points and seven assists for Montana (24-8). Marcus Graves scored a career-high 30 […]
Tags: News, Montana, Sports, Sacramento, Sacramento State, Boise, Grizzlies, Idaho AP, Ahmaad Rorie, Sayeed Pridgett, Michael Oguine, Kendal Manuel, Marcus Graves

Neo-Nazi website founder says he fears returning to US

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The operator of a leading neo-Nazi website claims it’s too dangerous for him to travel to the U.S. to be questioned under oath for a lawsuit accusing him of terrorizing a Montana real estate agent’s family. Attorneys for The Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin have asked a federal judge for an […]
Tags: News, Montana, US, Nation, Missoula, Daily Stormer, Andrew Anglin, Mont AP

Hall, Montana St. beat Idaho 75-71 in Big Sky tourney

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Tyler Hall had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Montana State narrowly beat Idaho 75-71 in the first round of the Big Sky Conference tournament on Wednesday. Harald Frey had 17 points and eight assists for Montana State (15-16). Devin Kirby added 10 points. Keljin Blevins had 10 points for Montana […]
Tags: News, Montana, Sports, Ap, Idaho, BOISE Idaho, Montana State, Tyler Hall, Harald Frey, Devin Kirby, Keljin Blevins

Graves, Sacramento St. beat NAU 72-60 in Big Sky tourney

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Marcus Graves hit a career-high six 3-pointers and finished with 27 points and four steals to help Sacramento State beat Northern Arizona 72-60 on Wednesday in the first round of the Big Sky Conference tournament. The No. 9 seed Hornets will play top-seeded Montana, which swept the regular-season series against Sacramento […]
Tags: News, Montana, Sports, Sacramento, Sacramento State, Big Sky, Boise, Sacramento St, Northern Arizona, Idaho AP, NAU, Marcus Graves

A Landscape Lewis and Clark Would Recognize Is Now Under Threat

Logging, mining and development loom over the Northern Rockies.
Tags: News, Obama, Montana, Oregon, Environment, United States, Wyoming, Idaho, Biodiversity, Interior Department, Forest Service, Yellowstone National Park, Barack, Trump, Lewis, Christensen

Beto O'Rourke heads to Iowa amid speculation over 2020 run – live

Democrats rally in opposition to Trump’s budget while Dick Cheney reportedly criticizes Trump’s foreign policy – follow all the latestSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.07pm GMT Eric Giddens’s state senate race in northeast Iowa has become a magnet for presidential hopefuls.Giddens, a Democrat running in a special election for state senate, is not just drawing Beto O’Rourke out to campaign for him this weekend but other presidential hopefuls like Cory Booker and Amy Klob...
Tags: Utah, New York, Texas, Minnesota, Republicans, California, Montana, US, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, Iowa, Mitt Romney, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump

Joe Wilkins' Playlist for His Novel "Fall Back Down When I Die"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Joe Wilkins' brilliant debut novel, Fall Back Down When I Die, is moving, haunting, and unforgettable. Booklist wrote of the book: "In his first novel, short story writer, poet, a...
Tags: Music, Montana, America, David, Ford, John, Rowdy, Joni Mitchell, Garth Brooks, Jason Isbell, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Mary, Brooks, Gillian

Special Election For Iowa State Senate Suddenly Magnet For 2020 Hopefuls

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A month ago, Eric Giddens was just a member of the Cedar Falls school board thinking about maybe, someday, running for higher office. Today, he feels like the most popular Democrat in Iowa. California Rep. Eric Swalwell called to congratulate him the day he won the nomination for a surprise special election for Iowa state Senate. California Sen. Kamala Harris did the same the next day. And this month, Democratic White House hopefuls have descended on his district to s...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Montana, Senate, White House, Iowa, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Kirsten Gillibrand, Rogers, HARRIS, Steve Bullock, Sen Bernie Sanders, University of Northern Iowa

Rural cell phone towers use Chinese technology that poses a potential security threat to sensitive military sites, experts say

Outside Malmstrom Air Force Base in central Montana, spread across 13,800 square miles of open plains, more than 100 intercontinental ballistic missiles stand at the ready, buried deep underground in missile silos. These Minuteman III rockets are capable of delivering nuclear warheads at least 6,000 miles away and are part of the U.S. Strategic Command, which oversees the country's nuclear and missile arsenal.
Tags: News, Montana, Stories, U S Strategic Command, Malmstrom Air Force Base

SXSW Review: ‘Mickey and the Bear’

“Mickey and the Bear” reps an assured feature debut for Annabelle Attanasio, who wrote and directed this straightforward but skillfully nuanced drama about a troubled father-daughter relationship. Camila Morrone plays the titular motherless small-town Montana teen who needs to decide if what she wants from life is more than just being the minder of her […]
Tags: Reviews, Montana, Sxsw, James Badge Dale, Mickey, Camila Morrone, Annabelle Attanasio, Mickey and the Bear

Former school trainer in sex abuse case set to plead guilty

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A former athletic trainer charged with abusing numerous Montana students over decades under the guise of improving their athletic performance is due to plead guilty to a federal coercion charge. James “Doc” Jensen Jr. is scheduled to appear Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen in Missoula. The 79-year-old Miles City […]
Tags: News, Montana, Sports, Missoula, Miles City, Dana Christensen, James Doc Jensen Jr

Mapped: States with the best/worst tax burdens (Psst! California isn’t that bad!)

The state and local tax burden for Californians runs middle-of-the-pack nationally, according to a WalletHub analysis that measured the tax collector’s take against comparative income levels. The financial information site’s data crunchers studied spending on state and local sales, excise, property and income taxes and compared that cash flow to different income brackets. When I filled my trusty spreadsheet with their results, I found California had the combined No. 23 lowest tax burden among th...
Tags: Business, New York, Taxes, News, California, Montana, Washington, California News, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Wyoming, Maine, Alaska, Hawaii, Connecticut

Strickland lifts Portland St. past Montana St. 84-80

Deante Strickland came off the bench to score 19 points to lift Portland State to an 84-80 win over Montana State, the Vikings' eighth consecutive home victory            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Montana, Ap, Portland State, Strickland, Portland St, Deante Strickland, Montana State the Vikings

Pridgett leads Montana over Sacramento St. 86-68

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett scored 17 points as Montana topped Sacramento State 86-68 on Saturday night. Michael Oguine and Timmy Falls added 16 points each for the Grizzlies. Kendal Manuel had 13 points for Montana (23-8, 16-4 Big Sky Conference). Joshua Patton had 20 points and three blocks for the Hornets (14-15, 8-12). […]
Tags: News, Montana, Sports, Ap, Sacramento State, Sacramento St, Hornets, Sacramento Calif, Sayeed Pridgett, Michael Oguine, Timmy Falls, Joshua Patton, Pridgett, Grizzlies Kendal Manuel

Severe thunderstorms expected on Saturday in parts of U.S. Midwest, South

Portions of eastern Arkansas, southeastern Montana, southern Illinois and western Kentucky are under a risk of scattered severe storms on Saturday, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Alex Lamers. Isolated severe thunderstorms are also expected from upper Mississippi and northeast Texas to the lower Ohio Valley and Tennessee Valley. Last Sunday's tornadoes in Lee County, Alabama, were spawned by a late-winter "supercell" thunderstorm, ripping through homes and businesses with c...
Tags: National Weather Service, Texas, News, Mississippi, Montana, Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Ohio Valley, Tennessee Valley, Midwest South, Alex Lamers, Lee County Alabama


What does your off season look like?  Click over to The Flyfish Journal to see how they burn through these months on the water around Missoula, Montana. Make sure that you take a minute to get in on the Yakima Slim Shady giveaway with filling out the form below the video.  Contest deadline is March 18, 2019.  Good luck.Do you subscribe to The Flyfish Journal?  If not, you should. Subscribe in a reader [Author: Cameron Mortenson]
Tags: Montana, Sport, Fishing, Missoula Montana, Cameron Mortenson