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Media Company Sues PSC Over Access To Information

Lee Enterprises has filed a petition in District Court in Helena documenting two times in which its reporters sought Montana Public Service Commission records and were asked for up-front payments including $31,000 in one case. The newspaper group says the PSC shouldn’t be requiring hefty payments for legal reviews before releasing inform...

Montana Businesses Voice Support For Infrastructure Bill

Nearly three dozen Montana businesses are thanking Jon Tester for his work on the infrastructure bill signed by President Joe Biden last month. Steven Ladefoged owns Montago Coffee in Helena and said it would help reduce the effects of climate change while also protecting the state’s recreation economy. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-cont...

Montana Democratic Party Condemns Attorney General’s Involvement In Hospital Incident

Montana House Minority Leader Kim Abbott and Senate Minority Leader Jill Cohenour responded to a report Tuesday published by the Legislature’s special counsel regarding Attorney General Austin Knudsen’s involvement in a patient’s treatment at St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena. Abbott called the incident an example of public officials using their ...

Helena Residents Charged For Insurrection Plead Not Guilty

East Helena brothers Joshua and Jerod Hughes charged in the January 6th U.S. Capitol insurrection entered not guilty pleas Monday via video in front of U.S. District Court Judge Timothy J. Kelly for an updated indictment in their case and will return to court January 7th for a status conference. The prosecution has said the Hughes brothers pla...

Governor Declares This Week Apprenticeship Week

In Helena Monday at Dick Anderson Construction, Governor Greg Gianforte signed a proclamation declaring this as Apprenticeship Week in the state of Montana. Our Capitol City Correspondent Troy Shockley has details. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/11-17_1137.mp3

Senator Tester Confidant His COST of War Act Will Pass

Senator Jon Tester is optimistic his bill to provide comprehensive support to U.S. troops who experienced toxic exposure would become law, telling that to a small group at the Veterans Memorial at Helena’s Memorial Park Wednesday. The bill sets up a procedure for Veterans Affairs to process claims of toxic exposure. It allocates $430 billion t...

AG Investigation Gets Approved By Montana Legislature

Republican leaders in the Legislature have approved a Democratic request for an investigation into the Montana Department of Justice’s involvement in a complaint made by the family of a COVID-19 patient at St. Peter’s Health in Helena. The family claims three public officials threatened to use their positions to force doctors and n...

Helena Mayor Starts Campaign To Address Lack Of Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is impacting communities all across Montana and it’s no different in the state capitol city Helena. Thursday representatives from the YWCA and Habitat For Humanity joined Liberian-born American politician Mayor Wilmot Collins in asking for help starting a campaign with a message of thanks for his almost 28 years in the Queen...