Missoulian http://mtpr.org en Remembering reporter Betsy Cohen: “best of the best” http://mtpr.org/post/remembering-reporter-betsy-cohen-best-best <p>Missoula lost an important voice this week, when long time Missoulian reporter Betsy Cohen died of breast cancer. The 49-year-old Cohen's byline appeared on thousands of stories in her 18-year journalism career, first as a reporter for the Montana Standard, and since 1998, for the Missoulian.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Cohen's work garnered numerous awards and the respect and admiration of her many peers, newsmakers and readers.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;News Director Sally Mauk spoke this week with some of Cohen's friends and colleagues and has this remembrance.</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:52:17 +0000 Sally Mauk 15784 at http://mtpr.org Remembering reporter Betsy Cohen: “best of the best” Bullock says he was not in touch with Democratic operatives on Walsh appointment http://mtpr.org/post/bullock-says-he-was-not-touch-democratic-operatives-walsh-appointment <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Steve Bullock said Friday he spoke to no Democratic Party officials ahead of appointing John Walsh to the U.S. Senate other than to tell Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid the issue was “none of your damn business.”</span></p><p>This is in response to criticism from the state GOP, which has described the move as a political backroom deal orchestrated to help Democrats maintain control of the Senate in the 2014 election.</p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 00:52:12 +0000 Dan Boyce 15029 at http://mtpr.org Bullock says he was not in touch with Democratic operatives on Walsh appointment