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Environmentalists weigh in on Weyerhaerser mill closings
Eric Whitney

Wednesday’s announcement that Weyerhaeuser will close its Columbia Falls lumber and plywood mills, along with its administrative offices, brought an avalanche of reaction -- none of it good.

Gov. Steve Bullock unveiled his energy plan Tuesday.
Corin Cates-Carney

On Tuesday, Governor Steve Bullock released a plan to guide Montana’s energy future.

This year’s race for Montana’s governor seat could become the state’s most expensive gubernatorial contest, eclipsing the spirited and expensive campaign four years ago.

Montana Gubernatorial Race On Track To Break Funding Records

Jun 14, 2016

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock and Republican challenger Greg Gianforte brought in a total of more than $3.8 million in campaign contributions through last week's primary — already nearly as much as the $3.9 million Bullock and Republican Rick Hill collected during the entire 2012 gubernatorial campaign.

Tonight on "Campaign Beat," a look at Montana’s primary results, the ongoing spat between Gianforte and Bullock over stream access, and the potential "Trump effect" on down-ballot races like Montana's lone seat in the U.S. House.

  

Montana’s gubernatorial candidates took only a short break in their campaigns after the June 7, 2016 primary election.  Two days later they were back in Billings to talk about public lands, access to those lands, and guns.

Governor Steve Bullock rolled out his agenda at Riverfront Park near the banks of the Yellowstone River.

Montana GOP Chairman Jeff Essman.
Montana Legislature

After Tuesday's primary elections, moderate Republicans gained little ground in the battle to take Montana legislative seats away from the more conservative members of their party. State GOP Chairman Jeff Essman says a Republican governor has the best chance to unite what he calls a diversity within the Republican Party.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte at January 2016 rally in Helena.
Corin Cates-Carney

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte launched a new radio ad today. The 60-second spot returns fire Democratic Governor Steve Bullock’s campaign has aimed at him related to a public fishing access easement on Gianforte’s Bozeman property.

   A new pilot program will allow high school students in Billings to earn credits toward high school graduation and for college for free.

The project is called High School Connections. It was spearheaded by Montana State University Billings.

Governor Bullock Brings Energy Roundtable To Colstrip

May 31, 2016
Colstrip power plant.
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Governor Steve Bullock brought his energy round table discussion to Colstrip to talk about Montana’s energy future. Several citizens of Colstrip were more concerned about their economic future.

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