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Cascade Farmers Mutual Insurance Company’s Board of Directors announced at the Annual Meeting March 13th, Janet Thompson as their new General Manager.  Mrs. Thompson has been with Cascade Farmers Mutual Insurance Company since 2007 and comes with over 33 years of combined Insurance Experienc…

A new study from the Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, a think tank advocating a transition away from fossil fuels, charts the decline of the Powder River Basin coal industry and warns of more difficulties to come.

While it seems to fly in the face of everything we believe and have been taught about nuclear power, it may actually be the safest form of power production that we have. Ironically, the immense potency of the power of splitting an atom is simultaneously what makes nuclear weapons so dangerou…

Global oil and gas companies are increasingly facing an uphill battle as global warming policies are taking their toll. Most analysts and market watchers are focusing on peak oil demand scenarios, but the reality could be much darker. International oil companies (IOCs) are likely to face a B…

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Gannett’s board has rejected an unsolicited proposal to be bought by media company MNG Enterprises, known as Digital First Media, Gannett said Monday. The board’s rejection was unanimous.

Oil Search said Jan. 24 that it has exercised its option with Armstrong Energy to acquire a 50 percent interest in, and operatorship of, the 195,200-acre block of leases on the eastern North Slope held by Lagniappe Alaska LLC, a 100 percent-owned Armstrong company.

The number of drilled but uncompleted wells (DUCs) in the U.S. shale patch has skyrocketed by roughly 60 percent over the past two years. That leaves a rather large backlog that could add a wave of new supply, even if the pace of drilling begins to slow.

Oil prices regained more ground on Wednesday, pushed higher after equity markets rebounded from an initial selloff at the start of 2019 trading.

From left to right, Ross Oveson and Brad Bauman, with Sun River Electric Cooperative present a check to Ben Rhodes and Nick Dale with the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department. The $2,400 check will be used to offer advanced training to our firefighters. The Education Fund donation comes from …

BIG HORN COUNTY, MONTANA - Clearmont, Wyo.–based Alta Vista Oil (Alta Vista), who appears to be representing Apache Oil, has a new field discovery at a remote site located in the northwestern portion of the Powder River Basin in Montana. Spotting some 2 miles north of the Wyoming border and …

AUGUSTA – As the Sun  began to set south of Augusta last week, a group began to gather in a stubble field on the Milford Colony, just north of Bowman’s Corner.

The drama of life in the American West is featured in the 2018 Real Buckaroo Calendar produced by RANGE magazine. RANGE is an award-winning national, issues-oriented publication devoted to people who live and work on the land.

The Teton Antique Steam & Gas Threshing Association (TASGA) will be hosting their annual Threshing Bee this weekend at the TASGA grounds in Choteau.

Fire behavior was once again active on the Alice Creek Fire this afternoon, September 12th. The most significant activity took place approximately ¾ mile northeast of the Elk Meadows subdivision, creating impacts to Highway 200. The highway remains open, but motorists are advised to check wi…

Warm, dry and windy conditions last night kept firefighters busy, especially in the Elk Meadows/Evergreen and Silver King Lake areas, as well as in the Telephone Gulch and Green Mountain areas where the fire continues to move downhill towards structures. Firefighters worked hotspots in these…