Montana State University has been selected to lead a two-year study about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on nurses, the largest group of U.S. health care workers, focusing on changes in employment, earnings and the supply of nurses. The study is being funded by grants totaling $430,000…

On Tuesday, Montana voters gave the GOP unified control of state government, electing a Republican to the governor’s office for the first time in 16 years, Republican candidates to all statewide offices, and expanding GOP majorities in the state House and Senate.

Manhattan’s newest published author drew upon her own experiences when crafting The Sowing Season, a novel about a retired dairy farmer in his 60s and a stressed out teenage girl struggling to find their places in the world while navigating difficult relationships.

Hummingbirds are stunning creatures: not only for their jewel-like beauty and gravity-defying aerial acrobatics but also for their sheer fortitude. Every fall, they migrate thousands of miles to Mexico or Central America. Their wings thrum at up to 80 beats per second. When they sleep, their…

When Joan Van Duynhoven read the Boulder Monitor’s story about her termination as public health officer for Jefferson County, the county’s explanation — Van Duynhoven’s failure to approve the Northern Rodeo Association rodeo and a “misleading” statement about canceling non-conference high sc…

The creation of a general sales tax for Montana will be discussed next week when the Montana Revenue Interim Committee and the HJ 35 Tax Study Committee review a draft of that and two other tax-related bills they may recommend for consideration by the 2021 Legislature.