Should the legislature allow cities to charge another tourist tax, in addition to the rental car tax, the bed tax, and in some places, the resort tax? A new tax, the local option sales tax, would be collected by any city whose voters approve it. We’ve been told tourists are not paying their …

I have known Greg Gianforte for many years. I spent over 40 years in the private sector in the Gallatin Valley. During that time I dealt with a number of very successful business owners. Greg Gianforte was among them. I have always felt that, given the opportunity, a great business person wo…

I'm currently running for a seat on the City of Belgrade Commission from Ward Two. I'm running as a write in candidate. My name is Donald C. Holstein and I have lived in Belgrade since 1985. I'm a graduate of MSU, with a degree in political science and graduated with honors i.e. 3.63 I have …

Several weeks ago, I wrote a guest column criticizing school districts that allowed their students to skip class to participate in an openly partisan political protest. The “Climate Strike” was a nationwide, Trump-hating, far left event promoting the radical “Green New Deal” and its “down wi…