Politics

Ostrem’s Back At The Rostrum
My friend & Marias Heritage Center resident Marie Ostrem will be filling in for me tomorrow (Tuesday) evening for Montana History up at the Heritage. Marie will be starting our new book that gives the complete history AND..."The Story Behind The Story" on Som…
Governor Bullock will not attend DNC in Philadelphia
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, a superdelegate, is not attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Bullock campaign spokesman Jason Pitt tells The Billings Gazette (http://bit.ly/2a9RCsc ) that Bullock wanted to stay in Montana and that his absence had noth…
Bullock proposes tax waivers, credits for businesses
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock says he will propose tax waivers and credits for businesses during the 2017 legislative session if he is re-elected.
Bullock says the tax plan is meant to encourage companies to create higher-wage jobs in Montana, an issue that his Republican opponent, Gr…
Time To Retire
No, no, not me, I'm the Puffman, but if you have a flag that needs to be "retired," TAKE IT DOWN! Our Shelby Boy Scout Troop 555 will be holding a Flag Retirement Ceremony at Williamson Park (River Park) tomorrow (Saturday) evening at 7 o'clock...
Criticism Of Clinton
Sports & politics will come together tomorrow (Saturday) morning on Puffman Sports Trivia. I'll be giving away the new Hillary Rodham Clinton book, "False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton" edited by Liza Featherstone with contributions from Laura Flanders, Kathleen …
Glacier County Recount
Mark Daniels made the trip to Cut Bank this morning to observe the recount of ballots for Glacier County Commissioner. The primary ballots, when originally counted showed challenger, Jamie Evans, leading incumbent Michael DesRosier by 42 votes...
I’d Like To Give My Opinion
The Sweetgrass Development Board is seeking input in developing their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Document for our 5 county region. There's going to be a public meeting tonight (Wednesday) at the Cut Bank EMS building. The meeting will start promptly at 6:30...
Election Results
There were definitely some surprises in last night's elections around the area.  In Glacier County,  County Commission challenger Jamie Evans defeated Democratic incumbent Michael DesRosier for the right to take on K Webb Galbreath in November...
Get out the Vote
If you haven't already voted, today is the day! If you don't know where you are supposed to vote - you can check it out here. You can also check to see if you're registered, check the status of your mailed ballot and even take a look at a sample ballot...
He Left The Group
I've put together a Puffman Musical Trivia question for this afternoon (Monday) all about a popular 50's/60's lead singer who left his group for a solo career,PLUS, I'll be spinning one of his all time BIG HITS when he was with the group. This malcontent took the exit door on thi…
It’s For The Kids
They're calling it "Let's Rally Around Our Kids," & the "Rally" will be this afternoon (Friday) at the Blackfeet Child & Family Services parking lot in Browning. The Blackfeet Tribal Council candidates will be welcome to attend this after…
Oil Equals War
OIL has a bloody history. The ghost of petroleum hovers in the background even of WARS that have liberty & democracy among their rationales. Blatant or veiled, the grab for oil resources has been a major factor behind many conflicts & military deployments. Oil's ...

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