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Montana Free Press: Montana passes grim milestone in COVID-19 pandemic (September 30, 2021)“We serve a lot of families on the Crow Reservation, and last year they were hit harder than anybody,” said a funeral home owner.
Montana Free Press: COVID-19 hospitalizations reach record high in Montana (September 29, 2021)The latest wave of COVID-19 cases, coupled with a shortage of health care workers, has stretched Montana’s emergency care system increasingly thin.
Montana Free Press: Death of Native man prompts calls for justice (August 31, 2021)About a hundred people gathered to grieve the loss of Brendon Galbreath, a citizen of the Blackfeet Nation who died in an encounter with police.
Montana Free Press: Indian lawmakers focus on big issues (May 21, 2021)Voting access, Indigenous languages and bison management were the big-ticket items for the Montana Legislature’s American Indian Caucus.
Montana Free Press: Republican tries to revive Keystone XL Pipeline (February 9, 2021)A Republican amendment in support of the Keystone XL Pipeline narrowly passed the U.S. Senate before being removed by Democratic leadership.
Montana Free Press: Family of Native man killed by police seeks justice (January 6, 2021)Police officers killed Coleman Stump, a Chippewa Cree man, last October in Montana.
Montana Free Press: Court blocks gold mine near Yellowstone National Park (December 15, 2020)A Canadian company has been dealt a setback in efforts to develop an area known as Paradise Valley.
Montana Free Press: Reservation county deals with surge in COVID-19 cases (December 3, 2020)In the heat of one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in Montana, one county is being accused of putting politics before public health.
Montana Free Press: Technology helps keep Crow language alive (November 23, 2020)With fewer and fewer fluent speakers of the Crow language, advocates for revitalizing it hope a free online dictionary can aid people already working to bolster their skills and make learning the language more accessible.
Montana Free Press: Blackfeet Nation finally lands more ballot boxes (November 3, 2020)Residents of the Blackfeet Nation complained about the limited number of ballot drop-off sites.
Montana Free Press: Senate race is just too close to call (October 29, 2020)Voter turnout in Indian Country has steadily increased in Montana. Will it make a difference in one of the most closely watched races in the nation?
Montana Free Press: Trump changes course on wolverines (October 12, 2020)Conservation groups are promising to sue the Trump administration for reversing course on protections for wolverines, whose habitat is threatened by climate change.
Montana Free Press: Affordable Care Act deemed essential for Indian Country (September 28, 2020)Advocates says continuance of the Affordable Care Act is vital to the health of tribes in Montana.
Montana Free Press: Senate race is one of most closely watched in nation (September 22, 2020)The outcome of a key race in Montana will help decide control of the U.S. Senate. Both candidates are touting their environmental credentials.
Montana Free Press: Popular national park deals with COVID-19 challenges (September 21, 2020)While visitation is down, Glacier National Park faced unprecedented gridlock after the Blackfeet Nation closed the park’s eastern boundary. Officials say the season offers lessons for the future.
Montana Free Press: Republican pushes mail voting for Donald Trump supporters (September 16, 2020)U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines is encouraging people to vote by mail — but only if they support President Donald Trump.
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