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Meet the Billings democratic socialists working to win over the working class

Jade Bahr doesn’t mention socialism when she approaches voters in her Billings neighborhood. But more and more often, they do. At one door … Read more


Case managers take a hit and wait for help

Over the past nine months, health-care providers throughout Montana have been forced to reexamine their ability to offer front-line service… Read more

PSC denies L&L's garbage pitch

Republic Services can continue its monopoly over Missoula’s trash after the state Public Service Commission on Aug. 14 turned away a would-… Read more

Meet Norma Fender, Missoula's courthouse interpreter for 20 years

In a downtown Missoula federal courtroom, interpreter Norma Fender leans in closely toward a man facing sentencing on charges of illegal re… Read more

Westside residents ask for help

Drugged-out transients, homeless people and criminals are terrorizing the Westside, a parade of nearly 20 neighborhood property owners told… Read more

Griz stay thirsty

AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” reverberates across Dornblaser Fields as the Griz football squad runs through its second fall practice of the year.… Read more


Street Talk: Missoula, left and right

This week the Indy profiles several Billings-based socialist candidates for local and statewide office. What’s the most progressive thing a… Read more

Letters to the Editor: Weed work, outgrowing coal, and bosses gone bad

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Writers on the Range: An argument for mountain bikes in wilderness

First came the bare human foot, somewhere in Africa. Then, in no particular order, the moccasin, the shoe, the horse and saddle, boat and o… Read more

Etc: Enemies, but not of the people

Maybe by now you’ve read one of the editorials that more than 200 newspapers across the country promised to print on Aug. 16. If you did, y… Read more