September 26, 2013 Stacey Dean Rambold was convicted for the 2007 rape of a 14-year-old girl who later killed herself. The sentence he was given, and the judge's comments about the victim, sparked outrage.
November 7, 2012 Senate Democrats did better than just keep their slim majority. Wednesday brought news that they expanded it by managing to retain control of two of their most threatened seats, in Montana and North Dakota.
October 1, 2012 Republicans retain hopes of retaking control of the Senate. They lost the majority in 2006, in part because of the razor-close victory of Democratic challenger Jon Tester in Montana. Now, Tester is the incumbent facing a tough challenge of his own against the state's sole member of the House.
August 23, 2012 For the past century, the Forest Service has been sending photographers out to the same 13 points in Bitterroot National Forest in Montana every decade or so. The resulting photo series shows just how dynamic our forests really are.
January 30, 2012 Sen. Jon Tester has proposed a constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. On All Things Considered Monday, Tester explained to co-host Melissa Block his opposition to Citizens United and the concerns he has about what he sees as its negative impact on American democracy.
November 30, 2010 This is what I found when I wandered over to NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day page looking for some astounding galactic image to post: a storm in Montana.