Montana

September 23, 2005, 6am PDT
Steve Herbaly, a former planning director, talks about how politics gets in the way of planning.
Bigfork Eagle
August 17, 2005, 1pm PDT
Promised applications range from homes to guest retreats to refugee shelters.
The Christian Science Monitor
July 8, 2005, 6am PDT
"The Fire Next Time" deals with how talk radio divided a small town already suffering from economic and community woes dealing with land use.
AlterNet
February 17, 2005, 12pm PST
Montana, which has no sales tax, wants Wal-Mart, Target, and Costco to pay a tax to offset the state's welfare costs related to the big-boxes' poor labor practices.
CNN
November 27, 2004, 9am PST
Columnist Steven Greenhut see the impact of smart growth in Bozeman Montana, and warns readers to "be afraid, be very afraid."
Orange County Register
November 26, 2004, 7am PST
The theme at Montana's annual state conference on smart growth, was how to blend economic prosperity with smart growth and land-use planning.
Ravali Republic Online
February 17, 2004, 2pm PST
Missoula deals with the loss of views and vistas in the face of increased density.
The Missoulian
January 15, 2004, 10am PST
As sprawl spreads onto the vast plains of the Billings, Montana, area, a few intrepid souls talk of controlling growth.
Billings Gazette
November 10, 2003, 9am PST
Will a search for natural gas destroy the largest complex of U.S. wild lands outside of Alaska?
The Los Angeles Times
October 31, 2003, 4am PST
The Montana Front lands join America's heated debate over energy production and wildlife.
The Christian Science Monitor
October 14, 2003, 8am PDT
Amtrak President David Gunn is touring the country to garner support for the nation’s rail service, which could face huge cuts from the Bush administration.
Great Falls Tribune
October 1, 2003, 8am PDT
The National Park Service -- once dismissed by the former director of the White House's Office of Management and Budget as the "world's largest lawn-care service" -- is the prime target of an unprecedented push to privatize federal jobs.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 1, 2003, 10am PDT
A bill to tax large-scale retail stores draws surprisingly broad support.
New Rules Project
September 12, 2002, 6am PDT
The rush to develop energy in the Rocky Mountain West creates conflict between private surface and sub-surface property rights.
High Country News
August 18, 2002, 11am PDT
Redeveloping Lower Manhattan requires a different kind of social vision.
The New York Times
January 17, 2002, 10am PST
Originally intended to encourage Western Development, the 1872 Mining Act, has become a lucrative giveaway to Corporate Interests.
The New York Times
December 22, 2001, 8am PST
A private research group proposes to turn the nation's most notorious superfund sight into ... drinking water.
Environmental News Network
August 15, 2001, 7am PDT
Heralded for its down-home personality and recreational offerings, Whitefish, Montana, is changing from an old railroad town to an upscale resort community.
Urban Land Institute
July 14, 2001, 5am PDT
Maggie Kirn writes about adapting after moving from New York City to Montana.
The New York Times
March 29, 2001, 7am PST
Can Butte, Montana -- perhaps the most polluted city in the U.S. -- capitalize on its contamination?
The Atlantic Monthly