Latest Brian Schweitzer Stories

2010-12-03 11:35:00

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and governors from three states continued talks on Thursday about removing wolves from the endangered list, but reached no agreements.

2009-02-28 19:20:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, today applauded President Obama's reported selection of former DGA Chair Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

2008-12-17 11:09:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic Governors Association (DGA) Chair Gov. Brian Schweitzer (Mont.) today congratulated former DGA Chair Gov. Tom Vilsack (Iowa) on being named to serve as Secretary of Agriculture in President-elect Barack Obama's administration.

2008-10-31 06:00:18

By Karl Puckett GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- Wind farm development has many Montanans turning green. Now the question is how many of them will turn blue when they vote for president Tuesday.

2008-09-20 12:00:41

By MATTHEW BROWN HELENA, Mont. - Republican Roy Brown has promised a more aggressive energy policy for Montana if elected governor - with expanded coal mining, a new power plant and fewer barriers to oil and gas exploration.

2008-09-08 03:00:22

By Dennison, Mike HELENA - In western North Dakota, oil production has been steadily increasing the past 18 months, and new drilling permits may hit record highs this year.

2008-08-27 00:00:00

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Democratic National Convention Press Office, +1-720-362- 2006 DENVER, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the transcript of a speech, as prepared for delivery at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, August 26, 2008.

2008-08-02 03:00:28

By Dennison, Mike HELENA - A Canadian energy giant announced Wednesday it will build a nearly 300-mile stretch of oil pipeline across eastern Montana as part of a system to ship crude oil from Canada and other points to the Midwest and Texas.

2006-05-03 21:17:56

Please read in paragraph 2 "all but three were men." By Charles Johnson HELENA, Montana (Reuters) - Before a packed crowd in the state Capitol, Gov. Brian Schweitzer signed pardons on Wednesday to clear the names posthumously of 78 Montanans convicted of sedition during World War One.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.