Opinion

01/19/2017 - 2:20pm
Editor: My 2017 New Year’s resolution: I’ve decided to trade my Prius in for a motorcycle. I can thank Montana Rep. Alan Redfield, R-House District 59, for providing the incentive. Now, I can indulge my middle-aged whim to buy a Triumph Thunderbird...

Sports


Livingston resident Jim Burke is pictured on the porch of his home holding a photograph of himself, number 32, and his younger brother, Howie, from their football days at Park County High School. Enterprise photo by Hunter D’Antuono
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Pictured is Park County High football team that won the state championship in 1947. Burke was a senior lineman on the team. Photo courtesy of Jim Burke.
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Burke, right, is pictured with Grizzly teammates at the University of Montana in Missoula. Coach Frank Little helped Burke, who had just served in the military, obtain scholarships to help pay for his college education. Burke majored in business and worked for IBM as a computer salesman after graduating. Photo courtesy of Jim Burke
01/19/2017 - 3:46pm
Jim Burke was small for a nose tackle.   A senior at Park County High School in 1947, Burke stood 5’9” and weighed 165 pounds soaking wet and wearing boots. But that year, he was a starting lineman on the Rangers football team.  Burke played...

MONTANA/REGION

01/19/2017 - 2:12pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Senate approved three bills Thursday that would change the state's rape laws, including the proof needed to prosecute cases and the penalties for teens convicted of having sex with younger teens. The measures now go...

Nation


President-elect Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President-elect Mike Pence places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
01/19/2017 - 3:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday for three days of inaugural festivities and quickly set about building better ties to the Republican Congress. Washington braced for an...

World


An aerial view of the Rigopiano Hotel hit by an avalanche in Farindola, Italy, early Thursday. (AP photo)
01/19/2017 - 3:00pm
PENNE, Italy (AP) — Rescue workers reported no signs of life Thursday at a four-star hotel buried by an avalanche in the mountains of earthquake-stricken central Italy. Two bodies were recovered of the estimated 30 people trapped inside as the risk...