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Matt Hudson


Montana, United States

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Past articles by Matt:

As Montana VA looks to enact reforms, staff vacancies and wait times persist

As the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs steps up efforts to fill empty staff positions, recently released data show Montana VA clinics have higher-than-average vacancy rates. → Read More

Tester has solid lead, U.S. House race a tossup in MSUB poll

A poll released by Montana State University Billings gives incumbent U.S. Senator Jon Tester a 9-point lead over the challenger. → Read More

Tester leads Rosendale, while U.S. House race a tossup in MSUB poll

A poll released by Montana State University Billings gives incumbent U.S. Sen. Jon Tester a 9-point lead over his challenger. → Read More

Trump visit was at least as expensive as Pence visit, Billings police chief estimates

Security measures went smoothly for President Donald Trump's visit to Billings, and the police chief expects the price tag attached to the increased security will be high. → Read More

Woman sentenced for organizing prostitution trips to Montana, North Dakota

A federal judge sentenced a woman to probation in a sex trafficking case Friday morning. → Read More

Medical marijuana tax rakes in $300k in first quarter

Montana medical marijuana providers paid about $300,000 in taxes for the first quarter, which ended in September. → Read More

Whistleblower in Billings VA clinic faces removal while office is shut down

A whistleblower at the Billings Veterans Affairs clinic revealed practices in the statewide dental system that caused care delays and risked patients’ health, a 2016 internal investigation found. → Read More

As Montana forms medical marijuana rules, questions about testing, subcontractors arise

Stakeholders in Montana's medical marijuana industry brought forth concerns on Wednesday as department administrators gave updates on an ongoing rule-making process. → Read More

Feds want to keep $20K that was seized in Yellowstone Park drug bust

The federal government is aiming to keep more than $20,000 seized during a drug bust in Yellowstone National Park. → Read More

Ex-offenders could find second chance through new law

Levi Peaslee has wanted to be a Navy SEAL since he heard about the program when he was 15 years old. → Read More

Meth use in DUI cases has stabilized after years of increases, report shows

A report from the Montana Crime Lab showed about the same rate of methamphetamine use in DUI cases from 2015 to 2016, and officials see that as good news. → Read More

Man awaiting homicide sentence attempts jailbreak in Glasgow

A man awaiting sentencing for homicide stole keys from a Valley County Detention Facility officer in a failed attempt to escape the jail. → Read More

Sun, candidates make appearances at Labor Day picnic

It was beer, burgers and politics Monday at the annual Labor Day picnic. → Read More

Operator calls it quits with Two Rivers prison in Hardin

The operator of the Two Rivers Detention facility in Hardin has left town after failing to negotiate a new contract with its main vendor for nine months. → Read More

Boys and Girls Clubs opens at McKinley Elementary

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County now have a fifth club in McKinley Elementary. → Read More

Trail memorializes Sidney school teacher who was abducted, killed in 2012

A new memorial trail has been dedicated to a Sidney school teacher who was abducted and killed in 2012. → Read More

Coroner: Gunshot wound killed Sidney man

Terry Klein died from a gunshot wound to the head, the Richland County coroner confirmed Friday. → Read More

Trial set in Belfry triple-homicide case

A trial is set for March in the case of Robert James LeCou, who was accused of a triple homicide earlier this year in Belfry. → Read More

1 more signal box becomes public art in downtown Billings

Carol Welch gasped when she saw the first sheet of her artwork placed on a downtown traffic signal box. → Read More

13 jobs affected in MSUB child care closure

The Massachusetts company that runs Montana State University Billings' child care center will lay off 13 people when it closes on Sept. 9. → Read More