Tom Kuglin, helenaironline

Tom Kuglin


Helena, MT, United States

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Past articles by Tom:

Smith River applications 2nd highest on record

This year, 902 residents and 568 nonresidents drew 1,470 float permits for launch dates between April 1 and Oct. 31. → Read More

State forestry programs top 31K acres

DNRC forestry programs have increased acreage in the last two years. → Read More

Some wolf-related bills advance while others die

Republican bills advanced and Democratic bills were voted down. → Read More

Bill to define sex in state law advances to Senate floor

The bill needs to clear the chamber by Friday to meet a procedural deadline. → Read More

Lawmakers hear bill to increase fines for illegally blocking roads

Fines for failing to remove the encroachment would rise from $10 per day to $100-$500 per day. → Read More

Bill creates hunter-funded community grant program

Hunters could donate to the new Montana Hunters and Anglers Community Fund created under the bill. → Read More

Roger Wagner, Constitutional Convention delegate from Nashua, dies at 80

Roger Wagner was one of 100 delegates elected to the 1972 Montana Constitutional Convention. → Read More

Democrats propose $1B in long-term program funding with state surplus

The proposal calls for $1 billion to be placed in sustainable funds that could provide loan or grant programs. → Read More

Senate Republicans vote down repeal of court-stalled ballot collection law

Several Republicans encouraged a wait-and-see approach to litigation currently before the U.S. Supreme Court. → Read More

Lawmakers take up bills on landlords, tenants

The balance of rights for landlords and renters has long come with an inherent tension. → Read More

Gianforte's income tax, earned income tax credit plan nears Senate passage

The bill cleared its initial vote in the Senate 34-15 along party lines, and will face a final vote on Friday. → Read More

Bill criminalizes 'obscene' material to minors by schools, libraries

Penalties could include a fine of $500-$1,000, up to six months in jail, or both. → Read More

Bill considers post-delisting grizzly bear management

The bill comes as U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering multiple petitions from states to delist the bears. → Read More

Gianforte orders new wolf management plan

FWP’s most recent population model estimated a relatively stable population of more than 1,100 wolves in Montana. → Read More

Gianforte orders new wolf management plan

FWP’s most recent population model estimated a relatively stable population of more than 1,100 wolves in Montana. → Read More

Bill doubling landowner payment cap for Block Management earns support

Both conservation and agriculture groups endorsed the bill on Tuesday. → Read More

Bill proposes permanent Montana Water Court

Determining who is first in time with water rights has been the duty of the Montana Water Court since 1979. → Read More

Lawmakers look at increasing session pay with rising rental costs

House Bill 32 would raise per diem rates from about $132 to $171. → Read More

Montana continues trend of high population growth

Montana's population was estimated at 1.13 million residents at the end of July. → Read More

Governor appeals for stay in BLM bison grazing decision

The denial of a stay infringes on the state’s ability to manage state lands, the appeal states. → Read More