Montana http://www.kplu.org en Truck stop dino stolen in Montana http://www.kplu.org/post/truck-stop-dino-stolen-montana <p>MISSOULA, Mont. &mdash; The folks at Hi-Noon Petroleum in Montana have a new way to turn a dinosaur into gasoline.</p><div><p>They&#39;re offering a $250 gas card for information leading to the safe return of Dino, a 12-foot-long fiberglass Sinclair dinosaur that disappeared June 21 from the Crossroads Travel Center west of Missoula.</p><p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 20:09:07 +0000 The Associated Press 5445 at http://www.kplu.org Truck stop dino stolen in Montana Montana 'Last Best Place' slogan permanently protected http://www.kplu.org/post/montana-last-best-place-slogan-permanently-protected <p>HELENA, Mont. &mdash; Sen. Max Baucus says the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has agreed to permanently deny any trademark application for the well-known Montana slogan &quot;Last Best Place.&quot;</p><p>The phrase was first popularized as the title of a 1988 anthology co-edited by writers William Kittredge and Annick Smith.</p><div><p> Sun, 06 May 2012 15:58:42 +0000 The Associated Press 4941 at http://www.kplu.org Montana 'Last Best Place' slogan permanently protected Montana governor presses state to okay coal shipments http://www.kplu.org/post/montana-governor-presses-state-okay-coal-shipments <p>Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer is trying to clear the way for coal exports through the Pacific Northwest. He’s worried Washington state will block a proposed Columbia River shipping terminal for Montana and Wyoming coal. Schweitzer is making a hastily scheduled trip to southwest Washington Wednesday.</p><p> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 02:10:48 +0000 Tom Banse 474 at http://www.kplu.org Montana governor presses state to okay coal shipments