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As Montana prepares to begin sales of recreational marijuana, a look at its effects By: Mette Fears Of the Summit Staff

  The sale of recreational marijuana will be legal in Yellowstone County when Rocky Mountain College students return for the spring 2022 semester.    In 2020, voters in Montana voted to legalize the use of recreational marijuana and to amend the Montana Constitution to make 21 the legal age of usage. Therefore, in the 2021[…]

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2021 Billings Municipal Election Results by Mette Fears

On Nov. 2, the City of Billings elected 5 new City Councilors, approved a public safety Mill Levy, and voted to prohibit the sale of recreational marijuana inside the city limits.  These newly elected City Councillors will serve until 2025: Ward 1 Ed Gulick; Ward 2 Jennifer Owen; Ward 3 Denise Joy; Ward 4 Daniel[…]

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City Council Elections On The Horizon By Mette Fears Of The Summit Staff

The 2021 local elections are just getting started, and for Rocky Mountain College students this means a chance to affect how the Billings community grows.  These City Council members influence the public, secure job growth, help provide affordable housing, work on access to outdoor recreation, and provide public safety funding. With the Rocky Mountain College[…]

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The 2020 Presidential Election: A Breakdown By Kenna Dudley

The 2020 presidential election: the white elephant in every room, the topic that puts stomachs into knots, the election that the entire world is watching; this year in politics is intense, to say the least. Politics are typically a taboo topic, this much is well known. But any year that includes a pandemic, allegations of[…]

Making America Bleak Again: Why I’m afraid of Donald Trump, column by Tessa Fraser

“He’s not a war hero. He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.” is what Donald Trump said of John McCain at a Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, in July 2015. This man is also currently the top contender for the Republican Presidential nomination. Donald Trump is running[…]