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January 15, 2018
Buck Hill is the highest observation point in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Consultants for Meridian Energy Group estimate that a water vapor plume from the Davis Refinery may be visible from this point for about 15 daylight hours per year. Jack Dura / Bismarck Tribune
Commentary: Environmentalists move the goal posts on North Dakota refinery
January 15, 2018 - 11:17am
January 12, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, speaks at a convention in San Francisco, April 30. Copyright 2018 New York Times
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
January 10, 2018
Forum News Service file photo of kilowatt-hour usage determines the monthly billing statements to customers of Otter Tail Power Company. Tom Hintgen/For the FOCUS
Commentary: Tax reform bill will probably mean lower utility bills for many North Dakotans
January 10, 2018 - 10:31am
December 8, 2017
Legislators have only a few bills remaining as the 65th North Dakota Legislative Assembly winds down with adjournment expected to be on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Commentary: Audio: Lawmaker says as many as 50 percent of women who work at Legislature have experienced sexual harassment
December 8, 2017 - 3:15pm
Ben Shapiro, an influential and young conservative pundit, in Salt Lake City, Utah., Sept. 28, 2017.  (Kim Raff/The New York Times)
Commentary: There is no other word for this than censorship
December 8, 2017 - 8:57am
December 5, 2017
Commentary: North Dakota’s Legislature may not be as conservative as you think
December 5, 2017 - 9:17am
November 29, 2017
Geraldine Christensen, left, and BJ Gorder, right, sign petitions to keep the Sioux nickname for the University of North Dakota athletics with Eunice Davidson, of Devils Lake, N.D., and a volunteer from Spirit Lake Tribe on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in West Acres Mall in Fargo, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Commentary: Proposals for Legislature’s initiated measure committee include banning out of state money, giving Lawmakers/Governor veto power
November 29, 2017 - 4:01pm
Commentary: Ballot measure aiming to legalize recreational marijuana has some deep flaws
November 29, 2017 - 10:03am
November 7, 2017
Hemp growing in a greenhouse in Wray, Colo., July 31, 2014. Companies selling a number of marijuana-derived dietary supplements were warned by the Food and Drug Administration to stop pitching their products as cures for cancer, a common but unproven claim in the industry, on Oct. 31, 2017. (Matthew Staver/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Commentary: ND medical marijuana program director says expected length of implementation is about average
November 7, 2017 - 3:39pm
October 26, 2017
Commentary: Shocker: After lawmakers shut them down, BreatheND gave employees a massive golden parachute
October 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 27, 2017
Outgoing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer waves as he walks into the White House in Washington, U.S., July 21, 2017. REUTERS
'Spicey With the Stars?': Former White House spokesman being courted for show
July 27, 2017 - 10:53am
May 12, 2017
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr
Sean Spicer won't deny President Trump is recording his Oval Office guests. That's untenable.
May 12, 2017 - 2:25pm
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