Stories tagged: Montana
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 12:38 p.m.
Montana Senate President Scott Sales plans to introduce a bill that would have the state of Montana direct $8 million in funding to a wall along the U.S. southern border.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 5 a.m.
A state biologist says bighorn sheep from a southwestern Montana herd has joined another herd on the other side of the Madison Range, traversing miles of sheep-free territory.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
A man once accused of plotting to kidnap retired talk show host David Letterman’s son and nanny has been released from a Montana prison for a second time after serving …
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 2:26 p.m.
A Montana man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing two people to death, including a teenage girl, dismembering their bodies and then trying to dissolve them in tubs filled with acid …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 6:30 a.m.
Two Spokane climbers established a new route in the wilds of Montana.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
Montana’s midterm elections saw a record number of absentee ballots overwhelm voting machines, found election officials in a dozen counties hand-counting votes and underscored the need to replace hundreds of …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
Federal judge blocks Keystone Pipeline XL in major blow to Trump administration, citing disregard of climate issues
A federal judge’s ruling this week blocking the controversial Keystone XL pipeline constitutes a rebuke of President Donald Trump, who signed an executive order days into his presidency restarting the …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 9:10 p.m.
So many women roared to victories in Tuesday’s elections that a record of more than 100 are slated to be in the U.S. House when it convenes in early 2019. …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
Two woodland caribou, a rarely seen member of the deer family, have been spotted in northwest Montana, according to a Montana Fish, Wildlfie & Parks news release.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is pinning his third campaign in two years on Montana residents being better off economically since President Donald Trump took office and that the voters will …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
President Donald Trump made clear Saturday during a campaign stop in Montana that he wants to defeat Democratic Sen. Jon Tester over a personal grudge as much as political ambition.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
With President Donald Trump clamoring to defeat U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and conservative groups spending heavily against him, the Democrat is falling back on a well-worn strategy in his pursuit …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale may not be a household name, but he’s surrounded on the campaign trail by President Donald Trump and other big-name Republicans like Vice President Mike …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
The Libertarian candidate in Montana’s U.S. Senate race threw his support behind Republican Matt Rosendale on Wednesday in response to an election mailer from an unknown group that appeared aimed …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 9:27 p.m.
White nationalist Richard Spencer’s wife, Nina Koupriianova, accused him of physically, emotionally and verbally abusing her over the course of their eight-year marriage, according to documents and exhibits filed in …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
Eugene Peterson, Presbyterian pastor and author of “The Message,” an idiomatic translation of the Bible, died Monday, Christianity Today reported. He was 85.
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Karen Marshall, a leader within Gallatin County Republican Women, said on a radio station that she would have shot the Guardian reporter who was assaulted by Gianforte. She resigned from …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s dinner in Louisville was interrupted by fellow diners Friday night, CNN affiliate WLKY reported. The incident was originally reported by TMZ.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 11:18 p.m.
Trump reminds Missoula crowd of his 2016 win, lauds GOP Senate candidate, praises assault of journalist
With a backdrop of the Bitterroot Mountains and a setting sun, President Donald Trump stoked his supporters in Montana with warnings of the “radical, far-left Democrats” who have “truly turned …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 11 p.m.
The first rule of attending a Trump tent revival is the same as with any big jamboree, whether it’s Sasquatch or a Franklin Graham rally: Get there early.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 12:35 p.m.
A 900-pound grizzly wandered into the garage of a Hutterite Colony in Montana, Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 11:37 a.m.
Less than 24 hours before President Trump lands at the Missoula International Airport, the people in Montana’s second-largest city appeared unaware of the high-profile political rally aimed at maintaining Republican …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI’s Most Wanted list cashed out his life savings and was fleeing law enforcement on a bus traveling across Montana last year …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 10:34 p.m.
A 500-pound grizzly bear mauled a Hayden man, and he lived to tell the tale.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
The “New Code of the West” conference will be a reunion of sorts for the Spokane Valley state legislator and public-lands opponent Ammon Bundy, both of whom rail against what …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced a $837,000 grant to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks to combat invasive mussels, according to a news release. The funds will improve inspection and …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 2:24 p.m.
The Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park closed Sept. 29 because of a snowstorm and early-winter weather, according to a news release.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
A key factor in deciding the outcome of Montana’s high-profile Senate race will be whether independent women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 will stick with the president and …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
President Trump is expected to visit Missoula on Oct. 18 to rally support for a Republican candidate in a U.S. Senate race, according to news outlets in the area.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
A year after losing a $300 million no-bid contract to restore Puerto Rico’s hurricane-shattered electric grid, Whitefish Energy Holdings has quietly been seeking and winning U.S. government contracts.