Stories tagged: Montana
Sun., April 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
Hiking to 21 lakes in the Beartooth Mountains was a fun way for Dan Pendergraph to spend last summer, but the trips had a disheartening downside.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
A state judge has revoked the water permit for a silver and copper mine proposed by Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. beneath a northwestern Montana wilderness area.
Wed., April 3, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
Montana U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is accusing Washington Gov. Jay Inslee of “extinguishing” the livelihoods of residents in a Montana town by seeking to ban coal-fired electricity in his state.
Mon., March 18, 2019, 6 a.m.
A bevy of scientists has helped Montana’s most threatened fish avoid blinking out.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
A suspect was in custody Friday after a Montana Highway Patrol officer was shot near Evaro Hill as police were searching for a suspect in a related shooting in Missoula …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Nebraska.
Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
A former athletic trainer charged with abusing numerous Montana students over decades under the guise of improving their athletic performance is due to plead guilty to a federal coercion charge.
Thu., March 7, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
From adrenaline filled alpine descents to meditative Nordic trips, western Montana offers everything a skier could want
The immaculately groomed Nordic trails stretch out like corduroy ribbons on the glistening hillsides around Lone Mountain Ranch.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into …
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 8:39 a.m.
Two U.S. citizens who say Customs and Border Protection officials detained them for speaking Spanish while they waited in a convenience store line in Havre, Montana, have filed a federal …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 5 p.m.
A pair of bills to encourage more people to kill wolves drew spirited debate at the Montana Legislature’s Fish, Wildlife and Parks Committee Jan. 31.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Montana authorities are deciding on charges against a 52-year-old Spokane man who they say hijacked a bus and forced a nearly 10-hour standoff with police.
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene artist Chase Halland draws attention with his mounted animal artwork for HGTV Dream Home in Montana
Winner of HGTV’s latest Dream Home will also win a piece form Coeur d’Alene artist Chase Halland.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
A Billings legislator’s proposal that Montana buy Colstrip power plant drew criticism from business and environmental groups alike at a Monday hearing in Helena.
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
Questions about whether some Cooke City residents are baiting wolves has raised the hackles of a few of the remote town’s business owners.
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 …