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Blanchette: Delaney serves up normalcy at UM

Mick Delaney isn’t the first football coach at the University of Montana whose roots reach back to the mines of Butte, the city that lends the state its rugged and …


EWU prepares for talented Montana QB

Even as Eastern Washington tries to settle on a starter at quarterback, Trent McKinney is settling in just fine at Montana.


Montana company to mothball coal-fired plant in 2015

PPL Montana plans to mothball its 154-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Billings when new federal emission standards take effect in 2015.


Amtrak offers grand views of Montana, the Rockies

NEAR WAGNER, Mont. – The train rolls past distant hills – mountains, an easterner would call them. But it’s just a tease. Out here is mostly prairie and thin wire …


Kootenai River’s fishery ailing in Montana

Trout in Montana’s stretch of the Kootenai River have fared much better than fish farther downstream in Idaho since Libby Dam went online in 1972. Trout populations in the river …


Event brings creative enthusiasm to Montana ranchland

HELENA – You don’t have to know much about art to enjoy watching it happen on a swath of Montana ranchland where painters set up easels for a day each …


Book Notes: Mix of Johnsons set to appear at Auntie’s

It’s a June of Johnsons at Auntie’s Bookstore. Father and son Larry and Nathan Johnson will sign copies of their book, “Montana Waterfalls: A Guide for Sighters, Hikers and Waterfall …


Delaney tabbed as Griz coach

MISSOULA – The University of Montana named assistant coach Mick Delaney as interim football coach to replace the fired Robin Pflugrad, The Missoulian reported on Friday. The school also picked …


Montana bears lured into trouble

Bears kept Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks managers busy last year, partly because rural residents weren’t up to speed on living with the increased number of grizzlies in the region. …


Stuck Montana man kept wits by playing ‘Angry Birds’

A man stranded for three days on a snowy mountain road in Montana attributed his survival to God, a rationed supply of beef jerky and the video game “Angry Birds” …


Ferris alum Stockton ends Montana career in NCAAs

For Shawn Stockton, basketball has always been about family. Along the way, the family got bigger and so did the stage.


Ferris alum Stockton ends Griz career in NCAAs

For Shawn Stockton, basketball has always been about family.


High court sides with power company over Montana dams

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has sided with a power company in a dispute with Montana over who owns the riverbeds beneath 10 dams sitting on three Montana rivers.


Snowmobilers flock to Montana’s Rich Ranch every winter

Snowmobiling has a way of giving you a rush. Driving down a snow-covered road or trail at 40 mph on the back of a snowmobile feels like you are living …


Montana’s population estimated to pass 1 million

State officials estimate that Montana’s population has surpassed 1 million people for the first time.


Cold half costly for Eastern

MISSOULA – Eastern Washington University suffered through another one of those dreadful halves against Montana here Friday afternoon, and it cost the Eagles an excellent chance to secure their first …


Big run lifts Montana past Eastern

Eastern Washington University suffered through another one of those dreadful halves against Montana here Friday afternoon, and it cost the Eagles an excellent chance to secure their first Big Sky …


Montana loses in FCS semifinals

Tim Flanders rushed for 287 yards on 26 carries and Sam Houston State advanced to its first national championship game with a 31-28 win over Montana in the Football Championship …


Montana takes on Sam Houston’s long winning streak

Sam Houston State center Travis Watson didn’t mince words when discussing the Bearkats’ upcoming test. “Montana is the best team we’ve faced this year,” Watson said. “They have a tradition …


Montana’s Selvig becomes third women’s basketball coach with 1,000 games at same school

MISSOULA – Montana women’s basketball coach Robin Selvig coached his 1,000th Lady Griz game Thursday night. Selvig joins Tennessee coach Pat Summit and Georgia coach Andy Landers as the only …


Montana teams post sweep in playoffs

DeNarius McGhee ran for two touchdowns and threw for a third Saturday as Montana State overcame four turnovers and rode a missed extra point with 7 seconds remaining to a …


Griz, Bobcats host FCS playoff games

On the basis of nicknames alone, the two Football Championship Subdivision playoff games being held in Montana this weekend sound pretty even. The Central Arkansas Bears are taking on the …


Montana, MSU unite in cause against ESPN

HELENA – Montana and Montana State football fans are issuing a unanimous “C’mon Man!” to the powers-that-be at ESPN, after the network announced it does not plan to televise the …


Grizzly kills hunter near Idaho-Montana border

BONNERS FERRY, Idaho – A grizzly bear wounded by a hunter later attacked and killed the hunter’s partner Friday after the two men tracked the animal in a remote area …


Montana fans welcome back Little League team

The first Montana team to advance to the Little League World Series is back home after spending nearly a month on the road. Hundreds of family, friends and fans were …


Oil found along shoreline downriver from Montana spill

Teams tallying damage from an Exxon Mobil Corp. oil spill into the Yellowstone River have found contamination on roughly 60 percent of shoreline areas inspected downstream from the pipeline break, …


Company closing oil wells at site of Montana spill

FX Energy Inc. plans to permanently shut down two oil wells in northwestern Montana where a spill went unreported for a month and spread nearly a mile before being discovered, …


UPDATED: Mon., July 18, 2011, 4:58 p.m.

Second Montana oil spill unreported for weeks

A new oil spill involving hundreds of gallons of crude has been discovered in Montana 350 miles from where cleanup crews are mopping up a larger one on the Yellowstone …


Montana spot only accessible by horseback offers amazing features

GREENOUGH, Mont. – From where I sat, on a log in front of a crackling campfire near Bull Creek, deep in the heart of Montana’s Lolo National Forest, all the …


UCLA women use defense to knock out Montana

Defense kept the University of Montana women’s basketball team in the game, and defense won it for the UCLA Bruins. The third-seeded Bruins found just enough offense the final 3 …