Stories tagged: Montana
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ordered the state of Wyoming to pay Montana over $38,000 in damages and interest and $67,000 in court costs in a long-running dispute over water …
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
A Billings Police Department evidence technician has been fired after drug evidence went missing from the department’s evidence storage, affecting numerous criminal cases, Police Chief Rich St. John said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 11:02 a.m.
A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
Montana’s Fish and Wildlife Commission decided Thursday to skip a 2018 grizzly bear hunting season, citing pending lawsuits and a wish to move cautiously as the species nears recovery.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
A conservation group says the stone walls of a historic chalet at Glacier National Park that were severely damaged in a wildlfire last summer are holding up despite record snowfalls.
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
One snowy day long ago, the explorers Lewis and Clark got lost as they trekked through the mountains of Montana.
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
Montana won’t hold a grizzly bear hunt in 2018 after state officials said Thursday they want to avoid complicating lawsuits over the animal’s legal status.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
When Helena’s controversial Confederate fountain was removed from Hill Park last summer, there were no plans to install a new monument in its place. A Helena resident is hoping to …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
A new panel has begun looking into recent deaths of children in Montana’s child protective services system.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
A bighorn ram that spent its life on Montana’s Wild Horse Island State Park looks to be a world record bighorn sheep.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
A new heath care provider has been selected to serve the Native American population in Billings after the previous clinic shut down without explanation last year.
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
The publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website has until next week to notify a federal magistrate of his whereabouts as part of a lawsuit accusing him of using the website …
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
Approximately 230 years ago, a master gunsmith in Pennsylvania left his mark during America’s Golden Age of rifle making. Now one of his distant relatives is taking up the family …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 10:34 a.m.
A Montana businessman whose U.S. senate campaign is chaired by the wife of Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke has outspent and outraised his Republican opponents by pumping $650,000 of his own …
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 8:02 a.m.
A Montana man has died while ice climbing in Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest.
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 5:04 p.m.
A western Montana pain doctor was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison with 10 suspended for overprescribing pain medication, leading to death and addiction among his patients.
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 11:55 a.m.
Calling one of Montana’s most famous trout fishing streams “at risk,” a coalition have joining together in a concerted push for new water management.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A music teacher in western Montana has been charged with felony sexual assault after prosecutors say he inappropriately touched a female student on a near daily basis.
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 8:23 a.m.
The Hardin School District canceled classes on Friday while law enforcement officers searched for a teen who reportedly threatened a fellow student with a gun to steal his lunch money.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 12:41 p.m.
Government biologists say elk numbers in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park are at their highest level in more than a decade.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
A man accused of deliberate homicide in the death of a 5-month-old baby has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge, acknowledging he delayed calling for help when the baby was …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 5 p.m.
Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte will advise a group of Republican aides on how to hire good personnel nine months after he assaulted a reporter and his campaign spokesman made false …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
Two advocacy groups that support abortion rights are challenging the constitutionality of a Montana law that allows only physicians and physician assistants to perform abortions.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
A social worker has been added to the public defender’s office in Missoula with the goal of directing clients charged with low-level theft to available community services.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
A Missoula man with a state prostitution conviction is on trial in federal court in Billings for sex trafficking by force.
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:04 a.m.
Attorneys representing victims of sex abuse by priests and other employees of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings argue parish money being held by the diocese should be available …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
A recent federal audit of the Crow Tribe’s court system alleges mismanagement of federal funds, nepotism and the creation of a hostile work environment for a recently elected associate judge.
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
A 21-year-old eastern Montana man has been arrested in an apparent murder-attempted suicide in the death of a 21-year-old woman at a residence near Miles City.
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 12:18 p.m.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has signed an order prohibiting telecommunications companies receiving state contracts from interfering with internet traffic and favoring their own sites and apps.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 7:26 p.m.
Of all the counties between Puget Sound and the Great Lakes, just two pop up on a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention map as among the nation’s most …