Stories tagged: Montana
Fri., May 26, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
Woman rescued from Montana woods feared bears, ate lilies
A 23-year-old woman rescued after a week lost in the Montana wilderness says she hesitated to retrace her path after seeing bear tracks over her old footprints.
Fri., May 26, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Next for Montana’s new congressman: Day in court, then DC
Montana’s new congressman hasn’t even been sworn into his first public office, but people are already talking about his prospects in 2018 and even 2020.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic
Republicans and Democrats found cause for optimism Friday even as the GOP candidate, facing last-minute assault charges, held onto Montana’s sole House seat.
Fri., May 26, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Was Montana’s wild House race a Trump test? Not so much
Greg Gianforte spent the day of his greatest political victory out of sight, avoiding questions about the assault charge filed against him on the eve of a congressional race that …
Fri., May 26, 2017
Gianforte apology better late than never
The attack was shocking. The response was outrageous.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Greg Gianforte wins U.S. House race in Montana, then apologizes for ‘mistake’ he made Wednesday that resulted in misdemeanor assault charge
Republican multimillionaire Greg Gianforte won Montana’s only U.S. House seat on Thursday despite being charged a day earlier with assault after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter by the neck …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Fox News crew ‘watched in disbelief’ as Montana’s Greg Gianforte ‘slammed’ and ‘punched’ reporter
A Fox News reporter provided a vivid eyewitness account late Wednesday of an attack on a reporter by Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte that led to him being cited …
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
If Gianforte wins in Montana, the House likely has no choice but to welcome him
At nearly any other moment in the past two decades, a special House race in Montana would have been a quaint formality before the Republican candidate bought his plane ticket …
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Reporter alleges Montana GOP House candidate ‘body-slammed’ him
A reporter said the Republican candidate for Montana’s sole congressional seat “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Parties battle for control of Montana’s only US House seat
Voters will head to the polls Thursday to decide who will fill Montana’s only U.S. House seat amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump’s agenda and his handling of …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
Analysis: Voters are getting a phone message from President Trump in Montana, where robocalls are illegal
Rather than risk an embarrassing loss Thursday, Washington Republicans have gone all in on Montana’s special congressional election.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
University offers early retirement to 48 faculty members
The University of Montana has offered early retirement incentives to 48 tenured faculty members age 65 and older in an effort to save money.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Montana U.S. House race sparks record campaign spending
Campaign spending ahead of Thursday’s special election to fill Montana’s only U.S. House seat continued to surge deep into record territory, with at least $17 million flowing into the race …
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
Hundreds honor Montana sheriff’s deputy killed in line of duty
A Montana sheriff’s deputy who was killed in the line of duty last week was remembered as a family man, a man of faith and a dedicated public servant who …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
ACLU files racial discrimination complaint against school district
The ACLU of Montana has filed a discrimination complaint on behalf of four Native Americans who said they were denied early entry to a high school basketball game in Reed …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
Health care is key issue as Montana fills U.S. House seat
Meagher County, Montana, may not be much different than the rest of the rural enclaves across America that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last fall.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Hundreds of law enforcement personnel to honor slain Montana deputy
Hundreds of law enforcement officers from Montana and surrounding states are expected to attend a memorial service for a sheriff’s deputy who was killed in the line of duty.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Two die in separate weekend crashes in Eastern Montana
Two people died in separate weekend crashes in Eastern Montana.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Montana Blackfeet leaders reopen 4 lakes to motorized boats
Blackfeet tribal leaders have reopened some reservation waters to motorized boats after approving new regulations in response to the threat of aquatic invasive mussels.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Yellowstone seeks comment on lookout project
Yellowstone National Park is looking for more public comment on potential effects of a project involving the historic Mt. Washburn Fire Lookout.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Grizzly, two yearlings captured after freezer break-ins
Montana wildlife officials have captured an adult female grizzly bear and two yearlings after the animals broke into small freezers outside a mobile home.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Man dies after crashing ATV into tree
The Montana Highway Patrol says a 47-year-old man has died after crashing his ATV into a tree in Sanders County.
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
Deep in the red: Sanders stumps for Democrat Rob Quist in Montana
Calling the campaign a harbinger of things to come, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders stumped Saturday for Democrat Rob Quist, who seeks to wrest Montana’s only congressional seat from Republican control.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
Suspects in Montana deputy death discussed ‘suicide mission’
The father-son duo suspected of killing a southwestern Montana sheriff’s deputy first shot at the deputy as he pursued them and then drove back to his car and fired more …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Memorial services scheduled Tuesday for Montana deputy
A memorial service is scheduled next week for a Montana sheriff’s deputy who was shot to death during a traffic stop.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Montana’s unemployment rate at 3.8 percent in April
Montana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.8 percent in April.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Montana anglers must purchase aquatic invasive species pass
Anglers in Montana will need to purchase an aquatic invasive species prevention pass following legislation signed by Gov. Steve Bullock.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Body found at bottom of mine pit in southeastern Montana
An investigation is underway after a man’s body was found at the bottom of a mine pit in southeastern Montana.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Suspended sentence revoked for 13-year-old girl in Helena school arson case
A Youth Court judge has revoked a suspended sentence given to a 13-year-old girl for her role in a November fire that caused nearly $3 million in damage to a …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
Democrat Quist looks to college voters for edge in Montana U.S. House race
In the weeks leading up to Montana’s special congressional election, Democrat Rob Quist and his surrogates fanned out across college campuses throughout the state, hoping to tap into a trove …