Stories tagged: Montana
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 10:26 P.M.
Children testify before sentencing in Kalispell abuse case
The testimony of adopted children about being beaten, denied food and locked in a basement led a judge to say the abuse case sounded more like torture.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 12:53 P.M.
Montana lawmakers to look at raising their pay 82 percent
Future Montana lawmakers would receive an 82 percent pay raise or more compared to what they’re making now under a measure to be considered next week by a legislative panel.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 11:04 A.M.
Glacier National Park visitation 20 percent ahead of 2015
Glacier National Park is on track to break last year’s visitation record by 20 percent.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 10:56 A.M.
Democrat Bullock wins second term as Montana governor; GOP dominates other races
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock won a second term and secured the Democrats’ 12-year hold on the governor’s office for another four years by defeating Republican challenger Greg Gianforte.
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 9:41 A.M.
Teacher, librarian leaves $500,000 estate to Missoula Public Library
A former Missoula public school teacher and librarian has left her estate to the foundation for the Missoula Public Library’s children’s programming.
SATURDAY, NOV. 5, 2016
Whitworth has chance to rewrite several records on offense
The postseason hopes of the Whitworth football team likely ended by the inch, or centimeter, it took for Central (Iowa) to convert a 2-point conversion to hand the Pirates a …
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 10:09 A.M.
Former Montana crime lab technician charged with stealing drugs
Authorities say a former technician stole narcotics from the Montana State Crime Lab.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 7 P.M.
A Montana hot springs with mountain views is an oasis
As we turned off of U.S. Highway 283 just at the edge of Pony, 94.7 FM, the Harrison School District radio station, ushered us onto the dirt road that led …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 11:58 A.M.
37 bighorn sheep die in Montana pneumonia outbreak
At least 37 bighorn sheep have died in a pneumonia outbreak at Montana’s National Bison Range.
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 10:43 A.M.
Tester gives questionable campaign donations to US Treasury
Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has turned over to the U.S. Treasury nearly $52,000 in questionable campaign donations from partners in a Boston law firm.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 9:04 P.M.
Four teens face arson charges in destructive Hamilton, Montana, wildfire
A campfire that wasn’t completely extinguished caused a wildfire near Hamilton that burned over 13 square miles of forest land, destroyed 16 homes and 49 outbuildings and cost $11 million …
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 11:58 A.M.
Suspended sentence in incest case is unacceptable, Montana governor asserts
Montana’s governor says it was “unacceptable for a judge to give a man a 60-day jail sentence for raping his 12-year-old daughter.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 10:19 A.M.
Study shows temperatures rising in Yellowstone Lake vents
Scientists say the amount of heat coming from Yellowstone Lake appears to be much higher than previously thought.
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 9:56 P.M.
Police officer shoots, kills Wyoming man at Billings hotel
A police officer shot and killed a 32-year-old Wyoming man in a hotel in Montana’s largest city early Thursday after the man allegedly turned toward officers while holding a handgun, …
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 1:17 P.M.
Montana land transfer would resolve 127-year-old debt
Montana and the Bureau of Land Management are working to resolve a 127-year-old debt.
SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2016, 9:27 P.M.
Congolese refugees in Missoula share joys, discoveries
Gilbert Hategeka and Chantal Nyiramanza, Congolese refugees, learn how to live in their new world – Missoula.
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 6:19 P.M.
Montana judge sparks outrage with no prison time for incest
A judge’s decision not to order prison time for a Montana man who raped his 12-year-old daughter has sparked outrage from afar and calls closer to home to toughen the …
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 9:14 A.M.
Crow, Montana settle dispute over taxing coal owned by tribe
The Crow Indian tribe and the state of Montana have settled litigation going back 38 years over whether the state can tax coal that is owned by the tribe.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 10:43 A.M.
Missoula moves to let people keep ducks, quail
People in Missoula can now keep ducks and quail in addition to chickens within the city’s limits.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 10:33 A.M.
Petition: Impeach Montana judge who issued 60-day incest sentence
An online petition with more than 12,000 signatures calling for the impeachment of a Montana judge over the sentencing of a 40-year-old man to 60 days in jail in an …
MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016, 5:03 P.M.
Startled grizzly bear attacks man
State wildlife officials say a man is recovering after being attacked by a protective grizzly bear while on a walk with his daughter and two dogs.
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 11:20 A.M.
Coal company shifts to Canadian port to reach Asia markets
A company with coal mines in Wyoming and Montana said Thursday that it’s begun exporting fuel to Asia through a Canadian port – a rare bit of a positive news …
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 11:12 A.M.
Lame Deer-area woman pleads guilty to hitting boy with car
A 19-year-old Lame Deer-area woman has acknowledged driving drunk and running over a 7-year-old boy with her car, causing him to suffer a broken leg.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016, 10:03 P.M.
Big Sky: Montana rolls MVSU 67-7
Brady Gustafson threw for four touchdown passes, all in the first half, and Montana (4-1) swamped Mississippi Valley State (0-6) 67-7 in Missoula, Montana.
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 12:09 P.M.
Corrections chief defends housing adults at youth prisons
Montana corrections officials intend to go before the Legislature to sort out the legal issues of housing adult offenders in two youth prisons, which the head of the state Department …
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 12:05 P.M.
Blackfeet say they’ll move bison onto disputed sacred area
Leaders of Montana’s Blackfeet Indian Reservation say they plan to place 89 bison onto U.S. Forest Service land near Glacier National Park that tribal members consider sacred.
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 11:04 A.M.
Former Great Falls man denies killing disabled veteran
A former Great Falls man has denied killing a disabled veteran, hiding his body and stealing the man’s disability benefits.
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 2:39 P.M.
Judge continues freeze on businessman’s accounts
A judge has continued his order to freeze the bank accounts of a Bigfork, Montana, businessman suspected of securities fraud.
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 1:09 P.M.
Montana violates law by housing adults in youth prisons, audit says
An audit says the Montana Department of Corrections is breaking the law by housing youth and adult offenders in the same facility and by contracting to send girl offenders to …
SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016, 10:45 P.M.
Sacramento State edges Montana State with late drive 41-38
Nate Ketteringham threw for 356 yards and four touchdowns, including a 15-yard lob to Jaelin Ratliff with 15 second left, to help Sacramento State edge Montana State 41-38 on Saturday …