Stories tagged: North Dakota
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:20 a.m.
The state of Montana and U.S. Department of Interior say they’ll seek compensation for environmental damages caused by a 30,000-gallon pipeline spill into the Yellowstone River.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Protesters ousted from private land where they tried to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline burned vehicles and built roadblocks along a North Dakota state highway where they …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 4:17 p.m.
Law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and firing bean bags and pepper spray evicted protesters Thursday from private land in the path of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Law enforcement officials fired at an unmanned aircraft and a group of Dakota Access pipeline opponents twice blocked a North Dakota state highway Sunday, capping a weekend of protests.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 10:57 a.m.
The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma has donated $10,000 to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota to support its fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016
Attempts to criminalize nonviolent land and water defenders, humiliate them and arrest journalists should not pave the way for the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 2:32 p.m.
North Dakota’s Agriculture Department has set up a hotline to help farmers and ranchers south of the Bismarck-Mandan area who’ve been affected by protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 3:37 p.m.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers won’t yet authorize construction of the $3.8 billion, four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline on federal land in southern North Dakota, it said Monday, along …
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 10:03 p.m.
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.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
The Standing Rock Sioux’s effort to block a four-state oil pipeline got a lifeline when the federal government temporarily stopped the project, a move some say likely may forever change …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 6:06 p.m.
North Dakota authorities are recruiting law enforcement officers from across the state to guard the site of a protest in anticipation of an impending federal ruling on whether to block …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
A federal judge has granted the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s request to temporarily stop work on some, but not all of a portion of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016
A couple of recent developments show that Washington state is doing what it can to ensure safer passage and to develop an emergency response strategy.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 7:36 p.m.
The University of North Dakota is looking for ways to save money in its athletic department, and it could include a change in conference affiliation.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
A tribal leader Wednesday said he contacted the White House and met with North Dakota’s senators in an effort to halt construction of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline that …
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
American Indians blocked crews constructing the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota on Wednesday, while Iowa landowners are asking a judge to halt work in their state …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 5:05 p.m.
An Idaho man accused of stabbing another man near Stanley, North Dakota, last summer has reached a plea deal that allows him to avoid prison time.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
A federal judge in North Dakota has blocked the state’s voter identification law after it was challenged by a group of American Indians.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
Authorities say a man died and three others were injured in an oil well explosion in western North Dakota.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
The oil-producing region of North Dakota and Montana leaks 275,000 tons of methane annually, a significant amount of the greenhouse gas but less than previously believed, a study released Wednesday …
Sat., April 30, 2016, 6:48 a.m.
An oil and natural gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane, according to a new study.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
Brine spills from oil development in western North Dakota are releasing toxins into soils and waterways, sometimes at levels exceeding federal water quality standards, scientists reported Wednesday.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
Two Native American reservations – one in the Dakotas and another in Washington – have been selected as test sites ahead of the 2020 census, as officials mull whether to …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
A federal review says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to protect drinking-water reserves from oilfield contamination.
Sat., April 9, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Drake Caggiula scored twice in the third period and Brock Boeser had a goal and three assists to help North Dakota win its eighth NCAA hockey championship, 5-1 over top-seeded …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:13 p.m.
Cameron Forte had 26 points and 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double this season, De’Sean Parsons scored a career-high 21 points and eighth-seeded Portland State beat ninth-seeded Northern Colorado 74-67 …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
North Dakota’s largest oil producer says it will suspend its well-completion operations in April.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
Jurors in the murder-for-hire trial of James Henrikson will not hear that the judge presiding over the case determined that one of the prosecution’s key witnesses gave false testimony in …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
A motion for a mistrial based on undisclosed text messages between a Spokane police detective and a witness in the James Henrikson murder-for-hire trial was thrown out Tuesday.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 11:55 p.m.
Don Verlin isn’t sure what the most fortunate thing to happen to his team on Saturday was.