Stories tagged: montana
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
Areas of the northern Rocky Mountains looked more like mid-winter rather than early fall on Sunday as a snowstorm dumped record amounts of wind-driven snow.
Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
A grizzly bear that attacked an Ohio archery hunter on Tuesday was apparently injured when the man fired several rounds from a handgun, according to a Montana Fish, Wildlife & …
Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
Four hours from Spokane, Montana’s Blodgett Canyon offers the magic and adventure of the Cascades. All without the crowds. On Labor Day a friend and I canceled our Cascade plans, …
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
Have deer gotten heavier, or am I just getting weaker? That question was rhetorical. I don’t want you to tell me how weak I am.
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
A fourth hunter has been injured by a grizzly bear in less than 10 days in the Gravelly Mountains in southwestern Montana.
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will continue chronic wasting disease surveillance this year in high-priority areas in parts of northern, western and southern Montana, primarily from hunter-harvested animals.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
Thousands of birds were killed on Aug. 11 when a destructive hailstorm lashed regions northwest of Billings. According to Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, the supercell thunderstorm “killed and maimed …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
An Army veteran pleaded not guilty to assaulting a 13-year-old boy who the suspect said refused to remove his hat during the national anthem at a rodeo in Montana.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
A Montana man charged with assaulting a 13-year-old boy who refused to remove his hat during the national anthem believed he was doing what President Donald Trump wanted him to …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
A 39-year-old man is facing an assault charge after Montana authorities say he threw a 13-year-old boy to the ground at a rodeo because the teenager didn’t remove his hat …
Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
A thirteen-year-old boy was allegedly assaulted on Saturday at the Mineral County fairgrounds by a man who claimed he was disrespecting the national anthem, KPAX reported.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
Senators from California and Montana said Thursday that they plan to introduce a bipartisan bill that aims to protect communities from wildfires like the one that killed 85 people and …
Fri., July 19, 2019
A pilot flying a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Idaho State Highway 97 on Thursday.
Thu., July 18, 2019
Fri., July 5, 2019
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is reporting more than $2 million in contributions during the second quarter of the year for his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.
Mon., June 24, 2019
Montana Rail Link has been awarded a $3.5 million federal grant to design a safety system for a railway between southern Montana and northern Idaho.
Fri., June 21, 2019
For spectacular wildlife viewing, there’s nothing quite like the annual bison breeding season in Yellowstone National Park’s Hayden Valley in late July and August.
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019
Mike Gass took this photo of a resting American bison in the National Bison Range, a wildlife refuge in Montana. In the background are the snow-covered Mission Mountains.
Thu., June 6, 2019
A long time ago, in a part of this state that is now arid desert but was then humid swampland, an egg hatched. It was the beginning of an epoch-spanning …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019
Authorities have found the remains of a Spokane man who disappeared after a 2017 car crash in Montana.
Mon., June 3, 2019
With temperatures in the low 70s under bluebird skies, I found myself climbing the iconic
Tue., May 21, 2019
A racist robocall that circulated last week in the Atlanta, Georgia, area appears to be the work of a white supremacist who recently moved from Sandpoint to Libby, Montana.
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Native American leaders pressed lawmakers in Congress Wednesday to adopt permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species widely revered by tribes but that has been proposed for hunting in Wyoming …
Tue., May 14, 2019
Montana Governor Steve Bullock said he will run for president in 2020, becoming the 22nd Democratic candidate vying for the party’s nomination and positioning himself as a centrist able to …
Sun., May 12, 2019
Ranching families are sharing the southwestern Montana landscape with grizzly bears, with some help from students. The Tom Miner Basin Association works on projects to promote places where livestock and …
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019
Montana has become the first state this year to authorize sports betting. Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Friday for the Montana State Lottery to oversee wagering on sports through …
Wed., May 1, 2019
A bald eagle found dead in Montana’s Glacier National Park died of lead poisoning.
Fri., April 26, 2019
One of Montana’s premier trout fishing streams, the
Sun., April 21, 2019
Hiking to 21 lakes in the Beartooth Mountains was a fun way for Dan Pendergraph to spend last summer, but the trips had a disheartening downside.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019
A state judge has revoked the water permit for a silver and copper mine proposed by Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. beneath a northwestern Montana wilderness area.