Stories tagged: montana
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.
Wed., April 3, 2019
Montana U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is accusing Washington Gov. Jay Inslee of “extinguishing” the livelihoods of residents in a Montana town by seeking to ban coal-fired electricity in his state.
Mon., March 18, 2019
A bevy of scientists has helped Montana’s most threatened fish avoid blinking out.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019
A suspect was in custody Friday after a Montana Highway Patrol officer was shot near Evaro Hill as police were searching for a suspect in a related shooting in Missoula …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Nebraska.
Mon., March 11, 2019
A former athletic trainer charged with abusing numerous Montana students over decades under the guise of improving their athletic performance is due to plead guilty to a federal coercion charge.
Thu., March 7, 2019
From adrenaline filled alpine descents to meditative Nordic trips, western Montana offers everything a skier could want
The immaculately groomed Nordic trails stretch out like corduroy ribbons on the glistening hillsides around Lone Mountain Ranch.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into …
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Two U.S. citizens who say Customs and Border Protection officials detained them for speaking Spanish while they waited in a convenience store line in Havre, Montana, have filed a federal …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
A pair of bills to encourage more people to kill wolves drew spirited debate at the Montana Legislature’s Fish, Wildlife and Parks Committee Jan. 31.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019
Montana authorities are deciding on charges against a 52-year-old Spokane man who they say hijacked a bus and forced a nearly 10-hour standoff with police.
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
Coeur d’Alene artist Chase Halland draws attention with his mounted animal artwork for HGTV Dream Home in Montana
Winner of HGTV’s latest Dream Home will also win a piece form Coeur d’Alene artist Chase Halland.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019
A Billings legislator’s proposal that Montana buy Colstrip power plant drew criticism from business and environmental groups alike at a Monday hearing in Helena.
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
Questions about whether some Cooke City residents are baiting wolves has raised the hackles of a few of the remote town’s business owners.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
Montana Senate President Scott Sales plans to introduce a bill that would have the state of Montana direct $8 million in funding to a wall along the U.S. southern border.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018
A state biologist says bighorn sheep from a southwestern Montana herd has joined another herd on the other side of the Madison Range, traversing miles of sheep-free territory.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
A man once accused of plotting to kidnap retired talk show host David Letterman’s son and nanny has been released from a Montana prison for a second time after serving …
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018
A Montana man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing two people to death, including a teenage girl, dismembering their bodies and then trying to dissolve them in tubs filled with acid …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
Two Spokane climbers established a new route in the wilds of Montana.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
Montana’s midterm elections saw a record number of absentee ballots overwhelm voting machines, found election officials in a dozen counties hand-counting votes and underscored the need to replace hundreds of …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018
Federal judge blocks Keystone Pipeline XL in major blow to Trump administration, citing disregard of climate issues
A federal judge’s ruling this week blocking the controversial Keystone XL pipeline constitutes a rebuke of President Donald Trump, who signed an executive order days into his presidency restarting the …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
So many women roared to victories in Tuesday’s elections that a record of more than 100 are slated to be in the U.S. House when it convenes in early 2019. …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018
Two woodland caribou, a rarely seen member of the deer family, have been spotted in northwest Montana, according to a Montana Fish, Wildlfie & Parks news release.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is pinning his third campaign in two years on Montana residents being better off economically since President Donald Trump took office and that the voters will …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018
President Donald Trump made clear Saturday during a campaign stop in Montana that he wants to defeat Democratic Sen. Jon Tester over a personal grudge as much as political ambition.