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Stories tagged: Montana

Montana woman immigrated from Germany, tied world-famous trout flies for decades

An abusive father, daily bombings and three weeks of walking without food as a young World War II refugee tarnished the early years of Anna Patterson’s life, but you wouldn’t …

Agreement reached in Anaconda Superfund cleanup

The Environmental Protection Agency says an agreement has been reached over the cleanup of a century’s worth of smelting waste in the southwestern Montana town of Anaconda.

Official: Russian hackers targeted 2016 Montana election

Montana’s top elections official said Friday that Russian hackers unsuccessfully probed the state’s election systems for weaknesses in 2016, an acknowledgment that contradicts his staff’s previous comments that Montana was …

UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 4:28 p.m.

Former Carroll College coach Bob Petrino Sr. dies in Montana

Longtime Carroll College football coach Bob Petrino Sr., the father of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino and Idaho coach Paul Petrino, has died at his home in Montana. He was …

UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 9:34 p.m.

Report: Spokane VA medical center employee charged in Montana child sex assault case

A man employed in the surgical department of Spokane’s Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center was arrested last week in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a child in Montana.

UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 5:14 p.m.

Montana searches for probationer, woman in danger

A state judge has issued a $500,000 warrant for the arrest of a probationer who is believed to have left northwestern Montana with a woman who may be in danger.

UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 5:51 p.m.

Man says he left baby after car crash because he was heavy

A man told investigators he left a 5-month-old baby boy in the woods after a weekend car crash because the baby was very heavy, court records said.

UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 2:27 p.m.

‘This is what we call a miracle’: A faint cry reveals a baby abandoned in the cold Montana mountains

Montana authorities say a 5-month-old infant survived about nine hours being buried under sticks and debris in the woods.

UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

Trump urges ouster of Tester; takes ‘Pocahontas’ jab at Warren, again

In a campaign stop that was both political and personal, President Donald Trump targeted Democrat Jon Tester on Thursday in a bid to get more Republicans elected to the Senate …

Trump likely to campaign against Tester next week in Montana

The White House says President Donald Trump will make a stop in Montana next week.

Montana woman with machete hides behind ex-boyfriend’s door, then rapes him, police say

Samantha Ray Mears, 19, faces six charges after police say she forced her ex-boyfriend to have sex with her at machete-point, damaged his property and fled just as they were …

Montana tribe can’t account for $14.5 million

Montana’s Crow Indian Tribe has been unable to account for $14.5 million it received for transportation programs, marking the second time in less than two years the tribe has been …

UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 8:32 p.m.

Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit U.S.

Helicopters rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days, as severe storms swept the Rockies …

Montana’s wolf population remains strong

The 2017 Montana Gray Wolf Program’s annual report found that there are about 900 wolves in the state. According to a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks news release, the most …

UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:19 p.m.

Washington state blamed for holding up fossil fuel exports

Republican lawmakers from Western states and industry executives on Thursday accused Washington state officials of unfairly blocking fossil fuel projects and dictating winners and losers among U.S. companies seeking to …

UPDATED: Mon., May 28, 2018, 9:19 p.m.

Money flows as Republicans jockey for Montana U.S. senate slot

Outside money is pouring into Montana’s U.S. Senate race even before Republicans settle on a nominee to challenge Democratic Sen. Jon Tester, who has become a leading target of the …

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 4:01 p.m.

Mysterious wolf-like animal found in Montana igniting online speculation

A mysterious creature was shot and killed in Montana earlier this month.

Backcountry skiers, snowboarders displace wolverines, bighorn sheep in Montana’s backcountry

Wolverines and bighorn sheep have given humans an insight into winter backcountry use in Wyoming’s Teton Mountains – namely that the prime powder stashes that backcountry skiers and snowboarders like …

Lawsuit contends energy lease sales will affect environment

Environmental groups and three Montana landowners sued Tuesday to cancel hundreds of recent oil and gas lease sales, saying the U.S. government’s leasing of public lands is skyrocketing without understanding …

UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 3:10 p.m.

Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the ‘Superman’ franchise, dies

Margot Kidder, who starred as Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the “Superman” film franchise of the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died.

Montana Fishing Film Festival comes to Garland Theater

For the first time the

UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 9:52 p.m.

Montana floodwaters near highest level in 100 years

Montana rescuers pulled a man from raging floodwaters and authorities warned of dangerous debris being swept downstream as water levels continued rising Friday in rivers and streams across the western …

UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 8:43 p.m.

Montana floodwaters spill into neighborhood, more homes threatened

Montana authorities ordered the evacuation of 60 homes Tuesday as the rising Clark Fork River submerged a neighborhood west of Missoula and potentially threatened hundreds of additional residences.

Ice patch research shows wherever bighorns went, ancient humans followed

Although ancient bighorn DNA analysis was a great way to link MSU professor Craig Lee’s research with fellow academics, he was more interested in what the dates of the skulls …

GOP groups take out ads to stoke Trump-Tester feud

Republican groups are taking out attack ads against Sen. Jon Tester in an attempt to make good on President Donald Trump’s pledge that the Montana Democrat will pay for scuttling …

Former Washington deputy sentenced in Montana for felony

A former Washington deputy has been given a three-year deferred sentence after he drove through a crash scene and led police on a chase in western Montana while inebriated.

UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 10:32 p.m.

Trump’s threats on trade unsettle farming, ranching backers

Montana rancher Fred Wacker had thousands of head of cattle fattening up along the Yellowstone River for export to China when President Donald Trump picked a trade fight with the …

UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 5:55 p.m.

Trump says Democrat should quit over VA nomination brouhaha

A furious President Donald Trump on Saturday called for the resignation of the Democratic senator who assembled and released what he called “false” allegations that scuttled the nomination of the …

Montana Diocese reaches $20M settlement with abuse victims

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings reached a $20 million agreement to settle claims by 86 people who said they were sexually abused as children by clergy employed by …

It’s Trump vs. Tester in Big Sky Country

With a flat-top haircut, three missing fingers and an impressive girth, Sen. Jon Tester has somehow kept a low profile in Congress. That’s until he caught the attention of Americans …