Old railroad in Montana will be converted into pathway
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A nine-mile (14.5-kilometer) stretch of abandoned railroad in southwest Montana will be resurrected to once again carry Yellowstone National Park-area tourists.
Judge: Resumption of US coal sales by Trump needs review
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ruled that the Trump administration failed to consider potential damage to the environment from its decision to resume coal sales from U.S. lands,...
Man charged with murder in case of missing Montana woman
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Police have arrested a man on a charge of deliberate homicide stemming from the disappearance of a woman in southern Montana.
Montana approves expansion of coal mine serving Colstrip
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — State regulators have given final approval to a 70-million ton expansion of a southeastern Montana coal mine that provides fuel to the Colstrip power plant.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Justice Department attorneys want an appeals court to let construction proceed on the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. But opponents say President Donald Trump is...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A state agency has determined that the Montana Women's Prison discriminated against an inmate on the basis of religion.
Montana man sentenced for fight that led to man’s death
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man is expected to serve nine more days in jail after he was sentenced for punching a man who later died from the injury.
Former US Interior boss parlays post into private career
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is quickly parlaying his time in President Donald Trump's cabinet into a lucrative private career.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — State officials will challenge a court ruling that revoked the water permit for a silver and copper mine proposed beneath a Montana wilderness area, a Department of Natural...
The Latest: Montana to appeal mine permit revocation
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a court order that revoked a water use permit for a mine proposed beneath a Montana wilderness area (all times local):
Man hit, killed by train in southern Montana identified
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was hit and killed by a train in southern Montana.
Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis says 46-year-old Johnny...
2nd jury convicts man in fatal shooting in Billings
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A second jury has convicted a man in a fatal shooting in Billings.
The Gazette reports 36-year-old Joseph Polak II was found guilty Friday of deliberate homicide in...
Montana State University Billings to cut 37 programs
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana State University Billings will cut 37 programs in an effort to align its coursework with student and workforce needs.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge has certified a class-action lawsuit that claims the city of Billings improperly taxed residents by imposing franchise fees on their utility bills.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Montana High School Association's executive board voted to allow tribal flags to be at midcourt during the national anthem at district, divisional and state basketball...
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and a sheriff's deputy was injured in a head-on crash in southern Montana.
1 man dead, 2 injured in shooting at Billings bar
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Police are investigating after one man was killed and two others were injured in a shooting at a bar in Billings.
The shooting happened early Saturday morning at Lee's...
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former state Rep. Kathleen Williams launched a new campaign for Montana's only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, just five months after her loss to...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Opponents of the long-stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a federal court Friday in a lawsuit to declare President Donald Trump acted illegally when he issued a new...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge has ruled in favor of solar-power developers who accused regulators and the state's largest utility of trying to kill renewable energy projects.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration has scaled back its fight against oil and gas leases on land considered sacred to Native American tribes in Montana and Canada.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A June 17 trial has been set for a 21-year-old Montana man accused of trying to run over a Billings police officer with a car.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana county may have discriminated against one of its own attorneys by denying the transgender woman access to health care.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — 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...
Montana man pleads guilty to deliberate homicide
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to deliberate homicide for a deadly shooting in southern Montana.
The Billings Gazette reported Monday that prosecutors and defense attorneys...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The jury at a Montana inquest has cleared a police officer involved in a fatal 2018 shooting.
The Billings Gazette reports the jury took only five minutes Wednesday to...
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Conservation groups are asking a federal judge to block the Trump administration from easing restrictions on energy companies that were meant to protect a struggling Western...
Montana tribe recognition bill passes US House
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. House has approved legislation for the federal government to recognize Montana's Little Shell Band of Chippewa Cree Indians.
Interstate 90 in Montana reopened Tuesday
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 60-mile (96-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 90 in eastern Montana has reopened although water remains on the highway in some areas.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A genealogy database used to match a family's DNA with evidence found at a 1973 crime scene has led investigators to identify the long-dead suspect in the strangulation...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Flooding shut down a long stretch of Interstate 90 and covered other roadways across Montana on Monday with the still-frozen ground unable to absorb the rapidly melting snow...
Man says he told Montana school officials about abuse
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Newly filed court documents include a former Miles City student's testimony that he told coaches at least a dozen times that an ex-athletic trainer had inappropriately...
LOCKWOOD, Mont. (AP) — A Montana couple has been accused of causing the death of their 17-month-old daughter.
The Billings Gazette reported Thursday that 34-year-old Laura Elizabeth Mink and...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered federal land managers on Thursday to give greater priority to access for hunting, fishing and other kinds of...
US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge blocked oil and gas drilling across almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in Wyoming and said the U.S. government must consider climate change impacts more...
Man pleads guilty in fatal single-car rollover
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man has admitted to charges in the death of one of his passengers after he drove drunk and caused a single-car rollover.
Labor unions voice support for Colstrip bill
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Labor unions lined up deep Tuesday in support of a Republican bill they hoped would save Colstrip Power Plant, while consumer advocates warned of a boondoggle that would...
Billings pays $550K to family of man killed by police
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The city of Billings has agreed to pay $550,000 to the family of a man killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in 2014.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he will appoint an advisory council to come up with recommendations on how to manage the state's grizzly bears.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a Montana man of six animal cruelty charges after prosecutors accused him of being responsible for the deaths of 15 horses found in a pasture.
Coroner: 14-year-old Montana girl died from hypothermia
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old girl whose body was found in south-central Montana in December died from hypothermia.
Montana man accused of raping, impregnating foster teen
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 29-year-old Montana man has been charged with raping and impregnating his teen foster daughter.
The Billings Gazette reports that the man, whose name can't be...
US eases land restrictions meant to protect bird in West
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday finalized changes to sweeping federal land use plans for the West, easing restrictions on energy companies and other industries in a way...
Court upholds ruling that bars Keystone XL pipeline work
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a Montana judge's ruling barring construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — State investigators are examining whether a county commissioner misused county funds to build a road on private land leading to her family's property.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's changes to protections for the ground-dwelling sage grouse in the U.S. West (all times local):
Alleged victims say school district knew of sexual abuse
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former student-athletes who say they were sexually abused by a Montana high school trainer are refuting claims that the school district wasn't aware of the...