BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A top Environmental Protection Agency leader says the agency is targeting mid-August to deliver a signed agreement that aims to finish the decades-long Butte Superfund...
Bobcat euthanized by Montana wildlife managers
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife managers have euthanized a bobcat caught in Butte because it was in such poor physical condition that it could not survive if released into the...
Weather pushes back project to treat Berkeley Pit water
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Last month's harsh winter weather has delayed a pilot project that aims to stop the rise of toxic water in Butte's Berkeley Pit.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Officials said Monday that a copper mine proposed along a tributary of one of Montana's most popular recreational rivers would cause the river no harm, a conclusion that...
The Latest: Snowplows can’t keep up with Montana storm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm in Montana (all times local):
Snowplows are having difficulty keeping pace with the falling snow in western and central...
Snow expected for large part of Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Winter storm warnings and advisories have been posted for a large part of Montana.
The National Weather Service on Sunday issued a winter storm warning through Monday...
Montana slag plant ordered closed after arsenic poisoning
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — State health officials have ordered a slag plant in western Montana to shut down after at least two workers showed signs of arsenic poisoning.
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Montana authorities deciding on charges in bus hijacking
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities are deciding on charges against a 52-year-old Washington state man who they say hijacked a bus and forced a nearly 10-hour standoff with police.
The Latest: Man who hijacked bus in Montana surrenders
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on an armed man who hijacked a bus and held a hostage in Montana (all times local):
Authorities say an armed man who hijacked a passenger bus and held a person hostage during a prolonged standoff with police in Montana has surrendered.
Man hijacks bus in Montana, leading to standoff with police
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Authorities in Montana say an armed man hijacked a passenger bus and held a person hostage during a prolonged standoff with police.
Butte-Silver Bow County Sheriff Ed Lester says the hostage was rescued and police are still negotiating with the hijacker Wednesday afternoon.
Lester says the man has a handgun and possibly an explosive device.
Firefighter recovering after 4-story plunge off highway
FRENCHTOWN, Mont. (AP) — If his plunge was terrifying, Kyle Rauch's recovery is downright dizzying.
With no crutches and nary a wince, the 19-year-old Frenchtown Rural firefighter spent time Thursday recounting his harrowing experience in the early, dark hours of Dec. 18, when he responded to a fatal pileup of semi trucks on Interstate 90 west of Alberton only to become a victim himself.
Longtime Butte doctor admits sexually assaulting patients
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A longtime Butte physician accused of sexually assaulting several female patients has pleaded guilty.
Butte woman pleads guilty in death of elderly pedestrian
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A Butte woman charged with negligent homicide in the death of a 76-year-old pedestrian has changed her plea to guilty.
The Montana Standard reports that 56-year-old Christol Riddle Williamson entered her new plea Friday in the 2017 death of Dan Lean.
More charges filed against doctor accused of sexual assault
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed additional felony charges against a longtime Butte physician who is accused of sexually assaulting female patients.
Baby Jesus figurine returned after theft from nativity scene
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A baby Jesus figurine stolen from a nativity scene at a Montana residence on New Year's Day was returned Thursday with two notes from someone pretending to be God.
Bullock commerce director resigns to take job with Tester
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's commerce director is leaving her cabinet post after less than two years to become U.S. Sen. Jon Tester's state director.
Tester announced Tuesday that Pam Haxby-Cote will oversee the Montana Democrat's seven in-state offices. Bullock's office confirmed that she will be resigning from the state Department of Commerce at the end of December.