Banned mussels found on boat in Montana after initial checks
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials say a boat infested with an invasive species of mussels passed two watercraft checkpoints before they were discovered.
6 grizzly bears killed in single week in northwest Montana
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Early snowstorms in northwest Montana have contributed to the deaths of five grizzly bears in one week on the Rocky Mountain Front.
Timber harvest, controlled burns proposed in Montana forest
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — National forest officials are proposing a timber harvest and controlled burns to reduce the risk of wildfires in Montana's Lolo National Forest.
Montana wildlife experts warn hunters of bear encounters
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife authorities have warned hunters of an abundance of both black and grizzly bears in western regions.
The Missoulian reports that wildlife experts are...
Judge: Minnesota drug siezure was illegal; charges dismissed
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge says the police seizure of more than $4 million in marijuana and other contraband from two Montana men who were driving through Minnesota was illegal.
Lake County sheriff investigating suspected homicide
POLSON, Mont. (AP) — Officials in western Montana are investigating a suspected homicide at a residence east of Ronan.
Lake County Sheriff Don Bell tells KERR-AM that one man is dead and...
Agencies at odds over release of caseworker policy violation
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Two state agencies are at odds over whether investigations that find Division of Child and Family Services caseworkers failed to follow policies and procedures should be...
Montana man sentenced to 10 years for fatal hit-and-run
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after fatally hitting a woman while driving.
The Missoulian reported Tuesday that 27-year-old Daniel Grady pleaded...
Lawsuit: Montana program abused, exploited troubled youth
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A civil lawsuit against a Montana program for troubled youth says participants were exploited for labor, abused and neglected before the state removed 27 children from its...
Harlem replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Harlem's city council has voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day.
The Billings Gazette reports Harlem passed a resolution on Sept. 9 to join...
Dalton rallies Montana past Idaho State 59-20
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Quarterback Dalton Sneed brushed aside a tough first quarter and threw for 397 yards and two touchdowns to push the Montana Grizzlies past Idaho State 59-20...
Judge requires more analysis for Kootenai logging project
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge is requiring the U.S. Forest Service to do more analysis on whether planned road closures would actually restrict public use in the area of a proposed...
Daughter of ex-congressman enters Montana governor’s race
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Whitney Williams, a Missoula businesswoman and the daughter of a nine-term Montana congressman, on Thursday became the fourth Democrat to enter next year’s race for the open...
Oil fraud culprit to pay $7.8 million, sentenced to 8 years
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A California man was sentenced to federal prison after claiming he had oil leases on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in order to defraud investors of millions.
Montana state prisoner dies from undisclosed medical issue
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Officials say a Montana man serving a sentence in state prison for repeated drunken driving has died due to an ongoing medical condition.
Larger veterans affairs clinic to be built in Missoula
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. senator for Montana has announced plans to build a larger veterans affairs clinic in Missoula.
The Missoulian reported that Democratic Sen. Jon Tester announced...
Miss Montana aircraft to make final supply flight to Bahamas
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana pilots have announced plans to make one final trip from Florida to the Bahamas to deliver supplies to those affected by Hurricane Dorian.
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3 men sentenced on drug charges after overdoses
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Three men have been sentenced on federal drug charges filed after a string of drug overdoses in Bozeman in September 2017.
Sneed throws 4 TD passes, leads Montana over Monmouth 47-27
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A fourth-quarter flourish by Dalton Sneed, who threw for two of his four touchdown passes with the game in the balance, helped Montana beat stubborn Monmouth 47-27 on...
Sneed throws 4 TD passes, leads Montana over Monmouth 47-27
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Dalton Sneed threw for 334 yards and four touchdowns, Marcus Knight ran for 148 yards and another score and Montana beat Monmouth 47-27 on Saturday.
Man killed by Missoula officers refused to give up gun
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Court records say a man who was killed in Missoula on Sept. 2 had refused efforts by police officers to take away his gun.
Federal agency says Montana needs to replenish 911 account
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission says Montana needs to return $2 million to the state's 911 account.
The Missoulian reported Tuesday that the funds generated from...
Montana Editorial Roundup
Billings Gazette, Sept. 18, on flying supplies to Bahamas:
Having flown to Normandy, France, for the 75th anniversary of D-Day this summer, Miss Montana has taken off on another...
Missoula police officers involved in fatal shooting ID’d
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Missoula police have released the names of two officers involved in a fatal shooting earlier this month.
Sgt. Travis Welsh said Friday officers Chris Proper and Eric...
Montana university system regents approve $1.6B budget
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — University officials in Montana have approved a $1.6 billion budget, an 8% increase from last year.
The Missoulian reported Thursday that a Montana University System...
Montana revenue comes in above projections for 2019
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A new report says Montana collected more revenue than expected over the 2019 financial year that ended June 30.
The state Legislative Fiscal Division's report paints a...
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Female grizzly euthanized for getting grain from buildings
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials euthanized a female grizzly bear and relocated two of her three cubs after they broke into structures in the Seeley-Swan Valley to get...
Kalispell woman pleads guilty to drug distribution
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 66-year-old Kalispell woman who was initially charged with murder-for-hire has pleaded guilty to a federal drug distribution charge that carries a longer potential prison...
University of Montana daycare reopens after asbestos cleanup
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A daycare center has reopened at the University of Montana more than eight months after it was shut down because of asbestos contamination.
Montana woman pleads no contest in car accident killing 1
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman suspected of running over and killing a man while driving has pleaded no contest.
The Daily Inter Lake reports that 46-year-old Heidi Long entered the...
Sneed, Knight lead Montana to 61-17 win over North Alabama
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Dalton Sneed got the third quarter started for the Montana Grizzlies, and Jerry Louie-McGee finished it.
Louie-McGee's cut-back 74-yard punt return capped a 24-point...
Missoula County confirms 169 cases of whooping cough
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An outbreak of whooping cough has resulted in a record number of cases in Montana's Missoula County.
The Missoula City-County Health Department reports 169 cases of...
Man shot by police had convictions for assaulting officers
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Court records show a man who was shot and killed by Missoula police officers had a previous conviction for assaulting an officer and a series of drug-related probation...
Man dies in officer-involved shooting in Missoula
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 35-year-old man was shot and killed by Missoula police officers responding to a report of possible drug activity.
The Department of Justice says officers tried to...
Montana to distribute money to upgrade voting equipment
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Secretary of State's Office has decided how to distribute $750,000 in federal grant money to upgrade voting equipment across the state's 56 counties.
University of Montana restructures debt with new bonds
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana is improving its financial picture by reducing the interest rate on some of its debt.
The Missoulian reports the university plans to issue...
American to add flight, use bigger planes serving Glacier
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An airline is adding a direct weekly flight between Glacier National Park International Airport in northern Montana and LaGuardia Airport in New York.
3 killed in Montana plane crash identified as Indiana men
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities have identified three people who were killed in a small plane crash as Indiana residents.
Lake County Sheriff and Coroner Donald Bell says...
Montana pastor pleads guilty to stealing $288K from church
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana pastor has been convicted of embezzling more than $288,000 from the United Pentecostal Church.
The Missoulian reports Kenneth Hogue of Butte pleaded guilty...
3 people dead in single-engine plane crash in Montana field
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities say three people are dead as a result of a single-engine airplane crash.
The Missoulian reports the three people were declared dead at the scene...
Man who discussed US attack pleads guilty
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI after authorities said he talked about joining the Islamic State and avenging the New Zealand mosque...
2 men exonerated in 1994 killing sue investigators
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Two men who served more than 23 years in prison before being exonerated of a murder charge are suing three counties and several people who investigated the 1994 killing of a...
Montana Supreme Court denies changes to gun ballot language
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana court has denied changes to the wording of a ballot referendum that would limit local governments' ability to enact gun restrictions.
Montana man charged with intimidation after shooting threats
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man has been charged with felony intimidation after making threats to shoot people until he got shot.
Austin Jace Fugleberg of Missoula made an initial...
Man who discussed US attack reaches guilty plea
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A man arrested in Montana after witnesses said he talked about joining the Islamic State and avenging the New Zealand mosque shootings has reached a plea agreement with...
State proposes new rules for troubled teen treatment
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana health department is proposing new rules for licensing private residential treatment programs for troubled teens now that the agency has oversight of such...
Agency promises progress on Montana waste site
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The new regional head of the Environmental Protection Agency has pledged to make progress on the cleanup of a Montana industrial site.