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...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials say a Washington state man remains in stable condition and two New Mexico men have been treated and released after back-to-back grizzly bear attacks in the...
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...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The attorney for a Montana lawmaker who successfully sued the state over an ethics law says House Majority Leader Brad Tschida will use the $75,000 he was awarded to pay his...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A high-ranking federal education official has toured Pryor public schools and Billings' Skyview High School to highlight their programs.
Montana to pay lawmaker $75K in ethics complaint lawsuit
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The state of Montana has agreed to pay House Majority Leader Brad Tschida nearly $75,000 in a lawsuit he filed to strike down a law keeping ethics complaints...
3 hunters injured in 2 Montana grizzly attacks
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Three hunters were injured in two separate grizzly bear attacks in the same area of southwestern Montana less than 12 hours apart, wildlife officials...
Correction: Bode Miller’s Tragic Year story
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — In a story Sept. 1 about Bode Miller moving to Montana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Miller is a brand ambassador for Big Sky Resort. He is representing...
Crews mopping up after fire at Kalispell recycling yard
EVERGREEN, Mont. (AP) — Fire crews were mopping up after an overnight fire at a recycling yard just east of Kalispell.
Firefighters responded at about 3 a.m. Tuesday to find vehicles on fire...
Glacier National Park visitation increases with busy August
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — The number of visitors to Glacier National Park in Montana has risen after a busy August that followed seven months of decreased visitation.
Montana Native storyteller awarded national arts fellowship
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana Native American storyteller is expected to be honored as a National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Idaho man drowns in Flathead Lake in northwestern Montana
POLSON, Mont. (AP) — A 75-year-old man drowned in northwestern Montana while working on his boat on the west side of Flathead Lake near Rollins.
Montanans urged to pick backyard fruit, discourage bears
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials are urging residents to pick the low-hanging fruit from their backyard trees to avoid attracting hungry bears.
Man explores Montana’s wild rivers on stand-up paddleboard
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Jimmy Reed's affinity for whitewater didn't necessarily come naturally, even if his facilities on the river are graceful as a swan's.
Montanans could get repayments in insurance fraud settlement
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana State Auditor's Office is trying to reach thousands of state residents who might be eligible for reimbursement from a $285,000 settlement in an insurance fraud...
Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Justin Herbert isn't satisfied yet but he's confident that the Ducks are on the right path.
The senior quarterback threw for 316 yards and five touchdowns in No. 15...
Jones, Montana State run past Western Illinois 23-14
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Logan Jones ran for 167 yards and two touchdowns and Montana State defeated Western Illinois 23-14 on Saturday.
Jones, a senior who more than doubled his career rushing...
- Daily Inter LakeMount Jackson offers big views, fun climbingSeptember 8, 2019
- Daily Inter LakeMoths damaging Douglas-fir trees across western MontanaAugust 3, 2019
- Daily Inter LakeConference on Aging to honor centenariansAugust 3, 2019
- Daily Inter LakeSeveral badly injured in Montana 35 crashJuly 20, 2019
Montana State Fund declares $30M dividend
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana State Fund board of directors has declared a $30 million dividend to be paid to its safest policyholders.
The Great Falls Tribune reports that the Montana...
Critics press Montana Corrections on victim program
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A new Montana Department of Corrections intervention program for domestic violence cases has raised concerns.
The Billings Gazette reports that the program involves...
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...
Jehovah’s Witnesses ask court to reverse $35M abuse verdict
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An attorney for the Jehovah's Witnesses asked the Montana Supreme Court on Friday to reverse a $35 million verdict against the church for not reporting a girl's sexual abuse...
No. 15 Oregon hosts Montana to wrap up nonconference play
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The No. 15 Ducks may have that high-profile loss in the opener to Auburn but the good news is that they haven't dropped a Pac-12 game — unlike a pair of their northern...
Democratic candidate Ballard suspends US Senate campaign
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Red Lodge author Jack Ballard has ended his campaign for the Democratic nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Montana due to medical reasons.
Sheriff says 1 driver killed in Cedar County collision
FORDYCE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say one driver was killed in a highway collision in northeast Nebraska's Cedar County.
The crash occurred Thursday morning at the intersection of Nebraska...
Treatment programs support, question proposed rules
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Operators of private adolescent residential treatment programs in Montana say they welcome state oversight, but the regulations being proposed won't meet the needs of such...
Sage grouse numbers stumble in Montana, across US West
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana's greater sage grouse population has fallen more than 40% over the past three years, mirroring recent declines across the U.S. West for the wide-ranging bird species...
- Business WireMontana Department of Revenue Website Earns Awardyesterday
- Business WireWorkiva Customers Extol the Power of Wdata at Amplify User ConferenceSeptember 10, 2019
- Globe NewswireEagle Bancorp Montana Earns $3.2 Million, or $0.51 Per Diluted Share, in Second Quarter 2019; Assets Surpass $1.0 Billion; Raises Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend by 2.7% to $0.095 per Share and Renews Stock Repurchase PlanJuly 23, 2019
- Newswire MobileMesa Moving and Storage Expands to Montana, Acquires Mergenthaler's Moving and Hauling BusinessJuly 5, 2019
- Globe NewswireState Bar of Montana Signs Agreement for April 2019 launch of Identillect’s Delivery Trust®April 8, 2019
Montana AG backs opioid deal that’s opposed by some states
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorney General Tim Fox says Montana is among the states and local governments that have reached a tentative deal with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma in the opioid...
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...
Montana college officials plan to create common application
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana university leaders have moved forward with creating one application to streamline admissions for all colleges and universities statewide.
Oregon gets Pac-12 After Dark matchup with Montana
Montana (2-0) at No. 15 Oregon (1-1), Saturday at 10:55 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network).
Montana county officials approve $406M wind farm project
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An Oregon-based company has received approval to build a 114-turbine wind farm in Montana that would generate enough electricity to power more than 76,000 homes a...
Mining waste contaminants suspected in Montana fish kill
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A fish kill in Montana has been blamed on mining waste washed into a river during recent heavy rains.
The Montana Standard reported Tuesday that a state Fish, Wildlife...
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...
Montana officials urge residents to stop using e-cigarettes
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana health officials have asked residents to consider not using e-cigarettes while a national investigation into its implications is underway.
Montana Editorial Roundup
The Billings Gazette, Sept. 11, on remembering 9/11 and honoring Montana soldiers in Afghanistan:
On the 18th anniversary of the attacks on America, more than 250 Montana Air National Guard...
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 grizzly bear euthanized after raiding occupied camps
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — An adult male grizzly bear has been euthanized after raiding occupied camps in Montana.
KFBB-TV reports the bear weighing about 300 pounds (136 kilograms) was put...
Officials: Feral Canadian hogs encroaching on Montana border
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials say feral hogs from Canada encroaching on Montana's northern border are a serious concern for farmers and others.
Montana high court defers to agency on coal mine pollution
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana's Supreme Court has reversed a lower-court ruling that struck down a water pollution permit for a large coal mine near Colstrip.
Court strikes down Montana law barring political robocalls
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Montana can't ban political robocalls based on their content alone, marking the latest in a string of court decisions against U.S....
Exoneree, others urge state to compensate wrongly convicted
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana should offer financial compensation for people who are exonerated of criminal charges after spending years in prison, advocacy groups and exonerees told a legislative...
US seeks dismissal of tribes’ lawsuit over Keystone pipeline
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for the Trump administration want a U.S. judge to throw out a lawsuit from Native American tribes trying to block the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada...
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...
Montana man pleads not guilty in fatal crash that killed 1
GLACIER COUNTY, Mont. (AP) — A Montana driver has pleaded not guilty three months after a single-vehicle crash killed one person and injured another in Glacier National Park.
Montana considers changing oil field waste disposal rules
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana is considering setting statewide regulations covering the disposal of radioactive oilfield waste, the Department of Environmental Quality said.
Reward for info on shooting of pelicans along Montana river
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials are offering a $1,000 reward for information in the shooting of possibly dozens of pelicans along the Bighorn River.
DOJ hires missing persons specialist, grant coordinator
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's Department of Justice has hired two people to oversee efforts to better report and track missing persons cases