CASCADE, Mont. (AP) — For the first time in 30 years, the Census has awarded Montana a second seat in Congress. On paper, that leaves the state's redistricting commission with the easiest task of all its counterparts across the country: Divide the expansive state in half.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana State University celebrated the grand opening of its American Indian Hall over the weekend, saying it will serve as a bridge between Native American culture and all other cultures on campus.
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — The University of Northern Colorado has reprimanded offensive coordinator Max McCaffrey for tossing a broken clipboard into the stands that hit a spectator during a game at Montana State.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s bipartisan redistricting commission has narrowed down the possibilities for congressional maps that would create two U.S. House seats in the state for the first time in 30 years.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — National Guard soldiers will assist Montana hospitals with their COVID-19 response as the state struggles with a surge in infections, Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Tuesday.
A total of 70 soldiers will assist six different hospitals in Helena, Billings, Butte, Missoula and Bozeman.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Health officials in both Missoula and Bozeman are begging Montana residents to wear masks indoors and get vaccinated as hospitals face increasing strain and the state remains without any statewide health mandates.
BOZEMAN (AP) — Mandy deGignac’s urge to collect newspapers struck while she was still in San Francisco in the days after the 9/11 attacks.
A flight attendant for United Airlines, deGignac had been working on the morning of Sept.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Smoke pollution from wildfires burning across the West has again made the air unhealthy to breathe throughout much of western Montana, state officials said Thursday.
Wildfire smoke contains microscopic particles that can irritate the lungs and increase a person's susceptibility to infections including COVID-19, officials said.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana State University said Monday that the founders of an insurance company are donating $101 million to its nursing school. School officials said the donation is the largest gift to a university nursing program in U.S.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Finding a place to live in Gallatin County is a fraught task.
New rentals are few and far between. Homes for sale seem even fewer and farther with skyrocketing demand and a diminishing housing supply.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Record-breaking heat hammered the northern Rockies on Tuesday and smoke from dozens of large wildfires drove pollution to unhealthy levels — a grim but increasingly familiar situation for a region racked by drought.
A shortage of jet fuel, coupled with supply chain issues and an urgent demand from firefighting aircraft, continues to cause problems at airports around the West.
In Nevada, state and federal lawmakers said they are investigating a possible shortage of jet fuel that could delay cargo delivery and passenger travel at Reno-Tahoe International Airport in the coming days.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials will give the public more time to comment on a contentious proposal to expand bison grazing on public lands in north-central Montana, officials said.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Police in Bozeman are looking for the person who shot and injured two people.
The victims were shot at about 10:15 p.m. Sunday on the Bozeman Pond walking trail. They were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening, police said.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A bear bit a person who was camping near Mystic Lake in the Custer Gallatin National Forest over the weekend, the U.S. Forest Service said.
Improperly stored food likely attracted bears to the area southeast of Bozeman before the attack, which happened about two hours after dawn on Saturday, the agency said.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Bozeman-based performer and nonprofit leader with a penchant for red noses has partnered with a land mine safety group to create videos, GIFs and games to educate children on the dangers of landmines.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who was charged in a cattle rustling scheme has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud and to selling cattle that were collateral for loans, the U.S.
HELENA, Mont. — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for COVID-19 a few days after receiving his first dose of a coronavirus vaccine...
MALTA, Mont. (AP) — The Fort Belknap Indian Community has sued to halt a Bozeman-based mining company from assessing whether rock at an old mine in the Little Rocky Mountains contains gold...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A southwestern Montana businessman has been arrested in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol breach that happened while Congress was certifying the Electoral College vote...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's attorney general is ordering a county attorney to dismiss a lawsuit filed against a Bozeman bar to enforce a 10 p...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A respected and popular New Orleans restaurant — Commander's Palace — has its first female top chef, at least since the current owners bought it a half-century ago...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Steve Daines is the affable one, the smiler, a consummate salesman who parlayed his corporate success into a meteoric rise through Montana politics and a seat in the U...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will host a rally for Montana Republican candidates in the Bozeman area next week, following a fundraiser for President Donald Trump's campaign...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities said 28 residences have been lost in a wildfire in Gallatin County...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Cases of the coronavirus continued to rise Friday across Montana, with the greatest concentration of illnesses emerging around the Bozeman area, home to a major university and ski resorts that draw visitors from around the world.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Bozeman woman has died from carbon monoxide poisoning and another person was hospitalized after a car was accidentally left running in a garage attached to a residence, city officials said Monday...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — It sounds like a fairy tale.
A poor boy, born in tragedy and raised by his aunt and uncle on a Montana farm, would grow up to become one of America's greatest scientists, a wizard at developing vaccines, credited with saving 8 million children's lives around the world each year...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials said Monday that they confiscated over 800 bottles and cans of alcohol in a raid just days after the Yellowstone Club signed a deal to settle charges of serving booze at unlicensed bars at the private ski resort for the ultra-rich...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Celebratory social media posts tipped off authorities to a trio of Montana mountain lion hunters who illegally killed a lion in Yellowstone National Park...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana dog toy maker says it's feeling the impact of the trade dispute between the United States and China.
The owner of Bozeman's West Paw, Spencer Williams, told the Bozeman Daily Chronicle that new tariffs will hurt its access to some production materials and slow its growth.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A World War II soldier from Montana who died on an island in the Pacific Ocean 75 years ago has been buried in his home state after his remains were identified last year.
A memorial and funeral with full military honors was held Saturday in Bozeman for Army Pvt...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Fox News host Bret Baier and his family survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana after the television anchor's SUV slid on an icy road, collided with a pickup truck and turned over in a ditch, authorities said Tuesday...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Bozeman hospital has paid out $10 million to settle a federal lawsuit that accused its radiology department of fraud.
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that recently unsealed court documents show Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital paid about $7.2 million to the U.S.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A pack llama that escaped from a guided hike in southern Yellowstone National Park in August was rescued by a Montana outfitter last weekend, just days before most of the park's entrances were to close for winter preparations.
The defense and prosecutors in the trial of a Virginia man accused of raping a child he nannied in Bozeman told jurors during opening arguments Wednesday they were about to tell a story of betrayal — but their accounts differed on who was doing the betraying.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana's incoming congressman called for civility in politics on Friday, four days after his conviction for assaulting a reporter who asked him a question about health care.
Greg Gianforte spoke to The Associated Press at his Bozeman home in his first national interview since winning the May 25 special congressional election.
John Blackman may be the new principal of Flathead High School replacing Peter Fusaro.
Kalispell Public Schools Superintendent Mark Flatau will make the recommendation to the Kalispell Public School board of trustees following interviews by a 16-person team on May 25.
BOZEMAN — A Memorial Service for Curtis Juul Overby, a lifelong resident of Sheridan County, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Plentywood Lutheran Church. Curtis died May 27, in Bozeman, where he had resided for the past 16 months.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana's new congressman hasn't even been sworn into his first public office, but people are already talking about his prospects in 2018 and even 2020.
First things first though for Greg Gianforte, who has to deal with a misdemeanor assault charge he received the day before the election after witnesses said he slammed a reporter to the ground.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Republican multimillionaire Greg Gianforte won Montana's only U.S. House seat on Thursday despite being charged a day earlier with assault after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter by the neck and threw him to the ground...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat was charged with misdemeanor assault Wednesday night after witnesses told police Greg Gianforte grabbed a reporter by the neck and slammed him to the ground the night before polls close in the nationally-watched election...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte (all times local):...
HELENA -- The first good-weather track meet of the season in Montana’s capital city saw meet and school records fall at the annual Skor-DeKam Invitational on Saturday.
The Billings West boys pulled away to win the team title, putting up 102 points.
Wilbur Allen Layman passed away on April 14, 2017 at home in Billings with family by his side.
He was born Jan. 9, 1929 in a Blair Nebraska hospital to Loren and Mabel Layman. He enjoyed living on a farm in the “Bottom Lands” near the Missouri River.
Rocky Mountain College women’s basketball coach Wes Keller announced Thursday the signing of Bozeman’s Riana Rogers to a Frontier Conference letter of intent.
Rogers led her team in scoring at 15.1 points per game this season, earning Class AA all-state honors.
BOZEMAN — After 38 years of skiing, Bob Lyman is finally spoiling himself by investing in a brand new pair of custom backcountry telemark skis.
“I taught skiing for a long time, so I had the pleasure of skiing on all types of skis,” he said.
MISSOULA — A decision on whether the U.S. Department of Justice can prosecute a Montana medical marijuana provider is in the hands of a federal judge.
Jesse Walter Campbell, a Bozeman-based provider, is challenging his case based on a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision that upheld a federal regulation and said federal drug enforcement agents can’t go after medical marijuana providers who are obeying their state medical marijuana laws.
Esteemed Montana artist, Terry Karson, age 66, died of cancer at his home in Ennis, on Jan. 27, 2017. Terence Brooks Karson was born in Kansas City to James Calvert Karson and Evelyne Moore Karson on April 24, 1950.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana company has been granted a license to build a $1 billion, 400-megawatt power storage project in the central part of the state that would supplement electricity from wind turbines and other sources, according to documents released Thursday by federal regulators.