- A look at efforts to legalize physician-assisted deaths Updated: Oct-06-15 6:35 pm
SAN DIEGO - California's governor has signed a bill that will give the terminally ill in the nation's most populous state the right to end their lives with drugs prescribed by a doctor.
- Judge blocks Montana from using drug in executions Updated: Oct-06-15 6:34 pm
HELENA, Montana - A judge on Tuesday blocked Montana from using a particular drug in lethal injections, effectively halting executions in the state until an adequate substitute can be found or lawmakers change the law.
- Man dies after train hits vehicle west of Bozeman Updated: Oct-06-15 3:54 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - Authorities say a 70-year-old man has died after a train struck his vehicle at a railroad crossing west of Bozeman.
- Cattle-killing bear shot by wildlife officials Updated: Oct-06-15 3:47 pm
COLUMBUS, Montana - Wildlife officials have shot a grizzly bear that killed 12 cows in Stillwater County.
- Bullock reports $775K saved for re-election campaign Updated: Oct-06-15 3:26 pm
HELENA, Montana - Gov. Steve Bullock has more than $775,000 to spend on his re-election campaign.
- Utility challenged over charges after coal plant outage Updated: Oct-06-15 3:12 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - NorthWestern Energy wrongly charged customers at least $8.5 million after a 2013 power plant outage forced it to buy electricity on the open market, attorneys for Montana consumers and environmental groups argued Tuesday before state regulators.
- Trial underway for man charged with breaking clean water law Updated: Oct-06-15 2:18 pm
HELENA, Montana - A federal jury heard arguments Tuesday in the case of a miner near Basin who faces criminal charges for digging ponds near his claim that prosecutors say polluted wetlands and a waterway in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.
- Trial for former inmate's lawsuit over cancer begins Updated: Oct-06-15 11:51 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A former Yellowstone County jail inmate is asking for $3 million from the county, saying his throat cancer went undiagnosed for nearly a year despite numerous complaints about pain and a lump in his throat.
- Man kills grizzly bear near Olney after it attacked Updated: Oct-06-15 11:38 am
KALISPELL, Montana - A man near Olney killed a grizzly bear after it attacked him.
- Western Sugar worker who died at facility identified Updated: Oct-06-15 5:01 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Authorities have identified the worker found dead at the Western Sugar beet-processing plant in Billings.
- Hunter escapes attack by shoving arm down bear's throat Updated: Oct-05-15 5:41 pm
GREAT FALLS, Montana - A Montana bow hunter is recovering after he survived a grizzly bear mauling by remembering a tip from his grandmother and shoving his arm down the animal's throat.
- Polson company drops disabled Marine from lawsuit Updated: Oct-05-15 2:49 pm
POLSON, Montana - A judge has dismissed a disabled Marine as a defendant in a lawsuit involving the former soldier's Polson home.
- Montana seeks to offer wolf trapping course online Updated: Oct-05-15 2:18 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana officials are seeking permission to offer a wolf trapping course online after seeing class participation decline over the last two years.
- Businessman to plead guilty in tribal corruption case Updated: Oct-05-15 1:59 pm
HELENA, Montana - A Havre businessman agreed to plead guilty to bribing a tribal official and conspiring to make false claims in order to take federal stimulus money awarded to the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.
- Montana sees increase in tax fraud over past 3 years Updated: Oct-05-15 11:23 am
MISSOULA, Montana - The Montana Department of Revenue has seen a sharp increase in the amount of tax fraud committed over the past three years.
- Hunter reported missing found safe Updated: Oct-05-15 9:22 am
HELENA, Montana - A 51-year-old Washington state man who was reported missing when he didn't meet his hunting party has turned up safe at a Meagher County ranch.
- Flathead County plans for Walmart building fall through Updated: Oct-03-15 3:41 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - Flathead County's plan to buy a former Walmart building in Evergreen has fallen through because the owner has received a better offer for the 14-acre site.
- Fall enrollment down 4.3 percent at University of Montana Updated: Oct-03-15 12:28 pm
- Cities seek revival of public intoxication bill Updated: Oct-03-15 9:05 am
HELENA, Montana - Billings and Missoula officials are renewing their call to state lawmakers to allow them to criminalize public intoxication.
- Billings treatment center receives grant for inmate program Updated: Oct-03-15 5:08 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A Billings addiction treatment center has received a multi-year federal grant to help fund treatment and transitional living for recently released inmates.
- Miners near Lincoln file countersuit against Forest Service Updated: Oct-02-15 5:44 pm
HELENA, Montana - Two Montana miners filed a countersuit seeking a jury trial to determine their rights to claims near Lincoln after the U.S. government sued them for failing to comply with federal regulations.
- Authorities identify child who died in motor home fire Updated: Oct-02-15 4:55 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - Flathead County officials have identified the child who died in a motor home fire near Kalispell as an 8-year-old girl.
- Changes coming for Powerball after slumping sales Updated: Oct-02-15 3:20 pm
HELENA, Montana - After a year of slumping sales, lottery officials are changing their popular Powerball game to improve the odds of winning smaller cash amounts while making it harder to walk away with the jackpot, the head of the Montana Lottery said Friday.
- Ham radio: A hobby or community service or both? Updated: Oct-02-15 11:58 am
BASIN, Wyoming - When all other communication is down or unavailable, ham radio operators, also known as amateur radio operators, can provide emergency communication. However, the emergency assistance is not the main reason many operators get involved. For Basin's Jerry Pyle, it's been nearly a lifelong passion.
- Mother sentenced for giving kids alcohol, inhalants Updated: Oct-02-15 11:36 am
HAMILTON, Montana - A Hamilton woman who pleaded guilty to proving alcohol to a minor and inhaling canned air with her children has been sentenced to 10 years in prison with five years suspended.