- Washington state man dies in Montana canoeing accident Updated: Aug-03-15 9:10 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A man has died after a weekend canoeing accident on the Clark Fork River in western Montana.
- Montana boy drowns on the Clark's Fork near Crandall Updated: Aug-03-15 7:43 am
CRANDALL, Wyoming - A 13-year-old boy from Montana has drowned after recreating on the Clark's Fork of the Yellowstone River near Crandall.
- Montana National Guard increases security Updated: Aug-02-15 5:53 pm
HELENA, Montana - The Montana National Guard is increasing security at its recruiting offices and armory facilities in response to the July 16 killing of four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
- DEQ taking public comment on wastewater permits for 3 mines Updated: Aug-02-15 3:43 pm
HELENA, Montana - State environmental regulators are accepting public comments on draft wastewater discharge permits for three Montana mining companies.
- Meager hay harvest threatens Flathead livestock shelter Updated: Aug-02-15 3:36 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - Over the past 17 years, hundreds of abused, displaced, neglected, and unwanted farm animals have found a permanent home in Marion on All Mosta Ranch, the Flathead Valley's only livestock rescue.
- 'Roving rabbis' spread across Montana on kosher mission Updated: Aug-02-15 3:17 pm
HELENA, Montana - Two young Orthodox rabbis have traded their studies in Brooklyn for the back roads of Montana, where they are teaching the far-flung faithful how to keep kosher in Big Sky Country.
- Charges upgraded in Hungry Horse shooting Updated: Aug-02-15 1:23 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - Flathead County prosecutors have filed upgraded charges against a Hungry Horse man accused of wounding a man with a shotgun blast while firing at three people who had come onto his property.
- Yellowstone to clear Soda Butte Creek of nonnative fish Updated: Aug-02-15 12:23 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - Before moving ahead with a plan to destroy exotic brook trout in Yellowstone National Park's Soda Butte Creek, fisheries managers will first try to capture native cutthroat trout from the stream to salvage them.
- Fire crews demobilize from Northern Cheyenne wildfire Updated: Aug-02-15 11:08 am
HELENA, Montana - Firefighters have gained 80 percent containment on a wildfire burning on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in southeast Montana.
- Wyoming community reacts to resident's homicide charges Updated: Aug-01-15 5:26 pm
WORLAND, Wyoming - Relatives and neighbors say an 18-year-old Wyoming man accused of shooting a family that stopped to help him on a Montana roadside had been in and out of trouble, but they're surprise at the charges leveled against him.
- Red flag warning for NW Montana, including Glacier Park Updated: Aug-01-15 1:28 pm
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Montana - A red flag warning was posted Saturday for much of northwest Montana, including Glacier National Park where firefighters are battling a wildfire.
- Stories, storytellers link family to author Norman Maclean Updated: Aug-01-15 5:05 am
BILLINGS, Montana - As a 25-year-old college graduate working three part-time jobs to afford living in Chicago in 1980, Jane Moses received an unusual offer for a fourth part-time task -- to help author Norman Maclean type his handwritten notes for his book "Young Men and Fire."
- 1 killed, 3 hospitalized in crash south of Darby Updated: Jul-31-15 11:44 pm
HAMILTON, Montana - Authorities say a man was killed and three other people were hospitalized in a single-vehicle rollover crash south of Darby.
- Man accused of shooting family recently released from jail Updated: Jul-31-15 6:37 pm
HELENA, Montana - An 18-year-old man accused of shooting a family that stopped to help him on a Montana roadside was released from a Wyoming jail two weeks earlier while facing unrelated burglary and drug charges, a court official said Friday.
- Pictographs dating back hundreds of years vandalized Updated: Jul-31-15 2:18 pm
HELENA, Montana - The Helena National Forest is trying to figure out who vandalized pictographs dating back from hundreds to thousands of years ago in Hellgate Canyon.
- Body found in spot where wildfire started Updated: Jul-31-15 2:04 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The Yellowstone County sheriff's office is investigating after a body was found in the area where a 50-acre wildfire started northwest of Laurel.
- Stillwater Mining Co. reports $27M loss for 2nd quarter Updated: Jul-31-15 12:20 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The nation's only platinum and palladium mine is reporting a $27.5 million loss for the second quarter of 2015.
- No more tattoos, gang colors for man in botched burglary Updated: Jul-31-15 11:17 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A Missoulia man who told police he was a member of a Los Angeles-based gang has been prohibited from wearing gang colors and receiving tattoos as part of a three-year deferred sentence.
- Judge denies attempt to stall roundup at wild horse range Updated: Jul-31-15 5:07 am
BILLINGS, Montana - The Bureau of Land Management will go forward with its planned roundup at the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range after a judge denied a preliminary injunction.
- Montana Supreme Court upholds 24/7 Sobriety Program Updated: Jul-30-15 7:34 pm
HELENA, Montana - The Montana Supreme Court upheld the state's 24/7 Sobriety Program in a ruling Thursday, saying charging associated fees for alcohol monitoring is not pretrial punishment in violation of the Constitution.
- Wyoming, Montana unsatisfied with federal sage grouse plan Updated: Jul-30-15 6:58 pm
HELENA, Montana - The governors of Wyoming and Montana say a federal plan to protect the greater sage grouse is far more restrictive than Western states' own programs to help the struggling species.
- Bond set at $350,000 for man in hit-and-run Updated: Jul-30-15 5:28 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - A judge has set bond at $350,000 for a man charged with a hit-and-run collision that left a 72-year-old man in critical condition.
- Officials: Proposed mine won't break environmental policy Updated: Jul-30-15 4:50 pm
LIBBY, Montana - Owners of a northwestern Montana mine say they are one step closer to operating after the U.S. Forest Service found the project would not violate environmental laws or regulations.
- Scott Cruse named head of FBI's Oklahoma City division Updated: Jul-30-15 3:59 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - FBI Director James Comey has named Scott Cruse as special agent in charge of the FBI's Oklahoma City Division, which covers all 77 counties in the state.
- Court denies Yellowstone Club founder's release from jail Updated: Jul-30-15 2:40 pm
HELENA, Montana - A federal appeals court has denied a third emergency petition to release the founder of Montana's Yellowstone Club from jail, meaning former billionaire Tim Blixseth will likely be detained until an October hearing concludes.