The Latest: Gianforte Rejects Outsourcing Claim
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte painted Gov. Steve Bullock as a career politician willing to manipulate the truth to stay in office as the candidates faced off in their final scheduled debate.
Montana Supreme Court Race Prompts Major Fundraising
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Groups trying to influence the outcome of a Montana Supreme Court race are on track to set a record for the most fundraising collected for a justice seat.
Blackfeet Say They’ll Move Bison onto Disputed Sacred Area
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Leaders of Montana's Blackfeet Indian Reservation say they plan to place 89 bison onto U.S. Forest Service land near Glacier National Park that tribal members consider sacred.
Secretary of State Calls for Automatic Voter Registration
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Secretary of State Linda McCulloch is asking state lawmakers to pass an automatic voter registration bill in the next legislative session
Commissioner: Anonymous Political Blogs Can’t Be Regulated
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's elections regulator says blogs that provide political commentary penned by anonymous authors are not subject to campaign finance reporting and disclosure laws.
Judge Says VA Montana Retaliated Against Whistleblower
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge says a VA Montana leader harassed and retaliated against an employee because the worker filed a patient safety report over an operating room error.
Yellowstone Wildfire Season Called One of Worst in Decades
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The wildfire season this summer in Yellowstone is being called the worst in decades.
Complaint Filed Over Montana Suspension of Solar Payments
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is being asked to step in after Montana officials suspended payment for solar projects until a rate structure can be determined.
University of Montana Fall Enrollment Down
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Fall enrollment at the University of Montana's main campus is down 6.1 percent compared to last year, continuing a downward trend since it reported a peak enrollment of 13,198 students in 2010.
Montana Insurer to Shut Down In 2017
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Officials for a Montana health insurance company say the company will shut down next year.