Woman Denies Baby’s Beating Death on Montana Reservation
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A 42-year-old Montana woman has denied federal murder charges based on accusations she killed a 13-month-old girl and put the baby's body in a dumpster.
Daredevil Successfully Jumps Rocket Over Canyon
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Professional stuntman Eddie Braun successfully jumped over the Snake River Canyon Friday afternoon in an ode to his boyhood idol, Evel Knievel.
WYDOT Considering Yellowstone License Plate
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Transportation is looking into the idea of offering state license plates that celebrate Yellowstone National Park.
Montana authorities Learning How to Respond to Nuclear Theft
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Montana law enforcement agencies are learning how to respond to an attack on a nuclear weapons convoy.
Woman Pleads Guilty in Drug Trafficking Case
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Federal prosecutors have their first guilty plea in a multistate drug trafficking case involving at least 20 people, including a Coeur d'Alene gastroenterologist and his family.
Report Says ‘Ice Road Trucker’ Plane Crashed While Making Second Landing Attempt
A witness to an airplane crash that killed "Ice Road Truckers" driver Darrell Ward says the Cessna 182D was making a second attempt to land at a western Montana airstrip when it suddenly veered 90 degrees the right.
City of Billings Ordered to Pay Police Back Pay Over Lawsuit
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The city of Billings has been ordered to pay nearly $3 million to police officers in back pay and wages, penalties and other costs as a result of a lawsuit filed by a retired officer and 26 others in 2009.
Elliston-Area Campsites Blocked Off to Motorized Vehicles
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Barriers are being put up around areas of the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest to keep out vehicles, forcing campers to walk to campsites that are near waterways.
Panel sends Colstrip Closure Bills to Montana Legislature
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An interim committee is sending five bills to the 2017 Montana Legislature meant to blunt the economic impact of a planned partial closure of Colstrip's coal-fired power plant within the next six years.
Montana Re-Opens Short Stretch of Yellowstone River
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana has re-opened a short stretch of the Yellowstone River to fishing, boating and other activities after officials reported not finding any more dead mountain whitefish there in the last week.