Montana Gains Second Congressional Seat
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Census Bureau figures released Monday show Montana’s recent population boom will let the state regain the second U.S. House seat it lost nearly 30 years ago
Biden Taps Montana Environmentalist For US Public Lands Boss
A longtime environmental advocate and Democratic aide has been nominated by President Joe Biden to oversee roughly a quarter-billion acres of federally owned land in Western states.
Suspects in Billings Homicide Die Near West Yellowstone
Two people being sought for questioning in a suspected homicide in Billings died of gunshot wounds while being pursued by law enforcement officers near West Yellowstone.
Governor Bans Use of Vaccine Passports in Montana
Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte issued an executive order banning the development or use of vaccine passports in Montana.
US Judge Retires From Bench in Montana After 36 Years
A judge in Montana known for approving a search warrant for the Unabomber’s cabin and presiding over his first few court appearances in 1996 has retired.
California Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Montana Man
A California man has agreed to plea guilty to negligent homicide in the killing of a Montana man during an altercation last summer outside a Whitefish bar.
Montana House Advances Competing Bills On Pot Regulations
The Montana House advanced three competing Republican plans for regulating recreational marijuana sales.
Glacier National Park Introduces Ticket Entry System
Park officials in Montana have unveiled a temporary ticket entry system for the Going-to-the-Sun Road corridor this summer in an effort to manage congestion and avoid potential closures because of the coronavirus pandemic and road construction. Glacier National Park officials announced Wednesday tha…
Montana House Panel Moves Bill to Spend $2B in Stimulus Aid
A Montana House committee is moving forward with a bill to appropriate about $2 billion in federal stimulus money.
Woman Accused of Hitting Girl With Car Enters Alford Plea
A Montana woman accused of driving into a 6-year-old girl who was trying to cross a highway has entered an Alford plea in court on Thursday.