Yellowstone Reports First Grizzly Bear Sighting of 2020
Biologists spotted the bear in northwestern Wyoming on Saturday. The sighting is one day earlier that the first grizzly sighting of 2019.
Daines Urges Action to Ease Financial Burden of Coronavirus
Daines urged the Dept. of Treasury to consider COVID-19 testing "preventive care" to avoid high out-of-pocket fees. Four MT companies have already waived test fees.
Three Democrats Drop Out of MT Senate Race as Bullock Joins
Democrats Cora Neumann, Mike Knoles, and John Seckinger, all of Bozeman, have dropped out of the Senate race as Bullock announces his bid for Senate seat.
Bullock to Enter Montana Senate Race
The Associated Press reports that Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will try to unseat first-term Republican Sen. Steve Daines, a senior adviser said Monday, giving Democrats a boost in their effort to take control of the Senate in November.
Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend, Body Has Not Been Found
A Nevada man has been convicted of killing his girlfriend in Montana even though investigators have not found her remains.
Teen Pleads Not Guilty to Killing 12-Year-Old Nephew
A 14-year-old Montana boy has pleaded not guilty to beating and torturing his 12-year-old nephew to death in West Yellowstone.
Great Falls Man Sentenced to 110 Years for Killing Disabled Veteran
A Great Falls man has been sentenced for killing a disabled veteran in 2016, burying his body in the dirt floor of a barn, and stealing his disability benefits.
Update: Body Found in Billings Garbage Truck Was Likely Transient in Dumpster
Police in Billings believe a 50-year-old man who was found crushed to death in a garbage truck was a transient who had been in a dumpster before it was emptied.
Former Assistant Basketball Coach Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse
A former assistant basketball coach at Stone Child College on the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of sexual abuse.
Former Foster Care Worker Sentenced for Hitting Child
A former employee of an emergency foster care program in Great Falls has been given a deferred sentence after hitting a 7-year-old girl in her care in January 2019.