Diesel in Montana Cheaper than Unleaded Gasoline this Week
Fuel prices in Montana are starting to shed some cents, which according to Petroleum Analyst Will Speer is something the state hasn’t seen in awhile.
Governor Steve Bullock Not Pleased With Sage Grouse Plan
Montana Governor Steve Bullock and Wyoming Governor Matt Mead agree that a federal policy drafted by the U.S Bureau of Land Management to protect sage grouse is too restrictive.
No Fatalities Reported After Highway 93 Accident
Earlier today, July 31, traffic was slow on Highway 93 due to a crash a few miles north of Lolo.
Attorney General Spokesman States a “Clear Victory” For 24/7 Sobriety Program
Today, July 30, the Montana Supreme Court ruled to uphold the 24/7 Sobriety Program which requires repeat offenders to take breath tests twice a day rather than going to jail.
Strong Winds Spread Fire South of Billings
Rain has helped battle fires in western Montana; however, the weather hasn’t been as kind in Eastern Montana.
Glacier Fire Held at 4,000 Acres Burnt Down Historic Baring Creek Cabin
The Reynolds Creek Fire burning on the east side of Glacier National Park has expanded rapidly over the last three and a half days to over 4,000 acres in size.
Attorney General Tim Fox Writes to Phone Companies To Offer Call-Blocking Technology to Customers
Today, July 22, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox joined with 44 additional state attorneys to write a letter to five major phone companies to offer call blocking technology to their customers.
Montana Wheat Not Bad This Season Despite Drought
The Associated Press ran a story stating that Montana’s wheat was suffering from “below average” protein levels likely caused by drought, but Montana Wheat and Barely Committee Trade and Marketing Manager Cassidy Marn says that report doesn’t seem accurate.
Summer Rainfall Not Enough For Drought
Just last week, 15 counties in Montana were declared disaster areas due to the dry weather this year, and although Missoula did see some rainfall last week, national weather service hydrologist Ray Nickless says it wasn’t enough.
Montana Gas Prices Continue to Increase Due to Refinery Issues
While national gas prices are slowly slicing off a penny or two each week, Montana is still experiencing a slight increase.