- Soldier injured after parachute failed to deploy Updated: Sep-02-15 8:41 pm
HAMILTON, Montana - A soldier was injured during a U.S. Army Special Operations parachute-training exercise in western Montana.
- Few attend public hearing on proposed campaign rules Updated: Sep-02-15 7:26 pm
HELENA, Montana - A public hearing on proposed changes to Montana's campaign laws that was scheduled for 14 hours at the Capitol this week has so far drawn eight people and about three hours of comments.
- Trial over execution drug begins in Helena Updated: Sep-02-15 7:22 pm
HELENA, Montana - Two medical experts offered conflicting views Wednesday on whether a drug used to execute Montana prisoners by lethal injection meets the standard set by lawmakers.
- Montana insists it can't release child death information Updated: Sep-02-15 5:20 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana child welfare officials have reiterated their position that state law prohibits disclosure of information about child abuse deaths despite a warning from the federal government that continued secrecy could jeopardize grant money.
- Navy says new attack submarine to be named USS Montana Updated: Sep-02-15 4:54 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - One of the U.S. Navy's new attack submarines will be named the USS Montana.
- Ivan Doig papers going to Montana State University Updated: Sep-02-15 3:09 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - Manuscripts, drafts and other items belonging to renowned Western author Ivan Doig will be housed at Montana State University.
- Mine owners reply to Forest Service lawsuit Updated: Sep-02-15 2:29 pm
HELENA, Montana - Two Montana miners are denying claims that their mine northwest of Helena fails to comply with U.S. Forest Service regulations.
- Opportunity residents win victory in court case Updated: Sep-02-15 1:31 pm
BUTTE, Montana - The Montana Supreme Court has ruled that residents in Opportunity seeking an environmental cleanup will get their day in court.
- US offers $10 million in grants for railroad crossing fixes Updated: Sep-02-15 12:01 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - U.S. transportation officials on Wednesday offered $10 million in grants for states to upgrade highway-rail crossings and tracks in response to a recent surge in flammable fuel shipments.
- State gets $1 million grant for college readiness programs Updated: Sep-02-15 5:28 am
HELENA, Montana - Montana has received a $1 million grant to grow three college and career readiness programs.
- Montana wildlife officials euthanize bear near Lockwood Updated: Sep-01-15 11:01 pm
LOCKWOOD, Montana - Montana wildlife officials euthanized a female black bear that broke into at least one home in a neighborhood near Lockwood.
- Court rejects appeal for full hearing on contribution limits Updated: Sep-01-15 5:17 pm
HELENA, Montana - A federal court has rejected Montana's request to rehear its defense of state campaign contribution limits.
- Judge asked to lift hold on drilling lease near Glacier park Updated: Sep-01-15 4:18 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - An attorney for a Louisiana oil company has asked a judge to reject the government's proposed timeline for lifting its hold on an energy lease on land in Montana that's sacred among American Indians.
- Man facing charge in fire that burned 3 homes Updated: Sep-01-15 1:55 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - A man suspected of dropping a cigarette and causing a fire that burned at least three homes in August is facing a charge in Flathead County.
- Woman pleads no contest to child sex abuse charge Updated: Sep-01-15 1:13 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A woman who is facing a child sex abuse charge after having nude photos of her son's alleged rape victim on her cellphone has pleaded no contest to the charge.
- Court revives dispute over energy leasing's climate impacts Updated: Sep-01-15 12:22 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A federal appeals court ruling has revived a bid by environmentalists to block drilling for oil and gas on public lands in Montana until the government looks more closely at climate change impacts.
- Helena school attendance lags behind state average Updated: Sep-01-15 5:35 am
HELENA, Montana - Student attendance in Helena Public Schools is below the state average and below the level that education officials say they consider to be a red flag.
- State's appeal of gay marriage ruling dismissed Updated: Sep-01-15 5:07 am
HELENA, Montana - A federal appeals court has formally dismissed Montana's gay marriage case now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex couples have the right to wed.
- Man pleads not guilty to cutting trees from Montana refuge Updated: Aug-31-15 11:52 pm
BUTTE, Montana - A man accused of illegally cutting down 52 Douglas fir trees from the Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Montana has pleaded not guilty to theft of government property.
- Labor report: Worker shortage begins as baby boomers retire Updated: Aug-31-15 8:16 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana's low unemployment rate is driving up wages but a serious worker shortage is appearing on the horizon as baby boomers begin to retire, state officials said Monday.
- Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountain Updated: Aug-31-15 7:01 pm
HELENA, Montana - A 6-foot tall statue of Jesus that has spent the last 60 years overlooking a northwestern Montana ski hill may stay there, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
- Butte man pleads guilty to role in infant's death Updated: Aug-31-15 6:25 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A Butte man has pleaded guilty to his role in the death of his 3-month-old daughter in 2012.
- Deputy attorney general withdraws from closed primary case Updated: Aug-31-15 4:37 pm
HELENA, Montana - A deputy attorney general will no longer be defending the state in a Republican challenge to the state's open primary elections after the party accused him of misconduct.
- Proposed grizzly bear protection settlement heads to judge Updated: Aug-31-15 4:19 pm
HELENA, Montana - The state Land Board on Monday approved a proposed lawsuit settlement between Montana and three conservation groups that would protect grizzly bears while still allowing logging in two state forests west of Glacier National Park.
- 3 Montana State players suspended for season-opener Updated: Aug-31-15 2:05 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - Three Montana State football players have been suspended for the team's season-opener on Thursday for a violation of team rules.