- Author rejects claim that records release threatens funding Updated: Nov-27-15 5:20 pm
HELENA, Montana - State education officials must disclose the disciplinary records of a former quarterback accused of rape for the public to understand what the University of Montana is doing to protect students from sexual assault, the attorney for "Into the Wild" author Jon Krakauer said in court filings.
- Feds try to close Montana-based timeshare donation program Updated: Nov-27-15 3:06 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - The U.S. Department of Justice is trying to stop a Montana lawyer and others from running or promoting a program that appears to facilitate philanthropic donations of timeshares, but actually led customers to commit tax fraud and didn't give much to charity, according to a court filing.
- Improving Griz offense takes on SDSU's stingy defense Updated: Nov-27-15 1:36 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - South Dakota State brings a stingy defense with a chip on its shoulder into its Football Championship Subdivision playoff game against a surging Montana, whose offense has averaged 55 points in each of its last two games.
- Pair of former Flathead High QBs at top of game Updated: Nov-27-15 1:19 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - Two former Flathead High School quarterbacks from Kalispell are playing key professional games this weekend.
- Missoula County deputies investigating Bonner-area shooting Updated: Nov-27-15 10:30 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Missoula County deputies are investigating after a Bonner-area resident called to report a man had come to his door with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his face.
- Gold mine operators eye site miles from closing mine Updated: Nov-27-15 10:27 am
WHITEHALL, Montana - Mine operators east of Butte are looking to open a new gold mine just miles from the existing open put gold mine that is set to close.
- Montana's unemployment insurance rate going down Updated: Nov-26-15 9:56 am
HELENA, Montana - The state's improving economy and low unemployment rate mean most businesses will see a reduction in their unemployment insurance rates next year.
- Dairy owners, processors complain about planned fee hike Updated: Nov-26-15 9:05 am
HELENA, Montana - The Montana Board of Livestock is proposing to raise its fees on milk producers and to add a fee for processors.
- Teams that kicked off season with upset wins to battle Updated: Nov-26-15 2:12 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Two teams that opened their 2015 seasons with impressive upset victories are set to battle in Missoula, Montana, on Saturday in the first round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
- 2 state prison inmates die following extended illnesses Updated: Nov-25-15 11:41 pm
BUTTE, Montana - Montana State Prison officials say two inmates died this week following extended illnesses.
- North Dakota State beats Montana for 27th straight at home Updated: Nov-25-15 10:13 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - A.J. Jacobson scored 17 points, Paul Miller added 15 and North Dakota State beat Montana 73-53 on Wednesday night for the Bison's 27th straight victory at home.
- Coal railroad plans on hold due to mine permitting delays Updated: Nov-25-15 7:17 pm
HELENA, Montana - Plans to build a $400 million railroad to haul coal from a proposed mine on the Montana-Wyoming border were put on indefinite hold Wednesday because of delays in obtaining a mining permit and a weakening coal market, officials said.
- Feds deny requests to re-open Montana dam transfer Updated: Nov-25-15 4:15 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - Federal energy regulators have denied requests for a new hearing on the transfer of a western Montana dam to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
- Judge denies motion to move trial in child death Updated: Nov-25-15 1:18 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - A Flathead County judge has denied a motion to move the trial in the case of a man charged with killing his girlfriend's 2-year-old son.
- Man admits to drinking, smoking pot before fatal crash Updated: Nov-25-15 4:20 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A driver who fled the scene after striking and killing a pedestrian on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
- Woman dies in I-90 rollover east of Drummond Updated: Nov-25-15 4:01 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Authorities say a woman has died after losing control of her pickup truck on the icy roads of Interstate 90 near Drummond.
- Political Practices boss adopts new campaign finance rules Updated: Nov-24-15 6:26 pm
HELENA, Montana - The Commissioner of Political Practices has adopted new campaign finance rules that he says will improve the transparency and reporting of money spent to influence elections in Montana.
- Deadline set for death penalty decision in Montana killings Updated: Nov-24-15 6:21 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Prosecutors will have until next summer to decide whether to seek the death penalty against a Wyoming teenager charged with a double slaying on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, after defense attorneys on Tuesday requested more time to argue against making it a capital case.
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- Bail hearing set for inmate whose conviction was overturned Updated: Nov-24-15 4:21 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - A bail hearing is scheduled next month for a Montana State Prison inmate whose conviction and life sentence for deliberate homicide were overturned after a judge ruled evidence withheld from the defense could have led to a different outcome.
- Costco pulls chicken salad from shelves Updated: Nov-24-15 3:23 pm
HELENA, Montana - Health officials say chicken salad from Costco may be linked to several recent cases of food poisoning in four states, including Montana.
- 55 GOP state lawmakers urge Bullock to block Syrian refugees Updated: Nov-24-15 1:29 pm
HELENA, Montana - Just over one-third of Montana's legislators are asking Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock to use all legal means to block or resist the placement of Syrian refugees in Montana.
- Fishtail man pleads guilty in meth conspiracy Updated: Nov-24-15 1:19 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A 61-year-old south-central Montana man has pleaded guilty to federal charges after prosecutors say he distributed about 178 pounds of methamphetamine.
- Montana, South Dakota governors make wager on playoff game Updated: Nov-24-15 6:11 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock have a little extra riding on Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision playoff game between South Dakota State University and the University of Montana.
- Judge puts stop to roll-your-own cigarettes at Billings shop Updated: Nov-24-15 4:05 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A judge has ordered a Billings tobacco shop to stop operating its machines that allow customers to roll their own cigarettes.