- Inmate dies in Yellowstone County jail Updated: Jul-04-15 1:04 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A male inmate has died at the Yellowstone County Detention Facility in Billings.
- Montana tribe's hopes for recognition buoyed by rule changes Updated: Jul-03-15 2:40 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - New rules for the recognition of Native American groups could ease the way for Montana's Little Shell Band of Chippewa Indians to be formally acknowledged by the U.S. government, according to the tribe's chairman.
- Montana had 2nd highest rate of health exchange re-enrollees Updated: Jul-03-15 2:04 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Montana has the nation's second highest rate of people re-enrolling in the health exchanges established under the federal health care law.
- Yellowstone loses radio frequencies used to track wildlife Updated: Jul-02-15 6:02 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Researchers at Yellowstone National Park have lost their license for a set of radio frequencies used to track more than 100 radio-collared wolves and elk.
- Montana Supreme Court orders Billings lawyer disbarred Updated: Jul-02-15 2:45 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The Montana Supreme Court has disbarred a Billings attorney for misusing a client's funds and ordered him to pay more than $65,000 in restitution to the family of a man who died in April 2005 of injuries suffered in a vehicle crash.
- National science panel opens review of livestock disease Updated: Jul-01-15 8:44 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A national science panel is conducting a broad review of a livestock disease that's afflicted large numbers of elk and bison in the Yellowstone region of Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.
- Federal officials reject wolf petition from advocates Updated: Jun-30-15 3:32 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Federal wildlife officials have rejected a petition from advocates who sought to reclassify gray wolves as a threatened species in most of the U.S.
- Billings man who died in head-on crash identified Updated: Jun-30-15 10:56 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Carbon County officials have released the name of a 22-year-old Billings man who died in a head-on crash near Roberts.
- Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air Updated: Jun-30-15 6:34 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed to take potential costs into account when it decided to regulate toxic emissions from many power plants.
- Coal plant operator says Colstrip remains profitable for now Updated: Jun-29-15 8:16 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The formation of a new company to run Montana's largest power plant has raised questions among analysts and plant detractors about how long it can keep going, as pollution control costs rise and coal's share of the electricity market crumbles.
- Man pleads no contest to burning daughter with lighter Updated: Jun-29-15 4:34 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A 44-year-old Billings man has pleaded no contest to charges that he held down his 6-year-old daughter and burned her with a lighter.
- College experiment lost in failed launch of supply rocket Updated: Jun-29-15 10:35 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A Rocky Mountain College professor says he's ready to replace an algae experiment lost on board a supply rocket that broke apart following its launch Sunday.
- Billings man dies, woman injured in crash near Roberts Updated: Jun-29-15 10:02 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A 22-year-old Billings man was killed and a woman was critically injured in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 212 near Roberts.
- Some Montana schools missing vaccine benchmark, data shows Updated: Jun-28-15 2:44 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Vaccination rates at one in eight elementary schools in Montana are too low to ensure immunity from outbreaks of measles or whooping cough, new state data shows.
- Deschamps out, Essmann elected GOP Party chairman Updated: Jun-27-15 9:28 pm
HELENA, Montana - Members of Montana's Republican Party ousted six-year chairman Will Deschamps on Saturday, electing Rep. Jeff Essmann of Billings to lead them through the 2016 election cycle.
- Man gets 50 years for running meth ring from prison Updated: Jun-26-15 12:22 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A man serving 25 years to life for a drug-related killing has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison for running an eastern Montana drug ring from a California prison using smuggled cellphones.
- Advocacy group challenges summer roundup at wild horse range Updated: Jun-26-15 12:19 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - An animal advocacy group has filed a lawsuit to stop a summer roundup at the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range that aims to reduce the size of its mustang herd along the Montana-Wyoming border.
- Senators' measure calls for pipeline river crossings study Updated: Jun-26-15 6:16 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A U.S. Senate committee has approved a measure that requires federal transportation officials to report on the safety of pipelines that cross beneath rivers following two major oil spills into the Yellowstone River.
- 70-year-old man killed in Big Horn County crash Updated: Jun-25-15 6:07 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A 70-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 in Big Horn County.
- Yellowstone County looks to DOC to help with crowded jails Updated: Jun-25-15 5:06 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Yellowstone County officials are asking state Department of Corrections administrators to move their inmates quickly to help with jail overcrowding.
- Board urged to adopt buffers between homes, oil drilling Updated: Jun-24-15 8:00 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Farmers and environmentalists urged Montana regulators on Wednesday to establish buffer zones around homes to protect them from oil and gas drilling. But energy industry representatives say such a move isn't needed and would put large areas of the state off-limits to development.
- Officials identify Bakken worker killed in vehicle crash Updated: Jun-24-15 4:11 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Authorities have identified a 30-year-old Bakken oilfield worker who died in a weekend accident in northwestern Montana.
- Officials identify 19-year-old man killed in rollover crash Updated: Jun-24-15 3:34 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Officials in Roosevelt County have released the name of a 19-year-old man who died in a rollover crash southwest of Brockton.
- Lockwood man gets 20 years for trying to kidnap girl Updated: Jun-24-15 5:06 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A Lockwood man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for breaking into a house and trying to kidnap a 13-year-old girl.
- March of Dimes disbands in Montana, staff's future uncertain Updated: Jun-24-15 5:05 am
BILLINGS, Montana - The March of Dimes will end fundraising efforts in Montana as part of an organization-wide evaluation and reallocation of resources.