- Stories, storytellers link family to author Norman Maclean Updated: Aug-01-15 5:05 am
BILLINGS, Montana - As a 25-year-old college graduate working three part-time jobs to afford living in Chicago in 1980, Jane Moses received an unusual offer for a fourth part-time task -- to help author Norman Maclean type his handwritten notes for his book "Young Men and Fire."
- Man accused of shooting family recently released from jail Updated: Jul-31-15 6:37 pm
HELENA, Montana - An 18-year-old man accused of shooting a family that stopped to help him on a Montana roadside was released from a Wyoming jail two weeks earlier while facing unrelated burglary and drug charges, a court official said Friday.
- Body found in spot where wildfire started Updated: Jul-31-15 2:04 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The Yellowstone County sheriff's office is investigating after a body was found in the area where a 50-acre wildfire started northwest of Laurel.
- Stillwater Mining Co. reports $27M loss for 2nd quarter Updated: Jul-31-15 12:20 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The nation's only platinum and palladium mine is reporting a $27.5 million loss for the second quarter of 2015.
- Judge denies attempt to stall roundup at wild horse range Updated: Jul-31-15 5:07 am
BILLINGS, Montana - The Bureau of Land Management will go forward with its planned roundup at the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range after a judge denied a preliminary injunction.
- Bond set at $350,000 for man in hit-and-run Updated: Jul-30-15 5:28 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - A judge has set bond at $350,000 for a man charged with a hit-and-run collision that left a 72-year-old man in critical condition.
- Medical examiner could've revoked job over infant autopsies Updated: Jul-28-15 4:36 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana's former medical examiner had the authority to revoke the appointment of an associate who he complained continually ignored a directive not to perform autopsies on infants, state officials said.
- Northern Cheyenne tribe to look at sites along railroad path Updated: Jul-27-15 1:08 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The Northern Cheyenne tribe is planning additional investigations of cultural sites along the path of a proposed railroad that would open new areas of southeastern Montana to large-scale coal mining.
- AP Exclusive: Teen's killing by friend goes to special jury Updated: Jul-25-15 3:53 am
BILLINGS, Montana - The parents of a Montana teenager who shot and killed a friend knocking on his bedroom window late at night say he shouldn't face criminal charges over what they describe as a tragic accident.
- 1 killed, 6 injured in rollover crash near Roundup Updated: Jul-23-15 11:53 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A 31-year-old North Dakota woman was killed and six other people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash east of Roundup.
- Searchers find kayaker's body in Yellowstone River Updated: Jul-23-15 11:37 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Searchers have found the body of a kayaker who capsized on the Yellowstone River near Forsyth.
- Father charged in son's shooting death Updated: Jul-23-15 10:01 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A 73-year-old man is facing a negligent homicide charge in his son's shooting death that court documents say occurred while the two were struggling over a gun.
- Roundup man killed in motorcycle wreck Updated: Jul-23-15 5:09 am
BILLINGS, Montana - The Carbon County sheriff says a man found dead after a motorcycle wreck near Roberts has been identified as a man reported missing after a motorcycle rally.
- Montana officials say dam, bypass best for imperiled fish Updated: Jul-22-15 3:55 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A $59 million dam and fish bypass proposed on the Yellowstone River offers the best chance to save an endangered fish population that's long been blocked from its spawning grounds, a senior Montana official said Wednesday.
- Shooting northeast of Billings leaves 1 person dead Updated: Jul-21-15 3:53 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Yellowstone County authorities have arrested a 73-year-old man after a shooting left one person dead near Ballantine, about 20 miles northeast of Billings.
- Victims identified in Wyoming plane crash Updated: Jul-21-15 12:07 pm
CODY, Wyoming - Four people who died in a plane crash over the weekend in Wyoming have been identified.
- US government commits $30 million to rural Montana Internet Updated: Jul-21-15 11:13 am
BILLINGS, Montana - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has committed $30 million to improving high-speed Internet service in rural Montana.
- Colstrip awarded $500,000 for wastewater upgrades Updated: Jul-21-15 6:21 am
BILLINGS, Montana - The city of Colstrip has been awarded $500,000 to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant.
- Officials: Oil train didn't speed before Montana derailment Updated: Jul-20-15 7:34 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A train that derailed and spilled 35,000 gallons of oil in northeastern Montana was traveling within authorized speed limits, federal officials said Monday as they continued to probe the accident's cause.
- Correction: Ranch Market story Updated: Jul-20-15 12:49 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - In a story July 18 about the sale of large recreation properties in Montana, The Associated Press reported erroneously the real estate agent listing three ranches for sale. They are listed by Bozeman brokerage Fay Ranches, not Hall & Hall.
- Child cancer clinic coming to Kalispell Updated: Jul-19-15 10:34 am
KALISPELL, Montana - A children's cancer clinic is being established in Kalispell so patients from western Montana can stay closer to home for most treatments.
- Renewable energy advocates say utility's fee is unfair Updated: Jul-16-15 7:33 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A proposed fee for some Montana-Dakota Utilities customers who use their own wind or solar power has drawn opposition from renewable energy backers who say the company is trying to stifle small-scale electricity generation.
- Forest Service considers mining project near Yellowstone Updated: Jul-16-15 7:20 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The U.S. Forest Service is considering a more stringent analysis of a mining proposal near Yellowstone National Park after receiving thousands of public comments on the 2,500-acre project, according to an agency spokeswoman.
- Man hit, killed by train while riding ATV across tracks Updated: Jul-16-15 1:12 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - An 80-year-old south-central Montana man has died after his all-terrain vehicle was struck by a train southwest of Billings.
- Inmates gain confidence, discipline through culinary arts Updated: Jul-16-15 5:06 am
BILLINGS, Montana - The women working and learning in the Culinary Arts Program at Passages Women's Center, a Billings prerelease program for female offenders, proved that life really can be a great big bowl of cherries.