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MONTANA CITY — Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines of Montana said Tuesday the Democrats' recent switch in Senate candidates won't change how he campaigns for the seat in the Nov. 4 electi ...
Published Tue, Aug 19, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — The 16,000 state employees and retirees insured by the state health plan likely will face rate increases of 15 percent to 27 percent next year, and lower benefits, to cover high ...
Published Mon, Aug 18, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Montana-Dakota Utilities is asking state regulators to approve a 5.4 percent rate increase for its nearly 81,000 natural gas customers in eastern Montana — just eight months aft ...
Published Thu, Aug 14, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Montana wildlife officials will hold public hearings on a proposal to create a wolf conservation stamp that would allow non-hunters to contribute $20 apiece to help in the manag ...
Published Tue, Aug 12, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
MILES CITY — A southeastern Montana man shot a black bear a day after the bruin crawled into his house through an open window. Jim and Jeannette Lei said the bear had been hanging around ...
Published Mon, Aug 11, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Hiking on the Palisades Trail, just minutes from downtown Red Lodge, is a sensory delight. Shoes crunch on dried pine needles, releasing a pungent scent. A light breeze blows through the ...
Published Sat, Aug 9, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Smokey Bear turns 70 this year, and to celebrate the BLM will be giving away 100 free tickets to children for the movie “Planes: Fire and Rescue” on Sunday at the Montana Theater in Mile ...
Published Fri, Aug 8, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Lt. Col. George Custer and some 90 soldiers on a railroad survey barely avoided a fatal ambush on the Yellowstone River opposite present-day Miles City. Sioux warriors lured the soldiers ...
Published Sun, Aug 3, 2014 • Added one year ago
MAKOSHIKA STATE PARK, Glendive — The loud rumble of a bulldozer and an excavator pierced the quiet of the rocky crags and canyons inside Makoshika State Park on Saturday. The goal was to ...
Published Sat, Aug 2, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Units from the Montana Army and Air National Guard are partnering with Montana State Parks to repair the main switchback road at Makoshika State Park in Glendive. The Innovative Readines ...
Published Sat, Aug 2, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA – The Judicial Nomination Commission on Tuesday unanimously voted to submit the names of three attorneys to Gov. Steve Bullock for consideration as the next state workers’ compens ...
Published Wed, Jul 30, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Bill Rigney, a Miles City tough, was taken from the local jail and hanged from a railroad trestle shortly after midnight. He was jailed for barging into the home of a top railroad offici ...
Published Tue, Jul 22, 2014 • Added one year ago
Two former employees of Stockman Bank’s Miles City branch office recently filed a federal lawsuit alleging sex discrimination by supervisors. The plaintiffs, Cindy Conley, of Miles City, ...
Published Mon, Jul 21, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — A legislative panel Thursday voted to advance a report on how to encourage more state involvement in management of federal lands in Montana — but not before changing it to say t ...
Published Thu, Jul 10, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — A study of federal land management problems in Montana roiled a legislative panel Wednesday, as some members said the report has a “hidden agenda” of transferring ownership of f ...
Published Wed, Jul 9, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Units from the Montana Army and Air National Guard will be partnering with Montana State Parks to repair the main switchback road at Makoshika State Park in Glendive starting on July 14. ...
Published Tue, Jul 1, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
COLSTRIP – The sky’s the thing here, or one of the big things. If you haven’t lost yourself in a Montana prairie sky lately, especially in June, especially after a rain shower, you may h ...
Published Mon, Jun 30, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
PARK CITY ACRES Ackley Lake, Great Falls, 160 Anaconda Smoke Stack, Anaconda, 12.22 Bannack, Dillon, 1529.45 Beaverhead Rock, Dillon, 71 Beavertail Hill, Missoula, 65 Big Arm, Kalispell, ...
Published Sat, Jun 28, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — A standing-room-only crowd of more than 250 people from across Montana turned out for the 2014 Montana Conference on Suicide Prevention.The conference was such a hot ticket that ...
Published Fri, Jun 27, 2014 • Added one year ago
The three top administrators of the Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center in Miles City who were fired earlier this month have hired a Billings attorney to fight the termination ...
Published Mon, Jun 23, 2014 • Added 2 years ago