Local & Regional
LEWISTOWN — The first thing you need to know about Tom Wojtowick and Paul Huff is both are lifelong Catholics. The second is that the Lewistown couple, who are now at the center of a con ...
Published Fri, Sep 26, 2014 • Added 3 years ago
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester will hold a field hearing Friday in Sidney to examine law enforcement and infrastructure needs in the booming Bakken oil patch. The hearing at the Richland County Ev ...
Published Mon, Sep 22, 2014 • Added 3 years ago
After dozens of public meetings, hundreds of submitted comments and input from the a diverse group of water users and stakeholders, the draft 2015 Montana State Water Plan is available f ...
Published Thu, Sep 18, 2014 • Added 3 years ago
Plug the word Missoula, the lone city of its name, into Google News, and chances are you’ll get a slew of results about Missoula Children’s Theatre. The fleet of “little red trucks” sets ...
Published Tue, Sep 16, 2014 • Added 3 years ago
GREAT FALLS — For 2,000 miles, two young cow bison rode in a horse trailer from near Malta to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., earlier this summer. It wasn't the first time bison ma ...
Published Mon, Sep 15, 2014 • Added 3 years ago
HELENA — Just eight weeks before the election, an Oct. 4 debate between Montana’s U.S. House candidates is the only debate scheduled for any candidates in state congressional races — but ...
Published Thu, Sep 11, 2014 • Added 3 years ago
Miles Community College has received an anonymous $1 million donation — the largest donation in the Miles City school’s history — to help build a new 36,000-square-foot Ag Advancement Ce ...
Published Mon, Sep 8, 2014 • Added 3 years ago
A late-month blast of storms that drenched much of the region helped ensure that a cooler-than-normal August in Billings received more than double the usual amount of rain, too. “Really ...
Published Wed, Sep 3, 2014 • Added 3 years ago
Ted Kennedy rode a bareback bronc at the Eastern Montana Fair in Miles City while on the presidential campaign trail for his brother, John. Ted Kennedy, 28, responded to a dare in the gr ...
Published Wed, Aug 27, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
MILES CITY — A 50-year-old Miles City man has been killed at a train crossing in the city. Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh said authorities received a call at about 6 a.m. Sunday fro ...
Published Tue, Aug 26, 2014 • Added 3 years ago
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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 2 years 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 3 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 3 years ago