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Split PSC shoots down agreement for wind power project

HELENA — A divided state Public Service Commission this week rejected NorthWestern Energy’s agreement to buy power from a new wind project at …

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Livestock board cuts jobs, approves furloughs

Livestock board cuts jobs, approves furloughs

The state Board of Livestock voted Thursday to terminate five jobs and furlough other workers to cope with a substantial shortfall in the Live…

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Major wind farm breaks ground near Bridger

Major wind farm breaks ground near Bridger

Construction of a 120-turbine wind farm is underway in Carbon County as developers scramble to benefit from a last-minute federal tax credit p…

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1 Wild Card winner in Havre in lottery drawings

1 Wild Card winner in Havre in lottery drawings

HELENA — Results of Tuesday and Wednesday's Montana Lottery drawings:

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Great Falls fatal victim identified

GREAT FALLS — The man who died in a single-vehicle rollover on Interstate 15 in Great Falls has been identified as 24-year-old Benjamin Thomas Ronnau.

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Corvallis company fined for workplace fatality

MISSOULA — A Corvallis asphalt company and its owner must pay $20,000 in fines and restitution for the 2012 death of an employee.

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MCC announces $100K donation from First Interstate

Miles Community College announced on Thursday that it has received a $100,000 donation toward its ongoing efforts to build a new $3 million Ag…

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Tester nominates 30 Montana students to military academies

Tester nominates 30 Montana students to military academies

MISSOULA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester nominated 30 high school students to apply to the nation’s prestigious military academies.

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Walsh congratulates 28 Montanans nominated to military academies

Walsh congratulates 28 Montanans nominated to military academies

MISSOULA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh congratulated the 28 Montanans he nominated to apply for enrollment at America’s military academies.

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Advocates seek grizzly re-introductions in Selway-Bitterroot

Advocates seek grizzly re-introductions in Selway-Bitterroot

HELENA — An advocacy group has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot area of I…

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Jury finds Williston man guilty in rancher's death

MINOT, N.D. — A Minot jury has found a Williston man guilty in the May 2013 killing of a local hobby rancher.

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New brewery: Home-brewers lease space for Helena taproom

New brewery: Home-brewers lease space for Helena taproom

HELENA — Three recent college graduates' plans for a new Helena brewery made a significant stride last week.

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Authorities plead with public to stop stealing road signs

Authorities plead with public to stop stealing road signs

BUTTE — Stealing a sign for Sesame Street or Easy Street may seem like a harmless act, but local officials say the crime could be deadly.

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Chippewa Cree must pay up front for pipeline

GREAT FALLS — The Chippewa Cree Tribe is being required to pay up front for work on a $361 million water project after several tribal official…

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Montana ex-billionaire Blixeth jailed for contempt

Montana ex-billionaire Blixeth jailed for contempt

BUTTE — Embattled real estate mogul Tim Blixseth was taken away in handcuffs on Thursday after a federal judge ordered the onetime billionaire…

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Agencies look to Montana corruption probe as model

GREAT FALLS — An aggressive anti-corruption campaign in Montana that has targeted the theft of federal funds from American Indian reservations…

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Billings man sentenced for fatal Fort Benton stabbing

GREAT FALLS — A Billings man who acknowledged stabbing another man to death during a fight at a Fort Benton bar has been sentenced to 20 years…

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