GREAT FALLS — Legislation has been proposed to levy stiffer state fines on Montana landowners who illegally gate roads and require that they show proof of ownership before blocking access.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Hunters have killed about 300 bison in the Jackson Hole region, eclipsing the all-time high and helping reduce the number of wild bison to levels closer to where wildlife managers prefer.
GLENDIVE — Sonar indicates part of an underground pipeline that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana’s Yellowstone River and fouled a local water supply is exposed on the riverbed.
Whole-home automation has taken off. Maintaining your home's security and comfort has become as simple as pushing a button on your smartphone.
OMAHA, Neb. — The amount of water flowing into the Missouri River this spring is expected to be close to normal levels.
WASHINGTON — A 50-percent plunge in the price of crude oil, resulting from abundant global oil supplies, and cheaper gasoline at the pump raise critical questions about whether the Keystone XL oil pipeline is still needed or even makes financial sense.
Leaders of American Indian tribes in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains have joined an effort to retain federal protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.
RALEIGH, N.C. — One day, hikers will be able to step on a trail near one of Appalachia’s highest peaks and follow an off-road path that ranges from leafy to sandy all the way to the Atlantic Ocean.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — It's a cold, blustery morning on the King Ranch just west of Cheyenne, and Mark Eisele is behind the wheel of his pickup truck, its bed laden with two large hay bales.
CASPER, Wyo. — Artists can begin sending submissions to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for the conservation stamp art contest.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The Jackson Hole Land Trust protected more than 500 acres from development in 2014.
A garbage truck rumbles past as Sister Irma Kennebeck, left, and Sister Fran Haarmann brave the November cold and morning traffic on St. Charles Rock Road in Bridgeton, Mo., where they and other members of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary maintain a weekly vigil across the street from the West…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A special master presiding over an interstate water rights lawsuit pending before the U.S. Supreme Court recommends denying most of Montana’s remaining claims that Wyoming failed to deliver enough water on the Tongue River.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — State environmental regulators say they've begun to analyze contamination levels in two creeks in Rock Springs after a decade of monitoring.
HELENA — Proposed federal rules to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants won’t take effect until 2016 — and won’t fall entirely on the back of coal-fired power plants.
A conservation group has filed notice that it plans to sue federal regulators for failing to make a decision on proposed water quality rules in Montana.
BOZEMAN — State environmental regulators want the city of Bozeman to drill more monitoring wells and provide more information on the city's plan for cleaning up contamination seeping out of an old landfill.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The federal agency in charge of environmental protection at surface mines including Wyoming's huge open-pit coal mines has agreed to work toward regulating the toxic chemicals that sometimes get ejected into the air during blasting.
CASPER, Wyo. — A helicopter will circle southwest Wyoming Thursday with a crew shooting nets onto unsuspecting mule deer. The crew will bring the deer back to a base camp where researchers will test the animals for body condition and pregnancy. Each deer released will bound away wearing a ra…
MISSOULA — Northern Continental Divide grizzly bears made it through 2014 without one dying at the hands of a game warden.