Government And Politics
HELENA — A nonpartisan race for Montana Supreme Court has taken a distinctly partisan edge, with challenger Lawrence VanDyke trying to cast Justice Mike Wheat as a liberal activist judge as his Republican backers pour tens of thousands of dollars into ads to support that message.
HELENA — A federal judge has sentenced the former head of the Rocky Boy's Reservation's health-care system to a year in prison for using tribal money to visit her husband in prison.
BOZEMAN — A federal judge has dismissed a woman's lawsuit against the city of Livingston that claimed one of its police officers assaulted her during a 2009 arrest.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A state lawmaker says nonresidents should be allowed to serve on the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees because so many alumni live outside of the state.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Federal officials say Wyoming residents on Medicare are expected to pay $1.5 million less than expected for health care in 2015 under the Affordable Care Act.
CASPER, Wyo. — Converse County has launched a page on its website that allows the public to examine online how the county gets and how it spends its money.
GREAT FALLS — Tribal officials on the Fort Belknap and Northern Cheyenne reservations have missed a deadline to open satellite election offices there, after Native Americans from those reservations won a legal settlement to open the offices and improve access to early voting.
CASPER, Wyo. — A federal judge has sentenced a Green River man to 15 years in prison for possession with intent to sell more than 500 grams of methamphetamine in Casper.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Nonresidents should be allowed to serve on the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees because more than half of the university’s alumni live outside of the state, a state lawmaker said.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Authorities say workers are attempting to contain an out-of-control oil well in North Dakota.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is becoming the latest state to reluctantly allow same-sex marriages after a federal judge’s ruling striking down a state law defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
HELENA — Mark French really wants to tell Montana voters which Republican Party officials have endorsed him in next month’s election, but he won’t be getting any help from the U.S Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON — Wretched excess by government can be beneficial if it startles people into wholesome disgust and deepened distrust, and prompts judicial rebukes that enlarge freedom. So let's hope the Federal Communications Commission embraces the formal petition inciting it to deny licenses to…
RIVERTON, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead says addressing all of Wyoming’s priorities, including education and health care, requires a robust economy.
WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota produced a record 35 million barrels of oil in August, according to figures released Wednesday by the state’s Industrial Commission.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Williams County is paying off its six-year-old jail 18 years ahead of schedule, while officials talk about possibly doubling the size of the facility.
HELENA — Secretary of State Linda McCulloch on Tuesday announced a new way for people to begin the voter-registration process.
WASHINGTON — As fighters from the Islamic State surge toward control of Anbar Province in western Iraq and the border town of Kobane in Syria, U.S. commanders and diplomats are signaling that the U.S. must expand its military operations before the extremists control even more territory.
CASPER, Wyo. — The mayor of a small Sweetwater County town who is accused of employing her husband and daughter-in-law has been charged with two counts of nepotism.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming residents must register to vote by Oct. 20 or they will have to wait until election day to do so.