BUTTE — A man and teenager attempting to canoe - with a poached deer on board - in the partly frozen waters of the Jefferson River got stuck in an ice jam Sunday afternoon.
The Jefferson River will reopen to fishing beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday thanks to improving stream flows and cooling temperatures.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will impose a full closure to fishing on the entire Jefferson River beginning Saturday because of declining flows and continuing hot and dry conditions.
A 25-year-old Whitehall man died in a crash after being involved in a car chase with deputies in Jefferson and Madison counties Sunday evening.
Rescuers in Madison County on Tuesday evening saved a woman who was pinned for nearly four and a half hours against the pillar of a bridge on the Jefferson River.
MISSOULA — River lovers relax: A planned shutdown of several federal streamflow gauges in Montana didn’t happen – despite warnings to the contrary.
The grass really is greener on the other side, if you’re from Billings or Miles City.
Water levels at Bighorn Lake and other Montana reservoirs managed by the Bureau of Reclamation are well above average for this time of year.
BOZEMAN - Authorities say a 29-year-old Nebraska man has been arrested after a traffic stop near Cardwell turned up more than eight pounds of marijuana.
Forecasters said high temperatures in Montana on Thursday will trigger minor to moderate flooding over the weekend on rivers and streams scattered across the state.
Several fishing access sites in southwestern Montana are closed due to flooding.
HELENA - A meteorologist says the threat of flooding has shifted to the southwestern part of Montana.
BUTTE - A 38-year-old Vermont man who fled during a trial in which he was convicted of sexually assaulting a minor has been arrested in southwestern Montana.
The Jefferson River ice jam north of Twin Bridges grew considerably between Thursday and Saturday.
Jefferson Acres resident Richard Meehan built a dirt berm around in his house (in the background) when he built his home near the Jefferson River. The berm has warded off the water and ice from flooding his house.
Water floods a yard in Jefferson Acres south of Silver Star Tuesday.
As Richard Meehan watched the Jefferson River from his front porch Sunday, he couldn’t shake the feeling that something wasn’t right.
The Montana House on Friday approved legislation that would make outlaws out of everyday Montanans who fish, boat and swim.
New river recreation rules for the Beaverhead and Big Hole rivers were adopted by the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission at its July 8 meeting. The change includes: