HELENA — A federal ruling capping what it called “exorbitant” long-distance telephone rates charged to prison inmates across the nation won’t affect state prisoners in Montana, which already charges rates at or below the new cap.
HELENA — The U.S. Department of Interior is cutting $2.5 million in federal mineral payments to Montana over the next five months.
HELENA — Gov.-elect Steve Bullock has released the salaries for members of his Cabinet and staff.
MISSOULA — A state Crime Lab toxicologist who testifies frequently in court about blood alcohol content was charged with driving under the influence after a breath test put his alcohol level at twice the legal driving limit.
HELENA — A spokesman for power-generator PPL Montana said Thursday it’s time for the state to admit defeat in its lengthy effort to collect rent from PPL for its hydropower dams, and put an end to the eight-year-old legal case.
HELENA - State regulators are examining a $1.5 million proposal by an Oregon insurer to take over a portion of Montana's third-largest health insurance company as part of a government anti-trust settlement.
As thousands of workers and their families move to North Dakota's Bakken oil field in search of jobs, nearby rural Montana communities' resources are being pushed to the limit.
HELENA — Reactions were mixed Thursday to a district judge’s ruling temporarily blocking parts of more stringent 2011 medical marijuana law from taking effect Friday.
OrthoMontana is scrambling to warn current and past patients that their personal information was on a laptop computer recently stolen from the company.