For the second time this month, the Billings Public Library must close because of a severed utility line.
A lawsuit filed by NorthWestern Energy claims the Anaconda school district is placing tax money in an inappropriate account – and saddling taxpayers and the utility with an extra $3 million in costs.
NorthWestern Energy is the largest provider of renewable energy in Montana. With our acquisition of the dams, more than half of the electricity serving our 360,000 customers in Montana will come from renewable resources — water and wind. The electricity generation we use to provide our custo…
BUTTE — NorthWestern Corp. announced its $900 million purchase of 11 hydroelectric facilities in Montana from PPL Montana was completed Tuesday.
HELENA — NorthWestern Energy said a spill of the chemical used to give natural gas its warning smell has created an unpleasant odor near the company's gas-gathering operation near Cut Bank, but it does not present a danger to the public.
Damaged electrical and gas lines kept the Billings Public Library's doors closed most of Wednesday.
Power went out at the Billings Public Library at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
Power service to residents on the Billings South Side has been restored.
HELENA — NorthWestern Corp. plans to begin a $348 million stock offering to help pay for its $900 million purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams in Montana from PPL Montana.
Billings-area banks and credit unions are sending thousands of new credit and debit cards to customers this month following data breaches at Home Depot and Albertsons.
MISSOULA — Power has been restored to all but 120 Northwestern Energy customers on S. 5th and S. 4th Streets between Kemp and Russell, after a fire on top of a power pole knocked out power to 3,100 customers in central Missoula on Thursday morning, including the Good Food Store and Franklin …
Within about 20 minutes Monday afternoon in Livingston, a gas leak forced the evacuation of about 25 homes and 600 NorthWestern Energy customers lost power when a goose hit a power line.
HELENA — The state Public Service Commission Thursday approved NorthWestern Energy’s proposed $870 million purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams, paving the way for return of the Montana dams to utility ownership 15 years after they were sold off by Montana Power Co.
BUTTE — The new Emma Park Neighborhood Center boasts spacious offices, large windows, rooftop greenery and easier access to several community programs on county-donated land.
HELENA — A majority of the state Public Service Commission appears poised to vote Thursday to approve NorthWestern Energy’s proposed $870 million purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams — although it’s uncertain what conditions it may impose on the sale.
September will be an historic month when our state’s regulatory body, the Public Service Commission, determines whether Montana’s hydro generating dams will pass from Pennsylvania Power and Light to NorthWestern Energy, and be dedicated to serve Montana customers at prices based on cost.
MISSOULA — A problem at a north side substation early this morning cut power to roughly 10,000 Missoula electric customers, according to NorthWestern Energy.
HELENA — Montana’s requirement that utilities buy a minimum amount of renewable power, such as wind, has been an economic success, but shouldn’t be expanded, a legislative panel’s draft study says.
The Montana Public Service Commission will decide in September whether to approve NorthWestern Energy’s application to purchase 11 hydroelectric dams from PPL Montana for $900 million.