CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When statewide K-12 reading and writing assessment scores are passed out next week, students and parents shouldn’t be alarmed if they see lower scores, a state education official said Thursday.
HELENA — While Montana's median income rose last year, the poverty rate also increased.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two more school districts have joined a coalition that says the state Legislature has shortchanged Wyoming K-12 funding by $151 million in recent years by failing to keep up with inflation.
WASHINGTON — Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep’s pluck — the heart, lungs and liver — cooked together, then mixed with suet and oatmeal and boiled in a sheep’s stomach, then served, sometimes…
CODY, Wyo. — “Honest brokers” — that’s a role Ann and Al Simpson have learned to play during their long marriage.
TORRINGTON, Wyo. — The Eastern Wyoming College Board of Trustees has placed President Tom Armstrong on paid administrative leave.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Corrections should be able to employ a firing squad to execute condemned inmates if the state can’t find the drugs to carry out lethal injections, a legislative committee voted Friday.
WASHINGTON — Over the last decade, Americans' views on foreign policy have swung sharply from support for intervention to a profound mistrust of any military engagement overseas. Over the same period, political debates on foreign affairs have been bitter and polarized, defined by the questio…
WASHINGTON — Since Barry Goldwater, accepting the Republicans' 1964 presidential nomination, said "extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice," Democrats have been decrying Republican "extremism." Actually, although there is abundant foolishness and unseemliness in American politics, rea…
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK – It’s been nearly a century since one of Montana’s most colorful political figures came to Glacier National Park and established a summer residence on Lake McDonald.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Enrollment at the University of Wyoming is climbing despite earlier predictions that it was falling because of economic conditions.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — A handful of bighorn sheep in and around Yellowstone National Park are wearing radio collars.
ROME — Diego Maradona and Roberto Baggio were among a host of former soccer stars who played in an interreligious charity match backed by Pope Francis on Monday night.
BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho dairy industry group has sent a letter to its members urging them to deny media requests for tours and on-farm interviews in the wake of a new law that makes it illegal to secretly film animal abuse at agricultural facilities.
HAVRE — The dean of the College of Technical Sciences at Montana State University-Northern will serve as interim chancellor after the resignation of Chancellor James Limbaugh.
HELENA — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is asking a judge to approve an agreement with its insurers that would provide the bulk of the funding for a proposed settlement with hundreds of people who say they were sexually abused by clergy.
HELENA — Montana's attorney general plans to appeal a judge's ruling that a voter-approved law requiring immigration checks of anybody applying for state services goes against federal immigration laws.
It was the middle-class suburb of Ferguson that boiled over last week, but to the rest of the world this was a St. Louis crisis.
Dustin Walsh could’ve bought a house in his twenties, except he saw no point.
HELENA — A U.S. Army War College spokeswoman says no information will be released about an investigation into plagiarism allegations against Sen. John Walsh until the process is complete.