KALISPELL — Neighbors of an 8-year-old Kalispell-area girl who died in a motor home fire say the Flathead County sheriff’s office and child protective services didn’t act on numerous reports alleging drug use and child neglect in the months before the fire.
RAWLINS, Wyo. — Land management officials are planning another wild horse roundup in the Red Desert herd management area.
Some members of Congress and Republican presidential candidates want to cut off Justice Department grants to so-called sanctuary cities — places like Los Angeles and San Francisco, where, as a moral or practical matter, local law enforcement generally doesn’t turn over undocumented immigrant…
GREAT FALLS — The Blackfeet Tribe in Montana has been awarded $800,000 to remove mold and improve the safety of its low-income housing.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A lawsuit filed against a western Wyoming school district contends school officials and coaches failed to timely discipline “one of the better” student athletes who was harassing and bullying other teammates.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — A grizzly bear trapped and released in Montana has wandered into northern Idaho where state and federal officials are trying to recapture it due to concern it has lost its natural wariness of humans.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Local officials in Teton County recommend creating a new housing agency to help address a shortage of affordable housing.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Another statewide organization has come out against a possible ballot initiative that would legalize medical marijuana in Wyoming.
HELENA — A lawsuit that challenges the way the state decides to transfer mentally ill inmates from the Montana State Hospital to prison can move forward, a federal judge has ruled.
HELENA — A federal appeals court has formally dismissed Montana's gay marriage case now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex couples have the right to wed.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A conservative law firm that has worked to oppose gay marriage initiatives nationwide is representing a Wyoming magistrate under investigation for saying she would refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
HELENA — A Billings man, his wife and his common-law wife filed a federal lawsuit Thursday that seeks to strike down Montana's bigamy laws and argues the state is unconstitutionally preventing them from legitimizing their polygamous relationship.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Northern Arapaho Tribe is calling on the federal government to drop a legal appeal that’s blocking the tribe from killing bald eagles for religious purposes on the central Wyoming reservation it shares with another tribe.
WASHINGTON — Valeant Pharmaceuticals will pay about $1 billion in cash to buy Sprout Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the first prescription drug intended to boost sexual desire in women.
BUTTE — Under an unmarked grave at Holy Cross Cemetery in Butte are the remains of Thomas Manning, an Irish immigrant who gained fame only by taking a bullet in the Anaconda Road Massacre in 1920 and dying from it.
WASHINGTON — Sometimes it’s good news when a story isn’t news.
The parents of a Billings teenager who shot and killed a friend knocking on his bedroom window late at night say he shouldn't face criminal charges over what they describe as a tragic accident.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal appeals court has affirmed a U.S. district court judge’s decision to block a 2013 North Dakota law that would have banned abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, at around six weeks of pregnancy.
In the immediate aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, there was sentiment that the court’s opinion could ignite a new culture war — a Roe v. Wade for a new generation — and polarize parties (and the American electorate) for decades to come. It doesn’t have to be that way.
HELENA — A Montana man proposed a ballot measure this week to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older in Montana.
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