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CASPER, Wyo. — Gay marriage supporters gathered in downtown Casper on Wednesday, hoisting signs with slogans such as “Marriage is a civil right.”
SAINTS success. A sellout Tuxedos and Tiaras crowd of 1,000 helped raise more than $1 million for St. Vincent Healthcare’s new Medical Surgical Center of Excellence. The 36th annual SAINTS fundraiser, organized by St. Vincent Foundation volunteers, set a record high.
A U.S. District Court judge has separated the trials of two people accused in the slaying of 21-year-old Hanna Harris, whose body was found in a ditch south of the rodeo grounds in Lame Deer in July 2013.
A physical therapist and former University of Montana basketball player was sentenced to four years of probation and six months in a residential drug treatment center over a conspiracy to steal pain medication from patients
HELENA — The state of Montana asked a federal judge on Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four gay and lesbian couples challenging Montana’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
District Judge Susan Watters was confirmed Dec. 12 by the U.S. Senate as a federal judge. Watters becomes the first woman in Montana to be appointed as a U.S. district court judge. Read more: bit.ly/18UqXax
The first woman through the front doors of the downtown post office in Billings on Tuesday breezed through the lobby so quickly she hardly noticed the giant sheet cake and ruby-red punch bowl framed by black balloons.
A Crow tribal official has pleaded guilty in federal court to trafficking in eagles and migratory bird parts.
A man who was accused of having $10,000 worth of methamphetamine at his home in Lockwood pleaded guilty to two felony counts in U.S. District Court on Monday.
The four remaining defendants in a Bakken oil leasing scam that duped unwitting investors across the country out of hundreds of thousands of dollars were found guilty on most charges on Wednesday by a Montana jury.
CASPER, Wyo. — Two Casper women pleaded no contest Tuesday to a Spice distribution conspiracy that authorities uncovered when four Wyoming people became ill last year.
Billings-area bankruptcy petitions filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Nov. 1-Dec. 31, 2012. Address are in Billings unless otherwise noted.
Acting on a tip about hidden assets, a U.S. bankruptcy trustee in Billings drilled through the lock on a safe deposit box at Stockman Bank and found $77,250, including $36,000 in cash.
In what was almost entirely a family affair, the former head of the Crow Tribe Historic Preservation Office and six others were charged Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Billings with defrauding the tribe of more than $500,000.
Billings area bankruptcy petitions filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court Sept. 1-30, 2012. Addresses are in Billings unless otherwise noted.
Billings area bankruptcies filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court from Aug. 1-31, 2012. Addresses are in Billings unless otherwise noted.
WHITEFISH – U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., offered up his latest vote of support for the Jesus statue on Big Mountain this week by becoming the lead signer on a legal brief that challenges an atheist group’s efforts to have the historic statue removed.
Billings area bankruptcy petitions filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, June 1-30, 2012. Addresses are in Billings unless otherwise noted.
CASPER, Wyo. — A woman suspected of selling the synthetic marijuana that sickened a Casper teenager should remain jailed pending trial, a federal magistrate ruled Tuesday.
GREAT FALLS — U.S. and Canadian authorities said Monday that a smuggling ring used the remote northern border to move more than 1,000 kilograms of cocaine into Canada and 1.3 million tablets of the designer drug Ecstasy into the United States over more than two years.