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Western Montana sees weekend mountain snow

Western Montana sees weekend mountain snow

MISSOULA — People in western Montana saw the early signs of winter as snowfall fell and stuck in the higher elevations around the state.

November 03, 2014 11:09 amLoading…
Big game appears widespread for Montana's 2014 hunting season

Big game appears widespread for Montana's 2014 hunting season

MISSOULA — Sometimes, no news is good news at the start of hunting season.

October 23, 2014 10:05 amLoading…

Two Frontier quarterbacks take aim at milestones

There will be a full slate of football games played in the Frontier Conference on Saturday afternoon, but a couple of quarterbacks could wind up hogging the headlines.

October 07, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Montana Club building Billings restaurant

The Montana Club, a Missoula-based casual family restaurant, is coming to Billings.

October 03, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…

Rocky begins Frontier play at Western

An interesting weekend of football ahead for the Frontier Conference, featuring league openers, an enticing showdown and a team coming off a 37-year hiatus.

September 02, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: CSKT water compact will serve all Montanans well

As members of the Montana Senate who come from opposing parties, we have often found ourselves disagreeing about political values, legislative proposals and our constituents’ interests. But we do agree there are times when we all should leave our politics, animosity and distrust at the door …

August 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bighaus column: School records in view for Baker, Bears

Bighaus column: School records in view for Baker, Bears

Rocky Mountain College’s recent run of success in football has the Battlin’ Bears in position this fall to make some serious history.

April 03, 2014 11:00 pmLoading…
Forecasters warn of flooding, avalanche threat in Western Montana

Forecasters warn of flooding, avalanche threat in Western Montana

HELENA — Officials say warmer temperatures and rain could cause flooding, ice jams and heighten the avalanche threat after parts of Montana saw record snow in February.

March 04, 2014 11:48 am Related Loading…
New fish species found in Clark Fork River basin

New fish species found in Clark Fork River basin

MISSOULA — Western Montana has a new fish.

January 31, 2014 10:18 amLoading…
Capitol women's mural artist chosen

Capitol women's mural artist chosen

Hadley Ferguson was named this week as the artist who will paint the new Montana Women’s Mural at the state Capitol.

December 14, 2013 9:16 amLoading…

KECI, other NBC stations go dark for DISH Network subscribers

“Ellen,” Jay Leno and “Sunday Night Football” are among the viewing casualties of a contract impasse between DISH Network and the media group that owns three television stations in western and southwestern Montana.

December 10, 2013 11:30 amLoading…
Final tallies: Elk, whitetail numbers equal or better than last year

Final tallies: Elk, whitetail numbers equal or better than last year

Pouring rain on the last day of the 2013 hunting season didn't keep the determined from filling their freezers this year.

December 05, 2013 10:18 am Video Loading…

Mining company expands Montana-Idaho exploration

An Arkansas company searching for rare-earth minerals along the Montana-Idaho border could begin separating what it unearths in 2015 if ongoing tests remain positive.

October 30, 2013 12:15 amLoading…
UM looks to expand research that benefits economic growth

UM looks to expand research that benefits economic growth

Research aimed at product development could play an increased role at the University of Montana in coming years, as it strives to become a top-tier research institution and an economic driver for the region, the school’s new head of research said Wednesday. Scott Whittenburg, hired last Dec…

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House panels kill bills to study, enact Flathead tribal water rights compact

House panels kill bills to study, enact Flathead tribal water rights compact

HELENA — Republicans on two House committees Wednesday voted to kill separate bills that would have ratified or studied a proposed water rights compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes in western Montana.

April 03, 2013 7:01 pmLoading…
Big crowd turns out to support bill urging more negotiation of water compact

Big crowd turns out to support bill urging more negotiation of water compact

HELENA — A huge crowd of irrigators, ranchers and landowners from across Western Montana turned out Friday to support a bill that would extend a state water commission so it could renegotiate a water rights compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

March 22, 2013 7:25 pm Related Loading…
Child killer back in court for competency hearing

Child killer back in court for competency hearing

BOISE, Idaho — Attorneys for convicted murderer Joseph Duncan say their client has a delusional belief system that rendered him incompetent to waive his right to appeal a federal death sentence.

January 08, 2013 9:45 amLoading…
Weekly Webb: Images of the new West come to Billings art gallery

Weekly Webb: Images of the new West come to Billings art gallery

Whitefish artist Rob Akey is a broad thinker who strives to look forward.

November 23, 2012 1:00 amLoading…

Church abuse lawsuit negotiations hit snag

HELENA — Settlement negotiations between hundreds of alleged sex abuse victims and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena may have hit a snag with the church's insurers refusing to cover the claims.

November 20, 2012 12:02 pmLoading…

Rocky football on road at Montana Western

Rocky Mountain College will be looking to remain on track for the school's seventh winning football season since 1971 when it plays Montana Western on Saturday afternoon in Dillon.

October 26, 2012 3:30 pmLoading…

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