RAPID CITY, S.D. — The proposed massive expansion of training airspace for Ellsworth Air Force Base — a move that many believe will protect the future of the base — has entered a “final step,” according to U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.
HELENA — A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday overturned the state’s gay marriage ban.
CHARLO – The victim of an early morning shooting in Charlo on Tuesday has been identified as 29-year-old RaeLynn M. Charlo.
WILLISTON, N.D. — With an influx of new stores, the growing Williston Downtowners Association has big plans.
A Lame Deer couple this week admitted they exposed their young children to methamphetamine while distributing the drug from their home.
BOZEMAN — A 20-year-old Bozeman man has been given a three-year deferred sentence for helping hide an escaped rape suspect from law enforcement, despite knowing the man was being sought.
FARGO, N.D. — A worker in the North Dakota oil patch says his employer illegally classified him and other employees as independent contractors to avoid paying taxes and employee benefits.
MISSOULA — EVARO – Construction on a $27 million, 40,000-square-foot casino and hotel here that will replace the Gray Wolf Peak Casino will start in 2015.
HELENA — Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch says a postelection audit confirms the vote count in the Nov. 4 election was accurate.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester introduced a bill Tuesday to reveal the major donors who fund secret groups that seek to influence elections.
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.
Nearly 50 percent of Montana’s high school seniors consumed alcohol within the previous 30 days, by one study’s estimate.
CHARLO – The early morning call from here Tuesday was to report the suicide of a 29-year-old woman, but Lake County authorities say the evidence at the scene did not match the story.
POLSON – They love it – even some of the ones who aren’t sure whether they do.
HELENA — The Flathead County Republican Central Committee has unanimously censured veteran Sen. Bruce Tutvedt, R-Kalispell, for misconduct and undermining the credibility of local Republicans.
WASHINGTON — In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night aimed at forcing completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Republicans vowed to resurrect the controversial issue swiftly after taking two-house control of Congress in January.
WILLISTON, N.D. — A 31-year-old man has been arrested for promoting prostitution after a woman at a Williston hotel told police he would assault her when she didn’t make at least $1,000 a night working for him.
MISSOULA — Not even a month after he was given three years probation for beating his girlfriend and forcing her to cut a tattoo of his name off her chest, Joey Rene Gallegos is back in Missoula County jail for allegedly violating his probation.
Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday sought to enlist the business community to help him promote to skeptical lawmakers a $300 million plan to upgrade state buildings, sewers, roads and other infrastructure across Montana.
HELENA — The Lewis and Clark County sheriff's office says a 6-year-old girl reported missing from the East Helena area has been located in Missouri.
WASHINGTON — Republican leaders promised Tuesday to take up and pass a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline next year if the Senate fails to advance the measure this fall, or President Barack Obama vetoes it.
HELENA — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena has filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan that proposes a $16.4 million settlement for hundreds of people who said clergy members sexually abused them for decades while the church covered it up.
LIVINGSTON — Montana prosecutors have dismissed charges against a Washington state woman who apparently drove over the body of an Alaska man after he was struck by a semi tractor-trailer on Interstate 90 near Big Timber.
MISSOULA — The corner of Orange Street and Broadway Avenue in downtown Missoula is going to look much different in a couple years.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The state Emergency Commission has approved bonuses for state workers living in western North Dakota's booming oil patch.