State And Regional
Opening arguments from Montana's attorney general are due Feb. 27 in his appeal of a federal court order that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
HELENA — She’s a mighty voice that comes in a petite package.
HELENA — A Helena judge on Friday set a show-cause hearing for Dec. 9 on whether the Montana House Republican caucus should be found in contempt for holding an unannounced Nov. 13 meeting in apparent violation of state law.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Students attending Wyoming's seven community colleges will not see their tuition increased next year.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State biologists in Wyoming say hunting is helping the greater sage grouse by providing critical data about the birds' numbers.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center says it is still working on billing problems that have patients worried.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The criminal case of a 20-year-old Casper man accused in the death of a University of Wyoming student has advanced to a trial court.
CASPER, Wyo. — Prosecutors have reduced the charges against two Arizona men who were arrested after a New Mexico man died of injuries suffered in a drunken fight at a Casper motel.
BOZEMAN — A group that advocates for children to be able to choose private education says it will offer 700 scholarships at 58 private schools this fall.
HAVRE — The chairman of the Chippewa Cree Tribe - who was suspended more than 18 months ago and re-elected months later - was sworn in to office Thursday afternoon.
A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
Calling his biennial budget both ambitious and affordable, Gov. Steve Bullock on Thursday outlined his proposal to freeze college tuition and to invest more in the research and development taking place at Montana's universities.
Leaders of the state’s colleges and universities told the state Board of Regents on Thursday that pay equity and pressure from external markets continue to challenge their recruiting efforts, and they urged the board to explore a systemwide approach to resolve the issue.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming county commissioners are preparing for an Environmental Protection Agency rule they say will cause higher costs and longer permitting processes for the state’s water projects.
HELENA – As they stood linking arms and holding bouquets, Linda Gryczan and Constance Enzweiler of Helena married Thursday after waiting 31 years.
John D. Ryan resigned in Washington, D.C., as second assistant to the secretary of war and director of aircraft production, and headed home to Butte. There he resumed his roles as president of the Anaconda Copper Co. and Montana Power Co. Ryan was also director of the Milwaukee Railroad befo…
HELENA — After deadlocking along partisan lines on setting a general-fund revenue estimate, the majority of a bipartisan legislative committee agreed Thursday to split the difference on two key tax sources.
Lockwood and Worden state legislator Jonathan McNiven has resigned his post just two weeks after the general election.
HELENA — The value of residential property in Montana dropped by 2.85 percent from 2008 to 2014, the state Revenue Department’s recent reappraisal found.
Federal officials on Thursday doubled the number of American Indian communities involved in a $1.9 billion government effort to return lands on reservations to tribal ownership.
Key dates in the murder of Lisa Marie Kimmel and the death penalty case of Dale Wayne Eaton.
JACKSON, Wyo. — An explosion at a propane dealer in the Wyoming tourist town of Jackson forced the evacuation of several nearby businesses and a small school on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of anyone being hurt.
GERING, Neb. — A Wyoming teenager has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a jail guard he strangled when she entered his cell at a juvenile detention facility in Nebraska.
The U.S. Department of Interior says it's added 21 American Indian communities to a $1.9 billion program to consolidate tribal lands owned by multiple individuals. They are:
NEW YORK — The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay Wyoming college student tortured and murdered in 1998, are traveling to Russia on Friday to spread their message of tolerance and acceptance in a country where anti-gay policies and attitudes are widespread.