State And Regional
MISSOULA — A 20-year-old man was charged with rape and aggravated assault after an incident involving a University of Montana student early Saturday.
A 52-year-old Billings man died Monday night after the motor home he was riding in crashed into a bridge near Brockway.
Democrat John Lewis and Republican Ryan Zinke, in their first one-on-one debate in Montana’s U.S. House race, painted slight shades of contrast between themselves Monday night on energy, climate change, the Middle East conflict and health care.
Most of the barbs in the face-off Monday night between U.S. House candidates John Lewis and Ryan Zinke were thrown before the candidates had taken the stage.
A Crow Tribal judge freed the acting mayor of Lodge Grass on Monday afternoon, two days after she turned herself in for allegedly violating a court order.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Canadian company has proposed a rare earths mineral mine in northeastern Wyoming.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — Fremont County produced more hay last year than any other county in Wyoming.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The release of water from Jackson Lake Dam into the Snake River is coming down.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The U.S. Energy Department has awarded a $4.25 million grant to the University of Wyoming for wind energy research.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Four West Coast senators want the federal government to expand a recent order for railroads to notify state emergency responders about crude oil shipments from the Great Plains.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves.
KALISPELL — A 56-year-old Hungry Horse woman has been sentenced to 40 years in the Montana State Hospital for the Valentine's Day 2014 shooting death of her boyfriend.
KALISPELL — A man reported to be armed and suicidal was taken into custody by Kalispell Police Monday morning after nearly three hours of negotiations.
CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. — The images are much like the buffalo hunt scene from “Dances With Wolves”: hundreds of massive animals shaking the prairie as they kick up dust and stream down the hills.
A federal jury in Billings last week acquitted an Oregon man accused of sexually abusing a teenager on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.
POWELL, Idaho — A Montana man has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in northern Idaho.
TROY — Officials have identified a 66-year-old Montana man who died when his pickup got caught on the railroad tracks near Troy and was struck by a train.
GREAT FALLS — The Cascade County coroner's office has released the name of a 47-year-old man who died in a weekend crash on Interstate 15 near the Central Avenue West exit at Great Falls.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration is struggling to retain inspectors, state officials and safety advocates say, which limits the agency’s ability to conduct checks, costs the state hundreds of thousands of dollars in training and hinders overall efforts…
HELENA — The question longtime Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks filmmaker Mike Gurnett gets asked perhaps most frequently is: “Wait, you get paid to do this?”
ABSAROKEE — Colorful butterflies painted on a brick wall in Absarokee seem poised to take flight. Bathed by the autumn sun, they offer hope and support for Stillwater County residents whose lives have been touched by cancer.
HELENA — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines and organized labor don’t agree on much — including whether his voting record is favorable to U.S. workers.
KALISPELL — Officials with the University of Montana Climate Office say several Montana cities broke heat records on Wednesday.
MISSOULA — Firefighters responded to a blaze at a Missoula apartment building that injured one resident and damaged four apartments.
GREAT FALLS — A small earthquake has struck the Lincoln area but no damage has been reported.