BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Dr. Jose Ortiz counted the minutes he spent in the back of an ambulance transporting him from Red Lodge to Billings. Timely treatment is imperative to saving one’s life or quality of life during a stroke. And Ortiz had at least a 60 minute drive before he would be admi…
With two and a half weeks left until the primary election, candidates squared off in a forum hosted by Gallatin County Democrats.
“There’s no doubt that a Trump endorsement helps in a Republican primary,” said Jeremey Johnson, a professor of political science at Carroll College.
The U.S. Forest Service has faced heavy criticism for a prescribed fire in New Mexico that escaped its containment lines in April.
Evan D. Twiford, 46, is charged with aggravated sexual intercourse without consent. Prosecutors say he's also being investigated by other law enforcement agencies in Missoula for separate cases.
Montana is one of the few states in the nation that elects its utility commissioners. The only job requirement is that candidates be of voting age and live in their district. Base pay is $112,444.80 plus benefits.
Behavioral health takes a front seat in Montana as Gianforte shines light on Angel Initiative and the health information exchange expansion while in Billings.
The historic Jackson Lake Lodge, located in Grand Teton National Park, will undergo extensive renovations beginning this summer.
Fort Harrison Veterans Hospital celebrated its first 100 years Friday with a ceremony that not only drew the entire Montana congregational delegation, but other federal officials as well.
Big Sky Resort got off to an explosive start on May 18 when a cornice was blasted off the mountain to make way for the construction of the new tram.
Recent storms have improved the water conditions in Montana, but most of the state is still suffering a deficit and this summer is predicted to be another hot one.
The Montana Army National Guard has scheduled a June 5 symposium for the 2.4% of members who have not yet been vaccinated or requested an exemption.
Talen Energy attempted to put its bankruptcy in the best possible light Thursday in a meeting with Montana legislators about what the company’s restructuring meant for Colstrip Power Plant.
In Casper, a sculpture called “The Fountainhead” is deteriorating thanks to water from its own fountain. In Mills, a statue of an eagle lost a metal feather from flying in the Wyoming wind.
The Superintendent of Public Instruction's plan is in some cases the "exact opposite" of what her task force suggested, one member of the group said.
After hundreds of railroaders quit, BNSF has modified its new attendance policy effective June 1. Union detractors remain unmoved.
Mark Johnson's new book about the history of the Chinese experience in Montana is out now, and he'll be discussing it at the Billings Public Library on Friday at 6 p.m.
Regents received over 250 pages of public comment with most objecting to naming the building after Gianforte.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland will serve as a special guest speaker Saturday at an event more than 100 years in the making.
A newly opened bypass channel around a dam on the lower Yellowstone River is attracting fish upstream. Especially important are pallid sturgeon, an endangered species. The access to more river is meant to increase the chances of reproduction in the wild.
The Wyoming Supreme Court has rejected a Thermopolis area rancher’s claim that the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission owes him $288,527 for calves killed by grizzly bears.
U.S. Sens. Steve Daines, a Republican, and Jon Tester, a Democrat, voted to pass the $40 billion military and humanitarian aid package for Ukraine this week. Rep. Matt Rosendale voted no.
Some coal, oil and gas companies are investing in new, adjacent sectors in the hopes growth there will secure their own economic prospects.
The schools and kids get completed posters and they've held some readings. They're also on view at the Allez! alleyway gallery and the Missoula Art Museum.
Canyon Ferry: Rainbows are being caught from boat on the south end around the Silos and on the north end at the Outhouse rock bar, Shannon and Chinamen’s using Powerbait, worms or egg sacks.