The state has seen more than 2,500 fires that burned more than 935,000 acres this year.
Seventy-seven residences in Polson went without water for about 12 hours as the city's water reserves dipped.
Counties, cities and other local governments collectively applied for more than $900 million worth of projects.
Montana faces a shortage in firefighting resources amid a historic drought that could lead to a record-breaking wildfire season, officials said Thursday.
Montana 's firefighting aircraft are returning to duty Friday after a helicopter crash grounded the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation fleet as major wildfires broke out this week.
In the wake of Tuesday's helicopter crash with five people aboard, the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation has instituted a safety stand down of all of its aircraft for 48 hours out of an abundance of caution, officials said Wednesday.
A southeast Montana wind farm would generate more than $700,000 for Montana schools over the next three decades, according to the Department o…
House Bill 588 would "make it easier for these agencies to enact the will of the voters that sent them there," Rep. Casey Knudsen told lawmakers last month.
Montana Gov.-elect Greg Gianforte on Friday released the names of people who will advise him on appointments to lead two state agencies, the Department of Environmental Quality and Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.
Jefferson County wants to take control of the former site of the Montana Developmental Center in Boulder, and the state of Montana wants to help make that happen.
Three wildfires ignited and were contained near Pryor on Wednesday, after a dry heat wave hit the area.
With full containment in sight, firefighting personnel are beginning to demobilize from the Mountain View fire burning northwest of Billings b…
After fire crews worked on the Mountain View fire in Molt Saturday, the percentage of containment is expected to jump, according to Kate Wilso…
Montana's largest wildfire so far in 2019 was 70% contained Monday night.
A proposed solar development north of Dillon could bring an estimated $19 million in taxes over 35 years to Beaverhead County and as much as $1.29 million for a period of time to the state trust, according to the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.
Montana's forestry agency is working with federal, local and private organizations to increase logging on national forests to improve forest health and decrease the risk of disease and catastrophic fires.
The former head of a Flathead water-quality group is suing the state, saying she was discriminated against after being fired by the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation in 2018.
HELENA — Storms dumped rain across Montana this week and brought the state closer to the end of a fire season that's been much smaller and much less expensive than 2017's record-setting year.
Sixteen wildland fires are burning across Montana, but for the most part the state has dodged a devastating summer fire season like last year’s.
Next year, state lawmakers will face a hefty price tag for Montana’s fight against invasive mussels.
The hunting is good in southwest Montana, but the elk herds roaming open ranges of state land in a section of Centennial Valley southeast of Dillon aren't just good hunting — they're a source of conflict.
SEELEY LAKE — Five hundred trees gone, a summer of maintenance to go.