Montana Gains Second Congressional Seat
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Census Bureau figures released Monday show Montana’s recent population boom will let the state regain the second U.S. House seat it lost nearly 30 years ago
Biden Taps Montana Environmentalist For US Public Lands Boss
A longtime environmental advocate and Democratic aide has been nominated by President Joe Biden to oversee roughly a quarter-billion acres of federally owned land in Western states.
California Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Montana Man
A California man has agreed to plea guilty to negligent homicide in the killing of a Montana man during an altercation last summer outside a Whitefish bar.
Montana House Advances Competing Bills On Pot Regulations
The Montana House advanced three competing Republican plans for regulating recreational marijuana sales.
Glacier National Park Introduces Ticket Entry System
Park officials in Montana have unveiled a temporary ticket entry system for the Going-to-the-Sun Road corridor this summer in an effort to manage congestion and avoid potential closures because of the coronavirus pandemic and road construction. Glacier National Park officials announced Wednesday that visitors will need ticketed reservations starting May 28 through Sept. 6 to enter the park. The tickets are scheduled to be made available on April 29. Tribal members and people who own property within the park's boundaries are exempt from buying tickets. The park made the announcement several weeks after holding a community discussion on a proposed ticketing system.
Montana House Panel Moves Bill to Spend $2B in Stimulus Aid
A Montana House committee is moving forward with a bill to appropriate about $2 billion in federal stimulus money.
Woman Accused of Hitting Girl With Car Enters Alford Plea
A Montana woman accused of driving into a 6-year-old girl who was trying to cross a highway has entered an Alford plea in court on Thursday.
Montana Governor Gets Warning In Killing of Wolf Near Yellowstone
Montana wildlife officials have given the state's governor a warning for killing a radio-collared wolf near Yellowstone National Park without first taking a mandated trapping education course.
60-Year-Old Texas Man Dies In Montana Skiing Accident
A 60-year-old Texas man died in a skiing accident in southwest Montana last week.
Montana Woman Gets 100 Years, Killed Man In Custody Dispute
A western Montana woman has been sentenced to 100 years in prison without the possibility of parole after being convicted of killing her ex-boyfriend, with whom she had an ongoing custody dispute.