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.
Suspects in Billings Homicide Die Near West Yellowstone
Two people being sought for questioning in a suspected homicide in Billings died of gunshot wounds while being pursued by law enforcement officers near West Yellowstone.
Governor Bans Use of Vaccine Passports in Montana
Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte issued an executive order banning the development or use of vaccine passports in Montana.
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.
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.
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.
2 Dead In Apparent Murder Suicide In Southern Montana
Police in southcentral Montana say two people are dead in an apparent murder-suicide.
FBI Seeks Montana Man After Altercation With BIA Officer
The FBI is seeking a 36-year-old Montana man following a weekend shooting on the Crow Indian Reservation.
Montana Native Americans Worried About Legislative Influence
Native Americans in Montana and their allies are concerned that they are losing influence and representation as seen in actions taken during this year's state legislative session.
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.
First Cases of Coronavirus Variant Detected In Montana
Three cases of a variant of COVID-19 first identified in the United Kingdom were detected in Gallatin County.