Monday, May 16, 2022

Montana State News

Need more information regarding today's state news? Here, we'll keep you up to date on everything happening in the great state of Montana. Browse our latest articles below.

Updated 1 day, 8 hours ago

CSKT River Honoring teaches kids about the landscape

MOIESE, Mont. (AP) — A sunlit field along the Flathead River outside of Moiese was home base for all kinds of st...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Man killed after recycling bin he sheltered in was picked up

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A man who apparently sought shelter in a cardboard recycling bin in Montana's capitol city was killed after the container was picked up by a garbage truck, the Helena Police Department said.

Updated 4 days, 4 hours ago
'Like an inferno:' Western US burning at furious pace so far

Wildfires are on a furious pace early this year — from a California hilltop where mansions with multimillion-dollar Pacific Ocean views were torched to remot...

Updated 4 days, 4 hours ago
U.S. reckoning with role in Native American boarding schools

Deb Haaland is pushing the U.S. government to reckon with its role in Native American boarding schools like no other Cabinet secretary could — backed by pers...

Updated 6 days, 12 hours ago
Court hearing: Did Biden legally suspend oil lease sales?

A federal appeals court in New Orleans hears arguments Tuesday about whether President Joe Biden legally suspended new oil and gas lease sales shortly after ...

Updated 6 days, 23 hours ago
To refine water forecasts, Western cities map snow by plane

At a tiny airport surrounded by mountains, a three-person crew takes off for the inaugural flight above the headwaters of the Colorado River to measure the r...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Montana state senator and U.S. House candidate dies

Montana state senator and U.S. House candidate dies

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Panel to focus on Native American missing, slain cases

Nearly 40 law enforcement officials, tribal leaders, social workers and survivors of violence have been named to a federal commission tasked with helping imp...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
In abortion fight, conservatives push to end all exceptions

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Angela Housley was halfway through her pregnancy when she learned the fetus was developing without parts of its brain and skull and would...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Montana State researchers documenting state's bee population

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Just off south 19th Avenue near Montana State University is an unassuming building that houses seven rooms filled with the Montana Ento...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Rangers locate climber's body on Alaska's Denali

National park rangers in Alaska on Friday located the body of the year's first registered climber on North America's tallest peak.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
4 more men charged in plot to steal ammo from Air Force base

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — An Air Force staff sergeant facing allegations of making violent, antigovernment statements online before stealing ammunition from Fairchild Air Force Base has pleaded not guilty to addition...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Grizzly bear confirmed in central Montana mountains

Montana wildlife officials on Tuesday confirmed recent evidence of a grizzly bear roaming in central Montana.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Jury awards $182K in wrongful discharge case against state

More than five years after a former supervisor at a Montana juvenile detention facility was fired, a jury awarded him $182,000 in damages in a wrongful termination case.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Website doesn't reflect court ruling on voter registration

Montana's Secretary of State's office has yet to update its website to reflect the reinstatement of Election Day voter registration, more than three weeks af...