Tuesday, January 18, 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 2 hours, 31 minutes ago

Montana hospital recruits international nurses in tight workforce

Before Mary Venus was offered a nursing job at a hospital here, she’d never heard of Billings or visited the Uni...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Brothers shot and killed in Three Forks, suspect charged

Gallatin County officials continue to investigate after two brothers were shot to death in the small town of Three Forks, northwest of Bozeman, over the weekend.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Billings police investigating shooting death of 15-year-old

Police in Billings are investigating the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy early Sunday, officials said.

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
25-year-old Colorado skier found dead near Lost Trail resort

A 25-year-old Colorado skier who went missing Thursday from the Lost Trail Ski Area on the Montana-Idaho border has been found dead.

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Pedestrian killed on U.S. 93 at St. Ignatius

A Polson woman was killed Friday after being hit by a vehicle on U.S. 93 in Lake County.

Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago
Judges skeptical of ‘wait until 2023’ argument in PSC case

A panel of federal judges assembled to hear a lawsuit challenging the districts used to elect Montana’s utility regulation board indicated in a ruling Thursday that they’re hesitant to wait until 2023 to give the...

Updated 3 days, 12 hours ago
State superintendent pitches revisions to teacher licensing

On Thursday, the Montana Board of Public Education conducted its first review of state Superintendent Elsie Arntzen’s proposed changes to regulations governi...

Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago
Groups challenge initiative to limit property tax changes

Public employees and a farming organization are among those who filed a complaint arguing the attorney general and the secretary of state did not follow a new law in approving signature-gathering for a proposed c...

Updated 4 days, 15 hours ago
Montana orders 650,000 rapid COVID-19 tests for residents

The state of Montana has ordered 650,000 rapid COVID-19 tests to be distributed to residents through county health departments, Gov. Greg Gianforte announced...

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
Omicron wave threatens Montana hospital capacity

A coalition of Montana medical groups warned on Tuesday that hospitals are once again at risk of being extended beyond their caregiving capacity as the more transmissible omicron variant starts to spread across t...

Updated 5 days, 17 hours ago
Black ice, crashes block eastbound Interstate 90 in Montana

Freezing rain caused treacherous driving conditions in western Montana on Wednesday morning, causing crashes that blocked lanes on Interstate 90 both east and west of Missoula and leading Missoula Public Schools ...

Updated 5 days, 18 hours ago
Montana psych hospital failed to properly investigate death

Employees at Montana's state psychiatric hospital failed to properly investigate the death of a patient who was reportedly told to go back to her room "and stop being dramatic," after she told staff she was havin...

Updated 6 days, 13 hours ago
BNSF Railway taking over Montana Rail Link route

BNSF Railway has announced plans to resume operation of its mainline rail corridor through southern Montana, ending a lease with Montana Rail Link.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Group celebrates 40 years of outdoors empowerment, skiing

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Karla Cartwright and her son, Weston, didn't know what to expect the first time they attended Eagle Mount's Big Sky Kids Camp, designed...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
NDSU win 9th FCS title in 11 years 38-10 over Montana State

Hunter Luepke ran for three touchdowns in the first half and North Dakota State won its ninth FCS national championship in 11 seasons with a 38-10 win over M...