Monday, November 30, 2020

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 days, 18 hours ago

Bear biologists concerned famous grizzly

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Bear biologist Mike Boyce was staked out on a road in south of Wilson for much of the day o...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Montana nursing facility has 10 COVID-19 deaths in 2 weeks

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A nursing facility in Butte has reported 10 COVID-19 related deaths in less than two weeks and Gallatin County on Friday enacted stricter measures aimed at preventing the spread of the corona...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Republican rout caps decade-long Montana political shift

BILLINGS (AP) — Democrats stood firmly atop Montana's political scene just a short decade ago with control of the governor's mansion, both U.S. Senate seats...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Greg Gianforte elected Montana's next governor

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican Greg Gianforte won the race to become Montana's next governor, defeating Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney in Tuesday's election and expan...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
GOP's Rosendale wins Montana's U.S. House seat

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Republican Matt Rosendale has won Montana's lone seat in the U.S. House.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Republican U.S. Sen. Daines wins reelection in Montana

BILLINGS (AP) — Republican Steve Daines has been reelected to the Montana Senate seat he wrested from Democrats six years ago. The former business executive...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
AP: President Donald Trump wins Montana

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump has captured Montana and the state’s three electoral votes.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Montana voters pick president, Senate, House candidates

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana voters were deciding Tuesday if Republican Sen. Steve Daines will be replaced by two-term Gov. Steve Bullock in a contest that...

Updated 4 weeks ago
Judge in Montana overturns sports betting rule

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge has overturned a rule on Wednesday that limited sports betting in Montana to businesses with an alcoholic beverage license after an investment group challenged the ruling.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Texas man, dog die in plane crash near Billings, Montana

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Texas man and his dog were killed in the crash of a single-engine Cessna near the Billings airport in southern Montana, Yellowstone County officials said.

Updated 1 month ago
Dems keep focus on public lands despite GOP legislative win

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democrats seeking to pick up U.S. Senate seats in Montana and Colorado are falling back on a party playbook now familiar for the U.S. ...

Updated 1 month ago
Montana reports daily record of 1,063 new COVID cases

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana reported a daily record of 1,063 new cases of COVID-19 and 27 more deaths on Friday as it kept pace with the national surge of infections.

Updated 1 month ago
Puget Sound Energy's Colstrip coal plant sale falls through

SEATTLE (AP) — A deal to sell Puget Sound Energy's stake in one of the four generating units in Montana's Colstrip coal plan has fallen through. In announcing the deal in December, PSE said the sale of generati...

Updated 1 month ago
Former anti-masker urges caution after contracting COVID-19

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana resident who called the COVID-19 pandemic a "sham-demic" and mocked mask wearers said he is now taking the pandemic seriously ...

Updated 1 month ago
Death of Montana man found in state park ruled accidental

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Police said Thursday a 20-year-old man died of hypothermia after he went missing last weekend in Sluice Boxes State Park in central Montana.

Updated 1 month ago
Montana governor COVID free after staffer tests positive

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A staff member in Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's office tested positive for COVID-19, a spokesperson for the governor said Wednesday, but ...