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Rocky Boy’s Reservation considers banishing drug dealers, Montana seeks to dismiss lawsuit by polygamous trio
Illinois man makes deal, drug smuggling charge dropped HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a charge against an Illinois man accused of participating in an international cancer-drug smuggling conspiracy. Federal prosecutors sought to drop the charge of conspiracy to smuggle goods into the United States against Ram Kamath of Downers Grove after […]
Great Falls woman charged with shooting boyfriend, Group suing over election laws must reveal donors, spending
Group suing over election laws must reveal donors, spending HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to take up the case of a Montana group that doesn’t want to disclose its donors and spending as it seeks to overturn the state’s campaign finance laws. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen had ruled […]
First Half, Play by Play Paul Panisko, Color Ron Hasquet Second Half, Play by Play Paul Panisko, color Ron Hasquet By Bill Foley For a guy not used to running with the football, Drew Schleeman certainly looked like he knew what he was doing. The Montana Tech sophomore linebacker picked off a Jess Krahn pass, […]
First Half; Ron Davis Play by Play, Lee LeBresche Color Second Half; Ron Davis Play by Play, Lee LeBresche Color Story from ButteSports.com By Bruce Sayler The Butte Central Maroons played their best game at the best time Friday night. Sophomore Ryan Moodry ran for three touchdowns and the Butte Central football team fired […]
Jailed club founder gets final chance to account for $13.8M, Montana wildfire fund grows to $86.5 million
Jailed club founder gets final chance to account for $13.8M BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge says a one-time billionaire real estate mogul who’s languished for six months in a Montana jail faces a “final opportunity” to come clean about a Mexican property sale during a trial that starts Monday. U.S. District Judge […]
First Half; Paul Panisko Play by Play, John Thatcher Color Second Half; Paul Panisko Play by Play, John Thatcher Color. Story from Butte Sports By Pat Ryan Kalispell Glacier made big plays on special teams and offense, while the Wolfpack defense came seconds away from pitching a shutout in a 46-6 Class AA football […]
Drought may stick around with warm, dry weather expected, Afghan military officer deserts in US, arrested in Montana
Afghan military officer deserts in US, arrested in Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents say they have arrested an Afghan military officer who deserted while participating in a training program in the U.S. Agent Craig Duff says Mustafa Tanin was arrested Tuesday on a Washington state-bound Amtrak train that had stopped […]
Bear wanders into Montana high school BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Students got a firsthand lesson in wildlife biology at a Bozeman, Montana, high school when a black bear wandered through the hallway before the start of classes. Superintendent Rob Watson says members of the booster club were meeting in a cafeteria at about 7:30 […]
Montana State University student stabbed on campus, Homes near Manhattan spared as fire growth slows
Zinke says he is considering running for House speaker HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke says he is considering running for House speaker. The first-term Montana Republican said in a statement Tuesday the House is in a leadership crisis with current Speaker John Boehner resigning and Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s withdrawal as a […]
Fire north of Manhattan has burned 13 square miles, Woman seeking custody of grandsons hides on reservation
Woman seeking custody of grandsons hides on reservation HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A retired high school government teacher is hiding from the law, caught in a legal limbo between state and tribal courts as she tries to gain custody of her grandsons. A judge placed the children with their father in Minnesota late last […]
- Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wallWASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump could avert the risk of a government shutdown next weekend by stepping back from his demand that lawmakers fund his promised border wall with Mexico in a must-pass spending bill, Congress' two top Democrats said Monday....
- Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is 'different'WASHINGTON (AP) -- For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions....
- France's rejected mainstream unites behind Macron for runoffPARIS (AP) -- France's political mainstream, shut out of the presidency by an angry electorate, united Monday to urge voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential runoff and to reject Marine Le Pen's populist nationalism....
- Farmers fear losing immigrant workers under Trump crackdownSALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants....