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First Half; Play by Play. Paul Panisko Second Half. Story from ButteSports.com FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Montana Tech’s football season is over. The Orediggers had a disastrous third quarter, surrendering 28 points as Montana Tech fell 42-20 to Saint Francis in the NAIA quarterfinal game at Bishop D’Arcy Stadium. Stats Saint Francis’ third-quarter explosion, which […]
Hunter, elk harvest numbers up on Rocky Mountain Front, Possible pathways emerging for Montana to meet carbon cuts
Possible pathways emerging for Montana to meet carbon cuts HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Industry officials and state regulators are looking at how Montana can reach federal carbon-cutting goals by 2030. The state faces the nation’s most stringent cuts under President Barack Obama’s climate change plan to reduce emissions nationwide by 32 percent. Coming up […]
Woman dies in I-90 rollover east of Drummond, Man admits to drinking, smoking pot before fatal crash
Woman dies in I-90 rollover east of Drummond MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has died after losing control of her pickup truck on the icy roads of Interstate 90 near Drummond. The Missoulian reports that the unidentified woman from Laurel died at the scene Tuesday. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Thomas Gill says […]
Media groups say Montana case could have national influence,US to cancel lease on land sacred to Blackfoot Indian tribes
US to cancel lease on land sacred to Blackfoot Indian tribes BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say they will cancel a long-suspended oil and gas drilling lease near Glacier National Park that’s on land considered sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada. U.S. Department of Interior attorneys disclosed the agency’s […]
Restore Our Creek Coalition members will be at the Headframe Spirits on December 1st from 4:00 to 7:00 pm to provide information on the need for removal of contaminated waste at the Parrot Tailings, Northside Tailings and Diggings East to the confluence of Blacktail Creek; and for Butte citizens to imagine how Restoring Our Creek […]
29th Annual SPE Christmas Bazaar and Trade Show The 29th Annual Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Christmas Bazaar and Trade Show will be Saturday, Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the HPER.
First Half Play by Play, Paul Panisko. Color Ron Hasquet Second Half. Story from Butte Sports By Bill Foley That one was for the entire Frontier Conference. Montana Tech showed that the NAIA might want to rethink its policy of giving conference champion an automatic bid into the playoffs by beating up on Dickinson State, […]
Rush for gay couples to marry in Montana declines, Voter initiatives seek higher use of renewable electricity
Rush for gay couples to marry in Montana declines GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The initial rush for gay couples to marry in Montana has declined after 436 couples married during the first year since the state’s marriage ban ended. The rush began after U.S. District Judge Brian Morris ruled Montana’s constitutional amendment limiting […]
Yellowstone softens stance on bison slaughter targets BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park is backing off its proposal to kill roughly 1,000 wild bison this winter as officials seek to reduce the animals’ annual migration into Montana. Park officials met with representatives of American Indian tribes, the state and other federal agencies Thursday. […]
Montana is latest state to reform campaign finance rules HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana is the latest state to overhaul its campaign finance rules in an attempt to cast out dark money from its elections. Individual states have been rewriting their campaign laws to require more financial disclosure since the U.S. Supreme Court applied […]
- Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigationWASHINGTON (AP) -- House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes went to the White House grounds to review intelligence reports and meet the secret source behind his claim that communications involving associates of President Donald Trump were caught up in "incidental" surveillance, the Republican congressman said Monday....
- Rights group: Coalition isn't protecting Mosul civiliansBAGHDAD (AP) -- A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islamic State militant group alongside Iraqi ground forces, Amnesty International said Tuesday....
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- Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-runBANGKOK (AP) -- The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a drip, drip, drip trail of brake fluid up a street, down an alley, and into the gated estate of one […]