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The Latest: Montana argues to keep rape case records sealed BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — An attorney for Montana’s university system says the release of records about a rape case to “Into the Wild” author Jon Krakauer could prevent other students from coming forward as witnesses in the future disciplinary proceedings. Attorney Viv Hammill made […]
Author’s case over rape records goes to Montana high court BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s higher education commissioner is asking the Montana Supreme Court to deny “Into the Wild” author Jon Krakauer documents that could show whether the commissioner reversed a decision to expel a University of Montana quarterback accused of rape. The court […]
Commission: Child protection agency needs more funding HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A commission appointed to review the state Division of Child and Family Services says the organization needs increased funding to hire more case workers, reduce caseloads and hopefully reduce the stress of the job, allowing the agency to retain more workers who are […]
Federal limits on state parks being reviewed GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials are trying to come up with a guide to determine where recreation and timber harvesting and other uses can occur on nearly 3 million acres of the newly combined Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest. According to the Billings Gazette , […]
Woman due in court in baby’s death on Montana reservation BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A suspect is scheduled to appear in tribal court Friday in the death of a 1-year-old girl on Montana’s Fort Peck Indian Reservation. But much remains unknown in the case. Citing the ongoing investigation, authorities have declined to identify the […]
The Latest: Missing 1-year-old girl found dead in Poplar POPLAR, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities say a 1-year-old girl who they believe was abducted has been found dead in Poplar. The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement posted on its Facebook page Wednesday that a person is in custody. The statement did […]
Authorities searching for possibly abducted 1-year-old girl BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities in North Dakota are searching for a 1-year-old girl they believe might have been abducted. The Highway Patrol early Wednesday issued an Amber Alert for Kenzley Olson. She was last seen at a residence in Poplar, Montana. The patrol says the American […]
Gianforte releases ‘tax relief’ proposal CLANCY, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte has announced a tax proposal he dubs his “406 Tax Relief” plan, which he says will cut taxes and freeze government spending. Gianforte released his plan at a Clancy lumber yard on Monday, the final day for Americans to […]
Bridger-Teton oil and gas drilling plan gains support JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Conservation groups are praising a recommendation from Bridger-Teton National Forest managers to prevent oil and gas drilling on tens of thousands of acres of the Wyoming Range. The area involves about 40,000 acres west of Marbleton on the east slope of the mountains. […]
Man accused of killing wife, 2 others blames intruder BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A man accused of killing his wife and two of her relatives in a tiny Montana town has told authorities that a stranger must have broken into the house they shared and shot the victims. The claim from 39-year-old Robert James […]
- 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....