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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 […]
- Democrats elect Perez national chairmanATLANTA (AP) -- Democrats chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump....
- Malaysia says airport safe, auKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed the exiled half brother of North Korea's leader, as police completed a sweep of the budget terminal where he was poisoned and declared it safe of any toxin....
- In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?WASHINGTON (AP) -- A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum....
- Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not politicalOLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a "drunken mess" after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime neighbor said Saturday....