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Montana lawmakers push for tribal bison hunts in Yellowstone BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana legislative committee says American Indian tribes should be allowed to hunt bison inside Yellowstone National Park. Supporters say such hunts would better control herds of the animals that migrate into Montana during winter. The Environmental Quality Council issued a […]
Sidney man pleads not guilty in worker’s slaying BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man has pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of a construction worker at a job site near the North Dakota border. Raymond Blair Hansen of Sidney is charged with deliberate homicide in the Aug. 24 shooting of 63-year-old Terry Klein. […]
Montana officials say ballot delay could harm election HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials say the integrity of November’s election would be in peril if the state Supreme Court grants Republican Party chairman Jeff Essmann’s petition to delay the printing of ballots to remove a candidate’s name. Attorneys for Secretary of State Linda McCulloch […]
Approval of solar farm projects voided GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The Cascade County Attorney’s Office has voided approval by the Cascade County Zoning Board of Adjustments for two solar farm projects south of Great Falls because not enough members were present. County Attorney John Parker says bylaws for the Cascade County Zoning Board of […]
The Latest: Abducted Montana woman was shot to death HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman who was abducted from a highway rest stop and found dead in the trunk of her car near a Washington state airport had been shot to death. The Spokane County medical examiner’s office said Thursday that a single […]
Body of kidnapped Montana woman found near Spokane HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A woman who was kidnapped at a Montana rest stop in broad daylight was able to talk with her husband by cellphone several times and even talked with police, but she was dead by the time authorities found her car near Spokane International […]
Handyman pleads guilty to killing Deer Lodge woman, son DEER LODGE, Mont. (AP) — A handyman and probationer has pleaded guilty to killing a 57-year-old Deer Lodge man and his 79-year-old mother during a confrontation over thousands of dollars in stolen silver. Powell County Attorney Lewis Smith says 53-year-old David Wayne Nelson pleaded guilty […]
Beartooth Pass closed due to snow and ice BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Department of Transportation closed the Beartooth Pass at the Montana-Wyoming state line early Monday morning. The Wyoming side of the pass is completely closed to traffic from Long Lake to the state line because of snow and ice on the road. […]
- The Latest: Britain to hold minute of silence for victims
- UK investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester attackers
- Father of suspected Manchester bomber says son is innocentCAIRO (AP) -- The father of the 22-year-old Briton who police say bombed a concert in Manchester insisted Wednesday that his son was innocent and just had been preparing to go on a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia....
- 'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meetVATICAN CITY (AP) -- President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe....