Study Finds Mountain Lions Killing More Elk Than Wolves in Bitterroot
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Researchers have ear-tagged 81 elk calves this spring as part of a three-year elk survival study in the southern part of the Bitterroot Valley in western Montana.
Stevensville Mayor Vetoes Section of Gun Ordinance
The mayor of a western Montana town has vetoed the portion of a weapons ordinance passed by the town council banning open and concealed carry in parks.
Baby Moose Rescued From River in Montana by Guide and Doctor
A Pennsylvania doctor on a guided fishing trip in southwestern Montana went home with an amazing tale of hauling in a 25-pound lunker — a baby moose plucked from the rushing waters.
Sequester Furloughs Come to Montana’s Malmstrom Air Force Base
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Malmstrom Air Force Base officials are handing out notices of furloughs to its civilian employees.
Incoming RU Athletic Director Involved in Lawsuit
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Incoming Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann was involved in a discrimination lawsuit at Louisville, where an assistant track coach said she was fired for complaining about discriminatory treatment.
Partnership Health Facing Six Lawsuits, Accused of Forcing Employees to Work Off Clock
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Six lawsuits have been filed against Partnership Health Center in Missoula by workers contending they were forced to work off the clock without pay, full-time workers being replaced with part-timers who don't get benefits, and an abusive boss.
Woman Found Dead from Bullet Wounds, Warden Shoots Homicide Suspect Outside Billings Bar
Yellowstone County authorities say a 22-year-old woman died of gunshot wounds near a bar where a deputy shot a 49-year-old man during a confrontation and who also later died.
Montana Drought Forecast Not as Bad
May is finishing with a flurry of rain that is giving drought watchers hope as the summer season looms.
Boy Scouts Approve Plan to Accept Openly Gay Boys
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America's National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
Browning Man Gets Life Sentence For Rape
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A 49-year-old Browning man has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a 51-year-old woman last year.