MSU Spring Enrollment Numbers Dip Slightly
MSU says spring enrollment is 15,561 students. That's 132 fewer students than last year, but it is still the second-highest number of students in its history.
Train Engine Fire Causes Evacuations in Townsend, MT
Some residents were temporarily evacuated after the engine of a train carrying oil caught fire in Townsend on Tuesday night. No one was injured in the fire on the front engine of a Montana Rail Link train.
Former Evergreen Firefighter Files Discrimination Complaint After Alleged Firing Over Soci…
A former Evergreen firefighter has filed a complaint with the Montana Human Rights Network, saying she was a victim of discrimination and was wrongfully terminated. The Flathead Beacon reported that Presley Pritchard says other Evergreen Fire Rescue employees harassed her about photos she shared on …
Montana man pleads not guilty to new homicide charge
A Montana man pleaded not guilty to a homicide charge in a shooting where 2 people died and 2 people were wounded, including a Montana Highway Patrol trooper.
Man Dies after Fight at Poverello Center
A 45-year-old man who fought with another man at a Missoula homeless shelter has died of his injuries.
Montana outfitter to offer e-bike rentals on mountain road
A Montana outfitter has announced plans to purchase multiple electric bikes for rental use on a scenic mountain road in Glacier National Park.
Helena firefighter named Montana firefighter of the year
A Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation firefighter has been named the state's 2019 firefighter of the year.
MT timberland purchaser promises continued public access
A Georgia-based investment group has confirmed it is buying 1,000 square miles of timberland in Montana from Weyerhaeuser.
New law seeks to reduce Montana’s license plate designs
Right now, Montana offers 266 specialized plates. Proceeds from the sale of specialized plates go to charity.
NorthWestern Energy seeks to buy more of Colstrip coal plant
NorthWestern Energy says it wants to acquire part of Puget Sound Energy's share of the coal-fired Colstrip Power Plant for $1.