Ryan Zinke wins GOP nod in race for new Montana House seat
Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke won an unexpectedly tight race Thursday to become the Republican nominee in the race for a new U.S. House seat representing western Montana.
Montana man pleads guilty to pandemic relief loan fraud
The owner of an eastern Montana restaurant has pleaded guilty to spending $75,000 from a federal COVID-19 relief loan to buy vintage automobiles, rather than as working capital for his business.
Suspects in Billings Homicide Die Near West Yellowstone
Two people being sought for questioning in a suspected homicide in Billings died of gunshot wounds while being pursued by law enforcement officers near West Yellowstone.
US Judge Retires From Bench in Montana After 36 Years
A judge in Montana known for approving a search warrant for the Unabomber’s cabin and presiding over his first few court appearances in 1996 has retired.
Glacier National Park Introduces Ticket Entry System
Park officials in Montana have unveiled a temporary ticket entry system for the Going-to-the-Sun Road corridor this summer in an effort to manage congestion and avoid potential closures because of the coronavirus pandemic and road construction. Glacier National Park officials announced Wednesday that visitors will need ticketed reservations starting May 28 through Sept. 6 to enter the park. The tickets are scheduled to be made available on April 29. Tribal members and people who own property within the park's boundaries are exempt from buying tickets. The park made the announcement several weeks after holding a community discussion on a proposed ticketing system.
Montana House Panel Moves Bill to Spend $2B in Stimulus Aid
A Montana House committee is moving forward with a bill to appropriate about $2 billion in federal stimulus money.
Woman Accused of Hitting Girl With Car Enters Alford Plea
A Montana woman accused of driving into a 6-year-old girl who was trying to cross a highway has entered an Alford plea in court on Thursday.
Montana Governor Gets Warning In Killing of Wolf Near Yellowstone
Montana wildlife officials have given the state's governor a warning for killing a radio-collared wolf near Yellowstone National Park without first taking a mandated trapping education course.
2 Dead In Apparent Murder Suicide In Southern Montana
Police in southcentral Montana say two people are dead in an apparent murder-suicide.
First Cases of Coronavirus Variant Detected In Montana
Three cases of a variant of COVID-19 first identified in the United Kingdom were detected in Gallatin County.