Man Dies After Crash into Irrigation Ditch
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 26-year-old Missoula man died after his vehicle hit a bridge guardrail and landed on its top in an irrigation ditch south of Frenchtown.
Economist: Change Dam Deal to Protect Consumers
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A state economist says if changes aren't made to Northwestern Energy's $900 million plan to buy 11 hydroelectric dams, customer prices could be higher for years.
Box Elder Man Sentenced in Rocky Boy’s Corruption
A Box Elder man has been sentenced for his role in a conspiracy to give kickbacks to Chippewa Cree tribal leaders and others in exchange for federally funded contracts to build a regional water system.
Daines Seeks Changes to Bomber Training Area
A Montana congressman is asking for changes to a U.S. Air Force proposal that would expand a bomber training site over parts of four states.
Hope Rises for Blackfeet After Historic Election
The seating of a new Blackfeet Tribal Business Committee has raised hopes that the change in leadership will bring to a close one of the most tumultuous periods in recent Blackfeet history.
Yellowstone Visit Numbers Up in June
Yellowstone National Park saw its visitation numbers increase more than 7 percent for June, compared with a year ago.
3-Year-Old Girl Dies in Car Fire on Interstate 90
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 3-year-old Billings girl died and four others suffered burns when the car they were traveling in caught fire on Interstate 90 between Big Timber and Livingston.
Judge Enforces $300,000 Agreement, Concussion Lawsuit
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A District Court judge in Bozeman has enforced a $300,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed by a former Three Forks High School football player over a series of concussions suffered in practice in 2009.
Man Dies After SUV Crashes into Musselshell River
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 32-year-old Roundup man died after the sport utility vehicle he was riding in crashed into the Musselshell River early Thursday.
Indian Land Buy-Back Program Extends to Montana
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. government has signed agreements to extend a land buy-back program to three Montana reservations.