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Trump Administration Sides With Tribes in Drilling Dispute
The Trump administration plans to appeal a federal court ruling that would allow oil and gas drilling on land considered sacred to Native American tribes in Montana and Canada, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday.
Montana Colleges Could Tighten Rules for In-State Tuition
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Montana University System is mulling over tightening the rules for out-of-state students who want to gain in-state residency status that can cut thousands of dollars from tuition expenses.
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports the proposal will be presented as an informa…
Montana Man Gets Year in Prison for Oil Plant Explosion
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana trucking company owner has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison after being convicted of criminal charges stemming from an explosion at an oil processing plant.
Three workers were seriously injured in the 2012 explosion, which sparked a fire that lasted …
Montana Hunter Attacked by Bear Northwest of Columbia Falls
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man is recovering from a bear attack that occurred while he was hunting northwest of Columbia Falls.
KECI-TV reports the attack happened at about 9:25 Sunday morning.
Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says the victim and a second man were hunting when one of th…
Freebies for Veterans on Veteran's Day 2018
As a small Thank You, many businesses offer freebies to our Veterans on Veteran's Day which is officially on Sunday, November 11th, 2018 (Monday the 12th, Observed). Hug a Veteran and make sure they get their free lunch!
Environmental Group Praises Decision to Halt Keystone Pipeline
The Northern Plains Resource Council was one of the environmental groups that sought help from the federal courts in stopping the $8 billion Keystone Oil Pipeline, and Judge Brian Morris obliged, stopping the project with a federal court order on Thursday
Zinke Calls Reports Fake News, Also Rules Out Run for Governor
"It comes from the same liberal reporters that have lost their ability to tell the truth ... anonymous sources." That's what Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had to say about headlines in Politico suggesting that Zinke is preparing to leave the Trump Administration.