Montana reports 8 new cases of COVID, 6 in Gallatin County
The state health department announced eight new cases of COVID-19 in Montana out of more than 1,400 additional tests.
Montana seeks to recover $10 million in unemployment fraud
The Department of Labor and Industry says Montana has paid out more than $10 million in potentially fraudulent unemployment claims during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report highlights voting inequities in tribal communities
Native American voting rights advocates caution against states moving to mail-in ballots without opportunities for tribal members to vote safely in person.
Montana candidates look forward to campaigning in person
Montana candidates who advanced to the general election say they're looking forward to the time when they can get back on the campaign trail.
Man killed in standoff with deputies in northwest Montana
The Flathead County sheriff's deputies responded to a disturbance involving a weapon at a residence in the community of Kila and were shot at when they arrived.
Montana to ease more restrictions June 1, allow groups of 50
The state will also allow groups of up to 50 people to gather and will allow restaurants, bars, gyms and other places to start operating at 75% capacity.
Montana boater injured by mother grizzly in attack near cub
A Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks official says a mother grizzly bear attacked a boater who inadvertently came between the parent and her cub.
Unemployment claims fall again as Montana ends more closures
New unemployment claim numbers in Montana dropped again last week after more coronavirus restrictions were eased and establishments re-opened.
Official: Montana nursing home virus outbreak appears over
A state health official says a COVID-19 outbreak that started at a north-central Montana nursing home and caused six deaths appears to be over.
Iranian navy friendly fire incident kills 19 amid US tension
A missile fired during an Iranian training exercise mistakenly struck a naval vessel instead of its intended target killing 19 sailors and wounding 15 others.