Coronavirus accelerates decline of slumping coal industry
The coal industry was already hurting before the coronavirus, and the pandemic has made things much worse.
Montana university cuts 82 more programs in restructuring
MSUB now offers 135 degree and certificate programs after an initial cut of 37 program a year ago.
Montana hospitals raise financial concerns amid pandemic
Montana Hospital Association estimates that canceling pre-scheduled procedures could cost state hospitals up to $100 million after three weeks of the pandemic.
Justices reject move for release of more Montana inmates
The MT Supreme Court rejected a petition asking to appoint a special master to reduce the population of state prisons and jails amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Yellowstone closure likely to delay summer tourist season
Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly said he intends to listen to health officers and elected officials in deciding when to reopen Yellowstone.
Canadian firm starts US prep work for Keystone XL pipeline
A Canadian company says it has started preliminary work along the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S.
No bullets found in police car after report of shots fired
An officer reported his back window was shot on Feb. 12 while he was driving in the downtown area, resulting in a lockdown and search for a possible gunman.
Third Republican enters race for Montana state auditor
A third Republican says he will run for the party's nomination for Montana state auditor.
Montana lawmaker rejects resigning over socialism comments
A Montana lawmaker rejected legislative leaders' call for his resignation over his assertion that the U.S. Constitution allows socialists to be jailed or shot.
Montana game farm quarantined after positive elk CWD test
A Montana game farm is under quarantine after an elk tested positive for chronic wasting disease.