US astronaut sets record for longest spaceflight by a woman

U.S. 12/28/19, 07:16

A U.S. astronaut set a record Saturday for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, breaking the old mark of 288 days with about two months left in her mission. Christina Koch, a 40-year-old electrical engineer from Livingston, Montana, arrived at ...

Snowstorm hits northern Rocky Mountains; Montana gets brunt

U.S. 09/29/19, 16:11

Areas of the northern Rocky Mountains looked more like mid-winter rather than early fall on Sunday as a snowstorm dumped record amounts of wind-driven snow that caused hazardous travel conditions and scattered power outages. Winter storm warnings were posted for parts ...

Pence in Montana, addresses methamphetamine crisis

U.S. 06/13/19, 10:32

Vice President Mike Pence pushed the combination of tough law enforcement and treatment for addicts to combat Montana's methamphetamine crisis, during a Wednesday, June 12, visit to the state that was also aimed at raising campaign cash for fellow Republican ...

US Supreme Court will hear Montana arsenic cleanup case

U.S. 06/10/19, 13:45

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether residents of two Montana communities can continue their decade-long effort to get the Atlantic Richfield Co. to pay for a more thorough cleanup of arsenic left on properties after a century of copper ...

Update: World War II soldier buried in Montana

U.S. 05/25/19, 18:05

The Latest on funeral services for a WWII solider from Montana whose remains were identified last year. (all times local):5 p.m.A World War II soldier from Montana who died on an island in the Pacific Ocean 75 years ago has ...

Home solar advocates push against proposed charge in Montana

Enviroment 05/23/19, 15:13

Renewable energy activists urged Montana regulators on Thursday to reject a utility's request to add a charge for homeowners who generate surplus electricity from their own solar panels.Over the past two decades, about 2,300 NorthWestern Energy customers in Montana installed ...

Wife thanks doctors as trooper goes home after shooting

U.S. 05/22/19, 16:40

A Montana Highway Patrol trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being shot three times was released Wednesday from a Utah hospital after his wife gave emotional thanks to the medical team and supporters. Trooper Wade Palmer, 35, was wounded ...

Montana Gov. Bullock joins 2020 Democratic presidential race

Politics 05/14/19, 08:11

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself among nearly two dozen candidates as the field's only statewide elected official to win a state that President Donald Trump carried in 2016. The 53-year-old ...

Governor signs Montana’s Medicaid expansion bill

Health 05/09/19, 15:43

Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Thursday to continue Montana's Medicaid expansion program for another six years, as long as federal funding continues.He was joined at the signing ceremony by bill sponsor Republican Rep. Ed Buttrey and Democratic Rep. Mary ...

APNewsBreak: Montana governor signs sports betting bill

Sports 05/03/19, 17:09

Montana became the first state to legalize sports betting this year after Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Friday for the state lottery to oversee a system of wagering through kiosks and mobile applications that could be running by fall.Montana ...

Neo-Nazi website founder’s lawyers are backing out of case

U.S. 04/26/19, 09:56

A neo-Nazi website operator's attorneys intend to withdraw from representing him in a lawsuit over an anti-Semitic "troll storm" that terrorized a Montana real estate agent's family.One of those lawyers, Marc Randazza, told The Associated Press on Friday that his ...

Handful of US states are poised to legalize sports betting

Sports 04/23/19, 16:42

The number of states allowing sports betting is poised to expand.Governors in Montana and Iowa are considering measures that would allow residents to wager on sports. Indiana lawmakers are scheduled to approve their own version as early as Wednesday.They could ...

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