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HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock says in order for Montana to flourish state government must provide good roads, 21st century classrooms, safe bridges and clean drinking water. He used his second State of the State address Wednesday evening at the...
HELENA — A Republican state lawmaker has agreed to pay a $4,000 fine and not run for public officer for four years to settle a lawsuit that accuses him of breaking campaign finance laws. The agreement with Rep. Mike Miller of Helmville was filed... Full story
BILLINGS — Thousands of people in Glendive were told Thursday they can resume using tap water after tests showed no further signs of contamination from a weekend oil spill into a nearby river, and water in Williston, North Dakota, also was deemed...
HELENA — The state Senate approved two bills Thursday that would update peeping Tom and indecent exposure laws to prohibit committing those crimes through electronic means. Senate Bill 50, sponsored by Sen. Jennifer Fielder, R-Thompson Falls, passe...
BILLINGS (AP) — Federal regulators on Friday ordered a pipeline company to make major upgrades to a line that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana's Yellowstone River and fouled a local water supply. The order comes after Bridger... Full story
HELENA — The Montana Senate has approved two bills that update peeping Tom and indecent exposure laws to prohibit committing those crimes through electronic means. Senate Bill 50, which is sponsored by Republican Jennifer Fielder, passed 47-0. It... Full story
HELENA — Montana government agencies would be barred from going after a reporter's sources or information through companies like Google under legislation proposed in a House committee Thursday. Republican Rep. Daniel Zolnikov of Billings... Full story
ILLINGS — Federal regulators on Friday ordered a pipeline company to make major upgrades to a line that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana's Yellowstone River and fouled a local water supply. The order comes after Bridger Pipeline... Full story
Press release Organizers are planning a sled dog race near Olney for Feb. 28 and March 1. Teams are already entering and the trails are getting unseasonal high snow coverage. The Flathead Classic is a new nonprofit, taking the place of Flathead Sled... Full story
Special to the Daily News BILLINGS — Leadership Montana, the state’s premier leadership development organization, has opened the application process for the Class of 2016. The class will meet in communities across the state during the months of... Full story
HELENA — Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock's latest plan to accept federal money to expand Medicaid coverage has been formally introduced. Bullock announced the measure called the Healthy Montana Plan with sponsor Rep. Pat Noonan at the Capitol on... Full story
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers considered for the first time Monday whether to regulate electronic cigarettes. Sen. Diane Sands brought the bill before the Senate Business, Labor and Economic Affairs Committee on behalf of the Montana... Full story
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Certain welfare applicants would be required to take drug tests under legislation proposed in Montana. Republican Rep. Randy Pinocci, of Sun River, introduced the bill in the House Human Services Committee on Monday. He says... Full story
BILLINGS — Montana officials said Sunday that an oil pipeline breach spilled about 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive, Montana, but they said they are unaware of any threats to public safety or health. The Bridger... Full story
HELENA (AP) — As the 114th Congress convened this week, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester said he isn't daunted by his new status as the lone Montana Democrat in Congress or by the fact that his party is now the minority in the Senate. "It will be similar to... Full story
HELENA — Montana Republicans have voted to join a lawsuit seeking to limit their primary elections to those registered with the GOP. The Republican State Central Committee approved the motion by an 83-43 vote Saturday in Helena. They will join a... Full story
HELENA — Montana lawmakers said at the opening of the legislative session Monday that they will work together and show respect for one another during the 2015 legislative session after a contentious session in 2013. House Republicans and Democrats... Full story
Department of Corrections director Mike Batista announced Monday in a press release that former Havre Police Chief Kevin Olson has joined the department as administrator of the Probation and Parole division. Olson, who was appointed Havre police...
BILLINGS (AP) - A Colorado man was sentenced Monday to 80 years in prison for killing a Montana teacher in a case that emerged as a chilling example of the social changes brought by the Northern Plain... Full story