The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied a permit to a $700 million project to build the nation's largest coal-export terminal in northwest Washington state.
Missoula police are investigating after the former county attorney reportedly removed items from a secure storage area in the county attorney's office last week.
A nonprofit organization says Montana's campaign finance laws are so vague and broad that the state regulator can enforce them against groups he dislikes, while ignoring similar allegations against groups he supports. Attorneys for Montanans for Community Development will ask U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen to rule those laws unconstitutional during a hearing today in Missoula.
Montana officials want to triple the number of gray wolves hunters and trappers can kill in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park. The proposal would increase the annual quota in a hunting district near Gardiner from two wolves to six.