University of Montana president Royce Engstrom says the school will lay off 27 employees by July.
Author John Krakauer will get a hearing before the Montana State Supreme Court in April. The best-selling author and investigative journalist is arguing that the University of Montana should make public its disciplinary records for former Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson.
On Wednesday four Montana state senators testified before a legislative committee in Washington state. They said that even a partial closure of the Colstrip coal-fired power plant that supplies electricity to Washington would raise power rates in both states and cause big job losses in Montana.
Two bison cows and one calf were wounded during the Montana bison hunt today on the northern border of Yellowstone National Park.