The Washington state legislature is preparing to take up a bill that could close a portion of Montana’s Colstrip power plant. Yesterday, Montana lawmakers voted to send two representatives to Olympia try to save Colstrip.
Investigators say the killing of a Montana man by a grizzly bear underscores the need for hikers around Yellowstone National Park to travel in groups and take other precautions against bear attacks.
State health officials say the number of gonorrhea cases reported in Montana in 2015 nearly doubled from the previous year.
Montana officials decide today whether to relocate dozens of sage grouse to Alberta to help restore the struggling bird population in the Canadian province.
Authorities say a man is dead after a vehicle backed over him in Garfield County.
The state Supreme Court has rejected an environmental group's challenge to the reclamation plan for the proposed expansion of an open pit gold mine near Whitehall.