Two Montana judges say there was corruption in the 2010 primary elections, and the state plans to use those rulings to defend its limits on campaign contributions.
For the first time, Montanans can now see state campaign contribution reports online as soon as they’re filed. The first reports were filed on Tuesday.
The Two Rivers jail in Hardin that had as many as 250 inmates at its peak of operations in the fall of 2014 is now in standby mode after its cells were emptied this week.
Billings Clinic is expanding its presence in Bozeman with the purchase of 54 acres next to Interstate 90. The health care organization says its leaders have been gauging expansion opportunities in the Bozeman area for a number of years.
Environmental groups challenging the expansion of a southeastern Montana coal mine say state regulators have failed to address its effects on streams and aquifers. The state Department of Environmental Quality approved the 12-million-ton expansion of the Rosebud Mine south of Colstrip in December.