State Revenue Director Mike Kadas said the tax bill passed by the U.S. Senate early Saturday could cost the state about $122 million a year.
U.S. wildlife officials say the white-tailed prairie dog does not need special protections under the Endangered Species Act because it's in no danger of extinction across the U.S. West.
A 16-year-old Hamilton high school student has died, and a 15-year-old boy is hospitalized after they apparently overdosed on prescription medication.
A conservation group attempting to piece together the largest private wildlife reserve in the United States says it will allow eight hunters a chance to kill bison on the grasslands of north-central Montana.
A Belgrade girl has donated part of her Christmas money to help pay other students' school lunch debts.