Montana News

News from the state of Montana.

Sally Mauk

  Civil rights attorney and co-founder of the National Innocence Project Peter Neufeld and others have been instrumental in winning the freedom of over 300 people wrongly convicted of crimes, through the use of DNA evidence.

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The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are now mulling their options after the 2013 Montana Legislature failed to pass the Flathead Water Rights Compact; but CSKT officials are hopeful the agreement can be passed by the 2015 Legislature.

Dan Boyce

 

NorthWestern Energy is rolling out the major phase of a seven-year, $375 million infrastructure upgrade project this year, and it has already led to an increase in some utility rates with more potentially on the way.

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