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Researchers track elusive critters in Montana forest

Researchers track elusive critters in Montana forest

HELENA - Much of the Continental Divide in winter remains a place seldom visited by people -- a harsh environment, windblown and seemingly voi…

For schoolyard ducklings, a guided trip to gentle waters is carried out by students, teachers

For schoolyard ducklings, a guided trip to gentle waters is carried out by students, teachers

BILLINGS - Mother duck isn’t thrilled to be wrested from her nest, but it must be done. She settled in the courtyard at Lewis and Clark Middle…

Documentary on T-rex discovery leads to pardon request

Documentary on T-rex discovery leads to pardon request

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Pete Larson has discovered thousands of fossils around the world, co-authored three books and led the team that unearthed …

SUNDAY'S WEATHER FORECAST: Sunny skies, high of 72

SUNDAY'S WEATHER FORECAST: Sunny skies, high of 72

Good Sunday morning, western Montana! The National Weather Service says we'll enjoy mostly sunny skies today and high temperatures near 72 deg…

UM student who alleged gang-rape accuses county attorney of blaming victim

UM student who alleged gang-rape accuses county attorney of blaming victim

In the year after the Missoula County Attorney's Office declined to prosecute four University of Montana football players who allegedly gang-r…

CHUCK JOHNSON: Infrastructure bill is as dead as it was in 2013

CHUCK JOHNSON: Infrastructure bill is as dead as it was in 2013

HELENA – So what’s it take to enact a law to fund public works projects in Montana?

Methamphetamine-related crime on the rise in Missoula County

Methamphetamine-related crime on the rise in Missoula County

Steven Hurd sat on the motel-room floor, staring into his wife's eyes, in late December 2013.

Winners and losers of the 2015 Legislature: Governor vs. Republican majority

Winners and losers of the 2015 Legislature: Governor vs. Republican majority

HELENA – In calling the winners and losers of the 2015 Legislature, Gov. Steve Bullock sure looks like a winner – and conservative Republicans…

Tour of Montana cycling festival brings slate of films to Roxy

Tour of Montana cycling festival brings slate of films to Roxy

A month of movies kicks off the Tour of Montana 100 Days of Cycling Culture and Art, starting Wednesday.

Western Montana trucking companies face shortage of drivers

Western Montana trucking companies face shortage of drivers

Every week, trucking companies in western Montana call Mickey Lyngholm, the workforce navigator at Missoula College, and ask her to share thei…

1889 Derby winner directed national attention to iconic round barn in Twin Bridges

1889 Derby winner directed national attention to iconic round barn in Twin Bridges

TWIN BRIDGES – As true-blood Montanans, we want to believe this story.

MSUB grad who overcame poverty, academic challenges graduates with honors

MSUB grad who overcame poverty, academic challenges graduates with honors

BILLINGS - When Elizabeth Mullins receives her college degree at Montana State University Billings’ graduation this weekend, it will be a mile…

How horse racing's 1st Triple Crown winner came to be buried in Wyoming

How horse racing's 1st Triple Crown winner came to be buried in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Beneath a steel statue, atop a grassy hill in Douglas, Wyo., rest the bones of a champion.

Traveling trailer gives Idahoans education in angling

Traveling trailer gives Idahoans education in angling

MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — Learning anything new can be a challenge, and fishing is no different. A beginner has to figure out where to go, what t…

New wilderness school helps Montana youth explore wild places

New wilderness school helps Montana youth explore wild places

When Josh Olsen was growing up in Havre, he always wanted to go on a multi-week backcountry expedition with a program such as Outward Bound or…

Book highlights history, dangers of Wyoming's 'Snow Chi Minh Trail'

Book highlights history, dangers of Wyoming's 'Snow Chi Minh Trail'

CASPER, Wyo. — On Oct. 3, 1970, more than 400 people gathered near Arlington on a beautiful autumn day as Gov. Stan Hathaway cut ribbon, openi…

SATURDAY'S WEATHER FORECAST: Sunshine and 67 degrees

SATURDAY'S WEATHER FORECAST: Sunshine and 67 degrees

Good Saturday morning, western Montana! The National Weather Service says we'll have mostly sunny skies today, with afternoon highs reaching 6…

Man arrested after allegedly driving drunk with 3-year-old in front seat

Man arrested after allegedly driving drunk with 3-year-old in front seat

A Missoula man landed in jail Thursday night after allegedly driving drunk and swerving all over the road while his 3-year-old daughter was si…

Whitefish couple funds visiting Irish scholars at UM to honor Emmons

Whitefish couple funds visiting Irish scholars at UM to honor Emmons

The story behind the establishment of a visiting professorship with the University of Montana’s Irish Studies Program is “a series of serendip…