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Stillwater County Attorney drops homicide charges against Michael Holtz

Stillwater County Attorney drops homicide charges against Michael Holtz

BILLINGS - No witnesses have been found in the death of Forest G. Dana, so Stillwater County Attorney Nancy Rhode has filed a motion to dismis…

No kinkajou for you: Montana won't allow exotic animal as pet

No kinkajou for you: Montana won't allow exotic animal as pet

HELENA – The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday denied a request to list the kinkajou as a controlled species in the state, whic…

Send us youth sports photos, announcements

Send us youth sports photos, announcements

The Missoulian’s Tuesday Youth Sports page's supply of photos is running low. To see your photos in print, send them to youthsports@missoulian.com.

Person dies after being rescued from Billings house fire

Person dies after being rescued from Billings house fire

BILLINGS - A person pulled from a basement fire near downtown Billings on Thursday has died

Modified Gardiner elk hunt reduction OK'd by commission

Modified Gardiner elk hunt reduction OK'd by commission

BILLINGS - Elk hunting opportunities will be reduced for the next two years for those pursuing the iconic Northern Yellowstone herd as it migr…

Arntzen files for state superintendent

Arntzen files for state superintendent

BILLINGS – Elsie Arntzen, a longtime Billings legislator, filed to run for Montana superintendent of public instruction on Wednesday morning a…

Stiffler homicide trial results in hung jury

Stiffler homicide trial results in hung jury

HELENA - A jury failed to reach a verdict Thursday in the homicide trial of James George Stiffler, who shot and killed a man he says was burgl…

Person pulled from fire in downtown Billings, taken to hospital

Person pulled from fire in downtown Billings, taken to hospital

BILLINGS - A person has been taken to the hospital after firefighters pulled them from a fire in a basement Thursday.

Friends honor old ways with new means to process Yellowstone bison

Friends honor old ways with new means to process Yellowstone bison

BEATTIE GULCH — As the American Plains Indians once proved, a single bison can supply a wealth of products, kind of like an ancient and wild W…

Supreme Court clears Billings officer Morrison in search, seizure case

Supreme Court clears Billings officer Morrison in search, seizure case

BILLINGS - The Montana Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Billings police officer Grant Morrison acted correctly in his handling of a 2013 dru…

Lawmaker accuses Laslovich, Lindeen of campaign finance violations

Lawmaker accuses Laslovich, Lindeen of campaign finance violations

HELENA – A Republican state lawmaker says Montana Auditor Monica Lindeen and her chief counsel, Jesse Laslovich, illegally used a state worker…

Disincorporation vote fails but Browning stuck in limbo with no money

Disincorporation vote fails but Browning stuck in limbo with no money

BROWNING – The aldermen of Browning voted 2-1 Wednesday night to disincorporate their town, but the process can’t go forward because the counc…

Scavengers thrive on recycling hunters' Yellowstone bison kills

Scavengers thrive on recycling hunters' Yellowstone bison kills

BEATTIE GULCH — On the mornings when Epona isn’t awoken by gunshots, she can sleep in, her fox fur hat stuffed under the covers to keep her fe…

Stiffler homicide case now in jury's hands

Stiffler homicide case now in jury's hands

HELENA - The lead prosecutor in James George Stiffler's deliberate homicide trial asked jurors if people like the defendant who live in nice h…

Federal government eyes service cuts at Montana border crossing to Canada

Federal government eyes service cuts at Montana border crossing to Canada

BILLINGS – The federal government is once again considering cutting hours at Montana’s 24-hour port-of-entry with Saskatchewan.

Controversial elk shoulder season before wildlife commission Thursday

Controversial elk shoulder season before wildlife commission Thursday

BILLINGS – A contentious proposal to extend elk hunting from August into February in 43 Montana hunting districts – down from the 44 originall…

Flu hospitalizations down drastically in Montana so far

Flu hospitalizations down drastically in Montana so far

BILLINGS – Influenza-related hospitalizations across Montana are down 95 percent from the same time over last year's flu season, but health of…

Transitional housing unit remembers veteran who died after being hit by in Billings

Transitional housing unit remembers veteran who died after being hit by in Billings

BILLINGS – He’d spent only a couple weeks living at Independence Hall before he died in a collision with a pickup while bicycling Monday morni…

Motl dismisses complaint against Gianforte

Motl dismisses complaint against Gianforte

HELENA – Governor candidate Greg Gianforte carried out what Montana's top political cop called "coercion" by sending a campaign email to state…