U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced Thursday his intention to introduce legislation that would bolster local law enforcement's efforts to police drug trafficking and secure America's borders with some $800 million of federal funding.
A proposal to move the Montana Highway Patrol headquarters from Helena to Boulder inched forward Tuesday as a legislative panel passed a bill that would have the Department of Public Health and Human Services turn over the campus of the Montana Developmental Center to the Department of Justice.
Gov. Gianforte said he requested that National Guard members deployed to Washington, D.C. return to Montana after finding out that troops were sleeping outdoors.
Interviews with members of the new Montana State News Bureau and their thoughts on the new team.
U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte on Wednesday threaded the needle on face mask mandates put in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Three petitions are circulating Helena to prompt a recall vote of the mayor and two city commissioners.
Lewis and Clark County commissioners penned a letter to Attorney General Tim Fox Friday asking for assistance with improving "the quality and efficiency of vehicle and title registration services across Montana."
As June's primary election nears, the Ravalli Republic is running Q&As with candidates for legislative offices in western Montana.
The day after state medical director Greg Holzman told reporters on a press call that there were no known cases of COVID-19 on Montana's seven tribal reservations, the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux tribes said in a Facebook post their reservation in northeastern Montana has two cases.
An emergency rental assistance fund for Missoulians impacted by COVID-19 has closed off applications less than 24 hours after the site went live.
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Ravalli County Elections Administrator Regina Plettenberg will ask the county permission Tuesday to hold a mail ballot election for the June primary.
Motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists do not have to be concerned about being stopped and questioned regarding their reasons for being outside of their homes, Sheriff Steve Holton said in a press release late Friday afternoon.
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Gov. Steve Bullock told counties on Wednesday they can choose to conduct an all-mail election in June. He also expanded early voting.
“Right now, we’re at a point — maybe the only point — that we can make a difference with our social actions,” said the county’s public health officer, Carol Calderwood.
Missoula County officials on Wednesday set changes to the county jail limiting the intake of new inmates in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Jefferson County officials are advising gyms and businesses that provide sit-down eating and drinking to voluntarily suspend those operations to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Thursday said he signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency in Montana in response to the coronavirus.
The Democratic candidates for the Public Service Commission’s District 4 seat, which covers Montana’s westernmost area stretching from Ravalli County to Lincoln County, are Daniel Carlino, Monica Tranel and Brett Rosenberg, all hailing from Missoula.
BOZEMAN — Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney told people gathered in an auditorium here Friday night that he was the governor candidate with the necessary experience to run the state and protect progress made under 16 years of Democratic control of the governor's office, while Missoula businesswoman Whitn…
A conservative national political action committee that endorsed a Montana Republican U.S. House candidate registered last week to spend money in an effort to try to get a third party on the ballot this year, but said Thursday they're backing away from that effort.
A draft written by the Montana Climate Solutions Council is now subject to public comment.
The website Politico reported Thursday evening that Montana Gov. Steve Bullock met with former President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., as the deadline nears to file as a candidate for U.S. Senate.
HELENA — Montana's minimum wage will increase 15 cents an hour to $8.65 on Jan. 1.
HELENA — Montana lawmakers who say term limits have reduced their effectiveness looked Wednesday to other states for ideas on how to strengthen their branch of government.