Montana won't have enough money to cover all the 2021 claims of livestock killed by predators, the State Livestock Loss Board is reporting.
Home heating costs for Montanans are expected to increase this winter, the state’s utility regulator announced Tuesday.
A small group of moderate Senate Democrats, including Montana’s Jon Tester, knew Tuesday when they unveiled a slimmed-down voting rights bill, that reaching across the aisle for 10 Republican votes would be difficult.
At issue is a rate increase of $26.40 year for average homeowners, which NorthWestern had argued last spring was necessary to deal with projected energy prices that turned out to be higher than expected.
NorthWestern Energy residential rates are expected to rise about $22.20 a year beginning in October as the utility attempts to recover unexpected costs from the previous rate year.
The Census had Carter County adding 255 people, or a 22% increase, in the past decade, pushing the population to 1,415. The thing was, Clerk and Recorder Pam Castleberry wasn’t sure she could come up with 255 new residents.
“Yield-wise, it will be our worse year since 1988,” said Cassidy Marn, Montana Wheat and Barley Committee executive vice president.
Yellowstone County's population, at 164,731, remains the most populous county in the state, according to newest census.
A renewed, made-in-America beef labeling push is drawing support from Montana’s Republican congressmen.
To understand how impactful a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill is, all one needs to know is that the legislation is stirring discussions about a return of Amtrak passenger rail service across the southern part of Montana.
Federal investigators have issued a scathing audit of a Montana nonprofit organized to end violence against Native American women and children.
More than 100,000 Montana families with children could begin receiving monthly child tax credit payments as early as Thursday under a broad plan to support all but America’s richest families.
The compromise announced Thursday was a topline spending amount with the details of projects still to be hammered out, but Tester was confident in some Montana priorities being covered.
The first transition grants for people affected by changes at the Colstrip Power Plant and Rosebud mine are being offered through the end of April.
Montana exited 2020 with 16,600 fewer payroll jobs than it had before the pandemic and a relatively flat recovery, December jobs statistics show.
Montana’s only U.S. representative, Matt Rosendale, told his Twitter followers Monday that House Democrats were raising false claims of a national crisis to call on President Donald Trump’s Cabinet to remove him using the 25th Amendment.
A horse shot and left for dead Christmas weekend at a remote church camp near Fishtail is under investigation.
Much is on the line for Montana agriculture in the omnibus spending and COVID-19 President Donald Trump signed Sunday.