Carving turns down snow-covered mountains in Yellowstone National Park is now within reach for more skiers and snowboarders thanks to guided trips.
The demolition of the Southern Empire Emporium Restaurant Lounge & Casino last summer made way for new development on the southwest corner of Mullowney Lane and South Frontage Road.
EDITOR’S NOTE: It’s rare, but sometimes circumstances align, and a reporter comes face-to-face with an important and timely story with a personal connection.
Jakob Beccari, a sophomore at the University of Montana, worked last semester in one of the McGill Hall offices where asbestos was found last month.
AUGUSTA - Rocky Mountain Development Council, Inc. (Rocky) will have supplemental foods available to Augusta area senior citizens at the Augusta Senior Center on Tuesday, January 29 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. Foods are shelf stable and consist of canned fruit, vegetables, meats, juice, cereal…
Decked out in ski gear on Friday afternoon, Seth Brandenberger walked across a slightly snowy but mostly muddy parking lot in Butte in search of his daughter, Kendall, and Kendall's horse, Holly.
When I was moving a load of our possessions out here 18 years ago I was driving a U-Haul truck on interstate 90, crossing the Rocky mountains in Montana. It was raining that day — which was great news for a state weary of fires at that time — and as I slowly crested a pass I noticed a sign t…
One doesn’t have to look far to see or hear about the devastation that drug use has caused kids and families. Faith communities are often viewed as strong, dependable pillars in a community. Because of this, faith communities tend to be the first place people turn to for help when hardships occur.
Led by the Knights of Columbus Color Guard, students from Holy Trinity Catholic School, Our Lady Academy and St. Stanislaus College on Friday took part in the 46th annual nationwide "March for Life."
The foundations funding the national litigation effort against energy companies are the same donors supporting the Sunrise Movement, the upstart group behind the recent push for the Green New Deal, according to reporting by Inside Philanthropy.
The 66th Montana Legislature convened Monday, Jan.7 in Helena. While the session is still in its infancy, committees are beginning to meet and legislators are introducing their first bills of the term. We’ve hit the ground running.
The Fairfield Eagle wrestlers began their work at home this week, hosting a multi-team mixer on Thursday evening. Teams from Cut Bank, Choteau, Conrad, Valier, Harlem, Fort Benton/Big Sandy, Poplar, Malta, Simms, Shelby, Wolf Point, Belt and Cascade met in the Fairfield gymnasium for a two-r…
"Main street of small agricultural community having population of 700 in center of wheat raising area, May 1939." (Description of photo by the FSA photographer Arthur Rothstein). Note: in the print edition we incorrectly identified the photo as being taken in 1938.
Montana State University Billings is attempting to resuscitate its anemic university housing market by slashing dorm prices amid a years-long enrollment decrease.
There aren’t many Republicans more conservative than Steve Daines, which is why it stuck out this week when the Montana senator sided with Democrats to oppose Trump Administration plans to lift sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Better Business Bureau released a list of the top scams in Montana in 2018, and the results show that no one is immune to con artists.
Barb Rinke, Worthy Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Montana will make her official visitation to Naomi Chapter # 19, Victor on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1 p.m. She will be accompanied by Worthy Grand Patron Jerry Williams.
The Bitterroot Mushers, a chapter of the Montana Mountain Mushers, are organizing the 12th Annual Darby Dog Derby sled race on Jan. 19 and 20 at Lost Trail Pass.
Standing nearly 12 inches tall, the largest North American woodpecker is a magnificent bird, one that will capture your attention when offered the opportunity to see or hear it.
Butte-Silver Bow planning officials want to know what residents want to see — or not see — in future growth of Melrose, Divide and surrounding areas in the southern part of the county.
Hearing President Donald Trump speak at the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention in New Orleans was top of the list for the 45 members attending the Montana Farm Bureau Convention. In his hour-long talk, the president covered topics important to America’s farmers and ranchers ranging from …
Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials announced today that February food benefits are being provided early to thousands of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients due to the ongoing partial federal government shutdown.
Cowboy Terry Sullivan of Carson City, Nev., advises to NEVER put your hat on a bed. It’s just plain bad luck. The little black fedora is reserved if circumstances call for going incognito. Sullivan’s feature on cowboy hat etiquette was featured in RANGE magazine in 2017.
Montana Tech is pumping hot water out of the two underground mine workings west of campus so it can continue to hold classes and museum tours below the earth’s surface.
Members of Capital High School's Health Occupations Students of America were honored Monday by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health for their participation in the What Gives You Hope Instagram contest.
Nearly a million people arrived and departed from Billings Logan International Airport in 2018, breaking the previous record set in 2012.
The Helena City Commission voted unanimously to accept the donation of the Equity Fountain, a project spearheaded by Helena resident Ron Waterman to replace the old Hill Park Confederate Fountain, which was removed in 2017.
On Monday afternoon, two pack horses stood tied to a trailer in Charlie Judd Memorial Park, adjacent to Butte Central's pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade school.
Even now, Baton Rouge businessman Melvin Hardnett stands in awe of the history that's been placed in his care: the hearse that carried the body of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
NEW ORLEANS — Shortly after taking the podium at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual convention, President Donald Trump asked the assembled farmers and ranchers to sit down.
The Fairfield Eagle Wrestling team sure knows how to ring in the New Year! On Thursday, January 3rd, the Eagle wrestlers visited our neighbors in Choteau to attend the Choteau mixer. They were joined by teams from Choteau, Conrad, Valier, and Simms. Although our wrestlers only had two matche…
First Bank of Montana recently hosted a celebration for students in the Fairfield High School government class. The students participated in, and completed, the First Bank of Montana Financial Foundations Program over the course of the last semester. Their time at the bank was spent celebr…
We’re less than a week away from the start of the 66th Montana Legislature. Already, a whole slew of bill titles and drafts are circulating. In preparation, we’ve spent the past several weeks sifting through bill drafts and talking with colleagues and legislators about potential pieces of le…
Legislators in Helena are preparing for a complete overhaul of the state DUI code, hoping to simplify laws and change Montana’s dialogue when it comes to drinking and driving.
Montana’s top prosecutor says he wants the 2019 Legislature to combat addiction to prescription opioids and expand on a policy of treatment rather than incarceration for drug offenders.