Rev. Austin Vetter will be installed at the 11th Bis…
COLUMBUS, OHIO — Jillian Stringer, 13, of Queenstown, achieved a goal she and her parents could truly celebrate Friday evening, Oct. 18. Riding in the Novice Youth 13 & Under Hunt Seat Equitation class at the 53rd annual All-American Quarter Horse Congress, the single largest breed horse show in the world, Jillian and her 6-year-old Quarter horse gelding, named “Itsallwayssumpn,” qualified for the finals in the class. Jillian placed in the Top 20 out of 63 competitors. This was both her first time and her horse’s first time competing at the Congress show.
Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week's contribution is from David Shelly, seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey.
RED LODGE — “Whitebark Pine: Keystone of High Montana Ecology,” with ecologist Jeff DiBenedetto, is the topic of Red Lodge Carnegie Library’s next Lunch and Learn taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 19.
The owner of a wind farm in Barnes County wants to “repower” the turbines with new blades and gearboxes that will increase the amount of electricity produced at the facility.
A new website says more than half of Wyoming's Republican lawmakers are not Republican enough. Who's behind it is a mystery.
Four brothers who grew up on the prairie together and served in the military amid World War II were honored, side by side, earlier this year in ceremonies at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery south of Mandan.
Debra Crow, a school teacher in the small town of Garrison, received the Montana Statehood Centennial Bell Award of Montana History Teacher of the Year Friday morning at the Capitol in Helena.
There are 245 military-affiliated students enrolled in MSUB, but not all are veterans; some may be children or family members of veterans.
A committee recently sponsored a bill to address missing and murdered Indigenous people, while legislators would like to see the revival of a proposal to allow tribal police to arrest or cite non-Native offenders.
Patricia MacLachlan was about 5 years old when she gathered dirt from the prairie into a small plastic bag before her family moved from Cheyenne. The Wyoming native and author of many award-winning books keeps that bag of dirt on her desk where she writes.
Plans to marry a struggling coal-fired power plant in Eastern Montana to a bitcoin mine appear to be lagging, with little construction done and back taxes on the power plant exceeding $4 million.
The video shows the truck beginning to fishtail in one direction before overcorrecting and slamming into the back of the car.
NorthWestern Energy is seeking a one-year $23.8 million rate increase to make up for unexpected expenses in parts of 2018 and 2019.
For the second time in two years, an attorney for the city of Red Lodge has filed libel lawsuits against two sisters who are vocal critics of city officials.
Thirty-two years ago, Marty Etchemendy was killed after being kidnapped and assaulted by two men. Now, one of the killers is eligible for parole.
Collaboration was the word du jour as U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary James Hubbard made the rounds in Missoula on Thursday.
The frustrated tourist stalled in the long bison jam in Yellowstone National Park is more likely to be a repeat visitor, according to a newly released survey.
Three major livestock producing organizations in Colorado announced on Monday they have formed Coloradans Protecting Wildlife. The coalition is in the early staging of the pushback against the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project’s petitioning for the reintroduction of wolves into Colorado, specifically in the San Juan Mountains.
The winter-like weather on the Rocky Mountain Front for the opening weekend of Montana’s general big game season led to fewer hunters going out, but those who did took home deer and elk close to average compared to the past nine years.
Discouraging might not even be the right word to describe the situation faced by many ag producers in Teton County. This year’s weather challenges have dramatically affected the growing season from planting to harvest. A few weeks ago, I was visiting with an area producer who still had cro…
VIRGINIA CITY — A jury began deliberations Thursday on whether Roger Thompson was guilty of official misconduct, tampered with evidence and committed perjury in connection with controlled drug buy when he was Madison County sheriff in 2017.
The interstate is now clear south of Lodge Grass following an incident Thursday morning that left more than 200 cattle "roaming" the roadway, according to a road report from the Montana Department of Transportation.
A $6.5 million rate increase for NorthWestern Energy customers was quietly endorsed Oct. 30 by Montana’s Public Service Commission.
Kids want to read fun books, children’s librarian Allynne Ellis says. They also want to read books that resonate with their cultures and senses of identities.
The Tri-Lakes Volunteer Fire Department will host two public meetings to address Lewis and Clark County's application for a FEMA grant that would make funds available to residents in the North Hills for repair, remediation and prevention of fire-related hazards and damages, including flood related damages caused by the North Hills fire.
The state has agreed to pay a portion of an inmate’s attorney fees and have a warden undergo training on religion rights to settle a discrimination claim.
VIRGINIA CITY — Prosecutors tried to show jurors Wednesday that a Madison County sheriff tampered with evidence and lied about drugs being found on a confidential informant during a controlled drug buy in 2017 to keep the informant from being prosecuted.
A $9 million settlement between Custer County District High School and sexual abuse victims of James "Doc" Jensen, a longtime athletic trainer for the school recently convicted of multiple sex crimes, was announced Wednesday. The move caps more than a year of legal wrangling that exposed "The Program" and put Jensen in prison.
All lanes of traffic are now open about 10 miles west of Columbus after a rollover crash Wednesday morning at one point blocked the entire roadway in an area with ice and black ice on the road.
Victims of systematic sexual abuse at the hands of a longtime Miles City high school athletic trainer have won $9 million in a settlement of a civil lawsuit announced Wednesday.
Kwan Gong, Guan Sheng, Guan Yu, Guan Gong, Guan Di, Kwan Dai, Kwan Tai, Kuan Ti, Kuan Kung, Wu Ti, Mo Dai, Guan Di, Kuan Yu, Kwan Yu, Quan Yu, Yunchang – however you name him, the red-faced character with a black beard has a long connection with Chinese heritage. The carved wooden statue in his image in the Mai Wah Mercantile Collection, part of a loan from the Montana Heritage Commission, was a centerpiece of Chinese culture in Butte for many years.
Girl Scouts provides an environment where girls are welcomed, supported, and encouraged to try new things—no matter how big or small. Their creativity will thrive and confidence will soar as they are encouraged to dream big and turn their ideas into action.