Man killed in shooting at a south-central Montana trailhead
Carbon County officials are investigating a shooting that left one man dead at a trailhead south of Red Lodge in south-central Montana.
With US border work on track, rural towns fear virus spread
Major construction projects are moving forward along both U.S. borders and raising fears that the influx of workers could spread the coronavirus. Along the northern border, a Canadian company says it will start work this month on a
Montana to ban evictions, utility shutoffs amid virus order
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says state residents are protected from evictions, foreclosures or utility shutoffs for nonpayment while the state's stay-at-home order is in place due to the coronavirus pandemic.
White House Projects 100K to 240K US Deaths From Virus
President Donald Trump is warning Americans to brace for a "rough two-week period" ahead as the White House is releasing new projections that there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S.
Ex-Wildlife Chief: Trump Rule Could Kill Billions of Birds
The Trump administration is moving to scale back criminal enforcement of a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species.
US Consumer Confidence Sinks as Virus Begins Having Impact
U.S. consumer confidence tumbled in March as the impact of the coronavirus began to be felt.
Ex-tribal Chair Seeks Light Sentence In Fraud, Cites Virus
Federal prosecutors have recommended about two years in prison for Willie Sharp, 66, after he admitted to his role in stealing more than $230,000 from the Montana tribe’s Head Start early education program.
Montana Unemployment Claims Surge As Result Of Coronavirus
Montana received just over 14,000 applications for unemployment benefits in the week ending March 21, a nearly 1,700% increase over the previous week.
Ruling: State, Local Officers Can’t Make Immigration Arrests
The 7-0 ruling came in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Montana and others against Lincoln County in October 2018 after Agustin Ramon — a dual resident of Mexico and France — was arrested on charges of stealing prescription medication from a neighbor’s house in Eureka in August 20…
Gianforte Leads Fundraising Efforts
He has raised nearly $1.8 million and has loaned his campaign another $550,000.