APNewsBreak: Records Show Montana Official’s Vehicle Misuse
A state audit of the secretary of state’s office covering two fiscal years ending in June 2018 found Stapleton’s travel to his home in Billings violated policy.
6 Grizzly Bears Killed in Single Week in Northwest Montana
Last year, a record 46 grizzly bears died in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem, which includes Glacier National Park, the Bob Marshall Wilderness complex and surrounding areas.
Banned Mussels Found on Boat in Montana After Initial Checks
Officials say the aquatic invasive species on the vessel that originated in Lake Michigan could have spread in the Columbia River basin without the discovery.
Helena Man Convicted in Slaying of Montana Couple
The Taylors were found dead in their home north of Helena in March 2018.
Montana Temporarily Bans Flavored e-cigarettes
At least 18 people have died and more than 1,000 people have been sickened due to vaping-related illnesses.
Manhattan Man Charged in Pedestrian Hit-And-Run Death
Investigators say Moreno and his passenger, 23-year-old Daniel Sifuentes of Belgrade, fled the scene, hid the car and reported a hitchhiker had stolen it at gunpoint.
US Attorney Lowers Elder Exploitation Prosecution Threshold
Officials say there were more than 30 state reports of suspected exploitation for about $5 million and more than 25% of those reports involved older Bozeman residents.
Woman Gets 5 years for Mailing Drugs From Montana Home
The Greens’ home was raided in January, and a search turned up the opioid carfentanil, hundreds of grams of methamphetamine and thousands of pills of the anxiety medicine Xanax.
Retired Montana Priest Gets 5 Years on Child Porn Charge
Prosecutors say Krauth received and viewed thousands of images of child porn, including children as young as 2 or 3 years old.
Montana State Prisoner Dies From Undisclosed Medical Issue
Prison officials did not reveal details of Foley’s medical condition.