Fugitive From Iowa to Represent Himself in Federal Court
Authorities say Strain had been a fugitive since being indicted in northern Iowa on two counts of a felon being in possession of a firearm.
BLM Cites Person Suspected of Starting Helena-Area Fire
The citations for causing a fire other than a campfire and for burning timber, trees, slash and brush outside of a campfire carry fines up to $500.
Lawmaker Says $75K State Settlement Will Go to Legal Fees
Tschida’s attorney, Matthew Monfortorn, said Wednesday the lawmaker is not keeping any money as compensation.
Report: Cleanup of Abandoned Oil, Gas Wells Could Cost US
Current rules allow companies to post bonds of $150,000 to cover their wells nationwide.
Federal Agency Says Montana Needs to Replenish 911 Account
The governor’s office says it plans to review and respond to the letter.
Montana to Pay Lawmaker $75K in Ethics Complaint Lawsuit
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in May that the Montana law violated the First Amendment by banning any mention of an ethics complaints before the commissioner issues a ruling.
Crews Mopping Up After Fire at Kalispell Recycling Yard
NBC Montana reports some nearby homes were evacuated.
Glacier National Park Visitation Increases with Busy August
Records released this week indicate more than 2.45 million people have visited the park in 2019.
Montanans Could Get Repayments in Insurance Fraud Settlement
The auditor’s office settled with call centers, insurance companies and individuals who allegedly used fraudulent tactics to sell short-term health insurance to Montanans.
Montana College Officials Plan to Create Common Application
Leaders say the system would also allow students to get information about financial aid, registration and credit requirements for each campus.