Members of the Carbon County Resource Council are filing a petition against plans for an oil well in the county. Members are holding a rally Wednesday at 12:30 PM on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn to give members of the Beartooths a chance to get their voice heard. This is a result of the Energy Corporation of America's application for
It may not seem like it, but snow plow drivers are working around the clock. Montana Department of Transportation Director, Stefan Streeter, said the slick roads and high speeds are a deadly combination. At last word, 50 to 60 drivers are working to clear roads throughout the area. Streeter said drivers will continue de-icing, sanding, and plowing roads until temperatures
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A jury has been selected and opening arguments are expected in the Montana murder trial of a woman accused of pushing her husband from a cliff in Glacier National Park just days after their wedding. Jordan Graham has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder and making a false statement to authorities in
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - The U.S. Department of the Interior says it has finalized the first cooperative agreement in a $1.9 billion Native American land buyback program stemming from the settlement of a nearly 17-year lawsuit over more than a century's worth of mismanaged trust royalties. The agreement reached with the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Indian
By BEN NEARY Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined that nearly 1.5 million acres around Riverton that Congress opened for settlement by non-Indians early last century remains legally Indian Country. The EPA on Friday sent notice to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Tribes that the federal agency has approved their application to
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Most people remember the Matthew Shepard killing and subsequent trial in which two men were convicted 15 years ago. Yet chances are that few remember the name of the judge who presided over one of the Shepard trials. And that's just fine with Barton Voigt. The retiring Wyoming Supreme Court justice planned it that way, saying
Rescuers continued their search Monday night for a couple and four children who disappeared in a remote area of northwest Nevada on Sunday night, local officials said.
A one-time official in the Los Angeles suburb of Bell was convicted of public corruption in a case that nearly bankrupted the working class city.