BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Residents of an eastern Montana city are being asked to limit their water use so one of the largest coal-fired power plants in the western U.S. can continue to safely operate. Colstrip Mayor John Williams asked the city's 2,300 residents to minimize their use of water for sprinkling and irrigation through the end of
The life and legacy of Yellowstone Kelly is in the spotlight this week. The Yellowstone County Chamber is teaming up with the interpretive center to organize some great activities. The Warrior Run started things off on Sunday and it was Yellowstone Kelly Night yesterday at Dehler Park. Tonight's Yellowstone Kelly event was held at Art House Cinema and Pub, where they
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A wildlife advocacy group has filed notice that it intends to sue the U.S. government for failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity accuses the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of leaving hundreds of species in limbo. It says the
By FELICIA FONSECA and BEATRIZ COSTA-LIMA Associated Press GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) - The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday Thursday. The federal agency oversees 131,000 square miles of parks, battlefields and other landmarks across the nation and in four U.S. territories. It's attracting more visitors than ever but faces some key challenges ahead. Among them is
UPDATE (Saturday, Aug. 20): F ire containment remains steady at 50 percent today for the Hunter Peak Fire. A press release from the Albuquerque Zone Incident Management team states crews expect to increase containment over the next 48 hours. Crews said Due to Friday's weather conditions, fire behavior has become minimal with creeping and smoldering observed. Crews will return to all
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead told Northwest College teachers he understands their classes are growing at the same time their school budget is being cut. He met with the faculty in Powell Friday afternoon. The governor also greeted students who were registering for classes and moving back for the fall semester. College President Stefani Hicswa says registration is already up four
Women living amidst greenery were 13 percent less likely to die of cancer.
A paraglider got more adventure than he bargained for after he and his canopy collapsed in San Bernardino in a caught-on-camera moment.