A timber fire scorched between 30 to 40 acres, according to Musselshell County Dispatch. The fire is east of Roundup, on Bender Rd. The fire is being battled by land and air. Fire investigators are on the scene trying to determine what started the blaze. No homes or structures are in the path of the fire, and the dispatcher
Big concerts like Tuesday night's Tim McGraw show at MetraPark aren't just good for fans - they're good for local businesses, too. The concerts draw in many people from out of town, and according to Kelly McCandless from the Billings Chamber of Commerce, the average visitor who stays overnight will spend about 250 dollars in the Magic City. Some of
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) - A Darby man faces allegations that another man had to wrestle him to the ground to prevent him from lighting a Molotov cocktail he brought to a southwestern Montana bar. The Ravalli Republic reports ( http://bit.ly/WMZRTy ) Jack Tony Hatzenbuehler Jr. was arrested early Saturday and appeared before Justice of the Peace Robin Clute on Monday
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A former University of Montana men's basketball player faces felony charges that he sold prescription stimulants. The Missoulian reports Eric Hutchison is due in court tomorrow to enter a plea to one count of criminal distribution of dangerous drugs. Charging documents say a confidential informant told police that Hutchison was offering to sell Adderall, which is
Firefighters are wrapping up their work on a blaze northwest of Cody. The Dillworth Fire, which was visible from the Chief Joseph Highway, grew to only six acres. It’s indicative of the mild fire season in the Shoshone National Forest and Yellowstone so far this summer. The only smoke visible above the Beartooth Mountains near Clarke now is a haze
The world’s authority on Yellowstone’s Super Volcano says it’s more than twice as big as scientists once thought. Does that mean it’s more likely to blow up soon? Penny Preston found Dr. Robert Smith at his home near Grand Teton, and found the answer. Millions of people visit Yellowstone each year to see its geysers, fumeroles, hot springs, and mud
A passenger died on a US Airways flight to Phoenix from Honolulu after a suffering an unknown medical emergency, authorities say.
Crews backed by an extensive aerial fleet have increased the El Portal wildfire's containment from 19 to 34 percent.