The Montana Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Council held a special fundraiser for ag workers. Executive Director Carol Townsend said protecting people in our population that do some of the hardest jobs is imperative if we want our system to run properly. Strategic Planning Specialist Claudia Stephens said their rural healthcare outreach is important because many of the ag workers live
Harry Potter fans mark May 2nd as the day the Wizarding World saw the most epic battle between the forces of good and evil. The 17th anniversary of The Battle of Hogwarts was commemorated across social media on May 2nd. The Billings Public Library hosted events all day in honor of this celebration. Fans dressed up as their favorite character
By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) - Elko County's lawyers head back to federal court Monday with century-old newspaper clippings and mining claim maps from the 1890s that they say prove they're in charge of a road on a national forest near the Idaho border. The county, U.S. government and environmentalists have been arguing for two decades over
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Bozeman man has filed a pair of complaints against Montana State University's College Democrats and the Gallatin County Democratic Central Committee over a university group's campaign reports. Montana Republican State Central Committee spokesman Timothy Adams says Montana State University's College Democrats failed to report expenditures and provide proper attribution on handbills that urged voters to
The federal agent in charge of grizzly bears for decades says the species has recovered in Yellowstone's ecosystem. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service bear biologist Chris Servheen was in Cody for the interagency bear meeting this week. The Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee includes federal, state, and local representatives working to recover the grizzly, which is on the endangered species list as
Cody celebrated as Yellowstone's East Entrance opened earlier in the season than usual. The entrance usually opens the first Friday in May. But this year, the first Friday fell on May 1. The weather was unusually warm and sunny to welcome the season's first visitors. The entrance opened at 8 a.m., but cars were already lined up for almost half
Police confirmed that four people, including a gunman, were killed after the suspect opened fire in Menasha, Wisconsin.
The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss.