Pro-Gun Voters Put Heat on Democratic Senators
Democrats in the West and South who have long embraced gun-owners' rights are facing angry constituents, on edge over a renewed call for a ban on assault weapons from liberal lawmakers in Washington D.C.
Bereau of Land Management Releases Plan for Eastern Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has released its draft plan for managing 2.7 million surface acres and 11 million mineral acres in eastern Montana.
Montana Man Kills Sportsman Channel Host Then Himself
The Sportsman Channel says it's deeply saddened by the death of one of its TV hosts who traveled the world in search of big game and shared his adventures on his program "A Rifleman's Journal."
Montana Parents Hope For Obama Administration’s Help With Their Son’s Death In Singapore
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The parents of a software engineer whose body was found last June hanging in his Singapore apartment are calling for the U.S. to take over the investigation.
Missoula Police Officer Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Female Officer
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Missoula police detective who investigates Internet sex crimes has filed a lawsuit against the police department alleging a female officer sexually harassed him.
Death Penalty Considered in Triple Slaying Near Montana Border
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - The death penalty is one option prosecutors are considering pursuing against two teens suspected of killing three people in Clark, Wyo., near the Montana border.
Oops! GOP Budget Surpasses Governor Bullock’s In Spending
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana legislative staffers say the Republican-led budget committees have so far surpassed the Democratic governor's main budget in proposed spending.
Montana House changes Mind Again on Automatic School Suspension Gun Bill
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The House is again changing its mind on a measure dealing with guns at school, essentially leaving the law as it currently stands.
Montana State Athletics is Asking for $1.1 Million From the School
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - The Montana State University's athletic department is facing a budget crunch that has it raising ticket prices and asking the school for another $1.1 million to replace aging equipment, buy new exercise machines and stabilize the department's budget.
Montanans Arrested in Nevada for Possession of Meth and Armor Piercing Bullets
MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) - Police in Mesquite, Nev., say they've arrested three people from Montana and one from California after finding drugs, stolen guns and armor-piercing rounds in the SUV they were riding in.
House Republicans Back Insure Montana Plan Which Helps Subsidize Small Business’s Insuranc…
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - House Republicans are announcing a plan to extend the state's health insurance subsidy program for small businesses.
Montana House Advances Gun-Rights Measures – Calls for Silencers Allowed on Rifles While H…
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana House is advancing gun-rights measures that include a plan to push back against potential federal restrictions on assault rifles.