Montana

U.S. News
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock declared an emergency Sunday, allowing the state to mobilize resources to help affected areas.
Politics
The acting Bureau of Land Management director agreed not to participate in matters involving 57 entities and individuals following conflict of interest allegations.
U.S. News
"I never gave up, I never lost hope," said owner Carole King.
Weird News
The young black bear was unfazed by attempts to move him, choosing to kick back in the sink instead.
Crime
A witness said she heard a "pop" and then saw the 13-year-old lying on the ground and bleeding out of his ears.
Crime
Police in Medford, Oregon, said Montana authorities reported finding the body Sunday thought to be that of 2-year-old Aiden Salcido.
Environment
The Treasure State looks poised to permit its first new copper mine in decades. Sandfire says it will raise the environmental bar — a promise Montanans have heard before.
Weird News
Authorities in Montana said it involved some "big bear yawns."
Politics
The senator said his fellow Montana Democrat could put “politics aside” and bring the country together.
Politics
Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte admitted to body-slamming a reporter on the eve of winning a 2017 special election.
Politics
The 2020 Democratic hopeful says he’s serious about fighting climate change. Progressives worry he’d take a “middle ground” approach.
Politics
The Democratic governor joins a crowded field of more than 20 candidates aiming to beat Trump in the race for president.
Politics
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is little-known, but thinks a progressive record in a deep-red state will stand out to voters.
Politics
Environmentalists blast Trump for "contempt" for law and the planet.
U.S. News
The Montana women were told their accents and language were suspicious at a convenience store near the U.S.-Canada border.
Entertainment
The bill's introduction borrows from the song's lyrics in saying: "WHEREAS, Montanans shake it to the left and shake it to the right and do everything with all of their might."
U.S. News
The tobacco industry put in $17.2 million to oppose a Medicaid ballot measure in Montana. Proponents raised $9.7 million.
U.S. News
Voters in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah recently approved plans to extend health insurance to 331,000.
Politics
Democrats can win in rural states, but the formula isn’t easy to replicate.
Politics
Adam Owen Grady cited the Bible in his complaint against Missoula County jail, claiming God gave people “every herb bearing seed.”