Montana reports 57 new COVID-19 cases

Montana reported 57 COVID-19 cases and the COVID-19 death of one person, according to a Sunday update to the state case mapping and information website. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Montana reports 57 COVID-19 cases

Montana reported 57 COVID-19 cases and the COVID-19 death of one person, according to a Sunday update to the state case mapping and information website. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hunter education changes would permanently allow online-only classes; some instructors concerned

The pandemic, along with a goal to improve customer service, has prompted the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks to permanently offer an online-only hunter education class for youngsters. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Outgoing US Judge Charles Lovell reflects on his love for the law

The relationships we forge, the lives we touch, and the words we use make up the legacies we leave behind. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

All vets, plus spouses and caregivers, eligible for COVID vaccines through VA

Recent legislation has made all Montana veterans, along with their spouses and caregivers, eligible for COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Montana reports 194 COVID-19 cases, more than 600k vaccines administered

Montana added 194 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, while more than 258,000 residents are considered fully immunized from the virus. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Battling invasives: Yellowstone sees progress, setbacks in effort to protect native cutthroat trout

Two summers ago, a gillnetting crew working to catch invasive lake trout on Yellowstone Lake pulled up its nets and found a small, hand-sized fish that sent shock waves through the fisheries biologists working to save threatened cutthroat trout in… Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

High court takes up case on virus relief funding for tribes

More than a dozen tribes sued to keep the money out of the hands of Alaska Native corporations, which provide services to Alaska Natives but do not have a relationship with the U.S. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Bozeman nonprofit nears goal of purchasing remote ranch as April 30 deadline looms

A remote ranch next door to the Lee Metcalf Wilderness south of Big Sky is being offered for sale to a Bozeman-based nonprofit, but the $2.9 million purchase price has to be raised by April 30. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Judge strikes down initial approval for stalled Montana mine

The decision against the Rock Creek Mine near Noxon is the latest in series of legal setbacks for a project first proposed more than two decades ago. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

2 Montana trails receive substantial grants

Two Montana trails were beneficiaries of the 2021 Doppelt Family Trail Development Fund grants, which contribute to the development and maintenance of trail gaps on or near the preferred route of the Great American Rail-Trail. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

New CWD test developed in Hamilton has potential for eventual use in the wild

Scientists have developed a new way to test live animals for chronic wasting disease that holds promise for one day detecting the illness in the wild. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Governor’s order on Boulder property sparks changes to bill

Members of a legislative panel were told Wednesday that a portion of a bill that would transfer responsibility for the Montana Developmental Center property from one agency to another was no longer needed because the governor had taken the action… Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Legal strategy damaged Hecla permit bid

Breaking a permitting process into small steps backfired for Hecla Mining Company, when a federal judge ruled the government couldn’t grant permits for the exploration phase of a copper mine on the edge of the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Colstrip operator eyeing wind farm in southeast Montana

Talen Energy, in a joint venture with Pattern Energy, is pursuing lease agreements for a wind farm in a targeted project area of roughly 14 square miles in Rosebud and Treasure counties. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Russell Dean Landers, last of imprisoned Montana Freemen, dies

Landers, 69, was part of an extremist group that kept the FBI at bay during an 81-day standoff from March 25 to June 14, 1996 at “Justus Township,” their remote lair near Jordan in Garfield County. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Montana reports 152 new COVID-19 cases, eight more deaths

Montana added 152 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, and health officials confirmed that eight more of its residents have died due to the virus. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

See who got COVID-19 relief payments in Montana, and how much

Montana’s Coronavirus Relief Fund grant programs opened on May 7, 2020 and have distributed tens of millions of dollars to businesses and nonprofits throughout Montana. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Trout numbers continue to decline; new style of banks adopted for next phase of upper Clark Fork remedy

The upper Clark Fork River cleanup enters a new phase this spring with remediation of a section between Warm Springs and Galen known as Phase 3. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Grizzly bear killed after man mauled near West Yellowstone

A grizzly bear was killed Friday as Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks staff investigated the scene where a West Yellowstone man was mauled by a bear Thursday. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Judge sides with conservationists in sheep grazing dispute

BILLINGS — A federal judge on Friday sided with conservation groups who said allowing domestic sheep to graze in a mountain range along the Idaho-Montana border as part of a government agriculture program could harm grizzly bears and other wildlife. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Suspect arrested after robbery at Helena bank

A Helena man was arrested in connection with a robbery at a local bank Friday afternoon. Top Featured Tags: – Montana NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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