Remembering the 73rd anniversary of the Mann Gulch Fire
Friday marked the 73rd anniversary of the Mann Gulch Fire, which burned around 5,000 acres near the Gates of the Mountains and claimed the lives of 13 firefighters.
Gianforte wants Montana Supreme Court to reconsider protected abortion
Governor Greg Gianforte is asking the Montana Supreme Court to reconsider its stance on protected abortion in the state given the U.S. Supreme Court overturning of Roe v. Wade through the Dobbs v. Jackson decision.
Montana’s senators praise toxic exposure passage after bill was blocked
The legislation passed the vote Tuesday by a margin of 86 to 11 and is now headed to the desk of President Biden for his signature.
Montana’s senators split on federal legislation that would protect same-sex marriage
Montana’s senators are split on whether to support federal legislation that would protect the right to same-sex marriage.
Historic building demolished in Marysville, community works to preserve others
Marysville was founded shortly after gold was discovered in 1876. At one time, thousands of people called the bustling mining town home, but now it’s down to around 70.
Montana Supreme Court vacates contempt order against Office of State Public Defender
The Montana Supreme Court has vacated a District Court contempt order against the Office of State Public Defender and ruled that OPD met the standards of Montana law when assigning public defenders.
MT SupCo: Board of Regents has sole authority over firearm policy on university properties
The Montana Supreme Court has ruled the Board of Regents, not the State Legislature, has the sole right to set policy regarding the possession of firearms on the Montana University System property.
Montana Congressional delegation seeks federal aid for Montana outfitters
Montana’s congressional delegation — with the support of the Montana Outfitters and Guides Association — are asking the federal government for flexibility in the permitting process in the wake of devastating flooding in the Yellowstone area.
Federal report provides comprehensive look at Indian Boarding Schools
The report details 408 schools across 37 states, including 16 Montana schools that had operated at 18 sites over the years. Schools were often run by the federal government or by churches.
‘Father Stu’ premieres in Montana with Mark Wahlberg and director Rosalind Ross
A special red-carpet premiere of “Father Stu” starring Mark Wahlberg and written/directed by Rosalind Ross was held at the Helena Cinemark on Monday. It was an enthusiastic event for people who knew Fr. Stu and helped with the production.