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For Halloween, author shares tales of Billings' paranormal haunts

For Halloween, author shares tales of Billings' paranormal haunts

In the early 1900s, when Billings was still a whistle-stop, the Billings Depot was a gateway for travelers riding the rails, and while many ho…

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In a man's world, women made their mark in Glacier Park

In a man's world, women made their mark in Glacier Park

WEST GLACIER — Part of the history of Glacier National Park is written on maps, where place names aren’t the exclusive territory of men, but t…

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Hunters find dead body in SUV that had been there for about a month

Montana Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash after a group of hunters stumbled on a dead body inside a wrecked SUV near Glasgow on Thursday.

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GOP group leaked Walsh plagiarism news to New York Times

GOP group leaked Walsh plagiarism news to New York Times

HELENA — The National Republican Senatorial Committee leaked to the New York Times an analysis showing that Sen. John Walsh had plagiarized mu…

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Recent deaths bring Crow people together to pray

Recent deaths bring Crow people together to pray

CROW AGENCY — After a spate of deaths of Crow tribal members from illness, motor-vehicle accidents and tragedy, tribal leaders decided to turn…

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Man sentenced to 40 years prison for killing over supposed dog dispute

Man sentenced to 40 years prison for killing over supposed dog dispute

Just more than a year after Mahpevana-Hane Lorne Bearcomesout shot and killed another man on Billings’ North Side — in what police were told w…

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Suspects in Lame Deer murder expected to plead guilty

Suspects in Lame Deer murder expected to plead guilty

A man and woman accused in the murder of a Lame Deer woman last year are expected to plead guilty to charges on Friday in U.S. District Court.

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Sidney officer shoots, injures man during traffic incident

A Sidney police officer shot and injured a 59-year-old North Dakota man when the man pulled out a handgun during a traffic incident early Friday.

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Tesla Motors opens Supercharger station in Missoula

Tesla Motors opens Supercharger station in Missoula

Pamela Hill pulled her boss’s electric Tesla sedan up to a futuristic-looking "pump" in the parking lot of the Grant Creek Inn at 1:30 p.m. Th…

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Helena’s 150th celebrated with new mural, poem and ceremony

Helena’s 150th celebrated with new mural, poem and ceremony

Helena was lauded with a new mural, a poem in her honor and a beautiful hand-beaded gift during a ceremony honoring the 150th anniversary of h…

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Dealing with jail crowding to be costly for North Dakota county

MINOT, N.D. — Meeting a state directive to reduce the inmate population at the crowded Ward County jail will be costly, Sheriff Steve Kukowski says.

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A look at Wyoming's biggest, most venomous and strangest spiders

A look at Wyoming's biggest, most venomous and strangest spiders

CASPER, Wyo. — They squeeze under our doors and creep into our bathtubs. They slink under our beds and scurry under desks. They hide in betwee…

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Missoula man accused of brutally raping friend

MISSOULA — The Missoula County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Missoula man accused of brutally raping a friend last April.

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2 men die in 3-vehicle crash near Somers

HELENA — Two Flathead County men died in a three-vehicle crash near Somers.

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Court won't block campaign laws before election

Court won't block campaign laws before election

HELENA — A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected a request that would have allowed certain tax-exempt groups to release campaign-related …

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A few more days of nice weather

Warm temperatures and sunshine will continue into the weekend in the Billings area before turning colder on Sunday.

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Lockwood school board earns 'Golden Gavel' for 25th straight year

The Lockwood school board earned its 25th consecutive Golden Gavel award from the Montana School Boards Association this month, an achievement…

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Comedian Tom Green makes Montana debut next week

Comedian Tom Green makes Montana debut next week

Remember Tom Green — the comedian who wrote and starred in “Freddy Got Fingered” and was married to Drew Barrymore for a year?

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Slim's picks: Predicting the Week 10 football games

Slim's picks: Predicting the Week 10 football games

As October winds to a close, the high school football playoffs are set to start on Friday.

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Roundup of Halloween happenings in Billings

Roundup of Halloween happenings in Billings

The Maize at Grandpa’s Farm: 58th Street West between Grand Avenue and Rimrock Drive. Visitors can navigate the Montana Territory-themed maize…

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Community comes together to produce classy 'La Traviata'

Community comes together to produce classy 'La Traviata'

What’s black and white and Verdi all over?

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One killed, another injured in oil tank explosion west of Cheyenne

CASPER, Wyo. — A welder was killed and another person injured Thursday after an oil tank exploded west of Cheyenne, according to the Wyoming O…

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VanDyke’s background: Conservative ties and practicing appellate law in Texas, D.C. and Montana

VanDyke’s background: Conservative ties and practicing appellate law in Texas, D.C. and Montana

HELENA — Montana Supreme Court justice candidate Lawrence VanDyke has worked as a lawyer for a giant international law firm and Republican att…

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Flurry of mailers on state legislative races prompting complaints

HELENA — A last-minute flurry of attack mailers targeting Montana legislative candidates is prompting some formal complaints — and Commissione…

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Winter shuttle from Bozeman to Mammoth to continue

Winter shuttle from Bozeman to Mammoth to continue

A shuttle service from Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport to the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Yellowstone National Park will be continu…

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Billings woman accused of driving drunk with young son in SUV

A Billings woman was charged Thursday for drunken driving with her infant son in the vehicle.

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ZooMontana to offer discounted admission for veterans

ZooMontana to offer discounted admission for veterans

For five days in mid-November, ZooMontana will give military veterans, and the group that comes with them, discounted admission in honor of Ve…

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Day 2 of the homeless summit given to brainstorming what might work

Day 2 of the homeless summit given to brainstorming what might work

Attendees and organizers alike left day two of the Community Innovations Summit clamoring for more.

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New indictments unsealed against ex-tribal leader

HELENA — A federal court has unsealed new theft and tax evasion charges against a former chairman of Montana’s Chippewa Cree tribe who already…

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Walborn promoted to deputy director at Revenue

Walborn promoted to deputy director at Revenue

HELENA — Gene Walborn, a veteran employee and administrator with the Montana Department of Revenue, will become the agency’s new deputy direct…

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Level 2 sex offender arrested for alleged probation violations

Level 2 sex offender arrested for alleged probation violations

A Level 2 sex offender convicted in 2007 for raping a 15-year-old girl was arrested recently after he allegedly violated multiple conditions o…

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Sheriff's sergeant resigns amid investigation into Deadwood incident

A Yellowstone County Sheriff’s sergeant on paid leave during an investigation into an assault charge in Deadwood, S.D., has resigned.

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Grass surface at Cal Poly not among Bobcats' concerns

Grass surface at Cal Poly not among Bobcats' concerns

Cal Poly’s intricate and high-powered running game — and Montana State’s week-to-week inconsistency on defense — could put added pressure on q…

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Billings Home Center fundraiser near its goal

Billings Home Center fundraiser near its goal

This week’s celebration for the fledgling Billings Home Center has pushed fundraising to $92,700 — about $30,000 short of what’s needed to fun…

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Yellowstone County tax bills to hit the mail

Yellowstone County tax bills to hit the mail

Yellowstone County’s 2014 property tax bills will go in the mail Friday to more than 68,000 taxpayers.

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Guest view: Just tell her she is doing a good job

Guest view: Just tell her she is doing a good job

When I was pregnant with my daughter, my husband and I signed up for birthing classes offered at the hospital we would be delivering at.

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Missoula airport on alert for Ebola virus; safety sheet a national model

Missoula airport on alert for Ebola virus; safety sheet a national model

MISSOULA — That sneezer in the seat next to you as you fly into Missoula?

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Morning break-in causes resident to flee

Morning break-in causes resident to flee

The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Thursday morning incident in which a woman ran from her house on Highway 3 after fi…

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FedEx plans new facility in Cody

CODY, Wyo. — FedEx Ground plans a new hub to serve northeastern Wyoming that could bring up to 70 jobs to Cody.

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'You’re a fighter. And you’re strong': Pink belts help students fight cancer 1 kick at a time

'You’re a fighter. And you’re strong': Pink belts help students fight cancer 1 kick at a time

A monthlong self defense class aimed at fighting cancer as well as bad guys came to an end Wednesday night at Billings Chi-Tu Do.

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What type of Halloween candy are you?

What type of Halloween candy are you?

Does James T. Kirk = Butterfinger? Take our quiz to find out!

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No jail time for man who pepper-sprayed woman, dog

No jail time for man who pepper-sprayed woman, dog

MISSOULA — His victim spent five hours in the emergency room, suffered chemical burns on her eyes, and now experiences anxiety every time she …

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300-bed jail planned for Lewis and Clark County

300-bed jail planned for Lewis and Clark County

HELENA — A two-day session to consider what a new detention center for Lewis and Clark County should look like produced a preliminary plan to …

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County contractor at center of Butte mineyard 'break-in' controversy

County contractor at center of Butte mineyard 'break-in' controversy

BUTTE — The Montana Attorney General’s Office says no criminal charges should be filed in connection with a festival coordinator’s forced entr…

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Windy and 50s on Thursday, 60s Friday and Saturday

Temperatures in the upper 50s are possible on Thursday, and Friday and Saturday highs be in the upper 60s, but a cold weather front off the Pa…

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Missoula County must pay $565K for inmate's death

MISSOULA — Missoula County must pay $565,500 in damages to the family of a woman who died of a seizure in the county detention center in 2009.

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