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US takes first step toward lifting protections for grizzly bears in some Western states, which would open door to hunts

Feb. 03, 2023 10:36 AM EST
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — US takes first step toward lifting protections for grizzly bears in some Western states, which would open door to hunts.

Not In Our Town movement still inspires three decades later

Dec. 23, 2022 17:26 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — It took a moment for it all to sink in with Dr. Brian Schnitzer. While working in his home office in early December 1993, he heard a loud noise upstairs. It was only when he felt the brisk, winter breeze at his desk that he knew something wasn’t right. Once...

Former tribal official sentenced to prison for bribery

Nov. 21, 2022 15:16 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A former Three Affiliated Tribes official was sentenced Monday to six years and three months in federal prison after pleading guilty to a scheme that involved soliciting and accepting bribes and kickbacks from a contractor providing construction services on the Fort Berthold...

Judge revives limits on wolf killing near Yellowstone park

Nov. 16, 2022 12:40 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge has temporarily restricted wolf hunting and trapping near Yellowstone and Glacier national parks and imposed tighter statewide limits on killing the predators, over concerns that looser hunting rules adopted last year in the Republican-controlled state could...

Montana Republicans dominate as Zinke, Rosendale prevail

Nov. 10, 2022 15:24 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Republicans tightened their control in Montana, picking up a newly created U.S. House seat in the midterm election as former Trump Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke narrowly captured the state’s western district and incumbent Matt Rosendale rolled over his opponents in the...

Rosendale wins reelection in Montana US House race

Nov. 09, 2022 15:01 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican Matt Rosendale easily won a second term in the U.S. House as he fended off a pair of challengers in a newly drawn district in the east but it was still too early Wednesday to call a second House race featuring President Donald Trump’s former interior...

Rosendale wins reelection in Montana US House race

Nov. 09, 2022 03:00 AM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican Matt Rosendale won a second term in the U.S. House on Tuesday as he fended off a pair of challengers in the race for a newly drawn district representing the eastern portion of the state. The race for the other newly-drawn U.S. House...