Latest Montana News

Neo-Nazi publisher ordered to turn over personal information

Jan. 18, 2019 8:49 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ordered the publisher of a neo-Nazi website to reveal his net worth and identify any phone numbers, email addresses, social media accounts and technology he used when he called for his readers to unleash a "troll storm" on a Montana woman. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah...

Trapping ban urged for cat-sized forest predators in Montana

Jan. 15, 2019 6:11 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates on Tuesday urged Montana officials to ban trapping along much of the state's border with Idaho to protect an isolated population of cat-sized predators living in old-growth forests. Representatives of five environmental groups said in a petition to Montana wildlife...

N. Colorado fends off late Montana State rally for 73-70 win

Jan. 14, 2019 11:26 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Bodie Hume scored 16 points, Jordan Davis added 15 and Big Sky Conference leader Northern Colorado held off Montana State 73-70 on Monday night. The Bears (11-6, 5-1) moved a half-game over idle Weber State (10-6, 4-1) and a game ahead of Montana State (7-9, 4-2) and Montana (11-6,...

Former US Interior boss takes job at investment company

Jan. 14, 2019 8:46 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday he's "glad to be out of the swamp" after taking a job at a private investment company in the wake of his resignation and amid unresolved ethics investigations into his actions while in President Donald Trump's Cabinet. North...

Justices leave in place Montana campaign contribution limits

Jan. 14, 2019 10:42 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place Montana's limits on contributions to political campaigns. The justices on Monday rejected an appeal from opponents of contribution limits. They wanted the court to review an appellate ruling that held the limits are a reasonable way to try to prevent...

Pridgett scores 29 as Montana tops Northern Colorado

Jan. 12, 2019 7:23 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Sayeed Pridget scored 29 points, making 11 of 13 shots including all four of his 3-pointers, and Montana got back on track after a two-game skid with an 88-64 thumping of Northern Colorado on Saturday. Ahmaad Rorie scored 13 with four assists for the Grizzlies (11-6, 4-2 Big Sky...

Peatling, Hunt lead Eastern Washington past Montana 78-71

Jan. 11, 2019 12:07 AM EST

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling tossed in 17 points to lead five players in double figures and Jesse Hunt grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds — nearly half of Eastern Washington's total — as the Eagles defeated Montana 78-71 on Thursday night. Peatling made 6 of 8 shots and added three...

Hall, Frey lead Montana State past Idaho 77-67

Jan. 11, 2019 12:04 AM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Tyler Hall scored 20 points with seven rebounds, Harald Frey had 19 points with seven assists and Montana State defeated Idaho 77-67 on Thursday night. The Bobcats never trailed (7-8, 4-1 Big Sky), opened a 30-21 lead at the half and then had Hall knock down three straight 3-pointers...

Montana lawmaker proposes to give $8M to build border wall

Jan. 10, 2019 4:14 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker in Montana is proposing to give more than $8 million to help build President Donald Trump's proposed wall on the Mexican border, while South Dakota senators voted Thursday to endorse the president's plans. As Trump traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday to...

The Latest: South Dakota lawmakers endorse border wall

Jan. 10, 2019 3:38 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a Montana legislative proposal to pay $8 million toward border wall (all times local): 1:20 p.m. State senators in South Dakota have passed a resolution urging construction of a steel barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Republican-dominated chamber voted 28-5...