Latest Montana News

What to know about the latest court rulings, data and legislation on abortion in the US

Mar. 01, 2024 13:21 PM EST

A judge in Montana rejected abortion restrictions, the attorney general in Missouri is accusing Planned Parenthood of illegally transporting minors for abortions and new data shows how the way abortions they're provided continues to shift in a nation where some states have bans and others are...

Idaho hosts Montana after Moody's 35-point outing

Mar. 01, 2024 04:02 AM EST

Montana Grizzlies (19-10, 10-6 Big Sky) at Idaho Vandals (11-18, 5-11 Big Sky) Moscow; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Montana takes on the Idaho Vandals after Aanen Moody scored 35 points in Montana's 89-79 loss to the Eastern Washington Eagles. The...

Jones scores 30 as Eastern Washington defeats Montana 89-79

Mar. 01, 2024 00:32 AM EST

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Casey Jones' 30 points led Eastern Washington past Montana 89-79 on Thursday. Jones also added six rebounds for the Eagles (19-10, 13-3 Big Sky Conference). Cedric Coward scored 25 points and added five rebounds. Ethan Price shot 4 for 9, including 3 for 4 from...

Montana judge declares 3 laws restricting abortion unconstitutional, including a 20-week limit

Feb. 29, 2024 17:58 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Three Montana laws restricting abortion access are unconstitutional, including a ban on abortions beyond 20 weeks of gestation, a state judge said in granting a motion for summary judgment filed by Planned Parenthood of Montana. The 20-week ban and the two...

Coward leads Eastern Washington against Montana

Feb. 29, 2024 03:50 AM EST

Montana Grizzlies (19-9, 10-5 Big Sky) at Eastern Washington Eagles (18-10, 12-3 Big Sky) Cheney, Washington; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Eagles -5; over/under is 156 BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Washington hosts the Montana Grizzlies after...

Montana Republican Rep. Rosendale seeks reelection after dropping US Senate bid

Feb. 28, 2024 16:30 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican Rep. Matt Rosendale announced Wednesday that he will seek reelection to his U.S. House seat representing eastern Montana, after he abandoned a short-lived Senate campaign under pressure from party leaders. Rosendale, a hardline conservative, bucked...

Eastern Washington faces Montana following Coward's 30-point game

Feb. 28, 2024 03:55 AM EST

Montana Grizzlies (19-9, 10-5 Big Sky) at Eastern Washington Eagles (18-10, 12-3 Big Sky) Cheney, Washington; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Washington takes on the Montana Grizzlies after Cedric Coward scored 30 points in Eastern Washington's 85-76 win...

Man to plead guilty in 'killing spree' of eagles and other birds for feathers prized by tribes

Feb. 27, 2024 18:39 PM EST

A Washington state man accused of helping kill more than 3,000 birds — including eagles on a Montana Indian reservation — then illegally selling their carcasses and feathers intends to plead guilty to illegal wildlife trafficking and other criminal charges, court documents show. ...

Montana Supreme Court rules in favor of major copper mine

Feb. 26, 2024 18:58 PM EST

Stalled work on a major copper mine proposed in central Montana can proceed after the state's Supreme Court ruled Monday that officials had adequately reviewed the project's environmental effects. The court's 5-2 decision overturns a 2022 lower court ruling that effectively blocked...

Thomas scores 20, Montana wins 82-73 over Portland State

Feb. 25, 2024 00:18 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Dischon Thomas scored 20 points and Montana beat Portland State 82-73 on Saturday. Thomas added eight rebounds for the Grizzlies (19-9, 10-5 Big Sky Conference). Aanen Moody and Brandon Whitney each scored 17 points. The Vikings (16-13, 7-9)...