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Montana sees strong winds, record high temps

Nov. 28, 2021 18:14 PM EST

Strong winds, with occasional gusts of up to 100 mph (161 kph), made travel difficult along the Rocky Mountain Front in northern Montana, while record high temperatures were seen in some areas, the National Weather Service said Sunday. Southwest winds of 40 to 70 mph (64...

Federal agent charged with pulling work gun on bar patron

Nov. 23, 2021 18:54 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Drug Enforcement Administration agent from Colorado was charged Tuesday with felony assault with a weapon for reportedly pulling his government-issued handgun on a man at a Bozeman bar while he was intoxicated. Ryan Donahue, 32, of Parker,...

As crime rates rise, Montana city blames arriving convicts

Nov. 20, 2021 10:11 AM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — It was just about sunset on an autumn night in downtown Billings, and the staff of Jake’s restaurant was handling the dinner rush as 6 p.m. approached. The restaurant’s manager heard a disturbance near the bar and went to investigate. There he found the man he had...

Dems disappointed with final Montana congressional districts

Nov. 09, 2021 17:17 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A new map dividing Montana into two congressional districts for the first time in decades was finalized Tuesday, triggering disappointment from Democrats who hoped to craft a different western district that would give them a better chance of winning in an increasingly...

Montana commission finalizes congressional district lines

Nov. 04, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's redistricting commission chair selected on Thursday a congressional district map proposed by Republicans, dealing a blow to Democrats who hoped to craft a western district that would give them a better chance of winning. Chair Maylinn...

Montana commission delays choosing congressional districts

Oct. 30, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s redistricting commission delayed a decision on a map dividing the state into congressional districts after an all-day meeting on Saturday. The commission failed to reach a consensus on the map proposals they were considering, instead...

Montana redistricting commission advances two map proposals

Oct. 21, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's redistricting commission has honed in on two maps dividing the state into two congressional districts, after the commission's nonpartisan chair said she disapproved of all nine maps proposed earlier this month by the two Republican and two Democratic...

Two Montanas? New maps highlight state's split personality

Oct. 20, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

CASCADE, Mont. (AP) — For the first time in 30 years, the Census has awarded Montana a second seat in Congress. On paper, that leaves the state's redistricting commission with the easiest task of all its counterparts across the country: Divide the expansive state in half. ...

Montana State University dedicates American Indian Hall

Oct. 17, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana State University celebrated the grand opening of its American Indian Hall over the weekend, saying it will serve as a bridge between Native American culture and all other cultures on campus. The event Saturday began with a procession from...

N Colorado reprimands Max McCaffrey for clipboard incident

Oct. 06, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — The University of Northern Colorado has reprimanded offensive coordinator Max McCaffrey for tossing a broken clipboard into the stands that hit a spectator during a game at Montana State. The Bears' athletics department, in conjunction with Montana...