Latest Montana News

Court lifts US coal sales moratorium in a setback for Dems and environmentalists

Feb. 21, 2024 19:36 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday struck down a moratorium on coal leasing from federal lands in a move that could open the door to future coal sales from vast, publicly owned reserves of the fuel that's a major source of climate-changing greenhouse gases. ...

Patterson and Sacramento State host Montana

Feb. 21, 2024 04:08 AM EST

Sacramento State Hornets (6-21, 2-12 Big Sky) at Montana Grizzlies (17-9, 8-5 Big Sky) Missoula, Montana; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento State plays the Montana Grizzlies after Austin Patterson scored 29 points in Sacramento State's 80-75 loss to the...

Moody scores 29 to lead Montana to 88-69 victory over Montana State

Feb. 18, 2024 00:03 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Aanen Moody scored 29 points as Montana beat Montana State 88-69 on Saturday night. Moody was 9-of-17 shooting, including 5 for 9 from 3-point range, and went 6 for 8 from the line for the Grizzlies (17-9, 8-5 Big Sky Conference). Dischon Thomas scored 20...

Moody and Montana host Montana State

Feb. 17, 2024 03:51 AM EST

Montana State Bobcats (11-14, 6-6 Big Sky) at Montana Grizzlies (16-9, 7-5 Big Sky) Missoula, Montana; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Montana hosts the Montana State Bobcats after Aanen Moody scored 24 points in Montana's 87-71 loss to the Northern Colorado Bears. ...

Montana State visits Moody and Montana

Feb. 16, 2024 03:47 AM EST

Montana State Bobcats (11-14, 6-6 Big Sky) at Montana Grizzlies (16-9, 7-5 Big Sky) Missoula, Montana; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Montana hosts the Montana State Bobcats after Aanen Moody scored 24 points in Montana's 87-71 loss to the Northern Colorado Bears. ...

Montana Rep. Rosendale drops US Senate bid after 6 days, citing Trump endorsement of opponent

Feb. 16, 2024 00:49 AM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican Congressman Matt Rosendale dropped his U.S. Senate bid on Thursday, less than a week after he got into the race only to see former President Donald Trump quickly endorse his opponent. Rosendale, a hard-line conservative, said in a...

Montana nuclear base lockdown lifted after suspicious person prompts active shooter report

Feb. 15, 2024 17:07 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An Air Force nuclear missile base in central Montana was locked down by authorities for about two hours on Thursday after an active shooter report sowed confusion and prompted officials to issue a shelter-in-place advisory for nearby schools. No shots were...

Mental health emerges as a dividing line in abortion rights initiatives planned for state ballots

Feb. 13, 2024 10:30 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The weeks after Kaniya Harris found out she was pregnant were among the hardest in her life. Final exams were fast approaching for the college junior. Her doctors told her she had an ovarian cyst, and the risk of ectopic pregnancy was high. The wait times for...

Northern Colorado defeats Montana 87-71

Feb. 10, 2024 19:32 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Dejour Reaves scored 25 points as Northern Colorado beat Montana 87-71 on Saturday night. Reaves added five rebounds and four steals for the Bears (15-9, 8-3 Big Sky Conference). Saint Thomas added 23 points while shooting 10 for 18, including 2 for 6 from...

Republicans have a plan to take the Senate. A hard-right Montana lawmaker could crash the party

Feb. 10, 2024 14:14 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republicans gathered in a hotel ballroom this weekend aiming to unite ahead of the 2024 election and defeat three-term incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Jon Tester. Yet before the party even got underway it was crashed by conservative U.S. Rep. Matt Rosendale, who jumped...