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1 year 4 months ago

About 500 wild horses now at Montana ranch

ENNIS, Mont. (AP) - About 500 wild horses have arrived so far at the Spanish Q Ranch in western Montana as Bureau of Land Management officials work to reassure neighboring landowners about the long-term holding facility. The Montana Standard reports the horses, all geldings, began arriving Feb. 27. Officials say...

1 year 8 months ago

King Soopers, City Market recalling ice cream

DENVER (AP) - King Soopers and City Market are recalling ice cream because of concerns over pecan allergies. The recall involves Kroger Deluxe French Vanilla ice cream sold in Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The federal Food and Drug Administration says people...

2 years 6 months ago

Colorado men held in missing teacher case

SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say two Colorado men are being held in a North Dakota jail on Sunday in connection with the disappearance of a Montana math teacher. Williams County Sheriff's deputy Jon Garrison says 47-year-old Lester Vann Waters Jr. and 22-year-old Michael Keith Spell are in the...

3 years 1 month ago

Deal would speed cuts in western coal pollution

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Aging coal-fired power plants across the West could be forced to install costly pollution control equipment under a new agreement between federal regulators and environmentalists. Many utilities already have cut air emissions in recent years to meet health standards. Next up are even deeper cuts...

3 years 1 month ago

Group collects items for Montana flood victims

A charity group in Colorado Springs is organizing a relief effort for residents in Montana who have been devastated by floods. Heavy rainfall and melting snowpack has flooded the Crow Reservation in Southeast Montana. Dozens of homes have been destroyed. In Colorado Springs the group One Nation Walking Together...

3 years 9 months ago

Montana wants permission to kill gray wolves

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana officials are seeking federal approval to kill 186 endangered gray wolves in a special "conservation hunt," while neighboring Idaho wants permission to kill up to 50 of the predators that officials say are eating too many elk. Documents released Monday detailed the states' new...

3 years 9 months ago

Zucchini-wielding woman fends off bear

It's certainly not the first bear attack in western Montana, but it might be the strangest. Shortly after midnight Wednesday a woman living in the mountains near Frenchtown let her three dogs outside. One began barking. She opened the door and saw an adult black bear running toward one...

3 years 10 months ago

Montana plane crash revives 'lap child' debate

Federal transportation safety officials are using the crash of an overloaded plane in Montana to revive a debate about whether infants and toddlers should be allowed to travel on the laps of adults. The National Transportation Safety Board is asking the Federal Aviation Administration to require children under 2...

3 years 10 months ago

Homeowners flee Montana wildfire

Wildfires drove early morning evacuations in western Montana. A cold front brought lightning and sparked seven fires on forest service and private land. Ravalli County authorities began knocking on doors at 3 a.m. Friday, warning residents about three miles west of Hamilton that a fire in the Bitterroot National...

3 years 11 months ago

Colorado Army deserter arrested at border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Montana say they have arrested a 28-year-old Colorado man accused of deserting the U.S. Army. Officials say Eric Wagner of Lakewood, was taken into custody Wednesday at the Chief Mountain port of entry into Glacier National Park. Customs spokeswoman Lynn Shozoda...

3 years 11 months ago

Possible wildlife-baiting explored in bear mauling

State wildlife officials investigating a fatal grizzly bear attack outside Yellowstone National Park are looking into allegations that a photographer might have been baiting wildlife in the area. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department spokesman Ron Aasheim told KTVQ-TV in Billings Tuesday that the agency is investigating the allegations....

4 years 2 months ago

I-25 crash victim identified as Montana man

The Colorado State Patrol has identified a man killed in an accident on Interstate 25 Wednesday morning. He was 22-year-old Daniel Woldtvedt from Sunburst, Montana. Investigators say Woldtvedt struck the back of a stopped car on northbound I-25 at a high rate of speed. The car was stopped because...

4 years 3 months ago

Lawsuit challenges bison tranfer to Ted Turner

Montana - A coalition of wildlife advocates wants a Montana judge to overturn an agreement that allows dozens of Yellowstone National Park bison to be transferred onto billionaire Ted Turner's private ranch. A lawsuit filed Tuesday asked a District Court Judge to declare the animals a public trust and protect...

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