Montana Headlines

Ex legislator implicated in dark money scandal has 1 week to prove he can’t pay $60K fine 19 Aug 2017, 1:00 am

Former Montana legislator Wesley Prouse is out of jail after agreeing to release financial documents related to penalties from a political corruption lawsuit.

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Montana appeals school choice tax credit ruling allowing religious schools 18 Aug 2017, 11:15 pm

The Montana Department of Revenue will continue to fight a court ruling that money from a tax credit program can benefit religious schools.

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Updated: Lolo Peak fire burns 2 homes; National Guard to arrive Saturday 18 Aug 2017, 7:15 pm

Two homes and numerous outbuildings burned after the Lolo Peak fire took another run of more than 3,800 acres Thursday night and jumped the containment line.

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Bond request issued for drilling in Paradise Valley’s Emigrant Gulch 18 Aug 2017, 5:35 pm

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has requested a reclamation and revegetation bond payment of $154,000 before it will issue an exploration license to Canadian-based Lucky Minerals to be. […]

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Montana appeals school choice tax credit ruling allowing religious schools 18 Aug 2017, 2:41 pm

The Montana Department of Revenue will continue to fight a court ruling that money from a tax credit program can benefit religious schools.

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‘Being a citizen feels more purposeful’: 30 become American citizens 18 Aug 2017, 1:00 pm

A federal magistrate in Missoula conducting a naturalization ceremony Thursday spoke strongly about the intense feelings of division and anger running through the United States, calling for the 30 new. […]

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University of Montana selected among 382 best colleges by Princeton Review 18 Aug 2017, 12:00 pm

The Princeton Review named the University of Montana this month among the best 15 percent of the 2,000 colleges and universities that it tracks, with high marks from students and strong academics.

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Man dead after crashing ATV in southwestern Montana 18 Aug 2017, 3:24 am

BOZEMAN, Mont. — A man is dead after crashing his all-terrain vehicle on a remote trail in southwestern Montana.

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A dozen Missoulians protest Zinke, Trump 18 Aug 2017, 2:10 am

With signs with slogans like “Zinke is Stinke” and “Zinke Public Lands Enemy #1,” a dozen demonstrators gathered in downtown Missoula on Thursday in protest against the Secretary of the Interior and P. […]

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After ‘stressful night,’ Lolo Peak fire evacuees take stock 18 Aug 2017, 1:15 am

LOLO — Dustin and Cyndi Nagy received a knock on their door around 1 a.m. Thursday telling them to evacuate their home because the Lolo Peak fire, which blew up earlier that night, was closing in.

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