Havre Woman Claims Montana Millionaire Prize
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Havre woman has claimed a $100,000 prize from the Montana Millionaire game.
Megaloads Headed for Montana Still Parked in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say two gigantic loads of oil production equipment headed for Montana didn't move Thursday morning.
Candidate Filing Kicks Off 2014 Campaign Season
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The 2014 campaign season is officially underway with the opening of the candidate filing period with the Montana Secretary of State's Office.
Former Probation Officer Charged in Sex Sting
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A former Mineral County juvenile probation officer was among seven suspects recently arrested for responding to an online ad in which a woman was purportedly willing to make a 12-year-old girl available for sexual encounters.
Northern Lights May Be Visible Thursday Evening
Northerners thawing out from a bitter freeze may get rewarded with shimmering northern lights the next couple days.
Obama Nearing a Decision on Intelligence Review
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is hosting a series of meetings this week with lawmakers, privacy advocates and intelligence officials as he nears a final decision on changes to the government's controversial surveillance programs.
Missoula Man Charged After Bridge Jump Injured Man
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula man is charged with negligent endangerment after prosecutors say he jumped off a bridge over the Clark Fork River and landed on another man, causing serious injuries.
Baucus Refunds $1.2 Million in Campaign Donations
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus has refunded more than $1.2 million in campaign donations since he announced in April that he was not seeking re-election.
Montana Judge Criticized in Teen Rape Case to Retire
A Montana judge who drew condemnation over his comments in a teacher-student rape case says he plans to retire at the end of the year.
Lawmakers Put Finishing Touches on Spending Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of secretive work, senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill are trying to put the finishing touches on a $1.1 trillion spending bill that would put last year's budget battles to rest.
US Home Prices Tick Up 0.1 Percent in November
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices barely rose in November from the previous month and year-over-year gains slowed, reflecting declines in sales in the fall.
US Trade Deficit Declines to $34.3 Billion
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit fell in November to its lowest level in four years, an encouraging sign for economic growth. Gains in energy production and stronger sales of American-made airplanes, autos and machinery lifted exports to an all-time high.