AP NewsBreak: US plans to lift protections for gray wolves

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the…

BILLINGS, Mont | Embattled Zinke defends legacy after leaving Trump Cabinet

BILLINGS, Mont. —Jan 03, 2019—As former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke exits Washington amid a cloud…

BILLINGS, Mont. | States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales

BILLINGS, Mont.  — Four states that say burning coal will hurt their residents as it makes…

BILLINGS, Mont. | US to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird

BILLINGS, Mont.  — The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Zinke ‘100 percent confident’ he’ll be cleared in probes

BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke declared Monday he’s “100 percent confident” no wrongdoing…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Montana Senate race brings out both Trump and ‘The Dude’

BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale may not be a household name, but he’s…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Montana Senate race awash in outside money as Trump returns

BILLINGS, Mont. — Outside groups and individual donors have poured more than $45 million into Montana’s…

EMIGRANT, Mont. | US bans new mining claims on public land near Yellowstone

EMIGRANT, Mont.— U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke approved a 20-year ban on new mining claims in…

EMIGRANT, Mont. | New mining claims banned on prized land near Yellowstone

EMIGRANT, Mont. — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke approved a 20-year ban on new mining claims…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Zinke expected to OK block on mining claims near Yellowstone

BILLINGS, Mont.  — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has scheduled a visit next week to Montana,…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Blocked US grizzly hunts fuel call for changes to law

BILLINGS, Mont.— A court ruling that blocked grizzly bear hunts in the U.S. West carries far…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Protections restored for grizzly bears; hunts blocked

BILLINGS, Mont.  — A U.S. judge ordered federal protections restored for grizzly bears in the Northern…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Judge restores protections for grizzly bears, blocking hunts

BILLINGS, Mont.— A U.S. judge on Monday ordered federal protections restored for grizzly bears in the…

BILLINGS, Mont. | AP FACT CHECK: Tester did rank No. 1 in cash from lobbyists

BILLINGS, Mont. — Republicans say in a television ad that Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Tribes: Trump illegally approved oil pipeline from Canada

BILLINGS, Mont. — Native American tribes in Montana and South Dakota sued the Trump administration on…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Montana Sen. Tester talks up Trump to defuse GOP challenge

BILLINGS, Mont.— U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is rolling out a new television ad promoting his collaboration…

BILLINGS, Mont. | US accused of planning crackdown on pipeline protests

BILLINGS, Mont. — Civil liberties advocates sued the U.S. government Tuesday, alleging law enforcement agencies have…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Groups sue US over plans for Keystone XL pipeline protests

BILLINGS, Mont. — Civil liberties advocates sued the U.S. government Tuesday, alleging law enforcement agencies have…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Montana murderer freed because it wasn’t ‘crime of violence’

BILLINGS, Mont.— A U.S. judge ordered a convicted killer from Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation released from…