In 2006, an amateur fossil hunter made an unprecedented find: two dinosaurs fossilized while apparently locked in battle. A court case followed over mineral versus surface rights, bringing into question the future of fossil discovery in the US.
Wilmont Collins came the US as a refugee. Now he will be the first black mayor of his hometown.
Montana politician Greg Giancarlo's legal investments paid dividends during his turbulent special election.
The altercation between Greg Gianforte — who is running for the state's only congressional seat in Thursday's special election — and journalist Ben Jacobs took place at a campaign event at Gianforte's headquarters in the city of Bozeman, Montana, The Guardian said.
Software executive and writer Björn Beer decided to move with his wife and daughter to Montana, near Glacier National Park, in part to bear witness to the glaciers’ disappearance.
Planning a visit to see retreating glaciers, the Great Barrier Reef or Machu Picchu? Tread lightly, one travel reporter says.
Only two states in the country don’t have organizations working to resettle refugees: Wyoming and Montana. But Montana is making a change — and people on both sides of the issue are watching.
For centuries, herds of pronghorn have traveled hundreds of miles across the west in the second longest land migration in North America. But today, pronghorn often encounter barbed wire fences on private and public land that delay or halt their journey. Now, scientists and wildlife managers are developing fencing systems that allow the pronghorn to cross safely.
With national policy on climate and energy in political gridlock, the opponents are fighting in local and state trenches. That's why money is pouring into a small county north of Seattle, where there's a debate over a shipping terminal that would send coal to Asia.
70 years ago, the US locked away 120,000 citizens of Japanese descent. Some ended up in northern Idaho, where archaeologists are uncovering their stories.
The drive to build the Keystone XL pipeline and the deadly oil train wreck in Canada earlier this month have launched a lengthy discussion about how crude oil is moved around in this country. One critic says it should prompt a broad re-think of our use of fossil fuels.