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Missoula authorities searching for walk-away

Missoula authorities are searching for a woman who walked away from the Missoula Correctional Services’ Pre-Release Center Friday night. According to a news release, Jessica Stejer walked away from the center’s designated smoking area at 9:30 p.m. She was last seen wearing a tank top and blue leggings and was on foot. Stejer is a Read More…

Nearly all of Montana is in drought

More than half of Montana is in some stage of drought, according to weather data released Thursday. The U.S. Drought Monitor lists nearly all of Montana in drought or trending toward drought, with the exception of a sliver of the southwest corner of the state. Only 2.7 percent of Montana is experiencing normal conditions. Drought Read More…

Ex legislator implicated in dark money scandal has 1 week to prove he can't pay $60K fine

Former Montana legislator Wesley Prouse is out of jail after agreeing to release financial documents related to penalties from a political corruption lawsuit. Prouse has a week to produce financial documents showing whether he has the wherewithal to pay a $59,066 penalty owed to the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices. The Shepherd man was jailed Read More…

Montana nature reserve buys 46,000-acre ranch, advances goal of establishing wildlife park

BILLINGS — A sprawling central Montana nature reserve has purchased a 46,000-acre ranch bordering a federal refuge as it advances toward its goal of establishing a Connecticut-sized park where bison and other wildlife can roam freely. The American Prairie Reserve announced Wednesday it had purchased the Two Crow Ranch about an hour north of Lewistown Read More…