City council approves marijuana business permit
The Three Forks City Council unanimously approved a conditional use permit to Top Shelf Botanicals Montana LLC. for a marijuana dispensary within the city zoning limits along with a conditional use... Full story
Fallout from historic flooding already devastating tourism in park's gateway communities
The phone for Park Hotel Yellowstone in Gardiner has been ringing around the clock with guests canceling summer reservations after historic flooding led to the closure of Yellowstone National Park... Full story
State, Local Officials Report Alarming Number of Fatal Overdoses in Recent Weeks
Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) and the Montana Department of Justice, in conjunction with local law enforcement, have identified an alarming number of recent fatal overdoses across the state. In the period from May 22 to... Full story
'Exceptional set of circumstances' converge to shatter streamflow records across southern Montana
Low temperatures and persistent precipitation combined with an unusually high June snowpack to set the stage for historic flooding in southwest and south-central Montana last week. At least five... Full story
BCSO locates missing person
The Broadwater County Sheriff’s Office reported on the evening of June 15 that missing person Michelle Collins had been located and is safe. Collins had been last seen walking away from the Travel Lodge/Wheat Montana area in Three Forks on...
River rescue Sunday on Gallatin
On June 18, 2022, at 7:10 p.m. Gallatin County Dispatch received multiple calls from several residents along the Gallatin River who had watched an empty 14 foot raft go by their homes. While... Full story
Hunters can soon register online for Game Damage Hunt Roster
Hunters interested in participating in game damage hunt opportunities need to register online for the Hunt Roster through MyFWP (https://myfwp.mt.gov/fwpExtPortal/login/login.jsp). The roster is used by Fish, Wildlife & Parks to quickly respond to...
Moeykens finishes in top ten, Bobcats end finals in fifth
STAFF REPORT After winning her second straight Big Sky Region title in Barrel Racing, Montana State Rodeo star Tayla Moeykens finished the 2021-22 season with a tenth-place finish in the event at...
Stockman Bank establishes Montana Flood Relief Fund
Stockman Bank has established the Montana Flood Relief Fund to assist those affected by record flooding across Montana this week. Thousands of residents and tourists have been trapped and isolated by...
Guest Editorial: I-191 would devastate Montana's Ag industry
Agriculture is Montana’s top economic industry, generating approximately $4 billion last year alone. (citation: https://agr.mt.gov/ Topics/A-D/Ag-Facts). Our farmers and ranchers not only feed Montana but provide for people across the country and... Full story
Column: The Flying Menu
I have the utmost respect for restaurant owners and employees. Having worked a few years at a Mexican restaurant in college, I was able to see a couple pour their heart and soul into the business with countless hours of hard work. At this time, I... Full story
Coaches Corner: Change...Do you embrace it or dislike it?
“The secret of change is to focus ALL of your energy, not fighting the old but on building the new.” ~Socrates Change…Do you embrace it or dislike it? Most recently, within the last couple of years, many of us have faced challenges that...
Task Force aims to reduce impaired driving
Initially formed in 1982 as Montanans Against Drunk Driving, the Gallatin County DUI Task Force has a mission to reduce the incidence of driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs. With... Full story
MSU Extension specialist discusses fertilizing mid-season if yield goals increase
From the MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Fields across Montana may be under-fertilized if fertilizer rates were based on drought conditions, since snow and rain this spring increased potential yields in some areas, according to Clain Jones, a soil...