Firefighter Ryan Benton read a book to a little girl to help take her mind off of the car crash she had just survived.
The three people who died when a train derailed in rural Montana over the weekend included a Georgia couple who were on a cross-country trip to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary and 29-year-old Illinois man who was traveling to Oregon with his wife.
Amtrak CEO Bill Flynn issued a response to the derailment of a Seattle-bound train in Montana, which took three lives and injured dozens of people.
The Biden administration said Wednesday that federal protections may need to be restored for gray wolves in the western U.S. after Republican-backed state laws made it much easier to kill the predators.
Huge gaps between air quality sensors in the western U.S. have created blind spots in the warning system for wildfire smoke plumes sweeping North America this summer, amid growing concern over potential health impacts to millions of people exposed to the pollution.
A couple from Washington state died in the crash of a single-engine airplane in western Montana, officials said.
John Russell Howald, 44, is accused of a hate crime for allegedly firing into a person’s home saying he wanted to “get rid of the lesbians [and] gays,” according to DOJ officials.
Republican U.S. Sen. Steve Daines will remain in Congress after beating his Democratic opponent, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, in the state’s most expensive race, according to the Associated Press.