Earlier this month, the Yellowstone region saw some of the worst flooding in its history. Several roads, buildings and trees were destroyed by the rushing water in an area known for its pristine beauty.
Throngs of tourists gleefully watched the legendary Old Faithful geyser shoot towering bursts of steaming water while others got stuck in "bison jams" on picturesque valley roads as visitors returned Wednesday for the partial reopening of Yellowstone National Park after destructive floods.
Visitors had been flocking to Yellowstone during its 150th anniversary celebration amid the catastrophic flooding last week.
Jacob Showers and his girlfriend were trail-running in the backcountry when the area began to flood and wash away.
Montana National Guard says troops have rescued 87 people from floodwaters.
A 3-year-old boy who had been missing in northwestern Montana for two days was found on Sunday "in good spirits," despite being "hungry, thirsty, and cold," the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office announced.
Primary elections in seven states Tuesday will set the stage for U.S. House and Senate races this fall.
The state health department said late Monday in an emergency order that it would no longer record the category of “gender” on people's birth certificates.
Emily Pennington, 18, desperately wanted to graduate with her class next year, but the school board wouldn’t take up her case until her parents and the community kept rallying behind her.
47-year-old Julio Leal Parra of Benton City has been sentenced to 191 months in federal prison for leading and organizing a drug trafficking conspiracy with ties to the Sinaloa Cartel.
State officials in Montana issued a lifetime hunting ban to a man who pled guilty to multiple charges related to the killing of a trophy moose in 2019. The sentence also included multiple fines, a suspended prison sentence and a temporary suspension of fishing privileges.
An additional 200 bison among the park’s more than 5,000 bison could be captured or hunted in the late winter if those numbers are met, federal, tribal and state officials agreed in a meeting Wednesday.
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.