Posted 11:26 AM 12/11/2013 by Sanjay Talwani (email@example.com)
HELENA - The issue of physician assisted suicide was debated in a Helena courtroom on Tuesday.
The group Montanans Against Assisted Suicide is arguing that a policy position by the Montana Board of Medical Examiners implies that physician-assisted suicide may be legal.
A lawyer for (More)
Posted 2:11 PM 12/10/2013 by Sanjay Talwani (firstname.lastname@example.org)
HELENA - Four housing project aimed at low-income Montanans received some good news on Monday.
Federal low-income housing tax credits are a way to get money behind projects aimed at the elderly and other groups having trouble paying the rent.
The state allots the federal credits to (More)
Posted 11:18 PM 12/9/2013 by Lindsey Gordon (email@example.com)
HELENA - To honor, remember, and teach was the message at the Wreaths Across America ceremony at the state Capitol on Monday. The Wreaths Across America program, which began at Arlington National Cemetery, took place at state houses across the nation.
The ceremony aims to (More)
Posted 1:40 PM 12/8/2013 by Sanjay Talwani (firstname.lastname@example.org)
HELENA - Starting in January, most Montana businesses will be exempt from property tax on up to $100,000 worth of business equipment, and they will pay a reduced tax on equipment above that.
That's expected to save about 17,000 Montana businesses (More)
Posted 10:29 AM 12/7/2013 by Sanjay Talwani (email@example.com)
HELENA - Montana leads the nation in its rate of drunk-driving fatalities, and in 2013, the death toll on the roads is ahead of last year's, with more than three weeks still left in the year.
More than half of those fatalities were alcohol-related.
On Thursday, U.S. Senator Max (More)
Posted 5:00 PM 12/6/2013 by MTN News - Great Falls
A basketball game on Thursday night between 7th-grade students in Browning turned into something magical, and a brief video clip shows why.
The game was between a team from Conrad and the De LaSalle Blackfeet School in Browning.
One of the Conrad students, Aaron Kleinsasser, has (More)
Posted 1:40 PM 12/8/2013 by Melissa Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
HELENA - The Montana Department of Revenue is suing nearly 20 online travel companies, including Priceline, Travelocity, Orbitz, and Expedia, for unpaid lodging taxes.
According to the lawsuit, travelers booking (More)
Posted 12:47 PM 12/6/2013 by Sanjay Talwani (email@example.com)
HELENA - Montana's Commissioner of Political Practices on Thursday listed several potentially illegal campaign tactics undertaken by candidates in 2010 and warned that more decisions from his office may come soon, possibly heading to resolution in court.
In a statement on his office's (More)
Posted 11:13 AM 12/9/2013 by MTN News
Road conditions across much of Montana remain hazardous, with most roads snow-covered and/or icy.
Roads affected include interstate highways, state highways, and county and city roads.
The Montana Department (More)
Posted 9:03 AM 12/6/2013 by MTN News - Helena
HELENA - Governor Steve Bullock has ordered all flags flown in the State of Montana to be flown at half staff on Friday, December 6, 2013 through sunset Monday, December 9, 2013 to "honor the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela."
Mandela, who battled apartheid in South Africa before becoming (More)
Posted 9:07 AM 12/6/2013 by Alex Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org)
People aren't the only ones who need to take extra precautions when sub-zero temperatures invade Montana - pets need help and protection from the cold as well.
The Lewis & Clark Humane Society says you should make sure that when chemicals are out to thaw the snow, that you wipe (More)
Posted 6:01 PM 12/4/2013 by Victoria Fregoso - Billings
BILLINGS - An employee at the Stillwater Mine in Nye was found dead Tuesday evening deep inside the mine.
The victim has been identified as 45-year old Mike J. Rued, who has worked at the mine since 2007.
The exact cause of his death has (More)