Over the last week Montana has averaged 1,343 new COVID cases per day, the highest daily average since the pandemic began.
Costs incurred while fighting the COVID-19 pandemic have pushed nursing homes to operate at a loss across the country, and Montana is no exception.
The geyser cones of Yellowstone are made up of material called sinter — a form of silica precipitated from hot water. When looking at the sinter under a powerful microscope, strange forms are revealed that are related to some of the earliest life forms on Earth.
For the sixth time since the exchange was established, 28 Yellowstone National Park bison were shipped to the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation on Wednesday.
The pandemic will preclude Yellowstone National Park from planning any large-scale events to mark its 150th anniversary this year.
Business owners have filed a protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission criticizing NorthWestern Energy’s management for water levels on Hebgen Lake this summer as irresponsible.
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — Mel Elofson thought of his ancestors when he spotted a chinook salmon swimming past the old Glines Canyon Dam site on the Elwha River here.
After more than five years, a retired Tucson editor has completed profiles of all 1,177 sailors and Marines who died on the USS Arizona on Dec. 7, 1941.
An Idaho-made ski film highlights the state's hidden backcountry treasures.
The largest remaining swath of native Palouse prairie will be preserved thanks to a transaction that moved hundreds of acres of Steptoe Butte into public ownership.
A wealth of cross country ski trails are available to winter recrationists in southwest Montana. Here are a few ideas.
Drilling is often suggested as a means of preventing Yellowstone from erupting. It seems like a reasonable idea, but the volcano doesn’t work that way.
Idaho’s most controversial predator could play a role in managing the spread of a deadly deer and elk disease, according to a leading research scientist.
If you’re looking for outdoor exercise, this is a good time to rediscover spots close to town.
The Yellowstone Bison Coexistence Program has helped build 55 fences to keep bison off properties and increase tolerance for the animals.
Hunting mountain lions in Region 1 has a tumultuous history that pushed wildlife managers to institute limited permits roughly 15 years ago.
Two 28-member bison families are being shipped from the Fort Peck Reservation to the Modoc and Yakama nations.
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission’s proposal to repeal new fishing regulations for the Madison River before they are implemented has come with an additional twist.
The proposal now moves to a 30-day public comment period before final commission action in February.
Wildlife managers say mule deer in northwest Montana’s Region 1 and west-central Region 2 have seen declines, with habitat a prevailing issue.