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By Laura Barrón-López, Matt Loffman
Montana health officials have made permanent a rule that blocks transgender people from changing their birth certificates even if they undergo gender-confirmation surgery.
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
Scientists say climate change has made the West warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will continue to make weather more extreme and wildfires more frequent and destructive.
By Associated Press
Montana's largest city has restarted its water plant after shutting it down amid record flooding that's caused widespread damage in Yellowstone National Park and surrounding communities.
By Matthew Brown, Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press
Montana's election results and maps for the 2022 midterm primary elections.
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
Montana health officials say transgender people can't change their birth certificates even if they undergo gender-confirmation surgery.
Fire officials say Northern California will have dangerous fire weather on Friday, including possible lightning that could spark more blazes. In Montana, firefighters have scrambled to save hundreds of homes around the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.
California’s largest single wildfire in recorded history continued to grow after destroying nearly 550 homes while authorities in Montana ordered evacuations as a wind-driven blaze roared toward several remote communities.
By Nathan Howard, Associated Press
Out-of-state crews headed to Montana Saturday to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the West struggled with a series of fires that have ravaged rural lands and destroyed homes.
The remote landscape of badlands and prairie is bisected by the Missouri River. Bison historically roamed the area but were wiped out by overhunting across most of North America in the late 19th century.
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