A judge denied a request to throw out a lawsuit by the Montana Green Party that would make it easier to get minor political parties on the ballot.
Three mountain lions were sighted Tuesday morning near a school bus stop used by the Florence-Carlton School District.
A 48-year-old federal fish and game agent in Montana has pleaded not guilty to charges involving sexual crimes against a child.
The Montana Democratic Party alleges Secretary of State Corey Stapleton broke campaign finance law early this month when announcing his plans to run for Governor.
Wildlife officials say a hunter shot a wolf on the plains of northeastern Montana, more than 300 miles away from the Rocky Mountain Front where wolves are usually found.