Sports betting will soon be available in Montana, and this week, the Montana Lottery Commission approved the types of bets people can make on professional and collegiate sporting events.
The Hardin City Council approved a new city police department on Tuesday, voting 5-1 for the proposal.
U.S. Interior Department officials released a new set of environmental studies Friday. They hope the studies will bolster their case for easing restrictions on energy development, mining and grazing in seven Western states around, but not including, Montana.