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Three bison walk through deep snow at Yellowstone National Park.
National Park Service / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Officials have announced roads in Yellowstone National Park will be closed from the middle of March into April while workers clear snow.

Authorities are searching for three inmates who escaped from a jail in southern Montana.

Mark Gordon's headshot
Mark Gordon / GordonforWyoming

Wyoming's governor says his state has enough savings to take time and be thoughtful about future spending cuts amid declining revenue from fossil fuels.

Mule deer
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Officials say Montana hunters will be able to submit meat for chronic wasting disease testing within the state by the next hunting season.

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — Strong winds in western Montana caused power outages and road closures on Saturday.

A landscape photo of sagebrush steppe
U.S. Bureau of Land Management / U.S. Department of the Interior

U.S. land managers say they will release by mid-March a priority list of federal lands that need but don’t have public access.

Two ice fishermen were rescued after falling into the water at Holter Lake over the weekend.

Eight people surrounding a candle-light vigil
Olivia Reingold / Yellowstone Public Radio

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral for a 16-year-old girl who died of hypothermia after reportedly walking away from an Interstate 90 rest stop on New Year's Day.

A large fire and plume of smoke burning down trees.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management / U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Increasingly intense wildfires that have scorched forests from California to Australia are stoking worry about long-term health impacts from smoke exposure in affected cities and towns.

The tribal seal for the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
Little Shell Tribe / Montana Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians

A Native American tribe in Montana has planned a celebration after recently gaining federal recognition.

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