'Timber Innovation Act' Boosts R&D For 'Tall Wood Buildings'
High-rise wood-framed buildings are rare in the United States, but that may change. Senator Steve Daines has signed on to a bill to accelerate research and development of what are called "tall wood buildings."
The federal government has dismissed the permit for the controversial Tongue River Railroad. That’s the $400-million-dollar project that would have hauled coal from a proposed southeastern Montana mine that never got off the ground.
Montana Supreme Court Hears Mountain Water Condemnation Case
Montana’s Supreme Court today heard arguments in a case that will determine the future of Missoula’s water utility. The City of Missoula first tried to take ownership of Mountain Water Company by condemnation in the 1980s. Its current attempt that the court is now considering started in 2013.
Future of Missoula's Water Utility Moves To State Supreme Court
The legal wrangling over the future of Missoula’s water utility moves to the Montana Supreme Court Friday. Montana Supreme Court justices hear oral arguments in that case at the University of Montana. The city wants to take ownership by condemnation of Mountain Water Company for the legally determined price of $88 million dollars.