A fake bomb threat at the Kalispell Walmart on Wednesday was initially labeled by law enforcement as a swatting incident, where pranksters hijack phone numbers in order to call in fake threats to police.
The U.S. Senate will consider expanding access to health care for Native American veterans and streamline the hiring process for tribal law enforcement.
The Senate has confirmed a top Justice Department lawyer with ties to Montana as a federal appeals court judge, despite a “not qualified” rating from the American Bar Association and sharp opposition from a home-state senator.
A University of Montana council has formally recommended the removal of a swastika-like tile arrangement on the walls of a school hall.
The United States Supreme Court seems inclined Tuesday to rule that Montana homeowners who are seeking additional cleanup of arsenic left over from years of copper smelting need the permission of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Authorities have arrested a juvenile male in connection with Monday’s unfounded bomb threat at Bigfork High School.