Bureau of Land Management

A map of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route through northeastern Montana.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management

The U.S. Department of Interior on Jan. 22 signed off on a section of the Keystone XL pipeline that will pass through 44 miles of federally-managed land in Montana.

Posters with handwritten names and the message "Hope for Sal" blow in the wind at the rest stop where Selena Not Afraid was last seen.
Olivia Reingold / Yellowstone Public Radio

Multiple agencies are continuing to search for a missing girl from south-central Montana through frigid weather.

An arial shot of the Australian bushfires.
Luca Parmitano/ESA_events / Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)


A handful of Montana wildland firefighters are helping fight the historic bushfires in Australia, which have burned over 12 million acres, destroyed over 2,000 homes and killed at least 24 people. 

A comment box from the U.S. State Department for thoughts on an recently updated environmental draft for the Keystone XL pipeline on October 29, 2019.
Olivia Reingold / Yellowstone Public Radio

The public has until midnight Monday to comment on the recently updated draft environmental impact study for the Keystone XL pipeline. Commenters include Montana’s Governor Steve Bullock.

Center for Western Priorities and the Wilderness Society's report, released September 19, argues oil and gas leases on public lands are underpriced.
Center for Western Priority and The Wildnerness Society

A recent report from a pair of environmental advocacy groups says a third of the public lands leased for oil and gas development came with a price tag of $2 per acre or less.