October 09, 2019 - 6:47 pm
A Montana judge must decide whether to once again block the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline or side with U.S. government attorneys who want him to uphold President Donald Trump's permit to cross the U.S.-Canada border. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris hears arguments Wednesday by environmental...
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August 08, 2019 - 6:05 pm
A Kansas dairy farmer say he and a man charged in the case of two missing Wisconsin brothers had a business deal that involved cattle owned by the brothers. David Foster says he bought 131 calves from Garland Nelson in November. Nelson was to raise the calves and the two men would then sell them...
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Andrew Burton
August 08, 2019 - 5:57 pm
A Montana judge won't take up the latest dispute between the Trump administration and environmental groups over the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline until this fall. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris scheduled a hearing for Oct. 9 on the groups' request to block President Donald Trump's new permit...
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June 07, 2019 - 7:51 pm
An appeals court has lifted a judge's injunction that blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. But it's not clear whether the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling Thursday will have any immediate effect. TC Energy, the company that wants to build the line, previously...
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May 03, 2019 - 8:34 pm
An executive for the company proposing the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada's oil sands into the U.S. says it has missed the 2019 construction season due to court delays. TransCanada executive vice president Paul Miller made the statement during a Friday earnings call with analysts. The company...
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Animal Clinic of Kalispell
February 07, 2019 - 1:10 pm
A cat named Fluffy was found buried under a pile of snow on Thursday, Jan. 31. Fluffy, who lives in northwestern Montana in Kalispell, was found by her owners in a snowbank. The day she was found, the area was suffering from freezing temperatures with a low of 8 F on Thursday morning, and...
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January 08, 2019 - 6:35 pm
Justice Department attorneys and the Canadian company behind the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline say the U.S. government shutdown shouldn't delay a court hearing on a judge's decision to halt construction. Justice Department attorney Bridget McNeil said in a court filing Monday that government...
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January 04, 2019 - 7:33 pm
Montana State University's play-by-play broadcaster for football and men's basketball resigned after the university investigated a reporter's complaint that he sexually harassed her. Jay Sanderson tells The Billings Gazette that he left his position as "the voice of the Bobcats" last month to help...
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November 26, 2018 - 8:16 pm
The company that wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline is asking a Montana judge to change his order blocking the project so that pre-construction work can continue. Attorneys for TransCanada will argue on Wednesday that U.S. District Judge Brian Morris should clarify or amend his ruling to say...
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October 18, 2018 - 10:01 pm
President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that Democrats or their allies are supporting a "caravan" of Central American migrants who are traveling north aiming to enter the United States. Addressing thousands of supporters at a campaign rally in Montana, Trump said immigration is now one of the...
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