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Hard-hit tribe takes strict steps as virus surges in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — People in the deserts of Arizona flee to the White Mountains when the triple-digit heat is too much to bear, cooling off in the forest a few hours away. That worries a Native A...

Virus, stalled economy raise Democratic hopes to take Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bullock was the lame-duck governor of solidly red Montana, fresh off a failed Democratic presidential bid, when he pivoted and announced he’d challenge Republican Sen. Steve Da...

Senior adviser: Montana Gov. Steve Bullock to run for Senate

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will try to unseat first-term Republican Sen. Steve Daines, a senior adviser said Monday, giving Democrats a boost in their effort to take control of th...

AP sources: Montana Gov. Bullock considering Senate race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Steve Bullock, the Montana governor who has insisted he won’t run for the Senate, is poised to do just that, according to two people familiar with his plans. ...

Democrat Steve Bullock ends struggling presidential campaign

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Monday that he’s ending his Democratic presidential campaign, saying it’s become clear that he won’t have a shot at being his party’s nominee....

Matt Volz appointed AP's news editor for the Rockies region

PHOENIX (AP) — Matt Volz, a longtime correspondent and editor who has covered stories for The Associated Press from the Gulf of Mexico to the Gulf of Alaska, has been appointed Rocky Mountains news ed...

Correction: Bode Miller's Tragic Year story

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — In a story Sept. 1 about Bode Miller moving to Montana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Miller is a brand ambassador for Big Sky Resort. He is representing Spanish ...

APNewsBreak: Senators to introduce bipartisan wildfire bill

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Senators from California and Montana said Thursday that they plan to introduce a bipartisan bill that aims to protect communities from wildfires like the one that killed 85 people...

Judge blocks IRS rule to halt nonprofit donor disclosures

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge has blocked a Trump administration policy change that stopped nonprofit groups from identifying their big donors on federal disclosure forms. U.S...

Judge recommends $14M award to neo-Nazi trolling victim

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The publisher of a neo-Nazi website should have to pay the victim of an internet trolling campaign over $14 million and remove all posts that encouraged his readers to contact the...

Writer Krakauer denied records on college player's rape case

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Author Jon Krakauer's five-year quest to find out how and why Montana's top higher education official intervened to prevent a star college quarterback's expulsion over a rape accu...

Montana governor, 2020 hopeful open to Keystone XL pipeline

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he's open to supporting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline "if it's done right." Bullock's comments came Monday in response to a q...

Deal lets luxury Montana ski club keeps its liquor licenses

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials won't pull the liquor licenses of an ultra-exclusive ski resort that counts Bill Gates and Justin Timberlake among its members as part of a $370,000 settlement a...

Producer drowns while filming political ad in Montana

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a film producer from Massachusetts accidentally drowned while scuba diving in a Montana lake during a video shoot for a prospective U.S. Senate candidate. ...

Dems announce debate candidates: Bullock, Moulton out

The Democratic National Committee has announced that 20 candidates have qualified for the party's first presidential debates later this month. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and U.S. Rep...