Upcoming Hunting Season In Montana Will Be The First With Numerous Changes Enacted

Under a special one-time legislative allowance, nearly 1,700 nonresidents hunting with outfitters purchased big game licenses with about another 140 still eligible. A late amendment to House Bill 637 allowed outfitted out-of-state hunters who had applied for, but not drawn, one of Montana’s 17,000 big game licenses to purchase one by the end of August.…

State Land Lawsuit Dismissed

The state recently announced it was moving the Montana Highway Patrol headquarters from rented space in Helena 30 miles south to the state-owned 48-acre Montana Developmental Center campus in Boulder which has sat vacant for several years. Thursday, about 40 people gathered at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in to welcome the Montana Highway Patrol as…