Bear attacks are rare, but a woman camping in Montana scared a bear off only for it to come back to her tent and kill her.
Park managers raised the gates Wednesday at three of Yellowstone’s five entrances for the first time since June 13.
Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly said the world-renowned park will be able to accommodate fewer visitors for the time being.
Montana National Guard says troops have rescued 87 people from floodwaters.
Park officials say over 10,000 visitors left the nation’s oldest national park after historic flooding tore through the area, washing out bridges and roads.
While no one has been reported killed or injured, waters were only starting to recede Tuesday and the full extent of the destruction wasn’t yet known.
Historic flooding has forced the closure of all entrances to Yellowstone National Park through at least Wednesday.
A 4-year-old boy who had been missing in northwestern Montana for two days was found on Sunday "in good spirits," despite being "hungry, thirsty, and cold," the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office announced.
Primary elections in seven states Tuesday will set the stage for U.S. House and Senate races this fall.
Emily Pennington, 18, desperately wanted to graduate with her class next year, but the school board wouldn’t take up her case until her parents and the community kept rallying behind her.
An additional 200 bison among the park’s more than 5,000 bison could be captured or hunted in the late winter if those numbers are met, federal, tribal and state officials agreed in a meeting Wednesday.
"When your parent’s names are Marcie & Myles— it’s only right that your name is Eminem!" the ranch wrote on Facebook.
Firefighter Ryan Benton read a book to a little girl to help take her mind off of the car crash she had just survived.
The bear was estimated to weigh about 400 pounds and has yet to be located by wildlife officials.
A Montana man is facing a $9.9 million fine from the Federal Communications Commission after he sent racist, anti-Semitic and harassing robocalls to tens of thousands of phones across eight states.
Republican U.S. Sen. Steve Daines will remain in Congress after beating his Democratic opponent, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, in the state’s most expensive race, according to the Associated Press.
It may be the tail end of summer, but some parts out West on Monday skipped right to winter.
Montana police arrested a man who they said pulled down a courthouse Ten Commandments monument with a chain and a pickup truck, according to reports.
A peaceful protest Whitefish, Mont. became the site of a viral confrontation when a man was filmed cursing at protesters and attempting to damage their signs as the demonstrators chanted, “peaceful! peaceful!”
Three relatives of an 11-year-old girl who gave birth in the bathtub of her suburban St. Louis home are facing criminal charges.