Supreme Court denies re-sentencing in juvenile murder case

Montana's Supreme Court has ruled a U.S. Supreme Court decision prohibiting mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles convicted of murder also applies to Montana cases in which judges used their discretion to hand down the same sentence. 

Ecological research tower to be built at Yellowstone park

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park is having a 59-foot (18-meter) tower built at the Blacktail Deer Plateau as part of a new ecological research and monitoring site.The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports the park announced on Thursday that the tower will be built and funded by a National Science Foundation project aimed at studying that causes and effects of environmental change.