President-elect Donald Trump has asked Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke to be the new Secretary of the Interior. CNN and Fox News have reported that Zinke has accepted, but no official announcement has been made.
Scott Price and Sarah McKnight were sentenced in Missoula District Court yesterday for the stabbing death of Lonnette Keehner at the Super 8 Motel last December. Price was sentenced to life without parole, while McKnight won't be eligible for parole for 60 years.
On Sunday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bowed to pressure from Native American tribes and environmental groups and refused to grant Energy Transfer Partners a permit to run their pipeline under a tribal water source in North Dakota.