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Three days till the Special Election and counties around Montana are getting ready.

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Community comes together to support first responders after Deputy's death

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Gallatin County officers say they are feeling the effect of losing one of their own, but the community has really come together to support those who protect us on a daily basis.

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Hellgate Rifle Club aims for more than perfect bullzeyes

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It’s a common sound that echoes throughout the Hellgate Rifle Club. But instead of aiming for cans, or trees, these shooters are aiming for something a lot harder to hit: the perfect 10.9 bullzeye. 

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UK police: 'a number of fatalities' at Grande concert

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LONDON (AP) - Police says there are "a number of fatalities" after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England.      Police advised the public to avoid the area around the Manchester Arena Monday night. 

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Hometown Proud Bigfork: opening night at Bigfork Playhouse nears

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May 22nd marks the first day of rehearsals for all those involved with the Bigfork Summer Playhouse.

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Shots fired in Missoula; 3 in custody, 1 injured Video included

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officers are investigating a shooting in Missoula that sent one person to the hospital. Missoula County Undersheriff Rick Maricelli says three people are in custody after a shooting that happened inside a vehicle on Monday morning.

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APNewsBreak: 2 more leaks found along Dakota Access pipeline

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APNewsBreak: 2 more leaks found along Dakota Access pipeline

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NEW INFO: Barrus allegedly attempted to bring children along during "suicide mission"

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New details are emerging in the death of Broadwater County Deputy Sheriff Mason Moore last Tuesday.

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Details: ABC FOX Montana to LIVE stream memorial of Deputy Mason Moore Video included

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ABC FOX Montana as well as our partners in Billings at KULR and Great Falls with KFBB will be LIVE streaming the Memorial of Deputy Mason Moore on our SWX channel. 

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Shots fired on Broadway in Missoula Video included

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Missoula Police confirm shots are fired at on West Broadway Monday morning. 

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St. Ignatius man arrested after hit-and-run death

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POLSON, Mont. (AP) - A 47-year-old St. Ignatius man has been arrested after a bicyclist suffered fatal injuries in a hit-and-run crash on a rural road southeast of St. Ignatius.

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Hundreds already planning to attend ceremony for Deputy Mason Moore

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As of Sunday, there are 71 agencies from four states and nearly 500 personnel preparing to honor Deputy Moore and his family.

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41st Annual Maggotfest could be biggest ever

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Less than a month after the park opened, the 41st Annual Maggotfest welcomed more than 48 teams worth of rugby players to Missoula

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Fire experts offer warning, advice to avoid grill fires at home

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The National Fire Protection Association reports an average of 8,900 home fires occur each year involving grills

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Over 1,000 people attend Sanders, Quist rally Video included

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Hundreds of people lined up outside the Expo Center at MetraPark. 

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Quist, Sanders emphasize healthcare, election by the people, for the people Video included

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was in town Saturday to stump for congressional candidate Rob Quist. 

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In Butte: Quist, Sanders focus campaign on health care reform

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Having previously rallied in Missoula today, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Congressional candidate Rob Quist headed to Butte for their second destination.  

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Missoula first stop during Quist's weekend rallies

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From maroon and silver to blue, roughly 2,500 people gathered for Rob Quist's Missoula rally. Vermont Senator and former Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders was Quist's speaker today at UM's Adams Center for Democratic Congressional candidate Rob Quist.

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Suspects in Montana deputy death discussed 'suicide mission'

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - An investigation indicates the father-son duo suspected of killing a southwestern Montana sheriff's deputy first shot at the deputy as he pursued them and then turned around and fired more shots.

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Sanders: Quist will change status quo in D.C.

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Congressional candidate Rob Quist has gained the backing of some prominent Montanans, Governor Steve Bullock and Senator Jon Tester for instance, but he brought another big name to Missoula this morning.  

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Bernie Sanders visits the Treasure State, stumps for Rob Quist

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has made his way to the Treasure State to help stump for Rob Quist.

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Bernie Sanders LIVE Stream

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Bernie Sanders is making his return to Montana this weekend to campaign for congressional candidate Rob Quist. The last time Sanders was here to campaign was during his bid for presidency. 

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Madison River offers some of the world's best fishing

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The Madison River valley is well known for it outdoor activities, but perhaps what Ennis and the valley are most known for is its world-class fly fishing.

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Ennis man takes visitors to explore the skies

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Now normally people explore the great outdoors of ennis from the ground but ABC FOX Montana got a different perspective up 10,000 feet, while learning more about one Ennis pilot who gets to meet visitors from all over who want to explore the state. 

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Hometown Proud: Ennis

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We took the whole team to Ennis this May to explore the rivers, the skies and of course the food. We were met by a ton of local kids and parents in this great Montana town. Check it out! More>>

UPDATE: Montana Raceway Track is here to stay

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The future of Montana Raceway Park has been in question, but we spoke with the General Manager of Thornton Motorsports LLC Giles Thornton who says the tracks are here to stay.

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New funeral details for Deputy Mason Moore

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The funeral for Deputy Moore will be held at 11:00 on Tuesday, May 23, and the service will be held at the Bridge Church, 608 Jackrabbit Lane, Belgrade

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One killed in Thursday night crash on 1-90 near Clinton

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A 22-year-old female from Tuscon, Arizona is dead following a Thursday night crash on 1-90 near Clinton. Montana Highway Patrol says the two-vehicle accident happened just before 8 p.m. in the westbound lanes of mile-marker 131 near the Bearmouth exit.  MHP reports the 22 year old was driving eastbound on 1-90 when, for unknown reasons, she lost control of her Honda and crossed into oncoming traffic. Her vehicle collided with a Camry carr... More>>

Today is Bike to Work Day, how you can participate:

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Today is Bike to Work Day. Here's how to get breakfast when you commute by bike.

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Memorial Service is set for Deputy Moore

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A memorial service is set for Tuesday in Belgrade for fallen Deputy Mason Moore. 

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Heavy snow causes damage in Butte

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The snow still lingers in and around the Butte area. 

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Future of Montana Raceway unknown

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On May 10th the Flathead Planning Board met to make a recommendation to the Flathead County Commissioners to move forward with an application to replace the Montana Raceway Park.

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Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Year: Big Sky's Kelsi McEnaney

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After three weeks of voting, which brought in votes from all over the world, Mattress Firm and ABC Fox Montana are proud to announce that Big Sky High School's Kelsi McEnaney is your 2017 Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Year.

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Venue changed for Bernie Sanders rally in Billings

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Senator Bernie Sanders is coming to Billings on Saturday, but the venue where he'll make his appearance is changing.

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Third annual Give Big initiative raises over $700,000 in Gallatin County

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On May 4th and 5th, neighbors from all over Gallatin County came together for the third annual Give Big Gallatin Valley fundraiser, the largest day of giving in the community’s history. 

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Funeral for Deputy Moore to be held in Belgrade

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The Broadwater County Sheriff's Office posted to their Facebook page details about the funeral for Deputy Mason Moore. 

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The Latest: Trump says special counsel 'divides the country'

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): President Donald Trump says that the appointment of a special counsel for the ongoing investigation into his campaign's ties to Russia "divides the country."

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House passes bill targeting police shootings

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has approved legislation that makes killing a state or local police officer an aggravating factor juries would consider in death penalty cases.

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Montana man charged in crash that killed Indianapolis woman

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A 23-year-old Montana man is charged with vehicular homicide while under the influence in a rollover crash that killed a passenger.

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Rural Fire District responds to fire at Roseburg Forest Products

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Missoula Rural Fire District was dispatched to a structure fire at Roseburg Forest Products on May 17. Initial arriving engines suspected the fire to be in the sawdust barn at the east end of the plant, but it ended up being in an exterior sawdust silo next to the barn. 

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Tribes fighting pipeline drop appeal but battle continues

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - American Indian tribes who are still fighting the Dakota Access pipeline in court have dropped an appeal of a federal judge's decision that allowed final construction to proceed.

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US forecasters: Here comes another hotter than normal summer

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WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. forecasters are predicting another warmer than normal summer for most of the country along with wetter weather in a swath of states stretching from Texas to Montana.

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Man sentenced for transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity

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Courtesy the Department of Justice Rodney Lee Zahn, 61, formerly of Madison County, was sentenced today in federal court for transporting a child in interstate commerce with the intent the child engage in criminal sexual activity, namely sexual abuse of a minor in the third degree.  

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Jury: Landlord wrongly demanded deposit for service dog

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BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A federal jury in Montana has awarded $31,000 in damages to a Bozeman woman who said her landlord required a $1,000 deposit to keep her service dog.

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Single fatal car accident near Belgrade

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Law enforcement responded to a fatal crash at midnight at Rocky Mountain Road by Morgan Lane near Belgrade. A 22-year-old woman from Indianapolis was killed in the single vehicle accident. 

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Community donations surpass $300,000 Missoula Gives goal

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Courtesy release 2,400 Missoulians responded with generosity to calls from local nonprofits to raise funds for projects that benefit their community. Missoula Gives, the 24-hour in-person and online fundraiser organized by the Missoula Community Foundation, generated $288,000 during the May 4-5 event, falling just short of the fundraising goal. But Missoulians and charities rallied over the past week to help bridge the gap, bringing the new total to $308,000. 

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Trooper DeLaittre Memorial honors Montana's fallen officers like Deputy Moore

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The death of deputy mason Moore is bringing back painful memories for the father another Montana law enforcement officer, Montana Highway trooper David Delaittre. 

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Fallen Deputy Moore is remembered as a superhero

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From a family man to someone who would give you his shirt off his back three fork residents say 42-year-old Mason Moore will be very missed in the community. 

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Fallen officers to be remembered in Missoula for National Police Week

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On Thursday, local law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty are being remembered in Missoula for National Police Week.   Its a very emotional week for law enforcement families across the country, and especially for one family right at home in Montana. On Tuesday morning, Broadwater County Deputy Mason Moore was shot and killed in the line of duty. He is one of 129 Montana law enforcement officers to have given their lives in the line of duty since the 1... More>>

Power outages continue in Southwestern Montana for hundreds

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Hundreds are without power in Southwestern Montana Thursday morning. Affected areas include Butte, Bozeman, and Livingston.  In Bozeman, crews are working to repair Lorelei Drive, Bristol Drive, Jade Street and Clark Way, where multiple outages are reported. NWE says there is no estimated repair time.  In Livingston, lines are down causing outages on Meadow Lane, Jackson Creek Road, Teepee Ridge Road, Skyline Lane, Aspen Lane, Sunny Hillside Lane and La... More>>

Suspected deputy killer, Lloyd Barrus described as 'anti-police' and 'pro-gun'

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The Southern Poverty Law Center is looking into Lloyd Barrus, one of the suspects in the killing of Broadwater Deputy Mason Moore. In their release, SPLC described that Barrus posted anti-government, anti-police and pro-gun views across his social media.  

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Seeley Swan, Manhattan Christian win Class C golf titles

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Under wet conditions and a threat of postponement, the Class C Golf Championship tournament played on today in Seeley Lake at Double Arrow Resort Course.  Seeley Swan High School defended their home turf and won the boys team title. Manhattan Christian put together two solid days back to back to take home the girls title. 

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The Tackle Shop, bringing in service since 1937

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Since 1937 anglers have been coming into the tackle shop in Ennis to grab a couple girdle bugs and hit the river. John way owner of The Tackle Shop said, "What really makes the tackle shop special is all of the history, it's been catering to fly fisherman here in Ennis for 80 years." The Tackle Shop is the longest continually operating fly shop in the state of Montana. And this year the shop was named the Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing Outfitter of the Year. "But yeah,... More>>

Homestake Pass is now open

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Eastbound lanes on Homestake Pass near Butte were closed due to weather conditions.  

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Butte Police are short of patrol cars after Deputy shooting

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Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement Department felt the strain of losing three police cars, damaged by gunfire in a pursuit, Tuesday morning. 

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National Bison Range will continue under U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ownership

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The Department of the Interior has reviewed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposal for management of the National Bison Range and determined it will continue under Service ownership.

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ALERT: Scam caller pretending to raise funds for fallen deputy's family Video included

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The Deer Lodge Police Department has received complaints of a man who is calling residents by phone and attempting to get their credit card information.  

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Court documents reveal potential motive in deputy's death Video included

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After the death of a Montana deputy, communities across the state are looking for answers in a traffic stop turned deadly. Court documents provide more insight into the possible motive of the man charged with killing Broadwater County Sheriff's Deputy Mason Moore

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The Latest: GOP lawmakers have mixed reactions to Mueller

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election

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Suspect Marshall Barrus dies in Missoula hospital Video included

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Sheriff TJ McDermott is confirming that 38-year-old Marshall Barrus, a suspect in the death of Deputy Mason Moore, died at St. Patrick Hospital May 17 in Missoula. 

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CONGRATULATIONS: Glacier High School wins $10,000

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Glacier High School just won $10,000 in cash for the “Most Memorable Graduation” from Varsity Brand Spirit Awards.

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May snowstorm causes problems in western Montana Video included

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BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A May snowstorm caused power outages and travel issues in western Montana on Wednesday.

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Change of venue for Bernie Sanders Missoula visit Video included

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Venue managers confirm that Bernie Sanders will no longer be speaking at the Wilma. To accommodate the expected crowd, the venue has been changed to the Adams Center in Missoula. 

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USA participating in Washington Search and Rescue Conference

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The USA is joining Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Alaska, Canada to be represented at the Washington Search and Rescue Conference in Republic, WA May 19-21. 

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Traffic Alert: Homestake Pass closed again

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Eastbound lanes on Homestake Pass near Butte is closing due to weather. 

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Viral video could pay for your vacation

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In 2016, Americans spent $457 billion on vacations. One index reports the average vacation costs about $1,600. Wouldn't it be great if that vacation could pay for itself? 

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Hundreds without power in Missoula due to several scattered power outages

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Hundreds of Northwestern Energy customers are without power Wednesday morning due to several outages scattered across the city. Affected areas include Snow Bowl, Butler Creek, Upper Rattlesnake, and North and South Russell.  Outages are affecting stop lights along South Russell. Earlier Wednesday morning, outages affected nearly 4,000 customers on the southside. Power was restored to all but about 200. NWE advises people that due heavy snow this morning accumula... More>>

What’s next for Lloyd and Marshall Barrus

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A look at what lies ahead for the two alleged suspects in Tuesday's fatal shooting and car chase

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Spartans softball squad going to state

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After going 0-22 in 2014 the Sentinel Spartans softball squad rebuilt and now they are heading to the state tournament after beating rival Hellgate in a playoff. The Spartans took game one 10-0 and advanced to the tournament after winning game two 18-4. The Spartans were the three seed coming out of the west. The Class AA state softball tournament starts May 25th in Great Falls. 

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Butte-Silver Bow & Anaconda-Deer Lodge Law Enforcement give details about Deputy shooting

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Broadwater County Sheriff's Deputy Mason Moore was shot and killed early Tuesday morning near Three Forks, during a traffic stop. 

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Deputy shot and killed not far from Trooper DeLaittre

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Deputy Moore was shot and killed not far from where another Montana Law Enforcement Officer was killed. Almost seven years ago, Montana Highway Patrol Trooper David DeLaittre was killed in the line of duty.

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    Montana to play Washington in NCAA Tournament

    Monday, May 15 2017 12:57 AM EDT2017-05-15 04:57:48 GMT

    After winning their first ever Big Sky Conference title on Saturday, the Montana Grizzly softball team decided the only way to celebrate was with a party; a watch party with the entire team and their new shiny trophy. 

    After winning their first ever Big Sky Conference title on Saturday, the Montana Grizzly softball team decided the only way to celebrate was with a party; a watch party with the entire team and their new shiny trophy. 

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  • Hometown Proud: Ennis

    Hometown Proud: Ennis

    Friday, May 19 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-05-20 03:52:43 GMT
    We took the whole team to Ennis this May to explore the rivers, the skies and of course the food. We were met by a ton of local kids and parents in this great Montana town. Check it out!
    We took the whole team to Ennis this May to explore the rivers, the skies and of course the food. We were met by a ton of local kids and parents in this great Montana town. Check it out!
  • Shots fired on Broadway in Missoula

    Shots fired on Broadway in Missoula

    Monday, May 22 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-05-22 19:53:49 GMT

    Missoula Police confirm shots are fired at on West Broadway Monday morning. 

    Missoula Police confirm shots are fired at on West Broadway Monday morning. 

  • New funeral details for Deputy Mason Moore

    New funeral details for Deputy Mason Moore

    Friday, May 19 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-05-19 21:16:26 GMT

    The funeral for Deputy Moore will be held at 11:00 on Tuesday, May 23, and the service will be held at the Bridge Church, 608 Jackrabbit Lane, Belgrade

    The funeral for Deputy Moore will be held at 11:00 on Tuesday, May 23, and the service will be held at the Bridge Church, 608 Jackrabbit Lane, Belgrade

  • Bernie Sanders LIVE Stream

    Bernie Sanders LIVE Stream

    Saturday, May 20 2017 11:43 AM EDT2017-05-20 15:43:17 GMT

    Bernie Sanders is making his return to Montana this weekend to campaign for congressional candidate Rob Quist. The last time Sanders was here to campaign was during his bid for presidency. 

    Bernie Sanders is making his return to Montana this weekend to campaign for congressional candidate Rob Quist. The last time Sanders was here to campaign was during his bid for presidency. 

  • ABC FOX Montana news live stream

    ABC FOX Montana news live stream

    Monday, May 9 2016 4:06 PM EDT2016-05-09 20:06:05 GMT

    ABC FOX Montana provides local news, breaking news, weather, sports and information for Western and South Central Montana. Tune in to the ABC News at 5:30 and 10 and FOX News at 9 pm and watch our LIVE stream here, every weekday night. 

    ABC FOX Montana provides local news, breaking news, weather, sports and information for Western and South Central Montana. Tune in to the ABC News at 5:30 and 10 and FOX News at 9 pm and watch our LIVE stream here, every weekday night. 

  • UPDATE: Montana Raceway Track is here to stay

    UPDATE: Montana Raceway Track is here to stay

    Friday, May 19 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-05-19 23:36:58 GMT

    The future of Montana Raceway Park has been in question, but we spoke with the General Manager of Thornton Motorsports LLC Giles Thornton who says the tracks are here to stay.

    The future of Montana Raceway Park has been in question, but we spoke with the General Manager of Thornton Motorsports LLC Giles Thornton who says the tracks are here to stay.

  • Hundreds already planning to attend ceremony for Deputy Mason Moore

    Hundreds already planning to attend ceremony for Deputy Mason Moore

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-05-22 02:25:24 GMT

    As of Sunday, there are 71 agencies from four states and nearly 500 personnel preparing to honor Deputy Moore and his family.

    As of Sunday, there are 71 agencies from four states and nearly 500 personnel preparing to honor Deputy Moore and his family.

  • 41st Annual Maggotfest could be biggest ever

    41st Annual Maggotfest could be biggest ever

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:15 PM EDT2017-05-22 02:15:53 GMT

    Less than a month after the park opened, the 41st Annual Maggotfest welcomed more than 48 teams worth of rugby players to Missoula

    Less than a month after the park opened, the 41st Annual Maggotfest welcomed more than 48 teams worth of rugby players to Missoula

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