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New Red Cross shelter in place for Lolo Peak fire

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A new Red Cross shelter is in place for those impacted by the Lolo Peak fire.  

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Montana's entire wildfire reserve budget will be spent this week

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As of Wednesday Montana has spent more than $168.5 million on wildfires that have destroyed more than 400,000 acres of land. 

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Helena Commission votes to remove Confederate monument Video included

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In Helena Wednesday, the City Commission listens to both sides of public opinion regarding the only Confederate monument in the Northwest.

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Governor Steve Bullock signs two measures for safety and tribal tourism

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Governor Steve Bullock signed two bills at the Pablo Tribal Complex, Wednesday morning.

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Couple has "made it" in Townsend glass shop Video included

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Jim and Terry Gundersen opened Goose Bay Handblown Glass in 2002... with one goal in mind: "We always felt like we will have arrived once we start finding our glass at garage sales." Jim, a former blacksmith, had no problem transitioning into the business. Terry... well, she sacrificed a lot of sleep.  "The difficult part was that I was still working as a nurse, 12 hour night shifts, and then I would blow glass during the day," says Terry. Jim chimes i...

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Attorney General Fox Asks Congress to Amend Sex Trafficking Law

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The Montana Department of Justice sent out a press release stating that Attorney General Tim Fox joined 49 other state and territorial attorneys general in a bi-partisan coalition urging Congress to amend the Communications Decency Act (CDA) to clarify that states, localities, and territories retain authority to investigate and prosecute facilitators of child sex trafficking wherever they operate, including online. 

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We look into what "alt left" means

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We wanted to understand what the “alt left” meant and what it meant in Montana. 

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The Latest: Trump disbands manufacturing council

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President Donald Trump says he's ending a pair of White House advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives.

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Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with founders

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They were both were great generals. Both Virginians. Both came from slave-owning plantation families. Is it really so far-fetched to put Robert E. Lee in the same category as George Washington, as President Donald Trump did Tuesday?

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Northwest Montana fair is in town!

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Admission for children is four dollars and adult tickets are seven dollars.

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Montana veteran returns flag of fallen Japanese soldier to family Video included

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It's been 73-years since US Marine veteran and Montanan Marvin Strombo found the flag on the body of a fallen Japanese soldier in Saipan. The flag, similar to Japan's flag, was a traditional gift to Japanese servicemen, especially during World War II. 

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University of Florida denies white nationalist event

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A supporter of a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer vowed to file a lawsuit against the University of Florida after the school denied a request to rent space on the campus for an event next month.

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Radio host sues neo-Nazi website for linking him to bombing

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Muslim-American radio host is accusing the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming him by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" of a deadly concert bombing in England, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.

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The Latest: Two juveniles cited for Negligent Arson in Clarkston Fire

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A fast-moving grass fire near Three Forks was threatening structures Monday afternoon and the Gallatin County sheriff's office asked some residents to evacuate.

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Survivalist Next Door: A tour of a modern-day prepper property

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You've heard the terms: survivalists, preppers. They're people who actively prepare for major disasters. But this way of life is not what it used to be. Angela Marshall introduces us to the 'Survivalists Next Door.'

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Two teens in hospital after fight at MontanaFair

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Two teenagers are in the hospital after a fight MontanaFair late Tuesday night. 

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Breaking: U.S. Coast Guard reports downed Army Black Hawk helicopter off Oahu

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This morning the U.S. Coast Guard is reporting a downed a Army Black Hawk helicopter off Oahu. 

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Daniel Craig will once again play James Bond

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Daniel Craig has confirmed he will once again play James Bond. 

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Pit bulls take on snakes to save kids

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Two pit bulls in Florida are credited with saving two young children from a venomous snake. 

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Don't park in tall grass, just one of the traveling tips from MHP

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Every day we inch closer to the total solar eclipse! Here are three tips from Montana Highway Patrol that people should be aware of when traveling. 

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Save a cow and eat a cricket! How crickets can be a healthy substitute

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Save a cow and eat a Cowboy Cricket! That’s the slogan for Montana’s first and only edible insect farm, Cowboy Cricket Farms. 

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Police body cam footage captures rooftop rescue in Connecticut

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A dramatic rescue caught on camera, police were able to grab a suicidal woman off a building while she threatened to jump. 

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Gov. Bullock announces departure of Labor and Industry commissioner

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State Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy is stepping down from the position, according to a press release from the governor's office.

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Hotels accommodate wildfire evacuees Video included

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Wildfire season is providing a surprise bump in business to many area hotels. 

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Montana, US: clashes over Confederate monuments following Charlottesville

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Members of the American Indian Caucus are calling for the removal of a Confederate monument in Helena at Hill Park. Following the events in Charlottesville, VA Representative Shane Morigeau says it's past due that the Helena City Commission remove the statue, which was commissioned by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, a group listed as Neo-Confederate by the Southern Poverty Law Center. 

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How to spot fake solar eclipse glasses Video included

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Don't get caught with "shady" glasses during the solar eclipse. We have some tips on what to look for before the moon obscures the sun.

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Montana Tech expanding course options with new Data Science Program

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Students at Montana Tech will have a new option for courses this semester with the addition of the Data Science program. 

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Violent events in Charlottesville brings up painful past for Whitefish

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On the week following this violence in North Carolina, Mayor John Muhlfeld sends his support to Charlottesville.

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Sour cream used to treat bear spray exposure

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Dr. Ashleigh Magill tells us, the hospital had an interesting way of soothing the skin of those children that were affected.

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Backlash over GOP bills to shield drivers who hit protesters

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Republican lawmakers in six states have pushed this year for legal protections for motorists who hit protesters blocking traffic. Fairly or not, they're facing an intense backlash now that violent images of a car ramming into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally have been seen around the world.

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Trump says 'we'll see' what happens to his top strategist

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NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep top White House strategist Steve Bannon. At an impromptu press conference Tuesday, Trump answered questions about his confidence in his top adviser by saying "we'll see what happens."

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Funeral announcements announced for Virginia troopers

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Funeral arraignments have been announced for the two Virginia State Police troopers who died in a helicopter crash after monitoring a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville.

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Coal train derails along Clark Fork River in western Montana

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he Sanders County Sheriff's Office confirmed a train derailment near Noxon. Over a dozen cars went off the track, with multiple in the river.

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The Latest: Trump blames 'both sides' for Charlottesville

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President Donald Trump says the groups protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, were "also very violent."

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Prosecutors seek records related to Inauguration Day protest

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WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. prosecutors are trying to force a company to turn over what it says is a vast amount of information related to a website used to organize Inauguration Day protests that turned destructive.

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Trump's denouncement disappoints, angers white nationalists

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President Donald Trump's condemnation of hate groups - two days after his initially equivocal response to a deadly attack at a rally in Virginia  - disappointed and even angered some of the white nationalists, white supremacists and neo-Nazis who supported and felt emboldened by his presidential campaign.

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University of Montana lecturers given 6-month layoff notices

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The University of Montana has given about 40 non-tenured lecturers notice that their contracts won't be renewed at the end of the fall semester.      

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UPDATE: Sleepy driver may have caused head-on crash on I-90

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A head-on crash on I-90 closed traffic in both directions Tuesday morning.  

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Oregon man exercises dogs with "tire pulling"

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An Oregon man is facing criticism for the way he walks his dogs.

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Cat owners more likely to cheat, study says

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The type of pet we own can say a lot about our personalities, but can it also say something about the way we act in relationships? A new study from Illicit Encounters says yes.

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Planning on booking a hotel for the eclipse? Might want to rethink that idea

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We are less than a week away from the solar eclipse. Our reporter Kolby Crossley will actually be traveling down to Rexburg, Idaho where people will see a full solar eclipse. 

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How has the Gallatin Valley stayed clear of fires, continued patterns of moisture helps

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Every day, Due to fire season, more and more people seem to get evacuated throughout the State of Montana, but one part of Montana has stayed clear of fires. 

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Tee It Up: Missoula Country Club

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In the final installment of the Tee It Up series Shaun Rainey, David Winter and Ben Wineman play the par 3 17th at the Missoula Country Club. Griz Head Golf Coach Matt Higgins joins us to give us and you tips along the way. All of these episodes sponsored by Spas of Montana.  More>>

Griz Hold First Fall Scrimmage

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Montana Sports Information-- Offense and defense produce highlights in opening Griz scrimmage The Montana Grizzlies knocked the lid off the 2017 season with the team’s first scrimmage of fall camp on Monday, running through 95 plays in a little over an hour of action in Washington-Grizzly Stadium. Even with only one day of practice in full pads under their belts, the Grizzlies produced moments of brilliance on both sides of the ball with UM's young stars getting plenty ... More>>

DEQ approves operational permit for Black Butte Copper Mine Video included

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The Department of Environmental Quality has deemed a mining permit "complete and compliant."  This, after years of back and forth as Tintina Resources pushes for the Black Butte Copper Mine, located near the Smith River just outside of White Sulphur Springs. Jerry Zieg, Senior Vice President for Tintina Resources, tells KFBB getting to this point with the DEQ has not only been a long process, it's been incredibly detailed. The department came back at the mini...

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Lolo Peak Fire evacuations continue

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The Lolo Peak Fire is now burning close to 10,000 acres and threatening hundreds of homes. 

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Thousands of protesters gather as Trump heads to his NY home

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NEW YORK (AP) - Thousands of protesters and heavy security are ready to greet President Donald Trump as he returns to his New York City home for the first time since his inauguration.

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3 killed, 2 injured in crash east of East Helena Video included

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Three people, including a baby, were killed and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash east of East Helena.

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Fire near Miller Canyon, residents urged to consider evacuation

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A fast-moving fire south of Miller Canyon is heading north. Officials say that residents should consider evacuating the threatened area or be prepared to evacuate if conditions dictate or change.

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Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally

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NEW YORK (AP) - People are trying to harness the power of social media to identify and shame the white nationalists who attended last weekend's violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Best solar eclipse in almost 100 years

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WASHINGTON - The sun is about to spill some of its secrets, maybe even reveal a few hidden truths of the cosmos. And you can get in on the act next week if you are in the right place for the best solar eclipse in the U.S. in nearly a century. 

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When to watch the eclipse in Montana

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 The August 21 solar eclipse will be partially viewable throughout Montanan. Check out the chart for a handful of destinations and times.  More>>

Missoula man working on irrigation system drowns in river

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A 32-year-old Montana man who was working on an irrigation diversion project drowned in the Clark Fork River west of Missoula.

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Update: Meyers Fire continuing with suppression plans

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The Meyers Fire has continued for a month and has burned nearly 14,000 acres.  A new team assumed command as of 6AM today and they will continue to build on the plans of the previous team. 

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Update: Lolo Peak residents ordered to evacuate

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More than 160 homes are being evacuated starting at mile marker 20 (Bear Creak area) and extending to Fort Fizzle.

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Missoula mayoral race down to two candidates

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The Missoula mayoral race is down to two after Madison Schroeder ends her run for mayor. Schroeder is now "team Lisa Triepke," backing the candidate for her bid against incumbent mayor John Engen.

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The BZN Yellowstone International Airport continues to adapt to the growing population

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United Airlines is expanding its winter season service at Montana’s busiest airport, this expansion is expected to have a 30 percent increase in service to Bozeman during the winter season. 

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San Diego man with one leg sailing to Hawaii

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A California man is getting ready to set sail to Hawaii - but his story has a surprising twist. 

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Hiker stranded at the Sperry Chalet tells his story

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The Sprague fire cut off trail access to guests like Mike McFadin from Illinois staying in the Sperry Chalet. 

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More than a dozen fires near Kalispell

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As of right now no structures are threatened.

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Structure fire fully engulfs cabin

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The occupant of the cabin was transported to the hospital, suffering burn injuries. 

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One dead after falling into Missoula's Clark Fork River Video included

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The Missoula County Sheriff's Office confirms one man died, following a river search-and-rescue Friday night on the Clark Fork River.

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Fire at Western Montana Fair in Missoula Video included

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A fire Friday night at the Western Montana Fair in Missoula causes one minor injury and a big scare. The fire started at 7:44 PM inside the 4-H Cafe, that's in the middle of the fairgrounds. One person was treated on-scene for smoke inhalation and released. There were hundreds of people in the area that needed to be cleared so firefighters could knock down the flames.

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Is a mandatory health evacuation of Seeley Lake possible?

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The national fire preparedness level has been raised to it's highest level, this year across the country, fires are monstrous. 

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Police still search for suspect after chemicals are sprayed on a local playground

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Kelch tells us criminal mischief, vandalism and assault are all possibilities.

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Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests fire update

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The National Fire Preparedness Level (PL) has been raised to its highest point, PL-5.  The PL ranges from one, indicating minimal activity, to five, which signals very high activity.

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Governor declares Fire Emergency in Montana

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Governor Steve Bullock today issued a new Executive Order declaring a Fire Emergency for the state of Montana.

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Marshall Wilderness Complex Fire: Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in place within the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex, which includes: Bob Marshall, Great Bear and Scapegoat Wilderness Area.  

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Unknown outbreak of severe canine disease found in Montana Video included

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The Montana Department of Livestock is working with local veterinarians to monitor an outbreak of a severe canine respiratory disease in Montana. DOL is aware of sick dogs in Bozeman, Livingston, Billings, Butte, Roundup, and Red Lodge. Several clinics are seeing multiple sick dogs per day. 

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150 lightning strikes reported in Glacier, multiple fires started

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A storm that moved through the park late yesterday afternoon triggered approximately 150 lightning strikes throughout the park. Multiple fires have been reported. Fires are suspected or known in the Apgar Lookout area, the Nyack area, Sprague drainage, and Camas drainage. 

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Health officials recommend Seeley Lake residents to leave due to air quality

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Ridge Rice Fire has now burned up to 10,000 acres and has 500 homes at risk. 

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How to avoid being scammed over the phone

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Phone scams are unfortunately a part of everyday life. 

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Vehicle strikes, fatally injures Yellowstone bison

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POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - A bull bison that had wandered out of Yellowstone National Park was killed after suffering severe head and leg injuries when it was struck by a vehicle just east of the park. 

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National Fire Preparedness Level raised to highest point

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Top federal and state fire managers say the National Fire Preparedness Level will be raised to its highest point Friday afternoon. 

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Many people overpaying hundreds of dollars for the Epipen

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Many consumers spend thousands of dollars on the life saving drug epinephrine also known as the Epipen, but what the parent company Mylan doesn't tell you is that there is a cheaper solution.  

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Is Yellowstone too crowded? Visitors say 'yes' in new survey

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Is Yellowstone Park too crowded? Findings released Thursday from a new visitors survey show most people say yes, yes it is too crowded. To find this answer and more, scientists conducted two different studies-- a visitor use study and a transportation and vehicle mobility study.

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Mysterious chemical shuts down local park Video included

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Whitefish police received a call on the afternoon of August 10 about a chemical that was on the slides, bathroom and water fountains in a children’s park in downtown Whitefish. 

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Divers find no adult invasive mussels in Montana reservoir

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services scuba divers searched for three days but did not find any indication of adult aquatic invasive mussels on the face of Tiber Dam in north-central Montana.

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Alleged Coast Guard impersonator hit with three felony counts Video included

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The identification of the man who allegedly posed as a Coast Guard Officer on Flathead Lake is identified as 33-year-old Ryan Lowden.  The Lake County Sheriff's Office has cited him with three felony counts of Impersonating a Public Official. O

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Trump says he was surprised by FBI's search of Manafort home

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BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump says he was surprised by an FBI raid on his former campaign chairman's home, calling the move "pretty tough stuff."

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Game day opener pushed back as construction at Legends Stadium is delayed

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While both Glacier and Flathead wait for Legends to be completed Glacier is looking to use Whitefish school’s field for their opener. 

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The Latest: Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to NKorea

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President Donald Trump says that perhaps his 'fire and fury' warning to North Korea "wasn't tough enough." Trump is issuing a new warning over the North's development of nuclear weapons. 

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The Latest: Wyoming man gets life in murders

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A federal judge has sentenced a Wyoming man to life in prison for the murders of two good Samaritans who stopped to help him on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation.

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Facebook steps up video ambitions with Watch

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NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook is launching a new section dedicated to live and recorded video. It's a potential threat to Twitter, YouTube, Netflix and other services for watching video.
    

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Jesus Mendoza sentenced to life without parole in double murder case Video included

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A federal judge has sentenced Jesus Mendoza to life without parole following a 2015 double murder on Crow reservation. 

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Health officials recommend evacuations due to wildfire smoke

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Health officials in western Montana are strongly recommending residents of Seeley Lake leave town due to hazardous smoke from area wildfires.

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Health Department: Seeley Lake air so bad it's not worth staying Video included

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     Missoula County health officials are urging Seeley Lake residents to evacuate because of smoke. 

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Strategies for planning a last minute summer vacation

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We are midway through August which means you only have a few weeks left for a last minute summer vacation. 

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Fair officials talk ride safety

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Fair officials Wednesday at the Western Montana Fair are ensuring people that they will be safe this year when they board rides. 

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Bobcat men head to Canada for four games

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It's a trip that can only happen once every four year, but the Montana State men's basketball team is heading north to Calgary for four games in as many days.

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Composer David Maslanka dies in Montana home at age 73

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - David Maslanka, a composer who was renowned for his music written for wind ensembles, has died in his Montana home at age 73.

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Montana State University settles racial discrimination suit

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HAVRE, Mont. (AP) - Montana State University-Northern has agreed to pay a professor $35,000 to settle a racial discrimination complaint filed against the school.

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Iconic Kalispell building to be dismantled and moved

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Brad Wright ran the lumber yard for the past thirty years and recently sold the building to new owners Tom and Kristin Davis.

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UPDATE: Propane truck rollover causes delays near Florence

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A tanker truck rolled over on the East Side Highway south of Florence Wednesday, causing delays in traffic.  

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UM classes begin Aug. 31; firefighters receive extension

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Classes at the University of Montana begin Thursday, Aug. 31. However, UM and the Montana University System will extend important deadlines for students who are fighting wildfires.

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One hour parking limits to be placed at Logan Pass

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The park will implement 60 parking spots at Logan Pass with a one hour time limit.

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FVCC Invites community to view eclipse from campus

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FVCC is inviting the community to view the solar eclipse from the Kalispell campus on August 21 between 10:30 a.m. and noon. A limited number of eclipse viewing glasses will available so that guests can safely look at the sun. 

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Montana man gets prison for threatening judges, attorneys

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KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - A 65-year-old Montana man who refused to register as a sex offender because he said he was wrongfully convicted of sexually abusing a young boy has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for threatening to kill judges, attorneys and the victim of the abuse.

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  • 1 of 2 escaped inmates captured in Portland

    1 of 2 escaped inmates captured in Portland

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-08-16 15:58:00 GMT

    PORTLAND, Ore. - One of two inmates who escaped while assigned to a firefighting crew in south-central Washington state was arrested in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday morning. KATU-TV reports that the other escaped inmate is still at large. Police say Tyray Munter and Maksim Petrovskiy escaped from the Goldendale Department of Natural Resources fire crew at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

    PORTLAND, Ore. - One of two inmates who escaped while assigned to a firefighting crew in south-central Washington state was arrested in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday morning. KATU-TV reports that the other escaped inmate is still at large. Police say Tyray Munter and Maksim Petrovskiy escaped from the Goldendale Department of Natural Resources fire crew at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

  • Meet the Woman Behind ''Taylored Living Magazine''

    Meet the Woman Behind ''Taylored Living Magazine''

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-08-15 18:12:19 GMT

     "I think everybody has at least one story that needs to be told," said Mary Taylor. 

     "I think everybody has at least one story that needs to be told," said Mary Taylor. 

  • Coal cars derail in northwest Montana

    Coal cars derail in northwest Montana

    Monday, August 14 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-08-14 22:28:39 GMT

    NOXON, Mont. - Montana Rail Link confirmed approximately 30 coal cars derailed Sunday night in northwest Montana.  Bonner County Emergency Management says MRL told them the derailment happened at around 11:00 p.m. near Noxon, Montana. There were no injuries and the train was not hauling hazardous material, according to Jim Lewis with MRL.  

    NOXON, Mont. - Montana Rail Link confirmed approximately 30 coal cars derailed Sunday night in northwest Montana.  Bonner County Emergency Management says MRL told them the derailment happened at around 11:00 p.m. near Noxon, Montana. There were no injuries and the train was not hauling hazardous material, according to Jim Lewis with MRL.  

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  • UPDATE: Sleepy driver may have caused head-on crash on I-90

    UPDATE: Sleepy driver may have caused head-on crash on I-90

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 12:25 PM EDT2017-08-15 16:25:27 GMT

    A head-on crash on I-90 closed traffic in both directions Tuesday morning.  

    A head-on crash on I-90 closed traffic in both directions Tuesday morning.  

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  • A residential structure fire shuts down Dewey Blvd.

    Thursday, August 17 2017 3:42 AM EDT2017-08-17 07:42:47 GMT

    Shortly after midnight a structure fire was reported on Dewey Blvd. Butte-Silver Bow Police and Fire Department responded around 12:05 A.M. 

    Shortly after midnight a structure fire was reported on Dewey Blvd. Butte-Silver Bow Police and Fire Department responded around 12:05 A.M. 

  • Montana's entire wildfire reserve budget will be spent this week

    Montana's entire wildfire reserve budget will be spent this week

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-08-17 04:30:35 GMT

    As of Wednesday Montana has spent more than $168.5 million on wildfires that have destroyed more than 400,000 acres of land. 

    As of Wednesday Montana has spent more than $168.5 million on wildfires that have destroyed more than 400,000 acres of land. 

  • Governor declares Fire Emergency in Montana

    Governor declares Fire Emergency in Montana

    Friday, August 11 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-08-11 21:29:51 GMT

    Governor Steve Bullock today issued a new Executive Order declaring a Fire Emergency for the state of Montana.

    Governor Steve Bullock today issued a new Executive Order declaring a Fire Emergency for the state of Montana.

  • New Red Cross shelter in place for Lolo Peak fire

    New Red Cross shelter in place for Lolo Peak fire

    Thursday, August 17 2017 6:43 AM EDT2017-08-17 10:43:27 GMT

    A new Red Cross shelter is in place for those impacted by the Lolo Peak fire.  

    A new Red Cross shelter is in place for those impacted by the Lolo Peak fire.  

  • Helena Commission votes to remove Confederate monument

    Helena Commission votes to remove Confederate monument

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-08-17 03:23:31 GMT

    In Helena Wednesday, the City Commission listens to both sides of public opinion regarding the only Confederate monument in the Northwest.

    In Helena Wednesday, the City Commission listens to both sides of public opinion regarding the only Confederate monument in the Northwest.

  • Evacuations lifted in Monument Hill Fire near Quincy

    Evacuations lifted in Monument Hill Fire near Quincy

    Wednesday, July 1 2015 12:56 PM EDT2015-07-01 16:56:18 GMT
    QUINCY, Wash. - Level three evacuations have all been lifted in the Monument Hill Fire near Quincy, WA as no structures are currently threatened. The fire was first reported at 10:51 Tuesday evening and was burning about 3.5 miles northeast of Quincy. Originally, the rapid spread of the fire forced two dozen residents to evacuate their homes.
    QUINCY, Wash. - Level three evacuations have all been lifted in the Monument Hill Fire near Quincy, WA as no structures are currently threatened. The fire was first reported at 10:51 Tuesday evening and was burning about 3.5 miles northeast of Quincy. Originally, the rapid spread of the fire forced two dozen residents to evacuate their homes.
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