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    No charges filed in Lodge Grass triple murder

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    After a careful review of the evidence and witness testimony, prosecutors concluded the investigation could not conclusively determine who shot whom, or in what order the shots were fired.  Thus, there is no way to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, who actually fired the shot(s) that killed any of the decedents. 

    After a careful review of the evidence and witness testimony, prosecutors concluded the investigation could not conclusively determine who shot whom, or in what order the shots were fired.  Thus, there is no way to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, who actually fired the shot(s) that killed any of the decedents. 

Going-to-the-Sun Road fully open on Saturday

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It's a sure sign that summer has arrived! Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road will be fully open to motorized travel on Saturday, June 23, according to a press release from park officials.

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Missoula dog swept away by floodwaters returns to shore safely

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One dog in Western Montana was swept away by the flooding in the Missoula area, but managed to get himself to safety.  Missoula resident Genevieve King posted on Facebook that her red and white brindle pit bull got swept away by floodwaters near Tower Street. The dog eventually swam to shore all the way at the Kelly Island fishing access nearly 2 miles away.  King's post said her dog was found soaking wet and shivering, but the pitbull did not seem to be injured....

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Frenchtown's King Ranch Golf Course opens after record flooding

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While Montana's golf season is already short in comparison to warmer climates, the recent flooding in Western Montana is making it even shorter.  Frenchtown's King Ranch Golf Course just opened 9 holes of its course after being closed all spring due to record flooding. Tim Bakker, the head golf pro at King Ranch, said employees have been out on the greens mowing, raking, and clipping the grass every day.  "Our men's league has been able to come out...

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SECOND CHANCE: What happened to Donna Meagher?

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In the past 30 years, more than 2,000 Americans have been exonerated, cleared of charges and released from prison for crimes they did not commit.  This spring two men in Montana were cleared of murder charges thanks to the work of the Montana Innocence Project. 

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MSU student turns milkweed into clothing

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A Montana State University student has made a business out of using a plant for fiber that most would consider a nuisance.  

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Delta bans pit bulls as service dogs due to safety concerns

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ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines says it's no longer allowing passengers to fly with "pit bull type" dogs as service or support animals. 

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State Officials tour flood damage Video included

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Lt. Governor Mike Cooney toured the flooded Sun River community today, June 22nd. Flooding began in the town earlier in the week, washing away roads, flooding homes, and trapping some people inside their town. Lt. Gov. Cooney spoke to several families, including the Opheim's. Right now, it's difficult to say how much money it will cost to repair roads and homes, but officials are working to find an answer. More>>

Donald Trump Jr. headlines Montana Republican convention

Donald Trump Jr. is set to rally Montana Republicans after his father said Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester must pay "a big price" for releasing allegations that derailed the White House's Veterans Affairs nominee.

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"It's about damn time": Clean-up of Butte Parrot tailings begins

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It's a day some Butte residents never thought they'd see: shovels breaking ground to clean-up the toxic Parrot tailings.

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Report: Fire risk to Glacier chalet was 'underestimated'

A report indicates that fire managers had "underestimated" the risk posed to a Glacier National Park backcountry dormitory that burned last year.

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UM fan prohibited from social media posts on Missoula woman

A Missoula judge ordered a University of Montana athletics fan not to make any more social media posts about a woman who started an online petition opposing the re-hiring of football coach Bobby Hauck.

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"This is Montana": Even with recent floods, fire season is inevitable

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With rain showers and frequent flooding over the past few months, it’s hard to imagine this year’s fire season isn’t canceled. But a new report shows Montanans should still be preparing for an above-average fire season.

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How to protect yourself in an armed robbery

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In the past few weeks, police report multiple armed robberies taking place in Bozeman. What do you do if you find yourself in that situation?

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New camping food trend: cheesy s'mores

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The latest s'mores trend calls for updating the classic graham cracker-chocolate treat with a cheesy twist.

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Second Chance: Montana's Innocence Project celebrates 10 years

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The Montana Innocence Project celebrates its 10th anniversary in June. 

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Ronan Sports and Western closing after 61 years Video included

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After serving the Mission Valley for more than 60 years, the owners of Ronan Sports & Western have announced they're closing.

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Butte Sunshine campers host Governor Bullock

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The clouds were out over the Mining City Thursday, but that didn't slow down campers at the Kiwanis Sunshine Camp. 

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Lawmakers seek investigation of Interior boss's land deal

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Democratic lawmakers are calling for an investigation into U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's involvement in a land deal with the chairman of an energy services company that does business with the agency.

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Great Falls Flooding Update Video included

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Great Falls, as well as the Sun and Dearborn River in Northern Cascade County, are going to be under a flood warning until further notice. Family, friends, and even strangers have worked together to fill hundreds of sandbags to protect themselves against this raging force of Mother Nature. "I came home last night and it’s flooding. The land’s flooding and there’s a low spot coming from my neighbors so it’s coming in and I think my building’s g... More>>

Community supporting Special Olympics athlete Gary Fuller Video included

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MISSOULA - Mentors, coaches and friends are hopeful that Gary Fuller's determination will help him pull through after a serious head injury inflicted by an assault. His friends and family describe him as selfless, helpful and kind, above all. "If everyone lived life like Gary did, the world would be a lot better place," says WyAnn Northrop. Northrop was Fuller's life skills special education teacher, and his first coach for the Special Olympics. "These pictures brin...

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Butte home destroyed in fire early Thursday Video included

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BUTTE- Firefighters are investigating after a blaze that collapsed a house early Thursday morning. They say that by the time firefighters arrived, the fire already engulfed most of the house. 

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Two injured in Montana after swerving to avoid a kangaroo or wallaby Video included

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UPDATE: Sources now indicate that the animal may actually have been an escaped wallaby from a petting zoo on the Fort Belknap Reservation.

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Montana bear attack victim says recovery is slow

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A grizzly bear researcher who was attacked by a grizzly bear last month says the encounter has done nothing to change her mind about her career path.   

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Former Stevensville school resource officer charged with molestation

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STEVENSVILLE - A former school resource officer is charged with molesting a young girl on multiple separate incidents. Court documents filed June 18 say Samuel Steven Fawcett molested a young girl when she was 3 and 4 years old. The girl is now 7 years old, and lives and attends school in Missoula. News outlets reported earlier this year that Fawcett was placed on administrative leave in April, although the reason was not disclosed at the time. Fawcett resigned from the Stevensville...

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Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - President Donald Trump is throwing out a policy devised by his predecessor for protecting U.S. oceans and the Great Lakes, replacing it with a new approach that emphasizes use of the waters to promote economic growth.    Trump has revoked an executive order issued by President Barack Obama in 2010 following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Informant: Bus provider smoked meth on St. Ignatius school bus

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A citizen informant told law enforcement the man in charge of the bus contract for schools in St. Ignatius, smoked methamphetamine on the school buses.

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Missoula homes could permanently be affected by flooding

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In Missoula, residents in a neighborhood hit hard by spring flooding are still dealing with high water near the homes and homes in the Tower Street neighborhood are facing a long-term risk.

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Spokesperson says no hidden message in Melania Trump's 'I really don't care' jacket

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McALLEN, Texas (AP) - First lady Melania Trump boarded a flight to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents wearing a jacket that read "I really don't care, do u?"    The green hooded spring military jacket has the words written graffiti-style on the back.    When asked what message the first lady's jacket intended to send, spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said: "It's a jacket. There was no hidden message."

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Officials say surprised grizzly attacked scientist in Cabinet Mountains

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HELENA, Mont. - Montana wildlife officials are releasing new details about last month's bear attack against a government researcher.    Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials said Amber Kornak surprised a grizzly after walking within 12 feet (4 meters) of the bear in the Cabinet Mountains on May 17.    The FWP statement says neither likely saw or heard the other prior to the encounter. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seasonal field assistant received serious... More>>

Man files $75,000 claim against Border Patrol

A man has filed a $75,000 claim for damages against the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, contending he was illegally detained on a bus trip that went through Spokane's bus station last summer.

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First lady visits migrant children at Texas detention center

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McALLEN, Texas - Melania Trump is visiting two Texas facilities housing some of the more than 2,300 migrant children sent by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally.  The first lady's visit to Upbring New Hope Children's Center on Thursday comes after President Donald Trump signed an executive order halting the practice of separating families. 

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Man charged in meth deaths of pregnant wife, daughter

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A 25-year-old Great Falls man is charged with two counts of negligent homicide in the January overdose death of his pregnant wife and his daughter, who was born prematurely.

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Convicted sex trafficker sentenced to 30 years in prison

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Terrance Edwards has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison with a lifetime of supervised release following his conviction in a human sex trafficking trial earlier this year. 

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Chinook helicopters evacuating 150 people from Montana bible camp

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AUGUSTA - Nearly 150 people are being rescued from the Montana Wilderness School of the Bible southwest of Augusta due to flooding and roads being impassable.  

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Montana rivers too dangerous for floating or kayaking, experts warn

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This time of year, the rivers in Montana can be very dangerous. 

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Symposium held in Bozeman to address community safety

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We’re only a few weeks into the “hundred deadliest days of the year,” the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day that sees the highest spike in fatal teen driving deaths, according to AAA. Montana State University’s Center for Health and Safety Culture is taking action.

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Cody man rescued after driving pickup into Shoshone River

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A Cody man was rescued from the Shoshone River early Thursday morning.

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Great Falls Flooding Video included

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The Electric City is expected to reach the Major Flood stage with an additional four or more feet of water, reaching its highest point between noon and 6 p.m. today.    Governor Bullock released a state of emergency for the city of Great Falls, Cascade, and Lewis and Clark County June 20th; urging people to prepare in high-risk areas.  Several roads within Great Falls have been closed as a result of the high flood waters, including:  •River Drive South...

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Protecting your kids' identity Video included

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As thieves look for new ways to steal your identity, we're learning it's not actually your identity they're after these days; it's your kids'. 

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Roads closed as flooding hits Augusta

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AUGUSTA - Flooding is being reported on Main Street in Augusta and along US Highway 287 at mile marker 38. 

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Dance-Off held to honor the late Dancing Guy Video included

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MISSOULA - A week after Ronald Clay Kephart III died doing what he loved - dancing at Caras Park - locals gathered to honor him in the best way they could imagine. 

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Memorial changed in honor of Butte's Capt. Robert Holton

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It's an asterisk that's placed at the end of a very long story for Capt. Robert Holton, a Butte original who was finally laid to rest at home after missing in action for 48 years.

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Crowd protests immigration policy outside Missoula county jail Video included

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MISSOULA - A group is rallying in protest of the Trump administration's immigration policies outside Missoula County jail on Wednesday. 

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Second Chance: Man shocked by modern prices after prison release Video included

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Imagine spending 23 years behind bars for a crime you did not commit. 

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Death ruled accidental in Milk River drowning

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The body of a missing Chinook man has been found. According to Blaine County Sheriff Glen Huestis, the body of Noah Hofeldt was found Sunday evening around 5:30pm by volunteers floating the Milk River searching for Hofeldt.  Sheriff Huestis says they believe Hofeldt went missing as early as Monday, June 11th.  It is still unclear what led to the death, but foul play is not suspected. Hofeldt's body is being sent to Billings Tuesday morning for an autopsy. Until then, Sheri...

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Kalispell hospital under investigation for doctor pay

Kalispell Regional Healthcare is under federal investigation over "compensation to certain physicians" and recently told employees it has set aside $21.5 million for a potential settlement.

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Trump signs immigration order, says zero tolerance continues

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he'll be signing something "in a little while" to address the spike in the number of migrant children being separated from their families at the border. Trump said during a White House meeting with members of Congress that, "We want to keep families together." 

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AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

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NEW YORK - AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service as a rival the flagging MoviePass.  The theater chain on Wednesday unveiled a new service to its loyalty program, AMC Stubs, allowing subscribers to see up to three movies a week for a monthly fee of $19.95. 

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Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

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Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company's late founder.    To start, the company said Wednesday the Kate Spade New York Foundation is giving $250,000 to the Crisis Text Line , a free, 24-hour confidential text message service for people in crisis.    The company also said it will match public donations made to the service from June 20 through June 29, up ...

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Augusta Flooding Video included

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Heavy rain has been slamming the Rocky Mountain front, bringing severe flooding to Augusta and surrounding areas. Community members have been working tirelessly, packing hundreds of sandbags to protect their homes and business against the flood waters. The area impacted the most was the main road which has now mostly cleared off; with standing water running along the gutters and sides of the roadways.  However, several other roads are being impacted by, or even closed due... More>>

Butte waterpark opening delayed due to weather

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BUTTE - Even though a local moose already tested out the pool at the new Ridge Waters Park, its opening is delayed due to chilly weather. 

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How to stay safe as floods continue in southwest Montana

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Creeks run high in the southwest corner of the state today as rain continues to fall. Flood watches are in effect from Missoula to Butte, which is causing emergency crews to urge people to be careful when driving near flooded roadways. And in Bozeman, the rivers are getting colder and have a potential for high and fast-moving water. Although water levels in the Bozeman area have slightly dropped in recent weeks, they’re still much higher than normal, and could likely rise again...

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The historic Ellen Theater in Downtown Bozeman to receive a facelift

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To celebrate its 100th birthday, the Ellen Theater in downtown Bozeman will be getting a facelift. 

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Polson animal rescue urgently needs homes for cats and kittens Video included

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In Polson, volunteers at a local animal rescue say they're overrun with kittens. 

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Man who drowned in rafting accident in western Montana ID'd

Authorities have released the name of a man who drowned when his raft overturned on a creek in western Montana.

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Flood warning for Lewis and Clark County

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In Helena several neighborhoods are seeing higher flood waters and some areas are even waist deep. 

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Representative Jenny Eck not seeking re-election

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Representative and House Minority leader Jenny Eck is not seeking re-election this November. 

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Update: Woman rescued, 13 people still stranded in Wilderness Video included

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A woman walking near Hauser Dam has been rescued after weather and slippery conditions caused her to get lost.  According to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office, the woman is safe and uninjured. Her identity has not yet been released. As of 10:30 Monday evening, authorities were taking the woman back to her vehicle.  At the same time, a group of 13 people lost their way in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Lewis and Clark County Sheriffs say the group got stuck on the s...

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Victim identified in deadly motorcycle crash on Shiloh Rd.

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A 30-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash late Friday night.  

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Woman kills rabid bobcat with her bare hands in front yard

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HARTWELL, Ga. (AP) - A 46-year-old woman strangled a rabid bobcat after the animal attacked her in her front yard in northeast Georgia. 

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Glacier Park reminds visitors not to throw food peels

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GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - An orange or banana peel might seem natural, but park officials warn that they're dangerous for animals and can take years to rot.

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UPDATE: Yellowstone's North Entrance reopens, caution recommended

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - Officials report that the North Entrance to the park is closed as of Monday afternoon due to falling rocks and mudslides. The park made the announcement via Twitter. 

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Red Cross to open shelter in Choteau for Sun River flooding

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The Montana Red Cross will open an evacuation shelter in Choteau Tuesday evening at 7:00pm to help residents affected by flooding in Sun River. According to a press release, the shelter will be located at the Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, at 1000 1st St. N.E. The shelter will provide meals, safe shelter, information and access to other community resources. All services are free. No reservations are required and service animals are welcome.  For more up-to-date information...

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Helena woman crowned Miss Montana 2018

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Miss Montana 2018 was crowned Saturday night. The Helena native won over the judges with her highly skilled dance routine. But if it wasn't for a chance encounter, she would never have even sashayed across the stage. 

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Clark Fork expected to rise a foot after heavy rainfall

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MISSOULA - Flooding season is far from over, as the Clark Fork is expected to rise a foot and a half in the next 24 hours. An alert from Missoula County says floodwaters are already filling Tower and Kehrwald, where residents have already been hit hard by flooding for several weeks. Tower and Kehrwald are closed to vehicle traffic. Residents are warned that groundwater in the Orchard Homes area may be contaminated by floodwater and impact wells and septic systems.  From Missou...

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Tee It Up: Brian Fish

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In the third installment of Tee It Up sponsored by Spas of Montana Shaun Rainey and the ESPN Radio guys Ryan Tootell and Colter Nuanez head to Bozeman and putt around with Montana State Men's Head Basketball Coach Brian Fish. Despite not being much of a golfer Fish shares his stories about coaching, his rare food allergy and playing against Patrick Ewing.  More>>

Court documents say four men were in truck that hit, killed woman on Westside

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MISSOULA - Newly released court documents say four men were riding in the truck that hit and killed a 22-year-old woman on Sunday in the Westside neighborhood. 

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House Minority Leader Jenny Eck won't seek re-election

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House Minority Leader Jenny Eck of Helena says she won't be seeking re-election.

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Dance-Off planned to honor the late Dancing Guy at Caras Park

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MISSOULA – A gathering is planned to honor a man whose uninhibited dancing inspired thousands of people over the years. Ronald Clay Kephart III died on June 13 after collapsing at Out to Lunch in Caras Park. He’d been doing what he’s known for best: dancing at Caras Park with his wife, Sue. The Dance-Off is planned for 12:50-1 PM at Caras Park on Wednesday, June 20. The event description says: “Ronald Kephart died doing what he loved, dancing, on June 13th a...

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Fishing access sites closed due to high water

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CASCADE COUNTY - Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks has implemented closure of 2 fishing access sites due to flooding on the Sun River The Medicine River FAS and the Fort Shaw FAS are closed until further notice. FWP says they'll stay that way until the area can be cleaned up and deemed safe. More>>

Zinke foundation in Montana lands deal with Halliburton head

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal with the head of an energy services giant that has business with the Interior Department.

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New ordinance for Missoula's U-District discourages larger housing units Video included

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The new University District Neighborhood Character Overlay District is meant to preserve the historic character of the University neighborhood. The city also says that the ordinance will prevent people from tearing down small houses to build one large mansion.

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Montana Treasure: Great Falls author encouraging creativity with 'Sugarbeet Falls'

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A Great Falls children's author is excited to encourage kids to grow their creativity and celebrate their ideas. Ryan Acra, author of the series Sugarbeet Falls, is this week's Montana Treasure.

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Gaming Disorder Video included

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According to the World Health Organization, playing too much video games can now be considered a mental illness known as "gaming disorder". While there is controversy over the subject, the top three reasons for the analysis are: • Addictive behavior takes precedence over other activities; such as physical fitness, basic hygiene, etc.  • Even when the results and consequences are negative, the behavior continues • Leads to stress in relationships ... More>>

Office Snacking is Adding to the Scale Video included

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This is a story all of us can relate to one way or another. Snacking… specifically in the workplace. And it's doing more than satisfying that sweet tooth or craving.  According to a recent study released by the CDC, out of 5,000 participants, an average was receiving an extra 1,200 calories in their weekly diet from snacking at the office. The main culprit? Free food in the break room… and not the healthy kind. "I think the biggest thing in the office envir... More>>

Proposed Bozeman subdivision could help relieve city's housing crisis

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If you’re struggling to find affordable housing in Bozeman, you’re not alone. After being named one of the best places to live by multiple outlets, including National Geographic and CNN, the city of Bozeman is experiencing a population spike. The Bozeman area is classified as a micropolitan area according to the U.S. Census Bureau, meaning a county that contains a “core urban area with less than 50,000 people.” Bozeman is the fastest-growing micropolitan are...

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Father's Day celebrations continue despite weather

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In celebration of Father’s Day yesterday, News Reporter Rachel Louise Just ventured out to her local Bozeman golf course, Bridger Creek, to see how people were spending the day. It was a rainy, windy, cold day in Bozeman… not exactly ideal conditions for a day of golf. So it was surprising to see so many families out on the green putting through it. Golfers said there were a few reasons they decided to brave the elements for a round of their favorite sport. Father-dau... More>>

Moose makes a splash at Butte's new waterpark

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BUTTE - A moose calf is making waves after taking a dip in a new water park. The calf was spotted in the new Butte Ridge Waters park over the weekend, and Jenise Cockhill shared these photos she snapped. 

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Friends and family devastated by attack on Special Olympics athlete

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Friends and family of Gary Fuller say he's a dedicated, selfless man who's easy to talk to. Fuller is in the hospital after being suddenly attacked by a suspect with a baseball bat last week.

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Butte coroner charged with DUI

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Long-time Butte-Silverbow coroner, Lee Labreche, is facing drunk driving charges.

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Four former First Ladies condemn immigration separation policy

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Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is condemning the Trump administration policy that has separated children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as "disgraceful and a shame to our country."  

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Gov. Bullock asks for federal disaster declaration for Montana floods

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HELENA - Gov. Steve Bullock is asking for federal resources to help repair the roads, culverts and bridges damaged in this spring's historic flooding. 

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Suspect arrested for Bozeman massage robbery, bomb possession

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BOZEMAN - Police arrested the suspect wanted for an armed robbery of a massage clinic - and they say they found a live explosive in his car during the arrest. 

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Name released of woman killed in Missoula Westside hit and run

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MISSOULA- The sheriff's office has identified a 22-year-old woman hit and killed over the weekend near Lowell School. 

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DNA results released on mysterious wolf creature shot near Denton

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HELENA - DNA testing is back on the wolf-like creature that was the subject of headlines around the country. 

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Name released in fatal Hwy 93 crash near Olney

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KALISPELL - The Flathead County sheriff's office has released the name of a man who died in a single-vehicle crash over the weekend. 

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Man arrested in bat attack on Special Olympics athlete

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MISSOULA - A man is in jail on charges that he severely injured a Special Olympics athlete in an unprovoked baseball bat attack. Court documents indicate that Missoula police responded to a home on South Seventh Street in Missoula, where they found the victim, Gary Fuller, with a head wound but conscious. A witness told police that Fuller came over to the house to meet her and Paul Ekstedt and go to dinner, when suddenly Ekstedt grabbed a baseball bat from the kitchen and ...

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Street Art Brushing Across Downtown Great Falls Video included

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Street art is slowly becoming a regular sight in downtown Great Falls. Not only is street art popular, but encouraged along the city streets.  Nowadays, you can see around every corner. Whether it be a mural on the side of a building, under a bridge, or intricate designs on a cement barricade; street art is finally brushing its way across the city. "We’re like five years behind, if not a little bit more, so we have to catch up a little bit. And I think they're ... More>>

Search crews find body of missing rafter

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Rescue crews found a man’s body after a multi-agency search in Granite County.

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57th Annual Montana 500 comes to Shelby

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The 57th Annual Montana 500 Endurance Run for Model T's is starting up today as drivers from across the country gear up for the race in Shelby.  

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Missoulians shop to raise money for local charities

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ReStyle Clothing Exchange store hosted their $10 bag sale to help raise money for several Missoula charities.

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Woman found dead on Phillips Street, man arrested

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Missoula City Police say they were called to the area of Lowell School on Phillips Street around 2:26 Sunday morning for a report of an injured woman lying in the roadway. 

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Big Sky Pride kicks off with glitter and glam

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HELENA, Mont.,-Big Sky Pride is kicking off its 25th LGBT+ celebration this weekend. Our Bliss Zechman explains why there is more glitter and rainbows than ever this year. There are hundreds of Pride-centered festivities going on this weekend in the Capitol City. There’s parades, rallies drag shows and more. This year’s Pride celebration scene is drastically different than when the gay community ventured to rally support for their cause 25 years ago. "In Montana you...

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First grizzly in recent memory seen at Montana refuge

The first grizzly bear in recent memory has been spotted at a Montana wildlife refuge.

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Body of missing boater found in Clark Fork River

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The body of a missing boater is found on Friday night in the Clark Fork River. The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office says that the body of David Hall, 70, was located about two miles from where the boat he was in overturned last Saturday.

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State health officials haven't taken action on judge's order

Montana health officials are undecided on what to do two days after a judge ordered them to reinstate last year's Medicaid reimbursement rates.

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Deputies to sell classic police car

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The Missoula County Deputy Sheriff's Association is selling its 1946 Ford Coupe, which has in the past appeared in parades and other police functions. The car is outfitted in period-specific police equipment and a paint job with an older version of the Missoula County Sheriff's logo and will be sold by sealed bid auction.

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WATCH: Dogs rescued from dogfighting arrive in Missoula

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MISSOULA - Eight dogs rescued by the ASPCA arrived at the Humane Society of Western Montana on Friday. The dogs are part of a group of 30 rescued during investigation of dogfighting cases in the Southeast, according to a press release from the Humane Society. The dogs have been cared for at a temporary shelter and are now ready to be adopted into loving homes. “We got to know these dogs over the past several months at our temporary shelter, and many of them opened up to show ... More>>

Headwaters Country Jam keeps the music going 10 years on

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Headwaters Country Jam kicked off this evening in Three Forks, with some of the biggest names in country music slated to appear over the weekend. After a decade of bringing live country music to southwest Montana, organizers of the Headwaters Country Jam music festival say this year’s event will be the biggest yet. They’re expecting double the crowd sizes they saw last year. Parking spaces were already filling up with trailers, campers, and RVs by mid-afternoon, with man...

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Missing 5-year-old girl found safe

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Helena Police have issued a missing and endangered person advisory for 3-year-old Lyric Franklin. Lyric is an African American female. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt with "love" on the front and light colored shorts or a skirt. She also wears pink glasses. She is about three feet tall and weighs between 40 and 50 pounds. Lyric is suspected to be with her non-custodial father, Kielan Franklin. Kielan is an African American male, 5 foot 6 inches, and weighs about 250 ...

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Family day brings together families at Montana State Women's Prison Video included

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At the Montana Women's Prison, family day is the one day out of the year where inmates are reunited with their families.  

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Montana man's body recovered from Selway River accident; two remain missing

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GRANGEVILLE, Idaho - A second body has been recovered from the river where four men went missing a few weeks ago. On May 21, six young men were on a hunting expedition when their Suburban wrecked upside-down in the Selway River, in a remote location in the Idaho forest. Two men swam to safety, but four went missing in the crash. On Tuesday, a hiker saw a body partially submerged in the river, 43 miles downstream of the wreck. Idaho officials confirmed the identity as Reece Rollins. ...

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Grizzly bear dies from insecticides

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Fish, Wildlife, and Parks have confirmed a young female grizzly bear died near Carter, a town between Fort Benton and Great Falls.

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Bozeman family asking for baseball card donations for grieving children Video included

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Earlier this week we brought you the story about a man in Bozeman who is trying to collect baseball cards for a player who committed suicide back in 2012. Ryan Freel played professional baseball from 2001 to 2009, and now his father is on a mission collect his cards so he can give them to Freel’s three daughters. 

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Missoula Sheriff confirms death of local icon "Dancing Guy"

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MISSOULA - A beloved local figure died while doing what he was most famous for: dancing at Caras Park. 

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Man leads Lake County deputies on two chases in one week

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Lake County Sheriffs say 56-year-old James Roylance led deputies on two chases in one week.  

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Book Exchange responds to sexual harassment allegations

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MISSOULA - Representatives of The Book Exchange have responded to employee allegations of mistreatment and sexual harassment. 

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One of four missing bodies recovered from Selway River in Idaho

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GRANGEVILLE, Idaho - The body of one of four missing men has been found, 43 miles downstream from where a vehicle crashed upside-down in the Selway River a few weeks ago. The Idaho County Sheriff's Office says on Tues., June 12, a hiker discovered the body of Reece Rollins, a 22-year-old from Oregon.

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Billings school staff undergo poverty simulation Video included

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With more than 2,000 families with children in poverty in Yellowstone County, United Way is bringing awareness to the situation in a whole new way through an interactive simulation. 

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Shakespeare in the Parks kicks off summer tour in Bozeman

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Since 1973, fans of the famous playwright and poet William Shakespeare have re-enacted his plays in the popular Shakespeare in the Parks series. Tonight, that series kicked off in Bozeman with Othello. Shakespeare’s plays, traditionally assigned for high school reading or college literature classes, often feel out of touch for many who haven’t experienced the shows live. Determined to change that, organizers of the traveling Shakespeare in the Parks show aim to...

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Missoula soccer bar expects major sales loss during World Cup Video included

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MISSOULA - While there's lots of hype around the World Cup, some American bars expect a decrease in sales this year since the U.S. mens' team won't be playing. 

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Fatal cabin fire that killed 5 likely "horrible accident"

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BRINNON, Wash. (AP) - Officials say autopsies done after a cabin explosion that killed a family of five on Washington state's Hood Canal revealed no indicators to suspect foul play. The Seattle Times reports that Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney Michael Haas said Tuesday that the incident is shaping up to look like a horrible accident. Jenny and Jerry Drake, both 42, and their three boys, 11, 8 and 2, were killed in the cabin blaze near Brinnon early Sunday. The family...

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Butte celebrates new community water park

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BUTTE - A new community water park, complete with slide, lazy river and wading pools, opens this summer in Butte. The new Ridge Waters Water Park is tentatively set to open on June 23, although that could change if there are any delays in the construction schedule, according to Parks and Recreation Director J.P. Gallagher.  Family swimming hours will be 12:30 to 6:30 PM initially, he said. Later on, the facility will open from 8:30 to 11:30 AM for lap swimming. The park wi...

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Victim of Billings carjacking was a former sheriff

Yellowstone County officials say the victim of a weekend carjacking in Billings was a former Big Horn County sheriff.

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California to vote on splitting into three states

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A controversial measure to split California into three states has gathered enough signatures to make it onto the ballot this November. Fox40 in Sacramento reports that the measure is sponsored by a Silicon Valley billionaire, Tim Draper. Draper's measure proposes dividing California into "Northern California," including the Bay Area, "Southern California," including Fresno, Bakersfield and San Diego, and "California," which would be comprised of the gre...

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Montanans with South Korean ties cautiously optimistic after Trump-Kim summit

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Commenting on today’s historic summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, President Donald Trump said, “The past does not have to define the future. Yesterday's conflict does not have to be tomorrow's war. And, as history has proven over and over again, adversaries can indeed become friends.” The summit signaled what could be the beginning of a more stable relationship between the two countries. Natalie Benson and I-Ho Pomeroy, two Bozeman residents,...

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Gallatin Co. Clerk and Recorder primary race won by just 6 votes

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A dead tie in election results last week for the Gallatin Co. Clerk and Recorder’s Office left two candidates on edge. But even after a recount, the race may not be over for Laura Miller Werley and Greg P. Metzger. Candidates Werley and Metzger faced a dead tie in Gallatin Co. last week. Each candidate had exactly 4,965 votes. Yesterday night, as the families and friends of the candidates sat in city hall awaiting the results, they never thought the numbers could en...

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Is expired food safe to eat? Video included

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According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 30% of food wastage from consumers and retailers due to confusion about expiration dates.  

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Donald Trump Jr. to visit Montana this month

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Donald Trump Jr. will visit Montana on June 22 to back U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. 

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Victims identified in Great Falls shooting

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The Great Falls Police Department responded to reports of a disturbance and possible gunshots on the north side of town. One person in the area tells us that they saw two people being transported to the hospital but was not sure of the severity of their injuries. GFPD did confirm with us that two people were transported to Benefis but was later pronounced dead. Currently, GFPD is not searching for any suspects and they say that there is no threat to the community. We will keep ...

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Victim identified in Billings homicide case

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Donald Gray Jr. faces two formal charges in connection with the death of an elderly Billings man Sunday. The charges are Deliberate Homicide, a felony, and Obstructing a Peace Officer, a misdemeanor. Donald Gray is to appear in Yellowstone County District Court Tuesday afternoon.

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Montana Treasure: Smokejumpers teaming up with Opportunity Resources

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They are an elite group of firefighters: the smokejumpers. Risking their lives, they jump from planes hundreds of feet in the air all to battle wildfires hundreds of feet below them on the ground. But before they leap into free fall, the jumpers toss drift streamers into the wind.

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Missoula Marathon moving to June after 2018

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Organizers are rescheduling future iterations of the Missoula Marathon to June.  This year's event is still on for July 13-15. The move was prompted by the threat posed by summer wildfires, as a June marathon date allows for better air quality for participants.

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Billings School Board cancels meeting to discuss termination of teacher Video included

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UPDATE: A special called meeting scheduled for Tuesday morning to discuss Superintendent Terry Bouck's recommendation to terminate Glenn Kanvick has been canceled.

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Parks and Rec in Bozeman has a lot to offer your child this summer

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School is officially out for the summer and parents you might be wondering what to do with your child. Good news is, the City of Bozeman has you covered.

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Rosendale won't debate Tester Sunday, cites Father's Day

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Republican Matt Rosendale won't participate in a debate against Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester because it was scheduled on Father's Day.  

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Montana card collector helping family honor late baseball player

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The family of a late baseball player wants to preserve his memory through baseball cards, and a Montana man is helping them do so.

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Fifth graders give back to community Video included

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When it comes to giving back to the community, fifth graders from Central Heights elementary school are giving all their hard earned money to a bigger cause.

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American Cancer Society recommends screening at age 45 for colon cancer Video included

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Colon cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States. 

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Suicide Prevention Video included

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1-800-273-8255… this is the suicide hotline number.  Suicide has become a much larger topic over the past week, after losing fashion designer Kate Spade and television personality Anthony Bourdain. According to an article published by CBS news, Montana is ranked as the 2nd highest state for suicides in the nation. In order to change this statistic there are a couple things we can all do to help. First and foremost, before you notice the signs, look at the risk factors.... More>>

Girls State underway

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More than 100 young ladies from across the treasure state gathered in the Capital City to find out what makes government tick. Our bliss Zechman went to the 70th American Legion Auxiliary Girl State to see what they're learning. All of the young women are here for a reason: to become future female leaders in their communities, in their state, and even in their nation. "If I step up to a leadership role, then I find myself performing at a higher level. Because I’m not only... More>>

Officials warn that older kids are getting stuck in swings on playgrounds

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BOZEMAN - Gallatin County 911 has responded to three calls in the last month after preteens got stuck in swingsets. A release from Gallatin County says the "tot seat" style of swings are only meant for babies and toddlers, and older children can get stuck. 

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VIDEO: 2 Montana bear cubs separated from mother are back in wild

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Two young Montana bears separated from their mother by eager photographers are back in the wild.

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Body found at Ryan Dam identified as Brittney Roberts

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GREAT FALLS  - At 4pm Monday a female body was recovered at Ryan Dam.  The body was found by Dam employees and recovered by Cascade County Sheriff's Office.  An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to determine the cause of death along with positive identification. Sheriff Bob Edwards says it is unclear at this time if this is the same woman who they've been looking for near the Black Eagle Dam. Click here for our previous coverage in the search efforts for Brittney Rober...

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Name of Bigfork crash victim released

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The Flathead County Sheriff/Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed in a crash in Bigfork last Friday.

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Search for missing man in Clark Fork temporarily stopped

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MISSOULA - The search for a missing boater on the Clark Fork is suspended due to dangerous river conditions. On Monday morning, the Missoula County Sheriff's Office said high waters and large debris pose a danger to search and rescue crews looking for the 70-year-old man who went missing on Saturday. 

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Search continues for missing boater on Clark Fork

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Missoula County Sheriff's deputies and search and rescue teams resumed the search for a missing boater Sunday. 

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Search for missing boater to resume Sunday

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A search for a missing boater has been called off until Sunday morning. 

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Glacier National Park sees highest-ever May visitor count

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GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park says more than 195,000 people visited in May, a record for the month. 

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One dead in Friday night crash in Bigfork

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One man is dead after a crash Friday night in Bigfork. The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) responded to the crash just before 9:00 p.m. at junction of Highway 35 and Highway 83. 

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Montana State named one of five best colleges for skiers in Mountain West

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MSU was chosen because you can "find that perfect balance between getting to ski and earning your degree."

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Museum of the Rockies unveils new global guitar exhibit

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At the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, a new summer exhibit is making some noise. If you have a budding Johnny Cash or Jimi Hendrix in your family, you won’t want to miss the new exhibit “Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World” that has a distinctly Montanan sound at the Museum of the Rockies.

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Cabela's donates fishing gear in a nationwide effort

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's have teamed up to lead a nationwide effort to get kids outside this summer.

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Anthony Bourdain found dead from apparent suicide

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KHQ.COM - Shocked and heartbroken are some of the reactions to the death of American TV celebrity and food writer Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain was found dead Friday morning in France while working on his CNN series.  CNN confirmed the death, saying the 61-year-old was found unresponsive by friend and chef Eric Ripert. It called his death a suicide.  Chef Gordon Ramsay tweeted he was stunned and saddened.

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Bozeman International Film Festival kicks off with 70-plus films

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If you are looking for something to do this weekend in Bozeman, the inaugural Bozeman International Film Festival is taking place. 

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School uses 'Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star' to teach kids about lockdown drills

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SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts kindergarten class is drawing attention for using a lullaby to teach students about lockdown drills. Taped to the classroom's chalkboard is a rhyme set to "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star," rewritten telling students what to do if there's a shooter. It begins "Lockdown, lockdown, lock the door. Shut the lights off, say no more."

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Fishing access sites reopen as floodwaters recede

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Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks officials have reopened several fishing access sites (FASs) that were closed during spring flooding in Missoula County. 

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Trump says he may pardon late boxing champion Muhammad Ali

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he may pardon another late heavyweight boxing champion - this time, Muhammad Ali.    Trump tells reporters he's looking at "thousands of names" of people who could be granted clemency.    Trump's already granted a posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, Jack Johnson - convicted of violating a law that made it illegal to transport women across state lines for "immoral" purposes.

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Electric City Water Park Safety Video included

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The Electric City Water Park opened their doors earlier this week and are ready to kick off for the summer!  With rides such as the Flowrider, Lazy River, water slides, and more, the water park is a big hit in the summer!  When it comes to fun under the sun, the most important thing to remember is safety.  The lifeguards at Electric City Water Park have a few reminders for swimmers this year.  The biggest reminder is the famous and simple rule: NO RUNNING. ... More>>

School buses, garage test positive for meth after bus contractor arrested

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School officials in St. Ignatius confirmed school buses tested positive for methamphetamine after a bus contractor was arrested on a charge of possessing meth with intent to distribute it.

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Severe weather warnings throughout different parts of Montana Video included

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Parts of our state are waking up to flash flooding and strong winds and severe hailstorms. 

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Anthony Bourdain dies at 61, remembered for connection to Montana

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This the morning the world, as well as Montana, is mourning the loss of renowned chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain. 

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Attorney General Sessions speaks in Bozeman while protesters demonstrate outside Video included

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BOZEMAN - Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the country's chief lawyer, visited Montana Thursday to deliver a speech to a Montana police group. His speech to the Montana Police Protective Association didn't come without controversy. Sessions' talk touched on crime, violent offenses, drug trafficking, and immigration across the southern border. He told the crowd that 2017 showed a drop in violent crime nationwide with a flattening of the homicide rate. He predicted that as result of T...

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Man found unfit for trial in Broadwater deputy's shooting death

Doctors at the Montana State Hospital say a man charged in the shooting death of a Broadwater County sheriff's deputy last year is not fit to stand trial, but with medication he could be.

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaking in Bozeman Thursday

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be making an appearance in Bozeman today as he will speak at the Montana Police Protective Association’s annual conference. 

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Tester, Rosendale gear up for November Video included

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Senator Jon Tester ran unopposed Tuesday night for the Democratic Nomination to retain his seat as one of Montana's two U.S. Senators. But now, the real work begins.  Tester will now face off against Republican Candidate Matt Rosendale. After Rosendale's win Tuesday night, Tester sent out the following statement, which says in part, "Matt Rosendale is an East Coast Developer who looks out for himself... He's bad for Montana's public lands, he's bad for Montana's veterans, a...

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UPDATE: Man arrested after short chase in Missoula

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BREAKING: A police chase is underway in Missoula near Rollins and Cleveland streets as of 1:15 PM Thursday. Missoula Sgt. Travis Welsh says another agency was arresting a man on probation when he took off running. Officers are in pursuit. We'll bring you updates as we learn more. The neighborhood is near the intersection of Mount and Russell.

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Yellowstone head says Trump administration forcing him out

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park's superintendent says he's being forced out for what appear to be punitive reasons following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain.

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California woman gored by bison in Yellowstone National Park

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - A 59-year-old woman is being treated for a hip injury after she was gored by an agitated bison. A Park press release says on the morning of June 6, Kim Hancock, of Santa Rose, Calif., was in a group of people near Fountain Paint Pot in the Lower Geyser Basin. Park officials say Hancock was in a group on a boardwalk that approached a bison nearby. Some people got as close as 15 feet from the animal. The bison grew agitated and charged the crowd, goring Ha...

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Search called for West Yellowstone hiker who didn't call his wife on time

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WEST YELLOWSTONE - A "hasty" search and rescue found a hiker who hadn't called his wife back on time, according to the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Brian Gootkin says a 60-year-old man from Sisters, Oregon was on a hiking trip up Beaver Creek north of West Yellowstone.  After apparently camping overnight, the hiker failed to make contact with his wife at an agreed-upon time, and she called police to ask for a search. The hiker's vehicle was found at the M...

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Lewistown under water

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LEWISTOWN - National Weather Service is reporting flooding in Lewistown for the second time in as many weeks.  

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CASA's proven to improve foster children's lives Video included

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Yellowstone County volunteers are in dire need when it comes to helping abused and neglected children.

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Woman dies in motorcycle crash near St. Regis

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A 54-year-old Washington woman died Wednesday night, following a motorcycle crash on interstate-90 near St. Regis. 

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Montana woman gets 25 years for role in creating child porn

A 46-year-old Dearborn woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing child pornography with her common-law husband.

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Missoula food bank celebrates one year in new facility

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The Missoula Food Bank and Community Center recently celebrated one year in its new facility.  The facility, which now also operates as a community center, offers families free cooking classes, nutrition consults and child care. 

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Cascade County Sheriff Republican Candidate Bob Rosipal

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The primary elections were last night for the Cascade County Sheriff’s Office, with the only Republican candidate being Bob Rosipal.  Rosipal's first and foremost concern is for that of the community. In fact, the first thing on his agenda if he is elected as Sheriff would be to grow the deputy reserves.  By doing this, Rosipal plans on having more manpower to provide safety during large events and support on emergency calls.  Rosipal's next goal is to create a...

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Cascade Sheriff candidate Jesse Slaughter says now is the time for transparency

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GREAT FALLS - Moments after Jesse Slaughter found out he had won the primary election he spoke with Ricky Blackburn about the plans he has for the Sheriff's office if he gets elected in November. 

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Dotty's casino chain settles ADA suit for $3.5M

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said the slot machine operator illegally fired or forced employees in Nevada and Montana to quit because they were considered disabled or had a record of disability.

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Flood evacuations lifted for several Missoula neighborhoods

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MISSOULA - After weeks of record-high waters, some residents are finally cleared to return home. Evacuation orders are lifted for residents on Keck Street, Stone Street, Hamel Road, South Harpers Bridge Road and part of Nancy Lou.

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Wyoming man succumbs to farm manure methane and drowns

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say a 52-year-old man has died after falling down a well shaft at a southeast Wyoming dairy farm where he succumbed to methane fumes from cow manure and drowned in a pool of water.    

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Groups to protest transgender migrant's death in US custody

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Immigrant and LGBT rights advocates plan to protest the death of a Central American transgender woman who traveled to the United States this spring in a highly publicized caravan of asylum seekers before she was taken into the custody of federal immigration officials. 

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Montana primary voter turnout highest since 1994

Just over 41 percent of Montana's registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday's primary election.

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Rosendale, Williams win Senate and House challenger primaries

Your at-a-glance results for the Democratic, Green and Republican June 5 primaries.

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Kathleen Williams wins Democratic House primary

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Bozeman resident and candidate on the Democratic House ticket, Kathleen Williams, watched results come in at the Rialto Theater in Bozeman tonight, alongside supporters and friends.

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Matt Rosendale wins Montana GOP Senate primary

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Montana State Auditor Matthew Rosendale has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in the race to challenge Democratic incumbent Jon Tester in November.

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Voters say "no" to Creston bottling plant

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Flathead County voters are weighing in on a controversial water bottling plant. 

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Flathead County elects new sheriff

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Longtime Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry is retiring. That leaves his position open. 

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Representative Gianforte releases election night statement

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No matter who you are voting for, Senator Tester and Representative Greg Gianforte will automatically make it through to the general election ballot. 

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UPDATE: GoFundMe Account set up for victims of motorcycle crash

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Around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, scanner traffic reported at least eight motorcycles were involved in an accident on the NW Bypass near 34th Street, near the Emerson Junction.  

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Montana State Auditor runs for U.S. Senate

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On Tuesday, Montana State Auditor Matt Rosendale will be waiting on election results at the Radisson Hotel in Helena. 

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Obituary goes viral: "This world is a better place without her"

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SPRINGFIELD, Minn. - Honest obituaries have made headlines in the past, both locally and nationally, but the brief obit for 80-year-old Kathleen Dehmlow from a small town in Minnesota is going viral on social media for its brutal honesty delivered in five brief paragraphs. The obituary first appeared in Redwood Gazette, the paper of record for the Springfield, Minnesota.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Speak in Bozeman Thursday

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak in Bozeman Thursday.  

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    U.S. House candidate Kathleen Williams gears up for contest with Gianforte

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-06-06 23:35:04 GMT
    BOZEMAN - Kathleen Williams beat out four fellow Democrats, with 34 percent of the vote in the June 5 primary to determine who will run against Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte. Williams has run and won campaigns in Montana before - she's served three terms in Montana's state House. This is her first statewide campaign, and if she wins in November, it will be historic. She'll be the first woman to represent Montana in the House of Representatives since Jeannette Rankin did a century ag...
    BOZEMAN - Kathleen Williams beat out four fellow Democrats, with 34 percent of the vote in the June 5 primary to determine who will run against Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte. Williams has run and won campaigns in Montana before - she's served three terms in Montana's state House. This is her first statewide campaign, and if she wins in November, it will be historic. She'll be the first woman to represent Montana in the House of Representatives since Jeannette Rankin did a century ag...
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