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  • Reports of Possible Downed Aircraft West of Lolo Pass

    Reports of Possible Downed Aircraft West of Lolo Pass

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:47:19 GMT
    Missoula County Sheriff's deputies received requests to dispatch a search and rescue team to a possible downed aircraft west of Lolo Pass.We'll keep you updated with any information as it becomes available.
    Missoula County Sheriff's deputies received requests to dispatch a search and rescue team to a possible downed aircraft west of Lolo Pass.We'll keep you updated with any information as it becomes available.

Whitefish Bicyclist Killed Near Big Mountain

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A 69-year-old Whitefish man died after he was thrown from his bicycle on Big Mountain Road, north of Whitefish. More>>

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Hiking Injuries, Bear/Hiker Run-Ins Reported in Glacier

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Rangers send reminders to hike in groups, stay on trails and keep bear spray easily accessible, after two separate incidents were reported in Glacier National Park this weekend. More>>

Stevensville Toddler Drowns in Bitterroot River Log Jam

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A three-year-old Stevensville boy lost his life Saturday morning, hours after authorities say he became trapped under a log jam in the Bitterroot River. More>>

Fifth Annual Celtic Festival Begins in Missoula

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Grab your kilts and dancing shoes, the 5th Annual Missoula Celtic Festival is underway in Caras Park.
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Bicyclist dies in crash north of Whitefish

A 69-year-old Whitefish man died after he was thrown from his bicycle on Big Mountain Road, north of Whitefish. More>>

Small wildfires keep Montana firefighters busy

By The Associated Press Firefighters attacked and monitored several wildfires around Montana over the weekend. More>>

All Abilities Playground Weeks From Completion

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In just weeks, the All Abilities Playground in McCormick park will open.
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Unclaimed Remains of 7 Veterans Being Properly Buried

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The unclaimed remains of 7 veterans will be in their final resting place come tomorrow. To locate, identify and to inter, that is the goal of the Missing in America Project that rolled into Bozeman today.
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Missing Kayaker's Body Found Video included

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After nearly a full week of searching, crews pulled a Flathead doctor's body from Flathead Lake today. More>>

Montana Experiences Bike Boom

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Bicycle tourism is booming--bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars each year to all corners of the state. More>>

Hamilton Festival Kicks Off

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Hamilton's Daly Days kicked off Friday, and will have plenty of events throughout the weekend.
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St. Mary Visitor Center Reopens

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Thanks to round-the-clock clean up work, the St. Mary Visitor Center reopens. More>>

Sheriff's ID Man Pulled from Clark Fork River Video included

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The Missoula Coroner identifies a man pulled from the Clark Fork River as 60-year-old Jack Pray of Missoula.
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Missing in America Project Coming to Bozeman

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A national movement known as the Missing in America Project is coming to Bozeman to pick up the unclaimed remains of seven veterans and bring them to their final resting place in Yellowstone National Cemetery in Billings. More>>

U.S. Army War College to Review Walsh's Work

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Senator John Walsh admitted to unintentionally plagiarizing a portion of his final thesis paper for the United States Army War College back in 2007. Now, the question is turning to the status of his master's degree.

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Cyr Gulch Fire Is 80% Contained

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The Cyr Gulch fire in Deep Creek stands on its last legs.
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Spokane Crew Cleans Up Chemical Spill Near DeBorgia

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Mineral county officials call in a team from Spokane to clean up a hazardous chemical spill on I-90.
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More Than 20 Charges Make Up Big Black Bear Poaching Case

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Three men rack up more than 20 misdemeanor charges for what FWP officials are calling one of the biggest Black bear poaching cases Montana has ever seen. More>>

Search Crews Use All Resources As They Try To Recover Kayaker

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Thursday was day five of the search for a Polson doctor who disappeared while kayaking on Flathead Lake.
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Flathead Cherries Bring Boom To Polson Businesses Video included

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It is cherry season in the Flathead, meaning business is booming for area orchards, stores and iconic roadside stands. More>>

Suspect Sought in Alleged Aggravated Assault in Woods Bay Video included

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A Lake County man is recovering from significant injuries he received following an alleged assault in Woods Bay early Tuesday morning. More>>

St. Mary Visitor Center Closed

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The St. Mary Visitor Center in Glacier National Park is closed. More>>

Cyr Gulch Fire Update

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Crews with the Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation say the fire is about 48 acres and 15 percent contained. More>>

Body Pulled From The Clark Fork River Video included

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The Missoula County Sheriff’s Department and Missoula City Police confirmed a body was pulled out of the Clark Fork river around 7:00 p.m. Wednesday. More>>

What Are The Hot Spots Yellowstone National Park Has to Offer?

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Yellowstone National Park is a staple in the United States and has many hidden gems within the park. Some spots, however, are a little more popular than others.
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Sen. Walsh Responds to Plagiarism Accusations

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Senator John Walsh is under fire on Wednesday following an article printed in the New York Times that accuses him of plagiarism. on
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Cyr Gulch Fire Spreads, Second Fire Pops Up

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A second fire pops up near Missoula. More>>

Carlton Complex Fire now 52% contained Video included

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UPDATE: Officials say the massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington is now more than half contained.The rain and hail that fell on Wednesday, wasn't enough to extinguish the nearly 400-square-mile Carlton Complex of fires, but it gave crews a chance to dig lines along the south and east parts. The fire is 52% contained.
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Stevensville Man Denies Sex Crimes Video included

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A Stevensville man denies claims he sexually abused and impregnated a pre-teen girl.
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Update: Fire Burns 10 Acres Near Deep Creek Video included

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A wildfire has burned 10 acres south of Frenchtown in the Deep Creek area. More>>

Lightning Sparks Fire In Missoula Backyard Video included

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Thunder could be heard booming around Missoula early Wednesday morning, but it hit a little closer to home for one family in the Upper Miller Creek Area.
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Montana Falls in National Educational Ranking

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When it comes to child well-being Montana’s national ranking has slipped from the 28th position to the 31st. That's according to the Annie e. Casey foundation kids count data book-which is put out annually. More>>

Advocates Call for Greater Accountability in Reporting Child Abuse Video included

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In Montana, more than 1,400 hundred children fall victim to sexual abuse every year-- that's about 27 cases each week. More>>

Realtors To Help Build All-Abilities Playground

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About a dozen realtors are set to roll up their sleeves to make the all-abilities playground at McCormick Park a reality. More>>

Missoula Man Sentenced in Bakken Construction Fraud

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A Missoula man will spend more than eight months in prison and pay nearly $6.5 million in restitution for taking millions of dollars in down payments on steel buildings in the Bakken that he never completed. More>>

Update: Semi Removed, Lanes Reopen After Chemical Spill Near Bonner Video included

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Emergency officials, including health department personnel, are on scene of a semi rollover east of Missoula. More>>

Two Arrested in String of Burglaries

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Missoula County Sheriffs arrest two people in connection with a string of burglaries around the area. More>>

A Different Kind Of Yoga In Missoula

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It's yoga on steroids.
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Montana Gets Extension to Comply with Federal Real ID Act

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State leaders celebrate a department of homeland security decision to extend the deadline for Montanans to comply with the Real ID Act. For now the federal government will continue to accept Montana drivers licenses and identification cards for purposes identified under the Real ID Act. More>>

Red Cross: Montana Among States with Blood Shortage

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The American Red Cross is making an urgent plea for blood donors as Montana and other western states are facing a severe shortage. More>>

For Now, Fly Fishing Shop Not Worried About Chemical Spill Video included

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How is this latest spill affecting Missoula's outdoor businesses? More>>

Black Bear Euthanized Video included

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A black bear in the Two Medicine area is put down after exhibiting food-conditioned behavior. More>>

UPDATE: Search and Rescue Efforts Continue for Flathead Kayaker Video included

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The search for a missing kayaker will continue Monday on Flathead Lake, it's surrounding shores and the Flathead River, after he's been missing for more than 24 hours. More>>

Missoula Home Sales Down, Median Home Price Up

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So far, 2014 can't keep up with 2013 in terms of home sales. Missoula's housing market is slowing down, but that could be a good thing. More>>

Defense Looks to Move Kaarma Trial Outside of Missoula

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Defense attorneys are asking a state judge to decide outside the public eye what, if any, evidence of "prior bad acts" might be used as evidence during the deliberate homicide trial of Markus Kaarma in the shooting death a German exchange student. More>>

INCREDIBLE drone video shows fire destruction over Pateros/Brewster

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KHQ.COM - Chelan HD Productions has given us permission to show this incredible video they shot with a drone surveying the damage done from the Carlton Complex Fire in the areas of Brewster and Pateros. This video is truly jaw dropping and really shows the level of destruction from the fire. More>>

Grant Gives Court Follow Through

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The city of Missoula receives funds to hold people sentenced for a crime of domestic violence accountable.
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Walsh Pushing to Bring Wildfire Funding Bill to a Vote

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With just under three weeks of working days from now until the November election, Montana Senator John Walsh is working to bring a bill to a vote that could have a major impact on Montana's wild land and safety.
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New Study And New Water Tanks In Glacier National Park

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The latest numbers show Glacier National Park rakes in millions and supports thousands.
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Authorities Arrest Couple Suspected of Attempted Murder, Robbery in Missoula County Video included

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The couple that is suspected of robbing and attempting to murder a man near Turah last week is arrested on Monday in Seattle, Washington. More>>

Same-Sex Couple React to AG Tim Fox's Actions

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Attorney General Tim Fox responded to a challenge against the same-sex marriage ban in the state of Montana, asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed back in May by four same-sex couples.
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Stevensville Man Dies In ATV Crash Video included

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A 20-year-old Stevensville man has died after driving his all-terrain vehicle through a stop sign and into the path of a full-sized pickup truck. More>>

MTNG Choppers Head to Washington Video included

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Early this morning two helicopters and 17 soldiers from the Montana Army National Guard headed to Washington to help battle massive wildfires. More>>

Bicyclist Critically Injured, Struck By Vehicle Video included

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A Stevensville man was critically injured when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle in Missoula early Sunday. More>>

Smoke From Neighboring States Slows Montana Fires

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Crews get a handle on wildfires burning it Montana. More>>

Sheriffs Look for Attempted Homicide Suspects Video included

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The Missoula County sheriffs are looking for two people wanted for attempted deliberate homicide and robbery.
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Enjoy Glacier's High Elevation Hikes

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Several of Glacier National Park’s high elevation hikes are open to the public, but snow and snow hazards remain in many areas. Visitors planning to hike are encouraged to be mindful of their hiking skills and comfort levels, and to prepare accordingly.
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Background Checks Required for School Bus Drivers

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The Montana Board of Public Education is requiring every school bus driver in the state to undergo a criminal background check.
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Rally Held Against Medicaid Cuts

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Protesters rally outside of Daines' meeting in Missoula on Friday, calling on the congressman to stop making cuts and exemptions for Medicare. More>>

Shots Fired In Huckleberry Row

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Huckleberry picking leads to gunfire.
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Robbery Caught on Camera

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Polson police are looking for a man who was caught on camera taking about $1,000 from a safe. More>>

Daines Tours Montana To Address Issues With Obamacare

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Congressman Steve Daines is on a statewide tour to address issues Montana seniors and veterans face with the Affordable Care Act. More>>

Man Accused Of Beating His Five-Month-Old Pleads Not Guilty

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A five-month-old fights for her life in Kalispell Regional Medical Center while her father pleads not guilty to assault on a minor and tampering with witnesses.
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Air Quality Experts Advise Against Masks To Avoid Smoke

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With smoke creating hazy conditions in the Missoula valley, some people are already taking precautions to avoid being affected by the smoke.
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Klundt Pleads Not Guilty To Latest Charges

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The alleged All Families Healthcare vandal pleads not guilty to new charges.
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Grizzly Relocated North Of Yellowstone

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An 8-year-old male Grizzly bear responsible for killing a young cow in the Red Lodge area is relocated by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
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Three Wildfires Hit Western Montana

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High winds and hot temperatures fuel three wildfires in western Montana. More>>

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  • Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

    Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:27:05 GMT
    After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records...
    A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill's chief...
  • Rule aimed at cutting coal-fired plant's emissions

    Rule aimed at cutting coal-fired plant's emissions

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:25:34 GMT
    The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the West.
    The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the West.
  • Suspect dead, marshals and cop wounded in NYC

    Suspect dead, marshals and cop wounded in NYC

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:17:55 GMT
    Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer.
    Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded.
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  • Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

    Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:17:46 GMT
    A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela.
    President Barack Obama spoke out Monday against gender oppression in Africa that he said is "crippling" parts of the continent, urging young leaders there to empower women and eliminate traditions like female genital...
  • Israeli PM speaks of 'prolonged' campaign in Gaza

    Israeli PM speaks of 'prolonged' campaign in Gaza

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:17:27 GMT
    Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must be ready for a "prolonged" military operation in the Gaza Strip and will "act aggressively and responsibly" until the mission is completed.
  • 3 female suicide bomber kill several in Nigeria

    3 female suicide bomber kill several in Nigeria

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:16:58 GMT
    Witnesses say a woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria, killing at least three people.
    A woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria on Monday, killing three people in one of three suicide bombings by females in Kano in two days, police said.
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