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Forest Service Wants Ski Areas Open Longer

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For the most part, the ski season is either over or winding down, but that doesn't mean the resorts have to close until next winter. More>>

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Warmer Weather Means Cops Are Back On Hogs

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It's a sign of warm weather when Kalispell police officers bust out their motorcycles. More>>

Report Ranks Lumberjack As 2014's Worst Career

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A new report shows in 2014 logging is at the top of the list of jobs you want to steer clear of. More>>

UM Easter Egg Hunt Goes Green

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With thousands of plastic eggs set to speckle the lawn at the University of Montana this weekend, a Missoula business is keeping the event green. More>>

Herron Park Gets Closer To Growing

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A Kalispell park is $60,000 closer to reaching its ideal size: 320 acres. More>>

Griz Breakfast Burrito Makes Bracket Of 32 Best College Campus Eats

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The University of Montana's famous Griz breakfast burrito once again gains national attention. More>>

Dept. of Justice Files Extension in Van Valkenburg Lawsuit

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U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter says the Department of Justice needs more time to respond to a lawsuit filed by the Missoula County Attorney's office. And... County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg agrees.The More>>

Report Shows Missoula Housing Market Is Expanding

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A new report shows the Missoula Housing market is expanding. Last year home sales were the highest they've been since 2007. More>>

Ravalli Co. Commissioners Put Lawsuit Against Treasurer On Hold

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Ravalli County Commissioners put plans to file a lawsuit against the Ravalli County Treasurer on hold. More>>

No Serious Injuries In Missoula Garage Fire

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No one is hurt after an early morning garage fire in Missoula, but Missoula firefighters said it was a close call. More>>

Menus Could Change Due To Rising Food Prices

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Economists say the price of some types of food is more than 10-percent higher than what they were at this time last year. More>>

Renovations Okayed For Kalispell Grandstand

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Flathead county commissioners are giving the go ahead for a fairgrounds fix-up. More>>

Tickets To See Thunderbirds On Sale

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The Thunderbirds are coming back to town in August and you can save your seat now. More>>

People Ask Commissioners To Explain FEMA Grant Termination

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Thursday morning several people asked the Flathead county commissioners to explain their decision to back out of a federal grant that would help stabilize a bluff off Whitefish Stage Road. More>>

Kalispell Downtown Plan Needs Tax Dollars

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The Kalispell Urban Renewal Agency is asking city council to put their money where their mouth is. More>>

Affordable Care Act Costing Less Than Expected

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The Congressional Budget Office said the Affordable Care Act is going to cost the federal government less than previously anticipated. More>>

Brewers Fight Back Against FDA's Proposed Animal Feed Regulation

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A battle brews between beer makers and the Food and Drug Administration. More>>

UM Launches Study To Improve Student Transportation

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The University of Montana looks to improve transportation for current and future UM students, including those who will attend the new Missoula College. More>>

Briggs Accomplices Appear In Court

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Two people appear in court on Wednesday after allegedly helping sex offender, Kevin Briggs escape his shackles and elude police. More>>

Forest Service Encourages Year-Round Use Of Ski Areas

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The US Forest Service is trying to encourage ski areas to make use of their federal land year-round. More>>

Libby Dam Increases Flow To Max Out Electricity Output

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Officials at Libby dam are gearing up from some heavy spring runoff. More>>

People Stay Despite Contamination, City Looks To Expand Services

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Some people's worry about the contamination coming from the defunct aluminum plant in Columbia Falls has caused them to pack up and leave town, but city officials say overall the population is holding steady. More>>

Mansfield Conference Puts Spotlight on Human Trafficking

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Studies show more than 17,000 people are being trafficked across the U.S. every year. More>>

Missoula Reviews Credit Card, Mobile Parking Pay Options

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The streets of Missoula could have new meter technology installed to make parking easier and faster for drivers. More>>

Coroner Releases Name of Man in Motorcycle Crash Death

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Authorities release the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash off Highway 93 on Monday. More>>

Sheriff's Office Searches for East Missoula Stalking Suspects

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The Missoula County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help identify two men accused of stalking three young girls in East Missoula. More>>

Work Gets Rolling On Downtown Kalispell Roads

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If you've been driving through downtown Kalispell, you might notice it's taking longer than usual. More>>

Ranchers Can Sign Up For Past Disaster Relief

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Ranchers who suffered livestock losses in 2012 and 2013 can now sign up for disaster relief. More>>

April Proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Week

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Mayor John Engen calls on the community to end child abuse. More>>

Firefighters Prepare For 2014 Wildfire Season

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Wildfire season is just about here, and the Missoula Fire Department and Missoula Rural Fire District are already gearing up. More>>

Officials Warn Lolo Residents Of Flash Flood Risks

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Emergency officials are warning residents along Highway 12, affected by last summer's Lolo Complex Fires, to prepare for flooding, debris slides and flash flooding. A team made up of local response More>>

Will Fourth Try Be A Charm For Whitefish Developer?

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For the fourth time in a year, Community Infill Partners is pitching plans for a subdivision on East Second Street in Whitefish. More>>

Panel Discussion Kicks off Prescription Drug Awareness Week

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Experts said prescription drug misuse is one of the biggest healthcare problems in the U.S. today. More>>

Missoula Runner Honors Boston Bombing Victims

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One year ago today, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 200 others. More>>

Whitefish Lake Lodge Asks To Expand Marina

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Whitefish Lake Lodge asks for more places to park boats and more marina. More>>

Butte's Jewish Community Celebrates Passover

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For the second straight night, Jews across the world will sit down for a second Seder to continue the celebration of Passover. More>>

No City Trespassing Charges Filed in Avalanche Case

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The Missoula City Attorney said they will not file trespassing charges against any of the snowboarders who triggered the Mount Jumbo avalanche in February. More>>

Fee Free Weekend For National Parks

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This week is National Park Week and you can celebrate in Glacier National Park for free. More>>

Flathead Job Fair Attracts More Than 70 Employers

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More than seventy companies looking to hire will all be in one place tomorrow. More>>

Missoula Encourages "Smart911" Signups

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Missoula county officials are encouraging community members to sign up for a free service to help emergency responders tailor their response to an individual or family's unique needs. More>>

Van Valkenburg Speaks On Filing No Charges In Avalanche Death

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The Missoula County Attorney's Office announced on Monday, no charges will be filed against anyone in connection with the Mount Jumbo avalanche that killed one person, and buried two others. More>>

Crews Help Lolo Residents Prepare For Potential Flooding

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Emergency officials are visiting residents along Highway 12 in Lolo on Tuesday to talk about potential flooding and debris slides that could come as a result of the 2013 Lolo Complex Fire. More>>

South Part of Mount Jumbo Reopens

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After being closed for the winter, part of Mount Jumbo is now open to the community More>>

Five Charged In Helping Briggs Escape

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Charges are now filed against five people accused of helping a convicted rapist, who walked out of the Gallatin County Law and Justice Center in February. More>>

CMC Responds To St. Pat's Obstetric Program Announcement

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Community Medical Center officials said they're saddened to hear the news of Providence St. Patrick Hospital's decision to move into obstetrics and neonatal intensive care. More>>

Training Tip: Come When Called

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This week trainer Jean Biggins and Bosco bring us "how to come when called." More>>

Sen. Walsh Aims to Reduce Student Loan Debt

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Senator John Walsh visits the University of Montana about reducing student loan debt and college affordability. Senator Walsh met with UM faculty, staff and students to learn about the challenges of More>>

Rhino Bar Employees Learn to Prevent Sexual Violence

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The Rhino bar in Missoula was crowded on Monday, but at a much earlier hour than usual. More>>

Accused Vandal Will Not Face Hate Crime Charges Locally

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The man accused of tearing apart All Families Healthcare will not be charged with a hate crime. More>>

Flooding Pushes Bullock To Ask President For Help

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Governor Steve Bullock reaches out to the President for emergency assistance after last month's widespread flooding and ice jams. More>>

Missoula Leaders Hold "State of the Community"

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City, county and University of Montana leaders discussed improving Missoula at the State of the Community address. More>>

UPDATE: Sheriff Released ID of Rollover Crash Victim

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A Hamilton man died and his passenger was injured in a weekend rollover crash near Hamilton. More>>

Missoula County Crime Roundup

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Weekly report on crime around Missoula County. More>>

Teachers Talk Technology At School Forum

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The first ever technology levy for Kalispell schools will come up on the May ballot, and the district is trying to spread the word that the extra $1.2 million is a must. More>>

Chicks At The Library

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You might make some new feathery friends if you get out to the library this week. More>>

St. Patrick Hospital To Offer Pediatric And Newborn Services

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Providence St. Patrick Hospital on Monday announced it will offer of comprehensive women's and children's services. More>>

No Charges Against Snowboarders Who Triggered Avalanche

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Missoula County Attorney, Fred Van Valkenburg, announced today that his office will not file any charges against anyone in connection with the avalanche that occurred on Mount Jumbo on February 28. More>>

YMCA Event Promotes Healthy Living For Kids

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The YMCA is giving Missoula children a head start on living an active healthy lifestyle. Saturday, April 11 is healthy kids day. More>>

New Switchgear For Hungry Horse Dam

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Hungry Horse Dam is getting some repairs for about $5.5 million. More>>

Montana Snowpack Above Average This Season

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This year's snowpack is well above average, but experts said it is too early to tell how this will affect run off and fire season. 
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Darby Man Accused Of Threatening President Released

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A Ravalli County man charged with threatening the president and the first family is released from custody. More>>

20th Anniversary For Group That Helps Foster Children

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A non-profit that helps abused and neglected children in Missoula and Mineral Counties is celebrating 20 years this month. More>>

One-Day Recycling Drive Brings In Tons Of Paper

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The Kalispell fairgrounds will be accepting all paper products in a recycling drive Saturday. More>>

"Donut" Land Regulation Goes Before MT Supreme Court

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After nearly a decade of legal battles over land regulation near Whitefish, a controversial case comes before the Montana Supreme Court. More>>

Columbia Falls Aluminum Plant Could Be A Superfund Site

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The Columbia Falls Aluminum Company has been closed for years, but it's still making headlines. More>>

Portion of Bitterroot River Closed to Floaters

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A portion of the Bitterroot River near Corvallis is closed to all floating amid safety concerns over a diversion dam. More>>

Titan Machinery Closing Three Montana Stores

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Titan machinery is closing three Montana locations to put the company in position for future growth. More>>

Ravalli Co. Treasurer Responds To Investigation Results

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The Ravalli County Treasurer said the results of an investigation into official misconduct by Ravalli County Commissioners are not truthful. More>>

Graham Appeals Judgment, Sentencing

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The Kalispell bride sentenced to 30 years in prison for pushing her husband off a cliff is appealing her case. Exactly 14 days after she was sentenced, Jordan Graham is attempting to appeal several points More>>

Tribe Tells D.C. Committee Forest Funding Is "Inadequate"

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Tribal officials are in Washington, D.C. today saying they don't have nearly enough money to take care of the 1.3 million acres of the Flathead Indian Reservation. More>>

Students Help Stock Dry Bridge Pond

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The fish in Dry Bridge Pond can't reproduce because they can't get to any streams, so every year students help FWP officials stock the pond. More>>

Bears Out Earlier Than Usual

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Even though winter is just starting to loosen its grip on Montana, FWP says they've already had to move five bears in the Flathead. More>>

New National Wildfire Plan Similar To Montana's

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The Obama Administration released a new management strategy to help communities prepare for the upcoming wildfire season. More>>

Montana High Court Hears Whitefish Doughnut Issue

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An issue that's bounced around the courts for years will be heard in the state's Supreme Court Friday. More>>

Whitefish Talks About Motorized Boat Ban

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The town is talking about banning motorized boats on Whitefish River. More>>

Prison Inmate Dies Unexpectedly

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Montana state prison authorities say inmate Ronald James Ward Jr. was unexpectedly found dead in his cell Wednesday night. More>>

BSB County Searching for New Group to take Over Evel Days

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The Evel Knievel Days organizing committee says it is stepping down. More>>

National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day

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According to the Center for Disease Control, one in five HIV positive people are unaware they have the infection. More>>

Montana Sees Shortage in Construction Workers

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The number of construction projects across Montana are on the rise, but contractors are facing a shortage of workers. More>>

Realtors Working to Fill Missoula Mercantile

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Realtors are working to fill the second floor of the Missoula Mercantile before they move forward with its renovation. More>>

UPDATE: Missing 2-year-old Found Safe

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A 2-year-old St. Ignatius boy has been found after authorities issued a missing and endangered child alert for him Thursday afternoon. More>>

Investigation Clears Ravalli Co. Commissioners

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An investigation into allegations of corruption in the Ravalli County Treasurer's Office finds no evidence of criminal misconduct by county commissioners. More>>

Bonner Man Dies After Falling From Roof, OSHA Investigating

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A 51-year-old Bonner man is dead after falling from the roof of a Florence home. More>>

Rivertop Renewables Raises $26 Million, Creating More Jobs

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A Missoula start up business raises $26 million dollars, and will double in size, creating more jobs. More>>

Missoula Works To Improve Downtown Parking

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The City of Missoula is working to improve parking in the downtown area. More>>

Campaign To Raise Awareness of Prescription Drug Misuse

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In 2013, more than 300 Montanans died from misusing prescription drugs. Numbers from the Missoula Forum for Children and Youth show that's more than DUI fatalities, meth overdoses, and homicides combined. More>>

Parole Board Sets Hearing in Beach Case

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In three weeks, we could know more about convicted killer Barry Beach's future. More>>

CSKT Vice Chairman To Testify in D.C.

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Vice Chairman of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Carole Lankford, will be in Washington, D.C. Thursday. More>>

Four Bears Relocated Already

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Bears have just recently emerged from their dens, but experts are already addressing issues with bear-human interactions. More>>

Employer Gave Kevin Criswell A "Second Chance"

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The former University of Montana basketball player who faces federal drug charges got a "second chance" from his current employer. More>>

Montana Film Borrows From Bigfork Man's Collection

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Montana-made Winter in the Blood premieres in the Flathead where directors picked up some of the movie's props. More>>

Mom Is Thankful For Neonatal Research

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Without the research the March of Dimes helps fund, one mom says her twins would not be who they are today. More>>

Producers Urged To Educate Themselves On Farm Bill

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The day for farmers and ranchers to sign-up for disaster assistance programs is less than a week away. More>>

Plans For Shelter And Rail Industrial Park Move Forward

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Two big projects won over the Kalispell planning board Tuesday night and are now going to City Council for the final say. More>>

FWP to May Close, Reconfigure Diversion Dam Near Corvallis

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Ravalli County search and rescue crews helped pull two rafters and their dog out of the Bitterroot River Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Ravalli Co. Sheriff Searching for Missing Woman

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The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing woman. More>>

Former Griz Player Denies Federal Drug Charges

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A former Griz basketball player denies federal allegations that he illegally obtained prescription narcotics.Kevin Criswell pleaded not guilty to two felony charges of conspiracy to obtain and acquiring More>>

Missing Missoula Man Found Safe in Oregon

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Missoula Police said the blind man who was reported missing on April 1 has been found safe in Oregon.
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20 Stabbed in Pennsylvania High School

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A doctor says some victims of a multiple stabbing at a high school near Pittsburgh have suffered injuries classified as life-threatening, though all are expected to survive. More>>

Bozeman Businesses Mark Equal Pay Day

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Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, encouraging employers to close the gender wage gap across the country. More>>

Missoula is "Where to Retire"

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The greater Missoula area is featured in an upcoming issue of "Where to Retire Magazine." More>>

Pharmacists Refuse To Fill Florence Doctor's Prescriptions

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Paperwork from the Board of Montana Medical Examiners shows several pharmacists refused to fill prescriptions for the patients of Dr. Chris Christensen, the founder of Big Creek Family Medicine and Urgent Care in Florence, due to unusually large doses of medication. More>>

Senate Fundraising Numbers

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Senator John Walsh is announcing his first campaign fundraising totals since being sworn in to office for the seat he's now trying to retain. More>>

Evel Knievel Days Planning Turns into Feud

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The feud over Evel Knievel days took a nasty turn late last week, when the late daredevil's son left threatening voice messages with the Evel Knievel Days committee chairman. More>>

Wankel T. Rex Prepares For Smithsonian Departure

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A well-known Montana fossil is getting ready to head to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. this week. More>>

Local Brewers Not Worried About New Starbucks

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Crews are already making way for Kalispell's second Starbucks, and local baristas aren't really sweating it. More>>

Two Construction Projects Reach Turning Points

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Two big projects in Kalispell are up for debate Tuesday. More>>

County Attorney Reviews Rick's Auto Body Case

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The sister of a man who died in a fire at an auto shop last summer asks the county attorney to review the case. More>>

Kindergarten Registration Kicks off in Missoula

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Missoula County Public Schools starts kindergarten registration at the district's nine elementary schools on Tuesday. More>>

Former Griz Football Player Battles Cancer

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A former Griz football player prepares to take on different kind of physical challenge, after learning he has cancer. More>>

Man Sentenced To Life For Hot Springs Murder

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A 30-year-old Polson man Is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on in the death of another man at Wild Horse Hot Springs. More>>

Police Search for Man Accused of Exposing Himself to Woman

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Missoula Police are searching for a man accused of exposing himself to a woman while she was walking down a street.
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Darby Man Accused Of Threatening U.S. President

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A Darby man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and his family was arrested by the U.S. Secret Service. More>>

Board Suspends License of Florence Doctor

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A Florence doctor's medical license is suspended, after the Montana Board of Medical Examiners found he was prescribing pain pills in dangerous combinations.The examiners say Dr. Chris Christensen was More>>

Missoula Considers More Urban Renewal Districts

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The Missoula City Council approved a proposal Monday night, to create two more urban renewal districts in Missoula. More>>

Missoula Back Country Horseman Gets National Award

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A well-known back country horseman in Missoula is getting national recognition. More>>

Training Tip: Reward Markers

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In our partnership with the Western Montana Humane Society professional trainer Jean Biggins and the 6-month-old hound Rocky showed us how to use reward markers with our dogs. More>>

Senate Candidate Finds $12K in Cash

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A long shot candidate for the U.S. Senate finds a backpack full of cash and cell phones outside his Missoula church this weekend. More>>

Conservation Money Comes Through For One More Year

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Three hundred million dollars is coming down the pipe at least one more time thanks to the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act. More>>

Hotel Developer Wants To Make A Deal With Council

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A plan for a new hotel in Whitefish heads to city council tonight, hoping to bend the rules. More>>

Flooding Can Affect Well Water

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Montana has a definite cowboy streak, and a part of that is drinking the water that comes straight out of the ground. More>>

Governor Bullock Introduces Farm Bill to Montana

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Governor Steve Bullock stopped by a lumber yard outside of Deer Lodge to announce the start of the Agriculture Act of 2014, also known as the Farm Bill. More>>

New Lake Trout Guidelines

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There are new guidelines about which fish are safe to eat in Flathead Lake. More>>

Whitefish Mountain Resort Sets Season Record

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Whitefish Mountain Resort set an attendance record for the second straight year. More>>

Famous Fossil Set For Smithsonian Departure

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A famous Montana fossil will be sent to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. More>>

Authorities on Lookout for Alleged Rapist in Missoula

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Missoula Police are investigating a reported rape that happened early Sunday. More>>

Police Search For Missing Missoula Man

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Missoula Police are searching for 26-year-old Terrance Ryder, a legally blind Missoula resident, who's been missing since April 1. Ryder is a white male, 5'11", 215 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. More>>

Florence Clinic Under Investigation Now Open

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A Florence clinic under investigation by a multi-agency team is now open for business, after a search has ended. More>>

Avalanche Center Closes For The Season Because Of Budget

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Saturday is the last day the Flathead Avalanche Center will put out a backcountry update, but they're not closing because there's no more danger. More>>

CASA of Missoula Celebrates 20 Years

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A non-profit  that helps abused and neglected children in Missoula and Mineral Counties,  is celebrating 20 years. More>>

Portion Of Rattlesnake Drive Closed On Monday

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The City of Missoula is warning drivers a three-block section of the Rattlesnake Drive will be closed on Monday. More>>

Third Update Released On Ravalli Co. Treasurer Office Audit

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The independent company auditing the files in the Ravalli County Treasurer's Office releases its third update on the investigation. More>>

Yellowstone Volcano Won't Erupt Anytime Soon

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Yellowstone National Park officials reassure visitors the super volcano is not going to erupt anytime soon, despite a recent earthquake and rumors to the contrary. More>>

Mineral County Rape Suspect Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

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A Montana man accused of rape in Mineral Co., but on the run in Idaho, is dead in an apparent suicide. More>>

285 lbs. of High Explosives Stolen from Victor Bunker

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A $5,000 reward is offered for any information in the theft of several hundred pounds of high explosives from an explosives bunker near Victor. Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and More>>

North Fork Bill Down, Not Dead

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Montana's Senators say they aren't giving up hope yet after just three Senators were able to prevent a vote on the North Fork Watershed Protection Act Thursday. More>>

Proposed Mine Could Bring Jobs To Lincoln County

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The Montanore mine proposed just southeast of Libby in the Cabinet Mountains is one step closer to opening. More>>

New Software to Improve Missoula Criminal Justice System

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City and county departments install a $1.5 million piece of software to streamline the Missoula criminal justice system. More>>

Latest Wolf Numbers

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The latest numbers show there are 78 breeding pairs of wolves in the Northern Rockies Mountains. More>>

Senator Visits Virtual Shooting Range

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Northwest Shooter is showing off some high tech simulation equipment to the Senator who helped them pay for it. More>>

UPDATE: Minuteman Helicopter Crash Lands

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No one is injured after a fire forced a helicopter to land at the Minuteman Aviation hanger at the Missoula Int'l Airport.Airport officials say Minuteman has been conducting flight training over the last More>>

Missoula Bar Staff Learns to Prevent Sexual Violence

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Bartenders and other staff members at a Missoula bar volunteer for a new training program to help prevent sexual violence. More>>

Idaho Authorities on Lookout for Alleged Montana Rapist

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Idaho authorities are on the lookout for a Montana man who is accused of rape in Mineral County. More>>

Cramer Sentenced to Life

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A Washington state man is being sentenced after pleading guilty to murdering his 3-year-old son in a remote Montana field. More>>

Tribal Leaders Want Say In Cobell Settlement

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Tribal leaders say they feel shut out of decisions in the $1.9 billion federal buyback program as a part of the Cobell Settlement. More>>

Bill Protecting Flathead's North Fork Stalls In Senate

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A bill that would prevent mining and oil and gas exploration along the North Fork of the Flathead River stalled in the senate today. More>>

Missoula One of Best Cities for Low Tax Rates

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A national study shows Missoula is one of the best cities to live in for people who hate paying taxes. More>>

Bear Mauling Conference Comes To Kalispell

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Kalispell Regional Medical Center deals with two to three victims of bear maulings every year, and this Saturday they're going to talk about what to do before and after a grizzly encounter. More>>

Road Construction Season Begins

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There's an old saying. Montana has four seasons, summer, fall, winter and construction. More>>

Lawsuit For Mountain Water Co. Could Cost City $800K

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The City of Missoula's lawsuit to buy Mountain Water Company from its current owner could cost more than $800,000. More>>

Health Officials Worried About Big Creek Patient Withdrawals

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Public health officials are worried patients could face dangerous withdrawal symptoms after their health clinic in Florence was shut down this week. More>>

Missing Man Suspected of Embezzlement

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A Butte man who went missing in February is now being investigated for allegedly embezzling from the union he worked for. More>>

Fire Officials Urge Caution while Open Burning

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Fire crews knocked down a grass fire that started from a controlled burn on Wednesday near Missoula. Now, fire officials are reminding people to take precautions before open burning. More>>

Whitefish Mountain Resort Finishing Up Record Year

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Whitefish Mountain Resort had some highs and lows this season. More>>

Carlyle Group Responds To City's Lawsuit For Water Company

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Mountain Water Company's current owners speak out after the city files a lawsuit asking a judge to allow it to acquire Missoula's water services. More>>

April Is STD Awareness Month

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April is the time to remember that 19 million new sexually transmitted diseases are spread every year, and it's also the time to do something about it. More>>

Apparent Murder-Suicide Investigation Wrapping Up

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Locally, the investigation into the apparent murder-suicide in Kalispell is wrapping up, but authorities don't actually know when everything will all be said and done. More>>

County Attorney Reviewing Mt. Jumbo Avalanche Case

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Missoula Police complete their investigation into the Mt. Jumbo avalanche and the County Attorney is now reviewing the case. More>>

City Asks Judge To Set Trial In 6 Months For Water Ruling

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The city of Missoula files a lawsuit asking a district court judge to allow the city to acquire Mountain Water Company by eminent domain. More>>

New Tanks Only The First Step In Brewery Expansion

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A Whitefish brewery is growing. More>>

Cobell Hearing Tomorrow

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Congressman Steve Daines and other members of congress will learn how effective the Department of Interior is handling the Cobell Settlement, during a hearing Thursday. More>>

U.S. Supreme Court Loosens Campaign Donor Rules

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The nation's high court loosens it reins on big campaign donors. More>>

Jag, Former First Dog, Turns 10

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One important Montanan is celebrating a big birthday. Jag the dog turned ten Wednesday. More>>

YNP Releases Video of Bears Emerging

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We've been hearing about them for weeks, but now Yellowstone National Park is releasing video of bears emerging from their dens. More>>

Montana Leaders React to SCOTUS Campaign Finance Ruling

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The U.S. Supreme Court makes a huge ruling on a controversial campaign finance case. It effectively removes federal limits on the overall contributions individuals can make to candidates, parties and political More>>

Ravalli Co. Commissioners Reorganize Treasurer's Office

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Ravalli County Commissioners vote to reorganize the treasurer's office amidst investigations into the office's practices. More>>

Parents Say More Financial Assistance Needed for Autism Treatment

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April is Autism Awareness Month, and national studies show the number of kids diagnosed with the disorder continues to rise. More>>

Walgreens Donates $25K to Washington Mudslide Relief

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Walgreens donates $25,000 to help victims of the mudslide in Oso, Washington. More>>

Brewery Gets A Boost

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The beer business is getting a boost over in Whitefish. More>>

Jobless Rate Keeps Dropping Where Recession Hit Hardest

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The latest unemployment numbers out of Flathead county keep dropping. More>>

Grass Fire on Mullan Road, No Structures Threatened

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Crews are on scene fighting a grass fire on west Mullan Rd. and Schmidt Rd.Missoula City Fire Dept. staffers say their department is assisting Missoula Rural Fire Dept. in fighting the fire.They say the More>>

Sen. Committee Approves Little Shell Bill

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A landless tribe from Montana is one step closer to gaining federal recognition. More>>

Health Department Deals With Temporary Personnel Changes

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The Flathead City-County Health Department is in the middle of a personnel change-up right as it moves into its busiest season. More>>

Pro Life Group Denies Ties To Violence and White Supremacy

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The director of Hope Pregnancy Ministries Michelle Reimer says they have never knowingly taken money from white supremacists. More>>

City of Missoula Files To Acquire Mountain Water Co.

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The City of Missoula filed a complaint Wednesday, asking a District Court judge to entitle the City to acquire Missoula's water supply and distribution system by eminent domain. More>>

Flocks For Wishes Land on Lawns for Charity

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Flocks of flamingos land on lawns across Missoula, with a special mission to make one child's dream to come true.The Circle K, Key and Rotaract clubs at UM are "flocking" yards to help the Make-A-Wish More>>

Reports Show Florence Doctor Has Previous Legal Issues

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A Florence medical center is raided by state, local, and federal agencies, after a two-year investigation into a doctor's prescription writing practices. More>>

New Grant To Help Close Gender Wage Gap

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Officials hope $100,000 in grants will help level the playing field for Montana women. More>>

Response Sent To Author's Request For Rape Case Documents

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The Montana University System sent a response to a well-known author's request for documents from the rape case against Griz quarterback Jordan Johnson. More>>

Medstar Lands in Missoula; Prepares for Life Flight Take Over

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A new air ambulance provider lands in Missoula, replacing the familiar green and white Life Flight Missoulians have come to recognize over the last several decades. Northwest MedStar touched down Tuesday More>>

New Amtrak Schedule Could Be Permanent

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Officials are trying to keep the Empire Builder passenger train running on time. More>>

Several Have Tried To Close All Families Healthcare

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We're learning today that All Families Healthcare has weathered several tries to shut down its office. More>>

Florence Clinic Under Investigation for Prescription Practices

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Several state and federal agencies raided a Florence clinic as part of a two-year investigation into a doctor's prescription writing practices.Ravalli Co. Sheriff Chuck Curry says Big Creek Family Medicine More>>

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  • Creeping Landslide Devouring Part Of Wyoming Town

    Creeping Landslide Devouring Part Of Wyoming Town

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:53:30 GMT
    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - No one can say when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.Workers and residents have watched helplessly as the slow-motion landslide spanning hundreds of yards split a house in two and buckled pavement.
    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - No one can say when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.Workers and residents have watched helplessly as the slow-motion landslide spanning hundreds of yards split a house in two and buckled pavement.
  • Colorado Deaths Stoke Worries About Pot Edibles

    Colorado Deaths Stoke Worries About Pot Edibles

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:56 AM EDT2014-04-19 05:56:56 GMT
    DENVER (AP) - Two recent deaths have stoked concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of pot edibles that can be exponentially more potent than a joint. Authorities have not formally linked the shooting death of 44-year-old Kristine Kirk to consumption of marijuana candy by her husband.
    DENVER (AP) - Two recent deaths have stoked concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of pot edibles that can be exponentially more potent than a joint. Authorities have not formally linked the shooting death of 44-year-old Kristine Kirk to consumption of marijuana candy by her husband.

  • Regional Headlines: Keystone Pipeline Delay; 13 Sherpas Dead in Everest Avalanche; 2014 Wildfire Season Prep

    Regional Headlines: Keystone Pipeline Delay; 13 Sherpas Dead in Everest Avalanche; 2014 Wildfire Season Prep

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:57:27 GMT
    Here are some stories making headlines around the region: Keystone Pipeline Delay; 13 Sherpas Dead in Everest Avalanche; 2014 Wildfire Season Prep
    Here are some stories making headlines around the region: Keystone Pipeline Delay; 13 Sherpas Dead in Everest Avalanche; 2014 Wildfire Season Prep
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  • NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

    NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:42:49 GMT
    John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.
    John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.
  • White House updating online privacy policy

    White House updating online privacy policy

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:03:15 GMT
    By MARTHA MENDOZA AP National Writer A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile...
    By MARTHA MENDOZA AP National Writer A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and...
  • SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

    SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:02:41 GMT
    SpaceX is back on the launch pad in hopes of making a critical delivery to the International Space Station.
    A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.
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  • Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

    Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

    Sunday, April 20 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-04-20 05:53:12 GMT
    The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is...
    The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is just...
  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    Sunday, April 20 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-04-20 05:53:09 GMT
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...
    Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed...
  • Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

    Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:52 AM EDT2014-04-20 04:52:11 GMT
    The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into...
    After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry off South Korea's southern shore, discovering more than a dozen bodies inside the ship and pushing the...
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  • The Grizzly Hurling Team: Introducing Montana To Something New

    The Grizzly Hurling Team: Introducing Montana To Something New

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:48:09 GMT
    Have you ever heard of the sport hurling?  Not curling, but hurling with an "H" If you're like me, you may have had no idea what that is,but the University of Montana has a pretty impressive hurling team
    Hurling is one of the most popular sports in Ireland, but April 19th is when the first ever Hurling game in Montana will be played by the Grizzlies Hurling Team
  • Hotels Continue To Build In Bozeman

    Hotels Continue To Build In Bozeman

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:07:18 GMT
    The city of Bozeman could see up to five new hotels by 2015. The Comfort Suites in Bozeman is one of three new hotels built off Valley Center in the past year."Since then we have been growing and developing,"
    The city of Bozeman could see up to five new hotels by 2015.
  • SO GOOD: Montana Tech's Xavier Marsden

    SO GOOD: Montana Tech's Xavier Marsden

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:26:24 GMT
    Sophomore cornerback Xavier Marsden is from La Mirada California, right outside Los Angeles. The city boy says he loves being in Butte. "It's been good. Coming from a big city to a small town definitely
    Sophomore cornerback Xavier Marsden is from La Mirada California, right outside Los Angeles. The city boy says he loves being in Butte.
  • Man Identified In Fatal Crash Friday Morning On Bowdish Rd.

    Man Identified In Fatal Crash Friday Morning On Bowdish Rd.

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:13:11 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man killed in an early morning crash on Friday has been identified as 34-year-old, Alejandro E. Apodaca. Just before 12:30, Apodaca crashed his car on S. Bowdish Rd. He was traveling South on Bowdish near 17th when he lost control of his car, uprooting a tree in the front yard of a home.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man killed in an early morning crash on Friday has been identified as 34-year-old, Alejandro E. Apodaca. Just before 12:30, Apodaca crashed his car on S. Bowdish Rd. He was traveling South on Bowdish near 17th when he lost control of his car, uprooting a tree in the front yard of a home.
  • Montana/ Idaho Border: Lookout Pass Closed After Landslide

    Montana/ Idaho Border: Lookout Pass Closed After Landslide

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-03-31 02:36:40 GMT
    LOOKOUT PASS, Montana- Lookout Pass near the Idaho/Montana Border is shutdown down following a landslide on I-90. D.O.T. crews are on the scene Sunday evening clearing trying to clear the scene.
    LOOKOUT PASS, Montana- Lookout Pass near the Idaho/Montana Border is shutdown down following a landslide on I-90. D.O.T. crews are on the scene Sunday evening clearing trying to clear the scene.
  • UM Easter Egg Hunt Goes Green

    UM Easter Egg Hunt Goes Green

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:06:34 GMT
    With thousands of plastic eggs set to speckle the lawn at the University of Montana this weekend, a Missoula business is keeping the event green. Missoula Federal Credit Union is making recycling
    With thousands of plastic eggs set to speckle the lawn at the University of Montana this weekend, a Missoula business is keeping the event green.
  • Frontage Road Crash Victim Identified

    Frontage Road Crash Victim Identified

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:37:02 GMT
    The Gallatin County coroner says 30-year-old Kari Friedman from Bozeman died in a crash at the intersection of Frontage and Valley Center Roads Wednesday. The Montana Highway Patrol said Friedman was turning
    The Gallatin County coroner says 30-year-old Kari Friedman from Bozeman died in a crash at the intersection of Frontage and Valley Center Roads Wednesday.
  • WATCH: Cell Phone Video Of Sinking Ferry Released As 270 Are Still Missing

    WATCH: Cell Phone Video Of Sinking Ferry Released As 270 Are Still Missing

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:21:35 GMT
    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Searchers have now put markers on the surface of the water where the South Korean ferry went down. Part of the ship had remained above the surface until today, but now the entire vessel is submerged. They're continuing the effort to find some 270 people who are missing and feared dead.
    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Searchers have now put markers on the surface of the water where the South Korean ferry went down. Part of the ship had remained above the surface until today, but now the entire vessel is submerged. They're continuing the effort to find some 270 people who are missing and feared dead.
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