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Carlton Complex Fire now 250,136 acres; 2,500+ firefighters on scene Video included

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UPDATE: The Carlton Complex is now the largest wild land fire ever to burn in the State of Washington. The perimeter of this fire is more than 100 miles long. The total acreage burned is 250,136 acres. A total of 2500+ firefighters and support personnel are assigned to the incident. The fire is 16% contained. More>>

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Courts Issue Conflicting Ruling on Affordable Care Act

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The Affordable Care Act runs into trouble after two federal courts of appeal issue conflicting rulings on insurance subsidies.
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Water Pipe Improvements in Bozeman

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A water main break earlier today knocked out the water supply to about 20 homes in Bozeman. This is the second break within recent weeks, but city officials say there is nothing to be alarmed about.
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Silver Bow Creek Has Life Again

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For more than 100 years Silver Bow Creek was void of any life. Not only are there signs of life again but the native wildlife are thriving. More>>

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>>

Evel Knievel Days

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Get ready for the wacky and the wild. E-k days are just two days away in Butte. The free festival kicks off on Thursday and the headlining event is the first ever downhill urban race that will begin at the original mine yard and travel down through Butte. 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>>

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>>

Bozeman City Commission Approves Plan for New Police Building

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The Bozeman City Commission unanimously approved the plan for new Bozeman police and municipal courts building, Monday night. 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>>

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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Girl Injured at Gallatin Fair in Stable Condition

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Teenage girl is in stable condition after she fell off a bungee jump ride on Friday at the Gallatin County Fair. More>>

Butte-Silver Bow Dealing With An Overcrowded Jail

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Butte-Silver Bow law enforcement gears up for a what they predict to be a heavy arrest weekend due to Evel Knievel Days happening later this week. However a problem inside the Butte-Silver Bow detention center could allow some inmates to get out of jail early. More>>

STEM Grants

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A new series of mini-grants will help girls get hands on experience in stem fields in creative new ways from staring at the stars to fly fishing. The grants offer exposure to science, technology, engineering and math also known as STEM to young women who are interested in those subject areas. More>>

MSU Makes History with Nurse Doctoral Program

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Montana State University College of Nursing makes history this year by offering the first and only doctoral degree program in the state.
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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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Yellowstone Tourism Boosts Area Economy

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Yellowstone National Park is known to have quite the financial impact on the surrounding communities with it is 3.5 million visitors.
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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>>

Smoke From Northwest Fires Reach Gallatin Valley

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Smoke from fires emanating from the pacific northwest is making its way south to the Gallatin Valley.                             
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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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Butte Parks and Recreation Creates Program to Get Kids Active

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Butte Parks and Recreation will start a new program next week that encourages children to get outdoors and be active. More>>

Evel Knievel Days Preview

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In a short week the annual Evel Knievel Days festival will pop off in butte. The event kicks of Thursday July 24 and runs through Saturday July 26.
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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>>

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>>

Bozeman Presents: Music on Main

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It is Thursday and it is summertime, that means music in main is delivering sweet sounds to residents in Bozeman. Every Thursday members of the Bozeman community take in music on main inside a closed off section between Rouse and Black Avenue.
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Bozeman Releases Plans for New Police Building

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The City of Bozeman released plans for a new 23-million dollar cops and courts building.
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Fox Responds to Same-Sex Marriage Ban Challenge Video included

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Attorney General Tim Fox asks a federal judge to throw out four same-sex couples suit for marriage equality. More>>

USDA Announces 13 Million in Farm Bill Funding

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The Department of Agriculture offers approximately 13 million dollars in Farm Bill funding for organic certification assistance.
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Ryan Maloney Sentenced to 25 Years Behind Bars

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A Butte District Judge slaps a quarter-century sentence on a man convicted of shooting and injuring a butte silver-bow police officer.It was an emotional day for Ryan Maloney’s family and Mr. Maloney himself as his sentence was given to him. More>>

22 bodies found at Ukraine wreckage site; 295 people were aboard Video included

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GRABOVO, Ukraine (AP) - Malaysia Airlines says the plane that went down in eastern Ukraine was a Boeing 777 with 280 passengers and 15 crew members aboard. Flight 17 had taken off from Amsterdam, bound for Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia, when the airline received notification from Ukrainian aviation authorities that contact had been lost about 30 miles from the Russia-Ukraine border. More>>

WATCH LIVE: Alaskan brown bears converge for salmon run

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KHQ.COM - Watch live as brown bears in Alaska's Katmai National Park converge on Brooks Falls to feed on migrating sockeye salmon. For more bear cam live streams visit Explore.org/bears. Explore.org More>>

Gallatin Fair Welcomes Children With Farm Animals

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Even before the rides were running, there was still plenty to see and do Wednesday at the Gallatin County Fair, which officially opened at 6 p.m. this evening.
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Youth Enter Hogwarts at Children's Museum Video included

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The Children's Museum of Bozeman is hosting a Harry Potter summer academy, which gives youth a chance to discover the science behind the famous franchise. More>>

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    Obama declares Washington wildfire emergency

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    Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
    Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
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  • European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

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    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:56:22 GMT
    Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa, says it is cancelling all flights to Tel Aviv for at least another 24 hours because of ongoing safety concerns.
    Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas.
  • Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

    Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:40:40 GMT
    Ukraine is preparing a departure ceremony for the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which are being flown to the Netherlands.
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    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:38:07 GMT
    A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, fire officials said.
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  • Benton-Franklin Red Cross Sends Emergency Response Vehicle For Fire Relief

    Benton-Franklin Red Cross Sends Emergency Response Vehicle For Fire Relief

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:37:20 GMT
    The Benton-Franklin Chapter of Red Cross sent out one of their emergency response vehicles to help those displaced by the wildfires.
    The Benton-Franklin Chapter of Red Cross sent out one of their emergency response vehicles to help those displaced by the wildfires.
  • Prevent house fires with defensible space!

    Prevent house fires with defensible space!

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:14:44 GMT
    KHQ.COM - In these extremely challenging weather conditions, State Fire Marshal Chuck Duffy is urging residents to inspect and maintain the defensible space around their homes. Defensible space can dramatically increase your home’s chances of surviving a disastrous wildfire, and can be accomplished through careful planning and vegetation management.
    KHQ.COM - In these extremely challenging weather conditions, State Fire Marshal Chuck Duffy is urging residents to inspect and maintain the defensible space around their homes. Defensible space can dramatically increase your home’s chances of surviving a disastrous wildfire, and can be accomplished through careful planning and vegetation management.
  • Government selling home connected to Henrikson

    Government selling home connected to Henrikson

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:05:36 GMT
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The U.S. attorney's office plans to sell a home connected to a man who has been questioned in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme in Spokane, Washington, and is awaiting trial on weapons charges in North Dakota. The case centers on James Henrikson, who had business dealings in North Dakota's oil patch with a man who was killed by an intruder in his Spokane home.
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The U.S. attorney's office plans to sell a home connected to a man who has been questioned in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme in Spokane, Washington, and is awaiting trial on weapons charges in North Dakota. The case centers on James Henrikson, who had business dealings in North Dakota's oil patch with a man who was killed by an intruder in his Spokane home.
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  • UPDATE: Search and Rescue Efforts Continue for Flathead Kayaker

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    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:04:28 GMT
    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.
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  • Bugg Road fire near Tonasket

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

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  • 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.
    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.
  • Many Frustrated By Stalled Cobell Settlements

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    In Congress Wednesday, the group in charge of doling out Cobell settlement claims says it's waiting on setting exact amounts and a judge's okay before making the rest of the payments.
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    After being some of the state's best for separate teams in different cities, Frenchtown's Morgan Ray and Deer Lodge's Dani Walker have combined forces on the Montana Avalanche Fastpitch softball team.
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