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Thursday Evening's Headlines: Bomb Threat, West Yellowstone Corruption, Serial Killer Makes Appearance

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Here are some stories making headlines Thursday evening around the region:

Frenchtown School Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat - About 300 students were released from school Thursday after someone found a note on a bathroom mirror saying there was a bomb on campus. http://bit.ly/1j9MlCT

Sheriff's Office Evaluates West Yellowstone Police Department - The Gallatin County Sheriff is working to restore trust in the West Yellowstone Police Department. This comes after several residents raised concerns about how the police department handles criminal investigations.
http://bit.ly/1dv4mDI

Witnesses Testify in Eskew Case - Day four of the Jasmine Nicole Eskew trial saw seven key witnesses take the stand before noon, with several others taking it in the afternoon with the main focus being on September 18th, 2012 and the events following the 911 call. http://bit.ly/1dhiZQz

Payday Lender Settles Suit With Hundreds of Montanans - If you borrowed money from LoanPoint USA, you might not have to pay it back or you could be getting money back. The Kansas-based Internet payday loan company reached a settlement, agreeing to forgive hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. http://bit.ly/1oCmsuh

Suspected Serial Killer Donna Perry Makes First Appearance In Decades-Old Killings - It was a court appearance 24 years in the making and it lasted less than four minutes, but for the families of the three women Donna Perry, 62, is charged with killing, those four minutes sure mean a lot. http://bit.ly/OCCh7H

"The Show Must Go On" -- Band Members Move Forward After Accident in Richland - Band members, of "Friends and Family," were on their way to a music festival in Boise, Idaho when the driver fell asleep. Mangled mirrors, shattered glass, and a caved-in roof are all that's left of the 1998 Buick, that Holly Dahlstrom was driving. http://bit.ly/NyJjcs

 

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  • Review panel clears Yakima police officer for kicking teen

    Review panel clears Yakima police officer for kicking teen

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:47 AM EST2018-11-08 05:47:57 GMT

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The Yakima police officer who pepper-sprayed and kicked a teenager while breaking up a fight has returned to regular patrol duties. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports officer Ian Cole will not face administrative action after a use of force review board concluded his actions were reasonable.  

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The Yakima police officer who pepper-sprayed and kicked a teenager while breaking up a fight has returned to regular patrol duties. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports officer Ian Cole will not face administrative action after a use of force review board concluded his actions were reasonable.  

  • University of Montana seeks to reduce budget by $5M

    University of Montana seeks to reduce budget by $5M

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 11:35 PM EST2018-11-08 04:35:36 GMT
    University of MontanaUniversity of Montana

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The University of Montana is planning to reduce its faculty by 58 members and cut its budget by $5 million by 2021. The Missoulian reports provost Jon Harbor says the university expects to drop 12 percent of its faculty, but it aims to keep tenured members and those on track for tenure.    

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The University of Montana is planning to reduce its faculty by 58 members and cut its budget by $5 million by 2021. The Missoulian reports provost Jon Harbor says the university expects to drop 12 percent of its faculty, but it aims to keep tenured members and those on track for tenure.    

  • Group calls for moratorium on boat tours of endangered orcas

    Group calls for moratorium on boat tours of endangered orcas

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:29 PM EST2018-11-08 00:29:43 GMT
    Ken Balcomb - Center for Whale ResearchKen Balcomb - Center for Whale Research

    SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state task force on critically endangered Northwest orcas wants to temporarily suspend whale-watching boat tours focused on those whales. The group advising the governor voted Tuesday to recommend a three- to five-year moratorium on viewing southern resident killer whales by all boats in Puget Sound. 

    SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state task force on critically endangered Northwest orcas wants to temporarily suspend whale-watching boat tours focused on those whales. The group advising the governor voted Tuesday to recommend a three- to five-year moratorium on viewing southern resident killer whales by all boats in Puget Sound. 

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