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

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Here are some stories making headlines around the region:

Firefighters Prepare For 2014 Wildfire Season - Wildfire season is just about here, and the Missoula Fire Department and Missoula Rural Fire District are already gearing up. Firefighters said every year they take different classes to train for the fire season.

Possible Merger Between Nursing Home and Medical Center - Last fall the Teton County Board of Commissioners and Medical Center Board met with a financial expert to review the numbers of the hospital and the nursing home since both were failing.

Keystone Pipeline Hits Another Delay - The U.S. State Department will delay its final decision on issuing a permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline.

At Least 13 Sherpas Dead As Avalanche Sweeps Mount Everest - An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least 13 people in the mountain's deadliest disaster.

Washington Rejects Dept. of Energy's New Plan for Hanford Cleanup - The state of Washington is rejecting the U.S. Department of Energy's proposal to amend the federal court agreement governing cleanup at Hanford.


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