Tag archive for ‘HELENA’
By admin On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Montana wildfires: Rain and snow help but won’t end season

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Extra sleeping bags, heaters, coats and long underwear are sought-after commodities on Montana fire lines after rain, snow and cold replaced heat and smoke after about two rainless months. While More...

By admin On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Red flag warnings give way to winter storm warnings

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Red flag warnings have given way to winter storm warnings in the mountains of southwestern Montana, helping firefighters battling numerous wildfires in the western part of the state. Meteorologist More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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The Latest: Evacuation warning issued in Glacier park

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on the wildfires burning in Montana (all times local): 2 p.m. An evacuation warning has been issued for parts of Glacier National Park due to concerns about the effects of a coming More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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National Bison Range roundup postponed amid Montana smoke

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Wildfire smoke and the danger of new fires have prompted federal wildlife managers to postpone the annual roundup at the National Bison Range in western Montana. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Data: Montana students’ standardized test scores remain flat

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Numbers from the state show Montana public school students' standardized test scores did not increase from last year to this year. Lee Newspapers reports (http://bit.ly/2h2rEuR ) that the test More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Montana official: 8 Family Services’ children died this year

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana official says the deaths of eight children who were involved with Child and Family Services have been reported to the state this year. Lee Newspapers reports (http://bit.ly/2feysW2 More...

By admin On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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The Latest: Lawmakers hear concerns over Medicaid cuts

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on proposed cuts to Montana's state health department (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A Montana legislative committee heard concerns over a state health department proposal to reduce More...

By admin On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Legislative committee hears concerns over Medicaid cuts

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana legislative committee heard concerns over a state health department proposal to reduce the rate at which it reimburses Medicaid providers and end some case management services. The More...

By admin On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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The Latest: Evacuation orders downgraded on Montana fire

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on Montana wildfires (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Missoula County officials have downgraded some evacuation orders to evacuation warnings in the Seeley Lake area. Residents of six More...

By admin On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Federal assistance approved for 3 more Montana wildfires

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved disaster assistance for three large western Montana wildfires. FEMA funding is available to pay 75 percent of the state's eligible firefighting More...