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By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Evacuations ordered as wind, heat fuel Montana wildfires

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Wildfires are churning through grass and timber across Montana, fueled by high temperatures, low humidity and gusting winds. The Granite County Sheriff's Office urged residents in the Brewster More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Prosecutor seeks judge’s order for congressman’s mug shot

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor is asking a judge to require U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte to be fingerprinted and photographed after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter. Gallatin County Attorney Marty More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Helena man sentenced to 40 years in pistol-whipping death

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A 19-year-old Montana man who shot his friend to death while pistol-whipping someone else has been sentenced to 80 years in Montana State Prison, with 40 years suspended. Austin Kroll-McLaughlin, More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Montana governor downplays presidential aspirations

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is downplaying his national political ambitions even as he sets up a committee that would pay for his travel to political events across the country. During a meeting More...

By admin On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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Body of kayaker recovered from Missouri River in Montana

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A 35-year-old Montana woman has died while kayaking on the Missouri River in Lewis and Clark County. County Coroner Bryan Backeberg identified the woman as Brandy Pavitt from Helena. An autopsy More...

By admin On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Montana elected officials get pay raises

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's elected officials received pay raises on July 1. The Great Falls Tribune reports (gftrib.com/2tRiGbg) Attorney General Tim Fox, who is the highest paid, also saw the largest percentage More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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BLM: Fire in Little Rockies suspected to be human caused

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Bureau of Land Management law enforcement officers are investigating the July fire burning south of Fort Belknap Indian Reservation as a suspected human-caused fire. Fire Information officer More...

By admin On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Montana set to begin processing untested rape kits

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The state Attorney General's Office has the green light from the federal government to begin testing hundreds of rape kits that had been sitting untouched in evidence lockers across the state. More...

By admin On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Crews gaining upper hand on north-central Montana wildfire

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Crews are gaining the upper hand on a fire burning south of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in north-central Montana, while weekend lighting storms sparked smaller fires in western Montana. More...

By admin On Saturday, July 1st, 2017
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3.1 magnitude earthquake rocks area in northern Oklahoma

HELENA, Okla. (AP) - An earthquake has shaken part of northwestern Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 6:50 a.m. Saturday more than 10 miles northeast of Helena More...