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Video: Yellowstone elk siesta

Video: Yellowstone elk siesta

As the rut winds down in October, the Mammoth elk herd spends more and more time lounging in the shade of employee houses along Officer's Row …

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Child bitten by wolf at ZooMontana

Child bitten by wolf at ZooMontana

One of ZooMontana's wolves bit a young child on Sunday afternoon.

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Ebola concerns surface in Montana's nursing ranks

Ebola concerns surface in Montana's nursing ranks

Nurses across Montana, particularly those at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, are preparing for the possibility that they will treat patients…

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Wyoming won't appeal gay marriage ruling; couples can wed starting Tuesday

Wyoming won't appeal gay marriage ruling; couples can wed starting Tuesday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Same-sex couples in Wyoming can start exchanging wedding vows Tuesday when the state files court papers to officially permit …

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Lockwood homicide trial continued

Lockwood homicide trial continued

The trial for a man accused of shooting another man to death in Lockwood last January, scheduled to begin on Monday, has been continued.

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Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

OSIJEK, Croatia — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

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The greatest books ever written about Montana

The greatest books ever written about Montana

The Montana Mint is proud to bring to you the greatest books ever written about Montana.

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Guest view: You're going to make it, new mom

Guest view: You're going to make it, new mom

I did it again the other day. I looked back at pictures of my weeks-old daughter and took an indulgent trip down memory lane.

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Group demands return of federal wolf protections at Capitol

HELENA — Members of the Wolf and Wildlife Action Group plan to deliver a “violation notice” to Gov. Steve Bullock at the state Capitol at 1 p.…

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Man arrested with 17 lbs of marijuana on Amtrak

Man arrested with 17 lbs of marijuana on Amtrak

HAVRE — An Amtrak passenger from Minneapolis has been arrested after a search of his luggage turned up 17 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of ma…

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Spokesman says Glacier gun incidents an anomaly in national parks

Spokesman says Glacier gun incidents an anomaly in national parks

WEST GLACIER — Four times this year that authorities are aware of, guns have been discharged inside Glacier National Park — where it’s been le…

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Feature photo: Riverfront Park

Feature photo: Riverfront Park

An aerial view shows Riverfront Park, the Yellowstone River and downtown Billings.

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For service to our nation: Brother, sister veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

For service to our nation: Brother, sister veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

BUTTE — On Monday, two members of the Greatest Generation who both served during World War II will do something they’ve never done before: The…

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Loma man dies in rollover crash near Belt

HELENA — A 48-year-old Loma man has died in a single-vehicle rollover crash near Belt.

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Ghost hunter to talk on Tuesday at library

Ghost hunter to talk on Tuesday at library

Karen Stevens, author of "Haunted Montana," "More Haunted Montana" and "Glacier Ghosts, Legends and Mysteries," will present her program, "Hau…

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Man dies in weekend house fire in Somers

KALISPELL — A man died in a weekend house fire in Somers.

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Former Washington state man who died in crash identified

BOZEMAN — Authorities have identified a 36-year-old man who died in a one-vehicle crash in southwestern Montana over the weekend.

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Clear days ahead, chance of rain Tuesday night

Clear skies are expected in Billings Monday and Tuesday, but a shower is possible Tuesday night.

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Televised Senate debate Monday night

Televised Senate debate Monday night

U.S. Senate candidates Amanda Curtis and Steve Daines square off in Billings Monday in their only televised debate before the Nov. 4 election.

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Jail overcrowding spreads across North Dakota

MINOT, N.D. — Jail overcrowding has spread beyond the Bakken.

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Master Gardeners recognized for outstanding service

Master Gardeners recognized for outstanding service

Even though Montana’s Master Gardener of The Year Sharon Wetsch lives in Forsyth, she’s racked up about 300 volunteer hours in Billings this year.

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One-time Billings mayoral candidate now advising generals in the nation's capital

One-time Billings mayoral candidate now advising generals in the nation's capital

Nine years ago, Al Garver ran for mayor of Billings, losing by about eight percentage points to former Billings Police Chief Ron Tussing.

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Lone wolf artist, Bill Stockton helped bring modern art to Montana

Lone wolf artist, Bill Stockton helped bring modern art to Montana

The late Grass Range artist Bill Stockton called himself a lone wolf in a 1970s interview because he hadn’t read an art magazine in 15 years a…

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Council to consider new plan for tow truck response

The Billings City Council on Monday will discuss a proposal to allow commercial tow trucks serving the needs of the Montana Highway Patrol and…

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Curtis 'amused' by GOP depiction of her as anti-capitalism

Curtis 'amused' by GOP depiction of her as anti-capitalism

HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis doesn’t deny her sympathies for an obscure union with a radical past — the Industrial …

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Police seek driver involved in high-speed chase

Montana Highway Patrol officials are searching for a man who led trooper Lynwood Bateman on a pursuit that exceeded speeds of 100 mph through …

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Rachac column: Rugged and selfless, Newell a prized asset for Bobcats

Rachac column: Rugged and selfless, Newell a prized asset for Bobcats

BOZEMAN — Every football team wants a guy like Chad Newell.

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Motorcyclist sustains serious injuries in Sunday crash

An 18-year-old motorcyclist was taken to a Billings hospital after being thrown from the motorcycle he was riding near Mullowney Lane and Holi…

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Panel debates boosting school's science programs

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A panel appointed by the governor is debating how to best boost the University of Wyoming's science programs.

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Riverton school program featured in education book

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Riverton Middle School has been recognized in an educational book as a model for implementing “Response to Intervention” — a …

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Logan Dobkins, missing Pinedale boy, found dead

A 15-year-old Pinedale boy missing since Oct. 14 was found dead Sunday morning.

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Former Montana governor featured in Playboy Magazine

Former Montana governor featured in Playboy Magazine

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has made it into the Oct. 16 issue of Playboy magazine.

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Butte legend: mysterious mine dog

Butte legend: mysterious mine dog

A Butte legend — The Auditor — died peacefully in November 2003 within the confines of his dog house located on Montana Resources property. Th…

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Carroll dedicates global education center

Carroll dedicates global education center

Carroll College celebrated the designation of its newest global education initiative on Saturday, just three months after it was announced the…

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Student accused of trying to enter woman's shower

BOZEMAN — A Montana State University student has been arrested after a woman said he tried to enter her shower stall on campus.

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Group awarded domestic violence prevention grant

BOZEMAN — A coalition of Gallatin County agencies has received a $550,000 federal grant to help victims of domestic and sexual violence.

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Ending Election Day registration sees no support

HELENA — A referendum on the November ballot could repeal Election Day voter registration, but voters haven’t seen one television ad, mailer o…

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Clear skies for days in Billings

Crystal clear skies and temperatures in the 70s are likely for most of the week in Billings. 

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Irion announces retirement from St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation

Irion announces retirement from St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation

The man who helped raise more than $100 million to help build new facilities, expand services and improve programs at St. Vincent Healthcare h…

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2 Wyoming women celebrate the end of their long wait for marital rights

2 Wyoming women celebrate the end of their long wait for marital rights

CASPER, Wyo. — Donna West lay wide awake in bed the night before a court hearing she did not expect would happen in her lifetime. She read her…

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Williston still has homeless, transient population

Williston still has homeless, transient population

WILLISTON, N.D. — When the oil boom hit Williston, people had no trouble finding employment, but finding a bed was another matter.

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New easement program would allow Yellowstone River to roam

New easement program would allow Yellowstone River to roam

A new program to give the Yellowstone River room to roam during high water was strongly endorsed by the Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursd…

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Ugandan's long medical journey finally brings him back to Billings

Ugandan's long medical journey finally brings him back to Billings

Rogers Ssembatya’s story is complicated.

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'You become numb': Tough to leave an abuser, experts say

'You become numb': Tough to leave an abuser, experts say

Why doesn’t she just leave?

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Democrats say they have good chance for gains in Legislature, but GOP thinks otherwise

Democrats say they have good chance for gains in Legislature, but GOP thinks otherwise

HELENA — In western Montana’s sprawling House District 92, Democratic candidate Dave Strohmaier says he’s knocked on doors from East Missoula …

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Have You Heard: Montana 9th poorest state, study says

A new survey shows that Montanans’ income and individual wealth are not keeping up with the state’s fast economic growth.

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Cyber hassle: Data breaches cause headaches for area banks and businesses

Cyber hassle: Data breaches cause headaches for area banks and businesses

Billings-area banks and credit unions are sending thousands of new credit and debit cards to customers this month following data breaches at H…

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