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Gay marriage is now legal in Wyoming

Gay marriage is now legal in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming has become the latest state to allow gay marriage, bringing the national wave of expanded rights for same-sex couples…

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Homicide defendant’s wife arrested on warrant after failing to appear for his trial

Homicide defendant’s wife arrested on warrant after failing to appear for his trial

A 26-year-old woman — a key witness in the homicide case against her husband — has been arrested on a warrant after she failed to appear for t…

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2 hit, killed after being hit by car on highway near Lodge Grass

Two Lodge Grass residents died Friday night on Highway 463 when they were struck by a woman driving a Ford Fusion. 

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Harsh winter ahead?: Depends if you believe Weather Service or Farmer's Almanac

Harsh winter ahead?: Depends if you believe Weather Service or Farmer's Almanac

Through the open garage door of the newly built Swing Lab at the Peter Yegen Golf Club, the view from where instructor Randy Northrop stood wa…

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Tuned out: Billings candidate demands equal time from Miles City radio station

Tuned out: Billings candidate demands equal time from Miles City radio station

A Republican lawmaker from Billings Heights is demanding equal time on a Miles City radio station where his opponent does the weather.

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Daines ignores aggressive attacks from Curtis in first debate

Daines ignores aggressive attacks from Curtis in first debate

Democratic Senate candidate Amanda Curtis aggressively attacked her Republican opponent, Rep. Steve Daines, throughout their first debate Mond…

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ZooMontana investigating report of child bitten by wolf; animals quarantined

ZooMontana investigating report of child bitten by wolf; animals quarantined

One of ZooMontana’s two gray wolves bit a young child on Sunday afternoon.

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Montana State Prison inmate dies of natural causes, prison reports

Montana State Prison inmate dies of natural causes, prison reports

Montana State Prison inmate David Leroy Macumber, 63, died on Monday, October 20, at approximately 11:30 p.m., of an extended illness, the pri…

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Kettlehouse Brewing plans to expand with facility on banks of Blackfoot in Bonner

Kettlehouse Brewing plans to expand with facility on banks of Blackfoot in Bonner

MISSOULA — According to company co-founder and owner Tim O’Leary, Kettlehouse has a contract to purchase 18 acres of land in Bonner to build a…

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Judge sets November hearing in Montana gay marriage ban lawsuit

Judge sets November hearing in Montana gay marriage ban lawsuit

HELENA — A judge has set a Nov. 20 hearing in Great Falls for arguments in a lawsuit challenging Montana's ban on gay marriage.

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Montana's unemployment rate down to 4.6%

HELENA — Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percentage point to 4.6 percent in September.

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Complaint against Republican state Senate candidate dismissed

Complaint against Republican state Senate candidate dismissed

HELENA — A complaint filed against Joe Dooling, the Republican candidate for Senate District 42, has been dismissed by the Montana Commissione…

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2 arrested after reported shooting in Helena

HELENA — Police in Helena arrested two men after reports of a robbery attempt and a shooting on the north side of the city.

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Officials identify man who died in house fire

KALISPELL — Flathead County officials have released the name of a 66-year-old Somers man who died in a weekend house fire.

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Man denies storage unit thefts

BOZEMAN — A Bozeman man who was on probation for burglary and drug possession convictions has denied charges that he stole more than $100,000 …

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Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash on West End

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash on West End

A 36-year-old Billings motorcyclist was taken to a hospital after being rear-ended by a pickup truck around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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Wyoming man stabbed to death; suspect arrested

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A 22-year-old Riverton man is charged with breaking into a residence and attacking a couple as they slept, stabbing the man t…

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Housing and Urban Development chief to visit Bakken

Housing and Urban Development chief to visit Bakken

WILLISTON, N.D. — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is set to host U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro in western North Dakot…

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Another lawsuit filed seeking protections for wolverines

Another lawsuit filed seeking protections for wolverines

Another lawsuit has been filed challenging the government's denial of federal protections for the wolverine.

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Warm temps again Tuesday, but cooler on Wednesday

Another day with above-normal temperatures is expected on Tuesday, but possible showers overnight will likely cool highs on Wednesday. 

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Business loss varied along Grand Avenue construction route

Business loss varied along Grand Avenue construction route

The months of work to replace water and sewer lines beneath Grand Avenue may be an inconvenience for drivers, but for some business owners and…

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Man transported to hospital after crash

Man transported to hospital after crash

Billings fire, police, ambulance and Montana Highway Patrol officers responded to a crash Monday evening on Laurel Road.

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Raffiani tapped for School District 2 board vacancy

Raffiani tapped for School District 2 board vacancy

School District 2 gained a new trustee Monday as Joe Raffiani was appointed to the open seat on the school board.

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Neighborhood tow trucks would speed response times, wreckers argue

The Billings City Council will ponder during a future meeting whether to allow parking of tow trucks in residential neighborhoods in an effort…

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Federal judge dismisses Livingston police lawsuit

BOZEMAN — A federal judge has dismissed a woman's lawsuit against the city of Livingston that claimed one of its police officers assaulted her…

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Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 dies after being struck by semi

Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 dies after being struck by semi

CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 died after being struck by a semi during a vehicle search Sunday.

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Hunter airlifted from the Shoshone Forest

MEETEETSE, Wyo. — An elderly hunter was airlifted from the Piney Pass area of the Shoshone National Forest after she fell from her horse and f…

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Big Sky Notebook: UM's Canada finds form, burns UC Davis again

Big Sky Notebook: UM's Canada finds form, burns UC Davis again

Jordan Canada’s slump is over. How he must love playing against UC Davis.

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County courthouse smokers will have to move across the street

When Yellowstone County employees go for a smoke break, they go outside and often head for “the cave,” a protected cubby hole on the southwest…

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Man accused of hitting pregnant girlfriend with hatchet

Man accused of hitting pregnant girlfriend with hatchet

A man was accused Monday of strangling his pregnant girlfriend last week before hitting her with the blunt end of a hatchet.

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Zombie walk, haunted houses and trick-or-treating -- oh yeah

Zombie walk, haunted houses and trick-or-treating -- oh yeah

You might need to get the dentist on speed-dial after celebrating Halloween-themed events in Billings for a whole week.

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Judge strikes down Montana exempt-well rule

A judge has struck down an administrative rule that allowed developers of residential subdivisions in Montana to drill multiple small, unconne…

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Feature video: Man plinks the National Anthem

Feature video: Man plinks the National Anthem

Here is an interesting new product to help you hone your hunting and musical skills.

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MSUB career fair slated for Oct. 30

Montana State University Billings will hold the seventh annual Career Services job fair on Oct. 30.

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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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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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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 they will treat patients with…

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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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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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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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Deliberate homicide trial delayed after key witness fails to show up

Deliberate homicide trial delayed after key witness fails to show up

The trial for a man accused of shooting another man to death in Lockwood last January, scheduled to begin on Monday, was continued after a key…

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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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Man dies in weekend house fire in Somers

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

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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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