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Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Jackson, Wyo.

Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Jackson, Wyo.

JACKSON, Wyo. — A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers…

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Chief discusses use of force, officer shooting review process

Chief discusses use of force, officer shooting review process

In the wake of Yellowstone County’s fifth officer-involved shooting since the beginning of 2013, Billings Police Chief Rich St. John discussed…

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Were early visitors to Yellowstone Lake fish eaters?

Were early visitors to Yellowstone Lake fish eaters?

Technology offers great tools for archaeologists, such as analyzing the residue in ancient ceramic containers to reveal what they contained, o…

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Home invasion suspects appear in court

Home invasion suspects appear in court

Three people charged in connection with a home invasion Tuesday appeared in Justice Court Friday before Judge David Carter. 

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Friends and family gather to remember Richard Ramirez

Friends and family gather to remember Richard Ramirez

Born and raised on the south side of Billings, Richard Ramirez spent a lot of time in South Park.

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Billings business leader proposes to ban marijuana

Billings business leader proposes to ban marijuana

HELENA — A Billings businessman has proposed an initiative for the November 2014 ballot that effectively would ban the possession, use, cultiv…

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Artifact Road Show lets people share their treasures

Artifact Road Show lets people share their treasures

Melanie Israel, of Custer, celebrated her birthday Friday by presenting a really old fossil for examination at the Bureau of Land Management’s…

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Saturday's weather perfect for Easter egg hunts

Above-normal temperatures could cause increased snow melt over the next few days, especially in parts of southern Montana, but that will also …

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Pet of the week: Hughie

Pet of the week: Hughie

Hughie is a happy-go-lucky male puppy available for adoption at the Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter. This white-and-tan Jack Russell/heeler …

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Montana leaders condemn Keystone delay

Montana leaders condemn Keystone delay

HELENA — Montana's elected officials condemned a new delay Friday in the decision whether to approve construction of an oil pipeline from Cana…

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Rosendale calls for transferring federal lands to state

Rosendale calls for transferring federal lands to state

HELENA — Republican U.S. House candidate Matt Rosendale is proposing that the federal government transfer Forest Service and Bureau of Land Ma…

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Former Havre priest pleads not guilty to wire fraud

HAVRE — A former Havre priest has denied federal charges that allege he took nearly $65,000 from St. Jude Thaddeus Church.

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Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

HELENA  — Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six …

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Missoula County attorney, DOJ get more time to resolve lawsuit

Missoula County attorney, DOJ get more time to resolve lawsuit

The U.S. Department of Justice and Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg will have another 30 days to resolve the lawsuit Van Valkenbur…

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Bullock names Billings attorney Michael Moses to state judgeship

Billings attorney Michael Moses has been appointed to the state district judge seat formerly held by Susan Watters, who now is a judge in U.S.…

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Canadian railroad says it's committed to hauling fertilizer

BISMARCK, N.D. — Canadian Pacific Railway has told a federal oversight board that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a "si…

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12-year-old shoots teen girl in North Dakota

WILLISTON, N.D. — A 12-year-old boy is in the custody of juvenile authorities after a shooting in Williams County that injured a 15-year-old girl.

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Police: Wyoming woman shot attacking pit bull

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Authorities say a Laramie County woman shot and wounded a pit bull that attacked her golden retriever as she was walking it.

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Formerly homeless vet saves up to cook for caring nurses

Formerly homeless vet saves up to cook for caring nurses

Paying the bills is a delicate balancing act.

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Montana unemployment rate holds at 5.1%

HELENA — Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 percent in March as both the number of available jobs and the work…

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Woman sentenced for burglary connected to 2013 fatal shooting

Woman sentenced for burglary connected to 2013 fatal shooting

A Billings woman was sentenced on Friday after twice skipping sentencing hearings for a felony burglary conviction stemming from a 2013 incide…

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Sudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area

Sudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson sped up significantly Friday, splitting a house in two, causing…

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Bozeman man sentenced for employee benefit theft

BOZEMAN — A 61-year-old Bozeman businessman has been sentenced to five years on probation and ordered to repay just over $74,000 for failing t…

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Man convicted in DUI death of 2-year-old returned to prison

GREAT FALLS — A Browning-area man who has served federal prison time for involuntary manslaughter in a DUI case is being returned to prison fo…

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3 accused of altering gambling receipts

BUTTE — Authorities allege three people bilked Anaconda casinos out of $2,100 by doctoring receipts.

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NorthWestern says Consumer Counsel changes would nix $900M dam deal

NorthWestern says Consumer Counsel changes would nix $900M dam deal

NorthWestern Energy would have to walk away from a $900 million deal to buy 11 hydroelectric dams in Montana if forced to make changes recomme…

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Ravalli County spends $70K investigating embattled treasurer

Ravalli County spends $70K investigating embattled treasurer

HAMILTON – Following the advice of the county attorney, Ravalli County commissioners made no moves Thursday to change the status of the county…

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Weekly Webb: Portraits beyond the 'selfie'

Weekly Webb: Portraits beyond the 'selfie'

Having a portrait painted of you or a family member used to be commonplace. Who does that anymore?

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Buffalo Bill museum acquires Lone Ranger’s pistol

Buffalo Bill museum acquires Lone Ranger’s pistol

It’s been a long time since John Hart galloped a horse into the sunset after the cry of “Hi-yo Silver! Away!,” but the pistol he carried durin…

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Sexual assault nurse examiners at Billings Clinic help cement Griego's conviction

Sexual assault nurse examiners at Billings Clinic help cement Griego's conviction

Three of the women Toby Eugene Griego raped and assaulted last year were assessed by nurses at Billings Clinic who are specially trained in ex…

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Man taken to hospital after rollover on I-90

Man taken to hospital after rollover on I-90

A Billings man was taken to St. Vincent Healthcare after rolling his white Oldsmobile on I-90 Thursday night.

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Missoula Democrats: Reprioritize funding for sexual assault cases over lawsuits

Missoula Democrats: Reprioritize funding for sexual assault cases over lawsuits

MISSOULA — The Missoula Democratic Central Committee adopted a resolution this month calling on the Missoula County attorney and Board of Coun…

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Sentence revoked for Level 3 sex offender who stalked girls at mall

Sentence revoked for Level 3 sex offender who stalked girls at mall

A judge sentenced a level 3 sex offender on Thursday to the Montana State Prison for following young girls at the Rimrock Mall.

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Lindeen discusses Affordable Care Act with Obama

Lindeen discusses Affordable Care Act with Obama

HELENA — Meeting with President Barack Obama on Thursday, state Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen said she discussed Montana’s collaborati…

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Billings will celebrate Arbor Day with the governor April 25

Billings will celebrate Arbor Day with the governor April 25

Billings’ Arbor Day celebration April 25 in Pioneer Park will begin with cleanup and beautification and end with education about trees.

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Bullock's Bakken aid proposal needs approval from Legislature

Bullock's Bakken aid proposal needs approval from Legislature

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has a $45-million plan to help communities overwhelmed by the oil boom, but it will take significant buy-in from le…

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Lady in Red: Pranksters give statue a brief makeover

Lady in Red: Pranksters give statue a brief makeover

BUTTE — Residents peering up at Our Lady of the Rockies on Wednesday night were seeing red.

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BNSF outlines fertilizer shipment plan for Montana, Dakotas, Minnesota

BISMARCK, N.D. — BNSF Railway Co. will add trains in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana solely for transporting fertilizer for spring crop pla…

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Closed aluminum plant could be Superfund site

COLUMBIA FALLS — Pollution at the closed Columbia Falls aluminum plant qualifies it as a Superfund site, but the U.S. Environmental Protection…

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Montana Supreme Court rejects attempt to alter initiative wording

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attempt by opponents of Medicaid expansion and Attorney General Tim Fox to rewrite …

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Billings man reported missing

Billings man reported missing

Police are requesting the public's help in locating Joseph Kelly, a 59-year-old man from Billings, who has been reported missing.  

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Saturday events at Pictograph Caves, Four Dances mark Archaeology Month

Saturday events at Pictograph Caves, Four Dances mark Archaeology Month

In celebration of Archaeology Month the Bureau of Land Management is teaming up with Montana State Parks to host an Archaeology Day at the Fou…

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Officer in Monday shooting also shot, killed man in 2013

Officer in Monday shooting also shot, killed man in 2013

Billings Police Chief Rich St. John has identified the officer involved in a fatal shooting Monday as the same officer who shot and killed a m…

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Candidates try to stand out in crowded GOP field

HELENA — Most of the money funneling into the Republican primary for Montana's open U.S. House seat is going to one candidate, leaving the oth…

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Man denies murder charge in assisted-living death

Man denies murder charge in assisted-living death

BUTTE — A 72-year-old Butte man accused in the knifing death of a fellow resident at a senior-living complex denied charges in district court …

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Deer Lodge man sentenced for helping shooting suspect escape

BUTTE — A Deer Lodge man who pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence in a Butte homicide case has been sentenced to five years with the Depa…

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Deputies will see 5% raise under tentative contract deal

Deputies will see 5% raise under tentative contract deal

Negotiators have agreed on a three-year deal for Yellowstone County Sheriff's deputies that will include a 5.13 percent wage increase for the …

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