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Montana Supreme Court ducks decision on punitive damages cap

Montana Supreme Court ducks decision on punitive damages cap

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has overturned a $52 million jury verdict in a breach of contract case, but justices did not rule on the co…

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Tornado near Sidney destroys mobile home, injures man

Tornado near Sidney destroys mobile home, injures man

GLASGOW — A supercell thunderstorm that moved through Eastern Montana spawned a tornado that picked up a single-wide trailer and threw it onto…

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Montanans step up to help volunteer maintain pet cemetery

Montanans step up to help volunteer maintain pet cemetery

HELENA — Several Helenans are stepping up to help Kaye Schloss keep the Arley Burt Loving Friends Pet Haven Cemetery in good shape.

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Judge to hear arguments on whether to free ex-billionaire

Judge to hear arguments on whether to free ex-billionaire

HELENA — A federal judge is holding a hearing on whether the founder of Montana's Yellowstone Club should be freed after spending more than tw…

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Montana Supreme Court reverses police seizure of Hummer

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has ruled that Missoula police were wrong to seize a Hummer titled to the mother of a murderer.

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Polygamous Billings trio applies for wedding license

Polygamous Billings trio applies for wedding license

HELENA — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a m…

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Brucellosis science panel convenes in Bozeman; learns difficulty of task

Brucellosis science panel convenes in Bozeman; learns difficulty of task

A science panel tasked with helping a federal agency focus its work on containing the spread of the disease brucellosis in the Greater Yellows…

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The big stuff: Hardin fireworks stand's sales are explosive

The big stuff: Hardin fireworks stand's sales are explosive

HARDIN — His shopping cart held enough pyrotechnics to send a country mailbox into space, but Tom Maertens still wasn’t done.

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Montana's 1st West Nile case of the season reported

Montana's 1st West Nile case of the season reported

The first human case of West Nile virus has been reported in Rosebud County.

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2016 9th Circuit judicial conference planned in Big Sky

2016 9th Circuit judicial conference planned in Big Sky

The 2016 gathering of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Conference, which draws about 1,000 judges and lawyers from Western state…

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No fireworks allowed in Yellowstone; fire danger 'high'

No fireworks allowed in Yellowstone; fire danger 'high'

After two weeks of hot, dry weather, Yellowstone National Park fire managers increased the fire danger rating to "high" on Tuesday.

July 01, 2015 10:09 am(0)
5 charged in graffiti at Sluice Boxes State Park

5 charged in graffiti at Sluice Boxes State Park

GREAT FALLS — Two adults and three juveniles have been charged with spray-painting graffiti and committing other vandalism at Sluice Boxes Sta…

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Daines lauds Ten Mile efforts, calls for forest management reforms

Daines lauds Ten Mile efforts, calls for forest management reforms

HELENA — U.S. Sen. Steve Daines toured timber projects in the Ten Mile drainage Tuesday, saying he wanted to see firsthand the combined effort…

July 01, 2015 8:00 am(0)
Glacier Rim fire shows big flames, small growth

Glacier Rim fire shows big flames, small growth

COLUMBIA FALLS — The Glacier Rim fire put up some impressive flares, but only grew by five acres Tuesday.

July 01, 2015 7:37 am(0)
Sentencing delayed for Montana coach who sexually assaulted player

Sentencing delayed for Montana coach who sexually assaulted player

BOZEMAN — A sentencing hearing for a former high school girls' basketball coach who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting one of his players h…

July 01, 2015 7:30 am(0)
Man gets 60 years in prison for stomping death in Hamilton

Man gets 60 years in prison for stomping death in Hamilton

HAMILTON — A 26-year-old man who stomped a Hamilton man to death during an alcohol- and drug-fueled rage has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

June 30, 2015 9:45 pm(7)
Conservative group hires second former Daines staffer

Conservative group hires second former Daines staffer

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative advocacy group founded by libertarian billionaires Charles and David Koch, has hired a former staff…

June 30, 2015 5:40 pm(6)
Moody's: Montana financial report errors not a credit concern

Moody's: Montana financial report errors not a credit concern

HELENA — A credit rating agency official says the major problems found in a recent audit of Montana’s 2014 finances are unlikely to affect the…

June 30, 2015 5:00 pm(0)

Fire near Browning flares to 300 acres in an hour

SHELBY — Authorities say firefighters expect to contain a grass fire that spread quickly outside of Browning.

June 30, 2015 5:00 pm(0)
Yellowstone visitor center grand re-opening set for July 12

Yellowstone visitor center grand re-opening set for July 12

The celebration marking the grand reopening of the Horace M. Albright Visitor Center in Yellowstone National Park will be held July 12.

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Scores of laws take effect in Montana on Wednesday

Scores of laws take effect in Montana on Wednesday

HELENA — A $10 billion budget and millions of dollars in new and expanded mental health care are among the wave of laws taking effect Wednesday.

June 30, 2015 2:10 pm(0)
Unenforceable gay marriage ban stays in Montana constitution

Unenforceable gay marriage ban stays in Montana constitution

HELENA — When the Supreme Court struck down gay marriage bans nationwide last week, it torpedoed a provision of the Montana Constitution that …

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Federal officials reject wolf petition from advocates

Federal officials reject wolf petition from advocates

Federal wildlife officials have rejected a petition from advocates who sought to reclassify gray wolves as a threatened species in most of the U.S.

June 30, 2015 2:00 pm(1)