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Wilks brothers get personal in pitch for land exchange

Wilks brothers get personal in pitch for land exchange

Ending years of speculation, Montana’s largest private landowners announced on a website they built to promote a land exchange that their exte…

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Gunsight Pass: Cross Continental Divide on Glacier trail

Gunsight Pass: Cross Continental Divide on Glacier trail

If you want to cross the Continental Divide in Glacier National Park and are looking for more adventure than walking past the sign atop Going-…

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Supreme Court rejects Leachman's appeal of cruelty conviction

Supreme Court rejects Leachman's appeal of cruelty conviction

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has rejected a Billings livestock breeder’s appeal of his conviction of animal cruelty.

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Low wheat prices stress young farmers

August cash prices for winter wheat are nearing an eight-year low in Eastern Montana, which could make the 2014 crop unprofitable for some, ob…

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Daines: Curtis' entry won't change his campaign

Daines: Curtis' entry won't change his campaign

MONTANA CITY — Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines of Montana said Tuesday the Democrats’ recent switch in Senate candidates won’t change how he…

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Mom on meth returns to Anaconda this week

Mom on meth returns to Anaconda this week

BUTTE — A Butte mother accused of giving birth in June while high on methamphetamine will return to Montana on Friday to face her felony charges.

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Whitefish man wins $500K in scratch game

HELENA — A Whitefish man has claimed a top prize in the "$500,000 Big Money" scratch lottery game.

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Suspects charged in Montana campground homicide

Suspects charged in Montana campground homicide

BUTTE — Two suspects in the death of a man at a southwestern Montana campground have been returned to Beaverhead County to face charges.

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Havre man to plead guilty in corruption case

HELENA — A Havre businessman plans to plead guilty to charges that his company overbilled the Chippewa Cree Tribe by $116,000 to recover money…

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Arctic grayling won't receive federal protections

Arctic grayling won't receive federal protections

HELENA — The Arctic grayling does not need special protections under the Endangered Species Act, Federal wildlife officials said Tuesday.

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Amtrak's Empire Builder struggles in freight boom

Amtrak's Empire Builder struggles in freight boom

WHITEFISH — About an hour before dawn on a Friday morning, Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder crept into the station, already an hour and one m…

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Great Falls-bound megaload moves into Montana

KALISPELL — A massive piece of refinery equipment bound for Great Falls crossed into Montana from Idaho early Tuesday, state Department of Tra…

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Man dies in crash on Interstate 90 near Alberton

MISSOULA — A 55-year-old Huson man died in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 just west of Alberton.

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Oregon agency rejects Columbia River terminal for shipping Powder River Basin coal

Oregon agency rejects Columbia River terminal for shipping Powder River Basin coal

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon state regulators rejected a proposal for a coal terminal on the Columbia River that would be a conduit for exporting m…

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FWP seeks to poison brook trout in Yellowstone tributary

FWP seeks to poison brook trout in Yellowstone tributary

Concerned that 10 years of work to remove brook trout from Soda Butte Creek has been ineffective, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials a…

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Crescent Lake: Good fishing, goats found in Pioneers

Crescent Lake: Good fishing, goats found in Pioneers

MELROSE — Mountain goats, three crystal-clear lakes filled with trout, and a short side trip to see historic charcoal kilns are waiting for th…

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Wilks brothers take land exchange offer public on website

Wilks brothers take land exchange offer public on website

In an unusual tactic, Montana’s largest private landowners have taken their proposal for a land exchange with the Bureau of Land Management di…

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State plans 2015 rate increases, benefit deductions to cover employee health plan losses

HELENA — The 16,000 state employees and retirees insured by the state health plan likely will face rate increases of 15 percent to 27 percent …

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Roadside Wanderings: Western Montana carved by ice

Roadside Wanderings: Western Montana carved by ice

Once upon a time, long, long ago, there was a lake. A large and deep lake, formed by an enormous glacier that crept down from the north and bl…

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Supremacists' fliers appear in Havre neighborhoods

HAVRE — Leaflets purportedly from white supremacists promoting a neighborhood watch group appeared outside homes in Havre neighborhoods, inclu…

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