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FBI: Suspect in Montana shooting says victim laughed at him HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An FBI agent says a Wyoming man acknowledged to investigators that he shot a couple and their daughter on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation. Special Agent Larry McGrail II’s statement filed Thursday says Jesus Deniz opened fire because one of the […]
Family shot after offering help to stranded driver, Glacier park wildfire may have been human-caused
Family shot after offering help to stranded driver (Information in the following story is from: The Billings Gazette, http://www.billingsgazette.com) BILLILNGS, Mont. (AP) — A relative says his aunt, uncle and cousin were gunned down when they stopped to help a man whose vehicle had run out of gas on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation. FBI […]
Officials ID shooting victim found outside Missoula hospital, Trial begins for man accused of trying to rape a woman
Trial begins for man accused of trying to rape a woman (Information in the following story is from: Bozeman Daily Chronicle, http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com) BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The attorney for a man who escaped from police custody after being arrested for trying to rape a woman in February 2014 said he choked her because she […]
Country group extends their summer vacation while Jimmy Westbrook recovers from vocal surgery By Andrew Leahey of RollingStone.com Since May 9th, Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush” has reigned as the biggest country song in America, sitting atop the Billboard charts for nearly three months straight. It couldn’t be a better time for the band to […]
Montana man dies in rollover crash in northwest North Dakota RAY, N.D. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities say a 70-year-old Montana man died in a rollover crash Monday in northwest North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the man of Great Falls, Montana, was driving a semi heading southbound on Williams County Road […]
Glacier NP wildfire evacuations downgraded GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) — Evacuation levels in Glacier National Park are being downgraded as the weather improves and more firefighters arrive to battle the blaze. The fire along the west side of St. Mary Lake is now 20 percent contained. Some 570 firefighters are now on hand […]
Elite team to lead firefighting in Glacier park, Evacuation orders lifted for wildfire near Townsend
The Latest: Elite team to lead firefighting in Montana park A wildfire in Montana’s Glacier National Park chased hundreds of people from their campgrounds and cabins in the middle of peak tourist season. A management team that responds only to the nation’s highest-priority fire took command Thursday night. More than 200 firefighters backed by […]
Today marks the first day of the 14th annual Evel Knievel days in Butte. The event will kick off officially at noon today with the unveiling of ‘Big Red’! Come up and hear the story of the big rig, from it’s origins to the incredible resoration and ‘rebirth’. So come see Big Red today at […]
More evacuations ordered ahead of Glacier park fire, Bison injures woman posing for selfie at Yellowstone
More evacuations ordered ahead of Glacier park fire HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have begun evacuating homes near Glacier National Park’s eastern boundary ahead of a growing wildfire. A Glacier County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher says residents near the St. Mary community are being told to leave their homes Wednesday afternoon. The dispatcher says she […]
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