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Southern Montana ski area working on $5 million expansion BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Bridger Bowl Ski Area near Bozeman is planning to complete a $5 million expansion by next summer to accommodate an increase in visitors. The Billings Gazette reports that administrative assistant manager Bob Petitt says the ski area sold a record of […]
FBI not actively seeking suspects in woman’s car trunk death HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The FBI is not actively seeking any suspects in the case of a Montana woman who was found dead in the trunk of her car in Spokane, Washington after telling her family she had been abducted from a rest stop […]
State wants input on plan to limit motorized watercraft use HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A series of public hearings will begin next week on a proposal to limit motorized watercraft use on nearly 50 western Montana river and stream segments. The Independent Record reports that the proposal comes from the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers’ […]
Helena man dies of carbon monoxide poisoning HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A 28-year-old Helena man has died and five other people were sickened after being exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide in a Helena residence. Lewis and Clark County Coroner Bryan Backeberg tells the Independent Record that Kevin Faultleroy died Saturday morning. Five other […]
First Half Play by Play Paul Panisko, Color John Thatcher Second Half Story from Buttesports.com By Bill Foley In two losses at the Butte Civic Center this week, the Butte High girls’ basketball team showed that it can put together a full game. The Bulldogs just didn’t do it this week. One day after offensive […]
Montana ski town roiled by white supremacist ‘troll army’ The Montana ski resort town of Whitefish is an unlikely flashpoint between white supremacists and residents trying to preserve the small town’s reputation as a welcoming vacation destination. But that’s just what happened after a so-called “alt-right” movement leader’s mother said last week she was being […]
First Half Play by Play Paul Panisko, Color John Thatcher Second Half Story from Buttesports.com By Bruce Sayler Butte High did a lot of things right in its boys’ basketball win, Wednesday. The Bulldogs had to in order to beat an undefeated power. So, the 56-37 non-conference Class AA victory over Kalispell Glacier at the […]
Ruling backs Montana’s right to Wyoming water for reservoir BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A special master appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court in a long-running dispute over state water rights says Wyoming is obligated to provide enough water to fill a reservoir in Montana. But Special Master Barton Thompson Jr. is rejecting Montana’s bid to […]
Changes to be proposed for crime lab command structure BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Changes will be proposed to reorganize the state crime lab that over the course of a just over a year has had three different chief medical examiners vacate their posts. Crime Lab Administrator Phil Kinsey told Lee Newspapers of Montana that the […]
First Half play by play Paul Panisko, color John Thatcher Second Half
- Democrats elect Perez national chairmanATLANTA (AP) -- Democrats chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump....
- Malaysia says airport safe, auKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed the exiled half brother of North Korea's leader, as police completed a sweep of the budget terminal where he was poisoned and declared it safe of any toxin....
- In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?WASHINGTON (AP) -- A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum....
- Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not politicalOLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a "drunken mess" after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime neighbor said Saturday....