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Curtain up: Butte’s Orphan Girl Children’s Theater celebrates 2 decades of entertainment

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Twenty years ago a children’s theater was born in Butte. “In 1997, the Busch sisters gave $500,000 to renovate the space and now we’re coming up on the 20th anniversary of that, which is amazing and exciting for Butte,” explained Artistic Director Jackie Freeman.

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2 men who escaped Butte pre-release center arrested after crashing van into building in Billings

The van was towed away (Ivy Moore) The van was towed away (Ivy Moore)
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A pair of inmates wanted for walking away from the Butte pre-release center on Tuesday was arrested in Billings on Wednesday after crashing a stolen vehicle into a building, according to Billings police. 

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Wildfire Smoke Returning To Butte

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Red Flag WARNING is up for Northern Gallatin County until 9 pm this evening. Heat, low humidity and gusty winds are to blame for the high fire danger this afternoon and evening. Please use extreme caution with outdoor activities this afternoon! NW flow has returned to SW Montana and here comes the smoke again. It's noticeable this afternoon and as long as this weather pattern remains the smoke is here to stay for at least the rest of this week. There is a few isolated thunder... More>>

Butte prepares to face EPA budget cuts Video included

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Montana environmental groups are worried federal budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency could run as deep as the Berkeley Pit in Butte. “Massive budget cuts from across the board. Every agency, they’re talking about firing a lot of people,” said Adam Pimley 

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An Ri Ra day two brings out thousands for festival fun Video included

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There were plenty of toes tapping on the second day of Butte’s An Ri Ra Montana Irish Festival.

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Havre native represents Montana in Mrs. America pageant

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Finalists from around the country are getting ready to compete at the Mrs. America 2017 pageant in Las Vegas including Havre native Tana Johnson.

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Big Sky seeking international student host families

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If you're looking for a way to share Montana with the world, and learn about another country without leaving the county, the Big Sky area is looking for international student host families.

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Western Montana firefighting costs soar past $100M

During fire season in Montana, water and retardant drops become a critical part of fire operations. (MTN News photo) During fire season in Montana, water and retardant drops become a critical part of fire operations. (MTN News photo)
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As Dennis Bragg reports, with no end to the hot, dry weather in sight, those bills will continue to soar in the weeks to come.

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Major Fire Growth Wednesday Evening Video included

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Several fires burning in western Montana saw significant growth Wednesday afternoon and evening and large smoke plumes are drifting over Butte, Helena and Bozeman. Air quality ratings at 8 pm Wednesday was in the Moderate to Unhealthy range from Hamilton to Butte to Helena. GOES - 16 visible satellite imagery shows large smoke plumes lifting into the atmosphere across west central Montana and the imagery shows these smoke plumes drifting to the East SE. Watch the above on demand ST... More>>

Wyoming Airbnb packed for solar eclipse as taxes hit guests

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As many as 350,000 people will descend upon Wyoming for next week's solar eclipse and the state alongside local communities will cash in. 

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Teenage girl's hair transformation shows impact of depression

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When a 16-year-old girl walked into a hair salon with matted and tangled hair last week, hairdressers weren't sure they'd be able to help.

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Felony charges for man shot by Powell County sheriff's deputy

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The man who was shot and wounded  by a Powell County sheriff's deputy after he allegedly tried to hit the deputy with his van has been charged with several felony counts in connection with this incident Wednesday. Charging documents out of Deer Lodge Justice Court charge 61-year-old Mark William Collins with attempted deliberate homicide, two counts of attempted assault with a weapon and criminal endangerment after allegedly trying to ram the patrol car of a deputy during a purs...

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U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte tours Montana Resources mine in Butte

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BUTTE -- U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte took a tour of the copper mining operations at Montana Resources in Butte Wednesday morning. The Congressman expressed the need for balance between the environment and industry. “It’s incredibly important that we bring some common sense to our environmental laws to make sure we balance the economy and our need for ores with the absolute need to protect the environment,” Gianforte said. However, the Trump Administration has prop... More>>

WWII veteran from Montana makes good on 73-year-old promise

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Marvin Strombo traveled 10,000 miles to return a flag he took on the battlefield in Japan and returned it to the soldier's family.

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304 non-compliant sexual and/or violent offenders in Montana

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Sexual offenders are placed in a three-level tier system, which determines how often they are required to verify their address.

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No adult invasive mussels found in Tiber Reservoir

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The five divers involved in the search efforts were from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Americans still love Elvis 40 years after his death

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It was 40 years ago Wednesday that Elvis Presley, "the king of rock 'n' roll," died at his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 42. 

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Montana flag presented to U.S. Navy for namesake submarine

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The U.S.S. Montana will be a Virginia-class submarine and is slated to finish construction in 2020.

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Native American leaders want Confederate memorial in Helena removed

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Members of the American Indian Caucus have renewed calls for the removal of a Confederate memorial in Helena.

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Trump offers longtime aide W.H. communications director job

Hope Hicks once worked for Ivanka Trump, where she modelled for her eponymous fashion label. Photo: ivankatrump.com Hope Hicks once worked for Ivanka Trump, where she modelled for her eponymous fashion label. Photo: ivankatrump.com
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Longtime Trump aide Hope Hicks has been offered a new communications director-like role in the latest staff shakeup to hit the Trump White House, and is currently considering the offer.

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Residents praise correctional re-entry program, as Gov. Bullock pays a visit

Kayte Mutrie discusses her experience at Riverside Recovery Kayte Mutrie discusses her experience at Riverside Recovery
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Gov. Steve Bullock visited the Riverside Correctional Facility – and heard nothing but praise from women in its re-entry program. 

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One stabbed, no arrests in MontanaFair altercation Video included

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One person was stabbed at the MontanaFair late Tuesday night, according to Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder. 

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Army, Coast Guard launch search for missing Black Hawk crew

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The Coast Guard and Army are searching for five missing service members off the coast of Hawaii after losing communication with a Black Hawk helicopter, the Coast Guard said Wednesday. 

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Lincoln Memorial vandalized with graffiti, park police say

Red graffiti was discovered on a column on the Lincoln Memorial on Mon., Aug. 15, 2017. NATIONAL PARK POLICE Red graffiti was discovered on a column on the Lincoln Memorial on Mon., Aug. 15, 2017. NATIONAL PARK POLICE
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National Park Police said they are working to remove graffiti from the Lincoln Memorial that was discovered before dawn on Tuesday.

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Pair from Butte Pre-Release Center sought by law enforcement

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A pair of Butte Pre-Release Center residents is being sought by law enforcement. John D. English, 20, and Maxwell West, 27, were listed as “escapee” in an early-morning press release. Officials provided no other information. 

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"What kind of society do you want to live in?" Inside the country where Down syndrome is disappearing

Agusta, age 7. On average, Iceland has two people with Down syndrome born each year. CBS NEWS Agusta, age 7. On average, Iceland has two people with Down syndrome born each year. CBS NEWS
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With the rise of prenatal screening tests across Europe and the United States, the number of babies born with Down syndrome has significantly decreased, but few countries have come as close to eradicating Down syndrome births as Iceland. 

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Billings man accused in baby's death denies charges Video included

Jason Badger is charged with deliberate homicide (YCDF) Jason Badger is charged with deliberate homicide (YCDF)
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A Billings man accused of killing an infant in June denied the charge on Tuesday at his first court appearance.

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Protesters tear down Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina

Protesters have toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier during a rally against racism in North Carolina. WNCN-TV Protesters have toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier during a rally against racism in North Carolina. WNCN-TV
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Protesters in North Carolina have toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier during a rally against racism following violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.

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President Trump says both sides to blame amid Charlottesville backlash

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In a remarkable news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower, President Donald Trump blamed the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday on both sides of the conflict, equating the white supremacists on one side with the "alt-left" on the other side. 

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DEQ moves Black Butte Copper Mine permit forward

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Tintina Resources, the company responsible for the Black Butte Copper Mine project in White Sulphur Springs has gotten a complete and compliance notification from the Department of Enviornment Equality.  

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Pam Bucy leaving state Labor commissioner post

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Bucy is stepping down next month to join a private law firm in Helena, Gov. Bullock announced Tuesday. 

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Livingston inmate who attempted to hang self dies

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An inmate who attempted to hang himself last Thursday in the Park County Detention Center died on Tuesday.

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Judge orders halt to Roundup coal mine expansion

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A federal judge has ordered a halt to the expansion of Signal Peak Energy's Bull Mountain Coal Mine south of Roundup. 

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Sunrise fire near Superior tops 21,000 acres

Evacuation and pre-evacuation notices remain in effect near the Sapphire Complex fire. (inciweb.org photo) Evacuation and pre-evacuation notices remain in effect near the Sapphire Complex fire. (inciweb.org photo)
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The Sunrise fire burning 11 miles southeast of Superior is now sitting at 21,082 acres and 30% contained. 

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Meyers fire at 13,700 acres outside of Philipsburg

The Meyers fire is burning outside of Philipsburg. (courtesy photo) The Meyers fire is burning outside of Philipsburg. (courtesy photo)
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Evacuations are still in place for residents in the Frog Basin Pond, Copper Creek Campground and Moose Lake areas.

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Isolated Thunderstorms South Of Butte This Afternoon Video included

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Nice weather pattern again today for Butte and most of SW Montana.  Air quality continues to be fairly good most of the time today.  There are a few isolated thunderstorms building mostly south of Butte this afternoon. Watch this on demand STORMTracker video forecast to see where possible storms will develop and how they will track through our area with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard. More>>

Missoula man faces double attempted murder from July domestic dispute

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37-year-old Jamison Richmond faces several charges including two counts of attempted homicide, aggravated burglary and assault with a weapon. 

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Browning man dies in semi crash

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A young man from Browning died after his semi rolled in Glacier County on Sunday.

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Iraqi students learn about Montana culture and values

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The students each created vision boards, a way to organize their hopes and thoughts around a certain topic.

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Sunrise fire near Superior tops 21,000 acres

The Sunrise fire has forced evacuations in Mineral County. (inciweb.org photo) The Sunrise fire has forced evacuations in Mineral County. (inciweb.org photo)
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The Sunrise fire burning 11 miles southeast of Superior is now sitting at 21,082 acres and 30% contained. 

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Bozeman flower shop gains Instagram fame

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A Bozeman based flower shop has been getting quite a bit of attention.  

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Preliminary approval granted for proposed copper mine near White Sulphur Springs Video included

Black Butte Copper Project Black Butte Copper Project
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The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has given the company behind the Black Butte Copper Project the green light to move forward with the next step in their proposed copper mine in Meagher County. 

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Two men charged with raping Bozeman woman in Big Sky

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Heriberto Bobadilla, and Alex Romero were charged with sexual intercourse without consent. 

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Montana Made: Appleton Furniture

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If you live around Helena, you've probably seen some of the work of Appleton Furniture. They've been a part of the community for decades. 

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Subject of BOLO alert in Lodge Grass triple murder booked at Yellowstone County jail

Roderick Plentyhawk was the subject of a Be On the Look Out Alert (BOLO) Roderick Plentyhawk was the subject of a Be On the Look Out Alert (BOLO)
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The FBI said on Monday that no arrests had been made in the murders of three people in Lodge Grass, but the man who was the subject of BOLO alert sent to law enforcement was arrested Monday night.

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Lightning strike affecting water supply in Rocky Boy

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The pump house is a quarter-mile east of Box Elder School.

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Tamarack fire quickly grows in Northwest Montana Video included

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A new fire in Northwest Montana has quickly grown to over 300 acres in the past the 24 hours.

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Another white nationalist rally planned with Richard Spencer for Sept. 11

Spencer Spencer
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Brace yourselves for Round 2: White nationalists are planning for another protest in September. 

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Jury rules in favor of Taylor Swift in groping case, DJ ordered to pay $1

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After nearly four hours of deliberation, a jury ruled in favor of pop star Taylor Swift in her countersuit against former radio host David Mueller for alleged assault and battery.

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Obituary: Albert E. Janzen

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Albert E. Janzen, 93, left this world on August 11, 2017, to join his family and friends who had gone before him. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 20, 2017, at the River of Life Church

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Coal train derails in northwest Montana Video included

(Courtesy: Nate Haflich) (Courtesy: Nate Haflich)
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Approximately 30 coal cars derailed Sunday night in northwest Montana, Montana Rail Link confirmed.

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Two juveniles charged with starting grass fire north of Three Forks

Photo courtesy of Mt Dept of Natural Resources and the Sheriffs Office Photo courtesy of Mt Dept of Natural Resources and the Sheriffs Office
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Two juveniles suspected of starting a fast-moving grass fire near the Clarkston area have been charged, according to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office. The fire reported north of Three Forks has been declared under control.  

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Grass fire reported near Logan Video included

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A fast-moving wildfire south of Miller Canyon near Logan is moving north, according to Gallatin County officials. The grass fire was reported around 2 p.m. Monday. The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office said residents should consider evacuating the threatened area or be prepared to evacuate if conditions dictate or change. We’ll continue to update this story as more becomes available.

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Big Spring Skatepark opens in Lewistown

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Hundreds of people attended the grand opening of the Big Spring Skatepark in Lewistown on Saturday. 

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Sunrise fire tops 19,000 acres

The Sunrise fire has forced evacuations as it burns near Superior. (inciweb.org photo) The Sunrise fire has forced evacuations as it burns near Superior. (inciweb.org photo)
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The Cougar Gulch, Quartz Creek, and Trout Creek area south of Magone Ranch -- remain under a Stage 3 evacuation warning.

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Over 400 miles and 21 Bridger Ridge Runs later one 74-year-old is calling it quits

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The 33rd Annual Bridger Ridge Run took place Saturday in Bozeman. Set on the peaks of the Bridger Mountains, and with drastic changes in elevation over 9,000 feet throughout the 20-mile race, it’s one of the hardest courses in the country. 

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Great Falls girl who died after being hit by SUV has been identified

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The Great Falls Police Department said last week that the incident did not involve a driver speeding down the street. 

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Belgrade residents killed in Broadwater Co.crash

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The three people who died in a crash in Broadwater County on Sunday have been identified. The victims are Nicholas Ryan Whittle of Belgrade, 36 years old; Taylor Angela Nelson of Belgrade, 24; and Kynzlee Nelson, 11 months old. 

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1 person dead in Glacier County crash

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The crash was reported to the Montana Highway Patrol at 7:50 a.m.

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A Few Showers This Afternoon Across SW Montana Video included

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Nice to see a cool and wet weather day for Butte and SW Montana. A slow moving cold front is pushing into Eastern Montana Monday afternoon and that area has the best chance for showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. There is a little moisture moving back up into SW Montana Montana behind the exiting cold front and a few showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible through midnight locally. Watch this on demand STORMTracker video forecast to see the timing, location and intensi... More>>

Trump denounces white supremacists after coming under fire over Charlottesville

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President Trump on Monday explicitly called out and denounced white supremacists by name after the domestic terror attack and violence that erupted in Charlottesville over the weekend.

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Lolo Peak fire evacuees face lots of questions Video included

The Red Cross has set up at a shelter for evacuees at the Florence Carlton Church on Old Highway 93 in Florence. (MTN News photo) The Red Cross has set up at a shelter for evacuees at the Florence Carlton Church on Old Highway 93 in Florence. (MTN News photo)
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Highway 12 is closed to traffic west of Lolo between mile marker 30 and mile marker 16.

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Trump lashes out at black CEO who quits council

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One of America's most prominent black CEOs quit President Trump's manufacturing council on Monday over Trump's failure to condemn white supremacists.

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Amazon issues refunds for potentially phony eclipse glasses Video included

The American Astronomical Society said last week that it updated its safety advice "in response to alarming reports" of unsafe glasses selling online. The American Astronomical Society said last week that it updated its safety advice "in response to alarming reports" of unsafe glasses selling online.
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Amazon says it is taking action against potentially counterfeit solar eclipse glasses. 

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3 dead, 2 injured in Broadwater County crash Video included

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Three people were killed and two others were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 12 in Broadwater County on Sunday. 

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Daily Stormer being dumped by GoDaddy

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Web hosting company GoDaddy said Sunday it is cutting off white supremacist website the Daily Stormer after the site posted a scathing article about the woman killed at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Glacier National Park guests evacuate chalet due to fire

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Glacier National Park guests evacuated on foot from a West Glacier chalet on Friday using an alternative route to avoid a wildfire that sparked Thursday night.

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4-H trying to recover after cafe gutted by fire at Western MT Fair Video included

An important staple to the Western Montana Fair and a major fundraiser for the 4-H club, went up in flames Friday night.

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I-Ho’s hosts fundraiser for Heninger children Video included

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A fundraiser was held today at I-Ho's Korean Grill for the Heninger children, whose parents were killed in a murder suicide late last month.

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Khan-MacKay siblings reunite, bring love of ballet to Bozeman Video included

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From southern Montana to theaters across the globe, all four of the Khan-MacKay siblings have made international careers out of their life-long passion, classical ballet.

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Paintball newest game at MontanaFair

Ultimate Paintball at MontanaFair. Ultimate Paintball at MontanaFair.
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One of the new activities at MontanaFair is paintball. Diamond Paintball came to the fair for the first time. 

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Investigation continues after Whitefish park bear spray incident Video included

Police were called after kids started having reactions to pepper spray on the playground equipment at Riverside Park. (MTN News photo) Police were called after kids started having reactions to pepper spray on the playground equipment at Riverside Park. (MTN News photo)
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The call came in at around 10 a.m. on Thursday after kids started having reactions to pepper spray on the playground equipment at Riverside Park.

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Boaters rescued during Glacier NP lightning storm Video included

Ricky Peterson spotted the boaters who were stranded on Lake McDonald. (MTN News photo) Ricky Peterson spotted the boaters who were stranded on Lake McDonald. (MTN News photo)
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Had it not been for the quick action of one young man, things could have turned really bad for a couple boating in Lake McDonald.

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Unequal justice under the law

Misdemeanor arraignments, conducted en masse, in Cordele, Ga. CBS NEWS Misdemeanor arraignments, conducted en masse, in Cordele, Ga. CBS NEWS
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"When we pledge allegiance to the flag and we say 'liberty and justice for all,' that's just not true. I'm sorry."

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Some improvement seen in Western Montana air quality

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An expected cold front should help to push some for the wildfire smoke from Canada out of the area for a few days.

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Woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia car attack identified

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The 32-year old woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia, when a car plowed into a group of protesters has been identified. 

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Evacuation orders remain in place near Sunrise fire

The Sunrise fire is burning 11 miles southeast of Superior. (inciweb.org photo) The Sunrise fire is burning 11 miles southeast of Superior. (inciweb.org photo)
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Evacuation orders for folks living near the 18,600 acres Sunrise fire remain in effect as the blaze continues to burn.

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Meyers fire at 13,700 acres outside of Philipsburg

The Meyers fire is burning outside of Philipsburg. (courtesy photo) The Meyers fire is burning outside of Philipsburg. (courtesy photo)
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Evacuations are still in place for residents in the Frog Basin Pond, Copper Creek Campground and Moose Lake areas.

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Residents near Lolo Peak fire ordered to leave

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Orders are in place for approximately 160 homes on both the north and south sides of Highway 12 starting at mile marker 20 and Fort Fizzle.

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Where will Trump and Kim's nuclear brinkmanship lead?

The submarine USS Kentucky can carry up to 24 Trident II D-5 ballistic missiles, each with multiple independently-targeted warheads. PO1 AMANDA GRAY/U.S. NAVY The submarine USS Kentucky can carry up to 24 Trident II D-5 ballistic missiles, each with multiple independently-targeted warheads. PO1 AMANDA GRAY/U.S. NAVY
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President Trump says the U.S. military is "locked and loaded" in its confrontation with North Korea. But how exactly would all that firepower be used?

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Sapphire Complex fire grows to over 30,000 acres

Evacuation and pre-evacuation notices remain in effect near the Sapphire Complex fire. (inciweb.org photo) Evacuation and pre-evacuation notices remain in effect near the Sapphire Complex fire. (inciweb.org photo)
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The Sapphire Complex fire burning approximately 25 miles south-southeast of Missoula has grown to over 30,000 acres.

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125 tons of hay donated to Montanans affected by Lodgepole fire

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On Saturday, ranchers from the Columbia Falls area and Bonners Ferry, Idaho passed through Great Falls on their way to donate hay to eastern Montana ranchers in need. 

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Agents of Hope Carnival delivers summer fun for a great cause Video included

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The seventh annual Agents of Hope Carnival came to Bogert Park today, offering games, music and food for a good cause.

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Obituary: Randy Chaney

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Randy Michael Chaney was born on May 20, 1953 to William and Lois Chaney in Bozeman, MT.  He passed away August 4, 2017 in Belgrade, MT.

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No standouts means Montana State Bobcats will split time between tight ends Video included

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With no standouts at tight end for the Montana State Bobcats and with running the football as the offense’s focal point, the tight ends are likely to be a committee this season.

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Man dies after drowning in irrigation ditch accident near Kona Bridge Video included

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An irrigation ditch accident killed a man in his 30's when the platform he was standing on gave way, sending him into the water. 

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Structure fire not enough to stop the Western Montana Fair Video included

The fire broke out in the 4-H Cafe at the fairgrounds. (MTN News/Mark Thorsell photo) The fire broke out in the 4-H Cafe at the fairgrounds. (MTN News/Mark Thorsell photo)
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The Missoula City Fire Department keeps a fire engine at the fairgrounds during the Western Montana Fair, so the response was almost immediate.  

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One person dead in East Helena crash

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A man was killed Saturday afternoon after a motorcycle hit a truck pulling a boat. 

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Montana Tech defense is strong but searching for starting linebackers Video included

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Montana Tech had one of the best defenses in the Frontier Conference last year, but this year there is one big question mark: the linebacker position.

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Fire Weather Warning issued for Glacier National Park

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Additional fire personnel have been staged on both sides of the park to respond to new fires.

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Portland 16-year-old may be victim of sex trafficking, authorities say

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Authorities are searching for a missing teen who was once a sex trafficking victim and may be once again.

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Some improvement seen in Western Montana air quality

The view from the KPAX - St. Patrick Hosptial Eyecam as of Saturday morning. The view from the KPAX - St. Patrick Hosptial Eyecam as of Saturday morning.
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Expected winds later this weekend are expected to help blow some of the smoke out of Western Montana.

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Carnival employee from Florida arrested after police chase in Missoula

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A Florida man in Missoula for work with the Northstar amusement carnival was arrested Thursday afternoon after leading police on a high speed chase through town. 

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Montana State Bobcats get a top-250 nationally ranked recruit to commit Video included

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After revamping their team this year and getting many new future signings for the coming season, the Bobcats score one of the nation’s best recruits.

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State of emergency as white nationalist rally in Charlottesville turns violent

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White nationalists clashed with counter-protesters before police moved in and intervened at a demonstration in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, protesting the city's decision to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from the city's Emancipation Park.  Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency in the city to aid in the local response.

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Rice Ridge fire at 11,000 acres, crews brace for winds

The Rice Ridge fire in Seeley Lake is one of the top concerns of firefighters. (MTN News photo) The Rice Ridge fire in Seeley Lake is one of the top concerns of firefighters. (MTN News photo)
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The Rice Ridge fire burning outside of Seeley Lake sits at over 11,000 acres and crews are bracing for windy conditions this weekend.

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Sunrise fire at over 17,000 acres

Smoke column rising from upper Verde Creek area (photo credit: Kim Smolt) Smoke column rising from upper Verde Creek area (photo credit: Kim Smolt)
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The Sunrise fire burning outside of Superior is now at a little over 17,200 acres burned and evacuation orders remain in effect.

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Veterinarians reporting canine respiratory disease in Montana Video included

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Veterinarians have reported dogs with coughing, difficulty breathing, and fever, similar to a severe case of kennel cough.

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Man found dead in creek near Lincoln apparently drowned

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A man whose body was found in a creek near Lincoln this week apparently drowned.

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West Nile Virus confirmed in several Montana counties

West Nile virus is transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes through bites. West Nile virus is transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes through bites.
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The human cases, all adults, experienced mild symptoms and did not require hospitalization.

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  • Stafford Animal Shelter 5K set for Sunday

    Stafford Animal Shelter 5K set for Sunday

    Pam McCutcheon from Small Dog Realty joins Chet to promote the Stafford Animal Shelter 5K Fun Run, to support homeless animals and the Stafford Animal Shelter. No dogs are being allowed in this year's event due to the recent outbreak of respiratory illness. Race fees support homeless animals. Register online at racemontana.com or pick up a form at shelter or staffordanimalshelter.org.

    Pam McCutcheon from Small Dog Realty joins Chet to promote the Stafford Animal Shelter 5K Fun Run, to support homeless animals and the Stafford Animal Shelter. No dogs are being allowed in this year's event due to the recent outbreak of respiratory illness. Race fees support homeless animals. Register online at racemontana.com or pick up a form at shelter or staffordanimalshelter.org.

  • Curtain up: Butte’s Orphan Girl Children’s Theater celebrates 2 decades of entertainment

    Curtain up: Butte’s Orphan Girl Children’s Theater celebrates 2 decades of entertainment

    Twenty years ago a children’s theater was born in Butte. “In 1997, the Busch sisters gave $500,000 to renovate the space and now we’re coming up on the 20th anniversary of that, which is amazing and exciting for Butte,” explained Artistic Director Jackie Freeman.

    Twenty years ago a children’s theater was born in Butte. “In 1997, the Busch sisters gave $500,000 to renovate the space and now we’re coming up on the 20th anniversary of that, which is amazing and exciting for Butte,” explained Artistic Director Jackie Freeman.

  • Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

    Top stories from today's Montana This Morning

    Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 - latest local news and headlines from across the world.

    Top stories from today's Montana This Morning, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 - latest local news and headlines from across the world.

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