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New crews arrive to fight Fish Creek Fire

New crews arrive to fight Fish Creek Fire

The West Fork Fish Creek Fire is being held under 12,000 acres for now. Hundreds of homes in the area have been evacuated.


Labor report: Worker shortage begins as baby boomers retire

State officials say Montana's low unemployment rate is driving up wages but a serious worker shortage is appearing on the horizon as baby boomers begin to…

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Butte man pleads guilty to role in infant's death

A Butte man has pleaded guilty to his role in the death of his 3-month-old daughter in 2012.

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Deputy attorney general withdraws from closed primary case

A deputy attorney general will no longer be defending the state in a Republican challenge to the state's open primary elections after the party accused him of…

Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountain

A federal appeals court has ruled a 6-foot tall statue of Jesus that has spent the last 60 years overlooking a northwestern Montana ski hill may stay there.

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Proposed grizzly bear protection settlement heads to judge

Montana and three conservation groups are proposing measures to protect grizzly bears while still allowing logging in two state forests west of Glacier…

Glacier National Park

Hard-sided campers only at St. Mary; road access extended

Going-to-the-Sun Road is staying open longer as bears seeking berries have prompted a hard-sided camper rule at St. Mary Campground in Glacier National Park.

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First Alert Weather: Air quality improves, briefly

Air quality will not be as bad as it was at the end of last week, but smoke will make an appearance during the afternoon hours. High temperatures will be in…

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