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Supreme Court upholds firing of tourism director

The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the 2010 firing of a former state tourism director.
Elizabeth "Betsy" Baumgart served as administrator of the Montana…

Copper mine project draws hundreds of comments

A proposal to dig test wells at the site of a planned copper mine near White Sulphur Springs has drawn about 940 public comments.

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First Alert Forecast: Strong to severe thunderstorms this afernoon

The severe weather tracker is yellow indicating moderate impacts are likely, and possibly high impacts later in the day.

Lightning strike sparks fire near Missoula home

Breaking overnight, a direct lightning strike in a Missoula neighborhood, ignites a tree threatening a nearby home.

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Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.

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Man involved in 20 hour standoff gets 5 years

A Missoula judge handed down a 20 year prison sentence with 15 years suspended to the man involved in a standoff last September.

The road to the Beartooth Rally

Harley Davidson love affair on Montana's high road

Come along for part of our motorcycle ride up Chief Joseph Pass.  It was part of the 20th anniversary of the Beartooth Rally in Red Lodge, Montana.  We'll…


Brooke's First Alert Video Forecast

A large part of the day will include ample sunshine which will warm our temperatures into the upper 80s to mid 90s. By late afternoon, clouds and storms will…

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Update: Pilot identified in central Montana plane crash

A single-engine airplane crashed near the Russian Flat airstrip in the Lewis and Clark National Forest, killing the pilot.

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Man denies charge he tried to kidnap 10-year-old

 A man accused of grabbing a 10-year-old girl as she played with her brother in a Missoula park has pleaded not guilty to attempted kidnapping.

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