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EPA workers had no way to get word out after toxic spill

Documents show it took more than 90 minutes for members of a federal cleanup crew to issue a warning about a toxic spill because they were initially trapped…

Third officer dismissed from Air Force in drug case

A third Malmstrom base officer has been dismissed from the Air Force after pleading guilty to charges in a drug investigation.

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Aviation experts to review state's firefighting helicopters

Aviation officials will be headed to Montana to see for themselves whether the state's firefighting helicopters should be used to attack blazes on federal…


Evacuations ordered as wildfire threatens Idaho town

Residents in west-central Idaho near the town of Riggins have been told to flee due to a wildfire that expanded to 40 square miles Thursday, an 11-square-mile…

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Bozeman hit-and-run suspect pleads not guilty

A Bozeman man accused of striking and critically injuring a 72-year-old pedestrian with his vehicle has pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.


First Alert Weather: Showers, thunderstorms will impact southwest Montana

Air Quality Alert: Smoke will continue to be a health concern through Friday.

Monsoon moisture has returned to parts of the region.   This means there will be a…

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Smoke from wildfires could delay Montana football games

Some Montana sports teams have moved practice indoors and could be forced to delay games because of air quality alerts.

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$100,000 bail set for man accused of bear spray attack

A Missoula County Justice of the Peace has set bail at $100,000 for a man accused of breaking into his estranged wife's house and attacking her with bear spray.

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