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Inmate escapes Montana Women's Prison in Billings

An inmate serving time for drug possession and for walking away from a prerelease center has escaped from the Montana Women's Prison in Billings.


Video Forecast: Wet weather Memorial Day weekend

A few showers and storms continue through the evening, mainly around southwest Montana. There is a potential for frost in some of the lower valleys Saturday…

Park officials aim to curb risky behavior in Yellowstone

Park officials aim to curb risky behavior in Yellowstone

People trying to feed carrots to bears and semi-trucks speeding through Yellowstone are just two incidents that reportedly happened this week.

Officials search for men who robbed Missoula casino, took hostages

Missoula law enforcement officers are actively searching for a pair of armed suspects who they believe took a family hostage at gunpoint.

Burst beaver dam floods part of Going-to-the-Sun Road

Over the course of three days this week 4 to 5 inches of rain fell on the west side of Glacier National Park.

Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundreds

Hundreds of people packed into a convention center in Spokane to give their opinion on a proposed coal export terminal that would bring more than a dozen…

Man convicted in tribal corruption case charged with escape

A man who was convicted of defrauding a Montana Indian tribe now faces an escape charge after prosecutors say he fled from a minimum-security prison last fall…


Independent committees provide muscle in legislative races

Money has been flowing into Montana legislative races at a brisk pace, fueled by political committees seeking to influence the makeup of the Legislature that…

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