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County-wide fireworks bans take effect Friday

County-wide fireworks bans take effect Friday

Beginning Friday, fireworks will not be allowed on any land in Missoula, Lake, Lincoln and Ravalli counties, on both public and private lands.

Missoula man works to improve lives of disabled

Missoula man works to improve lives of disabled

Darren Larson has cerebral palsy. He will join millions who celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Couple charged in Hamilton beating death in court

Man gets 60 years in prison for stomping death in Hamilton

A 26-year-old man who stomped a Hamilton man to death during an alcohol- and drug-fueled rage has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

More rafting means more garbage left near river

People trying to beat the heat are cooling off by taking a dip in the  river. The Missoula Surf Association says more people on the river means a huge…

Climate expert says heat wave foreshadows weather years from now

For about two weeks, NBC Montana's First Alert Weather Team tracked this heat wave's every move with record high temperatures in Missoula -- 101 degrees on…


Fire near Browning flares to 300 acres in an hour

Authorities say firefighters expect to contain a grass fire that spread quickly outside of Browning.

Tips to stay cool without air conditioning

Record-breaking heat over the weekend has many breaking a sweat on their own couch.

Historic heat shows up on satellite imagery

The weekend's historic heat wave in western Montana may have looked even more impressive from space.

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