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MedStar grounds helicopter due to smoke

MedStar grounds helicopter due to smoke

Due to smoke and low visibility the MedStar helicopter has been grounded. They do have a fixed-wing airplane that is still flying critical care patients. They…


First Alert Weather: Saturday cold front bringing wind, possible lightning

Dry lightning and windy weather will combine for dangerous fire weather conditions Saturday evening.

I-90 crash site east of Missoula cleared

Traffic is moving again after a two-vehicle accident closed one of the westbound lanes of Interstate 90, just east of Missoula Friday.


Smoke changes high school football schedule

It’s the opening weekend for high school football, but wildfire smoke is changing schedules for some teams.

Bullock announces trade mission to South Korea, Taiwan

Representatives of Montana coal, agriculture and other top industries are planning to visit Asia this fall to expand export opportunities.


USDA to approve Simplot's genetically engineered potato

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still…

Man in prison for assault over pork chop gets 15 more years

A man serving 15 years related to an assault over a pork chop will serve another 15-year sentence for hitting a jail guard.

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First Alert Weather: Critical fire weather expected this weekend

Air Quality Alert: Smoke will continue to be a health concern through Friday and possibly the weekend. We are tracking a cold front that will move into western…

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Authorities seek suspect in fatal hit-and-run collision

Authorities are looking for a driver suspected of fatally hitting a pedestrian and then fleeing the scene of the collision in Lame Deer, about 100 miles east…

Essex residents may be out of homes for up to a week

Fire officials say residents of the Essex area could be out of their homes for up to a week, depending on the behavior of a fire that has closed within a half…

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