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FWP, Stevi Park Board seek input on plans for river access a

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:29:11 GMT

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the Stevensville Park Board are seeking early input on site design plans for the Stevensville Bridge river access.The site, currently a mix of private and Town land, has long been a popular Bitterroot River access for floaters, anglers and others.




Senate Majority PAC Defends Tester in First Statewide Ad in Montana

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:21:56 GMT

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is getting some help on the airwaves from Senate Majority PAC. A Democratic super PAC is defending Montana Sen. Jon Tester from a recent attack by Americans for Prosperity with a TV ad of its own.




Monday's TV highlights: 'Carpool Karaoke' and more

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:59:26 GMT

James Corden, left, and Reggie Watts get down in "The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2018" on CBS. Supergirl Supergirl and J'onn try to contain the mayhem when Myr'nn causes an unintended psychic invasion in this new episode of the superhero drama.




Ed Engle: Storms, cold and enlightenment on Montana's Spring Creeks

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:52:06 GMT

Ed Engle works to untangle the mystery of trout rising to midges on DePuy's Spring Creek . The weather forecast wasn't good, so I decided to leave for Montana a day early.




Herberger's stores closing, liquidation starts FridayThe Charlotte Observer

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:18:09 GMT

Liquidation sales start Friday at stores owned by The Bon-Ton department store chain, including six Herberger's stores in Montana. Bon-Ton, which purchased Herberger's in 2005, filed for bankruptcy in January.




Any deployment of troops requires great consideration

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:30:01 GMT

The decision to send Montana Soldiers and Airmen anywhere - to the front lines, to a forest fire, or to protect our nation's borders - is one of the most difficult decisions I make as Governor and as Commander in Chief of the Montana National Guard.




Passing motorist rescues woman trapped in Montana flood

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:26:00 GMT

A passing motorist rescued a woman trapped on top of a vehicle nearly submerged by the frigid floodwaters that have covered roads and threatened homes and farms across northern Montana, a witness said Thursday. Blake Wombold told the Great Falls Tribune he was driving along U.S. Highway 2 near Dunkirk, about 100 miles north of Great Falls, on Tuesday night when the truck ahead of him stopped along the roadway partially covered with water.




Passing motorist rescues woman trapped in Montana flood Source: AP

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:25:59 GMT

A passing motorist rescued a woman trapped on top of a vehicle nearly submerged by the frigid floodwaters that have covered roads and threatened homes and farms across northern Montana, a witness said Thursday. Blake Wombold told the Great Falls Tribune he was driving along U.S. Highway 2 near Dunkirk, about 100 miles north of Great Falls, on Tuesday night when the truck ahead of him stopped along the roadway partially covered with water.




FEMA agrees to work with Daines to fight Montana wildfires

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:53:36 GMT

During a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the Federal Emergency Management Agency agreed to work with U.S. Senator Steve Daines to improve the agency's effectiveness in assisting Montana fight wildfires.




Bald Eagle rescued after being hit by car

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:53:35 GMT

A bald eagle with an injured wing was discovered off the Highway near Park City on Tuesday and taken to the Montana Raptor Conservation in Bozeman. Jess Padden says he and his friend Cole Whitmoyer were able to safely capture the bald eagle on Tuesday.




Jive Talkin': On the Campaign Trail With Montana Republicans

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:07:37 GMT

Buckle up, Montanans, Republicans are out on the campaign trail and boy are they making promises about how great it's all going to be if only we elect them. They're going to listen to us, they're going to cut wasteful spending, they're going to bring jobs, jobs, jobs.




Stevi to proceed with tobacco-free parks ordinance

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 05:33:42 GMT

By Michael HowellThe Stevensville Town Council voted unanimously at its meeting on April 9th to schedule a first reading of the recently drafted ordinance prohibiting the use of tobacco products in town parks and recreational facilities.The Council was approached last month by a local Girl Scout troop asking for a smoking ban in Lewis and Clark ... (more)




Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:01:37 GMT

Ben Miller looks at the sand bags around the house he owns as water runs over South Main Street in Harlem, Mont., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The sand bags, all 235 of them, go around the house he rents to Jeff Werk who was also helping lay the bags.




Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:01:36 GMT

The sand bags, all 235 of them, go around the house he rents to Jeff Werk w... . Justin Miller moves gates from a flooded pasture via his tractor Monday at Gildford.




Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:01:35 GMT

Runoff from a winter that approached or exceeded record snowfall across much of Montana is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks much of the northern part of the state. The spring runoff and recent rain has caused the National Weather Service to issue flood warnings and advisories and city and county leaders are warning residents to prepare for the rising waters.




Pearl Jam launching Rock2Vote voting campaign in Montana

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:52:53 GMT

This summer, Pearl Jam will play a show at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Montana, the home state of bassist Jeff Ament . In conjunction with the concert, the band is launching Rock2Vote, a campaign to encourage Montana residents to vote.




Snowmelt floods roads, fields along Montana Hi-Line

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:15:56 GMT

Snowmelt is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks along Montana's Hi-Line. The spring runoff after a snowy winter has caused the National Weather Service to issue flood warnings and advisories from west of Cut Bank to Glasgow.




The Latest: Inmate freed after murder conviction overturned

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:51:12 GMT

In this March 9, 2018, file photo, Freddie Joe Lawrence listens to testimony in Helena, Mont., during a hearing to review new DNA evidence related to the murder of Donna Meagher, which Lawrence was convicted of in 1995. A Montana judge has vacated the deliberate homicide conviction of Lawrence and another man in the 1995 death of the Helena woman and ordered new trials.




4.3 Magnitude earthquake rattles Lincoln

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:51:11 GMT

Residents of Lincoln were awoken by a "pretty hard punch" Tuesday morning. A 4.3 magnitude quake shook the small town.




Inmates ordered freed after homicide convictions overturned

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:51:10 GMT

In this March 9, 2018, file photo, Freddie Joe Lawrence listens to testimony in Helena, Mont., during a hearing to review new DNA evidence related to the murder of Donna Meagher, which Lawrence was convicted of in 1995. A Montana judge has vacated the deliberate homicide conviction of Lawrence and another man in the 1995 death of the Helena woman and ordered new trials.