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Wild Horse Island: Injured girl was feeding fruit to wild horse

Wild Horse Island: Injured girl was feeding fruit to wild horse

POLSON — A young girl injured by a wild horse at Wild Horse Island State Park on Sunday was treated and released at a Polson hospital.

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Former West High teacher, coach indicted on 23 counts of exploitation, pornography

Former West High teacher, coach indicted on 23 counts of exploitation, pornography

A former West High teacher and coach accused of sexually exploiting children and distributing child pornography by computer denied charges in …

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Second investigation launched into Lame Deer schools superintendent

Second investigation launched into Lame Deer schools superintendent

The Lame Deer school board is investigating a bullying complaint against superintendent Bill Parker.

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Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

A Laurel woman, the mother of a 19-year-old accused of raping two underage girls, is facing two felony counts of sexual abuse of children for …

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Judge follows recommendation, gives Bakken meth conspirator 'tremendous break'

Judge follows recommendation, gives Bakken meth conspirator 'tremendous break'

A Big Timber man will spend more than five years in federal prison for his role in a large drug trafficking case that brought nearly pure meth…

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Teacher fired for pregnancy sues Butte Catholic schools

Teacher fired for pregnancy sues Butte Catholic schools

BUTTE — A former teacher fired for being pregnant filed a lawsuit in Butte federal court Thursday against Butte Central Catholic Schools.

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Charging documents: Twin sisters fend off home invader accused of meth use

Charging documents: Twin sisters fend off home invader accused of meth use

A 31-year-old man is facing charges that he forced his way into a Billings home Wednesday morning and attacked his ex-girlfriend, who, with he…

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Fichtner Chevrolet sells to Rimrock Auto Group

Fichtner Chevrolet sells to Rimrock Auto Group

LAUREL — In 1961, 21-year-old Leonard Fichtner became the youngest General Motors franchise owner in history after acquiring the family busine…

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Man stabbed at downtown Conoco

Man stabbed at downtown Conoco

Police say a 36-year-old transient man was taken Thursday to Billings Clinic after an apparent stabbing at the Conoco convenience store at 270…

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VA 'intimidates' decorated war veteran for being photographed on VA property

VA 'intimidates' decorated war veteran for being photographed on VA property

A man who helps disabled veterans with transportation to Montana’s VA facilities has been threatened with a $50 fine for appearing in a photo …

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Child porn victim seeks restitution after years of exploitation, shame

Child porn victim seeks restitution after years of exploitation, shame

Vicky was 10 years old when her father began raping and sodomizing her. He sexually abused his daughter for two years, and he videotaped the a…

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$3,000 worth of tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity

$3,000 worth of tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity construction supervisor Steve Coldiron had just left Metra Park on Tuesday — where he was showcasing a house the organiza…

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Second investigation launched into Lame Deer schools superintendent

Second investigation launched into Lame Deer schools superintendent

The Lame Deer school board is investigating a bullying complaint against superintendent Bill Parker.

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Man with history of assaulting girlfriend charged with biting her; bond set at $100,000

Man with history of assaulting girlfriend charged with biting her; bond set at $100,000

A man with a history of assaulting his girlfriend — and who has a pending case in which he is charged with assaulting the same woman in Decemb…

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2014 Big Sky position rankings: Quarterbacks

2014 Big Sky position rankings: Quarterbacks

NOTE: This is the ninth (and final) installment of a summer-long series projecting the Top 10 players at each position for the 2014 Big Sky Co…

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Flying high: Rocky receiver Cattelan also has a passion for aviation

Flying high: Rocky receiver Cattelan also has a passion for aviation

As a wide receiver and student pilot at Rocky Mountain College, Cole Cattelan can't wait for this football season and school year to take off.

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Authorities: 2 deaths appear to be murder-suicide

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Coroner determined that a man involved in a murder-suicide in June in Casper killed his girlfriend. 

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Great Falls man charged as funeral for deputy held

Great Falls man charged as funeral for deputy held

GREAT FALLS — A Great Falls man was on a “drug-fueled rampage” when he deliberately swerved his vehicle to strike and kill a sheriff’s deputy,…

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Charge: Georgia man skipped sentencing in Billings check-cashing scheme

Charge: Georgia man skipped sentencing in Billings check-cashing scheme

A Georgia man pleaded not guilty Thursday to a bail-jumping charge alleging he skipped out on a sentencing hearing for his role in an elaborat…

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Former Montana federal prosecutor honored by ATF

Former Montana federal prosecutor honored by ATF

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Thursday honored a former Montana federal prosecutor for her work in prosec…

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Box Elder woman gets 13 years in prison for child's death

HAVRE — A Box Elder woman has been sentenced to just more than 13 years in prison for her role in the death of her boyfriend's 11-month-old son.

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Show to benefit horse enthusiast Sunday at MetraPark

Show to benefit horse enthusiast Sunday at MetraPark

A horse show to benefit Sunni Hecht, a 21-year-old rider who suffered a traumatic brain injury in March, will be held Sunday in the Super Barn…

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Former West High teacher, coach indicted on 23 counts of exploitation, pornography

Former West High teacher, coach indicted on 23 counts of exploitation, pornography

A former West High teacher and coach accused of sexually exploiting children and distributing child pornography by computer denied charges in …

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Butte man denies charge for calling 911 after lap dance ends unhappily

Butte man denies charge for calling 911 after lap dance ends unhappily

BUTTE — A Butte man who called 911 unhappy his exotic dancer did not fulfill his request for sex has denied a charge of prostitution.

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Highway 212 project on schedule

Highway 212 project on schedule

The first of three phases in an overhaul of Highway 212/310 between Laurel and Rockvale is on schedule.

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Curtis names campaign manager, picks up PAC endorsements

Curtis names campaign manager, picks up PAC endorsements

HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis has named her campaign manager and also picked up a key endorsement Thursday from a na…

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Great Old Broads hike with a purpose

Great Old Broads hike with a purpose

It was a little jarring at first when the group of tanned, dusty, “women of a certain age” cheerfully referred to themselves as “broads” as th…

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2014 Big Sky position rankings: Running backs

2014 Big Sky position rankings: Running backs

NOTE: This is the eighth installment of a summer-long series projecting the Top 10 players at each position for the 2014 Big Sky Conference fo…

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Man admits sexually assaulting 8-year-old, child porn possession

Man admits sexually assaulting 8-year-old, child porn possession

A 44-year-old man pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in 2012 and admitted to having child pornography.

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Gazette opinion: Do something about the rail traffic and our traffic

Gazette opinion: Do something about the rail traffic and our traffic

Have you noticed the traffic in downtown seems to be a bit more congested?

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Yellowstone County Sheriff’s sergeant on leave pending investigation

A Yellowstone County Sheriff’s sergeant who is facing misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges in Deadwood, S.D., has been placed on paid admini…

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Myrna Louise Simmons Jensen

Myrna Louise Simmons Jensen

HAMILTON — Mrs. Myrna Louise Simmons Jensen, of Hamilton, passed away on Aug. 11, 2014, at Riverstone Hospice House in Billings.

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Great Falls man charged as funeral for deputy held

Great Falls man charged as funeral for deputy held

GREAT FALLS — A Great Falls man was on a “drug-fueled rampage” when he deliberately swerved his vehicle to strike and kill a sheriff’s deputy,…

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Scoreboard: Men's basketball

Montana State University Billings

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Molly J. Deeney

COLUMBUS — Molly J. Deeney, 82, of Columbus, passed away Aug. 19.

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Who is Amanda Curtis?: A profile of Democrats' candidate for Senate

Who is Amanda Curtis?: A profile of Democrats' candidate for Senate

Amanda Curtis was selected by state Democrats at a special convention Saturday to replace John Walsh as the party's Senate nominee. Curtis is …

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1 dead, 2 seriously injured in Highway 93 crash

WHITEFISH — A two-vehicle crash north of Whitefish on U.S. Highway 93 has left two people in serious condition and a 23-year-old woman from we…

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Young girl who fell to death in Yellowstone was 8-year-old from California

Young girl who fell to death in Yellowstone was 8-year-old from California

A young girl who died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone has been identified.

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Scott Lee Harrington

POPLAR — Scott Lee Harrington, 22, of Poplar passed away on Aug. 14, 2014, in Billings Mont.

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Former West High teacher, coach indicted on 23 counts of exploitation, pornography

Former West High teacher, coach indicted on 23 counts of exploitation, pornography

A former West High teacher and coach accused of sexually exploiting children and distributing child pornography by computer denied charges in …

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Young girl who fell to death in Yellowstone was 8-year-old from California

Young girl who fell to death in Yellowstone was 8-year-old from California

A young girl who died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone has been identified.

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Denning gets 100 years in prison for 2012 slayings of 2 sisters

Denning gets 100 years in prison for 2012 slayings of 2 sisters

A 23-year-old man who murdered two sisters in January 2012 — stabbing one of them more than 130 times — was sentenced Tuesday to 100 years in …

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Yellowstone County Sheriff’s sergeant on leave pending investigation

A Yellowstone County Sheriff’s sergeant who is facing misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges in Deadwood, S.D., has been placed on paid admini…

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Who is Amanda Curtis?: A profile of Democrats' candidate for Senate

Who is Amanda Curtis?: A profile of Democrats' candidate for Senate

Amanda Curtis was selected by state Democrats at a special convention Saturday to replace John Walsh as the party's Senate nominee. Curtis is …

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Man charged with endangerment; baby in car had temperature of 108

According to prosecutors, police found an intoxicated man passed out in a running car while it was almost 90 degrees outside, endangering a 7-…

August 18, 2014 5:45 pmLoading…

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

A Laurel woman, the mother of a 19-year-old accused of raping two underage girls, is facing two felony counts of sexual abuse of children for …

May 09, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Teenagers taken to hospital after being ejected from vehicle during rollover

Teenagers taken to hospital after being ejected from vehicle during rollover

Two teenagers were taken to a Billings hospital just after 2 p.m Monday with non-life-threatening injuries after a Ford Explorer rolled over o…

August 18, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…

Man taken to hospital after crashing into Heights home

Man taken to hospital after crashing into Heights home

A 30-year-old Billings man was taken to St. Vincent Healthcare on Wednesday after driving a GMC Envoy into a home at 1315 Governors Blvd.

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Scheels offers sneak peek of new store

Scheels offers sneak peek of new store

Most of the vests, hunting gear, fishing poles and exercise equipment are in place at the new Scheels Sporting Goods store on Billings’ West End.

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Wild Horse Island: Injured girl was feeding fruit to wild horse

Wild Horse Island: Injured girl was feeding fruit to wild horse

POLSON — A young girl injured by a wild horse at Wild Horse Island State Park on Sunday was treated and released at a Polson hospital.

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Young girl who fell to death in Yellowstone was 8-year-old from California

Young girl who fell to death in Yellowstone was 8-year-old from California

A young girl who died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone has been identified.

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Judge clears Fort Peck official accused of raping Billings hotel maid

At a prosecutor’s request, a judge has dismissed the case against a commissioner with the Fort Peck Housing Authority who was accused of rapin…

August 15, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

Coroner names man who died in fall from Rims

Coroner names man who died in fall from Rims

Scott Harrington has been identified as the 22-year-old Billings man who died in a fall from the Rims late Thursday.

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Police: K9 escaped from officer’s residence, bit woman

A police dog escaped from an officer’s residence on Aug. 11 and bit a woman on the chin, Billings Police Lt. Kevin Iffland said Monday.

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'Bare as You Dare' nude bike ride goes smoothly; no citations or protests

'Bare as You Dare' nude bike ride goes smoothly; no citations or protests

MISSOULA — For Rob Braun, Sunday was an opportunity for an unusual father-son bonding experience. So he brought his young son to “Bare as You …

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Scott A. Carlson

Scott A. Carlson

Scott A. Carlson, 57, a beloved teacher, basketball and tennis coach, died unexpectedly in his home Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

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County officials roll out welcome mat for proposed Bakken refinery

County officials roll out welcome mat for proposed Bakken refinery

Yellowstone county officials are rolling out the welcome mat for the developers of a proposed $500 million oil refinery being considered for t…

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Judge gives deferred sentence to man in 3rd domestic assault

Judge gives deferred sentence to man in 3rd domestic assault

A Billings man received a deferred sentence on Tuesday for what court records described as his third domestic assault conviction.

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Rockin' The Rims inaugural music festival 'a major success'

Rockin' The Rims inaugural music festival 'a major success'

Rockin' The Rims on the Yellowstone kicked off its inaugural music festival Saturday at Coulson Park, selling about 1,000 tickets.

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Wilks brothers take land exchange offer public on website

Wilks brothers take land exchange offer public on website

In an unusual tactic, Montana’s largest private landowners have taken their proposal for a land exchange with the Bureau of Land Management di…

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Butte man denies charge for calling 911 after lap dance ends unhappily

Butte man denies charge for calling 911 after lap dance ends unhappily

BUTTE — A Butte man who called 911 unhappy his exotic dancer did not fulfill his request for sex has denied a charge of prostitution.

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NDO supporters rally downtown

NDO supporters rally downtown

Nearly 250 people rallied in downtown Billings on Monday evening to show their support for continuing efforts to pass an ordinance prohibiting…

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Child porn victim seeks restitution after years of exploitation, shame

Child porn victim seeks restitution after years of exploitation, shame

Vicky was 10 years old when her father began raping and sodomizing her. He sexually abused his daughter for two years, and he videotaped the a…

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Man gets 3 years probation for accidental shooting; victim and victim’s mother testify

A 22-year-old man who accidentally shot one of his “best friends” with a revolver will have the chance to clear his criminal record if he succ…

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Body of man lost in Yellowstone recovered

Body of man lost in Yellowstone recovered

The body of Darien Latty, a Georgia man who has been missing since Monday in Yellowstone National Park, has been recovered.

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Judge follows recommendation, gives Bakken meth conspirator 'tremendous break'

Judge follows recommendation, gives Bakken meth conspirator 'tremendous break'

A Big Timber man will spend more than five years in federal prison for his role in a large drug trafficking case that brought nearly pure meth…

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Woman pleads no contest in case of abusing child with Down syndrome

Woman pleads no contest in case of abusing child with Down syndrome

One of two people accused of using a lighter to burn a 6-year-old girl in February pleaded no contest Monday to a felony charge in the case.

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Barbara Collins Laughton and Stanley Goselin

Barbara Collins Laughton and Stanley Goselin

Celebration of Life for Barbara Collins Laughton and Stanley Goselin will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, 1409 Avenue D.  All are welcome.

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Tiny North Dakota town braces for its share of oil boom

Tiny North Dakota town braces for its share of oil boom

EPPING, N.D. — The drive to the town of Epping, past the bobbing oil wells and towering drilling rigs that dot the prairie, is one of the few …

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With no money, little experience, Amanda Curtis is Democrats' pick to run against Daines

With no money, little experience, Amanda Curtis is Democrats' pick to run against Daines

HELENA — State Democrats Saturday chose state Rep. Amanda Curtis, of Butte, as their new U.S. Senate candidate, putting the largely untested, …

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Curtis not worried about her comments in YouTube videos saying she's an 'anarchist at heart,' felt like punching a Republican lawmaker

Curtis not worried about her comments in YouTube videos saying she's an 'anarchist at heart,' felt like punching a Republican lawmaker

HELENA — If Montanans — and the political opposition — want to know what newly minted Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis really th…

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Amtrak's Empire Builder struggles in freight boom

Amtrak's Empire Builder struggles in freight boom

WHITEFISH — About an hour before dawn on a Friday morning, Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder crept into the station, already an hour and one m…

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Steven 'Steve-O' Clare Anderson

Steven 'Steve-O' Clare Anderson

Steve-O was born on January 13, 1970, to Larry and Shirley Anderson of Billings. He came out ready to run, and he never stopped! He loved kids…

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Man injured by East Missoula bridge jumper sues county

Man injured by East Missoula bridge jumper sues county

MISSOULA — A man injured by a bridge jumper while floating the Clark Fork River last summer now alleges Missoula County also was at fault for …

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Wilks brothers get personal in pitch for land exchange

Wilks brothers get personal in pitch for land exchange

Ending years of speculation, Montana’s largest private landowners announced on a website they built to promote a land exchange that their exte…

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Young girl who fell to death in Yellowstone was 8-year-old from California

Young girl who fell to death in Yellowstone was 8-year-old from California

A young girl who died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone has been identified.

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State high court issues landmark decision based on alleged Missoula stalking case

State high court issues landmark decision based on alleged Missoula stalking case

MISSOULA — It’s not like Carrie Jamrogowicz wanted to be close to Missoula Police Detective Stacy Lear. It’s like she wanted to crawl inside h…

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Carla Alfia Williams

Carla Alfia Williams

On July 22, 2014, our dear friend, Carla Alfia Williams, passed away unexpectedly in her home, along with her dog and constant companion, Cenza.

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Mom on meth returns to Anaconda this week

Mom on meth returns to Anaconda this week

BUTTE — A Butte mother accused of giving birth in June while high on methamphetamine will return to Montana on Friday to face her felony charges.

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Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges

A Laurel woman, the mother of a 19-year-old accused of raping two underage girls, is facing two felony counts of sexual abuse of children for …

May 09, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Former West High teacher, coach indicted on 23 counts of exploitation, pornography

Former West High teacher, coach indicted on 23 counts of exploitation, pornography

A former West High teacher and coach accused of sexually exploiting children and distributing child pornography by computer denied charges in …

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Court documents: Man's neck slashed in Laurel; coroner names victim

Court documents: Man's neck slashed in Laurel; coroner names victim

A man facing a deliberate homicide charge for allegedly slashing another man’s throat late Saturday night told Laurel police that he and the v…

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Council defeats NDO by 6-5 count

Council defeats NDO by 6-5 count

Saying he doesn’t believe Billings is ready for a nondiscrimination ordinance, Mayor Tom Hanel cast the decisive vote just past 3 a.m. Tuesday…

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Young girl who fell to death in Yellowstone was 8-year-old from California

Young girl who fell to death in Yellowstone was 8-year-old from California

A young girl who died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone has been identified.

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West End day care closes abruptly; "I can't struggle anymore,' co-owner says

West End day care closes abruptly; "I can't struggle anymore,' co-owner says

Ahead Of The Curve Child Development Center, at 3242 Hesper Road, abruptly closed Saturday, leaving about 45 employees without a job and 200 k…

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1 dead from "cutting injury" in Laurel; 1 booked on suspicion of deliberate homicide

1 dead from "cutting injury" in Laurel; 1 booked on suspicion of deliberate homicide

A 40-year-old man is dead after being cut Saturday night in Laurel.

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Walsh drops out of U.S. Senate race

Walsh drops out of U.S. Senate race

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh said Thursday he is pulling out of the Senate race because his campaign was distracted by the controversy over allega…

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Man likely brain dead after Williston beating

Man likely brain dead after Williston beating

WILLISTON, N.D. — Prosecutors charged a man with an assault that left another man so severely injured that police said he may be declared brain-dead.

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Authorities identify man who fell from the Rims on Thursday

Authorities identify man who fell from the Rims on Thursday

Authorities have identified the 22-year-old Billings man who fell from the Rims late Thursday night. 

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West End day care closes abruptly; "I can't struggle anymore,' co-owner says

West End day care closes abruptly; "I can't struggle anymore,' co-owner says

Ahead Of The Curve Child Development Center, at 3242 Hesper Road, abruptly closed Saturday, leaving about 45 employees without a job and 200 k…

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Tourist crashes drone into Yellowstone hot spring

Tourist crashes drone into Yellowstone hot spring

JACKSON, Wyo. — A tourist flew a drone into a Yellowstone National Park hot spring despite a park ban on drones.

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Coroner names man who died in fall from Rims

Coroner names man who died in fall from Rims

Scott Harrington has been identified as the 22-year-old Billings man who died in a fall from the Rims late Thursday.

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11-month-old drowns in 5-gallon mop bucket

KALISPELL — A northwestern Montana toddler drowned after tipping headfirst into a 5-gallon mop bucket.

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Denning gets 100 years in prison for 2012 slayings of 2 sisters

Denning gets 100 years in prison for 2012 slayings of 2 sisters

A 23-year-old man who murdered two sisters in January 2012 — stabbing one of them more than 130 times — was sentenced Tuesday to 100 years in …

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New restaurant arriving in George Henry's space

New restaurant arriving in George Henry's space

A new business run by two Billings restaurant veterans should be serving up innovative dishes from the old George Henry’s building as soon as …

August 06, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Yellowstone County Sheriff’s sergeant on leave pending investigation

A Yellowstone County Sheriff’s sergeant who is facing misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges in Deadwood, S.D., has been placed on paid admini…

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Judge clears Fort Peck official accused of raping Billings hotel maid

At a prosecutor’s request, a judge has dismissed the case against a commissioner with the Fort Peck Housing Authority who was accused of rapin…

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Gazette opinion: Walsh reaches end of campaign trail 3 months before election

Gazette opinion: Walsh reaches end of campaign trail 3 months before election

Sen. John Walsh’s response to plagiarism has destroyed our faith in him.

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Who is Amanda Curtis?: A profile of Democrats' candidate for Senate

Who is Amanda Curtis?: A profile of Democrats' candidate for Senate

Amanda Curtis was selected by state Democrats at a special convention Saturday to replace John Walsh as the party's Senate nominee. Curtis is …

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Pryor woman dead, 2-year-old transported to hospital after SUV tumbles down ravine

Pryor woman dead, 2-year-old transported to hospital after SUV tumbles down ravine

A 28-year-old Pryor woman died and her 2-year-old son was transported to the hospital Wednesday after the SUV they were traveling in rolled do…

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Former Hutterites to promote book in Billings

Former Hutterites to promote book in Billings

When siblings Rodney and Darlene Waldner made a decision to leave their Hutterite colony several years ago, they did it to pursue religious freedom.

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Man charged with endangerment; baby in car had temperature of 108

According to prosecutors, police found an intoxicated man passed out in a running car while it was almost 90 degrees outside, endangering a 7-…

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Help wanted: Billings-area businesses struggling to hire, keep workers

Help wanted: Billings-area businesses struggling to hire, keep workers

Stacey Ronquillo is down to one part-time employee at his Billings lawn care business this summer, and it’s costing him precious work.

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Enough evidence found for trial in caged-child case

Enough evidence found for trial in caged-child case

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Prosecutors have enough evidence to take a Wyoming man to trial on allegations of keeping a 7-year-old boy locked in an outdoo…

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Hundreds of Hells Angels visit Cody for annual USA Run

Hundreds of Hells Angels visit Cody for annual USA Run

CODY, Wyo. — The metal-plated Purple Heart insignia attached to the side of the Harley-Davidson vibrates as the biker guns his motorcycle up U…

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Families scramble, look for answers in wake of day care closing

Families scramble, look for answers in wake of day care closing

Like the hundreds of other parents displaced by the unannounced closure of Billings’ largest day care, Julie Dompier is reeling.

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Man, 24, charged with raping hotel maid

Man, 24, charged with raping hotel maid

A 24-year-old man is facing a charge that he raped a Billings hotel maid on July 24.

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Billings being considered for $500M Bakken crude refinery

The Billings area is being considered as a site of a proposed $500 million "clean energy center" that would refine Bakken crude into diesel fuel.

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Man beaten in front of Williston strip club dies

Man beaten in front of Williston strip club dies

WILLISTON, N.D. — A man who was attacked outside the entrance of a Williston strip club has died from his injuries, investigators said Tuesday.

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Child porn victim seeks restitution after years of exploitation, shame

Child porn victim seeks restitution after years of exploitation, shame

Vicky was 10 years old when her father began raping and sodomizing her. He sexually abused his daughter for two years, and he videotaped the a…

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Man hurt, baby OK after crash on I-90 near Laurel

Man hurt, baby OK after crash on I-90 near Laurel

An infant was uninjured Sunday afternoon after a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 90 just east of the main Laurel exit.

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Teenagers taken to hospital after being ejected from vehicle during rollover

Teenagers taken to hospital after being ejected from vehicle during rollover

Two teenagers were taken to a Billings hospital just after 2 p.m Monday with non-life-threatening injuries after a Ford Explorer rolled over o…

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Police investigating early-morning shooting; victim in serious condition

A man is in serious condition after he was shot early Friday morning on the South Side.

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Man taken to hospital after crashing into Heights home

Man taken to hospital after crashing into Heights home

A 30-year-old Billings man was taken to St. Vincent Healthcare on Wednesday after driving a GMC Envoy into a home at 1315 Governors Blvd.

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Scheels offers sneak peek of new store

Scheels offers sneak peek of new store

Most of the vests, hunting gear, fishing poles and exercise equipment are in place at the new Scheels Sporting Goods store on Billings’ West End.

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Wild Horse Island: Injured girl was feeding fruit to wild horse

Wild Horse Island: Injured girl was feeding fruit to wild horse

POLSON — A young girl injured by a wild horse at Wild Horse Island State Park on Sunday was treated and released at a Polson hospital.

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Man booked on deliberate homicide charges

Man booked on deliberate homicide charges

William Earl Cunningham, 63, was booked into the Yellowstone County Detention Facility by the Laurel Police Department on Sunday.

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