Accidents And Disasters
ALPINE, Wyo. — Heavy rain is blamed for triggering landslides on the highway through the Snake River canyon near Alpine.
WASHINGTON — Although the Ebola virus might remain mostly confined to West Africa, it has infected the Western imagination. This eruption of uncontrolled nature into what developed nations consider serene modernity is more disturbing to the emotional serenity of multitudes than it is threate…
BUTTE — A California man has died in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 90 southeast of Butte.
KALISPELL — A northwestern Montana toddler drowned after tipping headfirst into a 5-gallon mop bucket.
DETROIT — The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of “good” in new frontal crash tests.
NORTH ELBA, N.Y. — Authorities have identified the three victims in a single-engine plane crash in the Adirondacks as a West Virginia man, his 24-year-old daughter and a 25-year-old Michigan man.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne police are cracking down on red-light runners, and they say it might be paying off.
BOISE, Idaho — Authorities are bringing in two military air tankers from Wyoming to help fight wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The owner of a pipeline that sprung a leak and spilled 25,000 gallons of crude oil that flowed more than two miles down a gulley in the Powder River Basin said Friday that internal corrosion was to blame.
In this Nov. 15, 2012 photo, the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 with tail number 9M-MRD _ the same aircraft that was shot down near the Ukraine Russia border on Thursday, July 17, 2014 _ takes off from Los Angeles International Airport. Ukraine said the passenger plane was shot down Thursd…
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock announced a pilot project Wednesday that could have national implications for better managing the impacts of drought.
MOOSE, Wyo. — A rafting accident has killed a Jackson woman on the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park.
MISSOULA — A 51-year-old Huson woman died and her passenger was injured when the van she was driving crashed on Interstate 90 west of Missoula.
MISSOULA — A 26-year-old Arlee man is dead and his 47-year-old mother was critically injured in a rollover crash west of Arlee.
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — A bus carrying Chinese tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight of the people on board remained hospitalized Friday, officials said.
HELENA — Investigators have not yet come up with a cause for a highway collision between a fire engine and a pickup truck last month that killed all six people in the vehicles.
MISSOULA — Boeing is deciding what to do with six new commercial airplane bodies that fell off a train in western Montana, including three that slid down a steep riverbank, a company spokeswoman said Monday.
HELENA — A 61-year-old Missoula man has died after his pickup went off an embankment on a county road in the Clinton area.
THREE FORKS — Shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, the gymnasium at Three Forks High School was silent.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A 54-year-old man has died after being run over by a train near Laramie.