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Yellowstone oil spills fuel arguments over Keystone line

Yellowstone oil spills fuel arguments over Keystone line

Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress pushes for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline — a project that would pass near the spot where 30,000 gallons of crude spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River earlier this month.

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New novel explores Van Gogh's silent period

New novel explores Van Gogh's silent period

“The Season of Migration”

January 25, 2015 12:00 amLoading…

Paraglider who crashed at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort dies

JACKSON, Wyo.  — A paraglider who crashed within the boundary of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has died.

January 23, 2015 10:15 pmLoading…

Driver dies when pickup struck by train near Vaughn

VAUGHN — The driver of a pickup truck was killed when the pickup was struck by a train at a rural crossing northwest of Vaughn.

January 20, 2015 12:15 pmLoading…

Jackson officials want businesses to help pay for landslide

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson town councilors want landowners involved with a huge landslide to help pay to stabilize it. But the landowners are balking, saying it’s a problem for the whole town.

January 11, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Trial set for Montana man charged with killing 3 grizzly bears

Trial set for Montana man charged with killing 3 grizzly bears

GREAT FALLS — A Montana man faces trial next month on charges he illegally killed three grizzly bears near his residence last summer.

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Avalanche blocks US 2 near Essex, no school in Kalispell

KALISPELL — The winter storm that moved through Montana Sunday and Monday continued to cause trouble on Tuesday.

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Buffalo resident dies in weekend house fire

BUFFALO, Wyo. — A 46-year-old man died in a weekend house fire in northern Wyoming.

December 29, 2014 3:20 pmLoading…

Man dies in one-vehicle crash south of Hamilton

HAMILTON — A 40-year-old Stevensville man was found dead in a car that crashed off U.S. Highway 93 south of Hamilton and into an empty irrigation ditch.

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Man faces criminal charges in son's boating death

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A Laramie man faces criminal charges following a boating accident that killed his son this summer.

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Man injured in fuel tanker fire near Belgrade

BELGRADE — Authorities say the driver of a 5,500-gallon fuel tanker suffered burns to his hands and face after his vehicle and an above-ground tank caught fire west of Belgrade.

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Police kill man in Deer Lodge

MISSOULA — A police officer in Deer Lodge has killed a man after responding to a report of suicide threat at a residence.

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Case advances against man accused in fatal crash

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A judge in Gillette has ordered a 26-year-old man to stand trial in district court on a charge that he caused a traffic fatality while driving drunk.

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Corvallis company fined for workplace fatality

MISSOULA — A Corvallis asphalt company and its owner must pay $20,000 in fines and restitution for the 2012 death of an employee.

December 18, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

MSHA issues report on June mine fatal

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say a haul truck driver who died at Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek mine last June was not wearing a seat belt when he drove through a berm into a spoil pit.

December 15, 2014 3:40 pmLoading…
Jerry Lee Lewis: Sustained by brief blaze of glory

Jerry Lee Lewis: Sustained by brief blaze of glory

“Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story”

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73-year-old woman involved in Riverton crash dies

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A 73-year-old woman involved in a three-vehicle crash in Riverton has died, and investigators are now treating the case as a vehicular homicide.

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Missoula County deputy crashes pickup on icy roads

MISSOULA — A Missoula County sheriff's deputy was uninjured after crashing a department pickup truck on icy U.S. Highway 93 South during rush hour Monday morning.

November 24, 2014 4:10 pmLoading…

Bozeman man struck by vehicle, hospitalized

BOZEMAN — A 55-year-old Bozeman man was injured when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a four-lane road in a spot without a crosswalk or traffic lights.

November 24, 2014 3:40 pmLoading…
Victim of mauling likely happened upon bear feeding on a deer

Victim of mauling likely happened upon bear feeding on a deer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A panel of wildlife experts has concluded that a Utah man mauled to death in a remote area of northwest Wyoming in September likely happened upon a bear feeding on a deer.

November 21, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…

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