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Newly launched project aims at breaking down stigmas of mental health issues

Newly launched project aims at breaking down stigmas of mental health issues

BUTTE — Breaking down the social stigma of mental health issues in Butte is high on the list of the new Project Aware case managers.

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Options coming for public swimming pool, carousel

Options coming for public swimming pool, carousel

BUTTE — The county could soon ask residents to weigh in on options for putting a public swimming pool and a hand-carved carousel that’s been years in the making at Stodden Park on Butte’s south side.

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Found teens won't be facing criminal charges

Found teens won't be facing criminal charges

BUTTE — Four Butte teens who were the focus of a missing person’s alert could be charged with a “status offense’’ — but not a criminal offense, Undersheriff George Skuletich said Wednesday.

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Butte at 150: 1930-1939

Butte at 150: 1930-1939

January 26, 2015 6:00 am Photos

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Butte at 150: Butte celebrates end to Prohibition in the '30s

Butte at 150: Butte celebrates end to Prohibition in the '30s

BUTTE — In celebration of the Mining City’s 150th anniversary, the spotlight this week is on 1930 to 1939.

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Highlands mine could mean primary, secondary jobs for Butte

Highlands mine could mean primary, secondary jobs for Butte

BUTTE — At a time when local officials are trying to grow manufacturing in Butte-Silver Bow County, one of the area’s top prospects for adding jobs this year is in the sector that dominated for decades – mining.

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Washington Foundation plans $100,000 donation to folk festival

Washington Foundation plans $100,000 donation to folk festival

BUTTE — The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation has renewed its commitment to donate up to $100,000 to support the Montana Folk Festival, according to a news release.

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Butte public schools want e-cigs added to tobacco ban policy

Butte public schools want e-cigs added to tobacco ban policy

BUTTE — The Butte school district wants to tweak its tobacco-use policy to include the use of electronic cigarettes.

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Low copper prices not affecting Butte mine

Low copper prices not affecting Butte mine

BUTTE — Dropping copper prices temporarily shuttered a mine in Troy this week, but don’t expect to see anything similar from Montana Resources in Butte.

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Butte at 150: 1920-1929

Butte at 150: 1920-1929

January 19, 2015 6:00 am Photos

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Butte at 150 years: Miners, Anaconda Copper again at odds in the 1920s

Butte at 150 years: Miners, Anaconda Copper again at odds in the 1920s

BUTTE — In celebration of the Mining City’s 150th anniversary, the spotlight this week is on 1920 to 1929.

January 19, 2015 6:00 am Photos

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In historic but aging Montana city, leader pleads for peace on preservation front

In historic but aging Montana city, leader pleads for peace on preservation front

BUTTE — Let there be peace. I mean, really, please — let there be peace.

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3 arrested in marijuana shop break-in

3 arrested in marijuana shop break-in

BUTTE — Two male adults and one male juvenile are accused of shattering a display window at a marijuana store in Butte and loading a car with stolen items early Monday.

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Butte at 150: 1910-1919

Butte at 150: 1910-1919

Butte experienced its three biggest mining accidents — in 1915, 1916 and 1917.

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Butte at 150: 3 biggest accidents in the Mining City from 1910 to 1919

Butte at 150: 3 biggest accidents in the Mining City from 1910 to 1919

BUTTE — Events that occurred during the 1910s included the sinking of two luxury ships, the “unsinkable” Titanic and the Lusitania, both of which had Butte residents aboard.

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Postal Service just misses recovering cash scammed from elderly man

Postal Service just misses recovering cash scammed from elderly man

BUTTE — Postal Service officials just missed recovering $7,000 a Butte man was scammed out of on Jan. 4.

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Police investigating Sunday night shooting in Butte

Police investigating Sunday night shooting in Butte

BUTTE — A man was shot late Sunday outside a residence near Gaylord and Farrell streets in Butte.

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Sold as a baby in Butte for $100, Coeur d'Alene woman finally locates family

Sold as a baby in Butte for $100, Coeur d'Alene woman finally locates family

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — In a search that spanned most of her life, Heather Livergood has found where she came from. And for Christmas she had the gift of family, including two brothers she never knew.

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Butte 1900-1909

Butte 1900-1909

The 20th century was in its infancy and the Mining City, backed by its many mines, was taking big steps to compete in the world market. The following are some interesting happenings from 1900 to 1909.

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Butte at 150: Mining City makes big strides from 1900 to 1909

Butte at 150: Mining City makes big strides from 1900 to 1909

BUTTE — The 20th century was in its infancy and the Mining City, backed by its many mines, was taking big steps to compete in the world market. The following are some interesting happenings from 1900 to 1909:

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