BUTTE — Butte-Silver Bow commissioners took a first step Thursday toward better educating themselves about the major environmental issues facing Butte.
MISSOULA — Flush a toilet in Butte, and the water is treated before it ends up in Silver Bow Creek. But raindrops and melted snowflakes trickle in untreated — and all that water picks up sediment, heavy metals and mine waste along the way.
BUTTE — Kelly Knievel has threatened to “destroy” the top organizer of Evel Knievel Days unless he signs a pact with the county and caves to other demands.
BUTTE — Kelley Knievel said other cities would be glad to host an Evel Knievel Days festival if Butte-Silver Bow declines to sign a license agreement for using his late father’s name in connection with the big event.
BUTTE — Compared to the recent rapid growth in Bozeman and Missoula, Butte maintains an even, manageable economy, which local economists say is more desirable for the city’s economic stability.
The state awarded a $204,000 grant to Butte-Silver Bow Thursday to help shore up funding for a new emergency operations center in Butte.
Sunlight refracts through the smoke of a small grass fire in the Steward Mine yard as Butte-Silver Bow firefighters extinguish it Wednesday morning.
BUTTE -- Butte-Silver Bow local government employees will decide whether to continue in Social Security after an audit discovered an error dating back to 1977.
BUTTE - A veteran Butte-Silver Bow police officer has pleaded not guilty to releasing confidential information about the arrest of a health department employee.