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Coroner identifies man found in Clark Fork River

MISSOULA — Missoula County officials have identified the 60-year-old man whose body was found in the Clark Fork River in Missoula.

July 25, 2014 2:35 pmLoading…
Crews dismantling Boeing fuselages pulled from Clark Fork

Crews dismantling Boeing fuselages pulled from Clark Fork

RIVULET — Forgotten but not gone, those airplane fuselages so unceremoniously dumped onto the side of the Clark Fork River west of Alberton on July 3 remain at Rivulet in varying states of dismemberment.

July 25, 2014 1:46 pm Video Photos

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Bundles of crushed fuselage

Bundles of crushed fuselage

Bundles of crushed fuselage sit next to an intact jet body that awaits the same fate Thursday morning at a temporary crushing yard at the Rivulet siding near Fish Creek.

July 24, 2014 5:22 pmLoading…
Scrap fuselage

Scrap fuselage

This tail section is the only thing left of one of the six fuselages that will be scrapped by a crew from Pacific Steel and Recycling in Missoula.

July 24, 2014 5:22 pmLoading…

Man's body found in Clark Fork River in Missoula

MISSOULA — Police and the Missoula County sheriff's office are investigating after a man's body was found in the Clark Fork River in Missoula.

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First of 3 fuselages removed from derailment site

First of 3 fuselages removed from derailment site

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.

July 07, 2014 6:00 am Video Loading…
Train derails near Fish Creek; aircraft fuselages in Clark Fork

Train derails near Fish Creek; aircraft fuselages in Clark Fork

MISSOULA − A Montana Rail Link freight train has derailed near Fish Creek, sending three aircraft fuselages down a steep embankment into the Clark Fork River.

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$22K in restitution ordered in bridge jump injury

$22K in restitution ordered in bridge jump injury

MISSOULA — A Missoula man who was found guilty of negligent endangerment for failing to look upstream before he jumped off a bridge and landed on a man floating down the Clark Fork River has been ordered to pay more than $22,000 in restitution.

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Missoula man injured by bridge jumper starts nonprofit to take disabled fishing

Missoula man injured by bridge jumper starts nonprofit to take disabled fishing

MISSOULA — Andy Hill was always interested in helping people with disabilities, and then he became one himself – at least temporarily – and his dedication solidified even more.

July 01, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…
Missoula man found guilty of endangerment in bridge-jumping crash

Missoula man found guilty of endangerment in bridge-jumping crash

MISSOULA — A Missoula man was found guilty this afternoon of negligent endangerment for jumping off a bridge over the Clark Fork River last July and seriously injuring a man floating in the water below.

June 30, 2014 4:40 pm Photos

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Coroner: Man had medical, mental issues that led to fatal river crash

Coroner: Man had medical, mental issues that led to fatal river crash

MISSOULA — The man who drove his van into the Clark Fork River last week near downtown Missoula died from an accidental drowning and didn’t commit suicide, the Missoula County Coroner’s Office ruled Wednesday.

June 19, 2014 7:24 am Video Photos

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Coroner rules man's death in Clark Fork River car crash was accidental drowning

Coroner rules man's death in Clark Fork River car crash was accidental drowning

MISSOULA — The Missoula County Sheriff's/Coroner's Office has ruled that a man whose car plunged into the Clark Fork River near downtown Missoula last week died from accidental drowning.

June 18, 2014 2:08 pm Video Photos

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Name of man pulled from Clark Fork River released

Name of man pulled from Clark Fork River released

MISSOULA — The Missoula County coroner has released the name of the man who drove his Dodge Caravan into the Clark Fork River on Tuesday evening, sparking an extensive rescue and recovery operation.

June 12, 2014 1:48 pm Video Photos

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Body removed from submerged vehicle in Clark Fork River

Body removed from submerged vehicle in Clark Fork River

MISSOULA — Crews on Wednesday afternoon removed a man's body from a submerged vehicle in the Clark Fork River that police believe is the same vehicle witnesses reported plunging into the fast-flowing water a day earlier in Missoula

June 11, 2014 1:00 pm Video Photos

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Raw video: Missoula County Search and Rescue

Raw video: Missoula County Search and Rescue

Raw footage of Missoula County Search and Rescue looking for a vehicle that drove into the Clark Fork River near downtown Missoula.

June 11, 2014 6:28 am
Blackfoot park plans ready for comment

Blackfoot park plans ready for comment

BONNER – The latest plans for a park at the confluence of the Clark Fork and Blackfoot rivers are ready for public comment.

January 28, 2014 3:35 pmLoading…
Part of trophy honoring late Hellgate student found in river

Part of trophy honoring late Hellgate student found in river

Several Hellgate High School students located a missing sword Thursday, after it was stolen from a trophy honoring the late Chance Geery and thrown into the Clark Fork River before Christmas.

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Man charged in bridge jump that injured inner-tuber in Missoula

Man charged in bridge jump that injured inner-tuber in Missoula

MISSOULA — A Missoula man has been charged with negligent endangerment after allegedly not looking upstream before jumping from a bridge and seriously injuring a man floating down the Clark Fork River last July.

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Fish Creek State Park

Fish Creek State Park

Fish Creek merges with the Clark Fork River in the popular Alberton Gorge. 

December 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Final tallies: Elk, whitetail numbers equal or better than last year

Final tallies: Elk, whitetail numbers equal or better than last year

Pouring rain on the last day of the 2013 hunting season didn't keep the determined from filling their freezers this year.

December 05, 2013 10:18 am Video Loading…

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