MISSOULA — A self-described mountain man who with his father kidnapped an elite athlete in 1984 so he could have a “wife” pleaded not guilty to drug charges Thursday in federal court in Missoula.
DEER LODGE — Montana officials on Friday rejected parole for a notorious "mountain man" who abducted a world-class athlete in 1984 to keep as a wife for his son, who shot her during a rescue attempt and then left her to die.
HELENA — A woman abducted in the 1980s by self-styled mountain men says in a letter that Don Nichols and his son are "crazy misfits" and argues the 81-year-old Nichols should not be paroled at a Friday hearing.
HELENA — A notorious "mountain man," who abducted a world-class athlete in 1984 to keep as a wife for his son, once wrote that blame for the "incident" lies with her and a would-be rescuer whom he shot and killed. Don Nichols undoubtedly will need to be more contrite later this month in fron…
BOZEMAN — Jefferson County officials have an arrest warrant for one of the self-described "mountain men" who abducted a world-class biathlete in Big Sky in 1984.
BOULDER — One of the self-described "mountain men" convicted of abducting former world-class biathlete Kari Swenson in Montana in 1984 has been released from jail on unrelated drug charges.
BOZEMAN - One of the self-described "mountain men" who abducted former world-class biathlete Kari Swenson in Montana in 1984 has pleaded not guilty to several drug charges.
BUTTE — Frank Davis, a Dillon judge who presided over several of the state's most prominent cases of the last three decades, has died. He was 89.