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Guest opinion: Let's protect treasures in Montana's 55 state parks

Guest opinion: Let's protect treasures in Montana's 55 state parks

Montana State Parks celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.

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Draft Schweitzer committee forms

HELENA — A Connecticut man has filed papers with the Federal Election Commission to form a committee called “Draft Brian Schweitzer,” but he did not specify for which federal office.

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150 years ago, four weary miners discovered gold, which would lead to the founding of the Queen City

150 years ago, four weary miners discovered gold, which would lead to the founding of the Queen City

HELENA — The sound of gold nuggets ringing in a prospector’s pan on the night of July 14, 1864, rang in the birth of Helena, which grew from a mining claim into Montana’s state capital.

July 13, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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Mustangs split twinbill with Brewers

HELENA -- The Billings Mustangs held on Saturday night to beat Helena 6-5 and forge a split in a doubleheader with the Brewers at Kindrick Legion Field.

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Family, fire chief killed in fiery crash

Family, fire chief killed in fiery crash

THREE FORKS — A fire engine and a pickup truck collided on a Montana highway, causing an explosion and fire that killed a family of five and a volunteer fire chief, authorities said. There were no survivors.

June 20, 2014 3:45 pm Photos

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At least 5 killed in fiery crash

At least 5 killed in fiery crash

HELENA — A fire engine and a pickup truck collided on U.S. Highway 12 in southwestern Montana, causing an explosion and fire that killed six people, including three children.

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Deputies to patrol Helena-area lakes this summer

Deputies to patrol Helena-area lakes this summer

HELENA — The Lewis and Clark County sheriff's office is more prepared to respond to emergencies on three major Helena-area lakes this summer

June 17, 2014 10:46 am Photos

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Guest opinion: State law prohibits cities from banning discrimination

The city of Billings is considering a non-discrimination ordinance similar to those adopted by Missoula, Helena, Butte and Bozeman. It is my opinion that the foregoing self-government cities acted in excess of their legal authority. My purpose is to point out how the enactment of such an ord…

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Josh Ritter, Terrance Simien perform this summer in Helena

Josh Ritter, Terrance Simien perform this summer in Helena

HELENA — Innovative singer-songwriter phenom Josh Ritter, two-time Grammy winner Terrance Simien and a Big Sky Alive Festival celebrating Montana composers and performers will be just a few of the highlights from this summer’s Mondays at the Myrna.

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Pigeon causes chaos at Helena elementary school

Pigeon causes chaos at Helena elementary school

HELENA — Everyone has heard of homing pigeons, but fifth-grader Tara Atkins apparently has a “schooling pigeon.”

May 22, 2014 7:39 am Photos

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Gazette opinion: State must stop growing gap in elder care payment

The 2013 Legislature heard the pleas from Montana health care providers who had gone for several years without increases in Medicaid rates, despite increases in actual costs of care.

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Carroll volleyball signs 2 from Billings

HELENA -- Carroll College head volleyball coach Moe Boyle announced Wednesday the signings of Catherine Sloan and Mallory Arbizzani, both from Billings.

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Bond set at $75,000 in Helena attempted kidnapping

HELENA — The driver of an SUV that crashed through a fence on Poplar Street and onto I-15 Sunday is being held on a $75,000 bond.

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Montana Highway Patrol trooper Brian Inman

Montana Highway Patrol trooper Brian Inman

Montana Highway Patrol trooper Brian Inman measures the distance an SUV traveled as the driver accelerated through a fence onto Interstate 15 near Helena on Sunday morning.

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AP hires statehouse reporter for Montana

The Associated Press has hired a statehouse reporter for Montana.

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Guest opinion: 'Former felons' celebrate change in MT code

A year ago this week, Gov. Steve Bullock signed Senate Bill 107, repealing an archaic state law that made it a felony to be in a same-sex relationship in the state of Montana, a “crime” punishable by fines of up to $50,000 and 10 years in jail.

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Helena Bighorn Ethan Guge

Helena Bighorn Ethan Guge

Helena Bighorn Ethan guge, 10, left, battles with Park City Wyoming Puck Chucker Simeon Forsman, 10, right, for control of the puck during the Big Sky State Games hockey tournament Sunday April 13, 2014 at Centennial Ice Arena

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Simeon Forsman

Simeon Forsman

Simeon Forsman, 10, of the Park city Wyoming Puck Chuckers clutches his leg after being minorly injured on the ice during the Big Sky State Games hockey tournament Sunday April 13, 2014 at Centennial Ice Arena

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Helena Bighorns Quinn Nichols

Helena Bighorns Quinn Nichols

Quinn Nichols, 11, of the Helena Bighorns, battles for control of the puck with Park City Wyoming Puck Chucker Jack Beaudry, 10, during the Big Sky State Games hockey tournament Sunday April 13, 2014 at Centennial Ice Arena

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Untying his skates

Untying his skates

Helena Bighorns player Ethan Guge, 10, unties his skates after his team’s win at the Big Sky State Games hockey tournament Sunday at Centennial Ice Arena.

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