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Gazette opinion: Preventable deaths on Montana highways

Near the bottom left corner of page C2, Sunday’s Billings Gazette briefly reported a preventable death.

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Highway Patrol Capt. Len DeClercq retiring after 30 years

CASPER, Wyo. — A 30-year veteran of the Wyoming Highway Patrol retired this week to head the state’s law enforcement training commission.

September 03, 2014 6:00 amLoading…
MHP gets 1st class of drug-detection dogs to fight 'growing' drug problem

MHP gets 1st class of drug-detection dogs to fight 'growing' drug problem

For the first time in the state’s history, six K-9 narcotics units are bolstering the force of the Montana Highway Patrol to guard the I-90 and I-94 corridors against drugs.

July 24, 2014 2:24 pm Video Photos


Coroner names Miles City man who died in Thursday morning crash

Coroner names Miles City man who died in Thursday morning crash

A 27-year-old Miles City man died early Thursday near Worden at milepost 21 on Highway 312.

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Poplar woman killed Friday in accident; another woman sent to the hospital

A 22-year-old woman from Poplar was killed Friday after the Pontiac Grand Prix she was a passenger in landed on its roof near Bonner. The driver was sent to Trinity Hospital.

April 04, 2014 11:06 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: The sober route to safer Montana roads

This winter has plagued Montanans with terrible driving conditions. Record amounts of snow dumped atop frozen rain turned streets into slip-and-slide zones.

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Coroner names man who died in Big Horn County crash

Harry Lee Wallace, 62, of Lodge Grass, has been identified as the man who died in a rollover crash on Saturday in Big Horn County. 

December 23, 2013 4:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming troopers rescue stranded driver

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says troopers rescued a woman who was stranded in the Big Horn Mountains while driving from South Dakota to Powell.

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2 uninjured after crashing into bison outside Cody

Two people escaped uninjured Tuesday night after crashing into a bison 34 miles west of Cody on Highway 14/16/20, according to the Park County Sheriff’s Department.

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2 die in unrelated crashes overnight in Glacier County in northern Montana

Two people died in unrelated, one-vehicle crashes in Glacier County in northern Montana early Friday morning.

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High winds cause semi-truck to lose its trailer on Highway 3

Strong winds caused a mobile office being pulled by a semi-truck to twist off its frame and roll into a field near mile marker 24 on Highway 3 at about 7:15 p.m., according to Montana Highway Patrol.

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Wyoming Highway Patrol captures Colorado attempted murder suspect

CASPER, Wyo. — An attempted murder suspect out of Colorado was nabbed by the Wyoming Highway Patrol after an unrelated speeding stop near Douglas, according to a patrol media release.

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Crash in North Dakota oil patch kills 2 Montana motorcyclists

TRENTON, N.D. — Two Montana men on motorcycles were struck and killed in a collision with a van near Trenton, in northwestern North Dakota's oil patch.

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Gazette opinion: Counting DUIs: Offenders won’t elude their past

Montana law just got tougher for some repeat DUI offenders.

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I-80 detour causes traffic congestion in Casper

Casper’s Flying J truck stop pumped through a week’s worth of fuel in less than 24 hours Thursday and Friday.

April 19, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming Highway Patrol warns against drunken driving

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Highway Patrol is reminding motorists not to drive if they've been drinking over the St. Patrick's Day weekend.

March 14, 2013 9:31 amLoading…
Slick streets send cars spinning

Slick streets send cars spinning

A few inches of snow sent cars sliding across south-central Montana roads Wednesday, but with no serious damage.

January 30, 2013 10:22 pm Related Loading…
Montana Highway Patrol swears in 10 new troopers

Montana Highway Patrol swears in 10 new troopers

HELENA - Montana Highway Patrol Col. Mike Tooley told 10 newly sworn troopers Friday that their shining badges and accompanying numbers are symbols of honor but also responsibility.

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Motocyclist killed in 3-vehicle crash near Livingston

A 60-year-old motorcyclist from Richland, Wash., is dead and his passenger injured after a three-vehicle crash outside of Livingston on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.

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Man dies in motorcycle crash north of Helena

HELENA -- A man was killed in a motorcycle crash sometime last night or early Tuesday morning on Lincoln Road East, north of Helena.

June 19, 2012 12:45 pmLoading…

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