MISSOULA — A man who gained infamy when he and his father kidnapped an elite athlete in the 1980s was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison and three years of supervised probation for a federal drug case.
HELENA — The younger half of the father-and-son duo convicted of kidnapping a biathlete in the 1980s to be his mountain bride is facing possible prison time again after making a plea deal with prosecutors over federal drug charges.
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.
BUTTE — The fugitive known as the “mountain man” was caught Tuesday afternoon in the Butte Walmart parking lot.
HELENA — The Montana Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame has announced the 2012 winners of its scholar-athlete awards.
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.
The U.S. Marshals' Montana Violent Offender Task Force is searching for Dan Nichols, one of the infamous Mountain Men who gained notoriety in the early 1980s for kidnapping an Olympic athlete and holding her hostage, after receiving on Wednesday morning a federal warrant accusing him of nume…
BUTTE - One of the self-described "mountain men" who abducted a former world-class biathlete in 1984 faces trial in March on felony drug charges.
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.
BOULDER — One half of the notorious Montana "mountain men," who abducted former biathlete Kari Swenson in 1984, is back behind bars on 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.