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Lewis And Clark County Montana

Gazette opinion: Secret public meetings are an impossibility

Gazette opinion: Secret public meetings are an impossibility

Montanans should feel pretty good. Your governor, Steve Bullock, believes you have amazing powers.

December 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Woman gets 3 years for walking away from prison program

Woman gets 3 years for walking away from prison program

A Billings judge on Friday gave a three-year prison sentence to a woman who walked away from a pre-release program last summer.

June 27, 2014 9:50 amLoading…

Helena man arrested at gunpoint after chase through neighborhood

HELENA — Helena police arrested Matthew Williams at gunpoint Friday after an off-duty officer spotted him near Lyndale Avenue and Last Chance Gulch.

December 28, 2013 1:04 pmLoading…
Man enters Alford plea for setting May fires

Man enters Alford plea for setting May fires

A 19-year-old East Helena man who was charged with setting numerous fires in the Helena area in May has pleaded guilty to two counts of arson.

December 21, 2013 10:42 amLoading…
One hunter found dead; separate Friday search was false alarm

One hunter found dead; separate Friday search was false alarm

HELENA — After being missing since Wednesday night, Gordon McGaw’s body was found by search and rescue personnel Friday just after noon.

November 02, 2013 1:01 pmLoading…

Assault on Lewis and Clark County deputy ends in arrest

HELENA — The third time was anything but a charm for Nicholas Scow of East Helena this week.

October 26, 2013 10:25 amLoading…
Shooter in fatal home invasion is identified

Shooter in fatal home invasion is identified

HELENA — Evidence gathered by investigators of the fatal shooting of an apparent burglar by a Helena-area homeowner Wednesday so far matches the account given by the shooter, according to Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton.

May 23, 2013 4:52 pm Photos


Montana State Capitol (Helena, Montana)

Montana State Capitol (Helena, Montana)

A close-up view of the sculpture "Montana," a 17-foot high sculpture representing Liberty, atop the copper dome of the Montana State Capitol in Helena. The dculpture, created by Edward J. Van Landegham, was installed on top of the partially-completed dome in 1900. The Classical Revival struc…

September 20, 2012 3:29 pm
Fire evacuations ordered in Lewis and Clark forest

Fire evacuations ordered in Lewis and Clark forest

HELENA — Authorities concerned over a growing wildfire have ordered evacuations in a remote part of the Lewis and Clark National Forest where there are dozens of recreational cabins and other structures.

August 01, 2012 1:04 pm Related Loading…

Regional outbreak of whooping cough 'serious'

MISSOULA -- It's official: Western Montana has a regional outbreak of whooping cough, and the illness has been confirmed in Billings, too.

May 10, 2012 9:45 amLoading…

Mother arrested after missing teen found in Helena closet

HELENA -- Authorities located a 14-year-old deemed a runaway hiding in a closet on Monday evening, and two people are in jail for felony parental interference.

April 10, 2012 1:39 pmLoading…

Conservationists unlikely opponent to logging suit

HELENA - Conservation groups suing to block a logging project in a western Montana have found an unlikely opponent: other conservation groups.

February 28, 2012 1:30 pmLoading…

Documentary to focus on Marine who went missing in Montana

HELENA -- The disappearance of a Marine in the Bob Marshall Wilderness will be explored in a national television program on the Investigation Discovery channel.

February 10, 2012 12:15 pmLoading…

No progress yet in ID of bones found in bags on MacDonald Pass

HELENA -- Authorities are still awaiting results from the State Crime Lab in order to identify a man's bones, which were found in black trash bags along Highway 12 in October.

December 12, 2011 11:18 amLoading…

Whooping cough confirmed in Yellowstone, Park, Lewis and Clark counties

LIVINGSTON — Health officials in Yellowstone, Park and Lewis and Clark counties have confirmed cases of whooping cough in the weeks after an outbreak began in Bozeman.

November 11, 2011 3:26 pmLoading…

Body of missing York woman found in car

HELENA --  Lewis and Clark County officials say the body of a 48-year-old York woman has been found in her car in a remote area north of Helena.

November 02, 2011 8:31 amLoading…

NFS employee finds bags of human bones near Helena

HELENA  - Authorities are investigating after a Forest Service employee found bags filled with human bones alongside U.S. Highway 12 west of Helena.

October 05, 2011 9:10 pmLoading…

Helena man hospitalized after police use stun gun

HELENA - A 41-year-old Helena man has been hospitalized after authorities used a stun gun twice to subdue him.

August 16, 2011 8:47 amLoading…

Historic VA buildings at Fort Harrison in jeopardy

HELENA — A group of 11 historic structures on the campus of the Veterans Administration hospital at Fort Harrison could be destroyed by the government if the VA is unable to find a partner who will lease the buildings, provide services consistent with the VA's mission, and come up with the f…

August 08, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Fatal motorcycle wreck near East Helena investigated

HELENA -- A 30-year-old man died after a motorcycle wreck on Wednesday night.

July 21, 2011 2:50 pmLoading…

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