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Skateboarder killed near Poplar identified

The woman killed while riding her skateboard along Highway 2 west of Poplar has been identified as 20-year-old Jamie Sweet of Poplar.

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Poplar man gets nearly 4 years for fatal DUI crash

GREAT FALLS — A 27-year-old Poplar man has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for crashing a car while under the influence of drugs, killing one passenger and seriously injuring two others.

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Study maps large, salty groundwater plume

Study maps large, salty groundwater plume

The scope of groundwater contamination on the Fort Peck Reservation caused by oil exploration that began in the 1950s has been estimated at 15 to 37 billion gallons spread across 17.9 square miles, according to a recent study.

April 25, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Parole board to consider Beach clemency request April 29

Parole board to consider Beach clemency request April 29

HELENA — The state Board of Pardons and Parole is scheduled to meet at the end of the month to consider Barry Beach's application for clemency in the 1979 killing of a Poplar teen.

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Man found guilty of stabbing 3 women

GREAT FALLS — A federal jury has convicted a 31-year-old man of stabbing three women at a Poplar residence in March 2013.

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Poplar trailer burns, remains found inside

Human remains were found in a Poplar trailer home after a fire on Wednesday afternoon.

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Man suspected of burying dismembered body in Poplar held without bond

Man suspected of burying dismembered body in Poplar held without bond

BISMARCK, N.D. — A man accused of murdering a teen in Bismarck has been ordered held without bond.

August 01, 2013 7:57 am Photos

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Poplar water service still down after flooding

Water service to about 3,000 people in the Poplar area remained cut off on Sunday after weekend flooding on the Missouri River and contamination at the Wambdi Wachanka Water Treatment Plant.

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Flooding, contamination cuts off water service to Poplar

Flooding, contamination cuts off water service to Poplar

About 3,000 people in the Poplar area were without water service Saturday night due to flooding on the Missouri River and contamination at the Wambdi Wachanka Water Treatment Plant, officials in Roosevelt County said.

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Making progress

Making progress

Lana L. Lambert-Mikkelsen, suicide prevention coordinator for the Ft. Peck Tribes, says the high suicide rate on the reservation is stabilizing. She attributes the progress in large part to the Fort Peck Youth and Family Activity Committee.

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Distress call

Distress call

Lana L. Lambert-Mikkelsen, suicide prevention coordinator for the Ft. Peck Tribes, takes a call from a woman contemplating suicide.

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School's out

School's out

Students leave for home from Poplar Middle School. Between January and July 2010, there were six suicides and at least 20 suicide attempts among middle-school students on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

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Rush-hour traffic

Rush-hour traffic

Poplar is located on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northeastern Montana. The small town has one stop light on U.S. Highway 2 which runs through the center of the community.

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Attentive listener

Attentive listener

Lana L. Lambert-Mikkelsen, suicide prevention coordinator for the Ft. Peck Tribes, takes a call from a woman contemplating suicide.

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Play time

Play time

A Head Start bus drops off children in a cluster of housing on the outskirts of Poplar, which is located on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northeastern Montana.

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Headed home

Headed home

Children leave for home from Poplar Middle School. Between January and July 2010, six middle-school students committed suicide at least 20 middle-school students attempted suicide.

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2 students with guns removed from Poplar schools, tribal police say

2 students with guns removed from Poplar schools, tribal police say

POPLAR — Poplar schools were placed on lockdown Wednesday when two students who had brought guns to school were taken into custody.

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Poplar loses last tire shop

Poplar loses last tire shop

In the course of a month, the tiny reservation town of Poplar has gone from a two-tire-shop community to one facing a 22-mile drive for services should it get a flat.

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Man pulled from submerged SUV by passersby remains in critical condition

A man who was pulled from a sport-utility vehicle that had crashed into a creek in northeastern Montana by a trio of passersby last week remained hospitalized at Billings Clinic on Sunday.

May 13, 2012 2:42 pmLoading…

Passersby pull man from submerged vehicle

Police are hailing three Fort Peck tribal members as heroes for saving a man who crashed his vehicle into a creek between Wolf Point and Poplar on Friday.

May 11, 2012 7:45 pmLoading…

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