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Forest Service waives fees to honor Veterans Day

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites from Nov. 8 through Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day.

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ZooMontana to offer discounted admission for veterans

ZooMontana to offer discounted admission for veterans

For five days in mid-November, ZooMontana will give military veterans, and the group that comes with them, discounted admission in honor of Veterans Day.

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Man gets 10-16 years for fatal Wyoming crash

Man gets 10-16 years for fatal Wyoming crash

CASPER, Wyo. — Randall George unbuttoned his dark gray suit coat in front of a courtroom of 40 people.

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For service to our nation: Brother, sister veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

For service to our nation: Brother, sister veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

BUTTE — On Monday, two members of the Greatest Generation who both served during World War II will do something they’ve never done before: They’ll visit Washington, D.C.

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Surplus items are stacked against a wall

Surplus items are stacked against a wall

Surplus items are stacked against a wall at the Shrine Auditorium for the Homeless Veteran Stand Down on Thursday.

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Volunteers sort through boxes of surplus items

Volunteers sort through boxes of surplus items

Volunteers sort through boxes of surplus items as they prepare for the Homeless Veteran Stand Down at the Shrine Auditorium on Thursday.

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Veteran John Swart

Veteran John Swart

Veteran John Swart tries on a pair of surplus boots during the Homeless Veteran Stand Down at the Shrine Auditorium on Thursday.

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Joseph Buffalo Bull Tail Jr. looks through the surplus items

Joseph Buffalo Bull Tail Jr. looks through the surplus items

U.S. Navy veteran Joseph Buffalo Bull Tail Jr. looks through the surplus items with his grandchildren Artie and Artishia Plenty Hawk during the Homeless Veteran Stand Down at the Shrine Auditorium on Thursday.

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Adam Greenwell of HRDC

Adam Greenwell of HRDC

Adam Greenwell of HRDC talks to veterans during the Homeless Veteran Stand Down at the Shrine Auditorium on Thursday.

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Kim Marman talks with veteran Ken Adkerson

Kim Marman talks with veteran Ken Adkerson

Kim Marman, a workforce navigator at City College, talks with veteran Ken Adkerson at the Homeless Veteran Stand Down at the Shrine Auditorium on Thursday.

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Lewis outlines priorities for veterans

Lewis outlines priorities for veterans

HELENA — Democratic House candidate John Lewis on Wednesday released a series of policy priorities for veterans that he said he will support if he’s elected.

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Army veteran sells disaster-readiness good to 'preppers'

Army veteran sells disaster-readiness good to 'preppers'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ralph Broome doesn’t know how it will happen.

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Butte veterans

Butte veterans

Veterans who worked on Butte’s proposal to site the new Southwest Montana Veterans Home in Butte raise their hands and are recognized by a group of people attending a press conference in January 2011 at the site where the retirement home will be built.

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VISTA helps Billings veterans 'Suit Up'

VISTA helps Billings veterans 'Suit Up'

Getting male veterans the right clothes for a job interview at an affordable price can sometimes be difficult.

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Gazette opinion: VA Montana needs to reach out further

Gazette opinion: VA Montana needs to reach out further

Three dozen Montana veterans spent a couple of hours in Helena last week voicing health care concerns to Johnny Ginnity, acting director of the VA Montana Health Care System.

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Bill would rename Billings VA clinic

Bill would rename Billings VA clinic

A bill before Congress would rename the Billings VA Clinic the Bear Root Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic.

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Montana vets question federal health officials

Montana vets question federal health officials

HELENA — The acting director of the Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System said Wednesday he isn’t waiting for a follow-up inspection to a national audit to figure out ways to cut the long waiting period for initial doctors’ appointments.

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Veterans Affairs to hold town hall meeting

HELENA — The Department of Veterans Affairs is hosting a town hall to listen to and answer questions from Montana veterans.

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Retired Air Force officer takes on Enzi in primary

Retired Air Force officer takes on Enzi in primary

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Mike Enzi stands to become the second-longest-serving U.S. senator in Wyoming history if he’s re-elected, and that’s both an asset and liability as he seeks a fourth term.

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State veterans cemetery finishes columbarium

CASPER, Wyo. — The Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery in Evansville now has columbarium interment available.

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