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HELENA — The Helena teen who coordinated with a California 14-year-old to call in a series of school bomb threats in March received a suspended sentence this week after pleading guilty to two counts of felony intimidation.
HELENA — Everyone has heard of homing pigeons, but fifth-grader Tara Atkins apparently has a “schooling pigeon.”
Montana Highway Patrol trooper Brian Inman measures the distance an SUV traveled as the driver accelerated through a fence onto Interstate 15 near Helena on Sunday morning.
Attorney General Tim Fox posted this image of the SUV after it came to a halt in the northbound lanes of Interstate 15 Sunday morning. Fox was driving in the area and stopped to help law enforcement direct traffic. "The suspect was caught & is lucky 2b alive after blowing thru a fence &a…
HELENA — A Helena man who was fleeing local law enforcement drove through a fence and went flying 100 feet before crashing his SUV across six lanes of traffic on Interstate 15 on Sunday, sending him to the hospital but not injuring anyone else.
HELENA — Greg Gianforte and Carroll College are teaming up to develop an entrepreneurship program to help students start new businesses.
HELENA — Two months removed from deployment, members of the Montana Army National Guard 1-189th General Support Aviation Battalion were honored Sunday for their service in Kuwait.
Kristopher Bledsoe holds daughter Willow during Sunday's ceremony.
Members of the 1-189th General Support Aviation Battalion who returned from Kuwait in February were honored in a Freedom Salute ceremony Sunday. Soldiers for whom the deployment was their first received framed American flags.
First Sgt. Melissa Loy watches the ceremony. Loy has served 22 years in the Montana Army National Guard and recently returned from her second deployment.
Battalion commander Lt. Col. James Wilkins and his son sit in the audience alongside 147 other members of the 1-189th General Support Aviation Battalion who recently returned from deployment in Kuwait.
Service members from the Montana Army National Guard and their loved ones, young and old, were honored during the Freedom Salute held at Carroll College on Sunday.
HELENA — Students won’t be sharpening number two pencils to take the state standardized test this spring.
HELENA — Bankruptcy will allow the Diocese of Helena to efficiently compensate sex abuse victims, Bishop George Thomas hopes, so it can begin rebuilding a church already in dire financial straits.
HELENA — Representatives from a group calling for the Catholic bishop to rehire Butte schoolteacher Shaela Evenson delivered a petition to the Diocese of Helena on Thursday.
The acquisition of Mountain West Bank by First Interstate will result in employee layoffs for the Helena-based company, but for customers the change should allow for increased banking options.
HELENA — Economists projected Lewis and Clark County to see slow but consistent growth this year, with cuts to government spending felt more in Helena than other areas of the state.
HELENA — Helena is known as a stable government town, but will a growing aeronautics industry make the capital city’s economy soar?
U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen, right, swears in Brian Morris as federal judge at the Montana Supreme Court Chambers in Helena on Wednesday.
Brian Morris is sworn in as U.S. District Judge at the Montana Supreme Court Chambers in Helena on Wednesday.
Montana Supreme Court Justice Brian Morris was sworn in as the state's newest federal judge on December 18.
HELENA — When people think of AIDS, love probably doesn’t come to mind.
HELENA — Two Montana nonprofits that provide support to families of deployed military members received $10,000 each on Monday from BNSF Railway Company.
HELENA — An attempted robbery gone awry ended with one suspect in the hospital early Sunday and has police looking for another.
The Montana State Fund announced Friday that it plans to distribute a $12 million dividend among its policyholders.
HELENA — When it comes to home values and ownership, Montana and Lewis and Clark County is bucking national trends, a newly available census survey indicates.
HELENA — This week seniors at most high schools in Montana can apply to college for free.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau encourages a class of seniors to apply for college. This week, 18 Montana colleges and universities are waiving their application fees for seniors at most Montana high schools.
HELENA — The man who died after a property dispute led to gunfire in the Dearborn River canyon has been identified as Timothy B. Newman, 53, of Great Falls.
HELENA — Two students from Carroll College went head-to-head with inmates at Oregon’s maximum security prison.
The Rev. Mike Dexter describes Dakota Kimbrough, 18, as a charismatic young man who became a leader among his peers and teammates on the Broadwater football squad. His teammates were friends of honor and served as casket bearers during a memorial service held in the school gym in Townsend on…
HELENA- Dakota Kimbrough entered high school a star athlete with an infectious smile. By age 18, he had become a leader and a mentor.
HELENA — A group of protesters staged a sit-in along train tracks in Helena on Sunday to oppose a coal development proposal in the state. The act of civil disobedience led city police to issue 13 citations for criminal trespassing.
Gov. Steve Bullock talks with Brian Morgan, president and founder of Adventure Life, a travel service company in Missoula, as they hike up Mount Helena on Thursday afternoon. Representatives from the seven Montana companies named in Outside magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work were invited to …
Leaders from a handful of Montana small businesses recognized as some of the country’s greatest places to work met with Gov. Steve Bullock last week to discuss their success in using Montana’s resources to create an attractive work environment.
A security official with Montana Rail Link informs anti-coal protesters staging a sit-in near North Montana Avenue that they are trespassing on private land.
About 60 protesters marched from Hill Park to the railroad intersection on Montana Avenue on Sunday in opposition to coal development in Montana. Protesters cited climate change and health risks they say are posed by rail transportation of coal as reasons for their opposition. They hope to s…
HELENA — Boulder Elementary was recognized last week as a distinguished school by the National Title I Association, one of only two schools in the state to be chosen this year. It’s a milestone for a district that has struggled in the past and worked hard over the last several years to impro…
HELENA — Around 25 people gathered the office of Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., in Helena Monday evening, urging him to vote against military strikes in Syria.
HELENA — Montana is one of six states to achieve total or near-total compliance with new federal school lunch health requirements.
HELENA — A Helena man who is a retired Montana Lottery employee scratched off a $100,000 prize this week.
Helena resident Henry Lang won $100,000 in a Montana Lottery game. Lang, a lifelong Helena resident, will use some of the money to help local charities.