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150 years ago, four weary miners discovered gold, which would lead to the founding of the Queen City
HELENA — The sound of gold nuggets ringing in a prospector’s pan on the night of July 14, 1864, rang in the birth of Helena, which grew from a mining claim into Montana’s state capital.
HELENA — Three Lincoln men were arrested Friday morning for allegedly attempting to kidnap a 43-year-old Lincoln woman while she was running the half-marathon in Lincoln’s Dynamite Dash.
HELENA — What was it like for Chinese immigrants arriving in Montana?
HELENA — Innovative singer-songwriter phenom Josh Ritter, two-time Grammy winner Terrance Simien and a Big Sky Alive Festival celebrating Montana composers and performers will be just a few of the highlights from this summer’s Mondays at the Myrna.
HELENA – Now 75 years old, 55 parks strong and drawing 2.1 million visits last year, Montana State Parks celebrated its birthday Tuesday morning in the Capitol Rotunda.
HELENA — They were sworn to secrecy. In fact, they couldn’t use their real names. Their story went untold for more than 50 years.
HELENA — What are the things we carry? And what are the things that Montana ancestors carried and so cherished that they gifted them to the Montana Historical Society?
HELENA — Whatever happened to Sidney Edgerton?
RIMINI — Tales of the Yukon and Jack London stories lured Great Falls dentist Brett Bruggeman, 42, and his 14-year-old son, Spencer, to take up sled dog racing.
HELENA — The vampire love story “Crimson Winter,” filmed in Helena’s surrounding hills, makes its United States premiere at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 24 at the Myrna Loy Center.
Entrepreneur Tim Lewis of InsideMT will take you on a virtual tour of Helena.
Hadley Ferguson was named this week as the artist who will paint the new Montana Women’s Mural at the state Capitol.
The artist who will paint the Montana Women’s Mural in the Montana State Capitol is expected to be picked on Dec. 5.
HELENA — Ever since walking out on fraudulent treaty negotiations by the U.S. government in 1892, the Little Shell Tribe of Montana has been a landless tribe.
HELENA — Donald L. Workman, 78, and his wife Sandra J. Workman, 57, have been identified by the Lewis and Clark County coroner as the two Helena-area residents killed in a crash on Lincoln Road on Friday afternoon.
HELENA — They came from as far as Mozambique, Chile, Switzerland, Malaysia, Canada and all points of Montana to converge on White Sulphur Springs for the Red Ants Pants Music Festival July 25-28.
Beach umbrellas blossom on the Red Ants Pants Music Festival grounds in White Sulphur Springs.
HELENA — Pears, plums, apples, cherries, hazelnuts, raspberries.
It’s not every day you get a call to be the stand-in for Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie and speak at the State Department.
HELENA — From gravelly, gnarly patches of grass to a glorious “garden of eatin’” forest.
TOWNSEND — “Young Eagles” took to the skies Thursday at the Fourth of July Fiesta Fly-in & Breakfast at the Townsend Airport.
Gwen and Glenn Mathis of Orange, Texas, in their Rans S19 Venterra, which Glenn built from a kit. They flew to Montana and Idaho for vacation and attended the Townsend Fourth of July Fiesta Fly-in & Breakfast.
Certified flight instructor Barrett Farrell from Bozeman checks over the Stol King he flew to Townsend for the Fiesta Fly-in.
On a blue sky, meadowlark morning last week, a new orchard was born in the Helena Valley at Johnson Nursery and Gardens.
HELENA — Joining the ranks of Sacagawea, Jeannette Rankin and Maureen Mansfield at the Montana State Capitol will be a new mural depicting women’s contributions as community builders in Montana history.
HELENA — The Western Rendezvous of Art is searching for a new home and sponsor.
HELENA — In Hollywood movies, cowboys ride off into the sunset when they retire from gunslingin’ and chasin’ desperadoes.
Two Elliston teenagers died in a dirt bike accident on U.S. Highway 12 east of Elliston late Thursday night and a third was airlifted to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.
Jean Baucus was remembered Thursday for being a quiet yet powerful voice for the arts in Helena, particularly for the Holter Museum of Art.
HELENA — Eleven artists were inducted into the Montana Circle of American Masters in Visual Folk & Traditional Arts at a ceremony Friday at the State Capitol.
HELENA -- Arlynn "Arni" Fishbaugh, Montana Arts Council executive director, was recently elected president of the board of directors of the national service organization for all U.S. state arts agencies.
HELENA — Maps have pointed the way to hidden treasure, adventure and to broken dreams.
BASIN — There are places where creativity blossoms. You can breathe in their heady energy as soon as you step into the space.
HELENA — The Holter Museum of Art has launched a nationwide search for a new executive director, following the resignation of Carl Deitchman.
TOWNSEND - In an emotionally charged sentencing hearing Friday, a 17-year-old from Butte received a six-year deferred sentence after the parents of a Helena teenager who died in the car he was driving while drinking said they forgive him.
HELENA - An Amber Alert has been issued for a Townsend woman, Leslee R. Hebein-Etapa, 49, and her two young children.
It's early morning, and it's frigid outside. Four homeless men and women sit in the functional yet warm outer office of the Healthcare for the Homeless Clinic at God's Love Shelter.
BOULDER - This small town nestled along the Boulder River with a sweeping vista of the Elkhorn Mountains was built on dreams.
COMET - Once lauded as one of Montana's most intact ghost towns, Comet is slowly collapsing into the surrounding grass and sagebrush.
HELENA - Two pilots said a surprise downdraft led their single-engine plane to crash in the Elkhorn Mountains late Sunday morning.
Drifts of snow more than waist high lay along the side of Rimini Road as Dave Armstrong's "Cream Team" sled dogs raced along during one of their training runs at Camp Rimini during World War II.
Townsend schools, like many a school, have watched tax dollars go up in smoke - literally - every heating season.
HELENA - City of Boulder officials were "astounded" to learn recently that the city's general fund is in the red, according to Mayor D.D. Craft.
HELENA - Karan Kunz, chairwoman of the Jefferson County Health Board, said she doesn't know what will happen with the county's health department budget if an upcoming mill levy fails.
HELENA - The Comet, Elkhorn, Golden Curry, Alta, Atlas, Eva May, Katy, Hope, Pinon, Bluebird, Golden Messenger and Ninah.