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BUTTE — Supporters of a potential law that would ban open containers from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. cite vandalism and violence during after-hours public drinking as deterring development in Butte.
BUTTE — It could cost $218,000 to clean and repair the century-old glass dome in the Butte-Silver Bow County courthouse, according to a study by two experts.
BUTTE — Two months into Butte’s building inventory, about one-quarter of the surveyed structures are in dire need of repair, the man doing the footwork told the Butte-Silver Bow Council of Commissioners Wednesday night.
BUTTE — Butte’s days as one of the state’s last holdouts on open-container laws may be limited.
BUTTE — A plan to mine silver and zinc underground in Butte remains on the horizon — but on a smaller scale.
BUTTE — On a quiet Saturday morning in a garden in the mountains 6,400 feet above sea level, only the buzz of bees — a lot of them — and the quiet voices of visitors interrupt the silence.
BUTTE — An estimated 200 firefighters worked Saturday to put out the Moose Meadow blaze, which more than doubled in size in nearly 24 hours.
BUTTE — They peer with their beady eyes from the windows of abandoned buildings. They hide in the shadows of Uptown Butte’s narrow alleyways. And they leave a trail of filth in the places they frequent.
BUTTE — Melissa Penner’s son, Tyler Kelly, will be 4 years old on Friday.
BUTTE — Disneyland in California is more than 1,000 miles away from Butte.
BUTTE — The World Museum of Mining saw a different group of explorers Saturday morning when a bus from the Montana State University carrying about 40 people pulled up.
BUTTE — Council on Wednesday will consider a resolution that addresses blight in Uptown Butte — as well as encourages economic development.
BUTTE — Travis Eskelsen spends most of his days this summer wandering through Uptown Butte, clipboard in hand and camera around his neck, intently studying the homes on the hill.
BUTTE — A $2,500 grant will enable the Butte Archives to digitize an important piece of Butte history: The original maps of the first mining operations in the area.
VIRGINIA CITY — The smell of smoke and buckskin drifted through Virginia City on Friday morning as the historic town’s Daylight Creek Rendezvous got underway.
BUTTE — In former Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s words, the Bakken oil formation in Eastern Montana and North Dakota is “a millionaire maker.’’
BUTTE — NorthWestern Energy’s officials announced Monday that they hope to have a new general office building in Uptown Butte by the end of 2015.
BUTTE — Butte-Silver Bow County on Wednesday recorded its first official case of pertussis this year, while neighboring Anaconda-Deer Lodge County saw its numbers rise.
BUTTE -- Every family has a different way of celebrating the holidays.
BUTTE — Nothing regarding Tony DiFronzo’s business has been easy.
The Butte School District will pay $70,000 to a former Butte High valedictorian whose free-speech rights were violated in 2008.
BUTTE — The state hasn’t yet decided whether to approve a new chemical dependency center in Uptown Butte, which would replace the more than decade-old facility on Continental Drive, according to the proposed developer.
As flames consumed over four and a half square miles of grassland, brush and trees in the Upper Rader Creek area east of Butte, residents scrambled to defend or evacuate their dwellings. By Wednesday evening, 200 homes that may be in the path of the Nineteen Mile fire had been evacuated, and…
BUTTE - A former Butte resident’s video on Internet predictions made by kids in the 1990s has gone viral — racking up nearly a million views in a matter of days.
BUTTE — When Lance Cpl. Thomas Parker joined the Marine Corps, it was because he wanted to be a part of something bigger than himself.
BUTTE -- Montana State Hospital at Warm Springs must pay $30,000 to an ex-patient after its staff barred the woman with physical disabilities from using her electric wheelchair.
Sheridan residents voicing their displeasure at the direction the community’s school district has taken are asking the current superintendent to resign through a petition.