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BUTTE — After sitting empty for more than 60 years, Huguette Clark’s Connecticut mansion sold recently for $14.3 million —drastically reduced from its initial price of $34 million, reports journalist Bill Dedman.
BUTTE — The rare identical triplets born to a Butte woman last fall are nearly seven months old and for the most part, thriving.
BUTTE — D.J. Wonnacott has been “goin’ all out” for St. Patrick’s Day for 10 years.
BUTTE — Public and private schools, law enforcement and local health and government officials in Butte-Silver Bow County have agreed to take a broad, public-health approach to suicides after three student deaths in recent weeks.
BUTTE — Butte public schools are in crisis-prevention mode after at least three students have committed suicide in the past six weeks, Superintendent Judy Jonart said.
BUTTE — While St. James Healthcare requests that visitors who are sick stay home, the county health department reports 20 confirmed cases of influenza so far this winter.
BUTTE — Compared to the recent rapid growth in Bozeman and Missoula, Butte maintains an even, manageable economy, which local economists say is more desirable for the city’s economic stability.
BUTTE — Thirteen employees at the Golden Sunlight Mine near Whitehall are losing their jobs by the year’s end because of a drop in gold prices.
BUTTE — Renewable Energy Corp., which employs 294 people at its plant southwest of Butte, laid off 26 local employees on Wednesday.
A former Butte Central High School athlete was killed and three men were injured in a rollover crash south of Butte late Thursday.
The Montana Tech School of Mines and Engineering trumps the Colorado School of Mines in a new list of the highest salaries earned by computer science graduates.
BUTTE — In a rare case of multiples, a Butte woman has given birth to identical triplets.
Highlands College in Butte will receive $454,965 of a $25 million Department of Labor grant that will be divvied up among 12 other two-year colleges in Montana.
Netflix, an online service that made its fortune renting DVDs of films to subscribers worldwide, plans to shut down its Butte distribution center located in the warehouse district on Iron Street.
BUTTE — Montana Resources and Washington Corp. announced a $250,000 grant to expand a cutting-edge fiber optic network for the Butte school district and local businesses on Tuesday.
BUTTE — The CEO of ConocoPhillips — a Montana Tech grad — is bent on meshing public education of younger students with industry demand for qualified workers for what he calls an “energy renaissance.”
BUTTE — Montana’s outdoor lifestyle has received a ringing endorsement from small-business owners.
BUTTE — Family members of a man reported missing Aug. 22 in the Butte area have arrived to help with the search.
BUTTE — Uptown Butte business owners are split on the proposed open container ordinance.
BUTTE — Tom Kenneally Sr., 88, who died Friday in Butte from natural causes, was born in San Francisco in 1924 to Thomas and Edna (Geary) Kenneally.
BUTTE — The Butte school district’s principals and administrators are asking for a 3.1 percent raise — the same amount given to public school teachers this month— according to labor contract talks that started Thursday.
The Teamsters Union and St. James Healthcare will start labor contract mediation on Aug. 20.
BUTTE — Two area mines are living the high-profile life these days.
Savannah Smith, 6, and mother, Jené Matzkanin, flirt with rescue dog Haskell (dressed as a Southern gentleman) during the dog speed dating event at the Butte Silver Bow County Fair on Saturday. They applied with the animal shelter to adopt Haskell.
BUTTE — Doggie speed dating definitely brought out the best in each rescue dog at the Butte-Silver Bow County Fair on Saturday.
BUTTE — Eight full-time staff members will lose their jobs after money ran out for a research-and-development program located at Montana Tech.
MISSOULA — While the National Weather Service in Missoula did not report any tornadoes touching down in southwest Montana on Thursday afternoon, a 104 mph wind blew through the tiny town of Polaris before pummeling Twin Bridges.
Only about 30 percent of Dan Leavens’ inventory remained at his Stonefly Outfitters fly fishing shop in Twin Bridges Monday after someone stole at least $20,000 worth of fly fishing goods overnight.
BUTTE — Even in the throes of labor, Butte union stalwarts can have some fun while networking this week at Montana Tech.
BUTTE — The man accused of killing his 3-year old child near Anaconda admits to allegedly killing his son in an extensive recorded telephone call from the jail to his father.
BUTTE — If you think you scored a big break on your property taxes in 2013, enjoy it while you can.
Carol Brown of Seattle was in all her glory. Surrounded by six of her grandchildren — many of whom were on the Copper Street Stage performing with Git-hoan Native Dance Group — also of Seattle, Brown was soaking up the blessings on opening night of the Montana Folk Festival Friday in Uptown Butte.
Cate Sundeen cannot contain her joy while doing a single-step swing with partner Adam Hubel to kick off the inaugural night of the Montana Folk Festival on Friday in front of the Original Stage. Sundeen and Hubel, both of Missoula, swung to the sounds of the Marshall Ford Swing Band of Austi…
BUTTE — Montana’s superintendent of public instruction has ruled in favor of the Butte school district concerning a student expulsion case.
BUTTE — They’re a tiny group, but they know how to step up to the plate.
BUTTE — Former district teacher Sherry Carlson has filed an appeal following the Montana Human Rights Commission dismissal of a discrimination grievance that Carlson filed against the Butte school district last winter.
BUTTE — They stood side-by-side exchanging pleasantries as the protest by about 15 Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters (PNRCC) tradesmen and family members proceeded calmly beside them.
Members of the Pacific Porthwest Regional Council of Carpenters protest Tuesday outside the Butte Brewing Co. site in the 400 block of East Galena.
BUTTE —Montana Tech took a giant leap forward when the Montana Board of Regents approved a new doctoral program in materials science as part of a three-institution collaborative.
BUTTE — A former temporary teacher has filed a formal complaint with the Human Rights Bureau of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry against Butte School District No. 1.
A warning to those looking for a place to rent: scammers have hit Craigslist while targeting an Anaconda landlord’s rental property that’s already rented.