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1 dead after altercation between 2 armed men

HELENA — A 53-year-old man was shot and killed Friday near a residence in the area of the Dearborn River canyon following a dispute over an easement and access to property, according to authorities.

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Honor Flight veterans receive warm welcome in Washington

Honor Flight veterans receive warm welcome in Washington

WASHINGTON — Meteorologists said there could be some rain, and talk of a partial government shutdown — and possible protests — raised some questions about the seventh Big Sky Honor Flight, which carried 83 World War II veterans from Billings to Washington Sunday to see the memorials.

October 13, 2013 6:00 pm Related Loading…

East Helena VFW sued in DUI death

HELENA — Survivors of a woman killed by her drinking partner in a December 2011 drunk-driving wreck are suing the East Helena bar where the pair was served, as well as the woman responsible for the wreck and her mother.

October 10, 2013 8:10 amLoading…
Shutdown rally

Shutdown rally

Judy Fjell leads a group of about 35 people outside the office of U.S. Rep. Steve Daines Tuesday morning rallying against the federal government shutdown.

October 08, 2013 3:22 pmLoading…
Dozens rally in Helena against shutdown

Dozens rally in Helena against shutdown

HELENA — The debate over the government shutdown reached the streets of Helena Tuesday morning as about 35 people rallied outside the office of U.S. Rep. Steve Daines on North Last Chance Gulch.

October 08, 2013 3:21 pm
Insurance likely won't cover Corral fire damage

Insurance likely won't cover Corral fire damage

More than 30 people may have suffered damage to their homes and property during the 2012 Corral fire, which burned more than 1,800 acres in and around the Scratchgravel Hills.

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Canine veteran killed by vehicle in Montana

Canine veteran killed by vehicle in Montana

HELENA — A motorist who struck and killed a retired military dog Monday morning feels “horrible” about it and reported the accident to authorities immediately, according to the Montana Highway Patrol trooper who investigated the incident.

October 04, 2013 2:17 pmLoading…

Judge rejects disability benefits for former Glacier County undersheriff

HELENA — A Helena judge has rejected an attempt by a former Glacier County undersheriff and coroner to seek disability benefits after his 2010 arrest on charges related to a prescription drug addiction led to his removal from his job.

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Man claiming to be federal agent arrested

HELENA- A Helena man with a history of mental health problems was arrested on Tuesday night and charged with impersonating a public servant, a felony, by claiming to be a U.S. Marshal.

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Tractor trailer hauling pigs rolls onto side

HELENA — A tractor trailer carrying 290 pigs overturned on Interstate 15 near Basin Wednesday.

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Helena airport crew practices for major emergency

Helena airport crew practices for major emergency

On about 30 or 40 days each year, people flying into Helena Regional Airport just might see what appears to be a 737 engulfed in flames, and water shooting from fire trucks trying to extinguish it.

September 28, 2013 10:30 amLoading…
Rocky Mountain Emergency Training Center

Rocky Mountain Emergency Training Center

Crews trained Friday for a airplane fire at a facility near the Helena Regional Airport at the Rocky Mountain Emergency Training Center.

September 28, 2013 9:16 amLoading…

UM distance learner’s insurance denied

HELENA - The University of Montana requires most of its on-campus students to carry health insurance, but a Helena woman found out only after a health emergency that the coverage offered through the university is not meant for those who attend classes only online, according to a lawsuit.

September 26, 2013 11:00 amLoading…
Spanish bar owner’s sleuthing led to Montana guardsman's arrest

Spanish bar owner’s sleuthing led to Montana guardsman's arrest

A bar owner in Spain who led authorities to a fugitive Montana Army National Guardsman searched the Internet for weeks before discovering that the man working in his bar was Jeffrey Lane Wenzel, wanted in Montana on felony sex charges and for fleeing to avoid prosecution.

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Former Montana guardsman apprehended in Spain on sex charges

Former Montana guardsman apprehended in Spain on sex charges

HELENA — A former Montana Army National Guard soldier charged with felony sex crimes against an underage girl has been detained by authorities in Spain.

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Police arrest man in Helena on San Diego homicide warrant

Helena police and U.S. Marshals arrested a man wanted on a warrant issued in San Diego for homicide.

September 13, 2013 3:11 pmLoading…

Helena hospital sued over 2009 swine flu death

HELENA — Survivors of a woman who died in 2009, allegedly from conditions including the so-called swine flu, have filed a lawsuit against St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena and others, charging that she received inadequate care in the emergency room.

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Helena mom sentenced in disappearance case

Helena mom sentenced in disappearance case

HELENA — Angelica Melody Gray, who has spent more than eight months in jail since her disappearance from the Helena YWCA in December spurred an intense search, was sentenced Wednesday for violating probation by leaving her children behind when she left Helena for California.

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Growing technology allows Amber Alert system to expand

Growing technology allows Amber Alert system to expand

HELENA — As kids settle into their new school year, the Montana Department of Justice wants parents to know that the state’s system for locating missing children has been expanding with today’s growing communications technologies.

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Lewis and Clark County gets new bomb squad truck

Lewis and Clark County gets new bomb squad truck

HELENA — The Lewis and Clark County bomb squad has a new vehicle to use to respond to bomb threats across central Montana.

August 31, 2013 2:30 pm Photos

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FWP deputy chief pleads not guilty to assault

FWP deputy chief pleads not guilty to assault

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Deputy Director Mike Volesky pleaded not guilty Friday to a misdemeanor assault charge related to an Aug. 22 incident on the Downtown Walking Mall in Helena.

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Montana Highway Patrol chief retires, cites comments made

Montana Highway Patrol chief retires, cites comments made

HELENA — Less than a year after taking command of the Montana Highway Patrol, Col. Kenton Hickethier, resigned from the post Friday, citing inappropriate remarks made to subordinates.

August 30, 2013 6:35 pmLoading…

Helena man charged with shooting at, attempting to run over victim

HELENA — A Helena man was arrested Wednesday evening charged with shooting at another person and trying to run him over with a Jeep Tuesday evening in a Helena neighborhood.

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Vet commits suicide on VA hospital campus

HELENA — A 62-year-old man committed suicide Monday at the Veterans Administration hospital campus at Fort Harrison.

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New evidence found in Marine’s wilderness death

New evidence found in Marine’s wilderness death

HELENA — Investigators searching for more clues in the death of the a Marine and three-time Iraq War veteran found a bullet and possible skull fragments last week in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton said.

August 26, 2013 10:32 pmLoading…

FWP deputy director charged in assault

HELENA — Mike Volesky, second in command at Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, was cited Friday for misdemeanor assault following an altercation on the Downtown Walking Mall Thursday evening.

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Fort Harrison chapel marks 70th anniversary

Fort Harrison chapel marks 70th anniversary

HELENA — The chapel at Fort Harrison was erected 70 years ago as a temporary structure, but it remains today and in most ways looks a lot like it did in 1943 — long and simple, with prominent wooden beams — a sanctuary in a facility bristling with weaponry.

August 16, 2013 12:30 pmLoading…

Lewis and Clark County paying $200,000 in foster children abuse case

HELENA — The insurer for Lewis and Clark County will pay $200,000 to a foster child to settle part of a lawsuit that claimed a sheriff’s deputy failed to report abuse of two boys by their adoptive parents in Lincoln in 2006.

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Hill, Blaine counties liable for $1.35M in inmate's alcohol withdrawal death

HELENA — The Montana Human Rights Commission has ordered a pair of Montana counties to pay $1.35 million — $1 million more than a hearing officer had previously ruled — in the case of an 18-year-old who died of alcohol withdrawal hours after being found shivering and unresponsive in a Havre …

August 12, 2013 1:31 pmLoading…
Helena-area boating business owner charged with felonies, misdemeanors

Helena-area boating business owner charged with felonies, misdemeanors

HELENA — A Helena-area marine store owner is accused of charging customers for work that was never completed.

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Suspended meat processor charged with assaulting inspectors

HELENA — The owner of a local meat processor whose facility was recently tagged as “putrid” by state inspectors was arrested Tuesday on charges he assaulted two Department of Livestock workers.

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Woman donates kidney to co-worker

Woman donates kidney to co-worker

Margot Wright and Karen Lynch became casually acquainted through work, but they’re close enough for Karen to do Margot a big favor: donating a kidney that Margot needed.

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Owners of beleaguered Helena mall owe more than $150,000 in back taxes

HELENA — The owners of the beleaguered Capital Hill Mall are behind more than $150,000 on property taxes related to the site.

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Parole denied for Helena teen who shot and killed another teen, wounded two others

Parole denied for Helena teen who shot and killed another teen, wounded two others

DEER LODGE — For the four years since he was shot and nearly killed in Helena by Sebastian Olivares-Coster, Kahner Leary has had trouble sleeping.

July 30, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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Helena school district counseling plan under fire

HELENA — Weeks after the State Board of Education rejected the Helena School District’s request for a variance from state standards for elementary school counselors, the district is taking another shot under a new set of state rules designed to allow flexibility for school districts.

July 29, 2013 8:15 pmLoading…
Out of the Darkness Walk sheds light on suicide, mental illness

Out of the Darkness Walk sheds light on suicide, mental illness

HELENA — Kevin Rowan doesn’t remember exactly what happened in July 2011. Despondent over serious troubles with career and family, he headed to the family cabin near York with a bunch of pills, ready to end it all with a shotgun.

July 28, 2013 2:00 pm Photos

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Obamacare: Businesses advised to take the lead

Obamacare: Businesses advised to take the lead

HELENA — The federal government recently delayed until 2015 the implementation of a portion of federal health care reform — the penalty against certain employers who do not provide affordable health insurance to their employees — but rapid changes affecting the workplace are still coming soo…

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Helena school custodian appears on porn charge

HELENA — A judge set bail at $100,000 Wednesday for a custodian at Four Georgians Elementary School arrested Tuesday on a child pornography charge.

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Helena man brings combat vets together decades after Vietnam

Helena man brings combat vets together decades after Vietnam

When John Quintrell returned from a year of combat in Vietnam, he did what a lot of vets did — he packed his photos documents and mementos in boxes, taped them shut and didn’t open them again for a couple of decades.

July 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Helena man arrested on 2nd gun threat in a week

HELENA — A Helena man arrested last week after allegedly threatening to shoot a woman during an argument over drugs is in jail again, charged with threatening to shoot two people in the emergency room of St. Peter’s Hospital.

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National Guard hosts Camp Runnamucka for kids of deployed service members

National Guard hosts Camp Runnamucka for kids of deployed service members

HELENA — Darby Bushnell figures about only three of her friends at Four Georgians Elementary have a parent away on a military deployment in a place like Afghanistan, where her father is.

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Camp Runnamucka

Camp Runnamucka

Morgan McLean, a junior counselor, gets a hug from Darby Bushnell of Helena.

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Camp Runnamucka

Camp Runnamucka

Kids at Camp Runnamucka, a Montana National Guard project for children of deployed service members, check out the Black Hawk helicopter that transported Adjutant General Matthew Quinn and others to the camp Thursday.

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Camp Runnamucka

Camp Runnamucka

A pack of campers heads for the mess hall at lunchtime. 

June 30, 2013 12:17 amLoading…
Adjutant General Matthew Quinn

Adjutant General Matthew Quinn

A camper and volunteer counselor at Camp Runnamucka listen to Adjutant General Matthew Quinn.

June 30, 2013 12:15 amLoading…
Gagaball

Gagaball

Nicholas McVey-Touchette takes goes for the ball in “gagaball,” an Israeli version of dodgeball played in an octagonal corral.

June 30, 2013 12:16 amLoading…
Adjutant General Matthew Quinn

Adjutant General Matthew Quinn

Adjutant General Matthew Quinn takes questions from campers. “This is the time really where within the Montana National Guard, the meaning of family comes together,” he said.

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Camp Runnamucka

Camp Runnamucka

Madison Hewitt of Great Falls takes a turn at the controls of a Black Hawk helicopter at Camp Runnamucka last week. The camp, a Montana National Guard project for the children of deployed service members, is held at Camp Rotary near Neihart.

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Man, woman involved in high-speed chase make court appearance on drug charges

HELENA — A man and a woman involved in a high-speed chase May 29 and charged with intending to distribute nearly a pound of methamphetamine appeared in District Court Wednesday.

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3 hospitalized after collision with ambulance in Helena

3 hospitalized after collision with ambulance in Helena

HELENA — Three people were taken to St. Peter’s Hospital on Monday afternoon after their car was struck by an ambulance in Helena.

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