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It’s a rare school kid these days who can catch her supper in the creek during recess or earn cold hard cash hauling pails of water from the well to the classroom.
It took me eight minutes to get a doctor’s recommendation for medical marijuana.
Five Montana nurses lost their licenses last month, including three who were suspected of abusing prescription drugs.
LAUREL — When her 5-year-old son’s grandfather died, Denise Boettcher asked her boss for bereavement leave to take the boy to the funeral across the state.
Ever seen someone slice through a strand of spaghetti with a tomahawk thrown from a dozen feet away?
She’s just 10 years old, but Christina Eike has already mapped out two career plans.
The broken key that JR Abrahams wears on a string around his neck is no fashion statement. It is a reminder of a bizarre accident that nearly took his life.
The Montana Board of Nursing does not do enough to protect patients from dangerous nurses, a Billings woman says.
GRASS RANGE — Some livestock producers are adding a flea bath to their arsenal of ranching tools, and it’s not for dogs or for cattle.
For a wild bear, Ozzie Norris is pretty tame. But don’t call him cute.
Billings voters will be asked this fall to approve $12 million in interest-free bonds that would be used for long-overdue maintenance to School District 2 buildings.
Melissa Weaver was the kind of kid who taught herself to play harmonica by reading the instrument’s manual and who, as a teenager, earned a coveted slot in a regional choir group after auditioning on a lark.
WINNETT — By the time Gerri Chamberlain found time to get a mammogram, it was too late.
Her doctor diagnosed her with depression, but Carol Dywan had a life-threatening irregularity in her heart.
A 2-by-6 plank driven lengthwise into the roof at McDonald’s has been autographed by employees who were on shift two Sundays ago.
When it opened 35 years ago, Metra was fit for a king.
News of the tornado that mangled MetraPark on Sunday afternoon had whizzed across the nation’s electronic networks almost before debris stopped flying.
Billings wasn’t the only place where tornadoes touched down this week.
Some homeowners whose property was damaged by Sunday’s flash floods could end up paying out-of-pocket for repairs.
Sirens sounded within four minutes of the first report of a tornado in Billings on Sunday, officials said.
Leigh-Anne Brown was 36 years old when she joined the military last year.
Five new animals will go on display at ZooMontana next month, including two whose identities are being kept secret.
The federal government has violated the National Historic Preservation Act by adding to a Billings building without submitting construction plans for a required review, a state agency says.
Anyone who has tried to tame the teenager out of an adolescent dog will appreciate what Noble can do.
Nursing student submits video entry to Oprah Winfrey’s television network in hopes of helping children’s health
Joey Traywick is serious when he says he does not want to be famous. But if fame offered him a way to halt childhood obesity, Traywick would gladly take it and all of its pitfalls.
A prescription drug monitoring program proposed in the federal health care reform law is already in place at some Montana pharmacies, and it seems to be working.
It sounds bizarre, but had Tom Cunningham not been pinned by the crumpled roof of his SUV, he might be paralyzed.
A giant campaign sign and the pickup truck it was attached to were towed Tuesday morning after a landowner complained that the rig was parked illegally on his property.
For the first time in its history, the Community Crisis Center has steady funding.
Five months after being diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer, Erika Asmar is worried more about Brazil’s standing in the World Cup than she is about her health.
A house that was home to teenagers with nowhere to go has closed after nine years.
Some Billings parents are upset after their children brought fliers home from school this week that address medical marijuana.
Jackson Hewett has discovered the power of his pointer finger, and, oh, is he pleased.
Traveling clinics that serve hundreds of people in a day make medical marijuana available to sick people who cannot access it through their regular doctors.
Plenty of Montana doctors supported the voter initiative that made medical marijuana legal, but good luck finding one who supports what is happening now.
Chihuahuas still turn heads in Montana, where cow dogs and their full-size brethren have a monopoly on canine companionship.
After six years of homelessness, more than 20 years of drug abuse and a lifetime of failing health, Kevin Slaughter has a key.
BOZEMAN — Doctors who staff mass medical marijuana clinics could be disciplined by the Montana Board of Medical Examiners under a policy the board adopted last week.
In everyday life, stealing drugs could land you in jail. If you’re a nurse in Montana, you will end up in rehab — and usually keep your license
Money set aside in the federal government’s health care reform law will help states experiment with alternatives to medical litigation, an expert on the legislation said in Billings on Tuesday.
A forum on Tuesday will answer senior citizens’ questions about the new health care reform law.
SHERIDAN — With the Bighorn Mountains in the distance and the Tongue River just outside the back door, the Inter-Tribal Wellness Center is well-situated to reconnect clients with the land.
The government should not raid Social Security to pay down the federal deficit, an advocate for the elderly said.
SHERIDAN — Marijuana is the drug of choice for teenagers who end up at Big Horn Mountain Recovery Center, a new residential treatment program for Wyoming and Montana adolescents.
Property owners on the Crow Indian Reservation say BNSF Railway Co. has perpetually neglected fences that keep livestock off its tracks, putting cattle and people who drive on an adjacent highway at risk.
Eileen Solberg would be delighted by the number of her friends and family members planning to run and walk Saturday in the Montana Women’s Run.
Despite anxiety over H1N1 influenza, Montana’s flu season was mild to moderate, public-health officials said.
People who desperately want children but cannot have them see reminders of their plight everywhere.
With $500 to spend and an entire Walmart store to spend it in, Abryanna Nelson’s first stop raised a few eyebrows.
A Billings couple who have medical-marijuana cards say their landlord is breaking the law by not allowing them to smoke pot in their apartments.