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Helena Valley farmer Joe Dooling

Helena Valley farmer Joe Dooling

Helena Valley farmer Joe Dooling helps a neighbor harvest his crop of barley before the crop goes bad. Heavy August rain threatened to ruin many of this year's crop because barley must be harvested at a specific time and dried quickly to recieve top dollar. Montana farmers now devote 630,000…

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Montana-made malt: Booming barley business supplies local brews

Montana-made malt: Booming barley business supplies local brews

HELENA — Montana is a grain-growing mecca, but with wheat prices falling, some farmers in the Helena Valley and elsewhere across the state are increasingly tapping a new grain not meant for a loaf of bread, but the bottom of a glass.

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Finally home: WWII POW laid to rest after more than 70 years

Finally home: WWII POW laid to rest after more than 70 years

HELENA — A block off Augusta’s main street, right by the pool, stands a white building the Augusta Area Historical Society has dedicated as a museum of the history of the town.

September 20, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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World War II MIA

World War II MIA

Dave Manix stands next to portraits of his dad, Phillip, and uncle, John, which hang on the Augusta World War II Memorial Wall in a museum in Augusta. Manix never knew Bernier, but he was “absolutely tickled silly pink” that the soldier could make it home after all this time.

September 19, 2014 10:03 pm

Helena man calls police, gets arrested for having meth

HELENA — A Helena man was arrested on drug and probation-violation charges Wednesday after calling police to report that three people had tried to break into his motel room.

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Celebrating the Constitution: Students lead patriotic ceremony in Capitol rotunda

Celebrating the Constitution: Students lead patriotic ceremony in Capitol rotunda

MISSOULA — Montana’s statehood centennial bell rang throughout the atrium of the state Capitol 27 times on Tuesday afternoon in honor of the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.

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East Helena Eastgate first-graders

East Helena Eastgate first-graders

Under the direction of Rachael Schwaller, more than 100 East Helena Eastgate first-graders sing the National Anthem on the steps of the Capitol rotunda Wednesday. The day marked the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S Constitution.

September 18, 2014 9:52 am
More tech jobs come to Helena in the form of software developers

More tech jobs come to Helena in the form of software developers

HELENA — A San Francisco-based startup opened an office for software developers in Helena this spring and is now looking to hire 25 to 35 new employees.

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A handful of technology employees from San Francisco

A handful of technology employees from San Francisco

A handful of technology employees from San Francisco work in their new space in the Great Northern Town Center Tuesday. SoFi, a startup company that refinances student loans into the private sector, opened an office in Helena in May and will begin a hire of 25-30 more positions.

September 17, 2014 8:52 am
Mountain lion cubs

Mountain lion cubs

Two mountain lion kittens bump into each other as they try and walk through the tall grass at FWP’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Helena. The two male kittens were rescued by firefighters while digging a fire line in the Bitterroot Mountains on Aug. 30.

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Mountain lion kittens rescued from Bitterroot wildfire heading to Ohio zoo

Mountain lion kittens rescued from Bitterroot wildfire heading to Ohio zoo

HELENA — A pair of mountain lion kittens rescued from a wildfire in the Bitterroot National Forest will soon have a new home at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Powell, Ohio.

September 17, 2014 6:55 am Photos

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mountain lion kittens

mountain lion kittens

Two mountain lion kittens bump into one another as they try and walk through the tall grass at FWP's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Helena. The two male kittens were rescued by firefighters while digging a fire line in the Bitterroot Mountains on August 30. They heard the kittens' cries f…

September 16, 2014 6:42 pm
mountain lion kittens

mountain lion kittens

Two mountain lion kittens frolic in the grass at the FWP rehabilitation center.

September 16, 2014 6:42 pm
mountain lion kittens

mountain lion kittens

The mountain lion kittens are now about four weeks old and ready to go on a new adventure.

September 16, 2014 6:42 pm
mountain lion kittens

mountain lion kittens

As one of the kittens hangs with a volunteer at the rehab center, its claws show the animal's true purpose in the wild.

September 16, 2014 6:42 pm
mountain lion kittens

mountain lion kittens

One of the kittens seems to be on the prowl, but really it's just getting its footing.

September 16, 2014 6:42 pm
mountain lion kittens

mountain lion kittens

The darker kitten shows its teeth, which seem to still be filling in.

September 16, 2014 6:42 pm
mountain lion kittens

mountain lion kittens

Though they are litter mates, one of the mountain lion kittens is much darker than most.

September 16, 2014 6:42 pm
Billings resident Supaman performs ahead of American Indian Heritage Day in Helena

Billings resident Supaman performs ahead of American Indian Heritage Day in Helena

HELENA — Julie Cajune read with a lilt passages from her favorite Native American stories on the stage of the Myrna Loy Center in Helena Monday evening.

September 16, 2014 9:02 am Photos

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Shane Doyle moves through his discussion

Shane Doyle moves through his discussion

Shane Doyle moves through his discussion entitled 'Double Helixes in Medicine Wheel Country: Sacred Circles and Life on the Northern Plains,' during a rehearsal Monday night at the Myrna Loy Center. The event was hosted by OPI and celebrated American Indian Heritage Week with a presentation,…

September 16, 2014 8:45 am

Helena boy injured when car fell on him in serious but stable condition

HELENA — The 10-year-old Helena boy who was critically injured when a car fell on him Saturday is at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and still in serious condition, but stable, according to family members.

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Joe Dooling unwraps a bale of hay

Joe Dooling unwraps a bale of hay

Joe Dooling unwraps a bale of hay that he lays out for the cattle to lay on in the cold winter conditions, and in this case, the muddy snow melt situation, in rural Lewis and Clark County. Rep. Chuck Hunter of Helena said the area is less Democratic the farther you move away from the urban c…

September 15, 2014 6:59 am

10-year-old in critical condition after a car fell on him

HELENA — A 10-year-old boy who was injured after a car fell on him is in critical condition and being transported to a hospital in Seattle, Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton said.

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Remains of POW to be buried in Montana

HELENA — After more than 70 years, the remains of a World War II prisoner of war will be returned to his home in Augusta.

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BLM must study lynx after halting timber sale near Ovando

BLM must study lynx after halting timber sale near Ovando

Federal officials have halted a timber sale near Ovando and agreed, with two conservation groups, to analyze the impacts on the federally threatened Canada lynx.

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Feeding bears

Feeding bears

Dave Holland, the Augusta game warden for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, poses with the carcass of a dead black bear. The bear was shot by a neighbor of Wayne MacLean in the Elk Meadows subdivision after it broke into his chicken coop. The bear had become habituated to supplemental food a…

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Don't feed the bears: Man sentenced for giving bears food for years

Don't feed the bears: Man sentenced for giving bears food for years

HELENA — A 57-year-old man who was feeding bears at his Elk Meadows subdivision home on the eastern side of Rogers Pass received a two-year suspended sentenced in District Court on Aug. 28 after he was caught feeding multiple black bears.

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Deputy honored: Zarske, 48, had passion for family, friends, job and clean cars

Deputy honored: Zarske, 48, had passion for family, friends, job and clean cars

Hundreds of community members filled the exhibit hall at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds Monday afternoon to honor fallen Sgt. Tim Zarske.

September 09, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

Pallbearers escort the coffin into the exhibition hall Monday for the memorial service of Sgt. Tim Zarske.

September 08, 2014 4:13 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

Montana's Attorney General Tim Fox was the first to speak at the memorial service for Sgt. Tim Zarske.

September 08, 2014 4:14 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

Sgt. Tim Zarske's car, #43, was detailed and present at his memorial service. Zarske was known for his love of fast cars and keeping them shiny clean.

September 08, 2014 4:13 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

Law enforcement officers wait in the hot sun for the procession to bring the casket holding Sgt. Tim Zarske's body.

September 08, 2014 4:13 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

Poster boards covered in photos of time spent with family and co-workers decorated the exhibition hall Monday.

September 08, 2014 4:13 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

The hearse and coffin are silhouetted as the pallbearers remove the coffin for the memorial service.

September 08, 2014 4:13 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

The Lewis and Clark Fairgrounds exhibition hall was packed with family, friends and colleagues of Sgt. Tim Zarske Monday at his memorial service.

September 08, 2014 4:14 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

Family members weep as speakers talk kindly about Sgt. Tim Zarske.

September 08, 2014 4:14 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

Hundreds of law enforcement officers and their spouses, along with other emergency workers from Helena and surrounding areas, salute the hearse carrying Sgt. Tim Zarske's body prior to the memorial service in his honor at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds Monday.

September 08, 2014 4:12 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

Sgt. Tim Zarske's children Amber and Ryan take the stage Monday at the memorial service for their dad.

September 08, 2014 4:12 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

The first row of seats were saved for the grieving family members of Sgt. Tim Zarske.

September 08, 2014 4:12 pm
Zarske memorial

Zarske memorial

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton spoke from his heart as he choked up speaking of Sgt. Tim Zarske.

September 08, 2014 4:12 pm
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana announces move out of downtown Helena

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana announces move out of downtown Helena

HELENA — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana announced to its employees on Friday that construction will soon begin on a new headquarters on the east side of Helena.

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New Capitol handrails 'another jewel in the crown' of Montana

New Capitol handrails 'another jewel in the crown' of Montana

HELENA — Sheila Hogan, director of the Department of Administration told the crowd of about 50 people gathered inside the Capitol rotunda Thursday that approximately 350 slips, trips and falls were reported by state employees last year, only one-third of which were due to ice.

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Colton Fatz with Wadsworth Construction

Colton Fatz with Wadsworth Construction

Colton Fatz with Wadsworth Construction inspects the newly installed handrails at the Capitol building Thursday afternoon.

September 05, 2014 9:08 am

Helena man who shot at deputies gets deferred sentence

HELENA  — The 26-year-old Helena man who fired multiple shots at several deputies from the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office in June received a deferred sentence in District Court Wednesday.

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Helena woman charged after toddler accidentally ingests Valium

HELENA — A 21-year-old Helena woman was arrested Tuesday after the 2-year-old daughter of one of her roommates accidentally ingested a Valium pill she had in her possession without a prescription.

September 04, 2014 12:21 pmLoading…
Chessman Reservoir lawsuit to continue as timber harvest begins

Chessman Reservoir lawsuit to continue as timber harvest begins

HELENA — At least one of the two conservation groups suing over the Red Mountain Flume-Chessman Reservoir project plans to proceed with a lawsuit despite a federal judge saying the groups are unlikely to succeed on the merits of their case while denying a temporary halt to the project.

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An operator with R-Y Timber loads a log truck

An operator with R-Y Timber loads a log truck

An operator with R-Y Timber loads a log truck with freshly harvested beetle kill Wednesday morning near Chessman Reservoir. The logging work is a project conducted by the city of Helena, Montana DNRC and the Forest Service to mitigate possible fire damage around Helena’s primary water source.

September 04, 2014 10:43 am
Civil Air Patrol cadets attend annual lecture at Helena College

Civil Air Patrol cadets attend annual lecture at Helena College

HELENA — Fourteen-year-old Christopher Bokovoy has known that he wanted to attend the United States Air Force Academy since he was 3 years old.

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Jury: Former Montana Developmental Center employee fired unlawfully

Jury: Former Montana Developmental Center employee fired unlawfully

HELENA — A jury in the United States District Court for the District of Montana ruled in favor of a former Montana Developmental Center employee who filed a lawsuit in 2012 claiming she was unlawfully fired from the position in May 2011.

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Tod Dumas, an aviation maintenance instructor

Tod Dumas, an aviation maintenance instructor

Tod Dumas, an aviation maintenance instructor with the Helena College's Aviation Maintenance Technician Program, talks on Tuesday evening with Civil Air Patrol cadets about the college's planes.

September 04, 2014 9:15 am

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