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Touring the pit

Touring the pit

The Butte-Silver Bow commissioners touring the Berkeley Pit Superfund site peer over the northern edge of the pit Thursday afternoon.

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Pit tour: Local leaders get up-close look at Superfund sites

Pit tour: Local leaders get up-close look at Superfund sites

BUTTE — Butte-Silver Bow commissioners took a first step Thursday toward better educating themselves about the major environmental issues facing Butte.

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Montana producer casts net for Native American actors

Montana producer casts net for Native American actors

BUTTE — A Great Falls casting director is looking for Native American actors and speakers for a six-hour HBO miniseries about the Lewis and Clark expedition.

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Easement guarantees access to public lands

Easement guarantees access to public lands

Permanent access has been secured to 41,344 acres of public lands in Beaverhead County — just in time for the general big game hunting season.

October 23, 2014 12:25 pmLoading…
Butte mom accused of being high on meth while giving birth

Butte mom accused of being high on meth while giving birth

BUTTE — A Butte mother accused of being high on methamphetamine when giving birth earlier this year and then fleeing is now facing federal drug charges.

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Handle harvested animal with care to preserve meat

Handle harvested animal with care to preserve meat

BUTTE — A big hunt can turn into a big waste — if the harvested animal isn’t handled correctly.

October 23, 2014 11:18 amLoading…
Lawyer sues over money he says he's owed by Copper King heiress' estate

Lawyer sues over money he says he's owed by Copper King heiress' estate

BUTTE — At least one lawyer has sued his former law firm over money he says is owed him since he helped settle Huguette Clark’s $300 million estate.

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Sexual orientation harassment proposed addition to anti-bullying policy

Sexual orientation harassment proposed addition to anti-bullying policy

BUTTE — The Butte school district is updating its anti-bullying policy to include harassment because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Montana State Prison inmate dies of natural causes, prison reports

Montana State Prison inmate dies of natural causes, prison reports

Montana State Prison inmate David Leroy Macumber, 63, died on Monday, October 20, at approximately 11:30 p.m., of an extended illness, the prison reported Tuesday.

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150th anniversary

150th anniversary

Thirty-five years ago fire destroyed the Silver Bow Block, which was located directly across the street from The Montana Standard on Granite Street. Atop the building at left were intricate sculptures, including the one seen at right.

October 20, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…
Authorities report walkaway from Butte Pre-release Center

Authorities report walkaway from Butte Pre-release Center

BUTTE — An inmate at the Butte Pre-release Center didn't come back to the facility from his job on Sunday, authorities said.

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Brother and sister Jim Capp and Louise Martin

Brother and sister Jim Capp and Louise Martin

Brother and sister Jim Capp and Louise Martin are World War II vets who live in Butte and are going on an all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. this week. They are pictured here on Saturday at Marquis Vintage Suites.

October 20, 2014 10:18 am
For service to our nation: Brother, sister veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

For service to our nation: Brother, sister veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

BUTTE — On Monday, two members of the Greatest Generation who both served during World War II will do something they’ve never done before: They’ll visit Washington, D.C.

October 20, 2014 10:17 am Photos

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Butte legend: mysterious mine dog

Butte legend: mysterious mine dog

A Butte legend — The Auditor — died peacefully in November 2003 within the confines of his dog house located on Montana Resources property. The beloved mascot and longtime resident of the Butte mine ate his last meal of Alpo in the morning before he was found later that afternoon in his bed,…

October 19, 2014 2:42 pmLoading…
The Old Works Golf Course in Anaconda

The Old Works Golf Course in Anaconda

The Old Works Golf Course in Anaconda will close permanently if it doesn't receive a cash infusion from Atlantic Richfield Co. by the end of October.

October 17, 2014 9:27 am
Old Works Golf Course may close permanently

Old Works Golf Course may close permanently

ANACONDA —Without a cash infusion from Atlantic Richfield, the Old Works Golf Course in Anaconda may close permanently at the end of this month.

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Friends recall Kearney's love for Butte, sports

BUTTE -- Pat Kearney’s voice on the radio was unmistakable. But his passion, which so often fueled his exuberant voice as a Butte team scored, expanded far beyond the airwaves.

October 15, 2014 5:34 pmLoading…
Anaconda standoff: 5 children safe after father fires handgun

Anaconda standoff: 5 children safe after father fires handgun

ANACONDA — Five Anaconda children, including 8-month-old twins, are in the state's care after their father triggered an armed standoff with police.

October 15, 2014 4:57 pmLoading…

County, owner of collapsed building meet again

BUTTE — Butte-Silver Bow officials met Tuesday with the owner of the collapsed building on South Wyoming Street and told him they want a more detailed plan for demolishing the rest of it.

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Former Montana jailer accused of rape will take case to trial

BUTTE — A former Boulder detention officer accused of bribing inmates with cigarettes for sex has opted to go to trial on rape charges.

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Pat Kearney

Pat Kearney

Pat Kearney

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Butte historian, broadcaster Pat Kearney dies

Butte historian, broadcaster Pat Kearney dies

BUTTE — Historian, sports legend, author and play-by-play announcer Pat Kearney was found dead at his home on Tuesday evening. He was 59.

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Staying open

Staying open

A gate on Modesty Creek Road near Anaconda is cut by county officials and citizens in this 2012 file photo. Anaconda commissioners opened the road that had barred access for decades, and their decision has been upheld by a judge.

October 14, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…
Public access scores victory near Anaconda

Public access scores victory near Anaconda

In a major victory for public-access advocates, a Butte judge has ruled the hotly contested Modesty Creek Road in Anaconda should remain open to the public.

October 14, 2014 12:22 pmLoading…

Registered Montana sex offender arrested for rape

BUTTE — A convicted sexual predator who was once being sought across several states is in the Butte jail on a new rape charge.

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Butte police on lookout for 'My Little Pony' graffiti taggers

Butte police on lookout for 'My Little Pony' graffiti taggers

BUTTE — "Rainbow Dash." "Jade." "Pinkie Pie." These are "My Little Pony" characters — not your typical graffiti monikers. Someone tagged a Butte neighborhood with not only the names but the words "My Little Pony."

October 13, 2014 2:34 pmLoading…
Butte police submit case of cop charged with stalking

Butte police submit case of cop charged with stalking

Butte police have turned over to prosecutors their investigation into a former cop charged with stalking.

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Feds after Butte's historic M&M bar for unpaid taxes

Feds after Butte's historic M&M bar for unpaid taxes

BUTTE — Sam Jankovich, owner of the embattled M&M Cigar Store, has been in trouble with the state for unpaid taxes and selling booze after-hours.

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The M&M  was open for more than a century

The M&M was open for more than a century

The M&M, which remained open for more than a century, closed and chained the doors last week.

October 10, 2014 9:17 am
Coming home to roost: Deer Lodge yanks chicken permit

Coming home to roost: Deer Lodge yanks chicken permit

DEER LODGE — A man’s permit to breed and raise chickens in the city was rescinded by the City Council this week after neighbors complained, and now the man is threatening to take the issue to court.

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County hopes to keep historic M&M bar sign in Butte

County hopes to keep historic M&M bar sign in Butte

BUTTE — No matter how the legal and financial woes facing the closed-again M&M bar and restaurant play out, county officials and others want its iconic neon sign to stay in Butte.

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Walter Boese holds one of his hens

Walter Boese holds one of his hens

Walter Boese holds one of his hens sporting a “chicken saddle,” which protects her delicate back feathers from scratching and pecking.

October 09, 2014 9:27 am
Collapsed Butte building saga takes new twist

Collapsed Butte building saga takes new twist

BUTTE — After months of trying to get the owner of the collapsed building on South Wyoming Street to have the rest of the old warehouse torn down, Butte-Silver Bow has an urgent message for Neil “Joe” Lynch:

October 08, 2014 12:16 pmLoading…
Demolition equipment is seen Tuesday

Demolition equipment is seen Tuesday

Demolition equipment is seen Tuesday afternoon at the site of a Wyoming Street building that collapsed in June. Officials are asking the owner to halt any work until confirmation of proper permitting is proven.

October 08, 2014 12:16 pm
Historic M&M bar closed; neighbor considering purchase

Historic M&M bar closed; neighbor considering purchase

BUTTE — The historic M&M restaurant is closed again, and its next-door neighbors want to buy the business and open it back up.

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University of Montana Western enrollment dips

BUTTE — University of Montana Western officials say enrollment has dropped slightly from 1,391 students last year to 1,340 students this fall.

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Man dies after fall

Man dies after fall

The fire broke out early Thursday in the lower level apartment, seen at left at 317 N. Washington St.

October 03, 2014 11:57 am
Man dies of injuries from Butte apartment fire

Man dies of injuries from Butte apartment fire

BUTTE — Officials say a 33-year-old man whose apartment caught fire died late Thursday night.

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Butte veterans

Butte veterans

Veterans who worked on Butte’s proposal to site the new Southwest Montana Veterans Home in Butte raise their hands and are recognized by a group of people attending a press conference in January 2011 at the site where the retirement home will be built.

October 03, 2014 9:37 amLoading…
Tester hopes to bring VA secretary to Butte to push vets' home

Tester hopes to bring VA secretary to Butte to push vets' home

BUTTE — For several years, the proposed veterans’ home in Butte hasn’t gotten off the ground. Money has been raised. Plans have been set. But it hasn’t gotten done.

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1 hurt in early morning apartment fire in Butte

BUTTE — A 30-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition following an apartment fire in Uptown Butte early this morning, fire marshal John Lasky told The Montana Standard.

October 02, 2014 12:10 pmLoading…
Exasperated commissioners extend street closure for collapsed building

Exasperated commissioners extend street closure for collapsed building

BUTTE — County commissioners extended a street closure for a collapsed building on Wyoming Street, but blasted the owner for offering “excuse after excuse” and questioned his ability to pull off the building demolition.

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A chain link safety fence surrounds the warehouse,

A chain link safety fence surrounds the warehouse,

A chain link safety fence surrounds the warehouse, 750 S. Wyoming Street,that collapsed in June of this year.

October 02, 2014 9:37 am

Brewers, distillers can keep giving spent grain to ranchers

BUTTE — Montana’s alcohol producers can continue to sell or give away spent grain to ranchers without added layers of bureaucracy and paperwork, thanks in part to Montana Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh.

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Southwest Montana is a hotbed

Southwest Montana is a hotbed

Southwest Montana is a hotbed for medical marijuana. The darker green the county, the more providers it has in the state's medical marijuana program compared to its overall population.

September 29, 2014 9:43 am
Bud business

Bud business

Southwest Montana is a hotbed for medical marijuana. The darker green the county, the more cardholders it has in the state’s medical marijuana program compared to its overall population. Butte-Silver Bow is second only to Madison County.

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Marijuana retail shops remain big business in Butte

Marijuana retail shops remain big business in Butte

BUTTE — Montana Buds. Mining City Medical. Blunts.

September 28, 2014 11:02 am Photos

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Proposed Highlands gold mine clears another hurdle to opening

Proposed Highlands gold mine clears another hurdle to opening

BUTTE — The proposed underground gold mine in the Highlands south of Butte has cleared another hurdle toward establishing mining operations.

September 26, 2014 11:03 amLoading…
Highlands and Red Mountain

Highlands and Red Mountain

The proposed underground gold mine operation in the Highlands is moving forward. The mine is located on the northwest side of Red Mountain. Pictured here is an aerial view of the Highlands, but the mine operation is not visible.

September 26, 2014 11:04 am
'Beavis and Butthead' mimic misses arraignment for liquor store burglary

'Beavis and Butthead' mimic misses arraignment for liquor store burglary

A man accused of burglarizing the Park Street Liquor and using a peculiar disguise missed a scheduled arraignment Thursday.

September 25, 2014 11:59 am Photos

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