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The Butte-Silver Bow commissioners touring the Berkeley Pit Superfund site peer over the northern edge of the pit Thursday afternoon.
BUTTE — Butte-Silver Bow commissioners took a first step Thursday toward better educating themselves about the major environmental issues facing Butte.
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.
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.
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.
BUTTE — A big hunt can turn into a big waste — if the harvested animal isn’t handled correctly.
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.
BUTTE — The Butte school district is updating its anti-bullying policy to include harassment because of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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.
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.
BUTTE — An inmate at the Butte Pre-release Center didn't come back to the facility from his job on Sunday, authorities said.
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.
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.
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,…
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.
ANACONDA —Without a cash infusion from Atlantic Richfield, the Old Works Golf Course in Anaconda may close permanently at the end of this month.
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.
ANACONDA — Five Anaconda children, including 8-month-old twins, are in the state's care after their father triggered an armed standoff with police.
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.
BUTTE — A former Boulder detention officer accused of bribing inmates with cigarettes for sex has opted to go to trial on rape charges.
BUTTE — Historian, sports legend, author and play-by-play announcer Pat Kearney was found dead at his home on Tuesday evening. He was 59.
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.
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.
BUTTE — A convicted sexual predator who was once being sought across several states is in the Butte jail on a new rape charge.
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."
Butte police have turned over to prosecutors their investigation into a former cop charged with stalking.
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.
The M&M, which remained open for more than a century, closed and chained the doors last week.
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.
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.
Walter Boese holds one of his hens sporting a “chicken saddle,” which protects her delicate back feathers from scratching and pecking.
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:
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.
BUTTE — The historic M&M restaurant is closed again, and its next-door neighbors want to buy the business and open it back up.
BUTTE — University of Montana Western officials say enrollment has dropped slightly from 1,391 students last year to 1,340 students this fall.
The fire broke out early Thursday in the lower level apartment, seen at left at 317 N. Washington St.
BUTTE — Officials say a 33-year-old man whose apartment caught fire died late Thursday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A chain link safety fence surrounds the warehouse, 750 S. Wyoming Street,that collapsed in June of this year.
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.
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.
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.
BUTTE — Montana Buds. Mining City Medical. Blunts.
BUTTE — The proposed underground gold mine in the Highlands south of Butte has cleared another hurdle toward establishing mining operations.
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.
A man accused of burglarizing the Park Street Liquor and using a peculiar disguise missed a scheduled arraignment Thursday.