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Montana utility regulator has 'significant doubt' about Colstrip's future

Montana’s Public Service Commission expressed “significant doubt” Monday that the Colstrip Power Plant would burn more a than a few more years and acknowledged risks of $300 million for NorthWestern Energy customers if the utility doesn’t address early closure.

Montana victims alleging sex abuse in the Boy Scouts join national wave of suits

Amid a flurry of lawsuits filed across the nation against the Boy Scouts of America alleging sexual abuse of young Scouts, a national group of attorneys is gearing up to file as many as 15 more in Montana.

Girl's death, MMIW march prompt creation of missing persons task force in Big Horn County

The task force was announced Tuesday, a week after a rally held for 18-year-old Kaysera Stops Pretty Places, who went missing in August and was found dead two days later.

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Residents share their concerns, ideas on how to fight Billings' growing 'crime problem'

The City of Billings has taken its public safety show on the road hoping to get feedback from the community and to hone its message on how best to pay for improvements to police and fire departments, and municipal court.

Laurel student living with heart defects becomes strong leader, mentor

It’s still dark when Emily Hergenrider begins driving toward Bridger each morning. It will be for a while.

Wise Wonders Children's Museum triples its space in new expanded location

Kristen Blanding’s 3-year-old son, Zach, smiled as he played with the fluttering scarves flying through a small plastic wind tunnel exhibit at the new Wise Wonders Children’s Museum location downtown.

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