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Belgrade homicide suspect asks court to suppress evidence
A Belgrade man accused of killing his estranged wife and severely injuring her roommate in a January shooting is asking a Gallatin County District Court judge to exclude an interview he had with a state health official the day after the incident and a number of acts from his past.
State can't ignore its mental health needs
Montana has the highest suicide rate in the nation. In 2016 – the most recent year for which numbers are available – 26 of every 100,000 Montanans took their own lives. That’s five times the suicide rate in the District of Columbia (5.1) and more than three time rates in New Jersey (7.2) and New Yor
Couple arrested for robbing man at gunpoint
A Bozeman couple is accused of robbing a man of more than $3,000 at gunpoint Wednesday morning after a night of gambling. Thomas Riley Wegley, 18, faces a felony count of robbery. His bail was set at $150,000 during a Thursday morning appearance in Gallatin County Justice Court.
Squires lifts Montana State Bobcats in final seconds against Omaha
BOZEMAN – For thirty-nine minutes and 39-seconds Montana State played catch-up with Omaha on Sunday afternoon in Worthington Arena. The final 21-seconds belonged to Bobcat junior Oliana Squires.
Helena Community Credit Union changes name, expands to Bozeman
Helena Community Credit Union has changed its name to Intrepid Credit Union. Transitions to the new name began in the end of November and were completed early December. “Intrepid, the word, means bold, fearless, adventurous,” said Sara Groves, director of marketing for the credit union. “We feel tha
Bozeman part of widespread bomb threats across the nation
The Bozeman Police Department says three bomb threats it received Thursday were part of a larger number of threats across the nation that shut down businesses, schools and hospitals. The threats were not credible.
Bozeman reviews parking plans, considers fee increases
The fee developers pay to not include some parking when building in downtown Bozeman may jump from $5,000 to $25,000. That comes as city leaders question how its program can make enough money to create and keep parking.
Man Rescued After Fall on Drinking Horse Trail
On Saturday at 10:25 am, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Bridger Canyon Fire Department, and an American Medical Response ambulance responded to a an emergency call coming from Drinking Horse Trail.
JetBlue Takes Off in Bozeman, Southwest Rumors Grounded for Now
As for Southwest Airlines, many folks in the Gallatin Valley have been waiting for the airline to begin serving Bozeman. With four new gates being planned, speculation that Southwest may soon be coming our way has definitely been heating up.
String of Nation-wide Bomb Threats Include Bozeman
On Thursday, December 13, around noon, the Bozeman Police Department responded to a report of a bomb threat at a business on Valley Commons Drive. The threat was delivered via email and indicated that a bomb was in the building.
Bozeman doctors warn of fentanyl, America's deadliest drug
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Doctors in Montana say fentanyl is one of the hardest drugs to treat for overdoses because of its potency. This week the CDC named fentanyl the most deadly drug in America.
HRDC discusses poverty, needs in Gallatin County
It’s no secret that Gallatin Valley is prospering. What’s often hidden from those who aren’t experiencing it, though, is poverty. So Montana State University Wonderlust hosted a forum for HRDC leaders to discuss what problems the community is facing and how they hope to address them.
Man arrested for making fake prescription forms for Adderall
A Bozeman man accused of fraudulently filling Adderall prescriptions to use the drug and give it to friends to supposedly study for finals was arrested Tuesday. Jace Thomas Aune, 21, faces a felony charge of fraudulently obtaining dangerous drugs. His bail was set at $5,000 during a Wednesday mornin
City of Bozeman looks to ADUs to increase housing inventory
BOZEMAN, Mont. — The City of Bozeman is re-thinking the purpose of accessory dwelling units in its housing market. Often referred to as 'granny flats', an ADU is a second residence on an existing property.
“He’s left a legacy:" Skelton retiring after decades of athletic involvement
Growing up in Manhattan, Dave Skelton participated in track and field but didn’t have a cross-country program available to him. He promised himself he would one day start his own to give kids the opportunities he didn’t.
Bozeman swimming girls first, boys third at Great Falls relay meet
When Bozeman head coach Siobhan Gilmartin approached Erin McKinney and Michael Handelin about swimming in every relay Saturday, neither complained. Both practice hard daily, and their performance in the meet reflected their preparation.
Commission disregarded covenants in recent rezoning
I write regarding the Chronicle’s congratulatory editorial dated Sept. 27 about the city commission’s recent unanimous decision to rezone vacant lots 25 and 26 in the Maple Terrace subdivision despite the strong opposition of many residents.
Bozeman Airport grows with new airline, 16th direct flight destination
BELGRADE - Montana's busiest airport is getting even busier this week, with the addition of a new airline and a new direct route. On Thursday, the first JetBlue Airlines flight in the state touched down at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, bringing passengers from Long Beach, California to
JetBlue lands inaugural flight in Bozeman
JetBlue has touched down in Bozeman. At approximately 2:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon, the inaugural JetBlue flight from Long Beach Airport in California, landed on the runway at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, cementing a compact reached last April. The deal makes JetBlue the seventh airli
High school panel closer to picking boundary map
The committee working on new attendance boundaries for Bozeman’s second high school is close to reaching consensus on one of five maps. Option D emerged as a strong favorite among most of the 30 or so Transition Committee members who met Tuesday night, while about five people preferred Option B, Ste