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Officials identify woman who died in Butte jail

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-10-16 15:18:24

Butte officers return to work two weeks after man was shot in the arm

The two police officers who fired their service weapons in an incident that led to a man being shot in the arm on Oct. 1 returned to work last weekend, Undersheriff George Skuletich said Tuesday.After the incident, officers Bryan Ellingson and Tyler Costello were placed on administrative leave with

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-10-16 20:50:00

Name, other details about inmate who died in the Butte jail released

On Monday afternoon, Butte-Silver Bow Coroner Lee LaBreche identified the inmate who died while booked in the county detention center on Saturday as Samantha Cagle, 30, of California.LaBreche said a preliminary autopsy report identified no physical cause of Cagle’s death.LaBreche said her death is s

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-10-15 20:25:00

Police blotter: Arrests at Glacier Bank, running from police, drugs

Arrests at Glacier BankPolice arrested three people at a Glacier Bank drive-up window in Butte on Monday.Around 11 a.m., officers responded to the bank after employees called dispatch about a man trying to pass a potentially forged check. The man, James Pierce, 23, was sitting in a vehicle in the dr

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-10-16 21:15:00

Butte community comes together to help couple in need

James Robinson, left, and Kimberly Pinkham hold their dog, Bandit, in front of their van at the Motel 6 on Sunday night. The two had been snowed-in at the Pigeon Creek Campground for about four days last week.

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-10-16 01:00:00

Female inmate dies at Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center

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HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2018-10-15 14:13:07

Butte animal shelter getting nearly $22,000 in roof work

This 4-month-old boxer pup is seen in a file photo of the Chelsea Bailey Animal Shelter in Butte, which is getting $21,900 in roof word done.

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-10-16 17:58:00

Ban on open burning in Butte-Silver Bow County lifted; burning open through Nov. 30

On Tuesday, Oct. 9, the ban on open burning in Butte-Silver Bow County was lifted. The ban has been in force since July 10.According to the county website and Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department Facebook page, burning will remain open through Nov. 30. Burn permits are required, and only tree limbs and

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-10-15 16:45:00

Sears announces more store closures; Butte store not affected

Missoula's Sears, located in the Southgate Mall,closed in 2015.A new specialty grocery store called Lucky’s Marketwill open in Sears' previous location the at the mall in 2018.Missoulian file photo

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-10-16 11:00:00

Tyler Miller steps down as publisher of Independent Record, Montana Standard

Tyler Miller, publisher of the Independent Record in Helena and the Montana Standard in Butte, is stepping down from that position to pursue other opportunities in the Helena area.He will be replaced by Anita Fasbender, who joined the Independent Record in 1991 as a district manager and promotion ma

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-10-16 15:40:00

Western photographer Barbara Van Cleve to visit Butte library

This 2014 image, called "Cow Country," shows ranchers driving cattle into the the distance near Big Timber while an expanse of sky is seen in background. The photograph is by Western photographer Barbara Van Cleve.Provided, Barbara Van Cleve

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-10-16 15:00:00

Wanted: Butte Pre-release Center seeks pair of walkaway escapees

The Montana Department of Corrections is seeking information about the whereabouts of Xander Matt, 19, and Francis Burke, 24, who reportedly walked away from the Butte Pre-Release Center, 62 W. Broadway St., without signing out.The MDC issued a request for assistance locating the men on Friday. As o


Kmart building bought by U-Haul for climate control storage units

Helena is buzzing with projects and they are all working to get done or enclosed before winter sets in!The Kmart building has been purchased by U-Haul who will develop the building into indoor climate control storage units. They will be adding outdoor storage on the west side of the parking lot and


The perfect "Halloweentown" sees second Butte Halloween Carnival

Butte Halloween Carnival organizers aim to use the holiday for good with year-round activities like Second Halloween and other smaller events. The carnival is in its second year of operation with typical carnival games that are “messed up” (like tossing bloody steaks instead of rings), sideshows fea


Butte man pleads not guilty to fracturing infant's skull

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A 28-year-old Butte man has pleaded not guilty to assault on a minor for allegations that he fractured his 10-week-old son's skull in six places and broke bones in the boy's arm and leg.The Montana StandardreportsRonald Edwin Ortiz-Cabrera entered his plea Thursday before Distric


Butte health department urging parents to get their kids vaccinated

In Montana, only 70 percent of children, ages 24-35 months, are up to date with their vaccines.

NBCMONTANA - 2018-10-15 18:53:01

Local officials look to create a ‘clear path’ to services until homeless shelter opens

Heart of Butte Community Cafe volunteer Joan Heinz, right, waves to a familiar face while chatting with Shawna Mickel during dinner at the local restaurant. Mickel says last winter she was homeless but got help to find a home through Action Inc. and the warming shelter. "Butte needs to come together


Anaconda gets cozy with Misty Mountain Teas

From left, Bekah Niland and Nancy Eller pose for a picture at Misty Mountain Teas at 207 Cherry St. in Anaconda. Nostalgic for the tearoom in their former hometown of Westerville, Ohio, the mother-and-daughter team opened Misty Mountain Teas in July.


Incredible late first-half catch helps Butte get past Great Falls, stay in playoff contention

BUTTE —The play of the game came in the second quarter.After a quick drive early in the contest, Butte's offense had been a little stagnant against Great Falls High through stretches of the first half. Right before the second half came to a close, however, Butte quarterback Tommy Mellott had his tea


Inmate dies at the Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center

A female inmate died Saturday while she was being held at the Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center, according to Sheriff Ed Lester.The female was reportedly found in an unresponsive condition by detention staff at approximately 2 p.m. today. Efforts to revive her were not successful.Detectives from But