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Helena High's Kaitlyn White signs with Montana Western volleyball
DILLON — The University of Montana Western volleyball team has added more talent with the singing of local standout Kaitlyn White to an NAIA letter of intent. White is a 6-foot-1 outside/right side hitter from Helena she will graduate from Helena High School in the spring of 2019. During her senior
Montana cellphone, Internet infrastructure vulnerable to outages; new funding could help
When an accidentally damaged fiber optic cable cut out Internet, landline and cell service — including 911 service — in the Bitterroot Valley last week, it exposed a longstanding and widespread problem in Montana. Because of vast distances and a sparse population density, the state’s telecommunicati
In Montana, worry over LGBTQ acceptance, and hope for an inclusive future
The left breast pocket of Kelsay Jensen’s jean jacket has become a platform for her pieces of flair. It started with a small rainbow sticker. Someone handed it to her at a barbecue her first semester at Montana State University.
Four more Montana deer test positive for wasting disease, bringing total to 26
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Four more deer killed by hunters in Montana have tested positive for chronic wasting disease. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks says 26 deer in all have tested positive for the deadly brain wasting disease, which also can affect the nervous systems of elk and moose.
Saturday's Prep Montana Scoreboard
Billings Skyview 61, Helena Capital 53 (OT) Fort Benton 71, Turner 67 (2OT) Melstone 65, Ekalaka 62 (OT) 1. Bozeman 117; 2. Billings West 76; 3. CM Russell 68; 4. Billings Senor 66; 5. Billings Skyview 61; 6. Billings Central 59; 7. Hardin 53; 8. Great Falls High 41; 9. Havre 17.
Helena Roundup: Helena Capital girls remain unbeaten with win over Skyview
The Capital High girls basketball team defeated Billings Skyview 68-27 Saturday afternoon in Billings. Megan Lindbo led the team with 15 points, three rebounds and three assists. Dani Bartsch had 13 points, 11 rebounds and two assists.
Full Court Press: Thursday's high school highlights (Dec. 13)
Editor's note: Highlights and top scorers will be updated as results arrive from around the state. For box scores, go to http://stats.406mtsports.com/games. • Four players scored in double figures for Great Falls CMR, led by Bryce Depping with 18, in a 71-64 win over Missoula Big Sky. Keegan Barnes
Montana Western alum Colby Blaine leads College of Idaho to No. 1 ranking
MISSOULA — Colby Blaine has seemingly made a quick transition to successful head coach. The former Montana Western player and assistant coach is in his first season as the head men’s basketball coach at College of Idaho, an NAIA Division II program in Caldwell.
National Finals Rodeo notebook: A grand moment 1st-time Montana cowboys will never forget
LAS VEGAS – The grand entry for the National Finals Rodeo is one of the most impressive spectacles in professional sports. It is synchronized chaos, with more than 100 cowboys and cowgirls on horseback circling the arena floor nightly at The Thomas and Mack Center.
Daines, Gianforte bills to strip Montana WSA designations are dead — for now
Bills authored by Montana Republicans U.S. Sen. Steve Daines and U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte to remove Wilderness Study Area designations from wildlands in Montana are dead for this Congress, parties on all sides of the issue acknowledged.
Snapshots: Rotary tree-lighting, Ennis Christmas Stroll, 'Twistmas in December,' Twin Bridges 'Feast-ival,' breakfast with Santa
The public is invited to join the Rotary Club of Butte in celebrating the holiday season and the new lights on the Rotary Tree at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in Victory Circle Park, corner of East Park and Arizona in Uptown Butte.
Community sends Christmas cards to young girl with traumatic injury
DILLON-On a ranch in Dillon a 13-year-old girl can hardly hold in her excitement as she opens Christmas cards from the community. Hailey Cox is a vibrant and happy teenager whose shown everyone around her she's a strong young woman. When Hailey was two, her mom said she suffered shaken baby syndrome
Check it out: Take in Comet 46P Wirtanen in Madison County
Joe Witherspoon is making his star and solar telescopes available in Madison County this month so people can get a good look at Comet 46P Wirtanen. The comet was named for astronomer Carl Wirtanen, who discovered it and two other comets in 1948. It is among a family of Jupiter comets that have short
Bozeman Film Society Screening: Glenn Close creates movie magic in 'The Wife'
"Please don’t paint me as a victim," Joan Castleman (Glenn Close), the wife of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Joe Castleman (Jonathan Pryce), tells a journalist (Christian Slater) seeking to tell the truth about her marriage. "I am much more interesting than that."
Bayers Hereford Ranch honored for a century of success
In celebration of 100 years in the Hereford business, the Bayers family of Bayers Hereford Ranch, Twin Bridges, Montana, was recognized for their commitment to the breed as a Century Breeder during the recent American Hereford Association Hereford Honorees Reception in Kansas City, Missouri.
Ryen Glenn man to fill empty council seat
Criner resigned this fall after accepting a job with the Montana Department of Transportation in Libby. Doyle will serve the remainder of Criner’s term, which ends Dec. 31, 2019.
This Tiny Montana Has A Little Bit Of Everything
Located in Beaverhead County, the little city of Dillon is a pretty quiet place to call home. It also happens to be wildly underrated. It may be small in size, but there’s definitely something for everyone in the area.
Billings hunter accidentally shot dead near Virginia City
Michael Kevin Drexler, 50, died on Nov. 2 after he was shot while on an elk hunt in the Wigwam Creek area, according to newly elected Madison County Sheriff Phil Fortner.
What's Happening and Calendar
• The Boulder Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Holiday Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jefferson County High School gym. There will be approximately 50 booths. Find a gift for everyone and goodies to eat. Items include Montana-made quilts, baked goods, toys, jewelry, clothing, po
Snapshots: Thanksgiving dinners, Melrose craft fair, Black Friday flea market
Following the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday, Nov. 18, the Butte Unity Spiritual Center at 300 S. Montana St., will again host a Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the traditional fixings.