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Great Falls man pleads guilty to recording women in Missoula hotel

John Yule was sentenced Monday in Missoula County Justice Court to one year in jail, with all but two days suspended. He pleaded guilty to the original two charges, surreptitious visual observation or recordation in a residence, on Monday after signing a plea deal with prosecutors the same day.

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-20 03:46:00

Let weekend concerts in Great Falls be music to your ears

What:Americana artist Amy LaVere plays courtesy of Rootboy Productions. LaVere is joined onstage by her husband, guitarist Will Sexton. LaVere is known for her songwriting, bass playing and vocals, singing in a soulful, versatile voice. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and advance tickets are available at F

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-20 14:14:00

Sun River expected to overtake Highway 200; Augusta flooding

"When it gets to 9 feet, there are impacts to Highway 200 and MDT (Montana Department of Transportation) is preparing for Highway 200 to be impacted," said Christian Cassell, a Weather Service meteorologist.

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-19 18:19:00

Seven county fairs an easy drive from Great Falls this summer

With 56 counties in Montana, chances are there is a county fair somewhere within easy driving distance all summer long. To make your life easier, here's a list of the seven county fairs that are closest to Great Falls. If you want to know about the other 49, sorry. You're on your own.

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-20 14:03:00

Police: Man allegedly forged dead father's checks, impersonating FBI

A Great Falls man has been arrested after allegedly forging more than $2,000 worth of checks from his deceased father's bank account, according to Cascade County District Court records.

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-18 20:42:00

Voyagers drop walkoff and blowout in Helena

Helena opened the floodgate with seven in the third, all off starter Spencer Moran (0-1). Jesus Lujano had a two-run double, while Chad McClanahan and David Fry added RBI two-baggers.


DNA tests back on the mysterious animal shot in Montana

A strange-looking canine creature shot in central Montana in May was a young gray wolf, even if its unusual features fueled speculation it was some other species or hybrid, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said Monday.


Gallery: Flooding along Sun River, northcentral Montana

Flood water crosses Sun River-Cascade Road in the town of Sun River on Tuesday afternoon. The Sun River is expected to crest 10.1 feet on Tuesday night.

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-19 21:58:13

Thar She Bloats! A foul stench permeates Broadwater Bay in Great Falls

At about daybreak on Friday, Canadian Steve Tarzwell rolled into Great Falls and started snapping photos of signs, the refinery and especially our birds.


Malmstrom to get funds for ICBM, 'copter projects

Malmstrom Air Force Base will receive federal funding to help modernize its ground-based intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) infrastructure and replace UH-1N Huey military helicopters at the base, Sen. Steve Daines said Monday.(Photo: John Parie, AP)

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-19 00:15:00

Dearborn River could flood Monday as rains continue

“Right now it’s currently showing about 6.3 feet and flood stage is 6.5 feet,” Matt Jackson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Great Falls, said Monday morning. “We’ll just kind of wait to see what happens.”

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-18 19:22:00

Great Falls Public schools' construction season is in high gear

This year is no different, as construction moves steadily along throughout the Great Falls Publics. Great Falls High, C.M. Russell, North Middle School and Giant Springs Elementary are among the largest projects being undertaken by the school district and Sletten Construction this summer. The work i


New norm: Grizzly bears bear down on Great Falls

A grizzly bear, not birds, was the main attraction Thursday at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge 13 miles north of Great Falls.


Sub-Adult grizzly eats insecticide in a garage, dies north of Great Falls

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks bear specialists are attempting to trap the second bear, which has been getting into pet food and grain spills south of the Teton River.


Montana Album: 5 rescued from rapids below bridge

Disaster was averted Sunday afternoon when three young women and two young men were rescued from a trash-covered bridge pier at the head of a series of rapids below the First Avenue North Bridge. The debris, including brush, lumber and general trash, provided the saving element for theyoung people f


Two Montana groups to share $100K to fight drug abuse

Through the Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs program, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and schools team up to get students interested in fishing and also integrate one of the state's favorite activities into school curriculum.Wochit


Naked man handcuffed after dip in Missouri River

The man, who was naked, returned to shore on his own power but was handcuffed by Great Falls Police officers and taken from the scene in an ambulance.


Tour leaves me with more questions than answers

From the dome to your home. Ramblings, mutterings, keen observations and things you ought to know out of Helena from the mind of Phil Drake.


Cascade County ID's 2 who died in murder-suicide

Willey was arrested May 8 for violating a no-contact order, but posted a $100,000 bond on May 16.


Electric City Heat has quarter-century under their belts

Carly (Heishman) Swingley, whose father Carl was one of the original coaches, was on that first team in 1994.