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2018 a bad year for Montana waterway deaths

Just so far this year, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks recorded 10 fatalities and one person still missing with a good month left to go in the summer boating season if the weather holds out.

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-19 23:00:00

More Glacier evacuations order as smoke hangs over Montana

An evacuation warning also was issued from the Quarter Circle Bridge Road north. That area includes the small town of Apgar, the Grist Road, and all areas accessed from Quarter Circle Bridge Road.

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-19 22:24:00

Missoula: 46 days without rain and counting

The city hasn't had any measurable rainfall since July 3, said Jeff Kitsmiller, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Missoula.

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-20 00:20:00

Police respond to stabbing, bludgeoning at Great Falls house party

Two suspects were arrested in connection with an early morning attack that included an alleged stabbing, a victim bludgeoned with a wooden club, and "a lot of blood" on the kitchen floor.


Aretha's voice reaches across generations, miles to inspire Great Falls teen

Not many people ask me — your typical white teenage boy — about my taste in music. Most assume my phone’s playlist already has fallen victim to Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, or pretty much any human being who has managed to turn rapid-fire swearing into a million-dollar talent. But when they do ask,


Great Falls' Bass Clef school could be the Juilliard of Montana

“I was raised in a very poor family, so my family couldn’t really afford private lessons or anything of that nature, and I just had this really strong love of music,” he recalled.


New evacuation in Glacier National Park; smoke prompts statewide air quality warning

Glacier National Park ordered an evacuation of the Fish Creek Campground Sunday and warned people in Apgar to be ready to leave after theHowe Ridge firegrew to more than 7,800 acres.Fire information officer Jean Tabbert said just after noon that the fire was about half a mile west of Going to the Su

MISSOULIAN - 2018-08-19 16:21:00

UPDATE: No significant growth in Shellrock blaze; 30 percent contained

The Shellrock fire is burning in heavy timber and grass in steep remote country with extremely difficult access. The fire is primarily located in the Beartooth Wildlife Management Area and portions of private ranchlands, approximately five miles north of Beaver Creek Road, two miles east of Middle C

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-18 20:11:00

Montana Album: $500K to upgrade missile county roads

Two winners of the ABC television program “The Dating Game” will arrive in Great Falls Tuesday afternoon to begin a three-day trip through Glacier National Park. The couple, Judy Little, Glendale, Calif., and Richard Harsh, Manhattan Beach, Calif., are thefirst to win a trip to Montanaon a national

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-18 05:02:00

Warning: Mountain lion spotted in Great Falls

Police recommend people be alert, make loud noises if they encounter a mountain lion, pick up children and avoid running.


Shellrock fire north of Helena now 20 percent contained

Equipment: Two engines, three helicopters, two 20-person hand crews, 14 smoke jumpers, two dozers and two skidgens.


Night market, world-class concerts coming up in Great Falls

Mississippi Heat performs at Forde Nursery Sunday, Aug. 19, courtesy of Rootboy Productions.(Photo: ELAN PHOTOGRAPHY)


Add some trout to your route: Hand-painted crosswalks beautify downtown Great Falls

Get Fit Great Falls, in partnership with several local businesses, took to the streets on Tuesday night to flood the crosswalk between downtown's Econolodge and U.S. Bank with river waves and swimming rainbow trout.


Carnival worker faces more sexual assault charges, including one involving a 13-year-old girl

A carnival worker charged with sexual assault in Great Falls now faces two additional felony charges after two more people, including a 13-year-old girl, came forward.Prosecutors filed two new felony sexual assault charges on Friday against Roberto Salaman-Garcia, 42. He is currently in Great Falls


Troopers pursue stolen vehicle in high-speed chase in Great Falls

A high-speed chase in Great Falls Saturday ended with a vehicle being abandoned and a suspect fleeing on foot.Two troopers with the Montana Highway Patrol pursued the vehicle.Trooper Wade Palen said the chase began at 7:17 p.m. Saturday at 10th Avenue South and 14th Street Southwest westbound.More:L


Auto theft suspect allegedly removes clothes, accuses victim's son of rape

Rickena Sue Lamere was apprehended on Saturday, Aug. 11 in connection with two stolen vehicle complaints. She has been charged with two counts of theft, one felony and one misdemeanor, and criminal mischief.


Centerville motorcycle crash victim ID'd as Stockett man

The crash occurred Thursday afternoon on Secondary Highway 227, according to the Montana Highway Patrol. Hutcheson was southbound when he lost control of his Kawasaki motorcycle, which then rolled.


Great Falls star athlete brings Studio Barre fitness to downtown

The 26-year-old C.M. Russell High and Montana State University graduate is set to openStudio Barre, a barre fitness studio franchise, in the old World Wide Press building at 110 3rd St. S.


Great Falls Central Mustangs have talent, experience in abundance

Horton, who has been coaching at Central for nearly a decade and is now in his second season as the head coach, welcomed about 25 players to practice. He said the outstanding turnout lends itself to lofty expectations.


Wildlife officials investigate Montana grizzly bear shooting

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Montana and federal wildlife officials are investigating after a grizzly bear was found with a gunshot wound last month.The Great Falls Tribunereportsstate Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials killed the bear Monday on the Marias River near Shelby.Officials say the 3-year-old