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Early morning fire destroys Helena Valley garage; no injuries reported

Multiple rural fire departments responded to the 200 block of Griffin Road around 5:17 a.m. Monday to the report of a vehicle fire. When crews arrived, they discovered a three-car garage fully engulfed, according to West Valley Fire Chief Jerry Shepherd.

INDEPENDENT RECORD - 2018-10-15 18:46:00

Hunter survives brutal grizzly bear attack in Montana - Oil City News

The 57-year-old Hayden, Idaho, man says he and a friend were bow hunting for elk just north of Yellowstone National Park when the roughly 500-pound grizzly bear charged.

OILCITYWYO.COM - 2018-10-15 18:04:29

Female inmate dies at Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center

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

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

INDEPENDENT RECORD - 2018-10-14 18:00:00

Grizzly attacks hunter in mountains north of Yellowstone

HELENA, Mont. — A grizzly bear attacked an elk hunter who surprised the sow and her cub north of Yellowstone National Park, with the bear sinking her teeth into his arm and clawing his eye before another hunter drove her off, the victim recounted Monday.The mauling of Bob Legasa, 57, in the Gallatin

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-10-15 20:20:00

Eastern Montana deputy charged with sexual abuse of child

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An eastern Montana sheriff's deputy, who had been running for sheriff, faces a charge of sexual abuse of a child.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-15 21:48:10

Helena Small Fry Football League semifinals results

The St. Peter's Health scoreboard announced results from Helena Small Fry Football's semifinal weekend. In the Junior Division Helena Motors beat Universal Athletics Systems 31-6, the Leavitt Group blanked Payne West Insurance 32-0, First Interstate Bank shut out Capital Sports and Western 34-0, Bad

INDEPENDENT RECORD - 2018-10-15 23:26:00

Helena's point-of-sale ordinance would keep kids off tobacco

It’s tough enough to be a happy, healthy kid these days, let alone have to fend off easy access tobacco, predatory tobacco marketing tactics, and getting hooked on dangerous tobacco for life. I sit on Montana’s Legislative Local Government Committee and believe that city and county governments play

INDEPENDENT RECORD - 2018-10-14 13:00:00

Helena man accused of selling meth, heroin

Aaron Roberts Twoteeth is being charged with three felony counts of criminal distribution of dangerous drugs,one felony count of criminal possession of imitation dangerous drugs with intent to distribute, felony bail jumping and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing a peace officer or other public ser


Visitors to Montana Spend Billions

Of the 56 counties in Montana, two counties in particular attraction the lion's share of spending: Gallatin, with $660 million in spending, and Flathead, with $531 million.

MSN.COM - 2018-10-15 21:18:47

Helena-area felony arrests reported Friday Oct. 12

Helena man accused of selling meth, heroinAaron Roberts TwoteethA 25-year-old Helena man is accused of selling heroin and methamphetamine.Aaron Roberts Twoteeth is being charged with three felony counts of criminal distribution of dangerous drugs,one felony count of criminal possession of imitation


Tobacco industry targets Helena kids with candy-flavored tobacco and nicotine products

It’s a new school year but one thing hasn’t changed: Helena kids are still targeted with candy-flavored tobacco products such as JUUL, e-cigarettes, cigarillos and smokeless tobacco. These sweet-flavored products are displayed in convenience stores throughout Helena and across Montana. In many store

INDEPENDENT RECORD - 2018-10-14 12:00:00

Trial for former Helena teacher charged with rape moved to April

The trial for Rene Carter, the Helena teacher accused of statutory rape, has been moved again.The trial is scheduled for April 8, according to a new court filing, five months later than the previously set date.In a complaint filed last January,Helena police detective Kent Anderson alleges that Carte


East Helena man accused of stealing $90k worth of vehicles

From August to September, several vehicles, including a new truck, new SUV and a snowplow were reported stolen. During the investigation, officers found images of Gordon driving the vehicles and in one instance, placing the snowplow into storage, according to court documents.


Garden, farm fresh food boxes available in Helena through January

Missoula Grain and Vegetable Co. is working harder and through colder weather to bring consumers fresh greens and roots through January. Local arrangements will provide Helena with harvest fresh vegetables, meat and bread options after the Farmers Markets close.Providing a venue for Helena residents


Tester goes on the attack in Montana US Senate race debate

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester went on the attack Saturday against Republican candidate Matt Rosendale as the Montana Democrat fights to keep his seat in a tightening Senate race.Tester is one of 10 Senate Democrats seeking re-election in states won by President Donald Trump in 2016.He go

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-10-14 02:28:22

Helena man charged with fourth DUI

On Oct. 10, a Montana Highway Patrol trooper stopped Thompson outside Helena. Thompson had glossy and bloodshot eyes and during the sobriety test, showed multiple signs of impairment. Thompson also blew a .136 blood alcohol concentration according to court documents.


High school football standings (through Oct. 13)

Standings Through Oct. 6Class AAConf.OverallBozeman8-08-0Billings West7-17-1Billings Senior6-26-2Helena6-26-2Kalispell Flathead6-26-2Great Falls4-44-4Missoula Sentinel4-44-4Butte3-53-5Helena Capital3-53-5Kalispell Glacier3-53-5Great Falls CMR2-62-6Missoula Big Sky2-62-6Missoula Hellgate2-62-6Billing

INDEPENDENT RECORD - 2018-10-14 03:45:00

Officials pitch reform of Helena's abandoned vehicle policy

Helena Chief of Police Troy McGee and City Attorney Thomas Jodoin briefed city commissioners Thursday on circumstances surrounding complaints of abandoned vehicles, the procedure for which they said has “basically been the same” since 1975.A vehicle is declared abandoned under the city code after th


Missing Montana man found dead in Yellowstone's Gallatin River - Buckrail - Jackson Hole, news

WYOMING – A Montana man reported missing for days was found dead this week in the Gallatin River in Yellowstone National Park. The body of Dane M. Offutt, 29, of Big Sky, Montana was recovered from the river after days of searching by authorities.