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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

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-08-14 17:22:00

Traffic patrols needed on Broadwater Avenue in Billings

There are several people who back out of their driveways. One second it is clear, the next you have to racers coming down the road. Not only that, but there are a few side streets that people pull out of. There needs to be more police patrolling this street. It’s not safe for the drivers of racing v

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 01:00:00

Montana wildfire roundup: Evacuations in Glacier National Park, huge smoke plume in southwest Montana

“It isn’t totally creating its own weather but it is to some extent,” Arlee Staley, a recreation specialist for the U.S. Forest Service, said Monday morning.

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-08-13 17:53:00

Billings woman killed, 2 missing after boating accident on Bighorn Lake

A boating accident on Bighorn Lake Saturday night left a Billings woman dead and one man hospitalized with unknown injuries, according to a press release from Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. A search continues for two males who were also on the boat.The body of Tammy Scoville was recovered

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-08-13 13:09:00

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 TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 20:11:00

Martinez leads Billings to 6-4 win over Idaho Falls

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Juan Martinez homered and had two hits as the Billings Mustangs beat the Idaho Falls Chukars 6-4 on Tuesday.Trailing 4-1 in the fourth, Idaho Falls cut into the lead when Hunter Strong hit an RBI double and Chase Vallot scored on a ground out.The Mustangs extended their lead

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-08-15 04:01:12

Search continues for missing men after deadly boating accident in Big Horn County

Robert Ludwick of Billings transferred to St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, and the body of Tammy Scoville, also of Billings, was recovered from the water.

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 16:03:00

Billings City Council, Billings Clinic ink deal for hospital-based police officers

By a 10-1 count Monday, the Billings City Council approved a plan to assign a police officer dedicated to the Billings Clinic campus, with a second officer to follow soon.Billings Clinic pays for the officers as well as their squad cars and equipment. The agreement runs through June 30, 2021.Includi

BILLINGS GAZETTE - 2018-08-14 03:30:00

'Fire shooting into the sky': Microburst may have damaged power poles that sparked West End fires

Initially it was suspected that a train colliding with a 100,000-volt power line started the fire near Homewood Park Drive, but by Sunday afternoon evidence pointed to a possible coincidence in timing between a powerful burst of wind, sparking, downed power lines, and the passage of a train through


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.

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-13 20:19:00

Jerry Hanley to feature Lewistown history during cowboy poetry session

The Lewistown area has several historical locations that Jerry Hanley will feature during his cowboy poetry session.He told his KXLO Live audience:


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 TRIBUNE - 2018-08-13 13:51:00

Fire sparked by downed power lines burning on Billings' West End

Crews were paged to the scene of a fire on Billings' West End near 72nd Street West and Folsom Road at around 10:40 p.m. Saturday night.Early reports indicated that the fire was sparked by downed power lines, and the fire had spread to several structures by 11 p.m.Check back for updates


Officials search southeast Montana river for drowning victim

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Officials continue to search the Tongue River in southeastern Montana for a reported drowning victim.Rosebud County Sheriff Allen Fulton tellsThe Billings Gazettethe man, who was in his early 40s, was swimming with family Wednesday afternoon near Birney when "he didn't come ba


Billings businesses say road construction hurts, but the results are usually worth it

Casey's Corner, a gas station and store at the corner of Central Avenue and 35th Street West, has cut its hours and laid off employees as road construction along its stretch of Central Avenue has diverted traffic away all summer.


US Wildlife Boss Departs after Stirring Fears on Species Law

Created: August 10, 2018 11:25 AMBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is stepping down after a 16-month tenure in which he proposed broad changes to rules governing protections for thousands of plant and animal species.


Billings Mustangs remain hot, down Ogden Raptors, 4-3

Billings led 4-0 in the fifth inning after a bases-loaded grounder by Zeek White ricocheted off the ankle of the Ogden shortstop and went into left field. White's double, coupled with two throwing errors, wound up emptying the bases.


MontanaFair returns to MetraPark ride safety a priority

There will be Hypnotist Chris Mabrey, The Rock Bottom Boys Band, and family favorite Mango and Dango will be joining the crew once again.


Runner finds stolen SUV in ditch on Billings' West End

The SUV was recently listed as stolen, and the runner came upon the vehicle at about 12:40 p.m. Friday, according to BPD Sgt. Scott Conrad.


Train derails next to Great Falls Police Department, Tribune

"I heard something from inside of the building, but I wasn't expecting this," said Greg Black, who works in the Tribune press room. Train cars pushed from the track busted through the chain link and barbed wire fence