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Montana News

Voters in Clinton, MT cast ballots during the 2016 elections.
Rebekah Welch

Montana’s Secretary of State plans to ask the state Supreme Court to overrule a lower court’s decision this week ordering the Green Party off this fall's ballots.

Fire Season Information

Jul 11, 2018
Firefighter in front of a wildfire.
(PD)

Here are links and phone numbers for up-to-date information about fire season in the Northern Rockies, including restrictions and closures and local air quality.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a proposal to remove a deteriorating fishing pier from the bank of the Flathead River at Old Steel Bridge Fishing Access Site in Evergreen.

A 5-month old baby boy rescued after being left for hours in the woods near Lolo Hot Springs.
Missoula County Sheriff's Office

We learned more Tuesday about the extraordinary details surrounding last weekend’s rescue of a baby boy from under a debris pile in the forest near Lolo Hot Springs. Some credit the infant’s rescue to remarkable police work. Others chalk it up to a one-in-a-million lucky shot. To Missoula County Sheriff’s Deputy, Ross Jessop, it was nothing less than an act of God.

Anaconda smelter stack as seen in 2007.
(PD)

This week, federal, state and local public health officials will be in Anaconda to update residents on their plan for studying health concerns related to the Anaconda Smelter Superfund site.

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