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  1. Fire forces closure of Sperry Chalet in Glacier parkRead the original story

    Yesterday | KFBB

    A fire burning near a hiking trail in Glacier National Park has forced the closure of a backcountry chalet for the rest of the season. The Sprague Fire is not threatening Sperry Chalet, but is burning near Sperry Trail, which is used to access to the chalet.

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  2. University of Montana lecturers given 6-month layoff noticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFBB

    The University of Montana has given about 40 non-tenured lecturers notice that their contracts won't be renewed at the end of the fall semester. Provost Beverly Edmond told the Missoulian the letters were sent to meet university policy that lecturers with more than three consecutive years of service be given one semester's notice of the end of their contracts.

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  3. The Latest: Fire near Three Forks leads to evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFBB

    The Latest on wildfires burning in Montana : 4:25 p.m. A fast-moving grass fire near Three Forks was threatening structures Monday afternoon and the Gallatin County sheriff's office asked some residents to evacuate. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports some residents were asked to prepare to evacuate if conditions change.

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  4. Better weather expected for western Montana firefightersRead the original story

    Monday | KFBB

    Better weather was expected to help firefighters in western Montana battle a blaze that forced the evacuation of 165 residences on Sunday. Fire information officer Sig Palm says the winds are supposed to be slower, the humidity higher and the temperatures a bit lower on Monday.

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  5. Missoula man working on irrigation system drowns in riverRead the original story

    Monday | KFBB

    A 32-year-old Montana man who was working on an irrigation diversion project drowned in the Clark Fork River west of Missoula. Missoula County Sheriff's Capt.

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  6. 150 homes ordered to evacuate amid Montana wildfireRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 13 | KFBB

    The Missoula County Sheriff's Department said Sunday the evacuation order covers a highway near the Lolo National Forest about 17 miles southwest of Missoula. The Lolo Peak Fire has burned about 12 square miles since it was reported July 15. Nearly 500 firefighters were on scene.

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  7. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | KFBB

    The PL ranges from one, indicating minimal activity, to five, which signals very high activity. The last time that the National PL was raised to 5 was on August 13, 2015.

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  8. Esteemed University of Montana climate professor retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | KFBB

    An esteemed climate change professor at the University of Montana has retired with a buyout to focus on what he calls the coming "climate wars." Steve Running launched Montana's climate change minor in 2009, which the university says is the nation's first academic program dedicated to climate change.

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  9. University of Montana president search down to 13Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 9 | KFBB

    A committee searching for the next president of the University of Montana plans to meet with 13 semifinalists later this month. Kevin McRae, a deputy commissioner in the Office of Commissioner of Higher Education, told the Missoulian members of the search committee would interview the semifinalists at some neutral location on Aug. 28 and 29. The committee hopes to narrow the candidate pool to up to five finalists who would be invited for campus interviews in September or October.

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  10. The Latest: Victims of weekend crash namedRead the original story

    Monday Aug 7 | KFBB

    Missoula County officials have released the names of two people who were killed in a weekend rollover crash after a passenger in a shuttle van reportedly grabbed the steering wheel, causing the driver to lose control. The coroner's office says the crash Saturday night near Bonner killed 33-year-old Vannessa Anderson and 36-year-old Donny Barlow, both of Missoula.

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  11. Procession to transport firefighter's body to airportRead the original story

    Monday Aug 7 | KFBB

    The body of a 29-year-old California firefighter who died in western Montana last week will be transported to the Missoula airport in a procession Monday morning. Hotshot Brent Witham of Mentone, California, died on Aug. 2 when he was struck by a falling tree while fighting the Lolo Peak fire in the Lolo National Forest.

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  12. Man arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | KFBB

    A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide for reportedly grabbing the steering wheel of a shuttle vehicle on Interstate 90 in western Montana, causing a rollover crash that killed two people and injured seven. James William Bayford was booked into jail late Saturday.

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  13. 2 killed, 7 injured in I-90 crash outside MissoulaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 6 | KFBB

    Authorities say two people were killed and seven injured when a Jeep Wrangler flipped on Interstate 90 just east of Missoula. The Missoulian reports that two men, ages 29 and 33, were killed in the Saturday night crash.

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  14. Actor Kevin Costner looking for Montana TV starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | KFBB

    If you've always wanted to be on the silver screen now is your chance to make it happen. A new TV series called "Yellowstone" is looking for extras.

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  15. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | KFBB

    Join the C.M. Russell Museum for "Raise the Roof for the Russells." It will be a fun-filled weekend full of events leading up to the World Premier of "C.M. Russell and the American West," a Montana PBS production.

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  16. DPHHS gives tips about bats, rabies exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | KFBB

    Bats are pesky little critters, especially if you're camping and happen to encounter one. However, they're more than just an annoyance, in fact, contact with one brings the possibility of getting rabies.

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  17. Arrest warrant issued for man allegedly connected to attempted kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | KFBB

    An arrest warrant has been issued for 45-year-old Brian Young, of Missoula. Young is being sought in connection with an Attempted Kidnapping that occurred early morning on August 3 at a local casino.

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  18. Missoula man tries for American Ninja WarriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | KFBB

    "The physical aspect of it. The obstacles I have always wanted to do it, it's next level fitness."

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  19. Farmers Union States Donate to Help Ranchers in Wake of FireRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 2 | KFBB

    With 26 active wildfires burning in the state of Montana, many ranchers and farmers have lost fences, livestock, crops, and more to the flames. The struggle to rebuild is costly, but the Montana Farmers Union plans to help.

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  20. Dog Walker Watch, coming to a neighborhood near you?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | KFBB

    Move over neighborhood watch a cuter patrol is taking over, Dog Walker Watch. According to the humane society of the United States, there are over seventy five million dog owners across the nation.

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