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  1. Ride Girl Fell From Closed for Rest of Western Montana FairRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2018 | US News & World Report

    A high-speed carnival ride that an 11-year-old girl fell from at the Western Montana Fair will remain closed for the rest of the fair. Police say the girl suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries when she fell from the Typhoon ride Thursday evening.

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  2. Body Found in Clark Fork River in MissoulaRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | US News & World Report

    The sheriff's department says people floating the river spotted the body at about 11 a.m. Thursday just west of the Reserve Street Bridge. The body was recovered about three hours later.

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  3. Woman Killed by Train Near ArleeRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | US News & World Report

    The Missoula County Sheriff's Office says the incident occurred about 8:35 a.m. Thursday 3 miles south of Arlee, just south of the Lake County line.

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  4. Montana Seeks Presidential Disaster Declaration for FloodingRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | US News & World Report

    Bullock sent President Donald Trump his request on Monday, citing April flooding along the Milk River and the more widespread flooding in May as the deep snowpack melted. Dozens of homes were ordered evacuated along the Clark Fork River near Missoula, and streams and rivers spilled from their banks across western and central Montana.

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  5. Convicted Montana Pain Doctor Back in CustodyRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | US News & World Report

    A 69-year-old former Montana pain doctor convicted of overprescribing opioids leading to the deaths of two patients is back in custody after missing an appeal filing deadline with the state Supreme Court. The Missoulian reports that Christensen's attorney, Josh Van de Wetering, filed a petition May 18 with the Montana Supreme Court taking blame for the filing error that put his client back in jail.

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  6. The Latest: Flooding Causes 'Volcanos' in Contaminated PondRead the original story

    May 19, 2018 | US News & World Report

    Contaminated water is bubbling and popping in a pond that holds an abandoned pulp and paper plant's industrial waste along the flooding Clark Fork River near Frenchtown. But authorities say there is no imminent threat of a breach of the 2 A1 2 mile earthen berm that separates the contaminated site from the river.

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  7. Flooding Montana River Recedes, but Expected to Rise AgainRead the original story

    May 12, 2018 | US News & World Report

    Montana 's Clark Fork River near Missoula is receding after it crested at the highest level in a century and swept trees, trailers and other dangerous debris downstream. Residents aren't out of danger yet.

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  8. Man Rescued From Montana Floodwaters as Waters Keep RisingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | US News & World Report

    Montana rescuers pulled a man from surging floodwaters as authorities issued new evacuation orders and water continued to rise in rivers and streams across the western half of the state. Layne Spence, caretaker of the Medicine Bull Bison Ranch west of Missoula, Montana, navigates his four-wheeler through standing water in a pasture at the ranch Thursday, May 10, 2018, after reuniting a wayward calf with the rest of the herd after it was separated.

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  9. Bounty Hunters Broke In, Handcuffed Lolo Man Over $115Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2018 | US News & World Report

    Almost a year ago, a group of bounty hunters kicked in the door of a Lolo man's home and found him asleep in bed with his wife and 4-year-old daughter. The six-person team, wearing body armor and carrying semi-automatic rifles, pulled the man outside, handcuffed him, put him in their vehicle and drove away.

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  10. Avalanche Season Came Early, Continues Late in MontanaRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2018 | US News & World Report

    The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center issued an avalanche warning Friday for the Bridger Range after a storm dropped as much as 30 inches of snow. The avalanche center reports 51 avalanches this season, an average number.

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  11. University Investigated for Response to Sexual AssaultRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2018 | US News & World Report

    The University of Montana recently settled a complaint about the way it handled a student's report of sexual violence and retaliation. The Montana Kaimin first reported Thursday that the university agreed to review its investigation process and determine if other action needs to be taken to address the complaint.

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  12. NORC/MTV Poll: Young People Run From TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | US News & World Report

    A majority of young people believe President Donald Trump is racist, dishonest and "mentally unfit" for office, according to a new survey that finds the nation's youngest potential voters are more concerned about the Republican's performance in the White House than older Americans. The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that just 33 percent of Americans between the ages of 15 and 34 approve of Trump's job performance.

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  13. Wildlife Officials Report Waking Bears in Western MontanaRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2018 | US News & World Report

    The Missoulian reports that Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks department officials have sighted bear tracks, noted activity on radio collars and received a few eyewitness reports since the beginning of March. Department bear management specialist Tim Manley says the state's above-average snowpack this year is forcing the bears to enter the valley floors in search of food.

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  14. Female Firefighter to Lead Forest Service Amid ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | US News & World Report

    A female wildland firefighter has been tapped by the Trump administration to steady the U.S. Forest Service as it reels from allegations of sexual misconduct and struggles to change its male-dominated culture. Vicki Christiansen is shown in this 2012 photo when Christiansen served as interim regional forester for Region 1, based in Missoula, Mont.

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  15. The Latest: Winter Storm Starts Rolling Through US RockiesRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2018 | US News & World Report

    A major winter storm has started sweeping through the U.S. Rocky Mountains, with heavy mountain snows and bitter cold temperatures forecast through the long Presidents Day weekend. The National Weather Service says the Arctic front will sweep south from Canada, hitting Idaho and Montana first then Wyoming , Utah and Colorado by Sunday and Monday.

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  16. No Charges Filed in Fatal Shooting in ArleeRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2018 | US News & World Report

    Prosecutors in northwestern Montana say they will not be filing charges against a 72-year-old man who shot another man at his house in Arlee. Lake County Attorney Steve Eschenbacher told the Missoulian on Friday that witnesses reported the Jan. 17 shooting of 49-year-old Leonard Peak Jr. was a justifiable use of force.

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  17. University of Montana to Terminate 30 Lecturer PositionsRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The University of Montana has notified 30 lecturers that their contracts will not be renewed and their jobs will end in May. The Missoulian reports the decision to cut lecturers could save the university some $1.8 million a year in the short term. University of Montana President Sheila Stearns says in some cases, the university may rehire those instructors under different contracts.

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  18. Researchers Say National Park Fee Hike Could Cost MontanaRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | US News & World Report

    University of Montana researchers say the U.S. Department of Interior's proposal to more than double the cost of the seven-day pass for national parks could cause economic harm to neighboring communities. The Missoulian reports that economists at the university's Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research say the fee increase would decrease annual spending by $3.4 million in the surrounding communities within 60 miles of Yellowstone National Park.

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  19. Missoula Moves on Moving RVs Out of StreetRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The Missoula City Council moved forward with a law restricting people's ability to live in an RV within city limits. The Missoulian reports the updated law applies just to recreational vehicles, and removes all references to people living in cars.

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  20. Transient Dies of Hypothermia in Missoula, Shelter OpenedRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | US News & World Report

    A 61-year-old transient died of hypothermia in Missoula this week, prompting the Union Gospel Mission to open its day shelter at night through mid-March. Missoula Police spokesman Travis Welsh says 61-year-old Timothy Lloyd was found unresponsive early Monday near a pedestrian footbridge.

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