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  1. 150 homes ordered to evacuate amid Montana wildfireRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 13 | Washington Times

    Montana authorities ordered residents to evacuate about 150 homes in the western part of the state Sunday because of a lightning-caused wildfire. The evacuation order covers homes along U.S. Highway 12 in the Lolo National Forest about 17 miles southwest of Missoula, The Missoula County Sheriff's Department said.

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  2. Ex-Montana player jailed again after rape conviction releaseRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 30 | Washington Times

    A former University of Montana football player is back in jail after his release last year for a conviction of raping a friend while she slept on his couch. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that Beau Donaldson was booked into the Gallatin County jail on Friday for an undisclosed parole violation.

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  3. US student freed after week held in China over taxi disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Washington Times

    An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew objections over the student's treatment from U.S. lawmakers. Guthrie McLean , a student at the University of Montana, was released from a detention center in Zhengzhou early Monday, according to his mother, Jennifer McLean, a teacher who lives in the central Chinese city.

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  4. Montana football player arrested on suspicion of DUIRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Missoulian reports 22-year-old Grizzlies linebacker Connor Strahm was arrested and posted $700 bond.

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  5. Montana football player arrested on suspicion of DUIRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Missoulian reports 22-year-old Grizzlies linebacker Connor Strahm posted $700 bond and had a court hearing Sunday morning. A first-time DUI conviction is a misdemeanor charge in Montana and offenders can receive a minimum jail sentence of 24 hours to a maximum of six months and a fine ranging from $600 to $1,000.

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  6. Education officials investigate Missoula schools complaintRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2017 | Washington Times

    Federal education officials are weighing a complaint of gender discrimination against Missoula County Public Schools for allegedly not supporting Sentinel High School's softball team. The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has completed an investigation and a report is expected to be sent to the school and the person who filed the complaint.

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  7. Medical marijuana dispensary owner sentenced to prisonRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | Washington Times

    The owner of a Montana medical marijuana dispensary network has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana. The Missoulian reports 40-year-old Charlton Victor Campbell was sentenced Thursday.

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  8. Alaska animal advocate finds homes for challenging petsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2017 | Washington Times

    Shelter animals that are old, sick, disabled or have behavioral problems may never find a home. They often go overlooked during visits, invisible to prospective adopters, but not to Ronnie Rosenberg .

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  9. Last Doolittle Raider, 101, recalls attack 75 years laterRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2017 | Washington Times

    At age 101, retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole says his memories are vivid of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders mission that helped change the course of World War II.

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  10. US halts plan to transfer Montana bison management to tribeRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has reversed plans to give management of Montana's National Bison Range to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, saying that he is committed to not selling or transferring public lands. Zinke , a former Montana congressman, told the Missoulian in an email that the tribes would still play a "pivotal role" in discussions about the future of the range, 29-square miles of hilly fenced-in grasslands with 350 bison.

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  11. Judge won't dismiss homicide counts against Montana doctorRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    A Montana judge has refused to drop charges of negligent homicide against a physician accused of prescribing narcotics without checking patients' medical history. The Missoulian reports the judge on Wednesday rejected defense arguments that prosecutors failed to show probable cause to believe Chris Christensen's decision to prescribe methadone caused the death of two patients.

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  12. 25 new citizens take oath of allegiance to USRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Missoulian reports that the 25 took their oaths of allegiance on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Missoula. Among them was Giuseppe Caltabiano, originally from Milan, Italy.

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  13. Dispensary owner pleads guilty to federal drug chargesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Missoulian reports 40-year-old Charlton Victor Campbell pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana during a hearing in U.S. District Court in Missoula. Campbell faces a minimum of 10 years in prison and has agreed to forfeit $30,000 in cash and the Montana Buds properties in Bozeman.

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  14. Publisher of The Billings Gazette takes on Missoulian dutiesRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | Washington Times

    The publisher of The Billings Gazette is adding the Missoulian and the Ravalli Republic to his duties as part of a regional management restructuring by Lee Enterprises . The Missoulian reports Mike Gulledge is taking over as publisher of the newspapers in Missoula and Hamilton after Mark Heintzelman left the company.

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  15. Silent, speedy Snow Track may revolutionize winter groomingRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | Washington Times

    Better hope you see August Lockwood coming, because you sure won't hear him riding behind his mutant snow beast. Somewhere between a dogsled without the barking dogs and Anakin Skywalker's pod-racer without the throbbing engines, Lockwood's "snow track" out-performs its underwhelming name.

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  16. Snow causes Missoula theater collapseRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    Heavy snow buildup caused a roof to collapse at a Missoula theater that was preparing to host the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.

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  17. Report: Montana's outdoors brought economic boost in 2016Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    A University of Montana research institute says that more than 12 million tourists visited the Big Sky State last year, spending nearly $3.5 billion and supporting nearly 53,000 jobs. Montana's mountains, rivers, lakes, wildlife and national parks are a bigger and bigger draw, according to the university's Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research.

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  18. Glacier park sees another year of record-breaking visitationRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Washington Times

    Glacier National Park once again had a record-breaking number of visitors through its gates, this time welcoming just shy of 3 million people. The Missoulian reports that in 2016 Glacier park saw 2,946,681 people, an increase of more than 580,000 visitors compared to 2015's record-setting year.

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  19. State fails to keep emails despite open government lawsRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Missoulian reports that the state archives are supposed to be a storing place for the important records about the government, but no emails are being kept. Officials say the problem is two pronged: agencies delete emails too soon and the archives do not have the equipment to accept digital records.

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  20. Montana water district files suit over Yellowstone arsenicRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2016 | Washington Times

    A Montana water and sewer district is suing Yellowstone National Park over arsenic leaking from the park that infiltrates its sewage treatment system. The Missoulian reports that Gardiner-Park County Water and Sewer District filed a lawsuit last week in U.S. District Court in Billings against Yellowstone and the National Parks Service.

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