Susan Deann Brown passed away on Monday July 19th, 2021 at Teton Peaks Assisted Living Facility in Choteau, Montana.  She had been living with a terminal condition and was under the guidance of hospice at the time of her passing. She was 60 years old. Cremation has taken place under the care…

Retired Choteau barber and veteran, Warren “Phil” Archer, 84, died July 18, 2021, in Choteau after a long illness.

Mae Jeanette (Miller) Ripley, 98 of Choteau passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of July 20, 2021 at Benefis Teton Medical Center in Choteau.

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A Butte man apologized Thursday for firing a gun at a bartender outside of Dano’s bar in Butte last year, saying he would “handle the situation very differently” if he could go back in time.

A man who was driving drunk while following a Butte school bus has been sentenced to five years in custody of state prison officials and fined $5,000 for his sixth DUI conviction.

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Montana gas prices have risen 2.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.20/g, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 615 stations in Montana. Gas prices in Montana are 18.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 99.6 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

(The Center Square) – A new analysis released this week by the American Legislative Exchange Council shows Montana has comparatively little bond debt compared to the other 49 states.

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A jet fuel shortage, spurred by an increase in demand from firefighting aircraft and supply chain issues, caused daylong delays and departure problems at the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport over the weekend.

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It’s unlikely that Belgrade will impose watering restrictions similar to those handed down last week in Bozeman, according to City Manager Ted Barkley, who has fielded some calls from citizens wondering what they can expect.

BRISTOL, Tenn. — As of Wednesday afternoon, jury selection for the damages trial in the Sullivan Baby Doe opioid lawsuit remained scheduled to begin this morning, according to court records on file with the Tennessee Supreme Court.

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Following suit with Gallatin County, Bozeman issued an order prohibiting all burning on Wednesday as hot and dry summer conditions and already-strained firefighting resources threaten devastating fires.

The Washington County Commission approved a resolution on Wednesday endorsing an undisclosed settlement in a pending lawsuit against parties alleged to be involved in facilitating opioid drug abuse and addiction in the region.

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"You can't have bird feeders up this time of year in areas where bears are adjacent. It's like putting a piggy bank on your porch and being surprised that someone steals your piggy bank."

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The Montana VA is among 14 federal veterans facilities named in a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, claiming information requests were not fulfilled in a timely manner regarding questions over some new programs.

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As the Senate hurtles toward what is expected to be an unsuccessful procedural vote on a mostly unwritten infrastructure measure Wednesday, bipartisan negotiators are narrowing down ways to pay for it, even as a disagreement on transit funding continues to be a sticking point. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer has scheduled a Wednesday cloture vote on the motion to proceed to the ...

Teresa Loys McCrossin was born in Choteau, MT on June 2nd, 1953, to Marvin and Eloyse Harrington.  She joined her older brother David, who was 2 years old.  Three more siblings joined the family and the kids enjoyed swimming in the river, participating in 4-H and FHA. The family followed Mar…

Marcile Joyce Trebesch of Dutton, Montana, on July 8, 2021 with much faith went Home to Jesus, her Lord and Savior she loved. She had a full life of 93 years. She lived with her children during 2020, and moved into the Teton Peak Assisted Living in Choteau last January.

Millie J. “Mill” McCann, 95 of Augusta, passed away peacefully July 11, 2021 at Benefis Teton Medical Center in Choteau, after a long battle with dementia.

Ruth Reiquam was born on October 2, 1931 to David Reiquam and Muriel Skratus.  She would be the younger sister of Marge (Carlson) and Helen (Dellwo).    Ruth was born in Conrad, Montana and her family lived in Collins and Culbertson where her father passed away when she was 6 years old.  

Early in the morning on July 11, 2021, with family by her side, Barbara L. Moe, loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother, joined our heavenly father.

Kenneth S. White passed peacefully the evening of July 13, 2021, in Bozeman, MT. He was looking forward to spending eternity with his dear wife Sharon of 50+ years, and his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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(The Center Square) – A lack of affordable childcare and additional unemployment benefits are contributing to the labor shortage for businesses in tourist-reliant Montana communities with small retail, lodging and restaurant businesses.

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A District Court judge ruled last week most of the sanctions imposed against Montana Highway Patrol for bungling evidence in a civil case filed by a Wyoming driver will remain in place.

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(The Center Square) – Alarming drought conditions that led Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte to declare a statewide emergency have farmers losing crops, and in some places, watching grasshoppers eat the kernels right out of the heads of grain.

(The Center Square) – Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita said he is joining the attorneys general from three dozen other states in a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the tech giant uses monopolistic practices to prevent competition.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Congressional Medal of Honor Society will hold its annual celebration for recipients of the United States' highest military award for valor in Knoxville, Sept. 13-17, 2022. But the story starts on July 22, 2021 when Medal of Honor recipient Kyle White, U.S. Army (Ret), will be in town to speak to teachers and administrators throughout the state at the Medal of Honor Character Development Program (CDP) training day at the Crown Plaza on West Summit Hill Drive.

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- During July, Duke's Mayonnaise is partnering with the Butcher & Bee restaurant group to celebrate flavors of the Southeast, presenting four seasonal menus that feature Duke's mayo and heirloom tomatoes. The rotating menus, from the executive chef team behind Butcher & Bee concepts and Chef Mark Cates of Duke's, will feature unique takes on BLTs and other southern staples such as tomato pie and fried green tomatoes.

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This year the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department is again sponsoring a ride home for those folks who have a little too much to celebrate Independence Day.

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BILLINGS ─ Fireworks are strictly prohibited on Bureau of Reclamation lands and waterbodies. These areas consist of multiple reservoirs, surrounding lands, and campgrounds across the state of Montana. These areas include Anita Reservoir, Bighorn Reservoir, Canyon Ferry Reservoir, Clark Canyo…

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Several hundred people gathered Saturday on four acres in a subdivision in northern Helena to break ground for a new temple that church officials say will serve as not only a welcoming place, but a venue where covenants are made and heavy hearts are lifted.

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The 2021 Teton County 4-H Fair will “get growing” with the horse show on Saturday, June 19 at the 406 Arena in Vaughn.  Entry day for static exhibits is Wednesday, June 23 at the Choteau Pavilion.  Thursday evening, June 24 there will be small animal shows.  Friday, June 25 is the day for be…

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After coming to order, the June meeting of the Fairfield Town Council got underway on a sad note, with long-time Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department Chief Ben Rhodes turning in his letter of resignation. Ben is retiring from the department.

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A technology that would enable beekeepers to detoxify hives of pesticides was developed at Cornell University and is now being licensed through a new company called Beemmunity.