COLUMBUS, OHIO — Jillian Stringer, 13, of Queenstown, achieved a goal she and her parents could truly celebrate Friday evening, Oct. 18. Riding in the Novice Youth 13 & Under Hunt Seat Equitation class at the 53rd annual All-American Quarter Horse Congress, the single largest breed horse show in the world, Jillian and her 6-year-old Quarter horse gelding, named “Itsallwayssumpn,” qualified for the finals in the class. Jillian placed in the Top 20 out of 63 competitors. This was both her first time and her horse’s first time competing at the Congress show.

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week's contribution is from David Shelly, seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey.

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In the justice system, 81% of veterans have a substance use disorder prior to incarceration, according to the advocacy organization Justice for Vets.

A Missoula man arrested for arson in connection with an explosion at an ATM had an item in his van that appeared to be a pipe bomb, records show.

Three major livestock producing organizations in Colorado announced on Monday they have formed Coloradans Protecting Wildlife. The coalition is in the early staging of the pushback against the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project’s petitioning for the reintroduction of wolves into Colorado, specifically in the San Juan Mountains.

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Discouraging might not even be the right word to describe the situation faced by many ag producers in Teton County.  This year’s weather challenges have dramatically affected the growing season from planting to harvest.  A few weeks ago, I was visiting with an area producer who still had cro…

VIRGINIA CITY — A jury began deliberations Thursday on whether Roger Thompson was guilty of official misconduct, tampered with evidence and committed perjury in connection with controlled drug buy when he was Madison County sheriff in 2017.

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Missoula police were investigating a Thursday morning fire and explosion at an ATM at the First Security Bank at East Broadway off Madison Street

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The Tri-Lakes Volunteer Fire Department will host two public meetings to address Lewis and Clark County's application for a FEMA grant that would make funds available to residents in the North Hills for repair, remediation and prevention of fire-related hazards and damages, including flood related damages caused by the North Hills fire.

VIRGINIA CITY — Prosecutors tried to show jurors Wednesday that a Madison County sheriff tampered with evidence and lied about drugs being found on a confidential informant during a controlled drug buy in 2017 to keep the informant from being prosecuted.

A $9 million settlement between Custer County District High School and sexual abuse victims of James "Doc" Jensen, a longtime athletic trainer for the school recently convicted of multiple sex crimes, was announced Wednesday. The move caps more than a year of legal wrangling that exposed "The Program" and put Jensen in prison. 

Missoula will receive a $13 million federal BUILD grant meant to kickstart the first phase of infrastructure upgrades in a fast-growing area.

Victims of systematic sexual abuse at the hands of a longtime Miles City high school athletic trainer have won $9 million in a settlement of a civil lawsuit announced Wednesday.

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The Polson Police Department has canceled a Missing and Endangered Person Advisory issued Tuesday for John Andrew Winkler, 43.

Kwan Gong, Guan Sheng, Guan Yu, Guan Gong, Guan Di, Kwan Dai, Kwan Tai, Kuan Ti, Kuan Kung, Wu Ti, Mo Dai, Guan Di, Kuan Yu, Kwan Yu, Quan Yu, Yunchang – however you name him, the red-faced character with a black beard has a long connection with Chinese heritage. The carved wooden statue in his image in the Mai Wah Mercantile Collection, part of a loan from the Montana Heritage Commission, was a centerpiece of Chinese culture in Butte for many years.

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Girl Scouts provides an environment where girls are welcomed, supported, and encouraged to try new things—no matter how big or small. Their creativity will thrive and confidence will soar as they are encouraged to dream big and turn their ideas into action.