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Montana utility regulator has 'significant doubt' about Colstrip's future

Montana’s Public Service Commission expressed “significant doubt” Monday that the Colstrip Power Plant would burn more a than a few more years and acknowledged risks of $300 million for NorthWestern Energy customers if the utility doesn’t address early closure.

Montana victims alleging sex abuse in the Boy Scouts join national wave of suits

Amid a flurry of lawsuits filed across the nation against the Boy Scouts of America alleging sexual abuse of young Scouts, a national group of attorneys is gearing up to file as many as 15 more in Montana.

Girl's death, MMIW march prompt creation of missing persons task force in Big Horn County

The task force was announced Tuesday, a week after a rally held for 18-year-old Kaysera Stops Pretty Places, who went missing in August and was found dead two days later.


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4-year-old boy battling cancer lives out dream, becomes honorary Butte police officer, firefighter

A new Butte police officer and a new Butte firefighter were sworn in by Judge Robert Whelan on Wednesday afternoon.

The 'last second mile' of Silver Bow Creek: What's in store for cleanup

With recent indications that bugs and fish are exposed to 39,700 parts per billion of copper plus lead, arsenic, cadmium, and zinc beyond federal benchmarks in the “last second mile” of Silver Bow Creek, some say it deserves more attention.

Mining City History: Ramsay was a true company town

Although Anaconda has some elements of a company town, the ultimate company town in southwest Montana has to be Ramsay.

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