Map. History of Montana conflict

22 February 2018
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State fire marshal investigating fire at Big Arm Post Office
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A Bozeman man appeared in Justice Court Tuesday to face his sixth DUI charge. Clifton Wells, 39, was arrested Sunday after a Belgrade police officer patrolling on Jackrabbit Lane allegedly found Wells in his pickup truck, parked in the middle of the road.
Police in southwestern Montana are investigating a fatal shooting and have taken one person into custody
Police in southwestern Montana are investigating a fatal shooting and have taken one person into custody. Gallatin County authorities say police were called about 9 a.m. Sunday and found one person dead and another injured at a residence in Belgrade. Both had suffered apparent gunshot wounds.
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Authorities are investigating the death of a man on Montana's Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. 48-year-old Antonio Castillo, Jr. was found dead of hypothermia on Dec. 29. FBI supervisory agent Travis Burrows says the agency is investigating the case in coordination with the Fort Belknap Police Department and the Blaine County coroner.
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Authorities say a 48-year-old man whose body was found in a trailer in northern Montana died of hypothermia and exposure. Blaine County Undersheriff Frank Billmayer says Antonio Castillo Jr., who was living in Harlem in an aged camper trailer with a weak heat source, died Dec. 29. The death has been ruled an accident.
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Fire officials say the cause of a blaze that destroyed an agricultural equipment business in north-central Montana has yet to be determined. The Great Falls Tribune reported Wednesday that the Christmas Eve fire caused millions of dollars in losses to Big Equipment Co., an internationally-known custom tractor business near Havre. In terms of square footage, it was the largest fire Havre has responded to in 30 years, Assistant Fire Chief Kelly Jones said.
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The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office reports a Minnesota man is dead after being injured in an avalanche near Cabin Creek. The following is a press release from the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office
Gallatin County Sheriff’s deputy Randy Schott looked at the damage on his patrol vehicle on Monday afternoon. It’s considered a total loss after a serious accident with a semi-trailer.1 month ago
Gallatin County Sheriff’s deputy Randy Schott looked at the damage on his patrol vehicle on Monday afternoon. It’s considered a total loss after a serious accident with a semi-trailer.
It was a record day for snow in Billings on Friday with 8.9 inches, breaking the mark set for Dec. 29 in 2010. The National Weather Service started measuring snow depths at the airport in 1934. Over the last few days, it has snowed about about 15 inches in Billings.
A man was killed Thursday night in a crash on the interstate near Lockwood, according to the Montana Highway Patrol. The crash was reported at about 5:10 p.m. at mile marker 452. It appears that a man was driving a pickup from the Lockwood on-ramp onto I-90 west when he was hit by a semi, said MHP Trooper David Hankins.
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Kalispell, Montana shooting at Lower Valley Rd: 1 injured
A woman died in a Wednesday morning crash on Interstate 90 in Park County. The Montana Highway Patrol reports the driver of a SUV lost traction and went off the right side of I-90 and then rolled over near mile marker 340.
Ravalli County prosecutors are filing multiple charges against a man who they say was driving at more than 100 mph while drunk
Authorities say no one was hurt after a train and semi truck collided in Frenchtown. The Frenchtown Rural Fire District reports that the semi was stuck with its front end across the tracks at the Ducharme crossing behind Benny's.
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A Polson woman died and two other people were hurt in a Tuesday afternoon crash on US Highway 93 near the town of Ravalli. The Montana Highway Patrol responded to the two-vehicle crash just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday.
Two people walked away from Billings prerelease centers late Saturday and early Sunday. Kahner Leary, 23, left the Alpha House men's facility at 1:10 a.m. Sunday, according to Alternatives, Inc. Amanda Oldcrow, 40, walked away from the Passages Women's center at 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
Blue Creek Fire Dept continues to hose down structure fire on 5400 block of Collier Rd. Temperature outside is approaching 0.
A crash Thursday evening blocked both lanes of westbound traffic on Interstate 90 between Reed Point and Columbus. "The roads are still extremely icy throughout our response area and travel is not recommended," said Carol Arkell, Stillwater County Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator
Authorities are looking for a man who didn't return to the Missoula Pre-Release Center on Wednesday night. Brandon Verge, 27, who's serving time for a felony conviction out of Gallatin County, failed to return to the Center at 9:15 p.m., according to authorities.
The Polson Police Department, with the assistance of the Flathead Tribal Police Department, finished a short-term drug investigation nicknamed Operation Blue Christmas.2 month ago
The Polson Police Department, with the assistance of the Flathead Tribal Police Department, finished a short-term drug investigation nicknamed Operation Blue Christmas.
A massive fire tore through a popular western Montana restaurant late Sunday. The blaze began around 10:30 p.m. at the Nine Mile House, located off Highway 10 just west of Huson. The Frenchtown Rural Fire District helped battle flames, along with crews from Missoula Rural and East Missoula Rural Fire Districts.2 month ago
A massive fire tore through a popular western Montana restaurant late Sunday. The blaze began around 10:30 p.m. at the Nine Mile House, located off Highway 10 just west of Huson. The Frenchtown Rural Fire District helped battle flames, along with crews from Missoula Rural and East Missoula Rural Fire Districts.
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The Montana Highway Patrol says a 32-year-old Butte man died in a car wreck Friday night. MHP dispatchers tell NBC Montana it happened on Harrison Avenue in Butte at 10:23 p.m. They say a vehicle traveling northbound crashed into another vehicle leaving a parking lot. The driver of the second vehicle died. Three other people were transported to the hospital.
Helena authorities are looking for a missing man who may be endangered due to cold weather. Robert Scollard, 46, was last seen Thursday afternoon at the Helena prerelease center. He was wearing a gray shirt, blue pants, black coat and black shoes.
Law enforcement officers say they found 8 pounds of meth in a spare tire during a traffic stop in Stillwater County. The officers said the man driving the vehicle claimed he had been visiting Yogi Bear in Yellowstone National Park before being pulled over. The driver, 31-year-old Manuel Paz Sanchez Jr., was charged with possessing meth with intent to distribute.
Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by police in northern Montana. Stacy Micheletti, 51, was shot when he brandished a weapon during a confrontation in the city's east side Monday morning. Police were trying to speak with the man about an incident that occurred about an hour earlier.
Investigators have submitted their case to the Yellowstone County attorney to consider charges against the Billings man shot by police during an altercation at the Lazy KT Motel in October.
A man who brandished a weapon was shot and killed by Great Falls police officers on Monday morning, according to GFPD chief David Bowen. During a briefing on Monday afternoon, Bowen said that at about 10:30 a.m. officers were in the area of 10th Avenue North and 52nd Street looking for a man wanted for questioning related to an earlier incident.
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Great Falls, Montana shooting at 10th Ave N and 52nd St: 1 injured
Crews responded to a trailer on fire in Missoula. They got the call at 3:00 Sunday afternoon. It is located on River Road near Silver Park. Police responded to a call where a trailer was engulfed in flames