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Man recounts harrowing escape from Glacier NP fire

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Video shows Justin Bilton and his father's desperate attempt to escape the flames last week when the Howe Ridge fire first broke out.

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Howe Ridge fire holds steady, evacuations remain in place

The Howe Ridge fire is burning in Glacier National Park near Lake McDonald.  (inciweb.org photo)i The Howe Ridge fire is burning in Glacier National Park near Lake McDonald. (inciweb.org photo)i
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The Howe Ridge fire in Glacier National Park has burned 7,800 acres and several structures prompting evacuation orders and warnings.

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All of Montana now under Air Quality Alert

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An Air Quality Alert has been issued for the entire state of Montana due to wildfire smoke. 

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Fundraising continues for Mission Valley Animal Shelter upgrades

The Puppy Party 2 is an event to generate money for much-needed upgrades to save more lives. (MTN News photo) The Puppy Party 2 is an event to generate money for much-needed upgrades to save more lives. (MTN News photo)
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The Mission Valley Animal Shelter is preparing for their second annual Puppy Party to raise money for more upgrades at the facility.

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Weather Forecast: Cooler, windy and scattered showers Monday

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A cool air mass moving out of Canada will affect Montana today with the highs only topping out in the 60's to low 70's. 

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Group targeted in `Dark Money’ film: We stand for free speech and privacy

"Dark Money" opens in MT theaters "Dark Money" opens in MT theaters
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The documentary film “Dark Money,” which continues its run this week in several Montana theaters, takes aim at political groups that don’t divulge their donors – but doesn’t spend much time discussing those groups’ take on the issue. One of those groups weighs in.

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Pre-evacuation alert issued for residents near Gold Creek Fire in Lincoln Co.

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The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says that pre-evacuations will be issued for 12 properties in the Noisy Creek/Pipe Creek area near the Gold Creek Fire.

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Victim who drowned in Lake Como identified

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Authorities have identified the Bitterroot Valley woman who drowned last week at Lake Como.

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Rain falls for the first time in weeks in much of western Montana

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Happy Monday! I'm excited to announce that, for the first time in 48 days, the Missoula Valley and other locations that haven't received rainfall in several weeks are finally getting it.

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North Carolina woman killed in NW Montana crash ID'd

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Montana Highway Patrol Sergeant Neil Duram says that Dawn Adamson, 46, of Granite Falls, North Carolina died in the Aug. 14 accident.

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Analysis: The facts behind Gianforte’s ad attacking Williams on immigration

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Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte’s first campaign TV ad, which began airing last week, sharply criticizes Democratic challenger Kathleen Williams on immigration and foreign policy. But some of the ad’s leading claims misrepresent Williams’ stated views on the subject.

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Humble Beginnings | Wheat Montana | Under the Big Sky

Dean Folkvord’s Grandparents on their dairy farm outside Helena, MT. Dean Folkvord’s Grandparents on their dairy farm outside Helena, MT.
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In this Under the Big Sky bonus video, the Wheat Montana farm encompasses more than fifteen thousand acres. But as Dean Folkvord points out, the family farm has humble beginnings going back to his Grandparents modest dairy farm outside of Helena.  Dean attributes much of the growth and success to shared Montana values of hard work and family support. The Folkvord family has been involved in agriculture for three generations. Through hard work, determination and good fortune,...

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Crews continue battling Ten Mile, Sterling Complex fires

The Ten Mile and Sterling Complex fires are burning in the Kootenai National Forest. (inciweb.org photo) The Ten Mile and Sterling Complex fires are burning in the Kootenai National Forest. (inciweb.org photo)
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Crews are continuing to battle a trio of wildfires that are burning on the Kootenai National Forest in Lincoln County.

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Davis fire grows 6,000 acres near Yaak

The Davis fire burning in the Yaak (Kootenai National Forest photo) The Davis fire burning in the Yaak (Kootenai National Forest photo)
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The Davis Fire has now burned a little over 6,000 acres since being sparked by lightning on July 29th.

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Get your groove on with new MSU human movement lab

Montana State University has a new lab that is able to determine the body’s movement. (MTN News photo) Montana State University has a new lab that is able to determine the body’s movement. (MTN News photo)
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Montana State University has a new lab that is able to determine the body’s movement.

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Body of missing teen recovered from Yellowstone River

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Authorities have recovered the body of a teenage boy who went missing in the Yellowstone River last month.

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Montana Ag Network: Working to save a piece of history

The Pride of the Judith was formed to save Hobson's historic grain elevators from being torn down. (MTN News photo) The Pride of the Judith was formed to save Hobson's historic grain elevators from being torn down. (MTN News photo)
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The Pride of the Judith was formed to save Hobson's historic grain elevators from being torn down.

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Federal fugitive captured after wild chase in Billings

A federal fugitive led local, state and federal law enforcement on a chase early Sunday morning in Billings. (MTN News photo) A federal fugitive led local, state and federal law enforcement on a chase early Sunday morning in Billings. (MTN News photo)
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A federal fugitive led local, state and federal law enforcement on a chase early Sunday morning in Billings.

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Fatal police shooting in Great Falls

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A man who reportedly brandished a gun at Great Falls police officers was shot and killed on Sunday evening. 

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Gov. Bullock says he 'would' support assault weapons ban

Montana Governor Steve Bullock (MTN News photo) Montana Governor Steve Bullock (MTN News photo)
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Gov. Steve Bullock is staking out a strong position on the issue ahead of a possible run for president in 2020. 

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Howe Ridge fire explodes, more evacuations orders issued

The Howe Ridge fire is burning in Glacier National Park near Lake McDonald.  (inciweb.org photo)i The Howe Ridge fire is burning in Glacier National Park near Lake McDonald. (inciweb.org photo)i
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The Howe Ridge fire in Glacier National Park has grown to 7,800 acres prompting more evacuations.

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Visitors enjoy East Glacier despite fires

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People have come from near and far to spend part of their summer in Glacier National Park despite the smoky conditions.
 

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8.2-magnitude earthquake strikes in South Pacific off Fiji

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A massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly 200 miles off Fiji and almost the same distance from Tonga.

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Campers escape by driving through wildfire in Glacier NP

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“I just had a bad feeling about it, and I was like ‘Dad, I think we need to get out of here.'”

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Type I Team assumes control of Howe Ridge fire as winds expected to strengthen

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Friday a Type 1 Incident Management Team assumed command of the fire and three others burning in and around Glacier National Park.

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Searchers recover final body from Bighorn Lake

Searchers have recovered and identified the third and final body from a boating accident a week ago in Bighorn Lake. Searchers have recovered and identified the third and final body from a boating accident a week ago in Bighorn Lake.
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Searchers have recovered and identified the third and final body from a boating accident a week ago in Bighorn Lake.  

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Bullock makes another appearance in Iowa, fueling more speculation on 2020 bid

Governor Steve Bullock (D-MT) (MTN News photo) Governor Steve Bullock (D-MT) (MTN News photo)
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Gov. Steve Bullock was one of several Democrats from across the country to stump at the Iowa State Fair this week.  

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Montana firefighters on the way home from battling historic California fires

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After two weeks on the front lines of the biggest fires in California, a team of Montana firefighters is headed home.

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Montana’s campaign-contribution limits appealed to U.S. Supreme Court

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A prominent critic of campaign-finance limits has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down Montana’s campaign-contribution limits, arguing they are an unconstitutional limit on free speech. 

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Montana federal judge calls for full environmental review of Keystone pipeline

The U.S. State Department delivered a victory to TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline Monday. The U.S. State Department delivered a victory to TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline Monday.
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A Montana federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Keystone XL pipeline's new approved route in Nebraska requires a full environmental review, likely causing another delay.

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Motion filed requesting immunity for potential witness in Missoula double murder

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Details have been revealed in court documents regarding a motion requesting that immunity be granted to a witness in a double murder in Missoula last year.

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Glacier NP wildfire forces Lake McDonald Lodge to close for season

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The lightning-sparked fire has burned 3,500 acres on the west side of Glacier National Park and forced evacuations.

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Sanders County Attorney withdraws bid for re-election

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Sanders County Attorney Bob Zimmerman has withdrawn his name for re-election.

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Containment reaches 50% at 2,000 acre Garden Creek fire

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Fire managers report that the blaze has held steady at a little over 2,000 acres burned with containment growing to 50%.

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Evacuation warning issued near Flathead County wildfire

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An evacuation warning has been issued for some residents near the Whale Butte Creek fire in Flathead County. 

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Crews making progress battling Lincoln County wildfires

The Ten Mile fire burning in the Kootenai National Forest southwest of Eureka. (inciweb.org photo) The Ten Mile fire burning in the Kootenai National Forest southwest of Eureka. (inciweb.org photo)
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Crews are continuing to battle a trio of wildfires that are burning on the Kootenai National Forest in Lincoln County.

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Howe Ridge Fire grows nearly 1,000 acres in one day

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An overnight infrared overflight of the fire perimeter shows the blaze now measures 3,500 acres.

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