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Alert issued for teen missing from Helena

A missing endangered person advisory has been issued for a 15-year-old girl last seen in Helena. → Read More

Helena schools offering free meals to all children through December

Helena Public Schools is offering free meals to all children up to 18 years old through the end of December. → Read More

Update: Evacuations ordered on Birdseye fire

All residents north of Custer and south of Lincoln Road and west of Green Meadow are being asked to evacuate the area immediately due to a rapidly moving fire. Do → Read More

Helena man charged with paying underage girls for explicit videos

A 26-year-old Helena man is accused of paying underage girls to send him sexually explicit images and videos. → Read More

Small fire sparks west of Augusta

Firefighters responded Monday to a small wildfire that sparked west of Augusta on the Rocky Mountain Front. → Read More

Small wildfire sparks south of Lincoln

A small wildfire sparked Friday south of Lincoln. → Read More

Red flag warning issued for Lewis and Clark County, north-central Montana

A red flag warning is in effect today for north-central, central, and the northern part of southwest Montana. → Read More

Construction begins on Tribal Flag Plaza on the Montana Capitol grounds

Construction began Monday on a Tribal Flag Plaza on the Montana State Capitol grounds. → Read More

Fort Harrison offering free COVID-19 testing Tuesday

Montana VA Health Care Systems recently announced more COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic veterans. → Read More

St. Peter's Health tightening visitor restrictions again

St. Peter’s Health has reinstated stricter visitor restrictions. → Read More

Firework sales begin in Lewis and Clark County

Firework sales officially started Wednesday in Lewis and Clark County. → Read More

Fairgrounds halting drive-in movies

The Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds announced the end to drive-in movies for the summer. → Read More

Fungus causing deadly bat disease found in Montana for first time

The fungus that causes the deadly bat disease white-nose syndrome has been detected for the first time in Montana. → Read More

Minimal fire activity reported on Lump Gulch fire

Firefighters are seeing minimal spread and low fire activity on the Lump Gulch fire burning near Clancy. → Read More

Watch Now: George Floyd protest kicks off at Montana Capitol

Hundreds of protesters are gathered at the Montana Capitol building in Helena to speak out against the killing of George Floyd and to support the Black Lives Matter movement. → Read More

Officials evacuating homes as fire burns south of Helena

About 20 homes are being evacuated as a wildfire burns in Jefferson County south of Helena. → Read More

Helena woman gets a year in prison for armed home invasion

A 27-year-old Helena woman who participated in an armed home invasion and robbery was sentenced to one year and one day in prison and three years of supervised release, U.S. → Read More

NorthWestern Energy halting nighttime access to Hauser Dam starting Nov. 1

NorthWestern Energy will begin halting access to Hauser Dam overnight starting Nov. 1 to help prevent criminal activity in the area. → Read More

Clancy man killed in crash north of Townsend

A 59-year-old Clancy man died in a single vehicle crash in Broadwater County over the weekend. → Read More

Heavy rain could cause flooding in parts of Montana this week

A major rainstorm expected to hit Montana over the coming days could cause flooding, officials warned. → Read More