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Jesse Chaney


Helena, MT, United States

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Recent articles by Jesse:

Helena students begin trickling back into schools

On Monday morning, some of the Helena students opting for in-person classes this year began trickling into school buildings that have been closed since March. → Read More

Watch now: Demonstrators protest mask order outside Capitol, governor's home

Many chanting “Bullock must go,” about 100 people attended a protest of Montana's mask order Saturday outside the state Capitol before many of them took their message to Gov. Steve → Read More

Helena Farmers' Market canceled after operating without permit

After operating without a permit Saturday, the weekly Helena Farmers’ Market has been canceled. → Read More

From Mount St. Helens to COVID-19, health department PIO started and ended career in a mask

Lewis and Clark Public Health spokeswoman Gayle Shirley started and ended her career wearing a mask. → Read More

Letter from the editor: Welcome to the new h

A fresh new look and an improved user experience await visitors to the new and improved → Read More

East Helena voters pick 1 candidate for 2 city commission seats

Kelly Harris is a popular guy around East Helena. → Read More

Helena judge candidate says he did not see forum invite

Municipal Judge candidate Jack Morris said he did not attend Wednesday’s public forum hosted by YWCA Helena because he did not see the invitation. → Read More

Firefighters extinguish attic fire in Helena home

Firefighters extinguished an attic fire in a multi-family home at 570 State Street in Helena Sunday evening. → Read More

Helena's Mo Shea crowned Miss Montana 2019

Mo Shea of Helena will advance to the Miss America Pageant after being crowned Miss Montana 2019. → Read More

Over 500 volunteers spruce up Helena-area homes for annual Spirit of Service

At age 85, Elmer Osborne needed help replacing the trim and painting the outside of his Helena Valley home and garage. → Read More

With eight write-in candidates, Helena will have a school board race after all

Eight write-in candidates have joined the two who will be on the ballot in Helena’s May 7 school board election. → Read More

Group to relocate downtown Helena sign explaining history of Last Chance Gulch

Just like the old Great Northern train depot it once faced, an old wooden sign explaining the historical significance of Last Chance Gulch is now absent from the intersection of → Read More

It's a girl! Helena Valley family returns home after surprise hotel birth

Although they decided against the middle name “La Quinta,” Helena Valley couple Travis and Danita Light wanted their baby girl’s name to reflect the unusual place she was born Monday → Read More

Hundreds of Helena homes without water as service lines freeze

Kathryn QannaYahu said she feel like she’s camping in her own home. → Read More

Father and son dig out dozens of drivers

Keshia Toole was on her way to work at a group home late one night in early February when she got stuck in a waist-high snowbank on a rural Helena → Read More

East Helena High's first class has 90 students enrolled

About 90 students have enrolled in East Helena High School’s inaugural freshman class. → Read More

Letter From The Editor: Here's why we're dropping the 'Non Sequitur' comic strip

In a recent tweet, “Non Sequitur” creator Wiley Miller boasts that some sharp-eyed readers noticed the “little Easter egg” he snuck into Sunday’s comic strip. → Read More

Biggest stories of 2018: Helena Valley residents spent weeks fighting back floodwaters

After Ten Mile Creek crested its banks in late April, many Helena Valley residents spent the next several weeks fighting back the torrential floodwaters threatening their homes. → Read More

Downtown Helena apartment building condemned after overnight fire

A downtown Helena apartment building has been condemned after a fire Wednesday night. → Read More

Biggest stories of 2018: State budget cuts blamed for Helena Industries' closure

State budget cuts were blamed for this year’s closure of Helena Industries, a nonprofit organization served hundreds of Montanans with developmental disabilities. → Read More