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Stories with place: Helena
  • Unclaimed remains of 6 veterans to be interred in Helena 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 10:59 am

    GREAT FALLS, Montana - Six veterans are being laid to rest Friday after their unclaimed remains were discovered at a Great Falls funeral home.

  • Sheriff: Human remains found in Gates of the Mountains 
    Updated: May-29-15 7:05 pm

    HELENA, Montana - A Montana law-enforcement official says human remains found in a wilderness area northeast of Helena are believed to be a Colorado man reported missing in 2013.

  • Correction: Elk Poaching story 
    Updated: May-29-15 6:22 pm

    HELENA, Montana - In a story May 17 about elk poaching, The Associated Press reported erroneously that five Washington men were stripped of Montana hunting privileges for five years and ordered to pay $41,000 in fines. One of the men, Ken Mills, was stripped of his hunting privileges for three years.

  • Man charged in fatal 2013 shooting pleads not guilty 
    Updated: May-28-15 11:23 pm

    HELENA, Montana - A man charged in a fatal shooting at a Lewis and Clark County home in 2013 has pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide.

  • Montana Democrats rev up 2016 statewide campaigns early 
    Updated: May-28-15 3:26 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Democratic candidates for statewide office are getting an early jump on their 2016 election campaigns.

  • Utah man owes $97K for Montana workers' compensation fraud 
    Updated: May-27-15 5:18 pm

    HELENA, Montana - A man who suffered a knee injury while working at the Montana State Prison in 2000 has acknowledged defrauding the state workers' compensation fund by collecting disability benefits while running a construction company in Utah.

  • Historian, author of 'The Pacific' Hugh Ambrose dies at 48 
    Updated: May-27-15 2:35 am

    HELENA, Montana - Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48.

  • Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limits 
    Updated: May-26-15 8:06 pm

    HELENA, Montana - States may cap political donors' campaign contributions only if they can show that those limits are preventing corruption or the appearance of corruption, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

  • Toston man dies after Friday car crash in East Helena 
    Updated: May-24-15 11:08 am

    HELENA, Montana - A 90-year-old Toston man is dead after being injured in a two-car crash in East Helena.

  • Parked grain cars annoy Helena man 
    Updated: May-22-15 1:29 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Parked railroad grain cars that began arriving earlier this month on unused track that snakes its way north of Helena are drawing concern from one of the families that lives in the area.

  • Helena man denies stabbing former girlfriend 
    Updated: May-22-15 11:23 am

    HELENA, Montana - A 34-year-old Helena man has denied charges that he tried to kill his former girlfriend by stabbing and strangling her, causing a collapsed lung and throat injuries.

  • DNRC to tighten belt for move to new Helena facility 
    Updated: May-20-15 7:05 pm

    HELENA, Montana - State Department of Natural Resources and Conservation officials said Wednesday their planned moved to a new three-story facility in Helena next summer will come with some belt tightening after lawmakers denied additional money for rent in the state's main budget bill.

  • Group sues to halt logging project in Kootenai Forest 
    Updated: May-17-15 12:39 pm

    KALISPELL, Montana - A conservation group has filed a lawsuit to halt a logging project in the Kootenai National Forest in northwest Montana.

  • 2 Vermont women sue over tribe's online lending practices 
    Updated: May-15-15 4:20 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Two Vermont women are trying to open a class-action lawsuit that, if successful, could upend the practice of online lending companies using Native American tribes' sovereignty to skirt state laws against high-interest payday loans.

  • New law will allow rideshare companies to operate in Montana 
    Updated: May-13-15 5:33 pm

    HELENA, Montana - A new law could allow rideshare firms like Uber to be operating in Montana by this fall, but some taxi drivers say it does not include enough regulation.

  • Court revives health insurance discrimination lawsuit 
    Updated: May-13-15 4:57 pm

    HELENA, Montana - The Montana Supreme Court has revived the case of a woman who says it's unfair for hospitals to charge different rates to treat insured and uninsured patients.

  • Church: Fired pregnant teacher can't sue for discrimination 
    Updated: May-12-15 3:28 pm

    HELENA, Montana - A Montana Catholic schoolteacher fired for having a baby out of wedlock can't sue because she led her classes in prayer and participated in other religious activities that prevent her from filing a discrimination claim, attorneys for the school said.

  • Teen admits to theft from cathedral in plea deal 
    Updated: May-10-15 1:43 pm

    HELENA, Montana - A Helena teenager has pleaded guilty to stealing a donation box and silver bowl from the Cathedral of St. Helena in January.

  • Governor signs bill aiming to help domestic violence victims 
    Updated: May-08-15 4:15 pm

    HELENA, Montana - The governor signed legislation Friday to expand unemployment insurance benefits to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.

  • Helena brothers sentenced for silver theft 
    Updated: May-07-15 12:07 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Two brothers have been sentenced to prison for their roles in stealing more than $11,000 in one-ounce silver coins from a Helena coin shop.

  • Governor signs bill to close Montana Developmental Center 
    Updated: May-06-15 8:26 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Wednesday to close the Montana Developmental Center and move most of the 53 people with severe intellectual disabilities, mental health issues and personality disorders to community-based settings in the next two years.

  • incentives to improve Montana broadband to cease this summer 
    Updated: May-06-15 7:59 pm

    HELENA, Montana - In the state with some of the slowest broadband speeds in the nation, Montana lawmakers refused this year to pick up where federal stimulus programs are leaving off in funding improvements to the state's Internet, phone and cable services.

  • August trial set for Hamilton man in child rape case 
    Updated: May-06-15 3:06 pm

    HELENA, Montana - An August trial date has been set for a Hamilton man charged with sexually assaulting his girlfriend's daughters last spring, but defense attorneys are arguing the case should be dismissed due to the lack of a speedy trial.