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Leavitt Group and Mountain West Benefits combine to create premiere Montana
The Leavitt Group announced that Mountain West Benefits will become part of the Leavitt Group in an affiliation that also includes the Leavitt Group's two Montana agencies: Taylor-Leavitt Insurance Agency of Billings, and Northern Montana Insurance …
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Montana's Big Sky Resort Gets Bigger
For years, Vail Mountain has reigned as the nation's largest ski area, but last fall Big Sky Resort, the understated ski area in southwestern Montana, leapfrogged its better-known competitor with the addition of acreage on a series of adjacent …
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Trapping is part of Montana's heritage
I have never trapped, and I don't necessarily believe that I will start. However, the more I learned about trapping and the charge against it led by out-of-state groups I've never heard of, the more compelled I felt to speak up. I am a lifelong hunter …
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Fairfield's Barta Named Montana Gatorade Player of the Year
Fairfield's Barta Named Montana Gatorade Player of the Year. While Fairfield's consecutive win record is gathering attention around the state, the Lady Eagles now boast the 2013-2014 Gatorade Montana Girls Basketball Player of the Year in Jill Barta …
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Montana Avalanche Rescue Included Neighborhood
Rescue officials say about 100 neighbors converged to help find three people buried Friday when an avalanche swept down a mountain in a residential area of Missoula in western Montana and crushed a house at the bottom. "It was very chaotic but a lot of …
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Mystery, adventure among new Montana titles
In the summer of 1998, Walter Kirn set out on a peculiar, fateful errand: to personally deliver a crippled hunting dog from his home in Montana to the New York apartment of one Clark Rockefeller, a secretive young banker and art collector who had …
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State solicitor general wants to bring different background to Montana Supreme

State solicitor general wants to bring different background to Montana Supreme
Education: Graduated from high school in Manitoba, Canada, in 1992; received bachelor's degree, with high honors, in civil engineering from Montana State University in 1997; received master's degree in construction engineering management from MSU in …
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Montana's insurance sign-ups rise slightly, but still low
While Montana's numbers are small, the state continues to have one of the higher rates of sign-ups, measured as a percentage of the state population. About 2.25 percent of Montana's population had chosen a health insurance policy via the marketplace as …
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Montana politics: Thoughts on senators, attorneys
Why didn't he just sign the DOJ's proposed agreement, then after the dust settled he could play the University of Montana's “get-out-of-agreement card” by telling the DOJ that some of his staff don't feel right about having their names listed on some …
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SHAPE UP MONTANA: When it comes to snacking, think protein first
There are two critical issues in choosing a smart snack. First and foremost, are you really “stomach” hungry? If you're bored, get up and take a walk. If you're stressed out, take time to breathe deeply, or talk with a friend. If you're tired, take a …
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Southern Montana Electric reports agreement with noteholders in bankruptcy
The Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative and its noteholders have reached an agreement to settle disputes in the co-op's long and complicated bankruptcy. In a report to the court filed late afternoon Monday, Southern's …
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Lifestyles of Montana: the healthiest state
Montana was named the least obese state in the country earlier this month. Any given day in Western Montana, no matter the weather or the season, there's something to do outside. “Mountain biking, skiing, hiking, horseback riding-people are out there …
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Montana's Hall receives national track award

Montana's Hall receives national track award
Lindsey Hall, a redshirt senior, was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's Mountain Region Field Athlete of the Year for the 2014 NCAA Division I indoor season. The awards, which span the organization's nine regions, were …
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Children who survived Montana avalanche recall time trapped in snow
Two children who survived an avalanche in Montana last week recalled for the first time the terrifying moment they found themselves completely buried in snow. Phoenix Scoles, 8, and his 10-year-old sister, Coral, said they were outside their Missoula …
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Montana primary races coming into focus
“We are not taking a single seat for granted, and we are not leaving a single district without a legislative candidate,” said Lauren Caldwell, director of the Montana Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee. Caldwell said of the 125 or so Democratic …
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Woman hurt in destructive Montana avalanche dies

Woman hurt in destructive Montana avalanche dies
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A woman who was rescued about three hours after her Missoula home was destroyed by an avalanche has died. About 100 neighbors converged to help find 68-year-old Michel Colville, her husband and an 8-year-old boy, who …
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Mix of weather brings flooding, slides to Montana
In southwestern Montana, rapid snowmelt sent water running over the highways near Boulder, Whitehall, Toston, Manhattan and Livingston. An evacuation order for a Livingston condominium complex was lifted Thursday afternoon. In the northwestern part of …
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Reporter Betsy Cohen left no stones unturned during Montana career
The intern from the University of Montana on that April day was the only available reporter in the newsroom at the moment, so Gallacher grabbed Cohen, too, on his way out the door. One of the biggest national stories of the year was a million miles …
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Woman dies after Montana home crushed by 1800-foot-long avalanche
On Friday, Michel Colville was in her Missoula, Mont., home near the recreational area of Mt. Jumbo. It was 4 p.m. when a mountain of snow raced down the hill at more than 120 mph, smashing her home and sending her, her husband and an unrelated child …
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Avalanche experts issue advisories in Western Montana
… Text; Large Text. Print; Email. Tweet. avalanchedangerpic. MISSOULA, Mont. -. Folks out enjoying the recent sunshine in Western Montana will want to remember that the heat can create the possibility of avalanches, and experts want people to stay aware.
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BOB BROWN: Montana should enact special elections to fill vacancies
With the departure of U.S. Sen. Max Baucus from the Senate, Montana's longest-serving statewide elected official is Ed Smith. Never heard of him? Well, we have elected him Clerk of our Supreme Court five times. Ed served as Chief Clerk of the Montana …
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Regents require Montana campuses to OK travel to areas not covered by
Citing the safety of faculty and students, the Montana Board of Regents approved a measure requiring all state campuses to adopt policies to review and approve university-related travel beyond areas covered by the state's insurance plan. The changes …
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Rick Ross & French Montana Bring “Nobody” To 'Late Night With Seth Meyers
After performing with The Roots on the Tonight Show last week, Rick Ross swung by Late Night With Seth Meyers Wednesday (March 5) to mark Mastermind's release. He brought along French Montana, and unfortunately they performed one of the album's …
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Democrat Lewis officially enters race for Montana's US House seat

Democrat Lewis officially enters race for Montana's US House seat
HELENA – John Lewis, the lone Democrat running for Montana's open U.S. House seat, filed for office Wednesday, saying he's working hard campaigning across the state, even though he's unopposed so far in his party's primary election. Meanwhile, five …
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Montana (16-11) at Sacramento State (13-14)
Montana has won four straight and eight of its last 10 games overall. The Grizzlies narrowly edged out intrastate rival Montana State, 53-50, on Monday in Missoula. Montana owns an 11-7 conference record entering this clash with Sacramento State.
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Montana State (14-14) at Northern Arizona (13-16)
GAME NOTES: Two teams still playing for their postseason lives meet in Flagstaff on Thursday, as the Montana State Bobcats take on the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in a Big Sky Conference battle. Montana State is just 3-3 in its last six games.
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Snowboarder caused Montana Avalanche

snowboarder caused Montana Avalanche snowboarder limited area of ​​the Mount Jumbo cause of Montana avalanche that buried three people and shot to the house to its foundation. Blizzard Missoula swept through the valley earlier this week and primer for mountain avalanche. Read more New York Daily News

Montana Soap Box: Retirement legislator hitting extremism If you compare the words of Lincoln purity indirectly recent Montana legislators exempted Voting hit piece concocted former legislator Roger Koopman, we would have to conclude that Lincoln was “undocumented democrats” and … Read more Great Falls Tribune

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