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Documents show burglary preceded double homicide in Helena Valley; additional arrests made

Authorities have arrested a third suspect in connection with the slaying of a Helena Valley couple earlier this week.  Read more

Two groups will march on Helena this weekend: one protesting gun violence, the other supporting gun rights

Two gun-related demonstrations will take place in Helena on Saturday. One is a localized version of the national March For Our Lives protest against … Read more

BLM eyes new nonmotorized trail system in Scratchgravel Hills near Helena

The Bureau of Land Management is asking the public to weigh in with ideas and concerns about developing a managed nonmotorized trail system in the Scratchgravel Hills near Helena.  Read more

Mountain lion kill in Helena's South Hills prompts proposal for warning signage

State and city officials are working on some new signage for Helena-area trailheads reminding users that they may encounter wildlife, including mountain lions and bears, while enjoying the South Hills. Read more

Autopsy results: Helena couple died from multiple blunt and sharp force injuries

Preliminary autopsy results in the double homicide of David and Charla Taylor of Helena were released Thursday morning. Read more