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Report: Helena's ex-fire chief exhibited 'unprofessional behavior'

Helena officials found that former Fire Chief Mark Emert exhibited "unprofessional behavior" on multiple occasions before he resigned from the position in March, documents show. 

Complaint filed by woman claiming sexual harassment by former Billings Clinic CEO

A woman working in the administrative offices of Billings Clinic has filed a complaint against the health care organization alleging she was sexually harassed by its former Chief Executive Officer Dr. Randall Gibb.

After 60 years, West Valley Fire responds to more calls with the same number of volunteers

Since 1959, the West Helena Valley has seen a massive amount of growth and change, from farmland to busy residential communities rapidly filling up the lowlands. And for those 60 years, the West Valley Volunteer Fire Department has been protecting those homes and the people who inhabit them.

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Old Glory Landmark, Helena's 50-by-30-foot flag, gets new caretakers

The Old Glory Landmark off Last Chance Gulch is one of the most iconic places in Helena, but it takes a lot of work to keep it that way. 

Stories of Honor: Helena Marine survived grenade explosion

Elwin Franklin enlisted in the U.S. Marines in 1968, three months before he was supposed to graduate from Helena High School.

Capital High senior leaving her mark through school mural

With a little help, Capital High School senior Mariah Thomas is working creatively to leave her mark on the school through a new mural. 

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