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Montana utility regulator has 'significant doubt' about Colstrip's future

Montana’s Public Service Commission expressed “significant doubt” Monday that the Colstrip Power Plant would burn more a than a few more years and acknowledged risks of $300 million for NorthWestern Energy customers if the utility doesn’t address early closure.

Montana victims alleging sex abuse in the Boy Scouts join national wave of suits

Amid a flurry of lawsuits filed across the nation against the Boy Scouts of America alleging sexual abuse of young Scouts, a national group of attorneys is gearing up to file as many as 15 more in Montana.

Girl's death, MMIW march prompt creation of missing persons task force in Big Horn County

The task force was announced Tuesday, a week after a rally held for 18-year-old Kaysera Stops Pretty Places, who went missing in August and was found dead two days later.

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Free Ceramics owner says goodbye to Helena to take her talents to Oregon

Emily Free Wilson has worked to build a thriving community of artists during her nearly two decades in Helena, but now it's another town's turn. 

14-year-old entrepreneur opens Helena ice cream truck

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream” tiny voices sang out in the parking lot at Child’s Play Preschool on Thursday morning as the D’Lish Ice Cream truck played out the traditional tune over its speakers.

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. 

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