Every two years, Helena experiences a burst of activity as 150 lawmakers – and many more lobbyists and members of the public – come to the capital for the state legislative session. But that session can’t run smoothly without a lot of preparation behind the scenes.
The Queen City Wheel House gathers unwanted bikes and parts. They then replace wheels, chains, seats and anything else needed to get the bikes ready for new owners.
The kids were able to share their wish lists by using the mansion’s historic crank telephone.
The reindeer were brought in by Reindeer Express, a company that maintains a herd of about 45 near Reardan, Washington.
Attorneys for man charged in Broadwater County deputy’s death question effectiveness of forced medication
A hearing is being held in Helena, to determine whether Lloyd Barrus can be involuntarily medicated in an attempt to make him competent for trial.
Lloyd Barrus was found unfit to stand trial in June. The state is asking that he be given anti-psychotic medications to treat his mental health conditions, but he has refused to take the medication.
Gov. Steve Bullock and Attorney General Tim Fox disagree over whether a proposed conservation easement needs to be submitted to the state Land Board for approval.
First Special Service Force, elite WWII unit trained at Ft. Harrison, marks 75 years since first battle
At Monte la Difensa, American and Canadian troops scaled a 300-foot cliff, dislodged an entrenched German defensive position and began developing a reputation as one of the most feared and most respected Allied units of World War II.
Authorities say the suspect came in Saturday night, demanded money and forced the employees into a walk-in cooler.
Howard Mears, the Helena coordinator for Toys for Tots, said the Valley Hub has been the largest single contributor to the program since it came to Helena more than 40 years ago.
More than 190 local and regional artists brought in their products. About a quarter of the artists are from the Helena area.
Crews have installed a raised median and a three-foot concrete barrier between the eastbound and westbound lanes. They also repaired the bridge’s driving surface and applied a friction treatment to improve traction.
Prickly Pear Land Trust requested $340,000 in February. It would cover 16 percent of the costs to buy 183 acres along Tenmile Creek and 351 acres along Sevenmile Creek.
The owners of the Wassweiler Dining House, where the building currently sits, donated it to the Montana Preservation Alliance. MPA plans to turn the building into a “Preservation Training Center.”
Jason Grimmis has held a number of positions with the sheriff’s office, working as a detention officer, a deputy in Augusta, a field training officer, a search and rescue liaison, patrol bureau captain and detention center captain before becoming undersheriff.