A crane lifted 9,600-pound metal boilers high into the air and over a phone line Friday so they could be installed at the complex’s main plant.
U.S. Forest Service leaders say they plan to move forward immediately on the Telegraph Vegetation Project, after a federal judge ruled against two environmental groups that challenged it.
Air quality in the Helena area briefly dipped to the “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups” level Thursday morning, before improving later in the day.
EAST HELENA – East Helena’s newest elementary school is almost ready to welcome students. Starting Aug. 29, Prickly Pear Elementary School, off Valley Drive, will play host to eight classes each of first-graders and second-graders.
They talked about the effects of cuts to things like mental health services, substance abuse assistance and targeted case management. Many said their ability to provide care has already been significantly damaged – and that it will be difficult to reverse that damage.
By the end of the year, leaders hope to have the Helena Police Department and the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office moved into the building on Fuller Avenue.
Many people lined up along Last Chance Gulch to watch the parade roll by. They saw entries ranging from dancers and singers to classic cars to horse-drawn carriages and wagons.
Long before the excitement of auction day, 4-H members are hard at work to make sure the animals are ready.
About 40 members of the Montana National Guard were hard at work at Fort Harrison Friday, preparing for the state’s next major fire. They were taking part in a “Red Card” training program, to get certified as wildland firefighters.
Leaders report that, after more than 25 consecutive days without measurable rain, moisture levels are critically low, especially in grasses and other light, fast-burning fuels.
Montana voters will weigh in on proposals this November to increase the state’s tobacco taxes and create new water standards for hard-rock mines.
The county estimates the June flooding caused about $709,000 in damage to public infrastructure, especially roads and bridges. Leaders say 11 county roads were left impassable immediately after the flood.
Gov. Steve Bullock announced Wednesday that Montana’s budget picture has improved enough that the state government can reverse some of the budget cuts made over the last year.
Montana Supreme Court considers appeal from Helena man found guilty after using truck, boat to stop high-speed chase
The justices of the Montana Supreme Court gathered Wednesday morning to hear oral arguments in an appeal from Ron Parsons, found guilty of misdemeanor charges after he used his truck and boat to stop a high-speed chase.
HELENA – Some local kids got the chance to try their hand at fishing Saturday, all for free. The East Helena Council of the Knights of Columbus held a Kids Fishing Day event at Spring Meadow Lake State Park.