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  • Smoking Might Cost You More Than You Think

    Smoking Might Cost You More Than You Think

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:34:49 GMT
    This week, doctors, nurses, and health care providers are coming together to support initiative185, which proposes to raise the tax of cigarettes by two dollars. According to Montana Healthcare Leaders, by adding an additional two dollars in tax for a pack of cigarettes, this will: • Help 9,300 adults quit smoking. • Decrease youth smoking rates by 20.6 percent • Prevent 8,000 Montana kids from becoming adult smokers The initiative will also prevent 100,000 people ...
    This week, doctors, nurses, and health care providers are coming together to support initiative185, which proposes to raise the tax of cigarettes by two dollars. According to Montana Healthcare Leaders, by adding an additional two dollars in tax for a pack of cigarettes, this will: • Help 9,300 adults quit smoking. • Decrease youth smoking rates by 20.6 percent • Prevent 8,000 Montana kids from becoming adult smokers The initiative will also prevent 100,000 people ...
  • Employees in Montana have their nose to the grindstone, study says

    Employees in Montana have their nose to the grindstone, study says

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:52:47 GMT

    According to a new study, each worker in Montana used an average of 16 vacation days in 2017.

    According to a new study, each worker in Montana used an average of 16 vacation days in 2017.

  • 5k Color Run to support Great Falls Children's Receiving Home

    5k Color Run to support Great Falls Children's Receiving Home

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:35:02 GMT

    Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this weekend? And get in that exercise? Loenbro is hosting their third annual Color Me Well 5K Fun Run on Saturday, August 11, at 11 am. 

    Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this weekend? And get in that exercise? Loenbro is hosting their third annual Color Me Well 5K Fun Run on Saturday, August 11, at 11 am. 

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  • Glendive mother charged in hot car death of toddler

    Glendive mother charged in hot car death of toddler

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:17:12 GMT

    A 19-year-old Glendive woman has been charged with negligent homicide in the death of her 2-year-old son. 

    A 19-year-old Glendive woman has been charged with negligent homicide in the death of her 2-year-old son. 

  • Body of final boating accident victim recovered from Bighorn Lake.

    Body of final boating accident victim recovered from Bighorn Lake.

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:29:14 GMT

    A third body has been pulled from Bighorn Lake following a boating accident last week near Fort Smith.

    A third body has been pulled from Bighorn Lake following a boating accident last week near Fort Smith.

  • Prosecutors believe Colorado man killed his family at home

    Prosecutors believe Colorado man killed his family at home

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:15:24 GMT

    Authorities say bodies believed to be a pregnant woman and her two young children were found. 

    Authorities say bodies believed to be a pregnant woman and her two young children were found. 

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  • Yellowstone visitor warned for standing too close to bison

    Yellowstone visitor warned for standing too close to bison

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:25:23 GMT
    photo: Douglas Scott on Twitterphoto: Douglas Scott on Twitter

    A Yellowstone National Park visitor standing too close to a bison said the potential danger is "fake news," according to a social media post that's going viral.

    A Yellowstone National Park visitor standing too close to a bison said the potential danger is "fake news," according to a social media post that's going viral.

  • Friday night storms spark new fires in Montana

    Friday night storms spark new fires in Montana

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:20:40 GMT

    Friday night storms sparked a few new fire starts throughout Montana.  Madison County Emergency Management reports the storm sparked two new fires in their county around 6 p.m. The first was up Standard Creek. Crews were able to keep that fire to less than an acre.  The second fire was outside of Norris on Sterling Road. That fire spread to about 75 acres before crews were able to contain it.  There are also reports of new fire starts outside of Helena.  Those ...

    Friday night storms sparked a few new fire starts throughout Montana.  Madison County Emergency Management reports the storm sparked two new fires in their county around 6 p.m. The first was up Standard Creek. Crews were able to keep that fire to less than an acre.  The second fire was outside of Norris on Sterling Road. That fire spread to about 75 acres before crews were able to contain it.  There are also reports of new fire starts outside of Helena.  Those ...

  • Bozeman Police investigating sexual assault; suspect at large

    Bozeman Police investigating sexual assault; suspect at large

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:05:44 GMT

    Bozeman Police are investigating after a sexual assault was reported Thursday evening.

    Bozeman Police are investigating after a sexual assault was reported Thursday evening.

  • Evacuated Glacier Park lodge won't re-open this season

    Evacuated Glacier Park lodge won't re-open this season

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:36:02 GMT
    photo courtesy Glacier National Park, Aug. 13photo courtesy Glacier National Park, Aug. 13

    A century-old lodge in Glacier National Park that was evacuated last weekend due to a wildfire will not re-open this season.

    A century-old lodge in Glacier National Park that was evacuated last weekend due to a wildfire will not re-open this season.