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Friday's Evening Headlines: Avalanche Victim's Honored, Hells Angels Return, Cold Case Charges

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Scene of double fatality on I-15 Scene of double fatality on I-15

Here are some of the stories making headlines Friday evening around the region:

Prayer Flags To Honor MT Jumbo Avalanche Victims - While people are still devastated and heart broken about the avalanche that killed one woman and demolished a Missoula home, one Missoulian is planning to bring happiness to the site. http://bit.ly/1fxGOhv

Man Arrested In Drug Bust On Thursday Now Facing Attempted Murder Charges From 2013 Shooting - Spokane Police say Major Crimes Detectives have requested two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder Charges for 29-year-old Stafone N. Fuentes, stemming from a shooting that happened in February 2013 at the Knitting Factory in downtown Spokane. Fuentes was one of 29 people arrested on Thursday in a major gang/drug bust that spanned four states. http://bit.ly/1nqzzSo

Hells Angels Coming Back - Hells Angels are coming back to Cody next summer. The infamous biker club held its World Run in the northwest Wyoming town in 2006. They apparently liked it enough to return. http://bit.ly/OdNYS4

Couple Arrested For Exposing Children To Drugs - Thirty one year old Anthony Freeman and twenty eight year old Sarah Hamrick were arrested this week during an investigation by the Russell Country Drug Task force. Hair samples from their eight month old child as well as three other children who lived in the home. All tested positive for drugs. http://bit.ly/1m4YBF1

Details Revealed in Hatfield Murder - According to recently released court documents, Adam Hatfield allegedly murdered his father with the use of a baseball bat. Records say authorities found blood stains in multiple areas of the cabin where Matt Hatfield, and his son, Adam, were taking care of Matt's mother. http://bit.ly/1kScupz

 

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  • Pilot OK after plane makes hard landing on I-90 east of Lookout Pass

    Pilot OK after plane makes hard landing on I-90 east of Lookout Pass

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:41:45 GMT

    LOOKOUT PASS - Investigators with Montana Highway Patrol say a pilot was flying an experimental aircraft and trying to go over Lookout Pass when he reportedly hit a downdraft and the plane's engine gave out. Troopers say the pilot aimed for the only thing he could think of which was the highway. He landed hard in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90.

    LOOKOUT PASS - Investigators with Montana Highway Patrol say a pilot was flying an experimental aircraft and trying to go over Lookout Pass when he reportedly hit a downdraft and the plane's engine gave out. Troopers say the pilot aimed for the only thing he could think of which was the highway. He landed hard in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90.

  • Teen who started Columbia River Gorge fire last summer ordered to pay $37 million in restitution

    Teen who started Columbia River Gorge fire last summer ordered to pay $37 million in restitution

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:11:27 GMT

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. - A Vancouver, Washington teenager who admitted to throwing fireworks in Eagle Creek Canyon last summer, causing a major wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge, has been ordered to pay nearly $37 million in restitution. It's unlikely the boy, whose identity has not been released by authorities, will ever cover the entire $37 million.

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. - A Vancouver, Washington teenager who admitted to throwing fireworks in Eagle Creek Canyon last summer, causing a major wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge, has been ordered to pay nearly $37 million in restitution. It's unlikely the boy, whose identity has not been released by authorities, will ever cover the entire $37 million.

  • Searchers recover body of missing Montana backcountry skier

    Searchers recover body of missing Montana backcountry skier

    Monday, May 14 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-05-14 21:46:41 GMT

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Searchers have recovered the body of a northwestern Montana physician who went missing while backcountry skiing in February.    Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says the body of 62-year-old Jonathan Torgerson of Columbia Falls was recovered Saturday in an avalanche runout zone on the north side of Whitefish Mountain.

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Searchers have recovered the body of a northwestern Montana physician who went missing while backcountry skiing in February.    Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says the body of 62-year-old Jonathan Torgerson of Columbia Falls was recovered Saturday in an avalanche runout zone on the north side of Whitefish Mountain.