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Thursday Evening's Headlines: Bomb Threat, West Yellowstone Corruption, Serial Killer Makes Appearance

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Here are some stories making headlines Thursday evening around the region:

Frenchtown School Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat - About 300 students were released from school Thursday after someone found a note on a bathroom mirror saying there was a bomb on campus. http://bit.ly/1j9MlCT

Sheriff's Office Evaluates West Yellowstone Police Department - The Gallatin County Sheriff is working to restore trust in the West Yellowstone Police Department. This comes after several residents raised concerns about how the police department handles criminal investigations.
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Witnesses Testify in Eskew Case - Day four of the Jasmine Nicole Eskew trial saw seven key witnesses take the stand before noon, with several others taking it in the afternoon with the main focus being on September 18th, 2012 and the events following the 911 call. http://bit.ly/1dhiZQz

Payday Lender Settles Suit With Hundreds of Montanans - If you borrowed money from LoanPoint USA, you might not have to pay it back or you could be getting money back. The Kansas-based Internet payday loan company reached a settlement, agreeing to forgive hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. http://bit.ly/1oCmsuh

Suspected Serial Killer Donna Perry Makes First Appearance In Decades-Old Killings - It was a court appearance 24 years in the making and it lasted less than four minutes, but for the families of the three women Donna Perry, 62, is charged with killing, those four minutes sure mean a lot. http://bit.ly/OCCh7H

"The Show Must Go On" -- Band Members Move Forward After Accident in Richland - Band members, of "Friends and Family," were on their way to a music festival in Boise, Idaho when the driver fell asleep. Mangled mirrors, shattered glass, and a caved-in roof are all that's left of the 1998 Buick, that Holly Dahlstrom was driving. http://bit.ly/NyJjcs

 

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    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.