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More than 300 people took part in the first Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women’s march in Billings on Friday.

More than 100 potential weather spotters attended the National Weather Service's Skywan Spotter training session at the Billings Public Library April 2.
Kay Erickson

Modern technology helps the National Weather Service predict and track severe weather. But just as important in the weather warning system are trained weather spotters.

Planned Parenthood of Montana

Nonprofit sexual health care organization Planned Parenthood of Montana hits its 50th anniversary Saturday.

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Following a record year of deaths for grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone, state and federal wildlife managers met in Bozeman this week to discuss efforts to reduce conflicts with humans. 

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Tom Winter Campaign

A state representative from Missoula announced his 2020 bid for Montana’s lone Congressional seat Tuesday.

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Immigration is a lightning rod issue at the national and local level. Bozeman Public Library will host a panel discussion and Q&A Tuesday to explore the impact of immigration on the economy. 

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A bill to establish a missing persons specialist in Montana is advancing to the Senate after a week in limbo.

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Several hundred people attended a ground blessing ceremony last Friday for the new American Indian Hall at Montana State University in Bozeman.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection proposes to limit hours at four ports of entry in northern Montana.
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The US border with Mexico draws much of the nation’s attention. But for residents in northeast Montana it’s the border with Saskatchewan that has them concerned.

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State legislators tabled a bill Thursday that would have legalized recreational marijuana.

House bill 770 would have legalized possession, use, purchase and transportation of 2 ounces of marijuana or 16 grams of extracts for people 18 years and older.

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