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2008-08-06 15:00:41

By Erin Nicholes, The Montana Standard, Butte Aug. 6--ANACONDA -- A permit that would allow a youth center to operate in a residential neighborhood is temporarily on hold, the Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Commission decided Tuesday.

2008-08-06 15:00:27

By Nick Gevock, The Montana Standard, Butte Aug. 6--Federal land managers have pulled a controlled burning project on more than 900 acres of sagebrush and grassland near the mouth of Birch Creek after environmentalists sued to halt the burn.

2008-08-04 12:00:46

By Nick Gevock, The Montana Standard, Butte Aug. 2--A conservation group and the Forest Service teamed up to complete a conservation easement on the Sun Ranch south of Cameron that bars development on 11,000 acres of prime wildlife habitat.

2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Nick Gevock, The Montana Standard, Butte Jul. 31--WHITEHALL -- Clinton High knew the Cactus Fire was burning just a half mile from his home in the Pipestone area, but he said the anxiety didn't set in until he realized exactly how close the flames were.

2008-07-30 12:01:10

By Nick Gevock, The Montana Standard, Butte Jul. 30--VIRGINIA CITY -- The effort to turn the Norris Hill area of Madison County into a wind energy hotspot took a major step forward Tuesday as county commissioners unanimously approved two projects slated for construction there.

2008-07-29 15:01:15

By Katie Nieland, The Montana Standard, Butte Jul. 29--Acting Surgeon General Dr. Steven Galson will visit Montana in August. He will talk about issues related to underage drinking, a problem he has focused on since his placement in the position in October 2007. He will visit Butte on Aug.

2008-07-17 12:01:05

By Nick Gevock, The Montana Standard, Butte Jul. 17--Butte school officials are considering drug testing for students in sports and other activities amid allegations that marijuana smoking is rampant.

2008-07-15 12:00:45

By John Grant Emeigh, The Montana Standard, Butte Jul. 15--Legendary union organizer Frank Little had one of the largest funerals in Butte history after his murder in the summer of 1917.

2008-07-08 12:00:39

By Erin Nicholes, The Montana Standard, Butte Jul. 8--ANACONDA -- The public will have an opportunity to comment Tuesday on an ordinance that would create a tax increment financing industrial district at Mill Creek. The Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Commission will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m.

2008-07-03 12:00:43

By Justin Post, The Montana Standard, Butte Jul. 3--A Butte man related to legendary rocker Kenny Loggins says he will make sure our roads aren't a highway to the danger zone. Tom Loggins, 42, was hired Wednesday as the county's road foreman.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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