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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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