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TV show host killed in apparent murder-suicide

A tragic end for the host of "A Rifleman's Journal." Gregory G. Rodriguez, whose show aired on the Sportsman Channel, was shot to death at a Montana residence by the husband of the woman he was visiting, E! News confirmed Friday.


Man mauled to death by captive grizzly in Montana

The trainer at a Montana wildlife casting agency where a man was fatally mauled while cleaning a grizzly pen says the victim may have fallen and hit his head or otherwise lost consciousness before he was killed.


22 states join campaign finance fight

Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia are backing Montana in its fight to prevent the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision from being used to strike down state laws restricting corporate campaign spending.


'Three Cups of Tea' author must repay charity $1M

Three Cups of Tea

Famed mountaineer, author and philanthropist Greg Mortenson will have to pay more than $1 million in restitution to the charity he founded as part of a settlement agreement with the state of Montana.


Teacher disappears while running; shoe found

Hundreds of people in Montana showed up to help in the search for a Sidney High School math teacher who didn't return from a run.


Fortune-telling machine found in restaurant could be worth $10M

Fortune-telling machine found in restaurant could be worth $10M

Some mistook her for Zoltar, the fortune-telling machine in Tom Hanks’s Big. Instead, the 100-year-old Gypsy in a Montana ghost town might be the only one of its kind.


Montana Milestone: Millionth resident coming soon

Montanans like to call their state "Big Sky Country," or "The last, best place." Nowhere in these descriptions are there hints of crowds....


World's Oldest Man Dies in U.S. of Natural Causes

World's Oldest Man Dies in U.S. of Natural Causes

Walter Breuning, the world's oldest man and second-oldest person, died Thursday. He was 114. Breuning died of natural causes in a Montana hospital, said Stacia Kirby, spokeswoman of the Rainbow Senior Living retirement home where he lived. Breuning had been hospitalized since the beginning of the month with an undisclosed illness.


Plane evacuated after bomb threat

Plane evacuated after bomb threat

Authorities in Utah evacuated a passenger plane Thursday morning after receiving a bomb threat, an spokeswoman for the Salt Lake City airport said. The SkyWest plane, carrying 46 passengers and three crew members, was en route to Salt Lake City from Helena, Montana, when the threat was "called in," said airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann.


Mont. woman fends off bear attack with zucchini

Mont. woman fends off bear attack with zucchini

Police say a Montana woman used an unlikely weapon to fend off a charging bear — a zucchini.


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