Names released of two killed in head on crash near Bridger Bowl
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 02:50:08 GMT
According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the crash happened near Flaming Arrow Road on Highway 86 on Dec. 8. One driver crossed into the other lane, hitting the other vehicle head-on, according to the Montana Highway Patrol. The driver's names were released Monday afternoon.
Agency: Man in prison for killing kids apparently kills self
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:39:11 GMT
Authorities say a man who was serving life in prison for the murder of his three children when he was named as the only suspect in the beating death of his cellmate has died of an apparent suicide. Idaho Department of Correction officials say Jim Junior Nice died on Sunday of what appeared to be a self-inflicted wound.
Search for missing 29-year-old from Woodland Park goes national
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 02:19:45 GMT
Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De Young answers questions about the disappearance of Woodland Park, Colo., resident Kelsey Berreth, 29, while her mother, Cheryl Berreth, stands in the background during a press conference at the Woodland Park City Hall. Berreth was last seen Nov. 22, 2018, at the local Safeway store.
Thornton police arrest 13-year-old Shadow Ridge Middle School student following bomb scare
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:59:18 GMT
A Thornton Police officer and a bomb sniffing dog enter Shadow Ridge Middle School after it was evacuated due to a bomb threat on Dec. 10, 2018 in Thornton. Parents and family members line up to pick up students after the students were evacuated from Shadow Ridge Middle School due to a bomb threat on Dec. 10, 2018 in Thornton.
Plan would keep about 1,000 bears in northwest Montana
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:03:54 GMT
Montana wildlife commissioners adopted a grizzly bear conservation plan Monday that would maintain the largest population of the bruins in the Lower 48 at roughly current numbers even if the species loses its federal protections. The plan sets a target of at least 800 grizzlies across a 16,000-square mile expanse of the state just south of the U.S.-Canada border.
Pres. Trump's plan to reclassify nuke waste alarms environmentalists
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:41:31 GMT
The Trump administration wants to reclassify some radioactive waste left from the production of nuclear weapons to lower its threat level and make disposal cheaper and easier. The proposal by the U.S. Department of Energy would lower the status of some high-level radioactive waste in several places around the nation, including the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state - the most contaminated nuclear site in the country.
Popular with voters, more conservative states push for Medicaid expansion
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:39:41 GMT
Amanda Dabrowski visited the Health Partnership Clinic in Olathe, Kansas, at the end of November, to get help signing up for Medicaid. The 38-year-old has had a tough year - her husband died, she's disabled from a work injury, so she doesn't have a job, and she's caring for her seven-year-old daughter.