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Fire burning near Big Horn County line quickly grows overnight

BRIDGER, Mont. - A fire that sparked east of Bridger has quickly grown. The Deep Draw Fire was discovered Friday around 8:09 pm and is burning near the Big Horn/Carbon County line, the Montana Fire Info website shows. Carbon Alert reports resources from across Carbon County, DNRC and the Bureau...
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Vehicles start four fires in Big Horn County

BIG HORN COUNTY, Mont. - Our Tuesday #BIACrowAgency Facebook post warned that we are fighting frequent vehicle fires in grass this year. Two more new wildfires Wednesday, August 10, sprang from trucks. At 9:30 a.m. we responded to the Break fire north of Highway 1 (the Crow Agency-Two Leggings cutoff)...
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MT WFO BILLINGS Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

————— SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING. ...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR WESTERN BIG HORN AND SOUTH. CENTRAL YELLOWSTONE COUNTIES WILL EXPIRE AT 600 PM MDT... The storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe. limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. Therefore,...
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Native Americans living on tribal land have struggled to access veteran home loans

The GI Bill has a mythic significance in American history. Generations of veterans got educations and easy home loans; you know, the kinds of things that pull families up into the middle class. But that benefit has never really been available to one group of Americans who serve in very high numbers - Native Americans living on tribal land. NPR's Quil Lawrence reports from Lame Deer, Mont.
LAME DEER, MT
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Montana Public Service Commission

Citing the probable lack of energy leading to “rolling blackouts” in eastern Montana this summer as well as frighteningly real possibilities of hugely inadequate shortages in Montana in winter, Public Service Commissioners, Tony O’Donnell, and Randy Pinocci are today calling upon state leaders to do all that may be necessary to retain Montana’s last major baseload power plant, the Colstrip generating facility.
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Fire Restrictions In Effect In Three Southeast Montana Counties

As the temperature continues to climb, several counties in southeast Montana are taking preventative measures to prevent a wildland fire from breaking out. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks have placed Stage 1 fire restrictions in Big Horn, Treasure and Musselshell counties. Campfires at FWP sites are in place except for...
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As Predicted? 7 Nursing Homes Shutting Down in Montana

We told them if they move forward with a COVID vaccine mandate on healthcare workers, it is going to lead to the shutdown of rural healthcare facilities here in Montana. Today, I saw the news: "Financial strife closes 7 nursing homes." The Billings Gazette article cites "anemic Medicaid reimbursement rates,...
MONTANA STATE

As Predicted? 7 Nursing Homes Shutting Down in Montana

We told them if they move forward with a COVID vaccine mandate on healthcare workers, it is going to lead to the shutdown of rural healthcare facilities here in Montana. Today, I saw the news: "Financial strife closes 7 nursing homes." The Billings Gazette article cites "anemic Medicaid reimbursement rates,...
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Ambulance Stolen From Ashland Recovered

Someone’s idea of a ‘sick’ joke could result in criminal charges. The Rosebud County Sheriff’s Office in Montana says sometime between midnight and 4:15am Friday (July 22nd), a thief or thieves gained entry into an ambulance in Ashland and stole it. The driver of the stolen...
ASHLAND, MT
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Stolen Ashland ambulance found near Lame Deer

An ambulance was stolen early Friday morning in Ashland and the Rosebud County Sheriff's Office found it on Saturday. The Sheriff says no one has been arrested, but investigators are looking at at least one person of interest. The Ashland Quick Response Unit was stolen from the ambulance station between...
ASHLAND, MT
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MT WFO BILLINGS Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

————— SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT. ...Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of central Big Horn. County through 615 PM MDT... At 536 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along. a line extending from 9 miles north of Lodge Grass to 15 miles. southwest of Crow Agency....
BILLINGS, MT
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Wall Fire southwest of Ashland grows to 1,300 acres

ROSEBUD CO., Mont. - A 500-acre fire has sparked in Rosebud County. As of 7:36 pm, the fire is being managed as a Type 3 Incident and 32 personnel are on site according to the Montana Fire Information website. The fire is described as being active. The Rosebud County Sheriff's...
ASHLAND, MT

500-acre wildfire reported in Rosebud County

A wildfire of at least 500 acres has sparked Thursday night in Rosebud County. The Rosebud County Sheriff's Office stated on Facebook that the fire is in the area of the Diamond Cross Ranch in Birney. The sheriff's office confirmed the size of the fire but said further details would...
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