Helena, MTkxnet.com

Nurses sentenced for defrauding millions from Medicare

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two Montana nurse practitioners have been sentenced for conspiring to defraud Medicare of millions of dollars. Janae Nichole Harper, of Kalispell, was sentenced to 12 months in prison. Mark Allen Hill, of Edinburg, North Dakota, was sentenced to nine months in prison. Harper and Hill were...
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Boulder, MTNBCMontana

Crews battle growing wildfire south of Boulder

MISSOULA, Mont. — Crews are on the scene of the Little Boulder Fire burning south of Boulder in Jefferson County. The sheriff's office reports the blaze is currently about 5 to 10 acres in size and growing. Little Boulder Road is closed at the national forest boundary. Officials say further...
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Polson, MTDaily Inter Lake

Polson man convicted of drug trafficking

A federal jury in Great Falls has convicted a Polson man of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Roy Allen Shostak was convicted on Wednesday following an investigation that began in May 2020, when Helena police and the Missouri River Drug Task Force learned he was allegedly selling drugs and carrying a gun. He also was wanted for allegedly violating his probation from another case.
Boulder, MTKHQ Right Now

Elder Creek Campground near Boulder closed for fire operations

BOULDER, Mont. - Elder Creek Camp Ground, which is off Little Boulder Road, is currently closed for fire operations. Jefferson County Montana Sheriff's Office reports there is a confirmed fire in the area. At this time information is limited, and crews are assessing the situation. People are asked to stay...
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Helena Daily

Helena calendar: What's coming up

1. 2021 Brave Kid Forever 1/2 M 1M 5K 10K -Participate from Home. Save $3; 2. Last Chance Stampede Parade - Lewis and Clark County Healthcare Workers name Grand Marshal!; 3. One Team Scavenger Hunt Helena; 4. Youth Mental Health First Aid - Suicide Prevention Month; 5. Reeder's Alley Sessions;
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East Helena (MT) Weather Channel

Weather Forecast For East. Helena

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in East. Helena: Saturday, July 31: Haze during the day; while mostly cloudy overnight; Sunday, August 1: Partly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely then chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Monday,
Helena, MTIndependent Record

Helena man accused of brandishing gun outside local bar

A 24-year-old Helena man has been accused of brandishing a firearm outside a bar in Helena. Nathan Alan James is charged with two felony counts of assault with a weapon. On June 27, law enforcement responded to Jackson Street for reports of a man waving a firearm. Court documents say a woman pointed out a man walking down the sidewalk. Officers met with the man, who identified himself as James.
Helena, MTIndependent Record

Helena man charged with vehicular assault

A 25-year-old Helena man was charged with multiple felonies after an alleged vehicular assault. Joshua Lee Derice Jones is charged with four felony counts of assault with a weapon, misdemeanor unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, misdemeanor driving with a suspended license and misdemeanor DUI (first offense). On July 26,...
Helena, MTIndependent Record

Helena man charged with strangulation

A 37-year-old Helena man was arrested on suspicion of strangling a family member. Mitchell Patrick Aiken has been charged with felony strangulation and misdemeanor partner or family member assault. On July 24, deputies were dispatched for reports of a domestic disturbance. According to court documents, the victim told authorities that...
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Helena Daily

Here’s the cheapest gas in Helena Saturday

(HELENA, MT) Gas prices vary across in the Helena area, but if you’re willing to head for the cheapest station, you could be saving up to $0.09 per gallon. On Saturday the cheapest gallon of unleaded regular in the area was at Costco at 2195 E Custer Ave. Regular there was listed at $3.15 per gallon Wednesday, compared to $3.24 at Cenex at 1318 Euclid Ave, which GasBuddy clocked as the most expensive station in the area.