Road Closure and Parking Restrictions on N. Jackson Street for Asphalt Repair Work
Asphalt pothole and patch work will take place on Jackson Street from W. 13th Street to W. Lyndale Avenue. The road will be closed to through traffic from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the project.
Last Chance Splash Waterpark & Pool set to open June 20
With summer rapidly approaching, and temperatures starting to rise last chance splash water park and Pool are getting ready for the public to have fun in the sun.
Big Medicine’s long journey home
Big Medicine was born in 1933 on the range of the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana. The rare white bison became revered in his lifetime on the land the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes called home. He lived for about 36 years, then died in 1959. Because he lived...
Neighbors testify as Leon Ford trial enters second week
On Monday, the deliberate homicide trial of Leon Ford moved into its second week, as jurors heard testimony highlighting the long-running tensions among residents along Turk Road.
Weather Wise: Weekend Flooding
Flooding hit hard over the weekend across Montana, from small streams to urban areas to roads completely washed out.
Maverik expanding to Montana in 2024
Maverik has begun construction on its first store in Montana, which will be the convenience retailer’s 13th state of operation, a company spokesperson confirmed via email. The 5,951-square-foot store will be located at 3196 Colonial Drive in Helena — about 100 miles northwest of Bozeman — and is expected to open in the first quarter of 2024, the spokesperson said.
Helena author discusses mental health challenges in book
Helena author, Skye Saarela, experienced discrimination and mental health issues growing up, which he details in a new book that Skye hopes other people with similar experiences can connect with.
Flooding impacting residents at Pele Park in East Helena
EAST HELENA, Mont. - Flooding is impacting residents on Wylie Drive at Pele Park in East Helena. Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton is warning residents not to wait and to prepare for rising water. “Your public safety agencies are working to keep your communities safe, but we cannot...
Father-daughter duo brings love of game to Helena Girls Softball Association
HELENA — There is a world-class father-daughter bringing its love of softball to the diamond while helping to grow the sport for youth in the Capital City. Addi Clark is a third grader at Montana City Schools and has been involved in the Helena Girls Softball Association since she was in kindergarten.
Catholic Studies at Carroll College
Carroll is participating in the burgeoning academic field of Catholic Studies. Catholic Studies programs have been steadily growing since the 1990s, adding communities of vibrant Catholic intellectual life to campuses throughout the US. This emerging field explores Catholicism’s place in culture and the history of ideas in interdisciplinary and integrative ways.
Montana WILD announces free June events
HELENA – Montana WILD staff will host free events in June. Registration is required for most of these events. Reserve a spot by calling 406-444-9941 or emailing Jeanne.email@example.com. Guided Bird Walk: Wednesday, June 7, 8 a.m. Start your day off right with a guided bird walk around Spring Meadow...
Helena Public Schools holds ceremony for the graduating class of 2023
On Saturday, students, family, friends, and faculty from Capital and Helena High School gathered at Carroll College's PE Center for their graduation ceremonies.
Scotty Klinker, Trigg Mapes propel Great Falls Chargers past Helena Senators
HELENA — Since Scotty Klinker’s junior track season for Great Falls High ended – a campaign that culminated in his state title in the triple jump – he’s been building for a night like Tuesday. To regain his arm strength and transition to being in...
'It still hasn't hit me': Henry Ballinger caps track season of redemption with commitment to Montana
Henry Ballinger wasn't sure what to expect during his senior season of high school athletics. After missing out on state track as an individual during the 2022 season at Capital High school, due to a violation of team rules that made him miss divisionals and other meets, Ballinger decided he needed a fresh start and made the switch to Helena High.
Scam Alert - Phone Calls Pretending to be Municipal Court
HELENA, Mont. – The City of Helena's Municipal Court has learned about another spoofing scam trying to collect payments for the Court over the phone. This is similar to a scam that was reported in early March. If you receive this type of call, please hang up immediately. Please know the Court will never call and demand payment over the phone.
Friends of rescued hiker visit Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office to say 'thank you'
HELENA, Mont. - After a rescue of a young hiker who became ill while in the Bob Marshall Wilderness in May, two hikers with the patient returned to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office to say thank you. On May 25, a hiker was with a group of friends...
Juneteenth: A celebration of freedom
The Montana Historical Society, The Myrna Loy, and the Holter Museum of Art in Helena are teaming up on Saturday, June 17, to celebrate Juneteenth National Freedom Day. Juneteenth is a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, where on June 19, 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, enslaved people learned they were set free under the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.
Helena High softball made school history with state title appearance
HELENA — Helena High took second place at the Class AA state softball tournament last week at Batch Fields. Despite the wind and the rain, the Bengals ended the season with the best finish in the program's 38-year history. After overcoming Missoula Sentinel and guaranteeing itself a spot in...
Pen to paper: Helena High celebrates final signing day of 2023
HELENA — Helena High School celebrated another five student-athletes on Wednesday afternoon who will be heading to the next level. These current high school seniors will head off to college next fall to continue their academics while competing in athletics as well. This was the second signing day for the Bengals; the first occurre Feb. 1.
Helena Public School Project for Alternative Learning celebrates 2023 graduates
Project for Alternative Learning students walked across the stage at Helena Middle School to receive their diplomas and graduate from the Helena Public Schools' system.
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