Civic Center Road reopens in Butte
BUTTE, Mont. — The wait is finally over for residents seeking a shortcut that connects two busy Butte streets. After three years, Civic Center Road, which connects Harrison and Texas Avenues, has officially reopened to the public. The rehabilitation of the half-mile long road was part of the Parrot...
Butte hosts EPA lead awareness session
Discover what unfolded at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's lead awareness session in Butte. Learn about the dangers of lead exposure and the steps being taken to combat this environmental hazard. A must-watch for those interested in public health and environmental safety.
anaconda, MT Residents: Your Future Puppies Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around anaconda..
Athlete of the Week Tocher Lee
This week’s Butte Sports Athlete of the Week sponsored by Lube Dude of Montana is none other than Tocher Lee of the Butte High Bulldogs. Tocher has been playing great this year especially on defense, it seems every week the young man who is also a sharpshooter on the hardwood is making game changing plays week in and week out.
Family seeks justice after man sucker punched in Butte bar
An Anaconda man was the victim of a brutal sucker punch attack at an Uptown Butte Bar recently, and now his family wants justice.
Butte Sports Weekly
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Dozens honor Vietnam veteran with no family at Fort Harrison memorial service
Though he had no blood family left in his final years, there were a host of Veterans Affairs workers and volunteers whom George Peterson did call family. On Friday, they and around 100 others who had never met the man laid him to rest in a ceremony with honors at the Montana State Veterans Cemetery […] The post Dozens honor Vietnam veteran with no family at Fort Harrison memorial service appeared first on Daily Montanan.
Central Butte home that sparked complaints from neighbors to undergo rehabilitation under new ownership
Discover the transformation of a dilapidated home in Central Butte that once drew complaints from neighbors. With new owners at the helm, this property is set to receive major updates. Tune in to see how they plan to rehabilitate this eyesore.
Paintball business takes aim at entertainment
Oct. 1—With limited opportunities to play paintball in Montana, Nicholas Lynn embraced the responsibility for keeping the sport alive, and at only 18 years old, jumped head first into owning his first company, Montana Action Paintball. "There was a paintball center in Columbia Falls that I was working at,...
Oktoberfest celebration Saturday, October 7 in Anaconda
Our neighbors in the Smelter City are gearing up for another Oktoberfest celebration and it's coming your way on Saturday, October 7. Discover Anaconda along with the folks from the Copper Village Museum and Arts Center have joined forces to put on what is going to be a fantastic celebration of food, music and, of course, beer. Lots of beer and lots of it made right here in Montana. The following is a press release from the Copper Village Museum and Arts Center:
Darby woman gets suspended sentence for arson
A 34-year-old Darby woman who set fire to historic ranch buildings in the Wisdom area was ordered to pay $161,410.53 in restitution for the damage. Daniette Ashley Koch received a 10-year suspended sentence alongside the restitution amount for burning down ranch buildings on the Eliel Ranch in April 2021. Judge Luke Berger waived all court fees and other costs Koch would be required to pay, though he and others in attendance at the Sept. 19 sentencing expressed doubt that Koch could repay the full amount.
No. 9 Montana Tech volleyball continues to roll, takes down Rocky
BUTTE — The No. 9 Montana Tech volleyball team celebrated its highest ranking in program history accordingly this week — picking up two wins in Frontier Conference play. After defeating Montana State-Northern 3-1 on Friday, the Orediggers (14-2, 3-0 Frontier) followed it up on Saturday with another victory over Rocky Mountain College (13-7, 2-1), which received votes in the latest NAIA coaches poll.
Former State Health Employee Admits Stealing
A former employee with the state health department admitted to stealing nearly $90,000 from federal assistance programs by submitting false information on applications. According to a U.S. Attorney’s Office press release, Heather Marie Bugni, 34, of Butte was a client services coordinator for six years and processed applications and approved benefits for multiple programs including Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Butte health agencies hold listening session to address concerns about arsenic exposure
Discover how state, local, and federal health agencies are addressing potential arsenic exposure in Butte. Tune in to hear them encourage community members to voice their concerns and learn about the steps being taken to ensure public safety.
Berkeley Pit water could be used as source of rare earth elements
Rare earth elements from the Berkeley Pit could be used in defense systems and to produce renewable energy sources like electric cars and wind turbines.
Renovation Planned for Historic Building in Uptown Butte
Discover the exciting journey of a local Butte resident who has secured significant funding to rehabilitate a historic Uptown Butte building. Witness the unanimous vote by the Urban Revitalization committee that made this possible. A story of preservation and urban renewal awaits.
'1923' may not return to Butte despite writers' strike ending
The state legislature did not continue tax incentives that first attracted filmmakers to Montana like the "1923" series that filmed much of its first season in Uptown Butte in 2022.
Butte residents to get new internet option
BUTTE, Mont. — A telecom company ceremonially broke ground on a massive investment in Butte on Wednesday morning. Although construction actually began back in August, officials with TDS Telecom and Butte-Silver Bow gathered at the site of a new warehouse on the flats at the intersection of Wynne Avenue and Meadowlark Lane to formally celebrate the occasion.
Braves get first win of season
BUTTE — Avi Schmautz scored a goal and had an assist for the Flathead Bravettes in a 2-0 win over the Butte Bulldogs on Saturday. Schmautz assisted on Mia Stephan's goal in the 25th minute, and scored in the 38th minute. The Bravettes are 4-5-1. Flathead 2 0 —...
Bulldogs go 1-3 in volleyball ‘Crossover’ meet
Butte High experienced a grueling day Saturday on its own volleyball court. The Bulldogs won one match and lost the other three in the non-conference jamboree-styled Class AA 2023 East-West Volleyball Crossover. Matches were played in both the Ross J. Richardson Memorial Gym and in Butte High’s old gym. They were in a best-of-three format instead of the regulation best-of-five.