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Montana State Library considers new logo color scheme

Aug. 03, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The commission that oversees the Montana State Library decided Wednesday to consider a different color scheme for its new logo after one commissioner argued the original design brought to mind a rainbow LGBTQ pride flag. A subcommittee was appointed to...

Dangerous heat wave reaches into northern US Rockies

Jul. 29, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A heat wave that’s been scorching the Pacific Northwest and is suspected in several deaths will create dangerous weather conditions in the northern U.S. Rocky Mountains this weekend. Heat warnings and advisories were in effect for north central Idaho and...

Montana election officials increasing security for primary

Jun. 06, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Frustrated county election administrators in Montana are increasing security for Tuesday's primary election while the state’s commissioner of political practices says misinformation about election security is eroding people’s faith in democracy. Experienced...

Firefighters rescue 'Cinder' the elk calf from fire's ashes

May. 25, 2022 21:26 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters have rescued an abandoned newborn elk calf found amid the ashes of the nation's largest wildfire as calving season approaches its peak in New Mexico and fires rage across the American West. Missoula, Montana-based firefighter Nate Sink said...