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Investigators seek cause of deadly Montana train derailment

Sep. 27, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — Federal investigators are seeking the cause of an Amtrak train derailment near a switch on tracks in the middle of vast farmland in far northern Montana that killed three people and left seven hospitalized over the weekend. The westbound Empire...

Investigators probe deadly Amtrak derailment in Montana

Sep. 26, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — A team of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board was at the site of an Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana that killed three people and left seven hospitalized Sunday, officials said. The westbound Empire Builder was en...

A look at recent Amtrak accidents

Sep. 26, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

National Transportation Safety Board investigators are trying to determine the cause of the Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana that killed three people aboard the Empire Builder, traveling from Chicago to Seattle. The train, carrying about 141 passengers and a...

Some of Bozeman's homeless find safe summer shelter at pond

Sep. 26, 2021 08:19 AM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — It’s a sunny, cool Tuesday evening in September. A breeze gently ripples Bozeman Pond as three ducks splash in and out of the water. Sunlight dapples about a dozen tents nestled on the northeast side of the pond, where about a dozen people who are unable to find...

Sheriff's office: At least 3 people killed in Amtrak train derailment in north-central Montana

Sep. 25, 2021 22:49 PM EDT
JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — Sheriff's office: At least 3 people killed in Amtrak train derailment in north-central Montana.

Ifanse, McKay lead Montana State over Portland State 30-17

Sep. 25, 2021 20:47 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Ifanse ran for 217 yards, Matthew McKay threw a pair of touchdown passes in the second half, and Montana State beat Portland State 30-17 on Saturday in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams. McKay threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to...

Montana dominates Cal Poly in 39-7 win

Sep. 25, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Cam Humphrey threw for two touchdowns, special teams added a pair of scores and the Montana defense contributed one as the Grizzlies rolled to a 39-7 win over Cal Poly on Saturday. Humphrey kicked off the scoring with a 65-yard hookup with Samuel...

Wyoming COVID-19 survivor urges people to get vaccinated

Sep. 25, 2021 10:15 AM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Her symptoms came on suddenly. It was early February, when everyone looked out for and knew what a headache, fever and loss of taste and smell meant. The symptoms for Kristi and Andy Gabriel came on at the same time. From the...

Red Lodge firefighter, burned this summer, returns home

Sep. 25, 2021 08:14 AM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — When the plane landed and Dan Steffensen’s feet hit the ground in Red Lodge on a recent Tuesday afternoon, the small town and its first responders took another step towards trying to heal from the summer of 2021. Steffensen’s Sept. 21 return...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 01:46 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Absarokee 61, Ennis 16 Bainville 54, Jordan 19 Belt 60, Cascade 12 Big Sandy 56, Heart Butte 6 Big Timber 25, Manhattan/Manhattan Christian 19, OT ...