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Montana man dies in trailer fire south of Great Falls

Dec. 30, 2020 4:08 PM EST

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A man died died in a trailer fire in a mobile home park south of Great Falls, Cascade County officials said. Gary Lewis Brockway, 58, died Monday, Sheriff Jesse Slaughter said. An autopsy showed signs of smoke inhalation. Other tests are pending, Slaughter said Wednesday. Great...

Hundreds of Little Shell tribal members turned out to celebrate the tribe's federal recognition on Jan. 25, 2020 at the Holiday Inn in Great Falls, Mont. A new health clinic became the tribe's top priority after the COVID-19 pandemic arrived. (Rion Sanders/The Great Falls Tribune via AP)

Montana tribe navigates new ground after federal recognition

Dec. 26, 2020 8:10 AM EST

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — One year ago, Little Shell tribal members rejoiced when the “day that never comes” finally arrived. The tribe had been without a recognized homeland since the late 1800s, when Chief Little Shell and his followers broke off treaty negotiations with the U.S....

Marshals Service, Highway Patrol vehicles hit during pursuit

Dec. 24, 2020 7:04 PM EST

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities in Montana say a man in a stolen car ran into a U.S. Marshals vehicle and a Montana Highway Patrol vehicle during a high-speed pursuit. The suspect and a second person were allegedly involved in the Tuesday theft of two rental cars from a store where the suspect used...