Stories tagged: Butte
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: With a foot of snow on the ground, officials ask public for help to get flu nurses to new patients
An uptick in new flu cases had residents worried that the the Spanish flu epidemic had not run its course.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 4:32 p.m.
Civic leaders asked the Spokane County commissioners for $3,500 to complete the road to Mt. Spokane.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 2:21 p.m.
The Washington Water Power Co., the private company that ran many of city’s streetcar lines, had quit serving a number of routes. With the advent of the automobile, WWP was …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Montana authorities are deciding on charges against a 52-year-old Spokane man who they say hijacked a bus and forced a nearly 10-hour standoff with police.
Fri., March 16, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
A company created to mine for the digital currency bitcoin has begun operation at facility in western Montana.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
The late Judy Martz, Montana’s only female governor, will be honored at the state Capitol and in Butte this week.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
A Roman Catholic priest has recovered fly fishing gear and other personal belongings that were stolen from his outside a Montana church earlier this week.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
A newly-ordained Roman Catholic priest’s fishing gear was stolen from a vehicle parked outside a church in Butte.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017
The anti-Wobbly sentiment in the Northwest took a murderous turn. Frank Little, an official of the Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies), was kidnapped from his Butte boarding house by …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
An Air Force pilot has been laid to rest in his home state of Montana more than 48 years after being shot down during the Vietnam War.
Sat., June 10, 2017
The shocking news of the day came from across the mountains: 193 miners were feared dead after a fire in the Speculator Mine near Butte, Mont. This “appalling calamity” was …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Necropsies found geese that died late last year after landing in the toxic waters of a former open pit copper mine in Montana had severe internal tissue damage that appeared …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Butte-Silver Bow County officials have released the name of a 47-year-old Idaho man who died after being struck by a semitrailer while pushing his car off the interstate in southwestern …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
An autopsy determined that a 32-year-old Butte man who was found dead after a homemade bomb exploded in his house died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
A 32-year-old man has died in a house explosion in Butte.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
A 54-year-old man arrested in Butte on suspicion of driving under the influence told authorities he had 22 prior convictions for the same crime.
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 6 a.m.
In places like Italy, glass-blowing is a life-long skill perfected in 20-year apprentices and a full-time commitment to the art. At Butte High School, though, the newly open glass-blowing studio …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Police reported finding a pound of methamphetamine along with marijuana in a car belonging to a Butte woman who was in Helena with a convicted drug dealer who is now …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
It was an unusual and unfortunate confluence of events: A larger-than-normal number of geese was making a later-than-normal migration over Montana when a snowstorm blew in at the wrong time …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 9:01 a.m.
A Butte couple faces felony elder abuse charges for reportedly forcing a developmentally disabled 65-year-old woman to panhandle.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
Law enforcement officers say two male suspects cut a hole in the roof of a building housing a medical marijuana dispensary and stole about $12,000 worth of marijuana plants.
Wed., Dec. 24, 2014
In a search that spanned most of her life, Heather Livergood has found where she came from. And this Christmas she has the gift of family, including two brothers she …
Fri., July 4, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago Drenching rain put a damper on the Fourth of July celebrations. Even the big fireworks display at Natatorium Park was canceled.
Sun., June 15, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago A widower in Hackensack, New Jersey, found he could no longer care for his two girls, Dorothy, 9, and Mary, 3. So he tearfully …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2012, 6:36 a.m.
Chris and Mandy Axelson are sharing their nordic dream along the Continental Divide with anyone who gets an urge to ski while traveling Interstate 90 through Montana. The two former …
Sat., March 6, 2010
Bob Paull, physical therapist and small-business owner, is a person others naturally open up to because he’s a question-asker as well as a good listener. He believes that small-business people …
Sat., March 6, 2010
Wise Words interview with Bob Paull of Spokane, physical therapist and small business owner.
Mon., March 23, 2009, 2:05 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Speculation over the crash of a single-engine turboprop plane into a cemetery shifted to ice on the wings Monday after it became less likely that overloading was to …
Sun., July 6, 2008
Take a walk through Uptown Butte on a blustery Saturday afternoon, and you might feel as if you’ve strolled into an episode of “The Twilight Zone.” If it weren’t for …