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September 26, 2014 at 9:50 AM

Trailer of rotten chicken towed to landfill

The Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. — An official says an abandoned trailer containing up to 37,000 pounds of rotten chicken has been towed from a truck stop to a western Montana landfill. Alisha Johnson of the Missoula County Health Department says the trailer was towed a few miles along Interstate 90 Friday morning without any problems….


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September 25, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Abandoned Kent-bound truck dripping rancid chicken juice in Montana

The Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. — A truck dripping rancid juices from thousands of pounds of rotting chickens sat in the heat attracting flies Thursday at a western Montana truck stop, where an Idaho trucking-company employee abandoned it. The driver left the trailer containing approximately 37,000 pounds of frozen chicken near the Flying J Truck Stop, west…


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August 29, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Moses Lake man to be sentenced in Montana for meth trafficking

The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — A Washington state man faces sentencing Friday in federal court on charges he led an interstate meth-trafficking ring that exploited workers in eastern Montana’s oil patch. Robert Farrell Armstrong of Moses Lake, Washington, will appear before U.S. District Judge Susan Watters in Billings. Under a deal with prosecutors, he pleaded guilty in…


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July 21, 2014 at 6:06 PM

2 suspects in Montana shooting arrested in Seattle

The Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. — A man and a woman suspected in a shooting on Interstate 90 in western Montana have been arrested in a Seattle motel. The Missoula County Attorney’s Office said Monday that 30-year-old Troy Anthony Miller and 34-year-old Katherine Grace Evans were arrested on warrants for attempted deliberate homicide and robbery. Miller and Evans…


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July 5, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Crews to try to remove Boeing 737 fuselages from Montana river

The Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. — Crews on Sunday will attempt to remove three Boeing 737 fuselages that tumbled down a steep bank and into the Clark Fork River in western Montana after a train derailed. Montana Rail Link spokeswoman Lynda Frost said Saturday it’s unclear how much of challenge is involved because it’s the first…


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April 28, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Seattle-bound Amtrak train partially derails in Montana

The Associated Press BAINVILLE, Mont. — Amtrak says a train carrying 117 passengers has partially derailed in northeastern Montana, causing minor injuries to one passenger. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says three cars on the 13-car Empire Builder slipped off the tracks at a switch Monday afternoon near Bainville. The passenger train was headed west from Chicago to Portland…


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April 21, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Montana man dies in Port Townsend capsizing

The Associated Press PORT TOWNSEND — A Montana man died after a small sailboat capsized Sunday near Port Townsend. Police says 57-year-old Stephen I. Halpin of Huson, Mont., was sailing with his wife and another woman in a gathering of dinghies known as SCAMP boats when their vessel overturned. Another sailor picked up the three from the water, and…


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March 7, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Former co-worker pleads guilty in 1996 slaying of Kirkland mother

A man who was extradited from Montana last year to face charges in connection with the 1996 death of a Kirkland woman pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in King County Superior Court on Friday. Clifford E. Reed, 60, was originally charged with second-degree murder for the slaying of 28-year-old Sandi Johnson, whose skeletal remains were…


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