Laurel Head-on Accident Kills 1, Injures 2

One man is dead after a head-on accident just south of Laurel, Montana. The accident reportedly occurred at 12:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 212. Two other people were injured in the crash. Witnesses to the accident said a delivery van, driven by Kurt Herrington, 33, entered the southbound lanes of Highway 212 and almost immediately … Continued

Lame Deer Crash Leaves 2 Dead, 4 Injured

A dramatic police chase ended with a crash that left two dead and four others injured. The crash occurred late Monday afternoon on Highway 212, not far from 44-mile marker east of Lame Deer, Montana. Montana Highway Patrol received word around 4 p.m. from the Bureau of Indian Affairs was in pursuit of a truck … Continued

2 Girls Killed in Lame Deer Crash, 7 Injured

Two young girls were killed after in a tragic crash Monday night near Lame Deer. A report released by the Montana Highway Patrol suspects alcohol might be to blame for the crash. Seven others were injured in the crash. Montana Highway Patrol said the crash occurred shortly before 11 p.m. near the 30-mile marker of … Continued

Fiery Flathead Crash Kills 2

Two people were killed in a fiery head-on crash in Flathead County late Thursday afternoon. Montana Highway Patrol said the crash occurred on US Highway 2 just west of Columbia Falls, Montana shortly after 4 p.m. The Flathead County Sheriff’s office identified the victims as Marlow Moschetti, 27, of Kalispell and Linda Turner, 56, from … Continued

Great Falls Accident Kills 1 Man

An accident involving two vehicles killed a Sun River man late Sunday morning. Montana Highway Patrol said the vehicles involved were traveling along I-15 between Great Falls and Vaughn, Montana near mile marker 284 when the accident occurred.  Authorities believe the accident transpired after a Nissan Xterra rear-ended a GMC Sonoma which was moving far … Continued

Lymphoma: Our “Most Curable” Cancer

Lymphoma is an umbrella term which refers to two different types of cancers that originate in the lymphatic system: Hodgkin’s lymphoma (aka Hodgkin’s disease) and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Lymphoma is also considered to be one of the “most curable” forms of cancer. Hodgkin’s disease is generally more treatable than non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). NHL five and 10-year … Continued

I-90 Rollover Crash Kills 1, Injures 4

A North Dakota woman died in a rollover crash Sunday morning near Park City, Montana. Four other passengers in the vehicle were rushed to the hospital following the crash. The crash reportedly took place shortly after 10 a.m. just west of Park City. Montana Highway Patrol Captain Keith Edgell said three of the passengers who … Continued

Elderly Man Dies in Apex Accident

An 89-year old man from California died in a single-car accident late Thursday morning in near Apex, Montana. The accident took place shortly after 11 a.m. in Beaverhead County. Montana Highway Patrol said the elderly man was driving in the southbound lane of I-15 when his GMC Canyon suddenly swerved to the right and then … Continued

Two Dead After Weekend of Crashes in Montana

Two people died in vehicle crashes over the weekend throughout Montana. The first crash occurred Friday night when Connor Chilcote, 20, wrecked his Harley Davidson motorcycle on US Highway 93 between Missoula and Lolo, Montana. The Missoula County Sheriff’s office released Chilcote’s name to the public Monday morning. Montana Highway Patrol believe Chilcote was traveling … Continued

1 Dead in Trout Creek Accident, 6 Injured

An elderly man was killed in an accident just west of Trout Creek late Monday afternoon. A trooper for the Montana Highway Patrol said the accident victim was ejected from his vehicle and was later declared dead at the scene. The accident is reported to have occurred after a Chevrolet Suburban, driven by the elderly … Continued

Grass Range Crash Kills 3

Three people died in a head-on car crash early Tuesday evening near the town of Grass Range, Montana. According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the crash occurred near the 87 mile marker of Highway 87, just south of Grass Range. Montana Highway Patrol trooper Joe Dejong told local reporters that Chelsea Simpson was driving a … Continued

Motorcycle Crash Kills Canadian Near Hobson

A motorcycle crash took the life of a Canadian man late Friday evening just west of Hobson, Montana. A representative of the Judith Basin County Coroner’s Office identified the crash victim as Rex Handel, 52, from Calgary, Canada. Montana Highway Patrol said Handel was riding a Suzuki motorcycle along US Highway 87 around 9 p.m. … Continued

Bigfork Crash Kills 1

A local Bigfork man was killed Friday in a single-vehicle crash. Representatives with the Montana Highway Patrol said the crash occurred shortly before 9 p.m. Friday night at the intersection of Highway 35 and Highway 83. Trooper Eric Thoreson of the Montana Highway Patrol said the crash victim, Timothy Snyder, 57, lost control of his … Continued

Roll-Over Crash Kills Kalispell Man

A single vehicle crash claimed the life of a Kailispell resident early Saturday morning. The crash took place just southeast of Olney, Montana on Highway 93. Montana Highway Patrol is currently investigating the cause of the crash. The crash victim, identified as Rian Britt from Kalispell, was reported to be traveling south along Highway 93 … Continued

Kangaroo Causes Accident in Dobson

A runaway kangaroo caused a rollover accident that sent two women to the hospital early Wednesday morning. Both women were rushed to a medical center in Fort Belknap after the single-vehicle accident occurred. The investigating Montana Highway Patrol Trooper and hospital staff couldn’t believe the victims when they blamed a kangaroo in the road for … Continued

Motorcyclist Killed in Ennis Crash

A motorcycle crash claimed the life of one man late Sunday afternoon. The crash occurred just south of Ennis, Montana. The man is reported to not have been wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Barbara Armstrong was the first official to respond to the scene of the crash. … Continued

Middle-aged Woman Dies in Havre Crash

A rollover crash took the life of Box Elder woman early Tuesday morning near Beaver Creek just south of Havre. Montana Highway Patrol said the crash took place shortly after 2 a.m. Two other people were injured in the crash. No other vehicles were involved. The accident took place at the intersection of Beaver Creek … Continued

Billings Motorcycle Accident Kills 1

A 32-year old man died in a motorcycle Thursday night in Billings, Montana. Billings police said the accident took place just before 8:30 p.m. on King Avenue West nearby Fallow Lane. Witnesses who contacted 911 said the motorcyclist was not breathing and was unconscious following the accident. Sergeant Nate West of the Billings Police Department … Continued

Head-on Accident Shuts Down Highway 200

A head-on accident involving three separate vehicles closed Highway 200 near Bonner, Montana in the middle of the afternoon on Wednesday. The accident was so severe on-scene fire fighters were forced to remove an entire side of one vehicle to extricate an accident victim who had become pinned beneath the dashboard. The accident occurred just … Continued

Teenager Killed in Wilsall Crash

A teenager was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday afternoon. Montana Highway Patrol said the crash occurred on Highway 89 just north of Wilsall. The crash victim was later identified as Lilli Auger, 16, a resident of Wilsall.  Montana Highway Patrol stated that Auger was the only person involved in the crash. Scott Hamilton, the … Continued

Dogs Protect Livestock in Montana Ag Network

Dogs have long been used to help protect livestock. They are able to defend them against predators and maintain the herd, keeping it in specific locations. This is especially true in Montana where many ranchers use dogs to help them with cows, sheep, and other animals.  Recently, an article featured on KPAX.com detailed the story … Continued

9-Year-Old Killed in ATV Crash

According to KBZK.com, a 9-year-old boy died in an ATV crash near Boulder. The cause of death was severe head injuries. The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) said the boy was driving an ATV when he slowly veered to the right side of the road, he abruptly overcorrected and rolled the ATV onto its side, ejecting … Continued

ATV Crash Kills Boy Near Boulder

A 9-year-old child died in a crash involving an ATV Sunday afternoon. Montana Highway Patrol believe the boy lost control of the vehicle, overcompensated, and then tipped it onto its side. He died at the scene of the crash.   Montana Highway Patrol said the crash occurred along a rural road just north of Boulder. … Continued

Montana Fatalities Update

In the pursuit of any goal, it is important to occasionally take stock of the target and how you are doing. If you are off on a few things, then you can make the appropriate course corrections along the way. This action can help you change your behavior to achieve the goal appropriately. For example, … Continued

LimeBike and Missoula’s Bike-share Market

Recently, the Missoula Independent ran an article about one of the largest bike-share companies in the nation, LimeBike. According to the report, representatives of LimeBike visited Missoula and gave their sales pitch about the services they offer. The company is based in San Mateo, California and operates in more than 30 markets across the United … Continued

Wolf Creek Woman Killed in Head-On Crash; 5 Injured

A crash involving two vehicles took the life of a Wolf Creek woman late Sunday afternoon. Excessive speed is believed to be the cause of the crash. Montana Highway Patrol said the woman, later identified as Matilda Wipf, 44, was a passenger in a Chevy Silverado when it collided with a Ford F-150 attempting to … Continued

Woman Charged with Negligent Homicide in Pedestrian Death

The Montana Standard reported that a 55-year-old woman was charged by the Butte-Silver Bow County Attorney’s office with negligent homicide this week. This charge is a felony. The homicide occurred when the 75-year-old Dan Lean was hit and killed by the woman’s car while he was on a morning walk on December 6, 2017. According … Continued

One Accident After Another Causes Hwy 93 Traffic Jam

Traffic between Missoula and Lolo was delayed for hours Monday afternoon after one accident after another closes down a Montana highway. The accidents took place along Highway 93 just north of Lolo, Montana. Both the northbound and southbound lanes were backed up for miles. Trooper Nick Navarro of the Montana Highway Patrol described the two … Continued