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Lack of visible house numbers creates problems for first responders in Montana Vista

01/15/2018 On Monday, Montana Vista Fire Rescue partnered with medical students from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center to make address signs for those homes. Currently, the lack of house number signs creates a delayed response when first responders can’t find the ...

Rival Company Says Puerto Rico Deal to Rebuild Homes Was Unfairly Awarded

01/12/2018 Two disaster recovery companies are battling over a $133 million contract to repair hurricane-battered homes in Puerto Rico ... awarded to Whitefish Energy Holdings LLC, a two-person Montana operation with seemingly little relevant experience.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s second to last building was just demolished in Montana

01/11/2018 With the Lockridge Clinic gone, the only remaining Wright buildings in Montana are the Writer’s Cabin and Farmhouse on the Alpine Meadows Ranch near the town of Darby. Both buildings, now used as luxury vacation rental homes, were designed in 1905 and ...

13 killed in Southern California deluge as rivers of mud wipe out homes

01/09/2018 Six homes near Montecito were "wiped away from their foundations ... she said. GREAT FALLS -- An Eastern Montana man was sentenced Wednesday to federal prison for a 2015 drunk driving crash that left his best friend dead. GREAT FALLS -- An Eastern Montana ...

There aren’t enough affordable homes for rural Montanans

01/10/2018 It was written by the Boulder Monitor and is published here as part of The Montana Gap project, produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network. When fire destroyed two mobile homes in a Boulder trailer court and damaged two others in June ...

For Montana hoops star, college ball is faraway goal

01/06/2018 The University of Montana soon sent a recruiting letter ... didn't want Mya bouncing between homes. So Mya moved in when she was 7 years old and has since lived with her grandmother, who takes care of six grandchildren during the week and eight on the ...

Montana DNRC issues ice jam warnings

01/03/2018 HELENA - After the epic snowfall and bitterly cold temperatures of the past week, the Montana Department of Natural Resources ... shovel or plow snow away from homes and buildings and be ready to move, or elevate possessions should waters back up.

Outlook 2018: After Record Year in 2017, Real Estate Looks to Hold Momentum

01/04/2018 With that momentum behind it, the real estate market is likely poised for another banner ... Erica Wirtala, public affairs director for the Northwest Montana Association of Realtors (NMAR), said Kalispell and Columbia Falls continue to see burgeoning ...

Montana's fire season one for the record books

01/02/2018 The fire season first got underway in northeastern Montana, where the Lodgepole Complex broke out in mid-July. The lightning-sparked blaze chewed through over 270,000 acres, destroying 16 homes and 16 other structures north of Jordan. Although the fire ...

Robb Report’s 10 Most-Read Real Estate Stories of 2017

01/02/2018 The luxury real estate market soared to new heights this year ... Buy Your Own Private Island in Montana Situated in the middle of Flathead Lake, this 22-acre private island is only an hour from Glacier National Park. This Mansion in the Sky Offers ...

Gianforte's body slam, budget woes and protests: Biggest Montana news stories in 2017

12/30/2017 The Montana Health Co-op’s new overall average increase is ... Greg Gianforte. In April, Whitefish real estate agent Tanya Gersh sued Andrew Anglin, publisher of the Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website. She accused him of orchestrating an anti-Semitic ...

FBI offers reward in Montana death investigation

12/21/2017 Grant had recently arrived in Montana from Canada and was reported missing on Dec ... Grant's body was found in an alley in the Glacier Homes community north of Browning several days later. Several schools in the region will not open Thursday due to ...

The 5 Most Ridiculously Expensive Homes Sold in 2017

12/29/2017 Perhaps that's why it was one of the priciest real estate sales of the year, even after Hurricane Irma struck nearby islands. Even though it looks like Montana, this ranch is actually set on more than 1,220 acres just north of Santa Barbara. It offers a ...

TRENDING: Veteran sees "The Last Jedi" as Dying Wish - KULR8.com | News, Weather & Sports in Billings, Montana

12/19/2017 High winds and extreme wind chill have caused The National Weather Service to put out an Emergency Broadcast System alert, urging people in the Cody area to stay in their homes. Mike Goguen - Montana's real-life Batman (Part 1) Mike Goguen - Montana's real ...

Washington man sentenced for trafficking meth to Montana

12/20/2017 Canadian couple sent to different homes after 70+ years together Canadian couple sent ... after authorities said he trafficked at least 60 pounds of methamphetamine into Montana. U.S. District Judge Susan Watters sentenced 41-year-old Juan Ramon Delgadillo ...

Plans for Montana wind farm cancelled

12/19/2017 High winds and extreme wind chill have caused The National Weather Service to put out an Emergency Broadcast System alert, urging people in the Cody area to stay in their homes. Mike Goguen - Montana's real-life Batman (Part 1) Mike Goguen - Montana's real ...

Statistics show lots of Montana kids looking for forever homes

12/18/2017 While many of us plan to unwrap gifts and drink hot chocolate with family this Christmas season, there are hundreds of Montana kids waiting for a forever home. In this month's A Waiting Child segment, we look at the startling statistics and how you can ...

Montana dentists fear cuts' effect on vulnerable patients

12/17/2017 States must provide certain dental coverage for children on Medicaid but adult benefits are optional, Lee Newspapers of Montana reported Sunday. Dentists across the state said the cuts will mean less coverage for people in nursing homes and those with ...

6,900 homes could get power from new wind farm

12/15/2017 According to a press release from the PSC, the facility is expected to produce an average annual output of 76, 181 megawatt hours, or enough electricity to power 6,900 homes, and is... Tuesday, the Montana Public Service Commission voted unanimously to ...

Montana governor visits set of ‘Yellowstone’ TV show

12/15/2017 The Montana Department of Commerce estimates the production has ... One company they hired was Rocky Mountain Homes in Hamilton, to add a front porch to the 100-year-old log home with river rock accents, because Sheridan decided he wanted the main entrance ...

Nearly 120,000 Acre Montana Ranch Sells for $64.8 Million

12/13/2017 At a price tag of $542 per acre Diamond Cross Ranch consists of 119,540 acres (93,280 acres deeded, 6,440 acres State Lease and 19,820 acres BLM Lease) for the southeast Montana property ... listed by Century 21 BJH Real Estate. Diamond Cross Ranch ...

Massive Montana ranch owned by Mars candy heir is sold

12/12/2017 (AP) - One of the largest Montana ranches owned by the late Mars Inc. co-president ... The ranch went on sale in March. Century 21 BJH Real Estate Agent Bruce Garber says the ranch was likely bought quickly because of its large size.

Montana's vehicle registration fees increase in 2018

12/14/2017 Montana's current base registration fees are $217 for vehicles ... There is also something called a Ferrari tax for luxury vehicles and motor homes. If you have a car valued at $150,000 or more that is 10 years old or less, it will cost an additional ...

Montana man wanted for illegal selling of firearms caught in Mexico

12/11/2017 Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks official Greg ... the adult dogs and puppies have made a lot of progress and are now ready to find their forever homes. The rescue groups teamed up and... COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A small pack of dogs that ...

Montana fire crews still battling California blaze

12/11/2017 Dozens of Montana firefighters are still on the lines of the Thomas ... Chief Ron Lindroth of the Central Valley Fire District said Monday his crews are mostly tasked with protecting homes and other structures. They left for the fire last week along ...

Longtime Missoula Youth Homes director retiring

12/11/2017 MISSOULA - Geoff Birnbaum has been at the helm of Youth Homes in Missoula for 42 years, helping to grow it from just one home to 11 across Western Montana. Jill Valley sat down with Birnbaum as he prepares to retire to talk about what’s next for him and ...

Anaconda, MT Homes For Sale & Real Estate

12/09/2017 Anaconda is located in Montana. A foodie will feel right at home in Anaconda, where there's a variety of cuisine like Mexican, breakfast joints and steakhouses to tempt the appetite. Home prices are on the slide in Anaconda, and average listing price ...

Montana crews to help with California wildfires

12/07/2017 Firefighting teams from Montana have been called to help battle wildfires that are forcing evacuations, closing freeways and burning homes in southern California. Flathead County Fire Warden Lincoln Chute says California requested 50 strike teams from six ...

UCLA cancels game with Montana because of wildfires

12/06/2017 (AP) - UCLA canceled Wednesday night's basketball game with Montana because of wildfires in the area ... (AP) - Firefighters have stopped the spread of a wildfire that has destroyed homes near the world-famous Getty museum in Los Angeles.

Montana’s rough, fiery summer

12/07/2017 Montana has long experienced wildfire and smoke ... “It was here long enough it got inside homes, people’s carpets. And it takes a while for that to go away.”

Montana Awards Over $2.76 Million in 2018 LIHTCs

12/05/2017 “The housing credits will create more affordable and accessible homes for Montana families, seniors, and people with disabilities,” said Pam Haxby-Cote, director of the Montana Department of Commerce. “The housing credit allocation process is a ...

79-foot Montana Christmas tree lit outside US Capitol

12/06/2017 Montana Sen. Jon Tester chose Brandmayr to light the tree because ... (AP) - Firefighters have stopped the spread of a wildfire that has destroyed homes near the world-famous Getty museum in Los Angeles. Deputy Fire Chief Charles Butler says firefighters ...

UCLA cancels Montana game due to Southern California wildfires

12/06/2017 Montana has been canceled. All other team workouts and practices ... according to the Los Angeles Times. The fire has destroyed homes, led to evacuations and required the northbound 405 freeway to close -- part of major traffic delays in the region.

UCLA cancels game vs. Montana due to wildfire concerns

12/06/2017 By 11 a.m. local time, the fire being driven by 25-mph winds scorched 150 acres and destroyed homes. The Bruins were scheduled to take on Montana at Pauley Pavilion. UCLA (7-1) will next travel to play Michigan in Ann Arbor on Saturday. The UCLA football ...

Local real estate brokers honored

12/07/2017 Max and Tina Coleman own the brokerage and are the regional owners for Montana and Idaho ... “These exceptional real estate professionals are among the top in our industry and we salute them.” Steve Morris, founder and chairman of EXIT Realty ...

Western Farmhouse in Montana’s Scenic Bitterroot Valley

12/07/2017 Priced at $27.5 million, this outsized Western farmhouse in Hamilton is one of Montana’s most expensive homes currently on the market. “The house is huge and it has impeccable craftsmanship,” said listing agent Dawn Maddux of Engel & Völkers Western ...

Neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin in Court Over Calls for Troll Storm’ Against Montana Jewish Woman

12/05/2017 Tanya Gersh of Whitefish, Montana announced in April a lawsuit against Anglin ... posted an article on Medium targeting Gersh, a real estate agent, over a real estate dispute. The next day, Anglin made a post for his subscribers titled “Jews Targeting ...

Researchers say national park fee hike could cost Montana

12/02/2017 (AP) - University of Montana researchers say the U.S. Department of ... The study samples come from the bedrooms of nearly 7,000 U.S. homes. A new study finds more than 90% of houses have at least three detectable allergens. The National Institutes of ...

Chet Huntley’s Montana resort lives up to its billing

12/02/2017 A city of 38,000, home to Montana State University ... Indeed, there are hundreds of mostly seasonal homes across the lower slopes of Lone Mountain. Many of them are at ski-in, ski-out Moonlight Basin, on the northeast side of the mountain; the Iron ...

Montana Solar – Everything You Need to Know

11/29/2017 Many states have recognized this additional value and allowed residents to exempt that amount from the value of their homes to evaluate property taxes. With Montana solar, you’ll be able to exempt up to $20,000 in value for a maximum of ten years.