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Update – Butler Creek Fire Victim Identified [AUDIO]

Missoula Rural Fire investigators have determined that the fatal house fire on Saturday was accidental in nature, and of as yet undetermined origin. Lead investigator Tom Ziegler says it appears the fire started on the deck of the modular home near a propane grill. He says the fire moved from the deck into the home and rapidly burned the entire structure. Missoula Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer Jason Johnson has identified the victim as Stephen Steadele, whose birth date was given as December 30th, 1951, making him 61 years old.

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Category: Missoula News
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photo courtesy of Bitterroot National Forest
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Storm Sparks Three New Fires in Bitterroot Forest

Firefighters are currently on the scene of three new lightning caused wildfires burning in the Bitterroot National Forest. All of the fires were discovered this afternoon and were likely started by lightning from last night’s dry thunderstorms. Two firefighters were flown in by helicopter to one of the more remote fires burning on the West Fork Ranger District northwest of Bare Cone Lookout near Watchtower trailhead. All of the fires are currently less than one acre in size.

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Category: Missoula News
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Western Montana to Remain Hot and Dry All Week

Western Montana will continue to experience very hot, very dry conditions throughout the week and even through the weekend. Forecaster Mike Johnson with the National Weather Service  says the hot dry weather, combined with a chance of thunderstorms have created a fire weather alert for the next few days.

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River Safety Tips from Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks [AUDIO]

After a 44 year-old Anaconda woman was drowned in the Blackfoot River on July 4th, authorities are reminding recreationists who are rafting or tubing on Western Montana rivers to use safety equipment and common sense. Vivaca Crowser is Public Education Coordinator for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks. She says area rivers are still running high and fast, and the cold water can slow reaction times, especially during the hot days to come next week.

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Blackfoot River Fatality Identified

On Wednesday, the 4th of July, Missoula County Deputies responded with emergency workers to the Blackfoot River in the area of the Bonner Mill for a report of a 44 year-old Anaconda woman who had fallen into the river. She and her family were floating the river beginning at the Weigh Station Fishing Access. She became stuck on a log jam and after being freed by her 15 year old nephew she disappeared under water. She has been identified as Colleen Marie Nelson.

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Category: Missoula News
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Stevensville Super One Robbery Suspect Arrested [AUDIO]

Ravalli County Sheriff Chris Hoffman says an arrest has been made in the armed robbery of the Stevensville Super One Food Store that occurred on June 17th. Hoffman says 29 year-old John Joseph Stark was arrested at his home after a search warrant for his home was carried out by Ravalli County authorities.

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Category: Missoula News, News
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Strong Charges From Montana Broadcasters and Rehberg Campaign Over Debate

As of Sunday night, there seems to be some question as to whether or not the  scheduled second debate between incumbent Senator Jon Tester and his Republican challenger Denny Rehberg on Sunday, June 24th at the Montana Broadcasters Association convention in Whitefish will take place. A

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