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BILLINGS (AP) — It was a disheartening election cycle for Montana Democrats after the departure of U.S. Sen. Max Baucus to China.

BUTTE – A British newspaper is reporting that Butte native Rob O'Neill is the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden. The 38-year-old is set to give an interview with Fox News next month and break his anonymity, according to the Daily Mail in a story posted to its website Wednesday.

An avalanche swept down Mount Jumbo Friday afternoon, burying an 8-year-old boy and an elderly couple as it demolished a two-story house near Van Buren Street. The child was pulled from the snow and debris after about an hour, and is alive, according to reports at the scene in Missoula's Rattlesnake Valley and the Missoula Police Department.

HELENA – Montana Sen. John Walsh said Thursday he was pulling out of the Senate race because his campaign was distracted by the controversy ov…

Jon Winchell, left, and Carl Rohr celebrate their marriage to the applause of friends and family Thursday in the Missoula County Courthouse.