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LOLO - Last year's record-breaking fire season is still causing trouble for people in the Lolo area, as more bears are searching for food in neighborhoods. James Jonkel with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks says they're receiving two or three reports of bear sightings a day, including up Miller Creek Road. Jonkel says last summer's Lolo Peak fire sent many bears looking for new habitat, and many found trash outside evacuated homes up Highway 12. Jonkel says it seems the bears have ...

A Montana woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder for the death of a 13-month-old girl whose body was found in a trash can on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Janelle Red Dog was sentenced Wednesday in the killing of Kenzley Olson.

Friday marks the start of a long weekend for millions of Americans. If you have any plans to go camping over the holiday weekend, Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks has a warning for you. FWP says bears are looking for food while they wait for other natural foods they eat to ripen. Which often leads them to go into populated areas, but there are some things you can do to help deter the animals from visiting your campgrounds and backyards. They include: - Keeping pet food inside a buil...

On Earth Day more than 190 countries around the globe celebrate the world in which we live in. To celebrate, students and faculty members at Montana State University scoured through trash cans across campus and then took on the daunting task of sorting out the recyclables.