Deer Lodge Montana

A portion of the area north and west of Deer Lodge where Montana's DEQ plans to start work this fall
Montana DEQ

Montana’s Department of Environmental Quality is preparing to haul 20,000 semi-truck loads of contaminated soil from the banks of the Clark Fork River in and around Deer Lodge.

State corrections Director Reginald Michael’s at a Capitol press conference July 19, 2017 with Sen. Cynthia Wolken and Gov. Steve Bullock.
Montana Department of Corrections

The Director of Montana’s Department of Corrections had few details on last week’s firing of the warden at Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge when state lawmakers asked him about it Monday.

Wind, Flooding Problems Across Western Montana

Dec 9, 2015
National Weather Service Missoula, MT

Severe wind and flooding was reported from all across the western parts of the state today. Helena seemed to be hit the hardest with wind.

Deer Lodge Murder Suspect Confesses To Two Killings

Dec 4, 2015
Police line.

A prosecutor says the man being held for the murders of two Deer Lodge residents has confessed.

“This past weekend David Wayne Nelson confessed to killing two individuals in Powell County,” says Ravalli County Attorney Bill Fulbright.

Bell & Jeff (CC-BY-2.0)

Ninety employees of Tricon Timber in St. Regis were laid off Friday. The company's website says it’s one of the largest employers in western Montana's Mineral county.