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Stories with place: Butte
  • New group forms to plan Knievel Days 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:04 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - A new nonprofit corporation has been formed to carry out Evel Knievel Days in Butte after previous organizers backed out during a struggle over control of the festival with Knievel's family.

  • Organizers back out of Evel Knievel festival 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:29 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - A struggle for control over a festival that draws thousands of stuntmen, wannabes and fans paying homage to Evel Knievel in his Montana hometown has led organizers to turn over the event to the famous daredevil's family.

  • State certificates available to record stillbirths 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:08 pm
  • GREAT FALLS, Montana - On a night at the end of November 2011, Beth Morey, 31 weeks pregnant, realized the baby she was carrying had stopped kicking. Worried, she went to Community Medical Center in Missoula to have a doctor check the baby, and there she found out it had died.

  • NorthWestern Energy to build new headquarters 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 12:32 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - NorthWestern Energy has an agreement to build a new $23 million Montana headquarters building in Butte.

  • Missing man being investigated for embezzlement 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 5:20 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - A 54-year-old Butte man who was reported missing in February is under investigation after more than $175,000 went missing from the Sheet Metal Workers International Association in Helena, where he was the business manager.

  • Organizers battle over Evel Knievel Days in Butte 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 1:16 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - The eldest son of Evel Knievel and a local official married to Knievel's daughter say the city and county need more control over the three-day Evel Knievel Days festival that draws thousands to Butte in late July.

  • Man pleads not guilty to killing father with bat 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 2:08 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - A former Butte man charged with killing his father more than five years ago by beating him to death with a baseball bat has pleaded not guilty.

  • Fired Catholic school teacher gives birth to son 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 10:43 am
  • BUTTE, Montana - A Montana Catholic school teacher who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried has filed a discrimination complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

  • Former nurse found guilty of inmate rape 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 11:41 am
  • BUTTE, Montana - A former correctional facility nurse has been convicted of 48 charges including two counts of sexual intercourse without consent for having sex with an inmate.

  • Coroner IDs victim of assisted living stabbing 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:45 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - Butte-Silver Bow County officials have released the name of the 72-year-old man who died after his throat was cut during an argument at a Butte assisted living facility.

  • Dying woman sends sister to basketball tournament 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 2:49 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - Quinn Peoples is a competitor, about that there is no doubt.

  • Butte man pleads not guilty in pedestrian death 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 1:16 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - A 27-year-old Butte man has denied charges that he was driving under the influence of methamphetamine when he struck and killed a transient last fall.

  • Butte pet stores allowed to sell mice, rats 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 1:05 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - The Butte-Silver Bow Council of Commissioners has approved an ordinance allowing licensed pet stores in the city or county to sell rodents as pets or as food for pet snakes.

  • Butte man dies after throat cut in retirement home 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 9:55 pm
  • BUTTE, Montana - Law enforcement officers in Butte say a 72-year-old man cut the throat of another man during an argument over money at a retirement and assisted living facility.