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Rockies Today, August 1
Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Montana board passes new standards to reduce algae The algae in Montana waterways is native, but when the plumes grow too large, they degrade the health of those waterways, and the state Board of Environmental Review recently passed new limits on nitrogen and phosphorus, nutrients that feed the algae ... (more)
Trio of GOP Candidates Vie for PSC Post
In a race that could very well be decided by Flathead County's robust block of Republican voters, the GOP primary for western Montana's commissioner seat on the state's Public Service Commission features a pair of well-known former politicians and a three-time contender vying for the party's nomination.
Helena Man Dies In Crash East Of East Helena
A 57-year-old Helena man has died in a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 12 east of East Helena.
Helena Bartender Charged with Over-Serving Woman
Jurors are deliberating the case of a Helena bartender charged with continuing to serve alcohol to an intoxicated woman who later killed two people in a drunken driving crash.