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Regional Headlines: Tinkle Preps for Second Season; Russell Wilson Divorces; Two Found Dead Near Stewart Park; Fire and Explosion in North Bend

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Russel and Ashton Wilson once looked like a happy young couple, now they are headed towards a split. (Photo: Seahawks.com) Russel and Ashton Wilson once looked like a happy young couple, now they are headed towards a split. (Photo: Seahawks.com)
Here are some stories making headlines around the region:

Missoula's Joslyn Tinkle Preparing for Second Professional Season - Joslyn Tinkle is well on her way to a successful pro career.
After graduating from Stanford, the former Missoula prep-star was signed by the Seattle Storm of the WNBA. After the WNBA season ended, she spent 6 months playing professionally in Hungary. http://bit.ly/1pywmRE

What Does Russell Wilson's Divorce Mean for the Seahawks in 2014 - After the Seattle Seahawks announced a statement for their Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson that he was filing for divorce from his wife, only one question came to mind. What is going to happen to Danger-Russ on the field? http://bit.ly/1nu69lm

Police: Teen Hits Gas Pump, Person - An 18-year-old girl leads police on a chase near Laurel early Thursday morning along Highway 212. Laurel Police received a call around 4:25, reporting a red car hit a gas pump at Town Pump in Laurel. http://bit.ly/1lcsOQI

Two Found Dead in Vehicle Near Stewart Park - Billings Police say a maintenance worker discovered a car in the ditch near Stewart Park around 6:30 AM Friday morning. Fire and police responded and according to police at least one body was found in the vehicle. http://bit.ly/1fA1ab3

Fire & Explosion at Strip Mall in North Bend
- An explosion and fire has destroyed or damaged several businesses in North Bend Friday morning.  http://bit.ly/QLWCbt
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  • U.S. Forest Service warns of aggressive bear on Canfield Mountain

    U.S. Forest Service warns of aggressive bear on Canfield Mountain

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:41:48 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - If you're planning on doing some outdoor activities on Canfield Mountain this weekend, listen up! The U.S. Forest Service wants the public to avoid the upper parking area and trail system on the mountain for the time being. An aggressive sow bear with a cub (possibly more than one cub) has been reported on the Cave Trail.

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - If you're planning on doing some outdoor activities on Canfield Mountain this weekend, listen up! The U.S. Forest Service wants the public to avoid the upper parking area and trail system on the mountain for the time being. An aggressive sow bear with a cub (possibly more than one cub) has been reported on the Cave Trail.

  • UPDATE: 19-year-old firefighter killed by falling tree in Montana

    UPDATE: 19-year-old firefighter killed by falling tree in Montana

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:27:38 GMT
    Trenton JohnsonTrenton Johnson

    MISSOULA, Mont. - Authorities say a 19-year-old firefighter has died after being struck by a falling tree while responding to a small blaze in western Montana. Missoula County sheriff's officials say Trenton Johnson of Missoula died from his injuries Wednesday afternoon in a hospital. Johnson worked for a Merlin, Oregon-based private firefighting contractor called Grayback Forestry Inc. 

    MISSOULA, Mont. - Authorities say a 19-year-old firefighter has died after being struck by a falling tree while responding to a small blaze in western Montana. Missoula County sheriff's officials say Trenton Johnson of Missoula died from his injuries Wednesday afternoon in a hospital. Johnson worked for a Merlin, Oregon-based private firefighting contractor called Grayback Forestry Inc. 

  • Man with previous ties to Coeur d'Alene and Spokane wanted by the FBI on meth trafficking charges

    Man with previous ties to Coeur d'Alene and Spokane wanted by the FBI on meth trafficking charges

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:57:16 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The FBI is looking for a convicted felon they believe is involved in trafficking methamphetamine in Montana.  33-year-old Chase Storlie initially had a federal arrest warrant issued for him in Montana on June 9 for failure to appear at his arraignment in Helena. Storlie was previously charged on April 26, 2017, with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute meth.

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The FBI is looking for a convicted felon they believe is involved in trafficking methamphetamine in Montana.  33-year-old Chase Storlie initially had a federal arrest warrant issued for him in Montana on June 9 for failure to appear at his arraignment in Helena. Storlie was previously charged on April 26, 2017, with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute meth.