BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A 47-year-old Montana man is scheduled to go on trial next year on charges that he killed his estranged wife and severely injured her roommate. Joseph Paul DeWise is charged with deliberate homicide in the death of 32-year-old Lauren Walder DeWise last January in Belgrade. The trial will be before Gallatin County District Court Judge Holly Brown.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife officials captured and euthanized a male grizzly bear believed to have killed cattle on private property in south-central Montana. Montana wildlife biologist says the paws of the bear caught east of Red Lodge on Friday were about the same size as tracks in the areas where four yearling calves were killed.
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - The scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in northwest Montana is now completely open to motorized vehicles. The entire 50-mile length of the road was opened Saturday morning after crews cleared the last remnants of the winter snow. The National Park Service cautioned that motorists can still encounter snow and icy conditions at Logan Pass.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Donald Trump Jr. is urging Montana Republicans to rally against U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in the fall election, saying the two-term Democrat has fallen out of step with the state's voters. The president's son spoke Friday at the Montana Republican Party's annual convention in Billings. Tester came into the crosshairs of President Donald Trump after releasing allegations in the spring that derailed the White House's Veterans Affairs nominee, Ronny Jackson.
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