HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is set to be sworn in as chairman of the National Governors Association this weekend in New Mexico. On Monday, he outlined his chairman's initiative: Good Jobs for All Americans. The initiative plans to gather information from states to learn the best ways to improve the workforce and the opportunity for workers to have jobs that can support a family.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Investigators say a man and a woman who were found dead inside a Helena home were apparently shot. The Independent Record reports officers dispatched to the home Monday morning found a 26-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman dead. The victims' names have not been released, and investigators have not detailed the circumstances of the shooting. Police say they are not actively looking for a suspect, and there is no concern for public safety.
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say a suspected drunken driver hit two pedestrians after losing control of his car in northwest Montana. The Daily Inter Lake reports a couple from Marietta, Georgia, was hospitalized with serious injures Saturday after they were struck in downtown Whitefish. The car hit the 55-year-old woman and the 54-year-old man, causing the man to become impaled on a tree branch.
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Glacier National Park officials have lifted tent camping restrictions enacted last month after a grizzly bear became accustomed to people. The Flathead Beacon reports the park lifted the temporarily ban on tents and soft-sided campers at the Many Glacier Campground on Sunday following a two-day blitz by rangers to enforce food storage rules. Officials say a bear had repeatedly entered the campground, and it stole trout from two visitors at one point.
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