The Westboro Baptist Church arrived at the Montana State University campus in Bozeman Sept. 9 to protest the university's failure to prepare students "for the final day of judgment". An estimated 1,500 people greeted the three church members with a counter-protest, first on campus and again later at Bozeman High School.
The Lolo Creek Complex fire started by lightning on Sun., Aug. 18 and has burned over 10,800 acres and destroyed five homes. While the evacuation order for residents along Hwy 12 was lifted Sat. Aug. 24, an evacuation warning remains in effect. The fire is currently 60% contained.
The Western Montana Fair kicked off this week at the fairgrounds. Crews worked quickly, setting up the rides and games within an amazing 24 hours. Here is a brief look into the preparations and people that help make this annual event happen.