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BC-MT--Montana News Digest, MT

May 4, 2019

Montana at 3:10 p.m.

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EXCHANGE-LEWIS AND CLARK CENTER

GREAT FALLS, Mont. _ Before he was an 80-year-old man in buckskins talking Lewis and Clark, Mike Labriola was a boy dazzled by World War II fighter pilots. He dreamed of aeronautical accomplishments, but instead Labriola will be best remembered in Great Falls for his work promoting the local Lewis and Clark story. By Kristen Inbody, Great Falls Tribune.

EXCHANGE-SCOUTS-GIRLS

BOZEMAN, Mont. _ When 11-year-old Rose McCarter first joined Scouts BSA and got her uniform, the organization’s old name, Boy Scouts of America, was embroidered over the shirt pocket. So Rose hid the word Boy under a heart-shaped pin, to make it read Scouts of America. By Gail Schontzler, Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

IN BRIEF:

TOOLE COUNTY DEATHS _ The Montana police officer who shot a man to death in Shelby two weeks ago has been identified as Senior Police Officer Kevin Supalla of the Great Falls Police Department. The Great Falls Tribune reports that the Great Falls Police Department’s High Risk Unit was asked by the Toole County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the April 22 incident.

WOLF KILLED _ Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks reports that a rancher has killed a male wolf that was chasing his dogs. The agency says in a news release that the incident occurred shortly after sunrise on Thursday on private land bordering the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest near the head of Little Otter Creek, northeast of Monarch in the Little Belt Mountains.

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