Good morning; on this date in 1858 the Lincoln-Douglas debates began.
On the Beacon this morning, the family of Jeffrey Bowman, the Bigfork teenager who collapsed during football practice last year and died a week later is suing Bigfork School District 38, Bigfork High School head football coach Bruce Corbett and former BHS Activities Director Shannon Smith. The body of 70-year-old Bigfork man Larry “Ty” Beardsley was recovered from Flathead Lake Tuesday. Keriann Lynch examines how proposed major music venues in the Flathead have stalled. Glacier Airport will begin offering direct service to Las Vegas in October. Montana Shakespeare in the Parks is performing Macbeth tonight at Flathead Valley Community College. And Beacon columnist Dave Skinner criticizes a judge’s ruling to block taking wolves off of the endangered species list.
Democratic presumptive presidential nominee Barack Obama is coming to Billings next week. The Missoula arts community is reeling from the death of James Kriley, whose body was found in Flathead Lake Tuesday. And the Bear Gulch fire burning near Townsend is 36 percent contained.
And finally, check out these Chicago newlyweds, who got so rowdy they were tasered by police on their wedding night, and then tasered again two days later on their honeymoon. Have a great day.
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