Good morning and happy birthday to the late, great Bob Kane, creator of Batman.
On the Beacon this morning, Christmas preparations are underway at the Conrad Mansion Museum. Whitefish continues its reign as the best Class A golf team in the state. On the Police Blotter, a man was taken home when he couldn’t figure out whether he wanted to be inside or outside of the bar. And Warren Miller writes a history of Halloween that just doesn’t quite ring true for me.
A new Montana State University Billings poll shows Barack Obama and John McCain in a statistical dead heat in Montana. Some researchers are concerned that hunters using lead bullets may contaminate their game. Environmental groups are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to halt construction of the Highwood Generating Facility power plant near Great Falls. In Helena an Aikido instructor was sentenced to 20 years for sexual assault of a 13-year-old former student. Sun Mountain Lumber in Butte laid off 41 sawmill workers.
And a team of Japanese climbers claim they have found evidence of the Yeti in Nepal. Have a great weekend.
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