Tuesday: Subdivision Regulations, Capitol Near-Crash, Ronan Marine

By Beacon Staff

Good morning; on the Beacon today, Flathead County commissioners voted to adopt changes to the county’s subdivision regulations, ending a two-year revision process by a specially appointed committee. Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf said he will write three books about his life, football career and addiction to painkillers. A stolen vehicle driven by a young woman being chased by officers narrowly missed crashing into the Montana Capitol on Monday, police said. A former Ravalli County sheriff’s sergeant accused of stealing more than 40,000 rounds of ammunition from the department has been given a five-year suspended prison sentence and must spend 15 days in jail. The U.S. Senate has confirmed Darrell Bell as Montana’s next U.S. marshal. Lance Cpl. Thomas Parker, the Marine from Ronan who lost both his legs in Afghanistan earlier this month, was awarded a Purple Heart in a ceremony Saturday.

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