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A youngster beats the summer heat on the water slide at the Broadwater Athletic Club in Helena, Mont.
A Montana Department of State Lands firefighter sets a backfire to help halt a forest fire near Ashley Lake, outside Kalispell, Mont.
Molly, who works for Dog Sled Adventures in Olney, Mont., catches a few winks in the back of a truck while her master (and musher) Jeff Ulsamer runs errands on Central Avenue in Whitefish.
Bill Szlazy, an employee with Timberland Signs in Kalispell, Mont., gives a helping hand to a billboard under construction outside Whitefish, Mont.
A stoneworker, framed by a statue of Thomas Francis Meagher, repairs part of the sandstone facade of the Montana State Capitol building in Helena, Mont.
A family and their dog enjoy an early spring day on the shore of Canyon Ferry Lake outside Helena, Mont.
Mike Hay, owner of Big Mountain Glass, installs a stained glass window at First Methodist Church in Whitefish, Mont.
Jim Terning, right, helps his brother Nate flip over his airplane after it crash-landed in a field five miles north of Whitefish, Mont. Nate Terning, 18, was flying the antique plane, which belonged to his grandfather, when he ran out of fuel and attempted to land in the field. The plane's wheels bogged down in the mud, and the plane flipped over onto its top. Terning was not injured.
A Carroll College student walks to class on a wintry Monday morning in Helena, Mont.
Jandy Cox negotiates his way up a notch in the Stone Hill Crags above Lake Koocanusa during the annual Koocanusa Krank rock climbing competition near Eureka, Mont. Most of the routes weren't straight as an arrow, to the delight of the climbers.
A Flathead County, animal control officer leads a horse back to its corral after the animal escaped near Kalispell, Mont.