FILE - This Dec. 18, 1984 file photo shows Don Nichols, right, standing with his son, Dan Nichols, left, as they pled not guilty in court in Virginia City, Mont. Standing with them is attorney, Steve Ungar. The U.S. attorney's office in Montana has filed federal drug and weapons charges against Dan Nichols, part of the father and-son duo convicted in kidnapping a world class athlete in 1984, killing a would-be rescuer and eluding authorities for months, April 19, 2012. (AP Photo/File)
April 27, 2012 6:52:34 AM PDT
by MATT GOURAS Associated Press
HELENA, Mont. - April 27, 2012 --
A notorious "mountain man" who abducted a world-class athlete in 1984 to keep as a wife for his son faces a parole board Friday that will want to see more far more contrition than he has showed in the past.