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Community Spotlight: Candlelight Memorial in Honor of Doug Wicks

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You’re invited to join the River’s Edge Trail Foundation to celebrate the life of Doug Wicks, one of the trail's most influential people. The Candlelight Memorial will be at the pelican statue by the new federal courthouse Thursday, September 20, at 5:30 p.m. Chuck Jennings with RETF joined us live in the KFBB Studios for tonight’s Community Spotlight to share his fond memories of Doug, and how you can to at the Candlelight Memorial. More>>

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House fire on 7th Street South

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Before 8 pm Wednesday, Great Falls Fire Rescue and Great Falls Police Department were called to a home that was completely engulfed in flames on 7th Street South in Great Falls. 

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Missing woman from the Flathead area found

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One family in Northwestern Montana finally has some closure, after the remains of their loved one were found in North Dakota. Her family said Darlene Billie had been missing since October.

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SUV versus horse trailer on I-15

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A crash that stalled traffic along I-15, just north of Cascade Wednesday morning. Troopers told us on the scene that a truck pulling a horse trailer filled with several bulls tried to make a turn in the authorized vehicle only pull out. when it turned, an SUV driving behind it slammed into the trailer. 

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WATCH: Rare Ear Spring eruption caught on video at Yellowstone

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New fractures and eruptions are emerging in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone Park, including a rare eruption of Ear Spring.

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Roberts basketball coach accused of kissing student

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A Roberts basketball coach is on paid administrative leave after being charged with endangering the welfare of children.

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City Commission tables Subdivision for Wheat Ridge Estates on January 15th

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The City Commission moved to table the annexing which would create a subdivision for a 37 plot land to be called Wheat Ridge Estates. This comes after more than 4 hours of discussion between stake holders, the developer, proponents, opponents, and the commission. The proposed Wheat Ridge Estates are originally planned within Malmstrom's Accident Potential Zone. Meaning if approved, The base would not be allowed to use the airstrip which has been deactivated for more than two decades...

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City Commission amends Great Falls Emergency service contract

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Calling 911 might not get you a paramedic anymore. But Great Falls Emergency Services says this isn’t a bad thing.

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Montana State Parks to receive $944,398

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Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced Montana is set to receive $944,398 to help support state parks and outdoor recreation. The money comes from the land and water conservation fund which is paid for by offshore drilling and gas leasing. “The Land and Water Conservation Fund and its State and Local Assistance Program has provided over $4.2 billion to help states protect special places and bring outdoor recreation opportunities to local communities across the country,... More>>

Police: House fire that sent 6 to hospital ruled arson

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According to the Billings Police Department, the fire that sent six people to the hospital Tuesday morning was determined to be intentionally set.

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Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearization contained a big condition, with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stating he'd permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex only if the United States takes corresponding measures.   Compared to the vague language of their two summits earlier this year, Ki... More>>

Animal shelter leader suspended after dog pepper-sprayed

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The board of the Cheyenne Animal Shelter has suspended its president and CEO after he used pepper spray on a dog during a training exercise for employees.   The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that the board says Bob Fecht will be suspended Friday for 60 days without pay and will be required to provide an "acceptable plan of action to restore the trust of the Shelter community in his abilities."   An employee alleged that Fecht had ordered the u... More>>

The Latest: 2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Authorities confirm two detainees drowned when a van was swept away in rising flood waters in South Carolina.   Horry County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Brooke Holden says a sheriff's office van was carrying two detainees and two deputies from Conway to Darlington on Tuesday night when it was overtaken by flood waters. Officials say the van was traveling near the Little Pee Dee River, one of the bodies of water officials in South Carolina are watching... More>>

Microchipping event: How the device reunited a Montana woman with her cat

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A microchip can help locate your pet if they get lost and lose their collar. One Missoula woman experienced this firsthand when a microchip helped reunite her with her cat after six months apart. 

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Bozeman's Midtown Tavern will no longer host Trump Jr. rally

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The owner of the restaurant originally announced to host next week’s rally says they were unaware that the event was politically motivated, and due to a “no politics” policy, they’ve asked the campaign to find another venue.

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Community Spotlight: Motorcycle Cannonball Race Checkpoint! Video included

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From Portland, Maine to Portland, Oregon, riders are making the cross country ride on a unique blend of motorcycles during the Motorcycle Cannonball Race. One checkpoint will be at the Big Sky Harley Davidson in Great Falls before riders head out for Spokane. James Olson with Big Sky Harley Davidson stopped by the KFBB Studios to share what makes this event interesting, and why they’re stopping in the Electric City. More>>

Grizzly encounters increase as Fall arrives Video included

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Over the past several days more and more bear sightings and encounters have been reported.  As winter is looming bear's hunt for food becomes more vital and you just may be in the way.  ZooMontana Executive Director, Jeff Ewelt, said this is a time to be very bear aware.  That's because the two to four months before hibernation bears are in hyperphagia.  Jeff said, "Basically what that is, is a two to four month period where they're in hyperactivity looking fo... More>>

Donald Trump Jr. to campaign in Bozeman for Rosendale

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Donald Trump Jr. will return to Montana next week to campaign in support of Matt Rosendale.

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NeighborWorks Great Falls

Families celebrating home ownership

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GREAT FALLS- After 12 months of sweat and hard work, eight families through NeighborWorks will finally celebrate being homeowners at tomorrow's Dream Street open house. Through the "Owner Built Homes" program, eight to 10 families a year are chosen through an application process in the spring. NeighborWorks said they're required to have a certain credit score, income, and stable work history. They work 30 hours a week with each other and volunteers to piece together their...

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East Helena to provide high school classes one year early

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East Helena announced they will let high school students into their halls one year early. This means Helena High could lose about 100 kids from its student body next year. The district is set to lose thousands of dollars in funding because of the new high school option. Surprisingly, Helena Public Schools say they are ready for the transition. New HPS Superintendent, Tyler Ream, says everything will be ok as long as East Helena continues to gradually phase in its students. Next ... More>>

Health experts discuss future of medicine in Montana

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Hundreds of healthcare professionals met in Helena to discuss the future of medicine in Montana. Our Bliss Zechman spoke with the top experts in the Treasure State, and explains how far the field has come, and where it's going.  Public health has served Montana for more than 100 years. As officials with MPHA celebrate their centennial, they also realize there are many health hurdles Montana needs to overcome. Public health experts have to address a wide range of illness and di... More>>

Our State Capitol, a true Montana Treasure

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The Montana State Capitol is best known for the laws and legislators that lay the foundation for our state. In this Montana Treasure, our Bliss Zechman tells us about the great impact of structure and art within.

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Courtnage found unfit for trial for second time Video included

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After weeks of evaluations by forensic psychologists, Pamela Courtnage, the woman who is charged with killing her mother was found unfit for trial for the second time. A forensic psychologist professor from the University of Montana to broke down the process on how they determine to deem someone unfit to stand trial.  The first step is actually seeing if they understand the charges that are brought against them. From there professor Laura Kirsch said it's a very detailed proces... More>>

Montana principal on leave after a text to a former student

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The Anaconda junior/senior high school principal is on leave after sending a message some interpreted as inappropriate to a former student.

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Havre police say boy brought unloaded BB gun to school

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The Havre Police Department says an eight-year-old boy brought an unloaded BB gun to school this week.

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Miesmer to serve 10 additional years on carjacking case

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(Great Falls) A Montana man who is serving a 100-year prison sentence for a homicide has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for brandishing a gun during a carjacking.    The U.S. attorney's office says the federal sentence 29-year-old Branden Miesmer received Monday will run consecutive to his state sentence for the methamphetamine-fueled shooting death of 26-year-old Cody Bruyere in Great Falls in September 2015.    Prosecutors say officers were pursuing... More>>

Name released of suspect in trespassing at Old Faithful at Yellowstone Video included

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A crowd watching Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park was alarmed to see an adult man leave the boardwalk and stand on some of the park's most beloved - and dangerous - thermal features.

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Remains of Flathead reservation resident found in North Dakota

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MANNING, N.D.- Authorities say a body found in North Dakota belongs to a person from the Flathead Indian Reservation. 

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The Latest: US markets shrug at US-China trade war

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NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street, which has anticipated rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China, took the latest volley of tariffs in stride. Gains in technology, energy and consumer-focused companies outweighed losses in utilities and elsewhere.    Apple, which has an exemption to the new tariffs on goods imported from China, is up 1 percent.    The S&P 500 index rose 8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,897. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 32 points, o... More>>

Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had wanted to avoid on a woman's claims that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers.    They're hoping their new strategy will salvage Kavanaugh's endangered nomination with a risky, nationally televised showdown between the appeals court judge and his accuser.    Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face o... More>>

Montana Leading the Nation in Median Income Growth Video included

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According to the Census Bureau, the middle class has stopped shrinking for the first time in decades. Montana is ranked as the top state in the nation for the biggest jump in median household income, with an annual median income of $53,386 dollars. This is a 4.7% jump since the last report.  Missoula also made the top five cities to have the biggest metro growth; with a 15% increase to $54,000. Overall, the U.S. increased 1.8%, making a new record for the average median ... More>>

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Officials are about to begin distributing food, water and tarps in Wilmington, North Carolina, which remains mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.    County officials say workers will begin handing out supplies to stranded residents in the city of 120,000 people beginning Tuesday morning.    One road was opened into Wilmington at least briefly, and items have been brought into the city by big military trucks and helicopters.... More>>

Missoula holiday job fair coming to Southgate Mall

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The holiday season is coming up, but the gift-giving and holiday dinners that go with it don’t have to make a giant dent in your budget. A Missoula holiday job fair is gearing up to connect employers in need of holiday help with people who want to earn some extra cash. 

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New Great Falls pet shop damaged during hit-and-run

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The Great Falls Police Department is investigating a hit and run on 3rd Street NW that damaged a building.

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Thousands Stolen from Stage Coach Motors

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Stage Coach Motors was broken into and robbed early Sunday morning in Ulm. Owner, Justen Wolf, explained that he discovered the robbery around 10:00 a.m. Sunday. He was missing thousands of dollars, a laptop and a van. Wolf has reported the incident to police and received a surveillance video. He believes that the white Chevrolet pickup truck involved was the same truck that crashed into Pita Pit later Sunday morning.  No word yet on if the incidents are related. To read mor... More>>

Crash on 10th Ave S. sends vehicle through Pita Pit wall

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Early Sunday morning, around 3 am, a vehicle hit another vehicle on 10th Avenue South. 

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Community Spotlight: 2018 Scholarship Information Night

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Are you the parent of student interested in going to college? Then come join the Great Falls Public Schools Foundation to learn about the college scholarship process. The GFPS foundation and school counselors are hosting their Scholarship Information Night Sept. 20th at CMR at 7 p.m. and Great Falls High Sept. 27th at 7 p.m. The event is aimed at helping parents and students through the online application process, meeting deadlines and what application reviewers are looking for in a c... More>>

Helena Public Schools Parents can track their kids on bus routes

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Helena Public Schools say their transportation system is one of the safest in the country. On top of other safety features, they're getting ready to launch a system allowing parents to track their bus riders in real time. Starting in October, parents will be able to keep up with their students through an app. Kids will check on, and off the bus with an ID card. When they do, parents will receive a text letting them know exactly when their child stepped on, and off the bus. Throug... More>>

Constitution Week Celebrated, Speakers emphasize importance of civic education

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On this day 231 years ago,  our nation's founders signed one of America’s most important documents. Our Bliss Zechman explains how patriots gathered today in Helena to remind every generation that the constitution is more than just a piece of paper.   Most Americans never forget to celebrate our freedom on July 4th. However, unlike Independence Day, today marks a time in U.S. history many of us have a hard time remembering. "We don’t realize what a specia... More>>

"Future of the Falls": Young Professionals being called to speak up

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GREAT FALLS- Voices from young professionals in our community are being asked to speak up about what they'd like to see in Great Falls. "The Future of the Falls" is there chance to do so.  After realizing there wasn't really a venue for young people to express their ideas about the Electric City, Mayor Bob Kelly decided to host "Future of the Falls" A forum where young people can voice their opinions about what they would like to see in Great Falls as they g...

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Montana Army National Guard aiding Hurricane Florence relief

Montana Army National Guard: Turning this flight around or not?

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LINCOLN, NB- Yesterday, 19 Montana Army National Guard soldiers took to the sky. Their destination, North Carolina. Their mission, help with flood relief. When they arrived in Lincoln their mission was called off, but they are continuing on to the east coast. According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Florence has now been now downgraded to a tropical depression. This means that the winds have weakened and the focus now shifts to recovery. "The EMAC was drawn by North... More>>

Woman falls 60 feet off cliff in Black Eagle

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According to the Black Eagle Fire Chief, crews were called out around 10:30 pm Sunday night after reports that woman fell above the Rivers Edge Trail. When crews arrived, they had to carry the woman 200 yards to an ambulance were she was then taken to Benefis. We are don't know the extent of her injuries or why she was on the cliff in the first place. Cascade county also responded but Black Eagle Fire Department had the situation under control when they arrived More>>

Montana Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash in Dawson Co

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According to the MHP incident website, a fatal crash took place on Highway 200 south near Glendive. Troopers were dispatched around 7 am Monday morning. We did contact dispatch for more information but they are still investigating the scene. It is unclear on how this accident happened, how many people were killed or injured. We will keep you updated as more information comes in.

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Babysitter accused leaving wet child outside unattended

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According to court documents, Orieona Louise Stensrud is facing assault on a peace officer, endangering the welfare of a child, obstructing a peace officer or public servant and resisting arrest.  On September 16, the Great Falls Police Department responded to a welfare check on a little girl that had been left outdoors for 1-2 hours alone. Once officers arrived on the scene they found the girl playing with a garden hose and she was wet. Officer said the air ... More>>

Missoula officer on leave after gun found in school bathroom

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A Missoula County school resource officer is on leave after allegedly leaving a duty weapon in a bathroom.

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Missing 19-year-old found near Lolo Peak

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UPDATE: The 19-year-old was found at 8:30 PM and is okay, according to the Missoula County Sheriff's Office.

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Bear spotted on MSU campus

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A bear was spotted on the Montana State University campus, prompting a warning from the university. 

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Yellowstone visitors flee aggressive elk in new video

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It's another elk v. tourists encounter in Yellowstone. Less than a week after an incident where a man was knocked over by a charging bull elk, a new video posted over the weekend shows a different incident involving park visitors fleeing elk. As a reminder, park officials recommend staying at least 25 yards away from grazing animals, and even farther if animals are exhibiting aggressive or uneasy behavior. It's currently rut season for elk, and bulls may be particularly aggress...

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Man wanted for walking away from prerelease center

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The Department of Corrections is asking for help locating a man who walked away from the Great Falls Transition Center. According to the DOC, Richard Trent Nygaard walked away between 4 and 6 this morning. He is 6'1, 185 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He has several face tattoos, including one above his right eyebrow that says "Foe." If you've seen him, call your local law enforcement.  More>>

Iconic Going to the Sun Road reopens in GNP

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The iconic Going to the Sun Road is open to private traffic again.  The west side of the pass closed August 12 when the Howe Ridge fire spread quickly. That fire burned structures and threatened the only road in and out of the Logan Pass Visitors' Center.  Glacier National Park sent a press release Monday morning saying people can once again drive their personal cars on the scenic road. They will not be able to stop between Lake McDonald Lodge and the Avalanche Creek area.... More>>

This Year's Cost to Fight the Wildfires Video included

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Wildfire season is continuing to burn throughout the state, and with it, our state’s budget. In 2017, Montana had $32.5 million in the fire suppression fund.  However, being one of the worst wildfires seasons in history, Governor Steve Bullock held a special session in November, asking for an additional $40 million for the fire suppression funds.  At the end of the 2017 wildfire season, a total of $70 million was spent from the state budget and $400 million fr... More>>

The Latest: Kavanaugh accuser willing to talk to Congress

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A lawyer for a woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school says her client is willing to tell her story publicly to the Senate panel considering his nomination. She says the woman considers Kavanaugh's actions "attempted rape."   Deborah Katz represents Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges a drunken Kavanaugh groped her and tried to take off her clothes at a party when they were teenagers ... More>>

Kid's Halloween costume swap coming to Missoula

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Two Missoula organizations have plans to help you save on your child's Halloween costume, and they need your donations to meet their goals. 

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Soldiers aiding Hurricane Florence relief

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HELENA- Hurricane Florence is leaving homes under water, people without power, and some waiting to be rescued, and that's why our Montana Army National Guard is sending crews to help. "Being able to help someone. I mean it's a good feeling actually getting out there and getting to do your job," said Shayde Crist, Crew Chief with Army National Guard.   19 soldiers left for Maryland early this morning, September 16th. Once they arrive on September 18th they'll be on call... More>>

Two people arrested after stealing vehicle

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GREAT FALLS-  According to GFPD two people are now behind bars after officers caught them with a stolen vehicle.  It all started around 4:30 p.m. Saturday evening when an officer noticed a car at the intersection of 2nd Ave. S. and 14th St. S. The officer noticed a white 2018 Chevrolet Silverado that GFPD had been looking for.  When the officer put his sirens on, the driver who was a male and his passenger fled on 3rd Ave. S. at estimated speeds of 80 mph.  At t... More>>

Caught on Camera: Man steps into Old Faithful as tourists yell

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Tourists visiting Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park were beside themselves as they observed what appears to be an adult man dressed in black leave the boardwalk and stand on the geyser. 

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Montana photographer files federal lawsuit against Netflix

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Montana photographer Sean Heavey has taken the next step in his fight against global streaming powerhouse Netflix. Heavey filed a federal lawsuit against the company on September 13th. 

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Hunting guide killed and hunter injured in Wyoming bear attack during elk hunt

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The body of a hunting guide was recovered Saturday following a bear attack Friday 5.8 miles northeast of the Turpin Meadow Trailhead.

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First year for art vendors at Arts On Fire

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GREAT FALLS- Arts On Fire is back at Paris Gibson and this year local vendors got into the action. We spoke with one potter who tells us why it’s important.  Jimmie Henry starts with just a lump of clay and adds different colors and elements to her own unique piece of pottery. She said this type of freedom is why she loves making art. But it’s not only one of a kind bowls. She also makes a variety of other items including bells.   "So, I like looking...

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Under The Big Sky Buddy Walk

Walking for awareness

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GREAT FALLS- Down syndrome is still the most common chromosome disorder according to the Centers for Disease Control, and this morning, September 18th people from across our community gathered at the University of Providence raising awareness about the disorder. Under The Big Sky Buddy Walk is in its ninth year. This walk is a way to bring those with and without Down syndrome together. By understanding this disorder people are able to realize there's nothing different with those who ... More>>

Community Spotlight: Chamber Fun 101 Video included

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The Great Falls Symphony is excited to bring ‘Chamber Fun 101’ to this weekend’s Arts on Fire Family Day. The event starts at 12 p.m. and goes until 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Paris Gibson Square Museum. There will be live performances, fun and free activities for all ages and unique petting zoo. A couple members of the Great Falls Symphony joined us live in the KFBB Studios tonight to explain what’s in store for the event. More>>

Helena Brewers sell gear, say goodbye

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Everything at Kindrick Legion Field is either packed up or has a price tag on it. Baseballs, bats, and even wheelchairs have to go. "Whether it be concession wear, shelving, chairs, couches from the coaches office. We got a lot of really cool stuff that people can take with them and see it as a memory to the Helena Brewers and its going to be going on for a really discounted price," said Greg Mroz, Voice of the Brewers.   The yard sale is necessary because there's no ... More>>

Helena's Parade of Homes Features Habitat for Humanity House

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Helena's Parade of Homes is highly anticipated event where folks have traditionally gotten to  walk though luxury houses. However, as our Bliss Zechman explains, this year organizers are mixing things up by showcasing more diverse homes. For the first time in its 26-year history, the event is featuring a Habitat for Humanity home. Habitat's house features first-rate amenities like granite counter tops and wooden floors. But it's built with something even more special: Love. ... More>>

Supporters of I-185 vocalize opinions at Cascade County Courthouse

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GREAT FALLS- 1,600 toe tags were dropped on the Cascade County Courthouse lawn today, September, 14th representing the number of Montanans that die in a year from tobacco-related diseases according to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. I-185 is a ballot initiative that would raise taxes on all tobacco products. This morning the ACS CAN, a group supporting this tax hike brought students along with them as part of the Healthy Montana Campaign.  They said not only ... More>>

Billings police identify suspect in Thursday night standoff

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The Billings police identify suspect at the center of Thursday's standoff on Avenue B.

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GFPS science field trips cut

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GREAT FALLS- Without the School Mill Levy being passed this year, among other programs cut, this means the Environmental Education Curriculum was cut for grades K through 6th  at Great Falls Public Schools. Meaning no more science field trips like going to Black Eagle Dam to learn about how energy is collected through our dam system.  GFPS said a possible alternative is organizations with certain expertise like water management creating camps for kids during summer, Christ... More>>

First Response Personnel Braving Hurricane Florence Video included

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Hurricane Florence has reached the Carolinas and has brought with it historic rainfall and flooding. Several areas have been ordered to evacuate, but first responders will be staying behind to brave the storm and help those in need.  One such responder is Danielle Oxendine's mother, who is a paramedic in South Carolina.  For Danielle, the idea of her mom staying behind is a scary, but admirable thought. While first responders are required to stay in times of em... More>>

High School Students Use Bikes to Make a Difference Video included

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C.M.Russell high school students played an important role in the final product of Giant Springs Elementary School; one that could even be used by their kids and generations to come. Roughly 30 C.M.Russell high schoolers worked together on welding the bike racks and benches for the new Giant Springs Elementary School. Taking less than a combined total of 24 hours, the bike racks were completed in just a few short weeks.  However, the benches took about a year of hard-work, tot... More>>

UW trustees raise tuition for most students

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Tuition for most University of Wyoming students will increase by 4 percent in the 2019-20 academic year.   The UW Board of Trustees on Thursday approved the tuition increase in keeping with a multiyear tuition policy adopted in 2014.   Wyoming resident undergraduates will see their tuition increase from $134 to $139 per credit hour, while nonresident undergraduate tuition will go from $537 to $558 per credit hour. Most other graduate programs also will s... More>>

West Nile virus found in 2 horses in Campbell County

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Officials say West Nile virus has been confirmed in two horses in northeast Wyoming.   The Gillette News Record reports Dr. Marshall Kohr of Animal Medical Center of Wyoming says the horses in Campbell County tested positive this week and a third horse is being evaluated.   Kohr says the three horses are from different parts of the county and were observed as being "wobbly on their feet." He says one horse has died but he hopes the other two w... More>>

'It looked like Armageddon:' Deadly gas blasts destroy homes

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LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - A series of gas explosions an official described as "Armageddon" killed a teenager, injured at least 10 other people and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scrambled to fight the flames and shut off the gas.   Authorities said Leonel Rondon, 18, of Lawrence, died after a chimney toppled by an exploding house crashed into his car. He was rushed to a ... More>>

The Latest: Disastrous floods will be story of Florence

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - It's about the water, not the wind, with Hurricane Florence making an extended stay along the North Carolina coast.   Forecasters say "it cannot be emphasized enough that the most serious hazard associated with slow-moving Florence is extremely heavy rainfall, which will cause disastrous flooding that will be spreading inland."   Top winds were holding at 90 mph -- that's just a Category 1 hurricane -- but some communities were already subme... More>>

Big Foot Found!

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Big foot has been found! While the creature wasn't living or breathing, Helena's Parks and Recreation Department was happy to get their Sasquatch back… their cardboard cut-out of the mythical beast, that is. The "squatch" went missing a few weeks ago from his hide-out on mount Helena. Big Foot has been hanging out on the trails for the past couple of months for the department's summer photo contest. Someone hiking near Grunge Canyon Boulevard saw him away from ... More>>

A man, barely clinging to life, found in forest near Lincoln

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A man, who was barely clinging to life, was found in a forest near Lincoln. The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Department is hard at working trying to found what landed the man in that situation. The victim's name has not been released, but he is described as a 42-year-old white male from Great Falls. The case started a couple of weeks ago when an abandoned Ford Mustang was reported near Lincoln Gulch Road on August 20. Authorities sent out search crews, but they could not find...

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Carroll College converts is library to a learning commons

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Once the dirt settles, Carroll College will no longer have a library. Instead, it will house a learning commons. "We’re looking at this to be a space that students want to call home 24/7," said John Cech, President of Carroll College.   Not only will the name and look of the space change. Those in the Carroll community think this will alter the way college students learn. "Get more information, sooner, with greater retention. Instead of spending five or si... More>>

Applestem Corn Maze goes political with "Battle of the Flattops" theme

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Applestem Corn Maze has been offering family-friendly fall activities for 14 years, and this year they decided to get a little political, but it’s not a bad thing. This year’s theme is “Battle of the Flattops” as incumbent Senator Jon Tester and opponent Matt Rosendale get ready to duke it out in this year’s general election. But why would a corn maze tackle this as their theme? “It sounded kind of neat and corny I guess is the best way to put it.... More>>

35th Annual Threshing Bee in Choteau Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Ben Wombacher stopped by the KFBB studios to talk about the 35th annual Threshing Bee happening on September 15-16th. Both days the event runs from 7:00-5:00pm.  Tickets are $8/person or $25/family, and tickets are good for both days. The events include saw milling, threshing, a historic church, historic homestead house, a blacksmith, music, food and dancing.  Things will kick off at the City Park, located near the Rodeo Grounds. Signs wil...

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Caught on camera: Man drug behind truck after attempted robbery

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Pictures are making the rounds on social media after a post on the Stolen Great Falls Facebook page claims the man in the photos was trying to pull off a robbery. 

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Domino's paves the way to better roads in Havre

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HAVRE - Domino's Pizza launched a nationwide social media campaign over the summer to help pave America's roads. Paving began Thursday morning around 9:30 along 12th Avenue between First and Fourth St. 

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Victim of aircraft crash at Billings Logan International Airport identified

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Yellowstone County Assistant Coroner Deputy Richard Hoffman identifies the victim of aircraft crash yesterday as 74-year-old Robert Coons of Billings. The aircraft was not a helicopter, as previously reported, but an experimental gyrocopter. 

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Family asking for return of veteran's service dog Masik

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MISSOULA - A family is searching for their service dog, saying someone stole him from their truck while they parked at the Wye earlier this week. Masik the chow-chow belongs to Ryan Jones, a Marine who says he relies on the dog for helping with PTSD. 

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Frenchtown Schools warn of mountain lion sighting

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A mountain lion sighting in Frenchtown has prompted a warning from the school district.

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President Trump rejects Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is rejecting the widely accepted death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, claiming without citing evidence that "3,000 people did not die." Trump called the count a move by Democrats to make him look bad.   Trump tweeted Thursday as Hurricane Florence bears down on the Carolinas. He said: "When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths. As time went by it did not go up by much. ... More>>

Montana judge running for re-election submits resignation

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HAVRE, Mont. (AP) - A northern Montana judge running for re-election is planning to step down following the November election.   The Havre Daily News reports 12th District Court Judge Dan Boucher submitted his resignation last week, going into effect Nov. 9 - three days after the election.   Boucher was not available to provide comment to the newspaper Tuesday.   Boucher is the only candidate for the judgeship based in Havre. He was appointed to the office in November 2... More>>

Judge to decide on grizzly bear hunts in Idaho, Wyoming

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A U.S. judge is due to decide Thursday if two Rocky Mountain states can move forward with the first public hunts for grizzly bears in the Lower 48 in almost three decades.   U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen in Missoula, Montana, put on hold for two weeks hunts scheduled in Idaho and Wyoming.   That order expires Thursday. Hunt opponents asked the judge for a further two-week delay, but he did not immediately rule on the request.   The U.S. Int... More>>

Hurricane Florence's Impact Reaches Farther Than the Carolina's Video included

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Hurricane Florence is not only impacting the Carolina's but causing people in Montana to walk on eggshells; as they wait to hear of their friends and families safety. One such person is Cathie Blalock, whose family lives in North and South Carolina. While her family has lived through plenty of hurricanes before, this one has them a little bit concerned; especially when it comes to having enough food and water. In fact, one of Cathie's sons has actually had to fill his bathtu... More>>

Student safety program prepares future trades workers

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Montana has one of the highest rates of workplace injuries in the nation, according to the Montana State Fund. Our Bliss Zechman spoke to that group as they try to do their part to stop unnecessary injuries and deaths. 

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Some Montana Representatives call for a pay raise

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A couple of Montana legislators are calling for their pay to increase substantially. Right now, Montana lawmakers make about $90 for every day spent in session. That makes them some of the lowest paid legislators in the entire country. Members of both sides of the aisle are calling for the raise, but not everyone has thrown their support behind it. Senator Mary Caferro of Helena is about to serve her 8th legislative term. She told our Bliss Zechman that while she understands why som... More>>

United Way of Cascade County to launch 2018 Fundraising Goal Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Kim Skornogoski stopped by the KFBB studio to discuss United Way of Cascade County's upcoming 2018 Fundraising Campaign. Last year, UWCC raised $1,047,000. To celebrate the upcoming year, as well as campaign volunteers and businesses, UWCC will be kicking off the fundraising goals on Tuesday, Sept. 18th at 5:30pm at Giant Springs Elementary, located at 520 32nd St. N. For more information or to help UWCC reach it's fundraising goals, click here. 

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Little Shell Chippewa tribal win

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A historic vote in Washington Thursday for the Little Shell Chippewa tribe and their fight for federal recognition.  For the first time, the U.S. House Representatives approved a bill regarding the tribe's push for recognition.  

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Griz running back pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault

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A University of Montana running back pleaded guilty to an assault charge in Missoula County Justice Court, Wednesday.

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Crews continue attack on destructive Horseshoe Fire

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Crews continue their attacks against the destructive Horseshoe Fire burning in Clarkston in Southwest Montana. 

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UPDATE: Investigations complete on two separate August train derailments

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The first train derailment happened up by Cut Bank on August 2nd. 12 cars carrying grain derailed and no injuries were reported but Amtrak customers had to be diverted. The investigation concluded Mother Nature was to blame. “The investigation determined that the cause of the derailment was a thermal misalignment of the track. And that happens when extreme temperatures expand the track or steal resulting in a shifting of the track,” said Ross Lane BNSF conducts daily ins...

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Driver says motorhome burned on I-15 a complete loss

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We are hearing reports of a motorhome on fire on I-15 near the Manchester exit. 

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Man assaulted while walking home in Bozeman

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Bozeman Police are asking for information about an assault that happened Tuesday evening.

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Motor Vehicle Division expects Montana to get REAL ID extension

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In less than a month Montana’s extension to roll out Real ID approved licenses is scheduled to end, but state authorities are hoping that the federal government will grant an extension.

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Griz running back Calhoun charged with misdemeanor assault

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University of Montana football player Jeremy Calhoun has been charged with assault for his involvement in a fight that occurred in May.

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Parent's Solution to"Stranger Danger" Isn't Just for Kids

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Tanya Waid was scrolling through her Facebook when she noticed posts of mom's and their kids being followed by strangers. Being a mother herself, Tanya took to social media, asking people how they would feel about taking Krav Maga lessons from her husband Andrew; who was a Krav Maga instructor in Alaska and has been involved in the art of self defense for over seven years now. The response they received took both of them by surprise, with over one hundred comments supporting h... More>>

Montana lawmakers drafting bill to raise their own pay

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana lawmakers are considering changing how their pay is calculated, which would result in a 69 percent pay raise compared to their current salary if approved.    The Legislative Council last month voted to draft a bill to base legislative pay on the average salaries of lawmakers in Montana and four surrounding states starting in 2021.    Montana lawmakers are due to make $92.46 a day for the 2019 session. That's compared to the $156 per day... More>>

Grizzly bears relocated in Wyoming

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has conducted two relocations of grizzly bears in the northwest part of the state.    Game managers trapped and relocated an adult female grizzly and her two cubs last Thursday and then captured and relocated a sub-adult female grizzly bear on Friday.    The agency says in both instances the bears were killing cattle on private lands in the Cody region.    In cooperation with the Bridger Teton Nati... More>>

Montana sheriff suspended following criminal charges

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BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A southwestern Montana sheriff has been suspended for three months with pay after he was charged with official misconduct, perjury and evidence tampering in a case that led to a meth trafficking conviction.    The Montana Standard reports Madison County commissioners voted to suspend Sheriff Roger Thompson on Tuesday.    Thompson told the commission he accepts suspension, noting that "while these allegations remain unresolved they obviously... More>>

Bigger, pricier iPhone expected at Apple event Wednesday

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales growth.    Most of the buzz is swirling around a rumored iPhone that is supposed to boast a 6.5-inch screen, up from 5.8 inches on the existing iPhone X.    If the speculation pans out, the even-bigger iPhone would represent Apple's attempt to feed consumers' appe... More>>

Pope summons bishops for February abuse prevention summit

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VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is summoning the presidents of every bishops conference around the world for a February summit to discuss preventing clergy sex abuse and protecting children.    Francis' key cardinal advisers announced the decision Wednesday, as the latest chapter in the Catholic Church's long-running sex abuse and cover-up scandal has thrown Francis' papacy into crisis.    The Feb. 21-24 meeting is believed to be the first of its kind, and signals... More>>

First confirmed grizzly bear sighting in Cody Video included

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Cody - Wyoming game and fish officials have their hands full with bear activity in Northwest Wyoming. They are looking for a grizzly bear that turned up in Cody city limits, and for another bear that mauled a hiker in the mountains northwest of Cody.

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9/11 Parade Held in Great Falls

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Dozens of people came out to the AgriVillage parking lot to honor the lives of those lost during 9/11. Motorists left the lot at 7:00 p.m. and headed to the Veterans Memorial. Once there, a brief service was held to show that what happened 17 years ago, has not been forgotten by Montana residents.  More>>

Rankin Run to be held in Great Falls after more than a decade

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The Rankin Run back in the 80s used to be one of the largest running events in great falls and has since died out. Fast forward to 2018 and the YWCA is bringing this fun event back to life. All in name of Janet Rankin, the first U.S, congresswoman ever, and was born and raised here in Montana. “She was a person who spent her whole life supporting peace and justice for everyone and really was a wonderful role model so having this race named after her is very appropriate to the Y... More>>

Candidate forum discusses healthcare in Montana

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 A group of 15 local legislative candidates made their way to Great Falls College MSU today for a candidate forum hosted by Montana health votes, a nonpartisan group hoping to bring healthcare to the discussion table. The questions ranged from how we should better integrate supplemental nutrition assistance programs  better known as snap into our community, to should we raise the legal age of buying tobacco, or even how can we better care for our elderly with assisted livin...

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17th annual Capitol 9/11 Ceremony Honors Heroes, Urges U.S. to Unite

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Although it has been 17  years since the Twin Towers fell and even though the enemy was thousands of miles away when planes struck the Pentagon, most Montanans still feel 9/11's effects. "I’m humbled just to be here and remember and honor those guys that went before," said James E. Heffernan. The 83-year-old has served the United States in countless capacities. From his time in the Armed Forces through his term as a police officer, his years of service have taug... More>>

Empty Bowls for YWCA Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Sandi Filipowicz with YWCA stopped by the KFBB studio to discuss the upcoming annual "Empty Bowls" event in Great Falls. This year's fundraiser will take place on Saturday, Sept. 22nd from 11:00am-1:00pm at the Heritage Hall at Great Falls College MSU. $25 gets you a handcrafted bowl, soup, bread, dessert, and live music.  For more information, visit YWCA's website. 

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Former Air Force One pilot remembers 9/11 Video included

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17 years ago President George W. Bush and his staff were the only ones allowed to fly in the hours following the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.  One of those pilots aboard the VC-25, or Air Force One, was Dan Hargrove who now calls Billings home.  It's a day that Dan called surreal.  Radios were silent which is odd in a plane according to Dan.  He said, "this is quite a moment that is happening and yet there'... More>>

Remembering 9/11

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On a Tuesday, 17 years ago, the United States was attacked and 3,000 Americans died. This year once again we remember the lives lost. and reflect on the tragedy of the day that Americans will never forget.

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Carroll ranks "Best in the West," staff and students explain why

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Carroll College was just ranked "Best in the West" by U.S. News and World Reports. The college in Helena has earned that title for the past eight years.   Our Bliss Zechman spoke with students and staff to find out what makes Carroll so great.   Is it the academics or the athletics?  The atmosphere or the architecture? The Carroll community has their own take on what makes their college so great. "They email you by name. They contact you personally if ... More>>

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Benefis Health System: New section open in emergency department:

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GREAT FALLS- This morning, September, 11th Benefis Health System gave KFBB an inside look to a section of their new emergency department. Inside the emergency department, there’s a brand new space called the  Critical Care Pod that opens tomorrow, September, 12th at 9 a.m. It holds trauma bays, behavioral health rooms, and critical care rooms. Benefis said this space is designated to dealing with a higher level of care for people who are extremely ill and need care faster... More>>

9/11 Reflection

Inside The Pentagon on 9/11: MAFB Colonel shares his story

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GREAT FALLS- A personal story of the Vice Wing Commander of the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom, who at the time of 9/11, was inside The Pentagon just feet away from where the attack happened. 17 years ago to this day on 9/11 Col. Peter Bonetti was just one wedge and one ring away from where an incoming plane flew into the Pentagon. 

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Horseshoe Fire in SW Montana destroys structures

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A quick moving wildfire in Southwest Montana destroyed structures in the area.

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US marks 9/11 anniversary; Trump to mark it at Pa. memorial

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NEW YORK (AP) - Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city.

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Bond increased for man accused of abusing 4-year-old boy

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Bond has been increased to $200,000 for a man being held in jail on an assault on a minor charge. The Lake County Sheriff's Office responded to a child abuse report and found a 4-year-old boy with serious injuries. The boy was airlifted to an out-of-state hospital, according to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell. 

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Lee Enterprises closes Missoula Independent

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Lee Enterprises has closed the Missoula Independent, weekly newspaper. According to the Missoulian, Lee announced the closure at 8 a.m. Tuesday, and notified all employees. 

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Glacier Park sees dip in August visitation

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KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Glacier National Park attendance fell significantly in August as wildfires forced the partial closure of the popular Going-to-the-Sun Road and prompted evacuations along a corridor that runs through the heart of the park.    The National Park Service says about 667,700 people entered the park last month, which is a 26.5 percent decrease from August 2017's 908,000.    The Flathead Beacon reports a wildfire along the shore of Lake McDonald ble... More>>

Senator Tester secures funding for C-130 aircraft apron

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Senator Jon Tester says he secured $9 million to build a new aircraft apron for the Montana Air National Guard.

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9/11 Heroes Run in Great Falls Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Marcus Delgado with the Travis Manion Foundation stops by the KFBB studios to talk about the 1st annual 9/11 Heroes Run happening in Great Falls on Sunday, Sept. 16th.  The race will take place at the West Bank Park starting at 10:00am. Registration is open until Wednesday, but folks can register the day of. In addition to the race, you can expect to see the Color Guard, fire trucks, rural fire departments, and a raffle.  For more informat...

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Carroll College ranked "Best in the West" for the 8th year in a row

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Press release courtesy of Sarah Lawlor, Director of Public Relations for Carroll College:  HELENA, MT – For the eighth straight year, Carroll College is the top rated Regional College in the West as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Carroll once again earned a perfect score of 100 with the 2019 rankings providing data on over 1,800 schools. “Carroll College has always focused on educating students who are not only remarkable in the classroom but also ready and... More>>

Novice Helena teacher receives national recognition, grants

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Just three years into her teaching tenure, Delacey Humbert has won multiple science-based grants and awards. Last week, she got $2,000  from Voya's Unsung Heroes Program. However, this teacher has accomplished so much more.  "It’s kind of overwhelming. I don't want to come off as though I’m trying to toot my own horn the whole time and get a whole bunch of awards. That's not what it’s about," said Humbert. Humbert applies for dozens of grants...

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Sen. Jon Tester proposes new prescription drug plan

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GREAT FALLS- Each month people are left with pennies in their pockets after spending the majority of their check on prescription drugs.  Sharon Odden was diagnosed with cancer. She pays about $300 a month for her one prescription drug and she's not alone.  "Last week I was talking to a lady. She got diagnosed with cancer this spring. She pays $1,500 a month for one pill," said Tester.  This morning, September 10th Sen. Tester introduced the Creates Act...

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New East Helena Police Chief looks to connect community

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East Helena has a new police chief, who just started last week. Chief Michael Sanders tells us he has several plans for the growing community. Although he is new to the position, Sanders is neither a stranger to law enforcement nor to the Helena community. He graduated from high school in Helena and went on to get his undergraduate degree from Carroll College. He then spent a few years working for the Helena Police Department. Sanders has spent the last 20-plus years working fo... More>>

Montana Treasure: Grace Home

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When driving along 5th Avenue North, you might notice the Grace Home. It's a place that helps homeless veterans get back on their feet. "The Grace Home has given me a place where I can heal," resident Edward Aguasanta said. "Where I can actually transition from where I was in life as far as coming home from war." The Grace Home has been around for two years now, and looks to give veterans hope. "A lot of residents coming in have been homeless for awhil... More>>

Prescribed Burning Continues on the Yellowstone Ranger District

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 Following a successful prescribed burn near West Bridger Creek on the Yellowstone Ranger District, fire and fuels managers are setting their sights on burning an area near the Lodgepole Trailhead in Elk Creek south of Big Timber, MT on September 13th. 

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Alcohol listed as factor in Plentywood volleyball team bus crash

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Sheridan County Undersheriff Scott Nelson says alcohol is a factor in a two-vehicle crash that injured several members of the Plentywood Girls Volleyball Team.

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U-Haul moving into Agri-Village Shopping Center

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GREAT FALLS- A new business is coming to Great Falls in a well-known building that has been abandoned for some time. 

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Fire in Helena kills 2 pets

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Early this morning, a fire broke out in a two-story apartment complex on East Lyndale Avenue in Helena. 

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"Make A Sober Decision": MANG campaign preventing drunk driving

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GREAT FALLS- Montana has been named the state with the most ineffective drunk driving laws according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving. But now Montana Air National Guard is being proactive in making sure that culture changes with a campaign called, "Make A Sober Decision". This morning, airmen saw the pain, suffering, and consequences that happen when someone decides to drink and drive. A reenactment walked airman through five possible scenarios leaving them teary-eyed in ...

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Man Identified after logging accident

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In a press release from the Gallatin Valley Sheriff's Office they have released the name of a man killed by logs near Three Forks. On Thursday, the Gallatin County 911 center received a call of a male who had an accident while unloading logs from a tractor-trailer at a lumberyard outside of Three Forks. Deputies and Three Forks ambulance arrived and found 69-year-old Allan Wagner of Belgrade deceased, having succumbed to blunt force injuries sustained during the accident. More>>

Classic cars, motorcycles, and men's health

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GREAT FALLS- For the past four years Teigh Fleury has been battling cancer, but that doesn't stop him from giving back every year at the annual Men & Machines Car and Bike Show. The show takes place at the Benefis Sletten Center Institute parking lot. It brings in car enthusiasts and families from all over the area for a day of fun in the sun. There was also food, activities for children, and live music. But the main idea behind the event has a more serious tone, it's to educate...

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One man dead after a vehicle rollover

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LEWISTON- According to a press release from Fergus County Coroner’s Office, a 34-year-old man named, Bradley Tudahl is dead after a vehicle rollover on September 6th that happened near mile marker #97 east of Lewiston on US Highway #87. A call came in at 7:18 p.m. on September 6th reporting about the incident. Fergus County Sheriff’s Deputies, Central Montana Medical Center Ambulance, Montana Highway Patrol and Cheadle Fire Department responded to the call. MHP and F... More>>

Small pups from surrender case up for adoption

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More than 20 pups that were surrendered from one family are now ready to go to their “fur-ever” homes. Our Bliss Zechman got a chance to get to pet and love on those little dogs today. She explains how it's going to take more than affection to get care of the critters.   A couple of weeks ago, these pups were crammed into one home. The Lewis and Clark County Humane Society gave them some TLC and a few treats. Now, they're ready to find their forever families. "...

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Walk to End Alzheimer's set for Saturday in Helena

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Tomorrow folks will crowd Carroll College to help stop Alzheimer’s disease. Our Bliss Zechman explains how walking can be one of the best ways to battle the illness Folks can help find the cure to Alzheimer’s by simply putting one foot in front of the other. "The significance of the walk is for us to come together once a year and show our support and raise awareness as well," said Jayme Klehforth, Helena’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Event Chair.  ... More>>

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    Bozeman's Midtown Tavern will no longer host Trump Jr. rally

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-09-19 05:14:48 GMT

    The owner of the restaurant originally announced to host next week’s rally says they were unaware that the event was politically motivated, and due to a “no politics” policy, they’ve asked the campaign to find another venue.

    The owner of the restaurant originally announced to host next week’s rally says they were unaware that the event was politically motivated, and due to a “no politics” policy, they’ve asked the campaign to find another venue.

  • Montana principal on leave after a text to a former student

    Montana principal on leave after a text to a former student

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-09-18 22:18:03 GMT
    courtesy Anaconda Junior/Senior High School Facebookcourtesy Anaconda Junior/Senior High School Facebook

    The Anaconda junior/senior high school principal is on leave after sending a message some interpreted as inappropriate to a former student.

    The Anaconda junior/senior high school principal is on leave after sending a message some interpreted as inappropriate to a former student.

  • Police: House fire that sent 6 to hospital ruled arson

    Police: House fire that sent 6 to hospital ruled arson

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-09-19 21:09:13 GMT

    According to the Billings Police Department, the fire that sent six people to the hospital Tuesday morning was determined to be intentionally set.

    According to the Billings Police Department, the fire that sent six people to the hospital Tuesday morning was determined to be intentionally set.

  • WATCH: Rare Ear Spring eruption caught on video at Yellowstone

    WATCH: Rare Ear Spring eruption caught on video at Yellowstone

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-09-19 23:02:40 GMT

    New fractures and eruptions are emerging in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone Park, including a rare eruption of Ear Spring.

    New fractures and eruptions are emerging in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone Park, including a rare eruption of Ear Spring.

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