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  • Symposium held in Bozeman to address community safety

    Symposium held in Bozeman to address community safety

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:20:46 GMT
    We’re only a few weeks into the “hundred deadliest days of the year,” the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day that sees the highest spike in fatal teen driving deaths, according to AAA. So Montana State University’s Center for Health and Safety Culture is taking action: holding its first symposium, which brings behavioral scientists from all corners of North America to Montana to address some of the health and safety issues that communities are faci...
    We’re only a few weeks into the “hundred deadliest days of the year,” the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day that sees the highest spike in fatal teen driving deaths, according to AAA. So Montana State University’s Center for Health and Safety Culture is taking action: holding its first symposium, which brings behavioral scientists from all corners of North America to Montana to address some of the health and safety issues that communities are faci...
  • Roads closed as flooding hits Augusta

    Roads closed as flooding hits Augusta

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:43:07 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:24:09 GMT

    AUGUSTA - Flooding is being reported on Main Street in Augusta and along US Highway 287 at mile marker 38. 

    AUGUSTA - Flooding is being reported on Main Street in Augusta and along US Highway 287 at mile marker 38. 

  • Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, Kindred Healthcare team up for new rehab center

    Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, Kindred Healthcare team up for new rehab center

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-06-21 01:45:31 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-06-21 01:45:31 GMT
    Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, and Kindred Healthcare have teamed up to build the first free standing rehabilitation center in Montana. The Rehabilitation Hospital of Montana is located on the corner of Gabel Rd. and Hesper Rd. in West Billings. All three healthcare providers held a groundbreaking for the new facility on Wednesday. The two story, 34 bed rehabilitation center is expected to serve more than 1,000 patients a year. Specialty programs at the facility will...
    Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, and Kindred Healthcare have teamed up to build the first free standing rehabilitation center in Montana. The Rehabilitation Hospital of Montana is located on the corner of Gabel Rd. and Hesper Rd. in West Billings. All three healthcare providers held a groundbreaking for the new facility on Wednesday. The two story, 34 bed rehabilitation center is expected to serve more than 1,000 patients a year. Specialty programs at the facility will...
  • Crowd protests immigration policy outside Missoula county jail

    Crowd protests immigration policy outside Missoula county jail

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:09:49 GMT

    MISSOULA - A group is rallying in protest of the Trump administration's immigration policies outside Missoula County jail on Wednesday. 

    MISSOULA - A group is rallying in protest of the Trump administration's immigration policies outside Missoula County jail on Wednesday. 

  • Second Chance: Man shocked by modern prices after prison release

    Second Chance: Man shocked by modern prices after prison release

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:14:10 GMT

    Imagine spending 23 years behind bars for a crime you did not commit. 

    Imagine spending 23 years behind bars for a crime you did not commit. 

  • Death ruled accidental in Milk River drowning

    Death ruled accidental in Milk River drowning

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:17:31 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:53:29 GMT

    The body of a missing Chinook man has been found. According to Blaine County Sheriff Glen Huestis, the body of Noah Hofeldt was found Sunday evening around 5:30pm by volunteers floating the Milk River searching for Hofeldt.  Sheriff Huestis says they believe Hofeldt went missing as early as Monday, June 11th.  It is still unclear what led to the death, but foul play is not suspected. Hofeldt's body is being sent to Billings Tuesday morning for an autopsy. Until then, Sheri...

    The body of a missing Chinook man has been found. According to Blaine County Sheriff Glen Huestis, the body of Noah Hofeldt was found Sunday evening around 5:30pm by volunteers floating the Milk River searching for Hofeldt.  Sheriff Huestis says they believe Hofeldt went missing as early as Monday, June 11th.  It is still unclear what led to the death, but foul play is not suspected. Hofeldt's body is being sent to Billings Tuesday morning for an autopsy. Until then, Sheri...

  • AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

    AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:50:57 GMT

    NEW YORK - AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service as a rival the flagging MoviePass.  The theater chain on Wednesday unveiled a new service to its loyalty program, AMC Stubs, allowing subscribers to see up to three movies a week for a monthly fee of $19.95. 

    NEW YORK - AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service as a rival the flagging MoviePass.  The theater chain on Wednesday unveiled a new service to its loyalty program, AMC Stubs, allowing subscribers to see up to three movies a week for a monthly fee of $19.95. 

  • Butte waterpark opening delayed due to weather

    Butte waterpark opening delayed due to weather

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:43:00 GMT

    BUTTE - Even though a local moose already tested out the pool at the new Ridge Waters Park, its opening is delayed due to chilly weather. 

    BUTTE - Even though a local moose already tested out the pool at the new Ridge Waters Park, its opening is delayed due to chilly weather. 

  • How to stay safe as floods continue in southwest Montana

    How to stay safe as floods continue in southwest Montana

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:23:13 GMT

    Creeks run high in the southwest corner of the state today as rain continues to fall. Flood watches are in effect from Missoula to Butte, which is causing emergency crews to urge people to be careful when driving near flooded roadways. And in Bozeman, the rivers are getting colder and have a potential for high and fast-moving water. Although water levels in the Bozeman area have slightly dropped in recent weeks, they’re still much higher than normal, and could likely rise again...

    Creeks run high in the southwest corner of the state today as rain continues to fall. Flood watches are in effect from Missoula to Butte, which is causing emergency crews to urge people to be careful when driving near flooded roadways. And in Bozeman, the rivers are getting colder and have a potential for high and fast-moving water. Although water levels in the Bozeman area have slightly dropped in recent weeks, they’re still much higher than normal, and could likely rise again...

  • The historic Ellen Theater in Downtown Bozeman to receive a facelift

    The historic Ellen Theater in Downtown Bozeman to receive a facelift

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:23:03 GMT

    To celebrate its 100th birthday, the Ellen Theater in downtown Bozeman will be getting a facelift. 

    To celebrate its 100th birthday, the Ellen Theater in downtown Bozeman will be getting a facelift. 

  • Man who drowned in rafting accident in western Montana ID'd

    Man who drowned in rafting accident in western Montana ID'd

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:54:57 GMT

    Authorities have released the name of a man who drowned when his raft overturned on a creek in western Montana.

    Authorities have released the name of a man who drowned when his raft overturned on a creek in western Montana.

  • Update: Woman rescued, 13 people still stranded in Wilderness

    Woman rescued, 13 people still stranded in Wilderness

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:38:13 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:07:43 GMT

    A woman walking near Hauser Dam has been rescued after weather and slippery conditions caused her to get lost.  According to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office, the woman is safe and uninjured. Her identity has not yet been released. As of 10:30 Monday evening, authorities were taking the woman back to her vehicle.  At the same time, a group of 13 people lost their way in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Lewis and Clark County Sheriffs say the group got stuck on the s...

    A woman walking near Hauser Dam has been rescued after weather and slippery conditions caused her to get lost.  According to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office, the woman is safe and uninjured. Her identity has not yet been released. As of 10:30 Monday evening, authorities were taking the woman back to her vehicle.  At the same time, a group of 13 people lost their way in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Lewis and Clark County Sheriffs say the group got stuck on the s...

  • Victim identified in deadly motorcycle crash on Shiloh Rd.

    Victim identified in deadly motorcycle crash on Shiloh Rd.

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:22:12 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:16:53 GMT

    A 30-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash late Friday night.  

    A 30-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash late Friday night.  

  • Getting ready for the bugs of the summer

    Getting ready for the bugs of the summer

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:53:42 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:53:42 GMT

    With the unusually rainy season we've had, it feels like a lot of mosquitoes are already out looking for blood. But they aren't the only bugs you have to be on the lookout for. 

    With the unusually rainy season we've had, it feels like a lot of mosquitoes are already out looking for blood. But they aren't the only bugs you have to be on the lookout for. 

  • Glacier Park reminds visitors not to throw food peels

    Glacier Park reminds visitors not to throw food peels

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:28:18 GMT

    GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - An orange or banana peel might seem natural, but park officials warn that they're dangerous for animals and can take years to rot.

    GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - An orange or banana peel might seem natural, but park officials warn that they're dangerous for animals and can take years to rot.

  • UPDATE: Yellowstone's North Entrance reopens, caution recommended

    UPDATE: Yellowstone's North Entrance reopens, caution recommended

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:17:13 GMT

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - Officials report that the North Entrance to the park is closed as of Monday afternoon due to falling rocks and mudslides. The park made the announcement via Twitter. 

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - Officials report that the North Entrance to the park is closed as of Monday afternoon due to falling rocks and mudslides. The park made the announcement via Twitter. 

  • Red Cross to open shelter in Choteau for Sun River flooding

    Red Cross to open shelter in Choteau for Sun River flooding

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:08:04 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:16:55 GMT

    The Montana Red Cross will open an evacuation shelter in Choteau Tuesday evening at 7:00pm to help residents affected by flooding in Sun River. According to a press release, the shelter will be located at the Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, at 1000 1st St. N.E. The shelter will provide meals, safe shelter, information and access to other community resources. All services are free. No reservations are required and service animals are welcome.  For more up-to-date information...

    The Montana Red Cross will open an evacuation shelter in Choteau Tuesday evening at 7:00pm to help residents affected by flooding in Sun River. According to a press release, the shelter will be located at the Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, at 1000 1st St. N.E. The shelter will provide meals, safe shelter, information and access to other community resources. All services are free. No reservations are required and service animals are welcome.  For more up-to-date information...

  • Dance-Off planned to honor the late Dancing Guy at Caras Park

    Dance-Off planned to honor the late Dancing Guy at Caras Park

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:35:42 GMT

    MISSOULA – A gathering is planned to honor a man whose uninhibited dancing inspired thousands of people over the years. Ronald Clay Kephart III died on June 13 after collapsing at Out to Lunch in Caras Park. He’d been doing what he’s known for best: dancing at Caras Park with his wife, Sue. The Dance-Off is planned for 12:50-1 PM at Caras Park on Wednesday, June 20. The event description says: “Ronald Kephart died doing what he loved, dancing, on June 13th a...

    MISSOULA – A gathering is planned to honor a man whose uninhibited dancing inspired thousands of people over the years. Ronald Clay Kephart III died on June 13 after collapsing at Out to Lunch in Caras Park. He’d been doing what he’s known for best: dancing at Caras Park with his wife, Sue. The Dance-Off is planned for 12:50-1 PM at Caras Park on Wednesday, June 20. The event description says: “Ronald Kephart died doing what he loved, dancing, on June 13th a...

  • Fishing access sites closed due to high water

    Fishing access sites closed due to high water

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:17:37 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:17:37 GMT
    CASCADE COUNTY - Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks has implemented closure of 2 fishing access sites due to flooding on the Sun River The Medicine River FAS and the Fort Shaw FAS are closed until further notice. FWP says they'll stay that way until the area can be cleaned up and deemed safe.
    CASCADE COUNTY - Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks has implemented closure of 2 fishing access sites due to flooding on the Sun River The Medicine River FAS and the Fort Shaw FAS are closed until further notice. FWP says they'll stay that way until the area can be cleaned up and deemed safe.
  • Proposed Bozeman subdivision could help relieve city's housing crisis

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:41 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:41:39 GMT

    If you’re struggling to find affordable housing in Bozeman, you’re not alone. After being named one of the best places to live by multiple outlets, including National Geographic and CNN, the city of Bozeman is experiencing a population spike. The Bozeman area is classified as a micropolitan area according to the U.S. Census Bureau, meaning a county that contains a “core urban area with less than 50,000 people.” Bozeman is the fastest-growing micropolitan are...

    If you’re struggling to find affordable housing in Bozeman, you’re not alone. After being named one of the best places to live by multiple outlets, including National Geographic and CNN, the city of Bozeman is experiencing a population spike. The Bozeman area is classified as a micropolitan area according to the U.S. Census Bureau, meaning a county that contains a “core urban area with less than 50,000 people.” Bozeman is the fastest-growing micropolitan are...

  • Father's Day celebrations continue despite weather

    Father's Day celebrations continue despite weather

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:30:11 GMT
    In celebration of Father’s Day yesterday, News Reporter Rachel Louise Just ventured out to her local Bozeman golf course, Bridger Creek, to see how people were spending the day. It was a rainy, windy, cold day in Bozeman… not exactly ideal conditions for a day of golf. So it was surprising to see so many families out on the green putting through it. Golfers said there were a few reasons they decided to brave the elements for a round of their favorite sport. Father-dau...
    In celebration of Father’s Day yesterday, News Reporter Rachel Louise Just ventured out to her local Bozeman golf course, Bridger Creek, to see how people were spending the day. It was a rainy, windy, cold day in Bozeman… not exactly ideal conditions for a day of golf. So it was surprising to see so many families out on the green putting through it. Golfers said there were a few reasons they decided to brave the elements for a round of their favorite sport. Father-dau...
  • Moose makes a splash at Butte's new waterpark

    Moose makes a splash at Butte's new waterpark

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-06-19 00:05:48 GMT

    BUTTE - A moose calf is making waves after taking a dip in a new water park. The calf was spotted in the new Butte Ridge Waters park over the weekend, and Jenise Cockhill shared these photos she snapped. 

    BUTTE - A moose calf is making waves after taking a dip in a new water park. The calf was spotted in the new Butte Ridge Waters park over the weekend, and Jenise Cockhill shared these photos she snapped. 

  • Search for missing Columbus man temporarily suspended

    Search for missing Columbus man temporarily suspended

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:53:17 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:53:17 GMT

    Stillwater County has identified the man who fell off of Yellowstone Bridge just north of Reed Point as 20-year-old Brandon Fitch of Columbus. 

    Stillwater County has identified the man who fell off of Yellowstone Bridge just north of Reed Point as 20-year-old Brandon Fitch of Columbus. 

  • Resident shares damage incurred in his home from flooding

    Resident shares damage incurred in his home from flooding

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:43:06 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:43:06 GMT

    Gene Erickson says when he first bought his house in November of 2017, it was everything he wanted. But when water began seeping into the basement in late May, everything changed. 

    Gene Erickson says when he first bought his house in November of 2017, it was everything he wanted. But when water began seeping into the basement in late May, everything changed. 

  • Governor requests aid from FEMA

    Governor requests aid from FEMA

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:51:13 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:51:13 GMT
    HELENA - Monday afternoon Governor Steve Bullock put in an official request to FEMA to provide additional resources back to Montana to help clean up and recover from the widespread spring flooding. If approved the money would be used to repair damaged roads, culverts, and bridges. Since April more than 20 counties, 8 cities, and 3 tribes have all declared emergencies. Then in May the Governor declared a statewide flooding emergency, however, state law requires that it expire in 20 ...
    HELENA - Monday afternoon Governor Steve Bullock put in an official request to FEMA to provide additional resources back to Montana to help clean up and recover from the widespread spring flooding. If approved the money would be used to repair damaged roads, culverts, and bridges. Since April more than 20 counties, 8 cities, and 3 tribes have all declared emergencies. Then in May the Governor declared a statewide flooding emergency, however, state law requires that it expire in 20 ...
  • Gov. Bullock asks for federal disaster declaration for Montana floods

    Gov. Bullock asks for federal disaster declaration for Montana floods

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:42:11 GMT

    HELENA - Gov. Steve Bullock is asking for federal resources to help repair the roads, culverts and bridges damaged in this spring's historic flooding. 

    HELENA - Gov. Steve Bullock is asking for federal resources to help repair the roads, culverts and bridges damaged in this spring's historic flooding. 

  • DNA results released on mysterious wolf creature shot near Denton

    DNA results released on mysterious wolf creature shot near Denton

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:43:41 GMT

    HELENA - DNA testing is back on the wolf-like creature that was the subject of headlines around the country. 

    HELENA - DNA testing is back on the wolf-like creature that was the subject of headlines around the country. 

  • Man arrested in bat attack on Special Olympics athlete

    Man arrested in bat attack on Special Olympics athlete

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:17:28 GMT

    MISSOULA - A man is in jail on charges that he severely injured a Special Olympics athlete in an unprovoked baseball bat attack. Court documents indicate that Missoula police responded to a home on South Seventh Street in Missoula, where they found the victim, Gary Fuller, with a head wound but conscious. A witness told police that Fuller came over to the house to meet her and Paul Ekstedt and go to dinner, when suddenly Ekstedt grabbed a baseball bat from the kitchen and ...

    MISSOULA - A man is in jail on charges that he severely injured a Special Olympics athlete in an unprovoked baseball bat attack. Court documents indicate that Missoula police responded to a home on South Seventh Street in Missoula, where they found the victim, Gary Fuller, with a head wound but conscious. A witness told police that Fuller came over to the house to meet her and Paul Ekstedt and go to dinner, when suddenly Ekstedt grabbed a baseball bat from the kitchen and ...

  • Result are in! It's a wolf!

    Result are in! It's a wolf!

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:02:06 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:02:06 GMT
    Image Courtesy KXLOImage Courtesy KXLO
    Image Courtesy KXLOImage Courtesy KXLO
    The mysterious creature that captivated the nation after it was shot and killed near Denton in May has been identified. Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks says the animal is, in fact, a wolf. The carcass was sent to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service forensic laboratory in Oregon. After comparing the DNA to thousands of samples from wolves, coyotes, and dogs and concluded it was a gray wolf from the northern Rocky Mountains.  FWP says the original pictures of ...
    The mysterious creature that captivated the nation after it was shot and killed near Denton in May has been identified. Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks says the animal is, in fact, a wolf. The carcass was sent to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service forensic laboratory in Oregon. After comparing the DNA to thousands of samples from wolves, coyotes, and dogs and concluded it was a gray wolf from the northern Rocky Mountains.  FWP says the original pictures of ...
  • Search crews find body of missing rafter

    Search crews find body of missing rafter

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-18 04:26:44 GMT

    Rescue crews found a man’s body after a multi-agency search in Granite County.

    Rescue crews found a man’s body after a multi-agency search in Granite County.

  • FWP predicts good fishing in coming months

    FWP predicts good fishing in coming months

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:55:53 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:55:53 GMT

    With all the high water we've had so far this year, Fish Wildlife and Park's Bob Gibson says fishing in the next few months will be phenomenal. When the water levels drop, the rivers will be filled with fish. 

    With all the high water we've had so far this year, Fish Wildlife and Park's Bob Gibson says fishing in the next few months will be phenomenal. When the water levels drop, the rivers will be filled with fish. 

  • Public Works Department report addresses flooding throughout Billings

    Public Works Department report addresses flooding throughout Billings

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-06-18 00:17:36 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-06-18 00:19:31 GMT

    One of the items up for public comment at City Council tomorrow is the May Monthly Report from the Public Works Department. The report addresses flooding which has affected several areas in the city in the last few weeks. 

    One of the items up for public comment at City Council tomorrow is the May Monthly Report from the Public Works Department. The report addresses flooding which has affected several areas in the city in the last few weeks. 

  • 57th Annual Montana 500 comes to Shelby

    57th Annual Montana 500 comes to Shelby

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-06-17 22:13:17 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-06-18 00:13:27 GMT

    The 57th Annual Montana 500 Endurance Run for Model T's is starting up today as drivers from across the country gear up for the race in Shelby.  

    The 57th Annual Montana 500 Endurance Run for Model T's is starting up today as drivers from across the country gear up for the race in Shelby.  

  • Woman found dead on Phillips Street, man arrested

    Woman found dead on Phillips Street, man arrested

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:12:19 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:29:33 GMT

    Missoula City Police say they were called to the area of Lowell School on Phillips Street around 2:26 Sunday morning for a report of an injured woman lying in the roadway. 

    Missoula City Police say they were called to the area of Lowell School on Phillips Street around 2:26 Sunday morning for a report of an injured woman lying in the roadway. 

  • First annual Food Truck Battles held at MetraPark

    First annual Food Truck Battles held at MetraPark

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:34:29 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-06-17 17:58:43 GMT

    This year's Food Truck Battle on the Yellowstone is the first of what Rene Critelli says she hopes will become an annual event hosted by the Breakfast Exchange Club of Billings. The food truck competition is raising funds for Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, otherwise known as V.A.S.H. 

    This year's Food Truck Battle on the Yellowstone is the first of what Rene Critelli says she hopes will become an annual event hosted by the Breakfast Exchange Club of Billings. The food truck competition is raising funds for Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, otherwise known as V.A.S.H. 

  • Big Sky Pride kicks off with glitter and glam

    Big Sky Pride kicks off with glitter and glam

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:14:20 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-06-17 17:03:52 GMT

    HELENA, Mont.,-Big Sky Pride is kicking off its 25th LGBT+ celebration this weekend. Our Bliss Zechman explains why there is more glitter and rainbows than ever this year. There are hundreds of Pride-centered festivities going on this weekend in the Capitol City. There’s parades, rallies drag shows and more. This year’s Pride celebration scene is drastically different than when the gay community ventured to rally support for their cause 25 years ago. "In Montana you...

    HELENA, Mont.,-Big Sky Pride is kicking off its 25th LGBT+ celebration this weekend. Our Bliss Zechman explains why there is more glitter and rainbows than ever this year. There are hundreds of Pride-centered festivities going on this weekend in the Capitol City. There’s parades, rallies drag shows and more. This year’s Pride celebration scene is drastically different than when the gay community ventured to rally support for their cause 25 years ago. "In Montana you...

  • Local family raising funds for a service dog

    Local family raising funds for a service dog

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:59 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:59:26 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:59 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:59:26 GMT

    Riley Miano is an 11-year-old girl who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as A.D.H.D. She also suffers from heightened anxiety.  Riley and her parents, Stacie and Jacob, have been raising funds for the last four months to bring a special service dog into their lives. 

    Riley Miano is an 11-year-old girl who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as A.D.H.D. She also suffers from heightened anxiety.  Riley and her parents, Stacie and Jacob, have been raising funds for the last four months to bring a special service dog into their lives. 

  • 1 injured in crash involving bicycle and pickup

    1 injured in crash involving bicycle and pickup

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:08:16 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:19:16 GMT

    According to the Billings Police Department, a pickup versus bicycle crash left one person with head injuries.

    According to the Billings Police Department, a pickup versus bicycle crash left one person with head injuries.

  • Deputies to sell classic police car

    Deputies to sell classic police car

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:48:06 GMT

    The Missoula County Deputy Sheriff's Association is selling its 1946 Ford Coupe, which has in the past appeared in parades and other police functions. The car is outfitted in period-specific police equipment and a paint job with an older version of the Missoula County Sheriff's logo and will be sold by sealed bid auction.

    The Missoula County Deputy Sheriff's Association is selling its 1946 Ford Coupe, which has in the past appeared in parades and other police functions. The car is outfitted in period-specific police equipment and a paint job with an older version of the Missoula County Sheriff's logo and will be sold by sealed bid auction.

  • WATCH: Dogs rescued from dogfighting arrive in Missoula

    WATCH: Dogs rescued from dogfighting arrive in Missoula

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:05:35 GMT
    MISSOULA - Eight dogs rescued by the ASPCA arrived at the Humane Society of Western Montana on Friday. The dogs are part of a group of 30 rescued during investigation of dogfighting cases in the Southeast, according to a press release from the Humane Society. The dogs have been cared for at a temporary shelter and are now ready to be adopted into loving homes. “We got to know these dogs over the past several months at our temporary shelter, and many of them opened up to show ...
    MISSOULA - Eight dogs rescued by the ASPCA arrived at the Humane Society of Western Montana on Friday. The dogs are part of a group of 30 rescued during investigation of dogfighting cases in the Southeast, according to a press release from the Humane Society. The dogs have been cared for at a temporary shelter and are now ready to be adopted into loving homes. “We got to know these dogs over the past several months at our temporary shelter, and many of them opened up to show ...
  • Headwaters Country Jam keeps the music going 10 years on

    Headwaters Country Jam keeps the music going 10 years on

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:12:56 GMT

    Headwaters Country Jam kicked off this evening in Three Forks, with some of the biggest names in country music slated to appear over the weekend. After a decade of bringing live country music to southwest Montana, organizers of the Headwaters Country Jam music festival say this year’s event will be the biggest yet. They’re expecting double the crowd sizes they saw last year. Parking spaces were already filling up with trailers, campers, and RVs by mid-afternoon, with man...

    Headwaters Country Jam kicked off this evening in Three Forks, with some of the biggest names in country music slated to appear over the weekend. After a decade of bringing live country music to southwest Montana, organizers of the Headwaters Country Jam music festival say this year’s event will be the biggest yet. They’re expecting double the crowd sizes they saw last year. Parking spaces were already filling up with trailers, campers, and RVs by mid-afternoon, with man...

  • Missing 5-year-old girl found safe

    Missing 5-year-old girl found safe

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:46:07 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:11:26 GMT

    Helena Police have issued a missing and endangered person advisory for 3-year-old Lyric Franklin. Lyric is an African American female. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt with "love" on the front and light colored shorts or a skirt. She also wears pink glasses. She is about three feet tall and weighs between 40 and 50 pounds. Lyric is suspected to be with her non-custodial father, Kielan Franklin. Kielan is an African American male, 5 foot 6 inches, and weighs about 250 ...

    Helena Police have issued a missing and endangered person advisory for 3-year-old Lyric Franklin. Lyric is an African American female. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt with "love" on the front and light colored shorts or a skirt. She also wears pink glasses. She is about three feet tall and weighs between 40 and 50 pounds. Lyric is suspected to be with her non-custodial father, Kielan Franklin. Kielan is an African American male, 5 foot 6 inches, and weighs about 250 ...

  • Montana man's body recovered from Selway River accident; two remain missing

    Montana man's body recovered from Selway River accident; two remain missing

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:47:49 GMT

    GRANGEVILLE, Idaho - A second body has been recovered from the river where four men went missing a few weeks ago. On May 21, six young men were on a hunting expedition when their Suburban wrecked upside-down in the Selway River, in a remote location in the Idaho forest. Two men swam to safety, but four went missing in the crash. On Tuesday, a hiker saw a body partially submerged in the river, 43 miles downstream of the wreck. Idaho officials confirmed the identity as Reece Rollins. ...

    GRANGEVILLE, Idaho - A second body has been recovered from the river where four men went missing a few weeks ago. On May 21, six young men were on a hunting expedition when their Suburban wrecked upside-down in the Selway River, in a remote location in the Idaho forest. Two men swam to safety, but four went missing in the crash. On Tuesday, a hiker saw a body partially submerged in the river, 43 miles downstream of the wreck. Idaho officials confirmed the identity as Reece Rollins. ...

  • Grizzly bear dies from insecticides

    Grizzly bear dies from insecticides

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:16:58 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:38:33 GMT

    Fish, Wildlife, and Parks have confirmed a young female grizzly bear died near Carter, a town between Fort Benton and Great Falls.

    Fish, Wildlife, and Parks have confirmed a young female grizzly bear died near Carter, a town between Fort Benton and Great Falls.

  • Bozeman family asking for baseball card donations for grieving children

    Bozeman family asking for baseball card donations for grieving children

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:59:13 GMT

    Earlier this week we brought you the story about a man in Bozeman who is trying to collect baseball cards for a player who committed suicide back in 2012. Ryan Freel played professional baseball from 2001 to 2009, and now his father is on a mission collect his cards so he can give them to Freel’s three daughters. 

    Earlier this week we brought you the story about a man in Bozeman who is trying to collect baseball cards for a player who committed suicide back in 2012. Ryan Freel played professional baseball from 2001 to 2009, and now his father is on a mission collect his cards so he can give them to Freel’s three daughters. 

  • Missoula Sheriff confirms death of local icon "Dancing Guy"

    Missoula Sheriff confirms death of local icon "Dancing Guy"

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:01:46 GMT
    source: YouTubesource: YouTube

    MISSOULA - A beloved local figure died while doing what he was most famous for: dancing at Caras Park. 

    MISSOULA - A beloved local figure died while doing what he was most famous for: dancing at Caras Park. 

  • Man leads Lake County deputies on two chases in one week

    Man leads Lake County deputies on two chases in one week

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:55:51 GMT

    Lake County Sheriffs say 56-year-old James Roylance led deputies on two chases in one week.  

    Lake County Sheriffs say 56-year-old James Roylance led deputies on two chases in one week.  

  • State seeks to curb bobcat trapping in southwestern Montana

    State seeks to curb bobcat trapping in southwestern Montana

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:51:17 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:51:17 GMT

    Montana wildlife managers want a 40-percent reduction in the quota for bobcats killed by trappers in the southwestern portion of the state amid signs the population is declining.

    Montana wildlife managers want a 40-percent reduction in the quota for bobcats killed by trappers in the southwestern portion of the state amid signs the population is declining.

  • Book Exchange responds to sexual harassment allegations

    Book Exchange responds to sexual harassment allegations

    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-06-14 16:16:35 GMT

    MISSOULA - Representatives of The Book Exchange have responded to employee allegations of mistreatment and sexual harassment. 

    MISSOULA - Representatives of The Book Exchange have responded to employee allegations of mistreatment and sexual harassment. 

  • One of four missing bodies recovered from Selway River in Idaho

    One of four missing bodies recovered from Selway River in Idaho

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:59:47 GMT
    photo: Finding Reece Rollins Facebook pagephoto: Finding Reece Rollins Facebook page
    photo: Finding Reece Rollins Facebook pagephoto: Finding Reece Rollins Facebook page

    GRANGEVILLE, Idaho - The body of one of four missing men has been found, 43 miles downstream from where a vehicle crashed upside-down in the Selway River a few weeks ago. The Idaho County Sheriff's Office says on Tues., June 12, a hiker discovered the body of Reece Rollins, a 22-year-old from Oregon.

    GRANGEVILLE, Idaho - The body of one of four missing men has been found, 43 miles downstream from where a vehicle crashed upside-down in the Selway River a few weeks ago. The Idaho County Sheriff's Office says on Tues., June 12, a hiker discovered the body of Reece Rollins, a 22-year-old from Oregon.

  • Luminaria Walk in Great Falls rescheduled

    Luminaria Walk in Great Falls rescheduled

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:01:48 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:01:48 GMT
    Great Falls - Due to expected rain throughout the weekend the annual River's Edge Trail Luminaria Walk, as well as the Lewis & Clark Festival, have been rescheduled to August 25th. "The Lewis & Clark Festival and Luminaria Walk on August 25th will be the perfect kick-off for school beginning!" Becky Nelson wrote in a press release. The weather isn't keeping a few other events from happening this weekend. The Bluegrass in the Park Concert is still on for Friday, Ju...
    Great Falls - Due to expected rain throughout the weekend the annual River's Edge Trail Luminaria Walk, as well as the Lewis & Clark Festival, have been rescheduled to August 25th. "The Lewis & Clark Festival and Luminaria Walk on August 25th will be the perfect kick-off for school beginning!" Becky Nelson wrote in a press release. The weather isn't keeping a few other events from happening this weekend. The Bluegrass in the Park Concert is still on for Friday, Ju...
  • Shakespeare in the Parks kicks off summer tour in Bozeman

    Shakespeare in the Parks kicks off summer tour in Bozeman

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:40:39 GMT
    The cast for Shakespeare in the Parks' Othello prepares their curtain call during rehearsal. June 13, 2018.The cast for Shakespeare in the Parks' Othello prepares their curtain call during rehearsal. June 13, 2018.

    Since 1973, fans of the famous playwright and poet William Shakespeare have re-enacted his plays in the popular Shakespeare in the Parks series. Tonight, that series kicked off in Bozeman with Othello. Shakespeare’s plays, traditionally assigned for high school reading or college literature classes, often feel out of touch for many who haven’t experienced the shows live. Determined to change that, organizers of the traveling Shakespeare in the Parks show aim to...

    Since 1973, fans of the famous playwright and poet William Shakespeare have re-enacted his plays in the popular Shakespeare in the Parks series. Tonight, that series kicked off in Bozeman with Othello. Shakespeare’s plays, traditionally assigned for high school reading or college literature classes, often feel out of touch for many who haven’t experienced the shows live. Determined to change that, organizers of the traveling Shakespeare in the Parks show aim to...

  • Missoula soccer bar expects major sales loss during World Cup

    Missoula soccer bar expects major sales loss during World Cup

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:56:46 GMT

    MISSOULA - While there's lots of hype around the World Cup, some American bars expect a decrease in sales this year since the U.S. mens' team won't be playing. 

    MISSOULA - While there's lots of hype around the World Cup, some American bars expect a decrease in sales this year since the U.S. mens' team won't be playing. 

  • Judge temporarily blocks Montana Medicaid provider cuts

    Judge temporarily blocks Montana Medicaid provider cuts

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:36:46 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:36:46 GMT

    A Helena judge has ordered Montana health officials to temporarily reinstate last year's Medicaid reimbursement rates to nursing homes and assisted-living facilities.

    A Helena judge has ordered Montana health officials to temporarily reinstate last year's Medicaid reimbursement rates to nursing homes and assisted-living facilities.

  • Multiple sex charges filed against former teacher

    Multiple sex charges filed against former teacher

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:33:27 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:13:02 GMT

    A former Custer County High School teacher is charged with multiple felony counts of "Sexual Intercourse Without Consent" involving a 15-year-old  

    A former Custer County High School teacher is charged with multiple felony counts of "Sexual Intercourse Without Consent" involving a 15-year-old  

  • Butte celebrates new community water park

    Butte celebrates new community water park

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:46:13 GMT

    BUTTE - A new community water park, complete with slide, lazy river and wading pools, opens this summer in Butte. The new Ridge Waters Water Park is tentatively set to open on June 23, although that could change if there are any delays in the construction schedule, according to Parks and Recreation Director J.P. Gallagher.  Family swimming hours will be 12:30 to 6:30 PM initially, he said. Later on, the facility will open from 8:30 to 11:30 AM for lap swimming. The park wi...

    BUTTE - A new community water park, complete with slide, lazy river and wading pools, opens this summer in Butte. The new Ridge Waters Water Park is tentatively set to open on June 23, although that could change if there are any delays in the construction schedule, according to Parks and Recreation Director J.P. Gallagher.  Family swimming hours will be 12:30 to 6:30 PM initially, he said. Later on, the facility will open from 8:30 to 11:30 AM for lap swimming. The park wi...

  • Victim of Billings carjacking was a former sheriff

    Victim of Billings carjacking was a former sheriff

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:54:39 GMT

    Yellowstone County officials say the victim of a weekend carjacking in Billings was a former Big Horn County sheriff.

    Yellowstone County officials say the victim of a weekend carjacking in Billings was a former Big Horn County sheriff.

  • Montanans with South Korean ties cautiously optimistic after Trump-Kim summit

    Montanans with South Korean ties cautiously optimistic after Trump-Kim summit

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:33:49 GMT

    Commenting on today’s historic summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, President Donald Trump said, “The past does not have to define the future. Yesterday's conflict does not have to be tomorrow's war. And, as history has proven over and over again, adversaries can indeed become friends.” The summit signaled what could be the beginning of a more stable relationship between the two countries. Natalie Benson and I-Ho Pomeroy, two Bozeman residents,...

    Commenting on today’s historic summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, President Donald Trump said, “The past does not have to define the future. Yesterday's conflict does not have to be tomorrow's war. And, as history has proven over and over again, adversaries can indeed become friends.” The summit signaled what could be the beginning of a more stable relationship between the two countries. Natalie Benson and I-Ho Pomeroy, two Bozeman residents,...

  • Gallatin Co. Clerk and Recorder primary race won by just 6 votes

    Gallatin Co. Clerk and Recorder primary race won by just 6 votes

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:31:25 GMT
    Greg Metzger takes down one of his campaign signs in Bozeman after winning the Clerk and Recorder's nomination by 6 votes.Greg Metzger takes down one of his campaign signs in Bozeman after winning the Clerk and Recorder's nomination by 6 votes.

    A dead tie in election results last week for the Gallatin Co. Clerk and Recorder’s Office left two candidates on edge. But even after a recount, the race may not be over for Laura Miller Werley and Greg P. Metzger. Candidates Werley and Metzger faced a dead tie in Gallatin Co. last week. Each candidate had exactly 4,965 votes. Yesterday night, as the families and friends of the candidates sat in city hall awaiting the results, they never thought the numbers could en...

    A dead tie in election results last week for the Gallatin Co. Clerk and Recorder’s Office left two candidates on edge. But even after a recount, the race may not be over for Laura Miller Werley and Greg P. Metzger. Candidates Werley and Metzger faced a dead tie in Gallatin Co. last week. Each candidate had exactly 4,965 votes. Yesterday night, as the families and friends of the candidates sat in city hall awaiting the results, they never thought the numbers could en...

  • 3-year-old Wolf Point boy struck and killed by pickup

    3-year-old Wolf Point boy struck and killed by pickup

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:18:45 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:18:45 GMT

    A 3-year-old Wolf Point boy riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a pickup truck in northeastern Montana. 

    A 3-year-old Wolf Point boy riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a pickup truck in northeastern Montana. 

  • Donald Trump Jr. to visit Montana this month

    Donald Trump Jr. to visit Montana this month

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-06-13 04:09:13 GMT

    Donald Trump Jr. will visit Montana on June 22 to back U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. 

    Donald Trump Jr. will visit Montana on June 22 to back U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. 

  • Victims identified in Great Falls shooting

    Victims identified in Great Falls shooting

    Saturday, June 9 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-06-09 22:13:53 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-06-13 01:40:55 GMT

    The Great Falls Police Department responded to reports of a disturbance and possible gunshots on the north side of town. One person in the area tells us that they saw two people being transported to the hospital but was not sure of the severity of their injuries. GFPD did confirm with us that two people were transported to Benefis but was later pronounced dead. Currently, GFPD is not searching for any suspects and they say that there is no threat to the community. We will keep ...

    The Great Falls Police Department responded to reports of a disturbance and possible gunshots on the north side of town. One person in the area tells us that they saw two people being transported to the hospital but was not sure of the severity of their injuries. GFPD did confirm with us that two people were transported to Benefis but was later pronounced dead. Currently, GFPD is not searching for any suspects and they say that there is no threat to the community. We will keep ...

  • Food prep tips to prevent sickness

    Food prep tips to prevent sickness

    Friday, June 8 2018 7:57 PM EDT2018-06-08 23:57:30 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-06-13 00:15:11 GMT

    In May, an e.coli outbreak from romaine lettuce caused people across the country to become sick. E.coli is not something you can wash off your food, but other foodborne illnesses can be prevented through proper preparation.

    In May, an e.coli outbreak from romaine lettuce caused people across the country to become sick. E.coli is not something you can wash off your food, but other foodborne illnesses can be prevented through proper preparation.

  • Missoula Marathon moving to June after 2018

    Missoula Marathon moving to June after 2018

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-06-12 19:04:34 GMT

    Organizers are rescheduling future iterations of the Missoula Marathon to June.  This year's event is still on for July 13-15. The move was prompted by the threat posed by summer wildfires, as a June marathon date allows for better air quality for participants.

    Organizers are rescheduling future iterations of the Missoula Marathon to June.  This year's event is still on for July 13-15. The move was prompted by the threat posed by summer wildfires, as a June marathon date allows for better air quality for participants.

  • Grizzly killed by black bear hunter in northwestern Montana

    Grizzly killed by black bear hunter in northwestern Montana

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-06-12 15:42:32 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:28:54 GMT
    File PhotoFile Photo

    Wildlife officials say a Pennsylvania man shot and killed a 500-pound grizzly bear while he was hunting for black bears in northwestern Montana.

    Wildlife officials say a Pennsylvania man shot and killed a 500-pound grizzly bear while he was hunting for black bears in northwestern Montana.

  • Billings School Board cancels meeting to discuss termination of teacher

    Billings School Board cancels meeting to discuss termination of teacher

    Friday, June 8 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-06-09 03:17:45 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-06-12 17:53:04 GMT

    UPDATE: A special called meeting scheduled for Tuesday morning to discuss Superintendent Terry Bouck's recommendation to terminate Glenn Kanvick has been canceled.

    UPDATE: A special called meeting scheduled for Tuesday morning to discuss Superintendent Terry Bouck's recommendation to terminate Glenn Kanvick has been canceled.

  • Parks and Rec in Bozeman has a lot to offer your child this summer

    Parks and Rec in Bozeman has a lot to offer your child this summer

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-06-12 17:22:49 GMT

    School is officially out for the summer and parents you might be wondering what to do with your child. Good news is, the City of Bozeman has you covered.

    School is officially out for the summer and parents you might be wondering what to do with your child. Good news is, the City of Bozeman has you covered.

  • Rosendale won't debate Tester Sunday, cites Father's Day

    Rosendale won't debate Tester Sunday, cites Father's Day

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-06-12 16:47:57 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Republican Matt Rosendale won't participate in a debate against Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester because it was scheduled on Father's Day.  

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Republican Matt Rosendale won't participate in a debate against Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester because it was scheduled on Father's Day.  

  • Girls State underway

    Girls State underway

    Monday, June 11 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-06-11 23:38:39 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-06-11 23:38:39 GMT
    More than 100 young ladies from across the treasure state gathered in the Capital City to find out what makes government tick. Our bliss Zechman went to the 70th American Legion Auxiliary Girl State to see what they're learning. All of the young women are here for a reason: to become future female leaders in their communities, in their state, and even in their nation. "If I step up to a leadership role, then I find myself performing at a higher level. Because I’m not only...
    More than 100 young ladies from across the treasure state gathered in the Capital City to find out what makes government tick. Our bliss Zechman went to the 70th American Legion Auxiliary Girl State to see what they're learning. All of the young women are here for a reason: to become future female leaders in their communities, in their state, and even in their nation. "If I step up to a leadership role, then I find myself performing at a higher level. Because I’m not only...
  • Officials warn that older kids are getting stuck in swings on playgrounds

    Officials warn that older kids are getting stuck in swings on playgrounds

    Monday, June 11 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-06-11 22:32:52 GMT

    BOZEMAN - Gallatin County 911 has responded to three calls in the last month after preteens got stuck in swingsets. A release from Gallatin County says the "tot seat" style of swings are only meant for babies and toddlers, and older children can get stuck. 

    BOZEMAN - Gallatin County 911 has responded to three calls in the last month after preteens got stuck in swingsets. A release from Gallatin County says the "tot seat" style of swings are only meant for babies and toddlers, and older children can get stuck. 

  • VIDEO: 2 Montana bear cubs separated from mother are back in wild

    VIDEO: 2 Montana bear cubs separated from mother are back in wild

    Monday, June 11 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-06-11 20:38:36 GMT
    courtesy Montana FWPcourtesy Montana FWP

    Two young Montana bears separated from their mother by eager photographers are back in the wild.

    Two young Montana bears separated from their mother by eager photographers are back in the wild.

  • Body found at Ryan Dam identified as Brittney Roberts

    Body found at Ryan Dam identified as Brittney Roberts

    Monday, June 4 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-05 00:51:38 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-06-11 19:00:56 GMT

    GREAT FALLS  - At 4pm Monday a female body was recovered at Ryan Dam.  The body was found by Dam employees and recovered by Cascade County Sheriff's Office.  An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to determine the cause of death along with positive identification. Sheriff Bob Edwards says it is unclear at this time if this is the same woman who they've been looking for near the Black Eagle Dam. Click here for our previous coverage in the search efforts for Brittney Rober...

    GREAT FALLS  - At 4pm Monday a female body was recovered at Ryan Dam.  The body was found by Dam employees and recovered by Cascade County Sheriff's Office.  An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to determine the cause of death along with positive identification. Sheriff Bob Edwards says it is unclear at this time if this is the same woman who they've been looking for near the Black Eagle Dam. Click here for our previous coverage in the search efforts for Brittney Rober...

  • Name of Bigfork crash victim released

    Name of Bigfork crash victim released

    Monday, June 11 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-06-11 17:34:28 GMT

    The Flathead County Sheriff/Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed in a crash in Bigfork last Friday.

    The Flathead County Sheriff/Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed in a crash in Bigfork last Friday.

  • Search for missing man in Clark Fork temporarily stopped

    Search for missing man in Clark Fork temporarily stopped

    Monday, June 11 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-06-11 16:32:55 GMT

    MISSOULA - The search for a missing boater on the Clark Fork is suspended due to dangerous river conditions. On Monday morning, the Missoula County Sheriff's Office said high waters and large debris pose a danger to search and rescue crews looking for the 70-year-old man who went missing on Saturday. 

    MISSOULA - The search for a missing boater on the Clark Fork is suspended due to dangerous river conditions. On Monday morning, the Missoula County Sheriff's Office said high waters and large debris pose a danger to search and rescue crews looking for the 70-year-old man who went missing on Saturday. 

  • Search continues for missing boater on Clark Fork

    Search continues for missing boater on Clark Fork

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-06-11 15:27:15 GMT

    Missoula County Sheriff's deputies and search and rescue teams resumed the search for a missing boater Sunday. 

    Missoula County Sheriff's deputies and search and rescue teams resumed the search for a missing boater Sunday. 

  • Montana town's school buses, garage test positive for meth

    Montana town's school buses, garage test positive for meth

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-11 15:21:32 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-11 15:21:32 GMT

    Officials say buses for a northwestern Montana school district have tested positive for methamphetamine and will be cleaned for the safety of the students.

    Officials say buses for a northwestern Montana school district have tested positive for methamphetamine and will be cleaned for the safety of the students.

  • Search for missing boater to resume Sunday

    Search for missing boater to resume Sunday

    Saturday, June 9 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-06-10 01:52:21 GMT

    A search for a missing boater has been called off until Sunday morning. 

    A search for a missing boater has been called off until Sunday morning. 

  • 27th Annual Strawberry Festival

    27th Annual Strawberry Festival

    Saturday, June 9 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-06-10 01:42:26 GMT
    Saturday, June 9 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-06-10 01:42:26 GMT

    The 27th Annual Strawberry Festival was in full swing Saturday morning into early afternoon in Billings. The festival started years ago as a way to bring in people to the downtown area.

    The 27th Annual Strawberry Festival was in full swing Saturday morning into early afternoon in Billings. The festival started years ago as a way to bring in people to the downtown area.

  • State-County COOP Fire Plan Preview

    State-County COOP Fire Plan Preview

    Saturday, June 9 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-06-10 01:29:51 GMT
    Saturday, June 9 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-06-10 01:38:28 GMT

    On Monday, Shoemaker will present the Yellowstone County Joint Fire Agency Response and Operations Plan.

    On Monday, Shoemaker will present the Yellowstone County Joint Fire Agency Response and Operations Plan.

  • Glacier National Park sees highest-ever May visitor count

    Glacier National Park sees highest-ever May visitor count

    Saturday, June 9 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-06-10 01:10:18 GMT

    GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park says more than 195,000 people visited in May, a record for the month. 

    GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park says more than 195,000 people visited in May, a record for the month. 

  • One dead in Friday night crash in Bigfork

    One dead in Friday night crash in Bigfork

    Saturday, June 9 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-06-09 20:22:40 GMT

    One man is dead after a crash Friday night in Bigfork. The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) responded to the crash just before 9:00 p.m. at junction of Highway 35 and Highway 83. 

    One man is dead after a crash Friday night in Bigfork. The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) responded to the crash just before 9:00 p.m. at junction of Highway 35 and Highway 83. 

  • Importance of Spaying/Neutering Cats

    Importance of Spaying/Neutering Cats

    Saturday, June 9 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-06-09 04:17:45 GMT
    Saturday, June 9 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-06-09 04:38:30 GMT

    On Friday, KULR-8 contacted a rescue organization that helps feral cats, as well as dogs. The hope is that the organization, Freckles and Tomcat, can trap the cats and get them fixed.

    On Friday, KULR-8 contacted a rescue organization that helps feral cats, as well as dogs. The hope is that the organization, Freckles and Tomcat, can trap the cats and get them fixed.

  • Montana VA Clinics to be renamed for Montana heroes

    Montana VA Clinics to be renamed for Montana heroes

    Friday, June 8 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-09 00:51:02 GMT
    Friday, June 8 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-09 00:51:02 GMT
    Veteran and artist Ben Steele passed away Sunday at the age of 98.Veteran and artist Ben Steele passed away Sunday at the age of 98.
    Veteran and artist Ben Steele passed away Sunday at the age of 98.Veteran and artist Ben Steele passed away Sunday at the age of 98.
    President Donald Trump signed legislation recognizing the commitment to duty and personal courage of 3 Montanans by naming VA facilities in Missoula and Billings in their honor. One of those Montanans is Ben Steele. Steele's family said having a school named after him continued his education legacy but now his medical and military legacy gets to live on with the renaming of the VA Clinic. Steele's grandson, Jeremy Jorgenson, said "Having a VA Clinic named after my grandfathe...
    President Donald Trump signed legislation recognizing the commitment to duty and personal courage of 3 Montanans by naming VA facilities in Missoula and Billings in their honor. One of those Montanans is Ben Steele. Steele's family said having a school named after him continued his education legacy but now his medical and military legacy gets to live on with the renaming of the VA Clinic. Steele's grandson, Jeremy Jorgenson, said "Having a VA Clinic named after my grandfathe...
  • Thursday's severe storms bring hail, wind, and tornado damage

    Thursday's severe storms bring hail, wind, and tornado damage

    Friday, June 8 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-09 00:26:40 GMT
    Friday, June 8 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-09 00:26:40 GMT
    Severe storms rolled through Southeastern Montana Thursday evening with Custer and Prairie counties getting the brunt of it. Reports came in of golf ball size hail and strong wind gusts. As of 11 am Friday, 47 storm reports were sent to the Billings and Glasgow National Weather Service offices starting Thursday morning and ending Thursday night. A majority of the damage happened in the Eastern Plains with hail, straight line winds, and torrential downpours. Storm chasers captured ...
    Severe storms rolled through Southeastern Montana Thursday evening with Custer and Prairie counties getting the brunt of it. Reports came in of golf ball size hail and strong wind gusts. As of 11 am Friday, 47 storm reports were sent to the Billings and Glasgow National Weather Service offices starting Thursday morning and ending Thursday night. A majority of the damage happened in the Eastern Plains with hail, straight line winds, and torrential downpours. Storm chasers captured ...
  • Museum of the Rockies unveils new global guitar exhibit

    Museum of the Rockies unveils new global guitar exhibit

    Friday, June 8 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-08 22:21:12 GMT

    At the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, a new summer exhibit is making some noise. If you have a budding Johnny Cash or Jimi Hendrix in your family, you won’t want to miss the new exhibit “Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World” that has a distinctly Montanan sound at the Museum of the Rockies.

    At the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, a new summer exhibit is making some noise. If you have a budding Johnny Cash or Jimi Hendrix in your family, you won’t want to miss the new exhibit “Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World” that has a distinctly Montanan sound at the Museum of the Rockies.

  • Cabela's donates fishing gear in a nationwide effort

    Cabela's donates fishing gear in a nationwide effort

    Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's have teamed up to lead a nationwide effort to get kids outside this summer.

    Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's have teamed up to lead a nationwide effort to get kids outside this summer.

  • Bozeman International Film Festival kicks off with 70-plus films

    Bozeman International Film Festival kicks off with 70-plus films

    Friday, June 8 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-06-08 20:44:33 GMT

    If you are looking for something to do this weekend in Bozeman, the inaugural Bozeman International Film Festival is taking place. 

    If you are looking for something to do this weekend in Bozeman, the inaugural Bozeman International Film Festival is taking place. 

  • Fishing access sites reopen as floodwaters recede

    Fishing access sites reopen as floodwaters recede

    Friday, June 8 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-06-08 19:51:55 GMT

    Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks officials have reopened several fishing access sites (FASs) that were closed during spring flooding in Missoula County. 

    Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks officials have reopened several fishing access sites (FASs) that were closed during spring flooding in Missoula County. 

  • School buses, garage test positive for meth after bus contractor arrested

    School buses, garage test positive for meth after bus contractor arrested

    Friday, June 8 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-06-08 16:32:14 GMT

    School officials in St. Ignatius confirmed school buses tested positive for methamphetamine after a bus contractor was arrested on a charge of possessing meth with intent to distribute it.

    School officials in St. Ignatius confirmed school buses tested positive for methamphetamine after a bus contractor was arrested on a charge of possessing meth with intent to distribute it.

  • Billings man killed in fatal crash

    Billings man killed in fatal crash

    Friday, June 8 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-06-08 15:50:43 GMT
    Friday, June 8 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-06-08 15:50:43 GMT

    A Billings man is identified as the third victim in a fatal crash Tuesday in Fergus County.

    A Billings man is identified as the third victim in a fatal crash Tuesday in Fergus County.

  • Attorney General Sessions speaks in Bozeman while protesters demonstrate outside

    Attorney General Sessions speaks in Bozeman while protesters demonstrate outside

    Thursday, June 7 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-06-07 23:52:30 GMT

    BOZEMAN - Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the country's chief lawyer, visited Montana Thursday to deliver a speech to a Montana police group. His speech to the Montana Police Protective Association didn't come without controversy. Sessions' talk touched on crime, violent offenses, drug trafficking, and immigration across the southern border. He told the crowd that 2017 showed a drop in violent crime nationwide with a flattening of the homicide rate. He predicted that as result of T...

    BOZEMAN - Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the country's chief lawyer, visited Montana Thursday to deliver a speech to a Montana police group. His speech to the Montana Police Protective Association didn't come without controversy. Sessions' talk touched on crime, violent offenses, drug trafficking, and immigration across the southern border. He told the crowd that 2017 showed a drop in violent crime nationwide with a flattening of the homicide rate. He predicted that as result of T...

  • KOA Incentive for Relay for Life

    KOA Incentive for Relay for Life

    Thursday, June 7 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-06-07 23:23:14 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-06-07 23:23:14 GMT

    KOA, Kampgrounds of America is 56-years-old with more than 500 campgrounds in the U.S. and Canada. KOA has been a part of relay for life for years now. This year, they are doing something a little more special with the event.

    KOA, Kampgrounds of America is 56-years-old with more than 500 campgrounds in the U.S. and Canada. KOA has been a part of relay for life for years now. This year, they are doing something a little more special with the event.

  • Man found unfit for trial in Broadwater deputy's shooting death

    Man found unfit for trial in Broadwater deputy's shooting death

    Thursday, June 7 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-06-07 22:01:16 GMT

    Doctors at the Montana State Hospital say a man charged in the shooting death of a Broadwater County sheriff's deputy last year is not fit to stand trial, but could be with additional treatment.

    Doctors at the Montana State Hospital say a man charged in the shooting death of a Broadwater County sheriff's deputy last year is not fit to stand trial, but with medication he could be.

  • U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaking in Bozeman Thursday

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaking in Bozeman Thursday

    Thursday, June 7 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-06-07 21:54:03 GMT

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be making an appearance in Bozeman today as he will speak at the Montana Police Protective Association’s annual conference. 

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be making an appearance in Bozeman today as he will speak at the Montana Police Protective Association’s annual conference. 

  • Tester, Rosendale gear up for November

    Tester, Rosendale gear up for November

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-06-06 22:31:56 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-06-07 19:56:07 GMT

    Senator Jon Tester ran unopposed Tuesday night for the Democratic Nomination to retain his seat as one of Montana's two U.S. Senators. But now, the real work begins.  Tester will now face off against Republican Candidate Matt Rosendale. After Rosendale's win Tuesday night, Tester sent out the following statement, which says in part, "Matt Rosendale is an East Coast Developer who looks out for himself... He's bad for Montana's public lands, he's bad for Montana's veterans, a...

    Senator Jon Tester ran unopposed Tuesday night for the Democratic Nomination to retain his seat as one of Montana's two U.S. Senators. But now, the real work begins.  Tester will now face off against Republican Candidate Matt Rosendale. After Rosendale's win Tuesday night, Tester sent out the following statement, which says in part, "Matt Rosendale is an East Coast Developer who looks out for himself... He's bad for Montana's public lands, he's bad for Montana's veterans, a...

  • Yellowstone head says Trump administration forcing him out

    Yellowstone head says Trump administration forcing him out

    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-06-07 19:36:15 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park's superintendent says he's being forced out for what appear to be punitive reasons following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain.

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park's superintendent says he's being forced out for what appear to be punitive reasons following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain.

  • California woman gored by bison in Yellowstone National Park

    California woman gored by bison in Yellowstone National Park

    Thursday, June 7 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-06-07 18:23:25 GMT

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - A 59-year-old woman is being treated for a hip injury after she was gored by an agitated bison. A Park press release says on the morning of June 6, Kim Hancock, of Santa Rose, Calif., was in a group of people near Fountain Paint Pot in the Lower Geyser Basin. Park officials say Hancock was in a group on a boardwalk that approached a bison nearby. Some people got as close as 15 feet from the animal. The bison grew agitated and charged the crowd, goring Ha...

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - A 59-year-old woman is being treated for a hip injury after she was gored by an agitated bison. A Park press release says on the morning of June 6, Kim Hancock, of Santa Rose, Calif., was in a group of people near Fountain Paint Pot in the Lower Geyser Basin. Park officials say Hancock was in a group on a boardwalk that approached a bison nearby. Some people got as close as 15 feet from the animal. The bison grew agitated and charged the crowd, goring Ha...

  • Search called for West Yellowstone hiker who didn't call his wife on time

    Search called for West Yellowstone hiker who didn't call his wife on time

    Thursday, June 7 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-06-07 17:39:44 GMT

    WEST YELLOWSTONE - A "hasty" search and rescue found a hiker who hadn't called his wife back on time, according to the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Brian Gootkin says a 60-year-old man from Sisters, Oregon was on a hiking trip up Beaver Creek north of West Yellowstone.  After apparently camping overnight, the hiker failed to make contact with his wife at an agreed-upon time, and she called police to ask for a search. The hiker's vehicle was found at the M...

    WEST YELLOWSTONE - A "hasty" search and rescue found a hiker who hadn't called his wife back on time, according to the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Brian Gootkin says a 60-year-old man from Sisters, Oregon was on a hiking trip up Beaver Creek north of West Yellowstone.  After apparently camping overnight, the hiker failed to make contact with his wife at an agreed-upon time, and she called police to ask for a search. The hiker's vehicle was found at the M...

  • Lewistown under water

    Lewistown under water

    Thursday, June 7 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-06-07 16:47:46 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-06-07 16:47:46 GMT

    LEWISTOWN - National Weather Service is reporting flooding in Lewistown for the second time in as many weeks.  

    LEWISTOWN - National Weather Service is reporting flooding in Lewistown for the second time in as many weeks.  

  • Montana woman gets 25 years for role in creating child porn

    Montana woman gets 25 years for role in creating child porn

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-06-06 22:47:41 GMT

    A 46-year-old Dearborn woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing child pornography with her common-law husband.

    A 46-year-old Dearborn woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing child pornography with her common-law husband.

  • Missoula food bank celebrates one year in new facility

    Missoula food bank celebrates one year in new facility

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-06-06 22:42:21 GMT

    The Missoula Food Bank and Community Center recently celebrated one year in its new facility.  The facility, which now also operates as a community center, offers families free cooking classes, nutrition consults and child care. 

    The Missoula Food Bank and Community Center recently celebrated one year in its new facility.  The facility, which now also operates as a community center, offers families free cooking classes, nutrition consults and child care. 

  • Cascade Sheriff candidate Jesse Slaughter says now is the time for transparency

    Cascade Sheriff candidate Jesse Slaughter says now is the time for transparency

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-06-06 19:58:21 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-06-06 19:58:21 GMT

    GREAT FALLS - Moments after Jesse Slaughter found out he had won the primary election he spoke with Ricky Blackburn about the plans he has for the Sheriff's office if he gets elected in November. 

    GREAT FALLS - Moments after Jesse Slaughter found out he had won the primary election he spoke with Ricky Blackburn about the plans he has for the Sheriff's office if he gets elected in November. 

  • Dotty's casino chain settles ADA suit for $3.5M

    Dotty's casino chain settles ADA suit for $3.5M

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-06-06 19:55:05 GMT

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said the slot machine operator illegally fired or forced employees in Nevada and Montana to quit because they were considered disabled or had a record of disability.

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said the slot machine operator illegally fired or forced employees in Nevada and Montana to quit because they were considered disabled or had a record of disability.

  • Montana primary voter turnout highest since 1994

    Montana primary voter turnout highest since 1994

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-06-06 17:15:35 GMT

    Just over 41 percent of Montana's registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday's primary election.

    Just over 41 percent of Montana's registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday's primary election.

  • Rosendale, Williams win Senate and House challenger primaries

    Rosendale, Williams win Senate and House challenger primaries

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-06-06 14:05:22 GMT

    Your at-a-glance results for the Democratic, Green and Republican June 5 primaries.

    Your at-a-glance results for the Democratic, Green and Republican June 5 primaries.

  • Kathleen Williams wins Democratic House primary

    Kathleen Williams wins Democratic House primary

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-06-06 11:54:27 GMT
    Kathleen WilliamsKathleen Williams

    Bozeman resident and candidate on the Democratic House ticket, Kathleen Williams, watched results come in at the Rialto Theater in Bozeman tonight, alongside supporters and friends.

    Bozeman resident and candidate on the Democratic House ticket, Kathleen Williams, watched results come in at the Rialto Theater in Bozeman tonight, alongside supporters and friends.

  • Voters say "no" to Creston bottling plant

    Voters say "no" to Creston bottling plant

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 11:57 PM EDT2018-06-06 03:57:50 GMT

    Flathead County voters are weighing in on a controversial water bottling plant. 

    Flathead County voters are weighing in on a controversial water bottling plant. 

  • Flathead County elects new sheriff

    Flathead County elects new sheriff

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-06-06 03:56:41 GMT

    Longtime Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry is retiring. That leaves his position open. 

    Longtime Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry is retiring. That leaves his position open. 

  • Representative Gianforte releases election night statement

    Representative Gianforte releases election night statement

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-06-06 01:22:22 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-06-06 03:18:08 GMT

    No matter who you are voting for, Senator Tester and Representative Greg Gianforte will automatically make it through to the general election ballot. 

    No matter who you are voting for, Senator Tester and Representative Greg Gianforte will automatically make it through to the general election ballot. 

  • UPDATE: GoFundMe Account set up for victims of motorcycle crash

    UPDATE: GoFundMe Account set up for victims of motorcycle crash

    Sunday, June 3 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-06-03 21:13:19 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-06-05 23:26:28 GMT

    Around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, scanner traffic reported at least eight motorcycles were involved in an accident on the NW Bypass near 34th Street, near the Emerson Junction.  

    Around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, scanner traffic reported at least eight motorcycles were involved in an accident on the NW Bypass near 34th Street, near the Emerson Junction.  

  • Montana State Auditor runs for U.S. Senate

    Montana State Auditor runs for U.S. Senate

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-05 21:26:26 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-05 23:13:05 GMT

    On Tuesday, Montana State Auditor Matt Rosendale will be waiting on election results at the Radisson Hotel in Helena. 

    On Tuesday, Montana State Auditor Matt Rosendale will be waiting on election results at the Radisson Hotel in Helena. 

  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Speak in Bozeman Thursday

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Speak in Bozeman Thursday

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-06-05 19:25:07 GMT

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak in Bozeman Thursday.  

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak in Bozeman Thursday.  

  • Some flood evacuation orders lifted in Missoula County

    Some flood evacuation orders lifted in Missoula County

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-06-05 19:05:12 GMT
    Flooding on Nancy Lou Drive, one of the evacuated areas in Missoula.Flooding on Nancy Lou Drive, one of the evacuated areas in Missoula.

    Some flood evacuations orders have been lifted in Missoula County.

    Some flood evacuations orders have been lifted in Missoula County.

  • Victim of Ronan crash involving deputy identified

    Victim of Ronan crash involving deputy identified

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-06-05 18:46:10 GMT

    The Lake County Sheriff has released the name of the teenager killed in a crash in Ronan.

    The Lake County Sheriff has released the name of the teenager killed in a crash in Ronan.

  • Orphaned owlets returned to wild near Livingston

    Orphaned owlets returned to wild near Livingston

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-06-05 15:51:31 GMT

    Two owlets near Livingston returned to the wild Monday night, roughly a week after the birds' mother was killed by an unknown suspect. The birds were taken in by the Montana Raptor Conservation Center, following the incident. MRCC officials said the two birds returned to the wild, with foster parents.   (Photo courtesy: Montana Raptor Conservation Center)

    Two owlets near Livingston returned to the wild Monday night, roughly a week after the birds' mother was killed by an unknown suspect. The birds were taken in by the Montana Raptor Conservation Center, following the incident. MRCC officials said the two birds returned to the wild, with foster parents.   (Photo courtesy: Montana Raptor Conservation Center)

  • How to protect yourself from rabies

    How to protect yourself from rabies

    Sunday, June 3 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-06-04 01:15:33 GMT
    Sunday, June 3 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-06-04 01:15:33 GMT

    The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and Department of Livestock has released a set of tips on how to prevent rabies, a fatal disease transmitted to humans through the bite of infected animals. 

    The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and Department of Livestock has released a set of tips on how to prevent rabies, a fatal disease transmitted to humans through the bite of infected animals. 

  • Officials: Wyoming grizzly killed in encounter with hikers

    Officials: Wyoming grizzly killed in encounter with hikers

    Sunday, June 3 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-06-03 16:19:20 GMT
    Grizzly BearGrizzly Bear
    Grizzly BearGrizzly Bear

    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming game wardens say hikers near the Wind River Range shot and killed a grizzly bear sow in self-defense. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that the shooting, which is under investigation, orphaned two bear cubs. 

    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming game wardens say hikers near the Wind River Range shot and killed a grizzly bear sow in self-defense. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that the shooting, which is under investigation, orphaned two bear cubs. 

  • Public helps fund Polson Police Service Dog program

    Public helps fund Polson Police Service Dog program

    Saturday, June 2 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-06-02 22:16:30 GMT

    The Polson Police Department will soon have a new member on the force thanks to support from the community.

    The Polson Police Department will soon have a new member on the force thanks to support from the community.

  • Threatening message found at Yellowstone Club job site

    Threatening message found at Yellowstone Club job site

    Saturday, June 2 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-02 21:55:34 GMT

    The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office and Yellowstone Club Security are working to identify the person responsible for a threatening message found at a job site at the Yellowstone Club.

    The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office and Yellowstone Club Security are working to identify the person responsible for a threatening message found at a job site at the Yellowstone Club.

  • Lake County deputy involved in fatal crash

    Lake County deputy involved in fatal crash

    Saturday, June 2 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-06-02 21:44:11 GMT

    According to a release from the Lake County Sheriff's Office, a deputy was involved in a fatal crash early Saturday.

    According to a release from the Lake County Sheriff's Office, a deputy was involved in a fatal crash early Saturday.

  • Air-soft gun claims boy's eyesight

    Air-soft gun claims boy's eyesight

    Friday, June 1 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-06-02 00:57:18 GMT
    Friday, June 1 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-06-02 00:57:18 GMT
    What some consider a toy, nearly claimed Gary Cruz's life last week. The air soft gun was loaded with steel pellets instead of the recommended plastic ones.Another kid misfired, and now Gary will never see out of his right eye again. His mom is warning others, these are not toys, but weapons.   "It does damage. It ravages lives. It took something away from my son that I can never get back," said Nicole Quintana, Gary’s mom. Quintana witnessed something that ever...
    What some consider a toy, nearly claimed Gary Cruz's life last week. The air soft gun was loaded with steel pellets instead of the recommended plastic ones.Another kid misfired, and now Gary will never see out of his right eye again. His mom is warning others, these are not toys, but weapons.   "It does damage. It ravages lives. It took something away from my son that I can never get back," said Nicole Quintana, Gary’s mom. Quintana witnessed something that ever...
  • Best water in the country? Bozeman's tap water competing in National Competition

    Best water in the country? Bozeman's tap water competing in National Competition

    Friday, June 1 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-06-01 16:33:00 GMT

    It has to be that mountain water! For the second year in a row, Bozeman’s water has won the tastiest tap water in Montana at the Montana American water works association conference. 

    It has to be that mountain water! For the second year in a row, Bozeman’s water has won the tastiest tap water in Montana at the Montana American water works association conference. 

  • Granny's Gourmet Donuts in Bozeman expects large crowds on National Doughnut Day

    Granny's Gourmet Donuts in Bozeman expects large crowds on National Doughnut Day

    Friday, June 1 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-06-01 16:29:51 GMT

    Beloved Bozeman shop Granny's Gourmet expects to make 1,800 doughnuts on National Doughnut Day.

    Beloved Bozeman shop Granny's Gourmet expects to make 1,800 doughnuts on National Doughnut Day.

  • YMCA bus set on fire in Butte, tips sought

    YMCA bus set on fire in Butte, tips sought

    Thursday, May 31 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-31 21:44:15 GMT
    Butte-Silver Bow Law EnforcementButte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement
    Butte-Silver Bow Law EnforcementButte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement

    BUTTE - Authorities seek information on a recent arson fire that completely destroyed a YMCA bus. 

    BUTTE - Authorities seek information on a recent arson fire that completely destroyed a YMCA bus. 

  • City of Bozeman to assess the impact of Climate Change

    City of Bozeman assess the impacts of Climate Change

    Thursday, May 31 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-05-31 13:04:30 GMT

    Last summer Montana saw one of the largest wildfire seasons on record and this spring we have seen a historic flooding season. 

    Last summer Montana saw one of the largest wildfire seasons on record and this spring we have seen a historic flooding season. 

  • Montana Treasure: Bozeman's Julius Lehrkind Brewing celebrates its roots

    Montana Treasure: Bozeman's Julius Lehrkind Brewing celebrates its roots

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:52:31 GMT

    BOZEMAN - The Gallatin Valley's newest brewery can boast roots going back more than a century. The great-great-grandson of German settler Julius Lehrkind is re-launching the brewery brand started by his family.

    BOZEMAN - The Gallatin Valley's newest brewery can boast roots going back more than a century. The great-great-grandson of German settler Julius Lehrkind is re-launching the brewery brand started by his family.

  • Woman attacked by bear

    Woman attacked by bear

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:49:33 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:53:18 GMT

    According to a press release from Fish, Wildlife, & Parks, a bear attack has been reported in a remote section of the Cabinet Mountains south of Libby. 

    According to a press release from Fish, Wildlife, & Parks, a bear attack has been reported in a remote section of the Cabinet Mountains south of Libby. 

  • Public meeting to discuss Missoula Co flooding set for Monday

    Public meeting to discuss Missoula Co flooding set for Monday

    Sunday, May 13 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-05-13 18:12:49 GMT
    Sunday, May 13 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-05-13 18:16:49 GMT

    According to a Facebook post from Missoula County 9-1-1, there is a public meeting scheduled for 6:00 pm on Monday at Hawthorne Elementary in Orchard Homes to discuss flooding. Hawthorne Elementary is located at 2835 S 3rd Street W in Missoula.

    According to a Facebook post from Missoula County 9-1-1, there is a public meeting scheduled for 6:00 pm on Monday at Hawthorne Elementary in Orchard Homes to discuss flooding. Hawthorne Elementary is located at 2835 S 3rd Street W in Missoula.

  • Montana Treasure: The men who love quilting at St. Paul's Lutheran

    Montana Treasure: The men who love quilting at St. Paul's Lutheran

    Thursday, May 3 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-05-03 21:40:45 GMT

    For years, seven men have met at St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Monday nights to make quilts. The group started on a dare, but in the years since, it's become an important way for friends to spend time together while doing good deeds for their community.

    For years, seven men have met at St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Monday nights to make quilts. The group started on a dare, but in the years since, it's become an important way for friends to spend time together while doing good deeds for their community.

  • Montana Treasure: Serving up 130+ burgers at Parker's in Drummond

    Montana Treasure: Serving up 130+ burgers at Parker's in Drummond

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:13:56 GMT

    Just off of Interstate-90 in the small ranching community of Drummond, sits Parker's, a small, family-owned and operated restaurant that is serving up an eye-popping array of burgers. 139 burgers to be exact.

    Just off of Interstate-90 in the small ranching community of Drummond, sits Parker's, a small, family-owned and operated restaurant that is serving up an eye-popping array of burgers. 139 burgers to be exact.

  • Herberger's to close in Great Falls

    Herberger's to close in Great Falls

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:00:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:09:28 GMT

    GREAT FALLS - Another store is shutting its doors in the Electric City.  This time it's due to the liquidation of its parent company.  All Herberger stores across the nation will be closing.  A U.S. bankruptcy judge is expected to decide today on the acquisition of the Bon-Ton stores chain. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. was operating 260 stores in 24 states, largely in the Northeast and Midwest, when it filed for bankruptcy in January. Stores in Havre, Kalispell, Billings,...

    GREAT FALLS - Another store is shutting its doors in the Electric City.  This time it's due to the liquidation of its parent company.  All Herberger stores across the nation will be closing.  A U.S. bankruptcy judge is expected to decide today on the acquisition of the Bon-Ton stores chain. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. was operating 260 stores in 24 states, largely in the Northeast and Midwest, when it filed for bankruptcy in January. Stores in Havre, Kalispell, Billings,...

  • UPDATE: Escaped bear located

    UPDATE: Escaped bear located

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:25:47 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:51:05 GMT

    A 3 to 4-year-old female black bear has escaped from Montana Wildlife Center overnight.  

    A 3 to 4-year-old female black bear has escaped from Montana Wildlife Center overnight.  

  • Youth Transition Center to close in Great Falls

    Youth Transition Center to close in Great Falls

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:27:21 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:27:21 GMT
    GREAT FALLS - Budget cuts are forcing the closure of Great Falls Youth Transition Center.  The center is a 7-bed facility houses boys between the ages of 15 - 17, all of whom are on juvenile parole. “It’s unfortunate that, as a result of cuts mandated by the legislature, we had to make this difficult decision. We have taken a hard look at programs and found that this is the most cost-effective solution,” Department of Corrections Director Reginald Michael ...
    GREAT FALLS - Budget cuts are forcing the closure of Great Falls Youth Transition Center.  The center is a 7-bed facility houses boys between the ages of 15 - 17, all of whom are on juvenile parole. “It’s unfortunate that, as a result of cuts mandated by the legislature, we had to make this difficult decision. We have taken a hard look at programs and found that this is the most cost-effective solution,” Department of Corrections Director Reginald Michael ...
  • Flooding on the Hi-Line

    Flooding on the Hi-Line

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:53:51 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:32:27 GMT

    Flooding is taking over the Hi-Line for the second straight day. 

    Flooding is taking over the Hi-Line for the second straight day. 

  • SCAM ALERT: HPD says old scam making new rounds

    SCAM ALERT: HPD says old scam making new rounds

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:37:56 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:37:56 GMT

    HELENA: Helena Police Department says they've seen another influx of calls to victims across the Capital city where the caller claims to be a part of law enforcement. 

    HELENA: Helena Police Department says they've seen another influx of calls to victims across the Capital city where the caller claims to be a part of law enforcement. 

  • The Wop Chop, a true Montana Treasure

    The Wop Chop, a true Montana Treasure

    Friday, April 6 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-04-06 15:49:06 GMT

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    For nearly 60 years, the Freeway Tavern has been serving the people of Butte lunch and dinner. 

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    A TV drama series that shines a light into the essence of the Treasure State premiered nationwide Wednesday night and a free screening of 'Yellowstone' was held in Lodge Grass.

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  • AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

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  • Big Horn County man charged in death of 5-year-old girl

    Big Horn County man charged in death of 5-year-old girl

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    Bridger Franklin Boyd, a 34-year old Big Horn County resident, was arrested Tuesday in Billings by the U.S. Marshal’s Violent Offender Task Force on recently filed felony charges in connection with the June 18, 2018 death of a 5-year-old girl. 

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