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Actor Steve Reevis dies

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Steve Reevis was an actor and a member of the Blackfeet Nation in Browning Montana. According to the Pikanni Press & Newsfeed in Browning Reevis passed away December 7, 2017.

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Senator Daines to host press call regarding public lands

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Today, U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced he will be hosting a press call on Thursday, December 7th, to discuss public lands with the Montana press. This story will be updated as we learn more details. More>>

Whitefish sues over payments for Puerto Rico power work

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A small Montana company that landed and lost a $300 million contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid is suing a subcontractor for allegedly interfering with tens of millions of dollars in payments.  

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Bullock criticizes federal tax reform as "tax scam"

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Governor Steve Bullock issued a statement on the Republican-led push to pass federal tax reform legislation saying "Republicans in Congress are increasing the national debt to give huge tax breaks to corporations and the very wealthy, leaving the rest of us with table scraps. This isn't tax reform, it's a tax scam that hurts workers and families." 

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  • The Latest: Militia says school shooting suspect was member

    The Latest: Militia says school shooting suspect was member

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:17 PM EST2018-02-15 19:17:50 GMT

    The leader of a white nationalist militia says Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group and participated in paramilitary drills in Tallahassee.    

    The leader of a white nationalist militia says Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group and participated in paramilitary drills in Tallahassee.    

  • Last of six defendants sentenced in gun and drug trade case

    Last of six defendants sentenced in gun and drug trade case

    Thursday, February 8 2018 8:55 PM EST2018-02-09 01:55:37 GMT

    The United States Attorney's Office announced today that the last of six co-defendants was sentenced today concerning her role in a methamphetamine for guns trade that occurred in Great Falls back in 2015. 

    The United States Attorney's Office announced today that the last of six co-defendants was sentenced today concerning her role in a methamphetamine for guns trade that occurred in Great Falls back in 2015. 

  • ACLU fights abortion laws

    ACLU fights abortion laws

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 7:00 PM EST2018-02-01 00:00:19 GMT
    Two advocacy groups that support abortion rights have brought a lawsuit on behalf of Montana nurses. Challenging the state abortion law. State law currently says abortions can only be performed by doctors and physician assistants. The ACLU and the Center for Reproductive Right's suit argues qualified nurses and midwives are also capable performing abortions, so the law should reflect that.  "There's a lot of medical studies that show APRNs can provide abortions just as saf...
    Two advocacy groups that support abortion rights have brought a lawsuit on behalf of Montana nurses. Challenging the state abortion law. State law currently says abortions can only be performed by doctors and physician assistants. The ACLU and the Center for Reproductive Right's suit argues qualified nurses and midwives are also capable performing abortions, so the law should reflect that.  "There's a lot of medical studies that show APRNs can provide abortions just as saf...
  • Spokane Valley Firefighters Save Lives With Pit Crew CPR

    Spokane Valley Firefighters Save Lives With Pit Crew CPR

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 2:43 PM EST2018-01-09 19:43:52 GMT

    Every second counts when it comes to a cardiac arrest emergency.  Spokane Valley Firefighters are taking advantage of every second with a different approach to CPR.  

    Every second counts when it comes to a cardiac arrest emergency.  Spokane Valley Firefighters are taking advantage of every second with a different approach to CPR.  

  • Montana pipeline proposed to transport CO2 for oil recovery

    Montana pipeline proposed to transport CO2 for oil recovery

    Monday, October 9 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-10-09 16:55:10 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An energy company is seeking federal approval to build a pipeline in eastern Montana that would transport the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide for use in oil production along the North Dakota border.

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An energy company is seeking federal approval to build a pipeline in eastern Montana that would transport the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide for use in oil production along the North Dakota border.

  • Man pleads guilty in other man's beating, dismemberment

    Man pleads guilty in other man's beating, dismemberment

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-10-04 22:05:46 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man accused in the beating death and dismemberment of another man pleaded guilty to the charges against him. 

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man accused in the beating death and dismemberment of another man pleaded guilty to the charges against him. 

  • Auditors say Montana tribe can't account for $3.5 million

    Auditors say Montana tribe can't account for $3.5 million

    Monday, October 2 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-10-02 20:10:41 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Government auditors say a northcentral Montana Indian tribe can't adequately account for $3.5 million in primarily federal funds, including money for a corruption-plagued water project that's led to numerous criminal convictions.

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Government auditors say a northcentral Montana Indian tribe can't adequately account for $3.5 million in primarily federal funds, including money for a corruption-plagued water project that's led to numerous criminal convictions.

  • Bullock: Montana minimum wage increasing to $8.30

    Bullock: Montana minimum wage increasing to $8.30

    Friday, September 29 2017 3:32 PM EDT2017-09-29 19:32:15 GMT

    MONTANA - Governor Steve Bullock has just announced Montanans earning minimum wage will be increasing to $8.30 per hour beginning January 1, 2018. 

    MONTANA - Governor Steve Bullock has just announced Montanans earning minimum wage will be increasing to $8.30 per hour beginning January 1, 2018. 

  • Senate candidate cited over hunting license purchase

    Senate candidate cited over hunting license purchase

    Friday, September 29 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-09-29 17:57:45 GMT

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A U.S. Senate candidate has been cited by Montana wildlife officials for purchasing resident hunting and fishing licenses while not meeting the state's residency requirements. 

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A U.S. Senate candidate has been cited by Montana wildlife officials for purchasing resident hunting and fishing licenses while not meeting the state's residency requirements. 

  • Medicaid expansion has saved Montana $30 million

    Medicaid expansion has saved Montana $30 million

    Friday, September 29 2017 1:48 PM EDT2017-09-29 17:48:12 GMT

    Health officials say Montana's Medicaid expansion program has saved the state more than $30 million since its start in January 2016, mostly because the federal government is paying a bigger share of the costs for some recipients.  

    Health officials say Montana's Medicaid expansion program has saved the state more than $30 million since its start in January 2016, mostly because the federal government is paying a bigger share of the costs for some recipients.  

  • Montana company awarded contract to supply fighter jet parts

    Montana company awarded contract to supply fighter jet parts

    Friday, September 29 2017 1:45 PM EDT2017-09-29 17:45:08 GMT

    A Montana company owned by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes was awarded a contract with the U.S. Air Force to supply fighter jet parts to Saudi Arabia. 

    A Montana company owned by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes was awarded a contract with the U.S. Air Force to supply fighter jet parts to Saudi Arabia. 

  • Women's Foundation funds equity projects across Montana

    Women's Foundation funds equity projects across Montana

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:19:27 GMT

    Missoula, MT- The Women's Foundation of Montana, a project of the Montana Community Foundation, has invested in ten grants to help support programs that focus on creating systemic change to improve the economic status of women, supporting initiatives that give girls the tools to be financially successful, and programs that improve women’s economic security and equalize the pay gap. 

    Missoula, MT- The Women's Foundation of Montana, a project of the Montana Community Foundation, has invested in ten grants to help support programs that focus on creating systemic change to improve the economic status of women, supporting initiatives that give girls the tools to be financially successful, and programs that improve women’s economic security and equalize the pay gap. 

  • 2 are dead after pickup collides with school bus

    2 are dead after pickup collides with school bus

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:51:49 GMT

    Two people were killed Tuesday morning after a pickup truck collided with a school bus near Glasgow.

    Two people were killed Tuesday morning after a pickup truck collided with a school bus near Glasgow.

  • Bitterroot seeks input on logging, access plan

    Bitterroot seeks input on logging, access plan

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:49:23 GMT

    The Bitterroot National Forest is seeking input on a plan that affects access, logging and prescribed burns in an area near Darby. 

    The Bitterroot National Forest is seeking input on a plan that affects access, logging and prescribed burns in an area near Darby. 

  • Pablo man shot to death, suspect arrested

    Pablo man shot to death, suspect arrested

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:39:15 GMT

    Lake County officials say a 34-year-old Pablo man was shot to death over the weekend and a suspect has been arrested. Sheriff Donald Bell says officers responded to a reported shooting at a residence south of Pablo just before 4:30 a.m. Saturday.

    Lake County officials say a 34-year-old Pablo man was shot to death over the weekend and a suspect has been arrested. Sheriff Donald Bell says officers responded to a reported shooting at a residence south of Pablo just before 4:30 a.m. Saturday.

  • Tester pushes Congress to address Montana wild fires

    Tester pushes Congress to address Montana wild fires

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 2:07 PM EDT2017-09-06 18:07:59 GMT

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester appeared on the Congress floor to convince Congress they need to address the wildfires in Montana and across the west. The House just voted to approve the $7.9 billion Harvey aid package, so Tester pointed out another disaster happening in the country that needs federal attention. 

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester appeared on the Congress floor to convince Congress they need to address the wildfires in Montana and across the west. The House just voted to approve the $7.9 billion Harvey aid package, so Tester pointed out another disaster happening in the country that needs federal attention. 

  • Governor Bullock statement on fire conditions

    Governor Bullock statement on fire conditions

    Monday, September 4 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-09-04 21:20:33 GMT

    Governor Bullock has released a statement on the fire conditions in Montana saying, "We are facing a very challenging and unprecedented fire season in Montana and throughout the West. Lisa and my thoughts and prayers are with our neighbors whose homes and businesses are being affected, and with the brave men and women who are doing an incredible job protecting Montanans fighting these fires." 

    Governor Bullock has released a statement on the fire conditions in Montana saying, "We are facing a very challenging and unprecedented fire season in Montana and throughout the West. Lisa and my thoughts and prayers are with our neighbors whose homes and businesses are being affected, and with the brave men and women who are doing an incredible job protecting Montanans fighting these fires." 

  • Ex-federal officer accused of blackmailing woman into sex

    Ex-federal officer accused of blackmailing woman into sex

    Thursday, August 31 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-08-31 17:50:20 GMT

    A former law enforcement officer with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Montana is facing federal charges accusing him of coercing a woman into having sex and then lying about it to investigators.  

    A former law enforcement officer with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Montana is facing federal charges accusing him of coercing a woman into having sex and then lying about it to investigators.  

  • Big Sky Area Trail closed after partially consumed elk found

    Big Sky Area Trail closed after partially consumed elk found

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-08-30 00:42:39 GMT

    The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department says the Big Sky Area Trail is closed after a partially consumed elk was discovered.

    The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department says the Big Sky Area Trail is closed after a partially consumed elk was discovered.

  • Bears near US-Canada border merit endangered status

    Bears near US-Canada border merit endangered status

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-08-23 16:36:51 GMT

     A judge has ruled a small population of grizzly bears in Montana and Idaho near the Canadian border can be considered endangered even if they are not on the brink of extinction.  

     A judge has ruled a small population of grizzly bears in Montana and Idaho near the Canadian border can be considered endangered even if they are not on the brink of extinction.  

  • Montana's unemployment rate holds at 3.9 percent in July

    Montana's unemployment rate holds at 3.9 percent in July

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:34 PM EDT2017-08-18 16:34:50 GMT

    Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.9 percent in July.

    Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.9 percent in July.

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  • Security measures around school designs

    Security measures around school designs

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:45 PM EST2018-02-17 00:45:05 GMT
    In light of the recent shootings, KFBB wanted to find out how much of a role anti-terrorism measures come into play when it comes to building schools. We spoke with the architects behind the new Giant Springs Elementary school here in Great Falls to find out.   Tim Peterson, an architect for LPW, said since Sandy Hook they have seen a spike in schools wanting that extra feel of security. To ensure that architects are even getting involved in taking active shooter courses to get t...
    In light of the recent shootings, KFBB wanted to find out how much of a role anti-terrorism measures come into play when it comes to building schools. We spoke with the architects behind the new Giant Springs Elementary school here in Great Falls to find out.   Tim Peterson, an architect for LPW, said since Sandy Hook they have seen a spike in schools wanting that extra feel of security. To ensure that architects are even getting involved in taking active shooter courses to get t...
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness holding free educational classes

    National Alliance on Mental Illness holding free educational classes

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-02-17 00:43:54 GMT

    Join the National Alliance on Mental Health for their upcoming free program offered to folks throughout Central Montana. The two classes, both peer-to-peer and family-to-family, will discuss a range of support, education and advocacy for those with mental illness. Some potential disorders of discussion include: major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, borderline personality disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder,...

    Join the National Alliance on Mental Health for their upcoming free program offered to folks throughout Central Montana. The two classes, both peer-to-peer and family-to-family, will discuss a range of support, education and advocacy for those with mental illness. Some potential disorders of discussion include: major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, borderline personality disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder,...

  • Icy roads causing a number of accidents

    Icy roads causing a number of accidents

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-02-17 00:36:21 GMT
    Montana Highway Patrol and Cascade County Sheriffs were busy Friday morning responding to an average of about 15 accidents per hour according to the MHP incident website. Just before 8 a.m. Friday morning there were reports of a person stuck underneath a vehicle near the exit for Vaughn on I-15 -. After speaking with MHP they tell us he was not pinned but did lose control of his car after sliding on some ice.  The driver refused medical treatment and was given a ride home. Then...
    Montana Highway Patrol and Cascade County Sheriffs were busy Friday morning responding to an average of about 15 accidents per hour according to the MHP incident website. Just before 8 a.m. Friday morning there were reports of a person stuck underneath a vehicle near the exit for Vaughn on I-15 -. After speaking with MHP they tell us he was not pinned but did lose control of his car after sliding on some ice.  The driver refused medical treatment and was given a ride home. Then...
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  • Escape Inmate Wanted

    Escape Inmate Wanted

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-17 17:11:11 GMT

    The Montana Department of Corrections is asking for the public's help to locate a missing inmate. 

    The Montana Department of Corrections is asking for the public's help to locate a missing inmate. 

  • Teen accused of threatening school shooting arrested

    Teen accused of threatening school shooting arrested

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:26 PM EST2018-02-19 21:26:20 GMT

    REPUBLIC, Mo. (AP) - Police have arrested a 13-year-old Missouri boy accused of threatening to shoot up a school with an AK-47 in a video posted on social media.    

    REPUBLIC, Mo. (AP) - Police have arrested a 13-year-old Missouri boy accused of threatening to shoot up a school with an AK-47 in a video posted on social media.    

  • Discovering the Future from Great Falls High

    Discovering the Future from Great Falls High

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-02-18 00:43:20 GMT
    The Great Falls High choir director, Patrick Ryan is playing a new tune, thanks to the GFPSF Discovery Grant program. He surprised his students with last August when they were awarded $6,000 dollars for a brand new baby grand piano. He said, "they walked in on the first day of school and saw this instrument and fell in love from the get-go." Patrick said the old piano the choir had just wasn't doing the job. The old one put out old flat sounding tunes while the new one is p...
    The Great Falls High choir director, Patrick Ryan is playing a new tune, thanks to the GFPSF Discovery Grant program. He surprised his students with last August when they were awarded $6,000 dollars for a brand new baby grand piano. He said, "they walked in on the first day of school and saw this instrument and fell in love from the get-go." Patrick said the old piano the choir had just wasn't doing the job. The old one put out old flat sounding tunes while the new one is p...
  • Name released of missing Whitefish skier

    Name released of missing Whitefish skier

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-02-19 23:19:02 GMT

    The Flathead County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the backcountry skier who went missing on Whitefish Mountain over the weekend. Dr. Jonathan Scott Torgerson, 62, of Columbia Falls, was reported missing on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7:15 PM. 

    The Flathead County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the backcountry skier who went missing on Whitefish Mountain over the weekend. Dr. Jonathan Scott Torgerson, 62, of Columbia Falls, was reported missing on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7:15 PM. 

  • Man found beaten and unresponsive

    Man found beaten and unresponsive

    Paul Joseph Laverdure is charged with aggravated assault for allegedly severely beating a man. 

    Paul Joseph Laverdure is charged with aggravated assault for allegedly severely beating a man. 

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