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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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  • Sheriff's deputies find baby buried alive near Lolo Hot Springs

    Sheriff's deputies find baby buried alive near Lolo Hot Springs

    Sunday, July 8 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-07-08 22:25:03 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-07-09 15:37:28 GMT

    The Missoula County Sheriff's Office says one man is now facing criminal charges after a baby was rescued from being buried alive in the mountains.  Around 8 pm on Saturday, July 7th, 911 received a call that a man was acting strangely in the Lolo Hot Springs area. 

    The Missoula County Sheriff's Office says one man is now facing criminal charges after a baby was rescued from being buried alive in the mountains.  Around 8 pm on Saturday, July 7th, 911 received a call that a man was acting strangely in the Lolo Hot Springs area. 

  • Police: Woman thought demons were chasing her, drove into oncoming traffic

    Police: Woman thought demons were chasing her, drove into oncoming traffic

    Sunday, July 8 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-07-08 21:55:12 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-09 15:34:44 GMT

    A press release from the Park County Sheriff's Office states on Saturday, July 7th around 11 am, a distraught woman called 911 because she believed people were following her and trying to kill her. 

    A press release from the Park County Sheriff's Office states on Saturday, July 7th around 11 am, a distraught woman called 911 because she believed people were following her and trying to kill her. 

  • Republican lawmaker: "Special session unlikely"

    Republican lawmaker: "Special session unlikely"

    Friday, July 6 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-07-06 23:02:04 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-06 23:25:56 GMT

    After a couple weeks of debate and strife, it doesn't look like Montana will hold another special session. Although it's not official, it appears republicans don't have enough support from their constituents.  Senate President Scott Sales says he knew getting the necessary 76 signatures was a gamble from the get go. He spoke with a representative from the Secretary of State's office this morning and was told 13 GOP lawmakers have already voted against holding the session. If th...

    After a couple weeks of debate and strife, it doesn't look like Montana will hold another special session. Although it's not official, it appears republicans don't have enough support from their constituents.  Senate President Scott Sales says he knew getting the necessary 76 signatures was a gamble from the get go. He spoke with a representative from the Secretary of State's office this morning and was told 13 GOP lawmakers have already voted against holding the session. If th...

  • Former Fort Peck tribal officer sentenced to prison time in drug theft case

    Former Fort Peck tribal officer sentenced to prison time in drug theft case

    Sunday, July 1 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-07-01 04:52:34 GMT
    Monday, July 2 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-07-02 16:46:54 GMT

    Former Fort Peck Tribal Officer Mikkel Shields appeared in federal court Friday June 29,2018. He was sentenced to one year in prison, one year of supervised release, and ordered to pay over $1,000 in restitution.  In a press release from the US Attorney's office, while on duty, Officer Shields, broke into the evidence room at the Fort Peck Tribal Law and Justice Building and stole drug evidence, which included meth, prescription drugs, marijuan...

    Former Fort Peck Tribal Officer Mikkel Shields appeared in federal court Friday June 29,2018. He was sentenced to one year in prison, one year of supervised release, and ordered to pay over $1,000 in restitution.  In a press release from the US Attorney's office, while on duty, Officer Shields, broke into the evidence room at the Fort Peck Tribal Law and Justice Building and stole drug evidence, which included meth, prescription drugs, marijuan...

  • Community takes protecting women into their own hands

    Community takes protecting women into their own hands

    Saturday, June 30 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-07-01 01:30:45 GMT
    Saturday, June 30 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-07-01 01:30:45 GMT
    There are several  missing person cases in Montana, Jermain Charlo and  Ashley Loring HeavyRunner to name just two.  The epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women across the nation has gained more attention, but has not fixed the problem.  One Montana community has been training to fight back.   Awareness of human trafficking has been on the rise in rural reservations in the state,. Up along the Hi line, members of the Fort Peck Indian ...
    There are several  missing person cases in Montana, Jermain Charlo and  Ashley Loring HeavyRunner to name just two.  The epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women across the nation has gained more attention, but has not fixed the problem.  One Montana community has been training to fight back.   Awareness of human trafficking has been on the rise in rural reservations in the state,. Up along the Hi line, members of the Fort Peck Indian ...
  • Rallies to keep migrant families together happened across Montana

    Rallies to keep migrant families together happened across Montana

    Thursday, June 28 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-06-29 02:08:46 GMT
    Thursday, June 28 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-06-29 02:08:46 GMT

    According to the Montana Immigration Justice Alliance (MIJA) there will be several rallies across the Treasure State in what they are saying is a call for action to keep migrant families together 

    According to the Montana Immigration Justice Alliance (MIJA) there will be several rallies across the Treasure State in what they are saying is a call for action to keep migrant families together 

  • Special session proposed to discuss two ballot initiatives

    Special session proposed to discuss two ballot initiatives

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-06-27 20:23:18 GMT
    Wednesday, June 27 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-06-28 00:46:35 GMT

    Senate President Scott Sales confirmed with KFBB that some Republican lawmakers are proposing a special session sometime around July 16th or 17th to address ballot issues I-186 and I-185. 

    Senate President Scott Sales confirmed with KFBB that some Republican lawmakers are proposing a special session sometime around July 16th or 17th to address ballot issues I-186 and I-185. 

  • 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. 

  • Man taken to hospital after falling in M Trail

    Man taken to hospital after falling in M Trail

    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:57:58 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:57:58 GMT

    On Friday, June 15, around 2:30 Gallatin County 911 received a report that an 84-year-old man fell on the M trail and needed medical assistance. He was half a mile up from the parking lot and could not walk out on his own. 

    On Friday, June 15, around 2:30 Gallatin County 911 received a report that an 84-year-old man fell on the M trail and needed medical assistance. He was half a mile up from the parking lot and could not walk out on his own. 

  • Fatal crash in Poplar

    Fatal crash in Poplar

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-06-12 21:08:31 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-06-12 21:30:25 GMT

    At least one person is dead following a crash on US Highway 2 in Poplar, Montana near F Street W. The crash occurred at approximately 2:34 pm today. The number of vehicles, victims, or cause of the crash have yet to be released.

    At least one person is dead following a crash on US Highway 2 in Poplar, Montana near F Street W. The crash occurred at approximately 2:34 pm today. The number of vehicles, victims, or cause of the crash have yet to be released.

  • Making the firefighting cut

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-06 00:51:11 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-06-06 00:57:33 GMT

    Following their dreams, or following family tradition, hundreds flood the Electric City this week to test not only their knowledge but also their strength , all to become a full time firefighter. KFBB was on the scene to check out the events and find out  what kind of challenges they faced.  Great Falls Fire Chief Steve Hester said yesterday they started with over 200 people who took the written exam. However by Tuesday the number dropped to its down to 192, who ...

    Following their dreams, or following family tradition, hundreds flood the Electric City this week to test not only their knowledge but also their strength , all to become a full time firefighter. KFBB was on the scene to check out the events and find out  what kind of challenges they faced.  Great Falls Fire Chief Steve Hester said yesterday they started with over 200 people who took the written exam. However by Tuesday the number dropped to its down to 192, who ...

  • Former Montana trooper sentenced for domestic abuse

    Former Montana trooper sentenced for domestic abuse

    Saturday, June 2 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-06-02 19:06:04 GMT
    Saturday, June 2 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-06-03 00:22:00 GMT

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A former Montana Highway Patrol trooper accused of grabbing a woman by the neck in an attempt to keep her from leaving a home has pleaded guilty to domestic abuse.    The Great Falls Tribune reports Mike George Flood entered his plea Thursday and was given a three-month deferred sentence. He also must pay fees and fines totaling $585.    The woman told officers Flood became angry with her Jan. 11 for discussing a personal matter about him ...

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A former Montana Highway Patrol trooper accused of grabbing a woman by the neck in an attempt to keep her from leaving a home has pleaded guilty to domestic abuse.    The Great Falls Tribune reports Mike George Flood entered his plea Thursday and was given a three-month deferred sentence. He also must pay fees and fines totaling $585.    The woman told officers Flood became angry with her Jan. 11 for discussing a personal matter about him ...

  • Threat to work site in the Gallatin valley

    Threat to work site in the Gallatin valley

    Saturday, June 2 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-06-02 23:50:25 GMT
    Saturday, June 2 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-06-02 23:50:25 GMT

    In a Facebook post the Gallatin County Sheriff's office said they have been made aware of a concerning graffiti message left in a portable bathroom,  located at a Yellowstone Club Core Village construction site. 

    In a Facebook post the Gallatin County Sheriff's office said they have been made aware of a concerning graffiti message left in a portable bathroom,  located at a Yellowstone Club Core Village construction site. 

  • Special report: Tiny homes

    Special report: Tiny homes

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-05-29 19:50:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 29 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-05-29 19:50:26 GMT

    WALLA WALLA, WA - Tucked away in Walla Walla is a company that brings new meaning to the word "downsize."

    WALLA WALLA, WA - Tucked away in Walla Walla is a company that brings new meaning to the word "downsize."

  • Poaching, hunting, and Treaty rights

    Poaching, hunting, and Treaty rights

    Saturday, May 26 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-05-26 20:09:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:30:52 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A top official within the U.S. Department of Justice says the U.S. Supreme Court should review a case in which a Crow tribal member and game warden from Montana is asserting his treaty right to hunt elk in the Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming.    Clayvin Herrera was found guilty of killing an elk in the forest in January 2014. He was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay $8,080.    The Wyoming Supreme Court declined to hear his case, sa...

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A top official within the U.S. Department of Justice says the U.S. Supreme Court should review a case in which a Crow tribal member and game warden from Montana is asserting his treaty right to hunt elk in the Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming.    Clayvin Herrera was found guilty of killing an elk in the forest in January 2014. He was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay $8,080.    The Wyoming Supreme Court declined to hear his case, sa...

  • Film School comes to Kalispell

    Film School comes to Kalispell

    Saturday, May 26 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-05-26 20:33:30 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:23:15 GMT

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Director and screenwriter Michael Polish and his actress wife Kate Bosworth are helping to cultivate the movie industry in Montana.    The first project is a two-week film school to be held July 9-20 at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, with sessions taught by industry professionals.    Polish says the course through the Montana Institute for the Arts will demonstrate taking a project from script to screen.    The ins...

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Director and screenwriter Michael Polish and his actress wife Kate Bosworth are helping to cultivate the movie industry in Montana.    The first project is a two-week film school to be held July 9-20 at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, with sessions taught by industry professionals.    Polish says the course through the Montana Institute for the Arts will demonstrate taking a project from script to screen.    The ins...

  • I-15 near Jefferson City now open after roadway crumbles

    I-15 near Jefferson City now open after roadway crumbles

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:47:05 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:39:33 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana authorities have closed an interstate highway in both directions after high water washed out a culvert running underneath it and caused the roadway to crumble.    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Interstate 15 between Jefferson City and Boulder was shut down on Friday, and the closure continues Saturday.    Suggested detours between Helena and Butte include U.S. Highway 287 through Three Forks and U.S. Highway 12 through Garri...

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana authorities have closed an interstate highway in both directions after high water washed out a culvert running underneath it and caused the roadway to crumble.    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Interstate 15 between Jefferson City and Boulder was shut down on Friday, and the closure continues Saturday.    Suggested detours between Helena and Butte include U.S. Highway 287 through Three Forks and U.S. Highway 12 through Garri...

  • Montana man wins music awards

    Montana man wins music awards

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:38:21 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:41:44 GMT

    Montana's very own Christian Parrish also know as Supa Man from Crow Agency has won two awards from the Indigenous Music Awards which was held in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada.

    Montana's very own Christian Parrish also know as Supa Man from Crow Agency has won two awards from the Indigenous Music Awards which was held in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada.

  • Officer involved shooting in Idaho has ties to Missoula

    Saturday, May 12 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-12 19:11:09 GMT
    Sunday, May 13 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-13 16:52:06 GMT

    Late Friday night several law enforcement agencies including the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office,came to assist Idaho State Police in trying to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle that was eluding officers throughout the City of Kellogg . In a Facebook post from the Shoshone County Sheriffs Office the pursuit became a manhunt within the City of Kellogg as the suspect, Tyle Lee Potts, 32 year of age male, Missoula, Montana, fled from the vehicle he was driving and was on f...

    Late Friday night several law enforcement agencies including the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office,came to assist Idaho State Police in trying to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle that was eluding officers throughout the City of Kellogg . In a Facebook post from the Shoshone County Sheriffs Office the pursuit became a manhunt within the City of Kellogg as the suspect, Tyle Lee Potts, 32 year of age male, Missoula, Montana, fled from the vehicle he was driving and was on f...

  • Two fatal crashes on Montana's highways

    Two fatal crashes on Montana's highways

    Saturday, May 5 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-05-06 02:23:22 GMT
    Sunday, May 6 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-05-06 19:40:41 GMT

    On Saturday, there were two fatal crashes on Montana highways, the first was near Crow Agency. According to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Rhodes, around 4 p.m. on Saturday, three females were involved in a one-vehicle rollover.

    On Saturday, there were two fatal crashes on Montana highways, the first was near Crow Agency. According to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Rhodes, around 4 p.m. on Saturday, three females were involved in a one-vehicle rollover.

  • Montana Treasures: The Legend of Piano Pat

    Montana Treasures: The Legend of Piano Pat

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-03-20 04:03:07 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-04-06 15:51:04 GMT

    For over 50 years Piano Pat, as she’s internationally known, has been tickling the ol’ ivories at the Sip ‘n Dip Lounge in Great Falls. 

    For over 50 years Piano Pat, as she’s internationally known, has been tickling the ol’ ivories at the Sip ‘n Dip Lounge in Great Falls. 

  • Montana man sentenced for fatally stabbing ex-girlfriend

    Montana man sentenced for fatally stabbing ex-girlfriend

    Friday, March 9 2018 1:40 PM EST2018-03-09 18:40:15 GMT
    Friday, March 9 2018 1:40 PM EST2018-03-09 18:40:15 GMT

    BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death in her apartment has been sentenced to life without parole.   

    BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death in her apartment has been sentenced to life without parole.   

  • Back Attorneys: Benefis destroyed evidence

    Back Attorneys: Benefis destroyed evidence

    The case surrounding Belt Football Player Robert Back and Benefis Health System was focused on the legal responsibility of Athletic Trainer Jessica Hansen,  in the game that ultimately lead to Back being deemed a quadriplegic. As of Friday, we're learning a new legal battle is brewing over whether or not Benefis purposefully destroyed evidence. 

    The case surrounding Belt Football Player Robert Back and Benefis Health System was focused on the legal responsibility of Athletic Trainer Jessica Hansen,  in the game that ultimately lead to Back being deemed a quadriplegic. As of Friday, we're learning a new legal battle is brewing over whether or not Benefis purposefully destroyed evidence. 

  • Spokane Valley Firefighters Save Lives With Pit Crew CPR

    Spokane Valley Firefighters Save Lives With Pit Crew CPR

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 12:58 PM EST2018-01-09 17:58:50 GMT
    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 16:55:09 GMT
    Monday, October 9 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-10-09 16:55:09 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 22:05:23 GMT
    Wednesday, October 4 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-10-04 22:05:23 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 20:10:40 GMT
    Monday, October 2 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-10-02 20:10:40 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 3:30 PM EDT2017-09-29 19:30:42 GMT
    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 17:57:44 GMT
    Friday, September 29 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-09-29 17:57:44 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 17:48:11 GMT
    Friday, September 29 2017 1:48 PM EDT2017-09-29 17:48:11 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 1:44 PM EDT2017-09-29 17:44:48 GMT
    Friday, September 29 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-09-29 17:44:48 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 3:18 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:18:56 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:18:56 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 1:45 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:45:24 GMT
    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 18:49:22 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:49:22 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 18:39:14 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:39:14 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 1:54 PM EDT2017-09-06 17:54:45 GMT
    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 21:20:32 GMT
    Monday, September 4 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-09-04 21:20:32 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 17:50:19 GMT
    Thursday, August 31 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-08-31 17:50:19 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 8:40 PM EDT2017-08-30 00:40:44 GMT
    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 12:35 PM EDT2017-08-23 16:35:11 GMT
    Wednesday, August 23 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-08-23 16:35:11 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 12:33 PM EDT2017-08-18 16:33:31 GMT
    Friday, August 18 2017 12:33 PM EDT2017-08-18 16:33:31 GMT

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