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  • Montana VA holds town hall to address veteran concerns

    Montana VA holds town hall to address veteran concerns

    Thursday, September 20 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-09-21 03:35:48 GMT

    Montana VA says the goal of the town halls, which are held throughout the state, is to better serve veterans by providing information about services and benefits that the organization offers. Sometimes, that also means addressing the problems veterans have faced with the VA.

    Montana VA says the goal of the town halls, which are held throughout the state, is to better serve veterans by providing information about services and benefits that the organization offers. Sometimes, that also means addressing the problems veterans have faced with the VA.

  • Bozeman looking for new Affordable Housing Manager

    Bozeman looking for new Affordable Housing Manager

    Thursday, September 20 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-09-21 03:21:25 GMT

    In February, the city of Bozeman welcomed its first Affordable Housing Manager. Now, seven months later, the city is looking for someone to fill that position again.

    In February, the city of Bozeman welcomed its first Affordable Housing Manager. Now, seven months later, the city is looking for someone to fill that position again.

  • Missoula County Elections Office prepares for mid-term elections in November

    Missoula County Elections Office prepares for mid-term elections in November

    Thursday, September 20 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-09-21 02:46:18 GMT

    The Missoula County Elections Office is already preparing for the mid-term elections in November. 

    The Missoula County Elections Office is already preparing for the mid-term elections in November. 

  • MDT shares helpful tips on roundabouts on National Roundabout Week

    MDT shares helpful tips on roundabouts on National Roundabout Week

    Thursday, September 20 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-09-21 02:31:26 GMT

    This week officials with the Montana Department of Transportation are recognize National Roundabout Week. 

    This week officials with the Montana Department of Transportation are recognize National Roundabout Week. 

  • Two poaching cases reported near Whitefish

    Two poaching cases reported near Whitefish

    Thursday, September 20 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-09-20 22:20:10 GMT

    Wildlife officials are asking for tips after finding a beheaded white-tailed buck and wasted bull elk carcass west of Whitefish. 

    Wildlife officials are asking for tips after finding a beheaded white-tailed buck and wasted bull elk carcass west of Whitefish. 

  • Alberton couple taking vintage sedan to all 56 counties in MT

    Alberton couple taking vintage sedan to all 56 counties in MT

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-09-20 21:50:40 GMT

    The couple plans on taking this antique Packard to all 56 county seats in Montana for a total of 3,147 miles, that is the equivalent of driving from coast to coast across the United States.

    The couple plans on taking this antique Packard to all 56 county seats in Montana for a total of 3,147 miles, that is the equivalent of driving from coast to coast across the United States.

  • Tests confirm grizzly bears involved in Wyoming attack

    Tests confirm grizzly bears involved in Wyoming attack

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-09-20 21:10:51 GMT

    Forensic testing has confirmed that the grizzly bears killed by Wyoming wildlife managers are the ones involved in the mauling death of a hunting guide last week.

    Forensic testing has confirmed that the grizzly bears killed by Wyoming wildlife managers are the ones involved in the mauling death of a hunting guide last week.

  • Working group looking at reducing health insurance premiums

    Working group looking at reducing health insurance premiums

    Thursday, September 20 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-09-20 21:07:56 GMT

    The state of Montana has created a bipartisan working group with the goal of finding a way to stabilize premiums for health insurance policies under the Affordable Care Act.

    The state of Montana has created a bipartisan working group with the goal of finding a way to stabilize premiums for health insurance policies under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Convicted Idaho dog killer captured in Washington

    Convicted Idaho dog killer captured in Washington

    Thursday, September 20 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-09-20 17:19:52 GMT
    Hank's Law Idaho (Facebook)Hank's Law Idaho (Facebook)

    A man convicted for killing his roommate's puppy in Idaho was arrested by Washington deputies on Friday.

    A man convicted for killing his roommate's puppy in Idaho was arrested by Washington deputies on Friday.

  • Grizzly Sports Report: September 19th, 2018

    Grizzly Sports Report: September 19th, 2018

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-09-20 03:43:21 GMT

    Watch the fourth episode of the Grizzly Sports Report! Head coach Bobby Hauck and senior safety Reid Miller join show hosts Shaun Rainey from SWX Montana, and "Voice of the Griz" Riley Corcoran, after Montana loses to Western Illinois on the road to bring their overall record to 2-1 on the year. 

    Watch the fourth episode of the Grizzly Sports Report! Head coach Bobby Hauck and senior safety Reid Miller join show hosts Shaun Rainey from SWX Montana, and "Voice of the Griz" Riley Corcoran, after Montana loses to Western Illinois on the road to bring their overall record to 2-1 on the year. 

  • Schools hike to support Philipsburg boy with MS

    Schools hike to support Philipsburg boy with MS

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-09-20 03:42:46 GMT
    Courtesy: Phillipsburg Public SchoolsCourtesy: Phillipsburg Public Schools

    Hundreds of school children took and a hike and a walk on Wednesday to raise funds for their classmate, 11-year-old Gus Fitz.

    Hundreds of school children took and a hike and a walk on Wednesday to raise funds for their classmate, 11-year-old Gus Fitz.

  • Sen. Tester tours Missoula airport, new terminal underway

    Sen. Tester tours Missoula airport, new terminal underway

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-09-20 01:45:51 GMT

    In the Garden City, construction is underway on a new terminal project at the Missoula International Airport. 

    In the Garden City, construction is underway on a new terminal project at the Missoula International Airport. 

  • Rosendale campaign seeking new venue for Bozeman rally

    Rosendale campaign seeking new venue for Bozeman rally

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-09-19 21:32:47 GMT

    U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale's campaign is seeking a new venue for a Bozeman rally after a restaurant manager said he didn't know about the booking and wants to stay politically neutral.

    U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale's campaign is seeking a new venue for a Bozeman rally after a restaurant manager said he didn't know about the booking and wants to stay politically neutral.

  • Jehovah's Witnesses accused of mishandling abuse in Montana

    Jehovah's Witnesses accused of mishandling abuse in Montana

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-09-19 21:27:59 GMT

    Two women who were sexually abused as children say the Jehovah's Witnesses failed to report their abuser to authorities in Montana, and instead expelled him from the congregation as punishment until he repented.

    Two women who were sexually abused as children say the Jehovah's Witnesses failed to report their abuser to authorities in Montana, and instead expelled him from the congregation as punishment until he repented.

  • Montana Magazine folding after publishing nearly 50 years

    Montana Magazine folding after publishing nearly 50 years

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-09-19 21:20:15 GMT

    Montana Magazine is folding after nearly 50 years of publishing stories and images of the state's people, geography, history and culture.

    Montana Magazine is folding after nearly 50 years of publishing stories and images of the state's people, geography, history and culture.

  • Early morning fire destroys mobile home on Missoula Westside

    Early morning fire destroys mobile home on Missoula Westside

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-09-19 20:53:23 GMT

    MISSOULA - Firefighters say a Westside mobile home burned after a couch sitting outside somehow caught fire.

    MISSOULA - Firefighters say a Westside mobile home burned after a couch sitting outside somehow caught fire.

  • Murder charges dropped against Lame Deer man after evidence destroyed

    Murder charges dropped against Lame Deer man after evidence destroyed

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-09-19 19:36:13 GMT

    On Tuesday, federal prosecutors dismissed second-degree murder charges against a Lame Deer man after key evidence was destroyed. 

    On Tuesday, federal prosecutors dismissed second-degree murder charges against a Lame Deer man after key evidence was destroyed. 

  • Gallatin County investigating series of horse shootings

    Gallatin County investigating series of horse shootings

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-09-19 17:48:40 GMT

    The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a horse was found with a gunshot wound this weekend. They say it's the third horse shooting reported this year.

    The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a horse was found with a gunshot wound this weekend. They say it's the third horse shooting reported this year.

  • Court denies pre-trial release for hit-and-run killing suspect

    Court denies pre-trial release for hit-and-run killing suspect

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-09-19 15:31:15 GMT

    In Missoula County District Court Tuesday, the man accused of hitting and killing a pedestrian this past summer appeared in court for a bail modification hearing.

    In Missoula County District Court Tuesday, the man accused of hitting and killing a pedestrian this past summer appeared in court for a bail modification hearing.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Missoula's Neighborhood Watch encourages more members

    Missoula's Neighborhood Watch encourages more members

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 1:12 AM EDT2018-09-19 05:12:35 GMT

    Missoula County's Neighborhood Watch met with members at Missoula’s City Council Chamber to talk about ways citizens can monitor their streets.

    Missoula County's Neighborhood Watch met with members at Missoula’s City Council Chamber to talk about ways citizens can monitor their streets.

  • Montana bar owners discuss sports gambling

    Montana bar owners discuss sports gambling

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-09-19 03:26:44 GMT

    Montana's largest convention for alcohol license owners is happening this week in Missoula. The 63rd annual Montana Tavern Association convention and show case is a three-day event only open to licensed beverage owners. 

    Montana's largest convention for alcohol license owners is happening this week in Missoula. The 63rd annual Montana Tavern Association convention and show case is a three-day event only open to licensed beverage owners. 

  • Mattress Firm Student of the Week: Valley Christian's Tyler Bell

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-09-19 02:29:50 GMT

    The images were striking then, as they are now. Almost a year later, the city of Houston, Texas is still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. And a football player in Missoula, Montana felt like he needed to help.

    The images were striking then, as they are now. Almost a year later, the city of Houston, Texas is still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. And a football player in Missoula, Montana felt like he needed to help.

  • Butte business reaching out to people with disabilities

    Butte business reaching out to people with disabilities

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-09-19 01:40:58 GMT

    BUTTE- The OMG! Mongolian Grill is partnering with the Silver Bow Developmental Disabilities Council to help reach out to people with disabilities.

    BUTTE- The OMG! Mongolian Grill is partnering with the Silver Bow Developmental Disabilities Council to help reach out to people with disabilities.

  • Authorities ID remains of St. Ignatius woman found in North Dakota

    Authorities ID remains of St. Ignatius woman found in North Dakota

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-09-19 01:11:27 GMT

    A body recovered in North Dakota earlier this month has just been identified. In a press release from the Dunn County Sheriff's Office, the remains are identified as that of Darlene Billie.

    A body recovered in North Dakota earlier this month has just been identified. In a press release from the Dunn County Sheriff's Office, the remains are identified as that of Darlene Billie.

  • Inmate sentenced for brandishing gun during carjacking

    Inmate sentenced for brandishing gun during carjacking

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-09-18 23:26:12 GMT

    A Montana man who is serving a 100-year prison sentence for a homicide has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for brandishing a gun during a carjacking.

    A Montana man who is serving a 100-year prison sentence for a homicide has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for brandishing a gun during a carjacking.

  • Another video shows man dangerously near Yellowstone spring

    Another video shows man dangerously near Yellowstone spring

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-09-18 22:57:19 GMT

    A man accused of walking dangerously close to Old Faithful Geyser may also have broken the rules by sitting next to a different thermal feature in Yellowstone National Park.

    A man accused of walking dangerously close to Old Faithful Geyser may also have broken the rules by sitting next to a different thermal feature in Yellowstone National Park.

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

    Montana principal on leave after a text to a former student

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

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

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

  • Land Board approves transfer of more land to state control

    Land Board approves transfer of more land to state control

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-09-18 21:44:29 GMT

    The state Land Board has approved two deals that put more grazing and forest land under state control.

    The state Land Board has approved two deals that put more grazing and forest land under state control.

  • Woman charged in her mother's death unfit to stand trial

    Woman charged in her mother's death unfit to stand trial

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-09-18 21:28:08 GMT

    A 44-year-old woman charged in her mother's beating death in Great Falls has been found unfit to stand trial due to mental illness.

    A 44-year-old woman charged in her mother's beating death in Great Falls has been found unfit to stand trial due to mental illness.

  • Buddhism professor on probation charged with assault

    Buddhism professor on probation charged with assault

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-09-18 19:32:07 GMT

    A University of Montana associate professor of Buddhism and yoga is charged with misdemeanor assault for reportedly punching a bouncer at a country music concert.

    A University of Montana associate professor of Buddhism and yoga is charged with misdemeanor assault for reportedly punching a bouncer at a country music concert.

  • MSU students react to reports of bear on campus

    MSU students react to reports of bear on campus

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:24:06 GMT

    A black bear wandered onto Montana State’s campus, prompting an emergency alert from the university over the weekend.

    A black bear wandered onto Montana State’s campus, prompting an emergency alert from the university over the weekend.

  • Evacuated South Carolina family leaving Missoula to return home

    Evacuated South Carolina family leaving Missoula to return home

    Monday, September 17 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:28:11 GMT

    A family who evacuated from South Carolina and made their way to Missoula plans to leave Sunday to make their way back to Beaufort, South Carolina. Their home was not damaged, but they do know people who felt the impacts of the storm.

    A family who evacuated from South Carolina and made their way to Missoula plans to leave Sunday to make their way back to Beaufort, South Carolina. Their home was not damaged, but they do know people who felt the impacts of the storm.

  • School resource officer on leave, left gun in bathroom

    School resource officer on leave, left gun in bathroom

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:22:48 GMT

    A school resource officer is in administrative leave after she reportedly briefly left her duty weapon in the faculty bathroom at an elementary school in Missoula County.

    A school resource officer is in administrative leave after she reportedly briefly left her duty weapon in the faculty bathroom at an elementary school in Missoula County.

  • Montana photographer sues Netflix over copyright law

    Montana photographer sues Netflix over copyright law

    Monday, September 17 2018 4:29 PM EDT2018-09-17 20:29:41 GMT
    Exhibit 5: Netflix Concept Art ImageExhibit 5: Netflix Concept Art Image

    A Montana photographer is suing Netflix, alleging the company violated copyright law by using one of his photos without permission to create storm images for the series "Stranger Things" and the movie "How It Ends."

    A Montana photographer is suing Netflix, alleging the company violated copyright law by using one of his photos without permission to create storm images for the series "Stranger Things" and the movie "How It Ends."

  • Advocacy groups file complaint against Rosendale, NRA

    Advocacy groups file complaint against Rosendale, NRA

    Monday, September 17 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-09-17 20:21:34 GMT

    A campaign finance watchdog group and a gun-safety advocacy organization have filed a complaint against U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale of Montana and the National Rifle Association's lobbying arm.

    A campaign finance watchdog group and a gun-safety advocacy organization have filed a complaint against U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale of Montana and the National Rifle Association's lobbying arm.

  • Yellowstone visitors flee aggressive elk in new video

    Yellowstone visitors flee aggressive elk in new video

    Monday, September 17 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-09-17 16:44:28 GMT

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

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

  • Miss Montana USA crowned in Missoula

    Miss Montana USA crowned in Missoula

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:53:20 GMT

    Dozens of women grabbed their high heels and practiced their public speaking skills to compete for thousands of dollars in scholarship money. Miss Montana USA 2019 and Miss Teen Montana USA was crowned at Missoula's community theater on Sunday.

    Dozens of women grabbed their high heels and practiced their public speaking skills to compete for thousands of dollars in scholarship money. Miss Montana USA 2019 and Miss Teen Montana USA was crowned at Missoula's community theater on Sunday.

  • Montana pageant winners weigh in on Miss America nixing the swimsuit competition

    Montana pageant winners weigh in on Miss America nixing the swimsuit competition

    Monday, September 17 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-09-17 05:00:46 GMT
    Miss Montana 2018 Laura Haller competes in the Miss America competition in New Jersey, September 2018. Photo courtesy of Laura Haller.Miss Montana 2018 Laura Haller competes in the Miss America competition in New Jersey, September 2018. Photo courtesy of Laura Haller.

    We spoke to Miss Montana and Miss Montana USA for their thoughts on the changing pageant world and Miss America ending the swimsuit competition.

    We spoke to Miss Montana and Miss Montana USA for their thoughts on the changing pageant world and Miss America ending the swimsuit competition.

  • 14th annual SponCon creatively reuses goods at Home Resource

    14th annual SponCon creatively reuses goods at Home Resource

    Saturday, September 15 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-09-16 00:10:47 GMT

    Several Missoulians gathered for Spontaneous Construction...

    Several Missoulians gathered for Spontaneous Construction...

  • Hospital in Missoula conducts emergency response exercise

    Hospital in Missoula conducts emergency response exercise

    Saturday, September 15 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-09-15 23:32:26 GMT

    For the first time, Providence St. Patrick Hospital conducted...

    For the first time, Providence St. Patrick Hospital conducted...

  • Missoula's annual fall maze is back

    Missoula's annual fall maze is back

    Saturday, September 15 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-09-15 05:11:21 GMT

    ?If you're eager to jump into autumn festivities, MissoulaMaze is back again. It opens September 16 at noon.

    ?If you're eager to jump into autumn festivities, MissoulaMaze is back again. It opens September 16 at noon.

  • Toyota Play of the Week #3: Fairfield's Keeley Blake

    Toyota Play of the Week #3: Fairfield's Keeley Blake

    Saturday, September 15 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-09-15 05:11:03 GMT

    Week Three of the Toyota Play of the Week is brought to you by Fairfield's Keeley Blake, who snatched an touchdown from the jaws of an interception, as Fairfield rolled Loyola in a class of Class B rivals 38-6

    Week Three of the Toyota Play of the Week is brought to you by Fairfield's Keeley Blake, who snatched an touchdown from the jaws of an interception, as Fairfield rolled Loyola in a class of Class B rivals 38-6

  • Ways to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence

    Ways to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence

    Friday, September 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-09-15 03:49:34 GMT

    As severe flooding and strong winds continue to hit the east coast...

    As severe flooding and strong winds continue to hit the east coast...

  • South Carolina couple escapes Hurricane Florence for Montana

    South Carolina couple escapes Hurricane Florence for Montana

    Friday, September 14 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:29:51 GMT

    MISSOULA - As hundreds of communities are under evacuation due to Tropical Storm Florence, one South Carolina couple is grateful they made the 2,300-mile journey to Missoula. Carolyn and Sandy Sanders live in Buford, South Carolina, and recently retired and bought an RV to travel the country in. "We're like turtles. We carry our home on our backs," Sanders says. They say it took five days to drive from South Carolina to get to family in Missoula. They'd been planning a va...

    MISSOULA - As hundreds of communities are under evacuation due to Tropical Storm Florence, one South Carolina couple is grateful they made the 2,300-mile journey to Missoula. Carolyn and Sandy Sanders live in Buford, South Carolina, and recently retired and bought an RV to travel the country in. "We're like turtles. We carry our home on our backs," Sanders says. They say it took five days to drive from South Carolina to get to family in Missoula. They'd been planning a va...

  • Montana Green Party's ballot benefactor may remain unknown

    Montana Green Party's ballot benefactor may remain unknown

    Friday, September 14 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-09-14 22:25:54 GMT

    Montana officials may never know who bankrolled the effort to qualify the Green Party for the 2018 ballot.

    Montana officials may never know who bankrolled the effort to qualify the Green Party for the 2018 ballot.

  • Freight train kills grizzly bear near West Glacier

    Freight train kills grizzly bear near West Glacier

    Friday, September 14 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-09-14 22:21:35 GMT
    Grizzly bear claw (Wikimedia)Grizzly bear claw (Wikimedia)

    State wildlife officials say a freight train struck and killed a 2-year-old grizzly bear near West Glacier.

    State wildlife officials say a freight train struck and killed a 2-year-old grizzly bear near West Glacier.

  • Five pets die in Bonner house fire on Friday

    Five pets die in Bonner house fire on Friday

    Friday, September 14 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:27:11 GMT
    courtesy Missoula County Sheriff's Officecourtesy Missoula County Sheriff's Office

    BONNER - The Missoula County Sheriff's Office reports that pets died in a house fire Friday morning, but no one else was hurt. On Friday morning, Missoula Rural Fire District reported that it was responding to a structure fire on Daytona Loop, not far from the old Harold's Club bar. Photos show that the fire significantly damaged the house, including the roof.

    BONNER - The Missoula County Sheriff's Office reports that pets died in a house fire Friday morning, but no one else was hurt. On Friday morning, Missoula Rural Fire District reported that it was responding to a structure fire on Daytona Loop, not far from the old Harold's Club bar. Photos show that the fire significantly damaged the house, including the roof.

  • Mountain lion captured, killed in Frenchtown

    Mountain lion captured, killed in Frenchtown

    Friday, September 14 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-09-14 20:59:32 GMT
    FRENCHTOWN- A mountain lion has been captured and killed after preying on pigs in a neighborhood near Interstate 90. Earlier this week, Frenchtown resident Tori Haffner came home from work and found her pigs dead and partly buried in the backyard. The family set up a game camera and a trap to catch the mountain lion, at the instruction of wildlife officials. The Frenchtown School District also released an alert to families with young students who ride the bus. On Friday, Haffner po...
    FRENCHTOWN- A mountain lion has been captured and killed after preying on pigs in a neighborhood near Interstate 90. Earlier this week, Frenchtown resident Tori Haffner came home from work and found her pigs dead and partly buried in the backyard. The family set up a game camera and a trap to catch the mountain lion, at the instruction of wildlife officials. The Frenchtown School District also released an alert to families with young students who ride the bus. On Friday, Haffner po...
  • Lake County man charged with sexual assault of 4-year-old

    Lake County man charged with sexual assault of 4-year-old

    Friday, September 14 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-09-14 20:41:44 GMT

    POLSON - Charging documents say a Lake County boy was airlifted to a Seattle hospital for treatment after the discovery of horrific abuse. Court documents say tribal officers responded to a home in Lake County on Aug. 24 after reports of severe abuse of a little boy. Witnesses said that the boy had a bed-wetting issue, and Keith Lee Michel, Jr., had been repeatedly taping the child's penis to stop him from urinating. A woman said she tried to stop MIchel from continuing th...

    POLSON - Charging documents say a Lake County boy was airlifted to a Seattle hospital for treatment after the discovery of horrific abuse. Court documents say tribal officers responded to a home in Lake County on Aug. 24 after reports of severe abuse of a little boy. Witnesses said that the boy had a bed-wetting issue, and Keith Lee Michel, Jr., had been repeatedly taping the child's penis to stop him from urinating. A woman said she tried to stop MIchel from continuing th...

  • Volunteers sought to stay at popular cross-country ski cabin

    Volunteers sought to stay at popular cross-country ski cabin

    Friday, September 14 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-09-14 19:32:56 GMT
    WISDOM, Mont. - If you've ever dreamed of a free stay in a cozy cabin surrounded by gorgeous winter scenery and Nordic ski trails, the Forest Service has a gig for you. The Forest Service is seeking volunteers for the popular Gordon Reese Cabin, which serves as a warming hut for skiers at the Chief Joseph Cross Country Ski Area outside Wisdom. Tuesdays and Fridays are designated days when volunteers can help maintain the cabin, welcome guests, go skiing and stay overnight for free. ...
    WISDOM, Mont. - If you've ever dreamed of a free stay in a cozy cabin surrounded by gorgeous winter scenery and Nordic ski trails, the Forest Service has a gig for you. The Forest Service is seeking volunteers for the popular Gordon Reese Cabin, which serves as a warming hut for skiers at the Chief Joseph Cross Country Ski Area outside Wisdom. Tuesdays and Fridays are designated days when volunteers can help maintain the cabin, welcome guests, go skiing and stay overnight for free. ...
  • Dad ordered out of kidnap survivor's N. Idaho house

    Dad ordered out of kidnap survivor's N. Idaho house

    Friday, September 14 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-09-14 18:15:41 GMT
    Shasta Groene House (KHQ)Shasta Groene House (KHQ)

    A man living in a Coeur d'Alene home built for his daughter after she survived one of the region's most horrific crimes has been ordered to move out.

    A man living in a Coeur d'Alene home built for his daughter after she survived one of the region's most horrific crimes has been ordered to move out.

  • Man gets 30 years in Montana prison for incest

    Man gets 30 years in Montana prison for incest

    Friday, September 14 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-09-14 17:54:09 GMT

    BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A 44-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 years in the Montana State Prison for having sex with a 15-year-old stepdaughter.

    BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A 44-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 years in the Montana State Prison for having sex with a 15-year-old stepdaughter.

  • 3 houses burned in a southwestern Montana wildfire

    3 houses burned in a southwestern Montana wildfire

    Friday, September 14 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-09-14 17:51:56 GMT

    Officials in southwestern Montana say three houses were burned in a wildfire in Gallatin County.

    Officials in southwestern Montana say three houses were burned in a wildfire in Gallatin County.

  • Yellowstone bull elk attacks man in new video

    Yellowstone bull elk attacks man in new video

    Friday, September 14 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-09-14 16:43:33 GMT

    A newly released video captured the moment that a bull elk knocked over a man standing in his way at Yellowstone National Park.

    A newly released video captured the moment that a bull elk knocked over a man standing in his way at Yellowstone National Park.

  • Commissioners vote to suspend Madison Co. Sheriff

    Commissioners vote to suspend Madison Co. Sheriff

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-09-11 23:11:07 GMT

    Madison County Commissioners voted Tuesday to suspend Sheriff Roger Thompson.

    Madison County Commissioners voted Tuesday to suspend Sheriff Roger Thompson.

  • Toyota Play of the Week #2: Sentinel's Elias DeWaters

    Toyota Play of the Week #2: Sentinel's Elias DeWaters

    Saturday, September 8 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-09-08 05:06:28 GMT

    Watch this week's Toyota Play of the Week, as Sentinel running back Elias DeWaters takes the handoff and puts the juke moves on the defense. And he gets into the endzone to boot. DeWaters will be playing college football at the next level, and it will be fun to see where he will go. This is your play of the week, sponsored by Toyota.

    Watch this week's Toyota Play of the Week, as Sentinel running back Elias DeWaters takes the handoff and puts the juke moves on the defense. And he gets into the endzone to boot. DeWaters will be playing college football at the next level, and it will be fun to see where he will go. This is your play of the week, sponsored by Toyota.

  • Former pediatrician found guilty in sex assault case

    Former pediatrician found guilty in sex assault case

    Friday, September 7 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-09-07 18:21:09 GMT

    A Montana jury has found a former Browning pediatrician guilty on four of five counts in a 25-year-old sexual abuse case.

    A Montana jury has found a former Browning pediatrician guilty on four of five counts in a 25-year-old sexual abuse case.

  • Missoula Buddy Walk

    Missoula Buddy Walk

    Thursday, September 6 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-09-06 22:44:08 GMT

    The Missoula Buddy Walk is part of a nation-wide effort to promote awareness about Down syndrome—there are more than 250 around the country! We hope you will be part of the Buddy Walk--a family event that includes an easy one-mile walk, activities for the children, music, food, a silent auction and tons of fun. 

    The Missoula Buddy Walk is part of a nation-wide effort to promote awareness about Down syndrome—there are more than 250 around the country! We hope you will be part of the Buddy Walk--a family event that includes an easy one-mile walk, activities for the children, music, food, a silent auction and tons of fun. 

  • University of Montana anticipates enrollment drop

    University of Montana anticipates enrollment drop

    Thursday, September 6 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-09-06 19:12:56 GMT

    The University of Montana is anticipating a roughly 5 percent drop in enrollment this fall.

    The University of Montana is anticipating a roughly 5 percent drop in enrollment this fall.

  • Back to School Sleep Patterns

    Back to School Sleep Patterns

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-09-05 00:01:47 GMT

    Changing schedules means changing sleep patterns for kids!

    Changing schedules means changing sleep patterns for kids!

  • Montana Treasure: Drummond art museum attracts visitors from around the world

    Montana Treasure: Drummond art museum attracts visitors from around the world

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-09-04 15:54:08 GMT
    The Ohrmann family posing in front of the steel mammothThe Ohrmann family posing in front of the steel mammoth

    Driving southbound on Highway One, the view is beautiful. The drive features mountains, animals and lots of farmland - and a giant woolly mammoth made out of steel. It's one of the signature pieces at the world-renowned Ohrmann Museum in Drummond.

    Driving southbound on Highway One, the view is beautiful. The drive features mountains, animals and lots of farmland - and a giant woolly mammoth made out of steel. It's one of the signature pieces at the world-renowned Ohrmann Museum in Drummond.

  • Husband-wife team bring fine dining experience to Bozeman - via tacos

    Husband-wife team bring fine dining experience to Bozeman - via tacos

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 3:20 AM EDT2018-07-24 07:20:13 GMT
    Joe and Megan Romano cook up some tacos in the shared kitchen of their Urban Kitchen and Salted Caramel Cafe restaurants.Joe and Megan Romano cook up some tacos in the shared kitchen of their Urban Kitchen and Salted Caramel Cafe restaurants.
    Joe and Megan Romano cook up some tacos in the shared kitchen of their Urban Kitchen and Salted Caramel Cafe restaurants.Joe and Megan Romano cook up some tacos in the shared kitchen of their Urban Kitchen and Salted Caramel Cafe restaurants.

    Joe and Megan met at Aureole, a New York Michelin-starred restaurant created by celebrity chef Charlie Baker. Since their family settled in Bozeman last year, the Romanos have opened Urban Kitchen and the Salted Caramel Cafe. And next, this dynamic duo plans to tackle south-of-the-border flavor with a tequila and taco bar.

    BOZEMAN - Joe and Megan met at Aureole, a New York Michelin-starred restaurant created by celebrity chef Charlie Baker. Since their family settled in Bozeman last year, the Romanos have opened Urban Kitchen and the Salted Caramel Cafe. And next, this dynamic duo plans to tackle south-of-the-border flavor with a tequila and taco bar.

  • Ketchup Vs. Mustard: Poll ranks America's favorite hot dog toppings

    Ketchup Vs. Mustard: Poll ranks America's favorite hot dog toppings

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-07-04 18:29:06 GMT

    Mustard, ketchup and relish faced off for the title of America's favorite hot dog topping in the new JJ's Red Hots poll. But one of the biggest contenders may surprise you.

    Mustard, ketchup and relish faced off for the title of America's favorite hot dog topping in the new JJ's Red Hots poll. But one of the biggest contenders may surprise you.

  • Montana Treasure: Great Falls author encouraging creativity with 'Sugarbeet Falls'

    Montana Treasure: Great Falls author encouraging creativity with 'Sugarbeet Falls'

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:52:05 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:57:27 GMT

    A Great Falls children's author is excited to encourage kids to grow their creativity and celebrate their ideas. Ryan Acra, author of the series Sugarbeet Falls, is this week's Montana Treasure.

    A Great Falls children's author is excited to encourage kids to grow their creativity and celebrate their ideas. Ryan Acra, author of the series Sugarbeet Falls, is this week's Montana Treasure.

  • Montana Treasure: Smokejumpers teaming up with Opportunity Resources

    Montana Treasure: Smokejumpers teaming up with Opportunity Resources

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-06-12 22:36:33 GMT

    They are an elite group of firefighters: the smokejumpers. Risking their lives, they jump from planes hundreds of feet in the air all to battle wildfires hundreds of feet below them on the ground. But before they leap into free fall, the jumpers toss drift streamers into the wind.

    They are an elite group of firefighters: the smokejumpers. Risking their lives, they jump from planes hundreds of feet in the air all to battle wildfires hundreds of feet below them on the ground. But before they leap into free fall, the jumpers toss drift streamers into the wind.

  • Montana Treasure: The inspiring Ann Bourassa

    Montana Treasure: The inspiring Ann Bourassa

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:58:50 GMT

    Our own Meghan Bourassa honors her mom, Ann, who's been a best friend and a source of strength - even as she deals with a cancer diagnosis.

    Our own Meghan Bourassa honors her mom, Ann, who's been a best friend and a source of strength - even as she deals with a cancer diagnosis.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Camila Noe

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Camila Noe

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:32:43 GMT

    Six months removed from winning her first state cross country title, Bozeman's Camila Noe is off to a strong start on the track as well, which Hawks Head Coach Eric Fisher attributes to Noe's unstoppable drive and determination.

    Six months removed from winning her first state cross country title, Bozeman's Camila Noe is off to a strong start on the track as well, which Hawks Head Coach Eric Fisher attributes to Noe's unstoppable drive and determination.

  • Montana Treasures: Forensic Gun Examiners

    Montana Treasures: Forensic Gun Examiners

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:03:32 GMT

    Only two forensic gun examiners work for the state of Montana. They say the job isn't much like what you see on TV - but firing weapons into a 500-gallon tank of water is all in a day's work.

    Only two forensic gun examiners work for the state of Montana. They say the job isn't much like what you see on TV - but firing weapons into a 500-gallon tank of water is all in a day's work.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Polson's Kaelyn Smith

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:05:53 GMT

    Since she began playing little league, Kaelyn Smith has wanted to play softball for the University of Montana. And last Wednesday, the Polson Pirate infielder made that dream, a reality. 

    Since she began playing little league, Kaelyn Smith has wanted to play softball for the University of Montana. And last Wednesday, the Polson Pirate infielder made that dream, a reality. 

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Big Sky's Paisley Ivanovitch

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-03-21 15:51:40 GMT

    Paisley Ivanovitch is used to representing her school on the course. The Missoula native runs cross country and track for Big Sky, and loves to push herself to get that next Personal Time Record. “During it, you're like ‘I’m dying, this is going to kill me, I’m done.’ And then afterwords, you are like ‘this is the best, I want to do that again.’” 

    Paisley Ivanovitch is used to representing her school on the course. The Missoula native runs cross country and track for Big Sky, and loves to push herself to get that next Personal Time Record. “During it, you're like ‘I’m dying, this is going to kill me, I’m done.’ And then afterwords, you are like ‘this is the best, I want to do that again.’” 

  • Name released of suspect in Missoula Northside shooting

    Name released of suspect in Missoula Northside shooting

    Thursday, September 20 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-09-20 20:19:33 GMT

    MISSOULA - A 26-year-old man is in jail on charges related to a wreck and shooting on the Northside Thursday morning. 

    MISSOULA - A 26-year-old man is in jail on charges related to a wreck and shooting on the Northside Thursday morning. 

  • Rosendale campaign finds new venue for Bozeman rally

    Rosendale campaign finds new venue for Bozeman rally

    Thursday, September 20 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-09-20 14:35:13 GMT

    A rally to support Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale has been moved to the Gallatin County Fairgrounds.

    A rally to support Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale has been moved to the Gallatin County Fairgrounds.

  • Police impersonator in Montana and Wyoming still a mystery

    Police impersonator in Montana and Wyoming still a mystery

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-09-20 03:29:08 GMT

    Residents of two counties in Montana and Wyoming are warned to keep their eyes open while they're driving, as authorities are looking for a possible cop impersonator who is allegedly demanding immediate payment from victims. 

    Residents of two counties in Montana and Wyoming are warned to keep their eyes open while they're driving, as authorities are looking for a possible cop impersonator who is allegedly demanding immediate payment from victims. 

  • Woman spends 2 years making quilt using 17,000 crystals, donates it for a good cause

    Woman spends 2 years making quilt using 17,000 crystals, donates it for a good cause

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-09-20 02:53:40 GMT

    We are a few weeks away from the Walk to End Alzheimer's at ZooMontana. One woman is making heads turn with her gift to support the walk team for the event at the zoo.

    We are a few weeks away from the Walk to End Alzheimer's at ZooMontana. One woman is making heads turn with her gift to support the walk team for the event at the zoo.

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

    WATCH: Rare Ear Spring eruption caught on video at Yellowstone

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

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

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

  • Name released of suspect in trespassing at Old Faithful at Yellowstone

    Name released of suspect in trespassing at Old Faithful at Yellowstone

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:02:16 GMT

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

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

  • Remains of Flathead reservation resident found in North Dakota

    Remains of Flathead reservation resident found in North Dakota

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-09-18 16:26:38 GMT

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

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

  • Missoula officer on leave after gun found in school bathroom

    Missoula officer on leave after gun found in school bathroom

    Monday, September 17 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-09-17 19:25:44 GMT

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

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

  • Bear spotted on MSU campus

    Bear spotted on MSU campus

    Monday, September 17 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-09-17 17:17:28 GMT

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

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

  • Iconic Going to the Sun Road reopens in GNP

    Iconic Going to the Sun Road reopens in GNP

    Monday, September 17 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-09-17 14:56:29 GMT
    The iconic Going to the Sun Road is open to private traffic again.  The west side of the pass closed August 12 when the Howe Ridge fire spread quickly. That fire burned structures and threatened the only road in and out of the Logan Pass Visitors' Center.  Glacier National Park sent a press release Monday morning saying people can once again drive their personal cars on the scenic road. They will not be able to stop between Lake McDonald Lodge and the Avalanche Creek area....
    The iconic Going to the Sun Road is open to private traffic again.  The west side of the pass closed August 12 when the Howe Ridge fire spread quickly. That fire burned structures and threatened the only road in and out of the Logan Pass Visitors' Center.  Glacier National Park sent a press release Monday morning saying people can once again drive their personal cars on the scenic road. They will not be able to stop between Lake McDonald Lodge and the Avalanche Creek area....
  • Family asking for return of veteran's service dog Masik

    Family asking for return of veteran's service dog Masik

    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-09-13 16:04:31 GMT

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

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

  • Frenchtown Schools warn of mountain lion sighting

    Frenchtown Schools warn of mountain lion sighting

    Thursday, September 13 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-09-13 15:30:24 GMT

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

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

  • Griz running back pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault

    Griz running back pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-09-12 23:00:52 GMT

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

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

  • Crews continue attack on destructive Horseshoe Fire

    Crews continue attack on destructive Horseshoe Fire

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-09-12 22:26:42 GMT

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

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

  • Man assaulted while walking home in Bozeman

    Man assaulted while walking home in Bozeman

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-09-12 18:30:39 GMT

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

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

  • Motor Vehicle Division expects Montana to get REAL ID extension

    Motor Vehicle Division expects Montana to get REAL ID extension

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-09-12 18:13:47 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-09-12 18:13:47 GMT

    In less than a month Montana’s extension to roll out Real ID

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

  • Griz running back Calhoun charged with misdemeanor assault

    Griz running back Calhoun charged with misdemeanor assault

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-09-12 17:39:32 GMT

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

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

  • Horseshoe Fire in SW Montana destroys structures

    Horseshoe Fire in SW Montana destroys structures

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-09-11 22:09:24 GMT

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-09-11 19:17:08 GMT

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-09-11 16:38:23 GMT

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

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

  • Lee Enterprises closes Missoula Independent

    Lee Enterprises closes Missoula Independent

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-09-11 16:17:40 GMT

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

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

  • 4-year-old Lake County boy flown to hospital after abuse, police say

    4-year-old Lake County boy flown to hospital after abuse, police say

    Sunday, September 9 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-09-09 22:18:56 GMT

    RONAN - A Montana man is in jail on charges that he abused and seriously injured a 4-year-old boy.

    RONAN - A Montana man is in jail on charges that he abused and seriously injured a 4-year-old boy.

  • Teen boy reports abduction and sexual assault near Polson

    Teen boy reports abduction and sexual assault near Polson

    Sunday, September 9 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-09-09 21:09:10 GMT

    Officers are asking for information after a teen boy reported being abducted and sexually assaulted while walking on Highway 93.

    Officers are asking for information after a teen boy reported being abducted and sexually assaulted while walking on Highway 93.

  • U.S. paralympian testing Montana-made running blades before Tokyo 2020

    U.S. paralympian testing Montana-made running blades before Tokyo 2020

    Friday, September 7 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-09-07 22:40:32 GMT

    MISSOULA - A five-time national champion and U.S. paralympian is testing out a Montana-made running blade ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

    MISSOULA - A five-time national champion and U.S. paralympian is testing out a Montana-made running blade ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

  • UPDATE: #PlaidShirtGuy from Trump rally steps forward

    UPDATE: #PlaidShirtGuy from Trump rally steps forward

    Friday, September 7 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-09-07 17:10:15 GMT

    BILLINGS - During President Donald Trump's rally in Montana, one man's reactions to the speech are prompting national headlines. During the rally, a man wearing a plaid shirt standing on the left side of the screen can be seen smiling, rolling his eyes and appearing concerned at various points in the speech. 

    BILLINGS - During President Donald Trump's rally in Montana, one man's reactions to the speech are prompting national headlines. During the rally, a man wearing a plaid shirt standing on the left side of the screen can be seen smiling, rolling his eyes and appearing concerned at various points in the speech. 

  • Trump administration moves to detain migrant families longer

    Trump administration moves to detain migrant families longer

    Thursday, September 6 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-09-06 22:57:53 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Thursday moved to abandon a longstanding court settlement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept locked up, proposing new regulations that would allow the government to detain families until their immigration cases are decided.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Thursday moved to abandon a longstanding court settlement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept locked up, proposing new regulations that would allow the government to detain families until their immigration cases are decided.

  • Kavanaugh sails through hearing despite Democrats’ criticism

    Kavanaugh sails through hearing despite Democrats’ criticism

    Thursday, September 6 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-09-06 22:49:48 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats hoping to block Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation pivoted Thursday to the deeply contentious issue of abortion after disclosure of an email he once wrote suggesting the high court’s landmark Roe v. Wade ruling wasn’t universally considered settled law. But their long-shot chances of defeating him appeared to be fading.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats hoping to block Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation pivoted Thursday to the deeply contentious issue of abortion after disclosure of an email he once wrote suggesting the high court’s landmark Roe v. Wade ruling wasn’t universally considered settled law. But their long-shot chances of defeating him appeared to be fading.

  • Bat found in Missoula tests positive for rabies

    Bat found in Missoula tests positive for rabies

    Thursday, September 6 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-09-06 22:23:06 GMT

    In Missoula’s lower Rattlesnake area, a bat tested positive for rabies. 

    In Missoula’s lower Rattlesnake area, a bat tested positive for rabies. 

  • Inside the battle to save historic Glacier Park landmarks from wildfire

    Inside the battle to save historic Glacier Park landmarks from wildfire

    Thursday, September 6 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-09-06 19:59:13 GMT
    Photo: Glacier National ParkPhoto: Glacier National Park
    Photo: Glacier National ParkPhoto: Glacier National Park

    The nearby Howe Ridge fire sent hot embers flying a half-mile across Lake McDonald when it started on Aug. 11 and rapidly grew. But vigilant crews are working to keep the historic lodge safe.

    The nearby Howe Ridge fire sent hot embers flying a half-mile across Lake McDonald when it started on Aug. 11 and rapidly grew. But vigilant crews are working to keep the historic lodge safe.

  • The breakdown on President Trump's visit to Billings

    The breakdown on President Trump's visit to Billings

    Thursday, September 6 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-09-06 04:42:46 GMT

    The president's visit to the Magic City is a huge undertaking for local law enforcement and for those hosting the rally at which the president will speak.

    The president's visit to the Magic City is a huge undertaking for local law enforcement and for those hosting the rally at which the president will speak.

  • #NotInvisible: Why are Native American women vanishing?

    #NotInvisible: Why are Native American women vanishing?

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-09-05 17:10:29 GMT

    They're called an invisible and disposable population. Native American women have gone missing and been murdered for years, but many cases remain unsolved. Now the push is on for answers - and ways to stop these tragedies.

    They're called an invisible and disposable population. Native American women have gone missing and been murdered for years, but many cases remain unsolved. Now the push is on for answers - and ways to stop these tragedies.

  • Glacier Park opens west side of Going to the Sun for shuttles

    Glacier Park opens west side of Going to the Sun for shuttles

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-09-04 23:19:01 GMT
    St. Mary Lake in GlacierSt. Mary Lake in Glacier

    WEST GLACIER - As the Howe Ridge Fire slows down, park officials are opening the west side of Going to the Sun Road for shuttles. The park says firefighting operations are continuing and private vehicles will not be allowed on the road. 

    WEST GLACIER - As the Howe Ridge Fire slows down, park officials are opening the west side of Going to the Sun Road for shuttles. The park says firefighting operations are continuing and private vehicles will not be allowed on the road. 

  • Campaign ad criticized for incorrect Constitution reference

    Campaign ad criticized for incorrect Constitution reference

    Tuesday, September 4 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-09-04 20:05:45 GMT

    Social media took a U.S. Senate candidate to task Tuesday after a campaign ad initially mislabeled the Second Amendment as Article II of the Constitution. 

    Social media took a U.S. Senate candidate to task Tuesday after a campaign ad initially mislabeled the Second Amendment as Article II of the Constitution. 

  • One dead in SW Montana motorcycle crash

    One dead in SW Montana motorcycle crash

    Monday, September 3 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-09-03 23:18:10 GMT
    One person is dead after a motorcycle accident in Southwest Montana.  Montana Highway Patrol was called to the accident just before 3:00 p.m. Monday, on U.S. Highway 287 at mile marker 59 between McAllister and Norris. A trooper on scene said the male driver was thrown from the motorcycle and pronounced dead. The female passenger was transported to Madison Valley Medical Center.  The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the crash. It is unknown at this time if drug...
    One person is dead after a motorcycle accident in Southwest Montana.  Montana Highway Patrol was called to the accident just before 3:00 p.m. Monday, on U.S. Highway 287 at mile marker 59 between McAllister and Norris. A trooper on scene said the male driver was thrown from the motorcycle and pronounced dead. The female passenger was transported to Madison Valley Medical Center.  The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the crash. It is unknown at this time if drug...
  • Belgrade boy dies in weekend ATV accident

    Belgrade boy dies in weekend ATV accident

    Monday, September 3 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-09-03 18:32:18 GMT

    A 12-year-old boy from Bozeman is dead after a weekend ATV accident near Three Forks.

    A 12-year-old boy from Bozeman is dead after a weekend ATV accident near Three Forks.

  • Sheriff's office investigating after several thefts at trailheads

    Sheriff's office investigating after several thefts at trailheads

    Monday, September 3 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-09-03 17:56:46 GMT

    The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after more than ten thefts occurred at trailheads in the area.

    The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after more than ten thefts occurred at trailheads in the area.

  • 2016 survey: Missoula mayor, council highest paid in state

    2016 survey: Missoula mayor, council highest paid in state

    Monday, September 3 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-09-03 17:25:15 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A salary survey shows that the Missoula City Council and mayor were the best-paid in the state in 2016.

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A salary survey shows that the Missoula City Council and mayor were the best-paid in the state in 2016.

  • Community meeting set for Tuesday for Glacier National Park fires

    Community meeting set for Tuesday for Glacier National Park fires

    Monday, September 3 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-09-03 16:29:13 GMT

    A community meeting is set for Tuesday for the public to get the latest information on the Howe Ridge and Boundary fires burning in Glacier National Park. A fire information release issued Monday lists the Howe Ridge at 12,496 acres and 12 percent contained.

    A community meeting is set for Tuesday for the public to get the latest information on the Howe Ridge and Boundary fires burning in Glacier National Park. A fire information release issued Monday lists the Howe Ridge at 12,496 acres and 12 percent contained.

  • Woman rescued at Big Sky after horseback riding accident

    Woman rescued at Big Sky after horseback riding accident

    Monday, September 3 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-09-03 16:09:43 GMT

    An injured horseback rider was rescued at Big Sky over the weekend.

    An injured horseback rider was rescued at Big Sky over the weekend.

  • MEPA issued for 10-year-old girl last seen in Bozeman

    MEPA issued for 10-year-old girl last seen in Bozeman

    Saturday, September 1 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-09-01 04:17:51 GMT

    A missing and endangered person advisory is being issued for 10-year-old, Vanessa Marquart. Vanessa is a white female, 4 foot 6, 90 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Vanessa was taken from the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport on August 25th by her non-custodial mother Catherine Marquart, and step-father Julloyd Silas.

    A missing and endangered person advisory is being issued for 10-year-old, Vanessa Marquart. Vanessa is a white female, 4 foot 6, 90 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Vanessa was taken from the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport on August 25th by her non-custodial mother Catherine Marquart, and step-father Julloyd Silas.

  • UM Griz running back suspended for violating code of conduct

    UM Griz running back suspended for violating code of conduct

    Friday, August 31 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-08-31 17:38:45 GMT

    MISSOULA - The University of Montana announced Friday that a Griz football player is suspended for two games. 

    MISSOULA - The University of Montana announced Friday that a Griz football player is suspended for two games. 

  • Our first look inside Sperry Chalet in Glacier

    Our first look inside Sperry Chalet in Glacier

    Friday, August 31 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-31 15:55:29 GMT

    It's been one year since the iconic Sperry Chalet burned in the Sprague Fire. 

    It's been one year since the iconic Sperry Chalet burned in the Sprague Fire. 

  • Montana Treasure: Two Special Olympians bond over a rare syndrome

    Montana Treasure: Two Special Olympians bond over a rare syndrome

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-08-21 16:00:27 GMT

    Imagine being told your child is one of just six in the nation with a rare genetic disorder. You'd probably feel alone, confused, and disoriented.

    Imagine being told your child is one of just six in the nation with a rare genetic disorder. You'd probably feel alone, confused, and disoriented.

  • Montana Treasure: Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament

    Montana Treasure: Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:03:20 GMT

    As if being a rock star isn't enough, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament is also helping to improve the lives of Montana's youth one ollie-- pop shoveit-- and kickflip at a time. 

    As if being a rock star isn't enough, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament is also helping to improve the lives of Montana's youth one ollie-- pop shoveit-- and kickflip at a time. 

  • Montana Treasure: Nurse still makes house calls

    Montana Treasure: Nurse still makes house calls

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-08-07 19:55:02 GMT

    For the last 30 years, one Great Falls nurse practitioner has been going above and beyond to make sure every patient is cared for, even those who are bedridden or locked up.

    For the last 30 years, one Great Falls nurse practitioner has been going above and beyond to make sure every patient is cared for, even those who are bedridden or locked up.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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