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  • Great Falls annual leaf pick-up need-to-knows

    Great Falls annual leaf pick-up need-to-knows

    Friday, October 19 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-10-19 14:04:34 GMT

    Great Falls' annual leaf pick-up is going to be this Monday, October 22 - November 7.  The Natural Resources Division will be vacuuming up leaves in conjunction with the City Street Division to sweep the roadways from 7 am -3 pm, Monday- Friday. If you live in the Boulevard district, you’ll need to put your leaves on the Boulevard curb instead of in the storm gutters. The reason for this is because rain and/or snow will make it extremely difficult to ...

    Great Falls' annual leaf pick-up is going to be this Monday, October 22 - November 7.  The Natural Resources Division will be vacuuming up leaves in conjunction with the City Street Division to sweep the roadways from 7 am -3 pm, Monday- Friday. If you live in the Boulevard district, you’ll need to put your leaves on the Boulevard curb instead of in the storm gutters. The reason for this is because rain and/or snow will make it extremely difficult to ...

  • Bird migration is causing a headache for many in Great Falls

    Bird migration is causing a headache for many in Great Falls

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-10-17 13:20:50 GMT
    If you’ve noticed a little more bird poop on your car, don’t worry, they aren’t just targeting you. When birds migrate to the south in the winter, they travel in large concentrated groups.  As a result, there will be more bird feces around the area.  Every bird species is different in how they decide when it’s time to spread their wings and fly south for warmer weather. According to Montana's FWP, Great Falls is the perfect place for birds to take...
    If you’ve noticed a little more bird poop on your car, don’t worry, they aren’t just targeting you. When birds migrate to the south in the winter, they travel in large concentrated groups.  As a result, there will be more bird feces around the area.  Every bird species is different in how they decide when it’s time to spread their wings and fly south for warmer weather. According to Montana's FWP, Great Falls is the perfect place for birds to take...
  • How one school in Great Falls is saying no to bullying

    How one school in Great Falls is saying no to bullying

    Monday, October 15 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-10-15 13:44:43 GMT
    Loy Elementary school in Great Falls has implemented a program known as Watch D.O.G.S to help stop school bullying. The Watch D.O.G.S program started back in 1998 when two dads wanted to be more involved in their kid's lives. Today, there are over six thousand schools that have the program across the country. The goal is to eventually see the program into every school across the nation. Watch D.O.G.S is a program that aims to give kids a positive male role model while al...
    Loy Elementary school in Great Falls has implemented a program known as Watch D.O.G.S to help stop school bullying. The Watch D.O.G.S program started back in 1998 when two dads wanted to be more involved in their kid's lives. Today, there are over six thousand schools that have the program across the country. The goal is to eventually see the program into every school across the nation. Watch D.O.G.S is a program that aims to give kids a positive male role model while al...
  • Great Falls Rescue Mission says part-time jobs aren't enough to end homelessness

    Great Falls Rescue Mission says part-time jobs aren't enough to end homelessness

    Thursday, October 11 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-10-11 21:54:49 GMT

    The city of Great Falls is continuing to grow, bringing in several new businesses this year. Despite the recent economic growth, the Great Falls Rescue Mission says the homeless population has stayed the same; serving about 200 homeless every day. According to Becky Nelson at Great Falls Public Schools, from 2017-2018, there were 370 reported homeless students However, recent statistics show that there are over 500 homeless students throughout the city. While recent job ...

    The city of Great Falls is continuing to grow, bringing in several new businesses this year. Despite the recent economic growth, the Great Falls Rescue Mission says the homeless population has stayed the same; serving about 200 homeless every day. According to Becky Nelson at Great Falls Public Schools, from 2017-2018, there were 370 reported homeless students However, recent statistics show that there are over 500 homeless students throughout the city. While recent job ...

  • Artificial sweeteners turn your own body against you

    Artificial sweeteners turn your own body against you

    Monday, October 8 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-10-08 13:25:35 GMT
    A new study found that artificial sweeteners could be turning your own body against you.  A new article published in the Molecules Medical Journal documented that six FDA approved foods and drinks containing artificial sweeteners were toxic to the digestive microbes in mice. Researches found that exposing even one milligram per milliliter of artificial sweetener would make the bacteria in the digestive system become toxic. However, this is only one of the many problems wh...
    A new study found that artificial sweeteners could be turning your own body against you.  A new article published in the Molecules Medical Journal documented that six FDA approved foods and drinks containing artificial sweeteners were toxic to the digestive microbes in mice. Researches found that exposing even one milligram per milliliter of artificial sweetener would make the bacteria in the digestive system become toxic. However, this is only one of the many problems wh...
  • Money saving hacks to stay warm this winter

    Money saving hacks to stay warm this winter

    Thursday, October 4 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-10-04 13:07:55 GMT
    With winter approaching, you'll be turning that heat up more and more.  Sadly, so will your electric bill.  To avoid breaking the bank, but still staying warm this year, here are some hacks that could be helpful. •Bundle up! The goal here is to keep heat from escaping the body. Wear thick socks and maybe even throw on a hat to make sure you’re covered from head to toe.   • Keep your bath or shower water. Letting that warm water sit and cool to room t...
    With winter approaching, you'll be turning that heat up more and more.  Sadly, so will your electric bill.  To avoid breaking the bank, but still staying warm this year, here are some hacks that could be helpful. •Bundle up! The goal here is to keep heat from escaping the body. Wear thick socks and maybe even throw on a hat to make sure you’re covered from head to toe.   • Keep your bath or shower water. Letting that warm water sit and cool to room t...
  • Chimney cleaning winter hack

    Chimney cleaning winter hack

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-10-03 13:29:31 GMT
    Winter is fast approaching and for many, cleaning the chimney probably isn’t on the top of their to-do list. However, according to the Vaughn Volunteer Fire Department, it could potentially save your life. The chimney is an important part of the house, providing ventilation for toxic fumes and smoke. However, with every fire you burn, soot begins to stick to the inside of the chimney and flue. Signs of a bad chimney include:  • Damaged mortar joints • Rus...
    Winter is fast approaching and for many, cleaning the chimney probably isn’t on the top of their to-do list. However, according to the Vaughn Volunteer Fire Department, it could potentially save your life. The chimney is an important part of the house, providing ventilation for toxic fumes and smoke. However, with every fire you burn, soot begins to stick to the inside of the chimney and flue. Signs of a bad chimney include:  • Damaged mortar joints • Rus...
  • Largest private aircraft hangar in the state coming to Great Falls

    Largest private aircraft hangar in the state coming to Great Falls

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-10-02 13:34:24 GMT

    Eagle Jet Solutions has found a new nest in the Electric City. Construction has just begun for the new private hangar at the Great Falls International Airport and will be the largest private hangar in the state of Montana. The new aircraft hangar will have the ability to hold two 737 airplanes. A 737 aircraft is about 3 full-length school buses bumper to bumper and roughly 2 2/3 of a school bus for the wingspan.   The new hangar will not only hold Eagle Jet’s aircraft b...

    Eagle Jet Solutions has found a new nest in the Electric City. Construction has just begun for the new private hangar at the Great Falls International Airport and will be the largest private hangar in the state of Montana. The new aircraft hangar will have the ability to hold two 737 airplanes. A 737 aircraft is about 3 full-length school buses bumper to bumper and roughly 2 2/3 of a school bus for the wingspan.   The new hangar will not only hold Eagle Jet’s aircraft b...

  • "Shoot it!" Heart Butte and Great Falls Central Catholic going viral for special show of sportsmanship

    "Shoot it!" Heart Butte and Great Falls Central Catholic going viral for special show of sportsmanship

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 1:21 PM EST2017-02-15 18:21:47 GMT
    Friday, July 27 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-07-27 17:06:57 GMT

    Two North Central Montana high school basketball teams are going viral for a very good reason.

    Two North Central Montana high school basketball teams are going viral for a very good reason.

  • Gov. Bullock addresses state emails on private account, transparency in gubernatorial campaign

    Gov. Bullock addresses state emails on private account, transparency in gubernatorial campaign

    Thursday, August 25 2016 7:35 PM EDT2016-08-25 23:35:45 GMT
    Thursday, August 25 2016 7:35 PM EDT2016-08-25 23:35:45 GMT

    Governor Bullock was joins Wake Up Montana to discuss campaign related issues...

    Governor Bullock was joins Wake Up Montana to discuss campaign related issues...

  • One on One with Gianforte: the 'current administration is failing Montanans'

    One on One with Gianforte: the 'current administration is failing Montanans'

    Thursday, August 25 2016 4:54 PM EDT2016-08-25 20:54:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 25 2016 4:54 PM EDT2016-08-25 20:54:37 GMT
    Greg Gianforte in studioGreg Gianforte in studio

    Republican gubernatorial candidate, Greg Gianforte, says Governor Steve Bullock is "waving the white flag" when it comes to fighting for Montana energy. 

    Republican gubernatorial candidate, Greg Gianforte, says Governor Steve Bullock is "waving the white flag" when it comes to fighting for Montana energy. 

  • Senator Daines: Gianforte is "about the smartest guy I've ever worked for"

    Senator Daines: Gianforte is "about the smartest guy I've ever worked for"

    Friday, February 12 2016 1:50 PM EST2016-02-12 18:50:52 GMT
    Friday, February 12 2016 1:50 PM EST2016-02-12 18:50:52 GMT
    Senator Daines discusses his history with Republican governor candidate, Greg Gianforte.

    Senator Daines discusses his history with Republican governor candidate, Greg Gianforte.

  • Greg Gianforte: "We need more transparency in government"

    Greg Gianforte: "We need more transparency in government"

    Friday, February 12 2016 1:50 PM EST2016-02-12 18:50:48 GMT
    Friday, February 12 2016 1:50 PM EST2016-02-12 18:50:48 GMT
    Gianforte sat down with Wake Up Montana to discuss the findings of his exploratory committee that began working in August 2015.

    Gianforte sat down with Wake Up Montana to discuss the findings of his exploratory committee that began working in August 2015.

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