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  • Blackfeet Nation to take Pharmaceutical companies to court

    Blackfeet Nation to take Pharmaceutical companies to court

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:11:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:11:30 GMT

    In a press release from the Blackfeet Nation, they recently filed a public nuisance lawsuit against five of the largest manufactures of prescription opioid, and three of the largest whole sale drug distributors in the country 

    In a press release from the Blackfeet Nation, they recently filed a public nuisance lawsuit against five of the largest manufactures of prescription opioid, and three of the largest whole sale drug distributors in the country 

  • Yellowstone visitor warned for standing too close to bison

    Yellowstone visitor warned for standing too close to bison

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:25:23 GMT
    photo: Douglas Scott on Twitterphoto: Douglas Scott on Twitter

    A Yellowstone National Park visitor standing too close to a bison said the potential danger is "fake news," according to a social media post that's going viral.

    A Yellowstone National Park visitor standing too close to a bison said the potential danger is "fake news," according to a social media post that's going viral.

  • University of Providence on probation

    University of Providence on probation

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:14:17 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:14:17 GMT
    GREAT FALLS- The University of Providence in Great Falls is on temporary probation with an accreditation institute. But, for now, the school can still recruit and educate students. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities is authorized to accredit universities.  They said the University of Providence did not tell them of the level of partnership with Providence Saint Joseph Health, a non-profit Catholic health system. The school needed to make a change request wit...
    GREAT FALLS- The University of Providence in Great Falls is on temporary probation with an accreditation institute. But, for now, the school can still recruit and educate students. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities is authorized to accredit universities.  They said the University of Providence did not tell them of the level of partnership with Providence Saint Joseph Health, a non-profit Catholic health system. The school needed to make a change request wit...
  • Despite stiff opposition, citizen initiatives remain on ballot

    Despite stiff opposition, citizen initiatives remain on ballot

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:12:33 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:41:30 GMT

    Two citizen ballot initiatives, I-185 and I-186, have faced a great deal of opposition since day one. Our Bliss Zechman explains why folks are so divided on both issues and where each initiative stands. To say folks have spoken out against this batch of citizen initiatives is putting things lightly. One group took their case against 185 all the way to the Montana Supreme Court.  Initiative 186 had a few legislators vying for a Special Session. Surprising, both will still be ...

    Two citizen ballot initiatives, I-185 and I-186, have faced a great deal of opposition since day one. Our Bliss Zechman explains why folks are so divided on both issues and where each initiative stands. To say folks have spoken out against this batch of citizen initiatives is putting things lightly. One group took their case against 185 all the way to the Montana Supreme Court.  Initiative 186 had a few legislators vying for a Special Session. Surprising, both will still be ...

  • Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

    Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:07:36 GMT
    FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) - Shanann Watts painted a rosy portrait of her family on Facebook, calling her husband and the father of her two young daughters her "rock" and writing that he was "the best dad us girls could ask for."   But that idyllic image was shattered Wednesday when her husband, 33-year-old Christopher Watts, was arrested on suspicion of killing his family.   Shanann Watts, who was pregnant, and the couple's 3-year-old and 4-year-old daughters...
    FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) - Shanann Watts painted a rosy portrait of her family on Facebook, calling her husband and the father of her two young daughters her "rock" and writing that he was "the best dad us girls could ask for."   But that idyllic image was shattered Wednesday when her husband, 33-year-old Christopher Watts, was arrested on suspicion of killing his family.   Shanann Watts, who was pregnant, and the couple's 3-year-old and 4-year-old daughters...
  • State requests help to battle Montana fires

    State requests help to battle Montana fires

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:13:06 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:13:06 GMT
    Help has arrived to help fires burning across the state, thanks to the national fire budget. 100 firefighters from the east coast were flown into Great Falls today, and are now headed to the fire lines. Firefighters from Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Vermont and New York touched down about 2:30 Thursday afternoon and they're eager to get to work. John Neely, The White Mountain National Forest, in New England said once they got the call to help it was a no-brainier to get on the plane...
    Help has arrived to help fires burning across the state, thanks to the national fire budget. 100 firefighters from the east coast were flown into Great Falls today, and are now headed to the fire lines. Firefighters from Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Vermont and New York touched down about 2:30 Thursday afternoon and they're eager to get to work. John Neely, The White Mountain National Forest, in New England said once they got the call to help it was a no-brainier to get on the plane...
  • WILDFIRE ALERT: Multiple Fires Burning Near Omak

    WILDFIRE ALERT: Multiple Fires Burning Near Omak

    OMAK, Wash. - A total of 5 fires broke out near Omak on Thursday afternoon. The fire that's the biggest is just north of Omak and has charred at least 20 to 30 acres.
    OMAK, Wash. - A total of 5 fires broke out near Omak on Thursday afternoon. The fire that's the biggest is just north of Omak and has charred at least 20 to 30 acres.
  • Investigation underway after drowning death on Lake Como

    Investigation underway after drowning death on Lake Como

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:42:11 GMT
    The Ravalli County Coroner's Office is investigating the drowning of a 28-year-old woman from the Florence area.  The woman while swimming at Lake Como, and witnesses at the scene tried to find her after she slipped beneath the surface. The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office, Marcus Daly Ambulance, Darby Marshal's Office, and Ravalli County Search and Rescue responded to the lake where rescue attempts were made. Search and Rescue personnel located the victim approximately 80 feet...
    The Ravalli County Coroner's Office is investigating the drowning of a 28-year-old woman from the Florence area.  The woman while swimming at Lake Como, and witnesses at the scene tried to find her after she slipped beneath the surface. The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office, Marcus Daly Ambulance, Darby Marshal's Office, and Ravalli County Search and Rescue responded to the lake where rescue attempts were made. Search and Rescue personnel located the victim approximately 80 feet...
  • BNSF committed to finding solution for problem rails

    BNSF committed to finding solution for problem rails

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:57:27 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:57:27 GMT
    Courtesy: GFPDCourtesy: GFPD
    Courtesy: GFPDCourtesy: GFPD
    The train derailment behind Great Falls Police Department which damaged city and private property last week continues to be investigated by BNSF. This is actually the third train derailment in this area in the last eight years with two occurring back in 2010. With this location being a spot which has caused problems before, BNSF says they are diving deep to find out if they can fix it. “So that’s one of the things we are looking at is why did this happen and how can we p...
    The train derailment behind Great Falls Police Department which damaged city and private property last week continues to be investigated by BNSF. This is actually the third train derailment in this area in the last eight years with two occurring back in 2010. With this location being a spot which has caused problems before, BNSF says they are diving deep to find out if they can fix it. “So that’s one of the things we are looking at is why did this happen and how can we p...
  • Henchmen MC hosts 5th annual Children's Receiving Home Poker Run

    Henchmen MC hosts 5th annual Children's Receiving Home Poker Run

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:38:25 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:43:53 GMT

    In tonight's Community Spotlight, Rowdy Gillen and Rob Ibarra stopped by the KFBB studios to talk about the 5th annual Children's Receiving Home Poker Run.  The event will take place on Saturday, August 25th. Folks are asked to arrived at Big Sky Harley at 10:00am. After stopped at a variety of locations throughout the Little Belts, the group will wrap up at the Henchmen's Clubhouse located at 5821 2nd Avenue North.  The night will feature food, silent auctions, a 50/50, a...

    In tonight's Community Spotlight, Rowdy Gillen and Rob Ibarra stopped by the KFBB studios to talk about the 5th annual Children's Receiving Home Poker Run.  The event will take place on Saturday, August 25th. Folks are asked to arrived at Big Sky Harley at 10:00am. After stopped at a variety of locations throughout the Little Belts, the group will wrap up at the Henchmen's Clubhouse located at 5821 2nd Avenue North.  The night will feature food, silent auctions, a 50/50, a...

  • Missoula Pearl Jam poster criticized for appearing to portray Trump's corpse

    Missoula Pearl Jam poster criticized for appearing to portray Trump's corpse

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:22:53 GMT

    Thousands of people packed Washington-Grizzly Stadium on Monday for the sold-out Pearl Jam concert. But it's a commemorative poster that's still making noise after the show is over. 

    Thousands of people packed Washington-Grizzly Stadium on Monday for the sold-out Pearl Jam concert. But it's a commemorative poster that's still making noise after the show is over. 

  • Locking down culture at The Cascade County Detention Center

    Locking down culture at The Cascade County Detention Center

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:56:44 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:56:44 GMT

    Montana is home to many Native American tribes but to those sitting in the Cascade County Detention Center, it can be hard to stay culturally connected.  

    Montana is home to many Native American tribes but to those sitting in the Cascade County Detention Center, it can be hard to stay culturally connected.  

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  • Prosecutors believe Colorado man killed his family at home

    Prosecutors believe Colorado man killed his family at home

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:15:24 GMT

    Authorities say bodies believed to be a pregnant woman and her two young children were found. 

    Authorities say bodies believed to be a pregnant woman and her two young children were found. 

  • Malmstrom AFB gets a new historian

    Malmstrom AFB gets a new historian

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:02:50 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:02:50 GMT
    GREAT FALLS- Have you ever wondered how history is tracked throughout the Malmstrom Air Force Base? Well, one man holds the power and responsibility of doing exactly that.  Troy Hallsell is eager and excited to be the new historian at Malmstrom. In fact, he already dove right into researching six weeks into his job.  The job is tedious and time-consuming, but for Hallsell it's a rewarding process that allows him to have a say in what topics are recorded.  "Milit...
    GREAT FALLS- Have you ever wondered how history is tracked throughout the Malmstrom Air Force Base? Well, one man holds the power and responsibility of doing exactly that.  Troy Hallsell is eager and excited to be the new historian at Malmstrom. In fact, he already dove right into researching six weeks into his job.  The job is tedious and time-consuming, but for Hallsell it's a rewarding process that allows him to have a say in what topics are recorded.  "Milit...
  • Bozeman Police investigating sexual assault; suspect at large

    Bozeman Police investigating sexual assault; suspect at large

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:05:44 GMT

    Bozeman Police are investigating after a sexual assault was reported Thursday evening.

    Bozeman Police are investigating after a sexual assault was reported Thursday evening.

  • 1 person injured, $175,000 in damages after Missoula house fire

    1 person injured, $175,000 in damages after Missoula house fire

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:30:55 GMT
    The Missoula Fire Department is investigating a house fire, after the flames spread from a nearby tree. Firefighters arrived on scene to flames coming from the basement at 1526 South Ave W. in Missoula. The fire was extending up the outside of the building and into the trees beside the business. Fire had also extended out of the basement and into the adjoining garage area. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire and searched the building. Two people who were living in the base...
    The Missoula Fire Department is investigating a house fire, after the flames spread from a nearby tree. Firefighters arrived on scene to flames coming from the basement at 1526 South Ave W. in Missoula. The fire was extending up the outside of the building and into the trees beside the business. Fire had also extended out of the basement and into the adjoining garage area. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire and searched the building. Two people who were living in the base...
  • Italy bridge survivor describes 'unreal silence'

    Italy bridge survivor describes 'unreal silence'

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:35:53 GMT
    GENOA, Italy (AP) - Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him. A trained firefighter, he understood immediately that the structure had collapsed.   Capello was at the midpoint of the bridge, he recounted Friday, when "everything, the world, came down." The 33-year-old said: "I heard a noise, a dull noise. I saw the columns of the highway in front of me come down. A car in front o...
    GENOA, Italy (AP) - Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him. A trained firefighter, he understood immediately that the structure had collapsed.   Capello was at the midpoint of the bridge, he recounted Friday, when "everything, the world, came down." The 33-year-old said: "I heard a noise, a dull noise. I saw the columns of the highway in front of me come down. A car in front o...
  • Glendive mother charged in hot car death of toddler

    Glendive mother charged in hot car death of toddler

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:17:12 GMT

    A 19-year-old Glendive woman has been charged with negligent homicide in the death of her 2-year-old son. 

    A 19-year-old Glendive woman has been charged with negligent homicide in the death of her 2-year-old son. 

  • Idaho woman convicted of killing former boyfriend in Montana

    Idaho woman convicted of killing former boyfriend in Montana

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:01:47 GMT
    An Idaho woman has been convicted of shooting and killing her former boyfriend along a rural road in northwestern Montana.
    An Idaho woman has been convicted of shooting and killing her former boyfriend along a rural road in northwestern Montana.
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