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  • State of Emergency issued for Great Falls, Cascade County, and Lewis & Clark County

    State of Emergency issued for Great Falls, Cascade County, and Lewis & Clark County

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:36:13 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:53:18 GMT

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Great Falls. The Missouri River is expected to crest at 17 feet, a height that matches the historic crest of 1953, as early as the afternoon on Thursday, June 20th, and is expected to last at least into late Friday, June 21st. If you live on or near Woodland Estates Road and the Country Club area of Great Falls, prepare for flooding now.

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Great Falls. The Missouri River is expected to crest at 17 feet, a height that matches the historic crest of 1953, as early as the afternoon on Thursday, June 20th, and is expected to last at least into late Friday, June 21st. If you live on or near Woodland Estates Road and the Country Club area of Great Falls, prepare for flooding now.

  • Hundreds come together to prepare for possible historic flood

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:28:41 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:34:21 GMT

    Sandbag after sandbag was filled today by hundreds of volunteers. All hoping to fight back what the national weather service says could be one of the worst floods of the century. “We are expecting the crest could be as high as what we saw in 1953. Depending on the amount of water that does reach us it could be a little less. But even with less flow down the river, it could be as high as it was in 2011,” said Meteorologist Jason Anglin. After that warning, the city of Gre...

    Sandbag after sandbag was filled today by hundreds of volunteers. All hoping to fight back what the national weather service says could be one of the worst floods of the century. “We are expecting the crest could be as high as what we saw in 1953. Depending on the amount of water that does reach us it could be a little less. But even with less flow down the river, it could be as high as it was in 2011,” said Meteorologist Jason Anglin. After that warning, the city of Gre...

  • Great Falls Flooding

    Great Falls Flooding

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:16:38 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:16:38 GMT

    The Electric City is expected to reach the Major Flood stage with an additional four or more feet of water, reaching its highest point between noon and 6 p.m. today.    Governor Bullock released a state of emergency for the city of Great Falls, Cascade, and Lewis and Clark County June 20th; urging people to prepare in high-risk areas.  Several roads within Great Falls have been closed as a result of the high flood waters, including:...

    The Electric City is expected to reach the Major Flood stage with an additional four or more feet of water, reaching its highest point between noon and 6 p.m. today.    Governor Bullock released a state of emergency for the city of Great Falls, Cascade, and Lewis and Clark County June 20th; urging people to prepare in high-risk areas.  Several roads within Great Falls have been closed as a result of the high flood waters, including:  •River Drive South...

  • Second Chance: Man shocked by modern prices after prison release

    Second Chance: Man shocked by modern prices after prison release

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:14:10 GMT

    Imagine spending 23 years behind bars for a crime you did not commit. 

    Imagine spending 23 years behind bars for a crime you did not commit. 

  • Update: Woman rescued, 13 people still stranded in Wilderness

    Woman rescued, 13 people still stranded in Wilderness

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:38:13 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:07:43 GMT

    A woman walking near Hauser Dam has been rescued after weather and slippery conditions caused her to get lost.  According to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office, the woman is safe and uninjured. Her identity has not yet been released. As of 10:30 Monday evening, authorities were taking the woman back to her vehicle.  At the same time, a group of 13 people lost their way in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Lewis and Clark County Sheriffs say the group got stuck on the s...

    A woman walking near Hauser Dam has been rescued after weather and slippery conditions caused her to get lost.  According to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office, the woman is safe and uninjured. Her identity has not yet been released. As of 10:30 Monday evening, authorities were taking the woman back to her vehicle.  At the same time, a group of 13 people lost their way in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Lewis and Clark County Sheriffs say the group got stuck on the s...

  • Red Cross opening Great Falls Shelter

    Red Cross opening Great Falls Shelter

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:47:40 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:24:17 GMT

    The American Red Cross will be opening a shelter at the New Hope Lutheran Church (3125 5th Ave. S.) in Great Falls at 6:00am on Thursday, June 21st.  According to a press release from the American Red Cross, the National Weather Service warns of moderate to major flooding beginning as early as Thursday afternoon and lasting into late Friday or Saturday, specifically for the areas of Woodland Estates, Big Bend, Lower River Road and Flood Road.  The shelter will provide meal...

    The American Red Cross will be opening a shelter at the New Hope Lutheran Church (3125 5th Ave. S.) in Great Falls at 6:00am on Thursday, June 21st.  According to a press release from the American Red Cross, the National Weather Service warns of moderate to major flooding beginning as early as Thursday afternoon and lasting into late Friday or Saturday, specifically for the areas of Woodland Estates, Big Bend, Lower River Road and Flood Road.  The shelter will provide meal...

  • Ghostbusters help kids fight inner-demons

    Ghostbusters help kids fight inner-demons

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:21:17 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:38:49 GMT

    One group in Helena has made it their mission to help kids battling with illnesses bullying in a very ghoul way. Our Bliss Zechman explains how the Ghostbusters are answering their call in Helena. “who you gunna call? Ghostbusters!” Instead of fending off spirits and apparitions, these Ghostbusters are fighting another kind of demon. “With us being in costume and we start things off with them really goofy anyways. It just helps them to super relax and then they co...

    One group in Helena has made it their mission to help kids battling with illnesses bullying in a very ghoul way. Our Bliss Zechman explains how the Ghostbusters are answering their call in Helena. “who you gunna call? Ghostbusters!” Instead of fending off spirits and apparitions, these Ghostbusters are fighting another kind of demon. “With us being in costume and we start things off with them really goofy anyways. It just helps them to super relax and then they co...

  • Victim identified in deadly motorcycle crash on Shiloh Rd.

    Victim identified in deadly motorcycle crash on Shiloh Rd.

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:22:12 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:16:53 GMT

    A 30-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash late Friday night.  

    A 30-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash late Friday night.  

  • River dangers, experts tell beginners to stay off the river

    River dangers, experts tell beginners to stay off the river

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:12:56 GMT

    This time of year, the rivers in Montana can be very dangerous. 

    This time of year, the rivers in Montana can be very dangerous. 

  • Roads closed as flooding hits Augusta

    Roads closed as flooding hits Augusta

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:43:07 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:24:09 GMT

    AUGUSTA - Flooding is being reported on Main Street in Augusta and along US Highway 287 at mile marker 38. 

    AUGUSTA - Flooding is being reported on Main Street in Augusta and along US Highway 287 at mile marker 38. 

  • Sun River residents say flooding is the worst since 2011

    Sun River residents say flooding is the worst since 2011

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:57:54 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:57:54 GMT
    Highway 200 closed last night because of floodwater. Officials are only letting emergency crews and some resident through. We sent reporter out to the Sun River area to talk to residents, one resident told us that water really started to rise quickly around 9 o'clock Tuesday night.  Residents posted on Facebook that they needed help getting out of her home but it wasn't just her. It included 3 members of her family, 12 dogs, 4 hawks, and horses. As of right now, they all are rep...
    Highway 200 closed last night because of floodwater. Officials are only letting emergency crews and some resident through. We sent reporter out to the Sun River area to talk to residents, one resident told us that water really started to rise quickly around 9 o'clock Tuesday night.  Residents posted on Facebook that they needed help getting out of her home but it wasn't just her. It included 3 members of her family, 12 dogs, 4 hawks, and horses. As of right now, they all are rep...
  • Result are in! It's a wolf!

    Result are in! It's a wolf!

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:02:06 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:02:06 GMT
    Image Courtesy KXLOImage Courtesy KXLO
    Image Courtesy KXLOImage Courtesy KXLO
    The mysterious creature that captivated the nation after it was shot and killed near Denton in May has been identified. Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks says the animal is, in fact, a wolf. The carcass was sent to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service forensic laboratory in Oregon. After comparing the DNA to thousands of samples from wolves, coyotes, and dogs and concluded it was a gray wolf from the northern Rocky Mountains.  FWP says the original pictures of ...
    The mysterious creature that captivated the nation after it was shot and killed near Denton in May has been identified. Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks says the animal is, in fact, a wolf. The carcass was sent to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service forensic laboratory in Oregon. After comparing the DNA to thousands of samples from wolves, coyotes, and dogs and concluded it was a gray wolf from the northern Rocky Mountains.  FWP says the original pictures of ...
  • UPDATE: Yellowstone's North Entrance reopens, caution recommended

    UPDATE: Yellowstone's North Entrance reopens, caution recommended

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:17:13 GMT

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - Officials report that the North Entrance to the park is closed as of Monday afternoon due to falling rocks and mudslides. The park made the announcement via Twitter. 

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - Officials report that the North Entrance to the park is closed as of Monday afternoon due to falling rocks and mudslides. The park made the announcement via Twitter. 

  • Death ruled accidental in Milk River drowning

    Death ruled accidental in Milk River drowning

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:17:31 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:53:29 GMT

    The body of a missing Chinook man has been found. According to Blaine County Sheriff Glen Huestis, the body of Noah Hofeldt was found Sunday evening around 5:30pm by volunteers floating the Milk River searching for Hofeldt.  Sheriff Huestis says they believe Hofeldt went missing as early as Monday, June 11th.  It is still unclear what led to the death, but foul play is not suspected. Hofeldt's body is being sent to Billings Tuesday morning for an autopsy. Until then, Sheri...

    The body of a missing Chinook man has been found. According to Blaine County Sheriff Glen Huestis, the body of Noah Hofeldt was found Sunday evening around 5:30pm by volunteers floating the Milk River searching for Hofeldt.  Sheriff Huestis says they believe Hofeldt went missing as early as Monday, June 11th.  It is still unclear what led to the death, but foul play is not suspected. Hofeldt's body is being sent to Billings Tuesday morning for an autopsy. Until then, Sheri...

  • AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

    AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:50:57 GMT

    NEW YORK - AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service as a rival the flagging MoviePass.  The theater chain on Wednesday unveiled a new service to its loyalty program, AMC Stubs, allowing subscribers to see up to three movies a week for a monthly fee of $19.95. 

    NEW YORK - AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service as a rival the flagging MoviePass.  The theater chain on Wednesday unveiled a new service to its loyalty program, AMC Stubs, allowing subscribers to see up to three movies a week for a monthly fee of $19.95. 

  • Canoeist cross the country by water

    Canoeist cross the country by water

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:51:18 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:51:18 GMT
    It's a feat accomplished by only a select few. Our Bliss Zechman sits down with a pair of adventurous folks trying to make it from one coast to another in a  very unique way. 4,750 miles of paddling and portaging in 220 days. That's how far Martin Trahan  and Jillian Brown will have gone by the time their cross-oceanic journey ends. "Basically more people have walked on the moon than have done this route," said Brown.   The Canadian duo has moved through th...
    It's a feat accomplished by only a select few. Our Bliss Zechman sits down with a pair of adventurous folks trying to make it from one coast to another in a  very unique way. 4,750 miles of paddling and portaging in 220 days. That's how far Martin Trahan  and Jillian Brown will have gone by the time their cross-oceanic journey ends. "Basically more people have walked on the moon than have done this route," said Brown.   The Canadian duo has moved through th...
  • Augusta Flooding

    Augusta Flooding

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:12:22 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:12:22 GMT
    Heavy rain has been slamming the Rocky Mountain front, bringing severe flooding to Augusta and surrounding areas. Community members have been working tirelessly, packing hundreds of sandbags to protect their homes and business against the flood waters. The area impacted the most was the main road which has now mostly cleared off; with standing water running along the gutters and sides of the roadways.  However, several other roads are being impacted by, or even closed due...
    Heavy rain has been slamming the Rocky Mountain front, bringing severe flooding to Augusta and surrounding areas. Community members have been working tirelessly, packing hundreds of sandbags to protect their homes and business against the flood waters. The area impacted the most was the main road which has now mostly cleared off; with standing water running along the gutters and sides of the roadways.  However, several other roads are being impacted by, or even closed due...
  • Waking the Dead Tour tickets now available

    Waking the Dead Tour tickets now available

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:47:47 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:50:08 GMT

    In tonight's Community Spotlight, Norma Ashby Smith stops by the KFBB studios to talk about the 8th Annual Waking the Dead Tour in Great Falls.  This year's tour features several new faces and characters, including an MLB player. Also new this year, folks can purchase tickets at the event the day of.  However, if you are interested in purchasing tickets online ahead of the June 24th date, head to the Great Falls City website. 

    In tonight's Community Spotlight, Norma Ashby Smith stops by the KFBB studios to talk about the 8th Annual Waking the Dead Tour in Great Falls.  This year's tour features several new faces and characters, including an MLB player. Also new this year, folks can purchase tickets at the event the day of.  However, if you are interested in purchasing tickets online ahead of the June 24th date, head to the Great Falls City website. 

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