Most Popular Stories - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Two injured in Montana after swerving to avoid a kangaroo or wallaby

    Two injured in Montana after swerving to avoid a kangaroo or wallaby

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:02:48 GMT
    kangaroo (Wikimedia Commons)kangaroo (Wikimedia Commons)

    UPDATE: Sources now indicate that the animal may actually have been an escaped wallaby from a petting zoo on the Fort Belknap Reservation.

    UPDATE: Sources now indicate that the animal may actually have been an escaped wallaby from a petting zoo on the Fort Belknap Reservation.

  • 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.

  • Two in custody allegedly trying to steal boats

    Two in custody allegedly trying to steal boats

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:48:54 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:48:54 GMT

    In court Friday two men, Ruben Stump and Thomas Hernandez, made their initial appearance in connection with the same crime of attempted theft and obstructing a police officer. 

    In court Friday two men, Ruben Stump and Thomas Hernandez, made their initial appearance in connection with the same crime of attempted theft and obstructing a police officer. 

  • Hometown Proud Augusta: Buckhorn Bar

    Hometown Proud Augusta: Buckhorn Bar

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:48:19 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:59:33 GMT

    For over 50 years the Bighorn Bar has called Augusta, MT. home. 

    For over 50 years the Bighorn Bar has called Augusta, MT. home. 

  • Man charged with DUI in crash

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:42:13 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:42:13 GMT
    62-year-old Glenn Wilkerson is being charged with aggravated DUI, DUI and careless driving Last night right before midnight the Great Falls Police Department responded to a crash on the 9th Street bridge. GFPD tell us that it was a 4 car crash in the southbound lanes with a 10-year-old and a 5-year-old in one of the vehicles. There were injuries reported but GFPD does not know the extent of the injuries. GFPD tells us that more charges could come depending on the investigation....
    62-year-old Glenn Wilkerson is being charged with aggravated DUI, DUI and careless driving Last night right before midnight the Great Falls Police Department responded to a crash on the 9th Street bridge. GFPD tell us that it was a 4 car crash in the southbound lanes with a 10-year-old and a 5-year-old in one of the vehicles. There were injuries reported but GFPD does not know the extent of the injuries. GFPD tells us that more charges could come depending on the investigation....
  • Missouri River finally reaches peak in Great Falls

    Missouri River finally reaches peak in Great Falls

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-22 00:51:46 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-22 00:51:46 GMT
    Forecasters in Great Falls said there is more precipitation headed our way. The National Weather Service is tracking slow-moving thunderstorms that could produce heavy rains and possibly flash flooding. According to the City of Great Falls & Cascade County Emergency Operations Center, the Missouri River reached it's peak around 5:00 Thursday evening and should start receding sometime within the next 12 hours. Forecasters added that we still could see minor flooding for another da...
    Forecasters in Great Falls said there is more precipitation headed our way. The National Weather Service is tracking slow-moving thunderstorms that could produce heavy rains and possibly flash flooding. According to the City of Great Falls & Cascade County Emergency Operations Center, the Missouri River reached it's peak around 5:00 Thursday evening and should start receding sometime within the next 12 hours. Forecasters added that we still could see minor flooding for another da...
  • SECOND CHANCE: What happened to Donna Meagher?

    SECOND CHANCE: What happened to Donna Meagher?

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:54:13 GMT

    In the past 30 years, more than 2,000 Americans have been exonerated, cleared of charges and released from prison for crimes they did not commit.  This spring two men in Montana were cleared of murder charges thanks to the work of the Montana Innocence Project. 

    In the past 30 years, more than 2,000 Americans have been exonerated, cleared of charges and released from prison for crimes they did not commit.  This spring two men in Montana were cleared of murder charges thanks to the work of the Montana Innocence Project. 

  • No charges filed in Lodge Grass triple murder

    No charges filed in Lodge Grass triple murder

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:55:31 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:08:16 GMT

    After a careful review of the evidence and witness testimony, prosecutors concluded the investigation could not conclusively determine who shot whom, or in what order the shots were fired.  Thus, there is no way to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, who actually fired the shot(s) that killed any of the decedents. 

    After a careful review of the evidence and witness testimony, prosecutors concluded the investigation could not conclusively determine who shot whom, or in what order the shots were fired.  Thus, there is no way to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, who actually fired the shot(s) that killed any of the decedents. 

  • A "not-so-hidden" gem in Augusta

    A "not-so-hidden" gem in Augusta

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:14:43 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:17:54 GMT

    It's a gem that has helped put Augusta on the map, but it's technically not even in town. And it's not so much a gem... as 1.5 million acres of pristine public lands. We're talking about the Bob Marshall Wilderness, and the huge impact it's had not only on Augusta, but on this entire state.  Augusta, Montana is known for many things. One of the most significant, though, is it's location. As the trailhead to the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Augusta attracts people from all ...

    It's a gem that has helped put Augusta on the map, but it's technically not even in town. And it's not so much a gem... as 1.5 million acres of pristine public lands. We're talking about the Bob Marshall Wilderness, and the huge impact it's had not only on Augusta, but on this entire state.  Augusta, Montana is known for many things. One of the most significant, though, is it's location. As the trailhead to the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Augusta attracts people from all ...

  • How to protect yourself in an armed robbery

    How to protect yourself in an armed robbery

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:08:27 GMT

    In the past few weeks, police report multiple armed robberies taking place in Bozeman. What do you do if you find yourself in that situation?

    In the past few weeks, police report multiple armed robberies taking place in Bozeman. What do you do if you find yourself in that situation?

  • Great Falls Flooding Update

    Great Falls Flooding Update

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-22 14:24:06 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-22 14:24:06 GMT
    Great Falls, as well as the Sun and Dearborn River in Northern Cascade County, are going to be under a flood warning until further notice. Family, friends, and even strangers have worked together to fill hundreds of sandbags to protect themselves against this raging force of Mother Nature. "I came home last night and it’s flooding. The land’s flooding and there’s a low spot coming from my neighbors so it’s coming in and I think my building’s g...
    Great Falls, as well as the Sun and Dearborn River in Northern Cascade County, are going to be under a flood warning until further notice. Family, friends, and even strangers have worked together to fill hundreds of sandbags to protect themselves against this raging force of Mother Nature. "I came home last night and it’s flooding. The land’s flooding and there’s a low spot coming from my neighbors so it’s coming in and I think my building’s g...
  • Our Apologies

    The page you requested is currently unavailable. Pages on this site are constantly being revised, updated, and occasionally removed. You may have followed an outdated link or have outdated pages in your

    You have reached a page which is currently unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please use your browser's BACK button to return to the previous page

  • State Officials tour flood damage

    State Officials tour flood damage

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:07:59 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:07:59 GMT
    Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney speaks to Dorthy OpheimLt. Gov. Mike Cooney speaks to Dorthy Opheim
    Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney speaks to Dorthy OpheimLt. Gov. Mike Cooney speaks to Dorthy Opheim
    Lt. Governor Mike Cooney toured the flooded Sun River community today, June 22nd. Flooding began in the town earlier in the week, washing away roads, flooding homes, and trapping some people inside their town. Lt. Gov. Cooney spoke to several families, including the Opheim's. Right now, it's difficult to say how much money it will cost to repair roads and homes, but officials are working to find an answer.
    Lt. Governor Mike Cooney toured the flooded Sun River community today, June 22nd. Flooding began in the town earlier in the week, washing away roads, flooding homes, and trapping some people inside their town. Lt. Gov. Cooney spoke to several families, including the Opheim's. Right now, it's difficult to say how much money it will cost to repair roads and homes, but officials are working to find an answer.
  • Trump Jr. rallies Republicans to defeat Montana Sen. Tester

    Trump Jr. rallies Republicans to defeat Montana Sen. Tester

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:12:04 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:45:01 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. urged Montana Republicans to rally against U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in the fall election and said Friday that the two-term Democrat had fallen out of step with the state's voters on issues ranging from immigration to gun control.

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. urged Montana Republicans to rally against U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in the fall election and said Friday that the two-term Democrat had fallen out of step with the state's voters on issues ranging from immigration to gun control.

  • 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...

  • Fort Benton Annual Summer Celebration kicks off

    Fort Benton Annual Summer Celebration kicks off

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:39:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:39:16 GMT

    The rain did not stop the folks from going to Fort Benton for the 42nd Annual Summer Celebration. 

    The rain did not stop the folks from going to Fort Benton for the 42nd Annual Summer Celebration. 

  • Man charged in meth deaths of pregnant wife, daughter

    Man charged in meth deaths of pregnant wife, daughter

    A 25-year-old Great Falls man is charged with two counts of negligent homicide in the January overdose death of his pregnant wife and his daughter, who was born prematurely.
    A 25-year-old Great Falls man is charged with two counts of negligent homicide in the January overdose death of his pregnant wife and his daughter, who was born prematurely.
  • Lewis and Clark County addresses flooding concerns

    Lewis and Clark County addresses flooding concerns

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:01:39 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:01:39 GMT
    People in Lewis and Clark County have been frustrated about the flooding situation. Some say the county hasn't been doing its part to protect citizens. However, the county says that's not the case at all. In the Helena Valley, several culverts have been re-structured. They're also looking at implementing more drain ditches and culverts throughout Sierra, McHugh and other major roadways in the area. They've also applied to expand a FEMA grant, which would help with ongoing and futur...
    People in Lewis and Clark County have been frustrated about the flooding situation. Some say the county hasn't been doing its part to protect citizens. However, the county says that's not the case at all. In the Helena Valley, several culverts have been re-structured. They're also looking at implementing more drain ditches and culverts throughout Sierra, McHugh and other major roadways in the area. They've also applied to expand a FEMA grant, which would help with ongoing and futur...
  • Going-to-the-Sun Road fully opens Saturday

    Going-to-the-Sun Road fully opens Saturday

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:31:46 GMT

    It's a sure sign that summer has arrived! Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road will be fully open to motorized travel on Saturday, June 23, according to a press release from park officials.

    It's a sure sign that summer has arrived! Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road will be fully open to motorized travel on Saturday, June 23, according to a press release from park officials.

  • Casper man denies taking $165K from elderly woman

    Casper man denies taking $165K from elderly woman

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:31:50 GMT

    A former Wyoming car salesman has pleaded not guilty to felony charges alleging he financially exploited a 92-year-old Casper woman, obtaining more than $165,000.

    A former Wyoming car salesman has pleaded not guilty to felony charges alleging he financially exploited a 92-year-old Casper woman, obtaining more than $165,000.

Powered by Frankly

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.