People all over the world came together Tuesday to pay tribute and help the planet in a variety of ways, but farmers and ranchers protect the earth every day.
KHQ.COM - The President has arrived in Washington State to visit and survey the devastated community of Oso. Air Force touched down in Everett shortly after 12:30 today. Obama will tour the area of Oso and visit with families who loved ones were killed in the devastating mudslide. More>>
Here are some stories making headlines around the region: Foster Parents of the Year; Explosives Suspect in Court; Obama Tours Mudslide Damage; Super Heroes Visit Kids More>>
Nearly 10,000 public school students around the state will take the ACT Plus Writing test on Wednesday for free. The cost of the test is covered by a $28 million grant awarded to the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education in 2011.
30-percent of Montana State University's trash is full of recyclable materials. To bring awareness to Earth Day, MSU staff and students went through garbage and collected recyclable items.
The Humane Society of Western Montana's Jean Biggins, and Bella show you how to teach your dog to link behaviors. To do this Biggins does several tricks in a row, before giving Bella a treat."We're going to help you do this with puppy push up's, which is a sit up, sit down. They don't get the treat until they complete all three," Biggins said. Biggins said if your dog isn't good at the sit down cue, you may need to lure them using treats. "The down into sit is often the hardest part, so now I... More>>
Senator John Walsh is on a mission to cut through federal red tape putting a damper on small craft distillery production.Walsh announced on Monday the creation of the Senate Small Distillers Caucus at Headframe Spirits in Uptown Butte. The caucus is a forum for discussing important issues craft distillers face.Walsh said this is important since the industry is growing with 16 distilleries opening across our state since 2005, bringing more than $11 million to the states economy. More>>
Thousands of runners return to the spot targeted in a tragic bombing last April. Runners included more than 20 people from Montana. 36,000 runners took on the Boston Marathon that one year ago was the target of a deadly bombing."You just are very aware of what happened last year, so it made it more inspirational to train for it and run it," said Missoula runner Steve Brown.After taking on the race five-years ago Brown never expected to run the race again, but after last year's bombing he said... More>>
A popular farm and ranch store is opening a new location just outside Bozeman this week.
Montana's agriculture community is getting a boost in specialty crop programs.
It's no secret severe weather in Montana can strike at a moment’s notice, causing damage, destruction and even death.
The Gallatin County elections office mails out nearly 50,000 ballots on Monday. Both Bozeman and Belgrade Schools are asking voters to approve general fund operating levies. Bozeman high school district is asking for $145,500 and the elementary school district is asking for $451,300. If approved, it would cost more than four-dollars per taxpayer on a property valued at $100,000. Belgrade is asking for voters to approve $711,000 in the elementary district and $112,000 for the high school. More>>
Bozeman Public Works leaders will present three different recommendations on updating the city's storm water system. Options could cost the city anywhere from one-million to more than two-million dollars. The Bozeman Public Works Department will present three different levels of service that could be done to update the storm water system throughout the city. More>>
Malmstrom Air Force Base officials confirm Russian inspectors visited Montana to ensure 18 missile launch facilities at the base are demolished. All launch facilities with the 341st Missile Wing were destroyed as part of the 2011 new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia.
Kelly Knievel is asking the attorney general's office to investigate the nonprofit group that has staged the Evel Knievel Days festival in Butte. More>>
BOSTON (AP) - The winner of the Boston Marathon men's race had the names of last year's victims written in marker on the corners of his race bib. Meb Keflezighi (kehf-LEHZH'-gee), the first American to win the men's race since 1983, wore his official runner's bib with the names of the three people killed in last year's marathon. More>>
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Land Board has approved the purchase of 320 acres of threatened grizzly bear habitat next to the Blackleaf Wildlife Management Area. The state is buying the land from The Conservation Fund for $345,000 with a grant from a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services to help the recovery of grizzlies in the northern Continental Divide. The 320 acres is considered critical grizzly bear habitat and is adjacent to the 10,397-acre wildlife management area in Teton County.
People have just two days left to ski at the nation's largest ski resort before it closes for the winter season. More>>
Two faculty members of Montana Tech were recently featured in a story that aired nationally on the Weather Channel. More>>
A new report shows in 2014 logging is at the top of the list of jobs you want to steer clear of. More>>
The city of Bozeman could see up to five new hotels by 2015. More>>
Montana Department of Transportation is looking to change an increasingly busy intersection northwest of Bozeman where a woman died in a two vehicle crash Wednesday. More>>
The Office of Sustainability at Montana State University encourages students to ride their bikes to school. More>>
A Wyoming man is behind bars tonight after threatening to kill Belgrade police officers at a bar Wednesday night. More>>
A 72-year-old Butte man denies allegations he killed another 72-year-old man at the Continental Gardens assisted living home last month More>>
Economists say the price of some types of food is more than 10-percent higher than what they were at this time last year. More>>
Dozens of city, county and school leaders gather in Bozeman to update each other on business and community issues. More>>
The fifth annual Montana Small Business Development Conference wraps up in Butte. More>>
According to the Butte-Silver Bow County Police Department, the "Our Lady of the Rockies Statue" turned red on Wednesday night after four young adults put cellophane over the white lights. More>>
As we draw closer to the June 3 Primary Election, officials want to make sure people are placing political signs in the right spots. More>>
The Congressional Budget Office said the Affordable Care Act is going to cost the federal government less than previously anticipated. More>>
The Gallatin County coroner says 30-year-old Kari Friedman from Bozeman died in a crash at the intersection of Frontage and Valley Center Roads Wednesday. More>>
Two people appear in court on Wednesday after allegedly helping sex offender, Kevin Briggs escape his shackles and elude police. More>>
Before Thursday's break-out panel discussions, the small business development conference got underway today with their own form of the "Shark Tank". More>>