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  • Big Sky Closing For Season Sunday

    Big Sky Closing For Season Sunday

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:02:08 GMT
    People have just two days left to ski at the nation's largest ski resort before it closes for the winter season. "It's truly been an epic year, one of the best ever," said Cindy Reiss, skier. Big Sky Resort
    People have just two days left to ski at the nation's largest ski resort before it closes for the winter season.
  • Forest Service Wants Ski Areas Open Longer

    Forest Service Wants Ski Areas Open Longer

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:13:32 GMT
    For the most part, the ski season is either over or winding down, but that doesn't mean the resorts have to close until next winter. Nationally, there are more than 100 ski areas on nearly 180,000
    For the most part, the ski season is either over or winding down, but that doesn't mean the resorts have to close until next winter.
  • Warmer Weather Means Cops Are Back On Hogs

    Warmer Weather Means Cops Are Back On Hogs

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:11:03 GMT
    It's a sign of warm weather when Kalispell police officers bust out their motorcycles. Kalispell cops have to take a two week training course in Spokane before they can be put on motorcycle duty.
    It's a sign of warm weather when Kalispell police officers bust out their motorcycles.
  • Tech Faculty Featured on Weather Channel

    Tech Faculty Featured on Weather Channel

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:09:26 GMT
    Two faculty members of Montana Tech were recently featured in a story that aired nationally on the Weather Channel. The two were selected for the story after years of researching a deadly virus spread
    Two faculty members of Montana Tech were recently featured in a story that aired nationally on the Weather Channel.
  • Report Ranks Lumberjack As 2014's Worst Career

    Report Ranks Lumberjack As 2014's Worst Career

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:08:15 GMT
    A new report shows in 2014 logging is at the top of the list of jobs you want to steer clear of. Careercast.com's annual report shows lumber jacking, or logging as it's now called, is high-stressed,
    A new report shows in 2014 logging is at the top of the list of jobs you want to steer clear of.
  • Hotels Continue To Build In Bozeman

    Hotels Continue To Build In Bozeman

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:07:18 GMT
    The city of Bozeman could see up to five new hotels by 2015. The Comfort Suites in Bozeman is one of three new hotels built off Valley Center in the past year."Since then we have been growing and developing,"
    The city of Bozeman could see up to five new hotels by 2015.
  • UM Easter Egg Hunt Goes Green

    UM Easter Egg Hunt Goes Green

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:06:34 GMT
    With thousands of plastic eggs set to speckle the lawn at the University of Montana this weekend, a Missoula business is keeping the event green. Missoula Federal Credit Union is making recycling
    With thousands of plastic eggs set to speckle the lawn at the University of Montana this weekend, a Missoula business is keeping the event green.
  • Herron Park Gets Closer To Growing

    Herron Park Gets Closer To Growing

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:38:28 GMT
    A Kalispell park is $60,000 closer to reaching its ideal size: 320 acres. Montana Fish and Wildlife Conservation Trust just gave $40,000 to Foy's to Blacktail Trails. It's a nonprofit that's working
    A Kalispell park is $60,000 closer to reaching its ideal size: 320 acres.
  • MDT Looking To Make Changes At Busy Intersection

    MDT Looking To Make Changes At Busy Intersection

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:07:29 GMT
    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. MDT is finishing up a traffic study
    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.
  • Griz Breakfast Burrito Makes Bracket Of 32 Best College Campus Eats

    Griz Breakfast Burrito Makes Bracket Of 32 Best College Campus Eats

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:51:06 GMT
    Stuffed with scrambled eggs, salsa, gravy, sausage, bacon, cheddar cheese, hash browns, onions and green bell peppers, all wrapped in a large tortilla. The University of Montana's famous Griz breakfast
    The University of Montana's famous Griz breakfast burrito once again gains national attention.
  • Hundreds Participate In First Bike To School Week

    Hundreds Participate In First Bike To School Week

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:49 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:49:21 GMT
    The Office of Sustainability at Montana State University encourages students to ride their bikes to school. This week was the first bike to school week on campus. All week bicyclists were able to get free
    The Office of Sustainability at Montana State University encourages students to ride their bikes to school.
  • Wyoming Man Threatens Belgrade Police Officer

    Wyoming Man Threatens Belgrade Police Officer

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:47 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:47:25 GMT
    A Wyoming man is behind bars tonight after threatening to kill Belgrade police officers at a bar Wednesday night. Larry Ward Hill, 65, from Sheridan, Wyoming faces charges of intimidation, a felony and
    A Wyoming man is behind bars tonight after threatening to kill Belgrade police officers at a bar Wednesday night.
  • 72-Year-Old Man Pleads Not Guilty to Deliberate Homicide

    72-Year-Old Man Pleads Not Guilty to Deliberate Homicide

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:36:17 GMT
    A 72-year-old Butte man denies allegations he killed another 72-year-old man at the Continental Gardens assisted living home last month.
    A 72-year-old Butte man denies allegations he killed another 72-year-old man at the Continental Gardens assisted living home last month
  • Dept. of Justice Files Extension in Van Valkenburg Lawsuit

    Dept. of Justice Files Extension in Van Valkenburg Lawsuit

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:35:14 GMT
    U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter says the Department of Justice needs more time to respond to a lawsuit filed by the Missoula County Attorney's office. County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg agrees.
    U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter says the Department of Justice needs more time to respond to a lawsuit filed by the Missoula County Attorney's office. And... County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg agrees.The
  • Report Shows Missoula Housing Market Is Expanding

    Report Shows Missoula Housing Market Is Expanding

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:49:51 GMT
    A new report shows the Missoula Housing market is expanding. Last year home sales were the highest they've been since 2007. The report shows while Missoula's housing market is expanding,
    A new report shows the Missoula Housing market is expanding. Last year home sales were the highest they've been since 2007.
  • Ravalli Co. Commissioners Put Lawsuit Against Treasurer On Hold

    Ravalli Co. Commissioners Put Lawsuit Against Treasurer On Hold

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:31:14 GMT
    Ravalli County Commissioners put plans to file a lawsuit against the Ravalli County Treasurer on hold. Last month commissioners voted to sue Treasurer Valerie Stamey for filing late reports, costing
    Ravalli County Commissioners put plans to file a lawsuit against the Ravalli County Treasurer on hold.
  • No Serious Injuries In Missoula Garage Fire

    No Serious Injuries In Missoula Garage Fire

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:29:11 GMT
    No one is hurt after an early morning garage fire in Missoula, but Missoula firefighters said it was a close call. The fire happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday, in an alley at 622 N. 2nd Street West.
    No one is hurt after an early morning garage fire in Missoula, but Missoula firefighters said it was a close call.
  • Menus Could Change Due To Rising Food Prices

    Menus Could Change Due To Rising Food Prices

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:12:30 GMT
    Economists say the price of some types of food is more than 10-percent higher than what they were at this time last year. Julia Steinbach owns a catering company that operates the kitchen of the Madison
    Economists say the price of some types of food is more than 10-percent higher than what they were at this time last year.
  • Community Leaders Discuss Future Projects

    Community Leaders Discuss Future Projects

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:11:17 GMT
    Dozens of city, county and school leaders gather in Bozeman to update each other on business and community issues. City leaders discussed plans for a new Law and Justice Center and a new aquatics facility.
    Dozens of city, county and school leaders gather in Bozeman to update each other on business and community issues.
  • Renovations Okayed For Kalispell Grandstand

    Renovations Okayed For Kalispell Grandstand

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:10:12 GMT
    Flathead county commissioners are giving the go ahead for a fairgrounds fix-up. The grandstand at the county fairgrounds is almost 100 years old, and it needs some work. Starting in May, they're
    Flathead county commissioners are giving the go ahead for a fairgrounds fix-up.
  • Tickets To See Thunderbirds On Sale

    Tickets To See Thunderbirds On Sale

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:09:16 GMT
    The Thunderbirds are coming back to town in August and you can save your seat now. Tickets just went on sale for the 2014 Mountain Madness Airshow in Kalispell. You can plan to see some pretty
    The Thunderbirds are coming back to town in August and you can save your seat now.
  • People Ask Commissioners To Explain FEMA Grant Termination

    People Ask Commissioners To Explain FEMA Grant Termination

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:08:28 GMT
    Thursday morning several people asked the Flathead county commissioners to explain their decision to back out of a federal grant that would help stabilize a bluff off Whitefish Stage Road. The sloughing
    Thursday morning several people asked the Flathead county commissioners to explain their decision to back out of a federal grant that would help stabilize a bluff off Whitefish Stage Road.
  • Small Business Development Conference Finishes in Butte

    Small Business Development Conference Finishes in Butte

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:06:45 GMT
    The fifth annual Montana Small Business Development Conference wraps up in Butte. This year's conference was one of its biggest, hosting more than 300 people. There was a trade show, a large panel
    The fifth annual Montana Small Business Development Conference wraps up in Butte.
  • Our Lady of the Rockies Statue Turned Red After Prank

    Our Lady of the Rockies Statue Turned Red After Prank

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:05:47 GMT
    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.Undersheriff
    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.
  • Kalispell Downtown Plan Needs Tax Dollars

    Kalispell Downtown Plan Needs Tax Dollars

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:56:18 GMT
    The Kalispell Urban Renewal Agency is asking city council to put their money where their mouth is. City council has already shown support for plans to revamp downtown Kalispell. Part of that core
    The Kalispell Urban Renewal Agency is asking city council to put their money where their mouth is.
  • Make Sure Political Signs Are In Proper Places

    Make Sure Political Signs Are In Proper Places

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:41:30 GMT
    As we draw closer to the June 3 Primary Election, officials want to make sure people are placing political signs in the right spots. Montana Department of Transportation said signs are not allowed on public
    As we draw closer to the June 3 Primary Election, officials want to make sure people are placing political signs in the right spots.
  • Affordable Care Act Costing Less Than Expected

    Affordable Care Act Costing Less Than Expected

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:40:23 GMT
    The Congressional Budget Office said the Affordable Care Act is going to cost the federal government less than previously anticipated. It originally expected it to cost about $41 billion. The CBO says
    The Congressional Budget Office said the Affordable Care Act is going to cost the federal government less than previously anticipated.
  • Frontage Road Crash Victim Identified

    Frontage Road Crash Victim Identified

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:37:02 GMT
    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. The Montana Highway Patrol said Friedman was turning
    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.
  • Brewers Fight Back Against FDA's Proposed Animal Feed Regulation

    Brewers Fight Back Against FDA's Proposed Animal Feed Regulation

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:32:17 GMT
    A battle brews between beer makers and the Food and Drug Administration. Breweries across the nation, including some here in Montana, have donated their grains to ranchers for cattle and pig feed
    A battle brews between beer makers and the Food and Drug Administration.
  • UM Launches Study To Improve Student Transportation

    UM Launches Study To Improve Student Transportation

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-04-17 04:44:51 GMT
    The University of Montana looks to improve transportation for current and future UM students, including those who will attend the new Missoula College. University officials and the UDASH bus
    The University of Montana looks to improve transportation for current and future UM students, including those who will attend the new Missoula College.
  • Briggs Accomplices Appear In Court

    Briggs Accomplices Appear In Court

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:29:16 GMT
    Two people appear in court on Wednesday after allegedly helping sex offender, Kevin Briggs escape his shackles and elude police. Sherry Michelle Jackson and Cedric Allen Standish-Codding both pled not
    Two people appear in court on Wednesday after allegedly helping sex offender, Kevin Briggs escape his shackles and elude police.
  • Montana Entrepreneurs Participate in Conference Competition

    Montana Entrepreneurs Participate in Conference Competition

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:25:32 GMT
    Before Thursday's break-out panel discussions, the small business development conference got underway today with their own from of the "Shark Tank". Six entrepreneurs pitched their small businesses to
    Before Thursday's break-out panel discussions, the small business development conference got underway today with their own form of the "Shark Tank".
  • Forest Service Encourages Year-Round Use Of Ski Areas

    Forest Service Encourages Year-Round Use Of Ski Areas

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:24:37 GMT
    The US Forest Service is trying to encourage ski areas to make use of their federal land year-round. The US Forest service firmed up guidelines for what kinds of summer and springtime recreation
    The US Forest Service is trying to encourage ski areas to make use of their federal land year-round.
  • Libby Dam Increases Flow To Max Out Electricity Output

    Libby Dam Increases Flow To Max Out Electricity Output

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:23:38 GMT
    Officials at Libby dam are gearing up from some heavy spring runoff. The dam was holding back some extra water to keep the flow steady throughout the summer. That changed when the snowpack picked
    Officials at Libby dam are gearing up from some heavy spring runoff.
  • People Stay Despite Contamination, City Looks To Expand Services

    People Stay Despite Contamination, City Looks To Expand Services

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:22:48 GMT
    Some people's worry about the contamination coming from the defunct aluminum plant in Columbia Falls has caused them to pack up and leave town, but city officials say overall the population is holding
    Some people's worry about the contamination coming from the defunct aluminum plant in Columbia Falls has caused them to pack up and leave town, but city officials say overall the population is holding steady.
  • Mansfield Conference Puts Spotlight on Human Trafficking

    Mansfield Conference Puts Spotlight on Human Trafficking

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:15:13 GMT
    Studies show more than 17,000 people are being trafficked across the U.S. every year. Globally, human trafficking is a $32 billion industry-- and it's growing. This year's Mansfield Conference at the
    Studies show more than 17,000 people are being trafficked across the U.S. every year.
  • Missoula Reviews Credit Card, Mobile Parking Pay Options

    Missoula Reviews Credit Card, Mobile Parking Pay Options

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:14:08 GMT
    The streets of Missoula could have new meter technology installed to make parking easier and faster for drivers. The Missoula Parking Commission is working with two consultants to improve parking as part
    The streets of Missoula could have new meter technology installed to make parking easier and faster for drivers.
  • Coroner Releases Name of Man in Motorcycle Crash Death

    Coroner Releases Name of Man in Motorcycle Crash Death

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:13:08 GMT
    Authorities release the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash off Highway 93 on Monday. The Missoula County Coroner said 22-year-old Samuel Forrest Fitch died of blunt force trauma to the head
    Authorities release the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash off Highway 93 on Monday.
  • Sheriff's Office Searches for East Missoula Stalking Suspects

    Sheriff's Office Searches for East Missoula Stalking Suspects

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:12:10 GMT
    The Missoula County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help identify two men accused of stalking three young girls in East Missoula. Deputies said the two men have been following and harassing the
    The Missoula County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help identify two men accused of stalking three young girls in East Missoula.
  • Work Gets Rolling On Downtown Kalispell Roads

    Work Gets Rolling On Downtown Kalispell Roads

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:23:16 GMT
    If you've been driving through downtown Kalispell, you might notice it's taking longer than usual. Work began Wednesday on First Avenue West from Center Street to Airport Road and First Avenue
    If you've been driving through downtown Kalispell, you might notice it's taking longer than usual.
  • Fatal Crash on Frontage Road in Bozeman

    Fatal Crash on Frontage Road in Bozeman

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:27:10 GMT
    One person is dead, following a crash on Frontage Road in Bozeman on Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened shortly after 2 p.m. at the intersection of Frontage Road and Valley Center Road. ABC Fox Montana
    One person is dead, following a crash on Frontage Road in Bozeman on Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened shortly after 2 p.m. at the intersection of Frontage Road and Valley Center Road. ABC Fox Montana
  • Winter Use Contracts Awarded in Yellowstone

    Winter Use Contracts Awarded in Yellowstone

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-04-16 05:01:29 GMT
    Yellowstone National Park announced the recipients for new winter tour contracts inside the park, but not everyone won bids to operate over snow vehicles inside the park. Those that did are already preparing.
    Yellowstone National Park announced the recipients for new winter tour contracts inside the park, but not everyone won bids to operate over snow vehicles inside the park.
  • Yellowstone to Open West Entrance To Drivers Friday

    Yellowstone to Open West Entrance To Drivers Friday

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:59 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:59:24 GMT
    Yellowstone National Park is opening roads to drivers this week. Yellowstone is opening the road from West Yellowstone to Mammoth Hot Springs at 8 a.m. Friday. Visitors will be able to visit Old Faithful
    Yellowstone National Park is opening roads to drivers this week.
  • Belgrade Storage Facility Fire Causes $33,000 In Damage

    Belgrade Storage Facility Fire Causes $33,000 In Damage

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:58 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:58:12 GMT
    A Belgrade storage facility remains closed after Monday's fire. Central Valley Fire officials said damage is estimated to cost around $33,000 after eight storage units caught fire around 5 p.m. at CTS
    A Belgrade storage facility remained closed on Tuesday after Monday's fire.
  • Ranchers Can Sign Up For Past Disaster Relief

    Ranchers Can Sign Up For Past Disaster Relief

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:57 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:57:07 GMT
    Ranchers who suffered livestock losses in 2012 and 2013 can now sign up for disaster relief. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said the Livestock Indemnity Program and Livestock Forage Disaster Program
    Ranchers who suffered livestock losses in 2012 and 2013 can now sign up for disaster relief.
  • Gallatin County Sheriff Warns Of Tax Fraud

    Gallatin County Sheriff Warns Of Tax Fraud

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:55 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:55:57 GMT
    Taxes must be filed with IRS by midnight Tuesday, but the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department is warning people to be aware of fraud. Sheriff's officials said, they have gotten several complaints of identity
    Taxes must be filed with IRS by midnight Tuesday, but the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department is warning people to be aware of fraud.
  • April Proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Week

    April Proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Week

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:44:39 GMT
    Mayor John Engen calls on the community to end child abuse. The mayor made a proclamation in city council on Monday, naming April Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. He said prevention takes effort
    Mayor John Engen calls on the community to end child abuse.
  • Firefighters Prepare For 2014 Wildfire Season

    Firefighters Prepare For 2014 Wildfire Season

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:33:39 GMT
    Wildfire season is just about here, and the Missoula Fire Department and Missoula Rural Fire District are already gearing up. Firefighters said every year they take different classes to train for the
    Wildfire season is just about here, and the Missoula Fire Department and Missoula Rural Fire District are already gearing up.
  • Officials Warn Lolo Residents Of Flash Flood Risks

    Officials Warn Lolo Residents Of Flash Flood Risks

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:26:28 GMT
    Emergency officials are warning residents along Highway 12, affected by last summer's Lolo Complex Fires, to prepare for flooding, debris slides and flash flooding. A team made up of local response
    Emergency officials are warning residents along Highway 12, affected by last summer's Lolo Complex Fires, to prepare for flooding, debris slides and flash flooding. A team made up of local response
  • Will Fourth Try Be A Charm For Whitefish Developer?

    Will Fourth Try Be A Charm For Whitefish Developer?

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:49:23 GMT
    For the fourth time in a year, Community Infill Partners is pitching plans for a subdivision on East Second Street in Whitefish. This latest draft has less open space than the last one, and also leaves
    For the fourth time in a year, Community Infill Partners is pitching plans for a subdivision on East Second Street in Whitefish.
  • Panel Discussion Kicks off Prescription Drug Awareness Week

    Panel Discussion Kicks off Prescription Drug Awareness Week

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:29:45 GMT
    Experts said prescription drug misuse is one of the biggest healthcare problems in the U.S. today. Mayor John Engen and county commissioners hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday, kicking off Missoula's
    Experts said prescription drug misuse is one of the biggest healthcare problems in the U.S. today.
  • Missoula Runner Honors Boston Bombing Victims

    Missoula Runner Honors Boston Bombing Victims

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:28:52 GMT
    One year ago today, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 200 others. On Tuesday, the nation honored those victims lost in the terror
    One year ago today, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 200 others.
  • Whitefish Lake Lodge Asks To Expand Marina

    Whitefish Lake Lodge Asks To Expand Marina

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:27:59 GMT
    Whitefish Lake Lodge asks for more places to park boats and more marina. They're bringing their case to the planning board this Thursday, but people have already started giving their two cents. The
    Whitefish Lake Lodge asks for more places to park boats and more marina.
  • Local Food System Gets Dating Service

    Local Food System Gets Dating Service

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:26:50 GMT
    A non-profit plays match maker between local growers and chefs. The farmer and chef speed dating was put on by the Western Sustainability Exchange, a non-profit that works to conserve land in the west.
    A non-profit plays match maker between local growers and chefs.
  • Man Who Led Police On High Speed Chase Back In Jail

    Man Who Led Police On High Speed Chase Back In Jail

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:26:03 GMT
    A Three Forks man appears in court on Tuesday after being arrested in Butte on a $500,000 warrant. Matthew Brian Brandemihl, 32 was sentenced last month to 10 years of probation. Judge Holly Brown ordered
    A Three Forks man appears in court on Tuesday after being arrested in Butte on a $500,000 warrant.
  • Wankel T. Rex Arrives In Washington

    Wankel T. Rex Arrives In Washington

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:25:11 GMT
    The famous Wankel T. Rex joins the rest of the dinosaur fossil collection at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The fossil left Montana on Friday and traveled more then 2,000 miles to
    The famous Wankel T. Rex joins the rest of the dinosaur fossil collection at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
  • Butte-Silver Bow Submits Proposal for Manufacturing Hub

    Butte-Silver Bow Submits Proposal for Manufacturing Hub

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:24:18 GMT
    Butte-Silver Bow officials officially submit a proposal to become one of twelve locations throughout the United States to be the home of a major manufacturing hub. Chief Executive Matt Vincent says the
    Butte-Silver Bow officials officially submit a proposal to become one of twelve locations throughout the United States to be the home of a major manufacturing hub.
  • Butte's Jewish Community Celebrates Passover

    Butte's Jewish Community Celebrates Passover

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:23:28 GMT
    For the second straight night, Jews across the world will sit down for a second Seder to continue the celebration of Passover. Passover is the celebration of the Jew's exodus from Egypt where they served
    For the second straight night, Jews across the world will sit down for a second Seder to continue the celebration of Passover.
  • No City Trespassing Charges Filed in Avalanche Case

    No City Trespassing Charges Filed in Avalanche Case

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:00:44 GMT
    The Missoula City Attorney said they will not file trespassing charges against any of the snowboarders who triggered the Mount Jumbo avalanche in February. On Monday, County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg
    The Missoula City Attorney said they will not file trespassing charges against any of the snowboarders who triggered the Mount Jumbo avalanche in February.
  • Fee Free Weekend For National Parks

    Fee Free Weekend For National Parks

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:59:46 GMT
    This week is National Park Week and you can celebrate in Glacier National Park for free. Getting into the Park, or any other national park for that matter, on Saturday and Sunday won't cost a dime.
    This week is National Park Week and you can celebrate in Glacier National Park for free.
  • Flathead Job Fair Attracts More Than 70 Employers

    Flathead Job Fair Attracts More Than 70 Employers

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:56:46 GMT
    More than seventy companies looking to hire will all be in one place tomorrow. Last year, almost 1,000 people came out to the job fair at Flathead Valley Community College. For veterans and
    More than seventy companies looking to hire will all be in one place tomorrow.
  • Missoula Encourages "Smart911" Signups

    Missoula Encourages "Smart911" Signups

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:56:35 GMT
    Missoula county officials are encouraging community members to sign up for a free service to help emergency responders tailor their response to an individual or family's unique needs. Smart911 is a free,
    Missoula county officials are encouraging community members to sign up for a free service to help emergency responders tailor their response to an individual or family's unique needs.
  • City Commission Prioritizing Goals

    City Commission Prioritizing Goals

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:49 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:49:01 GMT
    Bozeman City Commissioners are prioritizing the goals they set to accomplish in the next two years. City Manager Chris Kulkuski ranked the commissioners top 21 goals in order of importance. Topping the
    Bozeman City Commissioners are prioritizing the goals they set to accomplish in the next two years.
  • Tax Deadline Tuesday

    Tax Deadline Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:47 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:47:30 GMT
    You have until Tuesday to get your taxes filed with the IRS. Many tax accounts were busy Monday finishing up last minute returns. They said the best thing you could do is get your taxes done early, but
    You have until Tuesday to get your taxes filed with the IRS.
  • Construction Causes Long Delays In Gallatin Canyon

    Construction Causes Long Delays In Gallatin Canyon

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:45 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:45:51 GMT
    You could experience long delays on U.S. 191 in the Gallatin Canyon starting Tuesday. Montana Department of Transportation says rock blasting begins Tuesday at the Greek Creek Campground, causing delays
    You could experience long delays on U.S. 191 in the Gallatin Canyon starting Tuesday.
  • School Board Votes To Sell East Wilson School

    School Board Votes To Sell East Wilson School

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:45 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:45:17 GMT
    The Bozeman School Board voted unanimously to sell East Wilson School Monday. East Wilson LLC, a company formed by Bridger Builders, is looking to turn the old red brick school into residential condominiums.
    The Bozeman School Board voted unanimously to sell East Wilson School Monday.
  • Belgrade Storage Facility Fire

    Belgrade Storage Facility Fire

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:43:13 GMT
    A storage facility on Oro Lane south of Belgrade was damaged by fire on Monday.
    A storage facility on Oro Lane south of Belgrade was damaged by fire on Monday.
  • Van Valkenburg Speaks On Filing No Charges In Avalanche Death

    Van Valkenburg Speaks On Filing No Charges In Avalanche Death

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:30:22 GMT
    The Missoula County Attorney's Office announced on Monday, no charges will be filed against anyone in connection with the Mount Jumbo avalanche that killed one person, and buried two others. "We concluded
    The Missoula County Attorney's Office announced on Monday, no charges will be filed against anyone in connection with the Mount Jumbo avalanche that killed one person, and buried two others.
  • Crews Help Lolo Residents Prepare For Potential Flooding

    Crews Help Lolo Residents Prepare For Potential Flooding

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:09:39 GMT
    Emergency officials are visiting residents along Highway 12 in Lolo on Tuesday, to talk about potential flooding and debris slides that could come as a result of the 2013 Lolo Complex Fire. Missoula
    Emergency officials are visiting residents along Highway 12 in Lolo on Tuesday to talk about potential flooding and debris slides that could come as a result of the 2013 Lolo Complex Fire.
  • South Part of Mount Jumbo Reopens

    South Part of Mount Jumbo Reopens

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:05:23 GMT
    After being closed for the winter, part of Mount Jumbo is now open to the community. The South Zone, including the "L" Trail and all points south of the Saddle Road, opened on Monday. The North
    After being closed for the winter, part of Mount Jumbo is now open to the community
  • Five Charged In Helping Briggs Escape

    Five Charged In Helping Briggs Escape

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:55:59 GMT
    Charges are now filed against five people accused of helping a convicted rapist who walked out of the Gallatin County Law and Justice Center in February. Cedric Allen Standish-Codding, William Michael
    Charges are now filed against five people accused of helping a convicted rapist, who walked out of the Gallatin County Law and Justice Center in February.
  • CMC Responds To St. Pat's Obstetric Program Announcement

    CMC Responds To St. Pat's Obstetric Program Announcement

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:28:35 GMT
    Community Medical Center officials said they're saddened to hear the news of Providence St. Patrick Hospital's decision to move into obstetrics and neonatal intensive care. A statement from
    Community Medical Center officials said they're saddened to hear the news of Providence St. Patrick Hospital's decision to move into obstetrics and neonatal intensive care.
  • Training Tip: Come When Called

    Training Tip: Come When Called

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:09:10 GMT
    We bring you the training tip of the week, brought to you by our friends at the Humane Society of Western Montana. This week trainer Jean Biggins and Bosco bring us "how to come when called.""This is one
    This week trainer Jean Biggins and Bosco bring us "how to come when called."
  • Bridger Bowl Closes For The Season

    Bridger Bowl Closes For The Season

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:08:27 GMT
    Ski season officially comes to an end for skiers at Bridger Bowl on Monday. Russel Ashby moved to Bozeman last year form Australia. This year was his first full season, skiing at Bridger Bowl."I really
    Ski season officially comes to an end for skiers at Bridger Bowl on Monday.
  • Sen. Walsh Aims to Reduce Student Loan Debt

    Sen. Walsh Aims to Reduce Student Loan Debt

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:07:42 GMT
    Senator John Walsh visits the University of Montana about reducing student loan debt and college affordability. Senator Walsh met with UM faculty, staff and students to learn about the challenges of
    Senator John Walsh visits the University of Montana about reducing student loan debt and college affordability. Senator Walsh met with UM faculty, staff and students to learn about the challenges of
  • Rhino Bar Employees Learn to Prevent Sexual Violence

    Rhino Bar Employees Learn to Prevent Sexual Violence

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:06:55 GMT
    The Rhino bar in Missoula was crowded on Monday, but at a much earlier hour than usual. Bartenders, servers and security staff met at the bar at 9 a.m. to go through a new training program to help prevent
    The Rhino bar in Missoula was crowded on Monday, but at a much earlier hour than usual.
  • Documents Filed Against Man For Helping Bozeman Escapee

    Documents Filed Against Man For Helping Bozeman Escapee

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:06:08 GMT
    A man accused of helping a Bozeman escapee get out of his shackles is behind bars. Court documents state that Cedric Allen Standish-Codding, 21 used a dremel hand tool to remove his leg and wrist restraints
    A man accused of helping a Bozeman escapee get out of his shackles is behind bars.
  • Accused Vandal Will Not Face Hate Crime Charges Locally

    Accused Vandal Will Not Face Hate Crime Charges Locally

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:05:25 GMT
    The man accused of tearing apart All Families Healthcare will not be charged with a hate crime. Instead, county attorneys are looking at the crime as a business burglary of the Valley's only abortion
    The man accused of tearing apart All Families Healthcare will not be charged with a hate crime.
  • Flooding Pushes Bullock To Ask President For Help

    Flooding Pushes Bullock To Ask President For Help

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:03:12 GMT
    Governor Steve Bullock reaches out to the President for emergency assistance after last month's widespread flooding and ice jams.
    Governor Steve Bullock reaches out to the President for emergency assistance after last month's widespread flooding and ice jams.
  • Missoula Leaders Hold "State of the Community"

    Missoula Leaders Hold "State of the Community"

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:00:35 GMT
    City, county and University of Montana leaders discussed improving Missoula at the State of the Community address. Mayor Engen talked about the city's effort to acquire Mountain Water, the new public
    City, county and University of Montana leaders discussed improving Missoula at the State of the Community address.
  • UPDATE: Sheriff Released ID of Rollover Crash Victim

    UPDATE: Sheriff Released ID of Rollover Crash Victim

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:41:50 GMT
    A Hamilton man died and his passenger was injured in a weekend rollover crash near Hamilton. The Montana Highway Patrol said the 42-year-old man was driving his pickup on a rural road northwest of Hamilton
    A Hamilton man died and his passenger was injured in a weekend rollover crash near Hamilton.
  • Missoula County Crime Roundup

    Missoula County Crime Roundup

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:32:15 GMT
    Weekly report on crime around Missoula County.
    Weekly report on crime around Missoula County.
  • Teachers Talk Technology At School Forum

    Teachers Talk Technology At School Forum

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:44:33 GMT
    The first ever technology levy for Kalispell schools will come up on the May ballot, and the district is trying to spread the word that the extra $1.2 million is a must. School officials are putting
    The first ever technology levy for Kalispell schools will come up on the May ballot, and the district is trying to spread the word that the extra $1.2 million is a must.
  • Chicks At The Library

    Chicks At The Library

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:36:18 GMT
    You might make some new feathery friends if you get out to the library this week. This week, the librarians are taking care of the books and the chicks. Murdoch's donated some chickens to the
    You might make some new feathery friends if you get out to the library this week.
  • St. Patrick Hospital To Offer Pediatric And Newborn Services

    St. Patrick Hospital To Offer Pediatric And Newborn Services

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:32:39 GMT
    Providence St. Patrick Hospital on Monday announced it will offer of comprehensive women's and children's services. Services will include inpatient obstetrical and newborn care, with a Level 2 neonatal
    Providence St. Patrick Hospital on Monday announced it will offer of comprehensive women's and children's services.
  • No Charges Against Snowboarders Who Triggered Avalanche

    No Charges Against Snowboarders Who Triggered Avalanche

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:28:25 GMT
    Missoula County Attorney, Fred Van Valkenburg, announced today that his office will not file any charges against anyone in connection with the avalanche that occurred on Mount Jumbo on February 28.
    Missoula County Attorney, Fred Van Valkenburg, announced today that his office will not file any charges against anyone in connection with the avalanche that occurred on Mount Jumbo on February 28.
  • YMCA Event Promotes Healthy Living For Kids

    YMCA Event Promotes Healthy Living For Kids

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:46 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:46:44 GMT
    The YMCA is giving Missoula children a head start on living an active healthy lifestyle. Saturday, April 11 is healthy kids day. YMCA Missoula is celebrating with an event featuring a pancake
    The YMCA is giving Missoula children a head start on living an active healthy lifestyle. Saturday, April 11 is healthy kids day.
  • New Switchgear For Hungry Horse Dam

    New Switchgear For Hungry Horse Dam

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:33:07 GMT
    Hungry Horse Dam is getting some repairs for about $5.5 million. The money is coming from the Bureau of Reclamation, and is going to Koontz Electric Company, Inc. out of Arkansas. They're going
    Hungry Horse Dam is getting some repairs for about $5.5 million.
  • MSU Pow Wow This Weekend

    MSU Pow Wow This Weekend

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:26:46 GMT
    The sound of bells and drums fill Brick Breeden Fieldhouse as the 39th Montana State University American Indian Council Pow Wow gets underway Friday evening. It is one of the largest pow wows in Montana.
    The sound of bells and drums fill Brick Breeden Fieldhouse as the 39th Montana State University American Indian Council Pow Wow gets underway Friday evening.
  • Montana Snowpack Above Average This Season

    Montana Snowpack Above Average This Season

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:25:59 GMT
    This year's snowpack is well above average, but experts said it is too early to tell how this will affect run off and fire season.     Natural Resource Conservation Service officials said most of the
    This year's snowpack is well above average, but experts said it is too early to tell how this will affect run off and fire season. 
  • Darby Man Accused Of Threatening President Released

    Darby Man Accused Of Threatening President Released

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:25:07 GMT
    A Ravalli County man charged with threatening the president and the first family is released from custody. Federal court documents show a judge signed papers Thursday, for 43-year-old Dan Rachell of Darby's
    A Ravalli County man charged with threatening the president and the first family is released from custody.
  • 20th Anniversary For Group That Helps Foster Children

    20th Anniversary For Group That Helps Foster Children

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:24:20 GMT
    A non-profit that helps abused and neglected children in Missoula and Mineral Counties is celebrating 20 years this month. CASA of Missoula trains volunteers to support children in the court system
    A non-profit that helps abused and neglected children in Missoula and Mineral Counties is celebrating 20 years this month.
  • One-Day Recycling Drive Brings In Tons Of Paper

    One-Day Recycling Drive Brings In Tons Of Paper

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:35:00 GMT
    The Kalispell fairgrounds will be accepting all paper products in a recycling drive Saturday. This marks the twenty-second year of the Trees to Paper to Trees recycling drive. Organizer Bette
    The Kalispell fairgrounds will be accepting all paper products in a recycling drive Saturday.
  • "Donut" Land Regulation Goes Before MT Supreme Court

    "Donut" Land Regulation Goes Before MT Supreme Court

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:27:41 GMT
    After nearly a decade of legal battles over land regulation near Whitefish, a controversial case comes before the Montana Supreme Court. State Supreme Court Justices heard arguments from both the City
    After nearly a decade of legal battles over land regulation near Whitefish, a controversial case comes before the Montana Supreme Court.
  • Wankel T. Rex Headed To Smithsonian

    Wankel T. Rex Headed To Smithsonian

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:20:28 GMT
    The famous Wankel T. Rex officially leaves Montana and is headed to Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. Dozens of people gathered on Friday in Bozeman to watch as the more than 65-million-year-old
    The famous Wankel T. Rex officially leaves Montana and is headed to Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.
  • Increase Of Hepatitis C Cases Reported In Gallatin County

    Increase Of Hepatitis C Cases Reported In Gallatin County

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:17:03 GMT
    More than three-million people in the United States are infected with Hepatitis C. That's according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention."In 2000-2002, we were seeing about 35 to 40 cases a
    More than three-million people in the United States are infected with Hepatitis C. That's according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • FWP Commission Extends Elk Kill Permits In Paradise Valley

    FWP Commission Extends Elk Kill Permits In Paradise Valley

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:15:40 GMT
    The Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks commission puts new rules in place to prevent the spread to brucellosis from elk to cattle in the Paradise Valley. In February, cattle ranchers in the valley asked the
    The Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks commission puts new rules in place to prevent the spread to brucellosis from elk to cattle in the Paradise Valley.
  • Columbia Falls Aluminum Plant Could Be A Superfund Site

    Columbia Falls Aluminum Plant Could Be A Superfund Site

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:14:28 GMT
    The Columbia Falls Aluminum Company has been closed for years, but it's still making headlines. The latest EPA study found arsenic, cyanide, and lead in rivers, in the ground, and even in well water
    The Columbia Falls Aluminum Company has been closed for years, but it's still making headlines.
  • Auctioned Bull Raises Money for Fellow Breeder

    Auctioned Bull Raises Money for Fellow Breeder

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:11:47 GMT
    Thousands of dollars were raised in a matter of seconds for a wounded rancher at the 5-L Red Angus Bull Auction in Sheridan Friday. A total of 300 bulls were sold in a matter of four hours, but one bull
    Thousands of dollars were raised in a matter of seconds for a wounded rancher at the 5-L Red Angus Bull Auction in Sheridan Friday.
  • Portion of Bitterroot River Closed to Floaters

    Portion of Bitterroot River Closed to Floaters

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-11 19:25:25 GMT
    A portion of the Bitterroot River near Corvallis is closed to all floating amid safety concerns over a diversion dam.Officials with Montana's Fish, Wildlife & Parks put an emergency rule in place Friday
    A portion of the Bitterroot River near Corvallis is closed to all floating amid safety concerns over a diversion dam.
  • Henneberry Cabin Fire 95% Controlled

    Henneberry Cabin Fire 95% Controlled

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:48:11 GMT
    U.S. Forest Service officials say a fire that started Thursday southwest of Dillon, is 95% contained and expected to be fully out later today.The Henneberry Cabin Fire burned around 31 acres, 17 miles
    U.S. Forest Service officials say a fire that started Thursday southwest of Dillon, is 95% contained and expected to be fully out later today.The Henneberry Cabin Fire burned around 31 acres, 17 miles
  • Titan Machinery Closing Three Montana Stores

    Titan Machinery Closing Three Montana Stores

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-04-11 04:24:26 GMT
    Titan machinery is closing three Montana locations to put the company in position for future growth. They said they are closing their Bozeman, Big Sky and Helena locations plus five others, eliminating
    Titan machinery is closing three Montana locations to put the company in position for future growth.
  • Ravalli Co. Treasurer Responds To Investigation Results

    Ravalli Co. Treasurer Responds To Investigation Results

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-11 04:07:07 GMT
    The Ravalli County Treasurer said the results of an investigation into official misconduct by Ravalli County Commissioners are not truthful. The investigation looked at claims of corruption Treasurer
    The Ravalli County Treasurer said the results of an investigation into official misconduct by Ravalli County Commissioners are not truthful.
  • Graham Appeals Judgment, Sentencing

    Graham Appeals Judgment, Sentencing

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:57:06 GMT
    The Kalispell bride sentenced to 30 years in prison for pushing her husband off a cliff is appealing her case. Exactly 14 days after she was sentenced, Jordan Graham is attempting to appeal several points
    The Kalispell bride sentenced to 30 years in prison for pushing her husband off a cliff is appealing her case. Exactly 14 days after she was sentenced, Jordan Graham is attempting to appeal several points
  • Gym for People With Disabilities Opens a New Kitchen

    Gym for People With Disabilities Opens a New Kitchen

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:56:12 GMT
    A gym for people with disabilities receives a new kitchen to now focus on health and nutrition. Students from Highlands College are in the process of building a brand new kitchen at Gym Dandy in Uptown
    A gym for people with disabilities receives a new kitchen to now focus on health and nutrition.
  • Tribe Tells D.C. Committee Forest Funding Is "Inadequate"

    Tribe Tells D.C. Committee Forest Funding Is "Inadequate"

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:54:23 GMT
    Tribal officials are in Washington, D.C. today saying they don't have nearly enough money to take care of the 1.3 million acres of the Flathead Indian Reservation. Vice chair of the Confederated Salish
    Tribal officials are in Washington, D.C. today saying they don't have nearly enough money to take care of the 1.3 million acres of the Flathead Indian Reservation.
  • Students Help Stock Dry Bridge Pond

    Students Help Stock Dry Bridge Pond

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:53:48 GMT
    Some kids are putting fish into a pond. The fish in Dry Bridge Pond can't reproduce because they can't get to any streams, so every year students help FWP officials stock the pond. This year,
    The fish in Dry Bridge Pond can't reproduce because they can't get to any streams, so every year students help FWP officials stock the pond.
  • Bears Out Earlier Than Usual

    Bears Out Earlier Than Usual

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:45:48 GMT
    Even though winter is just starting to loosen its grip on Montana, FWP says they've already had to move five bears in the Flathead. Bear season is definitely off to an early start. Feet of snow still
    Even though winter is just starting to loosen its grip on Montana, FWP says they've already had to move five bears in the Flathead.
  • Bozeman Non-Discrimination Ordinance

    Bozeman Non-Discrimination Ordinance

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:41:14 GMT
    Bozeman City Commissioners will see the first draft of a nondiscrimination ordinance later this month. Deputy Mayor Carson Taylor said the draft ordinance will be on the commission's agenda for discussion
    Bozeman City Commissioners will see the first draft of a nondiscrimination ordinance later this month.
  • New National Wildfire Plan Similar To Montana's

    New National Wildfire Plan Similar To Montana's

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:38:30 GMT
    The Obama Administration released a new management strategy to help communities prepare for the upcoming wildfire season. The plan aims to help agencies fighting wildfires work better together as populations
    The Obama Administration released a new management strategy to help communities prepare for the upcoming wildfire season.
  • Montana High Court Hears Whitefish Doughnut Issue

    Montana High Court Hears Whitefish Doughnut Issue

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:32:08 GMT
    An issue that's bounced around the courts for years will be heard in the state's supreme court Friday. It all comes down to who has control over a two-mile ring of land just outside Whitefish
    An issue that's bounced around the courts for years will be heard in the state's Supreme Court Friday.
  • Whitefish Talks About Motorized Boat Ban

    Whitefish Talks About Motorized Boat Ban

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:24:26 GMT
    The town is talking about banning motorized boats on Whitefish River. Right now no wake is allowed on the water. The newest change they're thinking about is letting only manually and electrically
    The town is talking about banning motorized boats on Whitefish River.
  • Prison Inmate Dies Unexpectedly

    Prison Inmate Dies Unexpectedly

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:23:07 GMT
    Montana state prison authorities say inmate Ronald James Ward Jr. was unexpectedly found dead in his cell Wednesday night. Prison officials say the 47-year-old ward was found in his cell in the high security
    Montana state prison authorities say inmate Ronald James Ward Jr. was unexpectedly found dead in his cell Wednesday night.
  • BSB County Searching for New Group to take Over Evel Days

    BSB County Searching for New Group to take Over Evel Days

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:20:17 GMT
    The Evel Knievel Days organizing committee says it is stepping down. In a letter written to Chief Executive Matt Vincent, dated Wednesday, committee executive director, Chad Harrington, stated the committee
    The Evel Knievel Days organizing committee says it is stepping down.
  • Yellowstone Approves Utility Service Upgrade Plan

    Yellowstone Approves Utility Service Upgrade Plan

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:17:38 GMT
    Yellowstone National Park approves a plan to help with its electrical power distribution. The utility service plan will improve the reliability, safety and service of the electricity throughout the park.
    Yellowstone National Park approves a plan to help with its electrical power distribution.
  • West Yellowstone Police Department Cooperates With Investigation

    West Yellowstone Police Department Cooperates With Investigation

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:15:04 GMT
    The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office continues to work with the West Yellowstone Police Department after residents raised concerns about the departments operations last fall. Sheriff Brian Gootkin and
    The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office continues to work with the West Yellowstone Police Department after residents raised concerns about the department's operations last fall.
  • National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day

    National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:12:18 GMT
    According to the Center for Disease Control, one in five HIV positive people are unaware they have the infection. On Thursday, nationwide, preventing the spread of HIV and AIDS among young people is being
    According to the Center for Disease Control, one in five HIV positive people are unaware they have the infection.
  • Montana Sees Shortage in Construction Workers

    Montana Sees Shortage in Construction Workers

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:13:40 GMT
    The number of construction projects across Montana are on the rise, but contractors are facing a shortage of workers. Operations Manager at Jackson Contractor Group, Bill Fritz, said it's called a "trade
    The number of construction projects across Montana are on the rise, but contractors are facing a shortage of workers.
  • Realtors Working to Fill Missoula Mercantile

    Realtors Working to Fill Missoula Mercantile

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:06:29 GMT
    Realtors are working to fill the second floor of the Missoula Mercantile before they move forward with its renovation. The Merc, which formerly housed Macy's, closed its doors back in 2010 as part of
    Realtors are working to fill the second floor of the Missoula Mercantile before they move forward with its renovation.
  • UPDATE: Missing 2-year-old Found Safe

    UPDATE: Missing 2-year-old Found Safe

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:55:32 GMT
    The state Justice Department has issued a missing and endangered child alert for a 2-year-old St. Ignatius boy. Officials with the Flathead Tribal Police Department say Camas Assiniboine was reported
    A 2-year-old St. Ignatius boy has been found after authorities issued a missing and endangered child alert for him Thursday afternoon.
  • Investigation Clears Ravalli Co. Commissioners

    Investigation Clears Ravalli Co. Commissioners

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:55:05 GMT
    An investigation into allegations of corruption in Ravalli County finds no evidence of criminal misconduct by county commissioners. Ravalli County Attorney Bill Fulbright released an 8-page document from
    An investigation into allegations of corruption in the Ravalli County Treasurer's Office finds no evidence of criminal misconduct by county commissioners.
  • Bonner Man Dies After Falling From Roof, OSHA Investigating

    Bonner Man Dies After Falling From Roof, OSHA Investigating

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:05:48 GMT
    A 51- year old Bonner man is dead after falling from the roof of a Florence home.Ravalli County Sheriff Chris Hoffman said the victim was part of a crew removing shingles from a roof on Wednesday when
    A 51-year-old Bonner man is dead after falling from the roof of a Florence home.
  • Rivertop Renewables Raises $26 Million, Creating More Jobs

    Rivertop Renewables Raises $26 Million, Creating More Jobs

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-04-10 04:48:22 GMT
    A Missoula start up business raises $26 million dollars, and will double in size, creating more jobs. Rivertop Renewables, which was founded just a few years ago, creates green chemicals and
    A Missoula start up business raises $26 million dollars, and will double in size, creating more jobs.
  • Missoula Works To Improve Downtown Parking

    Missoula Works To Improve Downtown Parking

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:28 AM EDT2014-04-10 04:28:43 GMT
    The City of Missoula is working to improve parking in the downtown area. The Missoula Parking Commission is trying to get ideas from the community on how to modernize meters, to improve on-street parking
    The City of Missoula is working to improve parking in the downtown area.
  • Campaign To Raise Awareness of Prescription Drug Misuse

    Campaign To Raise Awareness of Prescription Drug Misuse

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-10 04:22:54 GMT
    In 2013, more than 300 Montanans died from misusing prescription drugs. Numbers from the Missoula Forum for Children and Youth show that's more than DUI fatalities, meth overdoses, and homicides combined.
    In 2013, more than 300 Montanans died from misusing prescription drugs. Numbers from the Missoula Forum for Children and Youth show that's more than DUI fatalities, meth overdoses, and homicides combined.
  • Parole Board Sets Hearing in Beach Case

    Parole Board Sets Hearing in Beach Case

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:24:00 GMT
    In three weeks, we could know more about convicted killer Barry Beach's future. The state Board of Pardons and Parole is scheduled to consider Beach's application for clemency on April 29th. He is serving
    In three weeks, we could know more about convicted killer Barry Beach's future.
  • CSKT Vice Chairman To Testify in D.C.

    CSKT Vice Chairman To Testify in D.C.

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:17:21 GMT
    Vice Chairman of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Carole Lankford, will be in Washington, D.C. Thursday. She's set to testify before a House Natural Resources Committee oversight hearing on
    Vice Chairman of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Carole Lankford, will be in Washington, D.C. Thursday.
  • Four Bears Relocated Already

    Four Bears Relocated Already

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:10:31 GMT
    Bears have just recently emerged from their dens, but experts are already addressing issues with bear-human interactions. Fish Wildlife and Parks experts say a 6-year-old 340-pound male grizzly was captured
    Bears have just recently emerged from their dens, but experts are already addressing issues with bear-human interactions.
  • Employer Gave Kevin Criswell A "Second Chance"

    Employer Gave Kevin Criswell A "Second Chance"

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:35:48 GMT
    The former University of Montana basketball player who faces federal drug charges got a "second chance" from his current employer. Kevin Criswell is working as a physical therapist in Libby.
    The former University of Montana basketball player who faces federal drug charges got a "second chance" from his current employer.
  • Montana Film Borrows From Bigfork Man's Collection

    Montana Film Borrows From Bigfork Man's Collection

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:30:24 GMT
    Montana-made Winter in the Blood premieres in the Flathead where directors picked up some of the movie's props. The directors of the film asked Hockaday Museum board member Denny Kellogg if they could
    Montana-made Winter in the Blood premieres in the Flathead where directors picked up some of the movie's props.
  • Mom Is Thankful For Neonatal Research

    Mom Is Thankful For Neonatal Research

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:26:32 GMT
    Without the research the March of Dimes helps fund, one mom says her twins would not be who they are today. Three years ago, Meghan Danford's adoptive daughters spent a week in the Neonatal Intensive
    Without the research the March of Dimes helps fund, one mom says her twins would not be who they are today.
  • Producers Urged To Educate Themselves On Farm Bill

    Producers Urged To Educate Themselves On Farm Bill

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:17:14 GMT
    The day for farmers and ranchers to sign-up for disaster assistance programs is less than a week away. The 2014 farm bill was signed into law just over two months ago in February. Jake Cummins with the
    The day for farmers and ranchers to sign-up for disaster assistance programs is less than a week away.
  • Plans For Shelter And Rail Industrial Park Move Forward

    Plans For Shelter And Rail Industrial Park Move Forward

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:15:21 GMT
    Two big projects won over the Kalispell planning board Tuesday night and are now going to city council for the final say. Not a single person voted against plans for the rail industrial park
    Two big projects won over the Kalispell planning board Tuesday night and are now going to City Council for the final say.
  • Job Fair At Gallatin County Fairgrounds

    Job Fair At Gallatin County Fairgrounds

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:53:28 GMT
    Job seekers had the chance to talk with future employers at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds on Wednesday.  The job fair was put on by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve also known as ESGR and
    Job seekers had the chance to talk with future employers at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds on Wednesday.
  • Montana Vet Transportation Ranks Nationally

    Montana Vet Transportation Ranks Nationally

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:44:05 GMT
    The Montana Veterans Transportation Network ranks fourth in the nation in the number of volunteer hours spent transporting vets. The Disabled American Veterans transportation program delivers veterans
    The Montana Veterans Transportation Network ranks fourth in the nation in the number of volunteer hours spent transporting vets.
  • FWP to May Close, Reconfigure Diversion Dam Near Corvallis

    FWP to May Close, Reconfigure Diversion Dam Near Corvallis

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:39:18 GMT
    Ravalli County search and rescue crews helped pull two rafters and their dog out of the Bitterroot River Tuesday afternoon. It happened at the same diversion dam where three accidents took place last
    Ravalli County search and rescue crews helped pull two rafters and their dog out of the Bitterroot River Tuesday afternoon.
  • Ravalli Co. Sheriff Searching for Missing Woman

    Ravalli Co. Sheriff Searching for Missing Woman

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:21:45 GMT
    The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing woman. Sheriff's officials said 43-year-old Veronica Lynn Gillis was last seen in her home south of Hamilton on
    The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing woman.
  • Former Griz Player Denies Federal Drug Charges

    Former Griz Player Denies Federal Drug Charges

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:42:08 GMT
    A former Griz basketball player denies federal allegations that he illegally obtained prescription narcotics.Kevin Criswell pleaded not guilty to two felony charges of conspiracy to obtain and acquiring
    A former Griz basketball player denies federal allegations that he illegally obtained prescription narcotics.Kevin Criswell pleaded not guilty to two felony charges of conspiracy to obtain and acquiring
  • Missing Missoula Man Found Safe in Oregon

    Missing Missoula Man Found Safe in Oregon

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:03:11 GMT
    Missoula Police said the blind man who was reported missing on April 1 has been found safe in Oregon. Terrance Ryder was reported missing by his roommates last week after he was seen grabbing a backpack
    Missoula Police said the blind man who was reported missing on April 1 has been found safe in Oregon.
  • 20 Stabbed in Pennsylvania High School

    20 Stabbed in Pennsylvania High School

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:11:41 GMT
    A doctor says some victims of a multiple stabbing at a high school near Pittsburgh have suffered injuries classified as life-threatening, though all are expected to survive.    Dr. Chris Kaufman says two
    A doctor says some victims of a multiple stabbing at a high school near Pittsburgh have suffered injuries classified as life-threatening, though all are expected to survive.
  • Bozeman Businesses Mark Equal Pay Day

    Bozeman Businesses Mark Equal Pay Day

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-04-09 14:27:28 GMT
    Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, encouraging employers to close the gender wage gap across the country. President Barack Obama also signed two new executive actions commemorating the day today. Women working
    Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, encouraging employers to close the gender wage gap across the country.
  • Missoula is "Where to Retire"

    Missoula is "Where to Retire"

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-04-09 14:23:28 GMT
    The greater Missoula area is featured in an upcoming issue of "Where to Retire Magazine." Editor Annette Fuller said the five valleys surrounding Missoula entertain anglers, skiers, cyclists, birders and
    The greater Missoula area is featured in an upcoming issue of "Where to Retire Magazine."
  • Pharmacists Refuse To Fill Florence Doctor's Prescriptions

    Pharmacists Refuse To Fill Florence Doctor's Prescriptions

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-04-09 04:24:09 GMT
    Paperwork from the Board of Montana Medical Examiners shows several pharmacists refused to fill prescriptions for the patients of Dr. Chris Christensen, the founder of Big Creek Family Medicine and Urgent
    Paperwork from the Board of Montana Medical Examiners shows several pharmacists refused to fill prescriptions for the patients of Dr. Chris Christensen, the founder of Big Creek Family Medicine and Urgent Care in Florence, due to unusually large doses of medication.
  • Ennis Water is Safe To Drink

    Ennis Water is Safe To Drink

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-09 03:53:56 GMT
    The water is safe to drink in Ennis after a water main break last week. The Department Of Environmental quality released the results the water Tuesday. The water was deemed unsafe to drink on Thursday
    The water is safe to drink in Ennis after a water main break last week.
  • Senate Fundraising Numbers

    Senate Fundraising Numbers

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:01:53 GMT
    Senator John Walsh is announcing his first campaign fundraising totals since being sworn in to office for the seat he's now trying to retain. His campaign office said he's raised $1.5 million since October,
    Senator John Walsh is announcing his first campaign fundraising totals since being sworn in to office for the seat he's now trying to retain.
  • Evel Knievel Days Planning Turns into Feud

    Evel Knievel Days Planning Turns into Feud

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-04-09 00:56:26 GMT
    The feud over Evel Knievel days took a nasty turn late last week, when the late daredevil's son left threatening voice messages with the Evel Knievel Days committee chairman. "You're going to sign that
    The feud over Evel Knievel days took a nasty turn late last week, when the late daredevil's son left threatening voice messages with the Evel Knievel Days committee chairman.
  • Wankel T. Rex Prepares For Smithsonian Departure

    Wankel T. Rex Prepares For Smithsonian Departure

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-04-09 00:53:13 GMT
    A well-known Montana fossil is getting ready to head to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. this week. The transfer is part of a 50-year loan between the Museum of the
    A well-known Montana fossil is getting ready to head to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. this week.
  • Local Brewers Not Worried About New Starbucks

    Local Brewers Not Worried About New Starbucks

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-04-09 00:52:51 GMT
    Crews are already making way for Kalispell's second Starbucks, and local baristas aren't really sweating it. The java giant's designs just got the green light and now they're just waiting for an official
    Crews are already making way for Kalispell's second Starbucks, and local baristas aren't really sweating it.
  • Two Construction Projects Reach Turning Points

    Two Construction Projects Reach Turning Points

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-04-09 00:52:06 GMT
    Two big projects in Kalispell will get tested tonight. First, the planning board will decide whether the Flathead County Economic Development Authority can get to work on turning about forty acres
    Two big projects in Kalispell are up for debate Tuesday.
  • County Attorney Reviews Rick's Auto Body Case

    County Attorney Reviews Rick's Auto Body Case

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:06:13 GMT
    The sister of a man who died in a fire at an auto shop last summer asks the county attorney to review the case. Rick's Auto Body employee Bruce Hall died after suffering third degree burns in a fire at
    The sister of a man who died in a fire at an auto shop last summer asks the county attorney to review the case.
  • Kindergarten Registration Kicks off in Missoula

    Kindergarten Registration Kicks off in Missoula

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:03:01 GMT
    Missoula County Public Schools starts kindergarten registration at the district's nine elementary schools on Tuesday. School officials said they anticipate registering about 600 kids for the upcoming
    Missoula County Public Schools starts kindergarten registration at the district's nine elementary schools on Tuesday.
  • Former Griz Football Player Battles Cancer

    Former Griz Football Player Battles Cancer

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:00:04 GMT
    A former Griz football player prepares to take on different kind of physical challenge, after learning he has cancer. Former linebacker Cole Lockwood got his diagnosis just last week and is now recovering
    A former Griz football player prepares to take on different kind of physical challenge, after learning he has cancer.
  • Man Sentenced To Life For Hot Springs Murder

    Man Sentenced To Life For Hot Springs Murder

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-04-08 22:50:59 GMT
    A 30-year-old Polson man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Tuesday, after being convicted of deliberate homicide in the death of another man last May at Wild Horse Hot
    A 30-year-old Polson man Is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on in the death of another man at Wild Horse Hot Springs.
  • Bozeman City Commissioners Approve Sports Complex

    Bozeman City Commissioners Approve Sports Complex

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:50:23 GMT
    Bozeman City Commissioners unanimously approve a sports complex to be built using funds from the Trails, Open Space and Parks bond.   The $7.5 million sports complex would be constructed on 80 acres of
    Bozeman City Commissioners unanimously approve a sports complex to be built using funds from the Trails, Open Space and Parks bond.
  • Belgrade Schools Ask Voters For Levy

    Belgrade Schools Ask Voters For Levy

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:47:59 GMT
    Residents in Belgrade will vote on an operations levy in both the Belgrade high school and elementary districts, in the upcoming schools election. The last operating levy for Belgrade schools passed in
    Residents in Belgrade will vote on an operations levy in both the Belgrade high school and elementary districts, in the upcoming schools election.
  • Big Sky Season Ends April 20

    Big Sky Season Ends April 20

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:45:11 GMT
    There are just two weeks left before the nation's largest ski resort closes after the winter season. Big Sky Resort plans to close April 20, and they aren't planning on expanding their season even though the
    There are just two weeks left before the nation's largest ski resort closes after the winter season.
  • GM Car Owners Still Waiting For Recall Fix

    GM Car Owners Still Waiting For Recall Fix

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:36:00 GMT
    Owners of recalled General Motors vehicles are still waiting to have their cars fixed after the GM announced the recall in February. GM originally said parts to fix faulty ignition switches would be available
    Owners of recalled General Motors vehicles are still waiting to have their cars fixed after the GM announced the recall in February.
  • Police Search for Man Accused of Exposing Himself to Woman

    Police Search for Man Accused of Exposing Himself to Woman

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:34:15 GMT
    Missoula Police are searching for a man accused of exposing himself to a woman while she was walking down a street. Police say a man driving a silver passenger car pulled up to the woman on the 3300
    Missoula Police are searching for a man accused of exposing himself to a woman while she was walking down a street.
  • Darby Man Accused Of Threatening U.S. President

    Darby Man Accused Of Threatening U.S. President

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:33:50 GMT
    A Darby man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and his family was arrested by the U.S. Secret Service.43-year-old Dan Rachell, a Valley Veterans Service employee, was arrested late last
    A Darby man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and his family was arrested by the U.S. Secret Service.
  • Board Suspends License of Florence Doctor

    Board Suspends License of Florence Doctor

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:20:41 GMT
    A Florence doctor's medical license is suspended, after the Montana Board of Medical Examiners found he was prescribing pain pills in dangerous combinations.The examiners say Dr. Chris Christensen was
    A Florence doctor's medical license is suspended, after the Montana Board of Medical Examiners found he was prescribing pain pills in dangerous combinations.The examiners say Dr. Chris Christensen was
  • Missoula Considers More Urban Renewal Districts

    Missoula Considers More Urban Renewal Districts

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-04-08 04:29:10 GMT
    The Missoula City Council approved a proposal Monday night, to create two more urban renewal districts in Missoula. This comes after a study found an area on East Broadway, as well as a portion
    The Missoula City Council approved a proposal Monday night, to create two more urban renewal districts in Missoula.
  • Missoula Back Country Horseman Gets National Award

    Missoula Back Country Horseman Gets National Award

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:27 AM EDT2014-04-08 04:27:02 GMT
    A well-known back country horseman in Missoula is getting national recognition. On Saturday, Arnold "Smoke" Elser was given the Back Country Horseman of America Legacy Award for the work he's done
    A well-known back country horseman in Missoula is getting national recognition.
  • Senate Candidate Finds $12K in Cash

    Senate Candidate Finds $12K in Cash

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:49:28 GMT
    A long shot candidate for the U.S. Senate finds a backpack full of cash and cell phones outside his Missoula church this weekend. Republican Champ Edmunds said he was fixing a backed up toilet at the Charity
    A long shot candidate for the U.S. Senate finds a backpack full of cash and cell phones outside his Missoula church this weekend.
  • Conservation Money Comes Through For One More Year

    Conservation Money Comes Through For One More Year

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-04-08 01:43:22 GMT
    Three hundred million dollars is coming down the pipe at least one more time thanks to the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act. It got the green light for just one more year
    Three hundred million dollars is coming down the pipe at least one more time thanks to the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act.
  • Hotel Developer Wants To Make A Deal With Council

    Hotel Developer Wants To Make A Deal With Council

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:36:13 GMT
    A plan for a new hotel in Whitefish heads to city council tonight, hoping to bend the rules. The proposed 76-room Hampton Inn would replace the old Wendy's along US 93. There's one snag though,
    A plan for a new hotel in Whitefish heads to city council tonight, hoping to bend the rules.
  • Flooding Can Affect Well Water

    Flooding Can Affect Well Water

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:31:12 GMT
    Montana has a definite cowboy streak, and a part of that is drinking the water that comes straight out of the ground. Health officials estimate that half of the people in Flathead county rely on well
    Montana has a definite cowboy streak, and a part of that is drinking the water that comes straight out of the ground.
  • Governor Bullock Introduces Farm Bill to Montana

    Governor Bullock Introduces Farm Bill to Montana

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:22:49 GMT
    Governor Steve Bullock stopped by a lumber yard outside of Deer Lodge to announce the start of the Agriculture Act of 2014, also known as the Farm Bill. The new Farm Bill allows Governor Bullock to address
    Governor Steve Bullock stopped by a lumber yard outside of Deer Lodge to announce the start of the Agriculture Act of 2014, also known as the Farm Bill.
  • New Lake Trout Guidelines

    New Lake Trout Guidelines

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:18:40 GMT
    There are new guidelines about which fish are safe to eat in Flathead Lake.  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks remind you lake trout contain mercury.
    There are new guidelines about which fish are safe to eat in Flathead Lake.
  • Free Water Offered To Ennis Residents

    Free Water Offered To Ennis Residents

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:16:20 GMT
    The water main break brings the Ennis community together. Since Saturday, volunteers have been giving out potable water to Ennis residents.  The station is located across from Town Hall, between the Pit
    The water main break brings the Ennis community together.
  • Ennis Schools Use Bottled Water After Water Main Break

    Ennis Schools Use Bottled Water After Water Main Break

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:15:37 GMT
    The water in Ennis continues to be unsafe to drink after a water main break happened last week. Town leaders say at this point, boiling the water does not even make it safe to drink. Tammy Wham is the
    The water in Ennis is unsafe to drink after a water main break happened last week.
  • Whitefish Mountain Resort Sets Season Record

    Whitefish Mountain Resort Sets Season Record

    Monday, April 7 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-04-07 23:52:01 GMT
    Whitefish Mountain Resort set an attendance record for the second straight year. This season the resort saw 345,000 total skier visits, a 7%  increase over the last year. The northwest Montana
    Whitefish Mountain Resort set an attendance record for the second straight year.
  • Famous Fossil Set For Smithsonian Departure

    Famous Fossil Set For Smithsonian Departure

    Monday, April 7 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-04-07 23:47:05 GMT
    A famous Montana fossil gets ready this week to be sent to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. Representatives from the Smithsonian and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    A famous Montana fossil will be sent to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.
  • Warmer Temps, High Snowpack to Cause Spring Flooding

    Warmer Temps, High Snowpack to Cause Spring Flooding

    Monday, April 7 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-07 23:04:33 GMT
    Above average snowpack and warm temperatures could cause floods across the state. The Montana Department of Emergency Services recently sent out an alert, reminding residents to be prepared for flooding,
    Above average snowpack and warm temperatures could cause floods across the state.
  • Authorities on Lookout for Alleged Rapist in Missoula

    Authorities on Lookout for Alleged Rapist in Missoula

    Monday, April 7 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-04-07 19:50:57 GMT
    Missoula Police are investigating a reported rape that happened early Sunday. Detective Sergeant Travis Welsh said a woman in her early thirties reported she was raped by a man in her home on the 100
    Missoula Police are investigating a reported rape that happened early Sunday.
  • Police Search For Missing Missoula Man

    Police Search For Missing Missoula Man

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:58:55 GMT
    Missoula Police are searching for 26-year-old Terrance Ryder, a legally blind Missoula resident, who's been missing since April 1. Ryder is a white male, 5'11", 215 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.
    Missoula Police are searching for 26-year-old Terrance Ryder, a legally blind Missoula resident, who's been missing since April 1. Ryder is a white male, 5'11", 215 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.
  • Florence Clinic Under Investigation Now Open

    Florence Clinic Under Investigation Now Open

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-04-05 03:40:21 GMT
    A Florence clinic under investigation by a multi-agency team is now open for business, after a search has ended. Big Creek Family Medicine and Urgent Care was raided on Tuesday, after a two-year
    A Florence clinic under investigation by a multi-agency team is now open for business, after a search has ended.
  • Avalanche Center Closes For The Season Because Of Budget

    Avalanche Center Closes For The Season Because Of Budget

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-05 03:39:09 GMT
    Saturday is the last day the Flathead Avalanche Center will put out a backcountry update, but they're not closing because there's no more danger. The Center is closing up shop until next season because
    Saturday is the last day the Flathead Avalanche Center will put out a backcountry update, but they're not closing because there's no more danger.
  • Blue And Gold Ball Raises Money For Bozeman Trail Fund

    Blue And Gold Ball Raises Money For Bozeman Trail Fund

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-05 03:38:06 GMT
    The Bozeman community gathered at Montana State University for a formal dance on Friday, all to raise money for charity. The annual Blue and Gold ball is raising money this year for the Bozeman trail
    The Bozeman community gathered at Montana State University for a formal dance on Friday, all to raise money for charity.
  • CASA of Missoula Celebrates 20 Years

    CASA of Missoula Celebrates 20 Years

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-04-05 03:35:57 GMT
    A non-profit  that helps abused and neglected children in Missoula and Mineral Counties,  is celebrating 20 years. CASA of Missoula recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers to advocate for and
    A non-profit  that helps abused and neglected children in Missoula and Mineral Counties,  is celebrating 20 years.
  • Portion Of Rattlesnake Drive Closed On Monday

    Portion Of Rattlesnake Drive Closed On Monday

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-05 03:34:14 GMT
    The City of Missoula is warning drivers a three-block section of the Rattlesnake Drive will be closed on Monday. Crews will be working on a residential water line from 7a.m. to 7 p.m. A detour will
    The City of Missoula is warning drivers a three-block section of the Rattlesnake Drive will be closed on Monday.
  • Third Update Released On Ravalli Co. Treasurer Office Audit

    Third Update Released On Ravalli Co. Treasurer Office Audit

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-04-05 03:32:46 GMT
    The independent company auditing the files in the Ravalli County Treasurer's Office releases its third update on the investigation. The firm, Anderson Zurmuehlen, previously found almost $1
    The independent company auditing the files in the Ravalli County Treasurer's Office releases its third update on the investigation.
  • Yellowstone Volcano Won't Erupt Anytime Soon

    Yellowstone Volcano Won't Erupt Anytime Soon

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:18:39 GMT
    Yellowstone National Park officials reassure visitors the super volcano is not going to erupt anytime soon, despite a recent earthquake and rumors to the contrary.
    Yellowstone National Park officials reassure visitors the super volcano is not going to erupt anytime soon, despite a recent earthquake and rumors to the contrary.
  • Mineral County Rape Suspect Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

    Mineral County Rape Suspect Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:11:35 GMT
    A Montana man accused of rape in Mineral Co., but on the run in Idaho, is dead in an apparent suicide.Mineral Co.
    A Montana man accused of rape in Mineral Co., but on the run in Idaho, is dead in an apparent suicide.
  • Authorities Continue Search for Missing Butte Man

    Authorities Continue Search for Missing Butte Man

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:29:10 GMT
    Butte-Silver Bow and Jefferson County authorities continue to search for 54-year-old James Ryan, while Lewis and Clark police proceed with an investigation into his involvement in alleged embezzlement
    Butte-Silver Bow and Jefferson County authorities continue to search for 54-year-old James Ryan, while Lewis and Clark police proceed with an investigation into his involvement in alleged embezzlement from his union.
  • 285 lbs. of High Explosives Stolen from Victor Bunker

    285 lbs. of High Explosives Stolen from Victor Bunker

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:25:45 GMT
    A $5,000 reward is offered for any information in the theft of several hundred pounds of high explosives from an explosives bunker near Victor.
    A $5,000 reward is offered for any information in the theft of several hundred pounds of high explosives from an explosives bunker near Victor. Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
  • North Fork Bill Down, Not Dead

    North Fork Bill Down, Not Dead

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:16:51 GMT
    Montana's Senators say they aren't giving up hope yet after just three Senators were able to prevent a vote on the North Fork Watershed Protection Act Thursday. The bill that got stuck yesterday in the
    Montana's Senators say they aren't giving up hope yet after just three Senators were able to prevent a vote on the North Fork Watershed Protection Act Thursday.
  • Proposed Mine Could Bring Jobs To Lincoln County

    Proposed Mine Could Bring Jobs To Lincoln County

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:14:28 GMT
    The Montanore mine proposed just southeast of Libby in the Cabinet Mountains is one step closer to opening. Back in 2002, Mines Management, Inc. got the land that is said to have more than 200 million
    The Montanore mine proposed just southeast of Libby in the Cabinet Mountains is one step closer to opening.
  • New Software to Improve Missoula Criminal Justice System

    New Software to Improve Missoula Criminal Justice System

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:13:10 GMT
    City and county departments install a $1.5 million piece of software to streamline the Missoula criminal justice system. The city and county launched the new system on Monday. Officials said by placing
    City and county departments install a $1.5 million piece of software to streamline the Missoula criminal justice system.
  • Superhero Class Brings Mom and Daughter Together

    Superhero Class Brings Mom and Daughter Together

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:12:17 GMT
    Data from the Center for American Progress shows that one in five children in the U.S. has a full-time stay at home parent. Fridays are a special day for Theresa Ruebusch and her four-year-old daughter,
    Data from the Center for American Progress shows that one in five children in the U.S. has a full-time stay at home parent.
  • Volunteers Provide Good Neighbor Bags

    Volunteers Provide Good Neighbor Bags

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:11:22 GMT
    A team of volunteers will deliver more than 400 "good neighbor bags" to Bozeman residents on Saturday. The reusable bags will contain tips on to be a good neighbor, a community calendar and a Streamline
    A team of volunteers will deliver more than 400 "good neighbor bags" to Bozeman residents on Saturday.
  • Latest Wolf Numbers

    Latest Wolf Numbers

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:08:41 GMT
    The latest numbers show there are 78 breeding pairs of wolves in the Northern Rockies Mountains. In a report released today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, we learned there are a total of 1,691
    The latest numbers show there are 78 breeding pairs of wolves in the Northern Rockies Mountains.
  • National Alcohol-Free Weekend

    National Alcohol-Free Weekend

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:07:30 GMT
    More than 6,500 people under the age of 21 die from alcohol-related accidents, per year. That's according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. To help lower that number, this weekend
    More than 6,500 people under the age of 21 die from alcohol-related accidents, per year. That's according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.
  • Senator Visits Virtual Shooting Range

    Senator Visits Virtual Shooting Range

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-04-04 23:30:58 GMT
    Northwest Shooter is showing off some high tech simulation equipment to the Senator who helped them pay for it. Senator Jon Tester helped the shooting range get funding through a COPS grant.
    Northwest Shooter is showing off some high tech simulation equipment to the Senator who helped them pay for it.
  • MSU Professors Lecture On Russia and Crimea

    MSU Professors Lecture On Russia and Crimea

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-04-04 23:09:57 GMT
    Montana State University professors will inform the community on what is next with Russia in Crimea. Assistant Professor of History, Jim Meyer and political science professor, Franke Wilmer will give a
    Montana State University professors will inform the community on what is next with Russia in Crimea.
  • UPDATE: Minuteman Helicopter Crash Lands

    UPDATE: Minuteman Helicopter Crash Lands

    Friday, April 4 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-04 22:55:47 GMT
    No one is injured after a fire forced a helicopter to land at the Minuteman Aviation hanger at the Missoula Int'l Airport.Airport officials say Minuteman has been conducting flight training over the last
    No one is injured after a fire forced a helicopter to land at the Minuteman Aviation hanger at the Missoula Int'l Airport.Airport officials say Minuteman has been conducting flight training over the last
  • Missoula Bar Staff Learns to Prevent Sexual Violence

    Missoula Bar Staff Learns to Prevent Sexual Violence

    Friday, April 4 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-04-04 19:51:40 GMT
    Bartenders and other staff members at a Missoula bar volunteer for a new training program to help prevent sexual violence. The training is called Sexual Assault Free Establishment, or S.A.F.E, and it's
    Bartenders and other staff members at a Missoula bar volunteer for a new training program to help prevent sexual violence.
  • Idaho Authorities on Lookout for Alleged Montana Rapist

    Idaho Authorities on Lookout for Alleged Montana Rapist

    Friday, April 4 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-04 19:33:07 GMT
    Idaho authorities are on the lookout for a Montana man who is accused of rape in Mineral County. Shoshone County Sheriff's officials said they're searching for William Riley Baldwin, age 37.
    Idaho authorities are on the lookout for a Montana man who is accused of rape in Mineral County.
  • Cramer Sentenced to Life

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    A Washington state man is being sentenced after pleading guilty to murdering his 3-year-old son in a remote Montana field. The day began with the defense filing a motion to restrict evidence from being entered to the court.
    A Washington state man is being sentenced after pleading guilty to murdering his 3-year-old son in a remote Montana field.
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  • LOOK: Faces Of WA State's Missing People

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The missing persons listed in this slideshow resided in the state of Washington at the time of their disappearance or may have traveled to Washington State. These pictures came from Washington State Patrol's website. If you have any information about any of these missing people call 1-800-543-5678.
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  • WATCH: Cell Phone Video Of Sinking Ferry Released As 270 Are Still Missing

    WATCH: Cell Phone Video Of Sinking Ferry Released As 270 Are Still Missing

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:21:35 GMT
    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Searchers have now put markers on the surface of the water where the South Korean ferry went down. Part of the ship had remained above the surface until today, but now the entire vessel is submerged. They're continuing the effort to find some 270 people who are missing and feared dead.
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  • The Grizzly Hurling Team: Introducing Montana To Something New

    The Grizzly Hurling Team: Introducing Montana To Something New

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:48:09 GMT
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  • Oso Mudslide: Death Toll Rises, Red Cross Volunteers From North Idaho Help Mudslide Survivors

    Oso Mudslide: Death Toll Rises, Red Cross Volunteers From North Idaho Help Mudslide Survivors

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-03-31 14:08:49 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Volunteers from all over the country continue to search for those missing in Oso, Washington. It has been eight days since the worst mudslide in U.S. history hit the town and crews continue working through treacherous conditions to find what is left.

    KHQ.COM - Volunteers from all over the country continue to search for those missing in Oso, Washington. It has been eight days since the worst mudslide in U.S. history hit the town and crews continue working through treacherous conditions to find what is left.

  • Paul Walker's Full Autopsy Released: 100 MPH & No Drugs

    Paul Walker's Full Autopsy Released: 100 MPH & No Drugs

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 10:57 AM EST2014-01-07 15:57:40 GMT
    KHQ.COM - "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker suffered multiple fractures and other traumatic injuries in a high-speed Porsche crash and was so badly burned that he couldn't be visually identified, according to autopsy reports released Friday. Walker's injuries were also so significant that he was not a candidate for tissue donation.
    KHQ.COM - "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker suffered multiple fractures and other traumatic injuries in a high-speed Porsche crash and was so badly burned that he couldn't be visually identified, according to autopsy reports released Friday. Walker's injuries were also so significant that he was not a candidate for tissue donation.
  • KHQ EXCLUSIVE: Convicted Spokane Killer Attacks Inmate In Washington State Penitentiary

    KHQ EXCLUSIVE: Convicted Spokane Killer Attacks Inmate In Washington State Penitentiary

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 1:31 AM EST2014-02-05 06:31:04 GMT
    WALLA WALLA, Wash. - A man convicted of brutally murdering two people in 2008 put the Washington State Penitentiary on lockdown Tuesday morning after assaulting another inmate with a "sharpened weapon." The Washington State Penitentiary says the assault happened Tuesday morning in a common area of D Unit. 
    WALLA WALLA, Wash. - A man convicted of brutally murdering two people in 2008 put the Washington State Penitentiary on lockdown Tuesday morning after assaulting another inmate with a "sharpened weapon." The Washington State Penitentiary says the assault happened Tuesday morning in a common area of D Unit. 
  • UPDATE: Deadly Shooting In Spokane Valley; Authorities Looking For Witnesses

    UPDATE: Deadly Shooting In Spokane Valley; Authorities Looking For Witnesses

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 11:40 PM EST2014-02-13 04:40:22 GMT
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - One man was shot and killed following a high speed pursuit that ended near the Spokane Valley Mall on Tuesday night. It started around 7:00 PM when Spokane Police received a call from a man who was in a car claiming to be unstable and threatening suicide by forcing police to shoot him. 
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  • Shock Talk: New Strength and Conditioning Coaches

    Shock Talk: New Strength and Conditioning Coaches

    With the Arena Football League season set to start this weekend the Spokane Shock will need to be in tip-top shape to compete with the rest of the league. The men who handle the Spokane Shock's strength and conditioning, Andrew Buchkoski and Raul Vijil, spoke with Sam Adams in the SWX studio about the team's fitness...
    With the Arena Football League season set to start this weekend the Spokane Shock will need to be in tip-top shape to compete with the rest of the league. The men who handle the Spokane Shock's strength and conditioning, Andrew Buchkoski and Raul Vijil, spoke with Sam Adams in the SWX studio about the team's fitness...
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