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Bail Set For Briggs Accused Accomplice

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A Justice Court judge sets bail for one of Kevin Briggs accused accomplices.
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Belgrade Schools Buying Stop Arm Cameras

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More people stop for school buses in Belgrade after an ABC FOX Montana special report in February, but school officials are still outfitting their buses with special cameras.
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Bozeman, Gardiner High Schools Ranked Top In Montana

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Two southwestern Montana high schools are top schools in the state. More>>

Bozeman Police Department to Hire New Officers

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The Bozeman Police Department is hiring.
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Nondiscrimination Ordinance Draft for Bozeman Released

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The City of Bozeman released a draft of the proposed ordinance that would ban gender and sexuality discrimination in Bozeman.
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Man Sentenced To 40 Years In Montana State Prison For Threatening Foster Mother

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A Manhattan man will spend the next 40 years behind bars for kidnapping his former foster mother. In February, 26-year-old Charles Dustin Rickett was convicted of three felony charges, aggravated kidnapping, intimidation and escape.In July 2012, Rickett blindfolded his former foster mother, restrained her with duck tape and a jump rope then threatened to burn the house down if she tried to escape. This happened just hours after Rickett walked away from the Bozeman pre-release center. On Wedne... More>>

Bozeman Brewery Wall Demolished

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A historic building in Bozeman was demolished on Wednesday. The building once was known as the Lehrkind Brewery more than one-hundred years ago. Jon Gerster is the owner of the Lehrkinds Mansion Bed and Breakfast, located south of the old brewery wall."I think it's a failure of a historic reservation," said Gerster.He said the wall is what keeps the brewery district, historical."The wall is the primary structure to the district," said Gerster.In February, the city decided to tear down the bre... More>>

Business Leaders Look To Fill Workforce Shortage

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Business leaders in Bozeman are looking for ways to fill a need for workers in the hospitality industry.
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Farmers Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

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People all over the world came together Tuesday to pay tribute and help the planet in a variety of ways, but farmers and ranchers protect the earth every day.
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ACT Testing Offered Free To Montana Students

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Nearly 10,000 public school students around the state will take the ACT Plus Writing test on Wednesday for free. The cost of the test is covered by a $28 million grant awarded to the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education in 2011.
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MSU Collects Recyclables In Garbage

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30-percent of Montana State University's trash is full of recyclable materials. To bring awareness to Earth Day, MSU staff and students went through garbage and collected recyclable items.
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Murdoch's Four Corners Store Opening Thursday

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A popular farm and ranch store is opening a new location just outside Bozeman this week.
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School District Ballots Mailed Out

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The Gallatin County elections office mails out nearly 50,000 ballots on Monday. Both Bozeman and Belgrade Schools are asking voters to approve general fund operating levies. Bozeman high school district is asking for $145,500 and the elementary school district is asking for $451,300. If approved, it would cost more than four-dollars per taxpayer on a property valued at $100,000. Belgrade is asking for voters to approve $711,000 in the elementary district and $112,000 for the high school. More>>

Commissioners Review Bozeman's Stormwater System

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Bozeman Public Works leaders will present three different recommendations on updating the city's storm water system. Options could cost the city anywhere from one-million to more than two-million dollars. The Bozeman Public Works Department will present three different levels of service that could be done to update the storm water system throughout the city. More>>

Knievel seeks investigation of festival organizers

Kelly Knievel is asking the attorney general's office to investigate the nonprofit group that has staged the Evel Knievel Days festival in Butte. More>>

First American Wins Boston Marathon Since 1983; Ran With Names Of Victims On Bib

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BOSTON (AP) - The winner of the Boston Marathon men's race had the names of last year's victims written in marker on the corners of his race bib. Meb Keflezighi (kehf-LEHZH'-gee), the first American to win the men's race since 1983, wore his official runner's bib with the names of the three people killed in last year's marathon. More>>

Big Sky Closing For Season Sunday

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People have just two days left to ski at the nation's largest ski resort before it closes for the winter season. More>>

Tech Faculty Featured on Weather Channel

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Two faculty members of Montana Tech were recently featured in a story that aired nationally on the Weather Channel. More>>

Hotels Continue To Build In Bozeman

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The city of Bozeman could see up to five new hotels by 2015. More>>

MDT Looking To Make Changes At Busy Intersection

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Montana Department of Transportation is looking to change an increasingly busy intersection northwest of Bozeman where a woman died in a two vehicle crash Wednesday. More>>

Hundreds Participate In First Bike To School Week

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The Office of Sustainability at Montana State University encourages students to ride their bikes to school. More>>

Wyoming Man Threatens Belgrade Police Officer

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A Wyoming man is behind bars tonight after threatening to kill Belgrade police officers at a bar Wednesday night. More>>

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

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A 72-year-old Butte man denies allegations he killed another 72-year-old man at the Continental Gardens assisted living home last month More>>

Community Leaders Discuss Future Projects

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Dozens of city, county and school leaders gather in Bozeman to update each other on business and community issues. More>>

Small Business Development Conference Finishes in Butte

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The fifth annual Montana Small Business Development Conference wraps up in Butte. More>>

Our Lady of the Rockies Statue Turned Red After Prank

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According to the Butte-Silver Bow County Police Department, the "Our Lady of the Rockies Statue" turned red on Wednesday night after four young adults put cellophane over the white lights. More>>

Make Sure Political Signs Are In Proper Places

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As we draw closer to the June 3 Primary Election, officials want to make sure people are placing political signs in the right spots. More>>

Frontage Road Crash Victim Identified

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The Gallatin County coroner says 30-year-old Kari Friedman from Bozeman died in a crash at the intersection of Frontage and Valley Center Roads Wednesday. More>>

Montana Entrepreneurs Participate in Conference Competition

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Before Thursday's break-out panel discussions, the small business development conference got underway today with their own form of the "Shark Tank". More>>

Fatal Crash on Frontage Road in Bozeman

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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 More>>

Winter Use Contracts Awarded in Yellowstone

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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. More>>

Yellowstone to Open West Entrance To Drivers Friday

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Yellowstone National Park is opening roads to drivers this week. More>>

Belgrade Storage Facility Fire Causes $33,000 In Damage

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A Belgrade storage facility remained closed on Tuesday after Monday's fire. More>>

Gallatin County Sheriff Warns Of Tax Fraud

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Taxes must be filed with IRS by midnight Tuesday, but the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department is warning people to be aware of fraud. More>>

Local Food System Gets Dating Service

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A non-profit plays match maker between local growers and chefs. More>>

Construction Causes Long Delays In Gallatin Canyon

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You could experience long delays on U.S. 191 in the Gallatin Canyon starting Tuesday. More>>

School Board Votes To Sell East Wilson School

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The Bozeman School Board voted unanimously to sell East Wilson School Monday. More>>

Belgrade Storage Facility Fire

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A storage facility on Oro Lane south of Belgrade was damaged by fire on Monday. More>>

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  • 300 Athletes Compete in Five Valleys Special Olympics

    300 Athletes Compete in Five Valleys Special Olympics

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:30:29 GMT
    The 37th Annual Five Valleys Special Olympics were filled with tough competition on the track and field today at Big Sky High School.
    The 37th Annual Five Valleys Special Olympics were filled with tough competition on the track and field today at Big Sky High School.
  • Governor Bullock Weighs in on Barry Beach Clemency Hearing

    Governor Bullock Weighs in on Barry Beach Clemency Hearing

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:55:31 GMT
    Governor Steve Bullock asks the Montana Board of Pardons and Parole to consider whether Barry Beach has served enough time in prison.
    Governor Steve Bullock asks the Montana Board of Pardons and Parole to consider whether Barry Beach has served enough time in prison.
  • Training Tip: Linking Behaviors

    Training Tip: Linking Behaviors

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:10:31 GMT
    The Humane Society of Western Montana's Jean Biggins, and Bella show you how to teach your dog to link behaviors. To do this Biggins does several tricks in a row, before giving Bella a treat."We're going to help you do this with puppy push up's, which is a sit up, sit down. They don't get the treat until they complete all three," Biggins said. Biggins said if your dog isn't good at the sit down cue, you may need to lure them using treats. "The down into sit is often the hardest part, so now I...
    The Humane Society of Western Montana's Jean Biggins, and Bella show you how to teach your dog to link behaviors. To do this Biggins does several tricks in a row, before giving Bella a treat."We're going to help you do this with puppy push up's, which is a sit up, sit down. They don't get the treat until they complete all three," Biggins said. Biggins said if your dog isn't good at the sit down cue, you may need to lure them using treats. "The down into sit is often the hardest part, so now I...
  • Sen. Walsh Creates Caucus To Support MT Distilleries

    Sen. Walsh Creates Caucus To Support MT Distilleries

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-04-22 04:23:16 GMT
    Senator John Walsh is on a mission to cut through federal red tape putting a damper on small craft distillery production.Walsh announced on Monday the creation of the Senate Small Distillers Caucus at Headframe Spirits in Uptown Butte. The caucus is a forum for discussing important issues craft distillers face.Walsh said this is important since the industry is growing with 16 distilleries opening across our state since 2005, bringing more than $11 million to the states economy.
    Senator John Walsh is on a mission to cut through federal red tape putting a damper on small craft distillery production.Walsh announced on Monday the creation of the Senate Small Distillers Caucus at Headframe Spirits in Uptown Butte. The caucus is a forum for discussing important issues craft distillers face.Walsh said this is important since the industry is growing with 16 distilleries opening across our state since 2005, bringing more than $11 million to the states economy.
  • MT Runners Finish Boston Marathon

    MT Runners Finish Boston Marathon

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-04-22 04:08:10 GMT
    Thousands of runners return to the spot targeted in a tragic bombing last April. Runners included more than 20 people from Montana. 36,000 runners took on the Boston Marathon that one year ago was the target of a deadly bombing."You just are very aware of what happened last year, so it made it more inspirational to train for it and run it," said Missoula runner Steve Brown.After taking on the race five-years ago Brown never expected to run the race again, but after last year's bombing he said...
    Thousands of runners return to the spot targeted in a tragic bombing last April. Runners included more than 20 people from Montana. 36,000 runners took on the Boston Marathon that one year ago was the target of a deadly bombing."You just are very aware of what happened last year, so it made it more inspirational to train for it and run it," said Missoula runner Steve Brown.After taking on the race five-years ago Brown never expected to run the race again, but after last year's bombing he said...
  • Montana Gets More Money For Specialty Crop Grants

    Montana Gets More Money For Specialty Crop Grants

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-04-22 04:03:10 GMT
    Montana's agriculture community is getting a boost in specialty crop programs.
    Montana's agriculture community is getting a boost in specialty crop programs.
  • Severe Weather Week In Montana

    Severe Weather Week In Montana

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:40:39 GMT
    It's no secret severe weather in Montana can strike at a moment’s notice, causing damage, destruction and even death.
    It's no secret severe weather in Montana can strike at a moment’s notice, causing damage, destruction and even death.
  • Russian Nuclear Inspectors Tour Malmstrom Launch Facilities

    Russian Nuclear Inspectors Tour Malmstrom Launch Facilities

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:27:53 GMT
    Malmstrom Air Force Base officials confirm Russian inspectors visited Montana to ensure 18 missile launch facilities at the base are demolished. All launch facilities with the 341st Missile Wing were destroyed as part of the 2011 new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia.
    Malmstrom Air Force Base officials confirm Russian inspectors visited Montana to ensure 18 missile launch facilities at the base are demolished. All launch facilities with the 341st Missile Wing were destroyed as part of the 2011 new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia.
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  • Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

    Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:35:23 GMT
    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week.
    Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the...
  • Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

    Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:15:21 GMT
    Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.
    Three Americans - a pediatrician and a father and son - were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers,...
  • China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

    China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:46:56 GMT
    China's official news agency says authorities plan to revoke two crucial publication licenses for web giant Sina.com because pornographic content was found on its sites.
    China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-pornography crackdown, state media said Thursday.
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