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  • Montana drafts medical marijuana regulations

    Montana drafts medical marijuana regulations

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:17 PM EST2017-11-20 00:17:21 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The state health department has drafted proposed regulations for the medical marijuana industry, setting rules for quality testing, tracking and increasing fees. 

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The state health department has drafted proposed regulations for the medical marijuana industry, setting rules for quality testing, tracking and increasing fees. 

  • State representative resigning seat due to move

    State representative resigning seat due to move

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:13 PM EST2017-11-19 21:13:33 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana state representative from Billings is resigning his seat because he is moving to Great Falls.    

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana state representative from Billings is resigning his seat because he is moving to Great Falls.    

  • Red Lion Inn robbed Saturday at gunpoint

    Red Lion Inn robbed Saturday at gunpoint

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:03 PM EST2017-11-19 21:03:39 GMT
    Just before 3:30 Saturday morning, Billings police responded to a report of a robbery at the Red Lion Inn. A man entered the hotel and approached the front desk brandishing a handgun. The suspect demanded money from the clerk and took an unknown amount of cash. The suspect then fled the area. No shots were fired during the incident. 
    Just before 3:30 Saturday morning, Billings police responded to a report of a robbery at the Red Lion Inn. A man entered the hotel and approached the front desk brandishing a handgun. The suspect demanded money from the clerk and took an unknown amount of cash. The suspect then fled the area. No shots were fired during the incident. 
  • Bobcats win the 117th Brawl of the Wild 31-23 in Bozeman

    Bobcats win the 117th Brawl of the Wild 31-23 in Bozeman

    Saturday, November 18 2017 7:59 PM EST2017-11-19 00:59:07 GMT
    BOZEMAN, Mont. - The Montana State Bobcats defeated the Montana Grizzlies 31-23 to win the 117th Brawl of the Wild. It's the first time since 2005 that the Cats won a game against the Griz in Bozeman.  The Bobcats ran for 322 yards on the ground, making it the second consecutive year that they have put up over 250 yards of rushing on Montana's defense. Cats sophomore quarterback Chris Murray accounted for 133 yards of that total, as well as throwing the ball for 98 yards. The G...
    BOZEMAN, Mont. - The Montana State Bobcats defeated the Montana Grizzlies 31-23 to win the 117th Brawl of the Wild. It's the first time since 2005 that the Cats won a game against the Griz in Bozeman.  The Bobcats ran for 322 yards on the ground, making it the second consecutive year that they have put up over 250 yards of rushing on Montana's defense. Cats sophomore quarterback Chris Murray accounted for 133 yards of that total, as well as throwing the ball for 98 yards. The G...
  • One person dead in Billings Police-involved shooting

    One person dead in Billings Police-involved shooting

    Saturday, November 18 2017 3:07 PM EST2017-11-18 20:07:23 GMT

    One person is dead following a police-involved shooting on the 400 block of Bunting Street in Billings Southside Saturday. Five officers have been placed on administrative leave as per officer-involved shooting protocol. 

    One person is dead following a police-involved shooting on the 400 block of Bunting Street in Billings Southside Saturday. Five officers have been placed on administrative leave as per officer-involved shooting protocol. 

  • One person shot inside Billings brewery

    One person shot inside Billings brewery

    Saturday, November 18 2017 12:55 PM EST2017-11-18 17:55:32 GMT

    Billings Police officers are investigating an overnight shooting at Bones Brewery on Broadwater Avenue.  

    Billings Police officers are investigating an overnight shooting at Bones Brewery on Broadwater Avenue.  

  • Cody police car hit by passing motorist

    Cody police car hit by passing motorist

    Saturday, November 18 2017 1:00 AM EST2017-11-18 06:00:49 GMT

    A passing car rammed into a police car in Cody Monday. It happened as the officer was opening his door to get out, after he stopped another car. The Wyoming Highway Patrol issued pictures of the damaged police car, parked on Sheridan Avenue near the Sierra Trading Post. 

    A passing car rammed into a police car in Cody Monday. It happened as the officer was opening his door to get out, after he stopped another car. The Wyoming Highway Patrol issued pictures of the damaged police car, parked on Sheridan Avenue near the Sierra Trading Post. 

  • Reactions to the possible furlough veto

    Reactions to the possible furlough veto

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:55 PM EST2017-11-18 02:55:38 GMT

    If the governor chooses to veto the furloughs, some republicans say the only way to make-up for that lost money is through cuts elsewhere. 

    If the governor chooses to veto the furloughs, some republicans say the only way to make-up for that lost money is through cuts elsewhere. 

  • Laurel mayor-elect faces political controversy

    Laurel mayor-elect faces political controversy

    Friday, November 17 2017 8:39 PM EST2017-11-18 01:39:26 GMT

    Earlier this month the people of Laurel cast their votes and elected a new mayor. However, Mayor-Elect Dave Waggoner may have a big problem as he prepares to take office. 

    Earlier this month the people of Laurel cast their votes and elected a new mayor. However, Mayor-Elect Dave Waggoner may have a big problem as he prepares to take office. 

  • Hardin Power Plant could close in 2018

    Hardin Power Plant could close in 2018

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:37 PM EST2017-11-18 00:37:13 GMT

    The Hardin Generating Station could close if the company cannot find a buyer by sometime in early 2018. 

    The Hardin Generating Station could close if the company cannot find a buyer by sometime in early 2018. 

  • Veteran's Meat Locker Helping Those Who Served

    Veteran's Meat Locker Helping Those Who Served

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:30 AM EST2017-11-17 05:30:32 GMT

    A Montana veteran and his wife have started an organization to help other veterans in the state. They are giving away free meat.

    A Montana veteran and his wife have started an organization to help other veterans in the state. They are giving away free meat.

  • Puerto Rico pups looking for furever homes

    Puerto Rico pups looking for furever homes

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:01 PM EST2017-11-17 02:01:04 GMT
    Dave Pauli, Montana native and Humane Society employee, rescued 5 puppies from Puerto Rico and brought them back to Montana after Hurricane Maria. The dogs have been placed at Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter and they are now ready for adoption. Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter has already started pulling applications and will match the dogs with their furever families. You can still submit an application for any of the 5 dogs. Dave said he has an incentive for the families ...
    Dave Pauli, Montana native and Humane Society employee, rescued 5 puppies from Puerto Rico and brought them back to Montana after Hurricane Maria. The dogs have been placed at Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter and they are now ready for adoption. Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter has already started pulling applications and will match the dogs with their furever families. You can still submit an application for any of the 5 dogs. Dave said he has an incentive for the families ...
  • Rocky Mountain College hosted 2nd bone marrow drive

    Rocky Mountain College hosted 2nd bone marrow drive

    Thursday, November 16 2017 8:46 PM EST2017-11-17 01:46:36 GMT
    Rocky Mountain College hosted their second bone marrow drive today in the Fraley Lounge on campus. This bone marrow drive is in honor of RMC senior basketball player Marissa Van Atta who is battling acute myeloid leukemia. Marissa and her family are still searching to find her lifesaving match. That is what Noah Oloff hoped to accomplish today. Oloff was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and his bone marrow donor was his sister. He said he brought this drive to Rocky in hope of...
    Rocky Mountain College hosted their second bone marrow drive today in the Fraley Lounge on campus. This bone marrow drive is in honor of RMC senior basketball player Marissa Van Atta who is battling acute myeloid leukemia. Marissa and her family are still searching to find her lifesaving match. That is what Noah Oloff hoped to accomplish today. Oloff was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and his bone marrow donor was his sister. He said he brought this drive to Rocky in hope of...
  • Brawl of the Wild: Offensive Breakdown

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 10:41 PM EST2017-11-16 03:41:13 GMT

    Live in Bozeman, our sports department of Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman, and Kyle Sherman go offensive position by offensive position to see which team, the Montana Grizzlies, or the Montana State Bobcats, have the advantage. We talk about quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, and the big uglies, the offensive linemen. 

    Live in Bozeman, our sports department of Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman, and Kyle Sherman go offensive position by offensive position to see which team, the Montana Grizzlies, or the Montana State Bobcats, have the advantage. We talk about quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, and the big uglies, the offensive linemen. 

  • Results from mule deer care positive for chronic wasting disease

    Results from mule deer care positive for chronic wasting disease

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:07 PM EST2017-11-16 01:07:53 GMT

    Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks says a second mule deer buck from hunting district 510 was found to be suspect for chronic wasting disease.

    Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks says a second mule deer buck from hunting district 510 was found to be suspect for chronic wasting disease.

  • October best month yet for American Airline ticket sales

    October best month yet for American Airline ticket sales

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 6:50 PM EST2017-11-15 23:50:01 GMT
    American Airlines started their service at Billings Logan International Airport on June 2nd of this year. Their daily flight from Billings to Dallas has been having lower ticket sales this second quarter. The Billings Chamber of Commerce has a deal with American Airlines to help them break even during their first trial year meaning they will pay for any empty seats. President and CEO of Billings Chamber of Commerce, John Brewer said they are working hard to promote the Dallas flight...
    American Airlines started their service at Billings Logan International Airport on June 2nd of this year. Their daily flight from Billings to Dallas has been having lower ticket sales this second quarter. The Billings Chamber of Commerce has a deal with American Airlines to help them break even during their first trial year meaning they will pay for any empty seats. President and CEO of Billings Chamber of Commerce, John Brewer said they are working hard to promote the Dallas flight...
  • Pablo man won't face charges after shooting girlfriend's husband

    Pablo man won't face charges after shooting girlfriend's husband

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:21 PM EST2017-11-15 17:21:14 GMT

    The shooting happened back in September, when police say Ryan Black acted in self-defense. 

    The shooting happened back in September, when police say Ryan Black acted in self-defense. 

  • Your health: Weird health warnings

    Your health: Weird health warnings

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:40 PM EST2017-11-15 04:40:38 GMT
    There are many ways our body many be trying to tell you you're unhealthy. Dr. Robbyn Traylor says to talk to your doctor if you have bizarre cravings, because they could be symptoms of a metal deficiency. Annual checkups help find chronic illness early and prevent serious consequences from undiagnosed diseases. Heavy breathing, an abnormal thirst or sweet breath could indicate high blood pressure or diabetes, which can lead to organ failure or heart attack if left undiagnosed. If...
    There are many ways our body many be trying to tell you you're unhealthy. Dr. Robbyn Traylor says to talk to your doctor if you have bizarre cravings, because they could be symptoms of a metal deficiency. Annual checkups help find chronic illness early and prevent serious consequences from undiagnosed diseases. Heavy breathing, an abnormal thirst or sweet breath could indicate high blood pressure or diabetes, which can lead to organ failure or heart attack if left undiagnosed. If...
  • Invest in Something Special campaign

    Invest in Something Special campaign

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 9:24 PM EST2017-11-15 02:24:24 GMT

    Special Olympics Montana is teaming up with Voya for a social media campaign to raise money for Special Olympics athletes. 

    Special Olympics Montana is teaming up with Voya for a social media campaign to raise money for Special Olympics athletes. 

  • Montana special legislative session begins

    Montana special legislative session begins

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 9:14 PM EST2017-11-15 02:14:07 GMT

    The state finds itself $227 million in the hole, and state law mandates a balanced budget.

    The state finds itself $227 million in the hole, and state law mandates a balanced budget.

  • Dog Tag Buddies helps Montana veterans

    Dog Tag Buddies helps Montana veterans

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:31 PM EST2017-11-14 23:31:09 GMT

    Dog Tag Buddies is a Montana non-profit organization. Founder Deede Baker said her goal is to help veterans and dogs at the same time. She rescues dogs, then pairs them with a veteran. 

    Dog Tag Buddies is a Montana non-profit organization. Founder Deede Baker said her goal is to help veterans and dogs at the same time. She rescues dogs, then pairs them with a veteran. 

  • The Latest: California shooter fired 'without provocation'

    The Latest: California shooter fired 'without provocation'

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 5:59 PM EST2017-11-14 22:59:17 GMT

    RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) - At least 10 children and adults have been hospitalized after a series of shootings in rural Northern California that left five dead, including the gunman.

    RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) - At least 10 children and adults have been hospitalized after a series of shootings in rural Northern California that left five dead, including the gunman.

  • Crash kills 21 year old on Hi-Line

    Crash kills 21 year old on Hi-Line

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 4:07 PM EST2017-11-14 21:07:59 GMT

    The Montana Highway Patrol says one person has died in a 2 vehicle crash in Roosevelt County.  MHP says the crash occurred about 1 p.m. Monday on U.S. 2 near Bainville, just west of the North Dakota border. Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office confirmed 21-year old David Manning of Culbertson, rear-ended another vehicle and died of blunt force trauma.  The driver of the rear-ended was stopped on US 2 waiting to turn onto Highway 405.  MHP says that driver w...

    The Montana Highway Patrol says one person has died in a 2 vehicle crash in Roosevelt County.  MHP says the crash occurred about 1 p.m. Monday on U.S. 2 near Bainville, just west of the North Dakota border. Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office confirmed 21-year old David Manning of Culbertson, rear-ended another vehicle and died of blunt force trauma.  The driver of the rear-ended was stopped on US 2 waiting to turn onto Highway 405.  MHP says that driver w...

  • City looking to upgrade Law and Justice Center, Hope to have on Ballot in June

    City looking to upgrade Law and Justice Center, Hope to have on Ballot in June

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:23 AM EST2017-11-14 11:23:35 GMT

    The Law and Justice center has been a hot topic in Bozeman for a while now as city officials have been looking to build a new one for quite some time. Last election, voters in Gallatin Count y voted against the proposed 68 million dollar upgrade. 

    The Law and Justice center has been a hot topic in Bozeman for a while now as city officials have been looking to build a new one for quite some time. Last election, voters in Gallatin Count y voted against the proposed 68 million dollar upgrade. 

  • Cody helicopter rescues prove to be dangerous

    Cody helicopter rescues prove to be dangerous

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 12:12 AM EST2017-11-14 05:12:34 GMT

    CODY- Last week, a hunter and her guide were injured by a grizzly bear in the back country while elk hunting on public land south of Cody.

    CODY- Last week, a hunter and her guide were injured by a grizzly bear in the back country while elk hunting on public land south of Cody.

  • Light The Trail completes cross country trip following Lewis and Clark Path

    Monday, November 13 2017 1:19 PM EST2017-11-13 18:19:05 GMT

    The Light the Trail Ride, a group raising suicide and mental health awareness made a stop in Great Falls as they biked their way across the country following the path Lewis and Clark made. and this weekend they reached Washington D.C. after 2 and a half months of biking. 

    The Light the Trail Ride, a group raising suicide and mental health awareness made a stop in Great Falls as they biked their way across the country following the path Lewis and Clark made. and this weekend they reached Washington D.C. after 2 and a half months of biking. 

  • Do you knit or crochet? Newborns need tiny hats!

    Do you knit or crochet? Newborns need tiny hats!

    Monday, November 13 2017 10:53 AM EST2017-11-13 15:53:02 GMT
    Special little heads are going to need tiny hats to keep them warm come February. The American Heart Association is putting out a call for knitters and crocheters for their "Little Hats, Big Hearts" program.  It gives thousands of hats to newborn babies during February, American Heart Month.  The AHA is asking volunteers to make red hats that are red, cotton or acrylic, medium to heavy weight yarn and are machine washable and dryable. The simpler the pattern the...
    Special little heads are going to need tiny hats to keep them warm come February. The American Heart Association is putting out a call for knitters and crocheters for their "Little Hats, Big Hearts" program.  It gives thousands of hats to newborn babies during February, American Heart Month.  The AHA is asking volunteers to make red hats that are red, cotton or acrylic, medium to heavy weight yarn and are machine washable and dryable. The simpler the pattern the...
  • Whitefish Energy Holdings continues to create controversy

    Whitefish Energy Holdings continues to create controversy

    Monday, November 13 2017 9:53 AM EST2017-11-13 14:53:20 GMT

    Whitefish Energy Holdings facing more controversy, after a report by the New York Times finds the company was charged the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority more than $300 but only paying lineman a fraction of that. According to the report, senior linemen from Florida are earning about $63 as part of the contract with Whitefish Energy. Other linemen are making $42 an hour plus overtime and some are earning up to $100 of double time. According to energy experts, the pay was high, es...

    Whitefish Energy Holdings facing more controversy, after a report by the New York Times finds the company was charged the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority more than $300 but only paying lineman a fraction of that. According to the report, senior linemen from Florida are earning about $63 as part of the contract with Whitefish Energy. Other linemen are making $42 an hour plus overtime and some are earning up to $100 of double time. According to energy experts, the pay was high, es...

  • Polson Police Department investigating weekend fire

    Polson Police Department investigating weekend fire

    Monday, November 13 2017 9:52 AM EST2017-11-13 14:52:54 GMT

    Polson Police Department responded to a house fire early Saturday morning. According to the department's Facebook page, the fire completely destroyed the home. Thankfully, the family who was living in the home was able to make it out safely. Several agencies responded to the fire, including the Polson Fire Department and the Lake County E-911. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

    Polson Police Department responded to a house fire early Saturday morning. According to the department's Facebook page, the fire completely destroyed the home. Thankfully, the family who was living in the home was able to make it out safely. Several agencies responded to the fire, including the Polson Fire Department and the Lake County E-911. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

  • The Burger Dive places 5th in World Burger Championship

    The Burger Dive places 5th in World Burger Championship

    Monday, November 13 2017 12:35 AM EST2017-11-13 05:35:56 GMT

    The results are in and the Burger Dive has once again made Billings proud.The Billings local favorite placed fifth in this years World Burger Championship, making this two years in a row the restaurant has placed in the top five in the world. 

    The results are in and the Burger Dive has once again made Billings proud.The Billings local favorite placed fifth in this years World Burger Championship, making this two years in a row the restaurant has placed in the top five in the world. 

  • Church attack fundraiser raises more than $50K

    Church attack fundraiser raises more than $50K

    Sunday, November 12 2017 4:57 PM EST2017-11-12 21:57:17 GMT

    SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) - Organizers say their fundraiser barbecue has raised more than $50,000 for the families of those killed in a mass shooting at a Texas church.   

    SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) - Organizers say their fundraiser barbecue has raised more than $50,000 for the families of those killed in a mass shooting at a Texas church.   

  • Roberts celebrates Veterans Day with parade and ceremony

    Roberts celebrates Veterans Day with parade and ceremony

    Saturday, November 11 2017 10:28 PM EST2017-11-12 03:28:24 GMT

    Saturday was Veterans Day, and folks around the country are celebrating those who fight for our freedom.

    Saturday was Veterans Day, and folks around the country are celebrating those who fight for our freedom.

  • KULR 8 would like to thank our veterans this Veterans Day

    KULR 8 would like to thank our veterans this Veterans Day

    Saturday, November 11 2017 9:37 PM EST2017-11-12 02:37:53 GMT

    From all of us here at KULR 8, happy Veterans Day. We would like to thank all of those, past and present, who have put their lives on the line for our freedom. Here are just a few of the many brave heroes from Montana. Thank you for all of your sacrifices.

    From all of us here at KULR 8, happy Veterans Day. We would like to thank all of those, past and present, who have put their lives on the line for our freedom. Here are just a few of the many brave heroes from Montana. Thank you for all of your sacrifices.

  • Griz send senior class out with home victory, thrash UNC 44-14

    Griz send senior class out with home victory, thrash UNC 44-14

    Saturday, November 11 2017 7:58 PM EST2017-11-12 00:58:18 GMT

    It was important for the Montana Grizzlies to send their seniors out with a victory. For a class that has been part of the ups and downs that the Montana program has gone through in the past couple of years, getting a win in their last regular season game in Washington-Grizzly was preached all week. 

    It was important for the Montana Grizzlies to send their seniors out with a victory. For a class that has been part of the ups and downs that the Montana program has gone through in the past couple of years, getting a win in their last regular season game in Washington-Grizzly was preached all week. 

  • Trump back on defensive over Russia meddling

    Trump back on defensive over Russia meddling

    Saturday, November 11 2017 4:32 PM EST2017-11-11 21:32:26 GMT

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - President Donald Trump is back on the defensive over Russian election meddling and is accusing Democrats of trying to sabotage U.S.-Russia relations.   

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - President Donald Trump is back on the defensive over Russian election meddling and is accusing Democrats of trying to sabotage U.S.-Russia relations.   

  • Daines withdraws endorsement of Alabama's Roy Moore

    Daines withdraws endorsement of Alabama's Roy Moore

    Saturday, November 11 2017 1:55 PM EST2017-11-11 18:55:33 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Sen. Steve Daines has pulled his endorsement for Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore.  

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Sen. Steve Daines has pulled his endorsement for Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore.  

  • Central Wyoming celebrates its most famous cowboys

    Central Wyoming celebrates its most famous cowboys

    Saturday, November 11 2017 1:12 AM EST2017-11-11 06:12:58 GMT

    Central Wyoming celebrated its most famous cowboys Saturday. A ceremony in Thermopolis honored the men and woman chosen for the Cowboy Hall of Fame. Those people from Hot Springs County who spent a lifetime working as real cowboys. The unveiling of a plaque happened at the White Horse Country store. People who are honored are not just rodeo cowboys, although  rodeo cowboys can be considered. 

    Central Wyoming celebrated its most famous cowboys Saturday. A ceremony in Thermopolis honored the men and woman chosen for the Cowboy Hall of Fame. Those people from Hot Springs County who spent a lifetime working as real cowboys. The unveiling of a plaque happened at the White Horse Country store. People who are honored are not just rodeo cowboys, although  rodeo cowboys can be considered. 

  • The Burger Dive makes it to Food World Championship finals

    The Burger Dive makes it to Food World Championship finals

    Saturday, November 11 2017 12:27 AM EST2017-11-11 05:27:40 GMT

    A Billings local favorite is back on the world stage. 

    A Billings local favorite is back on the world stage. 

  • What's New at the Zoo: Do ZooMontana's grizzly bears hibernate?

    What's New at the Zoo: Do ZooMontana's grizzly bears hibernate?

    Friday, November 10 2017 11:13 PM EST2017-11-11 04:13:08 GMT

    We spoke with Jeff the Nature Guy for What's New at the Zoo. This week's topic is about grizzly bears and hibernation.

    We spoke with Jeff the Nature Guy for What's New at the Zoo. This week's topic is about grizzly bears and hibernation.

  • Huntley Project 6th grade continues Veterans Day tradition

    Huntley Project 6th grade continues Veterans Day tradition

    Friday, November 10 2017 11:00 PM EST2017-11-11 04:00:18 GMT

    The community of Huntley Project kicks off their Veterans Day weekend with tradition. This tradition has lasted more than 45 years. 

    The community of Huntley Project kicks off their Veterans Day weekend with tradition. This tradition has lasted more than 45 years. 

  • Veterinary practice requires canine influenza vaccination before boarding

    Veterinary practice requires canine influenza vaccination before boarding

    Friday, November 10 2017 8:47 PM EST2017-11-11 01:47:02 GMT
    Canine influenza isn't in the Billings area just yet but according to local veterinarians, there have been cases reported across the state. One Billings animal hospital is asking dog owners to be proactive about the disease. Best Friends Animal Hospital is requiring all dogs to be vaccinated before being boarded with them this holiday season.   Veterinarian Lisa Galvin at Best Friends Animal Hospital says the influenza presents itself like kennel cough but also features...
    Canine influenza isn't in the Billings area just yet but according to local veterinarians, there have been cases reported across the state. One Billings animal hospital is asking dog owners to be proactive about the disease. Best Friends Animal Hospital is requiring all dogs to be vaccinated before being boarded with them this holiday season.   Veterinarian Lisa Galvin at Best Friends Animal Hospital says the influenza presents itself like kennel cough but also features...
  • Petition to expand Special Session succeeds

    Petition to expand Special Session succeeds

    Friday, November 10 2017 12:51 PM EST2017-11-10 17:51:43 GMT

    Helena, MT - Republicans have reached the 76 signatures needed to consider and vote on additional topics outside of those designated by Governor Steve Bullock for the Special Legislative Session which will be held on November 14th. 

    Helena, MT - Republicans have reached the 76 signatures needed to consider and vote on additional topics outside of those designated by Governor Steve Bullock for the Special Legislative Session which will be held on November 14th. 

  • Your money: You can now have breakfast at Tiffany's

    Your money: You can now have breakfast at Tiffany's

    Friday, November 10 2017 1:29 AM EST2017-11-10 06:29:11 GMT

    Luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co will open "The Blue Box Cafe" at its New York city flagship store on Fifth Avenue. The iconic tiffany blue color is infused throughout the cafe, which is located on the store's fourth floor. The cafe will serve re-imagined American classics and the menu will change and evolve through the seasons It will costs 29 dollars per person -- not including tax and tip. Lunch comes at a flat price for $39. 

    Luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co will open "The Blue Box Cafe" at its New York city flagship store on Fifth Avenue. The iconic tiffany blue color is infused throughout the cafe, which is located on the store's fourth floor. The cafe will serve re-imagined American classics and the menu will change and evolve through the seasons It will costs 29 dollars per person -- not including tax and tip. Lunch comes at a flat price for $39. 

  • Film Brings to Light Issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    Film Brings to Light Issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    Thursday, November 9 2017 11:46 PM EST2017-11-10 04:46:47 GMT

    A film viewing and panel discussion was held Thursday evening at MSU-Billings. The film titled "When They Were Here" is about missing and murdered indigenous women.

    A film viewing and panel discussion was held Thursday evening at MSU-Billings. The film titled "When They Were Here" is about missing and murdered indigenous women.

  • Billings Police to create new task force due to up tick in car thefts

    Billings Police to create new task force due to up tick in car thefts

    Thursday, November 9 2017 9:22 PM EST2017-11-10 02:22:16 GMT
    Have you noticed an uptick in posts about car theft on Facebook? Or have you seen people waiting for you to start your car and leave it running? We see it every year, an increase in car thefts during the colder months. It's nice to come out to a warm car but sometimes, that car is gone. Billings Police Department said the most important thing is to avoid making yourself an easy target. Police say the increase in car thefts during winter months doesn't surprise them. Everyone ...
    Have you noticed an uptick in posts about car theft on Facebook? Or have you seen people waiting for you to start your car and leave it running? We see it every year, an increase in car thefts during the colder months. It's nice to come out to a warm car but sometimes, that car is gone. Billings Police Department said the most important thing is to avoid making yourself an easy target. Police say the increase in car thefts during winter months doesn't surprise them. Everyone ...
  • Montana GOP attempts to call its OWN special legislative session

    Montana GOP attempts to call its OWN special legislative session

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:08 PM EST2017-11-09 23:08:05 GMT

    Political in-fighting is already taking place in advance of next weeks special legislative session. 

    Political in-fighting is already taking place in advance of next weeks special legislative session. 

  • Capitol Christmas Tree begins journey from Yaak, Montana to Washington, DC

    Capitol Christmas Tree begins journey from Yaak, Montana to Washington, DC

    Thursday, November 9 2017 4:31 PM EST2017-11-09 21:31:45 GMT

    The journey begins for this year's Capitol Christmas Tree. Hand-picked this spring from the Kootenai National Forest, it will now travel over 3,000 miles to Washington, DC.

    The journey begins for this year's Capitol Christmas Tree. Hand-picked this spring from the Kootenai National Forest, it will now travel over 3,000 miles to Washington, DC.

  • FBI looking for Montana fugitive

    FBI looking for Montana fugitive

    Thursday, November 9 2017 2:28 PM EST2017-11-09 19:28:39 GMT

    Frederick Lona is wanted for his alleged involvement in a drug-trafficking organization that operated in Montana from November 2010 to June 2012.

    Frederick Lona is wanted for his alleged involvement in a drug-trafficking organization that operated in Montana from November 2010 to June 2012.

  • Tester Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Secure Butte Veterans Home

    Tester Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Secure Butte Veterans Home

    Thursday, November 9 2017 11:05 AM EST2017-11-09 16:05:13 GMT

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester introduced a bipartisan bill today to help Butte secure the resources needed to construct the long-awaited Southwest Montana Veterans Home.

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester introduced a bipartisan bill today to help Butte secure the resources needed to construct the long-awaited Southwest Montana Veterans Home.

  • Chronic wasting disease found in mule deer buck killed in Montana

    Chronic wasting disease found in mule deer buck killed in Montana

    Thursday, November 9 2017 1:06 AM EST2017-11-09 06:06:26 GMT

    According to Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, a mule deer buck is confirmed to have chronic wasting disease.

    According to Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, a mule deer buck is confirmed to have chronic wasting disease.

  • The Griz ROTC "Boom Crew"

    The Griz ROTC "Boom Crew"

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 11:16 PM EST2017-11-09 04:16:16 GMT

    Since 1989, it’s made fans at Washington-Grizzly jump out of their seats. “It’s small, so you would think that it wouldn’t give that much of a punch, but it can give a pretty good boom.” says Patrick Loynd, a junior ROTC member. This artillery crew enjoys when the Griz score as much as the fans do. “You get to work with a cannon, and make stuff go boom, it’s a great experience” laughs sophomore Chris Blaser. The Boom Crew uses a cann...

    Since 1989, it’s made fans at Washington-Grizzly jump out of their seats. “It’s small, so you would think that it wouldn’t give that much of a punch, but it can give a pretty good boom.” says Patrick Loynd, a junior ROTC member. This artillery crew enjoys when the Griz score as much as the fans do. “You get to work with a cannon, and make stuff go boom, it’s a great experience” laughs sophomore Chris Blaser. The Boom Crew uses a cann...

  • Montana Stockgrowers Assoc. hopes $300M China beef trade agreement will bolster economy

    Montana Stockgrowers Assoc. hopes $300M China beef trade agreement will bolster economy

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:15 PM EST2017-11-09 02:15:06 GMT

    It may one be a matter of months before Montana beef will be served on the dinner tables of the Chinese. China's largest online retailer signed a deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars to buy Montana beef.

    It may one be a matter of months before Montana beef will be served on the dinner tables of the Chinese. China's largest online retailer signed a deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars to buy Montana beef.

  • Montana beef to China takes another step forward

    Montana beef to China takes another step forward

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 4:29 PM EST2017-11-08 21:29:13 GMT

    U.S. Senator Steve Daines secured an agreement between JD.com, one of China’s largest retailers and the Montana Stockgrowers Association with the intent to purchase a minimum of $200 million in Montana-sourced beef over the next several years. 

    U.S. Senator Steve Daines secured an agreement between JD.com, one of China’s largest retailers and the Montana Stockgrowers Association with the intent to purchase a minimum of $200 million in Montana-sourced beef over the next several years. 

  • Tester Announces Team of Experts Coming to VA Montana

    Tester Announces Team of Experts Coming to VA Montana

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 4:00 PM EST2017-11-08 21:00:44 GMT

    Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Jon Tester today announced that, at his request, VA Secretary David Shulkin will be sending a team of experts to VA Montana to review staffing shortages, improve scheduling, and address the backlog of referrals for care within or outside of the VA (called “consults”). 

    Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Jon Tester today announced that, at his request, VA Secretary David Shulkin will be sending a team of experts to VA Montana to review staffing shortages, improve scheduling, and address the backlog of referrals for care within or outside of the VA (called “consults”). 

  • New injunction attempts to halt recall petition

    New injunction attempts to halt recall petition

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 3:27 PM EST2017-11-08 20:27:43 GMT

    KFBB has confirmed with the Pondera District Court that Pondera County Sheriff Carl Suta has filed an injunction in an attempt to halt the recall petition made against him. 

    KFBB has confirmed with the Pondera District Court that Pondera County Sheriff Carl Suta has filed an injunction in an attempt to halt the recall petition made against him. 

  • keeping your pets safe and warm in the winter

    keeping your pets safe and warm in the winter

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:58 AM EST2017-11-08 11:58:25 GMT

    Not only can this cold weather be dangerous to humans, but it can also be dangerous to your pets. 

    Not only can this cold weather be dangerous to humans, but it can also be dangerous to your pets. 

  • Beating the winter blues, how to survive Montana's cold, harsh winter

    Beating the winter blues, how to survive Montana's cold, harsh winter

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:38 AM EST2017-11-08 11:38:09 GMT

    In Montana winter can be extremely cold and harsh, just yesterday we saw temperatures dip into the negatives. 

    In Montana winter can be extremely cold and harsh, just yesterday we saw temperatures dip into the negatives. 

  • WYDOT driver survives night on the mountain last December, returns to work this year to tackle winter storms

    WYDOT driver survives night on the mountain last December, returns to work this year to tackle winter storms

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 1:34 AM EST2017-11-08 06:34:24 GMT

    Imagine how it would feel to be trapped all night in your truck in a mountain snowstorm, with a wind chill of 70 degrees below zero outside. That’s what happened to a Wyoming Department of Transportation plow driver last December. He told his story recently, and says he’s ready to tackle this winter’s snowstorms. So is WYDOT. The Chief Joseph Highway in the Beartooth mountains is a lonely place now. Snow covers the mountains around it as far as you can see. 

    Imagine how it would feel to be trapped all night in your truck in a mountain snowstorm, with a wind chill of 70 degrees below zero outside. That’s what happened to a Wyoming Department of Transportation plow driver last December. He told his story recently, and says he’s ready to tackle this winter’s snowstorms. So is WYDOT. The Chief Joseph Highway in the Beartooth mountains is a lonely place now. Snow covers the mountains around it as far as you can see. 

  • "I'm grateful to the people who voted yes."

    "I'm grateful to the people who voted yes."

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:43 AM EST2017-11-08 05:43:36 GMT

    Yellowstone County Attorney talks to KULR-8 about Public Safety Mill Levy passing.

    Yellowstone County Attorney talks to KULR-8 about Public Safety Mill Levy passing.

  • Mayor Elect Bill Cole, and Mayor Tom Hanel on Billings' future

    Mayor Elect Bill Cole, and Mayor Tom Hanel on Billings' future

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:35 AM EST2017-11-08 05:35:27 GMT

    It's been an exciting night for the Cole family. 

    It's been an exciting night for the Cole family. 

  • Big Bear Sports Center hopes to be back in business soon.

    Big Bear Sports Center hopes to be back in business soon.

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 6:05 PM EST2017-11-07 23:05:38 GMT

    The staff of Big Bear Sports Center has a big job ahead of them but are hopeful the store will reopen soon.. 

    The staff of Big Bear Sports Center has a big job ahead of them but are hopeful the store will reopen soon.. 

  • Two teens missing out of Billings

    Two teens missing out of Billings

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 12:17 PM EST2017-11-07 17:17:08 GMT

    Billings, MT - Police are asking for the public's help in finding two children who are suspected of being taken from their foster care by their non-custodial mother and are believed to be in danger.

    Billings, MT - Police are asking for the public's help in finding two children who are suspected of being taken from their foster care by their non-custodial mother and are believed to be in danger.

  • Police: Big Bear suspect was killed by police gunfire

    Police: Big Bear suspect was killed by police gunfire

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 12:14 PM EST2017-11-07 17:14:37 GMT

    Billings police have identified Saturday's shooter at Big Bear as Frank Half Junior. Half was killed following a 9-hour stand off with police.

    Billings police have identified Saturday's shooter at Big Bear as Frank Half Junior. Half was killed following a 9-hour stand off with police.

  • 3.4 Magnitude earthquake hits near Lincoln; Over 60 in the last 30 days

    3.4 Magnitude earthquake hits near Lincoln; Over 60 in the last 30 days

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 12:06 PM EST2017-11-07 17:06:18 GMT
    The USGS is reporting a 3.4 magnitude earthquake happened near Lincoln at 7:08 am Tuesday. So far no damages or injuries have been reported. According to www.earthquaketrack.com, this is 61st earthquake to hit the area of Lincoln with a magnitude of 1.5 or higher.   Eight small quakes have occurred in just the last 4 days.  The big one hit in July at a magnitude of 5.8 and could be felt as far away as Great Falls. 
    The USGS is reporting a 3.4 magnitude earthquake happened near Lincoln at 7:08 am Tuesday. So far no damages or injuries have been reported. According to www.earthquaketrack.com, this is 61st earthquake to hit the area of Lincoln with a magnitude of 1.5 or higher.   Eight small quakes have occurred in just the last 4 days.  The big one hit in July at a magnitude of 5.8 and could be felt as far away as Great Falls. 
  • Montana man describes how he survived a bear attack

    Montana man describes how he survived a bear attack

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 10:00 AM EST2017-11-07 15:00:09 GMT

    A Montana man was elk hunting this weekend, when we was mauled by a bear. Joe Kiedrowski was elk hunting in the Tom Miner Basin near Gardiner Montana when he encountered a bear. 

    A Montana man was elk hunting this weekend, when we was mauled by a bear. Joe Kiedrowski was elk hunting in the Tom Miner Basin near Gardiner Montana when he encountered a bear. 

  • Staying warm in single digit temperatures

    Staying warm in single digit temperatures

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 6:15 AM EST2017-11-07 11:15:24 GMT

    It’s a cold morning here in Montana, especially in Bozeman. 

    It’s a cold morning here in Montana, especially in Bozeman. 

  • Guide to this years election in Southwest Montana

    Guide to this years election in Southwest Montana

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 6:10 AM EST2017-11-07 11:10:42 GMT

    It’s election time across the state! A number of officials are up for election including commissioners and mayoral candidates. 

    It’s election time across the state! A number of officials are up for election including commissioners and mayoral candidates. 

  • Cooke City closed to Cody

    Cooke City closed to Cody

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 1:05 AM EST2017-11-07 06:05:13 GMT
    Yellowstone’s east entrance is closed to cars for the winter now, and people won’t be able to drive from Cody to the Northeast entrance because ten to twelve miles of highway 212 east of Cooke City is covered in snow in the winter. Snowmobilers use that stretch of highway. But some Cooke City and Cody business leaders would like to see it open to cars in the winter. In the winter, the only way out of Cooke City, Montana to Wyoming is by snowmobile. The high mountain...
    Yellowstone’s east entrance is closed to cars for the winter now, and people won’t be able to drive from Cody to the Northeast entrance because ten to twelve miles of highway 212 east of Cooke City is covered in snow in the winter. Snowmobilers use that stretch of highway. But some Cooke City and Cody business leaders would like to see it open to cars in the winter. In the winter, the only way out of Cooke City, Montana to Wyoming is by snowmobile. The high mountain...
  • Governor Bullock calls special session to balance Montana's budget

    Governor Bullock calls special session to balance Montana's budget

    Monday, November 6 2017 5:31 PM EST2017-11-06 22:31:30 GMT

    Governor Steve Bullock has called the Montana Legislature back to Helena for a special session to balance the state's budget. 

    Governor Steve Bullock has called the Montana Legislature back to Helena for a special session to balance the state's budget. 

  • Governor Bullock calls special session

    Governor Bullock calls special session

    Monday, November 6 2017 4:42 PM EST2017-11-06 21:42:20 GMT

    Montana - Governor Steve Bullock has called the Montana Legislature back to Helena for a special session to begin at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, with hearings beginning on Monday, November 13, 2017. 

    Montana - Governor Steve Bullock has called the Montana Legislature back to Helena for a special session to begin at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, with hearings beginning on Monday, November 13, 2017. 

  • Yellowstone closes most roads, entrances for winter

    Yellowstone closes most roads, entrances for winter

    Monday, November 6 2017 4:39 PM EST2017-11-06 21:39:08 GMT

    If you want to get around most of Yellowstone National Park over the next several months, you'll need a snowmobile or a snowcoach. 

    If you want to get around most of Yellowstone National Park over the next several months, you'll need a snowmobile or a snowcoach. 

  • Timber industry building burns to the ground in Libby

    Timber industry building burns to the ground in Libby

    Monday, November 6 2017 10:48 AM EST2017-11-06 15:48:05 GMT

    The Libby Volunteer Fire Department confirms the finger jointer plant burned to the ground Sunday in Libby.  

    The Libby Volunteer Fire Department confirms the finger jointer plant burned to the ground Sunday in Libby.  

  • Home Depot fire under investigation

    Home Depot fire under investigation

    Monday, November 6 2017 9:55 AM EST2017-11-06 14:55:44 GMT

    A fire at Home Depot on King Ave. late Sunday night is under investigation. 

    A fire at Home Depot on King Ave. late Sunday night is under investigation. 

  • Can The Griz food drive starts in Bozeman

    Can The Griz food drive starts in Bozeman

    Monday, November 6 2017 6:39 AM EST2017-11-06 11:39:16 GMT

    It’s the 18th annual Can the Griz, or if you live in Missoula, Can the Cats food drive! This off the field competition between MSU and UM is to see which school can collect the most donations for its local county food bank.

    It’s the 18th annual Can the Griz, or if you live in Missoula, Can the Cats food drive! This off the field competition between MSU and UM is to see which school can collect the most donations for its local county food bank.

  • Police searching for Eddie Sanchez

    Police searching for Eddie Sanchez

    Monday, August 21 2017 3:05 PM EDT2017-08-21 19:05:13 GMT

    Police say victim was assaulted and his vehicle stolen. Yesterday, Officers in Helena responded to a reported assault and a stolen vehicle. The victim was a 67 year old male who had just checked out of his hotel room and was getting ready to leave in his vehicle when he says he was approached by an adult male. 

    Police say victim was assaulted and his vehicle stolen. Yesterday, Officers in Helena responded to a reported assault and a stolen vehicle. The victim was a 67 year old male who had just checked out of his hotel room and was getting ready to leave in his vehicle when he says he was approached by an adult male. 

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  • One person shot inside Billings brewery

    One person shot inside Billings brewery

    Saturday, November 18 2017 12:55 PM EST2017-11-18 17:55:32 GMT

    Billings Police officers are investigating an overnight shooting at Bones Brewery on Broadwater Avenue.  

    Billings Police officers are investigating an overnight shooting at Bones Brewery on Broadwater Avenue.  

  • One person dead in Billings Police-involved shooting

    One person dead in Billings Police-involved shooting

    Saturday, November 18 2017 3:07 PM EST2017-11-18 20:07:23 GMT

    One person is dead following a police-involved shooting on the 400 block of Bunting Street in Billings Southside Saturday. Five officers have been placed on administrative leave as per officer-involved shooting protocol. 

    One person is dead following a police-involved shooting on the 400 block of Bunting Street in Billings Southside Saturday. Five officers have been placed on administrative leave as per officer-involved shooting protocol. 

  • State representative resigning seat due to move

    State representative resigning seat due to move

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:13 PM EST2017-11-19 21:13:33 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana state representative from Billings is resigning his seat because he is moving to Great Falls.    

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana state representative from Billings is resigning his seat because he is moving to Great Falls.    

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