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  • Wanted felon apprehended in Missoula after daylong search

    Wanted felon apprehended in Missoula after daylong search

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:04:42 GMT

    Police apprehended a wanted felon at an apartment complex in Missoula more than 12 hours after he led police on chase through town and took off on foot.

    Police apprehended a wanted felon at an apartment complex in Missoula more than 12 hours after he led police on chase through town and took off on foot.

  • Missoulians build bikes for kids on the Blackfeet Reservation

    Missoulians build bikes for kids on the Blackfeet Reservation

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:02:20 GMT

    As the elements continue to wreak havoc on the Hi-Line...

    As the elements continue to wreak havoc on the Hi-Line...

  • Evacuations ordered in Harlem

    Evacuations ordered in Harlem

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:30:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:54:10 GMT

       4:45 p.m.    The mayor of the town of Harlem has ordered the evacuation of a handful of homes that are threatened by flooding.    Mayor K.M. Hansen says Wednesday's order affects about four homes surrounded by water north of the railroad tracks. He says another three or four families have already evacuated and he wanted the others to leave while they still can.    Hansen says the rest of the town of 800 near the Fort Belknap Indian Reservat...

       4:45 p.m.    The mayor of the town of Harlem has ordered the evacuation of a handful of homes that are threatened by flooding.    Mayor K.M. Hansen says Wednesday's order affects about four homes surrounded by water north of the railroad tracks. He says another three or four families have already evacuated and he wanted the others to leave while they still can.    Hansen says the rest of the town of 800 near the Fort Belknap Indian Reservat...

  • Mother says MET bus nearly hit children heading to school

    Mother says MET bus nearly hit children heading to school

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:37:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:13:53 GMT

    Students crossing Lake Elmo Drive to get on their school bus were nearly hit Wednesday morning. It wasn't a car that allegedly nearly hit the kids but a Billings MET Transit bus.

    Students crossing Lake Elmo Drive to get on their school bus were nearly hit Wednesday morning. It wasn't a car that allegedly nearly hit the kids but a Billings MET Transit bus.

  • Catholic priest creates a stir over Mayfair 2018 chairs

    Catholic priest creates a stir over Mayfair 2018 chairs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:45:33 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:11:03 GMT

    A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings created a stir about this year's Billings Catholic Schools Mayfair invitation. The invitation for the 2018 Mayfair Gala and Auction lists the attire, how to buy tickets, and event chairs. Father Ryan Erlenbush took an issue with two of the event chairs. In a Facebook post, he said, "You know a Catholic School has lost its way when a prominent homosexual couple is advertised as the chairs for the annual fundrais...

    A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings created a stir about this year's Billings Catholic Schools Mayfair invitation. The invitation for the 2018 Mayfair Gala and Auction lists the attire, how to buy tickets, and event chairs. Father Ryan Erlenbush took an issue with two of the event chairs. In a Facebook post, he said, "You know a Catholic School has lost its way when a prominent homosexual couple is advertised as the chairs for the annual fundrais...

  • Governor declares State of Emergency for flooding

    Governor declares State of Emergency for flooding

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:25:18 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Runoff from a winter that approached or exceeded record snowfall across much of Montana is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks much of the northern part of the state.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Runoff from a winter that approached or exceeded record snowfall across much of Montana is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks much of the northern part of the state.

  • UPDATE: Stockman Bank robbery suspect identified

    UPDATE: Stockman Bank robbery suspect identified

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:37:36 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:10:27 GMT

    GREAT FALLS -  The Great Falls Police Department has confirmed they have taken a suspect into custody regarding the bank robbery earlier this afternoon. 

    GREAT FALLS -  The Great Falls Police Department has confirmed they have taken a suspect into custody regarding the bank robbery earlier this afternoon. 

  • USS Helena wreckage located 75 years after sinking

    USS Helena wreckage located 75 years after sinking

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:36:08 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage.   The March 23 discovery revives stories of the battle-tested ship's endurance and the nearly unbelievable survival story of 165 of its crewmen. In all, 732 of the 900 crew survived the July 5, 1943 sinking.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage.   The March 23 discovery revives stories of the battle-tested ship's endurance and the nearly unbelievable survival story of 165 of its crewmen. In all, 732 of the 900 crew survived the July 5, 1943 sinking.

  • Herberger's to close in Great Falls

    Herberger's to close in Great Falls

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:00:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:09:28 GMT

    GREAT FALLS - Another store is shutting its doors in the Electric City.  This time it's due to the liquidation of its parent company.  All Herberger stores across the nation will be closing.  A U.S. bankruptcy judge is expected to decide today on the acquisition of the Bon-Ton stores chain. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. was operating 260 stores in 24 states, largely in the Northeast and Midwest, when it filed for bankruptcy in January. Stores in Havre, Kalispell, Billings,...

    GREAT FALLS - Another store is shutting its doors in the Electric City.  This time it's due to the liquidation of its parent company.  All Herberger stores across the nation will be closing.  A U.S. bankruptcy judge is expected to decide today on the acquisition of the Bon-Ton stores chain. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. was operating 260 stores in 24 states, largely in the Northeast and Midwest, when it filed for bankruptcy in January. Stores in Havre, Kalispell, Billings,...

  • UPDATE: Escaped bear located

    UPDATE: Escaped bear located

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:25:47 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:51:05 GMT

    A 3 to 4-year-old female black bear has escaped from Montana Wildlife Center overnight.  

    A 3 to 4-year-old female black bear has escaped from Montana Wildlife Center overnight.  

  • Youth Transition Center to close in Great Falls

    Youth Transition Center to close in Great Falls

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:27:21 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:27:21 GMT
    GREAT FALLS - Budget cuts are forcing the closure of Great Falls Youth Transition Center.  The center is a 7-bed facility houses boys between the ages of 15 - 17, all of whom are on juvenile parole. “It’s unfortunate that, as a result of cuts mandated by the legislature, we had to make this difficult decision. We have taken a hard look at programs and found that this is the most cost-effective solution,” Department of Corrections Director Reginald Michael ...
    GREAT FALLS - Budget cuts are forcing the closure of Great Falls Youth Transition Center.  The center is a 7-bed facility houses boys between the ages of 15 - 17, all of whom are on juvenile parole. “It’s unfortunate that, as a result of cuts mandated by the legislature, we had to make this difficult decision. We have taken a hard look at programs and found that this is the most cost-effective solution,” Department of Corrections Director Reginald Michael ...
  • Number of Montana E. coli cases climbs

    Number of Montana E. coli cases climbs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:09:25 GMT

    There are now six confirmed cases of E. coli in Montana. 

    There are now six confirmed cases of E. coli in Montana. 

  • Pearl Jam launches Rock 2 Vote project ahead of Missoula show

    Pearl Jam launches Rock 2 Vote project ahead of Missoula show

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:39:11 GMT

    Pearl Jam announced a new project to encourage people to vote in the 2018 election.

    Pearl Jam announced a new project to encourage people to vote in the 2018 election.

  • Earthquake in Lincoln Tuesday was aftershock from quake last summer

    Earthquake in Lincoln Tuesday was aftershock from quake last summer

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:13:59 GMT

    Lincoln residents were jolted awake Tuesday morning by an earthquake that shook the ground around 5:00 a.m. And believe it or not, scientists say the quake was actually an aftershock from a much larger earthquake that shook the area last summer.

    Lincoln residents were jolted awake Tuesday morning by an earthquake that shook the ground around 5:00 a.m. And believe it or not, scientists say the quake was actually an aftershock from a much larger earthquake that shook the area last summer.

  • Barbara Bush has died at age 92

    Barbara Bush has died at age 92

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:58:21 GMT

    Former First Lady Barbara Bush has died at age 92.  "It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself -- thanks to her abiding faith -- but for others."

    Former First Lady Barbara Bush has died at age 92.  "It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself -- thanks to her abiding faith -- but for others."

  • Missoula school resource officer re-assigned to administrative role

    Missoula school resource officer re-assigned to administrative role

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:04:24 GMT

    A school resource officer who was placed on leave after firing his gun on school grounds at Big Sky High School, has returned to the Missoula Police Department in an administrative role.

    A school resource officer who was placed on leave after firing his gun on school grounds at Big Sky High School, has returned to the Missoula Police Department in an administrative role.

  • Flooding on the Hi-Line

    Flooding on the Hi-Line

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:53:51 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:32:27 GMT

    Flooding is taking over the Hi-Line for the second straight day. 

    Flooding is taking over the Hi-Line for the second straight day. 

  • Man Goes Canoeing in Natural Runoff

    Man Goes Canoeing in Natural Runoff

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:47:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:47:46 GMT
    Flooding continues to have a big impact along the Hi-Line, with water affecting farmers and buildings. Despite the negatives, one resident in Big Sandy is using this as an opportunity to go canoeing. Josh Danreuther and his friends have been visiting the natural runoff around Big Sandy and enjoying time on their canoes and kayaks. Danreuther said his father used to go canoeing on the runoff back in the day, and he's been waiting for the opportunity to go himself. The only way thes...
    Flooding continues to have a big impact along the Hi-Line, with water affecting farmers and buildings. Despite the negatives, one resident in Big Sandy is using this as an opportunity to go canoeing. Josh Danreuther and his friends have been visiting the natural runoff around Big Sandy and enjoying time on their canoes and kayaks. Danreuther said his father used to go canoeing on the runoff back in the day, and he's been waiting for the opportunity to go himself. The only way thes...
  • Pearl Jam aims to tap into youth movement with Montana show

    Pearl Jam aims to tap into youth movement with Montana show

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:44:23 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - One of the four cities in Pearl Jam's brief North American tour this summer will be tiny Missoula, Montana, the part-time home of bassist Jeff Ament.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - One of the four cities in Pearl Jam's brief North American tour this summer will be tiny Missoula, Montana, the part-time home of bassist Jeff Ament.

  • Daines Calls for Immediate Action on National Parks Maintenance Backlog

    Daines Calls for Immediate Action on National Parks Maintenance Backlog

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:49:04 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:49:04 GMT

    During a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the National Park Service deferred maintenance backlog, U.S. Senator Steve 

    During a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the National Park Service deferred maintenance backlog, U.S. Senator Steve 

  • Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Lodge Grass identified

    Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Lodge Grass identified

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-04-16 04:21:11 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:22:22 GMT
    KULR-8 reporter Briana Monte interviews Lodge Grass Mayor Quincy Dabney following an officer-involved shooting.KULR-8 reporter Briana Monte interviews Lodge Grass Mayor Quincy Dabney following an officer-involved shooting.

    One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Lodge Grass. Reports of the shooting came into the KULR-8 newsroom shortly before 8:00 PM.

    One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Lodge Grass. Reports of the shooting came into the KULR-8 newsroom shortly before 8:00 PM.

  • Court docs: Meth smoke permeated YMCA daycare

    Court docs: Meth smoke permeated YMCA daycare

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:01:13 GMT

    MISSOULA - A drug cleanup expert estimates that a YMCA daycare has been permeated with methamphetamine fumes and the cleanup could cost more than $80,000.

    MISSOULA - A drug cleanup expert estimates that a YMCA daycare has been permeated with methamphetamine fumes and the cleanup could cost more than $80,000.

  • Montana Treasure: Serving up 130+ burgers at Parker's in Drummond

    Montana Treasure: Serving up 130+ burgers at Parker's in Drummond

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:41:45 GMT

    Just off of Interstate-90 in the small ranching community of Drummond, sits Parker's, a small, family-owned and operated restaurant that is serving up an eye-popping array of burgers. 139 burgers to be exact.

    Just off of Interstate-90 in the small ranching community of Drummond, sits Parker's, a small, family-owned and operated restaurant that is serving up an eye-popping array of burgers. 139 burgers to be exact.

  • Comparing SD2 and Freehold Township

    Comparing SD2 and Freehold Township

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:50:40 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:50:40 GMT

    Comparing Billings School District 2 to Freehold Township District out of New Jersey.

    Comparing Billings School District 2 to Freehold Township District out of New Jersey.

  • Montana consumers warned to throw out romaine after E. coli outbreak

    Montana consumers warned to throw out romaine after E. coli outbreak

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:45:17 GMT

    MISSOULA - Montana has three confirmed cases of E. coli illness tied to an outbreak on chopped romaine lettuce mix. Do not eat any store-bought chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona area, health officals say. 

    MISSOULA - Montana has three confirmed cases of E. coli illness tied to an outbreak on chopped romaine lettuce mix. Do not eat any store-bought chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona area, health officals say. 

  • BIA officer-involved shooting protocol

    BIA officer-involved shooting protocol

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:21:52 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:30:02 GMT

    While Billings has seen several officer-involved shootings, the most recent one in the state of Montana happened on Crow Reservation.

    While Billings has seen several officer-involved shootings, the most recent one in the state of Montana happened on Crow Reservation.

  • Health agencies investigating E. coli cases in Montana

    Health agencies investigating E. coli cases in Montana

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:19:50 GMT

    The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) says state and local health agencies are investigation several reports of E. coli illness likely linked to romaine lettuce.

    The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) says state and local health agencies are investigation several reports of E. coli illness likely linked to romaine lettuce.

  • Seeley Lake 3-year-old diagnosed with terminal brain cancer

    Seeley Lake 3-year-old diagnosed with terminal brain cancer

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:17:33 GMT

    SEELEY LAKE - A western Montana family is battling the unthinkable after their three-year-old daughter was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor.

    SEELEY LAKE - A western Montana family is battling the unthinkable after their three-year-old daughter was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor.

  • Missoula armed robbery suspect charged with attempted deliberate homicide

    Missoula armed robbery suspect charged with attempted deliberate homicide

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:56:45 GMT

    A man arrested for an armed robbery in Missoula is charged attempted deliberate homicide. Prosecutors also charged Stephen James Antill, 56, with robbery and criminal endangerment for the incident last Friday night. 

    A man arrested for an armed robbery in Missoula is charged attempted deliberate homicide. Prosecutors also charged Stephen James Antill, 56, with robbery and criminal endangerment for the incident last Friday night. 

  • Attorney General Tim Fox is battling cancer

    Attorney General Tim Fox is battling cancer

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-04-16 18:59:17 GMT

    Montana's attorney general is battling cancer.  

    Montana's attorney general is battling cancer.  

  • Keystone XL developer to meet with landowners

    Keystone XL developer to meet with landowners

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:43:03 GMT

    The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline plans to meet with landowners along its planned route through Nebraska this week and will start surveying for the project in Nebraska, South Dakota and Montana.

    The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline plans to meet with landowners along its planned route through Nebraska this week and will start surveying for the project in Nebraska, South Dakota and Montana.

  • Sentinel student group DECA needs help with funding

    Sentinel student group DECA needs help with funding

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:50:50 GMT

    The state’s largest business organization for high school students may not be able to send its students to state and national competitions in the coming year. 

    The state’s largest business organization for high school students may not be able to send its students to state and national competitions in the coming year. 

  • One dead after Gallatin County avalanche

    One dead after Gallatin County avalanche

    Saturday, April 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-04-15 03:49:34 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:08:48 GMT
    Gallatin County Sheriff's OfficeGallatin County Sheriff's Office

    One person has died after an avalanche in Gallatin County Today. The Gallatin County Sheriff's Search and Rescue were dispatched to the Saddle Peak area south of Bridger Bowl Ski Area at 11 Saturday morning for an avalanche. Witnesses said they saw the avalanche on the skyline run off Saddle Peak. Search and Rescue volunteers at Bridger Bowl, with support from 25 rescuers, avalanche dogs, and a helicopter responded. The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office and the Gallatin National Forest...

    One person has died after an avalanche in Gallatin County Today. The Gallatin County Sheriff's Search and Rescue were dispatched to the Saddle Peak area south of Bridger Bowl Ski Area at 11 Saturday morning for an avalanche. Witnesses said they saw the avalanche on the skyline run off Saddle Peak. Search and Rescue volunteers at Bridger Bowl, with support from 25 rescuers, avalanche dogs, and a helicopter responded. The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office and the Gallatin National Forest...

  • American Red Cross needs smoke alarm volunteers

    American Red Cross needs smoke alarm volunteers

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-04-16 02:31:33 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:03:56 GMT

    The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to install smoke alarms throughout the Billings area. 200 smoke alarms are set to be installed in 60 Billings homes on the 18th and 19th of May and the Montana Red Cross is searching for volunteers. 

    The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to install smoke alarms throughout the Billings area. 200 smoke alarms are set to be installed in 60 Billings homes on the 18th and 19th of May and the Montana Red Cross is searching for volunteers. 

  • New Addiction Treatment

    New Addiction Treatment

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-04-16 02:56:08 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-04-16 02:56:08 GMT

    CODY – Eleven years after KULR 8 reported exclusively on the deadly effects of prescription drug addiction in Montana and Northwest Wyoming, it is still killing people in the region. A new kind of treatment is being offered to people who are fighting addiction, and it uses another opioid medication. 

    CODY – Eleven years after KULR 8 reported exclusively on the deadly effects of prescription drug addiction in Montana and Northwest Wyoming, it is still killing people in the region. A new kind of treatment is being offered to people who are fighting addiction, and it uses another opioid medication. 

  • One person dead, five injured after head-on collision

    One person dead, five injured after head-on collision

    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-04-15 21:31:19 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-04-16 02:47:04 GMT

    Around 1:30 Sunday afternoon, a report came in of a two-vehicle head-on collision 4 miles south of Fort Benton on Highway 87. 

    Around 1:30 Sunday afternoon, a report came in of a two-vehicle head-on collision 4 miles south of Fort Benton on Highway 87. 

  • Bounty hunters broke in, handcuffed Lolo man over $115

    Bounty hunters broke in, handcuffed Lolo man over $115

    Sunday, April 15 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-04-15 19:48:54 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-04-15 19:48:54 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Unlike some states, Montana has no regulations concerning bounty hunters. They are not licensed, trained, or overseen by any state agency, and there are no laws expressly allowing their existence or governing their limits. 

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Unlike some states, Montana has no regulations concerning bounty hunters. They are not licensed, trained, or overseen by any state agency, and there are no laws expressly allowing their existence or governing their limits. 

  • Barbara Bush in failing health, being cared for in Houston home

    Barbara Bush in failing health, being cared for in Houston home

    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-04-15 18:47:41 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-04-15 18:47:41 GMT
    A source tells CNN that former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health. The 92 year old matriarch of the bush family has been in and out of the hospital several times over the last year. She's been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. The source told CNN that Bush doesn't want to go back to a hospital and is being cared for at her home in Houston. She's been married to former president George Herbert Walker Bush for 73 years.
    A source tells CNN that former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health. The 92 year old matriarch of the bush family has been in and out of the hospital several times over the last year. She's been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. The source told CNN that Bush doesn't want to go back to a hospital and is being cared for at her home in Houston. She's been married to former president George Herbert Walker Bush for 73 years.
  • Residents cause scare after mistaking flares for dynamite

    Residents cause scare after mistaking flares for dynamite

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:36:00 GMT

    Authorities say flares found inside a Butte home were mistaken for sticks of dynamite, causing evacuations of the immediate area.

    Authorities say flares found inside a Butte home were mistaken for sticks of dynamite, causing evacuations of the immediate area.

  • National Weather Service looking for storm spotter volunteers

    National Weather Service looking for storm spotter volunteers

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:27:52 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:30:18 GMT

    The National Weather Service has several training classes scheduled over the next month to help prepare volunteers for the upcoming severe weather season.

    The National Weather Service has several training classes scheduled over the next month to help prepare volunteers for the upcoming severe weather season.

  • MHP releases video of near head on collisions with wrong way drivers

    MHP releases video of near head on collisions with wrong way drivers

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:01:38 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:05:41 GMT
    Captain Keith Edgell narrowly avoids a head on collision with a wrong way driver on Highway 310.Captain Keith Edgell narrowly avoids a head on collision with a wrong way driver on Highway 310.

    Troopers nearly struck by wrong-way drivers in head-on collisions in two separate incidents.

    Troopers nearly struck by wrong-way drivers in head-on collisions in two separate incidents.

  • Bozeman avalanche victim identified

    Bozeman avalanche victim identified

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-04-15 14:53:42 GMT
    Gallatin County Sheriff's OfficeGallatin County Sheriff's Office
    Gallatin County Sheriff's OfficeGallatin County Sheriff's Office

    The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in an avalanche south of Bridger Bowl Saturday.

    The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in an avalanche south of Bridger Bowl Saturday.

  • One person dead in avalanche near Bridger Bowl

    One person dead in avalanche near Bridger Bowl

    Saturday, April 14 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-04-14 21:04:41 GMT
    Gallatin County Sheriff's OfficeGallatin County Sheriff's Office
    Gallatin County Sheriff's OfficeGallatin County Sheriff's Office

    One person is dead after an avalanche south of Bridger Bowl Ski area Saturday.

    One person is dead after an avalanche south of Bridger Bowl Ski area Saturday.

  • Glacier's popular bear cam shut down for spring

    Glacier's popular bear cam shut down for spring

    Saturday, April 14 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-04-14 23:46:55 GMT

    Much to the dismay of bear cam binge watchers, Glacier National Park has shut down it's popular bear webcam for the spring.

    Much to the dismay of bear cam binge watchers, Glacier National Park has shut down it's popular bear webcam for the spring.

  • Missing 3-year-old found safe

    Missing 3-year-old found safe

    Saturday, April 14 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-04-14 23:46:14 GMT
    Gallatin County Sheriff's OfficeGallatin County Sheriff's Office

    UPDATE: 5:32 P.M. - The Missing Endangered Person Advisory (MEPA) for Lyncia Lalicker has been canceled. The 3-year-old has reportedly been found safe.

    UPDATE: 5:32 P.M. - The Missing Endangered Person Advisory (MEPA) for Lyncia Lalicker has been canceled. The 3-year-old has reportedly been found safe.

  • Heavy, wet snow causes flooding in Montana

    Heavy, wet snow causes flooding in Montana

    Saturday, April 14 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-04-14 21:51:08 GMT

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A fast-moving snowstorm flooded farm fields and washed out roads in Montana.

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A fast-moving snowstorm flooded farm fields and washed out roads in Montana.

  • Man arrested for armed robbery at Missoula casino

    Man arrested for armed robbery at Missoula casino

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-04-14 19:45:30 GMT

    Missoula police arrested a 56-year-old man Friday night, for allegedly robbing a casino.

    Missoula police arrested a 56-year-old man Friday night, for allegedly robbing a casino.

  • Pro-gun rally draws hundreds to Kalispell park

    Pro-gun rally draws hundreds to Kalispell park

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-04-14 19:34:17 GMT

    Hundreds of people gathered at Depot Park in Kalispell Saturday for a pro-gun rally.

    Hundreds of people gathered at Depot Park in Kalispell Saturday for a pro-gun rally.

  • Montana judge sides with former student over missing emails

    Montana judge sides with former student over missing emails

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-04-14 19:31:39 GMT

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A judge in Montana has ruled a university should have preserved emails involving a conductor accused of coercing a student into having sex.

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A judge in Montana has ruled a university should have preserved emails involving a conductor accused of coercing a student into having sex.

  • The Wallflowers and Sugar Ray to Headline Annual Elk River Reunion Music Festival in Billings

    The Wallflowers and Sugar Ray to Headline Annual Elk River Reunion Music Festival in Billings

    Friday, April 13 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-04-13 14:21:24 GMT
    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-14 17:27:41 GMT

    Sugar Ray, the Toadies, the Wallflowers and Smashmouth coming for Billings music festival this summer.

    Sugar Ray, the Toadies, the Wallflowers and Smashmouth coming for Billings music festival this summer.

  • Avalanche season came early, continues late in Montana

    Avalanche season came early, continues late in Montana

    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-04-14 17:21:09 GMT
    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-04-14 17:21:09 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Avalanche season began early and is continuing later than usual in southern Montana.    The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center issued an avalanche warning Friday for the Bridger Range after a storm dropped as much as 30 inches (76 centimeters) of snow.    

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Avalanche season began early and is continuing later than usual in southern Montana.    The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center issued an avalanche warning Friday for the Bridger Range after a storm dropped as much as 30 inches (76 centimeters) of snow.    

  • SD2 board names Dr. Ross Kasun as choice for next superintendent

    SD2 board names Dr. Ross Kasun as choice for next superintendent

    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-04-14 17:14:53 GMT
    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-04-14 17:18:23 GMT
    Dr. Ross KasunDr. Ross Kasun

    After a two hour meeting Saturday morning, board members with School District 2 voted to extend an offer to Dr. Ross Kasun to serve as the system's next superintendent. 

    After a two hour meeting Saturday morning, board members with School District 2 voted to extend an offer to Dr. Ross Kasun to serve as the system's next superintendent. 

  • Online pharmacy sentenced for illegal imports

    Online pharmacy sentenced for illegal imports

    Saturday, April 14 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-04-14 15:30:43 GMT

    A Montana judge has sentenced a Canadian online pharmacy to pay $34 million for importing counterfeit and unapproved drugs into the U.S.

    A Montana judge has sentenced a Canadian online pharmacy to pay $34 million for importing counterfeit and unapproved drugs into the U.S.

  • Wyoming inmates transferred to Mississippi facility

    Wyoming inmates transferred to Mississippi facility

    Saturday, April 14 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-04-14 15:12:17 GMT

    Wyoming corrections officials say 88 of the state's inmates have been moved to Mississippi.

    Wyoming corrections officials say 88 of the state's inmates have been moved to Mississippi.

  • Two Accused of Drug Crimes Charged

    Two Accused of Drug Crimes Charged

    Friday, April 13 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-04-14 02:47:17 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-04-14 02:55:23 GMT

    Official court records are in for two people who are accused of multiple felonies and misdemeanors involving drugs.

    Official court records are in for two people who are accused of multiple felonies and misdemeanors involving drugs.

  • Test results back for YMCA meth contamination

    Test results back for YMCA meth contamination

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:06:22 GMT

    MISSOULA - Methamphetamine test results are back from the YMCA Learning Center daycare which closed this week.

    MISSOULA - Methamphetamine test results are back from the YMCA Learning Center daycare which closed this week.

  • Ranchers struggle through calving season

    Ranchers struggle through calving season

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:04:18 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:04:18 GMT

    "It's the worst calving season I can remember in all my life," Rancher John Jansen said. It's April, but it looks more like February. 

    "It's the worst calving season I can remember in all my life," Rancher John Jansen said. It's April, but it looks more like February. 

  • Huey Lewis cancels 2018 concerts after mysterious hearing loss

    Huey Lewis cancels 2018 concerts after mysterious hearing loss

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-04-13 22:47:39 GMT

    Musician Huey Lewis has canceled his performances for 2018 after a mysterious hearing loss. 

    Musician Huey Lewis has canceled his performances for 2018 after a mysterious hearing loss. 

  • Missoula mom testing 3-year-old for meth exposure after YMCA arrest

    Missoula mom testing 3-year-old for meth exposure after YMCA arrest

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-04-13 22:35:22 GMT

    MISSOULA - After an unthinkable week for more than 60 families, parents are scrambling to get their children tested for meth exposure and find alternative childcare. One Missoula mom says she never imagined needing to test her toddler for drug exposure.

    MISSOULA - After an unthinkable week for more than 60 families, parents are scrambling to get their children tested for meth exposure and find alternative childcare. One Missoula mom says she never imagined needing to test her toddler for drug exposure.

  • Name released of YMCA employee arrested for meth possession at daycare

    Name released of YMCA employee arrested for meth possession at daycare

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:22:54 GMT

    MISSOULA- A 30-year-old woman is accused of using meth while working at a YMCA daycare. 

    MISSOULA- A 30-year-old woman is accused of using meth while working at a YMCA daycare. 

  • Man killed in crash north of Polson identified

    Man killed in crash north of Polson identified

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-04-04 14:15:53 GMT

    A man killed in a car cash north of Polson has been identified. According to the Lake County Sheriff's Office, 22-year-old Olijah Nathaniel James, of Elmo, died from injuries from that crash, which happened five miles north of Polson on US 93. 

    A man killed in a car cash north of Polson has been identified. According to the Lake County Sheriff's Office, 22-year-old Olijah Nathaniel James, of Elmo, died from injuries from that crash, which happened five miles north of Polson on US 93. 

  • Judge overturns 1995 homicide convictions, orders new trial

    Judge overturns 1995 homicide convictions, orders new trial

    Friday, April 13 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-04-13 19:30:55 GMT
    David Wayne NelsonDavid Wayne Nelson
    David Wayne NelsonDavid Wayne Nelson

    A Montana judge has vacated the deliberate homicide convictions of two men in the 1995 death of a Helena woman and ordered new trials.

    A Montana judge has vacated the deliberate homicide convictions of two men in the 1995 death of a Helena woman and ordered new trials.

  • Miles City man sentenced for child pornography

    Miles City man sentenced for child pornography

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-13 18:57:51 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-04-13 19:02:28 GMT
    Photo: Beyond Borders / MGNPhoto: Beyond Borders / MGN

    Investigators found William Pulse had uploaded 653 images of child pornography to his Dropbox account.

    Investigators found William Pulse had uploaded 653 images of child pornography to his Dropbox account.

  • NIKE chief operating officer speaking at UM Commencement

    NIKE chief operating officer speaking at UM Commencement

    Friday, April 13 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-04-13 17:54:47 GMT

    The chief operating officer for NIKE will speak at the University of Montana's Commencement ceremonies this spring.

    The chief operating officer for NIKE will speak at the University of Montana's Commencement ceremonies this spring.

  • Panel looks at University of Montana programs

    Panel looks at University of Montana programs

    Friday, April 13 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-04-13 17:53:58 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - About 47 percent of the programs offered by the University of Montana are being reviewed for reorganization, curtailment or measures to make them more cost-efficient.

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - About 47 percent of the programs offered by the University of Montana are being reviewed for reorganization, curtailment or measures to make them more cost-efficient.

  • University investigated for response to sexual assault

    University investigated for response to sexual assault

    Friday, April 13 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-04-13 17:53:29 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The University of Montana recently settled a complaint about the way it handled a student's report of sexual violence and retaliation. 

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The University of Montana recently settled a complaint about the way it handled a student's report of sexual violence and retaliation. 

  • Former US Sen. John Melcher of Montana dies at 93

    Former US Sen. John Melcher of Montana dies at 93

    Friday, April 13 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-13 17:44:18 GMT
    U.S. Senate Historical OfficeU.S. Senate Historical Office
    U.S. Senate Historical OfficeU.S. Senate Historical Office

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. John Melcher, a Montana Democrat who narrowly lost his bid for a third term in 1988 just days after a wilderness bill he championed was vetoed, has died at 93.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. John Melcher, a Montana Democrat who narrowly lost his bid for a third term in 1988 just days after a wilderness bill he championed was vetoed, has died at 93.

  • Chat with the Chief

    Chat with the Chief

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-04-13 03:19:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-04-13 03:19:13 GMT

    The Billings Police Chief's quarterly meeting with residents was held Thursday night at Lewis and Clark Elementary.

    The Billings Police Chief's quarterly meeting with residents was held Thursday night at Lewis and Clark Elementary.

  • UPDATE: Mother believed to have taken missing child to Minnesota

    UPDATE: Mother believed to have taken missing child to Minnesota

    The Missing and Endangered person advisory for Aubryella Cordova has expired. Aubryella is still missing at this time. We thank you for your assistance.

    The Missing and Endangered person advisory for Aubryella Cordova has expired. Aubryella is still missing at this time. We thank you for your assistance.

  • Tester Applauds Successful Push to Prevent Doubling of National Park Entrance Fees

    Tester Applauds Successful Push to Prevent Doubling of National Park Entrance Fees

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:45:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:45:46 GMT

    Tester blasted the Interior Department’s initial proposal to more than double "peak season" entrance fees—from $30 per vehicle to $70 per vehicle—for the 17 most visited national parks.

    Tester blasted the Interior Department’s initial proposal to more than double "peak season" entrance fees—from $30 per vehicle to $70 per vehicle—for the 17 most visited national parks.

  • Living with Multiple Sclerosis

    Living with Multiple Sclerosis

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:40:31 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:49:17 GMT

    There may not be a cure for Multiple Sclerosis just yet, but researchers have made great strides in fighting the disease and helping those affected.

    There may not be a cure for Multiple Sclerosis just yet, but researchers have made great strides in fighting the disease and helping those affected.

  • Missing Lincoln County woman now considered fugitive

    Missing Lincoln County woman now considered fugitive

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-04-12 16:45:10 GMT

    LIBBY - A missing Lincoln County woman is now considered to be a fugitive. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office seeks the whereabouts on Harlie Marie Mizenberg, who sometimes uses the last name Breiland. Mizenberg is described a white woman, age 27, 5'3", 116 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Mizenberg was on probation for a sentence related to felony possession of dangerous drugs. Since she went missing, she has not been in contact with her probation officer. Anyone wit...

    LIBBY - A missing Lincoln County woman is now considered to be a fugitive. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office seeks the whereabouts on Harlie Marie Mizenberg, who sometimes uses the last name Breiland. Mizenberg is described a white woman, age 27, 5'3", 116 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Mizenberg was on probation for a sentence related to felony possession of dangerous drugs. Since she went missing, she has not been in contact with her probation officer. Anyone wit...

  • Ravalli County investigating alleged theft and killing of pet beagles

    Ravalli County investigating alleged theft and killing of pet beagles

    Thursday, April 5 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-04-05 23:50:45 GMT
    photo courtesy Stacy Heilandphoto courtesy Stacy Heiland

    HAMILTON - Ravalli County authorities are investigating the recent disappearance and death of two miniature beagles. A Hamilton woman first reported the dogs missing in January of this year; the pair were a male and then-pregnant female. In late March, the dog's bodies were found in the Lake Como area. Investigators are treating the incident as a possible crime. It's also believed that the female dog delivered and nursed the puppies, who would be 7-8 weeks old by now. Sheriff Stev...

    HAMILTON - Ravalli County authorities are investigating the recent disappearance and death of two miniature beagles. A Hamilton woman first reported the dogs missing in January of this year; the pair were a male and then-pregnant female. In late March, the dog's bodies were found in the Lake Como area. Investigators are treating the incident as a possible crime. It's also believed that the female dog delivered and nursed the puppies, who would be 7-8 weeks old by now. Sheriff Stev...

  • St. Vincent holds free head and neck cancer screenings

    St. Vincent holds free head and neck cancer screenings

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-04-12 01:12:30 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-04-12 01:12:30 GMT
    St. Vincent Healthcare is once again holding a free neck and head cancer screening. This is year four of the free screenings that can potentially be life-saving. The screenings are being held Thursday, April 12th, from 8 am to 12 pm at the Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates in the Yellowstone Medical Center West Building. Doctors want to remind people it is better to be safe than sorry so if you have a lump or bump make sure you stop by. Dr. Sean Demars said, "The excuse of...
    St. Vincent Healthcare is once again holding a free neck and head cancer screening. This is year four of the free screenings that can potentially be life-saving. The screenings are being held Thursday, April 12th, from 8 am to 12 pm at the Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates in the Yellowstone Medical Center West Building. Doctors want to remind people it is better to be safe than sorry so if you have a lump or bump make sure you stop by. Dr. Sean Demars said, "The excuse of...
  • Where does the official snow measurement for Billings come from?

    Where does the official snow measurement for Billings come from?

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-04-12 00:55:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-04-12 00:55:00 GMT
    The official measurement for Billings snowfall comes from Billings Logan International Airport but do you know how they measure it? KULR-8's Melissa Scavelli along with the Larry Dooley of the US National Weather Service Billings Office explain how. It's a very simple process all the NWS and airport use to measure the snow is a snow board, not the one use ride down a mountain, and a special measuring stick called a snow stick that measures to the nearest tenth of an inch. Those t...
    The official measurement for Billings snowfall comes from Billings Logan International Airport but do you know how they measure it? KULR-8's Melissa Scavelli along with the Larry Dooley of the US National Weather Service Billings Office explain how. It's a very simple process all the NWS and airport use to measure the snow is a snow board, not the one use ride down a mountain, and a special measuring stick called a snow stick that measures to the nearest tenth of an inch. Those t...
  • Man escapes serious injury when mobile home explodes

    Man escapes serious injury when mobile home explodes

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-04-11 23:09:40 GMT
    Meagher CountyMeagher County
    Meagher CountyMeagher County

    A central Montana man escaped serious injury when he was thrown from his mobile home in a propane explosion that destroyed the house.

    A central Montana man escaped serious injury when he was thrown from his mobile home in a propane explosion that destroyed the house.

  • Questions you should ask before picking a child care facility

    Questions you should ask before picking a child care facility

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-04-11 22:57:52 GMT

    The news that a Missoula day care employee is accused of bringing meth to her workplace and using it while on the job has parents across the state worrying about the kind of things their children are exposed to in day care.  

    The news that a Missoula day care employee is accused of bringing meth to her workplace and using it while on the job has parents across the state worrying about the kind of things their children are exposed to in day care.  

  • Missoula sues to expand background checks for gun purchases

    Missoula sues to expand background checks for gun purchases

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:20:04 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The city of Missoula is suing Montana's attorney general in a dispute over whether the city can expand background checks to include private gun sales.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The city of Missoula is suing Montana's attorney general in a dispute over whether the city can expand background checks to include private gun sales.

  • Missoula child care center closed for cleaning after meth found on premises

    Missoula child care center closed for cleaning after meth found on premises

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:24:07 GMT

    The Learning Center, a child care center run by the Missoula YMCA, will be closed for the rest of the week after meth was found on school grounds. 

    The Learning Center, a child care center run by the Missoula YMCA, will be closed for the rest of the week after meth was found on school grounds. 

  • Tester Takes VA to Task for Prolonging Hiring Freeze

    Tester Takes VA to Task for Prolonging Hiring Freeze

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-04-11 18:26:49 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-04-11 18:26:49 GMT

    Senator Demands Answers for VA’s Added Red Tape to Hire Staff.

    Senator Demands Answers for VA’s Added Red Tape to Hire Staff.

  • FEMA Agrees to Work with Daines to Fight Montana Wildfires

    FEMA Agrees to Work with Daines to Fight Montana Wildfires

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-04-11 18:18:48 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-04-11 18:18:48 GMT
    Senator Steve Daines addresses FEMA during during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee meeting.Senator Steve Daines addresses FEMA during during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee meeting.
    Senator Steve Daines addresses FEMA during during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee meeting.Senator Steve Daines addresses FEMA during during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee meeting.

    During a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) agreed to work with U.S. Senator Steve Daines to improve the agency’s effectiveness in assisting Montana fight wildfires.

    During a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) agreed to work with U.S. Senator Steve Daines to improve the agency’s effectiveness in assisting Montana fight wildfires.

  • GFPD: No evidence of gunshots near school

    GFPD: No evidence of gunshots near school

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-10 20:57:26 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-04-11 17:58:02 GMT

    Just after 2 pm, we received reports of shots fired in the area of Great Falls High and Longfellow Elementary school.  

    Just after 2 pm, we received reports of shots fired in the area of Great Falls High and Longfellow Elementary school.  

  • Bozeman, Russia and the International Space Station

    Bozeman, Russia and the International Space Station

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-11 17:28:56 GMT

    Bozeman High School has been invited by Astronomers without Borders to pilot a new program that connects schools from around the world with the International Space Station.

    Bozeman High School has been invited by Astronomers without Borders to pilot a new program that connects schools from around the world with the International Space Station.

  • SCAM ALERT: HPD says old scam making new rounds

    SCAM ALERT: HPD says old scam making new rounds

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:37:56 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:37:56 GMT

    HELENA: Helena Police Department says they've seen another influx of calls to victims across the Capital city where the caller claims to be a part of law enforcement. 

    HELENA: Helena Police Department says they've seen another influx of calls to victims across the Capital city where the caller claims to be a part of law enforcement. 

  • Governor Bullock Touts Job Creation, Workforce Participation from Montana Medicaid

    Governor Bullock Touts Job Creation, Workforce Participation from Montana Medicaid

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:28:02 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:28:02 GMT

    Economic report highlights substantial benefits of Medicaid in Montana, including new jobs and boosted labor market participation.

    Economic report highlights substantial benefits of Medicaid in Montana, including new jobs and boosted labor market participation.

  • Statewide tree inventory tallies value and benefits of Montana’s urban forests

    Statewide tree inventory tallies value and benefits of Montana’s urban forests

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:16:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-04-11 16:16:19 GMT

    The report analyzes data on tree species, size, age, location, condition and other factors in 61 communities.

    The report analyzes data on tree species, size, age, location, condition and other factors in 61 communities.

  • UPDATE: Man killed in casino shooting identified

    UPDATE: Man killed in casino shooting identified

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-04-10 11:35:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-04-11 15:02:06 GMT

    A 44-year old Billings man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Billings early Tuesday morning.

    A 44-year old Billings man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Billings early Tuesday morning.

  • Smith River reopens after emergency closure

    Smith River reopens after emergency closure

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-04-10 18:26:38 GMT

    Smith River State Park is open again after a temporary, emergency closure due to unsafe floating conditions.

    Smith River State Park is open again after a temporary, emergency closure due to unsafe floating conditions.

  • Butte couple rescued from Smith River ice jam

    Butte couple rescued from Smith River ice jam

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-04-10 18:24:53 GMT

    A Butte couple is home and warm after being rescued from a cold Smith River trip.  

    A Butte couple is home and warm after being rescued from a cold Smith River trip.  

  • New rules have Montana marijuana providers testing, labeling

    New rules have Montana marijuana providers testing, labeling

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-04-10 17:19:55 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-04-10 17:19:55 GMT

    Medical marijuana providers in Montana will start testing, labeling and tracking their products with new state regulations taking effect on Tuesday.   

    Medical marijuana providers in Montana will start testing, labeling and tracking their products with new state regulations taking effect on Tuesday.   

  • New rules have Montana marijuana providers testing, labeling

    New rules have Montana marijuana providers testing, labeling

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-04-10 16:20:32 GMT
    credit Pixabaycredit Pixabay
    credit Pixabaycredit Pixabay

    Medical marijuana providers in Montana will start testing, labeling and tracking their products with new state regulations taking effect on Tuesday.

    Medical marijuana providers in Montana will start testing, labeling and tracking their products with new state regulations taking effect on Tuesday.

  • Public Safety Telecommunicators Week honors 911 dispatchers

    Public Safety Telecommunicators Week honors 911 dispatchers

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-10 15:27:49 GMT

    It's National Public Safety Telecommunicators week, a time to thank those who take the first call in emergency situations.

    It's National Public Safety Telecommunicators week, a time to thank those who take the first call in emergency situations.

  • Sheriff's office finds no threat in Manhattan schools

    Sheriff's office finds no threat in Manhattan schools

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-04-10 02:27:20 GMT

    MANHATTAN, Mont - The high school and elementary in Manhattan are on soft lockdown and students have been sent home for the day. Superintendent Scott Speaks issued a message on Monday morning, saying that the administration found a "written message" that was concerning. 

    MANHATTAN, Mont - The high school and elementary in Manhattan are on soft lockdown and students have been sent home for the day. Superintendent Scott Speaks issued a message on Monday morning, saying that the administration found a "written message" that was concerning. 

  • Above-average snowpack delays road openings in Beartooth Ranger District

    Above-average snowpack delays road openings in Beartooth Ranger District

    Monday, April 9 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-04-10 01:00:53 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-04-10 01:00:53 GMT

    The Beartooth Ranger District will delay opening five roads scheduled for April 15 due to winter snow cover. 

    The Beartooth Ranger District will delay opening five roads scheduled for April 15 due to winter snow cover. 

  • Judge issues injunction in abortion provider case

    Judge issues injunction in abortion provider case

    Monday, April 9 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-04-09 23:32:42 GMT

    A state judge says an advanced practice registered nurse and a certified nurse midwife can provide abortions in Montana while they challenge a state law - as long as they have the proper training.

    A state judge says an advanced practice registered nurse and a certified nurse midwife can provide abortions in Montana while they challenge a state law - as long as they have the proper training.

  • Man shot in the chest in Northeast Great Falls

    Man shot in the chest in Northeast Great Falls

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:25:49 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-04-09 21:09:05 GMT

    KFBB is receiving reports of shots fired in Great Falls Sunday evening.  Just before 9:30pm, it was reported that a shot was fired on the 500 block of 22nd Avenue Northeast in Great Falls, near the Walmart Shopping Center.  It is unclear at this time if anyone was injured, or if there is a suspect. Neighbors in the area tell our reporter on scene they heard at least a gunshot, but thought it was from their TV, until they saw approximately 14 police cars swarm the area. An ...

    KFBB is receiving reports of shots fired in Great Falls Sunday evening.  Just before 9:30pm, it was reported that a shot was fired on the 500 block of 22nd Avenue Northeast in Great Falls, near the Walmart Shopping Center.  It is unclear at this time if anyone was injured, or if there is a suspect. Neighbors in the area tell our reporter on scene they heard at least a gunshot, but thought it was from their TV, until they saw approximately 14 police cars swarm the area. An ...

  • Online fundraiser created ahead of Missoula mobile home auction

    Online fundraiser created ahead of Missoula mobile home auction

    Monday, April 9 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-04-09 18:12:50 GMT
    GoFundMe: Save Affordable Missoula HousingGoFundMe: Save Affordable Missoula Housing

    An online fundraiser aims to pay delinquent taxes for Missoula residents ahead of a county mobile home auction set for Wednesday.

    An online fundraiser aims to pay delinquent taxes for Missoula residents ahead of a county mobile home auction set for Wednesday.

  • Octane Addictions introduces Billings fan to his hero through Big Air Bash

    Octane Addictions introduces Billings fan to his hero through Big Air Bash

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-04-09 16:59:46 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-04-09 16:59:46 GMT

    An hour before the Bash, Octane Addictions sent a fire red Lamborghini, driven all the way from Wisconsin, to Trevon's house with an escort of more than a dozen motorcycles to surprise him.

    An hour before the Bash, Octane Addictions sent a fire red Lamborghini, driven all the way from Wisconsin, to Trevon's house with an escort of more than a dozen motorcycles to surprise him.

  • West Rosebud Road closed to wheeled vehicles for two to three weeks

    West Rosebud Road closed to wheeled vehicles for two to three weeks

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-09 16:25:05 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-09 16:25:05 GMT
    This drawing shared on the Custer Gallatin National Forest Facebook page shows an example of vehicles becoming stuck in mud on West Rosebud Road.This drawing shared on the Custer Gallatin National Forest Facebook page shows an example of vehicles becoming stuck in mud on West Rosebud Road.
    This drawing shared on the Custer Gallatin National Forest Facebook page shows an example of vehicles becoming stuck in mud on West Rosebud Road.This drawing shared on the Custer Gallatin National Forest Facebook page shows an example of vehicles becoming stuck in mud on West Rosebud Road.

    Custer Gallatin National Forest closes portion of West Rosebud Road due to impassible roadway. Closure expected to last into May.

    Custer Gallatin National Forest closes portion of West Rosebud Road due to impassible roadway. Closure expected to last into May.

  • “I knew I needed to help her right away" Boy saves 80 year old neighbor

    “I knew I needed to help her right away" Boy saves 80 year old neighbor

    Friday, April 6 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-04-06 20:17:20 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-04-09 15:22:54 GMT

    A local Boy Scout, named Blake, helped an elderly woman last month who fell outside of her home. It all happened on March 26. The 9-year-old was riding his bike with his younger sister McKenna, when he heard someone calling for help. Blake's neighbor, 80-year-old Sally Kommer, had fallen on the front step of her home in Great Falls and broke her leg. 

    A local Boy Scout, named Blake, helped an elderly woman last month who fell outside of her home. It all happened on March 26. The 9-year-old was riding his bike with his younger sister McKenna, when he heard someone calling for help. Blake's neighbor, 80-year-old Sally Kommer, had fallen on the front step of her home in Great Falls and broke her leg. 

  • YOUR HEALTH: Autism Awareness month helps spread autism education

    YOUR HEALTH: Autism Awareness month helps spread autism education

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:49:01 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:49:01 GMT
    More than 3 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. That's why April is now the month to bring awareness and education to people about autism. Mary Maloney has more in your health segment. 
    More than 3 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. That's why April is now the month to bring awareness and education to people about autism. Mary Maloney has more in your health segment. 
  • OUTDOOR REPORT: New "Fish MT" website will help anglers

    OUTDOOR REPORT: New "Fish MT" website will help anglers

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:42:24 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:42:24 GMT

    With winter finally winding down many anglers will start taking to Montana's lakes and rivers, and as Winston Greely shows us in this week's outdoor report, the new "Fish MT" website is a place to visit before you head out.

    With winter finally winding down many anglers will start taking to Montana's lakes and rivers, and as Winston Greely shows us in this week's outdoor report, the new "Fish MT" website is a place to visit before you head out.

  • One dead, one hospitalized in Gallatin County crash

    One dead, one hospitalized in Gallatin County crash

    Sunday, April 8 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-04-08 20:26:48 GMT

    One person is dead and another hospitalized after a crash in Gallatin County.

    One person is dead and another hospitalized after a crash in Gallatin County.

  • Freight train derails in northeastern Montana, spills grain

    Freight train derails in northeastern Montana, spills grain

    Sunday, April 8 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-04-08 18:47:50 GMT
    Sunday, April 8 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-04-08 18:47:50 GMT

    WOLF POINT, Mont. (AP) - About 30 cars on a freight train derailed in northeastern Montana over the weekend, spilling some grain and closing the tracks that cross the northern part of the state.    

    WOLF POINT, Mont. (AP) - About 30 cars on a freight train derailed in northeastern Montana over the weekend, spilling some grain and closing the tracks that cross the northern part of the state.    

  • WANTED: Erica Pearce for Felony Escape

    WANTED: Erica Pearce for Felony Escape

    Sunday, April 8 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-08 15:36:48 GMT
    Sunday, April 8 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-08 15:36:48 GMT

    The Montana Department of Corrections is asking for the public's help to locate Erica Pearce. Pearce walked away from the Passages Community Corrections Program in Billings on Saturday, April 7th. 

    The Montana Department of Corrections is asking for the public's help to locate Erica Pearce. Pearce walked away from the Passages Community Corrections Program in Billings on Saturday, April 7th. 

  • Man charged in Missoula shooting released with GPS monitor

    Man charged in Missoula shooting released with GPS monitor

    Sunday, April 8 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-04-08 15:10:10 GMT
    Ivory BrienIvory Brien
    Ivory BrienIvory Brien

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A former University of Montana student charged with accountability for deliberate homicide will be released pending his trial in a convenience store shooting.

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A former University of Montana student charged with accountability for deliberate homicide will be released pending his trial in a convenience store shooting.

  • UPDATE: Firefighter finds 50 caliber bullet lodged in his home's wall

    UPDATE: Firefighter finds 50 caliber bullet lodged in his home's wall

    Saturday, April 7 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-04-07 13:49:49 GMT
    Sunday, April 8 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-04-08 13:57:20 GMT
    A firefighter found the source of his broken mirror. A 50 caliber bullet shot through his home.A firefighter found the source of his broken mirror. A 50 caliber bullet shot through his home.

    Firefighter finds 50 caliber bullet shot through the exterior and interior walls of his home.

    Firefighter finds 50 caliber bullet shot through the exterior and interior walls of his home.

  • Downtown Billings power outage caused by car crash

    Downtown Billings power outage caused by car crash

    Sunday, April 8 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-04-08 13:30:24 GMT
    Sunday, April 8 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-04-08 13:43:35 GMT

    The vehicle was traveling eastbound on the 1900 block of 2nd Ave. N when the driver lost control and hit a power pole.

    The vehicle was traveling eastbound on the 1900 block of 2nd Ave. N when the driver lost control and hit a power pole.

  • Pipeline spill in South Dakota twice as big as first thought

    Pipeline spill in South Dakota twice as big as first thought

    Saturday, April 7 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-04-07 23:07:23 GMT

    A crude oil spill from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota last November has turned out to be nearly twice as big as first reported.

    A crude oil spill from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota last November has turned out to be nearly twice as big as first reported.

  • Man charged in Montana shooting released with GPS monitor

    Man charged in Montana shooting released with GPS monitor

    Saturday, April 7 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-04-07 23:04:08 GMT

    A former University of Montana student charged with accountability for deliberate homicide will be released pending his trial in a convenience store shooting.

    A former University of Montana student charged with accountability for deliberate homicide will be released pending his trial in a convenience store shooting.

  • Yellowstone National Park staffing up for summer rush

    Yellowstone National Park staffing up for summer rush

    Saturday, April 7 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-04-07 21:19:40 GMT
    Saturday, April 7 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-04-07 21:21:18 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park is in the midst of hiring up to 400 summer employees to staff up before tourists flock to the park.    

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park is in the midst of hiring up to 400 summer employees to staff up before tourists flock to the park.    

  • Pipeline spill in South Dakota twice as big as first thought

    Pipeline spill in South Dakota twice as big as first thought

    Saturday, April 7 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-04-07 18:38:10 GMT
    Saturday, April 7 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-04-07 18:38:10 GMT

    ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - A crude oil spill from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota last November has turned out to be nearly twice as big as first reported.    

    ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - A crude oil spill from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota last November has turned out to be nearly twice as big as first reported.    

  • Panel looks at University of Montana programs

    Panel looks at University of Montana programs

    Saturday, April 7 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-04-07 15:47:44 GMT

    About 47 percent of the programs offered by the University of Montana are being reviewed for reorganization, curtailment or measures to make them more cost-efficient.

    About 47 percent of the programs offered by the University of Montana are being reviewed for reorganization, curtailment or measures to make them more cost-efficient.

  • Bullock says no to Guard deployment based on Trump's 'whim'

    Bullock says no to Guard deployment based on Trump's 'whim'

    Saturday, April 7 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-04-07 15:11:16 GMT

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he'll never deploy National Guard troops "based simply on the whim of the President's morning Twitter habit."

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he'll never deploy National Guard troops "based simply on the whim of the President's morning Twitter habit."

  • At least 14 killed in hockey team's bus crash

    At least 14 killed in hockey team's bus crash

    Saturday, April 7 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-04-07 14:42:19 GMT
    Saturday, April 7 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-04-07 14:45:10 GMT
    Police say there were 28 people, including the driver, on board the bus of the Humboldt Broncos team when the crash occurred around 5 p.m. Friday on Highway 35 in Saskatchewan.Police say there were 28 people, including the driver, on board the bus of the Humboldt Broncos team when the crash occurred around 5 p.m. Friday on Highway 35 in Saskatchewan.

    Canadian police said early Saturday 14 people were killed and 14 people were injured after a truck collided with a bus carrying a junior hockey team to a playoff game in Western Canada.

    Canadian police said early Saturday 14 people were killed and 14 people were injured after a truck collided with a bus carrying a junior hockey team to a playoff game in Western Canada.

  • YOUR HEALTH: Preventing injuries on the golf course

    YOUR HEALTH: Preventing injuries on the golf course

    Saturday, April 7 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-04-07 04:48:12 GMT
    Saturday, April 7 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-04-07 04:48:12 GMT

    It may not seem like it, but warm weather is on the way. For many folks, warmer temperatures means getting back out on the golf course. But if you've spent the winter months physically dormant, you could be setting yourself up for a golf injury.   

    It may not seem like it, but warm weather is on the way. For many folks, warmer temperatures means getting back out on the golf course. But if you've spent the winter months physically dormant, you could be setting yourself up for a golf injury.   

  • 50th Annual MSUB Powwow

    50th Annual MSUB Powwow

    Friday, April 6 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-04-07 03:40:05 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-04-07 03:40:05 GMT

    The powwow will continue through Saturday, April 7, beginning at noon.

    The powwow will continue through Saturday, April 7, beginning at noon.

  • Montana governor travels to Iowa as he explores possible run

    Montana governor travels to Iowa as he explores possible run

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-04-07 01:54:00 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-04-07 01:54:00 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is on a two-day tour of Iowa as he campaigns for the state's Democratic attorney general and tests the waters for a possible 2020 presidential run. 

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is on a two-day tour of Iowa as he campaigns for the state's Democratic attorney general and tests the waters for a possible 2020 presidential run. 

  • Bureau of Land Management is cautiously optimistic for upcoming fire season

    Bureau of Land Management is cautiously optimistic for upcoming fire season

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-04-07 01:02:27 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-04-07 01:02:27 GMT
    Winter still has a firm grasp on the Treasure State but now is the time when we start to think about fire season. We're right on the edge of setting a new record for snowfall accumulation in Billings. So will all of that winter moisture help us out this summer? Melissa Scavelli sat down with Al Nash from the Bureau of Land Management to get his thoughts on the potential for this year's fire season. Nash said right now they're cautiously optimistic. To make that statement Nash sai...
    Winter still has a firm grasp on the Treasure State but now is the time when we start to think about fire season. We're right on the edge of setting a new record for snowfall accumulation in Billings. So will all of that winter moisture help us out this summer? Melissa Scavelli sat down with Al Nash from the Bureau of Land Management to get his thoughts on the potential for this year's fire season. Nash said right now they're cautiously optimistic. To make that statement Nash sai...
  • Spring Creek Coal Mine scoping begins

    Spring Creek Coal Mine scoping begins

    Friday, April 6 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-04-07 00:10:37 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-04-07 00:10:37 GMT

    The Montana Department for Environmental Quality is preparing to reveal major revisions at the Spring Creek Coal Mine. 

    The Montana Department for Environmental Quality is preparing to reveal major revisions at the Spring Creek Coal Mine. 

  • Gov. Bullock travels to Iowa as he explores possible run

    Montana governor travels to Iowa as he explores possible run

    Friday, April 6 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-04-06 23:11:16 GMT
    Montana Gov. BullockMontana Gov. Bullock
    Montana Gov. BullockMontana Gov. Bullock

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is on a two-day tour of Iowa as he campaigns for the state's Democratic attorney general and tests the waters for a possible 2020 presidential run.

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is on a two-day tour of Iowa as he campaigns for the state's Democratic attorney general and tests the waters for a possible 2020 presidential run.

  • Ski resorts see record year with heavy snowpack

    Ski resorts see record year with heavy snowpack

    Friday, April 6 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-04-06 23:08:16 GMT
    Montana Snowbowl InstagramMontana Snowbowl Instagram
    Montana Snowbowl InstagramMontana Snowbowl Instagram

    MISSOULA - Snowstorms in April may be dreadful for some, but ski mountains are seeing record-long seasons. Conditions at the top of Snowbowl Ski Resort are good for spring skiing, staff say. Pat McKay, Snowbowl's mountain manager, says these are the best spring skiing conditions he's seen in decades.

    MISSOULA - Snowstorms in April may be dreadful for some, but ski mountains are seeing record-long seasons. Conditions at the top of Snowbowl Ski Resort are good for spring skiing, staff say. Pat McKay, Snowbowl's mountain manager, says these are the best spring skiing conditions he's seen in decades.

  • Scoping meeting for Environmental Impact Statement of a proposed mine plan revision

    Scoping meeting for Environmental Impact Statement of a proposed mine plan revision

    Friday, April 6 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-04-06 22:16:21 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-04-06 22:16:21 GMT

    The scoping period will begin April 6, 2018, and end May 7, 2018. DEQ is hosting an open house and public scoping meeting to provide the public with information on the proposed project and an opportunity to submit written and/or oral comments.

    The scoping period will begin April 6, 2018, and end May 7, 2018. DEQ is hosting an open house and public scoping meeting to provide the public with information on the proposed project and an opportunity to submit written and/or oral comments.

  • Nightmare Bacteria: What you need to know about drug-resistant bacteria

    Nightmare Bacteria: What you need to know about drug-resistant bacteria

    Friday, April 6 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-04-06 16:02:52 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-04-06 21:52:56 GMT

    Superbugs have not only concerned scientists for several years but has also plagued the public as well. These antibacterial strains have been found in 27 states so far, but concerns are growing and scientists are now referring to them as “nightmare bacteria”.  Antibacterial strains are killing 23,000 Americans each and every year.  Roughly 10% of the people tested carry this bacteria, and of that 10%, none showed any signs or symptoms. The CDC warned this...

    Superbugs have not only concerned scientists for several years but has also plagued the public as well. These antibacterial strains have been found in 27 states so far, but concerns are growing and scientists are now referring to them as “nightmare bacteria”.  Antibacterial strains are killing 23,000 Americans each and every year.  Roughly 10% of the people tested carry this bacteria, and of that 10%, none showed any signs or symptoms. The CDC warned this...

  • Montana high court weighs ban on religious school tax credit

    Montana high court weighs ban on religious school tax credit

    Friday, April 6 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-04-06 21:46:17 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-04-06 21:46:17 GMT

    The Montana Supreme Court will consider whether a tax credit program discriminates against religious schools.

    The Montana Supreme Court will consider whether a tax credit program discriminates against religious schools.

  • Senator Tester introduces Bill to Increase grants to help police fight growing drug problem

    Senator Tester introduces Bill to Increase grants to help police fight growing drug problem

    Friday, April 6 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-04-06 20:20:34 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-04-06 20:20:34 GMT
    U.S. Senator Jon Tester joined Billings law enforcement officers, health care experts, and community leaders to announce new legislation that will combat rising crime and drug use in Montana.U.S. Senator Jon Tester joined Billings law enforcement officers, health care experts, and community leaders to announce new legislation that will combat rising crime and drug use in Montana.
    U.S. Senator Jon Tester joined Billings law enforcement officers, health care experts, and community leaders to announce new legislation that will combat rising crime and drug use in Montana.U.S. Senator Jon Tester joined Billings law enforcement officers, health care experts, and community leaders to announce new legislation that will combat rising crime and drug use in Montana.

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester joined Billings law enforcement officers, health care experts, and community leaders to announce new legislation that will combat rising crime and drug use in Montana.

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester joined Billings law enforcement officers, health care experts, and community leaders to announce new legislation that will combat rising crime and drug use in Montana.

  • Belgrade Schools closed Friday

    Belgrade Schools closed Friday

    Friday, April 6 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-06 19:04:41 GMT

    Belgrade schools are closed Friday due to what the superintendent is calling a "credible threat."  

    Belgrade schools are closed Friday due to what the superintendent is calling a "credible threat."  

  • William Cunningham Granted bond while awaiting new trial on deliberate homicide charges

    William Cunningham Granted bond while awaiting new trial on deliberate homicide charges

    Friday, April 6 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-04-06 17:11:36 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-04-06 17:34:18 GMT
    William Cunningham appears for a bond hearing by CCTV.William Cunningham appears for a bond hearing by CCTV.

    For the first time since a deliberate homicide conviction in 2015, William Cunningham has an opportunity to spend a night outside of a jail cell. 

    For the first time since a deliberate homicide conviction in 2015, William Cunningham has an opportunity to spend a night outside of a jail cell. 

  • Disability services provider Helena Industries to close

    Disability services provider Helena Industries to close

    Friday, April 6 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-04-06 17:16:41 GMT

    Helena Industries, which provides services for hundreds of Montana residents with disabilities, has announced it will close April 13.

    Helena Industries, which provides services for hundreds of Montana residents with disabilities, has announced it will close April 13.

  • Nightmare Bacteria

    Nightmare Bacteria

    Friday, April 6 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-06 16:14:48 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-06 16:14:48 GMT
    Superbugs have not only concerned scientists for several years but has also plagued the public as well. These antibacterial strains have been found in 27 states so far, but concerns are growing and scientists are now referring to them as “nightmare bacteria”.  Antibacterial strains are killing 23,000 Americans each and every year.  Roughly 10% of the people tested carry this bacteria, and of that 10%, none showed any signs or symptoms. The CDC warned this...
    Superbugs have not only concerned scientists for several years but has also plagued the public as well. These antibacterial strains have been found in 27 states so far, but concerns are growing and scientists are now referring to them as “nightmare bacteria”.  Antibacterial strains are killing 23,000 Americans each and every year.  Roughly 10% of the people tested carry this bacteria, and of that 10%, none showed any signs or symptoms. The CDC warned this...
  • The Wop Chop, a true Montana Treasure

    The Wop Chop, a true Montana Treasure

    Friday, April 6 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-04-06 15:49:06 GMT

    For nearly 60 years, the Freeway Tavern has been serving the people of Butte lunch and dinner. 

    For nearly 60 years, the Freeway Tavern has been serving the people of Butte lunch and dinner. 

  • Preview: Lockwood Bond Vote for High School

    Preview: Lockwood Bond Vote for High School

    Thursday, April 5 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-04-06 00:07:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-04-06 00:55:33 GMT

    Voters in Lockwood will soon mail in their ballots for or against a proposition to build a brand-new high school.

    Voters in Lockwood will soon mail in their ballots for or against a proposition to build a brand-new high school.

  • Sweet Grass County Sheriff's Office looking for missing man

    Sweet Grass County Sheriff's Office looking for missing man

    Thursday, April 5 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-04-06 00:12:25 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-04-06 00:12:25 GMT
    The Sweet Grass County Sheriff's Office is asking for help to locate a missing man. 28-year-old Bryce Arneson of the Bozeman/Ennis area. He was last seen driving his vehicle March 30th. According to the Sheriff's office, Arneson is believed to be the person reported driving erratically March 30th near Greycliff. As Montana Highway Patrol officers attempted to make a stop the driver of the vehicle fled. The driver proceeded to drive through private property and fences eluding...
    The Sweet Grass County Sheriff's Office is asking for help to locate a missing man. 28-year-old Bryce Arneson of the Bozeman/Ennis area. He was last seen driving his vehicle March 30th. According to the Sheriff's office, Arneson is believed to be the person reported driving erratically March 30th near Greycliff. As Montana Highway Patrol officers attempted to make a stop the driver of the vehicle fled. The driver proceeded to drive through private property and fences eluding...
  • April 1955 snowstorm keeps record as 'worst snowstorm in Billings history'

    April 1955 snowstorm keeps record as 'worst snowstorm in Billings history'

    Thursday, April 5 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-04-05 23:53:49 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-04-06 00:07:09 GMT

    Snow is just part of living in the Magic City, but many folks are saying they're just tired of it by now.

    Snow is just part of living in the Magic City, but many folks are saying they're just tired of it by now.

  • Montana, prison company at impasse in negotiations

    Montana, prison company at impasse in negotiations

    Thursday, April 5 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-04-05 21:33:57 GMT

    Montana and CoreCivic are at an impasse in negotiations to extend the private prison company's contract to run Crossroads Correctional Center in Shelby.

    Montana and CoreCivic are at an impasse in negotiations to extend the private prison company's contract to run Crossroads Correctional Center in Shelby.

  • Snow plow crews hard at work in Glacier National Park

    Snow plow crews hard at work in Glacier National Park

    Thursday, April 5 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-04-05 17:42:57 GMT

    Spring plowing is underway in Glacier National Park.

    Spring plowing is underway in Glacier National Park.

  • Public supports preserving Sperry Chalet's historic character

    Public supports preserving Sperry Chalet's historic character

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-04-04 23:09:44 GMT

    WEST GLACIER - Most of the public is in support of preserving Sperry Chalet's historic character. Sperry Chalet burned last summer in a wildfire that torched much of Glacier National Park.

    WEST GLACIER - Most of the public is in support of preserving Sperry Chalet's historic character. Sperry Chalet burned last summer in a wildfire that torched much of Glacier National Park.

  • Arlee Warriors making national headlines

    Arlee Warriors making national headlines

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-04-04 15:59:05 GMT

    Montana's own Arlee Warriors Class C high school basketball team is earning national fame, thanks to a New York Times magazine profile.

    Montana's own Arlee Warriors Class C high school basketball team is earning national fame, thanks to a New York Times magazine profile.

  • Man reported missing in the Mission Valley found dead

    Man reported missing in the Mission Valley found dead

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-04-04 13:58:49 GMT

    A man reported missing in the Mission Valley has been found dead. 

    A man reported missing in the Mission Valley has been found dead. 

  • Lincoln reflects 22 years after "Unabomber" arrest

    Lincoln reflects 22 years after "Unabomber" arrest

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-04-03 22:29:57 GMT
    Tuesday, April 3 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-04-04 00:36:56 GMT

    Looking back to the first week of April in 1996, when Montana was the focus of national headlines. On this day 22 years ago, Ted Kaczynski was found in his cabin in Lincoln. The now-known Unabomber spent decades sending explosive packages through the mail, injuring 23 people and killing three.  We spoke with some residents in Lincoln who knew Ted... they say at the time, they were shocked to find out he was the person responsible.  But now, President of the Lincoln Chambe...

    Looking back to the first week of April in 1996, when Montana was the focus of national headlines. On this day 22 years ago, Ted Kaczynski was found in his cabin in Lincoln. The now-known Unabomber spent decades sending explosive packages through the mail, injuring 23 people and killing three.  We spoke with some residents in Lincoln who knew Ted... they say at the time, they were shocked to find out he was the person responsible.  But now, President of the Lincoln Chambe...

  • Nazi propaganda Easter eggs stuffed in Missoula business mailboxes

    Nazi propaganda Easter eggs stuffed in Missoula business mailboxes

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-04-03 23:30:41 GMT

    MISSOULA- Police received reports of Easter eggs stuffed with Nazi propaganda in Missoula. One egg was found in a mailbox on the 1200 block of West Kent and another on the 600 block of West Kent. Other eggs turned up two blocks north on the 700 block of Kensington.

    MISSOULA- Police received reports of Easter eggs stuffed with Nazi propaganda in Missoula. One egg was found in a mailbox on the 1200 block of West Kent and another on the 600 block of West Kent. Other eggs turned up two blocks north on the 700 block of Kensington.

  • Smith River closed due to unsafe conditions

    Smith River closed due to unsafe conditions

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-04-03 23:23:01 GMT

    Montana State Parks has announced a temporary, emergency closure for Smith River State Park due to unsafe floating conditions.

    Montana State Parks has announced a temporary, emergency closure for Smith River State Park due to unsafe floating conditions.

  • 18-year-old accused of molesting young girl and paying her to keep quiet

    18-year-old accused of molesting young girl and paying her to keep quiet

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-04-03 04:06:31 GMT
    Tuesday, April 3 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-03 23:00:18 GMT

    On April 1st, officers were dispatched concerning a sex offense allegation. When the officer arrived, he was told,  18 year old Neo Michell was molesting a 14-year-old girl.

    On April 1st, officers were dispatched concerning a sex offense allegation. When the officer arrived, he was told,  18 year old Neo Michell was molesting a 14-year-old girl.

  • Nazi propaganda found in Easter eggs in Missoula

    Nazi propaganda found in Easter eggs in Missoula

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-04-03 19:39:54 GMT
    courtesy Flickr user John Starnescourtesy Flickr user John Starnes
    courtesy Flickr user John Starnescourtesy Flickr user John Starnes

    Missoula police are investigating at least two reports of Easter eggs found around town that were stuffed with Nazi propaganda. 

    Missoula police are investigating at least two reports of Easter eggs found around town that were stuffed with Nazi propaganda. 

  • Judge to decide if Nazi 'troll storm' is protected speech

    Judge to decide if Nazi 'troll storm' is protected speech

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-04-03 17:02:29 GMT
    Southern Poverty Law Center photoSouthern Poverty Law Center photo
    Southern Poverty Law Center photoSouthern Poverty Law Center photo

    A Montana judge will decide whether a neo-Nazi website publisher has a First Amendment right to unleash a "troll storm" of anti-Semitic and threatening messages against a Jewish woman and her family.

    A Montana judge will decide whether a neo-Nazi website publisher has a First Amendment right to unleash a "troll storm" of anti-Semitic and threatening messages against a Jewish woman and her family.

  • Man accused of sexual intercourse without consent with a 6-year-old

    Man accused of sexual intercourse without consent with a 6-year-old

    Monday, April 2 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-04-03 02:33:11 GMT
    Monday, April 2 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-04-03 02:35:07 GMT

    Joseph Allan Counts is accused of having sexual intercourse without consent with a 6-year-old girl. 

    Joseph Allan Counts is accused of having sexual intercourse without consent with a 6-year-old girl. 

  • Report details impacts of tribal authority over non-Natives

    Report details impacts of tribal authority over non-Natives

    Monday, April 2 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-04-02 20:58:04 GMT

    Tribal land long was known as a safe haven for non-Native Americans who committed crimes there.

    Tribal land long was known as a safe haven for non-Native Americans who committed crimes there.

  • Green Party 'unaware' if paid signature-gatherers helped it

    Green Party 'unaware' if paid signature-gatherers helped it

    Monday, April 2 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-04-02 17:33:16 GMT

    Montana Green Party officials say they sought the public's help in gathering voter signatures to qualify for the ballot, but they are unaware of anybody being paid to do so.

    Montana Green Party officials say they sought the public's help in gathering voter signatures to qualify for the ballot, but they are unaware of anybody being paid to do so.

  • 595-lot subdivision proposed in Belgrade

    595-lot subdivision proposed in Belgrade

    Monday, April 2 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-04-02 16:24:22 GMT

    City planners say the Prescott Ranch Subdivision has nearly 600 lots. 

    City planners say the Prescott Ranch Subdivision has nearly 600 lots. 

  • The New Frontier: A New Kind of Home

    The New Frontier: A New Kind of Home

    Sunday, April 1 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-04-01 23:40:59 GMT
    Sunday, April 1 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-04-01 23:46:18 GMT

    While driving down the main strip in Belt, Montana, Jack's Beans appears to be nothing more than a nicely constructed new business. But what you can't see from the outside is that the final structure took only days to erect, and a few weeks of working days to complete... that's about 223 hours less than average. It's called a "panelized home", and Terri Finnell says it's the new trend in home building.. "The labor shortage that we're seeing in the building industry...

    While driving down the main strip in Belt, Montana, Jack's Beans appears to be nothing more than a nicely constructed new business. But what you can't see from the outside is that the final structure took only days to erect, and a few weeks of working days to complete... that's about 223 hours less than average. It's called a "panelized home", and Terri Finnell says it's the new trend in home building.. "The labor shortage that we're seeing in the building industry...

  • Comment period for Sperry Chalet ends Monday

    Comment period for Sperry Chalet ends Monday

    Sunday, April 1 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-04-01 22:01:37 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Time is almost up for the public to share its thoughts and have input on the proposals for restoring Glacier National Park's Sperry Chalet.

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Time is almost up for the public to share its thoughts and have input on the proposals for restoring Glacier National Park's Sperry Chalet.

  • Researchers think dinosaur fossil may be rare young T. rex

    Researchers think dinosaur fossil may be rare young T. rex

    Saturday, March 31 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-04-01 02:04:01 GMT

    University of Kansas researchers say they may have unearthed a rare fossil of a young Tyrannosaurus rex.

    University of Kansas researchers say they may have unearthed a rare fossil of a young Tyrannosaurus rex.

  • Confederate flags spur online controversy

    Confederate flags spur online controversy

    Friday, March 30 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-03-30 22:50:05 GMT
    courtesy Charley Macorncourtesy Charley Macorn
    courtesy Charley Macorncourtesy Charley Macorn

    MISSOULA- Numerous people have reported seeing groups of vehicles flying the Confederate flag around town. Posts on social media accounts say the flag-bearers are honoring a friend who recently died. But the display is raising concerns with the Montana Human Rights Network. 

    MISSOULA- Numerous people have reported seeing groups of vehicles flying the Confederate flag around town. Posts on social media accounts say the flag-bearers are honoring a friend who recently died. But the display is raising concerns with the Montana Human Rights Network. 

  • Uninformed hikers damage trails

    Uninformed hikers damage trails

    Thursday, March 29 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-03-30 00:05:08 GMT
    Thursday, March 29 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-03-30 00:05:08 GMT
    Many Montanans are springing into adventure by taking to the trails.  However, changing weather conditions are making it hard to maintain some of the public hiking spaces in Helena. Officials from the Prickly Pear Land Trust one of the best ways we can best preserve our trails is by walking through muddy puddles instead of tiptoeing around them.    Changing weather conditions are great for outdoorsmen, but can spell trouble for the hiking grounds. Snowmelt and rain ...
    Many Montanans are springing into adventure by taking to the trails.  However, changing weather conditions are making it hard to maintain some of the public hiking spaces in Helena. Officials from the Prickly Pear Land Trust one of the best ways we can best preserve our trails is by walking through muddy puddles instead of tiptoeing around them.    Changing weather conditions are great for outdoorsmen, but can spell trouble for the hiking grounds. Snowmelt and rain ...
  • New Glacier Park webcam offers up-close view of black bears

    New Glacier Park webcam offers up-close view of black bears

    Thursday, March 29 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-03-29 22:57:55 GMT
    GNP photo by Ranger BeccaGNP photo by Ranger Becca
    GNP photo by Ranger BeccaGNP photo by Ranger Becca

    New webcams at Glacier Park offer a close-up view of black bears in their natural habitat. if you tune in at the right time, you can catch a black bear peeking out of its cozy cottonwood tree den. The webcam description: "In Spring black bears are occasionally seen in this tree. This year a black bear was first observed on the 23rd of March, and has been seen most evenings since. Look at the large hole in the trunk and you might see a bear poking its head out. If you are lucky...

    New webcams at Glacier Park offer a close-up view of black bears in their natural habitat. if you tune in at the right time, you can catch a black bear peeking out of its cozy cottonwood tree den. The webcam description: "In Spring black bears are occasionally seen in this tree. This year a black bear was first observed on the 23rd of March, and has been seen most evenings since. Look at the large hole in the trunk and you might see a bear poking its head out. If you are lucky...

  • Confederate flags cause concern for some in Missoula

    Confederate flags cause concern for some in Missoula

    Thursday, March 29 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-03-29 21:12:30 GMT

    MISSOULA - In the past few days, many Missoula residents have noticed the increased presence of white nationalist symbolism around town. 

    MISSOULA - In the past few days, many Missoula residents have noticed the increased presence of white nationalist symbolism around town. 

  • New drive-thru grocery store opening in Bozeman

    New drive-thru grocery store opening in Bozeman

    Thursday, March 29 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-03-29 15:44:06 GMT

    A new grocery store is coming to Bozeman, but it’s not your typical grocery store. 

    A new grocery store is coming to Bozeman, but it’s not your typical grocery store. 

  • Maui police name Montana man who died rescuing daughter

    Maui police name Montana man who died rescuing daughter

    Thursday, March 29 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-03-29 15:31:52 GMT
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    HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii authorities have identified the Montana man who died after saving his 15-year-old daughter who was swept into the ocean off the coast of Maui.

    HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii authorities have identified the Montana man who died after saving his 15-year-old daughter who was swept into the ocean off the coast of Maui.

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  • Fundraisers to be held for motorcyclist hit by vehicle

    Fundraisers to be held for motorcyclist hit by vehicle

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:04:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:30:13 GMT

    A fundraiser is organized to help the man who was injured during a crash that happened one week ago on Aprill 11th. Police said David John Fischer ran into the side of a car while riding his motorcycle.

    A fundraiser is organized to help the man who was injured during a crash that happened one week ago on Aprill 11th. Police said David John Fischer ran into the side of a car while riding his motorcycle.

  • Suspensions ordered for 3 Billings police officers for having sex on city property

    Suspensions ordered for 3 Billings police officers for having sex on city property

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:39:44 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:44:51 GMT

    Billings Police Chief Rich St. John confirmed three Billings police officers admitted to having sex on city property with an employee of the department.

    Billings Police Chief Rich St. John confirmed three Billings police officers admitted to having sex on city property with an employee of the department.

  • Mother says MET bus nearly hit children heading to school

    Mother says MET bus nearly hit children heading to school

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:37:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:13:53 GMT

    Students crossing Lake Elmo Drive to get on their school bus were nearly hit Wednesday morning. It wasn't a car that allegedly nearly hit the kids but a Billings MET Transit bus.

    Students crossing Lake Elmo Drive to get on their school bus were nearly hit Wednesday morning. It wasn't a car that allegedly nearly hit the kids but a Billings MET Transit bus.

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