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Montana tree heads to the West Lawn in Washington D.C.

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For the first time in thirty years the trees for the US Capitol will come from the Kootenai National Forest.

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Get to know "Super Sarah" Broussard: mom, firefighter, event coordinator at Rebecca Farm

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On the eve of the Event at Rebecca Farm, one woman is very busy and that woman is Sarah Broussard.

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Severe thunderstorms move through Western Montana

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Severe thunderstorms are rolling across Western Montana. 

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Local juice company re purposes Flathead cherries

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Husband and wife team Gary and Susan Snow tell us they save pounds of perfectly good Flathead cherries from going to waste.

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Roofing contractors endure this brutal heat

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Imagine spending ten hours directly in this hot ninety-degree weather doing manual labor. 

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We find out when the best time is to get your Flathead cherries

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Johnson tells us most cherries will be at their best at the end of July.

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Crews battle Rogers Mountain Lazier fire as it grows

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Between July 10th and July 11th the Rogers Mountain Lazier fire grew by three hundred acres. 

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Fully engulfed house fire in Ravalli County

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Please stay away from that area for your safety and the safety of the first responders.

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  • Goat Creek Fire brings challenges to Fire Crews

    Goat Creek Fire brings challenges to Fire Crews

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:42 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:42:42 GMT

    The lightning caused Goat Creek Fire rapidly increased in size to 443 acres July 20.

    The lightning caused Goat Creek Fire rapidly increased in size to 443 acres July 20.

  • Sessions and Russia

    Sessions and Russia

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:40:29 GMT
    The Washington Post reports that the Russian ambassador to the U.S. has said he discussed election-related issues with Sen. Jeff Sessions when the two men met during the 2016 presidential race. The Post is citing anonymous U.S. officials who described U.S. intelligence intercepts of Ambassador Sergey Kislyak's descriptions of his meetings with Sessions.  
    The Washington Post reports that the Russian ambassador to the U.S. has said he discussed election-related issues with Sen. Jeff Sessions when the two men met during the 2016 presidential race. The Post is citing anonymous U.S. officials who described U.S. intelligence intercepts of Ambassador Sergey Kislyak's descriptions of his meetings with Sessions.  
  • Memorial service for fallen firefighter

    Memorial service for fallen firefighter

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:22:46 GMT

    A celebration of life is scheduled for a fallen Missoula firefighter. 19-year-old Trenton Johnson was killed Wednesday by a snag while fighting a wildfire near Seeley Lake.

    A celebration of life is scheduled for a fallen Missoula firefighter. 19-year-old Trenton Johnson was killed Wednesday by a snag while fighting a wildfire near Seeley Lake.

  • Senator McCain's prognosis

    Senator McCain's prognosis

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-07-22 03:55:08 GMT

    Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave. 

    Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave. 

  • PETA urges pet owners to be prepared for wildfire evacuations

    PETA urges pet owners to be prepared for wildfire evacuations

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-07-22 03:50:57 GMT

    Due to the Goat Fire continuing to burn in Granite County, some evacuations have already taken place with additional pre-evacuation notices in effect. 

    Due to the Goat Fire continuing to burn in Granite County, some evacuations have already taken place with additional pre-evacuation notices in effect. 

  • Zuckerberg at center of Glacier National Park controversy

    Zuckerberg at center of Glacier National Park controversy

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:13:30 GMT

    An official for President Donald Trump's Interior Department says the agency pulled Glacier National Park's superintendent from a recent park tour with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to save money, not to mute criticism over climate change.      

    An official for President Donald Trump's Interior Department says the agency pulled Glacier National Park's superintendent from a recent park tour with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to save money, not to mute criticism over climate change.      

  • Crews battle elements in Goat Creek Fire (PHOTOS)

    Crews battle elements in Goat Creek Fire (PHOTOS)

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:25:37 GMT

    At over 400 acres, the Goat Creek Fire has crews battling tricky conditions to get the blaze under control Started by lightning on July 19, the fire grew exponentially on July 20.

    At over 400 acres, the Goat Creek Fire has crews battling tricky conditions to get the blaze under control Started by lightning on July 19, the fire grew exponentially on July 20.

  • Goat Creek Fire evacuations ordered

    Goat Creek Fire evacuations ordered

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:11:13 GMT

    The lightning caused Goat Creek Fire rapidly increased in size to 443 acres July 20. Granite County Sheriff's Department officials issued evacuation notices for residents in the Brewster Creek area. Residents living between milemarkers 5 and 13 are currently in pre-evacuation status. 

    The lightning caused Goat Creek Fire rapidly increased in size to 443 acres July 20. Granite County Sheriff's Department officials issued evacuation notices for residents in the Brewster Creek area. Residents living between milemarkers 5 and 13 are currently in pre-evacuation status. 

  • Montana fire fund cuts loom as blazes spread across state

    Montana fire fund cuts loom as blazes spread across state

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:16:04 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's $60 million reserve fund to fight fires could be halved as wildfires spread across the state in what officials say could be an expensive season. 

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's $60 million reserve fund to fight fires could be halved as wildfires spread across the state in what officials say could be an expensive season. 

  • Air quality moderate in Missoula, Frenchtown due to surrounding fires

    Air quality moderate in Missoula, Frenchtown due to surrounding fires

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:42:51 GMT

    Courtesy Missoula City-County Health Department As of 10 a.m. on July 21, air quality is generally Moderate in Missoula and Frenchtown. We are currently surrounded by wildfires, which is leading to frequent haze and occasional air quality impacts.

    Courtesy Missoula City-County Health Department As of 10 a.m. on July 21, air quality is generally Moderate in Missoula and Frenchtown. We are currently surrounded by wildfires, which is leading to frequent haze and occasional air quality impacts.

  • Why are Millennials avoiding credit cards? - Pros and cons

    Why are Millennials avoiding credit cards? - Pros and cons

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:19 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:19:45 GMT

    Credit card usage is dropping among the millennial generation. A surprising 67% of Americans between 18 and 29 years of age have no credit cards at all, according to a recent survey. 

    Credit card usage is dropping among the millennial generation. A surprising 67% of Americans between 18 and 29 years of age have no credit cards at all, according to a recent survey. 

  • 'I haven't accepted it yet,' Missoula father shares heartache for fallen firefighter son

    'I haven't accepted it yet,' Missoula father shares heartache for fallen firefighter son

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:45:08 GMT

    Teenager dies fighting a fire. 

    Teenager dies fighting a fire. 

  • Lacrosse player, student, friend; loved ones remember fallen Missoula firefighter

    Lacrosse player, student, friend; loved ones remember fallen Missoula firefighter

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:14 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:14:29 GMT

    19-year-old Trenton Johnson had just started his first year as a firefighter until the unexpected happened when he lost his life fighting a wildlife. 

    19-year-old Trenton Johnson had just started his first year as a firefighter until the unexpected happened when he lost his life fighting a wildlife. 

  • Drowsy driving: It can be just as dangerous as drunk driving

    Drowsy driving: It can be just as dangerous as drunk driving

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-07-21 14:06:13 GMT

    The dangers of drinking and driving are pounded into our heads from an early age, but there's another killer on the road and you might be doing it everyday: drowsy driving. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, driving while tired can be just as dangerous as driving while drunk. Just like when you're drunk, being tired slows down reaction time, impairs vision and causes lapses in judgment. 

    The dangers of drinking and driving are pounded into our heads from an early age, but there's another killer on the road and you might be doing it everyday: drowsy driving. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, driving while tired can be just as dangerous as driving while drunk. Just like when you're drunk, being tired slows down reaction time, impairs vision and causes lapses in judgment. 

  • Butte resident saved from domestic violence by Safe Space shelter

    Butte resident saved from domestic violence by Safe Space shelter

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:20 AM EDT2017-07-21 05:20:55 GMT

    According to the National Coalition of Domestic Violence every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten.

    According to the National Coalition of Domestic Violence every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten.

  • Ban lifted on laptops on some U.S. planes

    Ban lifted on laptops on some U.S. planes

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:09 AM EDT2017-07-21 05:09:42 GMT

    The US says a 4-month ban on laptops in the cabins of some planes heading for the US is over. The Department of Homeland Security says all foreign airports with flights to the US have met new security measures.

    The US says a 4-month ban on laptops in the cabins of some planes heading for the US is over. The Department of Homeland Security says all foreign airports with flights to the US have met new security measures.

  • Bears are on the move across Montana: How you can live safely in bear country

    Bears are on the move across Montana: How you can live safely in bear country

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:14:26 GMT

    Montana wildlife officials are warning people to be vigilante as more bears appear to be wandering into populated areas.  

    Montana wildlife officials are warning people to be vigilante as more bears appear to be wandering into populated areas.  

  • Plane crash lands near Bozeman airport, no one injured

    Plane crash lands near Bozeman airport, no one injured

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:31:21 GMT

    BOZEMAN- A small passenger plane has crash landed on a field near the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport Thursday.

    BOZEMAN- A small passenger plane has crash landed on a field near the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport Thursday.

  • Trenton Johnson: beloved friend, son and team (SLIDESHOW)

    Trenton Johnson: beloved friend, son and team (SLIDESHOW)

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:11:08 GMT

    Trenton Johnson, 19, was a new firefighter living in Bozeman and attending Montana State. He grew up in Missoula where he excelled at lacrosse.  

    Trenton Johnson, 19, was a new firefighter living in Bozeman and attending Montana State. He grew up in Missoula where he excelled at lacrosse.  

  • Montana senators working with Chinese Ambassador, US Embassy on UM student's release

    Montana senators working with Chinese Ambassador, US Embassy on UM student's release

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:47:55 GMT

    Senator Steve Daines is currently working with China's Ambassador to the United States, on the release of jailed University of Montana student Guthrie McLean. 

    Senator Steve Daines is currently working with China's Ambassador to the United States, on the release of jailed University of Montana student Guthrie McLean. 

  • Fire activity closes trails and roads

    Fire activity closes trails and roads

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:38:52 GMT

    Gusty winds are causing very active fire behavior according to Park Creek Fire.  

    Gusty winds are causing very active fire behavior according to Park Creek Fire.  

  • Prosecutor seeks judge's order for congressman's mug shot

    Prosecutor seeks judge's order for congressman's mug shot

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:12:04 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor is asking a judge to require U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte to be fingerprinted and photographed after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor is asking a judge to require U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte to be fingerprinted and photographed after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter.

  • Stage II fire restrictions in Musselshell and Treasure Counties

    Stage II fire restrictions in Musselshell and Treasure Counties

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:38:14 GMT

    Drying grasses and very little moisture in Musselshell and Treasure Counties are causing the fire danger to increase rapidly.  These imminent dangers have caused authorities to increase fire restrictions for these areas. 

    Drying grasses and very little moisture in Musselshell and Treasure Counties are causing the fire danger to increase rapidly.  These imminent dangers have caused authorities to increase fire restrictions for these areas. 

  • Greyback Forestry comments on death of firefighter Trenton Johnson

    Greyback Forestry comments on death of firefighter Trenton Johnson

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:29:06 GMT

    Grayback Forestry, Inc is commenting on the death of Trenton Johnson, a Grayback employee who was killed while fighting a forest fire on the Seely Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest. 

    Grayback Forestry, Inc is commenting on the death of Trenton Johnson, a Grayback employee who was killed while fighting a forest fire on the Seely Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest. 

  • Montana residents circulating petition to recall sheriff

    Montana residents circulating petition to recall sheriff

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:29:38 GMT
    Photo from Carl Suta's FacebookPhoto from Carl Suta's Facebook

    Suta responded in a strongly worded text Wednesday, saying all of the allegations "are retaliatory in nature by a small number of citizens" that can be traced back to a single source.

    Suta responded in a strongly worded text Wednesday, saying all of the allegations "are retaliatory in nature by a small number of citizens" that can be traced back to a single source.

  • The Latest: McCain says he's grateful and will return soon

    The Latest: McCain says he's grateful and will return soon

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:21 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:21:38 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Sen. John McCain being diagnosed with a brain tumor (all times local):  Arizona Sen. John McCain says he's grateful for the outpouring of support after his brain cancer diagnosis. He's promising to be back soon. 

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Sen. John McCain being diagnosed with a brain tumor (all times local):  Arizona Sen. John McCain says he's grateful for the outpouring of support after his brain cancer diagnosis. He's promising to be back soon. 

  • The Latest: OJ Simpson's lack of convictions cited in parole

    The Latest: OJ Simpson's lack of convictions cited in parole

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:14:41 GMT

    A Nevada parole board allowing O.J. Simpson to go free in October has cited his compliance with prison rules, his lack of prior convictions, his low risk of committing another crime, his community support and stable release plans.

    A Nevada parole board allowing O.J. Simpson to go free in October has cited his compliance with prison rules, his lack of prior convictions, his low risk of committing another crime, his community support and stable release plans.

  • Research suggest Montana spends $33,000 a year per inmate

    Research suggest Montana spends $33,000 a year per inmate

    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:54 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:54:00 GMT

    According to research by Backgroundchecks.org Montana spends over $33,000 a year per inmate. The nation’s average came in at $33,849. 

    According to research by Backgroundchecks.org Montana spends over $33,000 a year per inmate. The nation’s average came in at $33,849. 

  • Wondering where all the smoke is coming from?

    Wondering where all the smoke is coming from?

    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:47:10 GMT

    MISSOULA- The National Weather Service Red Flag Warnings for areas in Montana and Idaho. Wondering where all the smoke is coming from? The Flathead Office of Emergency Services shared this picture on their Facebook page.

    MISSOULA- The National Weather Service Red Flag Warnings for areas in Montana and Idaho. Wondering where all the smoke is coming from? The Flathead Office of Emergency Services shared this picture on their Facebook page.

  • Increased training hours, among new requirements for Montana school buses

    Increased training hours, among new requirements for Montana school buses

    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:37:26 GMT

    HELENA- Montana’s Office of Public Instruction reports the Board of Public Education has adopted a new bus standard which will go into effect in August 5th.

    HELENA- Montana’s Office of Public Instruction reports the Board of Public Education has adopted a new bus standard which will go into effect in August 5th.

  • The Latest: OJ Simpson laughs after parole member remark

    The Latest: OJ Simpson laughs after parole member remark

    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:15:23 GMT

    LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) - O.J. Simpson laughed as a parole commissioner told him that he was getting the same hearing as anyone else would.

    LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) - O.J. Simpson laughed as a parole commissioner told him that he was getting the same hearing as anyone else would.

  • Was your mobile phone hacked? Security breach reported

    Was your mobile phone hacked? Security breach reported

    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:09:55 GMT

    First reported by security expert Nitay Artenstein, a bug in Apple's security allowed hackers to access Broadcom's Wi-Fi chipsets remotely without user interaction. 

    First reported by security expert Nitay Artenstein, a bug in Apple's security allowed hackers to access Broadcom's Wi-Fi chipsets remotely without user interaction. 

  • After a dog dies on a Missoula trail, 'tips' to keep them cool

    After a dog dies on a Missoula trail, 'tips' to keep them cool

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:53:15 GMT

    Our top trending story online is the tragic death of a Missoula dog who died of heatstroke while hiking the "M" trail.

    Our top trending story online is the tragic death of a Missoula dog who died of heatstroke while hiking the "M" trail.

  • Support pours in for Lolo family who lost 8 year-old girl in crash

    Support pours in for Lolo family who lost 8 year-old girl in crash

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:37:33 GMT

    Several fundraising efforts from local residents and businesses. 

    Several fundraising efforts from local residents and businesses. 

  • Anaconda woman arrested in connection with recent arson fire

    Anaconda woman arrested in connection with recent arson fire

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:10:39 GMT

    Anaconda police say they have arrested woman in connection with an ‘arson’ fire over the weekend in Anaconda. According to the Montana Standard, Anaconda police arrested 48-year-old Kellie Olson. 

    Anaconda police say they have arrested woman in connection with an ‘arson’ fire over the weekend in Anaconda. According to the Montana Standard, Anaconda police arrested 48-year-old Kellie Olson. 

  • Big Sky Country State Fair's newest additions are from Down Under

    Big Sky Country State Fair's newest additions are from Down Under

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:39:47 GMT

    The Big Sky Country State Fair kicks off in Bozeman this week. 

    The Big Sky Country State Fair kicks off in Bozeman this week. 

  • Authorities release name of fallen Missoula firefighter

    Authorities release name of fallen Missoula firefighter

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:33:19 GMT

    MISSOULA- The Missoula County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a wild land firefighter who was killed by a falling tree near Seeley Lake.  On their Facebook page's MCSO said 19-year-old Trenton Johnson of Missoula died of injuries sustained from a fallen tree snag. 

    MISSOULA- The Missoula County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a wild land firefighter who was killed by a falling tree near Seeley Lake.  On their Facebook page's MCSO said 19-year-old Trenton Johnson of Missoula died of injuries sustained from a fallen tree snag. 

  • Daines, Tester help UM Student held in jail

    Daines, Tester help UM Student held in jail

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:01:45 GMT

    Senator Steve Daines' office is in communications with Chinese officials regarding University of Montana student Guthrie McLean. 

    Senator Steve Daines' office is in communications with Chinese officials regarding University of Montana student Guthrie McLean. 

  • Air quality dips to 'moderate' in Missoula and Frenchtown

    Air quality dips to 'moderate' in Missoula and Frenchtown

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:49 AM EDT2017-07-20 04:49:05 GMT

    Coughing? Have itchy eyes? It could be due to the air quality. The Missoula City-County Health Department on Wednesday evening listed the air quality in Missoula and Frenchtown as 'moderate,' because of the wildfire burning on Lolo Peak.

    Coughing? Have itchy eyes? It could be due to the air quality. The Missoula City-County Health Department on Wednesday evening listed the air quality in Missoula and Frenchtown as 'moderate,' because of the wildfire burning on Lolo Peak.

  • UM student in Chinese jail: Friends react

    UM student in Chinese jail: Friends react

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:57:47 GMT
    Reaction tonight from friends of the UM student reportedly held tonight in a Chinese jail, When Guthrie McLean woke up this morning in a Chinese jail, it was day-four for him. And while there are diplomatic efforts underway to free the man, his friends say they are worried. They took time away from their efforts to bring Guthrie home, to talk with us about him, and their concern for him. Setting up a crowdfunding site for one of his best friends was the furthest thing from Zakk Wi...
    Reaction tonight from friends of the UM student reportedly held tonight in a Chinese jail, When Guthrie McLean woke up this morning in a Chinese jail, it was day-four for him. And while there are diplomatic efforts underway to free the man, his friends say they are worried. They took time away from their efforts to bring Guthrie home, to talk with us about him, and their concern for him. Setting up a crowdfunding site for one of his best friends was the furthest thing from Zakk Wi...
  • Large land, air attack on Dominic Butte Fire near Corvallis

    Large land, air attack on Dominic Butte Fire near Corvallis

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:54:55 GMT

    A large plume of smoke started billowing into the air from a newly-detected wildfire east of Corvallis on Wednesday.

    A large plume of smoke started billowing into the air from a newly-detected wildfire east of Corvallis on Wednesday.

  • Crop duster plane shot twice near Belgrade

    Crop duster plane shot twice near Belgrade

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:22:46 GMT

    A crop duster plane was shot twice while flying near the airport, the Gallatin Co. Sheriff’s Office confirms. 

    A crop duster plane was shot twice while flying near the airport, the Gallatin Co. Sheriff’s Office confirms. 

  • Early fire season may signal larger fires to come

    Early fire season may signal larger fires to come

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:50:06 GMT

    According to fire managers, since July 1st there has been a total of ninety-five wild fires in the Flathead Valley. Firefighters in the area have told us they are surprised how early and strong fires are occurring this year.  Usually, fires don’t start until later July or August. 

    According to fire managers, since July 1st there has been a total of ninety-five wild fires in the Flathead Valley. Firefighters in the area have told us they are surprised how early and strong fires are occurring this year.  Usually, fires don’t start until later July or August. 

  • Far-ranging grizzly spotted in Montana's Big Belt Mountains

    Far-ranging grizzly spotted in Montana's Big Belt Mountains

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:52:44 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Another grizzly bear has shown up in a part of Montana that hasn't seen grizzlies in as long as a century.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Another grizzly bear has shown up in a part of Montana that hasn't seen grizzlies in as long as a century.

  • FBI warrant for man charged with drug distribution and possession

    FBI warrant for man charged with drug distribution and possession

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:17:33 GMT

    A federal arrest warrant was issued for Chase Storlie on June 9 after he failed to appear in court.  

    A federal arrest warrant was issued for Chase Storlie on June 9 after he failed to appear in court.  

  • GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections lifted

    GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections lifted

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-07-19 20:50:28 GMT
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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans are moving forward with legislation to roll back the Endangered Species Act, amid complaints that the 44-year-old law hinders drilling, logging and other activities.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans are moving forward with legislation to roll back the Endangered Species Act, amid complaints that the 44-year-old law hinders drilling, logging and other activities.

  • The Latest: Putin spokesman says Trump chat was no secret

    The Latest: Putin spokesman says Trump chat was no secret

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-07-19 20:46:23 GMT

    The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin is disputing the characterization of a previously undisclosed conversation between Putin and President Donald Trump as secret.

    The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin is disputing the characterization of a previously undisclosed conversation between Putin and President Donald Trump as secret.

  • Crash at Brooks and Reserve Streets

    Crash at Brooks and Reserve Streets

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-07-19 19:46:52 GMT

    Missoula, MT.- A crash at the intersection of Brooks and Reserve Streets in Missoula.

    Missoula, MT.- A crash at the intersection of Brooks and Reserve Streets in Missoula.

  • University of Montana may see third round of buyout offers

    University of Montana may see third round of buyout offers

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:03:51 GMT
    Students, staff protest budget cuts to Montana university system in MarchStudents, staff protest budget cuts to Montana university system in March

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A third round of buyout offers may be coming to the University of Montana. Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton Christian announced the possible action on Tuesday.

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A third round of buyout offers may be coming to the University of Montana. Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton Christian announced the possible action on Tuesday.

  • Body of Missoula local found in van has been identified

    Body of Missoula local found in van has been identified

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:00:14 GMT

    Last Friday around mid day Missoula City Police received a called about a suspicious white van parked on 2800 North Reserve.  

    Last Friday around mid day Missoula City Police received a called about a suspicious white van parked on 2800 North Reserve.  

  • Escapee from Great Falls pre-release center

    Escapee from Great Falls pre-release center

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:31:39 GMT

    The Great Falls Police are looking for a walkway from their transition center. Darwin James Bailey escaped Tuesday, July 18 and has ties to Missoula.

    The Great Falls Police are looking for a walkway from their transition center. Darwin James Bailey escaped Tuesday, July 18 and has ties to Missoula.

  • Ninemile fire update

    Ninemile fire update

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:27:30 GMT

    Both the Burdette and Sunrise fires are now approximately 52 acres and producing visible smoke today as available fuels burn within the fire area. Actions today included gaining access to some areas near the fires so that heavy equipment and other resources can be staged for suppression efforts.

    Both the Burdette and Sunrise fires are now approximately 52 acres and producing visible smoke today as available fuels burn within the fire area. Actions today included gaining access to some areas near the fires so that heavy equipment and other resources can be staged for suppression efforts.

  • Solar Savings: see if solar is a good choice four YOUR home

    Solar Savings: see if solar is a good choice four YOUR home

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-07-19 15:00:58 GMT

    Google has a new tool you can use to tell if your home is a good candidate before you invest in solar.

    Google has a new tool you can use to tell if your home is a good candidate before you invest in solar.

  • When life hands you limes, don't squeeze them outdoors

    When life hands you limes, don't squeeze them outdoors

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-07-19 14:08:44 GMT
    There's a common ingredient in popular summer food and drinks, like margaritas and guacamole, that when exposed to sun can lead to a dangerous chemical reaction. One Minneapolis man learned that the hard way. According to Good Housekeeping, Minneapolis musician Adam Levy was outside for his daughters graduation, preparing several dishes with lime juice. A few days later, he got a blistering second-degree burn on his hand.  Missoula dermatologist Charlotte Kutsch says what...
    There's a common ingredient in popular summer food and drinks, like margaritas and guacamole, that when exposed to sun can lead to a dangerous chemical reaction. One Minneapolis man learned that the hard way. According to Good Housekeeping, Minneapolis musician Adam Levy was outside for his daughters graduation, preparing several dishes with lime juice. A few days later, he got a blistering second-degree burn on his hand.  Missoula dermatologist Charlotte Kutsch says what...
  • Detained student's mother emails ABC FOX Montana

    Detained student's mother emails ABC FOX Montana

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-07-19 04:24:02 GMT

    Guthrie McLean’s mother, Jennifer, is reportedly very distraught over her son's arrest in china. She sent an email to us Tuesday night.  Her email gives a much deeper understanding of which her son is... and how desperate she is to get him back. 

    Guthrie McLean’s mother, Jennifer, is reportedly very distraught over her son's arrest in china. She sent an email to us Tuesday night.  Her email gives a much deeper understanding of which her son is... and how desperate she is to get him back. 

  • UM student detained in China

    UM student detained in China

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-07-19 01:34:31 GMT

    A University of Montana student traveling on his own in China is detained.  

    A University of Montana student traveling on his own in China is detained.  

  • Locals saw through storm debris

    Locals saw through storm debris

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-07-19 00:55:18 GMT

    People in the Rock Creek area are dealing with the aftermath of strong winds from thunderstorms that knocked out several trees this past weekend.  

    People in the Rock Creek area are dealing with the aftermath of strong winds from thunderstorms that knocked out several trees this past weekend.  

  • Hoot owl fishing restrictions start Wednesday

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:09:09 GMT

    Fishing on seven sections of river in southwest Montana will be prohibited during the hottest part of the day starting Wednesday. 

    Fishing on seven sections of river in southwest Montana will be prohibited during the hottest part of the day starting Wednesday. 

  • Dog dies of heatstroke following hike

    Dog dies of heatstroke following hike

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:56:30 GMT

    Missoula Animal Control is alerting dog owner to be extra aware of the heat after they received news of a dog who died after hiking.  Animal Control explained that the dog suffered from heatstroke after its family took a hike July 17 on the M Trail.

    Missoula Animal Control is alerting dog owner to be extra aware of the heat after they received news of a dog who died after hiking.  Animal Control explained that the dog suffered from heatstroke after its family took a hike July 17 on the M Trail.

  • Anaconda homeowner returns to ruins after Main street fires

    Anaconda homeowner returns to ruins after Main street fires

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:15:27 GMT

    The owner of the residential property destroyed in the Main street fires in Anaconda returned to see his home in ruins.

    The owner of the residential property destroyed in the Main street fires in Anaconda returned to see his home in ruins.

  • Montana governor downplays presidential aspirations

    Montana governor downplays presidential aspirations

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-07-18 21:03:44 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is downplaying his national political ambitions even as he sets up a committee that would pay for his travel to political events across the country.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is downplaying his national political ambitions even as he sets up a committee that would pay for his travel to political events across the country.

  • Human Rights Commission sides with Sheriff McDermott in undersheriff's complaint

    Human Rights Commission sides with Sheriff McDermott in undersheriff's complaint

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-07-18 20:47:50 GMT

    The Montana Human Rights Commission voted unanimously to affirm the findings from a March Human Rights Bureau hearing, which stated that there was no discrimination against former Undersheriff Josh Clark following the 2015 election.  Clark's appealed to the HR Commission to review the complaint. 

    The Montana Human Rights Commission voted unanimously to affirm the findings from a March Human Rights Bureau hearing, which stated that there was no discrimination against former Undersheriff Josh Clark following the 2015 election.  Clark's appealed to the HR Commission to review the complaint. 

  • Plan for South Fork bridge closure

    Plan for South Fork bridge closure

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-07-18 19:17:05 GMT

    Sletten Construction will close the South Fork bridge in Hungry Horse on Saturday, July 22nd from 3 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.  Sletten Construction recommends people use alternative routes or plan additional travel time during this short morning period.

    Sletten Construction will close the South Fork bridge in Hungry Horse on Saturday, July 22nd from 3 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.  Sletten Construction recommends people use alternative routes or plan additional travel time during this short morning period.

  • Crews attacking Lolo Peak Fire from the air

    Crews attacking Lolo Peak Fire from the air

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-07-18 19:04:45 GMT

    Courtesy NFS: As of this morning, the fire perimeter and spot fires encompass roughly 60-70 acres with the fire burning mid-slope directly west of Lolo Peak between the Meadow Creek and Falls Creek sub-drainages of the South Fork of Lolo Creek. 

    Courtesy NFS: As of this morning, the fire perimeter and spot fires encompass roughly 60-70 acres with the fire burning mid-slope directly west of Lolo Peak between the Meadow Creek and Falls Creek sub-drainages of the South Fork of Lolo Creek. 

  • Montanans donating to Carli Miller fund, 8-year-old victim of fatal crash

    Montanans donating to Carli Miller fund, 8-year-old victim of fatal crash

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-07-18 16:06:16 GMT

    A Montana family is struggling with the devastating loss of their 8-year-old daughter Carli Miller after a Sunday crash took the child's life. The Miller family has been inundated with medical bills and funeral costs, according to their gofundme page. 

    A Montana family is struggling with the devastating loss of their 8-year-old daughter Carli Miller after a Sunday crash took the child's life. The Miller family has been inundated with medical bills and funeral costs, according to their gofundme page. 

  • Think twice before posting pictures of your kids on social media

    Think twice before posting pictures of your kids on social media

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:54 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:54:00 GMT

    Many parents turn to social media to seek and share advice about parenting challenges. But just because you can do it, should you?  Generation Z is the first generation to be born in the era of smart-phones, where their whole lives can be documented on social media. Taking a picture of your child in the bath can be adorable, but that bathtub baby is now a teenager. According to Parenting magazine, here are some photos you should never post of your children online: 

    Many parents turn to social media to seek and share advice about parenting challenges. But just because you can do it, should you?  Generation Z is the first generation to be born in the era of smart-phones, where their whole lives can be documented on social media. Taking a picture of your child in the bath can be adorable, but that bathtub baby is now a teenager. According to Parenting magazine, here are some photos you should never post of your children online: 

  • Helping your teen navigate summer sobriety

    Helping your teen navigate summer sobriety

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:44 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:44:10 GMT
    Summertime often brings pool parties, barbeques and trips. For teenagers, however, it means they have an open agenda, which can often lead to trouble. Teens go from being overbooked during the school year: soccer practice, school, and homework, to not having much to do at all over summer months.  It can be an especially difficult time for "tweens." They're too old for daycare, but too young to work. Experts say that boredom could lead them to drinking. In Montana, al...
    Summertime often brings pool parties, barbeques and trips. For teenagers, however, it means they have an open agenda, which can often lead to trouble. Teens go from being overbooked during the school year: soccer practice, school, and homework, to not having much to do at all over summer months.  It can be an especially difficult time for "tweens." They're too old for daycare, but too young to work. Experts say that boredom could lead them to drinking. In Montana, al...
  • Tee It Up: Hamilton Golf Club

    Tee It Up: Hamilton Golf Club

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-07-18 05:02:06 GMT

    In the sixth installment of Tee It Up, the boys head to Hamilton Golf Club to play the par 5 5th hole. Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman and David Winter get some tips from Griz Head Golf Coach Matt Higgins on how to loosen up, dealing with trees, and when to take the safe shot.

    In the sixth installment of Tee It Up, the boys head to Hamilton Golf Club to play the par 5 5th hole. Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman and David Winter get some tips from Griz Head Golf Coach Matt Higgins on how to loosen up, dealing with trees, and when to take the safe shot.

  • Identities released of woman and child killed in Sunday car crashes

    Identities released of woman and child killed in Sunday car crashes

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-07-18 04:24:17 GMT

    The Missoula County Sheriff and Coroner TJ McDermott is releasing the name of the victim from Sunday afternoons crash on Highway 12, near mile marker 27. 

    The Missoula County Sheriff and Coroner TJ McDermott is releasing the name of the victim from Sunday afternoons crash on Highway 12, near mile marker 27. 

  • Kalispell woman gains fame after walking away from bodybuilding

    Kalispell woman gains fame after walking away from bodybuilding

    Monday, July 17 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-07-18 03:06:26 GMT
    © Photos From Jolene Jones© Photos From Jolene Jones

    A 26-year-old Kalispell woman is now an internet sensation and it's all thanks to her body-positive post she made on Facebook a few weeks ago. 

    A 26-year-old Kalispell woman is now an internet sensation and it's all thanks to her body-positive post she made on Facebook a few weeks ago. 

  • UPDATE Crews battle 'Meyers Fire' near Pintler Wilderness boundary

    UPDATE Crews battle 'Meyers Fire' near Pintler Wilderness boundary

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:47:30 GMT

    A fire is ongoing at Myers Creek near the Pintler Wilderness boundary line. The fire is 3 miles southwest of Moose Lake and is currently spread over 45 acres. 

    A fire is ongoing at Myers Creek near the Pintler Wilderness boundary line. The fire is 3 miles southwest of Moose Lake and is currently spread over 45 acres. 

  • Ty and Amy's Mission of Buttetification

    Ty and Amy's Mission of Buttetification

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:25:21 GMT

    Very few homeowners are able to say that they have their dream home.

    Very few homeowners are able to say that they have their dream home.

  • Anaconda fires destroy two historic buildings on Main

    Anaconda fires destroy two historic buildings on Main

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:23:03 GMT

    ANACONDA – Radio station KANA 580 AM is currently down due to a fire that destroyed the station. The fire occurred at 5:45 am and is still under investigation from local agencies. We will provide updates as they become available.

    ANACONDA – Radio station KANA 580 AM is currently down due to a fire that destroyed the station. The fire occurred at 5:45 am and is still under investigation from local agencies. We will provide updates as they become available.

  • Missoula Fire Department fights Beckwith house fire

    Missoula Fire Department fights Beckwith house fire

    Monday, July 17 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-07-17 23:48:43 GMT

    The Missoula Fire Department saved homeowners $300,000 worth of potential damage when an E. Beckwith house caught fire. All occupants of the home were safe outside the building.

    The Missoula Fire Department saved homeowners $300,000 worth of potential damage when an E. Beckwith house caught fire. All occupants of the home were safe outside the building.

  • Trail closed due to Monahan Mountain fire

    Trail closed due to Monahan Mountain fire

    Monday, July 17 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-07-17 23:32:21 GMT

    The fire is approximately 17 miles north of Ovando.

    The fire is approximately 17 miles north of Ovando.

  • Plume of smoke from Lolo Peak fire, visible to Missoula

    Plume of smoke from Lolo Peak fire, visible to Missoula

    Monday, July 17 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-07-17 23:00:23 GMT
    Viewer photo: S. BuszmannViewer photo: S. Buszmann

    Montanans are looking toward Lolo as a fire burns in the Bitterroot Mountains. Winds are carrying the smoke at 50 miles per hour at the Lolo Peak fire, which was first discovered Saturday. Smoke is visible from Florence and Highway 93. 

    Montanans are looking toward Lolo as a fire burns in the Bitterroot Mountains. Winds are carrying the smoke at 50 miles per hour at the Lolo Peak fire, which was first discovered Saturday. Smoke is visible from Florence and Highway 93. 

  • Flathead firefighters battling 10 small wildfires on public lands

    Flathead firefighters battling 10 small wildfires on public lands

    Monday, July 17 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-07-17 19:56:40 GMT

    Flathead National Forest Active Fires: Emery Ridge Started July 16, .1 acres, lightning caused, resources on scene 

    Flathead National Forest Active Fires: Emery Ridge Started July 16, .1 acres, lightning caused, resources on scene 

  • Early morning earthquake shakes Lincoln

    Early morning earthquake shakes Lincoln

    Monday, July 17 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-07-17 19:55:22 GMT
    Courtesy: USGSCourtesy: USGS

    Did you feel a little shaking this morning? If you were in the Lincoln area you might have experienced the 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hit around 1:45 am.  

    Did you feel a little shaking this morning? If you were in the Lincoln area you might have experienced the 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hit around 1:45 am.  

  • Missoula County in VERY HIGH fire danger

    Missoula County in VERY HIGH fire danger

    Monday, July 17 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-07-17 19:48:07 GMT

    Missoula County remains in VERY HIGH fire danger according to the Missoula County Fire Protection Association.  Recent days, temperatures have hit the nineties and grasses are continue to cure. 

    Missoula County remains in VERY HIGH fire danger according to the Missoula County Fire Protection Association.  Recent days, temperatures have hit the nineties and grasses are continue to cure. 

  • Facebook founder tours Glacier park, Blackfeet reservation

    Facebook founder tours Glacier park, Blackfeet reservation

    Monday, July 17 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-07-17 19:25:40 GMT

    BROWNING, Mont. (AP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg toured Glacier National Park and the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana over the weekend as part of his personal challenge to visit every state this year.

    BROWNING, Mont. (AP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg toured Glacier National Park and the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana over the weekend as part of his personal challenge to visit every state this year.

  • WIN: Triple Play ticket give-away for Raptor Reef

    WIN: Triple Play ticket give-away for Raptor Reef

    Monday, July 17 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-07-17 17:57:28 GMT
    Starting Friday, July 21 we'll be giving away 5 tickets for Raptor Rapids. Just enter in the contest above on this page or head to our Facebook page to enter. You can enter once, EVERY DAY until August 11.
    Starting Friday, July 21 we'll be giving away 5 tickets for Raptor Rapids. Just enter in the contest above on this page or head to our Facebook page to enter. You can enter once, EVERY DAY until August 11.
  • Western Montana fires update

    Western Montana fires update

    Monday, July 17 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-07-17 16:19:42 GMT

    Thompson’s Type II Incident Management Team is managing the following five fires in the Highway 2 corridor:

    Thompson’s Type II Incident Management Team is managing the following five fires in the Highway 2 corridor:

  • Man drowns in rafting accident

    Man drowns in rafting accident

    Monday, July 17 2017 12:18 PM EDT2017-07-17 16:18:01 GMT

    The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a drowning on the north fork of the Flathead River, July 14. The victim had been rafting with friends, law enforcement said when their raft flipped on a hazardous section of the river just north of Glacier Rim known as the “shelf." 

    The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a drowning on the north fork of the Flathead River, July 14. The victim had been rafting with friends, law enforcement said when their raft flipped on a hazardous section of the river just north of Glacier Rim known as the “shelf." 

  • Two killed in separate crashes near Missoula over weekend

    Two killed in separate crashes near Missoula over weekend

    Monday, July 17 2017 9:17 AM EDT2017-07-17 13:17:56 GMT

    Two people were killed in two separate crashes near Missoula on Sunday.  According to the Missoula County Sheriff's Office, the first crash happened on Highway 12 near mile marker 27 just after 11:45 am. An eastbound vehicle carrying a single person crossed the center-line and hit a westbound vehicle head-on. A family of five was in the westbound car. 

    Two people were killed in two separate crashes near Missoula on Sunday.  According to the Missoula County Sheriff's Office, the first crash happened on Highway 12 near mile marker 27 just after 11:45 am. An eastbound vehicle carrying a single person crossed the center-line and hit a westbound vehicle head-on. A family of five was in the westbound car. 

  • A Big Sky resident saves a Montana man with CPR while on the trails

    A Big Sky resident saves a Montana man with CPR while on the trails

    Monday, July 17 2017 1:35 AM EDT2017-07-17 05:35:08 GMT

    You could save a life by learning CPR. 

    You could save a life by learning CPR. 

  • Firefighters battle lightning-caused fires near Blue Mountain, Grant Creek and Hwy 12

    Firefighters battle lightning-caused fires near Blue Mountain, Grant Creek and Hwy 12

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:39:52 GMT

    MISSOULA- firefighters responded to six lightning caused fires yesterday evening and today on the Missoula Ranger District. 

    MISSOULA- firefighters responded to six lightning caused fires yesterday evening and today on the Missoula Ranger District. 

  • Fire crews reach 'near-containment' on five NW Montana fires

    Fire crews reach 'near-containment' on five NW Montana fires

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:33 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:33:56 GMT

    KALISPELL- Fire crews are getting to the near containment point on several fires burning in LIncoln and Sanders Counties. 

    KALISPELL- Fire crews are getting to the near containment point on several fires burning in LIncoln and Sanders Counties. 

  • Turn your eyes northward Sunday, because the 'Northern Lights' will dance

    Turn your eyes northward Sunday, because the 'Northern Lights' will dance

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:23:03 GMT

    MISSOULA- The National Weather Service out of Missoula is predicting a sight for sore eyes for Sunday; the Northern Lights. In a Facebook post-Sunday, the NWS posted this update to their followers. 

    MISSOULA- The National Weather Service out of Missoula is predicting a sight for sore eyes for Sunday; the Northern Lights. In a Facebook post-Sunday, the NWS posted this update to their followers. 

  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg talks 'climate change' in Glacier Park

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:15 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:15:51 GMT

    MISSOULA- Facebook founder, Mark Zukerberg took to his own Facebook account over the weekend to talk and share pictures of Glacier National Park In his post, Zuckerberg said “I'm spending the afternoon at Glacier National Park in Montana with some National Park Service Rangers.

    MISSOULA- Facebook founder, Mark Zukerberg took to his own Facebook account over the weekend to talk and share pictures of Glacier National Park In his post, Zuckerberg said “I'm spending the afternoon at Glacier National Park in Montana with some National Park Service Rangers.

  • 'Flying high' at the 4th annual Ennis air show

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:05 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:05:44 GMT

    The Ennis Big Sky Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in the state. 

    The Ennis Big Sky Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in the state. 

  • Fire managers check Slide Rock fire growth

    Fire managers check Slide Rock fire growth

    Saturday, July 15 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-07-15 23:29:04 GMT

    A forty acre fire still burns nine miles south of Beavertail Pond and Rock Creek near Missoula. 

    A forty acre fire still burns nine miles south of Beavertail Pond and Rock Creek near Missoula. 

  • UPDATE: Personnel increases to fight Kalispell fires

    UPDATE: Personnel increases to fight Kalispell fires

    Saturday, July 15 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-07-15 22:07:53 GMT

    The number of personnel fighting the five fires on the Highway 2 corridor in Kalispell have increased.  Personnel started at 135 and the number is now at 237.  

    The number of personnel fighting the five fires on the Highway 2 corridor in Kalispell have increased.  Personnel started at 135 and the number is now at 237.  

  • Missoula Mavericks to host Legion regional tournament

    Saturday, July 15 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-07-15 04:21:49 GMT

    The AA state tournament starts at the end of July, and whether or not the Missoula Mavericks win state, they have already punched their ticket to the Northwest Regionals.  

    The AA state tournament starts at the end of July, and whether or not the Missoula Mavericks win state, they have already punched their ticket to the Northwest Regionals.  

  • Summer heat increases crime

    Summer heat increases crime

    Friday, July 14 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-07-15 00:50:30 GMT

    The heat is on and that can be a burglar's best friend.

    The heat is on and that can be a burglar's best friend.

  • Yellowstone bobcat valued at $300,000+

    Yellowstone bobcat valued at $300,000+

    Friday, July 14 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-07-15 00:14:00 GMT

    A famous bobcat in Yellowstone Park raises eyebrows as a new report shows it's worth more than $300,000. 

    A famous bobcat in Yellowstone Park raises eyebrows as a new report shows it's worth more than $300,000. 

  • Butte man charged for allegedly shaking baby

    Butte man charged for allegedly shaking baby

    Friday, July 14 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-07-14 23:27:46 GMT

    A Butte man is charged with assaulting a child after court documents state he shook a four-week-old infant. 

    A Butte man is charged with assaulting a child after court documents state he shook a four-week-old infant. 

  • White House: Budget deficit to spike to $702B

    White House: Budget deficit to spike to $702B

    Friday, July 14 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:34:06 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says worsening tax revenues will cause the budget deficit to jump to $702 billion this year. That's a $99 billion spike from what was predicted less than two months ago.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says worsening tax revenues will cause the budget deficit to jump to $702 billion this year. That's a $99 billion spike from what was predicted less than two months ago.

  • Owner charged in fatal dog attack

    Owner charged in fatal dog attack

    Friday, July 14 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:09:21 GMT
    The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office issued citations to Wayne Bartlett, the owner of the two pit bull dogs, that law enforcement say were responsible for the death of Melissa Barnes at her home, June 24.   Bartlett is charged with two counts of Vicious / Dangerous Dog and two counts of failure to have current Rabies Vaccinations on the dogs as required. He has until July 28th, 2017, to make his appearance in Gallatin County Justice Court to answer to these charges. The ...
    The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office issued citations to Wayne Bartlett, the owner of the two pit bull dogs, that law enforcement say were responsible for the death of Melissa Barnes at her home, June 24.   Bartlett is charged with two counts of Vicious / Dangerous Dog and two counts of failure to have current Rabies Vaccinations on the dogs as required. He has until July 28th, 2017, to make his appearance in Gallatin County Justice Court to answer to these charges. The ...
  • Regulatory panel chairman fined $3K for ethics violations

    Regulatory panel chairman fined $3K for ethics violations

    Friday, July 14 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:06:08 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The state's chief political watchdog says the chairman of the Montana Public Service Commission broke ethics laws when he used office resources to write a column that disparaged a candidate for the regulatory body in last year's election. 

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The state's chief political watchdog says the chairman of the Montana Public Service Commission broke ethics laws when he used office resources to write a column that disparaged a candidate for the regulatory body in last year's election. 

  • Stage II fire restrictions in Yellowstone County

    Stage II fire restrictions in Yellowstone County

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:58:44 GMT

    The continued hot, dry weather has prompted officials to step up fire restrictions in Yellowstone County. Stage II Fire restrictions were implemented Friday morning, July 14 on private lands in Yellowstone County.

    The continued hot, dry weather has prompted officials to step up fire restrictions in Yellowstone County. Stage II Fire restrictions were implemented Friday morning, July 14 on private lands in Yellowstone County.

  • Budget cuts would alter Montana's unique Medicaid expansion

    Budget cuts would alter Montana's unique Medicaid expansion

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:56:23 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana may have to run its one-of-a-kind Medicaid expansion program for a third of the cost if lower-than-expected state income triggers budget cuts next month.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana may have to run its one-of-a-kind Medicaid expansion program for a third of the cost if lower-than-expected state income triggers budget cuts next month.

  • Students facing repercussions for allegedly breaking into Victor School

    Students facing repercussions for allegedly breaking into Victor School

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:50:31 GMT
    Credit: Google @2017Credit: Google @2017

    Three students are in hot water after they allegedly broke into and stole from Victor Public School. One of the girls, a minor, told police that she and two others, including the boy being charged, broke into the school July 8.

    Three students are in hot water after they allegedly broke into and stole from Victor Public School. One of the girls, a minor, told police that she and two others, including the boy being charged, broke into the school July 8.

  • Game of Thrones loyalty by state

    Game of Thrones loyalty by state

    Friday, July 14 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-07-14 16:44:38 GMT
    Courtesy DecluttrCourtesy Decluttr

    Courtesy post Winter is coming - even though it's blazing hot out. Game of Thrones returns to our screens this Sunday, with this season promising to be one of the best yet. But where do America’s Thrones loyalties lie?

    Courtesy post Winter is coming - even though it's blazing hot out. Game of Thrones returns to our screens this Sunday, with this season promising to be one of the best yet. But where do America’s Thrones loyalties lie?

  • A Montana man is lucky to be alive after a stranger gave him CPR

    A Montana man is lucky to be alive after a stranger gave him CPR

    Friday, July 14 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-07-14 14:57:02 GMT

    One Montanan is lucky to be alive after a sudden heart attack in the woods and some life-saving help from a passerby. 

    One Montanan is lucky to be alive after a sudden heart attack in the woods and some life-saving help from a passerby. 

  • Opening night at the new KettleHouse Amphitheater

    Opening night at the new KettleHouse Amphitheater

    Friday, July 14 2017 1:06 AM EDT2017-07-14 05:06:24 GMT

    First concert sold over 2,500 tickets. 

    First concert sold over 2,500 tickets. 

  • Lincoln mother faces charges of being intoxicated while caring for her young kids

    Lincoln mother faces charges of being intoxicated while caring for her young kids

    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-07-14 01:03:29 GMT

    A Lincoln mother is behind bars accused of being passed out drunk while caring for her two young children. 

    A Lincoln mother is behind bars accused of being passed out drunk while caring for her two young children. 

  • Warning: Hot playground equipment can burn kids

    Warning: Hot playground equipment can burn kids

    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-07-14 00:30:23 GMT

    It's hot outside and playground equipment baking in the summer sun could put your child at risk of a burn.

    It's hot outside and playground equipment baking in the summer sun could put your child at risk of a burn.

  • The Latest: California Climate bill clears Senate hurdle

    The Latest: California Climate bill clears Senate hurdle

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-07-13 22:47:19 GMT

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California Senate committee has advanced a bill to extend the state's signature climate change law through 2030.

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California Senate committee has advanced a bill to extend the state's signature climate change law through 2030.

  • Three acres lost in Columbia Falls fire

    Three acres lost in Columbia Falls fire

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-07-13 22:46:50 GMT

    Columbia Falls, MT.- A structure fire occurred at a home on Columbia Falls Stage Road, Thursday afternoon. 

    Columbia Falls, MT.- A structure fire occurred at a home on Columbia Falls Stage Road, Thursday afternoon. 

  • Trump might impose tariffs and quotas on foreign steel

    Trump might impose tariffs and quotas on foreign steel

    Thursday, July 13 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-07-13 19:36:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is considering putting tariffs and quotas on steel imported from foreign countries.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is considering putting tariffs and quotas on steel imported from foreign countries.

  • Schools asked to improve student proficiency

    Schools asked to improve student proficiency

    Thursday, July 13 2017 1:26 PM EDT2017-07-13 17:26:06 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's chief school administrator is asking state schools to increase the number of students who are proficient in math and English and to graduate students who are prepared for college or a career.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's chief school administrator is asking state schools to increase the number of students who are proficient in math and English and to graduate students who are prepared for college or a career.

  • Critical water shortage hits Rocky Boy Indian Reservation

    Critical water shortage hits Rocky Boy Indian Reservation

    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-07-13 16:39:05 GMT

    BOX ELDER, Mont. (AP) - The Rocky Boy Indian Reservation is going through a critical water shortage due to unrelenting heat and the failure of a major water storage tank.

    BOX ELDER, Mont. (AP) - The Rocky Boy Indian Reservation is going through a critical water shortage due to unrelenting heat and the failure of a major water storage tank.

  • Here's where to park at the first concert in Kettlehouse Amphitheater

    Here's where to park at the first concert in Kettlehouse Amphitheater

    Thursday, July 13 2017 10:28 AM EDT2017-07-13 14:28:32 GMT

    On Thursday Lyle Lovett and His Large Band will be the first artists to open the new music hub in Bonner: the Kettlehouse Amphitheater,  Hundreds of people will head into Bonner along Highway 200. Here's where to park if you are one of these people. There is parking at the venue available for $5. There are are four separate lots with names featuring Kettlehouse beers such as Double Haul and Eddy out. There's about 1,200 spots total. Parking opens 90 min...

    On Thursday Lyle Lovett and His Large Band will be the first artists to open the new music hub in Bonner: the Kettlehouse Amphitheater,  Hundreds of people will head into Bonner along Highway 200. Here's where to park if you are one of these people. There is parking at the venue available for $5. There are are four separate lots with names featuring Kettlehouse beers such as Double Haul and Eddy out. There's about 1,200 spots total. Parking opens 90 min...

  • Missoula County suing Smurfit Stone site owner

    Missoula County suing Smurfit Stone site owner

    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-07-13 13:31:51 GMT

    Missoula, MT- Missoula County filed a civil complaint against M2GREEN Redevelopment, LLC.

    Missoula, MT- Missoula County filed a civil complaint against M2GREEN Redevelopment, LLC.

  • Montana Rail Link decreases grinding following wildland fire

    Montana Rail Link decreases grinding following wildland fire

    Thursday, July 13 2017 1:22 AM EDT2017-07-13 05:22:15 GMT

    Following the wildland fire sparked by a train, the Montana Rail Link is addressing its safety procedures. Each year Montana Rail Link contracts with a third party to provide rail grinding maintenance across their network. The grinder profiles the rail and removes any hardened material on the rail. 

    Following the wildland fire sparked by a train, the Montana Rail Link is addressing its safety procedures. Each year Montana Rail Link contracts with a third party to provide rail grinding maintenance across their network. The grinder profiles the rail and removes any hardened material on the rail. 

  • Special interest group fights to get Locker Room Privacy Act on 2018 ballot

    Special interest group fights to get Locker Room Privacy Act on 2018 ballot

    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:57 AM EDT2017-07-13 04:57:31 GMT

    This is becoming a nationwide issue. People in Montana are being affected.

    This is becoming a nationwide issue. People in Montana are being affected.

  • Scam alert: Bozeman business scammed for $25,000 from a management company

    Scam alert: Bozeman business scammed for $25,000 from a management company

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-07-13 03:42:13 GMT

    As fraudsters grow more daring with schemes targeting businesses, Better Business Bureau warns business owners and purchasing agents to be on the lookout for fake purchase orders.

    As fraudsters grow more daring with schemes targeting businesses, Better Business Bureau warns business owners and purchasing agents to be on the lookout for fake purchase orders.

  • Fire near Frenchtown started by grinder train

    Fire near Frenchtown started by grinder train

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-07-13 01:35:01 GMT

    A special train designed to smooth the rails sparked a series of fires last night near Frenchtown. 

    A special train designed to smooth the rails sparked a series of fires last night near Frenchtown. 

  • Stolen truck still missing from Belgrade dealership

    Stolen truck still missing from Belgrade dealership

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-07-13 00:29:29 GMT

    A Belgrade car dealership is still missing one of three vehicles stolen from its lot, during a Sunday crime spree that landed a husband and wife behind bars. 

    A Belgrade car dealership is still missing one of three vehicles stolen from its lot, during a Sunday crime spree that landed a husband and wife behind bars. 

  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits North Dakota

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits North Dakota

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:54:26 GMT

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has stopped in North Dakota on his personal challenge to visit every state in the U.S. this year. Zuckerberg visited the Bakken on Tuesday and toured an oil rig near Williston. 

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has stopped in North Dakota on his personal challenge to visit every state in the U.S. this year. Zuckerberg visited the Bakken on Tuesday and toured an oil rig near Williston. 

  • Yellowstone Park sees second-busiest June on record

    Yellowstone Park sees second-busiest June on record

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:28:10 GMT

    Another busy June for Yellowstone National Park, but visitation dropped this year compared to June 2016. 

    Another busy June for Yellowstone National Park, but visitation dropped this year compared to June 2016. 

  • Montana's most Googled health condition correlates with CDC data

    Montana's most Googled health condition correlates with CDC data

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:25:44 GMT

    When symptoms seem more serious than a simple cough, it's not unlikely to turn to "Dr. Google." Across the US people give themselves a scare by googling their symptoms in an attempt to self-diagnose.  

    When symptoms seem more serious than a simple cough, it's not unlikely to turn to "Dr. Google." Across the US people give themselves a scare by googling their symptoms in an attempt to self-diagnose.  

  • Missoula Police looking for missing teenage girl

    Missoula Police looking for missing teenage girl

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:11:49 GMT

    Missoula Police issued a search for 14-year-old Cora Lynn Freshour on their Facebook page Wednesday. 

    Missoula Police issued a search for 14-year-old Cora Lynn Freshour on their Facebook page Wednesday. 

  • Evergreen resident left with nothing after house fire

    Evergreen resident left with nothing after house fire

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:53:54 GMT

    An Evergreen resident is left with nothing after a fire severely burned his home on the afternoon of July 11.

    An Evergreen resident is left with nothing after a fire severely burned his home on the afternoon of July 11.

  • Bozeman man charged with theft, arson and burglary

    Bozeman man charged with theft, arson and burglary

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:40:21 GMT

    A Bozeman man is charged with burglary, arson and theft after he allegedly stole a car, guns and several valuable items from a home he visited as a cement contractor back in April.

    A Bozeman man is charged with burglary, arson and theft after he allegedly stole a car, guns and several valuable items from a home he visited as a cement contractor back in April.

  • National grassland wildfire now 40 percent contained

    National grassland wildfire now 40 percent contained

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:01:33 GMT

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A large wildfire burning in the Little Missouri National Grassland of western North Dakota is now 40 percent contained.

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A large wildfire burning in the Little Missouri National Grassland of western North Dakota is now 40 percent contained.

  • The Latest: FDA panel endorses potential 1st US gene therapy

    The Latest: FDA panel endorses potential 1st US gene therapy

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-07-12 19:59:43 GMT

    A panel of cancer experts has voted in favor of a leukemia treatment which could be the first gene therapy available in the U.S.

    A panel of cancer experts has voted in favor of a leukemia treatment which could be the first gene therapy available in the U.S.

  • California Democrat launches longshot bid to impeach Trump

    California Democrat launches longshot bid to impeach Trump

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-07-12 19:15:54 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A California Democrat has filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump in a longshot bid to remove the president from office.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A California Democrat has filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump in a longshot bid to remove the president from office.

  • Tester rakes in cash as he awaits GOP challenger

    Tester rakes in cash as he awaits GOP challenger

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-07-12 19:09:02 GMT
    U.S. Senator Jon TesterU.S. Senator Jon Tester

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has added another $2 million to his campaign war chest as he prepares to face his eventual Republican opponent.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has added another $2 million to his campaign war chest as he prepares to face his eventual Republican opponent.

  • Gallatin National Forest asking for public comment on revisions

    Gallatin National Forest asking for public comment on revisions

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:05 PM EDT2017-07-12 19:05:58 GMT

    The Custer Gallatin National Forest invites public review and feedback on two Plan Revision products; the Wilderness Inventory and the draft Eligible Wild and Scenic Rivers.  Feedback is most useful by August 12, 2017.

    The Custer Gallatin National Forest invites public review and feedback on two Plan Revision products; the Wilderness Inventory and the draft Eligible Wild and Scenic Rivers.  Feedback is most useful by August 12, 2017.

  • More than 803,000 visits to Yellowstone Park in June

    More than 803,000 visits to Yellowstone Park in June

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-07-12 18:59:32 GMT

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Visitation to Yellowstone National Park during June is down 4.8 percent from a year ago but is still the second busiest June on record in the nation's first national park.

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Visitation to Yellowstone National Park during June is down 4.8 percent from a year ago but is still the second busiest June on record in the nation's first national park.

  • New bill raises production limit for breweries

    New bill raises production limit for breweries

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-07-12 17:22:11 GMT

    Governor Steve Bullock signed a new law Monday giving Montana breweries the ability to make more beer. 

    Governor Steve Bullock signed a new law Monday giving Montana breweries the ability to make more beer. 

  • Fire updates in Western, Northwestern Montana

    Fire updates in Western, Northwestern Montana

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-07-12 16:27:09 GMT

    The Northern Rockies Incident Management Team has provided an update on current fires in the area.

    The Northern Rockies Incident Management Team has provided an update on current fires in the area.

  • FBI identifies suspects in Fort Peck Reservation death

    FBI identifies suspects in Fort Peck Reservation death

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-07-12 16:23:45 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The FBI has released the names of four people who face charges in tribal court after the death of a man in Poplar earlier this month.

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The FBI has released the names of four people who face charges in tribal court after the death of a man in Poplar earlier this month.

  • Montana Meth dealer caught in Oregon

    Montana Meth dealer caught in Oregon

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-07-12 16:13:37 GMT

    Portland, OR. - Eric Fletcher of Montana surrendered to authorities at the federal courthouse in Portland, OR on Monday.  

    Portland, OR. - Eric Fletcher of Montana surrendered to authorities at the federal courthouse in Portland, OR on Monday.  

  • UPDATE: Crews make great progress on fires burning in Northwest MT

    UPDATE: Crews make great progress on fires burning in Northwest MT

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 10:24 AM EDT2017-07-12 14:24:35 GMT
    The Eastern Montana Type 2 Incident Command Team enters day 2 of taking over the Rogers Mountain -- Lazier Creek 3 Fires with great progress made on Tuesday.  According to Inciweb, the largest of the fires Lazier Creek 3 Fire remains at 1,140 acres and is 30 percent contained. Evacuations were issued in the area on Sunday night and numerous structures remain threatened. A structure group will be assessing structures in the area and begin structure protection. Helicopters wi...
    The Eastern Montana Type 2 Incident Command Team enters day 2 of taking over the Rogers Mountain -- Lazier Creek 3 Fires with great progress made on Tuesday.  According to Inciweb, the largest of the fires Lazier Creek 3 Fire remains at 1,140 acres and is 30 percent contained. Evacuations were issued in the area on Sunday night and numerous structures remain threatened. A structure group will be assessing structures in the area and begin structure protection. Helicopters wi...
  • Don't get burned: Check your sunscreen because it can expire

    Don't get burned: Check your sunscreen because it can expire

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:02 AM EDT2017-07-12 06:02:01 GMT

    People are learning the hard way when it comes to having too much fun in the sun. 

    People are learning the hard way when it comes to having too much fun in the sun. 

  • New Technology in Fighting Wildfires

    New Technology in Fighting Wildfires

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:58 AM EDT2017-07-12 04:58:24 GMT

    New technology is changing the way wildland firefighters are doing their jobs. Attacking a fire today is as much about computers and labs, as it is about hoses and shovels.

    New technology is changing the way wildland firefighters are doing their jobs. Attacking a fire today is as much about computers and labs, as it is about hoses and shovels.

  • Fall from Ross Peak Sends Search and Rescue into Action

    Fall from Ross Peak Sends Search and Rescue into Action

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-07-12 04:15:18 GMT

    A fall on Ross Peak North of Bozeman sent Sheriff’s Search and Rescue volunteers and Deputies into action Tuesday afternoon about 3:00 P.M.  

    A fall on Ross Peak North of Bozeman sent Sheriff’s Search and Rescue volunteers and Deputies into action Tuesday afternoon about 3:00 P.M.  

  • Three candidates running for the 2017 Missoula Mayoral Election

    Three candidates running for the 2017 Missoula Mayoral Election

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-07-12 03:23:59 GMT

    John Engen is running for re-election once again. He has been in office since 2006. 

    John Engen is running for re-election once again. He has been in office since 2006. 

  • Emergency responders contain Kalispell structure fire

    Emergency responders contain Kalispell structure fire

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-07-12 00:40:11 GMT

    Multiple agencies responded to a structure fire on Pioneer Dr., off of Highway 2 in Kalispell. 

    Multiple agencies responded to a structure fire on Pioneer Dr., off of Highway 2 in Kalispell. 

  • Clark Fork River faces damages because of frequent visitors

    Clark Fork River faces damages because of frequent visitors

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-07-12 00:16:20 GMT

    This is the most popular time of the year for people to go and enjoy Clark Fork River and its nearby trails.

    This is the most popular time of the year for people to go and enjoy Clark Fork River and its nearby trails.

  • Glacier National Park retracts boat quarantine on Lake McDonald

    Glacier National Park retracts boat quarantine on Lake McDonald

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-07-11 22:55:43 GMT

    Glacier National Park is retracting an announcement made July 10 regarding the third phase of its aquatic invasive species emergency response. 

    Glacier National Park is retracting an announcement made July 10 regarding the third phase of its aquatic invasive species emergency response. 

  • Florida boy, 3, in body cast for jumping on trampoline

    Florida boy, 3, in body cast for jumping on trampoline

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-07-11 22:37:10 GMT

    MIAMI (AP) - A 3-year-old Florida boy is in a cast from the waist down for an injury suffered while jumping at a trampoline park. The case has circulated nationally on social media and raised questions about age restrictions for trampolines.   

    MIAMI (AP) - A 3-year-old Florida boy is in a cast from the waist down for an injury suffered while jumping at a trampoline park. The case has circulated nationally on social media and raised questions about age restrictions for trampolines.   

  • Largest Montana health insurer plans another big rate hike

    Largest Montana health insurer plans another big rate hike

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-07-11 21:23:22 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Next year's rate hikes proposed by the three health insurance companies in Montana that offer individual plans through the Affordable Care Act show just how uncertain they are about the federal law's future.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Next year's rate hikes proposed by the three health insurance companies in Montana that offer individual plans through the Affordable Care Act show just how uncertain they are about the federal law's future.

  • UPDATE: Dog found with snout tied shut in Butte reunited with family

    UPDATE: Dog found with snout tied shut in Butte reunited with family

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-07-11 20:35:35 GMT

    Two little girls in Butte are being hailed as heroes for an act of kindness toward a lost dog. The two girls decided to take charge and save a dog they found tied up, with a string around his nose.

    Two little girls in Butte are being hailed as heroes for an act of kindness toward a lost dog. The two girls decided to take charge and save a dog they found tied up, with a string around his nose.

  • Alaska hiker recovering after bison attack in North Dakota

    Alaska hiker recovering after bison attack in North Dakota

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-07-11 19:29:35 GMT

    WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) - An Alaska man is recovering after being attacked by a bison while hiking in western North Dakota's Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

    WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) - An Alaska man is recovering after being attacked by a bison while hiking in western North Dakota's Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

  • WIN!: Tickets to the NW Montana Fair

    WIN!: Tickets to the NW Montana Fair

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-07-11 18:28:05 GMT
    13 Lucky winners will receive a couple of tickets to one of these featured events: The PRCA Rodeo! (Included entrance to fair), Dustin Lynch! (includes entrance to fair), and general admission tickets to the Fairgrounds during Fair week!
    13 Lucky winners will receive a couple of tickets to one of these featured events: The PRCA Rodeo! (Included entrance to fair), Dustin Lynch! (includes entrance to fair), and general admission tickets to the Fairgrounds during Fair week!
  • UM Researcher: creature moves oxygen with pumping guts, not heart

    UM Researcher: creature moves oxygen with pumping guts, not heart

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:57:43 GMT

    To keep blood and oxygen flowing throughout their bodies, most animals depend on a beating heart. But University of Montana researchers report in the July 10 issue of Current Biology that sea spiders use a strange alternative: They move blood and oxygen throughout most of their bodies by pumping their guts.

    To keep blood and oxygen flowing throughout their bodies, most animals depend on a beating heart. But University of Montana researchers report in the July 10 issue of Current Biology that sea spiders use a strange alternative: They move blood and oxygen throughout most of their bodies by pumping their guts.

  • Montana students receiving scholarships for summer semesters

    Montana students receiving scholarships for summer semesters

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:17:03 GMT

    Eight Flathead Valley Community College students recently received Community Pride scholarships sponsored by the Whitefish Credit Union to support their summer studies. The students will receive scholarships totaling $3,000 for the summer 2017 semester at FVCC.

    Eight Flathead Valley Community College students recently received Community Pride scholarships sponsored by the Whitefish Credit Union to support their summer studies. The students will receive scholarships totaling $3,000 for the summer 2017 semester at FVCC.

  • Drones temporarily shutdown 14 firefighting efforts

    Drones temporarily shutdown 14 firefighting efforts

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:12:51 GMT

    The growing popularity of drones is causing serious risks to firefighters. Federal, state, and local wildland fire management agencies and the Federal Aviation Administration urge members of the public not to fly “Unmanned Aircraft Systems” or drones over or near wildfires. So far this year, there have been 17 documented instances of unauthorized drone flights over or near wildfires.

    The growing popularity of drones is causing serious risks to firefighters. Federal, state, and local wildland fire management agencies and the Federal Aviation Administration urge members of the public not to fly “Unmanned Aircraft Systems” or drones over or near wildfires. So far this year, there have been 17 documented instances of unauthorized drone flights over or near wildfires.

  • Ready to Rock: new and anticipated Kettlehouse amphitheater unveiled

    Ready to Rock: new and anticipated Kettlehouse amphitheater unveiled

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:08:36 GMT

    Concert lovers toured around Montana's newest concert venue in Bonner Monday afternoon. 

    Concert lovers toured around Montana's newest concert venue in Bonner Monday afternoon. 

  • Glacier loosens boating restrictions under Zinke directive

    Glacier loosens boating restrictions under Zinke directive

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:02:21 GMT

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Glacier National Park officials, under pressure from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, have loosened boating restrictions enacted when invasive mussels were found in Montana reservoir about 100 miles from the park.   

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Glacier National Park officials, under pressure from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, have loosened boating restrictions enacted when invasive mussels were found in Montana reservoir about 100 miles from the park.   

  • Interior Sec. Zinke comments on end of the 'Monuments Review' public comment

    Interior Sec. Zinke comments on end of the 'Monuments Review' public comment

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:00:39 GMT

    (WASHINGTON) – On Monday, July 10, the formal public comment period closed for the review of national monuments. More than 1.2 million comments were received on Regulations.gov and thousands more were received via traditional mail.

    (WASHINGTON) – On Monday, July 10, the formal public comment period closed for the review of national monuments. More than 1.2 million comments were received on Regulations.gov and thousands more were received via traditional mail.

  • UPDATE: Lazier Creek Fire holds steady at 1,000 acres

    UPDATE: Lazier Creek Fire holds steady at 1,000 acres

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-07-11 16:58:55 GMT

    KALISPELL- A Type II Incident Management Team has arrived in Northwest Montana to help battle four lightning-caused fires on MT Dept. of Natural Resources and Conservation fire protection.

    KALISPELL- A Type II Incident Management Team has arrived in Northwest Montana to help battle four lightning-caused fires on MT Dept. of Natural Resources and Conservation fire protection.

  • Possible Collusion between Trump Jr. and Russia

    Possible Collusion between Trump Jr. and Russia

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-07-11 16:58:50 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the ongoing investigations into possible collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russia. 

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the ongoing investigations into possible collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russia. 

  • Equipment and resources scarce for Northwest Montana string of fires

    Equipment and resources scarce for Northwest Montana string of fires

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 10:37 AM EDT2017-07-11 14:37:05 GMT

    KALISPELL- The Lazier Creek 3 Fire is burning at about 1,000 acres in Sanders County and a new fire management team has been ordered to help. 

    KALISPELL- The Lazier Creek 3 Fire is burning at about 1,000 acres in Sanders County and a new fire management team has been ordered to help. 

  • Crews make good progress on some fires in Northwest

    Crews make good progress on some fires in Northwest

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 10:30 AM EDT2017-07-11 14:30:50 GMT
    On Tuesday morning, a Type 2 Incident Management Team (Thompson IC) took over control of the Rogers Mountain fires, which includes four separate fires: Grub Fire, Rogers Fire, Northwest Meadows Peak Fire, and Lazier Creek 3 Fire. According  to the Public Information Officer, crews made good progress on three of the smaller fires. Grubb was sitting at 16 acres as of Monday night. Northwest Meadows Peak was around 12 acres. The PIO says crews are holding the li...
    On Tuesday morning, a Type 2 Incident Management Team (Thompson IC) took over control of the Rogers Mountain fires, which includes four separate fires: Grub Fire, Rogers Fire, Northwest Meadows Peak Fire, and Lazier Creek 3 Fire. According  to the Public Information Officer, crews made good progress on three of the smaller fires. Grubb was sitting at 16 acres as of Monday night. Northwest Meadows Peak was around 12 acres. The PIO says crews are holding the li...
  • Elderly suffering from air conditioning problems in Missoula Manor

    Elderly suffering from air conditioning problems in Missoula Manor

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 12:27 AM EDT2017-07-11 04:27:39 GMT

    Residents are concerned for their health and well-being. 

    Residents are concerned for their health and well-being. 

  • Help is coming to maintain fires on the west side of Kalispell

    Help is coming to maintain fires on the west side of Kalispell

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-07-11 04:10:58 GMT

    The largest fire burning on the west side of Kalispell is the Lazier Creek Fire. 

    The largest fire burning on the west side of Kalispell is the Lazier Creek Fire. 

  • Tee It Up: Canyon River

    Tee It Up: Canyon River

    Monday, July 10 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-07-11 03:42:24 GMT
    In the fifth installment of Tee It Up, the boys head to Canyon River to play the par 3 14th hole. Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman and David Winter get some tips from Griz Head Golf Coach Matt Higgins on how to play with confidence and reading the greens and putting with tempo. Go to our community tab and hit contests to enter to win two free rounds of golf at Canyon River!
    In the fifth installment of Tee It Up, the boys head to Canyon River to play the par 3 14th hole. Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman and David Winter get some tips from Griz Head Golf Coach Matt Higgins on how to play with confidence and reading the greens and putting with tempo. Go to our community tab and hit contests to enter to win two free rounds of golf at Canyon River!
  • Law enforcement urges car seat safety after fatal Logan crash

    Law enforcement urges car seat safety after fatal Logan crash

    Monday, July 10 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-07-11 00:30:25 GMT

    Proper car seat installation is a hot topic in Montana right now, after an infant was killed Friday in an I-90 rollover near Logan. 

    Proper car seat installation is a hot topic in Montana right now, after an infant was killed Friday in an I-90 rollover near Logan. 

  • Lightning strikes can start fires days, weeks later

    Lightning strikes can start fires days, weeks later

    Monday, July 10 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-07-11 00:27:03 GMT

    Lightning and thunder have been rolling in and out of the southwestern Montana for the last few days. Fire fighters say there have been small starts in the mountains, but conditions are still quite wet and they are not too worried.

    Lightning and thunder have been rolling in and out of the southwestern Montana for the last few days. Fire fighters say there have been small starts in the mountains, but conditions are still quite wet and they are not too worried.

  • Glacier National Park sets June visitation record

    Glacier National Park sets June visitation record

    Monday, July 10 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-07-10 23:29:00 GMT

    WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) - Glacier National Park saw a record of nearly 621,000 visitors in June, an increase of 28 percent over last year's record for the same month.   

    WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) - Glacier National Park saw a record of nearly 621,000 visitors in June, an increase of 28 percent over last year's record for the same month.   

  • Reduced visibility, closures west of Kalispell as crews battle the Lazier Creek fire

    Reduced visibility, closures west of Kalispell as crews battle the Lazier Creek fire

    Monday, July 10 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-07-10 16:45:22 GMT

    HELENA- In northwestern Montana, thunderstorms started several fires between Kalispell and Libby on Friday and smoke is now making visibility hard in the area of Highway 2 west of Kalispell 

    HELENA- In northwestern Montana, thunderstorms started several fires between Kalispell and Libby on Friday and smoke is now making visibility hard in the area of Highway 2 west of Kalispell 

  • Baby dies in car crash in southwestern Montana

    Baby dies in car crash in southwestern Montana

    Monday, July 10 2017 11:14 AM EDT2017-07-10 15:14:57 GMT

    THREE FORKS, Mont. (AP) - A 5-month-old baby died of injuries suffered after being ejected from a vehicle in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 in southwestern Montana.  

    THREE FORKS, Mont. (AP) - A 5-month-old baby died of injuries suffered after being ejected from a vehicle in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 in southwestern Montana.  

  • Plane crashes near Big Timber in the Yellowstone River

    Plane crashes near Big Timber in the Yellowstone River

    Saturday, July 8 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-07-09 01:34:13 GMT

    A plane crashed into the Yellowstone river near Big Timber. 

    A plane crashed into the Yellowstone river near Big Timber. 

  • Grizzly linebacker Connor Strahm arrested for DUI

    Grizzly linebacker Connor Strahm arrested for DUI

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:57:26 GMT

    A University of Montana Grizzly football player was recently arrested for driving under the influence. According to the Missoula County Jail Roster, Missoula Police arrested Connor Strahm on Saturday, July 15 at 12:34 a.m. He was booked into the Missoula County Jail at 3 a.m. Details surrounding his arrest were not made available on Thursday.

    A University of Montana Grizzly football player was recently arrested for driving under the influence. According to the Missoula County Jail Roster, Missoula Police arrested Connor Strahm on Saturday, July 15 at 12:34 a.m. He was booked into the Missoula County Jail at 3 a.m. Details surrounding his arrest were not made available on Thursday.

  • Red Ants Pants is ready to rock White Sulphur Springs

    Red Ants Pants is ready to rock White Sulphur Springs

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:45 AM EDT2017-07-21 12:45:42 GMT

    We are one week away from one of the biggest festivals of the summer here in Montana. 

    We are one week away from one of the biggest festivals of the summer here in Montana. 

  • When is hot too hot for your dog? One vet says 70 degrees

    When is hot too hot for your dog? One vet says 70 degrees

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-07-21 11:59:49 GMT

    Summers in Montana can get hot, but how hot is too hot for your pet? When a dog’s body temperature reaches above 106 degrees it could prove deadly. 

    Summers in Montana can get hot, but how hot is too hot for your pet? When a dog’s body temperature reaches above 106 degrees it could prove deadly. 

  • Tonight's Missoula Osprey game to be broadcasted on SWX

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:40:47 GMT
    For the first time in the history of the Missoula Osprey, one of their games will be able to be seen on television. Tonight's game against the Ogden Raptors will be aired on SWX Montana.  You can find SWX Montana on Charter cable, channel 199. You can also find it on standard cable in Missoula/Kalispell 23.3.  Osprey radio play-by-play announcer Cooper Perkins will simulcast his radio broadcast on the air tonight for your viewing pleasure. First pitch is at 7:05 PM (MT) Y...
    For the first time in the history of the Missoula Osprey, one of their games will be able to be seen on television. Tonight's game against the Ogden Raptors will be aired on SWX Montana.  You can find SWX Montana on Charter cable, channel 199. You can also find it on standard cable in Missoula/Kalispell 23.3.  Osprey radio play-by-play announcer Cooper Perkins will simulcast his radio broadcast on the air tonight for your viewing pleasure. First pitch is at 7:05 PM (MT) Y...
  • Bozeman fly fishing gear company is representing Montana in the White House

    Bozeman fly fishing gear company is representing Montana in the White House

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:06:28 GMT

    This week a Bozeman fly fishing gear company is representing Montana in the White House. 

    This week a Bozeman fly fishing gear company is representing Montana in the White House. 

  • Summer camps are fun for children, but how much do they cost?

    Summer camps are fun for children, but how much do they cost?

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:26 AM EDT2017-07-19 10:26:59 GMT

    With summer in full swing, parents might be looking for something to keep their children busy. 

    With summer in full swing, parents might be looking for something to keep their children busy. 

  • Montana ranked 6th, Montana State ranked 8th in preseason poll

    Montana ranked 6th, Montana State ranked 8th in preseason poll

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-07-19 04:47:21 GMT

    The Big Sky conference released their annual preseason coaches and media poll today, and for the first time in a long time, the Montana State Bobcats and Montana Grizzlies are nowhere near the top.

    The Big Sky conference released their annual preseason coaches and media poll today, and for the first time in a long time, the Montana State Bobcats and Montana Grizzlies are nowhere near the top.

  • Kennel cough is on the rise in Montana

    Kennel cough is on the rise in Montana

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:28:50 GMT

    The vet's office has some troubling news for dog owners. 

    The vet's office has some troubling news for dog owners. 

  • Big Sky Country Fair kicks off, but how much does it cost?

    Big Sky Country Fair kicks off, but how much does it cost?

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:55 AM EDT2017-07-18 10:55:06 GMT

    It’s that time of year again, when the smell of corn dogs and deep fried food fills the air. 

    It’s that time of year again, when the smell of corn dogs and deep fried food fills the air. 

  • Fighting with your spouse could prove costly to your health

    Fighting with your spouse could prove costly to your health

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:45 AM EDT2017-07-18 10:45:06 GMT

    Next time you are in an argument with your spouse, make sure to think of your health. 

    Next time you are in an argument with your spouse, make sure to think of your health. 

  • Three Griz, One Bobcat placed on All-Big Sky Team

    Three Griz, One Bobcat placed on All-Big Sky Team

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-07-18 04:47:47 GMT

    The Big Sky Conference released their preseason all-conference teams. Three Montana Grizzly players made the list: Offensive Tackle David Reese, Wide Receiver Jerry Louie-McGee, and Outside Linebacker Josh Buss. One Montana State Bobcat player made the list as well, middle linebacker Mac Bignell.

    The Big Sky Conference released their preseason all-conference teams. Three Montana Grizzly players made the list: Offensive Tackle David Reese, Wide Receiver Jerry Louie-McGee, and Outside Linebacker Josh Buss. One Montana State Bobcat player made the list as well, middle linebacker Mac Bignell.

  • Miller's Jewelry celebrates 135 years, what's the secret to success?

    Miller's Jewelry celebrates 135 years, what's the secret to success?

    Monday, July 17 2017 8:53 AM EDT2017-07-17 12:53:40 GMT

    Miller’s Jewelry has been operating in Bozeman for many years, 135 years to be exact. 

    Miller’s Jewelry has been operating in Bozeman for many years, 135 years to be exact. 

  • Is technology ruining the relationship between parent and child? New study shows yes

    Is technology ruining the relationship between parent and child? New study shows yes

    Monday, July 17 2017 6:48 AM EDT2017-07-17 10:48:09 GMT

    Technology is a part of everyday life. A new study shows that kids show more behavior issues the more their parents are distracted by digital technology.

    Technology is a part of everyday life. A new study shows that kids show more behavior issues the more their parents are distracted by digital technology.

  • Social media impacts the rise of syphilis in Montana

    Social media impacts the rise of syphilis in Montana

    Sunday, July 16 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-07-17 02:36:03 GMT

    There have already been twenty-six reported cases of syphilis in Montana this year. 

    There have already been twenty-six reported cases of syphilis in Montana this year. 

  • Pattee Canyon has no threat to structures yet

    Pattee Canyon has no threat to structures yet

    Sunday, July 16 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-07-16 23:27:31 GMT

    Here are the latest updates. 

    Here are the latest updates. 

  • Big Sky Media Days Kickoff in Park City, Utah

    Big Sky Media Days Kickoff in Park City, Utah

    Sunday, July 16 2017 6:18 PM EDT2017-07-16 22:18:50 GMT
    The 2017 Big Sky Conference football season officially begins Sunday in Park City, Utah. For the next two days, representatives from all 13 football members of the conference will gather to meet with the media, and kick off another exciting season of Big Sky Conference Football. Our Shaun Rainey and Ben Wineman will join you every day with news and analysis from Park City, including the pre-season offensive and defensive MVPs, first and second team selections, and the pre-season rank...
    The 2017 Big Sky Conference football season officially begins Sunday in Park City, Utah. For the next two days, representatives from all 13 football members of the conference will gather to meet with the media, and kick off another exciting season of Big Sky Conference Football. Our Shaun Rainey and Ben Wineman will join you every day with news and analysis from Park City, including the pre-season offensive and defensive MVPs, first and second team selections, and the pre-season rank...
  • Coco Loko, a snortable chocolate powder that parents should be aware of

    Coco Loko, a snortable chocolate powder that parents should be aware of

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:31 AM EDT2017-07-14 10:31:54 GMT

    A new craze is taking over the world, snorting chocolate. 

    A new craze is taking over the world, snorting chocolate. 

  • Make it fun, that's one way to get your child to eat veggies

    Make it fun, that's one way to get your child to eat veggies

    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-07-13 13:02:05 GMT

    For a child, eating vegetables can be a chore. 

    For a child, eating vegetables can be a chore. 

  • Card Skimmers, a crime you might be unaware of

    Card Skimmers, a crime you might be unaware of

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:21 AM EDT2017-07-13 10:21:34 GMT

    Everyday people slide their cards not thinking that someone could be waiting to steal their information. 

    Everyday people slide their cards not thinking that someone could be waiting to steal their information. 

  • If you witness an accident, make sure to dial 911

    If you witness an accident, make sure to dial 911

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:35 AM EDT2017-07-12 10:35:07 GMT

    Summer is known as a time for dangerous travel. Every summer you continue to hear about serious and life threatening car accidents. 

    Summer is known as a time for dangerous travel. Every summer you continue to hear about serious and life threatening car accidents. 

  • Salvage laws, here are some things to remember

    Salvage laws, here are some things to remember

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:31 AM EDT2017-07-12 10:31:10 GMT

    If you hit an animal on the highway can you salvage it? Well yes you can, but there are a few things you need to remember.

    If you hit an animal on the highway can you salvage it? Well yes you can, but there are a few things you need to remember.

  • The fight for affordable housing continues in Bozeman

    The fight for affordable housing continues in Bozeman

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 6:36 AM EDT2017-07-11 10:36:32 GMT
    The fight for more affordable housing continued in Bozeman last night. The goal, make one out of every 10 homes built affordable. According to Bozeman City Commissioner Chris Mehl,  two years ago Bozeman put in an affordable housing project for ownership, trying to establish a criteria where about 30 homes a year were available to working families. However, after two years they have fallen a little short on their desired goal. Now, they are looking into a required building housi...
    The fight for more affordable housing continued in Bozeman last night. The goal, make one out of every 10 homes built affordable. According to Bozeman City Commissioner Chris Mehl,  two years ago Bozeman put in an affordable housing project for ownership, trying to establish a criteria where about 30 homes a year were available to working families. However, after two years they have fallen a little short on their desired goal. Now, they are looking into a required building housi...
  • Dangers of charging your cellphone, how it can be a fire hazard

    Dangers of charging your cellphone, how it can be a fire hazard

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 6:32 AM EDT2017-07-11 10:32:00 GMT
    Did you know that something as simple as charging your cellphone could be dangerous? 53 percent of children or teens charge their phones either on their bed or underneath their pillow which is a fire hazard. The photo you are seeing now is a Facebook post that was posted by the Newton, New Hampshire Fire Department. This post went viral with more than 30-thousand shares. As you can see, the post shows a danger of charging your cellphone, so here are three tips to follow to make sure ...
    Did you know that something as simple as charging your cellphone could be dangerous? 53 percent of children or teens charge their phones either on their bed or underneath their pillow which is a fire hazard. The photo you are seeing now is a Facebook post that was posted by the Newton, New Hampshire Fire Department. This post went viral with more than 30-thousand shares. As you can see, the post shows a danger of charging your cellphone, so here are three tips to follow to make sure ...
  • Heat propels fire, precautions you can take to prevent a forest fire

    Heat propels fire, precautions you can take to prevent a forest fire

    Monday, July 10 2017 7:09 AM EDT2017-07-10 11:09:09 GMT

    It has been hot the past week here in Montana. 

    It has been hot the past week here in Montana. 

  • A 50 state running quest to fight a rare disease

    A 50 state running quest to fight a rare disease

    Sunday, July 9 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-07-09 19:59:51 GMT

    18th stop...Missoula

    18th stop...Missoula

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