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Premiere screening of TV series 'Yellowstone' held in Crow Reservation Video included

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A TV drama series that shines a light into the essence of the Treasure State premiered nationwide Wednesday night and a free screening of 'Yellowstone' was held in Lodge Grass.

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The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

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British Prime Minister Theresa May says the United States is wrong to separate migrant children from their parents, but has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump's visit to Britain next month. More>>

Symposium held in Bozeman to address community safety

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We’re only a few weeks into the “hundred deadliest days of the year,” the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day that sees the highest spike in fatal teen driving deaths, according to AAA. So Montana State University’s Center for Health and Safety Culture is taking action: holding its first symposium, which brings behavioral scientists from all corners of North America to Montana to address some of the health and safety issues that communities are faci... More>>

Roads closed as flooding hits Augusta

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AUGUSTA - Flooding is being reported on Main Street in Augusta and along US Highway 287 at mile marker 38. 

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Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, Kindred Healthcare team up for new rehab center Video included

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Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, and Kindred Healthcare have teamed up to build the first free standing rehabilitation center in Montana. The Rehabilitation Hospital of Montana is located on the corner of Gabel Rd. and Hesper Rd. in West Billings. All three healthcare providers held a groundbreaking for the new facility on Wednesday. The two story, 34 bed rehabilitation center is expected to serve more than 1,000 patients a year. Specialty programs at the facility will... More>>

Crowd protests immigration policy outside Missoula county jail Video included

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MISSOULA - A group is rallying in protest of the Trump administration's immigration policies outside Missoula County jail on Wednesday. 

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Trump ends migrant family separations

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President Trump announced today that he has ended his administration's policy of separating families detained at the U.S. border.

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Second Chance: Man shocked by modern prices after prison release Video included

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Imagine spending 23 years behind bars for a crime you did not commit. 

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Death ruled accidental in Milk River drowning

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The body of a missing Chinook man has been found. According to Blaine County Sheriff Glen Huestis, the body of Noah Hofeldt was found Sunday evening around 5:30pm by volunteers floating the Milk River searching for Hofeldt.  Sheriff Huestis says they believe Hofeldt went missing as early as Monday, June 11th.  It is still unclear what led to the death, but foul play is not suspected. Hofeldt's body is being sent to Billings Tuesday morning for an autopsy. Until then, Sheri...

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AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

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NEW YORK - AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service as a rival the flagging MoviePass.  The theater chain on Wednesday unveiled a new service to its loyalty program, AMC Stubs, allowing subscribers to see up to three movies a week for a monthly fee of $19.95. 

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Augusta Flooding Video included

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Heavy rain has been slamming the Rocky Mountain front, bringing severe flooding to Augusta and surrounding areas. Community members have been working tirelessly, packing hundreds of sandbags to protect their homes and business against the flood waters. The area impacted the most was the main road which has now mostly cleared off; with standing water running along the gutters and sides of the roadways.  However, several other roads are being impacted by, or even closed due... More>>

Butte waterpark opening delayed due to weather

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BUTTE - Even though a local moose already tested out the pool at the new Ridge Waters Park, its opening is delayed due to chilly weather. 

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How to stay safe as floods continue in southwest Montana

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Creeks run high in the southwest corner of the state today as rain continues to fall. Flood watches are in effect from Missoula to Butte, which is causing emergency crews to urge people to be careful when driving near flooded roadways. And in Bozeman, the rivers are getting colder and have a potential for high and fast-moving water. Although water levels in the Bozeman area have slightly dropped in recent weeks, they’re still much higher than normal, and could likely rise again...

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The historic Ellen Theater in Downtown Bozeman to receive a facelift

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To celebrate its 100th birthday, the Ellen Theater in downtown Bozeman will be getting a facelift. 

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Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

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President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right."

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Man who drowned in rafting accident in western Montana ID'd

Authorities have released the name of a man who drowned when his raft overturned on a creek in western Montana.

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Tower work under way

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We are performing maintenance on the KULR-8 broadcast antenna. You will see periodic interruptions in our over-the-air signal and on DISH Network throughout the day. Charter and Direct should be fine. More>>

Flood warning for Lewis and Clark County

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In Helena several neighborhoods are seeing higher flood waters and some areas are even waist deep. 

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Representative Jenny Eck not seeking re-election

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Representative and House Minority leader Jenny Eck is not seeking re-election this November. 

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Convention center may be anchor for One Big Sky District

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Progress has been made with the One Big Sky District, formally known as One Big Sky Center. As you may remember, the project's goal is to create new jobs, economically enhance Billings, and increase visitation while creating a lifestyle city. Funding has been raised to start the catalyst projects. A meeting was held Tuesday morning to discuss the importance of a 150,000 square foot convention center being added to the plan as an anchor for the lifestyle district. Without the conv... More>>

Update: Woman rescued, 13 people still stranded in Wilderness Video included

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A woman walking near Hauser Dam has been rescued after weather and slippery conditions caused her to get lost.  According to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office, the woman is safe and uninjured. Her identity has not yet been released. As of 10:30 Monday evening, authorities were taking the woman back to her vehicle.  At the same time, a group of 13 people lost their way in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Lewis and Clark County Sheriffs say the group got stuck on the s...

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Big Horn County man charged in death of 5-year-old girl Video included

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Bridger Franklin Boyd, a 34-year old Big Horn County resident, was arrested Tuesday in Billings by the U.S. Marshal’s Violent Offender Task Force on recently filed felony charges in connection with the June 18, 2018 death of a 5-year-old girl. 

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Getting ready for the bugs of the summer Video included

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With the unusually rainy season we've had, it feels like a lot of mosquitoes are already out looking for blood. But they aren't the only bugs you have to be on the lookout for. 

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Glacier Park reminds visitors not to throw food peels

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GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - An orange or banana peel might seem natural, but park officials warn that they're dangerous for animals and can take years to rot.

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Victim identified in deadly crash near Big Timber

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A Park County resident is dead following a crash just south of Big Timber. 

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UPDATE: Yellowstone's North Entrance reopens, caution recommended

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - Officials report that the North Entrance to the park is closed as of Monday afternoon due to falling rocks and mudslides. The park made the announcement via Twitter. 

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Red Cross to open shelter in Choteau for Sun River flooding

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The Montana Red Cross will open an evacuation shelter in Choteau Tuesday evening at 7:00pm to help residents affected by flooding in Sun River. According to a press release, the shelter will be located at the Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, at 1000 1st St. N.E. The shelter will provide meals, safe shelter, information and access to other community resources. All services are free. No reservations are required and service animals are welcome.  For more up-to-date information...

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Dance-Off planned to honor the late Dancing Guy at Caras Park

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MISSOULA – A gathering is planned to honor a man whose uninhibited dancing inspired thousands of people over the years. Ronald Clay Kephart III died on June 13 after collapsing at Out to Lunch in Caras Park. He’d been doing what he’s known for best: dancing at Caras Park with his wife, Sue. The Dance-Off is planned for 12:50-1 PM at Caras Park on Wednesday, June 20. The event description says: “Ronald Kephart died doing what he loved, dancing, on June 13th a...

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Fishing access sites closed due to high water

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CASCADE COUNTY - Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks has implemented closure of 2 fishing access sites due to flooding on the Sun River The Medicine River FAS and the Fort Shaw FAS are closed until further notice. FWP says they'll stay that way until the area can be cleaned up and deemed safe. More>>

Gaming Disorder Video included

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According to the World Health Organization, playing too much video games can now be considered a mental illness known as "gaming disorder". While there is controversy over the subject, the top three reasons for the analysis are: • Addictive behavior takes precedence over other activities; such as physical fitness, basic hygiene, etc.  • Even when the results and consequences are negative, the behavior continues • Leads to stress in relationships ... More>>

Office Snacking is Adding to the Scale Video included

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This is a story all of us can relate to one way or another. Snacking… specifically in the workplace. And it's doing more than satisfying that sweet tooth or craving.  According to a recent study released by the CDC, out of 5,000 participants, an average was receiving an extra 1,200 calories in their weekly diet from snacking at the office. The main culprit? Free food in the break room… and not the healthy kind. "I think the biggest thing in the office envir... More>>

Proposed Bozeman subdivision could help relieve city's housing crisis

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If you’re struggling to find affordable housing in Bozeman, you’re not alone. After being named one of the best places to live by multiple outlets, including National Geographic and CNN, the city of Bozeman is experiencing a population spike. The Bozeman area is classified as a micropolitan area according to the U.S. Census Bureau, meaning a county that contains a “core urban area with less than 50,000 people.” Bozeman is the fastest-growing micropolitan are...

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Father's Day celebrations continue despite weather

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In celebration of Father’s Day yesterday, News Reporter Rachel Louise Just ventured out to her local Bozeman golf course, Bridger Creek, to see how people were spending the day. It was a rainy, windy, cold day in Bozeman… not exactly ideal conditions for a day of golf. So it was surprising to see so many families out on the green putting through it. Golfers said there were a few reasons they decided to brave the elements for a round of their favorite sport. Father-dau... More>>

Why it is important to "Stop The Bleed" Video included

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Cody – Did you know that you can die more quickly from bleeding than any other injury? Most people don’t know that. So, the Park County, Wyoming Sheriff’s Department want to get the word out and save lives. 

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Moose makes a splash at Butte's new waterpark

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BUTTE - A moose calf is making waves after taking a dip in a new water park. The calf was spotted in the new Butte Ridge Waters park over the weekend, and Jenise Cockhill shared these photos she snapped. 

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Search for missing Columbus man temporarily suspended Video included

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Stillwater County has identified the man who fell off of Yellowstone Bridge just north of Reed Point as 20-year-old Brandon Fitch of Columbus. 

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Resident shares damage incurred in his home from flooding Video included

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Gene Erickson says when he first bought his house in November of 2017, it was everything he wanted. But when water began seeping into the basement in late May, everything changed. 

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Billings Public Schools providing free summer lunch program

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Billings Public Schools' summer lunch program offers meals for free to anyone under the age of 18.

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Governor requests aid from FEMA

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HELENA - Monday afternoon Governor Steve Bullock put in an official request to FEMA to provide additional resources back to Montana to help clean up and recover from the widespread spring flooding. If approved the money would be used to repair damaged roads, culverts, and bridges. Since April more than 20 counties, 8 cities, and 3 tribes have all declared emergencies. Then in May the Governor declared a statewide flooding emergency, however, state law requires that it expire in 20 ... More>>

Gov. Bullock asks for federal disaster declaration for Montana floods

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HELENA - Gov. Steve Bullock is asking for federal resources to help repair the roads, culverts and bridges damaged in this spring's historic flooding. 

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Wisconsin mom accused of recruiting for ISIS Video included

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45-year old Waheba Issa Dais is accused of, "promoting ISIS's agenda, facilitating recruitment for ISIS, and maintaining a virtual library of instructions on how to make bombs, poison, and suicide vests."

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Trump signing directive to clean up space junk

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President Donald Trump is signing a new space policy directive at the White House that aims to reduce satellite clutter in space.

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Trump tells Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

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President Donald Trump is announcing that he is directing the Pentagon to create the 'Space Force' as an independent service branch.

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DNA results released on mysterious wolf creature shot near Denton

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HELENA - DNA testing is back on the wolf-like creature that was the subject of headlines around the country. 

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Man arrested in bat attack on Special Olympics athlete

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MISSOULA - A man is in jail on charges that he severely injured a Special Olympics athlete in an unprovoked baseball bat attack. Court documents indicate that Missoula police responded to a home on South Seventh Street in Missoula, where they found the victim, Gary Fuller, with a head wound but conscious. A witness told police that Fuller came over to the house to meet her and Paul Ekstedt and go to dinner, when suddenly Ekstedt grabbed a baseball bat from the kitchen and ...

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Street Art Brushing Across Downtown Great Falls Video included

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Street art is slowly becoming a regular sight in downtown Great Falls. Not only is street art popular, but encouraged along the city streets.  Nowadays, you can see around every corner. Whether it be a mural on the side of a building, under a bridge, or intricate designs on a cement barricade; street art is finally brushing its way across the city. "We’re like five years behind, if not a little bit more, so we have to catch up a little bit. And I think they're ... More>>

Man goes missing after jumping off bridge Video included

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The Columbus Fire Rescue posted on their Facebook page they were called to Reed Point Saturday morning for a report of a man who jumped off the Yellowstone Bridge and into the Yellowstone River.

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Search crews find body of missing rafter

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Rescue crews found a man’s body after a multi-agency search in Granite County.

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FWP predicts good fishing in coming months Video included

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With all the high water we've had so far this year, Fish Wildlife and Park's Bob Gibson says fishing in the next few months will be phenomenal. When the water levels drop, the rivers will be filled with fish. 

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Public Works Department report addresses flooding throughout Billings Video included

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One of the items up for public comment at City Council tomorrow is the May Monthly Report from the Public Works Department. The report addresses flooding which has affected several areas in the city in the last few weeks. 

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57th Annual Montana 500 comes to Shelby

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The 57th Annual Montana 500 Endurance Run for Model T's is starting up today as drivers from across the country gear up for the race in Shelby.  

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Woman found dead on Phillips Street, man arrested

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Missoula City Police say they were called to the area of Lowell School on Phillips Street around 2:26 Sunday morning for a report of an injured woman lying in the roadway. 

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First annual Food Truck Battles held at MetraPark Video included

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This year's Food Truck Battle on the Yellowstone is the first of what Rene Critelli says she hopes will become an annual event hosted by the Breakfast Exchange Club of Billings. The food truck competition is raising funds for Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, otherwise known as V.A.S.H. 

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Big Sky Pride kicks off with glitter and glam

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HELENA, Mont.,-Big Sky Pride is kicking off its 25th LGBT+ celebration this weekend. Our Bliss Zechman explains why there is more glitter and rainbows than ever this year. There are hundreds of Pride-centered festivities going on this weekend in the Capitol City. There’s parades, rallies drag shows and more. This year’s Pride celebration scene is drastically different than when the gay community ventured to rally support for their cause 25 years ago. "In Montana you...

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  • Scarlets, Royals Open Goldsmith Gallery Tourney with Wins

    Scarlets, Royals Open Goldsmith Gallery Tourney with Wins

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:47:42 GMT

    Opening day highlights and results from the Goldsmith Gallery Legion Tournament.

    Opening day highlights and results from the Goldsmith Gallery Legion Tournament.

  • Thurber Family Keeping "CMR Pride" Alive

    Thurber Family Keeping "CMR Pride" Alive

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:17:36 GMT

    Construction on the new CMR fitness center is moving right along. Tuesday afternoon, the Great Falls Public Schools foundation held a meeting to approve the new signs that will go on both the inside and outside of the building.

    Construction on the new CMR fitness center is moving right along. Tuesday afternoon, the Great Falls Public Schools foundation held a meeting to approve the new signs that will go on both the inside and outside of the building.

  • Tee It Up: Brian Fish

    Tee It Up: Brian Fish

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:24:07 GMT
    In the third installment of Tee It Up sponsored by Spas of Montana Shaun Rainey and the ESPN Radio guys Ryan Tootell and Colter Nuanez head to Bozeman and putt around with Montana State Men's Head Basketball Coach Brian Fish. Despite not being much of a golfer Fish shares his stories about coaching, his rare food allergy and playing against Patrick Ewing. 
    In the third installment of Tee It Up sponsored by Spas of Montana Shaun Rainey and the ESPN Radio guys Ryan Tootell and Colter Nuanez head to Bozeman and putt around with Montana State Men's Head Basketball Coach Brian Fish. Despite not being much of a golfer Fish shares his stories about coaching, his rare food allergy and playing against Patrick Ewing. 
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  • Trump ends migrant family separations

    Trump ends migrant family separations

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:52:37 GMT

    President Trump announced today that he has ended his administration's policy of separating families detained at the U.S. border.

    President Trump announced today that he has ended his administration's policy of separating families detained at the U.S. border.

  • Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

    Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:15:39 GMT

    President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right."

    President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right."

  • Why it is important to "Stop The Bleed"

    Why it is important to "Stop The Bleed"

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:51:48 GMT

    Cody – Did you know that you can die more quickly from bleeding than any other injury? Most people don’t know that. So, the Park County, Wyoming Sheriff’s Department want to get the word out and save lives. 

    Cody – Did you know that you can die more quickly from bleeding than any other injury? Most people don’t know that. So, the Park County, Wyoming Sheriff’s Department want to get the word out and save lives. 

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