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Bullock appointed chairman, will lead National Governors Association

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The National Governors Association gavel will soon be passed to Governor Steve Bullock. He is set to take the lead position as chairman. The NGA is a bipartisan organization made up of many United States governors. Through the organization, the governors share best practices, speak about national policies and develop innovative solutions. Governor Bullock has served as vice-chair for the last year.  In a few days, he will will travel to Santa Fe, New Mexico for the NGA  s... More>>

No special session, republicans fail to get enough votes

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The votes are in. Despite many republican's efforts, there will not be a special session of the legislature.   Secretary of State Corey Stapleton reports that 45 lawmakers supported the session, while 71 rejected it. GOP  lawmakers were looking to counter two proposed citizen ballot initiatives. They needed 76 yes votes.   Senate President Scott Sales says he's not surprised they didn't get enough signatures, because in his words-- it was a heavy lift. However, he say... More>>

Two dead in Helena, investigation underway

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The Helena police department is investigating after two bodies were discovered inside a home along Hannaford Street. According to Lieutenant Jayson Zander, police were called to the scene around 10 a.m. Monday. When they arrived, they found the bodies of a man and a woman. 

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Man charged with poaching three bull elk, one mule deer buck, and two antelope bucks

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22-year-old Brandon Schuhen of Yellowstone County has been charged with 5 felony counts of unlawful possession, shipping, or transportation of trophy big game animal.  A Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks (FWP) investigation showed on October 6, 2017, FWP Game Warden Conner Langel received a call of a decapitated bull elk on a property just off Sarpy Creek Road. FWP released a press release seeking information from the public. According to court documents, on October 15...

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Identity released of body found Saturday

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According to Sergeant Tony Jensen on Saturday, at approximately 3:59 PM Billings Police and AMR responded to a report of a body that had been located in the bottom of a drainage near Bowman Drive.

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Republicans fail to get enough votes for special session

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Republican lawmakers failed to get enough support to call a special session to consider referenda to counter two proposed ballot initiatives.

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One runner finishes the Missoula Marathon while pregnant

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Over in Missoula, one of the largest events of the year, the Missoula Marathon, kicked off Sunday morning for the 12th straight year. A runner from Seattle was running the race for two.

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Missoula firefighters revive cat after structure fire

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Sunday morning, Missoula Rural Fire District responded to a structure fire on Baywood Court. 

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How to survive tick season in Montana

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National tick bite prevention experts say a particular product can help keep ticks away. The product is called permethrin and it’s a plant-derived pesticide.

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How about running a marathon pregnant?

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One of the largest events of the year, the Missoula Marathon, was Sunday for the 12th year. But one runner did pregnant. 

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One dead after rollover crash outside Missoula

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A 45-year-old man is dead after a rollover crash outside Missoula Sunday evening.

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Drunk driver crashes going 100 MPH on I-15

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 Witnesses say the driver was traveling over 100 MPH and tried to light a cigarette, causing her car to go over the median and roll over.

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Driver not wearing helmet in fatal Lolo crash

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According to Montana Highway Patrol, a 20-year-old Missoula man is dead after crashing his motorcycle just after 8:00 pm Friday. The accident happened on US Highway 93 southbound near Lolo. According to troopers, the driver failed to negotiate his Harley Davidson at a lefthand curve, and struck the concrete barrier. 

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Relay for Life 2018 wraps up Video included

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Relay for Life of Yellowstone County 2018 wrapped up with a literal bang Friday. After raising over $444,000, participants were treated to a beautiful fireworks display just before midnight.

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Region's largest annual art festival occurs in the Magic City Video included

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The 40th Annual Yellowstone Art Museum's Summerfair is underway. The event is the region's largest arts and crafts festival, attracting more than ten thousand people.

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Bands travel across country to perform in Butte Video included

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In Butte, day two of the Montana Folk Fest got underway Saturday afternoon. Despite the hot sun, people turned out in crowds to listen to music and eat good food. One band came all the way from New York to perform for the Mining City. And the heat... didn't slow anyone down.  "We are more grateful than you can imagine to be here, and it just reminds us that doing music despite all of the hardship is so valuable and so important and we are thrilled to be doing it for al...

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Owner of burned truck surprised by incident

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Cody Jackson, the owner of a pick up truck that caught on fire on I-90 going westbound toward Laurel Friday, July 13th, says he was taken completely by surprise by the incident. 

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Former teacher may have probation revoked on sex offense charge Video included

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According to published reports, Converse County prosecutors allege Katie Marcus, who pleaded guilty in 2016 to a 2013 a sex crime, has repeatedly violated terms of her probation. 

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Missing rafter found dead near north end of Yankee Jim Canyon

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Park County Sheriff's office identifies deceased rafter pulled from the Yellowstone River Friday morning.

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Man stabbed multiple times in Helena

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An early morning stabbing Friday sent one man to the hospital with several stab wounds. According to the Helena Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of 11th Avenue just after 1:30am.  A press release states there was a physical altercation involving several people, with one man being stabbed several times with a knife.  Everyone involved has been identified; no arrests have yet been made. The investigation is ongoing.   

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Dog killed while in care of sitter hired through Rover app

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A dog owner in Colorado is distraught after learning her beloved pet was mauled to death while in the care of a dog sitter she found on an app.

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New Superintendent Finishes 2nd Week on the Job Video included

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This week marked #2 for Greg Upham, the new Superintendent for School District 2. KULR-8 spoke with Upham on Friday afternoon about how he's feeling about the new position and what his hopes are for SD2.

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Car Fire on I-90 West

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On Friday morning, smoke could be seen from miles away after a car caught on fire on I-90 West. Right now, there is no official confirmation from authorities on what caused the fire, what type of car was involved, or if anyone was hurt.

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  • Brookies Swimmer Hoping for Olympic Opportunity

    Brookies Swimmer Hoping for Olympic Opportunity

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:43:11 GMT

    With two state records and two state championships under her cap, Catherine Russo is preparing for the ultimate competition. "It's always been in the back of my mind like, 'oh, I wonder if i can go and do this.' now with my times I'm getting it's becoming definitely more of a possibility," said Brookies swimmer, Catherine Russo.  But what exactly is she training for? "Her times that she swam in high school state were fast. i started looking at them comparat...

    With two state records and two state championships under her cap, Catherine Russo is preparing for the ultimate competition. "It's always been in the back of my mind like, 'oh, I wonder if i can go and do this.' now with my times I'm getting it's becoming definitely more of a possibility," said Brookies swimmer, Catherine Russo.  But what exactly is she training for? "Her times that she swam in high school state were fast. i started looking at them comparat...

  • Into the Voyage: The Story Behind The Voyagers

    Into the Voyage: The Story Behind The Voyagers

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:04:29 GMT

    The voyagers haven't always been known as a the voyagers... in fact, not so long ago they were the White sox, just like ther major league affiliate back in chicago...  "A lot of people know there's a lot of history with the name of the ball club here in Great Falls whether you go back to when we were owned by a beer company we were the Great Falls Electrics, to the Giants, Dodgers, and White Sox, and eventually the team goes we want our own name. We love the White Sox but y...

    The voyagers haven't always been known as a the voyagers... in fact, not so long ago they were the White sox, just like ther major league affiliate back in chicago...  "A lot of people know there's a lot of history with the name of the ball club here in Great Falls whether you go back to when we were owned by a beer company we were the Great Falls Electrics, to the Giants, Dodgers, and White Sox, and eventually the team goes we want our own name. We love the White Sox but y...

  • Into the Voyage: The Story Behind The Voyagers

    Into the Voyage: The Story Behind The Voyagers

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:01:51 GMT
    The voyagers haven't always been known as a the voyagers... in fact, not so long ago they were the White sox, just like ther major league affiliate back in chicago...  "A lot of people know there's a lot of history with the name of the ball club here in Great Falls whether you go back to when we were owned by a beer company we were the Great Falls Electrics, to the Giants, Dodgers, and White Sox, and eventually the team goes we want our own name. We love the White Sox but y...
    The voyagers haven't always been known as a the voyagers... in fact, not so long ago they were the White sox, just like ther major league affiliate back in chicago...  "A lot of people know there's a lot of history with the name of the ball club here in Great Falls whether you go back to when we were owned by a beer company we were the Great Falls Electrics, to the Giants, Dodgers, and White Sox, and eventually the team goes we want our own name. We love the White Sox but y...
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  • Man charged with poaching three bull elk, one mule deer buck, and two antelope bucks

    Man charged with poaching three bull elk, one mule deer buck, and two antelope bucks

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:11:38 GMT

    22-year-old Brandon Schuhen of Yellowstone County has been charged with 5 felony counts of unlawful possession, shipping, or transportation of trophy big game animal.  A Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks (FWP) investigation showed on October 6, 2017, FWP Game Warden Conner Langel received a call of a decapitated bull elk on a property just off Sarpy Creek Road. FWP released a press release seeking information from the public. According to court documents, on October 15...

    22-year-old Brandon Schuhen of Yellowstone County has been charged with 5 felony counts of unlawful possession, shipping, or transportation of trophy big game animal.  A Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks (FWP) investigation showed on October 6, 2017, FWP Game Warden Conner Langel received a call of a decapitated bull elk on a property just off Sarpy Creek Road. FWP released a press release seeking information from the public. According to court documents, on October 15...

  • Two dead in Helena, investigation underway

    Two dead in Helena, investigation underway

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:22:05 GMT

    The Helena police department is investigating after two bodies were discovered inside a home along Hannaford Street. According to Lieutenant Jayson Zander, police were called to the scene around 10 a.m. Monday. When they arrived, they found the bodies of a man and a woman. 

    The Helena police department is investigating after two bodies were discovered inside a home along Hannaford Street. According to Lieutenant Jayson Zander, police were called to the scene around 10 a.m. Monday. When they arrived, they found the bodies of a man and a woman. 

  • Identity released of body found Saturday

    Identity released of body found Saturday

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:42:14 GMT

    According to Sergeant Tony Jensen on Saturday, at approximately 3:59 PM Billings Police and AMR responded to a report of a body that had been located in the bottom of a drainage near Bowman Drive.

    According to Sergeant Tony Jensen on Saturday, at approximately 3:59 PM Billings Police and AMR responded to a report of a body that had been located in the bottom of a drainage near Bowman Drive.

  • Drunk driver crashes going 100 MPH on I-15

    Drunk driver crashes going 100 MPH on I-15

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:49:30 GMT

     Witnesses say the driver was traveling over 100 MPH and tried to light a cigarette, causing her car to go over the median and roll over.

     Witnesses say the driver was traveling over 100 MPH and tried to light a cigarette, causing her car to go over the median and roll over.

  • Pennsylvania mother accused of killing baby with drug-laced breast milk

    Pennsylvania mother accused of killing baby with drug-laced breast milk

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:05:52 GMT

    Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania mother killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk.    Samantha Jones was charged Friday with criminal homicide in the April 2 death of her baby.    The Bucks County District Attorney's office says an autopsy found the baby died from a combination of methadone, amphetamine and methamphetamine.

    Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania mother killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk.    Samantha Jones was charged Friday with criminal homicide in the April 2 death of her baby.    The Bucks County District Attorney's office says an autopsy found the baby died from a combination of methadone, amphetamine and methamphetamine.

  • Former teacher may have probation revoked on sex offense charge

    Former teacher may have probation revoked on sex offense charge

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:19:58 GMT

    According to published reports, Converse County prosecutors allege Katie Marcus, who pleaded guilty in 2016 to a 2013 a sex crime, has repeatedly violated terms of her probation. 

    According to published reports, Converse County prosecutors allege Katie Marcus, who pleaded guilty in 2016 to a 2013 a sex crime, has repeatedly violated terms of her probation. 

  • Yellowstone construction worker knocked over by bison

    Yellowstone construction worker knocked over by bison

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:32:39 GMT

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - A bison attacked a construction worker in the park this week, according to park officials.

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - A bison attacked a construction worker in the park this week, according to park officials.

  • Video goes viral about Bozeman man's flag

    Video goes viral about Bozeman man's flag

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:49:39 GMT

    A Bozeman man says he came home on Tuesday and found a note on his door asking him to take down his American flag. 

    A Bozeman man says he came home on Tuesday and found a note on his door asking him to take down his American flag. 

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