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Rising Firefighting Costs Impacts Forest Service Budget

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A new report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture reveals the cost, as well as the budget, for fighting wildfires has increased over the last two decades.Within their overall budget, the U.S. Forest Service's firefighting appropriation has jumped about 25% since 1995.As a result, the U.S. Forest Service must borrow from funding reserved for the very programs that help prevent and mitigate forest fire.Climate change and drought have fueled the intensity of wildfires over the decades,... More>>

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University Holds Mock Rape Trial for Freshman

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As part of Montana Tech University's commitment to safety, incoming freshmen attended a mandatory mock date rape trial to heighten awareness surrounding issues of sexual assault. More>>

FALLEN DEPUTY: Wife Shares Special Moment at Memorial Service

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Tears are shed but also -- laughter is heard -- as friends and family of fallen Deputy Sheriff Joe Dunn remember him during a funeral service in Great Falls. More>>

Butte Man Charged with Prostitution After Lap Dance

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A 53-year-old Butte man gets into trouble with police after a lap dance at a strip club.

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Prosecutor: Drug-Fueled Rampage Striking Deputy

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The prosecutor says the man charged with killing Deputy Sheriff Joe Dunn was on a "drug-fueled rampage" while being chased by law enforcement.
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EXCLUSIVE: Suspect's Mother Speaks Out

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Shortly after Adam Sanchez, Jr. was arraigned, his mother spoke exclusively to KULR-8 News. Susan Sanchez says her son Adam may have done drugs, but she swears her son isn't a violent person. More>>

Community Pays Last Respects to Fallen Deputy

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The 33-year-old deputy sheriff was hit by a vehicle in a high-speed chase one week ago, leaving behind a wife and two children.Thousands attended Thursday's service and paid their respects to the fallen deputy.The overcast skies and occasional rain made an already somber day more somber as law enforcement agencies from the entire state of Montana and neighboring states gathered to honor the life and service of Joseph Dunn."Just showing respect to a fallen hero," says Jamie Mickealson from Gre... More>>

Daines Vows to Protect Coal Industry and Middle Class

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Lawmakers in major coal states are paying attention in the face of Environmental Protection Agency demands on coal power plants to cut their carbon emissions. Congressman Steve Daines tells KULR-8 he plans to take the concerns of Montanans back to Washington D.C. Daines hosted a roundtable discussion with local business leaders in Billings.
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Yellowstone National Park Free on Monday

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We have some good news and bad news about Yellowstone National Park. More>>

KULR-8 Goes "Over The Edge"

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Tomorrow is the annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Montana, Over The Edge. Those who raise money get to rappel off the top of the tallest building in Montana, the First Interstate Bank downtown.


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99th MontanaFair Sets All-time Records

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The 99th MontanaFair was a huge hit this year, as the event was able to break a few all-time records.


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How Are Police Trained to Handle Riots?

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While riots like the ones in Ferguson have never happened in Billings, the Billings Police Department is trained to deal with large crowd protests.
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Unofficial Wyoming Primary Results - All Counties Reporting

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The unofficial results of the Wyoming primary election.
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Yellowstone Seeing More Drones

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Yellowstone National Park faces a new challenge -- drones!
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Kids Get Special Bike Donation

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Merrill Lynch is stepping up to donate 50 bicycles to Boys & Girls Club Members.


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Rocky Administrators Accept Ice Bucket Challenge

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Tuesday, the administration at Rocky Mountain College was challenged by the football team to take the challenge or donate $100.


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Proposed Refinery Would Create Six Figure Salary Jobs

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A new oil refinery could begin construction as early as spring 2015. More>>

Man Sentenced to 100 Years for Double Homicide

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The man who killed the Edwards sisters in January 2012 was sentenced to 100 years in prison Tuesday. More>>

Take a Look Inside the New SCHEELS

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The new SCHEELS store, which is more than five times larger than the Rimrock Mall location, is set to open in a few weeks. More>>

Tea Party Park County Video included

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The Tea Party has been very active in Park County, Wyoming. It brought in national figures, and worked to have a Republican office holder censured.  
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Mild Fire Season Means Big Savings

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The 2014 wildfire season has been a mild one so far, potentially benefiting next year's fire season. More>>

Former Billings Teacher Charged with Child Pornography

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A former West High Teacher has now been officially charged by the federal government. More>>

Billings Vet Named Volunteer of the Year

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A Billings man is named Volunteer-of-the-Year by Disabled American Veterans. Ernie L. Flynn, Sr., is a 100-percent blind army veteran who served in Vietnam. The DAV awarded him the George H. Seal Memorial Trophy at the group's annual convention in Las Vegas. Flynn works with the DAV Transportation Network Office at the Veterans Affairs Memorial Clinic in Billings. ERNIE L. FLYNN, SR., IS A 100-PERCENT BLIND ARMY VETERAN WHO SERVED IN VIETNAM. THE D-A-V AWARDED HIM THE *GEORGE H. SEAL MEMORIAL... More>>

United Blood Services Needs Your Help

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The non-profit community blood center has seen a significant decrease in donations this summer, and they have not seen supply fall so far behind demand in the last six years.

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Wildfires Can Help Discover History

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A Wyoming archeologist discovers fire scars produce 1600 percent more ancient artifacts than unburned areas. More>>

City Council Members Tour New Downtown Garage

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Billings City Council receives the very first tour of the new empire parking garage on Monday afternoon. More>>

NDO Supporters Hold Rally

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Mayor Tom Hanel, along with five other council members voted to strike down the Non-Discrimination Ordinance.


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Daines Staying Focused No Matter the Opponent

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Congressman Steve Daines says not much of his campaign will change now that he has a new opponent. More>>

Yellowstone Area Could See More Quakes

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A new U.S. Geological Survey report states Yellowstone National Park and the area around it has a greater risk of earthquakes than previously thought. More>>

8-Year-Old Dies After Fall at Yellowstone

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A young girl died after falling in Yellowstone National Park.A spokesperson for the park service says the accident happened Sunday morning near the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. More>>

Future Plans for Rockin' the Rims

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Rockin' the Rims on the Yellowstone brought a day's worth of music to Coulson Park, which organizers are calling a success. More>>

Two Local Teachers Get Thank You Grants

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Two local teachers got a big thank you for all their hard work. More>>

Montana Sends More Help to Battle Washington Wildfires

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The Montana Army National Guard continues to help the state of Washington battle wildfires. More>>

After 2 Years A Family May Get Justice

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It's been more than 2 years since a man killed two sisters in Billings and now the family might finally get some peace. More>>

More than $20,000 Raised for Fallen Deputy

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Friends, family, and law enforcement officials sent their condolences this past weekend in support of fallen Cascade County Deputy Joe Dunn. More>>

SWX Airs Seven Combined Cat and Griz Games

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KULR-8 brings you coverage of 14 combined Bobcat and Grizzly games this fall. Our new 8.2 channel SWX airs seven of the games, while the other seven air on KULR. More>>

Funeral Set for Fallen Deputy

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Funeral services will be held on Thursday for a Cascade County deputy killed in the line of duty. Joe Dunn, a 33-year old Marine Corps veteran, was killed during a pursuit east of Great Falls. Dunn will be buried at Highland Cemetery in Great Falls with full military honors.
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Body of Missing Man Recovered in YNP

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Searchers have recovered the body of a Georgia man who went missing in Yellowstone National Park last week. Twenty-two year old Darien Latty went inner tubing on the Lamar River with friends on August 11th. When he and his friends reached the Yellowstone River, Latty was separated from his inner tube and was swept away. More than 50 people joined the search party, which also included three dog teams and a helicopter. On Friday night, searchers believed they found a body pinned in a dangerous ... More>>

MontanaFair 2014 in the Books

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After nine days, MontanaFair 2014 wrapped. MetraPark General Manager Bill Dutcher said last year, record numbers were set, but this year is on par to surpass records set last year.John Hanschen, Mighty Thomas Carnival President, said there were two record days. Both Saturdays went above and beyond everyone's expectations. Hanschen said his carnival is only a small part of MontanaFair. The whole package includes rodeo, 4-H Exhibits, and all the vendors set up in the Montana Pavilion.
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Safe and Secure at the Fair

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Dan Laswell, Starflex Crowd Management Services Montana Operations Manager, said the CMS handles security, but their main focus is to manage the crowds and provide a safe, fun environment for everyone attending the fair.Laswell said the staff numbers fluctuate throughout the day, but fair patrons and vendors can be sure of their safety because around the clock security is on the fairgrounds throughout MontanaFair.
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Democratic Convention Selects Curtis

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Montana Democrats have chosen Amanda Curtis to be their standard bearer in this fall's U.S. Senate election following the withdrawal of Senator John Walsh from the race. Curtis, 34, is a teacher from Butte who has served one term in the state house of representatives.Delegates at the special nominating convention choose Curtis over Wilsall rancher Dirk Adams, who ran in the Democratic primary against Walsh and former Lieutenant Governor John Bohlinger.Walsh dropped out of the race following a... More>>

Unique, Local Vendors at MontanaFair

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Brockel's Chocolate and the Jewelry Box are two of the local vendors at MontanaFair. More>>

Eleutian Techonolgy Staying Put in Cody

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Contrary to recent reports, Eleutian Technology in Cody is not in danger of shutting down or pulling jobs out of northwest Wyoming. More>>

Junior League Wants to Help Build Children's Museum

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The community group that initiated “Tumbleweed” and “Access for All Children” at Rose Park is looking for new members to help with a grand project.
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YMCA Remodeling Project Finishes Phase I

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Phase one construction at the YMCA is wrapping up. Construction crews are doctoring up the finishing touches in the new men's locker room. More>>

Local Police React to Fallen Deputy

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After Thursday's tragic outcome to a high speed chase, local law enforcement authorities are reminded just how dangerous their job can be. More>>

Walsh Talks to Ranchers While Plagiarism Probe Begins

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Ranchers and cattlemen met on Friday in Billings to discuss issues they'll be facing in the future. Senator John Walsh attended while he is being investigated for plagiarism at the U.S. Army War College.
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Albertsons Grocery Stores Hacked

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Albertsons is now the latest retailer to be hit by hackers, trying to get customer's credit and debit card information. More>>

Man Who Fell Off Rims Identified

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We are continuing to follow the story about the man found dead at the base of the rims Thursday night. More>>

Fallen Deputy Was Veteran

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We now know the name of the deputy killed in the line of duty after a high speed chase. More>>

Man Accused of Murder Pleads Not Guilty

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The man accused of killing another man by slicing his throat appears in court. More>>

Billings Catholic Schools Implement Drug Policy

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Billings Catholic Schools begins its new drug testing policy at Central High School this fall. More>>

Energy Company Scopes Billings as Potential Site

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Billings is an energy hub with refineries in Yellowstone County and development in surrounding areas like the Bakken and Wyoming. More>>

Billings is Ready Rally

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In light of the Non-Discrimination Ordinance failing, supporters of the NDO are hosting a rally, to support fairness for all. Billings is Ready Rally will take place Monday, August 18th, from 5 to 7 P.M. at First Congregational Church, in Billings. More>>

Major Road Closures at Yellowstone National Park Coming

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Heads up if you're thinking about heading to Yellowstone National Park after Labor Day to try to avoid the big tourist season. More>>

UPDATE: Early Morning Fire Claims a Life

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An early morning fire claimed on Thursday claimed the life of a Billings resident. More>>

Police Investigating Death on the Rims

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Billings police are investigating the death of a man found at the base of the Rims Thursday night.
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News Crew Sings Wake Up Montana Song

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Click the video to hear the KULR-8 news team and sales staff sing Wake Up Montana. Feel free to send us your best renditions of the song to news@kulr.com More>>

Fair Food Dilemma?

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A few days into MontanaFair, people started complaining of suffering from food poisoning like symptoms. Marilyn Tapia, Director of Environmental Services at RiverStone Health said, if people feel they became sick from something they ate at the fair or any food establishment, the first thing they need to do is call the Environmental Health Services Department of RiverStone Health.
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Small Sweet Surprise for a Small Montana Town

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If you're one of the 37 people who live in Neihart, you're in for a treat. Cookie giant, Oreo is sending a small surprise for the folks in Neihart and 49 other small towns across the country.
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Potential Montana Distillery ... Largest West of the Mississippi

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Headframe Spirits in Butte has big plans brewing that would expand their whiskey business.
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Deputy Killed in High Speed Chase

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A Cascade County Sheriff's Deputy is dead following a high speed chase in which it appears the deputy may have been struck by the suspect's vehicle. More>>

RiverStone Health Celebrates 30 Years

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Since opening their doors in 1984, RiverStone Health has had more than one million patient visits; provided more than $40,000,000 in charity care; increased their patients per day over 500%; and increased their clinic size from the size of a basketball court, to more than half a football field.
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Stuck? Free App Let's You Complain to Congress

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This could be something useful if you get stuck in the Billings airport or trying to get back to Billings. Whether stranded at an airport or stuck in traffic, there's a new app that streams your complaints or concerns directly to lawmakers. More>>

Explosives Thief Pleads Guilty

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It was a case that had the town of Red Lodge on edge, stolen explosives from a nearby bunker. On Thursday, that case nears a close. More>>

Firefighters Able to Save Several Pets from a Fire

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The Billings Fire Department responded to a neighbor's report of smoke coming from a home on Wingate Lane Thursday afternoon and were able to rescue several pets.
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Kids Unknowingly Come Together to Create Masterpiece

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MontanaFair is showcasing art across the fairgrounds from hundreds of local artists. One group of kids were given individual projects, but when put together recreated a masterpiece. 
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Rockin' the Rims Final Preparations

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Rockin' the Rims starts at noon, Saturday, August 16th. Here are a few things to keep in mind: More>>

Seeking Solutions for Overcrowding at the Jail

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With a growing population, law enforcement officials are arresting more people for crimes, leading to an overcrowding issue at the Yellowstone County Detention Facility. More>>

Man Accused of Murder Pleads Not Guilty

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The man accused of a year-old murder made his first appearance in court Thursday. More>>

Coroner Identifies Pryor Woman in Rollover Crash

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UPDATE: A one-vehicle rollover accident claimed the life of 28-year-old Nikki C. Dillon, but a 2-year-old boy was in good condition.
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Motorcyclist Dead After Collision With SUV

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A 21-year-old man died Wednesday after losing control of his dirt bike while traveling on Pemberton across Lake Elmo Drive.


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Yellowstone: Search Continues for Missing Man

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The search continues for a man carried away by high waters in Yellowstone. Park officials say 22-year-old Darien Latty of Georgia was floating on an inner tube on the Lamar River, when rushing waters swept him down river. More>>

Judge Warns AG and Other Judges About Sobriety Program Ruling

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The judge who made the ruling against the 24/7 Sobriety Program wants to be left alone. More>>

When It's Okay to Shoot a Bear

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A follow-up to the bear in the home story we brought to you on Tuesday. What are the rules on shooting bears and other wildlife?
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Harry Potter Fans, Montana Has Neighborhood for You

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If you are a Harry Potter fan, boy do we have a place for you to live, right here in Montana. More>>

Business is Booming in Billings

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We all know that business in Billings is a big industry, and new stores are continuing to come into downtown. Businesses say it has a good location for foot traffic. More>>

Nurses Say "No" to 3-Year-Contract

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Billings Clinic nurses said "no" to a new three-year contract. More>>

Senator Walsh Visits Billings

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Senator John Walsh continues his trip around the state, and Wednesday he made a stop in Billings. More>>

School Tours

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Dozens of parents had the opportunity to see the progress of neighborhood schools undergoing renovations.  More>>

BBQ at MontanaFair

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On Monday night, fans of serious barbeque had a chance to take their love to the next level by becoming certified Kansas City Barbeque Society judges at MontanaFair. For a handful of the new judges, the class was also about gaining a competitive edge.Lester Hankes, the owner of Cowboys in Huntley, is already earning a name for himself in the local barbeque scene, but to take it to the next level, he wanted to take the judging class. "As a cook, I'm trying to learn how to see what the judges a... More>>

Black Bear Invades Ashland Couple's Home

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An Ashland couple got an intruder they didn't expect – a black bear in their home. More>>

Man Arrested in Year Old Murder Case

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Deputies made an arrest on Tuesday in a murder case from more than a year ago. More>>

Patrol: Mechanical Problem Lead to Fire Truck Crash Killing 6

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Montana Highway Patrol announces the fatal collision on Highway 12 that killed six people was caused by mechanical failure of the fire truck. More>>

Billings Clinic Nurses Vote on New Contract

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Some nurses at Billings Clinic voted on Tuesday on a new 3-year contract. More>>

Walsh Makes First Appearance Since Withdrawal From Race

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As the Democratic Party gets ready to decide on a candidate in the race for senate, current Senator John Walsh makes his first appearance after announcing his withdrawal. More>>

Yellowstone Park Searchers Looking for Missing Man

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A man is missing in Yellowstone National Park. Searchers are looking for 22-year-old Darien Latty. More>>

MontanaFair Concerts Bring in Big Numbers

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Did you check out any concerts last weekend? Well, a lot of people did. More>>

What's Next After the NDO is Struck Down

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Now that the non-discrimination ordinance is struck down in Billings, what does this mean? More>>

Man Admits Role in 2013 Murder

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A man changes his plea for his role in a January 2013 homicide. More>>

Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Homicide Suspect

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Deputies made an arrest Tuesday in a murder case from more than a year ago. More>>

SD2 Redistricting Criteria

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School District Two's board discussed redistricting again, and talked about a specific guideline. More>>

Non-Discrimination Ordinance Denied

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After months of emotional testimony, the Billings City Council voted against the proposed Non-Discrimination Ordinance.
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Fair Food: Pitmasters and Vikings

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Lester Hankes is a native Texan, and he's passionate about bringing an authentic, smoked-barbecue flavor to people in Billings. More>>

MontanaFair Rides

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You can't have a fair without fair rides. KULR-8's Katie Chen took us on a tour of some thrill rides, and an extreme one. More>>

First Reading of Non-Discrimination Ordinance Draft

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The Non-Discrimination Ordinance hearing has tensions running high in the Billings City Council Chamber. Councilwoman Becky Bird walked out of of the meeting for just over ten minutes, after a brief argument with the president of Montana Family Foundation, Jeff Laszloffy. Supporters and opposers of the NDO are waiting patiently for their three minutes to speak. This is the first of two readings for the NDO draft. The second reading, if the NDO draft is approved at the first reading, will be A... More>>

Former Daycare Owners Offer No Answers to Parents

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Over a week since closing their doors, Brady Wagner and Carrie Orr Wagner, former Ahead of the Curve Child Development Center owners, have not reached out to parents regarding the closure.
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A Performance You Don't Want to Miss

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With accomplishments ranging from touring with Destiny's Child and Nelly, to being in the Top 40 on America's Got Talent, Kazual is a fresh, RB group, with the vocal and dancing skills rivaling many popular singers. They will perform at MontanaFair, every day at 3:45, 6:00, and 8:30 PM at the Pond Stage. More>>

Billings Clinic Nurses to Vote on New Contract

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Nurses at Billings Clinic are getting ready to vote on a new three-year contract, but right now, the nurses union does not support it. More>>

I-90 Crash Leaves Driver Injured

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A man is transported to the hospital after a single-car accident on I-90 Sunday afternoon. More>>

Pop Evil Performs in Billings at MontanaFair

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Pop Evil is rocking the Rimrock Auto Arena Sunday night for MontanaFair. More>>

Lunch Bunch Starts Monday at MontanaFair

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MontanaFair is encouraging people to try out fair food and to make it easier, you can join the Lunch Bunch. More>>

Local 4-H Member Interview at MontanaFair

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For the public, the gates of the fair open at 4 o'clock on Friday, but 4-H has been busy all week! More>>

Building a Home at MontanaFair

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Mid - Yellowstone Valley Habitat for Humanity raised the walls on House #69. KULR 8 was there for the wall raising and interviewed Development Director, Jim Woolyhand. More>>

Local 4-H Members Compete in the Horse Show at MontanaFair

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For the public, the gates of the fair open at 4 o'clock on Friday, but 4-H has been busy all week! More>>

Special Nominating Convention Set

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The Montana Democratic Party has decided to host the special nominating convention Saturday, August 16th at the Lewis Clark Co. fairgrounds in Helena, in light of Senator Walsh dropping out of the Senate race. More>>

Magic City Blues Fest This Weekend

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The Magic City Blues Fest is already underway. More>>

Sanitarians Ensure Food Safety at MontanaFair

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RiverStone Health Sanitarians inspected food vendors at MontanaFair Friday afternoon, ensuring the safety of the food fairgoers eat. More>>

MontanaFair and Magic City Blues Fest, Good for Business

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John Brewer with the Chamber of Commerce said having MontanaFair and Magic City Blues Fest in town, will give the businesses of the Magic City a monetary boost. Through research, Brewer said the Chamber believes over 250,000 people will be in town for the two events. Shelli Mann, General Manager at the Boothill Inn and Suites, said all of her rooms are booked for the upcoming weekend.
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Montana Democrats Looking Toward Future

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With Senator Walsh dropping out of the upcoming Senate race, Democrats across Montana are looking toward the future. Kelly McCarthy, Chairman of the Yellowstone County Democratic Central Committee, said a viable candidate will be brought forth. McCarthy's biggest concern is the amount of time their new candidate will have to fund raise and earn the voters trust.
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A-1 Landscaping Closes, Nursery Stays Open Temporarily

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A-1 Landscaping is closing its doors, according to owner Dale Hudiburgh.
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Survivor Shares What Relay Means to Her

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Alex Everhart is a survivor of over eight years.Being in the medical field, Everhart had seen what cancer could do to people. However, when she was diagnosed, she said it was like her worst nightmare and it was something she never imagined would happen to her.Everhart said Relay to her is a place where she was able to find support because there were people, just like her, battling and fighting the disease to which so many succumb.Everhart continues to fight for herself and her family. More>>

St. Vincent Healthcare Now Offers MyChart Online Services Video included

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Through the online program, My-Chart, patients are able to look at test results, review diagnostic studies, and double check their medication lists. More>>

More Rocks to Come Tumbling Down Video included

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To make Zimmerman Trail safe for the public to travel, rock remediation was deemed necessary. More>>

Friday's Evening Headlines: Graham Sentenced; Malmstrom Commander Resigns; Gov. Declares Moment of Silence

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Here are some stories making headlines Friday evening across the region: Graham Sentenced; Malmstrom Commander Resigns; Gov. Declares Moment of Silence More>>

Wednesday's Evening Headlines: Naked Juice Changes Label; Montana Prepared for Zombies; Latest Landslide Numbers

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Here are some stories making headlines Wednesday evening around the region: Naked Juice Changes Label; Montana Prepared for Zombies; Latest Landslide Numbers More>>

Tuesday's Evening Headlines: Graham Withdraws Plea; Murder-Suicide; 14-Year-Old Suspected in Murder

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Here are some stories making headlines around the region Tuesday evening: Graham Withdraws Plea; Murder-Suicide; 14-Year-Old Suspected in Murder More>>

Monday Evening's Headlines: Mudslide Death Toll Rises; Briggs Pleads Not Guilty; Bear Attack Survivor

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Here are some stories making headlines around the region Monday evening: Mudslide Death Toll Rises; Briggs Pleads Not Guilty; Bear Attack Survivor More>>

Friday's Evening Headlines: Mysterious Death, Montana Not Enforcing Energy Rules, March Madness

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Here are some stories making headlines Friday evening around the region: Mysterious Death, Montana Not Enforcing Energy Rules, March Madness More>>

Thursday Evening's Headlines: Bomb Threat, West Yellowstone Corruption, Serial Killer Makes Appearance

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Here are some stories making headlines Thursday evening around the region: Bomb Threat, West Yellowstone Corruption, Serial Killer Makes Appearance More>>

Wednesday Evening's Headlines: Stabbing, Retirement Savings, Helicopter Crash Hits Home

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Here are some stories making headlines Wednesday around the region: Stabbing, Retirement Savings, Helicopter Crash Hits Home More>>

Tuesday Evening's Headlines: Seattle Helicopter Crash, St. Patrick's Day, WSU Fires Coach

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Here are some of the stories making headlines Tuesday evening around the region: Seattle Helicopter Crash, St. Patrick's Day, WSU Fires Coach More>>

Monday's Evening Headlines: Hammer Victim Dies; WWII Vet Honored; Fukushima Slideshow

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Here are some of the stories making headlines Monday evening around the region: Hammer Victim Dies; WWII Vet Honored; Fukushima Slideshow More>>

Friday's Evening Headlines: Avalanche Victim's Honored, Hells Angels Return, Cold Case Charges

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Here are some of the stories making headlines Friday evening around the region: Avalanche Victim's Honored, Hells Angels Return, Cold Case Charges More>>

Alternative Weight Loss Options

Strides in health care have allowed specialists to re-invent the wheel when it comes to losing weight. As KULR-8's Kyle Benton reports, many different options are available right here at home. More>>

Student Suspended for BB Gun

A West High School student is suspended, after a BB gun was discovered in a vehicle on school property on Thursday. School District Two Executive Director of Leadership, Kathy Olson, reports the student More>>

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    A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college...
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    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who says that at one time he got in the habit of working late to escape his wife's wrath, has once again taken refuge - this time at the rectory in St. Patrick's Catholic...
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who says that at one time he got in the habit of working late to escape his wife's wrath, has once again taken refuge - this time at the rectory in St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
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    As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first...
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  • Drivers Stranded, Some Homes Damaged and Highways Closed due to Mudslides near Twisp

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - One of the great parts about living in Spokane, is if you head out of town in any direction, you're going to run into some beautiful farm land. I grew up south of Spokane, near Plaza, and one of my favorite things to do was to sit on the porch at night and stare south towards Rosalia at all of the rolling hills of wheat, lentils, barley and peas. 
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    SWXRightNow.com - I think one of the reasons the Super Bowl is consistently one of, it not the most watched television events of the year is because there is something for everyone. The majority of the people tune in to watch the NFL's top two teams battle for supremacy, but there are also those casual viewers who tune in for the commercials, or the halftime show.
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    As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first public...
  • Livestrong $50M gift biggest since Armstrong exit

    Livestrong $50M gift biggest since Armstrong exit

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    Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas, marking the group's biggest splash since severing ties with the...
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  • Community Pays Last Respects to Fallen Deputy

    Community Pays Last Respects to Fallen Deputy

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  • Sheriff Deputy Dunn Memorial

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    Full coverage from the memorial of Deputy Joe Dunn.

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  • Woman killed, 2 injured in crash near Whitefish

    Woman killed, 2 injured in crash near Whitefish

    A 23-year-old Montana woman died and two Canadian residents were injured in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 93 north of Whitefish.
    A 23-year-old Montana woman died and two Canadian residents were injured in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 93 north of Whitefish.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Suspect's Mother Speaks Out

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    Shortly after Adam Sanchez, Jr. was arraigned, his mother spoke exclusively to KULR-8 News. Susan Sanchez says her son Adam may have done drugs, but she swears her son isn't a violent person.
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    KHQ.COM - The FDA announced a peanut butter recall on August 19th. nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters packaged in glass and plastic jars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. >>>LINK TO RECALL LIST INSIDE>>>
  • Butte Man Charged with Prostitution After Lap Dance

    Butte Man Charged with Prostitution After Lap Dance

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:48 AM EDT2014-08-22 06:48:18 GMT

    A 53-year-old Butte man gets into trouble with police after a lap dance at a strip club.

    A 53-year-old Butte man gets into trouble with police after a lap dance at a strip club.

  • FALLEN DEPUTY: Wife Shares Special Moment at Memorial Service

    FALLEN DEPUTY: Wife Shares Special Moment at Memorial Service

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    Tears are shed but also -- laughter is heard -- as friends and family of fallen Deputy Sheriff Joe Dunn remember him during a funeral service in Great Falls.
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