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  • New Hotels in Billings Show Growth

    New Hotels in Billings Show Growth

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:45:03 GMT
    Billings already has thousands of hotel rooms and guess what? More are on their way.
    Billings already has thousands of hotel rooms and guess what? More are on their way.
  • Serious Comedy Approach to Anti-Bullying

    Serious Comedy Approach to Anti-Bullying

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:55:53 GMT
    Keith Deltano is a funny guy with a unique approach to anti-bullying.
    Keith Deltano is a funny guy with a unique approach to anti-bullying.
  • Big Sky Coach Charged with Rape

    Big Sky Coach Charged with Rape

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:30:00 GMT
    Lone Peak girl's basketball coach Cyle Kokot made his initial appearance in court this morning at the Gallatin County Court house after being charged with two counts of rape.
    Lone Peak girl's basketball coach Cyle Kokot made his initial appearance in court this morning at the Gallatin County Court house after being charged with two counts of rape.
  • UPDATE: Fatal Small Plane Crash Near Neihart

    UPDATE: Fatal Small Plane Crash Near Neihart

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:21:27 GMT
    We have breaking news out of Great Falls. A FAA official says a small plane with four people aboard crashed about 30 miles southeast of Great Falls early this afternoon.
    We have breaking news out of Great Falls. A FAA official says a small plane with four people aboard crashed about 30 miles southeast of Great Falls early this afternoon.
  • Former State Senate Candidate Pleads Not Guilty

    Former State Senate Candidate Pleads Not Guilty

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:29:56 GMT
    A former state senate candidate pleads not guilty in court today.
    A former state senate candidate pleads not guilty in court today.
  • Laurel Police Seize "Significant" Amount of Marijuana

    Laurel Police Seize "Significant" Amount of Marijuana

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:29:38 GMT
    Laurel police officers seize several marijuana plants, drug paraphernalia, and what they believe to be dried marijuana at a Laurel home early Tuesday morning.
    Laurel police officers seize several marijuana plants, drug paraphernalia, and what they believe to be dried marijuana at a Laurel home early Tuesday morning.
  • Obamacare Means New Tax Form for Users

    Obamacare Means New Tax Form for Users

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:48:09 GMT
    If you got healthcare through Obamacare in Montana, you need to pay attention to this when it comes to your taxes.
    If you got healthcare through Obamacare in Montana, you need to pay attention to this when it comes to your taxes.
  • Jodi Lightner's Gathered Coherence

    Jodi Lightner's Gathered Coherence

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:26:11 GMT
    MSU-Billings Annual Faculty Exhibition opened last Thursday at the Northcutt Steele Gallery on campus.
    MSU-Billings Annual Faculty Exhibition opened last Thursday at the Northcutt Steele Gallery on campus.
  • Olive Garden Delivers Free Lunch to Firefighters

    Olive Garden Delivers Free Lunch to Firefighters

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:45:10 GMT
    The Billings Olive Garden has prepared food for firefighters on Labor Day for more than ten years.
    The Billings Olive Garden has prepared food for firefighters on Labor Day for more than ten years.
  • Labor Day BBQ Celebrates Workers

    Labor Day BBQ Celebrates Workers

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:40:38 GMT
    The smell of burgers and hot dogs filled the air, but it was also a time to remember what Labor Day is all about at the Greater Yellowstone Central Labor Council's 32nd annual BBQ and picnic.
    The smell of burgers and hot dogs filled the air, but it was also a time to remember what Labor Day is all about at the Greater Yellowstone Central Labor Council's 32nd annual BBQ and picnic.
  • Counting $heep

    Counting $heep

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:34 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:34:40 GMT
    The 26th Annual Running of the Sheep is in the history books.Reed Point residents said this was largest Sheep Drive in recent memory, which they hope means more funds for their community.Jocelyn Ott and Payton Severin live in Reed Point and attend Reed Point School. They said the Sheep Drive is vital to their schools existence.Funds raised from the Sheep Drive have allowed Reed Point School to have some of the best technology out there. From the most up to date computers, to iPads, the Sheep ...
    The 26th Annual Running of the Sheep is in the history books.Reed Point residents said this was largest Sheep Drive in recent memory, which they hope means more funds for their community.Jocelyn Ott and Payton Severin live in Reed Point and attend Reed Point School. They said the Sheep Drive is vital to their schools existence.Funds raised from the Sheep Drive have allowed Reed Point School to have some of the best technology out there. From the most up to date computers, to iPads, the Sheep ...
  • Big Timber Teen Makes a Difference

    Big Timber Teen Makes a Difference

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:13 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:13:24 GMT
    In April, KULR-8 introduced you to Ethan Peterson, a teenager with a goal of preventing teenagers in his community from the perils of distracted driving.Peterson put together a PSA, sharing the personal account of his father drinking and driving, which led to a fatal car accident.The PSA caught the attention of judges in the Toyota Teen Challenge Contest. Toyota Teen Challenge, challenged teenagers to show how they were combating distracted driving in their community. Ethan's PSA, along with ...
    In April, KULR-8 introduced you to Ethan Peterson, a teenager with a goal of preventing teenagers in his community from the perils of distracted driving.Peterson put together a PSA, sharing the personal account of his father drinking and driving, which led to a fatal car accident.The PSA caught the attention of judges in the Toyota Teen Challenge Contest. Toyota Teen Challenge, challenged teenagers to show how they were combating distracted driving in their community. Ethan's PSA, along with ...
  • Yellowstone Valley Farmer's Market

    Yellowstone Valley Farmer's Market

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:14:30 GMT
    You still have five more opportunities to check out the Yellowstone Valley Farmer's Market.On October 11th, HarvestFest will take the place of farmer's market, welcoming all things Fall to Downtown Billings. Be sure to mark your calendars because you don't want to miss HarvestFest.
    You still have five more opportunities to check out the Yellowstone Valley Farmer's Market.On October 11th, HarvestFest will take the place of farmer's market, welcoming all things Fall to Downtown Billings. Be sure to mark your calendars because you don't want to miss HarvestFest.
  • Red Lodge Teen Will Fulfill Her Dreams

    Red Lodge Teen Will Fulfill Her Dreams

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:03:19 GMT
    With community support, Rachel Lauf will be attending the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City.In May, KULR-8 introduced you to Rachel as she began her fundraising efforts.
    With community support, Rachel Lauf will be attending the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City.In May, KULR-8 introduced you to Rachel as she began her fundraising efforts.
  • Fun Run for Charities

    Fun Run for Charities

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-08-31 00:35:21 GMT
    It's a run solely based on fun. Red Lodge's Fun Run for Charities allows people to run in support of their favorite charity. Dominic Ballard is a runner for Billings Senior and he said people should run the race to compete with their personal best.Janet Bertolino runs the race every year it's held. She said she runs because of multiple charities she can support with the help of the run's match donations, doubling her donations.
    It's a run solely based on fun. Red Lodge's Fun Run for Charities allows people to run in support of their favorite charity. Dominic Ballard is a runner for Billings Senior and he said people should run the race to compete with their personal best.Janet Bertolino runs the race every year it's held. She said she runs because of multiple charities she can support with the help of the run's match donations, doubling her donations.
  • Persons of Interest in Decapitated Body Case

    Persons of Interest in Decapitated Body Case

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:33:13 GMT
    The Park County Wyoming Sheriff's Department is identifying persons of interest in the death of 40- year-old Juan Antonio Guerra Torres.
    The Park County Wyoming Sheriff's Department is identifying persons of interest in the death of 40- year-old Juan Antonio Guerra Torres.
  • Nightmare Hill Climb Attracts Riders From Afar

    Nightmare Hill Climb Attracts Riders From Afar

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:22:36 GMT
    People from all around the country have made their home in Billings at least for two days for the Nightmare Hill Climb.
    People from all around the country have made their home in Billings at least for two days for the Nightmare Hill Climb.
  • Flying with the Thunderbirds

    Flying with the Thunderbirds

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:07:16 GMT
    Parker Collins takes a flight with the Thunderbirds.
    Parker Collins takes a flight with the Thunderbirds.
  • Habitat for Humanity Relocates Home

    Habitat for Humanity Relocates Home

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:41:28 GMT

    Today was the day Habitat relocated the Dorothy Lane house from the fairgrounds to the home's foundation in the Heights.

    Today was the day Habitat relocated the Dorothy Lane house from the fairgrounds to the home's foundation in the Heights.


  • School District 2 Rezoning

    School District 2 Rezoning

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:39:29 GMT

    As the community grows, the school district has to reconsider the Billings Public Schools district lines.

    As the community grows, the school district has to reconsider the Billings Public Schools district lines.


  • Peytyn's Story

    Peytyn's Story

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:36:57 GMT
    A young girl who you would think needs smile and joy brings it to others. b
    A young girl who you would think needs smile and joy brings it to others. b
  • Billings Schools Expanding

    Billings Schools Expanding

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:09:38 GMT
    As we all know, Billings is growing. With that growth comes more students.
    As we all know, Billings is growing. With that growth comes more students.
  • YNP Employee Death Ruled Suicide

    YNP Employee Death Ruled Suicide

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:07:01 GMT
    Yellowstone National Park Officials say an employee's death has been ruled a suicide, following an autopsy.21-year-old Kassandra Wieferich of Twin Bridges was reported missing Tuesday after missing several shifts at her job and failing to meet a family member.After a short search, her body was found Tuesday evening in the Old Faithful area of the park.
    Yellowstone National Park Officials say an employee's death has been ruled a suicide, following an autopsy.21-year-old Kassandra Wieferich of Twin Bridges was reported missing Tuesday after missing several shifts at her job and failing to meet a family member.After a short search, her body was found Tuesday evening in the Old Faithful area of the park.
  • Do You Know How Labor Day Began?

    Do You Know How Labor Day Began?

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:52:18 GMT
    Gas prices are 15 cents lower per gallon over this time last year, meaning nearly 35 million Americans will hit road this weekend, according to AAA.
    Gas prices are 15 cents lower per gallon over this time last year, meaning nearly 35 million Americans will hit road this weekend, according to AAA.
  • Unique Fun Run Benefits Nearly 70 Charities

    Unique Fun Run Benefits Nearly 70 Charities

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:15:43 GMT
    George Clow is an advanced volunteer for Red Lodge Fire Rescue.Five years ago, his wife experienced a brain aneurysm, and the quick Emergency Medical Services response saved her life, so he decided to give back, and start volunteering.
    George Clow is an advanced volunteer for Red Lodge Fire Rescue.Five years ago, his wife experienced a brain aneurysm, and the quick Emergency Medical Services response saved her life, so he decided to give back, and start volunteering.
  • City of Bozeman Sued Over NDO

    City of Bozeman Sued Over NDO

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-08-29 05:54:00 GMT
    Five Bozeman residents sue the city of Bozeman over its newly adopted Non-Discrimination Ordinance (NDO), which aims to protect members of the LGBT community from discrimination inside and outside of their home.
    Five Bozeman residents sue the city of Bozeman over its newly adopted Non-Discrimination Ordinance (NDO), which aims to protect members of the LGBT community from discrimination inside and outside of their home.
  • KULR-8 News Gets Back into Building After Evacuation

    KULR-8 News Gets Back into Building After Evacuation

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:46 AM EDT2014-08-29 05:46:51 GMT
    If you were with us earlier on Thursday, you may have seen us going live from right here. We are here again, and we are about to show you what's happened inside our work home.
    If you were with us earlier on Thursday, you may have seen us going live from right here. We are here again, and we are about to show you what's happened inside our work home.
  • Family Violence Conference Heading to Billings

    Family Violence Conference Heading to Billings

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:38 AM EDT2014-08-29 05:38:09 GMT
    Domestic violence and child abuse are issues people don't like to discuss.The 25th annual McGuire Memorial Conference on family violence is taking place in two weeks to bring awareness to these issues.
    Domestic violence and child abuse are issues people don't like to discuss.The 25th annual McGuire Memorial Conference on family violence is taking place in two weeks to bring awareness to these issues.
  • Fun Run Benefits the Entire Community

    Fun Run Benefits the Entire Community

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:30 AM EDT2014-08-29 05:30:16 GMT
    There's plenty happening in the region this Labor Day weekend. An annual fun run in Red Lodge attracts around 1,000 people, but it isn't your typical run.
    There's plenty happening in the region this Labor Day weekend. An annual fun run in Red Lodge attracts around 1,000 people, but it isn't your typical run.
  • Missing U of M Student Located

    Missing U of M Student Located

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:22 AM EDT2014-08-29 05:22:42 GMT
    The Custer County Sheriff's Department in Idaho confirms 21-year-old University of Montana student Lucius Robbi has been located.
    The Custer County Sheriff's Department in Idaho confirms 21-year-old University of Montana student Lucius Robbi has been located.
  • Stolen Vehicle Recovered

    Stolen Vehicle Recovered

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:51 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:51:19 GMT

    The Billings Police Department responded to a call involving a stolen vehicle just after 5:00pm Wednesday.

    The Billings Police Department responded to a call involving a stolen vehicle just after 5:00pm Wednesday.


  • Homeowner Revisited

    Homeowner Revisited

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:43:47 GMT
    Susanne Rodell faced a difficult situation. Hail storm damage to her roof led to an insurance claim being filed. Rodell picked a local contractor to fix her roof, but mother nature did not cooperate. While the roofing company was in the middle of fixing her roof, a weekend of rain caused water damage to dry wall and ceilings within the house.
    Susanne Rodell faced a difficult situation. Hail storm damage to her roof led to an insurance claim being filed. Rodell picked a local contractor to fix her roof, but mother nature did not cooperate. While the roofing company was in the middle of fixing her roof, a weekend of rain caused water damage to dry wall and ceilings within the house.
  • City Leaders Informing Public on Safety Levy

    City Leaders Informing Public on Safety Levy

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:24:31 GMT
    The November elections are still a few months away, but city leaders are, out and about, informing the public regarding the public safety levy.
    The November elections are still a few months away, but city leaders are, out and about, informing the public regarding the public safety levy.
  • Broadwater Teacher Closely Tied to School's Renovations

    Broadwater Teacher Closely Tied to School's Renovations

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:12:16 GMT
    School District Two's elementary, middle and high schools began class Wednesday morning.
    School District Two's elementary, middle and high schools began class Wednesday morning.
  • Sinking Buildings in Roundup

    Sinking Buildings in Roundup

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:17:59 GMT
    The town of Roundup has seen flooding and wildfires, and that's not the end of the story. Roundup has buildings, which are sinking into the ground for a variety of reasons.
    The town of Roundup has seen flooding and wildfires, and that's not the end of the story. Roundup has buildings, which are sinking into the ground for a variety of reasons.
  • New ID Card Security at Billings High Schools

    New ID Card Security at Billings High Schools

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:42:04 GMT
    All three SD2 high schools, and the Lincoln Center, are adding proximity card readers near every door.
    All three SD2 high schools, and the Lincoln Center, are adding proximity card readers near every door.
  • Study: Let Teens Sleep Later and Start School Later

    Study: Let Teens Sleep Later and Start School Later

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:42:13 GMT
    A new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests delaying the start of the school day for middle and high school students until at least 8:30 am.
    A new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests delaying the start of the school day for middle and high school students until at least 8:30 am.
  • Roundup Schools Seeking Infrastructure Improvements

    Roundup Schools Seeking Infrastructure Improvements

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:00:38 GMT
    Roundup Public Schools are asking voters to pass a bond to build a new elementary school and make improvements to the middle and high school.
    Roundup Public Schools are asking voters to pass a bond to build a new elementary school and make improvements to the middle and high school.
  • Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Near $80 Million

    Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Near $80 Million

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:45:00 GMT
    The Ice Bucket Challenge has undoubtedly filled your Facebook news feed over the past month. Celebrities, former presidents, and ordinary citizens have accepted the challenge, raising tens of millions of dollars and awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's Disease.
    The Ice Bucket Challenge has undoubtedly filled your Facebook news feed over the past month. Celebrities, former presidents, and ordinary citizens have accepted the challenge, raising tens of millions of dollars and awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's Disease.
  • Roundup Fire Destroys Several Homes

    Roundup Fire Destroys Several Homes

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:16 AM EDT2014-08-25 05:16:47 GMT
    Out of tragedy comes triumph.You hope good neighbors are there for you in times of need and it's true for the small community of Roundup on Sunday. In the face of an early morning blaze which destroyed three homes, one lady in roundup says her neighbors have been a God send.
    Out of tragedy comes triumph.You hope good neighbors are there for you in times of need and it's true for the small community of Roundup on Sunday. In the face of an early morning blaze which destroyed three homes, one lady in roundup says her neighbors have been a God send.
  • SCHEELS Closes at Rimrock Mall

    SCHEELS Closes at Rimrock Mall

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-08-25 03:41:54 GMT
    SCHEELS closed its doors on Sunday at Rimrock Mall. The major retailer is getting ready to open its new store at Shiloh Crossing.
    SCHEELS closed its doors on Sunday at Rimrock Mall. The major retailer is getting ready to open its new store at Shiloh Crossing.
  • Winter Wheat Crop Could Be Bountiful

    Winter Wheat Crop Could Be Bountiful

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-25 03:38:30 GMT
    According to the USDA, it could be a bountiful harvest for winter wheat.
    According to the USDA, it could be a bountiful harvest for winter wheat.
  • Wyoming Starts Selling Lottery Tickets

    Wyoming Starts Selling Lottery Tickets

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-08-25 03:36:23 GMT
    It's something we've had in Montana for awhile and now it will be in Wyoming. It's Powerball and Mega Millions.
    It's something we've had in Montana for awhile and now it will be in Wyoming. It's Powerball and Mega Millions.
  • Non-Resident Hunting Licenses Up for Grabs

    Non-Resident Hunting Licenses Up for Grabs

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-08-25 03:34:15 GMT
    If you didn't get a hunting license, you have a second chance.
    If you didn't get a hunting license, you have a second chance.
  • KULR-8 News You Can Use, August 24th

    KULR-8 News You Can Use, August 24th

    Sunday, August 24 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-08-25 02:20:08 GMT
    If you missed the KULR-8 First News at 5, we have you covered. KULR-8 was on the scene as homeowners dealt with an early morning fire in Roundup. Three houses were destroyed by the fire and children ranging in ages from 2 to 16 were displaced, along with several adults.
    If you missed the KULR-8 First News at 5, we have you covered. KULR-8 was on the scene as homeowners dealt with an early morning fire in Roundup. Three houses were destroyed by the fire and children ranging in ages from 2 to 16 were displaced, along with several adults.
  • Rain Brings More Problems for Hail Damaged Homes

    Rain Brings More Problems for Hail Damaged Homes

    Sunday, August 24 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-24 21:27:10 GMT
    This constant barrage of rain might be annoying to some of you, but for people still dealing with roof damage from last spring's hail storm, this rain, is the last thing they want to see.
    This constant barrage of rain might be annoying to some of you, but for people still dealing with roof damage from last spring's hail storm, this rain, is the last thing they want to see.
  • Classic Raises $1.9 Million

    Classic Raises $1.9 Million

    Sunday, August 24 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-08-24 21:16:04 GMT
    Don't adjust your screens, that is Grammy Award winning singer Leann Rimes.Rimes is headlining the Billings Clinic Classic
    Don't adjust your screens, that is Grammy Award winning singer Leann Rimes.Rimes is headlining the Billings Clinic Classic
  • Supporters Hold Rally for Barry Beach

    Supporters Hold Rally for Barry Beach

    Sunday, August 24 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-08-24 21:09:38 GMT
    Supporters of Barry Beach hold a rally looking for his freedom as well as looking for other alternatives to get him out of prison.
    Supporters of Barry Beach hold a rally looking for his freedom as well as looking for other alternatives to get him out of prison.
  • RMC White Coat Ceremony

    RMC White Coat Ceremony

    Sunday, August 24 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-08-24 21:05:18 GMT
    Rocky Mountain College sent over 30 physician assistants out into the world to practice medicine and your get to share in a very special moment when they get their white coats.
    Rocky Mountain College sent over 30 physician assistants out into the world to practice medicine and your get to share in a very special moment when they get their white coats.
  • KULR-8 News You Can Use

    KULR-8 News You Can Use

    Saturday, August 23 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-08-24 00:08:14 GMT
    If you missed the KULR-8 First News at 5, we have you covered. From homeowners still dealing with the effects of the last spring's hail storm, to a little boy on a mission to raise $19,000 for Make-A-Wish: KULR-8 is your source for the most local news.
    If you missed the KULR-8 First News at 5, we have you covered. From homeowners still dealing with the effects of the last spring's hail storm, to a little boy on a mission to raise $19,000 for Make-A-Wish: KULR-8 is your source for the most local news.
  • 300 Volunteers Prep For Huge Fundraiser

    300 Volunteers Prep For Huge Fundraiser

    Saturday, August 23 2014 1:22 AM EDT2014-08-23 05:22:23 GMT
    This weekend is one of the biggest annual fund-raising events in Montana.Volunteers worked hard all day to get everything ready for Saturday's Billings Clinic Classic.Organizers were out since early Friday morning and a lot of the crew out here are volunteers.Every year Billings Clinic hopes to raise a million dollars between golf tournaments and Saturday's black-tie event.It's the main fundraiser for Billings Clinic, and it wouldn't be such a hit without the 300 volunteers.We spoke with one ...
    This weekend is one of the biggest annual fund-raising events in Montana.Volunteers worked hard all day to get everything ready for Saturday's Billings Clinic Classic.Organizers were out since early Friday morning and a lot of the crew out here are volunteers.Every year Billings Clinic hopes to raise a million dollars between golf tournaments and Saturday's black-tie event.It's the main fundraiser for Billings Clinic, and it wouldn't be such a hit without the 300 volunteers.We spoke with one ...
  • Former Teacher Sues Catholic School Over Dismissal

    Former Teacher Sues Catholic School Over Dismissal

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:43:44 GMT
    A former teacher fired from Butte Central Catholic school earlier this year for what the school claims was breach of contract is now suing her former employer.
    A former teacher fired from Butte Central Catholic school earlier this year for what the school claims was breach of contract is now suing her former employer.
  • U.S. Bank Helps Habitat for Humanity in Time of Need

    U.S. Bank Helps Habitat for Humanity in Time of Need

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:35 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:35:32 GMT

    Habitat for humanity suffered a roughly $3,000 loss Wednesday morning when a storage trailer was broken into. U.S. Bank has stepped up to help the non-profit replace the stolen items.

    Habitat for humanity suffered a roughly $3,000 loss Wednesday morning when a storage trailer was broken into. U.S. Bank has stepped up to help the non-profit replace the stolen items.


  • Teachers Excited About School Construction Progress

    Teachers Excited About School Construction Progress

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:14:23 GMT
    It's almost time for school again and it's going to be a new and improved school year following the summer's school construction projects.
    It's almost time for school again and it's going to be a new and improved school year following the summer's school construction projects.
  • Rain Barrels Riverfest

    Rain Barrels Riverfest

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:54:07 GMT
    Much of northwest Wyoming is a high desert, but most people don’t use rain barrels to conserve water. Cody’s Nature Conservancy wants to change that, with a rain barrel auction at its second annual Wild West Riverfest in Cody.
    Much of northwest Wyoming is a high desert, but most people don’t use rain barrels to conserve water. Cody’s Nature Conservancy wants to change that, with a rain barrel auction at its second annual Wild West Riverfest in Cody.
  • Yellowstone Lodges Stacked

    Yellowstone Lodges Stacked

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:37:17 GMT
    Can you imagine building a hotel by stacking one floor on top of another? That’s what’s happening in Yellowstone. The Park’s lodging concessionaire, Xanterra, tore out hundreds of old cabins in Canyon Village, and started construction this summer on five new lodges to replace them. The new lodges are actually modular jigsaw puzzles.
    Can you imagine building a hotel by stacking one floor on top of another? That’s what’s happening in Yellowstone. The Park’s lodging concessionaire, Xanterra, tore out hundreds of old cabins in Canyon Village, and started construction this summer on five new lodges to replace them. The new lodges are actually modular jigsaw puzzles.
  • Rising Firefighting Costs Impacts Forest Service Budget

    Rising Firefighting Costs Impacts Forest Service Budget

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:19 AM EDT2014-08-22 07:19:55 GMT
    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,...
    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,...
  • University Holds Mock Rape Trial for Freshman

    University Holds Mock Rape Trial for Freshman

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:13 AM EDT2014-08-22 07:13:38 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • FALLEN DEPUTY: Wife Shares Special Moment at Memorial Service

    FALLEN DEPUTY: Wife Shares Special Moment at Memorial Service

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:05 AM EDT2014-08-22 07:05:03 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 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.

  • Prosecutor: Drug-Fueled Rampage Striking Deputy

    Prosecutor: Drug-Fueled Rampage Striking Deputy

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:20 AM EDT2014-08-22 06:20:54 GMT
    The prosecutor says the man charged with killing Deputy Sheriff Joe Dunn was on a "drug-fueled rampage" while being chased by law enforcement.
    The prosecutor says the man charged with killing Deputy Sheriff Joe Dunn was on a "drug-fueled rampage" while being chased by law enforcement.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Suspect's Mother Speaks Out

    EXCLUSIVE: Suspect's Mother Speaks Out

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:07 AM EDT2014-08-22 06:07:48 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Community Pays Last Respects to Fallen Deputy

    Community Pays Last Respects to Fallen Deputy

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:57 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:57:06 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Daines Vows to Protect Coal Industry and Middle Class

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:05:06 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Yellowstone National Park Free on Monday

    Yellowstone National Park Free on Monday

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:16:06 GMT
    We have some good news and bad news about Yellowstone National Park.
    We have some good news and bad news about Yellowstone National Park.
  • Hells Angels Aftermath

    Hells Angels Aftermath

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:05:15 GMT
    Hells Angels are not angels. They are members of a worldwide biker club that has been associated with criminal activity in the past, but the aftermath of their national run in Cody last week is shocking.
    Hells Angels are not angels. They are members of a worldwide biker club that has been associated with criminal activity in the past, but the aftermath of their national run in Cody last week is shocking.
  • KULR-8 Goes "Over The Edge"

    KULR-8 Goes "Over The Edge"

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:49 AM EDT2014-08-21 05:49:24 GMT

    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.

    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.


  • 99th MontanaFair Sets All-time Records

    99th MontanaFair Sets All-time Records

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:36 AM EDT2014-08-21 05:36:37 GMT

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

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


  • How Are Police Trained to Handle Riots?

    How Are Police Trained to Handle Riots?

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:43:01 GMT
    While riots like the ones in Ferguson have never happened in Billings, the Billings Police Department is trained to deal with large crowd protests.
    While riots like the ones in Ferguson have never happened in Billings, the Billings Police Department is trained to deal with large crowd protests.
  • Super Volcano is Bigger

    Super Volcano is Bigger

    Friday, August 8 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-08-08 17:18:52 GMT
    The world’s authority on Yellowstone’s Super Volcano says it’s more than twice as big as scientists once thought. Does that mean it’s more likely to blow up soon? Penny Preston found Dr. Robert Smith at his home near Grand Teton, and found the answer.
    The world’s authority on Yellowstone’s Super Volcano says it’s more than twice as big as scientists once thought. Does that mean it’s more likely to blow up soon? Penny Preston found Dr. Robert Smith at his home near Grand Teton, and found the answer.
  • Survivor Shares What Relay Means to Her

    Survivor Shares What Relay Means to Her

    Sunday, July 13 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-07-13 15:13:50 GMT
    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.
    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 Rocks to Come Tumbling Down

    More Rocks to Come Tumbling Down

    Friday, May 23 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-05-24 03:21:36 GMT
    To make Zimmerman Trail safe for the public to travel, rock remediation was deemed necessary.
    To make Zimmerman Trail safe for the public to travel, rock remediation was deemed necessary.
  • Alternative Weight Loss Options

    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.
    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.
  • MHP Hire New Chief

    MHP Hire New Chief

    Montana has a new Montana Highway Patrol Chief, and it's Lieutenant Colonel Tom Butler.
    Montana has a new Montana Highway Patrol Chief, and it's Lieutenant Colonel Tom Butler.
  • Student Suspended for BB Gun

    Student Suspended for BB Gun

    A West High School student is suspend, 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
    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
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