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  • 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.
  • Unofficial Wyoming Primary Results - All Counties Reporting

    Unofficial Wyoming Primary Results - All Counties Reporting

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:32 AM EDT2014-08-20 06:32:15 GMT
    The unofficial results of the Wyoming primary election.
    The unofficial results of the Wyoming primary election.
  • Yellowstone Seeing More Drones

    Yellowstone Seeing More Drones

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:08 AM EDT2014-08-20 06:08:43 GMT
    Yellowstone National Park faces a new challenge -- drones!
    Yellowstone National Park faces a new challenge -- drones!
  • Kids Get Special Bike Donation

    Kids Get Special Bike Donation

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:36 AM EDT2014-08-20 05:36:05 GMT

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

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


  • Rocky Administrators Accept Ice Bucket Challenge

    Rocky Administrators Accept Ice Bucket Challenge

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:33 AM EDT2014-08-20 05:33:52 GMT

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

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


  • Proposed Refinery Would Create Six Figure Salary Jobs

    Proposed Refinery Would Create Six Figure Salary Jobs

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:51:24 GMT
    A new oil refinery could begin construction as early as spring 2015.
    A new oil refinery could begin construction as early as spring 2015.
  • Man Sentenced to 100 Years for Double Homicide

    Man Sentenced to 100 Years for Double Homicide

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:37:37 GMT
    The man who killed the Edwards sisters in January 2012 was sentenced to 100 years in prison Tuesday.
    The man who killed the Edwards sisters in January 2012 was sentenced to 100 years in prison Tuesday.
  • Take a Look Inside the New SCHEELS

    Take a Look Inside the New SCHEELS

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:36:07 GMT
    The new SCHEELS store, which is more than five times larger than the Rimrock Mall location, is set to open in a few weeks.
    The new SCHEELS store, which is more than five times larger than the Rimrock Mall location, is set to open in a few weeks.
  • Tea Party Park County

    Tea Party Park County

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:16:42 GMT
    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.  
    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.  
  • Mild Fire Season Means Big Savings

    Mild Fire Season Means Big Savings

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:10:35 GMT
    The 2014 wildfire season has been a mild one so far, potentially benefiting next year's fire season.
    The 2014 wildfire season has been a mild one so far, potentially benefiting next year's fire season.
  • Former Billings Teacher Charged with Child Pornography

    Former Billings Teacher Charged with Child Pornography

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:03:30 GMT
    A former West High Teacher has now been officially charged by the federal government.
    A former West High Teacher has now been officially charged by the federal government.
  • Billings Vet Named Volunteer of the Year

    Billings Vet Named Volunteer of the Year

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:10:42 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • United Blood Services Needs Your Help

    United Blood Services Needs Your Help

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:38 AM EDT2014-08-19 05:38:58 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Wildfires Can Help Discover History

    Wildfires Can Help Discover History

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:34 AM EDT2014-08-19 05:34:46 GMT
    A Wyoming archeologist discovers fire scars produce 1600 percent more ancient artifacts than unburned areas.
    A Wyoming archeologist discovers fire scars produce 1600 percent more ancient artifacts than unburned areas.
  • City Council Members Tour New Downtown Garage

    City Council Members Tour New Downtown Garage

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:29 AM EDT2014-08-19 05:29:34 GMT
    Billings City Council receives the very first tour of the new empire parking garage on Monday afternoon.
    Billings City Council receives the very first tour of the new empire parking garage on Monday afternoon.
  • NDO Supporters Hold Rally

    NDO Supporters Hold Rally

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-08-19 04:48:24 GMT

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

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


  • Daines Staying Focused No Matter the Opponent

    Daines Staying Focused No Matter the Opponent

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:52:32 GMT
    Congressman Steve Daines says not much of his campaign will change now that he has a new opponent.
    Congressman Steve Daines says not much of his campaign will change now that he has a new opponent.
  • Yellowstone Area Could See More Quakes

    Yellowstone Area Could See More Quakes

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:34:38 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 8-Year-Old Dies After Fall at Yellowstone

    8-Year-Old Dies After Fall at Yellowstone

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:23:47 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Future Plans for Rockin' the Rims

    Future Plans for Rockin' the Rims

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:14:52 GMT
    Rockin' the Rims on the Yellowstone brought a day's worth of music to Coulson Park, which organizers are calling a success.
    Rockin' the Rims on the Yellowstone brought a day's worth of music to Coulson Park, which organizers are calling a success.
  • Two Local Teachers Get Thank You Grants

    Two Local Teachers Get Thank You Grants

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:36:28 GMT
    Two local teachers got a big thank you for all their hard work.
    Two local teachers got a big thank you for all their hard work.
  • Montana Sends More Help to Battle Washington Wildfires

    Montana Sends More Help to Battle Washington Wildfires

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:32:12 GMT
    The Montana Army National Guard continues to help the state of Washington battle wildfires.
    The Montana Army National Guard continues to help the state of Washington battle wildfires.
  • After 2 Years A Family May Get Justice

    After 2 Years A Family May Get Justice

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:27:55 GMT
    It's been more than 2 years since a man killed two sisters in Billings and now the family might finally get some peace.
    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 than $20,000 Raised for Fallen Deputy

    More than $20,000 Raised for Fallen Deputy

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:25:52 GMT
    Friends, family, and law enforcement officials sent their condolences this past weekend in support of fallen Cascade County Deputy Joe Dunn.
    Friends, family, and law enforcement officials sent their condolences this past weekend in support of fallen Cascade County Deputy Joe Dunn.
  • SWX Airs Seven Combined Cat and Griz Games

    New SWX Channel Airs Seven Cat and Griz Games

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:25:04 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Funeral Set for Fallen Deputy

    Funeral Set for Fallen Deputy

    Monday, August 18 2014 1:05 AM EDT2014-08-18 05:05:48 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Body of Missing Man Recovered in YNP

    Body of Missing Man Recovered in YNP

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:38:03 GMT
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • MontanaFair 2014 in the Books

    MontanaFair 2014 in the Books

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-17 21:29:46 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Safe and Secure at the Fair

    Safe and Secure at the Fair

    Sunday, August 17 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-08-17 17:05:50 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Democratic Convention Selects Curtis

    Democratic Convention Selects Curtis

    Saturday, August 16 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-08-16 20:15:48 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Unique, Local Vendors at MontanaFair

    Unique, Local Vendors at MontanaFair

    Saturday, August 16 2014 1:10 AM EDT2014-08-16 05:10:43 GMT
    Brockel's Chocolate and the Jewelry Box are two of the local vendors at MontanaFair.
    Brockel's Chocolate and the Jewelry Box are two of the local vendors at MontanaFair.
  • Eleutian Techonolgy Staying Put in Cody

    Eleutian Techonolgy Staying Put in Cody

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-08-16 04:41:01 GMT
    Contrary to recent reports, Eleutian Technology in Cody is not in danger of shutting down or pulling jobs out of northwest Wyoming.
    Contrary to recent reports, Eleutian Technology in Cody is not in danger of shutting down or pulling jobs out of northwest Wyoming.
  • Junior League Wants to Help Build Children's Museum

    Junior League Wants to Help Build Children's Museum

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-08-16 04:39:42 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • YMCA Remodeling Project Finishes Phase I

    YMCA Remodeling Project Finishes Phase I

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:38 AM EDT2014-08-16 04:38:45 GMT
    Phase one construction at the YMCA is wrapping up. Construction crews are doctoring up the finishing touches in the new men's locker room.
    Phase one construction at the YMCA is wrapping up. Construction crews are doctoring up the finishing touches in the new men's locker room.
  • Local Police React to Fallen Deputy

    Local Police React to Fallen Deputy

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-08-16 04:24:51 GMT
    After Thursday's tragic outcome to a high speed chase, local law enforcement authorities are reminded just how dangerous their job can be.
    After Thursday's tragic outcome to a high speed chase, local law enforcement authorities are reminded just how dangerous their job can be.
  • Walsh Talks to Ranchers While Plagiarism Probe Begins

    Walsh Talks to Ranchers While Plagiarism Probe Begins

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-08-16 01:41:01 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Albertsons Grocery Stores Hacked

    Albertsons Grocery Stores Hacked

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-08-16 01:32:33 GMT
    Albertsons is now the latest retailer to be hit by hackers, trying to get customer's credit and debit card information.
    Albertsons is now the latest retailer to be hit by hackers, trying to get customer's credit and debit card information.
  • Man Who Fell Off Rims Identified

    Man Who Fell Off Rims Identified

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-08-16 01:31:54 GMT
    We are continuing to follow the story about the man found dead at the base of the rims Thursday night.
    We are continuing to follow the story about the man found dead at the base of the rims Thursday night.
  • Fallen Deputy Was Veteran

    Fallen Deputy Was Veteran

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-08-16 01:12:41 GMT
    We now know the name of the deputy killed in the line of duty after a high speed chase.
    We now know the name of the deputy killed in the line of duty after a high speed chase.
  • Man Accused of Murder Pleads Not Guilty

    Man Accused of Murder Pleads Not Guilty

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:54:21 GMT
    The man accused of killing another man by slicing his throat appears in court.
    The man accused of killing another man by slicing his throat appears in court.
  • Billings Catholic Schools Implement Drug Policy

    Billings Catholic Schools Implement Drug Policy

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:53:32 GMT
    Billings Catholic Schools begins its new drug testing policy at Central High School this fall.
    Billings Catholic Schools begins its new drug testing policy at Central High School this fall.
  • Energy Company Scopes Billings as Potential Site

    Energy Company Scopes Billings as Potential Site

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:53:31 GMT
    Billings is an energy hub with refineries in Yellowstone County and development in surrounding areas like the Bakken and Wyoming.
    Billings is an energy hub with refineries in Yellowstone County and development in surrounding areas like the Bakken and Wyoming.
  • Billings is Ready Rally

    Billings is Ready Rally

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:53:20 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 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.
  • St. Vincent Healthcare Now Offers MyChart Online Services

    St. Vincent Healthcare Now Offers MyChart Online Services

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-07-09 00:10:17 GMT
    Through the online program, My-Chart, patients are able to look at test results, review diagnostic studies, and double check their medication lists.
    Through the online program, My-Chart, patients are able to look at test results, review diagnostic studies, and double check their medication lists.
  • 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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  • All WA, ID, MT, Albertsons stores affected by security breach

    All WA, ID, MT, Albertsons stores affected by security breach

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:37:49 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Earlier this month Albertsons announced a data breach affecting customers who shopped in their stores any time between June 22, 2014 and July 17, 2014. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Earlier this month Albertsons announced a data breach affecting customers who shopped in their stores any time between June 22, 2014 and July 17, 2014. Before Friday, it was unclear which stores were impacted, but fraud investigators with AB Acquisition LLC, the company Albertsons is using to provide complimentary consumer identity protection services to customers, says that the breach impacts all stores in Washington, Idaho, and Montana.
  • Scam Phone Calls Continue; IRS Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls

    Scam Phone Calls Continue; IRS Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:22:12 GMT
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following was sent out by the Internal Revenue Service:The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. 
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following was sent out by the Internal Revenue Service:The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due and try to trick you into sharing private information. 
  • LOOK: Lung capacity of a smoker vs. non-smoker

    LOOK: Lung capacity of a smoker vs. non-smoker

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:20:16 GMT
    KHQ.COM - It's widely known that smoking isn't good for you, and we're not here to tell you what to do with your life, but we came across this Vine courtesy of Sploid and Mobitalent App that shows just how harmful a lifetime of smoking can be for your lungs.
    KHQ.COM - It's widely known that smoking isn't good for you, and we're not here to tell you what to do with your life, but we came across this Vine courtesy of Sploid and Mobitalent App that shows just how harmful a lifetime of smoking can be for your lungs. Does something like this demonstration make you want to quit smoking? Does it deter you from ever even starting?