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  • Hells Angels And The Cody Economy

    Hells Angels And The Cody Economy

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:09:49 GMT
    Hundreds more Hells Angels drove into Cody Wednesday night and Thursday. Police say the bikers will continue to come in through the weekend. Hells Angels is holding its national run, or meeting, in the northwest Wyoming town. Does their presence help or hurt the economy in Cody?
    Hundreds more Hells Angels drove into Cody Wednesday night and Thursday. Police say the bikers will continue to come in through the weekend. Hells Angels is holding its national run, or meeting, in the northwest Wyoming town. Does their presence help or hurt the economy in Cody?
  • Rockin' the Rims Benefits Underprivileged Kids

    Rockin' the Rims Benefits Underprivileged Kids

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:01:10 GMT
    The first ever Rockin' the Rims takes place at Coulson Park on August 16th.
    The first ever Rockin' the Rims takes place at Coulson Park on August 16th.
  • Fire on 64th Street West

    Fire on 64th Street West

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:00:15 GMT
    A fire between Billings and Laurel sparked around lunch time Thursday and quickly spread through a farmer's field, threatening a nearby home. Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, Billings Fire Department, and DNRC crews were able to contain the fire to about 20 acres. Corey McIlvain, Deputy Fire Chief for the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, says crews were able to focus on defending several structures on the southeast end of the field thanks to a fire breaks in the area."With this road, and th...
    A fire between Billings and Laurel sparked around lunch time Thursday and quickly spread through a farmer's field, threatening a nearby home. Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, Billings Fire Department, and DNRC crews were able to contain the fire to about 20 acres. Corey McIlvain, Deputy Fire Chief for the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, says crews were able to focus on defending several structures on the southeast end of the field thanks to a fire breaks in the area."With this road, and th...
  • Lewis Releases Five Point Ag Plan

    Lewis Releases Five Point Ag Plan

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:05:40 GMT
    Agriculture is facing budget cuts across the country. Democratic U.S. House Candidate John Lewis released a five point plan to in support of helping the ag industry here in Montana.The five points include, making farming and ranching appealing to a younger generation, fighting for Montana resources, improving rail traffic for Montana, promoting Montana products, and investing in agricultural research and development.
    Agriculture is facing budget cuts across the country. Democratic U.S. House Candidate John Lewis released a five point plan to in support of helping the ag industry here in Montana.The five points include, making farming and ranching appealing to a younger generation, fighting for Montana resources, improving rail traffic for Montana, promoting Montana products, and investing in agricultural research and development.
  • Lockwood Shooting

    Lockwood Shooting

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:40:23 GMT
    A Lockwood man is behind bars after a shooting late Wednesday evening.
    A Lockwood man is behind bars after a shooting late Wednesday evening.
  • Laurel Airport Road Fire Out

    Laurel Airport Road Fire Out

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:19:08 GMT

    The Assistant Deputy from the Laurel Fire Department says the fire burned an estimated 20 acres near Laurel Airport Road.

    The Assistant Deputy from the Laurel Fire Department says the fire burned an estimated 20 acres near Laurel Airport Road.

  • Montana Make-A-Wish Hosts Missouri Boy

    Montana Make-A-Wish Hosts Missouri Boy

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-07-31 05:13:55 GMT
    Make-A-Wish Montana is hosting a Missouri family in Big Timber from July 26 – Aug.1. It's a dream come true for one 8-year-old boy.
    Make-A-Wish Montana is hosting a Missouri family in Big Timber from July 26 – Aug.1. It's a dream come true for one 8-year-old boy.
  • Street Lights Needed

    Street Lights Needed

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:51 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:51:12 GMT
    Streets that run for several blocks, without a single street light. It is a dark reality many residents throughout the Magic City face when the sun goes down. Leo Robinson lives on Monad Rd., east of 24th Street. He said if street lights were placed on Monad, safety for everyone would improve. Terry Smith, City Traffic Engineer, said the city is more than willing to work with anyone, on any street, which lacks street lights.
    Streets that run for several blocks, without a single street light. It is a dark reality many residents throughout the Magic City face when the sun goes down. Leo Robinson lives on Monad Rd., east of 24th Street. He said if street lights were placed on Monad, safety for everyone would improve. Terry Smith, City Traffic Engineer, said the city is more than willing to work with anyone, on any street, which lacks street lights.
  • Hells Angels in Cody

    Hells Angels in Cody

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:06:53 GMT
    Hundreds of Hells Angels are coming to Cody for a national meeting this week. The motorcycle club apparently likes the northwest Wyoming town. They held their world run there in 2006. Police presence is heavy in Cody now.
    Hundreds of Hells Angels are coming to Cody for a national meeting this week. The motorcycle club apparently likes the northwest Wyoming town. They held their world run there in 2006. Police presence is heavy in Cody now.
  • Zinke Unveils Energy Plan

    Zinke Unveils Energy Plan

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:29:20 GMT
    All of the above. That's what Ryan Zinke says he would like to see when it comes to harvesting Montana's energy resources. The Republican candidate for Montana's lone house seat released an energy plan Wednesday. He emphasized infrastructure development, including road improvement and pipeline upgrades, as well as building the XL Keystone Pipeline. He says that work is necessary to expand energy development while also preventing events like a recent pipeline leak in Yellowstone County.Zinke s...
    All of the above. That's what Ryan Zinke says he would like to see when it comes to harvesting Montana's energy resources. The Republican candidate for Montana's lone house seat released an energy plan Wednesday. He emphasized infrastructure development, including road improvement and pipeline upgrades, as well as building the XL Keystone Pipeline. He says that work is necessary to expand energy development while also preventing events like a recent pipeline leak in Yellowstone County.Zinke s...
  • Charity Work Hospitals

    Charity Work Hospitals

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:16:24 GMT

    Billings hospitals talk about their charity work after a report released by the Montana Attorney General on charitable hospitals.

    Billings hospitals talk about their charity work after a report released by the Montana Attorney General on charitable hospitals.


  • Fire Restrictions

    Fire Restrictions

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:02:47 GMT
    Several counties in our area have issued fire restrictions. Yellowstone County has issued Stage One fire restriction, which limit campfires and smoking areas. Carbon County has moved on to Stage Two restrictions, which set limits on certain work that can be done during the hot hours of the day. Decisions like these aren't just made by the county, however. They actually take a lot of coordination between different agencies."We try to work very hard to coordinate that," says Carmen Thomason, wh...
    Several counties in our area have issued fire restrictions. Yellowstone County has issued Stage One fire restriction, which limit campfires and smoking areas. Carbon County has moved on to Stage Two restrictions, which set limits on certain work that can be done during the hot hours of the day. Decisions like these aren't just made by the county, however. They actually take a lot of coordination between different agencies."We try to work very hard to coordinate that," says Carmen Thomason, wh...
  • Billings Clinic & St. Vincent Healthcare Receive Record Donation

    Billings Clinic & St. Vincent Healthcare Receive Record Donation

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:02:30 GMT

    Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare received an incredible joint donation Wednesday.

    Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare received an incredible joint donation Wednesday.


  • Gender Pay Gap

    Gender Pay Gap

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:57:16 GMT
    A gender pay gap exists in Montana, but state leaders are working toward a change.
    A gender pay gap exists in Montana, but state leaders are working toward a change.
  • Fire East of Roundup Still Burning

    Fire East of Roundup Still Burning

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:57 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:57:56 GMT
    A timber fire scorched between 30 to 40 acres, according to Musselshell County Dispatch.
    A timber fire scorched between 30 to 40 acres, according to Musselshell County Dispatch.
  • Big Concerts a Boost for Local Businesses

    Big Concerts a Boost for Local Businesses

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:57 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:57:03 GMT
    Big concerts like Tuesday night's Tim McGraw show at MetraPark aren't just good for fans - they're good for local businesses, too.
    Big concerts like Tuesday night's Tim McGraw show at MetraPark aren't just good for fans - they're good for local businesses, too.
  • Adult Book Store and Tobacco Shop Served Search Warrants

    Adult Book Store and Tobacco Shop Served Search Warrants

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:47 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:47:19 GMT
    Ball Adult Books and Video and Headie's Tobacco and Accessories were served search warrants by Billings Police Detective. The search warrants were in connection to a drug known as spice.
    Ball Adult Books and Video and Headie's Tobacco and Accessories were served search warrants by Billings Police Detective. The search warrants were in connection to a drug known as spice.
  • CTA Architects Help Build a Playground

    CTA Architects Help Build a Playground

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:18:22 GMT

    The Yellowstone County Boys and Girls Ranch got a special donation for the kids.

    The Yellowstone County Boys and Girls Ranch got a special donation for the kids.


  • Natural Trap Cave Reveals Its Secrets

    Natural Trap Cave Reveals Its Secrets

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:16:25 GMT
    100,000 years ago, lions, cheetahs, and mammoths roamed northwest Wyoming. Thousands of their fossils are in a well-preserved site called Natural Trap Cave which scientists are exploring for the first time since the 1970's.
    100,000 years ago, lions, cheetahs, and mammoths roamed northwest Wyoming. Thousands of their fossils are in a well-preserved site called Natural Trap Cave which scientists are exploring for the first time since the 1970's.
  • Local Hospital Worth Their Value To Community

    Local Hospital Worth Their Value To Community

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:35:47 GMT
    The Montana Attorney General releases his report on charitable hospitals on Wednesday which includes Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare.
    The Montana Attorney General releases his report on charitable hospitals on Wednesday which includes Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare.
  • Back to School Shopping

    Back to School Shopping

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:11:06 GMT
    Ginger Bush, who helps operate the online group 'Billings Coupon Clippers' is a mother to five children and a passionate couponer.
    What's the average cost to send a kid or teen back to school?
  • Tim McGraw and the Father's Day Tornado

    Tim McGraw and the Father's Day Tornado

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:05:10 GMT
    The Tim McGraw concert at MetraPark is one of the Magic City's biggest events of the year, with more than 8,700 tickets sold. But according to MetraPark's sales and marketing director, the concert might not have been possible without another big event in Metra history - the Father's Day Tornado. Some shows like this would have had too much gear, such as heavy stacks of speakers, for the arena a few years ago."The Father's Day Tornado tore the roof off the place, but it gave us an opportunity ...
    The Tim McGraw concert at MetraPark is one of the Magic City's biggest events of the year, with more than 8,700 tickets sold. But according to MetraPark's sales and marketing director, the concert might not have been possible without another big event in Metra history - the Father's Day Tornado. Some shows like this would have had too much gear, such as heavy stacks of speakers, for the arena a few years ago."The Father's Day Tornado tore the roof off the place, but it gave us an opportunity ...
  • Hot Car Safety for Kids

    Hot Car Safety for Kids

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:25:20 GMT
    We heard about the dangers of leaving your kids in hot cars.  KULR-8's Tim Pham joins us to tell us about some of the consequences and the laws in Montana.
    We heard about the dangers of leaving your kids in hot cars.  KULR-8's Tim Pham joins us to tell us about some of the consequences and the laws in Montana.
  • Investigation Continues Into Body Found in Hardin

    Investigation Continues Into Body Found in Hardin

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:58:01 GMT
    Calls are coming into the Big Horn County Sheriff's Office after the announcement a body was found Sunday afternoon.
    Calls are coming into the Big Horn County Sheriff's Office after the announcement a body was found Sunday afternoon.
  • Prep Work Begins for Rockin' the Rims on the Yellowstone

    Prep Work Begins for Rockin' the Rims on the Yellowstone

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:17:28 GMT
    When August 16th rolls around, Kyle Benton with MACK Productions said people are not going to recognize Coulson Park.MACK Productions is partnering with Billings Parks and Recreation to make Coulson Park beautiful again.
    When August 16th rolls around, Kyle Benton with MACK Productions said people are not going to recognize Coulson Park.MACK Productions is partnering with Billings Parks and Recreation to make Coulson Park beautiful again.
  • Billings Public Safety Mill Levy to be Placed on November Ballot

    Billings Public Safety Mill Levy to be Placed on November Ballot

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-07-29 05:13:34 GMT

    The City Council officially votes to place the Safety Mill Levy on this November's General Election ballot.

    The City Council officially votes to place the Safety Mill Levy on this November's General Election ballot.


  • Bison Art Structure at Airport

    Bison Art Structure at Airport

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:49:29 GMT
    You may have noticed the new steel bison structure if you've passed by Billings Logan International Airport recently.
    You may have noticed the new steel bison structure if you've passed by Billings Logan International Airport recently.
  • Organization Seeks Funds for Transitional Housing Program

    Organization Seeks Funds for Transitional Housing Program

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:46:47 GMT
    One of the programs for families with issues of substance addiction and mental illness is canceled because the organization no longer has funding for it.
    One of the programs for families with issues of substance addiction and mental illness is canceled because the organization no longer has funding for it.
  • Suspect in Rimrock Rd, Pictograph Cave Shootings Pleads Not Guilty

    Suspect in Rimrock Rd, Pictograph Cave Shootings Pleads Not Guilty

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:42:10 GMT
    The man arrested for a pair of shootings on July 15, one on Rimrock Road and later at Pictograph Cave State Park, has additional charges added to his case.
    The man arrested for a pair of shootings on July 15, one on Rimrock Road and later at Pictograph Cave State Park, has additional charges added to his case.
  • Suspect in Downtown Shooting Pleads Not Guilty

    Suspect in Downtown Shooting Pleads Not Guilty

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:32:34 GMT
    The suspect in a downtown shooting incident, about two weeks ago, appears in court.
    The suspect in a downtown shooting incident, about two weeks ago, appears in court.
  • Wildfire Updates

    Wildfire Updates

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:05:26 GMT
    Click for an update on the area's wildfires.
    Click for an update on the area's wildfires.
  • Getting Down and Dirty for a Good Cause

    Getting Down and Dirty for a Good Cause

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:47:00 GMT
    The Dirty Dash took place in Billings and over 800 people participated in the dirty run covering over 3 miles, with obstacles designed to test your physical stamina and more importantly, dirty you up.Kayla Mershon with the YMCA said it is fantastic to see people come out and support the YMCA by participating in the Dirty Dash.Along with getting dirty, people came dressed up in a whole of something, or a whole lot of nothing. Some of the most colorful individuals were Batman and His Minions. A...
    The Dirty Dash took place in Billings and over 800 people participated in the dirty run covering over 3 miles, with obstacles designed to test your physical stamina and more importantly, dirty you up.Kayla Mershon with the YMCA said it is fantastic to see people come out and support the YMCA by participating in the Dirty Dash.Along with getting dirty, people came dressed up in a whole of something, or a whole lot of nothing. Some of the most colorful individuals were Batman and His Minions. A...
  • Driver Crashes Near Moore Lane Home

    Driver Crashes Near Moore Lane Home

    Sunday, July 27 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-27 20:45:05 GMT
    A male driver was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after crashing near a home on Moore Lane. According to Billings Police Sergeant Shawn Finnegan, it appeared the accident was medical related.
    A male driver was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after crashing near a home on Moore Lane. According to Billings Police Sergeant Shawn Finnegan, it appeared the accident was medical related.
  • Firefighters Gain Control of Lodge Grass Basin Fire

    Firefighters Gain Control of Lodge Grass Basin Fire

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:51 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:51:32 GMT
    Two helicopters are dropping water on the remaining smoke of the Lodge Grass Basin Fire, located in the Bighorn Mountains of the Crow Reservation.
    Two helicopters are dropping water on the remaining smoke of the Lodge Grass Basin Fire, located in the Bighorn Mountains of the Crow Reservation.
  • Unclaimed Remains of 7 Veterans Honored at Yellowstone National Cemetery

    Unclaimed Remains of 7 Veterans Honored at Yellowstone National Cemetery

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:09:45 GMT
    Seven veterans were laid to rest at the Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel. Their unclaimed cremated remains were found in a funeral home in Bozeman through the work of the Missing in America Project.
    Seven veterans were laid to rest at the Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel. Their unclaimed cremated remains were found in a funeral home in Bozeman through the work of the Missing in America Project.
  • Missing In America Project Makes Stop in Billings

    Missing In America Project Makes Stop in Billings

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:50 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:50:24 GMT
    Carmen Gonzalez is thankful for the Missing in America Project.

    MIAP claims unclaimed, cremated veteran remains and gives them their proper burial. Gonzalez

    lost two brothers while they were serving as marines. She said to see veterans honor their fallen brothers brings joy to her heart and tears to her eyes.

    Carmen Gonzalez is thankful for the Missing in America Project.
    MIAP claims unclaimed, cremated veteran remains and gives them their proper burial. Gonzalez
    lost two brothers while they were serving as marines. She said to see veterans honor their fallen brothers brings joy to her heart and tears to her eyes.
  • Demolition Delay

    Demolition Delay

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:29:10 GMT
    The old Billings Public Library still stands after original plans to demolish the building hit a road block .Assistant

    Director of the Billings Public Library, Dee Ann Redman, said most of the issues regarding the old buildings demolition are asbestos related.

    The old Billings Public Library still stands after original plans to demolish the building hit a road block .Assistant

    Director of the Billings Public Library, Dee Ann Redman, said most of the issues regarding the old buildings demolition are asbestos related.

  • Lodge Grass Basin Fire

    Lodge Grass Basin Fire

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:50:07 GMT
    The BIA Crow Agency fire and aviation crews close public access to the Reservation's Big Horn Mountains because of the Lodge Grass Basin fire.
    The BIA Crow Agency fire and aviation crews close public access to the Reservation's Big Horn Mountains because of the Lodge Grass Basin fire.
  • Billings Serial Rapist Gets 22 Consecutive Life Terms

    Billings Serial Rapist Gets 22 Consecutive Life Terms

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:02:27 GMT
    Billings serial rapist Toby Griego will never be free again. On Friday, he was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the Montana state prison.
    Billings serial rapist Toby Griego will never be free again. On Friday, he was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the Montana state prison.
  • Griego Sentenced to Life Without Parole

    Griego Sentenced to Life Without Parole

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:58:06 GMT
    Billings serial rapist Toby Griego has been sentenced to life without parole.
    Billings serial rapist Toby Griego has been sentenced to life without parole.
  • Majority of Joyce St. Property Owners Want Road Improvements

    Majority of Joyce St. Property Owners Want Road Improvements

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-07-25 05:19:23 GMT
    Packed in a local restaurant dining room, property owners along Joyce St., in the Heights, gave the city the green light on drawing up plans to improve their street.Over two dozen Joyce St. property owners showed up. At the end of the meeting, it was suggested a hand raising vote be held to let the city know property owners were serious about the road improvement plans.David Mumford, City of Billings Public Works Director, said in September, there will be a final meeting to get the necessary ...
    Packed in a local restaurant dining room, property owners along Joyce St., in the Heights, gave the city the green light on drawing up plans to improve their street.Over two dozen Joyce St. property owners showed up. At the end of the meeting, it was suggested a hand raising vote be held to let the city know property owners were serious about the road improvement plans.David Mumford, City of Billings Public Works Director, said in September, there will be a final meeting to get the necessary ...
  • Lonnie Bells Rings in His 90th Birthday

    Lonnie Bells Rings in His 90th Birthday

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-07-25 05:01:30 GMT
    For five decades, Lonnie Bell has been on the airwaves in the Magic City and surrounding area. Bell is a well known disc jockey, with connections to some of country music's biggest names: Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Merle Travis, and John Prine, just to name a few.Bell's family and friends came from all over Montana and the country.Bell's granddaughter, Marti Bell said
    For five decades, Lonnie Bell has been on the airwaves in the Magic City and surrounding area. Bell is a well known disc jockey, with connections to some of country music's biggest names: Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Merle Travis, and John Prine, just to name a few.Bell's family and friends came from all over Montana and the country.Bell's granddaughter, Marti Bell said
  • Carbon County Fair

    Carbon County Fair

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-07-25 05:01:21 GMT

    The Carbon County Fair was in full swing Thursday in Red Lodge.

    The Carbon County Fair was in full swing Thursday in Red Lodge.


  • New K-9 Units

    New K-9 Units

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:09:25 GMT
    The Montana Highway Patrol has its own K-9 units curbing drug trafficking for the first time ever.
    The Montana Highway Patrol has its own K-9 units curbing drug trafficking for the first time ever.
  • Grass Fire Threatens Homes

    Grass Fire Threatens Homes

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:03:09 GMT
    The Shepherd Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire on Michael Lane, just off of Highway 87 north, this afternoon.




    The Shepherd Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire on Michael Lane, just off of Highway 87 north, this afternoon.





  • VA Job Fair in Sheridan

    VA Job Fair in Sheridan

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:53:08 GMT
    Managers with several companies, who are looking for employees, will be at a job fair in Sheridan Wyoming on Friday.
    Managers with several companies, who are looking for employees, will be at a job fair in Sheridan Wyoming on Friday.
  • Hail Insurance Claims

    Hail Insurance Claims

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:47:20 GMT
    A few months after a major hail storm struck Billings, people in the area are working to get their homes and cars restored.
    A few months after a major hail storm struck Billings, people in the area are working to get their homes and cars restored.
  • Coroner Identifies Man in Hwy 312 Fatal Crash

    Coroner Identifies Man in Hwy 312 Fatal Crash

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:30:49 GMT
    A 27-year-old man dies in a fatal crash this morning near Worden.
    A 27-year-old man dies in a fatal crash this morning near Worden.
  • Billings Serial Rapist Sentencing Friday

    Billings Serial Rapist Sentencing Friday

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:28:37 GMT
    The sentencing for the Billings serial rapist happens Friday. Prosecutors are seeking 23 life without parole terms, and an additional 40 years, for Toby Griego, after he was found guilty of three rapes and one attempted rape.
    The sentencing for the Billings serial rapist happens Friday. Prosecutors are seeking 23 life without parole terms, and an additional 40 years, for Toby Griego, after he was found guilty of three rapes and one attempted rape.
  • Medical Uses for Contraceptives

    Medical Uses for Contraceptives

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:53:28 GMT
    Most people think contraceptives can only be used for birth control. But doctors and nurses say they more often see patients using them to treat other medical conditions.
    Most people think contraceptives can only be used for birth control. But doctors and nurses say they more often see patients using them to treat other medical conditions.
  • Dirty Dash Returns to Billings this Saturday

    Dirty Dash Returns to Billings this Saturday

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:22:06 GMT
    The dirtiest 5k race is back in Billings this weekend, and you still have time to register. The Dirty Dash takes place this Saturday.

    The dirtiest 5k race is back in Billings this weekend, and you still have time to register. The Dirty Dash takes place this Saturday.

  • Fire Restriction in Effect

    Fire Restriction in Effect

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:13:29 GMT
    A stage one fire restriction is in effect for Montana state parks and FWP areas.
    A stage one fire restriction is in effect for Montana state parks and FWP areas.
  • CSI Kids Camp

    CSI Kids Camp

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:09:30 GMT
    Billings kids give Crime Scene Investigation a try this week at MSUB.
    Billings kids give Crime Scene Investigation a try this week at MSUB.
  • Sentencing Memorandum Filed for Griego Case

    Sentencing Memorandum Filed for Griego Case

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:18:17 GMT
    The Yellowstone County Attorney’s Office files a sentencing brief for this Friday's hearing on the Billings serial rapist.
    The Yellowstone County Attorney’s Office files a sentencing brief for this Friday's hearing on the Billings serial rapist.
  • Fewer Fires

    Fewer Fires

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:06:23 GMT
    Firefighters are wrapping up their work on a blaze northwest of Cody. The Dillworth Fire, which was visible from the Chief Joseph Highway, grew to only six acres. It’s indicative of the mild fire season in the Shoshone National Forest and Yellowstone so far this summer.
    Firefighters are wrapping up their work on a blaze northwest of Cody. The Dillworth Fire, which was visible from the Chief Joseph Highway, grew to only six acres. It’s indicative of the mild fire season in the Shoshone National Forest and Yellowstone so far this summer.
  • Fruit Recall Affects Costco & Sam's Club

    Fruit Recall Affects Costco & Sam's Club

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:37:59 GMT
    Did you buy fruit at Costco or Sam's Club recently? If so, you may want to check your container.
    Did you buy fruit at Costco or Sam's Club recently? If so, you may want to check your container.
  • Super Volcano is Bigger

    Super Volcano is Bigger

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:27:04 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.
  • Lightning Strikes a Tree

    Lightning Strikes a Tree

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:15:35 GMT
    A husband and wife in Lockwood had quite a scare, when their 100-year-old tree was struck by lightning.
    A husband and wife in Lockwood had quite a scare, when their 100-year-old tree was struck by lightning.
  • Bernie's Diner Believes Tasting is Believing

    Bernie's Diner Believes Tasting is Believing

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:19:05 GMT

    Employees from Bernie's Diner hit the streets of downtown Billings in full force today.

    Employees from Bernie's Diner hit the streets of downtown Billings in full force today.

  • Federal Health Marketplace Subsidies Rulings - What it Means

    Federal Health Marketplace Subsidies Rulings - What it Means

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:15:34 GMT
    Two federal circuit courts of appeals come to contradictory rulings on premium subsidies for Obamacare, for those who got health insurance through states using the federal health insurance marketplace.
    Two federal circuit courts of appeals come to contradictory rulings on premium subsidies for Obamacare, for those who got health insurance through states using the federal health insurance marketplace.
  • County Attorneys Prepare for Griego Sentencing

    County Attorneys Prepare for Griego Sentencing

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:14:01 GMT
    The Yellowstone County Attorney's Office is preparing for the sentencing of the Billings serial rapist, Toby Eugene Griego
    The Yellowstone County Attorney's Office is preparing for the sentencing of the Billings serial rapist, Toby Eugene Griego
  • Fire Restrictions for Yellowstone County

    Fire Restrictions for Yellowstone County

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:07:26 GMT
    Yellowstone County will go into Stage 1 Fire Restrictions at midnight July 23rd.
    Yellowstone County will go into Stage 1 Fire Restrictions at midnight July 23rd.
  • Downtown Parking Plan

    Downtown Parking Plan

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:05:34 GMT
    The City of Billings is putting together a strategic plan for parking in the downtown area and your help is needed.
    The City of Billings is putting together a strategic plan for parking in the downtown area and your help is needed.
  • Reaction to Judge Baugh's Public Censure

    Reaction to Judge Baugh's Public Censure

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:44:01 GMT
    The family of the 14-year-old victim released a statement, saying Judge G. Todd Baugh has been adequately reprimanded for his insensitive comments and the improper sentence of Stacey Rambold.
    The family of the 14-year-old victim released a statement, saying Judge G. Todd Baugh has been adequately reprimanded for his insensitive comments and the improper sentence of Stacey Rambold.
  • Teen Drug Use in Montana

    Teen Drug Use in Montana

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:18:41 GMT
    For the third year in-a-row, the Treasure State ranks last in overall child and teenage health, according to a recent report.
    For the third year in-a-row, the Treasure State ranks last in overall child and teenage health, according to a recent report.
  • Montana Gains Victory Over REAL ID

    Montana Gains Victory Over REAL ID

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:40:24 GMT
    It's a victory for Montanans over the federal government and the REAL ID act. That was a move by Congress to create a national standard for identifications.
    It's a victory for Montanans over the federal government and the REAL ID act. That was a move by Congress to create a national standard for identifications.
  • Montana High Court Censures Judge Baugh

    Montana High Court Censures Judge Baugh (HOLD)

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:32:42 GMT
    The Montana Supreme Court handed down its punishment on the Yellowstone County judge who partially blamed a victim for her rape that caused a national outcry.
    The Montana Supreme Court handed down its punishment on the Yellowstone County judge who partially blamed a victim for her rape that caused a national outcry.
  • UPDATE: Park City Man Passes Away After Hwy 212 Crash

    UPDATE: Park City Man Passes Away After Hwy 212 Crash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:27:51 GMT
    A 59-year-old Park City man was Life Flighted to St. Vincent Healthcare Monday after his 1971 Dodge Dart was T-boned by a Ford Pickup pulling a camper.
    A 59-year-old Park City man was Life Flighted to St. Vincent Healthcare Monday after his 1971 Dodge Dart was T-boned by a Ford Pickup pulling a camper.
  • Mayo Clinic Exhibit at Billings Clinic

    Mayo Clinic Exhibit at Billings Clinic

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:58 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:58:42 GMT
    A mobile Mayo Clinic exhibit stops by Billings to celebrate its 150th anniversary. Billings Clinic is a part of the Mayo Clinic's care network.
    A mobile Mayo Clinic exhibit stops by Billings to celebrate its 150th anniversary. Billings Clinic is a part of the Mayo Clinic's care network.
  • City Council Reviews Third Draft of NDO

    City Council Reviews Third Draft of NDO

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:52 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:52:51 GMT
    Billings city council members take on the third draft of the non-discrimination ordinance during their work session, listening to dozens of people give testimony.
    Billings city council members take on the third draft of the non-discrimination ordinance during their work session, listening to dozens of people give testimony.
  • St. Vincent Healthcare Unveils New CyberKnife

    St. Vincent Healthcare Unveils New CyberKnife

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:49 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:49:51 GMT

    Some big news Monday as St. Vincent Healthcare unveiled their new CyberKnife Radiosurgery System.

    Some big news Monday as St. Vincent Healthcare unveiled their new CyberKnife Radiosurgery System.


  • Two 6th Grade Girls with Huge Hearts

    Two 6th Grade Girls with Huge Hearts

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:22:26 GMT
    Vicki Eaton and United Luv have received quite the donation from two very special girls.
    Vicki Eaton and United Luv have received quite the donation from two very special girls.
  • Vietnam Memorial Makes Brief Stop in Billings

    Vietnam Memorial Makes Brief Stop in Billings

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:13:23 GMT
    The half scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC made a brief stop in Billings Monday.
    The half scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC made a brief stop in Billings Monday.
  • Rep. Steve Daines Tours YBGR

    Rep. Steve Daines Tours YBGR

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:10:24 GMT

    Representative, Steve Daines, paid a visit to the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch in Billings today.

    Representative, Steve Daines, paid a visit to the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch in Billings today.

  • School Renovation Update

    School Renovation Update

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:07:57 GMT
    Renovations are quickly improving two Billings elementary schools.
    Renovations are quickly improving two Billings elementary schools.
  • Sage Center Renovation

    Sage Center Renovation

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:03:31 GMT
    The Yellowstone County 4-H building -- formerly known as the Sage Center -- is in its second year of restoration.
    The Yellowstone County 4-H building -- formerly known as the Sage Center -- is in its second year of restoration.
  • Coroner Identifies Man in Head-On Collision

    Coroner Identifies Man in Head-On Collision

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:55:38 GMT
    The Yellowstone County assistant coroner releases the name of the man who died in a head-on collision Saturday night.
    The Yellowstone County assistant coroner releases the name of the man who died in a head-on collision Saturday night.
  • Man Pleads Guilty to Deliberate Homicide

    Man Pleads Guilty to Deliberate Homicide

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:52:46 GMT
    The suspect in last October’s North Side homicide changes his plea in court.
    The suspect in last October’s North Side homicide changes his plea in court.
  • Idaho Man Dies in Head-on Collision

    Idaho Man Dies in Head-on Collision

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-07-21 04:53:22 GMT
    A 42-year-old Idaho man died in a head-on collision on Highway 87 Saturday night...
    A 42-year-old Idaho man died in a head-on collision on Highway 87 Saturday night...
  • Billings Clinic Hosts Reunion for Former NICU Patients

    Billings Clinic Hosts Reunion for Former NICU Patients

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:10:35 GMT
    Having a child in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is never the ideal situation for a family welcoming a child into the world.
    Having a child in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is never the ideal situation for a family welcoming a child into the world.
  • From east to west coast

    From east to west coast

    Sunday, July 20 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-07-20 23:42:11 GMT
    The Fuller Center of Housing puts together several cross country treks to fulfill their mission of building houses for the poor and providing a hand up, as opposed to a hand out.Melissa Merrill is the bike adventure trip leader and she said the trip is always fun and she is thankful for the hospitality shown to them throughout the trip.Heights Baptist Church Pastor Joe Dillabaugh said it was a no brainer to allow the large group of bicyclist to stay at their church. He said their mission alig...
    The Fuller Center of Housing puts together several cross country treks to fulfill their mission of building houses for the poor and providing a hand up, as opposed to a hand out.Melissa Merrill is the bike adventure trip leader and she said the trip is always fun and she is thankful for the hospitality shown to them throughout the trip.Heights Baptist Church Pastor Joe Dillabaugh said it was a no brainer to allow the large group of bicyclist to stay at their church. He said their mission alig...
  • Marines young and old get together

    Marines young and old get together

    Sunday, July 20 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-20 23:10:06 GMT
    Once a marine, always a marine is saying Burt Gigoux takes seriously.He said it is important for Marines, whether they're retired, reserves, or active duty to get together and keep comradery alive.Gigoux said if you didn't make it to this gathering, there are plans in the works for future gathering and he'll do his best to get the word out to everyone.
    Once a marine, always a marine is saying Burt Gigoux takes seriously.He said it is important for Marines, whether they're retired, reserves, or active duty to get together and keep comradery alive.Gigoux said if you didn't make it to this gathering, there are plans in the works for future gathering and he'll do his best to get the word out to everyone.
  • Social Media Movement Hopes to Bring about Change

    Social Media Movement Hopes to Bring about Change

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:38:00 GMT
    According to the American Stroke Association, there have been at least 17 cases of children dying in hot cars this year.
    According to the American Stroke Association, there have been at least 17 cases of children dying in hot cars this year.
  • State Games Bring People Together

    State Games Bring People Together

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:34:30 GMT
    Whether you're from Billings, Sidney, or one of the surrounding states, Big Sky State Games brings people together who share a common bond.
    Whether you're from Billings, Sidney, or one of the surrounding states, Big Sky State Games brings people together who share a common bond.
  • Raising the Walls

    Raising the Walls

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:31:53 GMT
    Mid Yellowstone Valley Habitat for Humanity raised the walls for their last house in the Rebecca Estates sub-division.
    Mid Yellowstone Valley Habitat for Humanity raised the walls for their last house in the Rebecca Estates sub-division.
  • Yellowstone Valley Farmers Market Begins 29th Season

    Yellowstone Valley Farmers Market Begins 29th Season

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-07-20 05:13:51 GMT
    Saturday morning marked the beginning of the 29th season of the Yellowstone Valley Farmers Market.
    Saturday morning marked the beginning of the 29th season of the Yellowstone Valley Farmers Market.
  • Olympian Lights Torch at Opening Ceremonies

    Olympian Lights Torch at Opening Ceremonies

    Sunday, July 20 2014 12:56 AM EDT2014-07-20 04:56:05 GMT
    The 29th annual Big Sky State Games kicks off with opening ceremonies on Friday, and this year, there were plenty of firsts.
    The 29th annual Big Sky State Games kicks off with opening ceremonies on Friday, and this year, there were plenty of firsts.
  • Longmire Days in Buffalo

    Longmire Days in Buffalo

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:25:12 GMT
    Fans of the hit television series “Longmire” are meeting the stars of the show in Buffalo this weekend.
    Fans of the hit television series “Longmire” are meeting the stars of the show in Buffalo this weekend.
  • Professional Boxing Returns to Billings

    Professional Boxing Returns to Billings

    Saturday, July 19 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-07-19 05:53:56 GMT

    Billings welcomes former Light Middleweight World Champion boxer, Austin "No Doubt" Trout, as he supports the fights taking place Saturday, July 19th, 7:00pm at the Holiday Inn Convention Center.

    Billings welcomes former Light Middleweight World Champion boxer, Austin "No Doubt" Trout, as he supports the fights taking place Saturday, July 19th, 7:00pm at the Holiday Inn Convention Center.


  • Tens of Thousands in Red Lodge for Beartooth Rally

    Tens of Thousands in Red Lodge for Beartooth Rally

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-07-19 00:12:30 GMT
    Thousands of motorcycles are rolling into Red Lodge as we speak for the 20th annual Beartooth Rally.
    Thousands of motorcycles are rolling into Red Lodge as we speak for the 20th annual Beartooth Rally.
  • Downtown Shooting Suspect Appears in Court

    Downtown Shooting Suspect Appears in Court

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-07-19 00:01:33 GMT
    The suspect in a shooting in the downtown area Thursday night appears in court.
    The suspect in a shooting in the downtown area Thursday night appears in court.
  • Man Accused of Stabbing Woman Pleads Not Guilty

    Man Accused of Stabbing Woman Pleads Not Guilty

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:53:09 GMT
    The man accused of stabbing a woman three times appears in court.
    The man accused of stabbing a woman three times appears in court.
  • Sheriff Names Man Who Drowned

    Sheriff Names Man Who Drowned

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:45:49 GMT
    The Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of an 81-year-old man from Atlanta, Georgia who died in an accidental drowning Thursday afternoon.
    The Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of an 81-year-old man from Atlanta, Georgia who died in an accidental drowning Thursday afternoon.
  • Background Check for School Bus Drivers

    Background Check for School Bus Drivers

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:43:27 GMT
    School bus drivers in Montana now must get a background check before they are allowed to drive a bus.
    School bus drivers in Montana now must get a background check before they are allowed to drive a bus.
  • National Parks Creates $400 Million for Montana

    National Parks Creates $400 Million for Montana

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:52:07 GMT
    4.2 million people -- that's how many of you visited national parks in Montana in 2013.
    4.2 million people -- that's how many of you visited national parks in Montana in 2013.
  • 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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