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Wolf-like animal killed near Denton

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DENTON - One family in Denton said they called Fish Wildlife and Parks after they shot what appeared to be a wolf on their ranch.   According to KXLO in Lewistown, game wardens came out to pick the animal up and sent pictures of it to a wolf specialist in Great Falls.  

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DEET or not to DEET

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To DEET or not to DEET… that is the question. You might not think it matters as long as it keeps those pesky mosquitoes away, but you might want to take a closer look at that bug spray bottle before you spray it on you or your kiddo's.  One of the biggest concerns when it comes to bug spray is if the chemical N-diethyl-meta-toluamide, more commonly known as ‘DEET’, is safe to use; especially on children. The good news is that you’re 100% in the clear. ... More>>

Is social media pressuring Montanans to change their faces? Video included

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In a time when there's pressure to always look perfect for your next selfie, we found out even Montanans are showing a growing interest in procedures to enhance their face.

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Tuesday standoff suspect involved in 2014 standoff with GFPD Video included

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The Great Falls Police Department has apprehended a male suspect after he barricaded himself in an apartment building on the 11-hundred block of  7th Avenue South for almost four hours Tuesday. The incident occurred right outside the south entrance of Longfellow Elementary School. Neighbors on the scene told KFBB they witnessed GFPD try to pull over a vehicle, when the man driving jumped out and ran into the apartment complex. Police did tell reporters on scene that this was a ...

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1 Killed in 2 vehicle crash on I-15

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Around 11:30 am on Sunday, scanner traffic indicated a rollover crash had occurred in the southbound lane of Interstate 15 near Emerson Junction.

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Woman attacked by bear

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According to a press release from Fish, Wildlife, & Parks, a bear attack has been reported in a remote section of the Cabinet Mountains south of Libby. 

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Public meeting to discuss Missoula Co flooding set for Monday

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According to a Facebook post from Missoula County 9-1-1, there is a public meeting scheduled for 6:00 pm on Monday at Hawthorne Elementary in Orchard Homes to discuss flooding. Hawthorne Elementary is located at 2835 S 3rd Street W in Missoula.

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Flooding plagues Helena mobile home community

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A makeshift levee that was holding back floodwaters at a mobile home park collapsed overnight, opening up the floodgates even more. 

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Missouri River fishing access site closed due to high water

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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has closed the Mid Canon Fishing Access Site on the Missouri River about halfway between Helena and Great Falls due to high water. The closure of the FAS just downstream from the mouth of the Dearborn River was prompted by the Missouri River flooding the campground area and latrine.                 Mid Canon FAS will remain closed until the Missouri recedes and the area... More>>

The New Frontier: "Build it Better" Video included

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Google “Shelby Carousel” and a "permanently closed" alert pops up. But that couldn’t be any further from the truth. "It's a long story, but I'll try to be brief." But it's a story with a simple message: if it's broken, you fix it. "Well it was in bad shape. It was greasy and dirty. And so I worked on it all winter and all summer," says Shelby Carousel founder Harry Benjamin. After purchasing the carousel in 2016 and finding the perf...

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Emergency Personnel "can't stress enough how dangerous" floodwaters are

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In a press conference Sunday at the Missoula County Emergency Operations Center, emergency responders laid out their ongoing plans to deal with severe flooding throughout Missoula County. Speakers stressed the importance of avoid floodwaters to prevent the spread of disease; if you are exposed to floodwaters, emergency personnel ask that you wash the exposed area immediately. In addition, multiple first responders spoke to the risk of undercurrents, and how dangerous and strong thos...

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Herberger's to close in Great Falls

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GREAT FALLS - Another store is shutting its doors in the Electric City.  This time it's due to the liquidation of its parent company.  All Herberger stores across the nation will be closing.  A U.S. bankruptcy judge is expected to decide today on the acquisition of the Bon-Ton stores chain. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. was operating 260 stores in 24 states, largely in the Northeast and Midwest, when it filed for bankruptcy in January. Stores in Havre, Kalispell, Billings,...

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UPDATE: Escaped bear located

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A 3 to 4-year-old female black bear has escaped from Montana Wildlife Center overnight.  

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Youth Transition Center to close in Great Falls

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GREAT FALLS - Budget cuts are forcing the closure of Great Falls Youth Transition Center.  The center is a 7-bed facility houses boys between the ages of 15 - 17, all of whom are on juvenile parole. “It’s unfortunate that, as a result of cuts mandated by the legislature, we had to make this difficult decision. We have taken a hard look at programs and found that this is the most cost-effective solution,” Department of Corrections Director Reginald Michael ... More>>

Flooding on the Hi-Line

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Flooding is taking over the Hi-Line for the second straight day. 

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SCAM ALERT: HPD says old scam making new rounds

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HELENA: Helena Police Department says they've seen another influx of calls to victims across the Capital city where the caller claims to be a part of law enforcement. 

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The never ending sink hole causes headaches

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It’s the sinkhole that keeps on coming back. For neighbors on the 1800 block of 2nd and 3rd avenue north, this is the fourth time they have dealt with the problem. “You know when the kids came out to put the trash in the bin and saw this giant gaping hole. It's just so much emotion that’s involved with it, like the anger,” said Laura Wight. This sinkhole is a new one that popped up just feet away from the old one that has caused problems 3 other times last ye... More>>

Students study water quality

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Water experts were in Helena Thursday, teaching students at Capitol High School about the importance of clean water. Called Bio-Blitz, this first of its kind summit drew biologists from a multitude of fields from across the state and country. The scientists gave kids interactive lessons on maintaining a balanced, healthy ecosystem. It also explained just how important it is to be aware of the water they're drinking and playing in. "We believe its really important to get th... More>>

Rossiter Elementary has no major flood damage

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Just a few weeks ago, water surrounded Rossiter Elementary School, but amazingly, there’s no serious flood damage. Helena Public Schools Superintendent Jack Copps says volunteer’s sandbagging efforts saved Rossiter.   Now, parents around the area are rejoicing that their kid's school was sparred. Right now Rossiter students are finishing the year at Carroll College. While many parents are ready for the normal routine, some might have to enroll their kids at Carroll ... More>>

POST committee sets hearing for Sheriff Edwards

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Northern Plains Resource Council going to federal court over Keystone Pipeline

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The Northern Plains Resource Council is gearing up for a big battle in the federal courthouse tomorrow against the Keystone XL pipeline because Montana is where the pipeline would cross the United States and Canadian border. The group held a rally today to get their ideas out to more of the public, and they say this fight started back with standing rock. “This was one of the seeds that standing rock planted. When they kicked out our sacred fire, the spread those embers everywh...

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New faces on the GFPS Board of Trustees

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There are two new faces on the Great Falls Public School Board of Trustees. Teresa Schreiner and Kim Skornogoski were sworn in and on the first day, they were hit with some pretty tough issues. Most of them dealt with the failing of the school levy and despite the negatives, there is still a job to be done and it starts with making sure the children are set up for success. Skornogoski said, "I really want to be open and welcoming to the public and really listen to parent concer... More>>

Protecting yourself against mosquito bites Video included

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More water can be a good thing, especially as we head into the drier summer months. It can help fight off drought-like conditions and fires, but it can also be a breeding ground for pests, like mosquitoes. The Department of Public Health and Human Services is urging residents that now is time to bring out the bug spray. DPHHS tells us although the bugs have started to come out more now that it's warmer you can expect a big influx in numbers starting in June and July. Chuck Council, c... More>>

NFL: Players will stand for National Anthem or face penalty

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell issued a statement from Atlanta regarding a new policy on the national anthem during NFL games. The new guidelines are listed as: 1. All team and league personnel on the field shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem. 2. The Game Operations Manual will be revised to remove the requirement that all players be on the field for the Anthem. 3. Personnel who choose not to stand for the Anthem may stay in the locker room or in a similar loc... More>>

"Racial profiling is illegal" ACLU weighs in on woman detained in Havre Video included

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The town pump in Havre that's been getting quite national attention because a U.S. Border and Protection agent heard two American citizens speaking Spanish. Speaking in Spanish is not breaking the law we did some research to see what terms border patrol can detain you. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website immigration officers, without a warrant, may within a reasonable distance, which in this case is 115 miles from the border of the U.S, search for aliens in an...

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Board of Regents to discuss staffing and budget cuts at meeting Video included

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Staffing, budget cuts, and students will be the topic of discussion at Montana State University-Northern for the board of regents meeting Wednesday morning. Paul Tuss, a board of Regents member, said there is one new addition to the university system and that's the new diesel technology system at MSU Northern. Students can learn everything from engine and systems to diagnostics and welding. MSU board member Paula Tuss said that although new programs are coming budget throughout the st... More>>

Community Spotlight: Spring Fling Hoop Thing!

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Calling all Ballers! Montana’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament is sit to tip-off in Great Falls. Spring Fling Hoop Thing will take place at Montana Expo Park, Saturday, June 2nd. All ages are welcome to play in the tournament that started in 1995, and draws thousands of players each year. Nicole Zimmerman with Alliance for Youth joins us in the KFBB studios to explain all you need to know for this year’s upcoming tournament. More>>

Amtrak set to close doors in Harve June 2nd Video included

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Amtrak officially set the date to close ticket stations at both Havre and Shelby locations on June 2nd. The town of Havre recently had a town hall meeting to discuss the effects of the recent cut, and many told us this would be detrimental to the hi-line.  Terry Lilletvedt, councilmen for the town of Havre tells us most of the people who use the train on the Hi-line are ill, disabled or elder, and don't have access to the internet or in some cases don't know how to use the inter...

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Smith River drowning victim identified

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At approximately 1 P.M. today, first responders were called to mile marker 20 on Milligan Rd. near the Smith River. The initial investigation shows 3 men, who have not been identified were on the Smith River with 2 boats.   The 2-man boat rounded a corner on the river and struck a large rock which caused the boat to capsize.  One of the men was able to swim to shore and is in good condition. The other man who was in the boat was not...

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Helena OK's downtown revitalization

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The city of Helena took a big step in breathing new life into the downtown business district in the Capital City. The city commission unanimously voted to pave the way for an urban renewal district on Monday. City Manager Ron Alles  said this is not just about adding a fountain or paving sidewalks, it’s about restructuring and revitalizing downtown Helena. The city commission approved a "statement of blight", which sounds negative, Alles explained it really ... More>>

Northern Flicker inflicts damage

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While crews have been drilling all day around the capitol area to improve the legislative arena, something else has been doing its own drilling, but this time to destroy. Our Bliss Zechman spoke with wildlife officially about a little pest that's causing a huge mess around Helena and beyond. The  Northern Flicker is a member of the woodpecker family. So, naturally, he pecks. However, while other members of his family choose to root in trees, this bird has a thing for historic... More>>

Emergency gas repair closes parts of 28th St

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According to Terri Gumenberg with Public Works/Operations, Energy West is closing 28th St from Central Ave to 1st Ave S until Friday due to an emergency gas repair. More>>

Dunes FAS on Missouri River closed due to high water

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In a press release Monday evening, Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced the Dunes Fishing Access Site on the Missouri River has been closed due to high water.  The FAS is located south of Great Falls and just upstream from Ulm.  Water has now flooded the FAS. FWP says the area will remain closed until the Sun River recedes, the area is cleaned and is deemed safe for recreation.  More>>

Free basketball camp with Church of Nazarene Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Jeff Lauver stops in the KFBB studios to talk about the free upcoming basketball camp for children.  This year's camp will be open to 150 children, boys and girls. It is free and open to everyone. Each child will leave with a basketball, jersey, and a free breakfast and lunch each day during the three-day camp.  For more information or to register, head here. 

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GFPS breaks ground on $37 Million dollar Great Falls High remodel

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Great Falls Public Schools broke ground on the 37 million dollar expansion project at Great Falls High today. The project includes what the district is calling the new hub of their building between the main campus and the south campus, which will include new teaching areas, modified classrooms, and mechanical and electrical updates. Numerous people spoke about the importance of this project, but Mayor Bob Kelly said this will forever change the history of education in Great Falls. ...

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Floods impact construction

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HELENA, Mont.-  Flooding has caused trouble at some construction sites in the rapidly growing Capital City. Our Bliss Zechman spoke with one construction group that says when flooding comes pouring in like it has over the last several weeks here in Helena, often companies have to halt operations for up to a month. Product Development Manager for the Sussex Construction group in Helena, Soren Koford, says that like all foundations, the house is reliant on the concrete to transf... More>>

Destroying beaver dam stops flooding, impacts environment

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Flooding in Helena almost immediately subsided in several areas of the valley after the county decided to dismantle a beaver dam. News of the destruction set fine with those affected by weeks of high water around their home. However, our Bliss Zechman sat down with Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials to discuss how destroying a habitat can affect the surrounding ecosystem. Beavers are not endangered, their gnawing habits can be a pest, and people often legally hunt them for their pel... More>>

Arocha to remain free until his sentencing

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Judge John Johnston has ruled William Arocha Jr. will remain free until his sentencing September 6th.

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Pet of the week: Gus

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This week KFBB is featuring Gus as our Pet of the Week. He's available for adoption right now at the Maclean Animal Adoption Center (MAAC) in Great Falls Gus is a four-year-old, small mixed breed dog who is very handsome, can be quite timid at first, but has plenty of love to give. “He is very shy and timid so it takes him a little bit to warm up to people,” said Erin Doran. If you give him the time he needs to warm up, the adoption center says he could go with most oth...

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Wildlife will be impacted by Sperry Rebuild, No long term effects suspected

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Glacier National Park says the rebuilding of the Sperry Chalet, burnt in the Sprague fire in 2017, should not permanently impact wildlife in the area. The plan, which was recently approved by the park service, shows the use of horses, mules, and helicopters to bring materials to the chalet as its 6 miles from the closest road.  People did voice their concerns about this impacting the wildlife in the area as helicopters could be flying in and out multiple times throughout the da...

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Reports of two ATV accidents

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Cascade County Sheriff's Office confirms two separate ATV accidents. One is on Highway 89 mile marker 58. Mercy flight responded to the call. They said the victim is a male of unknown age with a head injury and he is conscious. The other is out by Vaughn. The victim is also a male age unknown at this time with bleeding from his head and nose. As we learn more we will update the story.   More>>

Two men missing in Fergus County found alive

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Fergus County Disaster and Emergency Service has confirmed two men missing along the Missouri River near Kipp Park have been found alive. Cathy Barta, Fergus County DES Director, says the men had been missing since last night. The men have not been identified but we know one was from Great Falls and the other is from Billings. Petroleum County officials and a helicopter from Malmstrom were called in to assist. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available... More>>

GFPD needs your help

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The Great Falls Police Department is asking for the public's help involving an investigation into a suspicious disturbance. GFPD is searching for a woman who rides the bicycle in the attached photo. 

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Free immunizations offered to combat flood related illness

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HELENA, Mont.- The Public Health Office  is offering free immunizations to flood victims and volunteers on Friday. Contact with floodwater can cause you to contract diseases such as Tetanus, Hepatitis-A, and the flu, even if you are just trying to help combat the floods by filling sandbags. Toxic floodwaters crawling with dangerous bacteria, viruses and diseases can cling tires, clothes and more. Unfortunately, for the folks in the Capital City, that water has spread far be... More>>

Battle of the Badges on Malmstrom

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Yelling and grunting might not be too out of the ordinary for airmen at Malmstrom AFB, but the reason why they're doing it is. It’s police week, and for the airmen here it’s all about honor. “We get to honor those who came before us that have paid the ultimate sacrifice and honor those and pay contribution to those going forward that we get a chance to serve with every day,” said 1st Lt. Nicolas Cunningham. Normally every year during police week they host mul...

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Getting a new everything in downtown Great Falls

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From a downtown eyesore, to a bustling apartment building with shops, thing could be about to change in the downtown core. After a devastating fire nine years ago, big plans are in the works for the rocky mountain building in downtown Great Falls.  Craig Raymond, CBO for the City of Great Falls Planning and Community Development, said it would be amazing for the historical building to go from a pigeon hotel to a place for people to live. Raymond explains NeighborWorks ... More>>

Flood warnings in place

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Flooding still a major concern  across the Treasure State. As storms make their way across Montana, the National Weather Service is on alert. Wednesday, they upgraded several areas to flood warnings, including the Sun River. NWS Meteorologist Roger Martin said anyone who lives along the Sun River, from the mountains to Fort Shaw, must to keep a close eye on the water level. However, homes along smaller creeks also need to be monitored. He added rain could be falling in ... More>>

Helena flood cleanup begins

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As floodwaters recede many are feeling a flood of relief for the first time in weeks. However, now, they're left with a huge mess. Our Bliss Zechman went to a formerly flooded RV park in Helena where residents are preparing to put their boots back on, this time to clean up. It looks like Moses has parted The Red Sea in the Helena RV park. Last week, the water was skimming knees, but now its nearly gone, almost like magic. However, it wasn't magic, but a dismantled beaver dam tha... More>>

Search for Roberts in the Missouri halted by flood waters

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Brittney Roberts, the woman who is identified as the woman to go through Black Eagle dam in April, has yet to be found. unfortunately, mother nature has halted the search. Sheriff Bob Edwards told KFBB he had to stop the search for her because of the raging waters on the Missouri river. If the search continued, he would put lives at risk. “I have a grieving family and I want them to have closure. But I have to think about the lives that go out in this water, this river is one ...

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Torch of Hope arrives in Great Falls

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It was hard not to see the ear to ear smiles on the faces of athletes, volunteers, and Guardians of the Flame as the Torch of Hope completed its 2200 mile journey to reach Centene Stadium. “I’m here to dedicate my time to the torch baby. I did the torch from Murdock’s to Conoco and I feel like a champion. I can't wait to do that track and field I’m so happy and excited,” said Frank Zepelda. Many athletes like Zepelda were Guardians and helped bring the...

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NWS warns residents to prepare now for future flooding

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The warm weather feels great after the harsh winter, however, it has caused many issues for those along the rivers in Central Montana and now they have issued more warnings. 

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Man with airsoft pistol causes panic

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On Monday, May 14th, Helena police officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Missoula Ave. for a complaint of a man in a vacant lot waving a pistol around. The caller informed dispatch that it did not appear he was pointing the gun at anyone. HPD says that when they arrived, several people in the area gave differing reports, with some saying the man was agitated. Officers took precautions as there were softball games going on around the scene and had people leave th...

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Many in Helena angry at county's flood mitigation methods

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HELENA, Mont.,- More than 100 folks came out to voice their opinion at a public forum on Monday evening. Many of them were angry, saying the county isn't doing enough to help prevent floods in The Capital City. Several residents of Helena stood up to say they are drowning, not only in flood water, but also in red tape. They say its too difficult to get things like flood permits and culverts created. However, officials with the county and state say they are doing all they can to he...

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NeighborWorks and GFPS team up to build 40th home together

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NeighborWorks of Great Falls and Great Falls Public Schools has teamed up in building a brand new home in our community, with most of the construction being done by the students. This collaboration between GFPS and NeighborWorks has built 40 homes over the years. All in an effort to help give families in our community a roof over their head in areas normally not built in, as well as give real-world learning experiences to the students. “It benefits us because you know we are b...

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Helena has temporary flood relief while it gears up for the worst

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HELENA, Mont.,- Monday was a beautiful, May day, in Helena. While many folks are enjoying it by taking to the parks and trails, others are bracing for the worst. "It’s hard to keep up with this, its definitely a job into itself," said Michael Williams, a longtime resident of the Helena RV park that is currently flooded with water. Williams had to quit one of his jobs just to keep his home from floating away. He and his dad sleep in three-hour shifts to ensure their ... More>>

BeeHive Homes hosting its first Senior Ball Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Amber Cayse stops by the KFBB studios to discuss the upcoming Senior Ball, hosted by BeeHive Homes of Great Falls.  

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Woman accused of driving drunk with child in backseat

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On May 12th, MHP Trooper Swartz spotted a dark SUV strike an orange cone that was on top of the dashed white lines on the southbound lanes 6th Street NW near the Northwest Bypass. 

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Flood Stages: What do they mean?

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Flooding continues to impact several areas around Montana and with it comes different flood stages. The first stage a river or creek would enter is called the 'action stage.' This serves as a warning that flooding could be on the way and you want to start preparing in advance. This includes removing items away from the river and gathering sandbags. After the action stage, the creek or river could enter the 'minor' stage. This includes having the river come out of its banks, flooding... More>>

Montana artist taking the past and making modern art

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It called a "Warriors Art"  among Native American tribes from the plains. Because notable people like Sitting Bull used it as a way to keep records of war deeds,  But for local artist John Isaiah Pepion, it is much more personal.  "Ledger art is a form of expression that is over 100 years old and theres several periods. it got it start in Fort Marion which in an old Spanish fort in Augustine Florida in the 1880's,"said Pepion.  He uses authent...

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Pet of the week: Tiger the cat

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This week KFBB is featuring Tiger as our Pet of the Week. He's available for adoption right now at the Maclean Animal Adoption Center (MAAC) in Great Falls. 

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Flooding updates in your area

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Here are the current flooding statuses for rivers in your area: 

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Rollover crash near Simms Video included

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A 15-year-old driver walked away with only a bruised wrist after rolling his vehicle over near the Simms area. 

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Youth bring culture to the community

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Well if you have never been to a pow wow and always wanted to know more about Native American culture check out a pow wow.

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The Kindness Project 2018

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Make it Happen Montana was at Fergus High School in Lewistown Friday to encourage kindness. Teachers recognized students who have a positive attitude during an assembly, filled with students of all ages. Jason Stephens, who is the co-founder and Vice President of Make It Happen Montana, said it was a way to encourage kindness and focus on the everyday acts that usually go unnoticed. He hopes the Kindness Project will grow and expand to other cities in the future. More>>

Sun River is at minor flood level Video included

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Residents in the Sun River area today and he said this is nothing compared to the flood of 1964. Others tell us that these types of floods only happen once every 10 years. Volunteers from a local church have been going door to door to help but they said residents in the area prepared for the worst. Elder Ritchie has been in the area since the flooding started. According to him, residents said the worst the water is getting is up to people driveways and nothing far beyond that so it's... More>>

Community Spotlight: National Trails Day!

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Hiking season is here and registration for National Trails Day is open! 

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Wall climbing opportunities for the disabled

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Friday and Saturday experts explain the specifics for creat adaptive climbing programs for people with disabilities. Stephaine Richarson describes climbing as a gateway to of adventure both mentally and physically. From stronger arms and legs to relieving stress or setting a  goal. It could be just what you or your loved one needs. The have community day is Saturday at the Hi-line climbing center from 9 am until noon. 

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County stops handing out sandbags, non-profit picks up the work

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Lewis and Clark County announced it will no longer provide sandbags to the Helena community due to cost on Thursday, despite the fact that severe flooding is expected to continue. However, in a press conference on Friday, officials with the Salvation Army announced they'll be picking up where the county left off. It's not clear yet if the non-profit will be able to provide as many sandbags to people. They're hoping the community will step up and donate its time and resources. ... More>>

Letter carriers gear up for food drive Video included

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Letter carriers from all over the country are gearing up for one of the biggest food drives of the year. Its called the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive and thanks to this drive families are able to get much-needed food during the summer months.  Marcus Delgado,10 year veteran of the post office, has participated in the annual food drive every year he's worked for the post office. He said giving back to his community has always been near and dear to his heart.  Delgado said It'... More>>

FWP is looking for persons putting zip ties on walleye Video included

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Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks needs your help to find the person who has been putting zip ties on the lips of walleye. The fish were caught near Cascade just below the Holter dam. Someone has put a zip tie on the bottom lip of the fish, in what wildlife officials is a type of tagging. The ties are causing deformities in the animals. FWP tells us that there have been several other reports of fish with these ties. Officials say right now, all they really want is for the person resp...

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Tips for checking over agriculture equipment

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Just yesterday one man was severely burned after a radiator line broke and shot boiling hot fluid onto his face.  He was working with his sprayer out in a field when the accident happened and luckily he ended up being ok. But as spring planting is already underway, it's a good reminder to make sure all your farming equipment is in proper working order. “It's always better to give it an extra look than to ignore it,” said James Neumann. Accidents will happen, and so... More>>

Lincoln flooding washes out roads, tests resolve of families

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"Its unreal," said Dixie Kibbee, a Lincoln flood victim.   Filling, hauling and placing sandbags has become a way of life for the Kibbees. When the floodwaters started to rise around their home three days ago, they knew this was all they could do to save the land they've lived on for fifteen years.  "The groundwater is coming up so high that its coming into the crawl space," said Kibbee. Just when things start to seem better, they take a tu... More>>

NWS urges residents near Sun River to prep for flooding Video included

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Residents in the Sun River area we spoke with said this flooding is nothing compared to the past floods and one woman said despite what mother nature throws at them, her home has stood the test of time. The Kerchal family has lived in this home just feet from the Sun River for 2 decades and Karen Kerchal said this is nothing new. Kerchal said, "We have been through one flood and the people before us would have gone through a flood." Kerchal who didn't want to go on camera... More>>

When will the doors reopen

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It has been well over a year since the doors were shut and sealed at the Agri-Village Mall by the Great Falls Fire Marshal.  

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Man dies in custody over weekend

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Recently we received numerous reports of a 28-year-old man who died while in custody at the Bureau of Indian Affairs Correction Center on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. 

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Man accused of stabbing brother in the chest

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Emerson Fourhorns is accused of stabbing his brother twice after a drunken argument early Thursday morning.  

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2nd Annual Indigenous Movements Interchange Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Ta'jin Perez with Montana Native Vote stops by the KFBB studio to discuss the upcoming 2nd Annual Indigenous Movements Interchange. This year's conference begins Friday, May 11th and continues through Saturday, May 12th at the Great Falls International Airport.  There will also be an appearance by Senator Jon Tester on Saturday at 1:00pm. For more information, visit the Montana Native Vote's website. 

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Lewis & Clark County runs out of funds for sandbags

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HELENA: Flood waters are continuing to rise in Helena and the county is running out of funds to help out.  Sandbags are available until Friday at 5 pm at the fairground but after that, it will be up to the public to provide their own sandbags. Sandbag payment comes directly from the general fund and in a press conference yesterday Governor Steve Bullock offered state assistance if needed but no word on where that funding would exactly come from. According to a press releas... More>>

Road reopens in Blaine County after emergency closure

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BLAINE COUNTY - A landslide last month made Timber Ridge Road impassable and unsafe for travel.  

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Prescribed and controlled burns hope to help prevent terrible fire season

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Fighting fire with fire is something numerous fire agencies and the forest service does every year.  It’s all in an effort “to reduce that fuel so when the hotter months come and the grass grows up and dies again there won’t be that fuel load so we can handle it a lot easier,” said Nick Brown. So why do this in late April and May? “The weather is in our favor, it’s a big factor with burning. When we get into July and August that's when we na...

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Great Falls Police Detective Corey Reeves named as Slaughter's Undersheriff Pick

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Cascade County Sheriff Candidate Jesse Slaughter has named Great Falls Police Detective Cory Reeves as his Undersheriff.  The announcement was made Wednesday evening at the Meadowlark Country Club. In a press release from Slaughter's Communications Director, Adrienne Ehrke, Reeves grew up in Great Falls and is a graduate of Great Falls High. He also earned his bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Great Falls.  Reeves has been in law enforcement for ... More>>

Voters approve a new high school for East Helena

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A project decades in the making became a reality last night for East Helena Public Schools. Voters approved a nearly $30 million bond to build a high school in the community. More than 60 percent of voters approved the measure. However, most of those who opposed mainly cited the expense as a reason for turning it down. It will cost homes valued $200,000 and more about $35 per month.   However, for Superintendent Ron Whitmoyer and the majority of the people in East Helena this i... More>>

Helena teacher pay raise passed by voters

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Last night, voters approved a pair of levies that will give teachers and staff in the capital city one of the highest salaries for educators in the state. Because of budget cuts and bond issues over the past couple of years, Helena teachers agreed to not ask for an increase in salary in order to maintain essential services. However, the levy passage has paved the way for the pay boost and now, all teachers will receive a 1.5 percent raise. "This is all about relationships... More>>

Rossiter students will finish the year at Carroll College

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Today some students at Rossiter Elementary School were forced to relocate after severe flooding turned the school's campus into a swamp, closing it for the remainder of the school year. Today Rossiter's 4th and 5th graders were crammed into Helena Middle School. The district says that while there's been a few bumps in the road while shuffling students around, but all in all, its gone pretty well.  However, starting next week, things could get rocky as students certainly won'... More>>

"The worst is yet to come" Lincoln prepares for more flooding

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LINCOLN - Residents are already dealing with rising waters in Lincoln and it's about to get much worse. "There's still 60 inches of snow and 38 inches of water in that snow and that's not even the high elevation.  So we know there's more coming," said Zach Muse, Fire Chief, Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department  The water level is rising by the hour and he adds it's grown by half a foot since Tuesday.  Right now the best thing they can do to prepare is place san... More>>

Helena community lends a helping hand during flooding

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Governor Bullock made the trek to Rossiter Elementary School in the Helena Valley this afternoon. Most of the school's campus is under water. While Bullock declared the area to be in a state of emergency, some parents in the area are calm. The Bourquin family says community support has helped them stay optimistic. When they got the call on Sunday that her youngest daughter's elementary school was flooding, the entire the Bourquin family rushed over to help, but they weren't alone. ... More>>

Unofficial election results are in for Cascade and Lewis and Clark Counties

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The Cascade County unofficial preliminary election results are in. For Great Falls, the park district has passed with 7,157 for and 5,944 against. For the elementary general fund there were 6,759 for and 8,372 against. For the high school general fund, it was a close one, with 181 for and 198 against. For the School District Trustee (3 year term) Teresa Schreiner- 5092  Judy Tankink- 4452 Laura Wight- 3360 For School District Trustee (2 year term) Babara Going- 4690 Jac...

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Preventing insect bites and unwanted illnesses

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It's that time of the year again when those pesky insects pesky insects which can bite and sting and just generally annoy you are starting their return. The City-County health department has some tips for you in preventing unwanted insect bites. To best protect yourself from mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and other unwanted insects, you should avoid heavily wooded or tall grass areas. Always walk in the middle of paths and trails avoiding vegetation if possible, and always wear insect r...

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Sun River Could See Flooding

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With all of the flooding across Montana, and the Missouri River flowing at a high level, some residents are wondering if it will flood in Great Falls. According to the National Weather Service, the river is running much higher than normal this time of year. "That is mostly the result of the Bureau of Reclamation," said Senior Service Hydrologist Arin Peters. He says they are releasing more water out of Canyon Ferry Dam due to the snow melt.  Peters says that the Miss... More>>

Dandelion Foundation Color Run Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Becky Rate and Aden Wilson stop by the KFBB studios to discuss the upcoming Dandelion Foundation 1 Mile and 5K Color Run! The run serves as a fundraiser for Child Abuse Prevention. Events will take place on Saturday, May 12th starting at noon at the West Bank Pavilion in Great Falls, located at 200 3rd Ave. NW.  For more information or to register in advance, visit the Dandelion Foundation's website. 

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Hi-Line seeing minimal flooding due to snow melt Video included

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This past winter the Hi-Line was slammed with harsh weather and it seemed the end was nowhere in sight. Now that spring is here they are getting some signs of relief. Compared to some parts of the state that are seeing major flooding the Hi-line is not. Jimi Champ, who lives near the Cut Bank area  in Seville Flats told us that conditions have been " pretty green and beautiful." Champ said other that some of the rivers are looking a little swollen but no property are i... More>>

Great Falls Public Schools Election

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It's election night here in Great Falls and the result could have a direct impact on Great Falls Public Schools.  One of the things voters are deciding on, is whether or not to approve a levy for teachers. This would help fund operational costs of teaching Great Falls youth. Without this levy, GFPS says they might have to eliminate programs. The total amount they are looking to get approved is $1.3 million, at a cost of less than $20 per year in property taxes for the av... More>>

Helena's voters to decide on teacher raises

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HELENA - In order to get teachers in Helena a raise, taxpayers are going to have to pony up a few more bucks a month in property taxes.  Today voters are deciding whether or not to do just that, along with creating a new school district in East Helena. If both the first measure is approved, it could make Helena teachers some of the highest paid educators in the state.  The ballot measure is broken down into 2 parts, one for elementary and one for high school.  For the... More>>

Flooding stops flow of volunteers to Rossiter Elementary School

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The flooding in Helena Valley by Ten Mile Creek continues as residents are urged to take the necessary precautions to protect their property from the rising waters. 

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Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary Spring Sale Video included

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In tonight's Community Spotlight, Shary Fiske from the Salvation Army stops by the KFBB studio to discuss the upcoming annual Spring Sale. Most proceeds from the sale go into supporting youth programs throughout the community.  This year's sale will take place on Friday, May 11th and Saturday, May 12th. Admission on Friday will be $10 from 10:00-1:00, $2 from 1:00-4:00, and free from 4:00-6:00. Admission on Saturday is free and items are half off.  For more information, vi...

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Robbery suspect told clerk he had a gun

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On May 4th, Helena Police Department Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Euclid for a report of an attempted robbery around 5:17 pm. 

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Pet of the week: Rolo

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This week KFBB is featuring Rolo as our Pet of the Week. He's available for adoption right now at the Maclean Animal Adoption Center (MAAC) in Great Falls. Rolo is a 2 year old cat, who is pretty laid back, a little shy at first but easily warms up, and definitely a talker. “He does like to sing and he's got a very good voice and he will belt it out for all the world to hear. Once he gets used to you and gets comfortable with his situation he is a wonderful cat,” said To... More>>

Flooding preparations underway in Seeley

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Significant flooding for the Seeley Lake area is expected in the coming week and there are measures in place to help the public prepare. The Missoula Disaster and Emergency Services has delivered sandbags to the Seeley Lake volunteer fire department station 1 and at the Missoula county satellite office north of Seeley. They are available to the public on a first come first serve basis. There are numerous locations around Seeley where local businesses have generously provided fill ... More>>

Crusin the Drag 2018

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Down central avenue was packed Saturday with cars and people out for Montana's largest free car show ! The event is in its 19th year.  Nine blocks of Central Avenue from park drive up to 9th street were filled with car enthusiasts and families. Not only were they cars to check out from early model Ts  but also trucks, motorcycles, and camper trailers. Plus games, food and drinks. If you missed you might get the chance to see them crusin the drag. 

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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center celebrates 20 years

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The Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center marked 20 years since they opened their doors. The celebration was free to the public and  a number of interactive  presentations. For example, how people cooked in the 1880s and dance Demonstrations by the Little Shell Chippewa dancers. Even Fish Wildlife and Parks were on hand providing families with an in-depth look at the fish of the Missouri.  But that wasn't all! They had hot dogs, ice creams, and drink...

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Class brings students closer to reporter dreams Video included

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It's through Mr. Brian Crosby video productions class that students produce daily newscast to let fellow classmates know whats happening right now in Rustler country. The discovery grant programs awarded the class with almost 3,000 dollars to get much-needed equipment to help students get closer to there dreams. Crosby said, "The discovery grant has been a lifesaver for us. Technology is expensive they are high school kids and they beat them up we are kinds of at the end of a cy... More>>

Great Falls advances to 2nd round for best main street

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Just when you thought Great Falls couldn't get more electric turns out it can. Great Falls advances to the second round as one of America's best main streets. America Main Streets puts on the contest every year and get this if the city wins. That means $25,000 in the bank. Kelly Pierce from the Downtown Great Falls Association said that those funds could be invested right back into our community. Kelly Pierce said that the money could go into the pedlet programs and the associa... More>>

Community Spotlight: Salvation Army Open House

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In tonight’s Community Spotlight, we welcome Maj. Mark King from the Salvation Army to the KFBB Studios. He stopped by to explain how they’ve been able to be a member of the Great Falls community for over 100 years, as well as what’s happening right now, what’s planned for the future and how you can help. Here’s the interview:

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Students graduate form GFC newest program

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Six students at Great Falls MSU are the very first to graduate from one of the university's newest programs. The new computer programing program is the first 2 year school of its kind in Great Falls. According to the department chair for computer technology, Steve Robinette, the demand for computer programming and developers has been on the rise for some time. Part of the curriculum for students is working with local businesses here in Great Falls to get hands-on experience. Robinett... More>>

New economic development program puts money back into Great Falls Video included

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A new option will soon be available for those looking to invest in the Electric City. It will give investors a chance to help improve and revitalize downtown Great Falls. Thanks to the 2017 tax cut and jobs act a new economic development program was created, establishing what is known as opportunity zones.  The program allows private investors from all over the county to put money back into places like the Electric City. It can be an investment in businesses, it can be into real... More>>

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  • 3 Billings officers involved in sex scandal identify themselves, one resigns

    3 Billings officers involved in sex scandal identify themselves, one resigns

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:36:54 GMT

    The three Billings police officers involved in a sex scandal have identified themselves.

    The three Billings police officers involved in a sex scandal have identified themselves.

  • Pipeline protester must pay over $3K in fines

    Pipeline protester must pay over $3K in fines

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-03-21 00:27:58 GMT

    65 year old Leonard Higgins turned off an emergency valve at a Spectra Energy site last October just south of Big Sandy. Not only did the self-proclaimed activist admit to turning the valve off. He video taped himself as he did it. 

    65 year old Leonard Higgins turned off an emergency valve at a Spectra Energy site last October just south of Big Sandy. Not only did the self-proclaimed activist admit to turning the valve off. He video taped himself as he did it. 

  • Local Business Spotlight: Morning Light Coffee

    Local Business Spotlight: Morning Light Coffee

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-03-20 20:04:01 GMT

    Making latte's and cappuccinos wasn’t even a thought for morning light coffee roasters almost 30 years ago. In fact, they got into the coffee business as wholesalers for local grocery stores. Times have changed however, they opened a coffee shop, continued roasting and haven’t looked back. “We are kind of unique that we roast our own coffee in our store. We started that concept back in 1989 and it was a fairly new concept, nobody was doing it around the countr

    Making latte's and cappuccinos wasn’t even a thought for morning light coffee roasters almost 30 years ago. In fact, they got into the coffee business as wholesalers for local grocery stores. Times have changed however, they opened a coffee shop, continued roasting and haven’t looked back. “We are kind of unique that we roast our own coffee in our store. We started that concept back in 1989 and it was a fairly new concept, nobody was doing it around the countr

  • Discovering the Future: Native American Bison Experience

    Discovering the Future: Native American Bison Experience

    Students at Paris Gibson Education Center had the opportunity of a lifetime to go the Fort Belknap reservation and harvest a bison: what they call the Native American Bison Experience.

    Students at Paris Gibson Education Center had the opportunity of a lifetime to go the Fort Belknap reservation and harvest a bison: what they call the Native American Bison Experience.

  • Update: Suspect arrested in hit-and-run accident that killed Canadian man

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 1:17 PM EST2018-02-27 18:17:24 GMT

    One Canadian man has been arrested in connection to a crash that killed a 72-year-old man in Great Falls on April 15th. 

    One Canadian man has been arrested in connection to a crash that killed a 72-year-old man in Great Falls on April 15th. 

  • Cyber hacking protection tips

    Cyber hacking protection tips

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 8:21 PM EST2018-01-25 01:21:15 GMT

    It can happen to you anytime....anywhere....even if you think it can't. That's what Eric Fulton, a former professional hacker is saying about cyber attacks. 

    It can happen to you anytime....anywhere....even if you think it can't. That's what Eric Fulton, a former professional hacker is saying about cyber attacks. 

  • Domestic violence cases increasing in Cascade County

    Domestic violence cases increasing in Cascade County

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 6:21 PM EST2018-01-16 23:21:12 GMT
    Domestic violence is a growing issue here in Cascade County. According to the Victim Witness Assistant Services, they currently have more than 350 open files. There were also more than 1,000 local victims in 2017. "Everyday we deal with it," said Tonya Rolando with the Victim Witness Assistant Services. "Some days multiple times, some days maybe once, but I would average probably daily." According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, nearly 2...
    Domestic violence is a growing issue here in Cascade County. According to the Victim Witness Assistant Services, they currently have more than 350 open files. There were also more than 1,000 local victims in 2017. "Everyday we deal with it," said Tonya Rolando with the Victim Witness Assistant Services. "Some days multiple times, some days maybe once, but I would average probably daily." According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, nearly 2...
  • University of Providence Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    University of Providence Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-01-16 00:52:59 GMT

    The University of Providence celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. with a special celebration held on campus. It all started at 10:00 a.m. with the ringing of the Chapel Bell. The University of Providence says they do it every year along with the ringing of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. The event also consisted of speeches, music and food.  "Martin Luther King stood for so much of what our campus stands for in terms of a commitment to justice, a commitment to peace, and t...

    The University of Providence celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. with a special celebration held on campus. It all started at 10:00 a.m. with the ringing of the Chapel Bell. The University of Providence says they do it every year along with the ringing of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. The event also consisted of speeches, music and food.  "Martin Luther King stood for so much of what our campus stands for in terms of a commitment to justice, a commitment to peace, and t...

  • Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals: Day Three

    Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals: Day Three

    Sunday, January 14 2018 11:50 PM EST2018-01-15 04:50:58 GMT
    Highlights from the final day of the Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals held on Sunday, January 14th. 
    Highlights from the final day of the Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals held on Sunday, January 14th. 
  • Getting to know JJ Harrison the Rodeo Clown

    Getting to know JJ Harrison the Rodeo Clown

    Sunday, January 14 2018 4:23 PM EST2018-01-14 21:23:47 GMT

    The Montana PRCA Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals are well underway and you might have noticed a certain rodeo clown.  Originally a school teacher with a masters degree, JJ Harrison says his love for being the class clown eventually became his occupation. " About 2004 a friend of mine said 'hey I'm putting a bull ride on and I want you to be my clown,' Harrison said. "I thought that's ridiculously stupid I'm not wearing make-up prancing around like some dork. No I'm not doing...

    The Montana PRCA Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals are well underway and you might have noticed a certain rodeo clown.  Originally a school teacher with a masters degree, JJ Harrison says his love for being the class clown eventually became his occupation. " About 2004 a friend of mine said 'hey I'm putting a bull ride on and I want you to be my clown,' Harrison said. "I thought that's ridiculously stupid I'm not wearing make-up prancing around like some dork. No I'm not doing...

  • Townsend and Jefferson Split Rivalry Doubleheader

    Townsend and Jefferson Split Rivalry Doubleheader

    Sunday, January 14 2018 12:15 AM EST2018-01-14 05:15:45 GMT

    The Townsend Bulldogs hosted the Jefferson Panthers for a Class B high school basketball rivalry doubleheader. 

    The Townsend Bulldogs hosted the Jefferson Panthers for a Class B high school basketball rivalry doubleheader. 

  • Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals: Day Two

    Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals: Day Two

    Saturday, January 13 2018 11:40 PM EST2018-01-14 04:40:17 GMT
    Highlights from day two of the Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals held on Saturday, January 13th.
    Highlights from day two of the Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals held on Saturday, January 13th.
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  • Actor Steve Reevis dies

    Actor Steve Reevis dies

    Thursday, December 7 2017 7:10 PM EST2017-12-08 00:10:39 GMT

    Steve Reevis was an actor and a member of the Blackfeet Nation in Browning Montana. According to the Pikanni Press & Newsfeed in Browning Reevis passed away December 7, 2017.

    Steve Reevis was an actor and a member of the Blackfeet Nation in Browning Montana. According to the Pikanni Press & Newsfeed in Browning Reevis passed away December 7, 2017.

  • Senator Daines to host press call regarding public lands

    Senator Daines to host press call regarding public lands

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 6:35 PM EST2017-12-06 23:35:45 GMT
    Today, U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced he will be hosting a press call on Thursday, December 7th, to discuss public lands with the Montana press. This story will be updated as we learn more details.
    Today, U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced he will be hosting a press call on Thursday, December 7th, to discuss public lands with the Montana press. This story will be updated as we learn more details.
  • Whitefish sues over payments for Puerto Rico power work

    Whitefish sues over payments for Puerto Rico power work

    Friday, December 1 2017 12:51 PM EST2017-12-01 17:51:08 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A small Montana company that landed and lost a $300 million contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid is suing a subcontractor for allegedly interfering with tens of millions of dollars in payments.  

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A small Montana company that landed and lost a $300 million contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid is suing a subcontractor for allegedly interfering with tens of millions of dollars in payments.  

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  • Wolf-like animal killed near Denton

    Wolf-like animal killed near Denton

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:12:04 GMT
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    DENTON - One family in Denton said they called Fish Wildlife and Parks after they shot what appeared to be a wolf on their ranch.   According to KXLO in Lewistown, game wardens came out to pick the animal up and sent pictures of it to a wolf specialist in Great Falls.  

    DENTON - One family in Denton said they called Fish Wildlife and Parks after they shot what appeared to be a wolf on their ranch.   According to KXLO in Lewistown, game wardens came out to pick the animal up and sent pictures of it to a wolf specialist in Great Falls.  

  • VIDEO: Search continues for four people in Idaho river

    VIDEO: Search continues for four people in Idaho river

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:57:04 GMT

    GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO - The search continues for four people who remain missing after their car wrecked and landed upside-down in the Selway River in a remote part of Idaho. Newly released video shows the car submerged in a fast-moving river.

    GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO - The search continues for four people who remain missing after their car wrecked and landed upside-down in the Selway River in a remote part of Idaho. Newly released video shows the car submerged in a fast-moving river.

  • Montana family's Cancun vacation derailed by serious injury

    Montana family's Cancun vacation derailed by serious injury

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:14:37 GMT

    A family from Malta on vacation in Cancun has had their dream vacation come to a terrible conclusion after a dive off of a dock resulted in a broken spine.

    A family from Malta on vacation in Cancun has had their dream vacation come to a terrible conclusion after a dive off of a dock resulted in a broken spine.

  • Police: 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; suspect dead

    Police: 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; suspect dead

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:25:41 GMT

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Police say a man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant and opened fire, wounding two people, before being shot dead by an armed civilian in the parking lot.   

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Police say a man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant and opened fire, wounding two people, before being shot dead by an armed civilian in the parking lot.   

  • The never ending sink hole causes headaches

    The never ending sink hole causes headaches

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:03:07 GMT
    It’s the sinkhole that keeps on coming back. For neighbors on the 1800 block of 2nd and 3rd avenue north, this is the fourth time they have dealt with the problem. “You know when the kids came out to put the trash in the bin and saw this giant gaping hole. It's just so much emotion that’s involved with it, like the anger,” said Laura Wight. This sinkhole is a new one that popped up just feet away from the old one that has caused problems 3 other times last ye...
    It’s the sinkhole that keeps on coming back. For neighbors on the 1800 block of 2nd and 3rd avenue north, this is the fourth time they have dealt with the problem. “You know when the kids came out to put the trash in the bin and saw this giant gaping hole. It's just so much emotion that’s involved with it, like the anger,” said Laura Wight. This sinkhole is a new one that popped up just feet away from the old one that has caused problems 3 other times last ye...
  • Tuesday standoff suspect involved in 2014 standoff with GFPD

    Tuesday standoff suspect involved in 2014 standoff with GFPD

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:02:51 GMT

    The Great Falls Police Department has apprehended a male suspect after he barricaded himself in an apartment building on the 11-hundred block of  7th Avenue South for almost four hours Tuesday. The incident occurred right outside the south entrance of Longfellow Elementary School. Neighbors on the scene told KFBB they witnessed GFPD try to pull over a vehicle, when the man driving jumped out and ran into the apartment complex. Police did tell reporters on scene that this was a ...

    The Great Falls Police Department has apprehended a male suspect after he barricaded himself in an apartment building on the 11-hundred block of  7th Avenue South for almost four hours Tuesday. The incident occurred right outside the south entrance of Longfellow Elementary School. Neighbors on the scene told KFBB they witnessed GFPD try to pull over a vehicle, when the man driving jumped out and ran into the apartment complex. Police did tell reporters on scene that this was a ...

  • Security troops on Wyoming nuclear missile base took LSD

    Security troops on Wyoming nuclear missile base took LSD

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:17:17 GMT

    Investigators cracked the drug ring in March 2016. Fourteen airmen were disciplined.

    Investigators cracked the drug ring in March 2016. Fourteen airmen were disciplined.

  • EPA says Smurfit-Stone chemicals aren't leaking into Clark Fork

    EPA says Smurfit-Stone chemicals aren't leaking into Clark Fork

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:24:49 GMT

    MISSOULA - EPA officials say they don't think Smurfit-Stone settling ponds are leaking contaminants into the Clark Fork, even though visual footage of the site makes it look like that's what happening.

    MISSOULA - EPA officials say they don't think Smurfit-Stone settling ponds are leaking contaminants into the Clark Fork, even though visual footage of the site makes it look like that's what happening.

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