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  • Snowmobiler found dead near Cooke City

    Snowmobiler found dead near Cooke City

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-02-23 17:56:53 GMT

    A snowmobiler was found dead near Cooke City Thursday.

    A snowmobiler was found dead near Cooke City Thursday.

  • Snow and visitation numbers reaching record highs at Big Sky Resort

    Snow and visitation numbers reaching record highs at Big Sky Resort

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:19 PM EST2018-02-23 17:19:26 GMT

    Big Sky Resort is having an incredible snow season; in fact, they are seeing some of the most snow they have ever seen since the mid-90s. 

    Big Sky Resort is having an incredible snow season; in fact, they are seeing some of the most snow they have ever seen since the mid-90s. 

  • Woman searching for brother last seen near Livingston

    Woman searching for brother last seen near Livingston

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:53 AM EST2018-02-23 16:53:44 GMT

    A woman is searching for her brother, who was last seen near Livingston.

    A woman is searching for her brother, who was last seen near Livingston.

  • University of Montana sees dip in spring enrollment

    University of Montana sees dip in spring enrollment

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:10 AM EST2018-02-23 16:10:19 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The University of Montana says its enrollment is down by 5.4 percent for the spring semester compared to the previous year.

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The University of Montana says its enrollment is down by 5.4 percent for the spring semester compared to the previous year.

  • Missing Red Lodge man murdered for being "disrespectful" and "homeless"

    Missing Red Lodge man murdered for being "disrespectful" and "homeless"

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:57 AM EST2018-02-23 05:57:20 GMT

    A missing Red Lodge man has been found dead. The Carbon County Sheriff's Office says they have a suspect in custody.

    A missing Red Lodge man has been found dead. The Carbon County Sheriff's Office says they have a suspect in custody.

  • Hardin teacher accused of hiding gun fired

    Hardin teacher accused of hiding gun fired

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:47 AM EST2018-02-23 05:47:12 GMT

    Montana school district officials have fired an art teacher accused of hiding a gun for one of her students.

    Montana school district officials have fired an art teacher accused of hiding a gun for one of her students.

  • Yellowstone bison released a second time

    Yellowstone bison released a second time

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-02-22 23:33:15 GMT

    Bison being held just outside of Yellowstone National Park were released overnight in what the National Park Service is calling a second act of sabotage.  

    Bison being held just outside of Yellowstone National Park were released overnight in what the National Park Service is calling a second act of sabotage.  

  • Montana community buried under epic snowstorm

    Montana community buried under epic snowstorm

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:26 PM EST2018-02-22 23:26:39 GMT

    Road closures and brutal winter weather closed off an entire Montana community last week. Residents of Browning and surrounding areas provided us with pictures of the epic snow drifts and buried cars - and even a couple of playful dogs who took advantage of the snow to climb up on a roof.

    Road closures and brutal winter weather closed off an entire Montana community last week. Residents of Browning and surrounding areas provided us with pictures of the epic snow drifts and buried cars - and even a couple of playful dogs who took advantage of the snow to climb up on a roof.

  • Search continues for missing skier in Whitefish

    Search continues for missing skier in Whitefish

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:21 PM EST2018-02-22 23:21:24 GMT

    The search continues near Big Mountain for a backcountry skier who's been missing since February 17.

    The search continues near Big Mountain for a backcountry skier who's been missing since February 17.

  • Half of students remain at Big Sky High School during perimeter lock-in

    Half of students remain at Big Sky High School during perimeter lock-in

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:31 PM EST2018-02-22 20:31:07 GMT

    Big Sky High School is under a perimeter lock-in after threatening graffiti was found in a bathroom at the school.

    Big Sky High School is under a perimeter lock-in after threatening graffiti was found in a bathroom at the school.

  • Belgrade High School resumes classes after gun rumors

    Belgrade High School resumes classes after gun rumors

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:39 PM EST2018-02-22 19:39:26 GMT

    UPDATE: The shelter-in-place is over at Belgrade High School. 

    UPDATE: The shelter-in-place is over at Belgrade High School. 

  • 14-year-old Philipsburg student arrested for threatening to shoot classmates

    14-year-old Philipsburg student arrested for threatening to shoot classmates

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-02-22 19:16:21 GMT

    A 14-year-old Philipsburg student disturbed classmates when he allegedly told them he “would win in an Olympic school shooting.”

    A 14-year-old Philipsburg student disturbed classmates when he allegedly told them he “would win in an Olympic school shooting.”

  • Police: No credible threat in latest Big Sky High School threat

    Police: no credible threat in latest Big Sky High School threat

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-02-22 19:16:21 GMT

    Two separate groups of students came to the administration with safety concerns.  

    Two separate groups of students came to the administration with safety concerns.  

  • UPDATE: SD2 Superintendent joins Wake Up Montana to discuss school threat hoax

    UPDATE: SD2 Superintendent joins Wake Up Montana to discuss school threat hoax

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:34 AM EST2018-02-22 15:34:33 GMT

    Superintendent Terry Bouck joined Wake Up Montana's Andrea Lutz to discuss social media threats that began circulating Wednesday. Bouck explains how the district and Billings police investigated to determine the threats were a hoax.

    Superintendent Terry Bouck joined Wake Up Montana's Andrea Lutz to discuss social media threats that began circulating Wednesday. Bouck explains how the district and Billings police investigated to determine the threats were a hoax.

  • Darby Schools investigating another social media threat

    Darby Schools investigating another social media threat

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-02-22 04:53:56 GMT

    Law enforcement officers are investigating another social media threat posted by an unknown person toward the Darby School District.

    Law enforcement officers are investigating another social media threat posted by an unknown person toward the Darby School District.

  • Billings Clinic offers new Sentinel Cerebral Protection System.

    Billings Clinic offers new Sentinel Cerebral Protection System.

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:13 PM EST2018-02-22 01:13:06 GMT
    February 22nd is National Heart Valve Awareness Day and at least 5 million American's suffer from some form of heart valve disease, which in some cases can lead to serious complications and even death. One of the main complications during heart valve surgery is a stroke. Billings Clinic now has a procedure that greatly reduces the risk of a stroke during a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. KULR-8s Melissa Scavelli spoke with a Billings resident who had both procedures. Le Ro...
    February 22nd is National Heart Valve Awareness Day and at least 5 million American's suffer from some form of heart valve disease, which in some cases can lead to serious complications and even death. One of the main complications during heart valve surgery is a stroke. Billings Clinic now has a procedure that greatly reduces the risk of a stroke during a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. KULR-8s Melissa Scavelli spoke with a Billings resident who had both procedures. Le Ro...
  • Philipsburg student arrested after reportedly making threats

    Philipsburg student arrested after reportedly making threats

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:36 PM EST2018-02-21 23:36:12 GMT

    The Granite County Sheriff's Office is investigating a threat reportedly made by a student at the Philipsburg School. 

    The Granite County Sheriff's Office is investigating a threat reportedly made by a student at the Philipsburg School. 

  • Bitcoin boom: Montanans turn to a new type of mining

    Bitcoin boom: Montanans turn to a new type of mining

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:31 PM EST2018-02-21 22:31:52 GMT

    Two Montana communities are trying to transform their industrial heritage into 21st century bitcoin mining.

    Two Montana communities are trying to transform their industrial heritage into 21st century bitcoin mining.

  • Officials: No threat to Capital High after police investigate video

    Officials: No threat to Capital High after police investigate video

    HPD says there is no threat to the school or community after they were contacted regarding a Snapchat video. 

    HPD says there is no threat to the school or community after they were contacted regarding a Snapchat video. 

  • Hundreds gather on Higgins Ave. Bridge during school walkout

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:57 PM EST2018-02-21 20:57:12 GMT

    Hundreds of Missoula high school students gathered on the Higgins Avenue Bridge Wednesday to protest gun violence. 

    Hundreds of Missoula high school students gathered on the Higgins Avenue Bridge Wednesday to protest gun violence. 

  • MSU announces first concert at Bobcat Stadium since 1981

    MSU announces first concert at Bobcat Stadium since 1981

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:23 PM EST2018-02-21 18:23:45 GMT

    A Grammy-award winning band will be the first group to play a concert at Bobcat Stadium in 37 years. According to an MSU release, Imagine Dragons is scheduled to headline at the stadium this summer.

    A Grammy-award winning band will be the first group to play a concert at Bobcat Stadium in 37 years. According to an MSU release, Imagine Dragons is scheduled to headline at the stadium this summer.

  • Court docs: Darby student told classmates who he would shoot

    Court docs: Darby student told classmates who he would shoot

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:19 PM EST2018-02-21 00:19:53 GMT

    New details have been released in the alleged school shooting threat against Darby High School. Witnesses say that Kayser told a group of students on lunch break that he was "going to shoot up the school."

    New details have been released in the alleged school shooting threat against Darby High School. Witnesses say that Kayser told a group of students on lunch break that he was "going to shoot up the school."

  • Traffic Alert: Two incidents block lanes of I-90

    Traffic Alert: Two incidents block lanes of I-90

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-02-20 23:04:21 GMT

    Two separate accidents delayed traffic on I-90 Tuesday afternoon west of Missoula. 

    Two separate accidents delayed traffic on I-90 Tuesday afternoon west of Missoula. 

  • 8 animals and one person rescued from Billings apartment fire

    8 animals and one person rescued from Billings apartment fire

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:00 PM EST2018-02-20 19:00:58 GMT

    Firefighters had to resuscitate two of five dogs rescued from the apartment. Their owner was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

    Firefighters had to resuscitate two of five dogs rescued from the apartment. Their owner was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

  • "Middle of Nowhere" found in Montana

    "Middle of Nowhere" found in Montana

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:39 PM EST2018-02-20 18:39:49 GMT

    A new analysis has determined where the "middle of nowhere" is in the United States: and it's in northeastern Montana. 

    A new analysis has determined where the "middle of nowhere" is in the United States: and it's in northeastern Montana. 

  • How to handle negative temps according to Montanans

    How to handle negative temps according to Montanans

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:02 PM EST2018-02-20 17:02:14 GMT

    How do you stay warm in subzero temperatures? Montanans explain. 

    How do you stay warm in subzero temperatures? Montanans explain. 

  • SD2 is closed Tuesday will resume Wednesday

    SD2 is closed Tuesday will resume Wednesday

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:11 AM EST2018-02-20 16:11:56 GMT

    Bitter cold temperatures lead SD2 to close all schools and cancel activities Tuesday, but Superintendent Terry Bouck says things will be back to normal on Wednesday. However, the district will continue alternative bus routes through Friday. 

    Bitter cold temperatures lead SD2 to close all schools and cancel activities Tuesday, but Superintendent Terry Bouck says things will be back to normal on Wednesday. However, the district will continue alternative bus routes through Friday. 

  • Darby man arrested in alleged school threats

    Darby man arrested in alleged school threats

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:48 AM EST2018-02-20 06:48:37 GMT

    An 18-year-old Darby student is in custody after allegations related to a school threat. 

    An 18-year-old Darby student is in custody after allegations related to a school threat. 

  • US scientists try crowdsourcing to stop invasive mussels

    US scientists try crowdsourcing to stop invasive mussels

    By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Federal officials are offering a $100,000 prize to find a way to kill invasive quagga and zebra mussels. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says the only area not yet invaded by the mussels in the contiguous United States is the Columbia River Basin in the Pacific Northwest. The basin contains struggling runs of salmon and steelhead trout. The basin is also heavily harnessed for hydroelectric power. Officials estimate it will cost $5...
    By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Federal officials are offering a $100,000 prize to find a way to kill invasive quagga and zebra mussels. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says the only area not yet invaded by the mussels in the contiguous United States is the Columbia River Basin in the Pacific Northwest. The basin contains struggling runs of salmon and steelhead trout. The basin is also heavily harnessed for hydroelectric power. Officials estimate it will cost $5...
  • Search underway for missing skier at Whitefish Mountain Resort

    Search underway for missing skier at Whitefish Mountain Resort

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:39 PM EST2018-02-19 17:39:45 GMT

    WHITEFISH- Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry told the Flathead Beacon that search and rescue teams have found no sign of a man believed to have been skiing outside the boundaries of Whitefish Mountain Resort.    Authorities have not released the man's name but say he was reported missing when he didn't return home on Saturday.    The man was last seen near the Flower Point area on Big Mountain.    Curry said Sunday night that rescue teams on skis, snowm...

    WHITEFISH- Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry told the Flathead Beacon that search and rescue teams have found no sign of a man believed to have been skiing outside the boundaries of Whitefish Mountain Resort.    Authorities have not released the man's name but say he was reported missing when he didn't return home on Saturday.    The man was last seen near the Flower Point area on Big Mountain.    Curry said Sunday night that rescue teams on skis, snowm...

  • Montana town experiences 80-degree temperature swing

    Montana town experiences 80-degree temperature swing

    The temperature in a northern Montana town changed by more than 80 degrees in a single day this week.

    The temperature in a northern Montana town changed by more than 80 degrees in a single day this week.

  • Agency managing vast US lands experiences year of upheaval

    Agency managing vast US lands experiences year of upheaval

    A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000...

    A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.

  • MetraPark announces Luke Bryan ticket sales date

    MetraPark announces Luke Bryan ticket sales date

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-02-19 15:47:12 GMT

    Country Superstar Luke Bryan will play the RimRock Auto Arena at MetraPark Friday September 14th. Tickets go on sale Friday.

    Country Superstar Luke Bryan will play the RimRock Auto Arena at MetraPark Friday September 14th. Tickets go on sale Friday.

  • Final Report Yellowstone Fenn Treasure Death

    Final Report Yellowstone Fenn Treasure Death

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:53 AM EST2018-02-19 06:53:14 GMT

    Mammoth – A search for the Forrest Fenn treasure ended in death in Yellowstone last spring. That is confirmed by the park investigation that was kept private. 

    Mammoth – A search for the Forrest Fenn treasure ended in death in Yellowstone last spring. That is confirmed by the park investigation that was kept private. 

  • Search and rescue teams comb mountain for missing skier

    Search and rescue teams comb mountain for missing skier

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:08 PM EST2018-02-19 03:08:01 GMT

    WHITEFISH, Mont. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a man who didn't return from a ski outing.    

    WHITEFISH, Mont. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a man who didn't return from a ski outing.    

  • Snow and cold grip Montana

    Snow and cold grip Montana

    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-02-18 23:04:15 GMT

    A winter storm is holding Montana in its grip, causing hazardous travel conditions throughout the state. 

    A winter storm is holding Montana in its grip, causing hazardous travel conditions throughout the state. 

  • Caught on Camera: Smash and Grab at iDoctor in Billings

    Caught on Camera: Smash and Grab at iDoctor in Billings

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:58 AM EST2018-02-18 16:58:11 GMT

    A local business is trying to get the word out about stolen merchandise. The iDoctor posted the video of the Friday morning burglary on their Facebook page.

    A local business is trying to get the word out about stolen merchandise. The iDoctor posted the video of the Friday morning burglary on their Facebook page.

  • Remains of damaged Glacier chalet hold up under record snows

    Remains of damaged Glacier chalet hold up under record snows

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-02-18 07:12:42 GMT

    COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A conservation group says the stone walls of a historic chalet at Glacier National Park that were severely damaged in a wildfire last summer are holding up despite record snowfalls.    

    COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A conservation group says the stone walls of a historic chalet at Glacier National Park that were severely damaged in a wildfire last summer are holding up despite record snowfalls.    

  • OUTDOOR REPORT: Capturing wild game

    OUTDOOR REPORT: Capturing wild game

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:01 AM EST2018-02-18 05:01:09 GMT

    Winter is an ideal time for wildlife biologists to capture animals. And as Winston Greely shows us in this week's Outdoor Report, there are many ways to capture game.

    Winter is an ideal time for wildlife biologists to capture animals. And as Winston Greely shows us in this week's Outdoor Report, there are many ways to capture game.

  • Winter storm starts rolling through Rockies

    Winter storm starts rolling through Rockies

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-18 04:12:51 GMT

    A major winter storm has started sweeping through the U.S. Rocky Mountains, with heavy mountain snows and bitter cold temperatures forecast through the long Presidents Day weekend.

    A major winter storm has started sweeping through the U.S. Rocky Mountains, with heavy mountain snows and bitter cold temperatures forecast through the long Presidents Day weekend.

  • Montana town experiences 80-degree temperature swing

    Montana town experiences 80-degree temperature swing

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:18 PM EST2018-02-17 23:18:49 GMT

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The temperature in a northern Montana town changed by more than 80 degrees in a single day this week.

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The temperature in a northern Montana town changed by more than 80 degrees in a single day this week.

  • Missing man found dead at old mine in western Montana

    Missing man found dead at old mine in western Montana

    Authorities say a man who was last seen in late January was found dead at an old mine in western Montana.

    Authorities say a man who was last seen in late January was found dead at an old mine in western Montana.

  • Safety experts recommend changing how schools conduct drills

    Safety experts recommend changing how schools conduct drills

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:58 PM EST2018-02-17 17:58:09 GMT

    "Drills should encourage people to think on their feet," said consultant Kenneth Trump of National School Safety and Security Services in Ohio. That might mean starting a drill when students are in hallways or lunchrooms instead of class.

    "Drills should encourage people to think on their feet," said consultant Kenneth Trump of National School Safety and Security Services in Ohio. That might mean starting a drill when students are in hallways or lunchrooms instead of class.

  • Algae problem on Montana's Smith River prompts meeting

    Algae problem on Montana's Smith River prompts meeting

    Montana environmental officials say a reported increase in aquatic algae on the Smith River is interfering with recreational activities on the popular waterway northwest of White Sulphur Spings.

    Montana environmental officials say a reported increase in aquatic algae on the Smith River is interfering with recreational activities on the popular waterway northwest of White Sulphur Spings.

  • Escape Inmate Wanted

    Escape Inmate Wanted

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-17 17:11:11 GMT

    The Montana Department of Corrections is asking for the public's help to locate a missing inmate. 

    The Montana Department of Corrections is asking for the public's help to locate a missing inmate. 

  • School District 2 safety measures

    School District 2 safety measures

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:47 AM EST2018-02-17 05:47:52 GMT

    When you send your kids off to school every day, you trust they're in a safe environment. But just how safe are they at school? "Long gone are the days when the school doors are just left open," said Joe Halligen, the principle of Ben Steele Middle School. 

    When you send your kids off to school every day, you trust they're in a safe environment. But just how safe are they at school? "Long gone are the days when the school doors are just left open," said Joe Halligen, the principle of Ben Steele Middle School. 

  • MHP responds to nearly 100 incidents across MT

    MHP responds to nearly 100 incidents across MT

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-16 20:35:50 GMT

    Montana Highway Patrol has already responded to 15 accidents across the state from 7:20 am - 8:55 am Friday.  

    Montana Highway Patrol has already responded to 15 accidents across the state from 7:20 am - 8:55 am Friday.  

  • FWP releases preliminary results from Carbon County CWD hunt

    FWP releases preliminary results from Carbon County CWD hunt

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:34 PM EST2018-02-16 19:34:16 GMT

    Preliminary numbers show that seven mule deer from southern Carbon County, one white-tailed deer harvested near Joliet, and one mule deer killed in northern Liberty County have tested positive for the disease.

    Preliminary numbers show that seven mule deer from southern Carbon County, one white-tailed deer harvested near Joliet, and one mule deer killed in northern Liberty County have tested positive for the disease.

  • Fly-over of Sperry Chalet shows walls are standing

    Fly-over of Sperry Chalet shows walls are standing

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:58 AM EST2018-02-16 15:58:58 GMT

    A remarkable step is made recently in the effort to restore the historic Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park. A fly-over by the Glacier National Park Conservancy this week showed the walls of the Sperry Chalet survived the winter.

    A remarkable step is made recently in the effort to restore the historic Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park. A fly-over by the Glacier National Park Conservancy this week showed the walls of the Sperry Chalet survived the winter.

  • Focus on filling your own home with love

    Focus on filling your own home with love

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:55 AM EST2018-02-16 06:55:12 GMT

    With another school shooting this week in Florida, it's likely your children are asking you questions. Local experts say they best thing you can do is focus on creating a safe loving home for your family.

    With another school shooting this week in Florida, it's likely your children are asking you questions. Local experts say they best thing you can do is focus on creating a safe loving home for your family.

  • Gov. Bullock says "thoughts and prayers aren't solutions" to mass shooting epidemic

    Gov. Bullock says "thoughts and prayers aren't solutions" to mass shooting epidemic

    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:38 PM EST2018-02-16 00:38:25 GMT

    Gov. Steve Bullock ordered the state to display all flags at half-staff Thursday out of respect for the victims and families of the mass shooting in Florida. Bullock says it's time to "start a conversation" about mental health care and gun safety laws, and that thoughts and prayers alone aren't solutions.

    Gov. Steve Bullock ordered the state to display all flags at half-staff Thursday out of respect for the victims and families of the mass shooting in Florida. Bullock says it's time to "start a conversation" about mental health care and gun safety laws, and that thoughts and prayers alone aren't solutions.

  • Emergency travel only in effect in several Montana counties

    Emergency travel only in effect in several Montana counties

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:36 AM EST2018-02-15 16:36:52 GMT

    Snow is blanketing parts of Montana as several counties issued emergency travel *only notifications for the roads.  

    Snow is blanketing parts of Montana as several counties issued emergency travel *only notifications for the roads.  

  • Weather wreaks havoc on Hi-Line

    Weather wreaks havoc on Hi-Line

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:24 PM EST2018-02-15 02:24:31 GMT

    Road conditions continue to be treacherous along the Hi-Line.  

    Road conditions continue to be treacherous along the Hi-Line.  

  • Broken pipes cause hundreds to lose water on reservation

    Broken pipes cause hundreds to lose water on reservation

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:06 PM EST2018-02-15 02:06:47 GMT

    Nearly 200 homes are without running water on the Rocky Boy Reservation after a cold snap broke pipes last week.

    Nearly 200 homes are without running water on the Rocky Boy Reservation after a cold snap broke pipes last week.

  • Severe driving conditions along I-15

    Severe driving conditions along I-15

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:04 PM EST2018-02-15 02:04:49 GMT

    MDT is reporting severe driving conditions across Montana.  

    MDT is reporting severe driving conditions across Montana.  

  • Mother Nature hammers the Hi Line

    Mother Nature hammers the Hi Line

    Blackfeet Law Enforcement has told us some of the roads are open near Browning and Cut Bank, however, they expect it to only be open temporarily.  

    Blackfeet Law Enforcement has told us some of the roads are open near Browning and Cut Bank, however, they expect it to only be open temporarily.  

  • Stolen car leads law enforcement on high speed chase

    Stolen car leads law enforcement on high speed chase

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:17 AM EST2018-02-14 07:17:16 GMT

    A stolen vehicle led law enforcement on a high speed chase around the Billings area. According to Lieutenant Korell, the 2016 Chevy pick-up was reported stolen around 6:30 earlier this evening. Around 7:30, authorities got a tip that the vehicle had been spotted in Park City. Montana Highway Patrol picked up the pursuit in Stillwater County.  The high speed chase moved into Yellowstone county where the car was lost momentarily but then the chase resumed in the West End...

    A stolen vehicle led law enforcement on a high speed chase around the Billings area. According to Lieutenant Korell, the 2016 Chevy pick-up was reported stolen around 6:30 earlier this evening. Around 7:30, authorities got a tip that the vehicle had been spotted in Park City. Montana Highway Patrol picked up the pursuit in Stillwater County.  The high speed chase moved into Yellowstone county where the car was lost momentarily but then the chase resumed in the West End...

  • Can you die of a broken heart?

    Can you die of a broken heart?

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:56 PM EST2018-02-14 03:56:09 GMT

    The day of love is Wednesday, but that brings up the question, can you die of a broken heart? Well actually, you can. It's called Broken Heart Syndrome, and it feels a little bit like a heart attack. 

    The day of love is Wednesday, but that brings up the question, can you die of a broken heart? Well actually, you can. It's called Broken Heart Syndrome, and it feels a little bit like a heart attack. 

  • Last-minute tips to surprise your sweetheart for Valentine's Day

    Last-minute tips to surprise your sweetheart for Valentine's Day

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-02-14 02:28:49 GMT
    Photo: Luke Ma / Flickr / MGNPhoto: Luke Ma / Flickr / MGN

    Time is running out to get your sweetheart the right gift. The big day is Wednesday, so if you haven't gotten anything for your special someone yet, what are you waiting for?

    Time is running out to get your sweetheart the right gift. The big day is Wednesday, so if you haven't gotten anything for your special someone yet, what are you waiting for?

  • Roads near Browning to remain closed through the night

    Roads near Browning to remain closed through the night

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 5:29 PM EST2018-02-13 22:29:52 GMT

    Montana Highway Patrol is reporting road closures all around Browning.   

    Montana Highway Patrol is reporting road closures all around Browning.   

  • Prison parenting program helps connect families

    Prison parenting program helps connect families

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 3:34 PM EST2018-02-13 20:34:19 GMT

    Every year in the United States, 2.2 million men and women are incarcerated. Many of them are mothers and fathers. 

    Every year in the United States, 2.2 million men and women are incarcerated. Many of them are mothers and fathers. 

  • Missoula declares Darian Stevens Day in honor of Olympic athlete

    Missoula declares Darian Stevens Day in honor of Olympic athlete

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 12:30 PM EST2018-02-13 17:30:12 GMT

    Olympic skier and Missoula native Darian Stevens competes this weekend in Pyeongchang, and she'll be cheered on from Missoula. Mayor John Engen has declared Feb. 17 to be Darian Stevens Day in honor of her world-class skills and Olympic bid. 

    Olympic skier and Missoula native Darian Stevens competes this weekend in Pyeongchang, and she'll be cheered on from Missoula. Mayor John Engen has declared Feb. 17 to be Darian Stevens Day in honor of her world-class skills and Olympic bid. 

  • Proposed Rage Room to come to Billings

    Proposed Rage Room to come to Billings

    Monday, February 12 2018 10:40 PM EST2018-02-13 03:40:01 GMT
    Everyone experiences anger during their life but it's all about how you express it. Some choose to work out their frustrations at the gym while others choose to go about it a different way. Do you ever get so angry that you just want to throw something? Generally, breaking things isn't the healthiest of ways to work out your frustrations but what if the things you were breaking weren't yours? A trend sweeping the nation would allow you to do just that...rage rooms. Dante Lopez ...
    Everyone experiences anger during their life but it's all about how you express it. Some choose to work out their frustrations at the gym while others choose to go about it a different way. Do you ever get so angry that you just want to throw something? Generally, breaking things isn't the healthiest of ways to work out your frustrations but what if the things you were breaking weren't yours? A trend sweeping the nation would allow you to do just that...rage rooms. Dante Lopez ...
  • ZooMontana's Valnimaltine Days events spread love

    ZooMontana's Valnimaltine Days events spread love

    Monday, February 12 2018 10:21 PM EST2018-02-13 03:21:39 GMT
    Well, the day of love is Wednesday and it's not just humans that need a little love. Animals need love too which is why ZooMontana hosted Vanimaltines Days Sunday and Monday. The Zoo's Valentine's day event was very popular with the children and featured some of the zoo's most well known animals. For the second year of Valnimaltines Day events, ZooMontana said they've done very well. The event was created to help get some people in the door during the long winter months. Zoo...
    Well, the day of love is Wednesday and it's not just humans that need a little love. Animals need love too which is why ZooMontana hosted Vanimaltines Days Sunday and Monday. The Zoo's Valentine's day event was very popular with the children and featured some of the zoo's most well known animals. For the second year of Valnimaltines Day events, ZooMontana said they've done very well. The event was created to help get some people in the door during the long winter months. Zoo...
  • Federal judge upholds Montana prohibition on most robocalls

    Federal judge upholds Montana prohibition on most robocalls

    A federal judge has upheld the constitutionality of Montana's law prohibiting most robocalls after a challenge by a political consulting firm that sought to do business in the state.

    A federal judge has upheld the constitutionality of Montana's law prohibiting most robocalls after a challenge by a political consulting firm that sought to do business in the state.

  • New Montana panel looks into child deaths

    New Montana panel looks into child deaths

    Monday, February 12 2018 4:10 PM EST2018-02-12 21:10:34 GMT

    A new panel has begun looking into the deaths of children in Montana's child protective services system.

    A new panel has begun looking into the deaths of children in Montana's child protective services system.

  • Four-hour long standoff leads to SWAT deploying tear gas

    Four-hour long standoff leads to SWAT deploying tear gas

    One man was arrested Saturday night in East Helena after a four-hour long standoff with the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office. According to Sheriff Leo Dutton, deputies were called to a home on Valley View Drive in East Helena around 8 p.m. The caller said a man had pointed a gun at a woman and was riding around the property on a four-wheeler. When deputies arrived the man, identified as 21-year-old Stryker Navarre Miller, took off on foot. Deputies were able to track him to a s...

    One man was arrested Saturday night in East Helena after a four-hour long standoff with the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office. According to Sheriff Leo Dutton, deputies were called to a home on Valley View Drive in East Helena around 8 p.m. The caller said a man had pointed a gun at a woman and was riding around the property on a four-wheeler. When deputies arrived the man, identified as 21-year-old Stryker Navarre Miller, took off on foot. Deputies were able to track him to a s...

  • New Montana panel looks into child deaths

    New Montana panel looks into child deaths

    Sunday, February 11 2018 9:55 PM EST2018-02-12 02:55:52 GMT

       HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A new panel has begun looking into the deaths of children in Montana's child protective services system.    The Child Abuse and Neglect Review Commission is believed to be the first in the U.S. with the power to dig deep into how those deaths happen. 

       HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A new panel has begun looking into the deaths of children in Montana's child protective services system.    The Child Abuse and Neglect Review Commission is believed to be the first in the U.S. with the power to dig deep into how those deaths happen. 

  • Keeping climbers safe in Wyoming

    Keeping climbers safe in Wyoming

    Sunday, February 11 2018 6:40 PM EST2018-02-11 23:40:05 GMT

    Wyoming’s Department of Transportation is helping rock climbers stay safe.

    Wyoming’s Department of Transportation is helping rock climbers stay safe.

  • Cleanup underway after flood at St. Francis School

    Cleanup underway after flood at St. Francis School

    Sunday, February 11 2018 12:24 AM EST2018-02-11 05:24:07 GMT

    Just after 3 Saturday afternoon, the Billings Fire Department and the City of Billings Water Utility workers responded to reports of a flood at St. Francis School. 

    Just after 3 Saturday afternoon, the Billings Fire Department and the City of Billings Water Utility workers responded to reports of a flood at St. Francis School. 

  • Weather couldn't keep teams away from the All-Class State Wrestling Tournament

    Weather couldn't keep teams away from the All-Class State Wrestling Tournament

    Friday, February 9 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-02-10 00:59:39 GMT
    The weather was frightful Thursday night, especially for teams traveling to Billings for the All-Class State Wrestling Tournament. Their families weren't left out in the snow either, many of them also made the trek to the Magic City. Despite the treacherous road conditions that were happening Thursday every single team that was invited to the All-Class State Wrestling tournament managed to make it to the tournament Friday. Much of Montana saw snow and ice on the highways and inte...
    The weather was frightful Thursday night, especially for teams traveling to Billings for the All-Class State Wrestling Tournament. Their families weren't left out in the snow either, many of them also made the trek to the Magic City. Despite the treacherous road conditions that were happening Thursday every single team that was invited to the All-Class State Wrestling tournament managed to make it to the tournament Friday. Much of Montana saw snow and ice on the highways and inte...
  • The science behind icy bridges

    The science behind icy bridges

    Friday, February 9 2018 7:33 PM EST2018-02-10 00:33:08 GMT
    Much of Montana was covered by snow and ice yesterday causing an unknown number of accidents. Many of them occurred on overpasses and bridges which are even more dangerous in icy conditions. We're in the thick of the winter season so many of us are used to driving in the snow by now but what about ice? A rare freezing rain event led to several accidents across Montana, especially on bridges and overpasses. There are always signs before bridges and overpasses telling you the brid...
    Much of Montana was covered by snow and ice yesterday causing an unknown number of accidents. Many of them occurred on overpasses and bridges which are even more dangerous in icy conditions. We're in the thick of the winter season so many of us are used to driving in the snow by now but what about ice? A rare freezing rain event led to several accidents across Montana, especially on bridges and overpasses. There are always signs before bridges and overpasses telling you the brid...
  • 'Magic Maggie': Whitefish woman sets sights on Olympic Gold

    'Magic Maggie': Whitefish woman sets sights on Olympic Gold

    Friday, February 9 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-02-09 23:29:54 GMT

    BILLINGS- During the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, Montanans will be watching for Whitefish skier Maggie Voisin, a rising star when it comes to freestyle skiing.  

    BILLINGS- During the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, Montanans will be watching for Whitefish skier Maggie Voisin, a rising star when it comes to freestyle skiing.  

  • Remains found in Missoula not linked to missing Michigan boys

    Remains found in Missoula not linked to missing Michigan boys

    Friday, February 9 2018 4:04 PM EST2018-02-09 21:04:05 GMT

    Missoula Law Enforcement say the human remains found in the shed of a Missoula home last fall, are not those of three young boys missing in Michigan.  According to a report from the University of North Texas, the bones are historical and archeological, suggesting they are more than 99 years old. The report also suggests the fragments and teeth had been buried for some time before being uncovered. It further narrows the ages of the bones for Individual One: 2-5 years of age, Indi...

    Missoula Law Enforcement say the human remains found in the shed of a Missoula home last fall, are not those of three young boys missing in Michigan.  According to a report from the University of North Texas, the bones are historical and archeological, suggesting they are more than 99 years old. The report also suggests the fragments and teeth had been buried for some time before being uncovered. It further narrows the ages of the bones for Individual One: 2-5 years of age, Indi...

  • MSU researchers examine human risk taking when out in back country

    MSU researchers examine human risk taking when out in back country

    Friday, February 9 2018 11:58 AM EST2018-02-09 16:58:46 GMT

    Every year Montana consistently ranks amongst the highest states in avalanche deaths. Between the 2008 and 2017 winter seasons 34 people have died in avalanches. 

    Every year Montana consistently ranks amongst the highest states in avalanche deaths. Between the 2008 and 2017 winter seasons 34 people have died in avalanches. 

  • UPDATE: Sheriff Carl Suta withdraws from race

    Sheriff Carl Suta was officially suspended by Pondera county commissioners early Wednesday morning after the county commission saw fit to do so, after Suta accusation of official misconduct. 

    Sheriff Carl Suta was officially suspended by Pondera county commissioners early Wednesday morning after the county commission saw fit to do so, after Suta accusation of official misconduct. 

  • Helena Schools Closed; All Basketball Games Postponed

    Helena Schools Closed; All Basketball Games Postponed

    Thursday, February 8 2018 5:55 PM EST2018-02-08 22:55:08 GMT

    All Helena Public schools will be letting out early today due to weather. Elementary & High Schools will be released at 2:30pm. Middle schools will be released at 2:15pm 

    All Helena Public schools will be letting out early today due to weather. Elementary & High Schools will be released at 2:30pm. Middle schools will be released at 2:15pm 

  • State employee quits over ICE policy

    State employee quits over ICE policy

    Thursday, February 8 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-02-08 21:43:31 GMT

    A Montana Department of Labor employee announced on Wednesday that he was quitting so he wouldn't have to cooperate with immigration officials searching for undocumented workers.

    A Montana Department of Labor employee announced on Wednesday that he was quitting so he wouldn't have to cooperate with immigration officials searching for undocumented workers.

  • Montana signs 26 players, 13 in-state, for 2018 recruiting class

    Montana signs 26 players, 13 in-state, for 2018 recruiting class

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-02-08 02:28:25 GMT

    Bobby Hauck was hired at the beginning of December, and quickly went to work on his first recruiting class at the University of Montana. And today, Hauck could finally comment on the 26 players that his team signed.  

    Bobby Hauck was hired at the beginning of December, and quickly went to work on his first recruiting class at the University of Montana. And today, Hauck could finally comment on the 26 players that his team signed.  

  • Lady Griz player Sophia Stiles done for the season with torn ACL

    Lady Griz player Sophia Stiles done for the season with torn ACL

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 6:11 PM EST2018-02-06 23:11:10 GMT

    From Montana Sports Information: A freshman season that was showing so much promise and helping return the Montana women’s basketball team to Big Sky Conference contender has come to an abrupt end. It was confirmed on Tuesday that the knee injury suffered by Sophia Stiles in the third quarter of Saturday’s home win over North Dakota was a season-ending ACL tear. “It’s devastating to this team right now in so many ways,” said coach Shannon Schweyen. &ld...

    From Montana Sports Information: A freshman season that was showing so much promise and helping return the Montana women’s basketball team to Big Sky Conference contender has come to an abrupt end. It was confirmed on Tuesday that the knee injury suffered by Sophia Stiles in the third quarter of Saturday’s home win over North Dakota was a season-ending ACL tear. “It’s devastating to this team right now in so many ways,” said coach Shannon Schweyen. &ld...

  • Tickets to see VP Biden in Montana sell out

    Tickets to see VP Biden in Montana sell out

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 6:09 PM EST2018-02-06 23:09:58 GMT

    General Admission tickets to see the former vice president speak in Montana sold out in less than 24 hours.  

    General Admission tickets to see the former vice president speak in Montana sold out in less than 24 hours.  

  • Bozeman needs an Animal Control Officer after unexpected resignation

    Bozeman needs an Animal Control Officer after unexpected resignation

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 1:53 PM EST2018-02-06 18:53:29 GMT

    After an unexpected resignation, the city of Bozeman won't have an animal control officer for weeks.

    After an unexpected resignation, the city of Bozeman won't have an animal control officer for weeks.

  • Law enforcement searching for man who walked away from Prerelease Center

    Law enforcement searching for man who walked away from Prerelease Center

    Thursday, January 25 2018 12:26 PM EST2018-01-25 17:26:34 GMT
    The Department of Corrections is asking for the public's help after Roy D. Smith-Mullenix failed to return to the Great Falls Prerelease Center on Wednesday, Jan. 24.  He is convicted of theft in Flathead County. If you see him, contact local law enforcement. 
    The Department of Corrections is asking for the public's help after Roy D. Smith-Mullenix failed to return to the Great Falls Prerelease Center on Wednesday, Jan. 24.  He is convicted of theft in Flathead County. If you see him, contact local law enforcement. 
  • 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.