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  • Grizzly Sports Report. 2-19-18

    Grizzly Sports Report. 2-19-18

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:43 PM EST2018-02-20 04:43:52 GMT
    For the first time all season both the Griz and Lady Griz get swept over the weekend. Head Coach Travis DeCuire talks about where his team is at after a buzzer beater loss to Idaho while Ahmaad Rorie talks about getting to the 1,000 point club. Lady Griz Head Coach Shannon Schweyen talks about what they need to do to turn things around with three games to go and Senior Kayleigh Valley talks about sitting out the last two years with torn ACL's
    For the first time all season both the Griz and Lady Griz get swept over the weekend. Head Coach Travis DeCuire talks about where his team is at after a buzzer beater loss to Idaho while Ahmaad Rorie talks about getting to the 1,000 point club. Lady Griz Head Coach Shannon Schweyen talks about what they need to do to turn things around with three games to go and Senior Kayleigh Valley talks about sitting out the last two years with torn ACL's
  • Stories of refugees told at Big Sky Doc. Film Fest.

    Stories of refugees told at Big Sky Doc. Film Fest.

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:40 PM EST2018-02-20 04:40:25 GMT

    While many interesting films will debut at this year's festival two films highlight the lives of refugees...

    While many interesting films will debut at this year's festival two films highlight the lives of refugees...

  • Temperatures in Butte drop colder than Antarctica

    Temperatures in Butte drop colder than Antarctica

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-02-20 00:37:55 GMT

    Lows in Butte are expected to drop to -27, with windchill taking it down to -35 degrees. That's about the same temperature as the reading at the Amundsen-Scott Station at the South Pole.

    Lows in Butte are expected to drop to -27, with windchill taking it down to -35 degrees. That's about the same temperature as the reading at the Amundsen-Scott Station at the South Pole.

  • Darby man arrested in alleged school threats

    Darby man arrested in alleged school threats

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:24 PM EST2018-02-20 00:24:59 GMT

    An 18-year-old Darby man is in custody after allegations related to a school shooting threat. Ravalli County Sheriff Steve Holton says Maclean William Kayser, 18, is booked on charges of assault with a weapon. 

    An 18-year-old Darby man is in custody after allegations related to a school shooting threat. Ravalli County Sheriff Steve Holton says Maclean William Kayser, 18, is booked on charges of assault with a weapon. 

  • Fundraiser seeks to launch new Uptown Diner

    Fundraiser seeks to launch new Uptown Diner

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:16 PM EST2018-02-20 00:16:27 GMT

    Missoula's longtime downtown fixture, the Uptown Diner, closed its doors for good on Feb. 18. But former staff are already banding together to start their own diner. 

    Missoula's longtime downtown fixture, the Uptown Diner, closed its doors for good on Feb. 18. But former staff are already banding together to start their own diner. 

  • Trump supports improving gun background checks

    Trump supports improving gun background checks

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:46 PM EST2018-02-19 23:46:23 GMT

    The White House says President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal gun background check system after a school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.

    The White House says President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal gun background check system after a school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.

  • Name released of missing Whitefish skier

    Name released of missing Whitefish skier

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-02-19 23:19:02 GMT

    The Flathead County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the backcountry skier who went missing on Whitefish Mountain over the weekend. Dr. Jonathan Scott Torgerson, 62, of Columbia Falls, was reported missing on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7:15 PM. 

    The Flathead County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the backcountry skier who went missing on Whitefish Mountain over the weekend. Dr. Jonathan Scott Torgerson, 62, of Columbia Falls, was reported missing on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7:15 PM. 

  • Heavy snow, bitter cold blasting Rockies

    Heavy snow, bitter cold blasting Rockies

    Heavy snow and frigid wind chills are blasting much of the Rocky Mountain region.

    Heavy snow and frigid wind chills are blasting much of the Rocky Mountain region.

  • MetraPark announces Luke Bryan ticket sales date

    MetraPark announces Luke Bryan ticket sales date

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:19 PM EST2018-02-19 18:19:47 GMT

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Big Sky Doc Fest takes on virtual reality

    Big Sky Doc Fest takes on virtual reality

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:34 PM EST2018-02-19 17:34:18 GMT

    Film fans get a chance to take a virtual reality tour to Antarctica. 

    Film fans get a chance to take a virtual reality tour to Antarctica. 

  • Elks Lodge transformed into theater for film fest

    Elks Lodge transformed into theater for film fest

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-02-19 17:16:26 GMT

    With the festival in full swing, moviegoers have lots of films and venues to choose from, including the pop-up theater at the Hellgate Elks Lodge on North Pattee.

    With the festival in full swing, moviegoers have lots of films and venues to choose from, including the pop-up theater at the Hellgate Elks Lodge on North Pattee.

  • Hot Springs, Charlo schools start late Monday

    Hot Springs, Charlo schools start late Monday

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:49 PM EST2018-02-19 04:49:09 GMT

    Both Hot Springs Public Schools and Charlo Schools will run on a two hour delay Monday after a winter storm hit Western Montana over the weekend.

    Both Hot Springs Public Schools and Charlo Schools will run on a two hour delay Monday after a winter storm hit Western Montana over the weekend.

  • Search and rescue teams comb mountain for missing skier

    Search and rescue teams comb mountain for missing skier

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:27 PM EST2018-02-19 04:27:16 GMT

    Authorities are searching for a man who didn't return from a ski outing.

    Authorities are searching for a man who didn't return from a ski outing.

  • Flathead Sheriff requests emergency travel only

    Flathead Sheriff requests emergency travel only

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:59 PM EST2018-02-18 04:59:02 GMT

    The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office is requesting emergency travel only through Sunday morning.

    The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office is requesting emergency travel only through Sunday morning.

  • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival kicks off in Missoula

    Big Sky Documentary Film Festival kicks off in Missoula

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-18 04:12:08 GMT

    The 15th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival kicked off in Missoula Friday.

    The 15th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival kicked off in Missoula Friday.

  • 'Dark Money' follows the contributions from corporations to campaigns

    'Dark Money' follows the contributions from corporations to campaigns

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:11 AM EST2018-02-17 05:11:07 GMT

    The opening night film for the 2018 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival chronicles the effort to stop corporate spending from influencing elections. In 'Dark Money,' the state of Montana is at the forefront. A made-in-Montana director is behind the camera. ABC FOX Montana's Angela Marshall had the chance to speak with Kimberly Reed on Friday afternoon about her motivation behind the film.

    The opening night film for the 2018 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival chronicles the effort to stop corporate spending from influencing elections. In 'Dark Money,' the state of Montana is at the forefront. A made-in-Montana director is behind the camera. ABC FOX Montana's Angela Marshall had the chance to speak with Kimberly Reed on Friday afternoon about her motivation behind the film.

  • MSU unveils Montana artist-made statue of President Lincoln

    MSU unveils Montana artist-made statue of President Lincoln

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:26 PM EST2018-02-17 01:26:34 GMT

    To celebrate 125 years of higher education in Montana, MSU added a new, permanent statue outside of the Student Union Building, paying tribute to a man who established land-grant universities and led the charge for higher education in a time of great turmoil for our country. 

    To celebrate 125 years of higher education in Montana, MSU added a new, permanent statue outside of the Student Union Building, paying tribute to a man who established land-grant universities and led the charge for higher education in a time of great turmoil for our country. 

  • Montana women compete in Olympic ski events this weekend

    Montana women compete in Olympic ski events this weekend

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:35 PM EST2018-02-17 00:35:14 GMT
    Darian Stevens and Maggie Voisin compete in the Olympics this weekend. Voisin, 19, returns to the Olympics for the second time. It's the first time for Darian Stevens. The women's slopestyle competition will be broadcast on Friday, Feb. 16. The qualifying round will begin at 6 PM Mountain Standard Time, and the final will be broadcast at 9 PM. The Craggy Range Bar and Grill in Whitefish is hosting a watch party to celebrate their hometown Olympian. Missoula has alrea...
    Darian Stevens and Maggie Voisin compete in the Olympics this weekend. Voisin, 19, returns to the Olympics for the second time. It's the first time for Darian Stevens. The women's slopestyle competition will be broadcast on Friday, Feb. 16. The qualifying round will begin at 6 PM Mountain Standard Time, and the final will be broadcast at 9 PM. The Craggy Range Bar and Grill in Whitefish is hosting a watch party to celebrate their hometown Olympian. Missoula has alrea...
  • Southwestern District A girls and boys basketball tournaments start in Hamilton

    Southwestern District A girls and boys basketball tournaments start in Hamilton

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:33 PM EST2018-02-17 00:33:26 GMT

    Hamilton High School is hosting the Southwestern District A girls and boys basketball tournaments this weekend, and the community is coming together for the event.

    Hamilton High School is hosting the Southwestern District A girls and boys basketball tournaments this weekend, and the community is coming together for the event.

  • MSU celebrates 125 years with a special beer

    MSU celebrates 125 years with a special beer

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:10 PM EST2018-02-17 00:10:50 GMT
    BOZEMAN- Montana State University is raising a toast to 125 years as a land-grant institution with a special brew. The Golden Bobcat Pale Ale was released on Feb. 16 as part of a birthday celebration on the MSU campus. It features five varieties of hops and malted barley grown in Montana, according to a press release. The beer was made by Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Company in Great Falls. Brewery owner Jeremiah Johnson is a 2004 MSU grad with a bachelor's in business marketing.  ...
    BOZEMAN- Montana State University is raising a toast to 125 years as a land-grant institution with a special brew. The Golden Bobcat Pale Ale was released on Feb. 16 as part of a birthday celebration on the MSU campus. It features five varieties of hops and malted barley grown in Montana, according to a press release. The beer was made by Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Company in Great Falls. Brewery owner Jeremiah Johnson is a 2004 MSU grad with a bachelor's in business marketing.  ...
  • Hamilton clinic manager charged with fraudulently prescribing herself opiates

    Hamilton woman charged with opiate prescription fraud

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:59 PM EST2018-02-16 21:59:11 GMT
    A former office manager at Ravalli Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is accused of four counts of fraudulently obtaining dangerous drugs. Ravalli County is charging Marla Belle Holcomb, 37, for fraudulently obtaining 1,800 opiate pills within a six-month period while she worked for Dr. Greg Behm, an orthopedic surgeon.  A pharmacist at Walgreens reported Holcomb to her employer after Holcomb repeatedly filled large prescriptions for opioids. Holcomb allegedly forged Behm's and a ...
    A former office manager at Ravalli Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is accused of four counts of fraudulently obtaining dangerous drugs. Ravalli County is charging Marla Belle Holcomb, 37, for fraudulently obtaining 1,800 opiate pills within a six-month period while she worked for Dr. Greg Behm, an orthopedic surgeon.  A pharmacist at Walgreens reported Holcomb to her employer after Holcomb repeatedly filled large prescriptions for opioids. Holcomb allegedly forged Behm's and a ...
  • Missing Butte man found dead at base of mining headframe

    Missing Butte man found dead at base of mining headframe

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:19 PM EST2018-02-16 19:19:05 GMT
    A Butte man who was reported missing on Feb. 5 was found dead on Feb. 15 at the base of a mining headframe. Frank Charles Piazzola, 50, was reported missing on Feb. 5 and was last seen around the area of Caledonia and Excelsior, according to Butte Silver Bow police. On Feb. 15, he was found dead at the base of the Anselmo gallows frame.  Butte Silver Bow coroner Lee LaBreche says he suspects that Piazzola died of a fall, but final results won't be released until an autopsy and ...
    A Butte man who was reported missing on Feb. 5 was found dead on Feb. 15 at the base of a mining headframe. Frank Charles Piazzola, 50, was reported missing on Feb. 5 and was last seen around the area of Caledonia and Excelsior, according to Butte Silver Bow police. On Feb. 15, he was found dead at the base of the Anselmo gallows frame.  Butte Silver Bow coroner Lee LaBreche says he suspects that Piazzola died of a fall, but final results won't be released until an autopsy and ...
  • 13 Russian nationals charged in Mueller investigation

    13 Russian nationals charged in Mueller investigation

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-16 18:55:08 GMT

    By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press    WASHINGTON (AP) - The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.    The defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process.    Charges include conspiracy, wire fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This mater...

    By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press    WASHINGTON (AP) - The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.    The defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process.    Charges include conspiracy, wire fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This mater...

  • FBI, Mississippi agents probe hanging of black man from tree

    FBI, Mississippi agents probe hanging of black man from tree

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:46 PM EST2018-02-16 18:46:28 GMT
    FOREST, Miss. (AP) - Federal and state agents are investigating the death of an African-American man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi.    Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee says the death of the 21-year-old is consistent with suicide and there's no evidence of a racially-motivated crime. Lee says witnesses say the man fought with his girlfriend and threatened to hang himself shortly before he was found dead near her home south of Forest on Feb. 8.    The man's f...
    FOREST, Miss. (AP) - Federal and state agents are investigating the death of an African-American man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi.    Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee says the death of the 21-year-old is consistent with suicide and there's no evidence of a racially-motivated crime. Lee says witnesses say the man fought with his girlfriend and threatened to hang himself shortly before he was found dead near her home south of Forest on Feb. 8.    The man's f...
  • Reports: Shots fired at college near Seattle

    Reports: Shots fired at college near Seattle

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:06 PM EST2018-02-16 18:06:10 GMT
    DES MOINES, Wash. (AP) - The Latest on reports of shots fired at a Washington state community college (all times local):    9:51 a.m.    Local police and the Washington State Patrol have responded to a report of shots fired at a community college south of Seattle.    The Renton Police Department said on Twitter that the reports Friday morning were not confirmed but advised people to avoid the area around Highline College.    The college says tha...
    DES MOINES, Wash. (AP) - The Latest on reports of shots fired at a Washington state community college (all times local):    9:51 a.m.    Local police and the Washington State Patrol have responded to a report of shots fired at a community college south of Seattle.    The Renton Police Department said on Twitter that the reports Friday morning were not confirmed but advised people to avoid the area around Highline College.    The college says tha...
  • Butte unveils new airport terminal

    Butte unveils new airport terminal

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:53 PM EST2018-02-16 17:53:29 GMT

    Travelers in Butte have something to be excited about-- a brand new terminal.  

    Travelers in Butte have something to be excited about-- a brand new terminal.  

  • University of Montana celebrates 125th anniversary

    University of Montana celebrates 125th anniversary

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-02-16 17:17:30 GMT

    Part of the celebration is firing up the bell tower.

    Part of the celebration is firing up the bell tower.

  • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival starts Friday with free screening

    Big Sky Documentary Film Festival starts Friday with free screening

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:10 PM EST2018-02-16 17:10:49 GMT

    Missoula's massive 15th annual celebration of nonfiction film starts Friday with a free screening. Dark Money screens Friday night at the Wilma Theater at 7 PM. Entry is open to the public. 

    Missoula's massive 15th annual celebration of nonfiction film starts Friday with a free screening. Dark Money screens Friday night at the Wilma Theater at 7 PM. Entry is open to the public. 

  • MSU invites community to birthday party with Ferris wheel

    MSU invites community to birthday party with Ferris wheel

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:40 AM EST2018-02-16 16:40:06 GMT

    To show you can still have fun at the age of 125, MSU is hosting a big birthday party on Feb.16 for the entire community.

    To show you can still have fun at the age of 125, MSU is hosting a big birthday party on Feb.16 for the entire community.

  • Gallatin County sued by inmate who previously escaped

    Gallatin County sued by inmate who previously escaped

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:25 AM EST2018-02-16 16:25:27 GMT

    A Bozeman man is back in court after making national headlines when he escaped custody while in handcuffs. Kevin Briggs, 31, has filed a federal lawsuit against the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department, alleging that they treated him unfairly.

    A Bozeman man is back in court after making national headlines when he escaped custody while in handcuffs. Kevin Briggs, 31, has filed a federal lawsuit against the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department, alleging that they treated him unfairly.

  • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival starts Friday

    Big Sky Documentary Film Festival starts Friday

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-02-16 05:41:00 GMT

    Film fanatics can rejoice as the 15th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival kicks off Friday.

    Film fanatics can rejoice as the 15th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival kicks off Friday.

  • Montana drops first Big Sky game, loses to EWU 74-65

    Montana drops first Big Sky game, loses to EWU 74-65

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:44 PM EST2018-02-16 04:44:31 GMT

    It was going to come to an end at some point, but the Montana Grizzlies figured that it would be later in the season. The Griz dropped their road game to Eastern Washington 74-65, breaking the 13-game winning streak in conference.  

    It was going to come to an end at some point, but the Montana Grizzlies figured that it would be later in the season. The Griz dropped their road game to Eastern Washington 74-65, breaking the 13-game winning streak in conference.  

  • Lady Griz can't finish down the stretch, lose to EWU 75-72

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:44 PM EST2018-02-16 04:44:01 GMT

    It took the Montana Lady Griz a quarter and a half to warm up, but warm up they did, as they pushed the Eastern Washington Eagles to the brink. But after getting within one point twice in the second half, the Lady Griz couldn't make it over the top, going 0-7 from the field down the stretch to lose 75-72. 

    It took the Montana Lady Griz a quarter and a half to warm up, but warm up they did, as they pushed the Eastern Washington Eagles to the brink. But after getting within one point twice in the second half, the Lady Griz couldn't make it over the top, going 0-7 from the field down the stretch to lose 75-72. 

  • Montana responds to recent mass school shootings

    Montana responds to recent mass school shootings

    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-02-16 00:15:54 GMT

    One Montana school district is already making changes to its security in the hopes of preventing a similar tragedy to the most recent shooting in Florida.

    One Montana school district is already making changes to its security in the hopes of preventing a similar tragedy to the most recent shooting in Florida.

  • Facing lawsuit, Exxon denies negligence in oil field death

    Facing lawsuit, Exxon denies negligence in oil field death

    Representatives of Exxon Mobil Corp. are denying that the company acted negligently in the case of a worker who died while checking an oil storage tank in eastern Montana.

    Representatives of Exxon Mobil Corp. are denying that the company acted negligently in the case of a worker who died while checking an oil storage tank in eastern Montana.

  • School bus skids off road in whiteout conditions

    School bus skids off road in whiteout conditions

    A school bus carrying a high school boys' basketball team skidded off a road in whiteout conditions, but none of the 14 people on the bus were injured.

    A school bus carrying a high school boys' basketball team skidded off a road in whiteout conditions, but none of the 14 people on the bus were injured.

  • Broken pipes cause hundreds to lose water on reservation

    Broken pipes cause hundreds to lose water on reservation

    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.

  • Yellowstone fee proposal wins initial vote in Wyoming House

    Yellowstone fee proposal wins initial vote in Wyoming House

    The Wyoming House of Representatives has agreed to vet a proposal that advocates for imposing a fee at Yellowstone National Park to help pay for wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park.

    The Wyoming House of Representatives has agreed to vet a proposal that advocates for imposing a fee at Yellowstone National Park to help pay for wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park.

  • Thief finds missing man's body in wall of abandoned motel

    Thief finds missing man's body in wall of abandoned motel

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:54 PM EST2018-02-15 20:54:20 GMT

    GRIFFIN, Ga. - The body of a missing man was found in an abandoned Spalding County motel after someone breaking into the property stumbled upon it.

    GRIFFIN, Ga. - The body of a missing man was found in an abandoned Spalding County motel after someone breaking into the property stumbled upon it.

  • Washington Senate passes bill to abolish death penalty

    Washington Senate passes bill to abolish death penalty

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:36 PM EST2018-02-15 20:36:37 GMT

    The Washington Senate has passed a measure to abolish the state's death penalty. Senate Bill 6052 passed on 26-22 bipartisan vote and now heads to the House for consideration.

    The Washington Senate has passed a measure to abolish the state's death penalty. Senate Bill 6052 passed on 26-22 bipartisan vote and now heads to the House for consideration.

  • Economist questions report that says Montana is sixth most prosperous

    Economist questions report that says Montana is sixth most prosperous

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-15 19:11:46 GMT

    A new report says Montanans are doing well financially. We spoke to an economist who says the report may not be totally accurate.

    A new report says Montanans are doing well financially. We spoke to an economist who says the report may not be totally accurate.

  • Suspected Florida school shooter legally bought AR-15 a year ago

    Suspected Florida school shooter legally bought AR-15 a year ago

    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:55 PM EST2018-02-15 17:55:58 GMT

    PARKLAND, Fla. - An attorney representing the family who had taken in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz says they're shocked by what happened and had no idea he was planning anything.

    PARKLAND, Fla. - An attorney representing the family who had taken in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz says they're shocked by what happened and had no idea he was planning anything.

  • Trout Unlimited denounces ad with Jeep romping through river

    Trout Unlimited denounces ad with Jeep romping through river

    The head of one of the nation's largest fish conservation groups is taking Fiat Chrysler to task and trying to teach the automaker a lesson about the sensitive nature of aquatic habitat after one of its Super...

    The head of one of the nation's largest fish conservation groups is taking Fiat Chrysler to task and trying to teach the automaker a lesson about the sensitive nature of aquatic habitat after one of its Super Bowl ads.

  • Man acquitted of rape sentenced for threatening prosecutor

    Man acquitted of rape sentenced for threatening prosecutor

    A Montana man acquitted of rape has been sentenced for posting online threats against the Bozeman police officer who investigated the case and the deputy Gallatin County attorney who prosecuted him.

    A Montana man acquitted of rape has been sentenced for posting online threats against the Bozeman police officer who investigated the case and the deputy Gallatin County attorney who prosecuted him.

  • Flathead family loses home to fire on the coldest day of the year

    Flathead family loses home to fire on the coldest day of the year

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:57 AM EST2018-02-15 16:57:50 GMT

    A rural Columbia Falls woman looked outside her window to see her family home of over twenty years was being engulfed in flames. 

    A rural Columbia Falls woman looked outside her window to see her family home of over twenty years was being engulfed in flames. 

  • Valentine's Day marks opening of Higgins DQ

    Valentine's Day marks opening of Higgins DQ

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-02-15 00:46:01 GMT

    After a four-month hiatus, 'Blizzard' fans in the University District can celebrate as Higgins Dairy Queen is open again.

    After a four-month hiatus, 'Blizzard' fans in the University District can celebrate as Higgins Dairy Queen is open again.

  • Missoula schools celebrate special gift

    Missoula schools celebrate special gift

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:36 PM EST2018-02-14 23:36:42 GMT

    Missoula County Public Schools got a little extra love this Valentine’s Day from the Missoula Education Foundation. Four schools were chosen at random to receive extra funding for field trips. 

    Missoula County Public Schools got a little extra love this Valentine’s Day from the Missoula Education Foundation. Four schools were chosen at random to receive extra funding for field trips. 

  • Agencies investigate pet food company over contamination

    Agencies investigate pet food company over contamination

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:12 PM EST2018-02-14 23:12:18 GMT

    State and federal authorities are investigating a raw pet food company based in a Seattle suburb after finding a pattern of salmonella and listeria contamination in its products.

    State and federal authorities are investigating a raw pet food company based in a Seattle suburb after finding a pattern of salmonella and listeria contamination in its products.

  • Dems say Zinke is withholding key facts

    Dems say Zinke is withholding key facts

    Two Democratic congressmen are accusing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of withholding key information from lawmakers while launching a massive overhaul of his department.

    Two Democratic congressmen are accusing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of withholding key information from lawmakers while launching a massive overhaul of his department.

  • Official: 'Numerous fatalities' in Florida school attack

    Official: 'Numerous fatalities' in Florida school attack

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-14 21:46:34 GMT

    A school official says there are numerous fatalities from the high school shooting in South Florida. Broward County Superintendent Robert Runcie says "There are numerous fatalities. It is a horrific situation." 

    A school official says there are numerous fatalities from the high school shooting in South Florida. Broward County Superintendent Robert Runcie says "There are numerous fatalities. It is a horrific situation." 

  • Women's Heart Health: Mom suffers heart attack while getting son ready for school

    Women's Heart Health: Mom suffers heart attack while getting son ready for school

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:10 PM EST2018-02-14 19:10:28 GMT

    The typical heart attack symptoms you see in men may never appear in a woman. That's why they can be so deadly. Many women don't think they are having a heart attack, so they may wait longer to seek the help they need.

    The typical heart attack symptoms you see in men may never appear in a woman. That's why they can be so deadly. Many women don't think they are having a heart attack, so they may wait longer to seek the help they need.

  • State police: Woman defecated in cul-de-sac 3 separate times

    State police: Woman defecated in cul-de-sac 3 separate times

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-02-14 18:50:34 GMT

    Connecticut State Police say they finally got the scoop on the poop.    State police said Tuesday that they arrested a 43-year-old woman in connection with human excrement deposited on three separate occasions in the middle of the same cul-de-sac in East Granby.  

    Connecticut State Police say they finally got the scoop on the poop.    State police said Tuesday that they arrested a 43-year-old woman in connection with human excrement deposited on three separate occasions in the middle of the same cul-de-sac in East Granby.  

  • Beware of Valentine's Day scams

    Beware of Valentine's Day scams

    Scammers sometimes pretend to be love interests and play on emotion for financial gain. Last year, scammers stole an estimated $1 billion from the people who were looking for love. Make sure to use caution and look for red flags, especially on dating websites.

    Scammers sometimes pretend to be love interests and play on emotion for financial gain. Last year, scammers stole an estimated $1 billion from the people who were looking for love. Make sure to use caution and look for red flags, especially on dating websites.

  • Mother Nature hammers the Hi Line

    Mother Nature hammers the Hi Line

    On Wednesday, Blackfeet Law Enforcement officials said some of the roads are open near Browning and Cut Bank, however, they expect them to only be open temporarily. 

    On Wednesday, Blackfeet Law Enforcement officials said some of the roads are open near Browning and Cut Bank, however, they expect them to only be open temporarily. 

  • Supreme Court: Doctor can testify in domestic abuse case

    Supreme Court: Doctor can testify in domestic abuse case

    The Montana Supreme Court says statements a woman made to a doctor while being treated for injuries suffered in a domestic assault case were admissible during the perpetrator's trial.

    The Montana Supreme Court says statements a woman made to a doctor while being treated for injuries suffered in a domestic assault case were admissible during the perpetrator's trial.

  • Local governments have $6.2M available from new fuel taxes

    Local governments have $6.2M available from new fuel taxes

    Montana's increased fuel taxes raised $6.2 million for road and bridge projects for cities and counties in its first four months.

    Montana's increased fuel taxes raised $6.2 million for road and bridge projects for cities and counties in its first four months.

  • Rampaging bull leads to high school lockdown in Idaho

    Rampaging bull leads to high school lockdown in Idaho

    A high school in southeast Idaho was placed on lockdown after a bull escaped an auction yard and stormed by campus.

    A high school in southeast Idaho was briefly placed on lockdown after a bull escaped an auction yard and stormed past the campus.

  • Rocky Boy water supply low, officials urge public to boil water

    Rocky Boy water supply low, officials urge public to boil water

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:59 AM EST2018-02-14 16:59:21 GMT

    The Rocky Boy reservation's water supply is dangerously low, and now officials are urging the public to boil water. 

    The Rocky Boy reservation's water supply is dangerously low, and now officials are urging the public to boil water. 

  • Protesters gather ahead of Mike Adams speech

    Protesters gather ahead of Mike Adams speech

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:11 PM EST2018-02-14 03:11:05 GMT

    Protesters gathered at the University of Montana Tuesday night, ahead of a speech from controversial professor and columnist Mike Adams. 

    Protesters gathered at the University of Montana Tuesday night, ahead of a speech from controversial professor and columnist Mike Adams. 

  • MSU's Neumann playing bigger than his height

    MSU's Neumann playing bigger than his height

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:31 PM EST2018-02-14 01:31:00 GMT

    Listed as six feet, seven inches tall, Montana State forward Sam Neumann isn't the most physically imposing center in the Big Sky Conference, but that doesn't mean he can't hold his own down in the paint.

    Listed as six feet, seven inches tall, Montana State forward Sam Neumann isn't the most physically imposing center in the Big Sky Conference, but that doesn't mean he can't hold his own down in the paint.

  • Couple seeks to launch rage room in Billings

    Couple seeks to launch rage room in Billings

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 6:38 PM EST2018-02-13 23:38:20 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Letter to Donald Trump Jr. says, 'You're an awful person'

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 5:58 PM EST2018-02-13 22:58:31 GMT

    NEW YORK - A law enforcement official says a letter with a white powder sent to Donald Trump Jr. at his mother-in-law's New York City home read, "You're an awful person." 

    A law enforcement official says a letter with a white powder sent to Donald Trump Jr. at his mother-in-law's New York City home read, "You're an awful person." The official wasn't authorized to divulge details of an ongoing investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies and spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Tuesday about the letter, which was mailed from Massachusetts and was received Monday. 

  • Butte firefighters battle apartment blaze

    Butte firefighters battle apartment blaze

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-02-13 22:40:54 GMT

    Butte firefighters fought an early morning fire in single-digit temperatures on Tuesday morning. 

    Butte firefighters fought an early morning fire in single-digit temperatures on Tuesday morning. 

  • Judge: Sexual abuse claims against church can move forward

    Judge: Sexual abuse claims against church can move forward

    A federal judge has granted a motion allowing two people who say they were sexually abused by a Roman Catholic priest in Absarokee in the 1970s and 80s to move forward with their complaints in state court.

    A federal judge has granted a motion allowing two people who say they were sexually abused by a Roman Catholic priest in Absarokee in the 1970s and 80s to move forward with their complaints in state court.

  • Country singer Daryle Singletary dies unexpectedly

    Country singer Daryle Singletary dies unexpectedly

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 5:11 PM EST2018-02-13 22:11:37 GMT

    Country star Daryle Singletary unexpectedly passed away at the age of 46 on Feb. 12, according to ABC News. His representative said "The cause of death is pending. The family asks for your thoughts and prayers during this time." 

    Country star Daryle Singletary unexpectedly passed away at the age of 46 on Feb. 12, according to ABC News. His representative said "The cause of death is pending. The family asks for your thoughts and prayers during this time." 

  • Dog in the race? Pooch barred from race for Kansas governor

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:05 PM EST2018-02-13 21:05:28 GMT

    Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog's campaign for governor. KWCH-TV reports that Terran Woolley, of Hutchinson, decided to file the paperwork over the weekend for his 3-year-old pooch, Angus, to run for the state's top office after reading stories about six teenage candidates.

    Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog's campaign for governor. KWCH-TV reports that Terran Woolley, of Hutchinson, decided to file the paperwork over the weekend for his 3-year-old pooch, Angus, to run for the state's top office after reading stories about six teenage candidates.

  • Keeping the dog sledding tradition alive

    Keeping the dog sledding tradition alive

    The 33rd annual Race to the Sky, Montana's premier 300 and 100-mile dog sled races took place this past weekend. Over 100 dogs and mushers competed for the top prize but one musher said it's not all about winning. 

    The 33rd annual Race to the Sky, Montana's premier 300 and 100-mile dog sled races took place this past weekend. Over 100 dogs and mushers competed for the top prize but one musher said it's not all about winning. 

  • UM campus protest planned tonight against visiting professor Mike Adams

    Protest planned tonight against visiting professor

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 11:55 AM EST2018-02-13 16:55:41 GMT

    A protest is planned for Tuesday evening's UM campus lecture by controversial writer and professor Mike Adams. The organizers of the protest write on Facebook: "Mike Adams, a racist, homophobic and misogynist columnist and Professor at UNCW, will speak as the Jeff Cole Distinguished Lecturer on campus at the Dennison Theatre on Feb. 13. JOIN US TO PROTEST HIS HATEFUL AND ABUSIVE RHETORIC.

    A protest is planned for Tuesday evening's UM campus lecture by controversial writer and professor Mike Adams. The organizers of the protest write on Facebook: "Mike Adams, a racist, homophobic and misogynist columnist and Professor at UNCW, will speak as the Jeff Cole Distinguished Lecturer on campus at the Dennison Theatre on Feb. 13. JOIN US TO PROTEST HIS HATEFUL AND ABUSIVE RHETORIC.

  • Jessie Royer wins Montana sled dog race for 4th time

    Jessie Royer wins Montana sled dog race for 4th time

    Jessie Royer is a four-time champion of Montana's Race to the Sky sled dog race.

    Jessie Royer is a four-time champion of Montana's Race to the Sky sled dog race.

  • Grizzly Sports Report, 2-12-18

    Grizzly Sports Report, 2-12-18

    Monday, February 12 2018 11:54 PM EST2018-02-13 04:54:34 GMT
    The Griz improve to 13-0 after surviving a tough test from Sacramento State. Head Coach Travis DeCuire and Montana's lone Senior Fabijan Krslovic join the show to talk about the historic start to conference. Meanwhile the Lady Griz stumble on the road but still sit in 4th place in the standings. Head Coach Shannon Schweyen and Forward Emma Stockholm talk about the injury to Sophia Stiles and how they can get things back on track. 
    The Griz improve to 13-0 after surviving a tough test from Sacramento State. Head Coach Travis DeCuire and Montana's lone Senior Fabijan Krslovic join the show to talk about the historic start to conference. Meanwhile the Lady Griz stumble on the road but still sit in 4th place in the standings. Head Coach Shannon Schweyen and Forward Emma Stockholm talk about the injury to Sophia Stiles and how they can get things back on track. 
  • MSU celebrates anniversary with ice rink

    MSU celebrates anniversary with ice rink

    Monday, February 12 2018 7:42 PM EST2018-02-13 00:42:17 GMT

    MSU in Bozeman is celebrating its 125th year with a community ice rink on campus. The 120 by 50 feet rink is on the lawn south of Hannon Hall, near the east end of the Centennial Mall. 

    MSU in Bozeman is celebrating its 125th year with a community ice rink on campus. The 120 by 50 feet rink is on the lawn south of Hannon Hall, near the east end of the Centennial Mall. 

  • UM security ramps up for controversial speaker Mike Adams

    UM security ramps up for controversial speaker

    Monday, February 12 2018 7:35 PM EST2018-02-13 00:35:57 GMT

    University of Montana officials are laying out a security plan ahead of a controversial speaker’s visit to campus. 

    University of Montana officials are laying out a security plan ahead of a controversial speaker’s visit to campus. 

  • Controversial writer Mike Adams lecturing on UM campus

    Controversial writer Mike Adams lecturing on UM campus

    Monday, February 12 2018 7:27 PM EST2018-02-13 00:27:07 GMT

    University of Montana faculty and students are speaking out ahead of a scheduled lecture on campus by a controversial columnist.

    University of Montana faculty and students are speaking out ahead of a scheduled lecture on campus by a controversial columnist.

  • Last day to enter Missoula Downtown giveaway

    Last day to enter Missoula Downtown giveaway

    Monday, February 12 2018 5:46 PM EST2018-02-12 22:46:02 GMT

    Today is the final day to enter the I Heart Missoula Downtown giveaway. Prizes include: $100 Downtown Missoula gift card, which is accepted at dozens of locations in the downtown area $50 gift card to Plonk $100 gift card to Sorella's Day Spa Bottle of wine from Worden's Market Flower from Bitterroot Flower Shop And more! 

    Today is the final day to enter the I Heart Missoula Downtown giveaway. Prizes include: $100 Downtown Missoula gift card, which is accepted at dozens of locations in the downtown area $50 gift card to Plonk $100 gift card to Sorella's Day Spa Bottle of wine from Worden's Market Flower from Bitterroot Flower Shop And more! 

  • 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...

  • Glass recycling pilot program in Billings

    Glass recycling pilot program in Billings

    Monday, February 12 2018 3:45 PM EST2018-02-12 20:45:53 GMT

    Across the state of Montana--it can be hard to find places to recycle glass. but that could soon change for the magic city. Rocky Mountain College students came to scrap for a competition they're in, which involves finding something self-sustaining and skill-building in a community. The students are looking at how glass recycling could evolve if it can help with needs of issues in the state, like the closure of plants in Colstrip, the lack of hired hands at the Laurel train stati...

    Across the state of Montana--it can be hard to find places to recycle glass. but that could soon change for the magic city. Rocky Mountain College students came to scrap for a competition they're in, which involves finding something self-sustaining and skill-building in a community. The students are looking at how glass recycling could evolve if it can help with needs of issues in the state, like the closure of plants in Colstrip, the lack of hired hands at the Laurel train stati...

  • Train fire reported near Clinton

    Train fire reported near Clinton

    Monday, February 12 2018 1:57 PM EST2018-02-12 18:57:29 GMT
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    Sunday, Sgt. Ryan Prather with Missoula Sheriff's Department said they received a call at 4:19 pm...

    Sunday, Sgt. Ryan Prather with Missoula Sheriff's Department said they received a call at 4:19 pm...

  • Donald Trump Jr.'s wife exposed to white powder

    Donald Trump Jr.'s wife exposed to white powder

    Monday, February 12 2018 1:49 PM EST2018-02-12 18:49:14 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Police say Donald Trump Jr.'s wife opened an envelope that contained white powder, felt ill and has been taken to New York City hospital.    They say Vanessa Trump called 911 Monday morning after opening a letter addressed to Donald Trump Jr. at their midtown Manhattan apartment. Police say she said she was coughing and felt nauseous.    The Trump Organization didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. It's unclear what the powder was. &nb...
    NEW YORK (AP) - Police say Donald Trump Jr.'s wife opened an envelope that contained white powder, felt ill and has been taken to New York City hospital.    They say Vanessa Trump called 911 Monday morning after opening a letter addressed to Donald Trump Jr. at their midtown Manhattan apartment. Police say she said she was coughing and felt nauseous.    The Trump Organization didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. It's unclear what the powder was. &nb...
  • False accusations over stolen purse leads to shooting

    False accusations over stolen purse leads to shooting

    A shooting happened on the 700 block of 4th Ave NW at approximately 3:30 this morning. GFPD says the suspect drove up to the victims' car and accused them of having a stolen purse. When the victims' denied having the purse, the suspect shot at the vehicle "6 or7 times" according to the victim. Their car was hit twice. The victim called GFPD and told them the suspect was following him in their car and was on his way to the police station.  GFPD officers inte...

    A shooting happened on the 700 block of 4th Ave NW at approximately 3:30 this morning. GFPD says the suspect drove up to the victims' car and accused them of having a stolen purse. When the victims' denied having the purse, the suspect shot at the vehicle "6 or7 times" according to the victim. Their car was hit twice. The victim called GFPD and told them the suspect was following him in their car and was on his way to the police station.  GFPD officers inte...

  • Missoula's new public library breaks ground this spring

    Missoula's new public library breaks ground this spring

    Monday, February 12 2018 12:23 PM EST2018-02-12 17:23:13 GMT

    This spring, the Missoula public library will be breaking ground for it's long over due remodel. 

    This spring, the Missoula public library will be breaking ground for it's long over due remodel. 

  • Family loses home in Columbia Falls fire

    Family loses home in Columbia Falls fire

    Monday, February 12 2018 12:01 PM EST2018-02-12 17:01:00 GMT

    A rural Columbia Falls family lost their home in a rapid blaze on Feb. 9. According to the Daily Interlake, one of the residents, Rick Greer, was home at the time when he realized the back porch was on fire, possibly from embers from a wood stove. He and four dogs got out of the house okay, but the house appears to be a total loss. Firefighting trucks got stuck on the icy drive up to the remote house on the way to fight the blaze. Over the weekend, resident Alisia Greer-Gamma laun...

    A rural Columbia Falls family lost their home in a rapid blaze on Feb. 9. According to the Daily Interlake, one of the residents, Rick Greer, was home at the time when he realized the back porch was on fire, possibly from embers from a wood stove. He and four dogs got out of the house okay, but the house appears to be a total loss. Firefighting trucks got stuck on the icy drive up to the remote house on the way to fight the blaze. Over the weekend, resident Alisia Greer-Gamma laun...

  • Montana woman dies in snowmobile crash near Helena

    Montana woman dies in snowmobile crash near Helena

    A 33-year-old Montana woman died in a weekend snowmobile crash near Marysville, northwest of Helena.

    A 33-year-old Montana woman died in a weekend snowmobile crash near Marysville, northwest of Helena.

  • New Montana panel looks into child deaths

    New Montana panel looks into child deaths

    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.

  • Utility work underway in Frenchtown

    Utility work underway in Frenchtown

    Sunday, February 11 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-02-12 04:53:53 GMT

    The Montana Department of Transportation announced utility work is in progress on the Frenchtown Frontage Road. 

    The Montana Department of Transportation announced utility work is in progress on the Frenchtown Frontage Road. 

  • Olympic speed skating coach from Butte placed on leave during investigation

    Olympic speed skating coach from Butte placed on leave during investigation

    Sunday, February 11 2018 10:32 AM EST2018-02-11 15:32:58 GMT

    A Butte resident who coaches the Canadian speed skating team hasn't been allowed to attend the Winter Olympics due to an investigation into his conduct. According to the Montana Standard, Speed Skating Canada is investigating Michael Crowe, 64. who's been working with the team since 2007 and was promoted to head coach in 2015. Speed Skating Canada has not provided a reason for the investigation. The CBC reports that before working with the Canadian team, Crowe coached the ...

    A Butte resident who coaches the Canadian speed skating team hasn't been allowed to attend the Winter Olympics due to an investigation into his conduct. According to the Montana Standard, Speed Skating Canada is investigating Michael Crowe, 64. who's been working with the team since 2007 and was promoted to head coach in 2015. Speed Skating Canada has not provided a reason for the investigation. The CBC reports that before working with the Canadian team, Crowe coached the ...

  • Bison hunters experience slow season outside Yellowstone

    Bison hunters experience slow season outside Yellowstone

    Hunters and bison managers are seeing a slow season as the Yellowstone National Park herds are largely not leaving the park.

    Hunters and bison managers are seeing a slow season as the Yellowstone National Park herds are largely not leaving the park.

  • Fatal Accident reported on Highway 93

    Fatal Accident reported on Highway 93

    Saturday, February 10 2018 12:20 AM EST2018-02-10 05:20:48 GMT

    A fatal accident today on Highway 93, south of Victor. The Montana Department of Transportation is reporting a multi-vehicle accident, resulting in at least one casualty. Victim identification has not yet been released. Currently, the Northbound lanes are blocked, and traffic is being diverted through the southbound lanes. Delays are expected. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

    A fatal accident today on Highway 93, south of Victor. The Montana Department of Transportation is reporting a multi-vehicle accident, resulting in at least one casualty. Victim identification has not yet been released. Currently, the Northbound lanes are blocked, and traffic is being diverted through the southbound lanes. Delays are expected. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

  • Woman arrested after alleged stabbing in the Heights

    Woman arrested after alleged stabbing in the Heights

    Friday, February 9 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-09 20:35:18 GMT

    Billings police arrested a woman in connection with a Friday morning stabbing. 

    Billings police arrested a woman in connection with a Friday morning stabbing. 

  • Frenchtown community helps out teacher with brain tumor

    Frenchtown community helps out teacher with brain tumor

    Friday, February 9 2018 1:14 PM EST2018-02-09 18:14:26 GMT

    The Frenchtown community is coming together to support a teacher who's battling brain cancer. 

    The Frenchtown community is coming together to support a teacher who's battling brain cancer. 

  • FDA to investigate after report exposes euthanasia drug in dog food

    FDA to investigate after report exposes euthanasia drug in dog food

    Friday, February 9 2018 1:05 PM EST2018-02-09 18:05:44 GMT

    The station spoke with a family who say their five dogs had almost instantaneous reactions to eating a can of Evanger’s pet food they later learned was contaminated with pentobarbital, a lethal drug, most commonly used to euthanize dogs, cats and some horses. One of the dogs ended up dying.

    The station spoke with a family who say their five dogs had almost instantaneous reactions to eating a can of Evanger’s pet food they later learned was contaminated with pentobarbital, a lethal drug, most commonly used to euthanize dogs, cats and some horses. One of the dogs ended up dying.

  • Senate passes massive budget agreement

    Senate passes massive budget agreement

    Friday, February 9 2018 12:47 PM EST2018-02-09 17:47:33 GMT

    Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul sparked the shutdown after blocking repeated attempts by GOP leaders to speed up a vote on the stopgap funding bill, which is attached to a huge bipartisan budget agreement. 

    Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul sparked the shutdown after blocking repeated attempts by GOP leaders to speed up a vote on the stopgap funding bill, which is attached to a huge bipartisan budget agreement. 

  • Concussion danger in sports: Is wrestling as risky as football?

    Concussion danger in sports: Is wrestling as risky as football?

    Friday, February 9 2018 12:38 PM EST2018-02-09 17:38:48 GMT

    Can we really compare sports when it comes to concussions? A Billings athletic trainer breaks the issue down.

    Can we really compare sports when it comes to concussions? A Billings athletic trainer breaks the issue down.

  • New scam takes $1,900 from local resident

    New scam takes $1,900 from local resident

    A new scam is rearing it's ugly head and this time it has to do  with your NorthWestern Energy bill. Several calls have been reported to the Cascade County Sheriff's Office, in which someone claims to be from NorthWestern Energy. 

    A new scam is rearing it's ugly head and this time it has to do  with your NorthWestern Energy bill. Several calls have been reported to the Cascade County Sheriff's Office, in which someone claims to be from NorthWestern Energy. 

  • 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. 

  • Snow causes Friday morning travel issues

    Snow causes Friday morning travel issues

    Friday, February 9 2018 9:24 AM EST2018-02-09 14:24:02 GMT

    A winter storm dropped snow over much of Montana Thursday evening and into Friday making the roads a mess for the Friday morning commute.  

    A winter storm dropped snow over much of Montana Thursday evening and into Friday making the roads a mess for the Friday morning commute.  

  • Bears coming out of hibernation early near Missoula

    Bears coming out of hibernation early near Missoula

    Thursday, February 8 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-02-09 00:36:14 GMT
    This week, Missoula drivers spotted a bear out of hibernation and chowing down on roadkill on the side of Interstate 90 outside Missoula. Fish Wildlife and Parks bear biologist Jamie Jonkel says this particular subadult bear looks healthy and probably just picked a bad denning site this winter. A late-winter melt can flood a bear's den, waking them up and sending them out to look for food. Jonkel says February is early but not unheard of, and he thinks this bear has a good shot...
    This week, Missoula drivers spotted a bear out of hibernation and chowing down on roadkill on the side of Interstate 90 outside Missoula. Fish Wildlife and Parks bear biologist Jamie Jonkel says this particular subadult bear looks healthy and probably just picked a bad denning site this winter. A late-winter melt can flood a bear's den, waking them up and sending them out to look for food. Jonkel says February is early but not unheard of, and he thinks this bear has a good shot...
  • Samsung says it aims to launch foldable smartphone next year

    Samsung says it aims to launch foldable smartphone next year

    Thursday, February 8 2018 7:26 PM EST2018-02-09 00:26:41 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics says its aims to launch a foldable smartphone next year under its Galaxy Note brand. Koh Dong-jin, president of mobile business at Samsung Electronics, said Tuesday that the company is currently setting its eyes on 2018 to release a smartphone with a bendable display but there are several hurdles it has to overcome. He did not elaborate.

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics says its aims to launch a foldable smartphone next year under its Galaxy Note brand. Koh Dong-jin, president of mobile business at Samsung Electronics, said Tuesday that the company is currently setting its eyes on 2018 to release a smartphone with a bendable display but there are several hurdles it has to overcome. He did not elaborate.

  • Fraternity under fire for sex contest that encouraged members to sleep with heaviest women

    Fraternity under fire for sex contest that encouraged members to sleep with heaviest women

    Thursday, February 8 2018 7:19 PM EST2018-02-09 00:19:55 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Greek life at one of the nation's most prestigious universities is once again under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Members of the Zeta Beta Tau  fraternity at Cornell University are being investigated for having a sex contest which they called a "pig roast," referring to the fact that participants were ranked by the weight of the women they slept with.

    KHQ.COM - Greek life at one of the nation's most prestigious universities is once again under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Members of the Zeta Beta Tau  fraternity at Cornell University are being investigated for having a sex contest which they called a "pig roast," referring to the fact that participants were ranked by the weight of the women they slept with.

  • Flathead man stabs himself in the neck with large knife

    Flathead man stabs himself in the neck with large knife

    Thursday, February 8 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-02-08 23:33:35 GMT
    KALISPELL- A 24-year-old Kalispell man is being evaluated for mental health after stabbing himself in the neck during a traffic stop.  A release from Sheriff Chuck Curry says that at 9 AM this morning, a deputy pulled over a driver on Highway 2 in Evergreen. After running the driver's name and determining that he was wanted for a misdemeanor warrant, the deputy returned to the car. He found the driver holding a "large knife" to his throat. The deputy called for ...
    KALISPELL- A 24-year-old Kalispell man is being evaluated for mental health after stabbing himself in the neck during a traffic stop.  A release from Sheriff Chuck Curry says that at 9 AM this morning, a deputy pulled over a driver on Highway 2 in Evergreen. After running the driver's name and determining that he was wanted for a misdemeanor warrant, the deputy returned to the car. He found the driver holding a "large knife" to his throat. The deputy called for ...
  • Butte pre-release supervisor sentenced for sex with inmate

    Butte pre-release supervisor sentenced for sex with inmate

    A woman who had supervisory responsibilities at the Butte Pre-release Center has been given a deferred sentence for having sex with a male inmate in late 2016.

    A woman who had supervisory responsibilities at the Butte Pre-release Center has been given a deferred sentence for having sex with a male inmate in late 2016.

  • Neo-Nazi publisher has deadline to disclose whereabouts

    Neo-Nazi publisher has deadline to disclose whereabouts

    The publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website has until next week to notify a federal magistrate of his whereabouts as part of a lawsuit accusing him of using the website to orchestrate an anti-Semitic trolling campaign.

    The publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website has until next week to notify a federal magistrate of his whereabouts as part of a lawsuit accusing him of using the website to orchestrate an anti-Semitic trolling campaign.

  • Sheriff Suta withdraws reelection bid after being suspended by county

    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. 

  • County suspends sheriff charged with official misconduct

    County suspends sheriff charged with official misconduct

    County officials have suspended a northern Montana sheriff after state authorities say he violated law by distributing confidential investigative materials last year.

    County officials have suspended a northern Montana sheriff after state authorities say he violated law by distributing confidential investigative materials last year.

  • Navy Seal from Butte decries Trump's military parade proposal

    Navy Seal from Butte decries Trump's military parade proposal

    Thursday, February 8 2018 2:44 PM EST2018-02-08 19:44:10 GMT

    Rob O'Neill, the former U.S. Navy Seal from Butte, has some choice words for President Donald Trump's suggestion that the U.S. hold a military parade.

    Rob O'Neill, the former U.S. Navy Seal from Butte, has some choice words for President Donald Trump's suggestion that the U.S. hold a military parade.

  • Girl Scout sells 300 boxes of cookies outside marijuana dispensary

    Girl Scout sells 300 boxes of cookies outside marijuana dispensary

    Thursday, February 8 2018 2:30 PM EST2018-02-08 19:30:12 GMT

    The San Diego Girl Scout council is looking into whether a scout who was photographed selling cookies outside a marijuana dispensary broke any rules.

    The San Diego Girl Scout council is looking into whether a scout who was photographed selling cookies outside a marijuana dispensary broke any rules.

  • Missoula considers ordinance to ban indoor vaping

    Missoula considers ordinance to ban indoor vaping

    Missoula officials are considering a proposal that would ban vaping indoors and give businesses the option to ban smoking outside their entrances.

    Missoula officials are considering a proposal that would ban vaping indoors and give businesses the option to ban smoking outside their entrances.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Capital's Justin Jenks

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Capital's Justin Jenks

    Capital Bruins senior Justin Jenks has a simple recipe for success in wrestling, football, and track.

    Capital Bruins senior Justin Jenks has a simple recipe for success in wrestling, football, and track.

  • Sheriff Bob Edwards says he won't quit after ethics panel request

    Sheriff Bob Edwards says he won't quit after ethics panel request

    Tuesday, the POST committee asked Cascade County Sheriff ,Bob Edwards, to surrender his coroner and peace officer certifications, amid his assault allegations. 

    Tuesday, the POST committee asked Cascade County Sheriff ,Bob Edwards, to surrender his coroner and peace officer certifications, amid his assault allegations. 

  • MSU signs head coach Jeff Choate through 2021 season

    MSU signs head coach Jeff Choate through 2021 season

    Thursday, February 8 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-02-08 17:17:28 GMT
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    Jeff Choate will remain a Bobcat for another three years, after Montana State University struck a deal with the head football coach.

    Jeff Choate will remain a Bobcat for another three years, after Montana State University struck a deal with the head football coach.

  • Despite winter weather, Linderman Elementary continues to fix roof

    Despite winter weather, Linderman Elementary continues to fix roof

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 11:52 PM EST2018-02-08 04:52:28 GMT

    Winter weather is continuing to cause problems in Polson...

    Winter weather is continuing to cause problems in Polson...

  • Cats sign 27 players as part of 2018 recruiting class

    Cats sign 27 players as part of 2018 recruiting class

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-08 04:00:26 GMT

    National Signing Day part two is officially in the books for the Montana State Bobcats. The Cats added 11 to the 2018 recruiting class, bringing their grand total to 27.

    National Signing Day part two is officially in the books for the Montana State Bobcats. The Cats added 11 to the 2018 recruiting class, bringing their grand total to 27.

  • Ice climbing could become Olympic sport

    Ice climbing could become Olympic sport

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-02-08 00:52:39 GMT

    Ice climbing is a sport growing in popularity, and some world class climbers live and work right in Bozeman.  Our Jackie Coffin met with one of those climbers.

    Ice climbing is a sport growing in popularity, and some world class climbers live and work right in Bozeman.  Our Jackie Coffin met with one of those climbers.

  • Interim committee wants apology for wronged meat processor

    Interim committee wants apology for wronged meat processor

    A Montana legislative committee is seconding a request that the U.S. Department of Agriculture order an outside investigation into allegations that small meat processors in the state were intimidated, coerced and...

    A Montana legislative committee requested an outside investigation into allegations that small meat processors in the state were intimidated, coerced and tormented.

  • UPDATE: Victims of California plane crash had ties to Montana

    Plane owned by Darby couple crashes in California

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 5:47 PM EST2018-02-07 22:47:35 GMT

    A plane registered to a Darby couple crashed near San Diego on Tuesday, killing two people. The identities of the victims have not been released. The plane took off from Gillespie Field in San Diego and crashed in a dirt lot not far away. 

    A plane registered to a Darby couple crashed near San Diego on Tuesday, killing two people. The identities of the victims have not been released. The plane took off from Gillespie Field in San Diego and crashed in a dirt lot not far away. 

  • UPDATE: Federal agents arrest two Montana men in meth bust

    UPDATE: Federal agents arrest two Montana men in meth bust

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 5:37 PM EST2018-02-07 22:37:24 GMT

    Two men are booked in Missoula County jail on charges of meth trafficking. Allen Wesley Harwood, 40, and Dezmen Tamire Patron, 20, are both being held in Missoula jail as a courtesy for the U.S. Marshals Service.

    Two men are booked in Missoula County jail on charges of meth trafficking. Allen Wesley Harwood, 40, and Dezmen Tamire Patron, 20, are both being held in Missoula jail as a courtesy for the U.S. Marshals Service.

  • Trump breaks his silence on stock market decline

    Trump breaks his silence on stock market decline

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 5:06 PM EST2018-02-07 22:06:30 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has broken his silence on the stock market. Trump tweeted Wednesday: "In the 'old days,' when good news was reported, the Stock Market would go up. Today, when good news is reported, the Stock Market goes down.

    President Donald Trump has broken his silence on the stock market, after months of taking credit for its rise.

  • Mom says Washington daycare waxed toddler's eyebrows

    Mom says Pasco daycare waxed toddler's eyebrows

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:57 PM EST2018-02-07 21:57:45 GMT

    The two moms of the kids whose eyebrows were waxed by their daycare officially filed a police report today with the Pasco Police Department. 

    The two moms of the kids whose eyebrows were waxed by their daycare officially filed a police report today with the Pasco Police Department. 

  • Bobby Hauck to appear at panel on culture of sexism

    Bobby Hauck to appear at panel on culture of sexism

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-02-07 21:42:36 GMT

    A community event is bringing together members of the Griz Athletic and sexual assault victims’ advocates. Coach Bobby Hauck is scheduled to appear, as is Lisa Davey, who launched a petition against his hiring.

    A community event is bringing together members of the Griz Athletic and sexual assault victims’ advocates. Coach Bobby Hauck is scheduled to appear, as is Lisa Davey, who launched a petition against his hiring.

  • New MSU study asking why people take risks with avalanches

    New MSU study asking why people take risks with avalanches

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-02-07 21:42:36 GMT

    A new study out of MSU seeks to understand why people take risks in avalanche conditions, and backcountry enthusiasts are asked to participate.

    A new study out of MSU seeks to understand why people take risks in avalanche conditions, and backcountry enthusiasts are asked to participate.

  • Missoula to discuss adding e-cigarettes to smoking ordinance

    Missoula to discuss adding e-cigarettes to smoking ordinance

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-02-07 21:42:36 GMT

    The city’s law hasn’t changed since it first banned smoking in most indoor public places in 1999. 

    The city’s law hasn’t changed since it first banned smoking in most indoor public places in 1999. 

  • Kevin Bacon arrested in Gallatin County

    Kevin Bacon arrested in Gallatin County

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-02-07 21:42:36 GMT

    Gallatin County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Kevin Andrew Bacon, 44, of Pony, Montana.

    Gallatin County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Kevin Andrew Bacon, 44, of Pony, Montana.

  • Montana State Prison inmate dies

    Montana State Prison inmate dies

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-02-07 21:42:36 GMT

    Montana State Prison announced today the death of 61-year-old inmate. A press release says Joe Edward Gordon died on Monday, Feb. 5 after an extended illness. 

    Montana State Prison announced today the death of 61-year-old inmate. A press release says Joe Edward Gordon died on Monday, Feb. 5 after an extended illness. 

  • Bail kept at $500K for man charged in Bozeman stabbing

    Bail kept at $500K for man charged in Bozeman stabbing

    Bail was maintained at $500,000 for a 20-year-old Bozeman man charged with attempted deliberate homicide in the stabbing of his former girlfriend's co-worker.

    Bail was maintained at $500,000 for a 20-year-old Bozeman man charged with attempted deliberate homicide in the stabbing of his former girlfriend's co-worker.

  • Panel calls on Cascade County sheriff to surrender certifications

    Panel calls on Cascade County sheriff to surrender certifications

    Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edward has been asked by a state ethics panel to surrender all of his coroner and peace officer certifications following an incident with his girlfriend at a law enforcement convention.

    Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edward has been asked by a state ethics panel to surrender all of his coroner and peace officer certifications following an incident with his girlfriend at a law enforcement convention.

  • Missoula considers utilizing more roundabouts

    Missoula considers utilizing more roundabouts

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 2:22 PM EST2018-02-07 19:22:08 GMT

    City planners say drivers might find roundabouts confusing at first, but they're effective at reducing accidents.

    City planners say drivers might find roundabouts confusing at first, but they're effective at reducing accidents.

  • Senate leaders reach bipartisan budget deal

    Senate leaders reach bipartisan budget deal

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-07 18:55:59 GMT

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is celebrating a new a budget agreement as providing needed funding for health, drug abuse and social service programs. But he dropped a push for immigration reform.

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is celebrating a new a budget agreement as providing needed funding for health, drug abuse and social service programs. But he dropped a push for immigration reform.

  • Michigan dad says Montana remains not his 3 missing sons

    Michigan dad says Montana remains not his 3 missing sons

    The father of three missing Michigan brothers says teeth and bone fragments found in September in Missoula, Montana, don't belong to them.

    The father of three missing Michigan brothers says teeth and bone fragments found in September in Missoula, Montana, don't belong to them.

  • Changes proposed for Fifth and Sixth Streets in Missoula

    Changes proposed for Fifth and Sixth Streets in Missoula

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-02-07 16:43:31 GMT

    Sections of Fifth and Sixth Streets in Missoula could be getting bike lanes.

    Sections of Fifth and Sixth Streets in Missoula could be getting bike lanes.

  • Some pet owners treating their dogs with CBDs

    Some pet owners treating their dogs with CBDs

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-02-07 01:05:56 GMT
    A new trend in medical marijuana: cannabis oil for pets. Some pet owners are using CBD treatments to help their dogs with issues like pain and anxiety. CBD treatments contain mostly cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive component of cannabis. Learn more tonight on FOX at 9 and ABC at 10.
    A new trend in medical marijuana: cannabis oil for pets. Some pet owners are using CBD treatments to help their dogs with issues like pain and anxiety. CBD treatments contain mostly cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive component of cannabis. Learn more tonight on FOX at 9 and ABC at 10.
  • Charges reduced in pedestrian fatal in Missoula

    Charges reduced in pedestrian fatal in Missoula

    Prosecutors have reduced the charges against a Missoula woman who struck and killed a man as he crossed the street last year.

    Prosecutors have reduced the charges against a Missoula woman who struck and killed a man as he crossed the street last year.

  • Great Falls man gets 5 years for wife's death

    Great Falls man gets 5 years for wife's death

    A Great Falls man has been sentenced to five years with the Department of Corrections for negligent homicide in the March 2016 death of his wife.

    A Great Falls man has been sentenced to five years with the Department of Corrections for negligent homicide in the March 2016 death of his wife.

  • New Billings program aims to help homeless families become homeowners

    New Billings program aims to help homeless families become homeowners

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 6:59 PM EST2018-02-06 23:59:14 GMT

    An organization in Billings has a new program to keep people, especially families, off the streets. One woman says it's made all the difference for her and her family.

    An organization in Billings has a new program to keep people, especially families, off the streets. One woman says it's made all the difference for her and her family.

  • Community Health Centers could lose federal funding in May

    Community Health Centers could lose federal funding in May

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 6:28 PM EST2018-02-06 23:28:17 GMT

    Patient access to services like housing and food vouchers at at risk at Partnership Health Center, since Congress hasn't renewed some of its funding.

    Patient access to services like housing and food vouchers at at risk at Partnership Health Center, since Congress hasn't renewed some of its funding.

  • 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.  

  • Seattle activist sentenced in 4-state oil pipeline protest

    Seattle activist sentenced in 4-state oil pipeline protest

    An oil pipeline protester has been sentenced for prison for his involvement with Climate Direct Action, members of whom were arrested in North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana and Washington state the day of the protest.

    An oil pipeline protester has been sentenced for prison for his involvement with Climate Direct Action, members of whom were arrested in North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana and Washington state the day of the protest.

  • Bonner Bitcoin farm promises to lower noise levels after complaints

    Bonner Bitcoin farm promises to lower noise levels after complaints

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 2:00 PM EST2018-02-06 19:00:12 GMT

    The owners of a bitcoin farm in Bonner are promising to do something about residents' concerns about the noise level.

    The owners of a bitcoin farm in Bonner are promising to do something about residents' concerns about the noise level.

  • Hamilton woman loses wedding ring after waiting 20 years for it

    Hamilton woman loses wedding ring after waiting 20 years for it

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 1:48 PM EST2018-02-06 18:48:59 GMT

    A Hamilton woman is so desperate to find her wedding ring, she's even X-rayed her dog.

    A Hamilton woman is so desperate to find her wedding ring, she's even X-rayed her dog.

  • Staff in tears at abrupt closure of Uptown Diner

    Staff in tears at abrupt closure of Uptown Diner

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 1:44 PM EST2018-02-06 18:44:06 GMT

    For more than three decades, the Uptown Diner has been serving customers. But over the weekend, the restaurant abruptly announced plans to close in mid-February. Behind those doors have been a dedicated, longtime staff. 

    For more than three decades, the Uptown Diner has been serving customers. But over the weekend, the restaurant abruptly announced plans to close in mid-February. Behind those doors have been a dedicated, longtime staff. 

  • Lolo, Montana holds ties to the Winter Olympics

    Lolo, Montana holds ties to the Winter Olympics

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 1:08 PM EST2018-02-06 18:08:12 GMT

    A former Olympian recalls how lugiers used to practice on a makeshift track near Lolo Hot Springs.

    A former Olympian recalls how lugiers used to practice on a makeshift track near Lolo Hot Springs.

  • Missoula Muslim couple feel targeted after being reported to police

    Missoula Muslim couple feel targeted after being reported to police

    Monday, February 5 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-02-06 00:30:14 GMT

    A Muslim couple who lives in Missoula say they feel "targeted" after someone reported them to the police.

    A Muslim couple who lives in Missoula say they feel "targeted" after someone reported them to the police.

  • Man charged with stabbing roommate in Billings West End

    Man charged with stabbing roommate in Billings West End

    Monday, February 5 2018 6:22 PM EST2018-02-05 23:22:47 GMT

    Billings police are investigating a stabbing at a home on the West End that sent one man to the hospital.

    Billings police are investigating a stabbing at a home on the West End that sent one man to the hospital.

  • Ice climber accident victim's name released

    Ice climber accident victim's name released

    Lewis and Clark County Coroner, Bryan Backeberg, has identified the victim from Sunday’s ice climbing accident as 74-year-old Dr. Elton J. Adams M.D. of Great Falls. He is reported to have slipped and fallen 90  feet while climbing Cataract Falls in the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest. The man, an avid climber, was climbing with four others. Authorities received a 9-1-1 call at 1:12 p.m. The waterfall is 20 miles off of Elk Creek Road and 15 miles southwest of ...

    Lewis and Clark County Coroner, Bryan Backeberg, has identified the victim from Sunday’s ice climbing accident as 74-year-old Dr. Elton J. Adams M.D. of Great Falls. He is reported to have slipped and fallen 90  feet while climbing Cataract Falls in the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest. The man, an avid climber, was climbing with four others. Authorities received a 9-1-1 call at 1:12 p.m. The waterfall is 20 miles off of Elk Creek Road and 15 miles southwest of ...

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Hamilton's Caitlyn Lucas

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Hamilton's Caitlyn Lucas

    Monday, February 5 2018 5:25 PM EST2018-02-05 22:25:04 GMT

    To be a cheerleader, practice and repetition are key to help bring passion and energy to your team’s fans. And today at Hamilton Middle School, the cheerleaders are going through different chants with a coach that has held the very same pom poms as they do.

    To be a cheerleader, practice and repetition are key to help bring passion and energy to your team’s fans. And today at Hamilton Middle School, the cheerleaders are going through different chants with a coach that has held the very same pom poms as they do.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Keegan Mulhill

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Keegan Mulhill

    Monday, February 5 2018 5:24 PM EST2018-02-05 22:24:34 GMT

    One of the top wrestlers in the state, Bozeman's Keegan Mulhill says there was just something about the sport that hooked him from a young age.

    One of the top wrestlers in the state, Bozeman's Keegan Mulhill says there was just something about the sport that hooked him from a young age.

  • UPDATE: Helena woman found

    UPDATE: Helena woman found

    Monday, February 5 2018 4:55 PM EST2018-02-05 21:55:01 GMT

    The Helena Police Department is searching for a 19-year-old woman who went missing around 1 AM today. Danell Elizabeth Wilson is 19, about 6" foot and 280 pounds. She was last seen wearing a t-shirt and sweatpants, and left her home around 1 a.m. Anyone with information is asked to call Helena police at 406-442-3233 or 911. From the Montana Department of Justice: Name: Danell Elizabeth Wilson Date of Birth: 1/16/1999      Age: 19 Sex: Female &n...

    The Helena Police Department is searching for a 19-year-old woman who went missing around 1 AM today. Danell Elizabeth Wilson is 19, about 6" foot and 280 pounds. She was last seen wearing a t-shirt and sweatpants, and left her home around 1 a.m. Anyone with information is asked to call Helena police at 406-442-3233 or 911. From the Montana Department of Justice: Name: Danell Elizabeth Wilson Date of Birth: 1/16/1999      Age: 19 Sex: Female &n...

  • Campaign launched for Montana wilderness study areas

    Campaign launched for Montana wilderness study areas

    Public lands advocates in Montana have launched a campaign to protect wilderness study areas in response to a Republican lawmaker's push to remove the federal designation from five sites.

    Public lands advocates in Montana have launched a campaign to protect wilderness study areas in response to a Republican lawmaker's push to remove the federal designation from five sites.

  • Billings church vandalized again

    Billings church vandalized again

    Monday, February 5 2018 4:31 PM EST2018-02-05 21:31:35 GMT

    Grace United Methodist Church has been hit with vandalism more than once within the last 10 days. The last one occurred Thursday night.

    Grace United Methodist Church has been hit with vandalism more than once within the last 10 days. The last one occurred Thursday night.

  • Billings woman stabs ex who was breaking into her home

    Billings woman stabs ex who was breaking into her home

    Monday, February 5 2018 4:27 PM EST2018-02-05 21:27:09 GMT

    A mother of four used a knife to stop a man breaking into her home Sunday morning. 

    A mother of four used a knife to stop a man breaking into her home Sunday morning. 

  • UPDATE: Victim in officer-involved shooting identified

    UPDATE: Victim in officer-involved shooting identified

    Monday, February 5 2018 3:55 PM EST2018-02-05 20:55:40 GMT

    Update: The man who died in the deputy-involved shooting that happened in East Helena early Friday morning last week has been identified. Taylor Schnortz, 26, of Townsend was shot and killed in an incident Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton is calling a "mental health crisis."  

    Update: The man who died in the deputy-involved shooting that happened in East Helena early Friday morning last week has been identified. Taylor Schnortz, 26, of Townsend was shot and killed in an incident Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton is calling a "mental health crisis."  

  • Missoula police now searching for two suspects in Northside shooting

    Missoula police now searching for two suspects in Northside shooting

    Monday, February 5 2018 12:30 PM EST2018-02-05 17:30:53 GMT

    Police have released more details in the Friday afternoon shooting that sent one man to the hospital.

    Police have released more details in the Friday afternoon shooting that sent one man to the hospital. 

  • Giants steal the show with "Dirty Dancing" ad

    Giants steal the show with "Dirty Dancing" ad

    Monday, February 5 2018 12:20 PM EST2018-02-05 17:20:20 GMT

    Not really, but Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. stole the show with an NFL ad in which the two perform the choreography from the movie "Dirty Dancing" - complete with the iconic lift done.

    Not really, but Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. stole the show with an NFL ad in which the two perform the choreography from the movie "Dirty Dancing" - complete with the iconic lift done.

  • Snowstorm hits much of Montana

    Snowstorm hits much of Montana

    Much of central Montana is under a winter storm warning, including Billings, Great Falls, Havre, Helena and Kalispell.

    Much of central Montana is under a winter storm warning, including Billings, Great Falls, Havre, Helena and Kalispell.

  • Montana man dies in ice climbing accident at Cataract Falls

    Montana man dies in ice climbing accident at Cataract Falls

    A Montana man has died while ice climbing in Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest.

    A Montana man has died while ice climbing in Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest.

  • Babies Behind Bars: 14 Babies Currently Living inside Washington Prison

    Babies Behind Bars: 14 Babies Currently Living inside Washington Prison

    Monday, February 5 2018 11:38 AM EST2018-02-05 16:38:57 GMT

    Washington is one of few states to allow inmates to keep their babies while in prison, and inmates are saying the program is life-saving. 

    Washington is one of few states to allow inmates to keep their babies while in prison, and inmates are saying the program is life-saving. 

  • Eagles win Super Bowl against Patriots

    Eagles win Super Bowl against Patriots

    Monday, February 5 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-02-05 16:28:27 GMT

    A defensive play helped clinched Philadelphia's first title in the Super Bowl era in the first 1,000-yard Super Bowl.

    A defensive play helped clinched Philadelphia's first title in the Super Bowl era in the first 1,000-yard Super Bowl.

  • Jackson: I'm not performing at Super Bowl with Timberlake

    Jackson: I'm not performing at Super Bowl with Timberlake

    Sunday, February 4 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-02-04 16:41:18 GMT

    Janet Jackson wants to make it crystal clear: She will not be joining Justin Timberlake during this year's Super Bowl halftime show.    

    Janet Jackson wants to make it crystal clear: She will not be joining Justin Timberlake during this year's Super Bowl halftime show.    

  • Three UM soccer players defend former coach

    Three UM soccer players defend former coach

    Friday, February 2 2018 7:49 PM EST2018-02-03 00:49:16 GMT

    Three former players are defending their coach, who was fired earlier this week.

    Three former players are defending their coach, who was fired earlier this week.

  • UPDATE: Shooting reported on Northside Missoula

    UPDATE: Shooting reported on Northside Missoula

    Friday, February 2 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-02-03 00:34:08 GMT

    Missoula police are responding to an incident on the corner of Worden and Turner Court on the Northside. Officers are not providing many details at this time, but they are reporting that there is no danger to the public. We have a reporter on the scene and will update you with details as they come in.

    Missoula police are responding to an incident on the corner of Worden and Turner Court on the Northside. Officers are not providing many details at this time, but they are reporting that there is no danger to the public. We have a reporter on the scene and will update you with details as they come in.

  • UPDATE: UM issues statement in coach firing

    UPDATE: UM issues statement in coach firing

    Friday, February 2 2018 6:05 PM EST2018-02-02 23:05:10 GMT

    UM President Seth Bodnar says the university "exercised its right" to non-renew a Griz coach accused of misconduct.

    UM President Seth Bodnar says the university "exercised its right" to non-renew a Griz coach accused of misconduct.

  • Fargo woman who cut baby from neighbor gets life term

    Fargo woman who cut baby from neighbor gets life term

    Friday, February 2 2018 5:10 PM EST2018-02-02 22:10:39 GMT

    A North Dakota woman who admitted killing a pregnant neighbor and cutting the baby from the womb while the mother was still alive has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. 

    A North Dakota woman who admitted killing a pregnant neighbor and cutting the baby from the womb while the mother was still alive has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. 

  • Prosecutors: Man charged with killing wife in Belgrade brought son along

    Prosecutors: Man charged with killing wife brought son along

    Montana prosecutors say a man charged with killing his estranged wife last month brought his 15-year-old son with him.

    Montana prosecutors say a man charged with killing his estranged wife last month brought his 15-year-old son with him.

  • Pain doc gets 10 years in prison for patient overdose deaths

    Pain doc gets 10 years in prison for patient overdose deaths

    A western Montana pain doctor who was convicted of prescribing drugs to two patients who died of overdoses has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

    A western Montana pain doctor who was convicted of prescribing drugs to two patients who died of overdoses has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

  • Frenchtown music teacher charged with felony sexual assault

    Frenchtown music teacher charged with felony sexual assault

    A music teacher in western Montana has been charged with felony sexual assault after prosecutors say he inappropriately touched a female student on a near daily basis.

    A music teacher in western Montana has been charged with felony sexual assault after prosecutors say he inappropriately touched a female student on a near daily basis.

  • One man dead after officer-involved shooting near East Helena

    One man dead after officer-involved shooting near East Helena

    Friday, February 2 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-02-02 16:12:00 GMT

    A suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting Thursday night near East Helena.

    A suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting Thursday night near East Helena.

  • 2 Democrats lead fundraising in crowded Montana House field

    2 Democrats lead fundraising in crowded Montana House field

    Two Democrats seeking the nomination for Montana's sole U.S. House seat have far outraised the rest of a crowded field vying to challenge incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte.

    Two Democrats seeking the nomination for Montana's sole U.S. House seat have far outraised the rest of a crowded field vying to challenge incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte.

  • Essential oils and your pet: are they toxic?

    Essential oils and your pet: are they toxic?

    Thursday, February 1 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-02-01 22:40:18 GMT

    If you use essential oils in your home, you'll want to be careful if you have pets. 

    If you use essential oils in your home, you'll want to be careful if you have pets. 

  • Reward increased for missing Browning woman

    Reward increased for missing Browning woman

    Thursday, February 1 2018 3:57 PM EST2018-02-01 20:57:27 GMT

    It's been over eight months since the family of Ashley Loring HeavyRunner has seen or heard from her. We first broke the story in June after seeing desperate posts from the family looking for any information on both Twitter and Facebook.

    It's been over eight months since the family of Ashley Loring HeavyRunner has seen or heard from her. We first broke the story in June after seeing desperate posts from the family looking for any information on both Twitter and Facebook.

  • Former CEO appeals convictions for defrauding Vann's

    Former CEO appeals convictions for defrauding Vann's

    Thursday, February 1 2018 3:29 PM EST2018-02-01 20:29:20 GMT

    The former CEO of a Montana electronics retailer is appealing his convictions for defrauding Vann's Inc., which then filed for bankruptcy.   

    The former CEO of a Montana electronics retailer is appealing his convictions for defrauding Vann's Inc., which then filed for bankruptcy.   

  • Judge: US must reconsider Yellowstone bison protections

    Judge: US must reconsider Yellowstone bison protections

    Thursday, February 1 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-02-01 20:24:16 GMT

    U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper said in a ruling late Wednesday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to consider a scientific study suggesting the park's bison population might be too small to sustain its two herds.

    U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper said in a ruling late Wednesday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to consider a scientific study suggesting the park's bison population might be too small to sustain its two herds.

  • Bozeman stabbing suspect arrested

    Bozeman stabbing suspect arrested

    Thursday, February 1 2018 1:14 PM EST2018-02-01 18:14:15 GMT

    Police say the suspect stabbed the man who was dating his ex-girlfriend.

    Police say the suspect stabbed the man who was dating his ex-girlfriend.

  • Super Bowl Sunday "Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk"

    Super Bowl Sunday "Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk"

    Thursday, February 1 2018 1:05 PM EST2018-02-01 18:05:33 GMT

    Local law enforcement agencies will be out in force on Super Bowl Sunday.

    Local law enforcement agencies will be out in force on Super Bowl Sunday.

  • Trump falsely claims most-watched State of Union

    Trump falsely claims most-watched State of Union

    Thursday, February 1 2018 12:39 PM EST2018-02-01 17:39:35 GMT

    President Donald Trump says the ratings for his first State of the Union address this week are "the highest number in history," but that is not true. Nielsen reports that about 45.6 million tuned in to watch Trump Tuesday night. That's below viewership for President Barack Obama's first State of the Union, which was about 48 million, and Trump's own joint address to Congress last year. 

    President Donald Trump says the ratings for his first State of the Union address this week are "the highest number in history," but that is not true. Nielsen reports that about 45.6 million tuned in to watch Trump Tuesday night. That's below viewership for President Barack Obama's first State of the Union, which was about 48 million, and Trump's own joint address to Congress last year. 

  • Crews set off explosives to remove building at Frenchtown mill

    Crews set off explosives to remove building at Frenchtown mill

    Thursday, February 1 2018 12:31 PM EST2018-02-01 17:31:19 GMT

    According to the Frenchtown Rural Fire Department, explosives were set off Thursday morning to remove a building at the former pulp mill site.

    According to the Frenchtown Rural Fire Department, explosives were set off Thursday morning to remove a building at the former pulp mill site.

  • Memorial events to be held for Emigrant fire victims

    Memorial events to be held for Emigrant fire victims

    Thursday, February 1 2018 9:43 AM EST2018-02-01 14:43:14 GMT

    The Livingston area community is hosting memorials for Christel Cameron and Adam Miller, who both died in a house fire on Jan. 25. 

    The Livingston area community is hosting memorials for Christel Cameron and Adam Miller, who both died in a house fire on Jan. 25. 

  • Survey shows Yellowstone elk herd at highest level since '05

    Survey shows Yellowstone elk herd at highest level since '05

    Government biologists say elk numbers in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park are at their highest level in more than a decade.

    Government biologists say elk numbers in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park are at their highest level in more than a decade.

  • Montana State's Hannah Caudill set to break career assist record

    Montana State's Hannah Caudill set to break career assist record

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 8:00 PM EST2018-02-01 01:00:44 GMT

    Thursday, February 1, 2018 could prove to be a big night for Montana State's Hannah Caudill. The senior point guard is just two assists away from breaking the school's all-time record.

    Thursday, February 1, 2018 could prove to be a big night for Montana State's Hannah Caudill. The senior point guard is just two assists away from breaking the school's all-time record.

  • Man charged with killing girlfriend said she shot first

    Man charged with killing girlfriend said she shot first

    A 21-year-old eastern Montana man charged with killing his girlfriend told investigators he thought she shot him first. Court records say he "responded by unloading 18 rounds into her."

    A 21-year-old eastern Montana man charged with killing his girlfriend told investigators he thought she shot him first. Court records say he "responded by unloading 18 rounds into her."

  • Wyoming school district seeks expulsions for hazing on bus

    Wyoming school district seeks expulsions for hazing on bus

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 7:32 PM EST2018-02-01 00:32:30 GMT

    A central Wyoming school district is recommending expulsion for three high school students and suspension for one after hazing occurred on a school bus.

    A central Wyoming school district is recommending expulsion for three high school students and suspension for one after hazing occurred on a school bus.

  • How to handle negative temps according to Montanans

    How to handle negative temps according to Montanans

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:45 AM EST2018-02-20 12:45:04 GMT

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

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

  • 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...
  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • '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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Fired Griz soccer coach speaks out

    Fired Griz soccer coach speaks out

    Friday, February 2 2018 5:15 PM EST2018-02-02 22:15:11 GMT

    The former Griz soccer coach says he's looking into legal action in response to being fired over allegations that stemmed from an investigation into texts he sent to players.

    The former Griz soccer coach says he's looking into legal action in response to being fired over allegations that stemmed from an investigation into texts he sent to players.

  • Coffee shop in Billings dubbed most beautiful in state

    Coffee shop in Billings dubbed most beautiful in state

    Friday, February 2 2018 12:59 PM EST2018-02-02 17:59:11 GMT

    A new ranking from Architectural Digest lists what the publication deems the most beautiful coffee shop in each U.S. state. 

    A new ranking from Architectural Digest lists what the publication deems the most beautiful coffee shop in each U.S. state. 

  • Montana moves to 10-0 in conference, beat UNC 88-79

    Montana moves to 10-0 in conference, beat UNC 88-79

    Friday, February 2 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-02-02 05:41:27 GMT

    From Montana Sports Information: Montana stretched its win streak to double digits on Thursday, knocking off Northern Colorado, 88-79. 

    From Montana Sports Information: Montana stretched its win streak to double digits on Thursday, knocking off Northern Colorado, 88-79. 

  • Griz women's soccer coach let go after text investigation

    Griz women's soccer coach let go after text investigation

    Thursday, February 1 2018 11:15 PM EST2018-02-02 04:15:29 GMT

    University of Montana Athletic Director Kent Haslam confirmed Thursday evening the women's soccer coach was let go after an investigation into text messages the coach sent to soccer players and an escort service in Las Vegas.

    University of Montana Athletic Director Kent Haslam confirmed Thursday evening the women's soccer coach was let go after an investigation into text messages the coach sent to soccer players and an escort service in Las Vegas.