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Cars are a leading cause of wildfires

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Columbia Falls Fire Chief Rick Hagen tells us that a common cause of wildfires are cars. 

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The Event at Rebecca Farm gave one family hope during a difficult cancer diagnosis

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Roberta Curtis was diagnosed with breast cancer and couldn’t make it because she was in the middle of receiving treatment.

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Montana tree heads to the West Lawn in Washington D.C.

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For the first time in thirty years the trees for the US Capitol will come from the Kootenai National Forest.

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Get to know "Super Sarah" Broussard: mom, firefighter, event coordinator at Rebecca Farm

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On the eve of the Event at Rebecca Farm, one woman is very busy and that woman is Sarah Broussard.

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Severe thunderstorms move through Western Montana

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Severe thunderstorms are rolling across Western Montana. 

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Local juice company re purposes Flathead cherries

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Husband and wife team Gary and Susan Snow tell us they save pounds of perfectly good Flathead cherries from going to waste.

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Roofing contractors endure this brutal heat

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Imagine spending ten hours directly in this hot ninety-degree weather doing manual labor. 

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We find out when the best time is to get your Flathead cherries

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Johnson tells us most cherries will be at their best at the end of July.

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  • A proposed mine outside of Yellowstone National Park is one step closer to becoming a reality

    A proposed mine outside of Yellowstone National Park is one step closer to becoming a reality

    Thursday, July 27 2017 1:05 AM EDT2017-07-27 05:05:13 GMT

    The Department of Environmental Quality today approved Lucky Minerals application to drill exploration holes 12 miles southeast of Emigrant.

    The Department of Environmental Quality today approved Lucky Minerals application to drill exploration holes 12 miles southeast of Emigrant. 

  • Fire Crews deal with thick smoke from Sunrise Fire

    Fire Crews deal with thick smoke from Sunrise Fire

    Thursday, July 27 2017 12:46 AM EDT2017-07-27 04:46:58 GMT

    Sunrise Fire continues to grow; it's now at 2,730 acres and with thick wildlife smoke around the Tarkio area.

    Sunrise Fire continues to grow; it's now at 2,730 acres and with thick wildlife smoke around the Tarkio area.

  • Sunrise Fire evacuee 'anxious' about leaving home

    Sunrise Fire evacuee 'anxious' about leaving home

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:51:32 GMT

    It's the No. One firefighting priority in the country, the Sunrise Fire. On Wednesday night, it was forcing mandatory evacuations. One evacuee says he's "anxious" to be leaving his home.

    It's the No. One firefighting priority in the country, the Sunrise Fire. On Wednesday night, it was forcing mandatory evacuations. One evacuee says he's "anxious" to be leaving his home.

  • Evacuations ordered for people living near Superior's Sunrise Fire

    Evacuations ordered for people living near Superior's Sunrise Fire

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:39:44 GMT

    The Mineral County Sheriff on Wednesday evening ordered evacuations for people living near the Sunrise Fire, burning southeast of Superior. Stage 3 Evacuations are ordered for the Sunrise and Quartz Flats areas. That affects about 30 homes. Sheriff Tom Bauer says that this is the time for them to leave the area immediately and in an orderly fashion. 

    The Mineral County Sheriff on Wednesday evening ordered evacuations for people living near the Sunrise Fire, burning southeast of Superior. Stage 3 Evacuations are ordered for the Sunrise and Quartz Flats areas. That affects about 30 homes. Sheriff Tom Bauer says that this is the time for them to leave the area immediately and in an orderly fashion. 

  • Great balls of fire: new technology helps fight fire with fire

    Great balls of fire: new technology helps fight fire with fire

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:39:18 GMT

    A device that looks like ping pong balls used to fight forest fires. 

    A device that looks like ping pong balls used to fight forest fires. 

  • Montana woman gets 20 years prison in 13-month-old's death

    Montana woman gets 20 years prison in 13-month-old's death

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:15 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:15:32 GMT

    A Montana woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder for the death of a 13-month-old girl whose body was found in a trash can on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Janelle Red Dog was sentenced Wednesday in the killing of Kenzley Olson.

    A Montana woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder for the death of a 13-month-old girl whose body was found in a trash can on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Janelle Red Dog was sentenced Wednesday in the killing of Kenzley Olson.

  • PSC proposes to cap inmate calling rates

    PSC proposes to cap inmate calling rates

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-07-27 01:47:29 GMT

    The Montana Public Service Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to initiate a rulemaking to limit charges for phone calls between inmates and their families. 

    The Montana Public Service Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to initiate a rulemaking to limit charges for phone calls between inmates and their families. 

  • AA Legion Tournament Results

    AA Legion Tournament Results

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-07-27 00:33:08 GMT
    The AA Legion baseball tournament kicked off Wednesday in Bozeman and here are your up to date results from day one.  #3 Missoula Mavs-6, #6 Great Falls Chargers-2 #4 Helena Senators-7, #5 Kalispell Lakers-3 #2 Billings Royals-9, #7 Lethbridge Elks-10 #1 Bozeman Bucks vs #8 Billings Scarlets- 7:30 PM
    The AA Legion baseball tournament kicked off Wednesday in Bozeman and here are your up to date results from day one.  #3 Missoula Mavs-6, #6 Great Falls Chargers-2 #4 Helena Senators-7, #5 Kalispell Lakers-3 #2 Billings Royals-9, #7 Lethbridge Elks-10 #1 Bozeman Bucks vs #8 Billings Scarlets- 7:30 PM
  • Vandalism streak leaves Livingston cars damaged

    Vandalism streak leaves Livingston cars damaged

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:45:46 GMT

    A string of vandalism in Livingston has residents on edge and police looking for suspects. 

    A string of vandalism in Livingston has residents on edge and police looking for suspects. 

  • Tribes fight trade groups' intervention in pipeline dispute

    Tribes fight trade groups' intervention in pipeline dispute

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:19:42 GMT

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - American Indian tribes fighting in court to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline are objecting to the possible intervention of national energy and manufacturing trade groups in the dispute.

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - American Indian tribes fighting in court to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline are objecting to the possible intervention of national energy and manufacturing trade groups in the dispute.

  • Lawyers: Woman accused of killing her sons has brain damage

    Lawyers: Woman accused of killing her sons has brain damage

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:13:15 GMT

    BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) - Attorneys for an Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three sons out of jealousy over the attention her husband gave them say her videotaped confession should be tossed out after experts concluded she has brain damage and a low IQ.

    BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) - Attorneys for an Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three sons out of jealousy over the attention her husband gave them say her videotaped confession should be tossed out after experts concluded she has brain damage and a low IQ.

  • 34 percent containment reached on east Montana fires

    34 percent containment reached on east Montana fires

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-07-26 21:54:29 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Firefighters in eastern Montana are increasing containment of wildfires that have destroyed 16 homes and scorched about 421 square miles (1,090 kilometers) of farmland and public land.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Firefighters in eastern Montana are increasing containment of wildfires that have destroyed 16 homes and scorched about 421 square miles (1,090 kilometers) of farmland and public land.

  • Sponsors can gather signatures for anti-transgender measure

    Sponsors can gather signatures for anti-transgender measure

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:48:31 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A proposed Montana ballot initiative that would allow people to sue for emotional or mental distress if they spot a transgender person in a public bathroom has passed a legal review.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A proposed Montana ballot initiative that would allow people to sue for emotional or mental distress if they spot a transgender person in a public bathroom has passed a legal review.

  • Daines backs Yellowstone protections, not Tester's bill

    Daines backs Yellowstone protections, not Tester's bill

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:45:34 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Republican Sen. Steve Daines says he opposes mining in some areas outside Yellowstone National Park but stopped short of endorsing proposed legislation on the matter from a fellow Montana lawmaker.

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Republican Sen. Steve Daines says he opposes mining in some areas outside Yellowstone National Park but stopped short of endorsing proposed legislation on the matter from a fellow Montana lawmaker.

  • Health law uncertainty balloons Montana insurance rates

    Health law uncertainty balloons Montana insurance rates

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:41:09 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's largest insurer says not knowing what Congress and President Donald Trump will do with health care has led the company to propose a rate hike 10 times higher than it would have otherwise.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's largest insurer says not knowing what Congress and President Donald Trump will do with health care has led the company to propose a rate hike 10 times higher than it would have otherwise.

  • Preparations for Evel Knievel Days are underway

    Preparations for Evel Knievel Days are underway

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:19:34 GMT

    Butte's Evel Knievel Days kicks off this Thursday and preparations are already underway. 

    Butte's Evel Knievel Days kicks off this Thursday and preparations are already underway. 

  • Car chase ends with vehicle and suspect in the Clark Fork

    Car chase ends with vehicle and suspect in the Clark Fork

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 2:27 PM EDT2017-07-26 18:27:26 GMT

    A car chase ended with a vehicle in the Clark Fork River after police attempted to stop a suspect Wednesday morning. Missoula Police Sgt. Travis Welsh said that an officer spotted a car that was reportedly stolen, but lost sight of it. 

    A car chase ended with a vehicle in the Clark Fork River after police attempted to stop a suspect Wednesday morning. Missoula Police Sgt. Travis Welsh said that an officer spotted a car that was reportedly stolen, but lost sight of it. 

  • Murder suspect dies during police stakeout

    Murder suspect dies during police stakeout

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-07-26 18:26:47 GMT

    The Ravalli County Sheriff's office is investigating a death that occurred on Rattlesnake Drive late Tuesday. 

    The Ravalli County Sheriff's office is investigating a death that occurred on Rattlesnake Drive late Tuesday. 

  • Sunrise Fire moves into #1 priority on national list

    Sunrise Fire moves into #1 priority on national list

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-07-26 18:26:03 GMT

    The Sunrise Fire burning 11 miles east of Superior has moved into the number 1 priority spot for the nation. Priority rankings are taken into account on resources required and structures threatened.  On Tuesday and through the night, Sunrise saw slowed fire growth due to inversion. The fire grew around 400 acres to 2,700 acres. Prior days had seen 1,000 acres growth periods. 

    The Sunrise Fire burning 11 miles east of Superior has moved into the number 1 priority spot for the nation. Priority rankings are taken into account on resources required and structures threatened.  On Tuesday and through the night, Sunrise saw slowed fire growth due to inversion. The fire grew around 400 acres to 2,700 acres. Prior days had seen 1,000 acres growth periods. 

  • Budget cuts will be affecting Montana's special education programs

    Budget cuts will be affecting Montana's special education programs

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-07-26 05:32:29 GMT

    Montana revenues have fallen far enough below projections to trigger a worst-case scenario $97 million in spending cuts across state government starting as soon as next month.

    Montana revenues have fallen far enough below projections to trigger a worst-case scenario $97 million in spending cuts across state government starting as soon as next month.

  • Jailed UM Student Gives First TV Interview to ABC FOX Montana

    Jailed UM Student Gives First TV Interview to ABC FOX Montana

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-07-26 04:47:33 GMT

    In an exclusive interview, the UM student jailed in China speaks to us in his first television interview-- just days after his release. Guthrie McLean was told he would spend three years behind bars. Luckily the Chinese authorities released him over the weekend. Still in China, he told me tonight, about his terrifying ordeal via video chat. 

    In an exclusive interview, the UM student jailed in China speaks to us in his first television interview-- just days after his release. Guthrie McLean was told he would spend three years behind bars. Luckily the Chinese authorities released him over the weekend. Still in China, he told me tonight, about his terrifying ordeal via video chat. 

  • Sunrise Fire continues to grow and residents prepare to evacuate

    Sunrise Fire continues to grow and residents prepare to evacuate

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-07-26 04:19:29 GMT

    The Sunrise Fire is about 11 miles south and east of Superior and covers 2,350 acres.

    The Sunrise Fire is about 11 miles south and east of Superior and covers 2,350 acres.

  • Mandatory evacuations lifted for some residents living near Sapphire Complex

    Mandatory evacuations lifted for some residents living near Sapphire Complex

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:48:30 GMT
    Goat Creek Fire - Courtesy: NWSGoat Creek Fire - Courtesy: NWS

    The Sapphire Complex of fires near Rock Creek continues to grow at a steady pace. Previously known as Goat Creek, Slide Rock and Little Hogback, these three fires have now spread to almost 5,500 acres. The Granite County Sheriff on Tuesday night lifted mandatory evacuation orders for people living along Brewster Creek Road.

    The Sapphire Complex of fires near Rock Creek continues to grow at a steady pace. Previously known as Goat Creek, Slide Rock and Little Hogback, these three fires have now spread to almost 5,500 acres. The Granite County Sheriff on Tuesday night lifted mandatory evacuation orders for people living along Brewster Creek Road.

  • 'The Dude' joins 'A Bear Doesn't Care' campaign

    'The Dude' joins 'A Bear Doesn't Care' campaign

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:14:43 GMT

    Yellowstone National Park is trying to increase the number of people carrying bear spray and Actor Jeff Bridges wants to help. 

    Yellowstone National Park is trying to increase the number of people carrying bear spray and Actor Jeff Bridges wants to help. 

  • U.S. government rejects aid for Montana firefighting costs

    U.S. government rejects aid for Montana firefighting costs

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:02:40 GMT

    U.S. government officials have rejected Montana's request for aid in battling a group of wildfires that have been classified as the nation's top firefighting priority.

    U.S. government officials have rejected Montana's request for aid in battling a group of wildfires that have been classified as the nation's top firefighting priority.

  • Judge lowers bar to qualify for Montana special elections

    Judge lowers bar to qualify for Montana special elections

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:34:25 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A judge has limited the number of voter signatures that Montana officials can require for independent and third-party candidates to qualify as candidates in special elections.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A judge has limited the number of voter signatures that Montana officials can require for independent and third-party candidates to qualify as candidates in special elections.

  • 18-year-old mountain biker dies despite life-saving efforts

    18-year-old mountain biker dies despite life-saving efforts

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:08:35 GMT

    An 18-year-old man is dead after mountain biking at Big Sky Resort.  On July 24, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a call about Tanner Noble. (His condition and cause of death haven't been released at this time.) 

    An 18-year-old man is dead after mountain biking at Big Sky Resort.  On July 24, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a call about Tanner Noble. (His condition and cause of death haven't been released at this time.) 

  • Applications pile up for University of Montana's top job

    Applications pile up for University of Montana's top job

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:36:05 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A recruiting company official says 98 people have applied to be the next president of the University of Montana.

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A recruiting company official says 98 people have applied to be the next president of the University of Montana.

  • Montana revenue shortfall triggers worst-case budget cuts

    Montana revenue shortfall triggers worst-case budget cuts

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:35:11 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana revenues have fallen far enough below projections to trigger a worst-case scenario $97 million in spending cuts across state government starting as soon as next month.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana revenues have fallen far enough below projections to trigger a worst-case scenario $97 million in spending cuts across state government starting as soon as next month.

  • Progress made on fighting Montana wildfires

    Progress made on fighting Montana wildfires

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:34:44 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - More favorable weather conditions have allowed firefighters to make some progress on trying to contain wildfires that have destroyed 16 homes in eastern Montana.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - More favorable weather conditions have allowed firefighters to make some progress on trying to contain wildfires that have destroyed 16 homes in eastern Montana.

  • Montana man pleads guilty to sex abuse, giving meth to minor

    Montana man pleads guilty to sex abuse, giving meth to minor

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:19:23 GMT

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man reversed his plea to guilty in a case that began after police pulled over his vehicle, which was driven by a 12-year-old girl who was high on methamphetamine.    

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man reversed his plea to guilty in a case that began after police pulled over his vehicle, which was driven by a 12-year-old girl who was high on methamphetamine.    

  • Text helps rescue man on burning ATV

    Text helps rescue man on burning ATV

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:38:00 GMT

    Two 24-year-old men were driving a side-by-side ATV on a jeep trail north of Flathead Pass in the Bridger Mountains when the ATV caught fire. 

    Two 24-year-old men were driving a side-by-side ATV on a jeep trail north of Flathead Pass in the Bridger Mountains when the ATV caught fire. 

  • Rock Creek fires grows over night; now being called Sapphire Complex

    Rock Creek fires grows over night; now being called Sapphire Complex

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:42:01 GMT
    Despite Monday having a red flag warning, the three fires burning near Rock Creek saw about the same amount of growth as previous days. Previously known as Goat Creek, Sliprock and Little Hogback, those three fires are now being referred to as the Sapphire Complex. Combined, the fires total 5,464 acres. Little Hogback grew over 2,700 acres. Goat Creek grew just over 500 more acres to around 2,300 acres and the smallest of the fires, Sliprock, saw little growth an...
    Despite Monday having a red flag warning, the three fires burning near Rock Creek saw about the same amount of growth as previous days. Previously known as Goat Creek, Sliprock and Little Hogback, those three fires are now being referred to as the Sapphire Complex. Combined, the fires total 5,464 acres. Little Hogback grew over 2,700 acres. Goat Creek grew just over 500 more acres to around 2,300 acres and the smallest of the fires, Sliprock, saw little growth an...
  • Family preps for evacuation and Goat Creek Fire grows

    Family preps for evacuation and Goat Creek Fire grows

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:53 AM EDT2017-07-25 13:53:58 GMT

    Homeowners in the Rock Creek area near the Goat Creek Fire are preparing as this fire gets closer to their homes.  

    Homeowners in the Rock Creek area near the Goat Creek Fire are preparing as this fire gets closer to their homes.  

  • Residents had their questions answered Monday night at fire information meeting in Lolo

    Residents had their questions answered Monday night at fire information meeting in Lolo

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:52 AM EDT2017-07-25 04:52:41 GMT
    Lolo Peak fire - courtesy Lolo Forest ServiceLolo Peak fire - courtesy Lolo Forest Service

    Important to have a "go kit" and to sign up for Smart911 to get instant updates and evacuation orders. 

    Important to have a "go kit" and to sign up for Smart911 to get instant updates and evacuation orders. 

  • Two-time Grizzly attack survivor "nervous" after another recent run-in with a bear

    Two-time Grizzly attack survivor "nervous" after another recent run-in with a bear

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:46 AM EDT2017-07-25 04:46:29 GMT

    It's a story ABC FOX Montana has been bringing you since Day One: a Bozeman man attacked by a sow grizzly bear and his tale of survival posted on Facebook Live. New, another grizzly bear encounter for Todd Orr.

    It's a story ABC FOX Montana has been bringing you since Day One: a Bozeman man attacked by a sow grizzly bear and his tale of survival posted on Facebook Live. New, another grizzly bear encounter for Todd Orr.

  • Tee It Up: Cottonwood Hills

    Tee It Up: Cottonwood Hills

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:15:17 GMT
    The boys head out to four corners area to play Cottonwood Hills. Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman and David Winter join Griz Head Golf Coach Matt Higgins to play the par 5 1st hole at the beautiful course. Coach Higgins teaches us how to do a punch shot under the trees as well as focus on our pre shot routine. We also have the first birdie of the series as the scoreboard changes dramatically after our seventh hole. Tee It Up is sponsored by Spas of Montana. 
    The boys head out to four corners area to play Cottonwood Hills. Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman and David Winter join Griz Head Golf Coach Matt Higgins to play the par 5 1st hole at the beautiful course. Coach Higgins teaches us how to do a punch shot under the trees as well as focus on our pre shot routine. We also have the first birdie of the series as the scoreboard changes dramatically after our seventh hole. Tee It Up is sponsored by Spas of Montana. 
  • Sen. McCain to come back to Senate Tuesday

    Sen. McCain to come back to Senate Tuesday

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:34:35 GMT

    Arizona Sen. John McCain is returning to the Senate on Tuesday to vote on GOP health care legislation just days after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

    Arizona Sen. John McCain is returning to the Senate on Tuesday to vote on GOP health care legislation just days after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

  • State Insurance Commissioner: Important information for Montanans affected by wildfires

    State Insurance Commissioner: Important information for Montanans affected by wildfires

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:20:09 GMT

    Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Matt Rosendale is reminding Montanans who have been affected by or are at risk of wildfires to be aware of insurance best practices during disasters.  

    Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Matt Rosendale is reminding Montanans who have been affected by or are at risk of wildfires to be aware of insurance best practices during disasters.  

  • Turn off the stove and celebrate National Drive-Thru Day!

    Turn off the stove and celebrate National Drive-Thru Day!

    Monday, July 24 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-07-25 01:42:41 GMT

    Don't have the energy to cook anything today? Is it too hot outside to turn on the stove or oven inside? Then, take a drive! Today is National Drive-Thru Day.

    Don't have the energy to cook anything today? Is it too hot outside to turn on the stove or oven inside? Then, take a drive! Today is National Drive-Thru Day.

  • Update: Radio stations future uncertain after Ananconda fire

    Radio stations future uncertain after Anaconda fire

    Monday, July 24 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:14:47 GMT

    Today marks one week since a fire forced the doors to close at Anaconda's KANA 580 AM. The station has been broadcasting over air waves since 1939. With the future of the station in uncertainty two employees decided to speak out and let the community know what's ahead. 

    Today marks one week since a fire forced the doors to close at Anaconda's KANA 580 AM. The station has been broadcasting over air waves since 1939. With the future of the station in uncertainty two employees decided to speak out and let the community know what's ahead. 

  • Stage 2 evacuations expand for Sunrise Fire near Superior, No. 2 firefighting priority

    Stage 2 evacuations expand for Sunrise Fire near Superior, No. 2 firefighting priority

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:12:52 GMT

    The Mineral County Sheriff on Monday expanded its Stage 2 evacuation notice for residents, living near the Sunrise Fire southeast of Superior. The 1,370-acre Sunrise Fire is now the Number 2 on the nation's priority list for fighting wildlands fires and is currently threatening 50 homes and cabins on all sides of it.

    The Mineral County Sheriff on Monday expanded its Stage 2 evacuation notice for residents, living near the Sunrise Fire southeast of Superior. The 1,370-acre Sunrise Fire is now the Number 2 on the nation's priority list for fighting wildlands fires and is currently threatening 50 homes and cabins on all sides of it.

  • Fires destroy 12 homes as they rage across rural Montana

    Fires destroy 12 homes as they rage across rural Montana

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:58:27 GMT
    Lolo Peak fire - courtesy Lolo Forest ServiceLolo Peak fire - courtesy Lolo Forest Service

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Ranchers are cutting fences to give their cattle an escape route ahead of fast-moving fires that have destroyed 12 homes and burned 350 square miles of rangeland in eastern Montana.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Ranchers are cutting fences to give their cattle an escape route ahead of fast-moving fires that have destroyed 12 homes and burned 350 square miles of rangeland in eastern Montana.

  • Budget ax dangles over government programs, workers

    Budget ax dangles over government programs, workers

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:52:46 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Dread has been building for months as state agencies and government workers await state revenue numbers that could trigger severe budget cuts.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Dread has been building for months as state agencies and government workers await state revenue numbers that could trigger severe budget cuts.

  • Appeals court backs wildlife activist in free speech case

    Appeals court backs wildlife activist in free speech case

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:37:54 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a wildlife activist who said his free speech rights were violated when a sheriff's deputy barred him from watching livestock agents herd wild bison into Yellowstone National Park.

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a wildlife activist who said his free speech rights were violated when a sheriff's deputy barred him from watching livestock agents herd wild bison into Yellowstone National Park.

  • Montana fires draw crews from across nation

    Montana fires draw crews from across nation

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:35:44 GMT
    Goat Creek Fire - Courtesy: NWSGoat Creek Fire - Courtesy: NWS

    Fire crews from across the nation are arriving in Montana to help deal with a massive complex of fires that has already destroyed 12 homes.

    Fire crews from across the nation are arriving in Montana to help deal with a massive complex of fires that has already destroyed 12 homes.

  • Extreme fire danger in Missoula

    Extreme fire danger in Missoula

    Monday, July 24 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:52:14 GMT

    Interagency wildland fire officials with the Missoula County Fire Protection Association have determined fire danger to be EXTREME.  As folks in the Missoula area can see, lightning strikes ignited multiple fires, and in the past few weeks a few have escaped initial attack. 

    Interagency wildland fire officials with the Missoula County Fire Protection Association have determined fire danger to be EXTREME.  As folks in the Missoula area can see, lightning strikes ignited multiple fires, and in the past few weeks a few have escaped initial attack. 

  • 19-year-old identified as victim of Ronan fatal

    19-year-old identified as victim of Ronan fatal

    Monday, July 24 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:31:25 GMT

    The man killed in a one vehicle motor cycle crash on July 20 has been identified as Gibson Donald Brooks, 19, of Ronan. 

    The man killed in a one vehicle motor cycle crash on July 20 has been identified as Gibson Donald Brooks, 19, of Ronan. 

  • Monday morning standoff at Missoula bowling alley

    Monday morning standoff at Missoula bowling alley

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:28:57 GMT

    Staff at Westside lanes tell ABC FOX Montana the man never entered the building. 

    Missoula, MT.- Missoula Police responded to a standoff in the Westside Lanes parking lot on Monday.

  • Man dies in Bridger Canyon crash

    Man dies in Bridger Canyon crash

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:47:25 GMT

    A 34-year-old man died Sunday night in a single-vehicle crash on Bridger Canyon Rd. says the Gallatin Co. Sheriff's Office.

    A 34-year-old man died Sunday night in a single-vehicle crash on Bridger Canyon Rd. says the Gallatin Co. Sheriff's Office.

  • Corvallis man dies in Glacier National Park

    Corvallis man dies in Glacier National Park

    Monday, July 24 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:44:55 GMT

    WEST GLACIER, MT. - A Montana man dies after falling nearly 100 feet near Haystack Creek in Glacier National Park on Saturday. The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Robert Durbin of Corvallis, Montana. 

    WEST GLACIER, MT. - A Montana man dies after falling nearly 100 feet near Haystack Creek in Glacier National Park on Saturday. The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Robert Durbin of Corvallis, Montana. 

  • WIN: Triple Play ticket give-away for Raptor Reef

    WIN: Triple Play ticket give-away for Raptor Reef

    Monday, July 24 2017 12:43 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:43:48 GMT

    Starting Friday, July 21 we'll be giving away 5 tickets for Raptor Rapids. Just enter in the contest above on this page or head to our Facebook page to enter. You can enter once, EVERY DAY until August 11.

    Starting Friday, July 21 we'll be giving away 5 tickets for Raptor Rapids. Just enter in the contest above on this page or head to our Facebook page to enter. You can enter once, EVERY DAY until August 11.

  • RED FLAG WARNING: Fires expected to grow due to high winds

    RED FLAG WARNING: Fires expected to grow due to high winds

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:53 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:53:07 GMT
    Goat Creek Fire - Courtesy: NWSGoat Creek Fire - Courtesy: NWS

    The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for July 24, in effect 2pm until 9pm. Winds are expected from the northwest 15-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Low relative humidity will also accompany these winds.  

    The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for July 24, in effect 2pm until 9pm. Winds are expected from the northwest 15-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Low relative humidity will also accompany these winds.  

  • Weather could further impact fires near Rock Creek: Red Flag warning issued

    Weather could further impact fires near Rock Creek: Red Flag warning issued

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:15 AM EDT2017-07-24 14:15:23 GMT
    According to the National Weather Service, a red flag warning is in effect Monday from 2 to 9 pm for critical weather with shifting winds out of the northwest. This could affect the three fires burning east of Missoula, which grew over the weekend. Goat Creek fire grew 498 acres to 1,817. Sliderock fire grew 11 acres to 396 and Little Hogback grew 231 acres to 2,326. Right now, there is 0 percent containment for the Goat Creek and Little Hogback fires, and 5 percent containment...
    According to the National Weather Service, a red flag warning is in effect Monday from 2 to 9 pm for critical weather with shifting winds out of the northwest. This could affect the three fires burning east of Missoula, which grew over the weekend. Goat Creek fire grew 498 acres to 1,817. Sliderock fire grew 11 acres to 396 and Little Hogback grew 231 acres to 2,326. Right now, there is 0 percent containment for the Goat Creek and Little Hogback fires, and 5 percent containment...
  • UM student detained in China released

    UM student detained in China released

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:10:25 GMT

     University of Montana student detained in China is released after 40 hours hours of negotiations.

     University of Montana student detained in China is released after 40 hours hours of negotiations.

  • UPDATE: Goat Creek Fire brings challenges to Fire Crews

    UPDATE: Goat Creek Fire brings challenges to Fire Crews

    Saturday, July 22 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-07-22 19:10:06 GMT

    The lightning caused Goat Creek Fire rapidly increased in size to 443 acres July 20.

    The lightning caused Goat Creek Fire rapidly increased in size to 443 acres July 20.

  • Sessions and Russia

    Sessions and Russia

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:40:29 GMT
    The Washington Post reports that the Russian ambassador to the U.S. has said he discussed election-related issues with Sen. Jeff Sessions when the two men met during the 2016 presidential race. The Post is citing anonymous U.S. officials who described U.S. intelligence intercepts of Ambassador Sergey Kislyak's descriptions of his meetings with Sessions.  
    The Washington Post reports that the Russian ambassador to the U.S. has said he discussed election-related issues with Sen. Jeff Sessions when the two men met during the 2016 presidential race. The Post is citing anonymous U.S. officials who described U.S. intelligence intercepts of Ambassador Sergey Kislyak's descriptions of his meetings with Sessions.  
  • Memorial service for fallen firefighter

    Memorial service for fallen firefighter

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:22:46 GMT

    A celebration of life is scheduled for a fallen Missoula firefighter. 19-year-old Trenton Johnson was killed Wednesday by a snag while fighting a wildfire near Seeley Lake.

    A celebration of life is scheduled for a fallen Missoula firefighter. 19-year-old Trenton Johnson was killed Wednesday by a snag while fighting a wildfire near Seeley Lake.

  • Senator McCain's prognosis

    Senator McCain's prognosis

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-07-22 03:55:08 GMT

    Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave. 

    Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave. 

  • PETA urges pet owners to be prepared for wildfire evacuations

    PETA urges pet owners to be prepared for wildfire evacuations

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-07-22 03:50:57 GMT

    Due to the Goat Fire continuing to burn in Granite County, some evacuations have already taken place with additional pre-evacuation notices in effect. 

    Due to the Goat Fire continuing to burn in Granite County, some evacuations have already taken place with additional pre-evacuation notices in effect. 

  • Zuckerberg at center of Glacier National Park controversy

    Zuckerberg at center of Glacier National Park controversy

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:13:30 GMT

    An official for President Donald Trump's Interior Department says the agency pulled Glacier National Park's superintendent from a recent park tour with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to save money, not to mute criticism over climate change.      

    An official for President Donald Trump's Interior Department says the agency pulled Glacier National Park's superintendent from a recent park tour with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to save money, not to mute criticism over climate change.      

  • Crews battle elements in Goat Creek Fire (PHOTOS)

    Crews battle elements in Goat Creek Fire (PHOTOS)

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:25:37 GMT

    At over 400 acres, the Goat Creek Fire has crews battling tricky conditions to get the blaze under control Started by lightning on July 19, the fire grew exponentially on July 20.

    At over 400 acres, the Goat Creek Fire has crews battling tricky conditions to get the blaze under control Started by lightning on July 19, the fire grew exponentially on July 20.

  • Goat Creek Fire evacuations ordered

    Goat Creek Fire evacuations ordered

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:11:13 GMT

    The lightning caused Goat Creek Fire rapidly increased in size to 443 acres July 20. Granite County Sheriff's Department officials issued evacuation notices for residents in the Brewster Creek area. Residents living between milemarkers 5 and 13 are currently in pre-evacuation status. 

    The lightning caused Goat Creek Fire rapidly increased in size to 443 acres July 20. Granite County Sheriff's Department officials issued evacuation notices for residents in the Brewster Creek area. Residents living between milemarkers 5 and 13 are currently in pre-evacuation status. 

  • Montana fire fund cuts loom as blazes spread across state

    Montana fire fund cuts loom as blazes spread across state

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:16:04 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's $60 million reserve fund to fight fires could be halved as wildfires spread across the state in what officials say could be an expensive season. 

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's $60 million reserve fund to fight fires could be halved as wildfires spread across the state in what officials say could be an expensive season. 

  • Air quality moderate in Missoula, Frenchtown due to surrounding fires

    Air quality moderate in Missoula, Frenchtown due to surrounding fires

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:42:51 GMT

    Courtesy Missoula City-County Health Department As of 10 a.m. on July 21, air quality is generally Moderate in Missoula and Frenchtown. We are currently surrounded by wildfires, which is leading to frequent haze and occasional air quality impacts.

    Courtesy Missoula City-County Health Department As of 10 a.m. on July 21, air quality is generally Moderate in Missoula and Frenchtown. We are currently surrounded by wildfires, which is leading to frequent haze and occasional air quality impacts.

  • Why are Millennials avoiding credit cards? - Pros and cons

    Why are Millennials avoiding credit cards? - Pros and cons

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:19 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:19:45 GMT

    Credit card usage is dropping among the millennial generation. A surprising 67% of Americans between 18 and 29 years of age have no credit cards at all, according to a recent survey. 

    Credit card usage is dropping among the millennial generation. A surprising 67% of Americans between 18 and 29 years of age have no credit cards at all, according to a recent survey. 

  • 'I haven't accepted it yet,' Missoula father shares heartache for fallen firefighter son

    'I haven't accepted it yet,' Missoula father shares heartache for fallen firefighter son

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:45:08 GMT

    Teenager dies fighting a fire. 

    Teenager dies fighting a fire. 

  • Lacrosse player, student, friend; loved ones remember fallen Missoula firefighter

    Lacrosse player, student, friend; loved ones remember fallen Missoula firefighter

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:14 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:14:29 GMT

    19-year-old Trenton Johnson had just started his first year as a firefighter until the unexpected happened when he lost his life fighting a wildlife. 

    19-year-old Trenton Johnson had just started his first year as a firefighter until the unexpected happened when he lost his life fighting a wildlife. 

  • Drowsy driving: It can be just as dangerous as drunk driving

    Drowsy driving: It can be just as dangerous as drunk driving

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-07-21 14:06:13 GMT

    The dangers of drinking and driving are pounded into our heads from an early age, but there's another killer on the road and you might be doing it everyday: drowsy driving. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, driving while tired can be just as dangerous as driving while drunk. Just like when you're drunk, being tired slows down reaction time, impairs vision and causes lapses in judgment. 

    The dangers of drinking and driving are pounded into our heads from an early age, but there's another killer on the road and you might be doing it everyday: drowsy driving. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, driving while tired can be just as dangerous as driving while drunk. Just like when you're drunk, being tired slows down reaction time, impairs vision and causes lapses in judgment. 

  • Butte resident saved from domestic violence by Safe Space shelter

    Butte resident saved from domestic violence by Safe Space shelter

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:20 AM EDT2017-07-21 05:20:55 GMT

    According to the National Coalition of Domestic Violence every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten.

    According to the National Coalition of Domestic Violence every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten.

  • Ban lifted on laptops on some U.S. planes

    Ban lifted on laptops on some U.S. planes

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:09 AM EDT2017-07-21 05:09:42 GMT

    The US says a 4-month ban on laptops in the cabins of some planes heading for the US is over. The Department of Homeland Security says all foreign airports with flights to the US have met new security measures.

    The US says a 4-month ban on laptops in the cabins of some planes heading for the US is over. The Department of Homeland Security says all foreign airports with flights to the US have met new security measures.

  • Bears are on the move across Montana: How you can live safely in bear country

    Bears are on the move across Montana: How you can live safely in bear country

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:14:26 GMT

    Montana wildlife officials are warning people to be vigilante as more bears appear to be wandering into populated areas.  

    Montana wildlife officials are warning people to be vigilante as more bears appear to be wandering into populated areas.  

  • Plane crash lands near Bozeman airport, no one injured

    Plane crash lands near Bozeman airport, no one injured

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:31:21 GMT

    BOZEMAN- A small passenger plane has crash landed on a field near the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport Thursday.

    BOZEMAN- A small passenger plane has crash landed on a field near the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport Thursday.

  • Trenton Johnson: beloved friend, son and team (SLIDESHOW)

    Trenton Johnson: beloved friend, son and team (SLIDESHOW)

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:11:08 GMT

    Trenton Johnson, 19, was a new firefighter living in Bozeman and attending Montana State. He grew up in Missoula where he excelled at lacrosse.  

    Trenton Johnson, 19, was a new firefighter living in Bozeman and attending Montana State. He grew up in Missoula where he excelled at lacrosse.  

  • Montana senators working with Chinese Ambassador, US Embassy on UM student's release

    Montana senators working with Chinese Ambassador, US Embassy on UM student's release

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:47:55 GMT

    Senator Steve Daines is currently working with China's Ambassador to the United States, on the release of jailed University of Montana student Guthrie McLean. 

    Senator Steve Daines is currently working with China's Ambassador to the United States, on the release of jailed University of Montana student Guthrie McLean. 

  • Fire activity closes trails and roads

    Fire activity closes trails and roads

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:38:52 GMT

    Gusty winds are causing very active fire behavior according to Park Creek Fire.  

    Gusty winds are causing very active fire behavior according to Park Creek Fire.  

  • Prosecutor seeks judge's order for congressman's mug shot

    Prosecutor seeks judge's order for congressman's mug shot

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:12:04 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor is asking a judge to require U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte to be fingerprinted and photographed after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor is asking a judge to require U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte to be fingerprinted and photographed after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter.

  • Stage II fire restrictions in Musselshell and Treasure Counties

    Stage II fire restrictions in Musselshell and Treasure Counties

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:38:14 GMT

    Drying grasses and very little moisture in Musselshell and Treasure Counties are causing the fire danger to increase rapidly.  These imminent dangers have caused authorities to increase fire restrictions for these areas. 

    Drying grasses and very little moisture in Musselshell and Treasure Counties are causing the fire danger to increase rapidly.  These imminent dangers have caused authorities to increase fire restrictions for these areas. 

  • Greyback Forestry comments on death of firefighter Trenton Johnson

    Greyback Forestry comments on death of firefighter Trenton Johnson

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:29:06 GMT

    Grayback Forestry, Inc is commenting on the death of Trenton Johnson, a Grayback employee who was killed while fighting a forest fire on the Seely Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest. 

    Grayback Forestry, Inc is commenting on the death of Trenton Johnson, a Grayback employee who was killed while fighting a forest fire on the Seely Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest. 

  • Montana residents circulating petition to recall sheriff

    Montana residents circulating petition to recall sheriff

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:29:38 GMT
    Photo from Carl Suta's FacebookPhoto from Carl Suta's Facebook

    Suta responded in a strongly worded text Wednesday, saying all of the allegations "are retaliatory in nature by a small number of citizens" that can be traced back to a single source.

    Suta responded in a strongly worded text Wednesday, saying all of the allegations "are retaliatory in nature by a small number of citizens" that can be traced back to a single source.

  • The Latest: McCain says he's grateful and will return soon

    The Latest: McCain says he's grateful and will return soon

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:21 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:21:38 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Sen. John McCain being diagnosed with a brain tumor (all times local):  Arizona Sen. John McCain says he's grateful for the outpouring of support after his brain cancer diagnosis. He's promising to be back soon. 

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Sen. John McCain being diagnosed with a brain tumor (all times local):  Arizona Sen. John McCain says he's grateful for the outpouring of support after his brain cancer diagnosis. He's promising to be back soon. 

  • The Latest: OJ Simpson's lack of convictions cited in parole

    The Latest: OJ Simpson's lack of convictions cited in parole

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:14:41 GMT

    A Nevada parole board allowing O.J. Simpson to go free in October has cited his compliance with prison rules, his lack of prior convictions, his low risk of committing another crime, his community support and stable release plans.

    A Nevada parole board allowing O.J. Simpson to go free in October has cited his compliance with prison rules, his lack of prior convictions, his low risk of committing another crime, his community support and stable release plans.

  • Research suggest Montana spends $33,000 a year per inmate

    Research suggest Montana spends $33,000 a year per inmate

    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:54 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:54:00 GMT

    According to research by Backgroundchecks.org Montana spends over $33,000 a year per inmate. The nation’s average came in at $33,849. 

    According to research by Backgroundchecks.org Montana spends over $33,000 a year per inmate. The nation’s average came in at $33,849. 

  • Wondering where all the smoke is coming from?

    Wondering where all the smoke is coming from?

    Thursday, July 20 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-07-20 18:47:10 GMT

    MISSOULA- The National Weather Service Red Flag Warnings for areas in Montana and Idaho. Wondering where all the smoke is coming from? The Flathead Office of Emergency Services shared this picture on their Facebook page.

    MISSOULA- The National Weather Service Red Flag Warnings for areas in Montana and Idaho. Wondering where all the smoke is coming from? The Flathead Office of Emergency Services shared this picture on their Facebook page.

  • Increased training hours, among new requirements for Montana school buses

    Increased training hours, among new requirements for Montana school buses

    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:37:26 GMT

    HELENA- Montana’s Office of Public Instruction reports the Board of Public Education has adopted a new bus standard which will go into effect in August 5th.

    HELENA- Montana’s Office of Public Instruction reports the Board of Public Education has adopted a new bus standard which will go into effect in August 5th.

  • The Latest: OJ Simpson laughs after parole member remark

    The Latest: OJ Simpson laughs after parole member remark

    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:15:23 GMT

    LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) - O.J. Simpson laughed as a parole commissioner told him that he was getting the same hearing as anyone else would.

    LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) - O.J. Simpson laughed as a parole commissioner told him that he was getting the same hearing as anyone else would.

  • Was your mobile phone hacked? Security breach reported

    Was your mobile phone hacked? Security breach reported

    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:09:55 GMT

    First reported by security expert Nitay Artenstein, a bug in Apple's security allowed hackers to access Broadcom's Wi-Fi chipsets remotely without user interaction. 

    First reported by security expert Nitay Artenstein, a bug in Apple's security allowed hackers to access Broadcom's Wi-Fi chipsets remotely without user interaction. 

  • After a dog dies on a Missoula trail, 'tips' to keep them cool

    After a dog dies on a Missoula trail, 'tips' to keep them cool

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:53:15 GMT

    Our top trending story online is the tragic death of a Missoula dog who died of heatstroke while hiking the "M" trail.

    Our top trending story online is the tragic death of a Missoula dog who died of heatstroke while hiking the "M" trail.

  • Support pours in for Lolo family who lost 8 year-old girl in crash

    Support pours in for Lolo family who lost 8 year-old girl in crash

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:37:33 GMT

    Several fundraising efforts from local residents and businesses. 

    Several fundraising efforts from local residents and businesses. 

  • Anaconda woman arrested in connection with recent arson fire

    Anaconda woman arrested in connection with recent arson fire

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:10:39 GMT

    Anaconda police say they have arrested woman in connection with an ‘arson’ fire over the weekend in Anaconda. According to the Montana Standard, Anaconda police arrested 48-year-old Kellie Olson. 

    Anaconda police say they have arrested woman in connection with an ‘arson’ fire over the weekend in Anaconda. According to the Montana Standard, Anaconda police arrested 48-year-old Kellie Olson. 

  • Big Sky Country State Fair's newest additions are from Down Under

    Big Sky Country State Fair's newest additions are from Down Under

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:39:47 GMT

    The Big Sky Country State Fair kicks off in Bozeman this week. 

    The Big Sky Country State Fair kicks off in Bozeman this week. 

  • Authorities release name of fallen Missoula firefighter

    Authorities release name of fallen Missoula firefighter

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:33:19 GMT

    MISSOULA- The Missoula County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a wild land firefighter who was killed by a falling tree near Seeley Lake.  On their Facebook page's MCSO said 19-year-old Trenton Johnson of Missoula died of injuries sustained from a fallen tree snag. 

    MISSOULA- The Missoula County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a wild land firefighter who was killed by a falling tree near Seeley Lake.  On their Facebook page's MCSO said 19-year-old Trenton Johnson of Missoula died of injuries sustained from a fallen tree snag. 

  • Daines, Tester help UM Student held in jail

    Daines, Tester help UM Student held in jail

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:01:45 GMT

    Senator Steve Daines' office is in communications with Chinese officials regarding University of Montana student Guthrie McLean. 

    Senator Steve Daines' office is in communications with Chinese officials regarding University of Montana student Guthrie McLean. 

  • Air quality dips to 'moderate' in Missoula and Frenchtown

    Air quality dips to 'moderate' in Missoula and Frenchtown

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:49 AM EDT2017-07-20 04:49:05 GMT

    Coughing? Have itchy eyes? It could be due to the air quality. The Missoula City-County Health Department on Wednesday evening listed the air quality in Missoula and Frenchtown as 'moderate,' because of the wildfire burning on Lolo Peak.

    Coughing? Have itchy eyes? It could be due to the air quality. The Missoula City-County Health Department on Wednesday evening listed the air quality in Missoula and Frenchtown as 'moderate,' because of the wildfire burning on Lolo Peak.

  • UM student in Chinese jail: Friends react

    UM student in Chinese jail: Friends react

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:57:47 GMT
    Reaction tonight from friends of the UM student reportedly held tonight in a Chinese jail, When Guthrie McLean woke up this morning in a Chinese jail, it was day-four for him. And while there are diplomatic efforts underway to free the man, his friends say they are worried. They took time away from their efforts to bring Guthrie home, to talk with us about him, and their concern for him. Setting up a crowdfunding site for one of his best friends was the furthest thing from Zakk Wi...
    Reaction tonight from friends of the UM student reportedly held tonight in a Chinese jail, When Guthrie McLean woke up this morning in a Chinese jail, it was day-four for him. And while there are diplomatic efforts underway to free the man, his friends say they are worried. They took time away from their efforts to bring Guthrie home, to talk with us about him, and their concern for him. Setting up a crowdfunding site for one of his best friends was the furthest thing from Zakk Wi...
  • Large land, air attack on Dominic Butte Fire near Corvallis

    Large land, air attack on Dominic Butte Fire near Corvallis

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:54:55 GMT

    A large plume of smoke started billowing into the air from a newly-detected wildfire east of Corvallis on Wednesday.

    A large plume of smoke started billowing into the air from a newly-detected wildfire east of Corvallis on Wednesday.

  • Crop duster plane shot twice near Belgrade

    Crop duster plane shot twice near Belgrade

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:22:46 GMT

    A crop duster plane was shot twice while flying near the airport, the Gallatin Co. Sheriff’s Office confirms. 

    A crop duster plane was shot twice while flying near the airport, the Gallatin Co. Sheriff’s Office confirms. 

  • Early fire season may signal larger fires to come

    Early fire season may signal larger fires to come

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:50:06 GMT

    According to fire managers, since July 1st there has been a total of ninety-five wild fires in the Flathead Valley. Firefighters in the area have told us they are surprised how early and strong fires are occurring this year.  Usually, fires don’t start until later July or August. 

    According to fire managers, since July 1st there has been a total of ninety-five wild fires in the Flathead Valley. Firefighters in the area have told us they are surprised how early and strong fires are occurring this year.  Usually, fires don’t start until later July or August. 

  • Far-ranging grizzly spotted in Montana's Big Belt Mountains

    Far-ranging grizzly spotted in Montana's Big Belt Mountains

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:52:44 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Another grizzly bear has shown up in a part of Montana that hasn't seen grizzlies in as long as a century.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Another grizzly bear has shown up in a part of Montana that hasn't seen grizzlies in as long as a century.

  • FBI warrant for man charged with drug distribution and possession

    FBI warrant for man charged with drug distribution and possession

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:17:33 GMT

    A federal arrest warrant was issued for Chase Storlie on June 9 after he failed to appear in court.  

    A federal arrest warrant was issued for Chase Storlie on June 9 after he failed to appear in court.  

  • GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections lifted

    GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections lifted

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-07-19 20:50:28 GMT
    Grizzly BearGrizzly Bear

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans are moving forward with legislation to roll back the Endangered Species Act, amid complaints that the 44-year-old law hinders drilling, logging and other activities.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans are moving forward with legislation to roll back the Endangered Species Act, amid complaints that the 44-year-old law hinders drilling, logging and other activities.

  • The Latest: Putin spokesman says Trump chat was no secret

    The Latest: Putin spokesman says Trump chat was no secret

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-07-19 20:46:23 GMT

    The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin is disputing the characterization of a previously undisclosed conversation between Putin and President Donald Trump as secret.

    The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin is disputing the characterization of a previously undisclosed conversation between Putin and President Donald Trump as secret.

  • Crash at Brooks and Reserve Streets

    Crash at Brooks and Reserve Streets

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-07-19 19:46:52 GMT

    Missoula, MT.- A crash at the intersection of Brooks and Reserve Streets in Missoula.

    Missoula, MT.- A crash at the intersection of Brooks and Reserve Streets in Missoula.

  • University of Montana may see third round of buyout offers

    University of Montana may see third round of buyout offers

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:03:51 GMT
    Students, staff protest budget cuts to Montana university system in MarchStudents, staff protest budget cuts to Montana university system in March

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A third round of buyout offers may be coming to the University of Montana. Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton Christian announced the possible action on Tuesday.

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A third round of buyout offers may be coming to the University of Montana. Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton Christian announced the possible action on Tuesday.

  • Body of Missoula local found in van has been identified

    Body of Missoula local found in van has been identified

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:00:14 GMT

    Last Friday around mid day Missoula City Police received a called about a suspicious white van parked on 2800 North Reserve.  

    Last Friday around mid day Missoula City Police received a called about a suspicious white van parked on 2800 North Reserve.  

  • Escapee from Great Falls pre-release center

    Escapee from Great Falls pre-release center

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:31:39 GMT

    The Great Falls Police are looking for a walkway from their transition center. Darwin James Bailey escaped Tuesday, July 18 and has ties to Missoula.

    The Great Falls Police are looking for a walkway from their transition center. Darwin James Bailey escaped Tuesday, July 18 and has ties to Missoula.

  • Ninemile fire update

    Ninemile fire update

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:27:30 GMT

    Both the Burdette and Sunrise fires are now approximately 52 acres and producing visible smoke today as available fuels burn within the fire area. Actions today included gaining access to some areas near the fires so that heavy equipment and other resources can be staged for suppression efforts.

    Both the Burdette and Sunrise fires are now approximately 52 acres and producing visible smoke today as available fuels burn within the fire area. Actions today included gaining access to some areas near the fires so that heavy equipment and other resources can be staged for suppression efforts.

  • Solar Savings: see if solar is a good choice four YOUR home

    Solar Savings: see if solar is a good choice four YOUR home

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-07-19 15:00:58 GMT

    Google has a new tool you can use to tell if your home is a good candidate before you invest in solar.

    Google has a new tool you can use to tell if your home is a good candidate before you invest in solar.

  • When life hands you limes, don't squeeze them outdoors

    When life hands you limes, don't squeeze them outdoors

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-07-19 14:08:44 GMT
    There's a common ingredient in popular summer food and drinks, like margaritas and guacamole, that when exposed to sun can lead to a dangerous chemical reaction. One Minneapolis man learned that the hard way. According to Good Housekeeping, Minneapolis musician Adam Levy was outside for his daughters graduation, preparing several dishes with lime juice. A few days later, he got a blistering second-degree burn on his hand.  Missoula dermatologist Charlotte Kutsch says what...
    There's a common ingredient in popular summer food and drinks, like margaritas and guacamole, that when exposed to sun can lead to a dangerous chemical reaction. One Minneapolis man learned that the hard way. According to Good Housekeeping, Minneapolis musician Adam Levy was outside for his daughters graduation, preparing several dishes with lime juice. A few days later, he got a blistering second-degree burn on his hand.  Missoula dermatologist Charlotte Kutsch says what...
  • Detained student's mother emails ABC FOX Montana

    Detained student's mother emails ABC FOX Montana

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-07-19 04:24:02 GMT

    Guthrie McLean’s mother, Jennifer, is reportedly very distraught over her son's arrest in china. She sent an email to us Tuesday night.  Her email gives a much deeper understanding of which her son is... and how desperate she is to get him back. 

    Guthrie McLean’s mother, Jennifer, is reportedly very distraught over her son's arrest in china. She sent an email to us Tuesday night.  Her email gives a much deeper understanding of which her son is... and how desperate she is to get him back. 

  • Locals saw through storm debris

    Locals saw through storm debris

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-07-19 00:55:18 GMT

    People in the Rock Creek area are dealing with the aftermath of strong winds from thunderstorms that knocked out several trees this past weekend.  

    People in the Rock Creek area are dealing with the aftermath of strong winds from thunderstorms that knocked out several trees this past weekend.  

  • Hoot owl fishing restrictions start Wednesday

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:09:09 GMT

    Fishing on seven sections of river in southwest Montana will be prohibited during the hottest part of the day starting Wednesday. 

    Fishing on seven sections of river in southwest Montana will be prohibited during the hottest part of the day starting Wednesday. 

  • Dog dies of heatstroke following hike

    Dog dies of heatstroke following hike

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:56:30 GMT

    Missoula Animal Control is alerting dog owner to be extra aware of the heat after they received news of a dog who died after hiking.  Animal Control explained that the dog suffered from heatstroke after its family took a hike July 17 on the M Trail.

    Missoula Animal Control is alerting dog owner to be extra aware of the heat after they received news of a dog who died after hiking.  Animal Control explained that the dog suffered from heatstroke after its family took a hike July 17 on the M Trail.

  • Anaconda homeowner returns to ruins after Main street fires

    Anaconda homeowner returns to ruins after Main street fires

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:15:27 GMT

    The owner of the residential property destroyed in the Main street fires in Anaconda returned to see his home in ruins.

    The owner of the residential property destroyed in the Main street fires in Anaconda returned to see his home in ruins.

  • Montana governor downplays presidential aspirations

    Montana governor downplays presidential aspirations

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-07-18 21:03:44 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is downplaying his national political ambitions even as he sets up a committee that would pay for his travel to political events across the country.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is downplaying his national political ambitions even as he sets up a committee that would pay for his travel to political events across the country.

  • Human Rights Commission sides with Sheriff McDermott in undersheriff's complaint

    Human Rights Commission sides with Sheriff McDermott in undersheriff's complaint

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-07-18 20:47:50 GMT

    The Montana Human Rights Commission voted unanimously to affirm the findings from a March Human Rights Bureau hearing, which stated that there was no discrimination against former Undersheriff Josh Clark following the 2015 election.  Clark's appealed to the HR Commission to review the complaint. 

    The Montana Human Rights Commission voted unanimously to affirm the findings from a March Human Rights Bureau hearing, which stated that there was no discrimination against former Undersheriff Josh Clark following the 2015 election.  Clark's appealed to the HR Commission to review the complaint. 

  • Plan for South Fork bridge closure

    Plan for South Fork bridge closure

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-07-18 19:17:05 GMT

    Sletten Construction will close the South Fork bridge in Hungry Horse on Saturday, July 22nd from 3 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.  Sletten Construction recommends people use alternative routes or plan additional travel time during this short morning period.

    Sletten Construction will close the South Fork bridge in Hungry Horse on Saturday, July 22nd from 3 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.  Sletten Construction recommends people use alternative routes or plan additional travel time during this short morning period.

  • Crews attacking Lolo Peak Fire from the air

    Crews attacking Lolo Peak Fire from the air

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-07-18 19:04:45 GMT

    Courtesy NFS: As of this morning, the fire perimeter and spot fires encompass roughly 60-70 acres with the fire burning mid-slope directly west of Lolo Peak between the Meadow Creek and Falls Creek sub-drainages of the South Fork of Lolo Creek. 

    Courtesy NFS: As of this morning, the fire perimeter and spot fires encompass roughly 60-70 acres with the fire burning mid-slope directly west of Lolo Peak between the Meadow Creek and Falls Creek sub-drainages of the South Fork of Lolo Creek. 

  • Montanans donating to Carli Miller fund, 8-year-old victim of fatal crash

    Montanans donating to Carli Miller fund, 8-year-old victim of fatal crash

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-07-18 16:06:16 GMT

    A Montana family is struggling with the devastating loss of their 8-year-old daughter Carli Miller after a Sunday crash took the child's life. The Miller family has been inundated with medical bills and funeral costs, according to their gofundme page. 

    A Montana family is struggling with the devastating loss of their 8-year-old daughter Carli Miller after a Sunday crash took the child's life. The Miller family has been inundated with medical bills and funeral costs, according to their gofundme page. 

  • Think twice before posting pictures of your kids on social media

    Think twice before posting pictures of your kids on social media

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:54 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:54:00 GMT

    Many parents turn to social media to seek and share advice about parenting challenges. But just because you can do it, should you?  Generation Z is the first generation to be born in the era of smart-phones, where their whole lives can be documented on social media. Taking a picture of your child in the bath can be adorable, but that bathtub baby is now a teenager. According to Parenting magazine, here are some photos you should never post of your children online: 

    Many parents turn to social media to seek and share advice about parenting challenges. But just because you can do it, should you?  Generation Z is the first generation to be born in the era of smart-phones, where their whole lives can be documented on social media. Taking a picture of your child in the bath can be adorable, but that bathtub baby is now a teenager. According to Parenting magazine, here are some photos you should never post of your children online: 

  • Helping your teen navigate summer sobriety

    Helping your teen navigate summer sobriety

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:44 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:44:10 GMT
    Summertime often brings pool parties, barbeques and trips. For teenagers, however, it means they have an open agenda, which can often lead to trouble. Teens go from being overbooked during the school year: soccer practice, school, and homework, to not having much to do at all over summer months.  It can be an especially difficult time for "tweens." They're too old for daycare, but too young to work. Experts say that boredom could lead them to drinking. In Montana, al...
    Summertime often brings pool parties, barbeques and trips. For teenagers, however, it means they have an open agenda, which can often lead to trouble. Teens go from being overbooked during the school year: soccer practice, school, and homework, to not having much to do at all over summer months.  It can be an especially difficult time for "tweens." They're too old for daycare, but too young to work. Experts say that boredom could lead them to drinking. In Montana, al...
  • Tee It Up: Hamilton Golf Club

    Tee It Up: Hamilton Golf Club

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-07-18 05:02:06 GMT

    In the sixth installment of Tee It Up, the boys head to Hamilton Golf Club to play the par 5 5th hole. Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman and David Winter get some tips from Griz Head Golf Coach Matt Higgins on how to loosen up, dealing with trees, and when to take the safe shot.

    In the sixth installment of Tee It Up, the boys head to Hamilton Golf Club to play the par 5 5th hole. Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman and David Winter get some tips from Griz Head Golf Coach Matt Higgins on how to loosen up, dealing with trees, and when to take the safe shot.

  • Identities released of woman and child killed in Sunday car crashes

    Identities released of woman and child killed in Sunday car crashes

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-07-18 04:24:17 GMT

    The Missoula County Sheriff and Coroner TJ McDermott is releasing the name of the victim from Sunday afternoons crash on Highway 12, near mile marker 27. 

    The Missoula County Sheriff and Coroner TJ McDermott is releasing the name of the victim from Sunday afternoons crash on Highway 12, near mile marker 27. 

  • Kalispell woman gains fame after walking away from bodybuilding

    Kalispell woman gains fame after walking away from bodybuilding

    Monday, July 17 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-07-18 03:06:26 GMT
    © Photos From Jolene Jones© Photos From Jolene Jones

    A 26-year-old Kalispell woman is now an internet sensation and it's all thanks to her body-positive post she made on Facebook a few weeks ago. 

    A 26-year-old Kalispell woman is now an internet sensation and it's all thanks to her body-positive post she made on Facebook a few weeks ago. 

  • UPDATE Crews battle 'Meyers Fire' near Pintler Wilderness boundary

    UPDATE Crews battle 'Meyers Fire' near Pintler Wilderness boundary

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:47:30 GMT

    A fire is ongoing at Myers Creek near the Pintler Wilderness boundary line. The fire is 3 miles southwest of Moose Lake and is currently spread over 45 acres. 

    A fire is ongoing at Myers Creek near the Pintler Wilderness boundary line. The fire is 3 miles southwest of Moose Lake and is currently spread over 45 acres. 

  • Ty and Amy's Mission of Buttetification

    Ty and Amy's Mission of Buttetification

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:25:21 GMT

    Very few homeowners are able to say that they have their dream home.

    Very few homeowners are able to say that they have their dream home.

  • Anaconda fires destroy two historic buildings on Main

    Anaconda fires destroy two historic buildings on Main

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:23:03 GMT

    ANACONDA – Radio station KANA 580 AM is currently down due to a fire that destroyed the station. The fire occurred at 5:45 am and is still under investigation from local agencies. We will provide updates as they become available.

    ANACONDA – Radio station KANA 580 AM is currently down due to a fire that destroyed the station. The fire occurred at 5:45 am and is still under investigation from local agencies. We will provide updates as they become available.

  • Missoula Fire Department fights Beckwith house fire

    Missoula Fire Department fights Beckwith house fire

    Monday, July 17 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-07-17 23:48:43 GMT

    The Missoula Fire Department saved homeowners $300,000 worth of potential damage when an E. Beckwith house caught fire. All occupants of the home were safe outside the building.

    The Missoula Fire Department saved homeowners $300,000 worth of potential damage when an E. Beckwith house caught fire. All occupants of the home were safe outside the building.

  • Trail closed due to Monahan Mountain fire

    Trail closed due to Monahan Mountain fire

    Monday, July 17 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-07-17 23:32:21 GMT

    The fire is approximately 17 miles north of Ovando.

    The fire is approximately 17 miles north of Ovando.

  • Plume of smoke from Lolo Peak fire, visible to Missoula

    Plume of smoke from Lolo Peak fire, visible to Missoula

    Monday, July 17 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-07-17 23:00:23 GMT
    Viewer photo: S. BuszmannViewer photo: S. Buszmann

    Montanans are looking toward Lolo as a fire burns in the Bitterroot Mountains. Winds are carrying the smoke at 50 miles per hour at the Lolo Peak fire, which was first discovered Saturday. Smoke is visible from Florence and Highway 93. 

    Montanans are looking toward Lolo as a fire burns in the Bitterroot Mountains. Winds are carrying the smoke at 50 miles per hour at the Lolo Peak fire, which was first discovered Saturday. Smoke is visible from Florence and Highway 93. 

  • Flathead firefighters battling 10 small wildfires on public lands

    Flathead firefighters battling 10 small wildfires on public lands

    Monday, July 17 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-07-17 19:56:40 GMT

    Flathead National Forest Active Fires: Emery Ridge Started July 16, .1 acres, lightning caused, resources on scene 

    Flathead National Forest Active Fires: Emery Ridge Started July 16, .1 acres, lightning caused, resources on scene 

  • Early morning earthquake shakes Lincoln

    Early morning earthquake shakes Lincoln

    Monday, July 17 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-07-17 19:55:22 GMT
    Courtesy: USGSCourtesy: USGS

    Did you feel a little shaking this morning? If you were in the Lincoln area you might have experienced the 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hit around 1:45 am.  

    Did you feel a little shaking this morning? If you were in the Lincoln area you might have experienced the 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hit around 1:45 am.  

  • Missoula County in VERY HIGH fire danger

    Missoula County in VERY HIGH fire danger

    Monday, July 17 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-07-17 19:48:07 GMT

    Missoula County remains in VERY HIGH fire danger according to the Missoula County Fire Protection Association.  Recent days, temperatures have hit the nineties and grasses are continue to cure. 

    Missoula County remains in VERY HIGH fire danger according to the Missoula County Fire Protection Association.  Recent days, temperatures have hit the nineties and grasses are continue to cure. 

  • Facebook founder tours Glacier park, Blackfeet reservation

    Facebook founder tours Glacier park, Blackfeet reservation

    Monday, July 17 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-07-17 19:25:40 GMT

    BROWNING, Mont. (AP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg toured Glacier National Park and the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana over the weekend as part of his personal challenge to visit every state this year.

    BROWNING, Mont. (AP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg toured Glacier National Park and the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana over the weekend as part of his personal challenge to visit every state this year.

  • Western Montana fires update

    Western Montana fires update

    Monday, July 17 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-07-17 16:19:42 GMT

    Thompson’s Type II Incident Management Team is managing the following five fires in the Highway 2 corridor:

    Thompson’s Type II Incident Management Team is managing the following five fires in the Highway 2 corridor:

  • Man drowns in rafting accident

    Man drowns in rafting accident

    Monday, July 17 2017 12:18 PM EDT2017-07-17 16:18:01 GMT

    The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a drowning on the north fork of the Flathead River, July 14. The victim had been rafting with friends, law enforcement said when their raft flipped on a hazardous section of the river just north of Glacier Rim known as the “shelf." 

    The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a drowning on the north fork of the Flathead River, July 14. The victim had been rafting with friends, law enforcement said when their raft flipped on a hazardous section of the river just north of Glacier Rim known as the “shelf." 

  • Two killed in separate crashes near Missoula over weekend

    Two killed in separate crashes near Missoula over weekend

    Monday, July 17 2017 9:17 AM EDT2017-07-17 13:17:56 GMT

    Two people were killed in two separate crashes near Missoula on Sunday.  According to the Missoula County Sheriff's Office, the first crash happened on Highway 12 near mile marker 27 just after 11:45 am. An eastbound vehicle carrying a single person crossed the center-line and hit a westbound vehicle head-on. A family of five was in the westbound car. 

    Two people were killed in two separate crashes near Missoula on Sunday.  According to the Missoula County Sheriff's Office, the first crash happened on Highway 12 near mile marker 27 just after 11:45 am. An eastbound vehicle carrying a single person crossed the center-line and hit a westbound vehicle head-on. A family of five was in the westbound car. 

  • A Big Sky resident saves a Montana man with CPR while on the trails

    A Big Sky resident saves a Montana man with CPR while on the trails

    Monday, July 17 2017 1:35 AM EDT2017-07-17 05:35:08 GMT

    You could save a life by learning CPR. 

    You could save a life by learning CPR. 

  • Firefighters battle lightning-caused fires near Blue Mountain, Grant Creek and Hwy 12

    Firefighters battle lightning-caused fires near Blue Mountain, Grant Creek and Hwy 12

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:39:52 GMT

    MISSOULA- firefighters responded to six lightning caused fires yesterday evening and today on the Missoula Ranger District. 

    MISSOULA- firefighters responded to six lightning caused fires yesterday evening and today on the Missoula Ranger District. 

  • Fire crews reach 'near-containment' on five NW Montana fires

    Fire crews reach 'near-containment' on five NW Montana fires

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:33 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:33:56 GMT

    KALISPELL- Fire crews are getting to the near containment point on several fires burning in LIncoln and Sanders Counties. 

    KALISPELL- Fire crews are getting to the near containment point on several fires burning in LIncoln and Sanders Counties. 

  • Turn your eyes northward Sunday, because the 'Northern Lights' will dance

    Turn your eyes northward Sunday, because the 'Northern Lights' will dance

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:23:03 GMT

    MISSOULA- The National Weather Service out of Missoula is predicting a sight for sore eyes for Sunday; the Northern Lights. In a Facebook post-Sunday, the NWS posted this update to their followers. 

    MISSOULA- The National Weather Service out of Missoula is predicting a sight for sore eyes for Sunday; the Northern Lights. In a Facebook post-Sunday, the NWS posted this update to their followers. 

  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg talks 'climate change' in Glacier Park

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:15 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:15:51 GMT

    MISSOULA- Facebook founder, Mark Zukerberg took to his own Facebook account over the weekend to talk and share pictures of Glacier National Park In his post, Zuckerberg said “I'm spending the afternoon at Glacier National Park in Montana with some National Park Service Rangers.

    MISSOULA- Facebook founder, Mark Zukerberg took to his own Facebook account over the weekend to talk and share pictures of Glacier National Park In his post, Zuckerberg said “I'm spending the afternoon at Glacier National Park in Montana with some National Park Service Rangers.

  • 'Flying high' at the 4th annual Ennis air show

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:05 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:05:44 GMT

    The Ennis Big Sky Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in the state. 

    The Ennis Big Sky Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in the state. 

  • Fire managers check Slide Rock fire growth

    Fire managers check Slide Rock fire growth

    Saturday, July 15 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-07-15 23:29:04 GMT

    A forty acre fire still burns nine miles south of Beavertail Pond and Rock Creek near Missoula. 

    A forty acre fire still burns nine miles south of Beavertail Pond and Rock Creek near Missoula. 

  • UPDATE: Personnel increases to fight Kalispell fires

    UPDATE: Personnel increases to fight Kalispell fires

    Saturday, July 15 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-07-15 22:07:53 GMT

    The number of personnel fighting the five fires on the Highway 2 corridor in Kalispell have increased.  Personnel started at 135 and the number is now at 237.  

    The number of personnel fighting the five fires on the Highway 2 corridor in Kalispell have increased.  Personnel started at 135 and the number is now at 237.  

  • Missoula Mavericks to host Legion regional tournament

    Saturday, July 15 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-07-15 04:21:49 GMT

    The AA state tournament starts at the end of July, and whether or not the Missoula Mavericks win state, they have already punched their ticket to the Northwest Regionals.  

    The AA state tournament starts at the end of July, and whether or not the Missoula Mavericks win state, they have already punched their ticket to the Northwest Regionals.  

  • Summer heat increases crime

    Summer heat increases crime

    Friday, July 14 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-07-15 00:50:30 GMT

    The heat is on and that can be a burglar's best friend.

    The heat is on and that can be a burglar's best friend.

  • Yellowstone bobcat valued at $300,000+

    Yellowstone bobcat valued at $300,000+

    Friday, July 14 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-07-15 00:14:00 GMT

    A famous bobcat in Yellowstone Park raises eyebrows as a new report shows it's worth more than $300,000. 

    A famous bobcat in Yellowstone Park raises eyebrows as a new report shows it's worth more than $300,000. 

  • Butte man charged for allegedly shaking baby

    Butte man charged for allegedly shaking baby

    Friday, July 14 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-07-14 23:27:46 GMT

    A Butte man is charged with assaulting a child after court documents state he shook a four-week-old infant. 

    A Butte man is charged with assaulting a child after court documents state he shook a four-week-old infant. 

  • White House: Budget deficit to spike to $702B

    White House: Budget deficit to spike to $702B

    Friday, July 14 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:34:06 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says worsening tax revenues will cause the budget deficit to jump to $702 billion this year. That's a $99 billion spike from what was predicted less than two months ago.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says worsening tax revenues will cause the budget deficit to jump to $702 billion this year. That's a $99 billion spike from what was predicted less than two months ago.

  • Owner charged in fatal dog attack

    Owner charged in fatal dog attack

    Friday, July 14 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:09:21 GMT
    The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office issued citations to Wayne Bartlett, the owner of the two pit bull dogs, that law enforcement say were responsible for the death of Melissa Barnes at her home, June 24.   Bartlett is charged with two counts of Vicious / Dangerous Dog and two counts of failure to have current Rabies Vaccinations on the dogs as required. He has until July 28th, 2017, to make his appearance in Gallatin County Justice Court to answer to these charges. The ...
    The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office issued citations to Wayne Bartlett, the owner of the two pit bull dogs, that law enforcement say were responsible for the death of Melissa Barnes at her home, June 24.   Bartlett is charged with two counts of Vicious / Dangerous Dog and two counts of failure to have current Rabies Vaccinations on the dogs as required. He has until July 28th, 2017, to make his appearance in Gallatin County Justice Court to answer to these charges. The ...
  • Regulatory panel chairman fined $3K for ethics violations

    Regulatory panel chairman fined $3K for ethics violations

    Friday, July 14 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:06:08 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The state's chief political watchdog says the chairman of the Montana Public Service Commission broke ethics laws when he used office resources to write a column that disparaged a candidate for the regulatory body in last year's election. 

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The state's chief political watchdog says the chairman of the Montana Public Service Commission broke ethics laws when he used office resources to write a column that disparaged a candidate for the regulatory body in last year's election. 

  • Stage II fire restrictions in Yellowstone County

    Stage II fire restrictions in Yellowstone County

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:58:44 GMT

    The continued hot, dry weather has prompted officials to step up fire restrictions in Yellowstone County. Stage II Fire restrictions were implemented Friday morning, July 14 on private lands in Yellowstone County.

    The continued hot, dry weather has prompted officials to step up fire restrictions in Yellowstone County. Stage II Fire restrictions were implemented Friday morning, July 14 on private lands in Yellowstone County.

  • Budget cuts would alter Montana's unique Medicaid expansion

    Budget cuts would alter Montana's unique Medicaid expansion

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:56:23 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana may have to run its one-of-a-kind Medicaid expansion program for a third of the cost if lower-than-expected state income triggers budget cuts next month.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana may have to run its one-of-a-kind Medicaid expansion program for a third of the cost if lower-than-expected state income triggers budget cuts next month.

  • Students facing repercussions for allegedly breaking into Victor School

    Students facing repercussions for allegedly breaking into Victor School

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:50:31 GMT
    Credit: Google @2017Credit: Google @2017

    Three students are in hot water after they allegedly broke into and stole from Victor Public School. One of the girls, a minor, told police that she and two others, including the boy being charged, broke into the school July 8.

    Three students are in hot water after they allegedly broke into and stole from Victor Public School. One of the girls, a minor, told police that she and two others, including the boy being charged, broke into the school July 8.

  • Game of Thrones loyalty by state

    Game of Thrones loyalty by state

    Friday, July 14 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-07-14 16:44:38 GMT
    Courtesy DecluttrCourtesy Decluttr

    Courtesy post Winter is coming - even though it's blazing hot out. Game of Thrones returns to our screens this Sunday, with this season promising to be one of the best yet. But where do America’s Thrones loyalties lie?

    Courtesy post Winter is coming - even though it's blazing hot out. Game of Thrones returns to our screens this Sunday, with this season promising to be one of the best yet. But where do America’s Thrones loyalties lie?

  • A Montana man is lucky to be alive after a stranger gave him CPR

    A Montana man is lucky to be alive after a stranger gave him CPR

    Friday, July 14 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-07-14 14:57:02 GMT

    One Montanan is lucky to be alive after a sudden heart attack in the woods and some life-saving help from a passerby. 

    One Montanan is lucky to be alive after a sudden heart attack in the woods and some life-saving help from a passerby. 

  • Opening night at the new KettleHouse Amphitheater

    Opening night at the new KettleHouse Amphitheater

    Friday, July 14 2017 1:06 AM EDT2017-07-14 05:06:24 GMT

    First concert sold over 2,500 tickets. 

    First concert sold over 2,500 tickets. 

  • Lincoln mother faces charges of being intoxicated while caring for her young kids

    Lincoln mother faces charges of being intoxicated while caring for her young kids

    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-07-14 01:03:29 GMT

    A Lincoln mother is behind bars accused of being passed out drunk while caring for her two young children. 

    A Lincoln mother is behind bars accused of being passed out drunk while caring for her two young children. 

  • Warning: Hot playground equipment can burn kids

    Warning: Hot playground equipment can burn kids

    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-07-14 00:30:23 GMT

    It's hot outside and playground equipment baking in the summer sun could put your child at risk of a burn.

    It's hot outside and playground equipment baking in the summer sun could put your child at risk of a burn.

  • The Latest: California Climate bill clears Senate hurdle

    The Latest: California Climate bill clears Senate hurdle

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-07-13 22:47:19 GMT

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California Senate committee has advanced a bill to extend the state's signature climate change law through 2030.

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California Senate committee has advanced a bill to extend the state's signature climate change law through 2030.

  • Three acres lost in Columbia Falls fire

    Three acres lost in Columbia Falls fire

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-07-13 22:46:50 GMT

    Columbia Falls, MT.- A structure fire occurred at a home on Columbia Falls Stage Road, Thursday afternoon. 

    Columbia Falls, MT.- A structure fire occurred at a home on Columbia Falls Stage Road, Thursday afternoon. 

  • Trump might impose tariffs and quotas on foreign steel

    Trump might impose tariffs and quotas on foreign steel

    Thursday, July 13 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-07-13 19:36:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is considering putting tariffs and quotas on steel imported from foreign countries.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is considering putting tariffs and quotas on steel imported from foreign countries.

  • Schools asked to improve student proficiency

    Schools asked to improve student proficiency

    Thursday, July 13 2017 1:26 PM EDT2017-07-13 17:26:06 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's chief school administrator is asking state schools to increase the number of students who are proficient in math and English and to graduate students who are prepared for college or a career.

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's chief school administrator is asking state schools to increase the number of students who are proficient in math and English and to graduate students who are prepared for college or a career.

  • Critical water shortage hits Rocky Boy Indian Reservation

    Critical water shortage hits Rocky Boy Indian Reservation

    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-07-13 16:39:05 GMT

    BOX ELDER, Mont. (AP) - The Rocky Boy Indian Reservation is going through a critical water shortage due to unrelenting heat and the failure of a major water storage tank.

    BOX ELDER, Mont. (AP) - The Rocky Boy Indian Reservation is going through a critical water shortage due to unrelenting heat and the failure of a major water storage tank.

  • Distracted driving, how dangerous is eating and drinking while driving?

    Distracted driving, how dangerous is eating and drinking while driving?

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:02 AM EDT2017-07-27 10:02:52 GMT

    Recently the new DUI-E law passed in Washington and people are voicing their opinion. 

    Recently the new DUI-E law passed in Washington and people are voicing their opinion. 

  • Putting someone under Citizen's Arrest, is it the right thing to do?

    Putting someone under Citizen's Arrest, is it the right thing to do?

    Thursday, July 27 2017 5:59 AM EDT2017-07-27 09:59:49 GMT

    This video went viral just a couple of days ago.  It’s a video of a man yelling at someone saying he is placing them under a citizen’s arrest. What is a citizen’s arrest and is this the proper way to do it? 

    This video went viral just a couple of days ago.  It’s a video of a man yelling at someone saying he is placing them under a citizen’s arrest. What is a citizen’s arrest and is this the proper way to do it? 

  • Father-Son duos leading Bitterroot Red Sox to state

    Father-Son duos leading Bitterroot Red Sox to state

    Thursday, July 27 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-07-27 04:38:42 GMT

    Baseball has been a life long passion for Jason Goligoski. “You know, this is a way for me to get back to the game. It was good to me.” 

    Baseball has been a life long passion for Jason Goligoski. “You know, this is a way for me to get back to the game. It was good to me.” 

  • Preparing for college, a breakdown and guide to your first year

    Preparing for college, a breakdown and guide to your first year

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:27 AM EDT2017-07-26 10:27:54 GMT

    As summer is winding down, school shopping is about to begin. 

    As summer is winding down, school shopping is about to begin. 

  • Zootown All Stars win fourth straight softball regional title

    Zootown All Stars win fourth straight softball regional title

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:53:47 GMT

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Missoula Zootown All Stars are the champions of the Western Regional Senior Softball Tournament.  The team beat Southern California 13-3 in five innings in an impressive display of offensive power.

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Missoula Zootown All Stars are the champions of the Western Regional Senior Softball Tournament.  The team beat Southern California 13-3 in five innings in an impressive display of offensive power.

  • Lack of sleep could lead to serious health issues like dementia

    Lack of sleep could lead to serious health issues like dementia

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:12 AM EDT2017-07-25 11:12:39 GMT

    Sleep apnea affects more than 20 million people, yet more than half of the people affected don’t use their CPAP mask. 

    Sleep apnea affects more than 20 million people, yet more than half of the people affected don’t use their CPAP mask. 

  • Health risks involved with wildfire season, is breathing the smoke dangerous?

    Health risks involved with wildfire season, is breathing the smoke dangerous?

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-07-25 11:02:50 GMT
    Lolo Peak fire - courtesy Lolo Forest ServiceLolo Peak fire - courtesy Lolo Forest Service

    Wildfire season is in full swing, but other than the damage wildfires cause to the earth, what does it do to your health? 

    Wildfire season is in full swing, but other than the damage wildfires cause to the earth, what does it do to your health? 

  • Daines said it was a team effort to get Guthrie released

    Daines said it was a team effort to get Guthrie released

    Sunday, July 23 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-07-24 00:51:33 GMT

    Senator Daines is pleased with the outcome and said it was the best news he could have heard today. 

    Senator Daines is pleased with the outcome and said it was the best news he could have heard today. 

  • Drugs stolen from Bismarck clinic pharmacy in armed robbery

    Drugs stolen from Bismarck clinic pharmacy in armed robbery

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:56:39 GMT

    Still under investigation...

    Still under investigation...

  • Drought takes toll on crops across Northern Plains

    Drought takes toll on crops across Northern Plains

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:55:35 GMT

    Drought across Northern Plains poses threat to crops. 

    Drought across Northern Plains poses threat to crops. 

  • "Prayers answered. Guthrie is home."

    "Prayers answered. Guthrie is home."

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:38:15 GMT

    Guthrie's mother told us how happy and relieved she is to have her son back. 

    Guthrie's mother told us how happy and relieved she is to have her son back. 

  • UPDATED: Part of Yellowstone Lake closed for firefighting plane

    Part of Yellowstone Lake closed for firefighting plane

    Saturday, July 22 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-07-23 01:39:03 GMT

    Part of Yellowstone Lake is closed until further notice, so a scooper plane fighting the June Fire can collect water.

    Part of Yellowstone Lake is closed until further notice, so a scooper plane fighting the June Fire can collect water.

  • Grizzly linebacker Connor Strahm arrested for DUI

    Grizzly linebacker Connor Strahm arrested for DUI

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:57:26 GMT

    A University of Montana Grizzly football player was recently arrested for driving under the influence. According to the Missoula County Jail Roster, Missoula Police arrested Connor Strahm on Saturday, July 15 at 12:34 a.m. He was booked into the Missoula County Jail at 3 a.m. Details surrounding his arrest were not made available on Thursday.

    A University of Montana Grizzly football player was recently arrested for driving under the influence. According to the Missoula County Jail Roster, Missoula Police arrested Connor Strahm on Saturday, July 15 at 12:34 a.m. He was booked into the Missoula County Jail at 3 a.m. Details surrounding his arrest were not made available on Thursday.

  • Red Ants Pants is ready to rock White Sulphur Springs

    Red Ants Pants is ready to rock White Sulphur Springs

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:45 AM EDT2017-07-21 12:45:42 GMT

    We are one week away from one of the biggest festivals of the summer here in Montana. 

    We are one week away from one of the biggest festivals of the summer here in Montana. 

  • When is hot too hot for your dog? One vet says 70 degrees

    When is hot too hot for your dog? One vet says 70 degrees

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-07-21 11:59:49 GMT

    Summers in Montana can get hot, but how hot is too hot for your pet? When a dog’s body temperature reaches above 106 degrees it could prove deadly. 

    Summers in Montana can get hot, but how hot is too hot for your pet? When a dog’s body temperature reaches above 106 degrees it could prove deadly. 

  • Tonight's Missoula Osprey game to be broadcasted on SWX

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:40:47 GMT
    For the first time in the history of the Missoula Osprey, one of their games will be able to be seen on television. Tonight's game against the Ogden Raptors will be aired on SWX Montana.  You can find SWX Montana on Charter cable, channel 199. You can also find it on standard cable in Missoula/Kalispell 23.3.  Osprey radio play-by-play announcer Cooper Perkins will simulcast his radio broadcast on the air tonight for your viewing pleasure. First pitch is at 7:05 PM (MT) Y...
    For the first time in the history of the Missoula Osprey, one of their games will be able to be seen on television. Tonight's game against the Ogden Raptors will be aired on SWX Montana.  You can find SWX Montana on Charter cable, channel 199. You can also find it on standard cable in Missoula/Kalispell 23.3.  Osprey radio play-by-play announcer Cooper Perkins will simulcast his radio broadcast on the air tonight for your viewing pleasure. First pitch is at 7:05 PM (MT) Y...
  • Bozeman fly fishing gear company is representing Montana in the White House

    Bozeman fly fishing gear company is representing Montana in the White House

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:06:28 GMT

    This week a Bozeman fly fishing gear company is representing Montana in the White House. 

    This week a Bozeman fly fishing gear company is representing Montana in the White House. 

  • Summer camps are fun for children, but how much do they cost?

    Summer camps are fun for children, but how much do they cost?

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:26 AM EDT2017-07-19 10:26:59 GMT

    With summer in full swing, parents might be looking for something to keep their children busy. 

    With summer in full swing, parents might be looking for something to keep their children busy. 

  • Montana ranked 6th, Montana State ranked 8th in preseason poll

    Montana ranked 6th, Montana State ranked 8th in preseason poll

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-07-19 04:47:21 GMT

    The Big Sky conference released their annual preseason coaches and media poll today, and for the first time in a long time, the Montana State Bobcats and Montana Grizzlies are nowhere near the top.

    The Big Sky conference released their annual preseason coaches and media poll today, and for the first time in a long time, the Montana State Bobcats and Montana Grizzlies are nowhere near the top.

  • Kennel cough is on the rise in Montana

    Kennel cough is on the rise in Montana

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:28:50 GMT

    The vet's office has some troubling news for dog owners. 

    The vet's office has some troubling news for dog owners. 

  • Big Sky Country Fair kicks off, but how much does it cost?

    Big Sky Country Fair kicks off, but how much does it cost?

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:55 AM EDT2017-07-18 10:55:06 GMT

    It’s that time of year again, when the smell of corn dogs and deep fried food fills the air. 

    It’s that time of year again, when the smell of corn dogs and deep fried food fills the air. 

  • Fighting with your spouse could prove costly to your health

    Fighting with your spouse could prove costly to your health

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:45 AM EDT2017-07-18 10:45:06 GMT

    Next time you are in an argument with your spouse, make sure to think of your health. 

    Next time you are in an argument with your spouse, make sure to think of your health. 

  • Three Griz, One Bobcat placed on All-Big Sky Team

    Three Griz, One Bobcat placed on All-Big Sky Team

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-07-18 04:47:47 GMT

    The Big Sky Conference released their preseason all-conference teams. Three Montana Grizzly players made the list: Offensive Tackle David Reese, Wide Receiver Jerry Louie-McGee, and Outside Linebacker Josh Buss. One Montana State Bobcat player made the list as well, middle linebacker Mac Bignell.

    The Big Sky Conference released their preseason all-conference teams. Three Montana Grizzly players made the list: Offensive Tackle David Reese, Wide Receiver Jerry Louie-McGee, and Outside Linebacker Josh Buss. One Montana State Bobcat player made the list as well, middle linebacker Mac Bignell.

  • Miller's Jewelry celebrates 135 years, what's the secret to success?

    Miller's Jewelry celebrates 135 years, what's the secret to success?

    Monday, July 17 2017 8:53 AM EDT2017-07-17 12:53:40 GMT

    Miller’s Jewelry has been operating in Bozeman for many years, 135 years to be exact. 

    Miller’s Jewelry has been operating in Bozeman for many years, 135 years to be exact. 

  • Is technology ruining the relationship between parent and child? New study shows yes

    Is technology ruining the relationship between parent and child? New study shows yes

    Monday, July 17 2017 6:48 AM EDT2017-07-17 10:48:09 GMT

    Technology is a part of everyday life. A new study shows that kids show more behavior issues the more their parents are distracted by digital technology.

    Technology is a part of everyday life. A new study shows that kids show more behavior issues the more their parents are distracted by digital technology.

  • Social media impacts the rise of syphilis in Montana

    Social media impacts the rise of syphilis in Montana

    Sunday, July 16 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-07-17 02:36:03 GMT

    There have already been twenty-six reported cases of syphilis in Montana this year. 

    There have already been twenty-six reported cases of syphilis in Montana this year. 

  • Pattee Canyon has no threat to structures yet

    Pattee Canyon has no threat to structures yet

    Sunday, July 16 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-07-16 23:27:31 GMT

    Here are the latest updates. 

    Here are the latest updates.