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  • Former Vice President Joe Biden to visit Montana in March

    Former Vice President Joe Biden to visit Montana in March

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:24 AM EST2018-01-18 16:24:34 GMT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the Montana Democrats' annual fundraising dinner in March.   “We’re proud to have Vice President Biden join us to kick off what will be an exciting election year for Democrats here in Big Sky Country," said Nancy Keenan, Executive Director of the Montana Democratic Party, in a statement Thursday. "I'm looking forward to hosting him in Montana, and showing him the enthusiasm and excitement t...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the Montana Democrats' annual fundraising dinner in March.   “We’re proud to have Vice President Biden join us to kick off what will be an exciting election year for Democrats here in Big Sky Country," said Nancy Keenan, Executive Director of the Montana Democratic Party, in a statement Thursday. "I'm looking forward to hosting him in Montana, and showing him the enthusiasm and excitement t...
  • Flu causes visitor restrictions at Bozeman Health

    Flu causes visitor restrictions at Bozeman Health

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:01 AM EST2018-01-17 15:01:56 GMT
    Flu season through May 2016Flu season through May 2016

    The hospital is asking people with symptoms of upper respiratory infection, including a cough, runny or stuffed nose,or fever, along with children under the age of 12, to refrain from visiting hospitalized patients. 

    The hospital is asking people with symptoms of upper respiratory infection, including a cough, runny or stuffed nose,or fever, along with children under the age of 12, to refrain from visiting hospitalized patients. 

  • Nine National Park Service Advisory Board members quit

    Nine National Park Service Advisory Board members quit

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 5:53 AM EST2018-01-17 10:53:33 GMT
    The National Park System advisory board is smaller today. Nine members of the organization handed in their notice on Tuesday. According to a letter obtained by CNN, the board wasn't able to meet with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over the past year. The board usually meets with the head of the interior bi-annually. There's no comment from the Interior Department. Eight of the nine members who were part of the letter had terms set to expire in May.
    The National Park System advisory board is smaller today. Nine members of the organization handed in their notice on Tuesday. According to a letter obtained by CNN, the board wasn't able to meet with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over the past year. The board usually meets with the head of the interior bi-annually. There's no comment from the Interior Department. Eight of the nine members who were part of the letter had terms set to expire in May.
  • How MLK's message applies to today

    How MLK's message applies to today

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-01-12 16:03:00 GMT
    "Not in our Town".. An anti-hate group in billings is holding a MLK service this Sunday to remind people how Dr. King's message is relevant for today, with the social issues our country faces. When tackling the issue of racism and other social equality matters, "Not in our Town Billings" board member, Fitzgerald Clark, says we need to be "upstanders", not "bystanders". Clark says it may not seem like racism is alive in Montana, but it is. He...
    "Not in our Town".. An anti-hate group in billings is holding a MLK service this Sunday to remind people how Dr. King's message is relevant for today, with the social issues our country faces. When tackling the issue of racism and other social equality matters, "Not in our Town Billings" board member, Fitzgerald Clark, says we need to be "upstanders", not "bystanders". Clark says it may not seem like racism is alive in Montana, but it is. He...
  • Bully proofing your child

    Bully proofing your child

    Thursday, January 11 2018 1:52 PM EST2018-01-11 18:52:43 GMT

    When it comes to bullying schools are reporting that it happens to 25-percent of students.. On a daily or weekly basis. Here's 5 ways you can "bully proof" your child. First, "Talk about it with your kids".  Talk about bullying with your kids and have family members share their experiences..  Ask the school what their policies are and find out how staff can help the situation. Butte school district teacher and future foster parent, Heidi Schnarr recomm...

    When it comes to bullying schools are reporting that it happens to 25-percent of students.. On a daily or weekly basis. Here's 5 ways you can "bully proof" your child. First, "Talk about it with your kids".  Talk about bullying with your kids and have family members share their experiences..  Ask the school what their policies are and find out how staff can help the situation. Butte school district teacher and future foster parent, Heidi Schnarr recomm...

  • Two Montana movies to debut at Sundance Film Festival

    Two Montana movies to debut at Sundance Film Festival

    Thursday, January 11 2018 10:58 AM EST2018-01-11 15:58:16 GMT

    "Wildlife" and "Dark Money" were chosen from thousands of submissions, each earning one of only 16 spots in their respective categories: U.S. Dramatic and U.S. Documentary.

    "Wildlife" and "Dark Money" were chosen from thousands of submissions, each earning one of only 16 spots in their respective categories: U.S. Dramatic and U.S. Documentary.

  • No deal in place to buy Frank Lloyd Wright building in Whitefish

    No deal in place to buy Frank Lloyd Wright building in Whitefish

    Thursday, January 11 2018 8:37 AM EST2018-01-11 13:37:10 GMT
    The historic Frank Lloyd Wright building in Whitefish is coming down after a deal to save the building couldn’t be reached. According to savewright.org, negotiations were in place to save the Lockridge Medical Clinic, build in Whitefish in 1958.  But despite efforts to fund raise, the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy in Chicago wasn't able to raise $1.7 million by this week.  The Lockridge Medical Clinic building will become the first viable Wright-designed b...
    The historic Frank Lloyd Wright building in Whitefish is coming down after a deal to save the building couldn’t be reached. According to savewright.org, negotiations were in place to save the Lockridge Medical Clinic, build in Whitefish in 1958.  But despite efforts to fund raise, the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy in Chicago wasn't able to raise $1.7 million by this week.  The Lockridge Medical Clinic building will become the first viable Wright-designed b...
  • Montana man dies in Idaho custody, investigation planned

    Montana man dies in Idaho custody, investigation planned

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 10:37 AM EST2018-01-10 15:37:44 GMT

    The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Mosiah Prettypaint died Monday at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.    

    The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Mosiah Prettypaint died Monday at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.    

  • School breakfast program expanding

    School breakfast program expanding

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 12:13 PM EST2018-01-09 17:13:48 GMT

    At Rossiter Elementary School, breakfast is served.  It's part of the state-wide Breakfast After the Bell program, which Governor Bullock was just granted over $40,000 to expand. 

    At Rossiter Elementary School, breakfast is served.  It's part of the state-wide Breakfast After the Bell program, which Governor Bullock was just granted over $40,000 to expand. 

  • Meet Carroll College's living mascots

    Meet Carroll College's living mascots

    Monday, January 8 2018 6:32 PM EST2018-01-08 23:32:32 GMT

    At home, they're Max and Chumley. When it's game-day they become "Halo." These St. Bernards take turns as the adored mascot of the Carroll College Fighting Saints.

    At home, they're Max and Chumley. When it's game-day they become "Halo." These St. Bernards take turns as the adored mascot of the Carroll College Fighting Saints.

  • Staying safe while hunting or fishing in winter

    Staying safe while hunting or fishing in winter

    Monday, January 8 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-01-08 22:38:02 GMT

    Hunting in Montana could be described as a lifestyle, but it also comes with risks, especially in the winter.

    Hunting in Montana could be described as a lifestyle, but it also comes with risks, especially in the winter.

  • U.S. economy added 2 million jobs in 2017

    U.S. economy added 2 million jobs in 2017

    Friday, January 5 2018 9:33 AM EST2018-01-05 14:33:56 GMT

    Unemployment is still at 4.1%, matching the lowest level in 17 years.

    Unemployment is still at 4.1%, matching the lowest level in 17 years.

  • US coal mining deaths surge in 2017 after hitting record low

    US coal mining deaths surge in 2017 after hitting record low

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 10:41 AM EST2018-01-03 15:41:37 GMT

    The nation's coal mines recorded 15 deaths last year, including eight in West Virginia. 

    The nation's coal mines recorded 15 deaths last year, including eight in West Virginia. 

  • "Fixer Upper" stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are expecting fifth child

    "Fixer Upper" stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are expecting fifth child

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 9:50 AM EST2018-01-03 14:50:28 GMT

    HGTV's Chip and Joanna Gaines are expecting baby number five!  

    HGTV's Chip and Joanna Gaines are expecting baby number five!  

  • Liberian refugee sworn in as Montana mayor

    Liberian refugee sworn in as Montana mayor

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 8:33 AM EST2018-01-03 13:33:59 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Liberian refugee Wilmot Collins has been sworn in as the mayor of Helena - the first black mayor of any city in the state's history.    About 100 people, including Gov. Steve Bullock and Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, attended Tuesday's ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda.    The Independent Record reports two city commissioners also were sworn in by District Judge Mike Menahan.    Collins has said his priorities include finding a way to hire more...

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Liberian refugee Wilmot Collins has been sworn in as the mayor of Helena - the first black mayor of any city in the state's history.    About 100 people, including Gov. Steve Bullock and Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, attended Tuesday's ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda.    The Independent Record reports two city commissioners also were sworn in by District Judge Mike Menahan.    Collins has said his priorities include finding a way to hire more...

  • Wyoming man charged with leaving puppy in dumpster in sub-zero temps

    Wyoming man charged with leaving puppy in dumpster in sub-zero temps

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-01-02 15:05:54 GMT

    A 24-year-old Wyoming man is charged with felony animal cruelty after a hound mix puppy was found abandoned in a dumpster in Gillette in sub-zero temperatures.

    A 24-year-old Wyoming man is charged with felony animal cruelty after a hound mix puppy was found abandoned in a dumpster in Gillette in sub-zero temperatures.

  • 200 acres to be added to Black Hills National Cemetery

    200 acres to be added to Black Hills National Cemetery

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 9:57 AM EST2018-01-02 14:57:51 GMT
    Black Hills National CemeteryBlack Hills National Cemetery

    About 200 acres of land currently held by the Bureau of Land Management will be transferred to the 107-acre national cemetery. 

    About 200 acres of land currently held by the Bureau of Land Management will be transferred to the 107-acre national cemetery. 

  • Keeping your password safe from hackers

    Keeping your password safe from hackers

    Monday, January 1 2018 10:46 AM EST2018-01-01 15:46:22 GMT

    We've probably all been hacked electronically in some way or another and it's not fun. Computer experts say there's a few things you want to make sure you do and don't do, to keep your password safe from hackers. Having the same password for all of your online accounts can be dangerous and leave you vulnerable to hackers.  Mike Hines, Redline Computers, Owner, says having multiple passwords, doesn't have to be complicated. "Have the password be five different variations o...

    We've probably all been hacked electronically in some way or another and it's not fun. Computer experts say there's a few things you want to make sure you do and don't do, to keep your password safe from hackers. Having the same password for all of your online accounts can be dangerous and leave you vulnerable to hackers.  Mike Hines, Redline Computers, Owner, says having multiple passwords, doesn't have to be complicated. "Have the password be five different variations o...

  • Two snowboarders dead after separate accidents in Flathead Co.

    Two snowboarders dead after separate accidents in Flathead Co.

    Monday, January 1 2018 2:00 AM EST2018-01-01 07:00:56 GMT

    Two snowboarders are dead after separate accidents in Flathead County on Sunday, December 30.  

    Two snowboarders are dead after separate accidents in Flathead County on Sunday, December 30.  

  • "Shoot it!" Heart Butte and Great Falls Central Catholic going viral for special show of sportsmanship

    "Shoot it!" Heart Butte and Great Falls Central Catholic going viral for special show of sportsmanship

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 1:22 PM EST2017-02-15 18:22:18 GMT

    Two North Central Montana high school basketball teams are going viral for a very good reason.

    Two North Central Montana high school basketball teams are going viral for a very good reason.

  • Gov. Bullock addresses state emails on private account, transparency in gubernatorial campaign

    Gov. Bullock addresses state emails on private account, transparency in gubernatorial campaign

    Thursday, August 25 2016 7:35 PM EDT2016-08-25 23:35:45 GMT

    Governor Bullock was joins Wake Up Montana to discuss campaign related issues...

    Governor Bullock was joins Wake Up Montana to discuss campaign related issues...

  • One on One with Gianforte: the 'current administration is failing Montanans'

    One on One with Gianforte: the 'current administration is failing Montanans'

    Thursday, August 25 2016 4:54 PM EDT2016-08-25 20:54:37 GMT
    Greg Gianforte in studioGreg Gianforte in studio

    Republican gubernatorial candidate, Greg Gianforte, says Governor Steve Bullock is "waving the white flag" when it comes to fighting for Montana energy. 

    Republican gubernatorial candidate, Greg Gianforte, says Governor Steve Bullock is "waving the white flag" when it comes to fighting for Montana energy. 

  • Senator Daines: Gianforte is "about the smartest guy I've ever worked for"

    Senator Daines: Gianforte is "about the smartest guy I've ever worked for"

    Friday, February 12 2016 1:50 PM EST2016-02-12 18:50:52 GMT
    Senator Daines discusses his history with Republican governor candidate, Greg Gianforte.

    Senator Daines discusses his history with Republican governor candidate, Greg Gianforte.

  • Greg Gianforte: "We need more transparency in government"

    Greg Gianforte: "We need more transparency in government"

    Friday, February 12 2016 1:50 PM EST2016-02-12 18:50:48 GMT
    Gianforte sat down with Wake Up Montana to discuss the findings of his exploratory committee that began working in August 2015.

    Gianforte sat down with Wake Up Montana to discuss the findings of his exploratory committee that began working in August 2015.