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  • Too Hot to Play

    Too Hot to Play

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:33:18 GMT
    Due to being smaller, infants and young children get hotter much quicker when exposed to the heat.  In addition to this, children active in sports tend to get hotter and more dehydrated than those who aren't as active.  An overexposure to heat can cause a variety of problems, including heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat rash, etc.  Follow this link for the signs and symptoms of each, as well as how to combat the warmer temperatures.   https://www.cdc....
    Due to being smaller, infants and young children get hotter much quicker when exposed to the heat.  In addition to this, children active in sports tend to get hotter and more dehydrated than those who aren't as active.  An overexposure to heat can cause a variety of problems, including heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat rash, etc.  Follow this link for the signs and symptoms of each, as well as how to combat the warmer temperatures.   https://www.cdc....
  • Great Falls Family in Need After Devastating House Fire

    Great Falls Family in Need After Devastating House Fire

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:00:11 GMT

    Sleeping in… cuddles with mom… it all started out as a typical Sunday morning for the Lawhon family. Until things took a very different turn…

    Sleeping in… cuddles with mom… it all started out as a typical Sunday morning for the Lawhon family. Until things took a very different turn…

  • 124th Annual Trapshooting Tournament

    124th Annual Trapshooting Tournament

    Friday, July 13 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-07-13 14:38:27 GMT
    The 124th Annual Trapshooting Tournament is underway and will continue throughout the rest of the weekend!  Being a family-friendly environment with several different events, including the Butte Metal shoot this Saturday, the trapshoot tournament is an experience worth making.  Traveling every year, the tournament won't be back in Great Falls until 2022 for its 128th year. 
    The 124th Annual Trapshooting Tournament is underway and will continue throughout the rest of the weekend!  Being a family-friendly environment with several different events, including the Butte Metal shoot this Saturday, the trapshoot tournament is an experience worth making.  Traveling every year, the tournament won't be back in Great Falls until 2022 for its 128th year. 
  • Billings tattoo shop selling tickets for Friday 13th fundraiser to benefit YWCA

    Billings tattoo shop selling tickets for Friday 13th fundraiser to benefit YWCA

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:31:52 GMT
    Billings tattoo shop Rise Again Tattoo is hosting another Friday the 13th event. But since April's event was so popular, you'll have to purchase a ticket for today's fundraiser beforehand.  Rise Again Tattoo This month, all proceeds benefit the Billings' YWCA and its new transitional housing.  Tickets cost $13, plus $7 tip. Contact the shop to purchase a ticket. They have an allotted 75 slots for every two hours.
    Billings tattoo shop Rise Again Tattoo is hosting another Friday the 13th event. But since April's event was so popular, you'll have to purchase a ticket for today's fundraiser beforehand.  Rise Again Tattoo This month, all proceeds benefit the Billings' YWCA and its new transitional housing.  Tickets cost $13, plus $7 tip. Contact the shop to purchase a ticket. They have an allotted 75 slots for every two hours.
  • Giant Springs Elementary School UPDATE

    Giant Springs Elementary School UPDATE

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:57:52 GMT
    At nearly 60,000 square feet and with the ability to accommodate 500 students, Giant Springs Elementary gearing up to open its doors for the 2018-19 school year. Overall, the school has a very open and dynamic layout, with ample line of sight view. Each and every detail was researched and thought through with the student and staff in mind. An example of this would be the placement of the school.  Being set back farther away from the sidewalk allows the staff to have...
    At nearly 60,000 square feet and with the ability to accommodate 500 students, Giant Springs Elementary gearing up to open its doors for the 2018-19 school year. Overall, the school has a very open and dynamic layout, with ample line of sight view. Each and every detail was researched and thought through with the student and staff in mind. An example of this would be the placement of the school.  Being set back farther away from the sidewalk allows the staff to have...
  • POTUS Visit Cost Analysis

    POTUS Visit Cost Analysis

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:25:04 GMT
    One week ago from today, President Trump visited the Electric City to endorse Republican Senator candidate Matt Rosendale.  Due to his visit not being related to a campaign, the city and county had to pay for just about everything.  Currently, the city of Great Falls hasn't released any numbers regarding president Trump's visit, however, Cascade County totaled their cost up to $17,500.  This number was tallied up by taking into account both expenses and revenue recei...
    One week ago from today, President Trump visited the Electric City to endorse Republican Senator candidate Matt Rosendale.  Due to his visit not being related to a campaign, the city and county had to pay for just about everything.  Currently, the city of Great Falls hasn't released any numbers regarding president Trump's visit, however, Cascade County totaled their cost up to $17,500.  This number was tallied up by taking into account both expenses and revenue recei...
  • Consumer alert: Latches on cedar chests pose suffocation risk

    Consumer alert: Latches on cedar chests pose suffocation risk

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:07:33 GMT
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging millions of people to replace or repair the locks on their cedar chests, because of suffocation hazards.  "Lane" or "Virginia Maid" chests are the ones in question, because their lids automatically lock when closed. They're often handed down generation to generation or purchased secondhand. According to the CPSC, 14 kids suffocated between 1977 and 2015 after being locked inside the chests. 12 million of ...
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging millions of people to replace or repair the locks on their cedar chests, because of suffocation hazards.  "Lane" or "Virginia Maid" chests are the ones in question, because their lids automatically lock when closed. They're often handed down generation to generation or purchased secondhand. According to the CPSC, 14 kids suffocated between 1977 and 2015 after being locked inside the chests. 12 million of ...
  • Behind the Gibson Park Flower Garden

    Behind the Gibson Park Flower Garden

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:49:46 GMT
    Out of the many parks throughout the city of Great Falls, Gibson Park stands out for a pretty unique reason. It’s flower garden. And it’s all thanks to one gardener.  Samantha Clark, the lone gardener, shows her green thumb off every day by tending to the flowers throughout the garden.  Her story started a couple of years ago. With over 10 years of work experience in landscaping, Samantha decided she wanted to change things up a little bit. However...
    Out of the many parks throughout the city of Great Falls, Gibson Park stands out for a pretty unique reason. It’s flower garden. And it’s all thanks to one gardener.  Samantha Clark, the lone gardener, shows her green thumb off every day by tending to the flowers throughout the garden.  Her story started a couple of years ago. With over 10 years of work experience in landscaping, Samantha decided she wanted to change things up a little bit. However...
  • Staying safe in a tornado

    Staying safe in a tornado

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:31:20 GMT

    As severe thunderstorms swept through northeastern Montana on Monday night creating damage, the National Weather Service issued one tornado warning that night. 

    As severe thunderstorms swept through northeastern Montana on Monday night creating damage, the National Weather Service issued one tornado warning that night. 

  • Terek fire still burning from hot temperatures

    Terek fire still burning from hot temperatures

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:15:50 GMT

    Driven by hot temperatures and low humidity is causing a fire burning in North Central Wyoming to grow in size. 

    Driven by hot temperatures and low humidity is causing a fire burning in North Central Wyoming to grow in size. 

  • GoFundMe created for one-week-old baby killed in North Dakota tornado

    GoFundMe created for one-week-old baby killed in North Dakota tornado

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:52:24 GMT

    The baby was the son of Marisa Reber and Will Maguire and was hurt after the tornado flipped their mobile home over.

    The baby was the son of Marisa Reber and Will Maguire and was hurt after the tornado flipped their mobile home over.

  • Great Falls Shooting

    Great Falls Shooting

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-07-10 13:33:28 GMT
    Shortly before 11 P.M. last night, shots were fired at the 2 J’s Fresh Market on Smelter Avenue sending one to the hospital.  Access to the parking lot was blocked off following the response of the Great Falls Police, Fire Rescue and EMS. Authorities confirm that a man was shot several times, sustaining non-life threatening injuries. His current condition is unknown at this time. Witnesses say they saw someone being carried away on a stretcher as well as ...
    Shortly before 11 P.M. last night, shots were fired at the 2 J’s Fresh Market on Smelter Avenue sending one to the hospital.  Access to the parking lot was blocked off following the response of the Great Falls Police, Fire Rescue and EMS. Authorities confirm that a man was shot several times, sustaining non-life threatening injuries. His current condition is unknown at this time. Witnesses say they saw someone being carried away on a stretcher as well as ...
  • Methane fire at waste water plant under investigation

    Methane fire at waste water plant under investigation

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-07-10 13:30:00 GMT

    A fire caused by a methane leak at the waste water plant is under investigation. 

    A fire caused by a methane leak at the waste water plant is under investigation. 

  • Dozens injured after storm hits RV park in North Dakota

    Dozens injured after storm hits RV park in North Dakota

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-07-10 13:15:30 GMT
    Dozens of people are injured after severe weather hit Watford City, North Dakota early Tuesday morning. The McKenzie County Sheriff's Office reports at least 28 people were injured, three people were flown by air ambulance and at least six people are in critical condition. Watford City is about 50 miles from the Montana border. According to the sheriff's office, the storm hit an RV park and trapped multiple people. McKenzie County Sheriff's Office Right now, there are widesp...
    Dozens of people are injured after severe weather hit Watford City, North Dakota early Tuesday morning. The McKenzie County Sheriff's Office reports at least 28 people were injured, three people were flown by air ambulance and at least six people are in critical condition. Watford City is about 50 miles from the Montana border. According to the sheriff's office, the storm hit an RV park and trapped multiple people. McKenzie County Sheriff's Office Right now, there are widesp...
  • Phase Two of East Helena Viaduct Construction starts

    Phase Two of East Helena Viaduct Construction starts

    Monday, July 9 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-07-10 00:33:20 GMT
    Phase two of the East Helena Viaduct construction project began on Monday.   Our Bliss Zechman is at the site where officials told her this newest leg of the project is just one step in improving safety on what is known as a dangerous stretch of highway in the area.   The area is prone to speeding and wrecks. The Montana Department of Transportation is hoping this project will help fix some of those problems. MDT’s plan includes several installation and repair pro...
    Phase two of the East Helena Viaduct construction project began on Monday.   Our Bliss Zechman is at the site where officials told her this newest leg of the project is just one step in improving safety on what is known as a dangerous stretch of highway in the area.   The area is prone to speeding and wrecks. The Montana Department of Transportation is hoping this project will help fix some of those problems. MDT’s plan includes several installation and repair pro...
  • As Montana heats up..could your car be a death trap?

    As Montana heats up..could your car be a death trap?

    Hot cars can be dangerous and sometimes even deadly especially in the summer months when the weather continually rises. 

    Hot cars can be dangerous and sometimes even deadly especially in the summer months when the weather continually rises. 

  • Teen Jobs Going Downhill

    Teen Jobs Going Downhill

    Monday, July 9 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-09 13:08:30 GMT
    We all remember our first summer job growing up, whether it was life guarding at the city pool or a cashier at the local market. However, teens in today's society aren’t too interested in making a little extra cash. According to a new report by the Pew Research Center, summer jobs occupied by teens has actually decreased since the year 2000.  At the beginning of the century, roughly 8 million teens worked a summer job. That number has dwindled down to app...
    We all remember our first summer job growing up, whether it was life guarding at the city pool or a cashier at the local market. However, teens in today's society aren’t too interested in making a little extra cash. According to a new report by the Pew Research Center, summer jobs occupied by teens has actually decreased since the year 2000.  At the beginning of the century, roughly 8 million teens worked a summer job. That number has dwindled down to app...
  • Officials urge people to leave baby animals alone

    Officials urge people to leave baby animals alone

    Friday, July 6 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-06 13:08:53 GMT

    At first glance, it can be hard to resist rescuing a baby animal left alone in the wild, but Zoo Montana director Jeff Ewelt says most of the time these baby animals are not alone.

    At first glance, it can be hard to resist rescuing a baby animal left alone in the wild, but Zoo Montana director Jeff Ewelt says most of the time these baby animals are not alone.

  • Event guidelines for President Trump's visit at Great Falls

    Event guidelines for President Trump's visit at Great Falls

    If you're making your way to President Trump's rally at the expo center, expect tight rules and strict regulations for the event. 

    If you're making your way to President Trump's rally at the expo center, expect tight rules and strict regulations for the event. 

  • President Trump campaigns for Matt Rosendale in Great Falls

    President Trump campaigns for Matt Rosendale in Great Falls

    Thursday, July 5 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-07-05 13:54:42 GMT

    Right now Republican Matt Rosendale is looking to unseat Democratic Senator Jon Tester from his third term. 

    Right now Republican Matt Rosendale is looking to unseat Democratic Senator Jon Tester from his third term. 

  • President Trump's Visit to the Electric City Brings Mixed Emotions

    President Trump's Visit to the Electric City Brings Mixed Emotions

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-07-04 13:46:40 GMT
    President Trump is touching down tomorrow afternoon in the Electric City; bringing mixed reactions from the community.  One simple question was asked… “How do you feel about President Trump visiting Great Falls?” Some were excited to hear what the president had to say. Others… not so much. Statements such as, "I’m not going to go see him, I can tell you that much," or "I’m not too excited cause I don’t like him. ...
    President Trump is touching down tomorrow afternoon in the Electric City; bringing mixed reactions from the community.  One simple question was asked… “How do you feel about President Trump visiting Great Falls?” Some were excited to hear what the president had to say. Others… not so much. Statements such as, "I’m not going to go see him, I can tell you that much," or "I’m not too excited cause I don’t like him. ...
  • Renovations underway at Billings airport

    Renovations underway at Billings airport

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-07-04 13:12:04 GMT

    Renovations are underway at Billings Logan International airport. 

    Renovations are underway at Billings Logan International airport. 

  • Great Falls Budget Proposal

    Great Falls Budget Proposal

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-07-03 13:49:54 GMT
    During a city meeting last week, a budget was proposed by City Manager Greg Doyon for roughly $118 million dollars. While this might seem sufficient, it’s actually on the low end of what’s needed in the Electric City.  Due to budgeting, the Great Falls Morony Natatorium, as well as a local golf course, could potentially be shut down at the end of this year.  Two of the local golf courses here in Great Falls have been requested proposals. If nob...
    During a city meeting last week, a budget was proposed by City Manager Greg Doyon for roughly $118 million dollars. While this might seem sufficient, it’s actually on the low end of what’s needed in the Electric City.  Due to budgeting, the Great Falls Morony Natatorium, as well as a local golf course, could potentially be shut down at the end of this year.  Two of the local golf courses here in Great Falls have been requested proposals. If nob...
  • Tips for being bear aware

    Tips for being bear aware

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-07-03 13:11:29 GMT
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    As many of you are preparing to camp for 4th of July, being outdoors means being with wildlife and that includes bears.

    As many of you are preparing to camp for 4th of July, being outdoors means being with wildlife and that includes bears.

  • Tips for camping at National Parks

    Tips for camping at National Parks

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-07-03 13:01:23 GMT

    Camping at one of our beautiful National Parks? 

    Camping at one of our beautiful National Parks? 

  • Car Theft Prevention Tips

    Car Theft Prevention Tips

    Monday, July 2 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-07-02 13:40:40 GMT

    Most of us don't think about car theft prevention until it's too late. 

    Most of us don't think about car theft prevention until it's too late. 

  • First Virtual Reality Booth comes to the Magic City

    First Virtual Reality Booth comes to the Magic City

    Monday, July 2 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-07-02 13:25:58 GMT

    The first virtual reality game booth comes to the Magic City.

    The first virtual reality game booth comes to the Magic City.

  • Downtown Helena traffic boxes decorated

    Downtown Helena traffic boxes decorated

    Friday, June 29 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-06-29 22:55:08 GMT
    Several traffic signal boxes are sporting a new look in Downtown Helena. Eight boxes are now wrapped in colorful, vinyl creations illustrated by local Montana artists.  The Helena Public Art Committee began the project in the spring of 2017 to transform the eyesores into artwork.   The artwork negates vandalism and promotes local creativity. The project was funded by the City of Helena and a donation from Friends of the Placer, Inc. Several other cities around Montana...
    Several traffic signal boxes are sporting a new look in Downtown Helena. Eight boxes are now wrapped in colorful, vinyl creations illustrated by local Montana artists.  The Helena Public Art Committee began the project in the spring of 2017 to transform the eyesores into artwork.   The artwork negates vandalism and promotes local creativity. The project was funded by the City of Helena and a donation from Friends of the Placer, Inc. Several other cities around Montana...
  • Sheriff Dutton receives prestigious award

    Sheriff Dutton receives prestigious award

    Friday, June 29 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-06-29 22:47:57 GMT
    HELENA,Mont.- Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton recently received a highly coveted national award. The National Command & Staff College and the Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development presented Dutton an award in recognition of his outstanding leadership the Helena community. Of the thousands of sheriffs across the nation, only 20 were bestowed the honor.     "I was totally shocked and honored to read the letter. I didn't ...
    HELENA,Mont.- Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton recently received a highly coveted national award. The National Command & Staff College and the Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development presented Dutton an award in recognition of his outstanding leadership the Helena community. Of the thousands of sheriffs across the nation, only 20 were bestowed the honor.     "I was totally shocked and honored to read the letter. I didn't ...
  • State finds one Helena nursing home neglected patient

    State finds one Helena nursing home neglected patient

    Friday, June 29 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-06-29 22:25:32 GMT
    State finds one Helena nursing home neglects patients The state has found that one nursing home in Helena has neglected at least one of its patients. In a recent incident, one unsupervised resident caught on fire after smoking a cigarette. The Department of Health and Human Service's survey found Big Sky Health Care and Community neglected the resident when she was outside, unsupervised on May 1 and that the facility failed to report the incident. According the Independent Recor...
    State finds one Helena nursing home neglects patients The state has found that one nursing home in Helena has neglected at least one of its patients. In a recent incident, one unsupervised resident caught on fire after smoking a cigarette. The Department of Health and Human Service's survey found Big Sky Health Care and Community neglected the resident when she was outside, unsupervised on May 1 and that the facility failed to report the incident. According the Independent Recor...
  • Republicans make progress, ballots out for special session

    Republicans make progress, ballots out for special session

    Friday, June 29 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-06-29 22:13:35 GMT
    Republicans are still working hard to call a special session of the legislature. GOP lawmakers do not have enough votes yet to make it happen, but they have made progress since the announcement came out on Wednesday. Senator Scott Sales said the petition paperwork was delivered to the Secretary of State's office late Wednesday. Republicans needed ten signatures for polling paperwork to be sent out to the legislative body. Sales said they received more than enough signatures on that e...
    Republicans are still working hard to call a special session of the legislature. GOP lawmakers do not have enough votes yet to make it happen, but they have made progress since the announcement came out on Wednesday. Senator Scott Sales said the petition paperwork was delivered to the Secretary of State's office late Wednesday. Republicans needed ten signatures for polling paperwork to be sent out to the legislative body. Sales said they received more than enough signatures on that e...
  • Great Falls Rising Addresses Trade and Tariff Policies in the Treasure State

    Great Falls Rising Addresses Trade and Tariff Policies in the Treasure State

    Friday, June 29 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-29 15:32:50 GMT
    At a local Great Falls Rising meeting, not only was news about President Trump’s visit announced but how his trade policies and tariffs are taking a toll on local workers; especially our farmers here in Big Sky Country. Great Falls Rising is a non-partisan, progressive organization that meets monthly to discuss topics regarding human rights and equality. At this month's public meeting, several key community members gathered as part of the panel. These members include Er...
    At a local Great Falls Rising meeting, not only was news about President Trump’s visit announced but how his trade policies and tariffs are taking a toll on local workers; especially our farmers here in Big Sky Country. Great Falls Rising is a non-partisan, progressive organization that meets monthly to discuss topics regarding human rights and equality. At this month's public meeting, several key community members gathered as part of the panel. These members include Er...
  • Immigration rallies held across Montana

    Immigration rallies held across Montana

    Friday, June 29 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-06-29 13:36:58 GMT

    Rallies are planned in the Magic City this weekend after a large protest led to arrests of more than 500 people in Washington D.C protesting the president's immigration policy. 

    Rallies are planned in the Magic City this weekend after a large protest led to arrests of more than 500 people in Washington D.C protesting the president's immigration policy. 

  • Puppy litter found in landfill up for adoption in up coming months

    Puppy litter found in landfill up for adoption in up coming months

    Friday, June 29 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-06-29 13:25:14 GMT

    Rez Dog Rescue of Montana is urging everyone to get their pets sprayed and neutered after a litter of eleven puppies were found in a landfill.

    Rez Dog Rescue of Montana is urging everyone to get their pets sprayed and neutered after a litter of eleven puppies were found in a landfill.

  • Host families needed for ICES program

    Host families needed for ICES program

    Thursday, June 28 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-06-28 17:34:12 GMT

    In Billings and Laurel, we're learning there is a huge need for host families as international students make their way to Montana ahead of the school year. 

    In Billings and Laurel, we're learning there is a huge need for host families as international students make their way to Montana ahead of the school year. 

  • Cleanup underway for boulder destruction on Rims

    Cleanup underway for boulder destruction on Rims

    Thursday, June 28 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-06-28 15:31:46 GMT

    Heavy rain and snow melt has caused massive rock fall that rocked a home in Billings this week.

    Heavy rain and snow melt has caused massive rock fall that rocked a home in Billings this week.

  • UPDATED: Officers searching for suspects in Billings police building burglary

    UPDATED: Officers searching for suspects in Billings police building burglary

    Thursday, June 28 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-06-28 14:08:44 GMT

    UPDATED: According to BPD, nothing was actually taken from the building, but the suspects were able to escape, and one is believed to be armed.  

    UPDATED: According to BPD, nothing was actually taken from the building, but the suspects were able to escape, and one is believed to be armed.  

  • Fighting a Wildfire

    Fighting a Wildfire

    Thursday, June 28 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-06-28 13:36:09 GMT
    While several cities are still recovering from the high flood waters, many now have their eyes set on wildfire season. From putting on the mask to the boots and pants, fighting a wildfire has a completely different approach as opposed to its cousin: the structure fire. Not only is there different gear involved, but different vehicles as well. When responding to a wildfire, a brush vehicle and water tanker are dispatched instead of the commonly seen fire truck. The name wildfi...
    While several cities are still recovering from the high flood waters, many now have their eyes set on wildfire season. From putting on the mask to the boots and pants, fighting a wildfire has a completely different approach as opposed to its cousin: the structure fire. Not only is there different gear involved, but different vehicles as well. When responding to a wildfire, a brush vehicle and water tanker are dispatched instead of the commonly seen fire truck. The name wildfi...
  • The Flood of 2018

    The Flood of 2018

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-06-27 16:05:12 GMT
    We have seen almost historic flood levels across our state with several cities still trying to recover from the damage left behind. But just how historic was it? One of the most common remarks people had when asked about the flooding was, "This isn't as bad as 2011..." or "It was worse back in the flood of '75..." So just how bad was the flood of 2018? Comparing flooding statistics requires two different viewpoints. Statewide and local. When we ...
    We have seen almost historic flood levels across our state with several cities still trying to recover from the damage left behind. But just how historic was it? One of the most common remarks people had when asked about the flooding was, "This isn't as bad as 2011..." or "It was worse back in the flood of '75..." So just how bad was the flood of 2018? Comparing flooding statistics requires two different viewpoints. Statewide and local. When we ...
  • Professionals undergo trauma training to unlock hidden memories

    Professionals undergo trauma training to unlock hidden memories

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-06-27 13:21:13 GMT

    There's new information when it comes to surviving trauma. 

    There's new information when it comes to surviving trauma. 

  • Plants that can harm your pets

    Plants that can harm your pets

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-06-26 15:40:51 GMT

    If you're looking to take your pet outdoors, you might want to keep a look out of any plants that could be harmful to your furry friend. 

    If you're looking to take your pet outdoors, you might want to keep a look out of any plants that could be harmful to your furry friend. 

  • SCRaP unveils new glass recycling program

    SCRaP unveils new glass recycling program

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-06-26 13:44:32 GMT

    A company named SCRaP is taking glass recycling to a whole new level, right here in the Magic city.

    A company named SCRaP is taking glass recycling to a whole new level, right here in the Magic city.

  • Great Falls Public School's Redistricting

    Great Falls Public School's Redistricting

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-06-26 13:17:22 GMT
    After the last of community input was taken into account at Monday nights meeting, the Boundary Committee finished and submitted their final draft of school redistricting to the GFPS School Board.  While no one will be crossing the river, students at Malmstrom AFB could soon be seeing a different set of classrooms. Students at Malmstrom attend 3 different schools within the city of Great Falls: Loy Elementary, North Middle School, and C.M. Russel High school.  W...
    After the last of community input was taken into account at Monday nights meeting, the Boundary Committee finished and submitted their final draft of school redistricting to the GFPS School Board.  While no one will be crossing the river, students at Malmstrom AFB could soon be seeing a different set of classrooms. Students at Malmstrom attend 3 different schools within the city of Great Falls: Loy Elementary, North Middle School, and C.M. Russel High school.  W...
  • "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.