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Fraud Watch: Grandparent Scams

HELENA - When scammers aren't thinking of new ways to get your money, they recycle or update an old scam. The “Grandparents” scam, otherwise known as the “Emergency” scam, has been expanded from just a...

Class Act: CHS students learn about invasive mussel monitoring

HELENA - On Wednesday, Capital High School students had the opportunity to help protect Montana’s waterways from invasive species. 250 CHS Biology students participated in a citizen science zebra mussel monitoring project at Canyon Ferry...

Montana Made: River Bottom Restoration Furniture

BRADY -  Two years ago, while living in Billings, Andrew Bishop wanted to build a table with sentimental value from his family’s farm east of Brady. Now, the pieces he sells, from the River Bottom...

Montana Made: Art with an edge

BOZEMAN - There are hundreds of successful small businesses in Montana that don't operate out of stores or giant factories. In this week's Montana Made segment, we visit a 30-year-old Montana business staying sharp from...

Big Sky Chronicles: Airplane Beacon

HELENA - Standing tall at the top of MacDonald Pass is a beacon that helped lay the groundwork for the beginnings of nighttime flight across Montana. "This one was built in 1935 and it was...

Fraud Watch: What Montanans can do about the Equifax data breach

HELENA - More than 140 million Americans have been affected by the Equifax data breach earlier this month. On Sept. 7, consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced 143 million people had their driver’s license numbers,...

Class Act: Indian Alliance offers free after school program

HELENA - The students living in the Captial City now have another option for after school. Starting Oct. 5, the Helena Indian Alliance will offer a free after-school program for all students, ages K-12. On Wednesday,...

Montana Made: Roam Free Bison Bites

FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION - There were once upwards of 60 million Bison in North America until the population was brought down to around 300. One Montana rancher is raising bison while also making a...

Big Sky Chronicles: The MacDonald Pass Section House

HELENA - There's a brown house that sits at the top of MacDonald Pass and serves an important purpose. It's been there since the 1930's when the federal government wanted to create jobs and stimulate the...

Class Act: Hunter’s Education

HELENA - The next generation of hunters gathered at East Valley Middle School this week to begin their hunter's education course. Put on by Fish, Wildlife and Parks, the program is open to anyone 10...

Montana Made: Diamond Products

HELENA - Cleaning can be a messy task and Diamond Products is making that task not only a little easier for you, but also a little less harsh on the environment. From mixing and testing...

Big Sky Chronicles: The Frenchwoman’s Road

HELENA - The road west out of Helena climbs to just over 6,300 feet and reaches what is now known as MacDonald Pass. But the first road to bring travelers into and out of the...

Fraud Watch: Online shopping scams

HELENA - Online markets like Craigslist or eBay make shopping easier than ever, but the popular forums are also targets for scammers. The Craigslist and eBay scams are two sides of the same coin. The Craigslist scam targets sellers. You could be advertising...

Class Act: The Fabulous Firsts

HELENA - Starting Thursday, more than 600 of Helena's first graders will start the new school year off with a brand new book as part of an annual reading program. The Fabulous Firsts event put...

Untapped: Montana Made ciders

BILLINGS - Last November, Tanner Vinecke, Sam Hoffmann and Jason Corbridge opened Last Chance Pub and Cider Mill on Montana Avenue. “It’s about a year that we had this idea and Sam Hoffmann, the owner...

Big Sky Chronicles: Securing old lime kiln as part of Helena’s history

HELENA - There's a trail on the edge of Helena, off a quiet southside cul de sac, that leads to a relic more than a century old, which helped build the Capital City during its earliest days. "You just park...

Class Act: Revamped Shodair Children’s Hospital garden aims to help heal

HELENA- Shodair Children's Hospital is hoping to tap the healing power of nature to help the children they treat. A newly renovated garden features different foods like squash, grapes and flowering plants like sunflowers. The...

Montana Made: Kracklin’ Kamut

BIG SANDY-Big Sandy Organics says business hasn’t slowed down since Kracklin’ Kamut was introduced to the snack market around two years ago. With an increase in demand, the company built a new facility in Big...

Weather Wise: Red Flag conditions help grow the Alice Creek Fire

HELENA-Red Flag conditions eased up Monday giving firefighters on the Alice Creek fire a quick chance to catch their breath. The hot and windy weather that triggered the Red Flag warning was directly responsible for...

Big Sky Chronicles: historic Helena sign restored

HELENA- Two Helena area families worked to restore a historic ghost sign over the Labor Day weekend. Ghost signs are old hand painted advertising that has been preserved beyond the life of the business. The Palmquist...

Big Sky Chronicles: 44th annual history conference

HELENA - The Montana Historical Society is gearing up for its annual history conference, coming in September. The 44th annual event will be held in Helena this year and will focus on Montana in 1917. This...

Class Act: School Resource Officers

HELENA - The Helena Police Department has a number of new school resource officers in public schools this year. The school resource officer position is designed to be different than the patrol division. Like the patrol...

Montana Made: Tucker Family Farm

MISSOULA - Hidden away from a smokey summer day, head cheese maker Allison Dembek looks over sheep milk cheeses aging in a cheese cave on the Tucker Family Farm, nestled between Victor and Hamilton. "Cheese...

Big Sky Chronicles: Historic cemeteries in Montana

HELENA - The Montana History Foundation recently announced it is receiving a grant from the National Park Service: one of 12 grants given nationwide and the only one in Montana. The $25,000 grant will be used for...

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse is Nearing

MONTANA - On Monday August 21st, 2017, America will fall under the path of a total solar eclipse.  The path of totality will be from South Carolina to the Midwest, across Wyoming and out...