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Big Sky Chronicles: A look at Montana’s most colorful territorial governor

HELENA - Montana’s Big Sky Country is home to many larger than life personalities…men and women who, mostly for better, but sometimes for worse, have helped shape our history. One of the most colorful and...

Fraud Watch: Mortgage recovery scams

HELENA - Real estate professionals and lenders will tell you the purchase of a home is a person or a family’s biggest financial commitment. Scammers know this too, and they can use your fear of getting...

Big Sky Chronicles: History of fishing in Montana

HELENA - Montana has more than 170,000 miles of rivers and more than 3,000 lakes and reservoirs. All of that water comes with an abundance of fish. The Montana Historical Society has just opened...

Big Sky Treasures: Ray Holes Leather Care Products

BUTTE - When you think of Butte, saddles might not be your first thought. But for the past three years, Butte has been the home of a business very much involving saddles: Ray Holes Leather Care...

Montana Made: McFly, LLC of Whitefish

WHITEFISH - You can thank this week's Montana Made business for a product that puts pests in their place. Kory and Liz McGavin's non-toxic insect baits are entirely produced in the Flathead Valley -- from the design...

Weather Wise: The worst flood in Montana history

HELENA - Nearly 53 years ago, the worst flood in Montana’s history was literally drowning parts of the state. The flood of 1964 is considered to be Montana’s worst natural disaster. In the second week...

Big Sky Chronicles: Preserving Montana’s Korean War veterans’ stories

HELENA - This July marks 64 years since the end of the Korean War.  Of the Montanans who served, 138 did not come home. The stories of some of those who did, now reside in...

Fraud Watch: Montana Lottery scams

HELENA - Thousands of people buy Mega Millions or Powerball tickets in hopes of winning big. Everyone knows those lotteries are the real deal, we’ve hear the success stories of people buying just one ticket...

Class Act: Helena teacher hopes to add one more record to her collection

HELENA – On Saturday, Downtown Helena will be flooded with runners and spectators for the 44th annual Governor’s Cup. From Marysville to the Walking Wall runners of all ages will participate in various races. There are six...

Montana Made: Nonprofit creates backpacks and provides jobs one stitch at a time

HELENA - The U.S. Forest Service employs hundreds of people nationwide. Some of those employees are given a backpack, briefcase or gear pack. A manufacturing plant not only makes those items in the Treasure State,...

Weather Wise: Dogs in hot cars

HELENA - The dog days of summer are back which means potentially dangerous car temperatures for your animal. Every summer the Helena Police Department’s Animal Control receives regular calls of animals being left in vehicles. A...

Big Sky Chronicles: Historical Society bookstore goes digital

HELENA - The Montana Historical Society has a new way to bring you closer to history and it's just a click or two away. The museum bookstore is now online.  That means you can search...

Class Act: Bracelets for a cause

TOWNSEND - When 12-year-old Laredo Paschal of Townsend learned of the death of Broadwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Mason Moore, he knew he needed to do something. Like many people who heard the news, the homeschooled...

Big Sky Chronicles: A soldier’s love letters keep his spirit alive

HELENA - On Memorial Day, there are many ways to remember those who served our country. At the Montana Historical Society in Helena, there is a collection of letters that heartbreakingly illustrates the experience of...

The final Dunwell Report

HELENA - When you think about the events of this past week, you have to say, it’s the sort of news cycle that Don Dunwell would have loved. Don spent most of his career in...

Class Act: Future grads walk the halls of former schools

HELENA - High school seniors are down to their final days before graduation. Before they walk across the stage to accept their diploma, some took a walk through the halls of their former schools. The high...

Big Sky Chronicles: Teepee conservation

HELENA - Last week, the Montana Historical Society welcomed an 'objects conservator' to Helena to work on two teepees held in its collection. Objects Conservator Nancy Fonicello is using her expertise to help conserve a Cree-style...

Phone scam using slain deputy’s name targets Montana residents

BOZEMAN - The Deer Lodge Police Department have reported complaints of a male calling area residents and claiming he is raising money for Broadwater County Sheriff's Office deputy Mason Moore, who was killed on duty early...

Big Sky Chronicles: Montana’s transmission towers

HELENA - Between Great Falls and Butte run more than 2,000 transmission towers that you may drive by all the time, and never know their lengthy history. The towers run through the Helena valley, starting...

Class Act: CHS gets a bike unit for freshman P.E.

HELENA - Years of hard work have finally paid off for one Capital High School P.E. teacher. Reginald Hageman, CHS P.E. teacher has been helping his students get a handle on two-wheeled fun. For five years...

Big Sky Chronicles: ‘Bold Women in Montana History’

HELENA - It's just less than a week until Mother's Day. The Montana Historical Society's free admission 'Second Saturday' coincides with the holiday weekend and offers a perfect opportunity to celebrate Mom with a lecture...

Montana Made: Live Life Clothing

HELENA - Montana's picturesque scenery and reputation as an endless outdoor wonderland is a draw for many. That includes native Montanans who moved away, but were drawn back by lifestyle and professional possibilities. That’s the...

KTVH remembers Don Dunwell

HELENA - Our hearts are heavy here at KTVH. Long-time host of the Dunwell Report, Don Dunwell died Saturday at Saint Peter’s Hospital. Don’s long and distinguished life included military service and a career as...

Former colleagues, community members remember Don Dunwell

HELENA - Don Dunwell had a lasting impact on everyone he met, from state leaders to young journalists. He was a mentor, but more importantly a friend. On Monday KTVH spoke with a number of people...

Big Sky Chronicles: The historic Fire Tower

HELENA - Earlier this year, Helena city officials began discussing the future of the historic Fire Tower after it was damaged by arson in August of 2016. After the fire, the city contracted with the...