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Celebrating African American Montanans who worked in medical field

https://youtu.be/NiuJhCRMZYo (MTN News- HELENA) This year is the 30th anniversary of observing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a federal holiday. Marking the contributions of Dr. King, MTN’s Mikenzie Frost tells us the stories of...

Outdoor Report: Hunting Season

https://youtu.be/Z4VWBAzJf7Y MTN News- Every 2 years Wildlife managers set Montana's big game hunting seasons.  During this lengthy process Fish, Wildlife and Parks looks to balance all sides. Any kind of wildlife management is a balance, whether...

Big Sky Chronicles: The Hidden History at the General Mercantile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46l9dO9TYWg MTN News- Nestled in the heart of Downtown Helena the General Mercantile is more than just your average coffee shop.  Built in 1971 owner Ray Domer says the unique coffeehouse has a lot of...

Capital High Wins Best in State For Verizon App Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTBdfc5mryI&feature=youtu.be MTN News-For the second year in a row Capital High School wins best in state for the Verizon wireless App Challenge. 5 Capital High coders created a mobile app called "Mesh" to help students collaborate...

Weather Wise: Formation of Valley Fog

MTN News- Most Montanans in the Mountain West Region are accustomed to seeing Valley Fog especially in the Fall and Winter months. Fog typically forms at night when the skies are clear and the winds...

Preliminary FIRST Lego Robotics competition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT_sBJK6zZo&feature=youtu.be   MTN News-The house was packed at Exploration Works as six LEGO robotics teams from the Helena area competed in the preliminary first competition Tuesday night. Each team went three times and had 2 1/2 minutes...

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Outdoor Report

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3su1km_oT-8 MTN News- As we head into a New Year, we take a look back at some of our favorite Fish and Wildlife stories from 2015. This year was the year of the insect with stories...

The Creation of “The Revenant”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pstjTtmyCA&feature=youtu.be MTN News- The movie the Revenant is based on the book by Michael Punke who is a former University of Montana Professor. "The book is fiction and the movie is fiction, but Hugh Glass was...

Weather Wise: Mid Latitude Cyclones

MTN News- Mid latitude cyclones are some of our biggest weather makers from the Fall through the Spring.  You might know them by a different name. "Well a mid latitude cyclone would be more typically...

Lifestyle of a Ski Hill Groomer

https://youtu.be/LdB-fbQ9p5U When you are skiing on fresh power and nicely-groomed trails, you can thank the groomers for getting it done. In this week's Lifestyle Report, Mikenzie Frost takes us behind the scenes for a look at...

FWP: Holidays 2015

https://youtu.be/m5zfQuDRbTk Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wish you happy holidays with this video postcard.

Helena Bar Holds History in Vault

https://youtu.be/mfTb2dTHF3U MTN News-  Gold has a big place in Helena's  history, and the discovery of gold comes with the need for people to store it safely. Opening this old Detroit Safe Company safe that's located in The...

Weather Wise: Strong Winds

Here in one of the windiest regions in America we often see winds gusting to 75 MPH along the Rocky Mountain Front. Why do these winds develop though and what do they mean for weather...

FWP: Cooking And Preparing Wild Fish

https://youtu.be/glKAbV-5itQ When it comes to eating wild food, Montana’s fish get overlooked. But today I’m going to talk about cooking and preparing wild fish with one of fish, wildlife and park's fish technicians who knows...

Big Sky Chronicles: Smith Mine Artifact

https://youtu.be/NVkNzVQbgHk MTN News- "They knew they were going to pass and their last thoughts were of their family." Said Montana Historical Society Reference Historian, Zoe Stoltz A rough wooden plank rests under a protective cover at the...

Weather Wise: Jet Stream

https://youtu.be/G4A7uL30H1w MTN News - While most people have heard of the jet stream, many have probably not heard of the low level jet. As its name implies, the low level jet is found at much...

Star Wars Opening Night

https://youtu.be/zpJuZHhl-pg   MTN News- The wait is over. The 7th installment in the ongoing space opera “Star Wars” is about to hit screens nationwide and locally. In galaxy far far away is a duo on a mission...

Middle Schoolers Wrapping Presents for Toys for Tots

https://youtu.be/6DHvOE6v2Gk MTN News-A few 5th grader and 6th graders from Helena Christian School took some time out of their studies this week to help wrap presents for needy families. "It just makes me feel really happy...

Illegal Fish Plants Happening Across Montana

https://youtu.be/okQYE96FZZU MTN News-  It may happen late at night from a boat or from shore, but illegal fish plants are happening across the state.  Winston Greely shows us in this week's outdoor report that many...

Chamber Spotlight Action Print

This week Cathy is joined by Steve Davison of Action Print.

Montana’s Trees Make it to Washington D.C.

https://youtu.be/uiwW-ei0tPg MTN News- A few Montana's trees have been showcased in Washington DC during Christmas.  In this week's Big Sky Chronicles, Reporter Matt Witkos found out the history behind those trees. It was a point of...

Helena Fire Chief off to Retirement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EKb5tSBKIw&feature=youtu.be MTN News- After 20 years with the Helena Fire Department and 3 years as Chief, Sean Logan is retiring. "Helena raised me and I am so grateful to have the opportunity to give back." said...

Helena High Welding Club is Paying it Forward

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s9Af8ip-aE&feature=youtu.be MTN News-The Helena High School American Welding Society is asking for donated cell phones and old holiday cards to recycle. "The cards helps those kids that are neglected at St. Judes Ranch.  It helps them...

The Washoe Hatchery Educating the Locals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLzOmnWEGEw&feature=youtu.be MTN News- One of the more popular places to visit in Anaconda is the Washoe Park Trout Hatchery and in this week's Outdoor Report, Winston Greely shows us some changes that are sure to make...

Weather Wise Tuesday: Why does our breath fog up in the cold?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnNjEq00CFg&feature=youtu.be MTN News- In Montana we have dry air and often strong winds that make it a bit harder for us to see that vapor cloud when we breathe. Most of us know why our breath...