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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...

Weather Wise: Where has Curtis been for 7 years?

https://youtu.be/N2x3U0BlgYQ (MTN News-Helena)  Some of you may be wondering, where Curtis Grevenitz been for the last 7 years.  The answer to that question in this week's weather wise as we welcome Curtis back to the...

The Montana Historical Society Recreates a Beer from the 1800’s

https://youtu.be/AYumtWx1dys (MTN News-HELENA) In honor of the Montana Historical Society's 150 years, Lewis & Clark Brewery teamed up with the organization to recreate a beer from the 1800s. MTN's Sara Stinson shares how they brewed...

Fundraiser for scholarship in Blake Becker’s honor scheduled for Saturday

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) On Saturday there will be a scholarship fundraiser honoring 19-year-old Blake Becker. Becker, a motocross professional, died in a bike accident at Canyon Ferry Lake this summer Blake worked at...

Weather Wise: Wildfire catastrophe chances in the heart of Helena

(HELENA) Catastrophe is a strong, scary word. However, a wildfire catastrophe with not just the loss of homes, but the loss of human life is reality here in Montana. The beetle kill has left our...

Marias Massacre: Bloody Part of Montana’s Past

https://youtu.be/Rdvl-Ti180M (MTN News-HELENA) The history of Montana and the nation is riddled with bloody clashes between Native Americans and European American settlers.  Some get overshadowed by better known battles, such as Little Big Horn, while...

Helena High students create art by welding

(HELENA) Art comes in all shapes and sizes, and in all materials. For 120 students at Helena High, those materials are welding rods and steel. The Helena High welding shop is a busy place, with students...

Helena Middle School: Cooking up student achievement

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Creating a bond with students can be challenging sometimes. But Capital City area teacher Jesika Fisher found a way to make students want to come to school...

Class Act: High School Students Build a Home for a Veteran

https://youtu.be/rTWT3A8hbxA (MTN News-HELENA) A group of Helena High School students are sharpening their home building skills on a project that will eventually be given to a disabled veteran. Walt Jone's carpentry-two class began building this home from...

Helena Brothers Head To Ski Nationals

(MTN News-Helena) Two Helena brothers are headed to the USA Snowboard and Freeski Association Nationals in Colorado next month. The young skiers have been working towards this their entire life. "Well my mom skied pregnant so...

17 Year Old Light Show Creator is Spreading the Holiday Cheer in Helena

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ye2OYQDscZc&feature=youtu.be MTN News- A 17 year old has created a free Christmas light show for the Helena Community.  In return, he asks for donations to God's Love and for people to enjoy the experience. Thomas Reguin...

Montana Made: Bring the hot springs home with Medicine Springs

(MTN NEWS-HELENA) Medicine Springs Mineral Therapy owner Brandon Price says it was a trip that his parents took to Chena Hot Springs in Alaska that led to the creation of Medicine Springs -- a product...

Weather Wise: Alaska’s Volcano

(MTN News-Helena) Over the weekend, one of the most active volcanoes around the world came alive in Alaska. In this week's weather wise, the force and effect of a volcano can be felt far and wide,...

Helena’s New Brewery Is A Hit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5Rzgyt-nrA   (MTN News-HELENA) Micro-breweries in Montana are popping up left and right as craft beer become increasingly popular. If you have strolled down Last Chance Gulch in downtown Helena recently, you may have noticed a new...

Helena area Operation Tipsy Tow underway

(MTN NEWS-HELENA) Supporters of AAA's Operation Tipsy Tow gathered at the Capitol building Wednesday to kick off the 11th year of the program. Tipsy Tow offers free and confidential towing of up to 10 miles...

Capital High School student shows the negative side of meth through art

(MTN News-HELENA) A junior at Capital High is impacting our community through her art by standing against meth use. "I think that's the main goal I have with my art is affecting people and helping them," said Delaney Knudson, a...

Fire Ops 101: Day in a Life as a Firefighter

(MTN News-HELENA) MTN's Sara Stinson was invited to attend Fire Ops 101 in Washington State with a Helena Firefighter to see firsthand the physical demands these men and woman deal with. The chaos comes with much...

FWP Prepares Hunters, Landowners for Elk Shoulder Seasons

  Press Release- MTN News- In anticipation of strong interest in upcoming antlerless elk "shoulder seasons"  in five central Montana hunting districts, state wildlife officials are contacting landowners and working out details for hunters interested in...

High school carpentry students show off their work

(MTN News-HELENA) On Wednesday afternoon, members of the Capital High School and Helena High School Carpentry classes invited the public to see their latest project. An open house for a home they built themselves. It’s a...

Helena car dealer donates to Food Share

(MTN NEWS-HELENA) A car dealership presented Helena Food Share with at $5,200 donation on Thursday. Lithia Chevrolet raised the money during the month of November. Representatives from Helena Food Share says its contributions like these that...

Ghosts of the Last Best Place hits the shelves at the Montana Historical Society

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) This time of year, Montana ghost stories are not hard to find. Much of the credit for that goes to Ellen Baumler, of the Montana Historical Society, who...

Weather Wise: Dew Point vs. Relative Humidity

https://youtu.be/usZmaA1ao1o Most assume relative humidity to be a good indicator of mugginess or dryness, but in reality the dew point gives a lot more information regarding outdoor conditions. In its simplest form, dew point is the...

Helena High School Senior Heading to Chicago for her Broadway Dreams

https://www.youtube.com/watch?edit=vd&v=T1poeNvbPPs   (MTN News-HELENA)  A local high school student is following the yellow brick road to Chicago.  Helena High senior Savannah Smith warms up her vocals before her big trip to the Windy City where she...

Salvation Army Bell Ringer

https://youtu.be/a89i_XkG_s0 MTN News- From Thanksgiving to Christmas you will see them at the supermarkets, retail stores, and major shopping centers.  The Salvation Army bell ringers are much as part of the season as wreaths and...

Helena Fire Department teaches 2nd graders on fire safety

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Over 800-second graders across the Helena Valley spent some time on Wednesday learning about fire safety with Helena Fire Department firefighters. Second graders from Rossiter Elementary School hit...