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Big Sky Chronicles: Historic Helena Tours

HELENA - The Lewis and Clark County Historical Society is continuing its summer-long series on historic neighborhoods with a new tour in the month of August. The next two Sundays they'll hold tours of the...

Class Act: high school students help elementary students write books

HELENA – High school students helped 2nd graders create their own books this week in Helena. Four Georgians students were given laminated copies of their books on Wednesday by the high school students who had...

MT Made: Joe’s Pasty Shop

BUTTE - If you worked in the underground mines, the work was long, hard and dirty.  So imagine how important a good meal would be during a short break. Finding a way to get a...

Class Act: YMCA’s Middle School Mayhem

HELENA- Helena students were invited to the YMCA today to cut loose with Middle School Mayhem. Middle School Mayhem offers free use of the YMCA pool and gym for any middle school student with a...

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...

Montana Made: Notice Snowboards of Whitefish

WHITEFISH - This Montana Made report features a snowboard builder who’s unlikely career path led him to northwest Montana to do what he loves most. Notice Snowboards owner Brittan Ellingson is a third-generation Montanan and...

The Myrna Loy Center’s Hidden History

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m_k6KIQ6L0&feature=youtu.be (MTN News-HELENA) Once upon a time, one of Helena's most revered performance venues housed some of Montana's most incorrigible citizens. The Myrna Loy Center in Helena is where many of us go to catch a...

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...

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...

19TH Century Montana Cuisine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oz7_ujbA_0A&feature=youtu.be MTN News- If you thought about Frontier Montana at the peak of the Gold Rush, you would consider the table fare as rather hearty.  Wild game, certainly, along with other substantial stables, but in...

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...

Snow storm of epic proportions is a skier’s dream

TETON PASS RESORT - A tremendous snowstorm continues to hit big sky country, and some snow reports show totals over five and a half feet deep. In this week's Weather-Wise, Storm Hunter and Chief Meteorologist Curtis...

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: 100th anniversary of WWI

HELENA - April 6, 1917 marked the day the United States entered World War I. Montana was still a young state, not even 30 years old at the time, with a population comprised of 66 percent immigrants,...

Montana Ag Network: Beef industry’s voice on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON- Many issues such as tax reform, the Endangered Species Act reform, and U.S. water are being discussed this week in the nation's Capitol. Even though markets are important, most ranchers would agree it's federal...

MLK Jr. Day’s history in Montana

HELENA - This year marks 25 years since Montana began celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a state holiday. It was the end of January in 1991 when lawmakers of Montana's 52nd legislative session...

The History Behind Pi Day

(MTN News-Helena) People all over the world are celebrating international Pi Day on Monday. While International Pi Day is not actually about the baked dish you can use a pie to show exactly what the...

Montana Historical Society sponors a project on the role of women in the history...

(HELENA) When we think about history, we are tempted to rattle off names and dates we memorized in school, but history is far more than that. One project sponsored by the Montana Historical Society places...

Big Sky Chronicles: iconic MT photographer LA Huffman

HELENA - At the turn of 20th century the world was fascinated with the western frontier. Photographers like LA Huffman made sure the west was portrayed honestly and without romanticism. Huffman is one of the influential...

Chamber Spotlight Big Sky Brokers Real Estate

On this Chamber Spotlight Cathy is joined by Freda Wilkinson of Big Sky Brokers Real Estate.

Chamber Spotlight Action Print

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

Montana Made: World’s best burger is made in Montana

BILLINGS - After playing football at Rocky Mountain College and spending 15 years working with children and families, Brad Halsten decided to follow his passion for food. The Burger Dive was Halsten’s dream for years and that...

Capital High students collect food in “Hunger Games” competition

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); Students at Capital High School in Helena are collecting food for students in and families in need. "It really warms your heart, especially during the holiday season, where all...

Montana Ag Network: American wool is in high demand

BILLINGS-American wool is in high demand by the U.S. textile industry especially those with military contracts. The American Sheep Industry’s Wool Council hosted a military wool tour in the Carolinas this week showcasing the wool...

Helena High science teacher shares his passion of science, engineering, and math to students

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A Helena science teacher is sharing his love of science, technology engineering, and math. Earth science teacher, Tyler Hollow has been teaching for 13 years at Helena High School. The...