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Montana: 2nd Coldest State in the Country

Although some towns in Montana broke record lows that were set nearly 60 years ago, the coldest spot in the country was NOT Montana for a change.  Peter Sinks, Utah hit -40 this morning. ...

Teen accused in 7th Avenue Gym fire denies all charges

HELENA - The teenager accused of starting a fire at Helena’s 7th Avenue Gym last month has denied all the charges against him. The boy appeared in Lewis and Clark District Court Wednesday. He responded...

Former Helena teacher pleads not guilty to rape

HELENA- A Lewis and Clark Co. Judge has set a June trial date for a former Helena teacher charged with rape. Rene Elena Carter was arraigned in District Court Wednesday morning. Carter is charged with having...

Helena School District investigating Capital High student over Snapchat video with firearm

HELENA - Helena School District leaders say they removed a Capital High School student from class Tuesday in response a video posted on the social network Snapchat, but they do not believe the video...

Open space advocates seek help from county commissioners

 BOZEMAN - The Gallatin Valley Land Trust (GVLT) is asking Gallatin County Commissioners for some help. Members of GVLT presented a bond request letter to commissioners on Tuesday. It was signed by 200 citizens to...

USS Montana on track to be state-of-the-art nuclear submarine

BUTTE - Montana is nowhere near the ocean, but a new submarine named after the Treasure State is expected to rule the high seas. “It’s a dangerous time in this world and it will be...

Conrad parents oppose Personalized Learning program

CONRAD - Around 200 people were at the Pondera Shooting Sports Club for an open discussion on Conrad Public Schools' new Personalized Learning program, or PLE, on Tuesday. The Personalized Learning program works by a...

Bison roundup underway at Yellowstone National Park

Crews at Yellowstone National Park have begun rounding up bison as part of its Interagency Bison Management Plan for 2018. So far 96 bison have been captured. The goal is to take between 600 and...

Hot Springs HS students working with NASA

HOT SPRINGS - It's a dream for many - to one day have the opportunity to work on a project with NASA. And five Hot Springs High School students are doing just that. “I’ve heard...

Tips to keep your car running during cold weather

MISSOULA - The cold weather that's hitting western Montana can bring out the worst in your vehicle. From batteries to tire pressure and even windshield wiper fluid, being prepared for this cold can be crucial...

Orchestra, choir practicing for fundraising concert for Mission murals

ST. IGNATIUS - If you've been hearing a heavenly choir as you drove by the historic St. Ignatius Mission the past few weekends, your ears aren't playing tricks. It's just the practices for an...

Billings man accused of raping teenager

BILLINGS - A Billings man was officially charged Tuesday with raping a teenage girl, who he allegedly gave money to keep quiet about it. Colton Daniel Edwards, 25, is charged in Yellowstone County Justice Court...

MSU hosts crunchy “Bug Buffet”

BOZEMAN - The menu items at the cafeteria in MSU’s Strand Union weren’t your average grub Tuesday. The university hosted its 30th annual Bug Buffet as a part of its 125th-year celebration. Visitors enjoyed menu...

Sheriff’s office continues investigation of Ennis shooting

ENNIS - Two men were taken to the hospital after an altercation broke out at the Sportsman’s Lodge in Ennis at 12:44 a.m. Monday. Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene to find two...

Final draft plans presented for ACM smelter site

The final draft plans for the ACM (Anaconda Copper Mining) Smelter and Refinery site were presented to residents on Tuesday evening at the Black Eagle Community Center. Water and Environmental Technologies (WET) principal Elizabeth Erickson...

Great generosity shown during winter storm

GREAT FALLS - As some parts of the state are still struggling because of weather-related problems and heavy snow, we found a few who are doing everything in their power to help those in...

Daines visits Kalispell on tax cut tour

KALISPELL - Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) made a stop at a Kalispell business on Tuesday touting the impact of recently passed tax-cut laws. Best Buy was one of the many big companies that passed some...

Evidence of explosive device and drugs found in Montana home

FAIRFIELD - A Fairfield man was arrested on Friday, February 16 after officials found evidence of drugs and what was suspected to be an explosive device in his home. According to the Fairfield Sun Times,...

Yellowstone report: man’s death the result of treasure hunt

CODY, WYO: A search for a famous treasure ends with the death of a man inside Yellowstone National Park. The previously undisclosed fatality and park investigation were discovered through a Freedom of Information Act request. According...

Clear Skies And Cold Air Continue Today

 A WIND CHILL ADVISORY is in effect until 11 am today for places along the hi-line from Cut Bank all the way to the Dakotas, and down in southwestern Montana including Dillon and areas...

Grant funding withheld for four more Montana groups

 GREAT FALLS - More non-profits in Great Falls are without Community Development Block Grant funding after conflicts of interest were discovered in an audit. Back in October 2017, the funding for two Great Falls non-profit...

Police Department employee fired after tampering with evidence in 130+ cases

BILLINGS - An evidence technician for the Billings Police Department has been fired after she admitted stealing close to 1,000 pills collected as evidence in 138 cases, according to Chief Rich St. John on...

Beattie Street Trailhead changes divide residents

HELENA - Proposed changes to the Beattie Street Trailhead are dividing some residents who live in the area. Members of the City's Open Lands Division, Parks and Recreation and the city engineer hosted an open...

Billings burglar caught, admits to stealing $5,000 in cell phones

BILLINGS - A Billings man faces five felony burglary charges for allegedly burglarizing several electronic and cell phone stores over a span of several weeks. Matthew Jeremiah Koehn, 33, is accused of burglarizing the AT&T...

Man found asleep at the wheel with beer in hand, faces 10th DUI

BILLINGS - A Billings man may earn his 10th drunken-driving conviction after a sheriff’s deputy found him passed out behind the wheel with an open beer bottle in his hand on Saturday. William Sweet, 57,...