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Bear attack on a woman reported in Lincoln County

MISSOULA - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is investigating a reported bear attack that happened in a remote section of the Cabinet Mountains south of Libby. FWP personnel responded at around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday...

Roundup teen honored for using seat belt that likely saved her life

ROUNDUP - A Roundup teen was honored Wednesday for using a device that likely saved her life during a car wreck this past winter. Sarah Pisle, 17, was driving to an orthodontist appointment in Billings,...

Age isn’t slowing down this Special Olympics athlete

GREAT FALLS - The Special Olympics State Summer Games kicked off in Great Falls on Wednesday. “Just seeing these guys come out and achieve goals, and just the smiles on their faces, it’s a big...

Helena Food Share encourages residents to ‘Grow a Row’

HELENA - Helena Food Share is asking people to think of their clients and Grow a Row when out planting their gardens for the year. The Grow a Row initiative asks people to add an...

Nash pleads guilty to wire fraud and money laundering

GREAT FALLS - The United States Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday that Jay Nash of Great Falls pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering during a federal court hearing on Wednesday before U.S....

Wilderness therapy program forges 2nd life after budget cuts

MISSOULA - Funding cuts at the state level caused a ripple effect through organizations that slashed programs to adjust their budgets. This is why Youth Homes Inc. in Missoula had to eliminate their wilderness therapy...

Retiring Helena teacher reflects on 40 years

HELENA- Every spring, the Helena School District celebrates its retiring teachers and staff as the school year winds down. Among this year's honorees: a Four Georgians kindergarten teacher who has been at the front...

Man accused of stealing construction trailers, tools held on $50K bail

BOZEMAN - Brad Allen Essig, 36, was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly stealing more than $5,000 worth of construction trailers and tools from residences and storage units around Gallatin County. According to court documents, a...

Norsman Consulting pulls out of Madison Food Park Project

GREAT FALLS - Managing partner for Norsman Consultant Group and Madison Food Park spokesman Todd Hanson has confirmed that Norsman Consulting will no longer be working on the project for the proposed Madison Food...

2 young girls killed in Big Horn County crash

The two young girls who died in a crash Big Horn County on Monday night have been identified. Lola Pickett, 12 years old, and Mona Eagle Star, 8 years old, both from Lame Deer, died...

Milltown Dam could have just complicated Missoula’s current flooding

MILLTOWN - The highest water in 100 years is prompting some people to speculate that the current flooding situation on the Clark Fork River could have been much different if the old Milltown Dam...

Construction will cause delays on Going to the Sun Road this summer

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - Spring and summer construction on Glacier National Park's Going to the Sun Road is underway, and a maximum 30-minute traffic delay is in effect for the west side of the...

Bozeman airport adding more flights for summer season

BELGRADE - Airlines at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport are adding more flights for the summer season. Frontier Airlines will continue its seasonal service to Denver. On Saturday, Delta will add weekend flights to Los Angeles,...

Billings Adult Education students celebrate graduation

BILLINGS - Graduation is testament to hard work, perseverance, hope and a good attitude. That's part of the message from Jay Lemelin, director of Billings Adult Education, at the 2018 commencement on Wednesday night at...

This Week in Fish and Wildlife: Being bear aware essential in Montana

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Andrea Jones joins Chet Layman to discuss why you need to be bear aware while enjoying the wilds of Montana.

Snakes are out in the hills around Missoula

MISSOULA - The warm weather has caused a sudden jump in snake sightings in the hillsides surrounding the Missoula Valley. “As temperatures warm up, they’re wandering further and further away. They are active, looking for...

Vehicle links Three Forks fugitive to man accused of meth possession

BOZEMAN - Shawn Robert Arrants, 40, and Daniel Gavinsky, 30, both appeared in Gallatin County courtrooms Wednesday, and their alleged crimes share a connection. Arrants made his initial appearance in District Court on charges of...

Developer of biggest home in Billings charged with faking his own abduction in Virginia

BILLINGS - Larry Price, the developer of the largest home ever built in Billings, is facing federal charges for allegedly faking his own abduction in Virginia in a scheme to “disappear” with his mistress...

Special Report: Remembering Deputy Mason Moore

On May 16, 2017, Broadwater County Sheriff's Deputy Mason Moore was gunned down along Highway 287 west of Three Forks. Since then, Deputy Moore's wife Jodi and children have been on a journey of grief,...

Face The State: Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center Anniversary

The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Great Falls celebrated its 20th anniversary in early May. Ron Wiseman and Dave Cunningham talked with Tim McGonigal about the center, the history, community support, and numerous events...

Montana Ag Network: Big Equipment’s big return after devastating fire

HAVRE - Big Equipment in Havre has been around for decades. “Big Bud in our community, everyone knows Big Bud,” Big Equipment co-owner Tim Harmon said. But Christmas Eve of 2017 will be a day...

Bitterroot National Forest ready for Memorial Day holiday

HAMILTON - Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional kickoff of the summer season. The 1.6 million acre Bitterroot National Forest offers unmatched recreational opportunities including nearly 250 campsites in 26 campgrounds, hiking on more than...

Pondera County couple talks about grizzly bear visitors (video)

Linda and John Holden were inside their Pondera County home last week when they had some surprise visitors: two young grizzly bears. From inside their house, Linda began recording video of the bears. Linda said: "Our...

Donation honors memory of Missoula legend

MISSOULA - The Ty Robinson scholarship fund received a $5,000 donation on Wednesday in the Florence building. Robinson, who recently passed away at the age of 102, was born in Columbia Falls but is a...

Police confirm identify of suspect in Bozeman guitar theft

BOZEMAN - Police confirmed that they have identified a suspect in last Friday’s attempted guitar theft at Music Villa guitar shop in Bozeman. The suspect’s name has not been released and an arrest has not...