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MHSA takes action on 2016 Class C football re-alignment

MTN News-The paint is barely dry on the 2015 fall sports season, and it’s already increasingly likely that Class C football in 2016 will look drastically different. On Monday, the Montana High School Association took...

New owners for Helena’s Triple Divide Spirits

MTN News-HELENA - Triple Divide Spirits in downtown Helena recently announced a change of ownership. Two Helena natives have taken over the business and they’re beginning the process of realizing their long-held, mutual dream of...

DUI-Pedestrian Death- Man admits to drinking, smoking pot before fatal crash

  MTN News-BILLINGS, Mont. (AP)-- A driver who fled the scene after striking and killing a pedestrian on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter. The Billings Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1NOpOF3 ) that 44-year-old...

Many security changes are behind the scenes (MTN News photo)

MTN News-MISSOULA - The days leading up to Thanksgiving are among the busiest travel days of the year and with suspect weather and tighter security regulations in place, lines might be a little longer than usual. Missoula...

Americans are saving more than spending

NEW YORK - Americans are saving faster than they are spending. It's a key shift in spending habits that started during the Great Recession. And the trend continues as we head into the holiday shopping...

Historic Gateway Inn to become housing for Big Sky employees

MTN News GALLATIN GATEWAY - The Gateway Inn will soon reopen as housing for employees of The Yellowstone Club, Spanish Peaks and Moonlight Basin. The Inn was built it 1927 by the Milwaukee-Chicago-St. Paul Railroad. The railroad...

Commissioners vote to remove 30-trip limit for Helena Transfer Station

MTN News-HELENA - City commissioners approved a resolution on Monday to remove the 30-trip limit for people who use the Helena Transfer Station. Instead, permit holders will be limited by permit credit rather than the...

Special Report History of Prostitution In Helena

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pYE7GATBj0&feature=youtu.be   MTN News-  Prostitution in the Old West as common as prospecting saloons or dying of dysentery.  Brothels could be found in almost any gold town as men spread towards the Pacific and even in...

Helena man charged with assaulting wife with elk antlers

MTN News-HELENA Levi Brandon Richeson of Helena has been charged after allegedly using elk antlers in an attempt to stab his wife. Richeson, 37 years old, reportedly tried to stab her after she refused to...

55 Montana GOP legislators ask Bullock to refuse Syrian refugees

MTN News- HELENA - Fifty-five of Montana’s Republican state lawmakers have signed a letter asking Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock to “use all legal means” to refuse placement of Syrian refugees in Montana. The letter, dated...

Lewis & Clark Library Hires New Director

  Press Release MTN News- (Helena, MT)—Your Lewis & Clark Library Board of Trustees are pleased to announce that John Finn has been hired to replace retiring Director Judy Hart. Finn is currently with the Beaverton City...

Helena Fire Department Will Get 2 New Trucks

  MTN News-  Helena's fire department will be getting 2 new fire trucks in 2016 in order to continue keeping the community safe. City commissioners accepted a $450,000 bid award on the evening of Monday, November 24...

One Year Anniversary Of Same Sex Marriage

MTN News- November marks the 1 year anniversary of legalizing same sex marriage in Montana. Many individuals rushed to the altar after US District Judge Brian Morris ruled that Montana's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional....

It is Beginning to Look a Lot like Winter!

  MTN News-  It is beginning to look a lot like winter today, November 24! Right in time for the Thanksgiving Holiday which is only a few days away.   Above are some noteworthy photos that...

Luke Bryan, Little Big Town announce Bozeman stop

MTN News-BOZEMAN Luke Bryan’s “Kill the Lights” tour will roll into Bozeman on Friday, April 22 at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday, Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. Bryan...

Woman killed in rollover crash near Drummond

MTN News-A one vehicle roll over on I-90 near the Jens exit ejected and killed a woman on scene this afternoon. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Thomas Gill says she did not have a seat belt...

Montana State Fund Issuing Record Work-Comp Dividend

MTN News-HELENA - About 23,000 Montana employers will get a payment early next year from their workers' compensation carrier. Montana State Fund provides about 60 percent of the work-comp coverage in Montana. It had a good year...

Obama: Turkey has the right to defend itself and its airspace

Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter plane shouldn't lead to further wartime escalation in the region, President Barack Obama insisted at a press conference Tuesday. But he maintained Turkey had a right to defend its...

Man cited for shooting deer in Bozeman city limits

BOZEMAN - A Bozeman man has been cited after shooting a deer within city limits. “You know in almost 20 years of doing this in a hunting area I'd never come across somebody trying to...

2016 Proposed Ballot Submission Update

  MTN News-HELENA, MT – The Montana Secretary of State’s office has received 20 proposed ballot issue submissions thus far for the 2016 election. A listing of all of the submissions can be found on...

4 dead in U.S. Army helicopter crash at Fort Hood

  (CNN) -- Four crew members on an Army helicopter died when it crashed at Fort Hood, the Texas base's press office said. The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down sometime after 5:49 p.m. Monday in...

Costco Chicken Salad Linked to E. Coli Outbreak in MT, CO, UT, and WA

(CNN) -- Health investigators confirm a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to chicken salad sold at Costco. Cases have turned up in four Western states: Colorado, Montana, Utah and Washington. Four...

The Griz Back to the Playoffs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sldiPdHE2ao&feature=youtu.be     The Griz found out that they will be headed back to the playoffs for the 3rd consecutive year.  This time the Griz will be playing against South Dakota State who enters the post season...

Montana Road Conditions & Winter Driving Safety Tips

MTN News- Driving conditions across some parts of Montana will become hazardous due to wintry conditions and snowfall on Tuesday. The winter storm will begin on Tuesday as moisture streams into the state and meets up with...

Possible Death Penalty for 18 year old Jesus Deniz Mendoza

MTN News- BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors want until July 1 to decide if they will seek the death penalty for an 18-year-old Wyoming man accused of killing a husband and wife on...