Home News

News

Burglary suspects arrested in Great Falls

(GREAT FALLS) John Charfauros, age 37, and Jory Hamre, age 29, were arrested over the weekend on suspicion on burglary. According to the Great Falls Police Department, at 8:14 a.m. on Saturday, officers were dispatched to...

Whiteout weather closes roads around Browning

BROWNING - The weather conditions along the Northern Rocky Mountain Front have closed many roads around Browning on Tuesday. According to the Montana Department of Transportation, as of 12:15 p.m., Highway 2 from Cut Bank...

Hamilton and Darby fire approaches 1,000 acres

    (MTN News-MISSOULA) The Observation Point fire burning Hamilton and Darby has now grown to approximately 970 acres. The fire was sparked by lightning on June 24. Because of the increased complexity of the fire – helicopters, retardant...

Billings man accused of stabbing friend in neck while drunk

BILLINGS A Billings man has been accused of stabbing his friend in the neck while they were drinking alcohol at a Laurel residence on Monday. Elliot Thomas Bradley, 35, was set to appear Wednesday in Yellowstone...

Wildfires Grow Fiercely, Ash Falls in Parts of Montana

Wildfires across western Montana grew again on Thursday, as afternoon wind increased and humidity dropped.  Smoke will become more visible again tonight with the worst air quality through the overnight hours into the morning....

Military spouses react to government shutdown

Last Friday, the Senate failed to move forward with a short-term spending bill, which caused the government to shut down on the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration. “When they reopen the government, we’ll continue the discussion,”...

Luge track at Lolo Hot Springs carried Montanans to Winter Games

LOLO HOT SPRINGS - Jim Murray grew up in Avon, Montana. As a young boy, he remembers going to the movies in Deer Lodge and watching newsreel footage of an American bobsled team, led...

Carroll College Receives Grant To Start Summer Camp

HELENA- Carroll College receives a 355,000 grant to create a new summer camp for 10th and 11th graders. In this week's Class Act, we hear from the Director of the Theology Department about how the...

Helena City Commission candidates: Mark Burzynski

(HELENA) Mark Burzynski says he’s been impressed with how people serving the community have made Helena a better place to live. Now, he says he wants to continue that legacy of service, by running...

After ‘The Streak,’ Fairfield girls feeling less pressure

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIaIjon-z2c&feature=youtu.be (MTN News - FAIRFIELD) The Fairfield girls basketball team no longer carries the weight of the previous four seasons. The streaks – 120 consecutive wins and four straight Class B state titles – ended last...

McLaughlin admits to multiple break-in incidents

  (MTN News-HELENA) A suspect connected to a ring of individuals responsible for a string of mailbox and vehicle break-ins pleaded guilty. In a plea agreement with prosecutors, Austin Lee Kroll-McLaughlin admitted to one count of...

Special Report: How Beer is Made Part 2

https://youtu.be/Gf_z2OmjFkU (MTN News-HELENA) Crafts beers are becoming more and more popular across the country and Montana is no different with Helena alone boasting three breweries. To the beginner looking to enter the world of IPA's and...

City, County & Helena School District Work Together

https://youtu.be/VUktmhQ8I0c Helena, MT - East Helena, Helena, Lewis and Clark county and Helena school district officials  gathered today to discuss how they can work together in creating a better and more efficient school bond and...

Ottey sentenced for armed robbery of Great Falls bank

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Dwayne Ottey, Jr., who committed an armed robbery at a Great Falls bank last year, was sentenced on Monday morning. Ottey was sentenced to 18 years in the Montana State Prison, with 10 of...

Hobby Lobby and PetSmart will open stores in Great Falls

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Hobby Lobby and PetSmart will soon open in Holiday Village Mall in Great Falls. The two new stores will be located in the large space formerly occupied...

Department of Livestock Keeps Watchful Eye on Canadian Tuberculosis Cases

(HELENA)  The Montana Department of Livestock (DOL) is actively monitoring the bovine tuberculosis (TB) investigation in Canada. In late September, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) initiated an epidemiological investigation after bovine TB was...

Drive-by shooting on Billings’ south side sends woman to the hospital

BILLINGS -An early morning drive-by shooting on Billings' Southside Friday sent one woman to the hospital, and police are searching for a suspect. Officers were called to the area of 3rd Avenue South and South...

New bill clears confusion about Marsy’s Law

GREAT FALLS - Following the passage of Marsy's Law in the 2016 election in Montana, municipal and county governments around the state have struggled with how to implement the law. The ballot measure was approved...

Fire sparked in Bridgers, north of Springhill

(MTN News-BOZEMAN) Fire crews are at the scene of a wildfire in the Bridger Mountains, north of Bozeman. The fire, called the Limestone Fire, is burning north of the Springhill community. Fire Crews on foot from Central...

Rockport, Texas begins recovery effort after Hurricane Harvey

ROCKPORT, TEXAS-There are many cities & towns that make up the Coastal Bend of Texas. Among them sits Rockport, with a population of about 8,700, located about 30 miles Northeast of Corpus Christi along...

UM spring enrollment drops

MISSOULA - Enrollment at the University of Montana has slid again, with just over 600 fewer students hitting the books for the spring semester, but the 5% drop wasn't a surprise. The latest headcount shows...

Study: Not all Montanans aware of invasive mussels

MISSOULA (AP) — A new report suggests state agencies should take advantage of social media to inform younger residents of the threat that invasive aquatic species pose to Montana waterways. A University of Montana study...

Bear wandering near Missoula shopping center

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News-MISSOULA)  Attention shoppers! Your eyes aren't deceiving you. A bear is making the rounds in some parking lots near Lowe's Home Improvement and Sports Authority off of North...

Former Montana legislator sentenced to prison for dealing meth in Billings

BILLINGS - Montana legislator turned drug dealer Michael Lange learned at his Thursday sentencing hearing that he will spend a lengthy amount of time in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine in Billings. Michael Lange, 57,...

AmeriCorps funding recipients announced

// <!in d||!d.execScript||d.execScript("var "+c);for(var e;c.length&&(e=c.shift());)c.length||void 0===b?d=d?d:d={}:d=b},m=function(a,b,c){return a.call.apply(a.bind,arguments)},n=function(a,b,c){if(!a)throw Error();if(2<arguments.length){var d=Array.prototype.slice.call(arguments,2);return function(){var c=Array.prototype.slice.call(arguments);Array.prototype.unshift.apply(c,d);return a.apply(b,c)}}return function(){return a.apply(b,arguments)}},p=function(a,b,c){p=Function.prototype.bind&&-1!=Function.prototype.bind.toString().indexOf("native code")?m:n;return p.apply(null,arguments)},q=Date.now||function(){return+new Date};var r=document,s=window;var t=function(a,b){for(var c in a)Object.prototype.hasOwnProperty.call(a,c)&&b.call(null,a,c,a)},w=function(a,b){a.google_image_requests||(a.google_image_requests=);var c=a.document.createElement("img");c.src=b;a.google_image_requests.push(c)};var x=function(a){return{visible:1,hidden:2,prerender:3,preview:4}||0},y=function(a){var b;a.mozVisibilityState?b="mozvisibilitychange":a.webkitVisibilityState?b="webkitvisibilitychange":a.visibilityState&&(b="visibilitychange");return b};var C=function(){this.g=r;this.k=s;this.j=!1;this.i=null;this.h=;this.o={};if(z)this.i=q();else if(3==x(this.g)){this.i=q();var a=p(this.q,this);A&&(a=A("di::vch",a));this.p=a;var b=this.g,c=y(this.g);b.addEventListener?b.addEventListener(c,a,!1):b.attachEvent&&b.attachEvent("on"+c,a)}else B(this)},A;C.m=function(){return C.n?C.n:C.n=new C};var D=/^(+://+)/m,G=/^d*,(.+)$/m,z=!1,B=function(a){if(!a.j){a.j=!0;for(var...