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Authorities ID man found dead in the Clark Fork River

Ronald Sarin's body was found by rafters near the Reserve Street Bridge in April. (MTN News photo)   (MTN News-MISSOULA) Authorities have released the name of the man whose badly decomposed body was found in the Clark...

Officials search for hunter reported missing in the Crazy Mountains

(MTN News-BOZEMAN) A search is underway for Mark Rollins, a hunter from Iowa, who has been reported missing in the Crazy Mountains. According to the Park County Sheriff’s Office, Rollins' wife contacted Iowa authorities to report him overdue from...

Krispy Kreme hosting Kalispell job fair

      (MTN News-KALISPELL) Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in Kalispell will have their grand opening next month and right now they're looking to hire new team members. The chain is holding a job fair in Kalispell to hire about...

Bozeman pushes for local sales taxes in Montana

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The city of Bozeman is hiring a lobbyist to push for local sales taxes during the 2017 legislative session. Local sales taxes are not currently allowed under Montana law but smaller...

Driver sought after Missoula high speed chase

(MTN News-MISSOULA) Authorities are looking for your help in finding a driver who led deputies on a high-speed chase Tuesday afternoon. The Missoula County Sheriff's Office is looking for the driver of an orange Acura Integra...

[UPDATE] Prescribed fire to be conducted in the York/Nelson area on the Helena Ranger...

Press Release - (HELENA) The Helena Ranger District is planning to conduct a prescribed burn Wednesday, September 28, 2016, as part of the Beaver Soup Wildlife Enhancement Project. These treatments are designed to remove encroaching...

Montana Supreme Court affirms PSC’s decision to deny $1.4 million electricity rate increase for...

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); Press Release- Helena, Mont.—September 28, 2016—Following nearly three years of litigation, a five-justice panel of the Montana Supreme Court unanimously affirmed on Tuesday a 2012 order issued by the...

Carroll College’s Talking Saints talk about Monday’s presidential debate

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) The Carroll College debate team had a lot of opinions about the candidates' body language and how they responded to questions, but everybody agreed that secretary Clinton...

Montana Farmers Union travels to D.C. for annual meeting

    (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) About 275 farmers and ranchers from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. recently for an annual meeting. Members of the Montana Farmers Union joined in on the National Farmers Union Fall Legislative Fly-In. Farmers...

Linda McCulloch visits Carroll College

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Linda McCulloch was looking for voters on Tuesday at Carroll College. With the first presidential debate fresh in our minds, Montana's number one elections official marked National Voter Registration...

Archie Bray mural will be revealed on Wednesday

(HELENA) Although the Archie Bray mural is already on display at the Great Northern Town Center, the official unveiling is Wednesday evening. Volunteers and members of the community helped artist Laurel True create this mural for...

Lawsuit filed to force bison study

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (AP) Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. Government to study whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wanders outside of Yellowstone National Park threaten the...

Future of underfunded CASA of Montana state office is bleak

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A lack of funding is forcing the nonprofit responsible for advocating for abused and neglected children in Montana to shut their doors. The board of directors for Court Appointed...

Lewis and Clark County Commission welcomes new coroner

(HELENA) According to one county commissioner, Tuesday was a day to turn a page. The Lewis and Clark County Commission appointed a new coroner Tuesday morning. With his family at his side, Brian Backeberg took the oath of...

Missoula City Council passes gun ordinance

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News-MISSOULA) The proposed ordinance requiring background checks for private transfers of guns was passed on an 8-to-4 vote by the Missoula City Council on Monday night. Monday night's public hearing...

Billings man asks to be shot during arrest for sexually abusing toddler

(MTN News-BILLINGS) A Billings man accused of performing oral sex on a toddler asked the responding officer to shoot him as he was taken to jail, according to court documents released Tuesday.Raymond Clarence Bell, 52,...

Burglary spree targets Bozeman businesses, middle school

Mountain Hot Tub was targeted in the burglary spree on Sunday. (MTN News photo)     (MTN News-BOZEMAN) UPDATE: 9/26/16, 7:15 p.m. - “It’s basically smashing into places smashing through windows and doors and breaking into these places and...

Billings man stabbed along bike path

    (MTN News-BILLINGS) Billings Police is on the lookout for a male suspect after a stabbing along a bike path on the city's west end on Monday night. Police say a young male was walking on a path...

Whitefish Mountain Resort has settled a federal lawsuit over the 2010 death of a...

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Whitefish Mountain Resort has settled a federal lawsuit over the 2010 death of a skier who fell into a tree well. The Daily Inter Lake reports (http://bit.ly/2dtPygo) that terms of the...

ZooMontana temporary home to grizzly cubs

(MTN News-BILLINGS) ZooMontana announced Tuesday it will be the temporary home to two grizzly bear cubs.The sibling cubs, a 104-pound yearling female, and a 123-pound yearling male, were captured near Ferndale in northwestern Montana on July 15...

Missoula man recovering after grizzly bear attack in southwest Montana

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push();   (MTN News-BOZEMAN) A Missoula man is recovering from injuries he received when he was attacked by a grizzly bear over the weekend in one of two incidents reported in...

Big losses, rate restrictions led to New West demise

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); New West Health Services, one of the only remaining Montana-based health insurers, is closing its doors because it has suffered “significant losses” and didn’t see those prospects changing...

Montana Post Secondary Educational Opportunities Council hosts a college fair

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Students from around the Helena area got a look Monday at their options after graduation. The Montana Post Secondary Educational Opportunities Council held a college fair at the...

Missing man found dead outside Belgrade

(MTN News-BELGRADE) A man reported as missing south of Amsterdam Road was found dead Monday night. According to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Department, a 26-year-old developmentally disabled man was reported missing around 1:15 a.m. on Monday. Deputies...

Two recent incidents involving grizzlies

Press Release-(BOZEMAN, Mont.)—Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is urging archery hunters to stay alerted for bears, to know what to do in the case of an encounter, and remember that all of the southwest. Montana...