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Montana group advocating for Affordable Care Act protections for preexisting conditions

HELENA - A new Montana group is advocating for maintaining provisions of the Affordable Care Act that require insurance companies to provide coverage for people with preexisting conditions. Protect Our Care Montana, a local group...

MT based sitcom could be coming to Netflix

LAUREL - A new sitcom highlighting family life in a small town in Montana could soon be seen on Netflix. Crews shot the first part of the series at the Caboose Saloon in Laurel on Sunday. The show called "Loco"...

TransCanada moving ahead on Keystone XL line

TransCanada Corp. announced Thursday it's secured enough contracts to move forward with the Keystone XL pipeline, a big step forward for the 1,900-mile line that partially cuts through Eastern Montana. Company officials said they landed...

Dash cam captures wild chase (video)

(WTMJ) Dash camera video from Wisconsin's Brown Deer Police Department shows how dangerous a police chase can be, as officers pursued suspects through several communities. Police attempted to stop a stolen car Wednesday, but the...

Tips for preventing cabin break-ins

HELENA - One question to ask is- what are thieves looking for? Sheriff Leo Dutton said some items criminals look for are electronics, jewelry, and guns;  items that they can easily pawn. After removing items of...

Uber: What’s slowing down the fast-paced program in MT

(MTN News - Helena) It looks like the ride sharing company Uber may begin operations in Montana, sooner rather than later. As of May 2016, the service was available in over 66 countries and 449...

National party groups dump more cash into Montana’s U.S. House race

HELENA - National political party groups are dumping more campaign money into Montana’s special May 25 congressional election, as the race enters its final three weeks. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, headquartered in Washington, D.C., announced...

PAC operative charged with assaulting Zinke staffer

HELENA - A top staffer for U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday she was assaulted last week by a man later identified as an operative for a political-action committee that’s been critical of...

Fishing restrictions lifted on Madison River

HELENA - FWP says hoot owl restrictions on the lower Madison River from Ennis Dam to the mouth were lifted immediately. The decision came as a result of cooler temperatures. Some areas still have restrictions in place in...

Mind of a killer: FBI questions Vegas gunman’s girlfriend

LAS VEGAS (AP) — FBI agents questioned the Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend on Wednesday as they struggled to get inside the mind of Stephen Paddock, a frustratingly opaque figure who carried out his high-rise...

Nine Mile Steak House destroyed by fire, cause unknown

HUSON - Fire destroyed a historical restaurant west of Missoula Sunday night. “Oh it’s just devastating," said KJ's Nine Mile Steak House employee Hannah Feiler. "This place has been here for so long, and its...

Teammates become rivals and rivals become teammates; athletes from Jefferson and Townsend talk signing...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMYf_eNBbuk&feature=youtu.be   (MTN News - Boulder) - Wednesday was national signing day for Division I universities across the country. High school seniors signed their name on the dotted line and made their collegiate football plans official....

Great Falls Airport expanding summer flights

GREAT FALLS - The Great Falls International Airport announced on Wednesday that Delta Air Lines will begin using an Airbus 320 on their Great Falls-Minneapolis route this summer. Airport officials said that the 160-seat aircraft is...

Boat with zebra mussels found at Anaconda FWP watercraft inspection station

KALISPELL - State wildlife officials report that a boat carrying invasive species was found late Friday in Anaconda. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman Dillon Tabish says a boat carrying zebra mussels was found...

Horses and mules cared for at 9 Mile Ranger District through the winter

HUSON -Horses and mules are an important part to keeping Montana's back country maintained in the summer months, but where do they go in the winter? These working horses are used across Montana and Idaho...

Democratic primary candidates for US House host debate

 BOZEMAN - Democrats got together in Bozeman Saturday evening to meet voters and debate some hot topics with moderator and former Montana Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat. Four of the five candidates running in the...

ACLU of Montana criticizes Border Patrol over questioning of citizens speaking Spanish

HELENA - The American Civil Liberties Union of Montana is criticizing the U.S. Border Patrol over the case of two U.S. citizens questioned in Havre after an agent heard them speaking Spanish. Ana Suda, who...

Billings man crushed by wrecker cab, killed

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 64-year-old Billings man has died in an industrial accident at an auto repair shop.Police Sgt. Shane Winden says the man was working on a wrecker on Sunday when a...

Montana City man charged with assault on a 3-year-old

HELENA - A 32-year-old Montana City man is charged with assaulting a three-year-old child. Michael James Fletcher appeared, via video, in Lewis and Clark County Justice Court Monday. Fletcher  is charged with felony assault on...

Lewistown woman receives 2017 National Diabetes Educator of the Year Award

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A Lewistown woman receives national recognition for her work in diabetes education. Marci Butcher was given the 2017 National Diabetes Educator of the Year Award last month. For 26...

Tester still undecided on Gorsuch

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Jon Tester on Tuesday said he hasn't decided on how he will vote on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch. Gorsuch needs 60 votes to be confirmed. Many democrats have said they...

Unshoveled sidewalks cause complaints in Helena

Regular snow storms and subzero temperatures have highlighted the need to keep sidewalks and walkways clear. Helena officials said they have already received a number of complaints this year. As of Jan. 6, the City of...

Two suspects charged in East Helena robbery disguised as ‘lunch date’

HELENA - Lewis and Clark County prosecutors have charged two suspects and a third individual is being questioned regarding an alleged robbery in East Helena. The incident took place just before 2:00 Wednesday afternoon when...

Gervais charged with assaulting police officers

GREAT FALLS - Smokey James Gervais faces several charges after allegedly injuring two Great Falls police officers responding to a disturbance. According to court documents, officers were dispatched to a business on Vaughn Road for...