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Men issue apology after walking onto Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwZVr0VQvrU   (MTN News) -The four men who walked out onto the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park several days ago have issued a public apology for their actions. The men - who identify themselves as Ryker,...

Why that baby bison was euthanized and not relocated

BILLINGS -Frustration boiled online across the nation over the weekend and into Monday. How could two tourists possibly think it was okay to pick up a bison calf weighing less than 100 pounds, place it...

Montana family has a very personal connection to refugee issue

(MTN News) The debate over immigration is one of the key issues in this year's Presidential election, and one Montana family has a very personal connection to the issue. Wilmont Collins and his wife, Maddie, spent...

Juneau challenges Zinke to six debates in U.S. House Race

MTN News-(HELENA) Democratic U.S. House candidate Denise Juneau wants to debate her opponent, Republican Congressman Ryan Zinke this year six times. Juneau wrote Zinke a letter last week, outlining her proposal for half-dozen debates between now...

Weather Wise: Lewis & Clark County Sheriff’s Department Oversees Fire Evacuations

(HELENA) In the event of a wildland fire threatening human life, the Lewis & Clark County Sheriff’s Office Department oversees evacuations, often with no time to spare.   Sheriff Leo Dutton provided the following information to...

911 Dispatcher of the Year

(HELENA) Jennifer Waites is what some might call a “silent hero.” Waites is also the 2016 911 Dispatcher of the Year. The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services will officially recognize Waites on...

Men walk on Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park

https://youtu.be/wwZVr0VQvrU   YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -On Saturday afternoon, four men ran out onto the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park. Buckrail reports that a Wyoming resident, who asked to remain anonymous, took several photos and a video...

Helena woman charged with ten felonies after attacking police

(HELENA) A Helena woman is charged with ten felonies following a violent weekend encounter with Helena Police Officers. Rebecca Jean Frankforter is accused of stealing items from Wal-Mart on Saturday, May 14. When officers attempted to arrest...

Big Dipper in the running for national honor

    HELENA -A Montana business is being called one of the best in the country! Big Dipper ice cream is in the running to be USA Today's "best ice cream parlor" in the United States. It...

Montana archers polish skills at ‘Spring Fling’ 3-D Archery Tournament

  GREAT FALLS -Almost 100 archers of all ages participated in the 2nd annual  'Spring Fling' 3-D Archery shoot this afternoon in Great Falls.  The Electric City Archers hosted the tournament, which featured a double loop...

Fatal shooting East of Craig has been ruled accidental

(MTN News)  The shooting death of a 31-year-old man East of Craig has been ruled accidental. The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office said the shooting that killed Casey McCormick on Wednesday, May 11 was the result of a...

Great Falls diner celebrating anniversary with burger-eating contest

GREAT FALLS -The Roadhouse Diner in Great Falls is preparing to celebrate its first anniversary with a burger-eating contest - and a big prize for the winner. Most restaurants that feature eating contests award the...

Two charged in connection with overdose death of MSU student from Billings

  BOZEMAN -Two men have been charged in connection with the death of Natalie Dietrich, who was a student at Montana State University. Dietrich, 20 years old, was found unresponsive in the bathroom of the Fault...

State of Montana’s mail center brings in new machines to speed mail processing

(HELENA) The State of Montana's mail center has a new machine that's helping speed up the sorting process. This is just the second full day of operation for the newly installed piece of equipment. The former...

Crisis Text Line offers access to crisis counselors

  HELENA, Mont. (AP) The state is raising awareness of a national Crisis Line that offers 24/7 access to crisis. To access the service, Montanans can '' to 741-741 — the left side keys on a phone...

Finding the beating heart of Big Sky Country with Anthony Bourdain

CNN-You may be the most cynical, born and bred, citified lefty like me -- instinctively skeptical of big concepts like "patriotism," relatively foreign to hunting culture, unused to wide open spaces. But spend any length...

BOLO Alert – Wanted In Montana: Tyler Biglefthand

BILLINGS -The U.S. Marshals Service District of Montana has issued a BOLO Alert (Be On the Look-Out) for Tyler Biglefthand. Biglefthand, 30 years old, is wanted for felony assault with a weapon. He is believed to...

Billings beats Bend, Oregon to reach Final Four of Best Towns in America

  BILLINGS -Only once in a bracket challenge has a 16 seed opponent beat a number one overall -- 1998 when Harvard upset Stanford in the women's NCAA tournament. Since then, David versus Goliath usually ended...

Subaru warns recalled car owners: Stop driving now

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Subaru is warning some owners of its cars to stop driving them immediately due to the risk of steering failure. The automaker is recalling some Legacy and Outback cars, from model years...

Officers searching for man who assaulted girl in Hot Springs

Press Release- HOT SPRINGS, Mont. - At approximately 7:30 P.M. on May 14th, 2016, a 12-year-old Hot Springs girl was assaulted. The girl was riding her bicycle in a field near the North Road/Chisholm Road area at...

Big Missoula road project starting up this week

  (MTN News) It's been a long time coming, but a major road project is set to get started this week in Missoula's South Hills. Crews will start working on the reconstruction of Hillview Way on Tuesday, with...

Bison calf euthanized after tourists put it in an SUV at Yellowstone National Park

In recent weeks, visitors in Yellowstone National Park park have been engaging in inappropriate, dangerous, and illegal behavior with wildlife. Park officials said in a press release on Monday that these actions endanger people and...

Housebroken bison sold on Craigslist, finds new home

(CNN) -- "TAME/HOUSEBROKEN BUFFALO COW," the Craigslist ad read. Who could resist? Not the dozens of interested buyers who contacted Karen Schoeve after she posted the ad in March, reluctantly putting her beloved bison Bullet...

Sources: Donald Trump will visit Montana

Last week, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders visited Montana, with rallies in Missoula and Billings. Now it appears Montana is poised for another visit from a presidential candidate: Donald Trump. Sources close to MTN News says the presumptive...

Montana native reminisces on Carroll College experience

HELENA -Carroll College's hosted its largest graduating class to date Saturday of 335 students. To accommodate the crowd, commencement was held outside for a change. Graduates walked the walk and talked the talk. Among those...