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Helena police on the search for 3 people for a hit and run

    (HELENA) Sergeant Don Skidmore is looking for information on a hit and run car crash that happened in the WalMart parking lot on April 21st at about 10:50pm. The three people in the attached photos...

Work starts as Helena prepares to create railroad Quiet Zone

(HELENA) When a train sounds its horn in Helena, you can hear it miles away from the tracks. In the Sixth Ward neighborhood, where homes are just yards away from the tracks, the noise...

Injured, alone in the wilds, amazing Grace is on the mend

(MTN News) Just call her amazing Grace. The 5-year-old sorrel survived at least two months in the depths of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, hobbled by a bad leg wound and unable to leave an area thick...

Wildlife officials mull consequences of delisting grizzlies

  CODY, Wyo. (AP) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is bracing for legal challenges as it prepares to remove the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the endangered species list. Officials say almost every controversial action the agency...

Toys and tots begins their annual push for toys this holiday season

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) The U.S. Marines staged an invasion of a Helena office complex this afternoon. All for a very good cause. Three devil dogs delivered a batch of toys to the...

Montana registered organ donors highest in the nation

GREAT FALLS  - Feb. 14 was not only Valentine's Day, but also National Organ Donor Day. Montana is first in the nation per capita with 89 percent of adult residents as registered organ donors. Alaska and Washington ranked...

Abortion, guns, state plane among bills vetoed by governor

HELENA (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has vetoed bills to restrict abortions and the governor's use of the state airplane, along with another that would have allowed people to carry concealed weapons in...

Helena High wrestlers Caiden Crawford and Hayden Schrull bring opposite styles, same goals to...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16D2ov1_xq8&feature=youtu.be (MTN News) Wednesday is the calm before the storm. High school wrestlers from across Montana will gather at Billings RimRock Auto Arena at MetraPark on Thursday for the final practice of the season. By...

St. Peter’s Hospital opens new Chronic Pain Clinic

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) St. Peter's Hospital recently opened a new clinic that will focus strictly on aiding patients who deal with chronic pain and the drugs used to treat it. The...

IRS customer service could soon get a lot worse

  CNN-NEW YORK - If ever you have a complicated tax question or receive notice that something is wrong with your tax return, you soon may be hard-pressed to find a human at the IRS...

Wanted in Montana: BOLO Alert issued for Dakota Michael Lucero

GREAT FALLS - The U.S. Marshals Service District of Montana has issued a BOLO Alert (Be On the Look-Out) for Dakota Michael Lucero. Lucero, 26 years old, is wanted by the Montana Violent Offender Task Force...

Sheridan hospital plans new $13 million facility

SHERIDAN, Mont. (AP) — Sheridan's Ruby Valley Hospital and Medical Center is getting a new $13 million facility. When it is complete, the new branch will house a health-care clinic, physical therapy and radiology departments,...

Republicans kill mail ballot bill for special election

HELENA - Republicans on a Montana House panel voted Wednesday to kill a bill allowing counties to choose to use only mail ballots in the May 25 special congressional election. The 11-8, party-line vote in the...

Livingston school receives threats after two student suicides

(MTN News-LIVINGSTON) Two high school students in the Livingston Public School District commit suicide within the same week.  The district is now working with state officials to plan meetings for concerned parents and community members. “We...

Helena man accused of strangulation

HELENA-A Helena man is charged with strangulation of his wife. Thomas Robert McDermott was arrested Thursday night following an incident on the 3000 block of Wylie Drive. Charging documents say the 45-year-old McDermott got into an...

Pedestrian hit by car dies in Great Falls

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS) A woman died after being hit by a vehicle in Great Falls on Wednesday. The woman, whose name has not yet been released, was taken by ambulance to Benefis hospital, where she...

UM still needs to reduce spending on staffing

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana needs to further reduce its faculty and staff to match its lower enrollment numbers or the state may have to...

Police investigating “violent” death at Missoula Super 8 motel

MTN News-MISSOULA - The Missoula Police Department is investigating the discovery of a woman's body at the Super 8 motel on Brooks Street across the street from where a stabbing occurred earlier on Monday. Police are not confirming whether the...

FWP euthanized two grizzlies after livestock killed

HELENA - Two not fully grown male grizzly bears were euthanized by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Monday morning after killing livestock west of Stanford over the weekend. The bears killed four calves late Friday...

White nationalists raise millions with tax-exempt charities

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The federal government has allowed four groups at the forefront of the white nationalist movement to register as charities and raise more than $7.8 million in tax-deductible donations over...

Precautions taken after skeletal discovery at Rattlesnake School

  (MTN News-MISSOULA)  Construction is continuing at a Missoula school site where human remains were uncovered earlier this week. But the school district will keep an archeologist available in case there are more discoveries. Work was halted...

March for Life

  Knights of Columbus across Montana organized a March for Life on Friday, January 22nd.  The walk started at the steps of the State Capitol and crowds of people came to support the pro-life option...

Environmental groups sue over bull trout recovery plan

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's plan to recover threatened bull trout. Alliance for the Wild Rockies and Friends of the...

Daines and Tester divided on Gorsuch confirmation

WASHINGTON - After an unprecedented senate fight,  Judge Neil Gorsuch has officially been confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The final senate vote 54 to 45 three democrats voting yes and not a single republican voting...

Out of the wild: two orphaned grizzly cubs prepare for zoo life

(HELENA) Captive life is not ideal for grizzly bears, especially two cubs. But that's the future for these orphaned sisters from the Flathead area after their mother went missing. “It's just a pity, I would much...