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Nez Perce fire managers expect no new growth

  (MTN News) Fire managers on the Nez Perce fire, burning between Butte and Helena, expect little to no new growth thanks to the stormy weather. On Sunday the fire received significant rain and more cool, wet...

Dave Maslowski named firefighter of the year

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Dave Maslowski was surprised to be named firefighter of the year this Thursday afternoon at the Helena Fire Department. Helena exchange club and Helena Fire Department honor one firefighter each...

Body found in Helena Valley

(HELENA) Law enforcement officers were at the scene where a body was found on Saturday morning. The body was found at around 9 a.m. near Ronda Road and McHugh Road. Officers are currently investigating, but do not...

New nursing apprenticeship program helps fill baby-boomer gap

HELENA - As baby-boomers get older, the healthcare industry has to deal with more patients and fewer care-givers. This week the Montana Department of Labor and Industry announced a new nursing apprenticeship program in cooperation...

UPDATE: Big Sky Water Spill Transferring Water To Another Pond

BIG SKY -UPDATE: 3/7/6:30 a.m. - According to officials with the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, tests will continue on streams and rivers downstream from a waste-water spill near Big Sky. Water quality specialists are concerned...

Kultgen is in the running for new job in WA

(MTN News-HELENA) Helena Public Schools superintendent Kent Kultgen is in the running for a new superintendent job in Snohomish, Washington. The Snohomish School Board has narrowed down the pool of candidates to three. Helena School Board chair Aidan...

Great Falls Airport gets new security technology

GREAT FALLS – On Wednesday morning, travelers departing from the Great Falls International Airport will see new security procedures. The TSA will begin using its new full body AIT scanner. AIT stands for advanced imaging technology. The...

Helena man faces 6th DUI charge

HELENA - A Helena man has been charged with his sixth DUI following his arrest over the weekend. Robert Graham King was arrested early Saturday morning, charged with Aggravated DUI and ninth offense Driving with...

High School Students Get Congressional Nod for Military Academies

Senator Steve Daines and Representative Ryan Zinke have nominated several high school seniors from Montana who are applying for admission to one of the four US Military Academies. Two students from Capital High School received...

University of Montana enrollment drops for spring semester

MISSOULA (AP) — Enrollment at the University of Montana has dropped slightly, but university officials say they are hopeful that trend will reverse. The head count fell 2.8 percent to 11,615 students. UM President Sheila Stearns...

Interior, Agriculture Secretaries looking beyond Lolo Peak Fire

FLORENCE - Some Ravalli County residents evacuated due to the 34,000 acre Lolo Peak Fire are back home. Sheriff Steve Holton said on Thursday evening that Tie Chute Lane north to West County Line Road has been moved back into an evacuation warning...

ATF offers reward for info on guns stolen from Bozeman business

      (MTN News-BOZEMAN) A burglary that led to the loss of firearms at Murdoch's in Four Corners has resulted in a $5,000 reward offer. Seventeen handguns worth a total of about $13,500 were taken at approximately 3:45...

Bullock vetoes ‘whistleblower’ bill

HELENA - Governor Steve Bullock vetoed a bill that would have allowed government workers to sue if their supervisors obstructed them from communicating with a legislator. The bill's sponsor, Republican Representative Kirk Wagoner, described the...

Montana court upholds sentence of man who killed deputy

GREAT FALLS - The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of a man who ran down and killed a Cascade County sheriff's deputy while fleeing officers in 2014. Adam Sanchez, Jr.'s appeal...

Man lashes out at prosecutor during courtroom outburst

HELENA - A suspect convicted of threatening to kill Helena Police officers denied more than a dozen violations of a suspended sentence. Leslie Aaron Mabrey denied 14 violations of a sentence he received last November. In...

Dead climber directs recovery team to girlfriend’s body

BOZEMAN (AP) — An accomplished climber who took his own life after his girlfriend died in a southwestern Montana avalanche left directions to lead a recovery team to her body. The parents of 27-year-old Hayden...

San Bernardino shooter supported ISIS, was ‘fixated’ on Israel, father says

  (CNN) -- Last week's mass killing in San Bernardino, California, was an act of terrorism, law enforcement officials and President Barack Obama agree. The 14 deaths at a holiday party left the community shaken,...

Snow piles up around town; plow crews still busy without new snowfall

HELENA - While the snow is not falling heavily right now, the plows throughout Lewis and Clark County are still working their routes. Once the roads are cleared it's time to begin hauling snow away. But where...

9-year-old dies after falling into Hyalite creek

BOZEMAN - The body of a 9-year-old girl who slipped and fell into Arch Falls along Hyalite Creek was recovered on Sunday night. Around 9:30 p.m., rescuers were able to recover the girl's body from...

Train cars block access to North Helena Valley neighborhood

UPDATE: 11:35 AM: Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad representatives say they are mobilizing heavy equipment to move train cars blocking a railroad crossing in the North Helena Valley. According to Regional Public Affairs Director Ross...

Will Montanans ever see a state sales tax?

(MTN News-BILLINGS) The short answer: likely not. But never say never. Montana is often hailed as the a no-hidden cost state. But what if we embraced a sales tax? Gathered more funding to pay for needs like...

Trump looks to loyal voters as support slips, agenda stalls

WASHINGTON (AP) — After six months of infighting, investigations and legislative failures, President Donald Trump is trying to combat new signs of weakness in his Republican base and re-energize his staunchest supporters. White House officials...

Montana man pleads guilty to killing man on excavator

SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) — An eastern Montana man has pleaded guilty to killing a man as he sat on an excavator at a work site in August 2016. Raymond Hansen of Sidney pleaded guilty Friday...

BBBS breakfast celebrates 50 years

HELENA - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Helena hosted a breakfast Thursday morning to celebrate their 50th anniversary and to honor those who have made a huge impact in their program. Past and present "Bigs"...