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  • 2nd copy of Declaration of Independence discovered

    2nd copy of Declaration of Independence discovered

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-04-25 04:05:08 GMT
    Both copies are printed on parchment paper, unlike other versions.Both copies are printed on parchment paper, unlike other versions.

    A second parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence has been found. 

    A second parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence has been found. 

  • Nuclear sub USS Michigan heads to South Korea as "show of force"

    Nuclear sub USS Michigan heads to South Korea as "show of force"

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:00:15 GMT

    The USS Michigan -- an Ohio-class, nuclear-powered, guided-missile submarine -- is expected to make a visible port call in South Korea on Tuesday, according to a US defense official. 

    The USS Michigan -- an Ohio-class, nuclear-powered, guided-missile submarine -- is expected to make a visible port call in South Korea on Tuesday, according to a US defense official. 

  • Accused killer of Poplar baby agrees to plead guilty

    Accused killer of Poplar baby agrees to plead guilty

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-04-25 02:16:08 GMT
    Kenzley OlsonKenzley Olson

    The woman accused of killing a Poplar baby and dumping her body in the garbage in April of 2016 has agreed to plead guilty.

    The woman accused of killing a Poplar baby and dumping her body in the garbage in April of 2016 has agreed to plead guilty.

  • Public meetings set for Yellowstone anglers

    Public meetings set for Yellowstone anglers

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:29:54 GMT

    Fishing season in Yellowstone National Park is about a month away, and anglers are getting an education about the threats the park’s fish face.

    Fishing season in Yellowstone National Park is about a month away, and anglers are getting an education about the threats the park’s fish face.

  • State budget may include unusual `trigger’ language, to cut programs further

    State budget may include unusual `trigger’ language, to cut programs further

    Monday, April 24 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:41:07 GMT
    Rep. Nancy Ballance, R-HamiltonRep. Nancy Ballance, R-Hamilton

    As Montana lawmakers complete work on the state’s $10 billion, two-year budget, they’re also planning to insert a new wrinkle that could end up cutting – or adding – millions of dollars in spending in the future. 

    As Montana lawmakers complete work on the state’s $10 billion, two-year budget, they’re also planning to insert a new wrinkle that could end up cutting – or adding – millions of dollars in spending in the future. 

  • Suspect in fatal hit and run near Great Falls faces charges

    Suspect in fatal hit and run near Great Falls faces charges

    Monday, April 24 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:33:34 GMT
    Marvin Knutson (MTN News)Marvin Knutson (MTN News)

    The semi truck driver accused of fleeing the scene of a fatal crash he caused near Great Falls told farmers in Hardin that he had hit a deer, according to court documents. 

    The semi truck driver accused of fleeing the scene of a fatal crash he caused near Great Falls told farmers in Hardin that he had hit a deer, according to court documents. 

  • Water streaming across Antarctica surprises, worries scientists

    Water streaming across Antarctica surprises, worries scientists

    Monday, April 24 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 23:07:09 GMT
    Seen from an aircraft, a 400-foot-wide waterfall drains off the Nansen Ice Shelf into the ocean. WONG SANG LEE/KOREA POLAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE VIA EARTH INSTITUTE/YOUTUBESeen from an aircraft, a 400-foot-wide waterfall drains off the Nansen Ice Shelf into the ocean. WONG SANG LEE/KOREA POLAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE VIA EARTH INSTITUTE/YOUTUBE

    In a unique study spanning the entire continent, scientists have found that water is gushing across Antarctica — more than they ever realized. 

    In a unique study spanning the entire continent, scientists have found that water is gushing across Antarctica — more than they ever realized. 

  • USS Vinson nears Korean Peninsula

    USS Vinson nears Korean Peninsula

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:10 GMT
    Two Japanese destroyers have joined the Vinson, and when it gets closer to the Korean peninsula, it will also be joined by South Korean ships.Two Japanese destroyers have joined the Vinson, and when it gets closer to the Korean peninsula, it will also be joined by South Korean ships.

    Two Japanese destroyers have joined the Vinson, and when it gets closer to the Korean peninsula, it will also be joined by South Korean ships.  

    Two Japanese destroyers have joined the Vinson, and when it gets closer to the Korean peninsula, it will also be joined by South Korean ships.  

  • Man charged with assault and kidnapping in Great Falls

    Parisian charged with assault and kidnapping in Great Falls

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:40:06 GMT
    Kevin ParisianKevin Parisian

    Kevin J. Parisian, the man who was shot by a Great Falls police officer last week, has been charged with kidnapping and assault. Parisian on was charged on Monday with aggravated kidnapping and assault with a weapon.  After being released from Benefis hospital, he was arrested on a $250,000 warrant. Court documents state that  Parisian was involved in a physical fight with a woman at an apartment at 4251 Central Avenue.  Great Falls Police Chief David Bowen said tha...

    As a result of the dangerous situation and Parisian’s alleged failure to comply, one of the officers shot him.

  • Rare copy of Declaration of Independence found in England

    Rare copy of Declaration of Independence found in England

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:06:08 GMT

    One historian called it the discovery of a lifetime: a priceless handwritten parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence. 

    One historian called it the discovery of a lifetime: a priceless handwritten parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence. 

  • Authorities release name of man killed in Highway 212 crash

    Authorities release name of man killed in Highway 212 crash

    Monday, April 24 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-04-24 20:05:03 GMT
    RedElk Lonebear (Facebook)RedElk Lonebear (Facebook)

    Authorities on Monday released the name of a 23-year-old Lame Deer man killed in a head-on collision.

    Authorities on Monday released the name of a 23-year-old Lame Deer man killed in a head-on collision.

  • Kalispell-area sting nets several arrests for soliciting prostitution

    Kalispell-area sting nets several arrests for soliciting prostitution

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:02:29 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says that criminal charges have been filed against seven people for soliciting prostitution. 

    Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says that criminal charges have been filed against seven people for soliciting prostitution. 

  • Bus driver will not be charged after 4-year-old's fall, police say

    Bus driver will not be charged after 4-year-old's fall, police say

    Monday, April 24 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:45:50 GMT
    Church bus driver will not face charges after a 4-year-old girl fell from his moving vehicle onto a busy roadway.Church bus driver will not face charges after a 4-year-old girl fell from his moving vehicle onto a busy roadway.

    A church bus driver will not face charges after a 4-year-old girl fell from his moving vehicle onto a busy roadway. 

    A church bus driver will not face charges after a 4-year-old girl fell from his moving vehicle onto a busy roadway. 

  • Recovery continue for MHP trooper hurt in head-on crash

    Recovery continue for MHP trooper hurt in head-on crash

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-04-24 16:42:14 GMT
    Montana Highway Patrol Sergeant Scott Bennett (MTN News file photo)Montana Highway Patrol Sergeant Scott Bennett (MTN News file photo)

    Sgt. Scott Bennett Bennett was hurt when his cruiser was hit head-on by a car which lost control on a snowy corner on U.S. Highway 93 South.

    Sgt. Scott Bennett Bennett was hurt when his cruiser was hit head-on by a car which lost control on a snowy corner on U.S. Highway 93 South.

  • Cars slide off highway near Great Falls following hail storm

    Cars slide off Highway 87 following hail storm

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:32:54 GMT

    It happened just before 10 p.m. as a strong thunderstorm dropped pea-sized hail, which covered the highway.

    It happened just before 10 p.m. as a strong thunderstorm dropped pea-sized hail, which covered the highway.

  • Poll: Trump, Democrats and GOP all unpopular

    Poll: Trump, Democrats and GOP all unpopular

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:24:24 GMT

    A pair of polls released Sunday showed President Donald Trump approaching his 100th day in office with the lowest level of support any modern president. 

    A pair of polls released Sunday showed President Donald Trump approaching his 100th day in office with the lowest level of support any modern president. 

  • Polls show Trump's approval at new low as 100-day mark looms

    Polls show Trump's approval at new low as 100-day mark looms

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:17:42 GMT

    President Trump has received low marks as he approaches the first 100 days mark on Saturday.

    President Trump has received low marks as he approaches the first 100 days mark on Saturday.

  • Has Trump kept his promises for the first 100 days of his administration?

    Has Trump kept his promises for the first 100 days of his administration?

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:46 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:46:57 GMT

    Ahead of 100-day mark, Trump pushes for major initiatives In October, during his campaign for the White House, President Donald Trump presented his “100-Day Plan To Make America Great Again” in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 

    Ahead of 100-day mark, Trump pushes for major initiatives In October, during his campaign for the White House, President Donald Trump presented his “100-Day Plan To Make America Great Again” in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 

  • Photo shoot helps homeless pets

    Photo shoot helps homeless pets

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:16 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:16:08 GMT
    Rudi Marten shooting pictures at Rimrock Mall on Sunday.Rudi Marten shooting pictures at Rimrock Mall on Sunday.

    Some special pictures will help a photography business and lost and homeless pets. Clark Marten Photography set up at the Rimrock Mall Sunday afternoon. 

    Some special pictures will help a photography business and lost and homeless pets. Clark Marten Photography set up at the Rimrock Mall Sunday afternoon. 

  • Frozen hash brown recall due to possible "extraneous golf ball materials"

    Frozen hash brown recall due to possible "extraneous golf ball materials"

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:14:43 GMT

    The potatoes may contain pieces of golf balls, according to the hash brown maker. 

    The potatoes may contain pieces of golf balls, according to the hash brown maker. 

  • DHS secretary says "threat against aviation" keeps him up at night

    DHS secretary says "threat against aviation" keeps him up at night

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-04-24 12:47:06 GMT

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that the “threat against aviation” keeps him awake at night.

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that the “threat against aviation” keeps him awake at night.

  • Trump Jr. talks about preserving American traditions

    Trump Jr. talks about preserving American traditions

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:06 AM EDT2017-04-24 12:06:11 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. at rally for Greg Gianforte on Friday.Donald Trump Jr. at rally for Greg Gianforte on Friday.

    The son of the President campaigned in Montana this weekend. Donald Trump Jr. helped Republican Greg Gianforte in his race against Rob Quist in the special election to  replace Ryan Zinke, now the Interior Secretary.

    The son of the President campaigned in Montana this weekend. Donald Trump Jr. helped Republican Greg Gianforte in his race against Rob Quist in the special election to  replace Ryan Zinke, now the Interior Secretary.

  • US tells North Korea to cease 'destabilizing actions and rhetoric'

    US tells North Korea to cease 'destabilizing actions and rhetoric'

    Monday, April 24 2017 7:24 AM EDT2017-04-24 11:24:06 GMT

    With tensions rising between the US and North Korea, the Pentagon on Sunday called for the isolated communist nation to avoid destabilizing the situation further. 

    With tensions rising between the US and North Korea, the Pentagon on Sunday called for the isolated communist nation to avoid destabilizing the situation further. 

  • The death row inmates Arkansas is rushing to execute

    The death row inmates Arkansas is rushing to execute

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-04-24 04:07:03 GMT

    The state of Arkansas will resume efforts this week to execute death row inmates before its supply of sedatives used in lethal injection expires. Arkansas Gov. 

    The state of Arkansas will resume efforts this week to execute death row inmates before its supply of sedatives used in lethal injection expires. Arkansas Gov. 

  • Poll: Trump, Democrats and GOP all unpopular

    Poll: Trump, Democrats and GOP all unpopular

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-04-24 03:10:05 GMT
    (CNN photo)(CNN photo)

    A pair of polls released Sunday showed President Donald Trump approaching his 100th day in office with the lowest level of support any modern president. 

    A pair of polls released Sunday showed President Donald Trump approaching his 100th day in office with the lowest level of support any modern president. 

  • Missoula class teaches women ways to stay safe

    Missoula class teaches women ways to stay safe

    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:18 PM EDT2017-04-24 02:18:09 GMT

    A martial arts studio in Missoula is helping equip women with the tools and the attitude they need to defend themselves in dangerous situations.

    A martial arts studio in Missoula is helping equip women with the tools and the attitude they need to defend themselves in dangerous situations.

  • Guardians of the Children host Child Abuse Awareness Event

    Guardians of the Children host Child Abuse Awareness Event

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-04-24 01:47:07 GMT
    Bringing awareness to child abuse (MTN News photo)Bringing awareness to child abuse (MTN News photo)

    Another local group recognized Child Abuse Awareness Month on Sunday.  Guardians of the Children, an international motorcycle group that aims to make communities aware of child abuse hosted the event. 

    Another local group recognized Child Abuse Awareness Month on Sunday.  Guardians of the Children, an international motorcycle group that aims to make communities aware of child abuse hosted the event. 

  • March for science draws large turnout in Bozeman

    March for science draws large turnout in Bozeman

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-04-24 01:06:07 GMT
    Large crowd shows up in Bozeman (MTN News photo)Large crowd shows up in Bozeman (MTN News photo)

    A nationwide movement  took to the streets of downtown Bozeman this weekend. 

    A nationwide movement  took to the streets of downtown Bozeman this weekend. 

  • Little Shell Tribe holds quarterly meeting

    Little Shell Tribe holds quarterly meeting

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:48:51 GMT

    They discussed future business projects, committee reports, and the ongoing effort to attain federal recognition as an official tribe.

    They discussed future business projects, committee reports, and the ongoing effort to attain federal recognition as an official tribe.

  • Seeding clouds for more snow pack

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-04-24 00:22:32 GMT
    : This experiment is to produce more snowfall amounts: This experiment is to produce more snowfall amounts

    Researchers from the University of Wyoming, Colorado and Illinois partnered with Idaho Power to increase winter precipitation. 

    Researchers from the University of Wyoming, Colorado and Illinois partnered with Idaho Power to increase winter precipitation. 

  • Sun River Robotics achieves 1st Place at Worlds Robotics Championship

    Sun River Robotics achieves 1st Place at Worlds Robotics Championship

    Sunday, April 23 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-04-23 23:25:08 GMT

    The team returned from placing in the top bracket out of 128 teams at an international robotics competition in Houston earlier this week.

    The team returned from placing in the top bracket out of 128 teams at an international robotics competition in Houston earlier this week.

  • Four-year-old falls out of moving bus

    Four-year-old falls out of moving bus

    Sunday, April 23 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-04-23 22:44:10 GMT
    Video from a dash cam captures a 4-year-old girl falling out of the back of a moving bus.Video from a dash cam captures a 4-year-old girl falling out of the back of a moving bus.

    It's a scene that would make any parent shudder... a 4-year-old girl tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy highway.

    It's a scene that would make any parent shudder... a 4-year-old girl tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy highway.

  • Women learn about salary negotiations

    Women learn about salary negotiations

    Sunday, April 23 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-04-23 21:57:05 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), women make about 73 percent of what men are payed in Montana. Negotiating salary is one factor in that difference. 

    According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), women make about 73 percent of what men are payed in Montana. Negotiating salary is one factor in that difference. 

  • The House and Senate intelligence committees are investigating Russian meddling in the election

    The House and Senate intelligence committees are investigating Russian meddling in the election

    Sunday, April 23 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-04-23 21:06:09 GMT

    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, said that a government shutdown would have a “destabilizing” impact on global affairs amid the ongoing conflict in Syria and as “potential crisis” is brewing with North Korea.

    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, said that a government shutdown would have a “destabilizing” impact on global affairs amid the ongoing conflict in Syria and as “potential crisis” is brewing with North Korea.

  • Macron and Le Pen through to final round of France's presidential election, estimates suggest

    Macron and Le Pen through to final round of France's presidential election, estimates suggest

    Sunday, April 23 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-04-23 20:14:05 GMT

    Polls have closed in France's bitterly divisive presidential election. Early projections suggest Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have made it through to the second round runoff. 

    Polls have closed in France's bitterly divisive presidential election. Early projections suggest Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have made it through to the second round runoff. 

  • Ex-Trump aide Carter Page denies colluding with Russians during campaign

    Ex-Trump aide Carter Page denies colluding with Russians during campaign

    Sunday, April 23 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-04-23 18:49:05 GMT
    Carter Page, Global Energy Capital LLC Managing Partner and a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump (CNN photo)Carter Page, Global Energy Capital LLC Managing Partner and a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump (CNN photo)

    Carter Page, one of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy advisers during the campaign, was reluctant to say whether he cared about Russian meddling in the election Saturday, claiming the “bigger meddling” are the “false narratives” building against him and possibly others.  

    Carter Page, one of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy advisers during the campaign, was reluctant to say whether he cared about Russian meddling in the election Saturday, claiming the “bigger meddling” are the “false narratives” building against him and possibly others.  

  • Michigan doctors charged in first federal genital mutilation case in US

    Michigan doctors charged in first federal genital mutilation case in US

    Sunday, April 23 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-04-23 18:01:04 GMT
    Dr. Fakhruddin Attar (left), Dr. Jumana NagarwalaDr. Fakhruddin Attar (left), Dr. Jumana Nagarwala

    In the first federal case involving female genital mutilation filed in the United States, two Michigan doctors and the wife of one of the doctors have been charged with performing the banned procedure on two 7-year-old girls. 

    In the first federal case involving female genital mutilation filed in the United States, two Michigan doctors and the wife of one of the doctors have been charged with performing the banned procedure on two 7-year-old girls. 

  • 2 arrested in New Jersey after K2 drug sickens 40 people, police say

    2 arrested in New Jersey after K2 drug sickens 40 people, police say

    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:11 PM EDT2017-04-23 17:11:08 GMT
    Authorities say two men have been arrested in Newark after a batch of the drug K2 left dozens of people ill there in recent days. (Credit: Newark Dept. of Public Safety)Authorities say two men have been arrested in Newark after a batch of the drug K2 left dozens of people ill there in recent days. (Credit: Newark Dept. of Public Safety)
    Authorities say two men have been arrested in Newark after a batch of the drug K2 left dozens of people ill there in recent days, CBS New York reports. Newark police said in a Friday night news release that about 40 people have been admitted to local hospitals after falling ill from K2, also known as synthetic marijuana. K2 drug users “playing a game of Russian roulette” Around 7:37 p.m. Friday, Newark police were called to New Jersey Railroad Avenue f...
    Authorities say two men have been arrested in Newark after a batch of the drug K2 left dozens of people ill there in recent days, CBS New York reports. Newark police said in a Friday night news release that about 40 people have been admitted to local hospitals after falling ill from K2, also known as synthetic marijuana. K2 drug users “playing a game of Russian roulette” Around 7:37 p.m. Friday, Newark police were called to New Jersey Railroad Avenue f...
  • Taliban attack Afghan base; more than 100 dead or wounded

    Taliban attack Afghan base; more than 100 dead or wounded

    Sunday, April 23 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-04-23 16:37:05 GMT
    Security personnel stand guard Friday near the site of an attack on an Afghan base near Mazar-e Sharif.Security personnel stand guard Friday near the site of an attack on an Afghan base near Mazar-e Sharif.

    The Taliban's deadly raid Friday on a northern army base that killed or wounded more than 100 people was revenge for the deaths of two of its officials in the region, a spokesman for the group told CNN. 

    The Taliban's deadly raid Friday on a northern army base that killed or wounded more than 100 people was revenge for the deaths of two of its officials in the region, a spokesman for the group told CNN. 

  • North Korea threatens nuclear war ahead of Trump meeting with U.N. Security Council

    North Korea threatens nuclear war ahead of Trump meeting with U.N. Security Council

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:49:06 GMT

     North Korea declared in a series of statements Saturday that “U.S. muscle-flexing can never browbeat DPRK,” threatening “a nuclear war” against the U.S. if it is attacked. 

     North Korea declared in a series of statements Saturday that “U.S. muscle-flexing can never browbeat DPRK,” threatening “a nuclear war” against the U.S. if it is attacked. 

  • Helena Boy Scouts help in fight against hunger

    Helena Boy Scouts help in fight against hunger

    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:58 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:58:07 GMT

    The food is being given to Helena Food Share, that helps under- privileged families. 

    The food is being given to Helena Food Share, that helps under- privileged families. 

  • Freshman posed as med student to treat patients at Denver hospital

    Freshman posed as med student to treat patients at Denver hospital

    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:08:09 GMT

    An undergraduate student at the University of Colorado Denver was caught posing as a medical student to treat patients at a city hospital, officials said. 

    An undergraduate student at the University of Colorado Denver was caught posing as a medical student to treat patients at a city hospital, officials said. 

  • 4H and FFA members gather in Great Falls for "Golden Triangle Preview Show"

    4H and FFA members gather in Great Falls for "Golden Triangle Preview Show"

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:17 AM EDT2017-04-23 13:17:07 GMT

    More than 140 4H and FFA members, ages eight to twenty-one, brought their show cattle to be judged.

    More than 140 4H and FFA members, ages eight to twenty-one, brought their show cattle to be judged. 

  • Stores are closing at an epic pace

    Stores are closing at an epic pace

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:26 AM EDT2017-04-23 12:26:09 GMT
    (J.C. Penney photo)(J.C. Penney photo)

    This week it was Bebe. Last month it was Staples. In February it was JCPenney. Stores are closing at an epic pace. In fact, the retail industry could suffer far more store closures this year than ever. 

    This week it was Bebe. Last month it was Staples. In February it was JCPenney. Stores are closing at an epic pace. In fact, the retail industry could suffer far more store closures this year than ever. 

  • Miles City fire destroys trailer home, kills pets

    Miles City fire destroys trailer home, kills pets

    Sunday, April 23 2017 7:48 AM EDT2017-04-23 11:48:05 GMT

    A joint response from Miles City Fire and Rescue and the Custer County Fire Department were initially dispatched to someone trapped inside of the burning trailer home. When emergency response arrived, there were no people inside of the trailer, according to Miles City Fire and Rescue. 

    A joint response from Miles City Fire and Rescue and the Custer County Fire Department were initially dispatched to someone trapped inside of the burning trailer home. When emergency response arrived, there were no people inside of the trailer, according to Miles City Fire and Rescue. 

  • Gianforte brings Donald Trump, Jr. to visit Bozeman

    Gianforte brings Donald Trump, Jr. to visit Bozeman

    Sunday, April 23 2017 12:48 AM EDT2017-04-23 04:48:42 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    Greg Gianforte is back in Bozeman after a statewide rally tour over the past two days. The republican congressional nominee held a rally Saturday night with Donald Trump Jr. at Copper Spring Ranch. 

    Greg Gianforte is back in Bozeman after a statewide rally tour over the past two days. The republican congressional nominee held a rally Saturday night with Donald Trump Jr. at Copper Spring Ranch. 

  • Bozeman prom celebrates with after party

    Bozeman prom celebrates with after party

    Sunday, April 23 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-04-23 04:40:58 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    This marks the 23rd year Bozeman High School students have had the option of a safe fun place to go after prom.   

    This marks the 23rd year Bozeman High School students have had the option of a safe fun place to go after prom.   

  • Billings water walk brings fresh water to Africa

    Billings water walk brings fresh water to Africa

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:57:07 GMT

    Walk for Water has led to the drilling of wells to help people get clean water in Africa. Several organizations made up the 10th annual walk at Rocky Mountain College on Saturday.

    Walk for Water has led to the drilling of wells to help people get clean water in Africa. Several organizations made up the 10th annual walk at Rocky Mountain College on Saturday.

  • Alarm sounded at Montana State Prison

    Alarm sounded at Montana State Prison

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:54:29 GMT
    Warden is looking to hire 60 corrections officers (MTN News photo)Warden is looking to hire 60 corrections officers (MTN News photo)

    Saturday afternoon Montana State Prison sounded the alarm for a missing inmate.   At 4:30 p.m. Saturday Harry Robert Lamar was reported "unaccounted for."   Staff immediately began a search of the facility and found Lamar within the fenced area of the Industries Compound.  Lamar was sentenced in 2007 in Missoula County for Sexual Intercourse without Consent, Aggravated Kidnapping, and Burglary.   He is serving a 150 year sentence as is not eligible fo...

    Saturday afternoon Montana State Prison sounded the alarm for a missing inmate.   At 4:30 p.m. Saturday Harry Robert Lamar was reported "unaccounted for."   Staff immediately began a search of the facility and found Lamar within the fenced area of the Industries Compound.  Lamar was sentenced in 2007 in Missoula County for Sexual Intercourse without Consent, Aggravated Kidnapping, and Burglary.   He is serving a 150 year sentence as is not eligible fo...

  • Paul Ryan: Avoiding shutdown is GOP priority, not health care vote

    Paul Ryan: Avoiding shutdown is GOP priority, not health care vote

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:19:09 GMT

    House Speaker Paul Ryan told GOP members on a conference call Saturday that Republicans will only bring health care legislation to the floor when and if it has the votes to pass, saying the House will instead focus next week on approving spending legislation to avoid a government shutdown, according to a GOP source on the call. 

    House Speaker Paul Ryan told GOP members on a conference call Saturday that Republicans will only bring health care legislation to the floor when and if it has the votes to pass, saying the House will instead focus next week on approving spending legislation to avoid a government shutdown, according to a GOP source on the call. 

  • Civil Air Patrol ceremony held in Helena

    Civil Air Patrol ceremony held in Helena

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-04-23 02:29:05 GMT

    Civil Air Patrol volunteers, also known as CAP, played a tremendous role in WWII Major General Joseph R. Vasquez Civil Air Patrol for the Air force Auxiliary, talked to cadets about the significance of aerospace, and aviation. 

    Civil Air Patrol volunteers, also known as CAP, played a tremendous role in WWII Major General Joseph R. Vasquez Civil Air Patrol for the Air force Auxiliary, talked to cadets about the significance of aerospace, and aviation. 

  • Erin Moran, "Happy Days" star, dead at age 56

    Erin Moran, "Happy Days" star, dead at age 56

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:55:15 GMT
    Erin Moran 1960-2017Erin Moran 1960-2017

    “Happy Days” actress Erin Moran has passed away, according to authorities. 

    “Happy Days” actress Erin Moran has passed away, according to authorities. 

  • MHP investigating fatal accident in Three Forks

    MHP investigating fatal accident in Three Forks

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:48:58 GMT

    A Wisconsin man was killed in a car crash just outside Three Forks around noon today. The wreck happened on Interstate 90 under its interchange with U.S. Highway 287. 

    A Wisconsin man was killed in a car crash just outside Three Forks around noon today. The wreck happened on Interstate 90 under its interchange with U.S. Highway 287. 

  • Sec. Kelly: Trump will 'be insistent' on funding border wall

    Sec. Kelly: Trump will 'be insistent' on funding border wall

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:47:05 GMT

    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Saturday that he believes President Donald Trump "will be insistent" that lawmakers include money for a US-Mexico border wall in a spending bill that they need to pass by Friday to avoid a government shutdown.

    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Saturday that he believes President Donald Trump "will be insistent" that lawmakers include money for a US-Mexico border wall in a spending bill that they need to pass by Friday to avoid a government shutdown.

  • March for Science held in Yellowstone

    March for Science held in Yellowstone

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:02:08 GMT
    March for Science was held at Old Faithful (MTN News photo)March for Science was held at Old Faithful (MTN News photo)

    The March for Science took place at around 500 venues across the country today, but perhaps none were quite as spectacular as Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park.  MTN’s John Sherer was there as protesters sought support to block proposed cuts to science programs.

    The March for Science took place at around 500 venues across the country today, but perhaps none were quite as spectacular as Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park.  MTN’s John Sherer was there as protesters sought support to block proposed cuts to science programs.

  • March for Science: Protesters take to the streets in defense of science

    March for Science: Protesters take to the streets in defense of science

    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-04-23 00:43:00 GMT
    Demonstrators push forward Saturday in Chicago's March for Science.Demonstrators push forward Saturday in Chicago's March for Science.

    Crowds of people are marching Saturday in the United States and around the world in support of science and evidence-based research in a protest fueled by opposition to President Donald Trump's environmental and energy policies. 

    Crowds of people are marching Saturday in the United States and around the world in support of science and evidence-based research in a protest fueled by opposition to President Donald Trump's environmental and energy policies. 

  • Donald Trump, Jr is visiting the Gallatin Valley

    Donald Trump, Jr is visiting the Gallatin Valley

    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-04-23 00:41:46 GMT
    Campaigning in western Montana on Friday (MTN News photo)Campaigning in western Montana on Friday (MTN News photo)

    Donald Trump, Jr, the son of President Trump, is traveling across western Montana this weekend hitting the trail for Greg Gianforte in his race for congress. Saturday evening finds him at the Copper Springs Ranch and we have a preview of what is happening there from MTN's Lena Blietz.

    Donald Trump, Jr, the son of President Trump, is traveling across western Montana this weekend, hitting the trail for Greg Gianforte in his race for congress. Saturday evening finds him at the Copper Springs Ranch and we have a preview of what is happening there from MTN's Lena Blietz.

  • 10 national park record-setters: Highest, hottest, longest, deepest

    10 national park record-setters: Highest, hottest, longest, deepest

    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-04-23 00:06:05 GMT
    Alaska's Denali, formerly known as Mount McKinley is the highest peak in North America. (photo credit: Ben Adkison/CNN)Alaska's Denali, formerly known as Mount McKinley is the highest peak in North America. (photo credit: Ben Adkison/CNN)

    Yellowstone, Yosemite and the entire country of Switzerland would fit inside the United States' largest national park.

    Yellowstone, Yosemite and the entire country of Switzerland would fit inside the United States' largest national park.

  • 91 wildfires burn across Florida; thousands evacuated

    91 wildfires burn across Florida; thousands evacuated

    Saturday, April 22 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-04-22 23:16:09 GMT
    Aerial view of brush fire in Polk County, Florida on April 21, 2017.Aerial view of brush fire in Polk County, Florida on April 21, 2017.

    Thousands of homes have been evacuated as firefighters continue to battle 91 wildfires across Florida, the state's forest service said. 

    Thousands of homes have been evacuated as firefighters continue to battle 91 wildfires across Florida, the state's forest service said. 

  • Recruits attend boot camp at Fort Harrison

    Recruits attend boot camp at Fort Harrison

    Saturday, April 22 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-04-22 22:34:09 GMT
    Buses full of the new recruits from all over the state arrived at the Fort Harrison for a boot camp. (MTN News photo)Buses full of the new recruits from all over the state arrived at the Fort Harrison for a boot camp. (MTN News photo)

    Buses full of the new recruits from all over the state arrived at the Fort Harrison Friday for a boot camp and were “welcomed” by their drill sergeants. 

    Buses full of the new recruits from all over the state arrived at the Fort Harrison Friday for a boot camp and were “welcomed” by their drill sergeants. 

  • New trial date set in Knowles homicide case

    New trial date set in Knowles homicide case

    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-04-22 21:45:09 GMT

    The trial for Joseph Edward Knowles is now set for October after the defense asked for a delay. 

    The trial for Joseph Edward Knowles is now set for October after the defense asked for a delay. 

  • American Airlines employee accused of hitting woman with stroller, narrowly missing baby

    American Airlines employee accused of hitting woman with stroller, narrowly missing baby

    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-04-22 21:09:09 GMT

    A dispute between passengers and an American Airlines employee is bringing another black eye to the airline industry, just weeks after a violent confrontation on a United plane went viral. 

    A dispute between passengers and an American Airlines employee is bringing another black eye to the airline industry, just weeks after a violent confrontation on a United plane went viral. 

  • McCrea reported as escapee from pre-release in Helena

    McCrea reported as escapee from pre-release in Helena

    Saturday, April 22 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-04-22 20:13:03 GMT
    Yancy Lee MccreaYancy Lee Mccrea

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Helena Police Department at 406-443-3233.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Helena Police Department at 406-443-3233.

  • GFPD conducts alcohol compliance check on 34 Great Falls businesses

    GFPD conducts alcohol compliance check on 34 Great Falls businesses

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:31:02 GMT

    Thirty-two businesses successfully completed the compliance check for a success rate of 94%.

    Thirty-two businesses successfully completed the compliance check for a success rate of 94%.

  • Mumps outbreak reported at university

    Mumps outbreak reported at university

    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-04-22 18:42:08 GMT
    There have been six reported cases of mumps at the University of Minnesota. (Photo courtesy of University of Minnesota Facebook)There have been six reported cases of mumps at the University of Minnesota. (Photo courtesy of University of Minnesota Facebook)

    University of Minnesota health officials are warning students about a mumps outbreak on campus, CBS Minnesota reports. So far there have been six reported cases, campus health officials say. 

    University of Minnesota health officials are warning students about a mumps outbreak on campus, CBS Minnesota reports. So far there have been six reported cases, campus health officials say. 

  • UPDATE

    Helena high speed chase suspect faces new charges in Missoula

    Helena high speed chase suspect faces new charges in Missoula

    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:06 PM EDT2017-04-22 18:06:09 GMT
    John Finley, Jr., 23, was taken into custody at around 4 p.m. on Thursday on the north side of Missoula. (MCSO photo)John Finley, Jr., 23, was taken into custody at around 4 p.m. on Thursday on the north side of Missoula. (MCSO photo)

    John Finley, Jr., 23, was taken into custody at around 4 p.m. on Thursday on the north side of Missoula. 

    John Finley, Jr., 23, was taken into custody at around 4 p.m. on Thursday on the north side of Missoula. 

  • WikiLeaks releases more top-secret CIA docs as U.S. considers charges

    WikiLeaks releases more top-secret CIA docs as U.S. considers charges

    Saturday, April 22 2017 1:48 PM EDT2017-04-22 17:48:08 GMT

    WikiLeaks released what it claims is the 31-page user guide for a CIA device code-named “Weeping Angel.” It can turn some Samsung TVs into surveillance tools with an implant for recording audio from a TV’s built-in microphone. 

    WikiLeaks released what it claims is the 31-page user guide for a CIA device code-named “Weeping Angel.” It can turn some Samsung TVs into surveillance tools with an implant for recording audio from a TV’s built-in microphone. 

  • White wine may do no favors for a woman's skin

    White wine may do no favors for a woman's skin

    Saturday, April 22 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-04-22 17:22:07 GMT

    Could that glass of Chardonnay affect the condition of your skin? Maybe, according to new research that found women with certain drinking patterns had a higher risk of developing rosacea, an inflammatory skin condition. 

    Could that glass of Chardonnay affect the condition of your skin? Maybe, according to new research that found women with certain drinking patterns had a higher risk of developing rosacea, an inflammatory skin condition. 

  • Air marshal leaves gun in airplane bathroom

    Air marshal leaves gun in airplane bathroom

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:40:09 GMT

    A federal air marshal on a transatlantic flight left her loaded service weapon in the airplane's bathroom, where it was discovered by a passenger who gave it to a crew member before it was returned to the federal agent, CNN has learned. 

    A federal air marshal on a transatlantic flight left her loaded service weapon in the airplane's bathroom, where it was discovered by a passenger who gave it to a crew member before it was returned to the federal agent, CNN has learned. 

  • Ronan man accused of arson, attempted murder pleads not guilty

    Ronan man accused of arson, attempted murder pleads not guilty

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:51:09 GMT
    (Lake County Photo)(Lake County Photo)

    Ronan man accused of setting a man's house on fire and endangering his life after stealing thousands in cash says he's not guilty.

    Ronan man accused of setting a man's house on fire and endangering his life after stealing thousands in cash says he's not guilty.

  • House Intelligence Committee invites top Obama officials to testify on Russian investigation

    House Intelligence Committee invites top Obama officials to testify on Russian investigation

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:09:07 GMT

    The House Intelligence Committee has invited former CIA Director John Brennan, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates to testify on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election in a public hearing next month. O

    The House Intelligence Committee has invited former CIA Director John Brennan, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates to testify on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election in a public hearing next month. O

  • Woman sentenced in Ravalli Co. embezzlement case

    Woman sentenced in Ravalli Co. embezzlement case

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:18 AM EDT2017-04-22 14:18:06 GMT
    (Ravalli County Photo)(Ravalli County Photo)

    An Anaconda woman who embezzled over $8,000 from Ravalli County Justice Court while serving as a clerk will serve a short jail sentence.

    An Anaconda woman who embezzled over $8,000 from Ravalli County Justice Court while serving as a clerk will serve a short jail sentence.

  • Private meetings at Trump's Mar-a-Lago raise questions about access

    Private meetings at Trump's Mar-a-Lago raise questions about access

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:37 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:37:08 GMT
    (CBS News photo)(CBS News photo)
     President Trump has been in office for 91 days. He has spent 25 of them at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, often mingling with members and guests. Since the election, the cost of membership has doubled to $200,000. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago meeting with China’s Xi Jinping raises ethics concerns Mr. Trump often railed against pay-to-play politics on the campaign trail, repeatedly slamming a “broken system.” Yet the access at Mar-a-Lago is unparalleled. Las...
     President Trump has been in office for 91 days. He has spent 25 of them at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, often mingling with members and guests. Since the election, the cost of membership has doubled to $200,000. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago meeting with China’s Xi Jinping raises ethics concerns Mr. Trump often railed against pay-to-play politics on the campaign trail, repeatedly slamming a “broken system.” Yet the access at Mar-a-Lago is unparalleled. Las...
  • Blackfeet Tribal Chairman reacts to water rights approval

    Blackfeet Tribal Chairman reacts to water rights approval

    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:54 AM EDT2017-04-22 12:54:09 GMT
    Tribal leaders held a press conference at the Holiday Inn in Great Falls on Friday morning.Tribal leaders held a press conference at the Holiday Inn in Great Falls on Friday morning.

    Barnes said 1,894 voters approved of the water compact while 631 voted against it. Barnes said that one of the main arguments that the opposition claimed was that the tribal government isn’t qualified to administer over such a complicated and vast natural resource. 

    Barnes said 1,894 voters approved of the water compact while 631 voted against it. Barnes said that one of the main arguments that the opposition claimed was that the tribal government isn’t qualified to administer over such a complicated and vast natural resource. 

  • Thousands of scientists plan March for Science on Earth Day

    Thousands of scientists plan March for Science on Earth Day

    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:06 AM EDT2017-04-22 12:06:08 GMT

    Tens of thousands of scientists plan to mark Earth Day on Saturday by marching in hundreds of cities across the country and around the world. They’ll be protesting cuts to research and programs aimed at fighting climate change. 

    Tens of thousands of scientists plan to mark Earth Day on Saturday by marching in hundreds of cities across the country and around the world. They’ll be protesting cuts to research and programs aimed at fighting climate change. 

  • 4 times in 4 days: Russian military aircraft fly off US coast

    4 times in 4 days: Russian military aircraft fly off US coast

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:54 AM EDT2017-04-22 04:54:09 GMT

    Russian military aircraft were spotted flying off the coast of Alaska for the fourth time in as many days, a spokesperson for the North American Aerospace Defense Command told CNN on Friday. 

    Russian military aircraft were spotted flying off the coast of Alaska for the fourth time in as many days, a spokesperson for the North American Aerospace Defense Command told CNN on Friday. 

  • Navy SEAL faces child porn charges for allegedly filming abuse of minor

    Navy SEAL faces child porn charges for allegedly filming abuse of minor

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:25 AM EDT2017-04-22 04:25:08 GMT

    A U.S. Navy SEAL has been arrested and charged with four counts related to child pornography after investigators found explicit images and videos of minors on his cell phone, according to a criminal complaint unsealed in federal court Thursday. Gregory Kyle Seerden, identified in court records as a member of Navy SEAL Team 1, was arrested in California last week. Federal prosecutors allege he molested a young girl in Virginia while she was sleeping. Investigators allegedly...

    A U.S. Navy SEAL has been arrested and charged with four counts related to child pornography after investigators found explicit images and videos of minors on his cell phone, according to a criminal complaint unsealed in federal court Thursday. Gregory Kyle Seerden, identified in court records as a member of Navy SEAL Team 1, was arrested in California last week. Federal prosecutors allege he molested a young girl in Virginia while she was sleeping. Investigators allegedly...

  • Montana House debates statewide sales tax, and ditches it

    Montana House debates statewide sales tax, and ditches it

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-04-22 03:49:05 GMT

    A bill to impose a 2 percent statewide sales tax and use the revenue to replace most property taxes came to the Montana House floor Friday – before members overwhelmingly rejected it. 

    A bill to impose a 2 percent statewide sales tax and use the revenue to replace most property taxes came to the Montana House floor Friday – before members overwhelmingly rejected it. 

  • Big Brother auditions held at the mall

    Big Brother auditions held at the mall

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:09 PM EDT2017-04-22 03:09:06 GMT
    Audition for Big Brother (MTN News photo)Audition for Big Brother (MTN News photo)

    The Gallatin Valley Mall looked more like a TV studio today.  KBZK held an open casting call for the CBS reality show Big Brother.  

    The Gallatin Valley Mall looked more like a TV studio today.  KBZK held an open casting call for the CBS reality show Big Brother.  

  • Donald Trump, Jr. hits the trail in Montana special election

    Donald Trump, Jr. hits the trail in Montana special election

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-04-22 02:48:08 GMT
    Donald Trump, Jr. at rally for Greg Gianforte (MTN News photo)Donald Trump, Jr. at rally for Greg Gianforte (MTN News photo)

    With the special election just over four weeks away, the national spotlight is on Montana and the race for Montana's vacant house seat. 

    With the special election just over four weeks away, the national spotlight is on Montana and the race for Montana's vacant house seat. 

  • Shooting free throws to raise funds

    Shooting free throws to raise funds

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-04-22 02:44:18 GMT
    Shooting free throws to raise money for festival (MTN News photo)Shooting free throws to raise money for festival (MTN News photo)

    What’s the secret to shooting good free throws? “Start out with the ball out in front of you on your finger tips, then you want to make a nice “L”, you got your knees bent and then it’s all straight up at the same time, so you want to lift and shoot at the same time,” said Matt Boyle. 

    What’s the secret to shooting good free throws? “Start out with the ball out in front of you on your finger tips, then you want to make a nice “L”, you got your knees bent and then it’s all straight up at the same time, so you want to lift and shoot at the same time,” said Matt Boyle. 

  • 'Operation Kidsafe' taking place this weekend

    'Operation Kidsafe' taking place this weekend

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-04-22 02:40:23 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    If you’re looking for a family outing this weekend, Saturday Gallatin Subaru is hosting Operation Kidsafe. At the event your child's picture and finger prints will be taken. 

    If you’re looking for a family outing this weekend, Saturday Gallatin Subaru is hosting Operation Kidsafe. At the event your child's picture and finger prints will be taken. 

  • Osprey helping researchers in cleaning Montana river

    Osprey helping researchers in cleaning Montana river

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-04-22 02:34:23 GMT
    Iris and Louis aren't just reality TV stars. They're also key members of a research team keeping tabs on the health of the Clark Fork River. (MTN News photo)Iris and Louis aren't just reality TV stars. They're also key members of a research team keeping tabs on the health of the Clark Fork River. (MTN News photo)

    The osprey Iris and Louis are key members of a research team keeping tabs on the health of the Clark Fork River.

    The osprey Iris and Louis are key members of a research team keeping tabs on the health of the Clark Fork River.

  • Rally for healthcare held in Bozeman

    Rally for healthcare held in Bozeman

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-04-22 02:16:07 GMT
    Rally for healthcare  (MTN News photo)Rally for healthcare (MTN News photo)

    Another rally was held in Downtown Bozeman Friday morning. A group of women gathered outside of Senator Jon Tester's office with bottles of prescription pills. 

    Another rally was held in Downtown Bozeman Friday morning. A group of women gathered outside of Senator Jon Tester's office with bottles of prescription pills. 

  • Yellowstone is back open for the summer season

    Yellowstone is back open for the summer season

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-04-22 00:45:09 GMT
    Yellowstone National Park is open for summer tourism (MTN News photo)Yellowstone National Park is open for summer tourism (MTN News photo)

    The roads are back open at Yellowstone and after a record number of tourists last year, the park is expecting even more this year. 

    The roads are back open at Yellowstone and after a record number of tourists last year, the park is expecting even more this year. 

  • US Supreme Court won't hear Montana Green Party appeal

    US Supreme Court won't hear Montana Green Party appeal

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:23 PM EDT2017-04-22 00:23:06 GMT
    Missoula's Thomas Breck, a member of the Green Party, (MTN News photo)Missoula's Thomas Breck, a member of the Green Party, (MTN News photo)

    The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down the Montana Green Party's request to get their candidate on the Congressional Special Election ballot. 

    The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down the Montana Green Party's request to get their candidate on the Congressional Special Election ballot. 

  • Trump administration denies Exxon a waiver for Russia project

    Trump administration denies Exxon a waiver for Russia project

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:55:08 GMT

    Exxon Mobil (XOM) will not be granted a waiver allowing it to resume drilling around the Black Sea in partnership with Russian state-owned Rosneft, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Friday. 

    Exxon Mobil (XOM) will not be granted a waiver allowing it to resume drilling around the Black Sea in partnership with Russian state-owned Rosneft, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Friday. 

  • Blackfeet tribal members approve water compact

    Blackfeet tribal members approve water compact

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:15:08 GMT
    From the Blackfeet websiteFrom the Blackfeet website

    A majority of Blackfeet Nation voters on Thursday voted to approve a water rights agreement with Montana and the United States.

    The Tribe’s approval was the final element needed for the compact to become effective.  

  • Bill gives PSC more power to scrutinize NW Energy electric rates

    Bill gives PSC more power to scrutinize NW Energy electric rates

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:06 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:06:17 GMT
    Public Service Commissioner Travis KavullaPublic Service Commissioner Travis Kavulla

    A bill giving state regulators more power to scrutinize electricity costs that NorthWestern Energy passes on to its Montana customers is on its way to the desk of Gov. Steve Bullock. 

    A bill giving state regulators more power to scrutinize electricity costs that NorthWestern Energy passes on to its Montana customers is on its way to the desk of Gov. Steve Bullock. 

  • Sources: Russia tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign

    Sources: Russia tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign

    Friday, April 21 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-04-21 22:32:08 GMT
    Carter Page, Global Energy Capital LLC Managing Partner and a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump (CNN photo)Carter Page, Global Energy Capital LLC Managing Partner and a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump (CNN photo)

    The FBI gathered intelligence last summer that suggests Russian operatives tried to use Trump advisers, including Carter Page, to infiltrate the Trump campaign, according to US officials. 

    The FBI gathered intelligence last summer that suggests Russian operatives tried to use Trump advisers, including Carter Page, to infiltrate the Trump campaign, according to US officials. 

  • Helena firefighters quickly extinguish fire on train

    Helena firefighters quickly extinguish fire on train

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:58:06 GMT
    A fire on on a BNSF train in Helena was quickly extinguished, and there were no injuries.A fire on on a BNSF train in Helena was quickly extinguished, and there were no injuries.

    A crew member on the train noticed smoke and stopped the engine just before it reach the crossing. 

    A crew member on the train noticed smoke and stopped the engine just before it reach the crossing. 

  • BNSF to lay off 55 in Glendive

    BNSF to lay off 55 in Glendive

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:22:08 GMT

    BNSF will cut 55 jobs in Glendive.  

    BNSF will cut 55 jobs in Glendive.  

  • Butte man fined $11K for shooting deer in Uptown Butte

    Butte man fined $11K for shooting deer in Uptown Butte

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:10:31 GMT
    Fish Wildlife and Parks officials are investigating the possible shooting of a deer in Uptown Butte.Fish Wildlife and Parks officials are investigating the possible shooting of a deer in Uptown Butte.

    A 20-year-old Butte man pleaded guilty this week to illegally shooting and killing a mule deer buck that was found dead in Uptown Butte in September 2016, according to a news release from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

    A 20-year-old Butte man pleaded guilty this week to illegally shooting and killing a mule deer buck that was found dead in Uptown Butte in September 2016, according to a news release from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

  • Trump calls 100-day assessment "ridiculous"

    Trump calls 100-day assessment "ridiculous"

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:36:26 GMT

    President Trump on Friday tweeted about the first 100-day marker for presidential administrations, which he will hit on April 29.

    President Trump on Friday tweeted about the first 100-day marker for presidential administrations, which he will hit on April 29.

  • MT House endorses final version of fuel-tax increase

    MT House endorses final version of fuel-tax increase

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:21:20 GMT
    Rep. Frank Garner, R-KalispellRep. Frank Garner, R-Kalispell

    Montana’s current state fuel tax is 27 cents per gallon for gasoline and 27.75 cents for diesel.

    Montana’s current state fuel tax is 27 cents per gallon for gasoline and 27.75 cents for diesel.

  • Sampson to speak at Tech commencement

    Sampson to speak at Tech commencement

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:28 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:28:28 GMT

    The keynote address at Montana Tech’s commencement ceremony will be delivered former head men’s basketball coach Kelvin Sampson. The ceremony is set for Saturday, May 6, 2017. 

    The keynote address at Montana Tech’s commencement ceremony will be delivered former head men’s basketball coach Kelvin Sampson. The ceremony is set for Saturday, May 6, 2017. 

  • MSU Rodeo sets new attendance records for spring rodeo

    MSU Rodeo sets new attendance records for spring rodeo

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:31 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:31:55 GMT
    MSU's 2017 spring rodeo set attendance records with more than 8,000 attendees during the four performances. MSU Photo by Adrian Sanchez-GonzalezMSU's 2017 spring rodeo set attendance records with more than 8,000 attendees during the four performances. MSU Photo by Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez

    Attendance at MSU’s recent spring rodeo set new attendance records, MSU officials have announced. More than 8,100 people attended the four performances of the rodeo, held the first weekend in April, according to Andy Bolich, head coach of the MSU Rodeo Team. 

    Attendance at MSU’s recent spring rodeo set new attendance records, MSU officials have announced. More than 8,100 people attended the four performances of the rodeo, held the first weekend in April, according to Andy Bolich, head coach of the MSU Rodeo Team. 

  • How does a 50% drop in gasoline prices sound?

    How does a 50% drop in gasoline prices sound?

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:28:19 GMT

     On April 20, AAA reported that the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline was $2.41 -- the highest so far in 2017. 

     On April 20, AAA reported that the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline was $2.41 -- the highest so far in 2017. 

  • Suspect in assault shot by police officer in Great Falls

    Suspect in assault shot by police officer in Great Falls

    Friday, April 21 2017 9:32 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:32:47 GMT
    Crime scene tape at apartment building in Great Falls on April 20, 2017Crime scene tape at apartment building in Great Falls on April 20, 2017

    The man was taken to Benefis Health System for treatment of his injuries and is reported to be in "stable" condition.

    The man was taken to Benefis Health System for treatment of his injuries and is reported to be in "stable" condition.

  • Montana Digital Media Summit to be held in Billings

    Montana Digital Media Summit to be held in Billings

    Friday, April 21 2017 9:19 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:19:07 GMT

    Business owners, marketers, and anyone interested in digital trends are invited to attend Montana's premiere digital marketing conference.

    Business owners, marketers, and anyone interested in digital trends are invited to attend Montana's premiere digital marketing conference.

  • Lion King takes center stage this weekend

    Lion King takes center stage this weekend

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:57:03 GMT
    Lion King put on by students from Anderson School (MTN News photo)Lion King put on by students from Anderson School (MTN News photo)

    Since January, the 3rd, 8th grade students at Anderson school have been working around the clock on their spring production. 

    Since January, the 3rd, 8th grade students at Anderson school have been working around the clock on their spring production. 

  • Missoula Art Park set to open on Earth Day

    Missoula Art Park set to open on Earth Day

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:24 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:24:08 GMT

    The park will open on the corner of Pattee and Pine street in downtown Missoula, featuring the work of six artists.

    The park will open on the corner of Pattee and Pine street in downtown Missoula, featuring the work of six artists.

  • US official: With eye on North Korea, China puts bombers on 'high alert'

    US official: With eye on North Korea, China puts bombers on 'high alert'

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:45 AM EDT2017-04-21 11:45:04 GMT
    (CNN photo)(CNN photo)

    Chinese air force land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers were put "on high alert" on Wednesday as the US sees evidence that the Chinese military is preparing to respond to a potential situation in North Korea, a US defense official tells CNN. 

    Chinese air force land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers were put "on high alert" on Wednesday as the US sees evidence that the Chinese military is preparing to respond to a potential situation in North Korea, a US defense official tells CNN. 

  • A bite of history: Defunct Billings restaurants

    A bite of history: Defunct Billings restaurants

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:10 AM EDT2017-04-21 11:10:05 GMT
    Wong Village was a Billings favorite (Wong)Wong Village was a Billings favorite (Wong)

    History can be recorded in countless ways, like seeing the shift in industry or advances in technology.

    History can be recorded in countless ways, like seeing the shift in industry or advances in technology.

  • U.S. officials re-examining intel leak cases

    U.S. officials re-examining intel leak cases

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:44 AM EDT2017-04-21 04:44:06 GMT

    U.S. officials are re-examining cases involving intelligence leaks -- including those against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and other members of the organization -- sources told CBS News on Thursday. 

    U.S. officials are re-examining cases involving intelligence leaks -- including those against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and other members of the organization -- sources told CBS News on Thursday. 

  • Roundabouts showing up around Bozeman

    Roundabouts showing up around Bozeman

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 04:09:18 GMT
    Roundabouts are more expensive to install than traditional traffic sign or lights but they do save money for drivers who don't have to stop and start. (MTN News photo)Roundabouts are more expensive to install than traditional traffic sign or lights but they do save money for drivers who don't have to stop and start. (MTN News photo)

    Drivers in Bozeman need to keep a look out for more changes in intersections around town.  Gallatin County sold some land near the Regional Park so the city can build a roundabout at Davis and Oak this summer.

    Drivers in Bozeman need to keep a look out for more changes in intersections around town.  Gallatin County sold some land near the Regional Park so the city can build a roundabout at Davis and Oak this summer.

  • Former Missoula Doctor sentenced for child porn possession

    Former Missoula Doctor sentenced for child porn possession

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:08 AM EDT2017-04-21 04:08:05 GMT
    (Missoula County Photo)(Missoula County Photo)

    A former Missoula anesthesiologist who was found with more than 30 videos of child pornography will not serve jail time unless he violates his release conditions.

    A former Missoula anesthesiologist who was found with more than 30 videos of child pornography will not serve jail time unless he violates his release conditions.

  • Diet soda study looks at dementia, heart risks

    Diet soda study looks at dementia, heart risks

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-04-21 03:33:09 GMT

    Much has been written about the health risks of sugar-sweetened beverages; research has linked sugary drinks to a number of serious health risks, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and an early death. 

    Much has been written about the health risks of sugar-sweetened beverages; research has linked sugary drinks to a number of serious health risks, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and an early death. 

  • Shooting hoops for music fest

    Shooting hoops for music fest

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 03:10:06 GMT
    Raising money for festival (MTN News photo)Raising money for festival (MTN News photo)

    The organizer of Butte's Original Festival has found a unique way to raise money for the music festival - from the foul line. 

    The organizer of Butte's Original Festival has found a unique way to raise money for the music festival - from the foul line. 

  • Chris Mehl files to run for mayor of Bozeman

    Chris Mehl files to run for mayor of Bozeman

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-04-21 02:12:09 GMT
    Chris Mehl announces he's running for mayor (MTN News photo)Chris Mehl announces he's running for mayor (MTN News photo)

    Filing for candidates looking to run for office in the November election opened Thursday. With that came city commissioner Chris Mehl’s announcement that he will be running for the mayor of Bozeman.  

    Filing for candidates looking to run for office in the November election opened Thursday. With that came city commissioner Chris Mehl’s announcement that he will be running for the mayor of Bozeman.  

  • Hawthorne students raising coin for kids with cancer

    Hawthorne students raising coin for kids with cancer

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 02:10:23 GMT
    o help with the costs of those trips students at Hawthorne Elementary are joining together to raise money for an organization called Bozeman 3.  (MTN News photo)o help with the costs of those trips students at Hawthorne Elementary are joining together to raise money for an organization called Bozeman 3. (MTN News photo)

    A child diagnosed with cancer changes a family's life forever.  Resources in Montana are very limited, there are no pediatric cancer treatment facilities, so patients have to travel to Seattle, Denver or occasionally to Minneapolis.   

    A child diagnosed with cancer changes a family's life forever.  Resources in Montana are very limited, there are no pediatric cancer treatment facilities, so patients have to travel to Seattle, Denver or occasionally to Minneapolis.   

  • Livingston Healthcare files suit against the city of Livingston

    Livingston Healthcare files suit against the city of Livingston

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:10:42 GMT
    Livingston Healthcare is seeking an undetermined amount of damages. (MTN News photo)Livingston Healthcare is seeking an undetermined amount of damages. (MTN News photo)

    Less than two years after opening its new hospital, Livingston Healthcare is suing the city of Livingston.   According to the complaint filed in Park County District court Thursday afternoon, Livingston healthcare claims the City is guilty of negligence  and coercion to name a few.  

    Less than two years after opening its new hospital, Livingston Healthcare is suing the city of Livingston.   According to the complaint filed in Park County District court Thursday afternoon, Livingston healthcare claims the City is guilty of negligence  and coercion to name a few.  

  • Butte-Silver Bow commission tackling cost of moving maintenance shop

    Butte-Silver Bow commission tackling cost of moving maintenance shop

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:46 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:46:09 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    Butte-Silver Bow County Commissioners will review a cost analysis of three proposed locations to relocate its maintenance shop. 

    Butte-Silver Bow County Commissioners will review a cost analysis of three proposed locations to relocate its maintenance shop. 

  • Bridger Bowl starts raffle of Virginia City chairs

    Bridger Bowl starts raffle of Virginia City chairs

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:28:07 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    Bridger Bowl is raffling off 85 iconic Virginia City Red Chairs to benefit the Bridger Bowl Foundation.  The foundation promotes youth and family programs, skill development and research at Bridger Bowl. 

    Bridger Bowl is raffling off 85 iconic Virginia City Red Chairs to benefit the Bridger Bowl Foundation.  The foundation promotes youth and family programs, skill development and research at Bridger Bowl. 

  • MT state budget bill gets House endorsement – but many pieces of budget puzzle remain

    MT state budget bill gets House endorsement – but many pieces of budget puzzle remain

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:21:06 GMT
    MT House endorses key budget billMT House endorses key budget bill

    As the 2017 Legislature enters what could be its last week, majority Republicans in the Montana House took the unusual step Thursday of accepting a final version of the session’s major budget bill, without sending it to a conference committee for final tweaks. 

    As the 2017 Legislature enters what could be its last week, majority Republicans in the Montana House took the unusual step Thursday of accepting a final version of the session’s major budget bill, without sending it to a conference committee for final tweaks. 

  • Missing person alert for James Mings in Great Falls

    Missing person alert for James Mings in Great Falls

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-04-20 23:56:09 GMT
    The Great Falls Police Department has issued a missing person alert for James Mings.The Great Falls Police Department has issued a missing person alert for James Mings.

    The GFPD says that Mings was last seen on April 12th at 402 2nd Avenue South.

    The GFPD says that Mings was last seen on April 12th at 402 2nd Avenue South.

  • Geography to blame for another "bad air" report for Missoula

    Geography to blame for another "bad air" report for Missoula

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-04-20 23:10:03 GMT
    Western Montana is in the cross hairs for fire smoke which has has been part of late summer life here for generations. (MTN News photo)Western Montana is in the cross hairs for fire smoke which has has been part of late summer life here for generations. (MTN News photo)

    The American Lung Association has once again taken Missoula to task for having some of the worst "short-term" air pollution in the country.

    The American Lung Association has once again taken Missoula to task for having some of the worst "short-term" air pollution in the country.

  • Verizon loses wireless customers for first time

    Verizon loses wireless customers for first time

    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:24:09 GMT

    Competition from Sprint -- as well as T-Mobile -- appears to be taking its toll on Verizon.

    Competition from Sprint -- as well as T-Mobile -- appears to be taking its toll on Verizon.

  • Disbarred Billings attorney accused of starving horses

    Disbarred Billings attorney accused of starving horses

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:53:03 GMT

    The former Billings attorney who was disbarred amid allegations that he embezzled thousands of dollars from his client’s estate was charged Thursday with felony animal abuse. 

    The former Billings attorney who was disbarred amid allegations that he embezzled thousands of dollars from his client’s estate was charged Thursday with felony animal abuse. 

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