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  • Doctor offers tips to lessen exposure as air quality worsens

    Doctor offers tips to lessen exposure as air quality worsens

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:18:48 GMT

    As air quality worsens due to all the wildfire smoke in our region, here are some good tips you can use to limit your exposure. There are certain populations of patients who are prone to develop respiratory problems, especially children, pregnant women, and 

    As air quality worsens due to all the wildfire smoke in our region, here are some good tips you can use to limit your exposure. There are certain populations of patients who are prone to develop respiratory problems, especially children, pregnant women, and 

  • 18-year-old man collapses, dies while mountain biking at Big Sky

    18-year-old man collapses, dies while mountain biking at Big Sky

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:59:58 GMT

    A man died while riding his mountain bike at Big Sky Resort on Monday afternoon. According to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s office, at 3:18 p.m. a call came that an 18-year-old man collapsed while riding.

    A man died while riding his mountain bike at Big Sky Resort on Monday afternoon. According to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s office, at 3:18 p.m. a call came that an 18-year-old man collapsed while riding.

  • Boy shot while hunting gophers in Clarkston

    Boy shot while hunting gophers in Clarkston

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:40:04 GMT

    An accidental shooting happened in Clarkston Monday when a young man was shot in the arm with a .22 caliber rifle. A neighbor says it happened while the boy was hunting for gophers with his older brother.  The boy was taken to a hospital by ambulance. There is no report on his condition.

    An accidental shooting happened in Clarkston Monday when a young man was shot in the arm with a .22 caliber rifle. A neighbor says it happened while the boy was hunting for gophers with his older brother.  The boy was taken to a hospital by ambulance. There is no report on his condition.

  • Eat pizza and donate to Special Olympics Montana at Tip-a-Cop

    Eat pizza and donate to Special Olympics Montana at Tip-a-Cop

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:24 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:24:04 GMT
    Tip-A-Cop Bozeman FacebookTip-A-Cop Bozeman Facebook

    Ever wanted the chance to see how our local police offers make it in the restaurant business? Well, Tuesday is your chance.  

    Ever wanted the chance to see how our local police offers make it in the restaurant business? Well, Tuesday is your chance.  

  • Severely burned man rescued near Flathead Pass after ATV catches fire

    Severely burned man rescued near Flathead Pass after ATV catches fire

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:55 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:55:09 GMT
    A man who was severely burned when his ATV caught fire near Flathead Pass was rescued by helicopter on Monday. According to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s office, two 24-year-old men were driving a side-by-side ATV on a jeep trail north of Flathead Pass in the Bridger Mountains when the ATV caught fire. The fire reportedly spread so rapidly that the driver was unable to get out of the ATV before being severely burned over a large portion of his body, including his face, arms, a...
    A man who was severely burned when his ATV caught fire near Flathead Pass was rescued by helicopter on Monday. According to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s office, two 24-year-old men were driving a side-by-side ATV on a jeep trail north of Flathead Pass in the Bridger Mountains when the ATV caught fire. The fire reportedly spread so rapidly that the driver was unable to get out of the ATV before being severely burned over a large portion of his body, including his face, arms, a...
  • Montana Made -From waste to want: Belgrade company turns trash to treasure

    Montana Made -From waste to want: Belgrade company turns trash to treasure

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-07-25 14:06:57 GMT

    Shane and Shawn Petersen know tile and stone - they've installed them for more than 20 years - that is until 2011 and a trip to Vegas. “Initially, a trade show in Las Vegas that we went to with our tile company, installation company, and (we) saw some equipment and it just kind of snowballed from there,”  said Shane, co-owner, and founder of StoneTek. “We'd already had contact with all the fabricators and being in the industry we just saw the waste and that spa...

    Shane and Shawn Petersen know tile and stone - they've installed them for more than 20 years - that is until 2011 and a trip to Vegas. “Initially, a trade show in Las Vegas that we went to with our tile company, installation company, and (we) saw some equipment and it just kind of snowballed from there,”  said Shane, co-owner, and founder of StoneTek. “We'd already had contact with all the fabricators and being in the industry we just saw the waste and that spa...

  • MSU gravitational physicist receives NASA award to explore extreme gravity and the universe

    MSU gravitational physicist receives NASA award to explore extreme gravity and the universe

    Monday, July 24 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-07-25 01:57:31 GMT
    MSU Associate Professor Nicolas Yunes has received $750,000 from NASA's EPSCoR for his project that aims to answer fundamental questions about the universe.MSU Associate Professor Nicolas Yunes has received $750,000 from NASA's EPSCoR for his project that aims to answer fundamental questions about the universe.

    A Montana State University gravitational physicist has received funding for a research project that aims to answer fundamental questions about the universe. NASA awarded $750,000 to Nicolas Yunes for his project “Exploring Extreme Gravity: Neutron Stars, Black Holes and Gravitational Waves.” 

    A Montana State University gravitational physicist has received funding for a research project that aims to answer fundamental questions about the universe. NASA awarded $750,000 to Nicolas Yunes for his project “Exploring Extreme Gravity: Neutron Stars, Black Holes and Gravitational Waves.” 

  • Missoula man charged with drug manufacturing after Bozeman drug bust

    Missoula man charged with drug manufacturing after Bozeman drug bust

    Monday, July 24 2017 8:23 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:23:22 GMT

    A Missoula man appeared in Gallatin County Justice Court today on three felony drug manufacturing charges. Taren Chase Smith was arrested Thursday with two others in a Bozeman hotel. 

    A Missoula man appeared in Gallatin County Justice Court today on three felony drug manufacturing charges. Taren Chase Smith was arrested Thursday with two others in a Bozeman hotel. 

  • Fentanyl-laced heroin found in Bozeman drug bust

    Fentanyl-laced heroin found in Bozeman drug bust

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:43:49 GMT

    An out-of-town trio was arrested Thursday in Bozeman after law enforcement found the group in a hotel manufacturing fentanyl-laced heroin along with other drugs. 

    An out-of-town trio was arrested Thursday in Bozeman after law enforcement found the group in a hotel manufacturing fentanyl-laced heroin along with other drugs. 

  • Man sentenced in deadly Hyalite crash

    Man sentenced in deadly Hyalite crash

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:14:03 GMT

    A man charged with vehicular manslaughter in a November 2015 crash has been found guilty of negligent homicide. Richard Lee, 25, entered a plea deal on April 6, 2017, when he pleaded no contest to the charges. 

    A man charged with vehicular manslaughter in a November 2015 crash has been found guilty of negligent homicide. Richard Lee, 25, entered a plea deal on April 6, 2017, when he pleaded no contest to the charges. 

  • Fashion that fits: 4-H sewing clubs hit the runway at fair

    Fashion that fits: 4-H sewing clubs hit the runway at fair

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:43 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:43:19 GMT

    The 4-H Sewing Club is just one of 4-H's many clubs and projects, and on Sunday, two members got to show off some of their work at the 4-H Fashion Revue. Thirteen-year-old Mariah and 8-year-old Ivy whirled and twirled in their home-made outfits that they learned to sew all by themselves. And for Mariah, learning to sew gives her an opportunity to give to others; "This year, I learned how to make pillow cases, which I plan to give away to my cousins as Christmas presents." ...

    The 4-H Sewing Club is just one of 4-H's many clubs and projects, and on Sunday, two members got to show off some of their work at the 4-H Fashion Revue. Thirteen-year-old Mariah and 8-year-old Ivy whirled and twirled in their home-made outfits that they learned to sew all by themselves. And for Mariah, learning to sew gives her an opportunity to give to others; "This year, I learned how to make pillow cases, which I plan to give away to my cousins as Christmas presents." ...

  • Fair numbers up, economic impact felt through community

    Fair numbers up, economic impact felt through community

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-07-24 17:43:20 GMT

    The Big Sky Country State Fair only lasts five days, but its impact on the local economy will be felt for some time. Day-to-day ticket sales were up an average of 33 percent from last year.

    The Big Sky Country State Fair only lasts five days, but its impact on the local economy will be felt for some time. Day-to-day ticket sales were up an average of 33 percent from last year.

  • Fatal Accident in Bridger Canyon

    Fatal Accident in Bridger Canyon

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-07-24 05:00:22 GMT

    A man is dead after rolling his vehicle on Bridger Canyon Rd. Sunday night. 

    A man is dead after rolling his vehicle on Bridger Canyon Rd. Sunday night. 

  • Surviving a grizzly attack twice: Todd Orr tells his tale

    Surviving a grizzly attack twice: Todd Orr tells his tale

    Monday, July 24 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-07-24 04:41:50 GMT
    In October of 2016 Orr was in the Bear Creek drainage south of Ennis scouting for elk. He started walking down the trail before the sun came up. Three miles later he first saw the bear that attacked him. (MTN News photo)In October of 2016 Orr was in the Bear Creek drainage south of Ennis scouting for elk. He started walking down the trail before the sun came up. Three miles later he first saw the bear that attacked him. (MTN News photo)

    To survive a grizzly bear attack takes some knowledge, calm nerves, fast thinking and not a little luck. To survive such an attack and to be able to coolly recount it, second by second, without a pause, without a wince, without a flinch, takes an unusual strength of character.

    To survive a grizzly bear attack takes some knowledge, calm nerves, fast thinking and not a little luck. To survive such an attack and to be able to coolly recount it, second by second, without a pause, without a wince, without a flinch, takes an unusual strength of character.

  • Secret to a gourmet PB&J revealed

    Secret to a gourmet PB&J revealed

    Sunday, July 23 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-07-23 22:36:01 GMT

    Peanut butter and jelly is a favorite comfort food, and at the Big Sky Country Fair, some junior chefs got to test out their PB&J-making skills in a competition.

    Peanut butter and jelly is a favorite comfort food, and at the Big Sky Country Fair, some junior chefs got to test out their PB&J-making skills in a competition.

  • Gallatin County leads state for business investment, growth

    Gallatin County leads state for business investment, growth

    Saturday, July 22 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-07-22 17:00:13 GMT

    Your eyes aren’t deceiving you. Business is booming in Gallatin County according to a new study released by personal finance technology company Smart Asset. Gallatin County ranked first in the state of Montana for receiving the greatest amount of incoming investments. 

    Your eyes aren’t deceiving you. Business is booming in Gallatin County according to a new study released by personal finance technology company Smart Asset. Gallatin County ranked first in the state of Montana for receiving the greatest amount of incoming investments. 

  • Part of Montana’s bedrock, 4-H celebrates a century

    Part of Montana’s bedrock, 4-H celebrates a century

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-07-22 15:05:02 GMT
    Kelly Pavlik, President of the 4-H Unlimited Leaders Council.Kelly Pavlik, President of the 4-H Unlimited Leaders Council.

    It takes a strong organization to stand the test of time, and that's why 4-H is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year at the Big Sky Country State Fair. 4-H began in the early 1900s as a developmental youth program, with different clubs centered around farming. 

    It takes a strong organization to stand the test of time, and that's why 4-H is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year at the Big Sky Country State Fair. 4-H began in the early 1900s as a developmental youth program, with different clubs centered around farming. 

  • Police arrest woman who reportedly slashed tires near Michael Grove

    Police arrest woman who reportedly slashed tires near Michael Grove

    Saturday, July 22 2017 10:10 AM EDT2017-07-22 14:10:36 GMT

    A woman was arrested after reportedly slashing vehicle tires near Michael Grove Avenue on Friday evening. According to Sgt. Dana McNeil with the Bozeman Police Department a resident called in around 7:45 pm saying there was a distraught woman in the area. 

    A woman was arrested after reportedly slashing vehicle tires near Michael Grove Avenue on Friday evening. According to Sgt. Dana McNeil with the Bozeman Police Department a resident called in around 7:45 pm saying there was a distraught woman in the area. 

  • Beat the heat: Construction crews learn how to be safer as mercury rises

    Beat the heat: Construction crews learn how to be safer as mercury rises

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:41 PM EDT2017-07-22 01:41:33 GMT

    Not everyone has the luxury of sitting in an air-conditioned office at work and one profession particularly affected by hot temperatures is the construction industry.

    Not everyone has the luxury of sitting in an air-conditioned office at work and one profession particularly affected by hot temperatures is the construction industry.

  • Savory, sweet and gooey: Donut Grilled Cheese sandwich has it all

    Savory, sweet and gooey: Donut Grilled Cheese sandwich has it all

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:52:45 GMT

    At the Big Sky Country State Fair, the Food Court is always a fun place to explore. With menu options ranging from Gourmet Mac and Cheese in a Bacon Bowl to Honey-Fried Chicken in a Waffle Cone, the food court probably has what you're craving. 

    At the Big Sky Country State Fair, the Food Court is always a fun place to explore. With menu options ranging from Gourmet Mac and Cheese in a Bacon Bowl to Honey-Fried Chicken in a Waffle Cone, the food court probably has what you're craving. 

  • Hare-raising fun: Rabbit racing just one highlight from fair

    Hare-raising fun: Rabbit racing just one highlight from fair

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:08:59 GMT

    The saying “quick like a bunny” knows no limits at the Big Sky Country State Fair rabbit racing competition. 4-H members of all ages bring their rabbits to compete in timed racing around an obstacle course, with the best time winning grand champion.

    The saying “quick like a bunny” knows no limits at the Big Sky Country State Fair rabbit racing competition. 4-H members of all ages bring their rabbits to compete in timed racing around an obstacle course, with the best time winning grand champion.

  • KBZK Sports goes head to head in state fair carnival games competition

    KBZK Sports goes head to head in state fair carnival games competition

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:26 AM EDT2017-07-21 14:26:00 GMT

    The Big Sky State Fair is known for its rides and the food vendors. But the KBZK Sports team of Andy Curtis and Nick Petraccione went to the fair to settle a competition: who is the better athlete. 

    The Big Sky State Fair is known for its rides and the food vendors. But the KBZK Sports team of Andy Curtis and Nick Petraccione went to the fair to settle a competition: who is the better athlete. 

  • No Vegemite sandwiches, but Aussie Kingdom offers lessons from Down Under

    No Vegemite sandwiches, but Aussie Kingdom offers lessons from Down Under

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:37:26 GMT

    Head to the land down under, without even leaving the county. At its first trip to the fair, Aussie Kingdom brings some of Australia's most famous animals to Gallatin County.

    Head to the land down under, without even leaving the county. At its first trip to the fair, Aussie Kingdom brings some of Australia's most famous animals to Gallatin County.

  • Woof: Bozeman dog park lands $100K donation

    Woof: Bozeman dog park lands $100K donation

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:32:17 GMT

    The dog days of summer are here, but not in the traditional sense. "This is going to become the best dog park in Montana," said Terry Cunningham, Run Dog Run executive director.

    The dog days of summer are here, but not in the traditional sense. "This is going to become the best dog park in Montana," said Terry Cunningham, Run Dog Run executive director.

  • Gallatin County attorney shoots down Gianforte mugshot, fingerprint motion

    Gallatin County attorney shoots down Gianforte mugshot, fingerprint motion

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:17:09 GMT

    Congressman Greg Gianforte's fight against having his mugshot and fingerprints recorded was shut down by Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert. After two extensions Lambert responded Thursday,  asking the court not to excuse Gianforte from the normal booking procedures. 

    Congressman Greg Gianforte's fight against having his mugshot and fingerprints recorded was shut down by Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert. After two extensions Lambert responded Thursday,  asking the court not to excuse Gianforte from the normal booking procedures. 

  • UPDATE

    Small plane makes emergency landing near Bozeman airport (VIDEO)

    Small plane makes emergency landing near Bozeman airport (VIDEO)

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:51:32 GMT
    (Courtesy photos Mark Taylor, Rocky Mountain Rotors)(Courtesy photos Mark Taylor, Rocky Mountain Rotors)

    A small plane made a rough landing in a field about 1.5 miles northwest of a runway at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport at 10 a.m. Thursday.

    A small plane made a rough landing in a field about 1.5 miles northwest of a runway at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport at 10 a.m. Thursday.

  • Crop duster shot near Belgrade

    Crop duster shot near Belgrade

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:54:19 GMT
    Image from Headwaters Flying Service Facebook photoImage from Headwaters Flying Service Facebook photo

    A crop duster was shot at Tuesday morning while flying 500 feet above the ground. Two bullets reportedly punctured the plane, one striking just eighteen inches from the cockpit. 

    A crop duster was shot at Tuesday morning while flying 500 feet above the ground. Two bullets reportedly punctured the plane, one striking just eighteen inches from the cockpit. 

  • Former MSU football player pleads guilty to possession of dangerous drug

    Former MSU football player pleads guilty to possession of dangerous drug

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:45:35 GMT
    Gardenhire was arrested with two other MSU students back in April after he was found selling the drug Xanax. (MTN News photo)Gardenhire was arrested with two other MSU students back in April after he was found selling the drug Xanax. (MTN News photo)

    Former MSU student and Bobcat football player Darren Gardenhire entered into a plea agreement in district court Wednesday morning, where he was later sentenced. Gardenhire was arrested with two other MSU students back in April after he was found selling the drug Xanax.

    Former MSU student and Bobcat football player Darren Gardenhire entered into a plea agreement in district court Wednesday morning, where he was later sentenced. Gardenhire was arrested with two other MSU students back in April after he was found selling the drug Xanax.

  • Driver in fatal crash pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide

    Driver in fatal crash pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:57 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:57:01 GMT

    A man who was reportedly the driver in a crash this spring that left a young woman dead made his initial appearance in Gallatin County District Court on Wednesday. Lucas Johnson, 23,  pleaded not guilty to charges of vehicular homicide while under the influence

    A man who was reportedly the driver in a crash this spring that left a young woman dead made his initial appearance in Gallatin County District Court on Wednesday. Lucas Johnson, 23,  pleaded not guilty to charges of vehicular homicide while under the influence

  • Hang on tight: Fair rides offer thrills

    Hang on tight: Fair rides offer thrills

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:32:34 GMT

    The Big Sky Country State Fair kicked off today, and that means the Carnival at the fair did too. With all sorts of rides and games, from classics like the Ferris Wheel to the Tilt-a-Whirl, there's something for all ages.

    The Big Sky Country State Fair kicked off today, and that means the Carnival at the fair did too. With all sorts of rides and games, from classics like the Ferris Wheel to the Tilt-a-Whirl, there's something for all ages.

  • Special Doig exhibit featured at fair

    Special Doig exhibit featured at fair

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:39:59 GMT

    Literature may not be the first thing you think of when planning a trip to the fair. But thanks to the MSU library, people from all over are flocking to this year's exhibit on Montana author Ivan Doig. 

    Literature may not be the first thing you think of when planning a trip to the fair. But thanks to the MSU library, people from all over are flocking to this year's exhibit on Montana author Ivan Doig. 

  • Conversation with a carny: Confident rides are safe

    Conversation with a carny: Confident rides are safe

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:46:42 GMT

    Thrilling carnival rides are designed to test your fears of heights or flipping upside down, but they're not supposed to make anyone actually fear for their safety. "The only person that's ever been hurt on my ride in 23 years is me," said Hoss, North Star Amusements ride supervisor. 

    Thrilling carnival rides are designed to test your fears of heights or flipping upside down, but they're not supposed to make anyone actually fear for their safety. "The only person that's ever been hurt on my ride in 23 years is me," said Hoss, North Star Amusements ride supervisor. 

  • Cottonwood crash claims motorcyclist’s life

    Cottonwood crash claims motorcyclist’s life

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:37:10 GMT

    A motorcyclist is dead after a crash Wednesday afternoon. It happened at the corner of Cottonwood Road and Derek Way. A grain truck was heading northbound on Cottonwood, with the motorcyclist traveling at a high speed behind him. 

    A motorcyclist is dead after a crash Wednesday afternoon. It happened at the corner of Cottonwood Road and Derek Way. A grain truck was heading northbound on Cottonwood, with the motorcyclist traveling at a high speed behind him. 

  • Fundraiser set for man rescued from Deer Creek

    Fundraiser set for man rescued from Deer Creek

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-07-19 20:31:06 GMT

    A man who broke his neck while swimming near the Deer Creek area in the Gallatin Canyon on Friday, July 14, remains hospitalized in Bozeman. Jacob Spivey was swimming in the area also commonly referred to as the Green Bridge area when the accident occurred.

    A man who broke his neck while swimming near the Deer Creek area in the Gallatin Canyon on Friday, July 14, remains hospitalized in Bozeman. Jacob Spivey was swimming in the area also commonly referred to as the Green Bridge area when the accident occurred.

  • Tipped semi slowing traffic at 19th-I90 interchange

    Tipped semi slowing traffic at 19th-I90 interchange

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:32 AM EDT2017-07-19 14:32:30 GMT

    You may want to allow some extra time if you plan to travel on Interstate 90-westbound near the 19th Ave. interchange this morning. A semi-truck tipped over as it attempted to leave the highway, about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. 

    You may want to allow some extra time if you plan to travel on Interstate 90-westbound near the 19th Ave. interchange this morning. A semi-truck tipped over as it attempted to leave the highway, about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. 

  • Bozeman YMCA set to open doors

    Bozeman YMCA set to open doors

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-07-19 00:17:51 GMT

    Bozeman will have its first-ever YMCA in just a few weeks, and staff spent the past few days moving in state-of-the-art equipment to get things up and running.

    Bozeman will have its first-ever YMCA in just a few weeks, and staff spent the past few days moving in state-of-the-art equipment to get things up and running.

  • “Hoot Owl” restrictions starting on local rivers

    “Hoot Owl” restrictions starting on local rivers

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-07-18 20:39:10 GMT
    ( MTN News )( MTN News )

    According to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials, high water temperatures and low stream flows have prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to implement “hoot owl” restrictions on several rivers in Southwest Montana starting Wednesday. 

    According to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials, high water temperatures and low stream flows have prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to implement “hoot owl” restrictions on several rivers in Southwest Montana starting Wednesday. 

  • Manhattan man charged after causing crash

    Manhattan man charged after causing crash

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 1:53 PM EDT2017-07-18 17:53:55 GMT
    Jarred Cole Draper, 31, was seen in Gallatin County Justice Court Tuesday morning and faces a $1,500 bail. (MTN News photo)Jarred Cole Draper, 31, was seen in Gallatin County Justice Court Tuesday morning and faces a $1,500 bail. (MTN News photo)

    A Manhattan man who reportedly grabbed the steering wheel of his brother’s vehicle, causing it to roll multiple times has been charged with criminal endangerment. 

    A Manhattan man who reportedly grabbed the steering wheel of his brother’s vehicle, causing it to roll multiple times has been charged with criminal endangerment. 

  • Father of infant killed in rollover crash granted court date extension

    Father of infant killed in rollover crash granted court date extension

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-07-18 14:54:21 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    The father of an infant killed in a car crash on July 7, now has until August 18 to appear in Gallatin County Justice Court. Florin Dumitru, 18, is charged with careless driving, driving while suspended and no insurance. 

    The father of an infant killed in a car crash on July 7, now has until August 18 to appear in Gallatin County Justice Court. Florin Dumitru, 18, is charged with careless driving, driving while suspended and no insurance. 

  • More than 2,000 acres north of Bozeman put into conservation easement

    More than 2,000 acres north of Bozeman put into conservation easement

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:40 AM EDT2017-07-18 14:40:34 GMT

    A recent partnership between the Trust for Public Land and the Montana Land Reliance will keep a large piece of land in the Gallatin Valley undeveloped. The two organizations purchased a conservation easement on 2,370 acres, 20 miles north of Bozeman. 

    A recent partnership between the Trust for Public Land and the Montana Land Reliance will keep a large piece of land in the Gallatin Valley undeveloped. The two organizations purchased a conservation easement on 2,370 acres, 20 miles north of Bozeman. 

  • Bozeman company honored at White House

    Bozeman company honored at White House

    Monday, July 17 2017 8:34 PM EDT2017-07-18 00:34:20 GMT

    A Bozeman company known for its award winning fishing waders and other outdoor and technical apparel is representing Montana at the White House this week. Simms Fishing Products is being honored as part of President Donald J. Trump’s Made In America week. 

    A Bozeman company known for its award winning fishing waders and other outdoor and technical apparel is representing Montana at the White House this week. Simms Fishing Products is being honored as part of President Donald J. Trump’s Made In America week. 

  • Meet Jigabug: Montana's first therapy miniature horse

    Meet Jigabug: Montana's first therapy miniature horse

    Sunday, July 16 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-07-17 02:23:53 GMT

    You may have heard of therapy dogs, but what about a therapy horse? Well, Bozeman has its very own therapy miniature horse that hopes to bring people happiness every where she goes.

    You may have heard of therapy dogs, but what about a therapy horse? Well, Bozeman has its very own therapy miniature horse that hopes to bring people happiness every where she goes.

  • The Big Sky Country State Fair to kick off on Bozeman on Wednesday

    The Big Sky Country State Fair to kick off on Bozeman on Wednesday

    Sunday, July 16 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-07-17 02:00:13 GMT
    Courtesy Crack of Dawn Facebook PageCourtesy Crack of Dawn Facebook Page

    The Big Sky Country State Fair is just around the corner, and there are lots of new treats for visitors to check out this year.

    The Big Sky Country State Fair is just around the corner, and there are lots of new treats for visitors to check out this year.

  • Family of victim killed in pit bull mauling holds fundraiser

    Family of victim killed in pit bull mauling holds fundraiser

    Saturday, July 15 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-07-16 00:37:36 GMT

    Family and friends of Melissa Barnes, the Bozeman woman who was killed by two dogs late last month, gathered at Smith’s Grocery Store today for a fundraiser. 

    Family and friends of Melissa Barnes, the Bozeman woman who was killed by two dogs late last month, gathered at Smith’s Grocery Store today for a fundraiser. 

  • 'First to Burst' race teaches runners about lung health

    'First to Burst' race teaches runners about lung health

    Saturday, July 15 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-07-16 00:32:25 GMT

    The Running Lungs 2k, 5k, and 10k race kicked off at Lindley Park this morning with a challenge that adds a little pop; The First to Burst. 

    The Running Lungs 2k, 5k, and 10k race kicked off at Lindley Park this morning with a challenge that adds a little pop; The First to Burst. 

  • Man injured at Deer Creek, airlifted to Bozeman hospital

    Man injured at Deer Creek, airlifted to Bozeman hospital

    Saturday, July 15 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-07-15 04:22:56 GMT

    At about 3 p.m. Friday a swimmer had to be rescued from the Deer Creek area in the Gallatin Canyon.   This area is also commonly referred to as the Green Bridge area. A man between the ages of 20-25 was seriously injured while swimming.

    At about 3 p.m. Friday a swimmer had to be rescued from the Deer Creek area in the Gallatin Canyon.   This area is also commonly referred to as the Green Bridge area. A man between the ages of 20-25 was seriously injured while swimming.

  • Older than Bozeman, jewelry store celebrates 135 years

    Older than Bozeman, jewelry store celebrates 135 years

    Friday, July 14 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-07-15 01:13:16 GMT

    The saying, ‘Diamonds are forever,’ is often deemed a cliché, but for one Bozeman jewelry store, it rings true. That’s why Bozeman staple Miller’s Jewelry has reason to celebrate tonight - They’ve been in business for 135 years. 

    The saying, ‘Diamonds are forever,’ is often deemed a cliché, but for one Bozeman jewelry store, it rings true. That’s why Bozeman staple Miller’s Jewelry has reason to celebrate tonight - They’ve been in business for 135 years. 

  • Gallatin County Superintendent resigns

    Gallatin County Superintendent resigns

    Friday, July 14 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-07-15 00:49:20 GMT

    County commissioners are looking for a new superintendent for the Gallatin County Schools. 

    County commissioners are looking for a new superintendent for the Gallatin County Schools. 

  • Owner of pit bulls who were responsible for death of Bozeman woman facing criminal charges

    Owner of pit bulls who were responsible for death of Bozeman woman facing criminal charges

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-07-14 22:14:29 GMT

    Wayne Bartlett, the owner of the two pit bulls that caused the death of Melissa Barnes last month has been charged with two counts of vicious/dangerous dog and two counts failure to have current Rabies Vaccinations.

    Wayne Bartlett, the owner of the two pit bulls that caused the death of Melissa Barnes last month has been charged with two counts of vicious/dangerous dog and two counts failure to have current Rabies Vaccinations.

  • Crews work to guard areas of Yellowstone National Park from potential wildfires

    Crews work to guard areas of Yellowstone National Park from potential wildfires

    Friday, July 14 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-07-14 17:24:42 GMT
    Crews are working to clear the areas around buildings (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)Crews are working to clear the areas around buildings (MTN News/Brandon Sullivan Photo)

    Crews in Yellowstone National Park said they expect an average fire season this year, but they know how quickly that can change. 

    Crews in Yellowstone National Park said they expect an average fire season this year, but they know how quickly that can change. 

  • Cancer survivors take flight in Bozeman

    Cancer survivors take flight in Bozeman

    Friday, July 14 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-07-14 17:06:53 GMT

    They’re beating cancer, and now they’re soaring to new heights. Cancer Survivor Flight Camp gives young cancer survivors a chance to fly planes over the landscape of Montana, a once in a lifetime opportunity. 

    They’re beating cancer, and now they’re soaring to new heights. Cancer Survivor Flight Camp gives young cancer survivors a chance to fly planes over the landscape of Montana, a once in a lifetime opportunity. 

  • Warm weather means time to watch out for the sun

    Warm weather means time to watch out for the sun

    Friday, July 14 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-07-14 13:18:03 GMT
    Sunscreen weather lasts all year round in Montana (MTN News photo)Sunscreen weather lasts all year round in Montana (MTN News photo)

    This time of the year, we tend to have some great weather and everyone ventures outside to do the yard work, swimming, fishing and hiking but what about protecting your skin from the sun's rays.   

    This time of the year, we tend to have some great weather and everyone ventures outside to do the yard work, swimming, fishing and hiking but what about protecting your skin from the sun's rays.   

  • Bozeman blood drive hosted by police, fire departments

    Bozeman blood drive hosted by police, fire departments

    Thursday, July 13 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-07-14 02:12:18 GMT

    Other than health care providers, there probably isn't a profession that knows the need for blood donations more than law enforcement. "Everyday we're responding to crashes and incidents where people are sustaining serious injuries," said Bozeman Police Chief Steve Crawford.

    Other than health care providers, there probably isn't a profession that knows the need for blood donations more than law enforcement. "Everyday we're responding to crashes and incidents where people are sustaining serious injuries," said Bozeman Police Chief Steve Crawford.

  • Yellowstone National Park gears up for fire season

    Yellowstone National Park gears up for fire season

    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-07-14 00:00:23 GMT
    Park officials are bracing for a busy fire season despite above average snow pack. (MTN News photo)Park officials are bracing for a busy fire season despite above average snow pack. (MTN News photo)

    Yellowstone National Park officials are bracing for a busy fire season despite above average snowpack.

    Yellowstone National Park officials are bracing for a busy fire season despite above average snowpack.

  • More than $5 Million in funding for Community Health Centers in Butte, Livingston and Lincoln

    More than $5 Million in funding for Community Health Centers in Butte, Livingston and Lincoln

    Thursday, July 13 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-07-13 18:36:53 GMT
    MTN News PhotoMTN News Photo

    More than $5 million in funding for Community Health Centers was awarded from the Department of Health and Human Services. Butte will see more than $1.4 million and Livingston will land more than $2.4 million. 

    More than $5 million in funding for Community Health Centers was awarded from the Department of Health and Human Services. Butte will see more than $1.4 million and Livingston will land more than $2.4 million. 

  • For these summer campers, books are a passion

    For these summer campers, books are a passion

    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-07-13 16:39:30 GMT

    Montana State University President Waded Cruzado stopped by Whittier Elementary School on Wednesday morning, but it wasn’t to recruit future Bobcats. Instead, she read Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to the YMCA Achievers campers.

    Montana State University President Waded Cruzado stopped by Whittier Elementary School on Wednesday morning, but it wasn’t to recruit future Bobcats. Instead, she read Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to the YMCA Achievers campers.

  • Red Ants Pants Foundation announces $19K in grants for rural community projects

    Red Ants Pants Foundation announces $19K in grants for rural community projects

    Thursday, July 13 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-07-13 05:00:23 GMT
    (Red Ants Pants)(Red Ants Pants)

    The Red Ants Pants Foundation announced more than $19,000 in grants to projects that support women’s leadership, working family farms and ranches, and rural communities. 

    The Red Ants Pants Foundation announced more than $19,000 in grants to projects that support women’s leadership, working family farms and ranches, and rural communities. 

  • Bozeman rocks: Seniors paint a special gifts to spread joy

    Bozeman rocks: Seniors paint a special gifts to spread joy

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-07-13 00:42:35 GMT

    Meals on Wheels recipients will be getting a little extra something with their deliveries - “A Kindness Rock.” Thanks to the Bozeman Rock Group, a group of senior citizen painters at the Bozeman Senior Center have come together to create the ‘Kindness Rocks,’

    Meals on Wheels recipients will be getting a little extra something with their deliveries - “A Kindness Rock.” Thanks to the Bozeman Rock Group, a group of senior citizen painters at the Bozeman Senior Center have come together to create the ‘Kindness Rocks,’

  • The best track athletes under the age of 12 turned out for Montana State’s All-Comer track meet

    The best track athletes under the age of 12 turned out for Montana State’s All-Comer track meet

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-07-13 00:00:19 GMT

    Montana State track and field, along with the Bobcat Track and Field Association, will host three age group All-Comer track and field meets in July that are free to the public to attend. 

    Montana State track and field, along with the Bobcat Track and Field Association, will host three age group All-Comer track and field meets in July that are free to the public to attend. 

  • From ghosts to theater, Virginia City has it all

    From ghosts to theater, Virginia City has it all

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-07-12 16:57:25 GMT

    We’ve heard this story before - The 1800s drew people to places like Virginia City to mine for gold, but Virginia City was one of the biggest of its time. 

    We’ve heard this story before - The 1800s drew people to places like Virginia City to mine for gold, but Virginia City was one of the biggest of its time. 

  • Bozeman man rescued after fall at Ross Peak

    Bozeman man rescued after fall at Ross Peak

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:27 PM EDT2017-07-12 03:27:32 GMT
    Photos courtesy of GCSDPhotos courtesy of GCSD

    An 18-year-old Bozeman hiker who had reportedly fallen while hiking Ross Peak was rescued Tuesday afternoon. The man had injured his head and was unconscious when Gallatin County Sheriff Office rescuers were dispatched about 3 p.m.

    An 18-year-old Bozeman hiker who had reportedly fallen while hiking Ross Peak was rescued Tuesday afternoon. The man had injured his head and was unconscious when Gallatin County Sheriff Office rescuers were dispatched about 3 p.m.

  • Southwest-area fire departments gear up for wildfire season

    Southwest-area fire departments gear up for wildfire season

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 9:12 PM EDT2017-07-12 01:12:32 GMT
    Central Valley FD Water Tender truck responding to a call. (MTN News photo)Central Valley FD Water Tender truck responding to a call. (MTN News photo)

    Wildfire season is right around the corner, and local fire departments are gearing up as temperatures rise. At both Hyalite Fire District in Bozeman and Central Valley Fire District in Belgrade, preparation for wildfire season begins ahead of time, with refreshers on training and tactics. 

    Wildfire season is right around the corner, and local fire departments are gearing up as temperatures rise. At both Hyalite Fire District in Bozeman and Central Valley Fire District in Belgrade, preparation for wildfire season begins ahead of time, with refreshers on training and tactics. 

  • Butte leaders emphasize gun safety to reduce teen suicide

    Butte leaders emphasize gun safety to reduce teen suicide

    Saturday, December 26 2015 1:36 PM EST2015-12-26 18:36:08 GMT
    Teen  suicide in Butte has been a troubling issue in recent years, and Sheriff Ed Lester and Father Patrik Berretta are working to address the problem.Teen suicide in Butte has been a troubling issue in recent years, and Sheriff Ed Lester and Father Patrik Berretta are working to address the problem.

    Youth suicide in Butte has been a troubling issue in recent years. MTN'S John Emeigh tells us about a local sheriff and priest who have teamed up to do their part in suicide prevention. Father Patrick Berretta attended the funeral of a young boy who took his own life with a firearm earlier this year and it moved him to take action. .

    Youth suicide in Butte has been a troubling issue in recent years. MTN'S John Emeigh tells us about a local sheriff and priest who have teamed up to do their part in suicide prevention. Father Patrick Berretta attended the funeral of a young boy who took his own life with a firearm earlier this year and it moved him to take action. .

  • Hot Second Half Boosts Wyoming Past Bobcats

    Hot Second Half Boosts Wyoming Past Bobcats

    Sunday, November 29 2015 11:04 AM EST2015-11-29 16:04:19 GMT
    Cats and Cowboys split the season series with one win apiece

    Cats and Cowboys split the season series with one win apiece

  • We meet again; MSU offense vs. UM defense

    We meet again; MSU offense vs. UM defense

    Friday, November 20 2015 4:02 PM EST2015-11-20 21:02:37 GMT
    Much has changed in the year since Montana State last faced arch-rival Montana in football. The Bobcats have fallen out of Big Sky title contention while Montana has changed coaches, quarterbacks, and replaced an array of talented players on both sides of the line of scrimmage.But one thing remains the same.

    Much has changed in the year since Montana State last faced arch-rival Montana in football. The Bobcats have fallen out of Big Sky title contention while Montana has changed coaches, quarterbacks, and replaced an array of talented players on both sides of the line of scrimmage.But one thing remains the same.

  • Bobcats release 2016 football slate

    Bobcats release 2016 football slate

    Thursday, November 19 2015 6:21 PM EST2015-11-19 23:21:55 GMT
    Montana State’s 2016 football schedule begins with the Bobcats’ oldest out-of-state rival, concludes with one of the oldest college football series in the West, and in between features six contests against teams still in contention for the 2015 FCS Playoffs.

    Montana State’s 2016 football schedule begins with the Bobcats’ oldest out-of-state rival, concludes with one of the oldest college football series in the West, and in between features six contests against teams still in contention for the 2015 FCS Playoffs.

  • Cats, Griz highlight 'Rivalry Week' in the Big Sky

    Cats, Griz highlight 'Rivalry Week' in the Big Sky

    Monday, November 16 2015 6:42 PM EST2015-11-16 23:42:34 GMT
    The Cats and Griz close football's regular season Saturday highlighting 'Rivalry Week' in the Big Sky Conference. 
    The Cats and Griz close football's regular season Saturday highlighting 'Rivalry Week' in the Big Sky Conference. 
  • Bobcats bounce back with 44-20 win at Idaho State

    Bobcats bounce back with 44-20 win at Idaho State

    Saturday, November 14 2015 10:51 PM EST2015-11-15 03:51:11 GMT
    Montana State bounced back Saturday on the football field with better defense and strong offense in a 44-20 road win at Idaho State.
    Montana State bounced back Saturday on the football field with better defense and strong offense in a 44-20 road win at Idaho State.
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    Trump hits campaign trail amid White House turmoil

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:57:43 GMT
    President Donald Trump is headed to Youngstown, Ohio, for a rally before supporters while his administration remains steeped in turmoil over his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and upheaval in his White...
    President Donald Trump is headed to Youngstown, Ohio, for a rally before supporters while his administration remains steeped in turmoil over his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and upheaval in his White House's...
  • Vatican treasurer faces Australian court

    Vatican treasurer faces Australian court

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:27:11 GMT
    One of the most senior figures in the Vatican will on Wednesday face a court in his native Australia on multiple charges of historical sexual assault offenses.
    One of the most senior figures in the Vatican will on Wednesday face a court in his native Australia on multiple charges of historical sexual assault offenses.
  • Trump administration again pressures sanctuary cities

    Trump administration again pressures sanctuary cities

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-07-25 23:57:15 GMT
    The Trump administration opened up a new salvo against sanctuary cities on Tuesday -- moving to make immigration enforcement a pre-condition for receiving key law enforcement grants.
    The Trump administration opened up a new salvo against sanctuary cities on Tuesday -- moving to make immigration enforcement a pre-condition for receiving key law enforcement grants.
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  • 18-year-old man collapses, dies while mountain biking at Big Sky

    18-year-old man collapses, dies while mountain biking at Big Sky

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:59:58 GMT

    A man died while riding his mountain bike at Big Sky Resort on Monday afternoon. According to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s office, at 3:18 p.m. a call came that an 18-year-old man collapsed while riding.

    A man died while riding his mountain bike at Big Sky Resort on Monday afternoon. According to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s office, at 3:18 p.m. a call came that an 18-year-old man collapsed while riding.

  • Idaho mother sentenced for neglect after daughter drowns in bathtub

    Idaho mother sentenced for neglect after daughter drowns in bathtub

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:42 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:42:16 GMT
    Kelsee Flatland was originally charged with involuntary manslaughter, but the charge was amended to felony injury to a child as part of a plea agreement.Kelsee Flatland was originally charged with involuntary manslaughter, but the charge was amended to felony injury to a child as part of a plea agreement.

    A 27-year-old mother will spend 100 days in jail after her 1-year-old daughter drowned in a bathtub last September.

    A 27-year-old mother will spend 100 days in jail after her 1-year-old daughter drowned in a bathtub last September.

  • Fatal Accident in Bridger Canyon

    Fatal Accident in Bridger Canyon

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-07-24 05:00:22 GMT

    A man is dead after rolling his vehicle on Bridger Canyon Rd. Sunday night. 

    A man is dead after rolling his vehicle on Bridger Canyon Rd. Sunday night. 

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