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  • Bozeman law firm representing Montanans impacted by Equifax breach

    Bozeman law firm representing Montanans impacted by Equifax breach

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:47:08 GMT

    Beck, Amsden, & Stalpes, PLLC, is representing Montanans in a class action lawsuit over the huge data breach at Equifax on July 29.

    Beck, Amsden, & Stalpes, PLLC, is representing Montanans in a class action lawsuit over the huge data breach at Equifax on July 29.

  • MSU team receives NASA funds to launch prototype satellite

    MSU team receives NASA funds to launch prototype satellite

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:47:46 GMT

    A team of Montana State University researchers has received $100,000 from NASA to test a promising new computing technology called RadPC.

    A team of Montana State University researchers has received $100,000 from NASA to test a promising new computing technology called RadPC.

  • Large scale affordable housing complex comes to Bozeman

    Large scale affordable housing complex comes to Bozeman

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:26:10 GMT

    A ribbon cutting was ceremony was held Wednesday for the grand opening of the Larkspur Commons, an affordable housing apartment complex.

    A ribbon cutting was ceremony was held Wednesday for the grand opening of the Larkspur Commons, an affordable housing apartment complex.

  • Black Olive project looks to move forward

    Black Olive project looks to move forward

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:18:38 GMT

    BOZEMAN - Back in August, the Save Bozeman group filed a lawsuit against the City of Bozeman claiming that they did not give proper notification to residents affected by the change in development rules in historic neighborhoods. 

    BOZEMAN - Back in August, the Save Bozeman group filed a lawsuit against the City of Bozeman claiming that they did not give proper notification to residents affected by the change in development rules in historic neighborhoods. 

  • Montana Television Network Montana Wildfire Relief Fund Raises $91,715

    Montana Television Network Montana Wildfire Relief Fund Raises $91,715

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:48:20 GMT
    Montana Television Network (MTN) stations across the state have now raised $91,715 as part of their Montana Wildfire Relief Fund.  The MTN stations will match the first $50,000 of that total. On Friday, September 15, the fundraising drive caught the attention of Arthur Blank and The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.  Co-founder of The Home Depot, Blank owns the Atlanta Falcons and the Mountain Sky Guest Ranch.  They announced an additional $50,000 match.  It star...
    Montana Television Network (MTN) stations across the state have now raised $91,715 as part of their Montana Wildfire Relief Fund.  The MTN stations will match the first $50,000 of that total. On Friday, September 15, the fundraising drive caught the attention of Arthur Blank and The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.  Co-founder of The Home Depot, Blank owns the Atlanta Falcons and the Mountain Sky Guest Ranch.  They announced an additional $50,000 match.  It star...
  • Constitution Day sparks discussions at MSU

    Constitution Day sparks discussions at MSU

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:58:21 GMT

    BOZEMAN - Montana State University honored Constitution Day Tuesday with a forum on a timely topic that got students and faculty talking. The forum hosted three student speakers and one guest speaker in a discussion about the limits of free speech, particularly on a college campus. "We see all of these controversies on campuses with speakers being dis-invited and students protesting the speakers, and I think it's great that the University wanted to host a discussion about this ...

    BOZEMAN - Montana State University honored Constitution Day Tuesday with a forum on a timely topic that got students and faculty talking. The forum hosted three student speakers and one guest speaker in a discussion about the limits of free speech, particularly on a college campus. "We see all of these controversies on campuses with speakers being dis-invited and students protesting the speakers, and I think it's great that the University wanted to host a discussion about this ...

  • Theological school celebrates first convocation

    Theological school celebrates first convocation

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:43:56 GMT

    Tuesday marked the first convocation of the Yellowstone Theological Institute. YTI  is a graduate-level theological school offering Master of Arts and Master of Divinity degrees as well as community classes to encourage dialogue and discussion about how to be better humans interacting with each other and with the world. 

    Tuesday marked the first convocation of the Yellowstone Theological Institute. YTI  is a graduate-level theological school offering Master of Arts and Master of Divinity degrees as well as community classes to encourage dialogue and discussion about how to be better humans interacting with each other and with the world. 

  • New helicopter offers updates and safety for crew and patients

    New helicopter offers updates and safety for crew and patients

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:23:30 GMT

    REACH Air Medical Services just purchased a new $3.5 million H-1-25 helicopter to replace their old helicopter. The helicopter has been in operation for a week now. 

    REACH Air Medical Services just purchased a new $3.5 million H-1-25 helicopter to replace their old helicopter. The helicopter has been in operation for a week now. 

  • Efforts underway to reopen Yellowstone roads after storm

    Efforts underway to reopen Yellowstone roads after storm

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-09-19 19:11:08 GMT
    (MTN Photo)(MTN Photo)

    Yellowstone National Park officials say crews are working to clear roads in the park for drivers after a fall storm. Many of the interior park roads are currently snow-covered and icy. Officials say drivers should expect delays and adverse driving conditions throughout most of the park. 

    Yellowstone National Park officials say crews are working to clear roads in the park for drivers after a fall storm. Many of the interior park roads are currently snow-covered and icy. Officials say drivers should expect delays and adverse driving conditions throughout most of the park. 

  • New owners mean new opportunities at Beehive Basin Trailhead

    New owners mean new opportunities at Beehive Basin Trailhead

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:40:27 GMT

    BIG SKY - The Beehive Basin trailhead in Big Sky sits on seven and a half acres of privately owned land. Public access to this trail is currently possible through an easement between the land's owner and the U.S. Forest Service. 

    BIG SKY - The Beehive Basin trailhead in Big Sky sits on seven and a half acres of privately owned land. Public access to this trail is currently possible through an easement between the land's owner and the U.S. Forest Service. 

  • Dillon school evacuated after guns found

    Dillon school evacuated after guns found

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:36:53 GMT

    The Beaverhead County High School in Dillon was evacuated after firearms were discovered in a pair of students’ backpacks. 

    The Beaverhead County High School in Dillon was evacuated after firearms were discovered in a pair of students’ backpacks. 

  • Western tribes seek name change for Mount Doane, Hayden Valley in Yellowstone

    Western tribes seek name change for Mount Doane, Hayden Valley in Yellowstone

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:53:19 GMT

    Western tribes want to see the names changed of Mount Doane, as well as Hayden Valley, named for two men who massacred Native Americans.

    Western tribes want to see the names changed of Mount Doane, as well as Hayden Valley, named for two men who massacred Native Americans.

  • Dillon school evacuated due to threat

    Dillon school evacuated due to threat

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:45:13 GMT

    Beaverhead County High School in Dillon has been evacuated and the elementary and middle schools are in lock down due to an unspecified threat. Officials say all sports practices, games, after school activities etc have been canceled. 

    Beaverhead County High School in Dillon has been evacuated and the elementary and middle schools are in lock down due to an unspecified threat. Officials say all sports practices, games, after school activities etc have been canceled. 

  • Bozeman pair hopes to land regular show on HGTV

    Bozeman pair hopes to land regular show on HGTV

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:50:03 GMT

    A pair of Bozeman realtors will make their debut on HGTV this week. Trecie Wheat Hughes and Jackie Wickens are the co-hosts of a pilot for HGTV called “Montana Home”. Trecie is the designer, Jackie does construction and they renovate Montana Homes. 

    A pair of Bozeman realtors will make their debut on HGTV this week. Trecie Wheat Hughes and Jackie Wickens are the co-hosts of a pilot for HGTV called “Montana Home”. Trecie is the designer, Jackie does construction and they renovate Montana Homes. 

  • Montana Conservation Corps to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery

    Montana Conservation Corps to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-09-18 02:23:05 GMT

    The Montana Conservation Corps is doing its part to help those stricken by Hurricane Harvey.

    The Montana Conservation Corps is doing its part to help those stricken by Hurricane Harvey.

  • Algal bloom confirmed at Mystic Lake

    Algal bloom confirmed at Mystic Lake

    Sunday, September 17 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-09-17 18:40:12 GMT
    (USDA Forest Service)(USDA Forest Service)

    An algal bloom with the potential to produce toxins harmful to human health has been confirmed at Mystic Lake in the Custer Gallatin National Forest.

    An algal bloom with the potential to produce toxins harmful to human health has been confirmed at Mystic Lake in the Custer Gallatin National Forest.

  • Belgrade Fall Festival raises money for Meals on Wheels

    Belgrade Fall Festival raises money for Meals on Wheels

    Sunday, September 17 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-09-17 17:25:39 GMT

    Despite the wet weather Saturday morning, Belgrade began its Fall Festival in full swing.

    Despite the wet weather Saturday morning, Belgrade began its Fall Festival in full swing.

  • Montana Television Network Montana Wildfire Relief Fund Raises $73,070

    Montana Television Network Montana Wildfire Relief Fund Raises $73,070

    Sunday, September 17 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-09-17 16:03:20 GMT

    Montana Television Network (MTN) stations across the state have now raised $73,070 as part of their Montana Wildfire Relief Fund.

    Montana Television Network (MTN) stations across the state have now raised $73,070 as part of their Montana Wildfire Relief Fund.

  • Belgrade Residence Inn donating used appliances to Habitat for Humanity

    Belgrade Residence Inn donating used appliances to Habitat for Humanity

    Saturday, September 16 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-09-16 19:31:39 GMT

    Out with the old, and in with the new. The Marriott Residence Inn is getting ready for renovations this fall.

    Out with the old, and in with the new. The Marriott Residence Inn is getting ready for renovations this fall.

  • Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation offers $50,000 match to MTN Montana Wildfire Relief Fund

    Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation offers $50,000 match to MTN Montana Wildfire Relief Fund

    Friday, September 15 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-09-16 01:57:00 GMT

    KBZK, KXLF, the Montana Television Network, and the Montana Community Foundation have formed the MTN Wildfire Relief Fund. 

    KBZK, KXLF, the Montana Television Network, and the Montana Community Foundation have formed the MTN Wildfire Relief Fund. 

  • Bozeman entrepreneur wins competition for Flexible Preschool Startup

    Bozeman entrepreneur wins competition for Flexible Preschool Startup

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:02:51 GMT
    Jessica Dehn, an MSU alumna and founder of Dino Drop-In, has won a local InnovateHer competition hosted online and co-sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad at MSU.Jessica Dehn, an MSU alumna and founder of Dino Drop-In, has won a local InnovateHer competition hosted online and co-sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad at MSU.

    Jessica Dehn, a Montana State University alumna and founder of Dino Drop-In, a modern, no-screen preschool with the flexibility of drop-in care, advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER competition 

    Jessica Dehn, a Montana State University alumna and founder of Dino Drop-In, a modern, no-screen preschool with the flexibility of drop-in care, advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER competition 

  • Owner of Kountz Arena sentenced on animal cruelty charges

    Owner of Kountz Arena sentenced on animal cruelty charges

    Friday, September 15 2017 10:44 AM EDT2017-09-15 14:44:00 GMT
    Dayle Kountz appears in Gallatin Co. District Court on June 15, 2015Dayle Kountz appears in Gallatin Co. District Court on June 15, 2015

    Dayle Kountz appeared in district court Thursday for sentencing on animal cruelty charges.

    Dayle Kountz appeared in district court Thursday for sentencing on animal cruelty charges.

  • Volunteers help build fort for Emily Dickinson Elementary School

    Volunteers help build fort for Emily Dickinson Elementary School

    Thursday, September 14 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-09-15 02:48:34 GMT

    A major project is underway at Emily Dickinson Elementary School.

    A major project is underway at Emily Dickinson Elementary School.

  • Residents along Airport Road sign petition to lower speed limit

    Residents along Airport Road sign petition to lower speed limit

    Thursday, September 14 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-09-15 02:19:54 GMT

    When there was growing concern about the speed limit on this portion of Airport Road, one of the residents took action by gathering signatures for a petition. 

    When there was growing concern about the speed limit on this portion of Airport Road, one of the residents took action by gathering signatures for a petition. 

  • Second court appearance for Colorado man tased in West Yellowstone arrest

    Second court appearance for Colorado man tased in West Yellowstone arrest

    Thursday, September 14 2017 8:46 PM EDT2017-09-15 00:46:57 GMT

    A Colorado man appeared in Justice Court for a second time Thursday morning.

    A Colorado man appeared in Justice Court for a second time Thursday morning.

  • UPDATE

    Man stabbed in early morning robbery, teen suspect in pair of robberies behind bars

    Man stabbed in early morning robbery, teen suspect in pair of robberies behind bars

    Thursday, September 14 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-09-15 00:21:29 GMT
    Matthew Anderson appears in Gallatin Co. Justice Court (MTN News photo)Matthew Anderson appears in Gallatin Co. Justice Court (MTN News photo)

    An 18-year-old man is behind bars, charged with robbery, after a pair of crimes were reported late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning that left one victim with multiple stab wounds. 

    An 18-year-old man is behind bars, charged with robbery, after a pair of crimes were reported late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning that left one victim with multiple stab wounds. 

  • Ivan Doig Symposium comes to MSU Library

    Ivan Doig Symposium comes to MSU Library

    Thursday, September 14 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-09-14 20:38:48 GMT

    Montana State University is hosting an Ivan Doig symposium this week.

    Montana State University is hosting an Ivan Doig symposium this week.

  • UPDATE

    MSU eyes approval for new dorm

    MSU eyes approval for new dorm

    Thursday, September 14 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-09-14 17:09:23 GMT
    The building would be larger than the newly-added Yellowstone Hall (pictured), a first-year dorm built last year that houses around 440 students.The building would be larger than the newly-added Yellowstone Hall (pictured), a first-year dorm built last year that houses around 440 students.

    MSU students soon might have a new place to call home. Montana State University is seeking approval from the Montana Board of Regents on a new dorm proposal.

    MSU students soon might have a new place to call home. Montana State University is seeking approval from the Montana Board of Regents on a new dorm proposal.

  • Yellowstone National Park kills aggressive grizzly bear

    Yellowstone National Park kills aggressive grizzly bear

    Thursday, September 14 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-09-14 15:40:22 GMT

    National Park Service biologists have captured and killed a bear in the southern part of Yellowstone National Park. 

    National Park Service biologists have captured and killed a bear in the southern part of Yellowstone National Park. 

  • County Commissioner Steve White announces run for third term

    County Commissioner Steve White announces run for third term

    Thursday, September 14 2017 12:43 AM EDT2017-09-14 04:43:27 GMT

    Long time County Commissioner Steve White announced Wednesday that he will be running for a third term. 

    Long time County Commissioner Steve White announced Wednesday that he will be running for a third term. 

  • Bozeman Chamber and Public Works take a look at road infrastructure

    Bozeman Chamber and Public Works take a look at road infrastructure

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-09-14 00:32:01 GMT

    The Chamber of Commerce hosted a community meeting Wednesday regarding the state of infrastructure and roads in Bozeman. 

    The Chamber of Commerce hosted a community meeting Wednesday regarding the state of infrastructure and roads in Bozeman. 

  • Crazy Mountain fire grows to 5,000 acres

    Crazy Mountain fire grows to 5,000 acres

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-09-13 21:43:51 GMT
    (Inciweb photo)(Inciweb photo)

    The Blacktail fire in the Crazy Mountains has now burned 500 acres according to the latest information released by the forest service. The lightning-caused fire in Meagher County made a run yesterday in rugged terrain, driven by winds.

    The Blacktail fire in the Crazy Mountains has now burned 500 acres according to the latest information released by the forest service. The lightning-caused fire in Meagher County made a run yesterday in rugged terrain, driven by winds.

  • Montana company hopes to help you breathe easier during fire season

    Montana company hopes to help you breathe easier during fire season

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 12:01 PM EDT2017-09-13 16:01:52 GMT

    A new device called Detox Air hopes to help Montanans breathe better this wildfire season. Detox Air uses a stainless steel filter to remove smoke, dust and other particles from the air that you breathe in. 

    A new device called Detox Air hopes to help Montanans breathe better this wildfire season. Detox Air uses a stainless steel filter to remove smoke, dust and other particles from the air that you breathe in. 

  • Hawthorne School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Hawthorne School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 10:53 AM EDT2017-09-13 14:53:35 GMT

    BOZEMAN - Hawthorne School teacher Luci McCausland accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will purchase materials to setup breakout rooms for the school. Shelley Beal from First Interstate Bank and KBZK's Chet Layman presented the check. "

    BOZEMAN - Hawthorne School teacher Luci McCausland accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will purchase materials to setup breakout rooms for the school. Shelley Beal from First Interstate Bank and KBZK's Chet Layman presented the check. "

  • Livingston school wins national competition for $300k weight room makeover

    Livingston school wins national competition for $300k weight room makeover

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-13 04:00:39 GMT
    Park High School (MTN News photo)Park High School (MTN News photo)

    In addition to flexing their mental muscles, the students at Park High School in Livingston will be literally working out with state of the art equipment in a new weight room unveiled next month. 

    In addition to flexing their mental muscles, the students at Park High School in Livingston will be literally working out with state of the art equipment in a new weight room unveiled next month. 

  • Short term rental ordinance approved by Bozeman City Commission

    Short term rental ordinance approved by Bozeman City Commission

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-09-13 02:55:04 GMT

    At Monday's City Commission meeting the final short term rental ordinance was adopted. 

    At Monday's City Commission meeting the final short term rental ordinance was adopted. 

  • Design for second high school approved by school board

    Design for second high school approved by school board

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-09-13 02:38:12 GMT

    The plans for the second Bozeman High School were approved at last night's school board meeting. the school board did not want to have plans made for the new high school until the bond passed, but now that those funds are a go.

    The plans for the second Bozeman High School were approved at last night's school board meeting. the school board did not want to have plans made for the new high school until the bond passed, but now that those funds are a go.

  • Bozeman city manager finalists named

    Bozeman city manager finalists named

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-09-12 19:26:22 GMT

    The search of Bozeman’s next city manager has narrowed to six candidates. “Finding the ideal City Manager for Bozeman is a top priority for the City Commission, and we have been fortunate to receive a remarkable number of highly qualified applicants,” said Bozeman Mayor Carson Taylor. 

    The search of Bozeman’s next city manager has narrowed to six candidates. “Finding the ideal City Manager for Bozeman is a top priority for the City Commission, and we have been fortunate to receive a remarkable number of highly qualified applicants,” said Bozeman Mayor Carson Taylor. 

  • Montana Wildfire Relief Fund: How You Can Help

    Montana Wildfire Relief Fund: How You Can Help

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 10:47 AM EDT2017-09-12 14:47:11 GMT

    KBZK and KXLF are teaming up with the Montana Community Foundation for a whole new level wildfire relief fundraising.

    KBZK and KXLF are teaming up with the Montana Community Foundation for a whole new level wildfire relief fundraising.

  • Old Rainbow Motel is getting quite the facelift

    Old Rainbow Motel is getting quite the facelift

    Monday, September 11 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-09-12 02:28:39 GMT

    The rooms at what used to be the Rainbow Motel maybe empty now, but they won't be staying that way for long. 

    The rooms at what used to be the Rainbow Motel maybe empty now, but they won't be staying that way for long. 

  • Wildfire sparked in Crazy Mountains

    Wildfire sparked in Crazy Mountains

    Monday, September 11 2017 8:25 PM EDT2017-09-12 00:25:37 GMT
    (Photo courtesy of Kent Grabau)(Photo courtesy of Kent Grabau)

    A lightning-caused fire started Sunday has scorched 30 acres in the Crazy Mountains. The Blacktail Fire on Forest Service land in Meagher County is making a run in rugged terrain and is putting up a smoke column that can be seen for miles.

    A lightning-caused fire started Sunday has scorched 30 acres in the Crazy Mountains. The Blacktail Fire on Forest Service land in Meagher County is making a run in rugged terrain and is putting up a smoke column that can be seen for miles.

  • Trio of rescues keep search and rescue busy on Monday

    Trio of rescues keep search and rescue busy on Monday

    Monday, September 11 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-09-11 23:54:56 GMT

    It was a busy Monday for Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue, with three rescues sent three people to the hospital with leg injuries. A call for an angler on the Madison River who had fallen was received at 9:37 a.m. 

    It was a busy Monday for Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue, with three rescues sent three people to the hospital with leg injuries. A call for an angler on the Madison River who had fallen was received at 9:37 a.m. 

  • Bozeman woman charged with child endangerment after hit-and-run crash

    Bozeman woman charged with child endangerment after hit-and-run crash

    Monday, September 11 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-09-11 20:22:26 GMT
    Valarie K. McClain, 46, was charged with criminal child endangerment, following too closely, driving without a valid driver's license and obstructing a peace officer (MTN News photo)Valarie K. McClain, 46, was charged with criminal child endangerment, following too closely, driving without a valid driver's license and obstructing a peace officer (MTN News photo)

    A Bozeman woman was arrested after reportedly leaving with two children in her car after a hit and run crash on Friday. Valarie K. McClain, 46, was charged with criminal child endangerment, following too closely, driving without a valid driver's license and obstructing a peace officer

    A Bozeman woman was arrested after reportedly leaving with two children in her car after a hit and run crash on Friday. Valarie K. McClain, 46, was charged with criminal child endangerment, following too closely, driving without a valid driver's license and obstructing a peace officer

  • Colorado man tased during West Yellowstone arrest

    Colorado man tased during West Yellowstone arrest

    Monday, September 11 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-09-11 19:30:10 GMT
    Michael R. Salazar, 41 (MTN News photo)Michael R. Salazar, 41 (MTN News photo)

    A Colorado man is behind bars facing multiple charges after he was tased while being arrested near West Yellowstone. 

    A Colorado man is behind bars facing multiple charges after he was tased while being arrested near West Yellowstone. 

  • Bozeman man arrested after pointing gun at roommate during argument

    Bozeman man arrested after pointing gun at roommate during argument

    Monday, September 11 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-09-11 18:11:43 GMT
    William M. Mellott, 30, faces a $50,000 bond, after being seen in Gallatin County Justice Court Monday morning. (MTN News photo)William M. Mellott, 30, faces a $50,000 bond, after being seen in Gallatin County Justice Court Monday morning. (MTN News photo)

    A Bozeman man was charged with assault with a weapon after reportedly pointing a handgun at his roommate. William M. Mellott, 30, faces a $50,000 bond, after being seen in Gallatin County Justice Court Monday morning. 

    A Bozeman man was charged with assault with a weapon after reportedly pointing a handgun at his roommate. William M. Mellott, 30, faces a $50,000 bond, after being seen in Gallatin County Justice Court Monday morning. 

  • Bozeman woman killed in Flathead County crash

    2 killed in Flathead County crash

    Monday, September 11 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-09-11 17:31:03 GMT

    Two women died in a head-on crash on Sunday near Glacier Park International Airport.

    Two women died in a head-on crash on Sunday near Glacier Park International Airport.

  • Billings man killed in Sunday crash

    Billings man killed in Sunday crash

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-09-11 16:30:33 GMT
    MTN News photoMTN News photo

    A 57-year-old Billings man was killed in a rollover accident on Interstate 90 in Jefferson County Sunday afternoon. The Montana Highway Patrol reports the victim lost control of his Jeep Cherokee when a rear tire “failed” while traveling east on the interstate west of Cardwell

    A 57-year-old Billings man was killed in a rollover accident on Interstate 90 in Jefferson County Sunday afternoon. The Montana Highway Patrol reports the victim lost control of his Jeep Cherokee when a rear tire “failed” while traveling east on the interstate west of Cardwell

  • Bozeman man alleges unfair license suspension policy targets Montana's poorest

    Bozeman man alleges unfair license suspension policy targets Montana's poorest

    Sunday, September 10 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-09-11 02:16:07 GMT
    (Montana Department of Justice)(Montana Department of Justice)

    A Bozeman man is leading a class action lawsuit against the State of Montana and the Montana Department of Motor Vehicles, alleging an unfair system where poor people are fined and caught in a never-ending cycle of debt that prevents them from ever having a valid drivers license. 

    A Bozeman man is leading a class action lawsuit against the State of Montana and the Montana Department of Motor Vehicles, alleging an unfair system where poor people are fined and caught in a never-ending cycle of debt that prevents them from ever having a valid drivers license. 

  • American Legion Post 14 to host Patriot's Day honorary event

    American Legion Post 14 to host Patriot's Day honorary event

    Sunday, September 10 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-09-11 01:06:07 GMT

    The American Legion Post 14 is hosting a Patriot's Day honorary event to remember those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, and to honor local first responders here in Bozeman.

    The American Legion Post 14 is hosting a Patriot's Day honorary event to remember those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, and to honor local first responders here in Bozeman.

  • MSU Fly Fishing Club sponsors 2Fly Family Day

    MSU Fly Fishing Club sponsors 2Fly Family Day

    Sunday, September 10 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-09-10 15:25:14 GMT

    Some amateur fishermen and women got to test out their fly-fishing skills today at the Museum of the Rockies for 2Fly Family Day.

    Some amateur fishermen and women got to test out their fly-fishing skills today at the Museum of the Rockies for 2Fly Family Day.

  • South West Montana Preparedness Expo teaches emergency readiness

    South West Montana Preparedness Expo teaches emergency readiness

    Sunday, September 10 2017 11:10 AM EDT2017-09-10 15:10:16 GMT

    The 14th annual South West Montana Preparedness Expo took place at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    The 14th annual South West Montana Preparedness Expo took place at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • UPDATE

    Firefighters stop spread of blaze near Livingston, evacuation warning lifted

    Firefighters stop spread of blaze near Livingston, evacuation warning lifted

    Sunday, September 10 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-09-10 14:57:17 GMT

    Park County Sheriff's Office posted a celebratory post regarding the fire on Saturday night.

    Park County Sheriff's Office posted a celebratory post regarding the fire on Saturday night.

  • St. James Episcopal vandalized, neighbors respond with messages of love

    St. James Episcopal vandalized, neighbors respond with messages of love

    Sunday, September 10 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-09-10 14:54:21 GMT

    The St. James Episcopal Church on the corner of West Olive and Tracy was vandalized late last night.

    The St. James Episcopal Church on the corner of West Olive and Tracy was vandalized late last night.

  • Baucus returns home to Montana after decades of service

    Baucus returns home to Montana after decades of service

    Saturday, September 9 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-09-09 19:48:00 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    Former Montana Senator and U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus paid a visit to Montana State University on Thursday evening.

    Former Montana Senator and U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus paid a visit to Montana State University on Thursday evening.

  • UPDATE

    Fatal crash reported in Manhattan

    Fatal crash reported in Manhattan

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:55 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:55:34 GMT
    MTN News photoMTN News photo

    The Montana Highway Patrol reports that one person died in a fatal crash in Manhattan around 7 p.m. Friday night.

    The Montana Highway Patrol reports that one person died in a fatal crash in Manhattan around 7 p.m. Friday night.

  • Sen. Daines hosts Chinese ambassador to discuss increased trade opportunities

    Sen. Daines hosts Chinese ambassador to discuss increased trade opportunities

    Friday, September 8 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-09-09 03:52:58 GMT

    The Chinese Ambassador to the United States, Cui TianKai is in town this weekend and met with Senator Steve Daines at Morgan House Ranch in Belgrade.

    The Chinese Ambassador to the United States, Cui TianKai is in town this weekend and met with Senator Steve Daines at Morgan House Ranch in Belgrade.

  • Butte area woman launches campaign, delivers weekly supplies to fire camps

    Butte area woman launches campaign, delivers weekly supplies to fire camps

    Friday, September 8 2017 9:12 PM EDT2017-09-09 01:12:58 GMT

    As Montana’s forests burn out of control, Jamie Reichert refuses to feel helpless. “The way I see it is if I can’t go out there and fight the fires, I can do what I can do what I can to help those who are,” Reichert said.

    As Montana’s forests burn out of control, Jamie Reichert refuses to feel helpless. “The way I see it is if I can’t go out there and fight the fires, I can do what I can do what I can to help those who are,” Reichert said.

  • Enrollment at Belgrade High School tops 900 students

    Enrollment at Belgrade High School tops 900 students

    Friday, September 8 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-09-08 23:47:04 GMT

    Belgrade High School has seen an increase in enrollment this year. The school is slightly more than 900 total students.

    Belgrade High School has seen an increase in enrollment this year. The school is slightly more than 900 total students.

  • Life Flight aims to expand medical air lift care in Southwest Montana

    Thursday, September 7 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-09-08 01:43:52 GMT

    During a medical emergency in rural Montana the difference between life and death can be an air flight, but as we heard in the last legislative session the costs of these flights can be devastating to patients. 

    During a medical emergency in rural Montana the difference between life and death can be an air flight, but as we heard in the last legislative session the costs of these flights can be devastating to patients. 

  • Bozeman man pleads no contest to felony animal cruelty charge

    Bozeman man pleads no contest to felony animal cruelty charge

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-08-24 02:29:10 GMT
    Dayle Kountz appears in Gallatin Co. District Court on June 15, 2015Dayle Kountz appears in Gallatin Co. District Court on June 15, 2015

    A Bozeman man facing three felony animal cruelty charges is pleading no contest to one of the charges. In 2015, an investigation began looking into the owner of Bozeman's Kountz Arena, Dayle Kountz, after photos of his horse missing a hoof appeared online.

    A Bozeman man facing three felony animal cruelty charges is pleading no contest to one of the charges. In 2015, an investigation began looking into the owner of Bozeman's Kountz Arena, Dayle Kountz, after photos of his horse missing a hoof appeared online.

  • MDT open house to discuss reconstruction of Hwy 287 near Toston

    MDT open house to discuss reconstruction of Hwy 287 near Toston

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-08-23 17:18:06 GMT

    The Montana Department of Transportation has invited the public to an open house and informational meeting to discuss plans for reconstruction of a portion of U.S. Highway 287 near Toston.

    The Montana Department of Transportation has invited the public to an open house and informational meeting to discuss plans for reconstruction of a portion of U.S. Highway 287 near Toston.

  • Excited for eclipse, Bozeman gears up on glasses

    Excited for eclipse, Bozeman gears up on glasses

    Thursday, August 17 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-08-18 02:16:08 GMT

    Lots of locals are really fired up for Monday's solar eclipse, as evidenced by the huge turnout at KBZK’s eclipse glasses giveaway on Thursday morning. KBZK meteorologists Mike Heard and Matt Elwell handed out 300 pairs at the Museum of the Rockies and ran out in just a couple of minutes.

    Lots of locals are really fired up for Monday's solar eclipse, as evidenced by the huge turnout at KBZK’s eclipse glasses giveaway on Thursday morning. KBZK meteorologists Mike Heard and Matt Elwell handed out 300 pairs at the Museum of the Rockies and ran out in just a couple of minutes.

  • 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.   

  • 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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