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  • Local organizations attempting to save Manhattan's Nixon Bridge

    Local organizations attempting to save Manhattan's Nixon Bridge

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:55 PM EST2018-02-23 02:55:18 GMT

    In addition to the Manhattan Rotary, the Manhattan Historical Society and Gallatin Historical Preservation Board have also expressed interest in funding the effort.

    In addition to the Manhattan Rotary, the Manhattan Historical Society and Gallatin Historical Preservation Board have also expressed interest in funding the effort.

  • Belgrade schools, police taking any mention of threats seriously

    Belgrade schools, police taking any mention of threats seriously

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:22 PM EST2018-02-23 02:22:18 GMT

    Due to the numerous school shooting over the last month-and-a-half, both Belgrade schools and the police department are taking any mention of a possible threat very seriously. 

    Due to the numerous school shooting over the last month-and-a-half, both Belgrade schools and the police department are taking any mention of a possible threat very seriously. 

  • Bison held at Stephens Creek released through illegal fence opening

    Bison held at Stephens Creek released through illegal fence opening

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-22 21:33:17 GMT

    Around 73 of the 96 bison being held at the Stephens Creek facility in Yellowstone National Park were released early Thursday after “unknown individuals intentionally compromised the fences,” according to a YNP press release.

    Around 73 of the 96 bison being held at the Stephens Creek facility in Yellowstone National Park were released early Thursday after “unknown individuals intentionally compromised the fences,” according to a YNP press release.

  • No threat found at Belgrade High School

    No threat found at Belgrade High School

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:13 PM EST2018-02-22 20:13:25 GMT

    BELGRADE - Officials say the shelter in place at Belgrade High School has been lifted.  It has been determined that there is no credible threat at this point. 

    BELGRADE - Officials say the shelter in place at Belgrade High School has been lifted.  It has been determined that there is no credible threat at this point. 

  • Homeless man accused of failing to register as violent offender held on $25K bail

    Homeless man accused of failing to register as violent offender held on $25K bail

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:12 PM EST2018-02-22 20:12:55 GMT

    A Bozeman man arrested four times since January appeared in Gallatin County Justice Court Thursday on a felony charge of failing to register as a violent offender.

    A Bozeman man arrested four times since January appeared in Gallatin County Justice Court Thursday on a felony charge of failing to register as a violent offender.

  • Eagle Mount prepares for annual Chicken Dip

    Eagle Mount prepares for annual Chicken Dip

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:01 PM EST2018-02-22 20:01:06 GMT
    BOZEMAN - Eagle Mount’s Aquatics Director Amber Waters and Events Manager Stephanie Uter stopped by the studio to give us the details on the 4th annual CHICKEN DIP coming up this Friday.
    BOZEMAN - Eagle Mount’s Aquatics Director Amber Waters and Events Manager Stephanie Uter stopped by the studio to give us the details on the 4th annual CHICKEN DIP coming up this Friday.
  • This Week in Fish and Wildlife: Brucellosis study in elk continues

    This Week in Fish and Wildlife: Brucellosis study in elk continues

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-02-22 16:14:23 GMT
    Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' Andrea Jones joins Chet to discuss the ongoing brucellosis study in the state's elk herds.
    Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' Andrea Jones joins Chet to discuss the ongoing brucellosis study in the state's elk herds.
  • MSU among top schools for Peace Corps volunteers in 2018

    MSU among top schools for Peace Corps volunteers in 2018

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:27 PM EST2018-02-22 03:27:54 GMT

    According to the Peace Corps, more Montana State students are volunteering with the agency. MSU ranked sixteenth among medium schools in 2018.

    According to the Peace Corps, more Montana State students are volunteering with the agency. MSU ranked sixteenth among medium schools in 2018.

  • MSU researchers develop extra-strength concrete

    MSU researchers develop extra-strength concrete

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:03 PM EST2018-02-22 03:03:35 GMT

    Researchers at MSU made a concrete that can carry up to 20,000 pounds, which is five times stronger than regular concrete.

    Researchers at MSU made a concrete that can carry up to 20,000 pounds, which is five times stronger than regular concrete.

  • Proposed concept for Hastings shopping center envisions new businesses, retail space

    Proposed concept for Hastings shopping center envisions new businesses, retail space

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:29 PM EST2018-02-22 01:29:19 GMT

    It was back in July that Hastings announced it would be closing its doors in downtown Bozeman. At the end of January, a concept review was submitted to bring some changes to the plaza.

    It was back in July that Hastings announced it would be closing its doors in downtown Bozeman. At the end of January, a concept review was submitted to bring some changes to the plaza.

  • Snowmobilers rescued after getting stuck in canyon near Lion's Head Mountain

    Snowmobilers rescued after getting stuck in canyon near Lion's Head Mountain

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:39 PM EST2018-02-21 17:39:34 GMT

    A group of snowmobilers was rescued after getting lost and stuck in a deep canyon near West Yellowstone on Tuesday.

    A group of snowmobilers was rescued after getting lost and stuck in a deep canyon near West Yellowstone on Tuesday.

  • Bison roundup underway at Yellowstone

    Bison roundup underway at Yellowstone

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:18 AM EST2018-02-21 16:18:41 GMT
    Crews at Yellowstone National Park have begun rounding up bison as part of its Interagency Bison Management Plan for 2018. So far 96 bison have been captured. The goal is to take between 600 and 900 animals. Some will be held in quarantine, others will be slaughtered. Others will also be used for Native American tribal hunts. The operation will continue through next month. Right now the bison herd at Yellowstone is about 4,800. According to a press release from the park, the S...
    Crews at Yellowstone National Park have begun rounding up bison as part of its Interagency Bison Management Plan for 2018. So far 96 bison have been captured. The goal is to take between 600 and 900 animals. Some will be held in quarantine, others will be slaughtered. Others will also be used for Native American tribal hunts. The operation will continue through next month. Right now the bison herd at Yellowstone is about 4,800. According to a press release from the park, the S...
  • Open space advocates seek help from county commissioners

    Open space advocates seek help from county commissioners

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:07 AM EST2018-02-21 16:07:29 GMT
    BOZEMAN - The Gallatin Valley Land Trust (GVLT) is asking Gallatin County Commissioners for some help. Members of GVLT presented a bond request letter to commissioners on Tuesday. It was signed by 200 citizens to fund the Gallatin County Open Lands Program for the June ballot. The land trust is asking for the funds to go to the Gallatin County Open Lands Program to help preserve the county’s parks and trails. Voters approved two similar bonds of $10 million each in the ye...
    BOZEMAN - The Gallatin Valley Land Trust (GVLT) is asking Gallatin County Commissioners for some help. Members of GVLT presented a bond request letter to commissioners on Tuesday. It was signed by 200 citizens to fund the Gallatin County Open Lands Program for the June ballot. The land trust is asking for the funds to go to the Gallatin County Open Lands Program to help preserve the county’s parks and trails. Voters approved two similar bonds of $10 million each in the ye...
  • Small fire snuffed out at Bozeman Post Office

    Small fire snuffed out at Bozeman Post Office

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:39 PM EST2018-02-21 03:39:28 GMT

    A small fire was quickly knocked down Tuesday afternoon at the US Post Office on Baxter Lane in Bozeman. The fire in a storage room was reportedly sparked by a small lawn tractor used for snow removal. 

    A small fire was quickly knocked down Tuesday afternoon at the US Post Office on Baxter Lane in Bozeman. The fire in a storage room was reportedly sparked by a small lawn tractor used for snow removal. 

  • Sheriff's Office continues Ennis shooting investigation

    Sheriff's Office continues Ennis shooting investigation

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:40 PM EST2018-02-21 02:40:18 GMT

    Two men were taken to the hospital after an altercation broke out at the Sportsman’s Lodge in Ennis at 12:44 a.m. Monday.

    Two men were taken to the hospital after an altercation broke out at the Sportsman’s Lodge in Ennis at 12:44 a.m. Monday.

  • Insects galore on the menu at MSU Bug Buffet

    Insects galore on the menu at MSU Bug Buffet

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:30 PM EST2018-02-21 02:30:34 GMT

    The menu items at the cafeteria in MSU’s Strand Union weren’t your average grub on Tuesday.

    The menu items at the cafeteria in MSU’s Strand Union weren’t your average grub on Tuesday.

  • Bozeman man rescued near Beehive Basin after skiing accident

    Bozeman man rescued near Beehive Basin after skiing accident

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:45 PM EST2018-02-20 17:45:31 GMT

    A Bozeman man was airlifted to Big Sky Bozeman Health Medical Center on Sunday after a skiing accident in Beehive Basin. The 19-year-old man had skied off a jump, wrecked and was unconscious for approximately 30 minutes.

    A Bozeman man was airlifted to Big Sky Bozeman Health Medical Center on Sunday after a skiing accident in Beehive Basin. The 19-year-old man had skied off a jump, wrecked and was unconscious for approximately 30 minutes.

  • Gibson facing financial woes

    Gibson facing financial woes

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:57 AM EST2018-02-20 14:57:06 GMT

    Financial experts say Gibson, the parent company of Gibson Guitars, is having money problems - and running out of time. The company has hundreds of millions of dollars in bank loans coming due this summer. 

    Financial experts say Gibson, the parent company of Gibson Guitars, is having money problems - and running out of time. The company has hundreds of millions of dollars in bank loans coming due this summer. 

  • Extreme temperatures and your health: The need to be aware of hypothermia, frostbite

    Extreme temperatures and your health: The need to be aware of hypothermia, frostbite

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:45 AM EST2018-02-20 14:45:32 GMT

    The holiday weekend had many people out enjoying winter activities, but for anyone headed outdoors with these frigid temperatures being aware of hypothermia and frostbite is a must.

    The holiday weekend had many people out enjoying winter activities, but for anyone headed outdoors with these frigid temperatures being aware of hypothermia and frostbite is a must.

  • Backcountry skier rescued near Big Sky

    Backcountry skier rescued near Big Sky

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:19 AM EST2018-02-20 14:19:10 GMT

    A backcountry skier had to be rescued Monday near Big Sky Ski Resort. The call came in about 2:15 a.m. Officials say the male skier had an injury to his head. He was with a group of skiers in the Beehive Basin area. 

    A backcountry skier had to be rescued Monday near Big Sky Ski Resort. The call came in about 2:15 a.m. Officials say the male skier had an injury to his head. He was with a group of skiers in the Beehive Basin area. 

  • Cold weather and your car: What you need to know

    Cold weather and your car: What you need to know

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:38 AM EST2018-02-20 13:38:38 GMT

    Vehicle maintenance is key in Montana’s bitterly cold winters. You may notice your vehicle is often slow to start and may act differently as the mercury drops. This can often be blamed on poor vehicle maintenance such as thick or dirty oil or coolant fluids that need to be changed. 

    Vehicle maintenance is key in Montana’s bitterly cold winters. You may notice your vehicle is often slow to start and may act differently as the mercury drops. This can often be blamed on poor vehicle maintenance such as thick or dirty oil or coolant fluids that need to be changed. 

  • UPDATE: Two injured in Ennis shooting

    UPDATE: Two injured in Ennis shooting

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:44 PM EST2018-02-20 02:44:40 GMT

    The Madison County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened Monday. 

    The Madison County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened Monday. 

  • From Bozeman to New York Fashion Week: Designer makes his paintings move

    From Bozeman to New York Fashion Week: Designer makes his paintings move

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:30 PM EST2018-02-20 02:30:20 GMT

    When you think of New York Fashion Week, you might think of designers like Michael Kors and Dolce & Gabanna, but this year there was one designer who calls Bozeman home. “I’ve always had an eye for style fashion,” said Luke Avery, of 4 Letter Design. 

    When you think of New York Fashion Week, you might think of designers like Michael Kors and Dolce & Gabanna, but this year there was one designer who calls Bozeman home. “I’ve always had an eye for style fashion,” said Luke Avery, of 4 Letter Design. 

  • Laser technology in Gallatin Valley: The future is now

    Laser technology in Gallatin Valley: The future is now

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:53 PM EST2018-02-19 22:53:03 GMT

    The Gallatin Valley is known as a center of laser technology. Laser and photonics technology came to the valley starting in the 1980s. Since then, the industry has grown exponentially with currently more than 40 companies calling Montana home. 

    The Gallatin Valley is known as a center of laser technology. Laser and photonics technology came to the valley starting in the 1980s. Since then, the industry has grown exponentially with currently more than 40 companies calling Montana home. 

  • Cinderella: A ballet for the ages

    Cinderella: A ballet for the ages

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:40 AM EST2018-02-19 15:40:57 GMT
    Montana Ballet Company's Dayna VanDyke, who plays Cinderella, and Artistic Director Elizabeth DeFant visit Missy to promote this weekend's performance of the show "Cinderella". The show runs Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 24-25, 4 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Willson Auditorium.
    Montana Ballet Company's Dayna VanDyke, who plays Cinderella, and Artistic Director Elizabeth DeFant visit Missy to promote this weekend's performance of the show "Cinderella". The show runs Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 24-25, 4 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Willson Auditorium.
  • Small jet taxies off runway, gets stuck in snow at Bozeman airport

    Small jet taxies off runway, gets stuck in snow at Bozeman airport

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:27 PM EST2018-02-18 22:27:04 GMT

    A small business jet taxied off of the runway this morning at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, delaying flights for a short time.

    A small business jet taxied off of the runway this morning at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, delaying flights for a short time.

  • Locals take Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics

    Locals take Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:09 PM EST2018-02-18 19:09:51 GMT

    People from all over Bozeman came out to take the plunge for Special Olympics Montana.

    People from all over Bozeman came out to take the plunge for Special Olympics Montana.

  • Tester hosts infrastructure round table in Bozeman

    Tester hosts infrastructure round table in Bozeman

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-02-18 02:00:13 GMT

    Senator Jon Tester was in Bozeman Saturday, to meet with local city officials to discuss their needs and interests for the infrastructure bill. Bozeman Mayor Cyndy Andrus says that broadband internet is her main concern as Bozeman fiber is not a complete network throughout town. She believes a project like this will cost tens of millions of dollars. In Belgrade, its sewer systems and streets that are the main concern as both cities are dealing with growing pains. “In the p...

    Senator Jon Tester was in Bozeman Saturday, to meet with local city officials to discuss their needs and interests for the infrastructure bill. Bozeman Mayor Cyndy Andrus says that broadband internet is her main concern as Bozeman fiber is not a complete network throughout town. She believes a project like this will cost tens of millions of dollars. In Belgrade, its sewer systems and streets that are the main concern as both cities are dealing with growing pains. “In the p...

  • MSU's new Abraham Lincoln Statue

    MSU's new Abraham Lincoln Statue

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-02-17 03:00:20 GMT
    BOZEMAN - Friday marked the beginning of Montana State University’s birthday bash. The fun kicked off at noon and included the unveiling of a new Abraham Lincoln statue. The statue created by local artist Jim Dolan is now standing tall outside the north end of the Strand Union building. Abraham Lincoln was chosen to commemorate the Morell Acts of 1862. This act created by Senator Justin Morell of Vermont and signed by Abraham Lincoln, donated public lands to states and t...
    BOZEMAN - Friday marked the beginning of Montana State University’s birthday bash. The fun kicked off at noon and included the unveiling of a new Abraham Lincoln statue. The statue created by local artist Jim Dolan is now standing tall outside the north end of the Strand Union building. Abraham Lincoln was chosen to commemorate the Morell Acts of 1862. This act created by Senator Justin Morell of Vermont and signed by Abraham Lincoln, donated public lands to states and t...
  • Governor Bullock visits Parks and Focus Commission at Lewis and Clark Caverns

    Governor Bullock visits Parks and Focus Commission at Lewis and Clark Caverns

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-02-17 02:00:19 GMT

    Governor Bullock visited Whitehall today. Bullock paid a visit to working lunch hosted by the Montana Parks in Focus Commission at the Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park Visitor Center. This is the first time that the commission has met since Governor Bullock signed an executive order placing the commission as a public-private collaboration that helps provide the resources for state departments can implement Bullock’s Montana State Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan. “...

    Governor Bullock visited Whitehall today. Bullock paid a visit to working lunch hosted by the Montana Parks in Focus Commission at the Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park Visitor Center. This is the first time that the commission has met since Governor Bullock signed an executive order placing the commission as a public-private collaboration that helps provide the resources for state departments can implement Bullock’s Montana State Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan. “...

  • Man suing Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office for unlawful solitary confinement

    Man suing Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office for unlawful solitary confinement

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:41 PM EST2018-02-17 01:41:53 GMT

    A Gallatin County man who was sentenced in 2015 for numerous charges including, rape, assault, and escape is now suing the Gallatin County Sheriff's office and the detention center. In the suit, Kevin Briggs states that he was assaulted by officers when he was originally arrested. Briggs escaped from the Law and Justice Center during this arrest because he says in the documents that he was afraid for his life. When law enforcement found Briggs in Oregon, he was extradited back the ...

    A Gallatin County man who was sentenced in 2015 for numerous charges including, rape, assault, and escape is now suing the Gallatin County Sheriff's office and the detention center. In the suit, Kevin Briggs states that he was assaulted by officers when he was originally arrested. Briggs escaped from the Law and Justice Center during this arrest because he says in the documents that he was afraid for his life. When law enforcement found Briggs in Oregon, he was extradited back the ...

  • Bozeman School District’s Emergency and Safety Measures

    Bozeman School District’s Emergency and Safety Measures

    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:45 PM EST2018-02-16 03:45:22 GMT

    BOZEMAN - Tragedy struck Florida Wednesday when an active shooter opened fire inside a high school. School resource officers in Bozeman say that they received calls and emails from parents about the precautions for our schools here. "We've been putting the teachers and staff through training which is a little stressful," said SRO, and Detective with the Bozeman Police Department Eric Vandersloot.   Sro’s officers are bringing run, hide, fight training to sc...

    BOZEMAN - Tragedy struck Florida Wednesday when an active shooter opened fire inside a high school. School resource officers in Bozeman say that they received calls and emails from parents about the precautions for our schools here. "We've been putting the teachers and staff through training which is a little stressful," said SRO, and Detective with the Bozeman Police Department Eric Vandersloot.   Sro’s officers are bringing run, hide, fight training to sc...

  • UPDATE

    Bozeman man killed in Grass Range crash

    Bozeman man killed in Grass Range crash

    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-02-16 03:29:02 GMT
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     A man is dead after rollover crash Thursday in Grass Range, where the Montana Highway Patrol said road conditions remain treacherous. 

     A man is dead after rollover crash Thursday in Grass Range, where the Montana Highway Patrol said road conditions remain treacherous. 

  • Bozeman Police Department performs bi-annual alcohol compliance checks

    Bozeman Police Department performs bi-annual alcohol compliance checks

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-02-16 02:00:18 GMT

    BOZEMAN - Several businesses underwent alcohol compliance checks last week. Last Friday, the Bozeman police department conducted these checks to some of the area businesses that sell alcoholic products. The check consisted of the department sending a minor under the age of 21 to attempt to purchase an alcoholic beverage. Bozeman police hope to have all businesses require that all people attempting to purchase alcohol to present an I.D. card before making the sale. “Our goal...

    BOZEMAN - Several businesses underwent alcohol compliance checks last week. Last Friday, the Bozeman police department conducted these checks to some of the area businesses that sell alcoholic products. The check consisted of the department sending a minor under the age of 21 to attempt to purchase an alcoholic beverage. Bozeman police hope to have all businesses require that all people attempting to purchase alcohol to present an I.D. card before making the sale. “Our goal...

  • A show about a show: Stars of (Title of Show) drop by Montana This Morning

    A show about a show: Stars of (Title of Show) drop by Montana This Morning

    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-02-15 17:05:08 GMT
    Rachel Wenitsky and George Salazar, stars of [Title of Show] stopped by the studio this morning to give the details of this show about a show. The show premieres this weekend at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center in Big Sky.
    Rachel Wenitsky and George Salazar, stars of [Title of Show] stopped by the studio this morning to give the details of this show about a show. The show premieres this weekend at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center in Big Sky.
  • This Week in Fish & Wildlife: Changes to this year's archery season

    This Week in Fish & Wildlife: Changes to this year's archery season

    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:16 AM EST2018-02-15 15:16:50 GMT
    Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Andrea Jones joins Chet to discuss changes to this year's archery season and other 2018 license info.
    Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Andrea Jones joins Chet to discuss changes to this year's archery season and other 2018 license info.
  • Buffalo Field Campaign gathered at the Bozeman Public Library

    Buffalo Field Campaign gathered at the Bozeman Public Library

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-02-15 03:00:12 GMT

    The Buffalo Field Campaign gathered at the Bozeman Public Library Wednesday as part of its week of action. The organization's goal is to stop the slaughter of buffalo, specifically by Yellowstone National Park.   The campaign is also looking to stop the hunt of buffalo on the borders of the park. This week in February the campaign makes stops throughout Montana to educate the public on their mission. “We hope that we can gain more habitat for the buffalo and stop the sl...

    The Buffalo Field Campaign gathered at the Bozeman Public Library Wednesday as part of its week of action. The organization's goal is to stop the slaughter of buffalo, specifically by Yellowstone National Park.   The campaign is also looking to stop the hunt of buffalo on the borders of the park. This week in February the campaign makes stops throughout Montana to educate the public on their mission. “We hope that we can gain more habitat for the buffalo and stop the sl...

  • Bozeman School Board voted to accept Emerson’s proposal for the lawn

    Bozeman School Board voted to accept Emerson’s proposal for the lawn

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-02-15 02:00:13 GMT

     On Monday night the Bozeman School Board voted to accept Emerson’s proposal for the lawn. The Emerson will pay the school district $2,275,100.00 for space. On Monday the Emerson and the school district completed their buy-sell agreement for the lawn and set a closing date of June 1st. Now, the Emerson is looking at the improvements and renovations they want to make to the green space. "We're going to continue throughout this process so we can fully develop this la...

     On Monday night the Bozeman School Board voted to accept Emerson’s proposal for the lawn. The Emerson will pay the school district $2,275,100.00 for space. On Monday the Emerson and the school district completed their buy-sell agreement for the lawn and set a closing date of June 1st. Now, the Emerson is looking at the improvements and renovations they want to make to the green space. "We're going to continue throughout this process so we can fully develop this la...

  • Bozeman casino fails alcohol compliance test

    Bozeman casino fails alcohol compliance test

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:33 PM EST2018-02-14 18:33:02 GMT

    A Bozeman casino failed a recent alcohol compliance check by Bozeman Police. According to a press release, an employee of the Jackpot Casino on West Main failed the check and sold alcohol to someone under the age of 21.  

    A Bozeman casino failed a recent alcohol compliance check by Bozeman Police. According to a press release, an employee of the Jackpot Casino on West Main failed the check and sold alcohol to someone under the age of 21.  

  • Bobcat Bash: Celebrate 125th anniversary with MSU

    Bobcat Bash: Celebrate 125th anniversary with MSU

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-02-14 15:08:46 GMT
    MSU will celebrate its 125th anniversary on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17 with the MSU Bobcat Birthday Bash. Amy Kanuch joins Chet to preview the events planned to commemorate the establishment of the school.
    MSU will celebrate its 125th anniversary on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17 with the MSU Bobcat Birthday Bash. Amy Kanuch joins Chet to preview the events planned to commemorate the establishment of the school.
  • School board weighs in on Emerson Lawn future

    School board weighs in on Emerson Lawn future

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:34 AM EST2018-02-14 13:34:10 GMT

    BOZEMAN - I think the entire board felt for the Emerson and there folks and the members of that community surrounding the park that the city in general, we just felt fiduciary duty wise we had to get fair market value so we didn't have to go back to the taxpayers and I'm just happy the donors could step up. Willett says the sale between the district and the Emerson will be completed in May or June.

    BOZEMAN - I think the entire board felt for the Emerson and there folks and the members of that community surrounding the park that the city in general, we just felt fiduciary duty wise we had to get fair market value so we didn't have to go back to the taxpayers and I'm just happy the donors could step up. Willett says the sale between the district and the Emerson will be completed in May or June.

  • Celebrations this weekend for MSU 125th

    Celebrations this weekend for MSU 125th

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-02-14 03:00:21 GMT
    BOZEMAN - Montana State University is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a series of events kicking off this weekend. Throughout 2018 MSU will be highlighting their programs and colleges each month. The big party will be this Friday at the birthday bash. “We will have food, music, wagon rides, and a Ferris wheel. All to celebrate 125 years of the land-grant university,” said Michael Becker, News Director of the MSU News Service. Friday night there will also be f...
    BOZEMAN - Montana State University is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a series of events kicking off this weekend. Throughout 2018 MSU will be highlighting their programs and colleges each month. The big party will be this Friday at the birthday bash. “We will have food, music, wagon rides, and a Ferris wheel. All to celebrate 125 years of the land-grant university,” said Michael Becker, News Director of the MSU News Service. Friday night there will also be f...
  • Train blocks road for approximately 50 residents of Jackson Creek area

    Train blocks road for approximately 50 residents of Jackson Creek area

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-02-14 02:00:19 GMT
    BOZEMAN - A train had its brakes freeze at the Jackson Creek exit in Bozeman Pass this (Tuesday) morning blocking the road for about 50 residents in the area.   The train operated by Montana Rail Link could not be moved due to the type of mechanical issues, and crews were out working to get it moved until about 11:30. Residents in the nearby neighborhoods could not enter and exit the roads because where the train was stopped was the only way in and out. Montana Rail Link a...
    BOZEMAN - A train had its brakes freeze at the Jackson Creek exit in Bozeman Pass this (Tuesday) morning blocking the road for about 50 residents in the area.   The train operated by Montana Rail Link could not be moved due to the type of mechanical issues, and crews were out working to get it moved until about 11:30. Residents in the nearby neighborhoods could not enter and exit the roads because where the train was stopped was the only way in and out. Montana Rail Link a...
  • Stalled train repaired, moved

    Stalled train repaired, moved

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-02-13 21:06:42 GMT

    Residents of Timberline Creek area near Jackson Creek exit on Interstate 90 are unable to leave the neighborhood due to a BNSF train blocking the access. Reportedly, 50 residents have been blocked in for approximately 4 hours and say they believe the brakes are frozen on the train. We have a call into BNSF for updates on the crews working to move the train. We’ll update this story when we have any new information.

    Residents of Timberline Creek area near Jackson Creek exit on Interstate 90 are unable to leave the neighborhood due to a BNSF train blocking the access. Reportedly, 50 residents have been blocked in for approximately 4 hours and say they believe the brakes are frozen on the train. We have a call into BNSF for updates on the crews working to move the train. We’ll update this story when we have any new information.

  • Bozeman High School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Bozeman High School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:01 PM EST2018-02-13 21:01:43 GMT

    BOZEMAN - Bozeman High School teacher Laura Heck accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will purchase Bluetooth switch and a pressure vest for the school. 

    BOZEMAN - Bozeman High School teacher Laura Heck accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will purchase Bluetooth switch and a pressure vest for the school. 

  • MSU sets enrollment record for Spring Semester

    MSU sets enrollment record for Spring Semester

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 11:52 AM EST2018-02-13 16:52:30 GMT

    BOZEMAN - Montana State University set a spring enrollment record of 15,496 students and marks the 10th year of consecutive growth for the spring semester. 

    BOZEMAN - Montana State University set a spring enrollment record of 15,496 students and marks the 10th year of consecutive growth for the spring semester. 

  • City expresses concerns about traffic near proposed high school football stadium in Bozeman

    City expresses concerns about traffic near proposed high school football stadium in Bozeman

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-02-13 16:29:04 GMT

    Bozeman City Commissioners heard and reviewed the plan for the high school stadium at Bozeman High School on Monday night. The main concern of the commission with the school district’s plan is the traffic in the neighborhood area of 15th St. between West Main and Durston St. 

    Bozeman City Commissioners heard and reviewed the plan for the high school stadium at Bozeman High School on Monday night. The main concern of the commission with the school district’s plan is the traffic in the neighborhood area of 15th St. between West Main and Durston St. 

  • $1.7M loan from city approved for sports complex

    $1.7M loan from city approved for sports complex

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 11:05 AM EST2018-02-13 16:05:24 GMT

    The Bozeman City Commission has approved a large loan for the Bozeman Sports Complex. The vote to approve the loan was taken at Monday’s meeting, where city commissioners voted 4-0 for the loan of $1.7 million. 

    The Bozeman City Commission has approved a large loan for the Bozeman Sports Complex. The vote to approve the loan was taken at Monday’s meeting, where city commissioners voted 4-0 for the loan of $1.7 million. 

  • New administrator at Montana State Parks excited about state's future

    New administrator at Montana State Parks excited about state's future

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:34 AM EST2018-02-13 15:34:22 GMT
    Montana State Parks Director Beth Shumate visits with Chet about the future of Montana's State Park system and what visitors can expect when they explore Montana's hidden treasures.
    Montana State Parks Director Beth Shumate visits with Chet about the future of Montana's State Park system and what visitors can expect when they explore Montana's hidden treasures.
  • Lip Sync for Literacy: Raising money with a song

    Lip Sync for Literacy: Raising money with a song

    Monday, February 12 2018 12:35 PM EST2018-02-12 17:35:58 GMT

    The Lip Sync for Literacy, Battle for Books, the friendly competition took place in front of a sold-out crowd at the Emerson Cultural Center over the weekend. The teachers, staff, and principals from Hyalite and Irving Elementary schools took the stage to entertain the parents and kids while raising money for the schools’ libraries. 

    The Lip Sync for Literacy, Battle for Books, the friendly competition took place in front of a sold-out crowd at the Emerson Cultural Center over the weekend. The teachers, staff, and principals from Hyalite and Irving Elementary schools took the stage to entertain the parents and kids while raising money for the schools’ libraries. 

  • MSU opens outdoor ice rink to celebrate 125th anniversary

    MSU opens outdoor ice rink to celebrate 125th anniversary

    Monday, February 12 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-02-12 16:32:44 GMT
    MSU grounds crews pour water onto a temporary ice rink on Dec. 19, 2017, north of Roberts Hall on campus, in preparation for MSU's 125th anniversary celebration in February 2018. MSU Photo by Adrian Sanchez-GonzalezMSU grounds crews pour water onto a temporary ice rink on Dec. 19, 2017, north of Roberts Hall on campus, in preparation for MSU's 125th anniversary celebration in February 2018. MSU Photo by Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez

    BOZEMAN — As part of celebrations marking its 125th anniversary, Montana State University has created a free, public, outdoor skating rink on campus. The rink, measuring 120 by 50 feet, opened this week and will remain open as long as the weather allows. 

    BOZEMAN — As part of celebrations marking its 125th anniversary, Montana State University has created a free, public, outdoor skating rink on campus. The rink, measuring 120 by 50 feet, opened this week and will remain open as long as the weather allows. 

  • MSU spring enrollment sets record for 10th year in a row

    MSU spring enrollment sets record for 10th year in a row

    Sunday, February 11 2018 8:32 PM EST2018-02-12 01:32:08 GMT
    Students make their way through a snowy campus for the first day of the 2018 spring semester on Jan. 10. MSU set a new spring enrollment record with 15,496 students. Photo by Adrian Sanchez-GonzalezStudents make their way through a snowy campus for the first day of the 2018 spring semester on Jan. 10. MSU set a new spring enrollment record with 15,496 students. Photo by Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez
    BOZEMAN – Montana State University announced its spring headcount this week: 15,496 students, a record, and one that marks 10 straight years of spring enrollment growth. This spring’s number is up almost 300 students compared to the same time last year, according to Tony Campeau, the university’s registrar. University leaders credited the growth chiefly to MSU’s slate of programs and initiatives aimed at keeping students in school and on track for graduat...
    BOZEMAN – Montana State University announced its spring headcount this week: 15,496 students, a record, and one that marks 10 straight years of spring enrollment growth. This spring’s number is up almost 300 students compared to the same time last year, according to Tony Campeau, the university’s registrar. University leaders credited the growth chiefly to MSU’s slate of programs and initiatives aimed at keeping students in school and on track for graduat...
  • Women in Science Day

    Women in Science Day

    Saturday, February 10 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-02-11 03:00:10 GMT

    BOZEMAN-- International Women in Science day is Sunday, but the Bozeman Children's Museum decided to celebrate a little early. The museum held it's very first Women in Science Day, showcasing local women who are scientists in the Bozeman community, some studying for their Ph.D.’s at Montana State University. Women in Science Day encouraged little ladies and some gents, to come out and try their hand at science and engineering experiments. From discovering the magnif...

    BOZEMAN-- International Women in Science day is Sunday, but the Bozeman Children's Museum decided to celebrate a little early. The museum held it's very first Women in Science Day, showcasing local women who are scientists in the Bozeman community, some studying for their Ph.D.’s at Montana State University. Women in Science Day encouraged little ladies and some gents, to come out and try their hand at science and engineering experiments. From discovering the magnif...

  • Girls for a Change Summit

    Girls for a Change Summit

    Saturday, February 10 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-02-11 02:00:14 GMT

    BOZEMAN—Saturday was a day of empowerment for young women in Montana, at the Thrive organization’s Girls for a Change Summit. For more than a decade, the non-profit Thrive has hosted the Girls for a Change Summit, an event that invites young women from across the state for a day of knowledge and empowerment, with a different theme each year. More than 100 girls from grades eight through 12 gathered at Montana State University’s Strand Union building, and ...

    BOZEMAN—Saturday was a day of empowerment for young women in Montana, at the Thrive organization’s Girls for a Change Summit. For more than a decade, the non-profit Thrive has hosted the Girls for a Change Summit, an event that invites young women from across the state for a day of knowledge and empowerment, with a different theme each year. More than 100 girls from grades eight through 12 gathered at Montana State University’s Strand Union building, and ...

  • American Red Cross asking for more blood donations amid shortage

    American Red Cross asking for more blood donations amid shortage

    Friday, February 9 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-02-10 03:00:17 GMT

    The American red cross reports a drop in blood donations the organization says that donation drops are common for this time of year for the state. The active flu and winter season are the main culprits. Flu and cold sufferers are discouraged to donate to prevent a disease from transmitting through the blood. The winter and snow season often disrupts people from traveling for a donation. The Red Cross still urges donors to donate if they are free of illness and can safely do so. ...

    The American red cross reports a drop in blood donations the organization says that donation drops are common for this time of year for the state. The active flu and winter season are the main culprits. Flu and cold sufferers are discouraged to donate to prevent a disease from transmitting through the blood. The winter and snow season often disrupts people from traveling for a donation. The Red Cross still urges donors to donate if they are free of illness and can safely do so. ...

  • Belgrade sets record for number of housing permits in 2016

    Belgrade sets record for number of housing permits in 2016

    Friday, February 9 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-02-10 02:00:15 GMT

    The city of Belgrade set a record for the number of housing permits issued. The city issued 143 single-family housing permits in 2017. This breaks the old record set in 2016 of 124 housing permits issued by the city. City planners say this is great news for Belgrade’s economy, which could use commercial growth. More permits are being issued as a result, of recent population growth throughout the Gallatin Valley. “The subdivisions were popular. They sold well and the...

    The city of Belgrade set a record for the number of housing permits issued. The city issued 143 single-family housing permits in 2017. This breaks the old record set in 2016 of 124 housing permits issued by the city. City planners say this is great news for Belgrade’s economy, which could use commercial growth. More permits are being issued as a result, of recent population growth throughout the Gallatin Valley. “The subdivisions were popular. They sold well and the...

  • District picks recommendation for Emerson Lawn sale

    District picks recommendation for Emerson Lawn sale

    Friday, February 9 2018 1:49 PM EST2018-02-09 18:49:58 GMT

    BOZEMAN - The Bozeman Public Schools District has made a recommendation to the school board for the purchase of the Emerson Lawn.

    BOZEMAN - The Bozeman Public Schools District has made a recommendation to the school board for the purchase of the Emerson Lawn.

  • MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks recommends no grizzly bear hunting this year

    MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks recommends no grizzly bear hunting this year

    Friday, February 9 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-02-09 18:18:27 GMT

    Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will propose not hunting grizzly bears in southwest Montana this year. The agency announced Thursday that it will present the proposal to the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission at their Feb. 15 meeting. 

    Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will propose not hunting grizzly bears in southwest Montana this year. The agency announced Thursday that it will present the proposal to the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission at their Feb. 15 meeting. 

  • Apartment fire quickly contained in Bozeman

    Apartment fire quickly contained in Bozeman

    Friday, February 9 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-02-09 17:14:35 GMT
    (MTN News photo)(MTN News photo)

    Crews remain on the scene of an apartment fire in Bozeman, but no injuries have been reported. The fire was called in shortly before 9 a.m. Friday morning from an apartment complex at 2200 West Dickerson.

    Crews remain on the scene of an apartment fire in Bozeman, but no injuries have been reported. The fire was called in shortly before 9 a.m. Friday morning from an apartment complex at 2200 West Dickerson.

  • National Pizza Day: Catching up with a pizza guru

    National Pizza Day: Catching up with a pizza guru

    Friday, February 9 2018 11:22 AM EST2018-02-09 16:22:29 GMT
    It's National Pizza Day and Missy checks in on Red Tractor Pizza owner Adam Paccione and tries to find out the secret of his success.
    It's National Pizza Day and Missy checks in on Red Tractor Pizza owner Adam Paccione and tries to find out the secret of his success.
  • Road conditions from Homestake Pass: A look from the Continental Divide

    Road conditions from Homestake Pass: A look from the Continental Divide

    Friday, February 9 2018 10:14 AM EST2018-02-09 15:14:57 GMT
    Meteorologist Carson Vickroy checks in from Homestake Pass with a look at road conditions as a major winter storm slams into SW Montana.
    Meteorologist Carson Vickroy checks in from Homestake Pass with a look at road conditions as a major winter storm slams into SW Montana.
  • Volunteers pick up trash along Gallatin River

    Volunteers pick up trash along Gallatin River

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:10:07 GMT

    A national effort, called American Rivers is aiming to clean up rivers across the country. 

    A national effort, called American Rivers is aiming to clean up rivers across the country. 

  • How you can help Cancer Support Community

    How you can help Cancer Support Community

    Friday, September 29 2017 10:41 AM EDT2017-09-29 14:41:02 GMT

    Chet joins Becky Franks for a cup of coffee to discuss how to become part of the Cancer Support Community.

    Chet joins Becky Franks for a cup of coffee to discuss how to become part of the Cancer Support Community.

  • Fix-Up Festival brings out volunteers to help with home repair

    Fix-Up Festival brings out volunteers to help with home repair

    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-09-24 18:48:05 GMT

    Habitat for Humanity, the Rotary Club, and the Red Cross partnered up for the 8th annual Fix-Up Festival in Bozeman Saturday morning.

    Habitat for Humanity, the Rotary Club, and the Red Cross partnered up for the 8th annual Fix-Up Festival in Bozeman Saturday morning.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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  • No threat found at Belgrade High School

    No threat found at Belgrade High School

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:13 PM EST2018-02-22 20:13:25 GMT

    BELGRADE - Officials say the shelter in place at Belgrade High School has been lifted.  It has been determined that there is no credible threat at this point. 

    BELGRADE - Officials say the shelter in place at Belgrade High School has been lifted.  It has been determined that there is no credible threat at this point. 

  • Murder investigation underway near Red Lodge

    Murder investigation underway near Red Lodge

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:45 AM EST2018-02-22 15:45:02 GMT

    Authorities are investigating a murder south of Red Lodge. 

    Authorities are investigating a murder south of Red Lodge. 

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