We all know a healthy diet and exercise go a long way toward maintaining a healthy lifestyle. One local company wants to help local families become healthier. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana gave a grant to RiverStone Health for $50,000 to create a pilot program called "Health Champions." It focuses on nutrition, physical activity, disease prevention and management. The
Skies were clearer on Monday, but the conditions are still being categorized as unhealthy by the Department of Environmental Quality. The shift in the winds actually moved some of the smoke out of Missoula, where the air quality was considered to be good on Monday. But that means smoke was pushed our way, which is why the south central and
By LISA BAUMANN Associated Press HELENA, Mont. (AP) - State officials say Montana's low unemployment rate is driving up wages but a serious worker shortage is appearing on the horizon as baby boomers begin to retire. The Department of Labor and Industry's Labor Day report released Monday shows at least 130,000 baby boomers in the state are expected to retire
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A federal appeals court has ruled a 6-foot tall statue of Jesus that has spent the last 60 years overlooking a northwestern Montana ski hill may stay there. In Monday's ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejects arguments from a group of atheists and agnostics that placing the statue on U.S. Forest Service land
Can you imagine a 900 pound grizzly bear trying to break into your trash bin? They're encouraging that sort of thing in West Yellowstone. This is a real food fight. These two Alaskan grizzlies competed to see which would get to test the trash bin with goodies inside. The 600 pound male, who is an expert at tearing open trash
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming Game and Fish officials are asking Jackson residents to avoid conflicts with moose, bears and other wildlife in residential areas this fall. The agency's Jackson office starts receiving more calls this time of year from citizens concerned about wildlife conflicts. An agency biologist says bull moose commonly get their antlers entangled
The story of how President William McKinley, who never even visited Alaska, got a mountain named after him, and how it all unraveled.
Cross defiantly admitted killing three people at two Jewish centers last year near Kansas City, Missouri.