Whether it's in a decked out RV or a two-door car, AAA reports more than 33 million Americans are hitting the road this weekend, which is a five percent increase from Memorial Day weekend last year. Christa Gardner with Mountain West AAA says the travel increase is largely because of cheaper gas prices. The national average is a dollar lower
If you're going into the wild this weekend, be sure to put out your campfire. Derek Yeager with the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation says the unofficial start to summer means plenty of people will be camping. A handful of fire agencies are partnering together for the campaign "One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire." The goal is to promote
(MSNBC) - San Francisco's Batkid is here to save us all! The story of Miles Scott, the superhero who won thousands of hearts and transformed San Francisco into Gotham City, has become a documentary that is sure to win your heart all over again. Due out from Warner Brothers in late June, “Batkid Begins” promises to turn Scott's story into
Hundreds of parents, students, and teachers attended a seven hour long heated school board meeting in Cody Tuesday night. They were there to talk about school books. What textbooks will Cody students be using to learn reading and language skills? Cody teachers, administrators, and parents spent nearly three years selecting materials for the school district. They chose Houghton and Mifflin's
You might have seen a lot of people wearing red noses on Thursday. Don't worry, not everyone is trying to join the circus Red Nose Day was celebrated to raise funds for poverty stricken children. Here in Billings, Sam's Club employees got in on the action. All the employees said they enjoy having a little fun at work and helping
Yellowstone National Cemetery is ready for Memorial Day. Thursday afternoon, volunteers from all over came to the YNC to place American Flags on the graves of veterans. It was a breathe taking sight for those driving by and those visiting friends and loved ones who have passed. The Memorial Day Celebration at the YNC takes place Monday, May 25th, 12:00
The West End is seeing more growth. Tea City and Cupcakes opened recently along Shiloh Crossing. Stores in the area say it's a prime location. "Scheels is obviously a big draw but I feel like it's kind of your one stop shop, you have Shoe Carnival, Kohl's, and you have the smaller businesses,” says Amanda Reinke, Bottega Clothing store manager.
The Montana Hope Project was funded by Highway Patrolmen in the 80's to give critically or seriously ill children a chance to see their wishes come true. Through fundraisers and generous donors they've been able to grant 8-9 wishes already this year, with 12-13 wishes still pending. 3 year old, Lucy Jensen, who suffers from Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, was granted
A film festival to promote bicycling and to raise money for two organizations is coming up. The bicycle film fest is Friday at the Babcock Theatre. Event organizers say the festival highlights the history, education, fitness and fun aspects of riding a bicycle. The film showing is from 7:00 to 9:00pm, a social mixer follows. Tickets are $13.00 in advance
3 years ago, Shepherd Elementary School started raising money for Relay For Life. This is the first year they incorporated the middle school, raising money through a program called Penny Wars. To date, the elementary and middle schools have raised more than $24,000. But it's not just about the money. This year, Shepherd High School Teacher, John Barta, faces his
A suspect in an aggravated burglary appeared in court Thursday. Billings police say, Wednesday night around 10:00pm, two masked men entered an apartment at 1211 Broadwater Avenue. According to court documents, one of the suspects identified as 33-year old Daryl Deshaw, told authorities he planned to rob the people in the apartment because he says they knew they sold drugs
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Officers in northeast Wyoming shot and killed a 39-year-old woman armed with a knife after other means to stop her, including a stun gun, failed. The shooting occurred on a rural road just east of Gillette after the Campbell County Sheriff's Office received a call about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday of someone trespassing at a coal mine.
There are some new changes coming to Rimrock Mall. Herberger's is moving to a larger space, and to the south wing of the mall. They're taking the old Scheels space and remodeling the area to be housed in a 60,000 square foot space. The store's manager, Elizabeth Donlin, says they're moving to improve the shopping experience of customers. As we've
The Billings Police Department is asking for you help in identifying the two suspects in an armed robbery at Lucky's Casino this week. The first suspect is described as a white male approximately 5'7" with an athletic build. He was wearing a black pullover sweatshirt and ski mask. The second man is described as approximately 5'6" wearing a black bandana
You can start purchasing MontanaFair tickets this weekend. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 23 at 10 a.m. ValuPasses and individual show tickets can be purchased online and at the MetraPark box office. Highlight's for MontanaFair 2015 concerts include Martina McBride, AWOLNATION, Lynyrd Skynard, Blue Oyster Cult, Brett Eldredge and New Politics. Also at this year's fair, PRCA Rodeo and
A suspect is in custody this morning following a home invasion Wednesday night around 10 o'clock. Two masked suspects entered the apartment at 1211 Broadwater with a handgun and an edged weapon. They made demands on the occupants which resulted in a confrontation. The handgun was fired three times during the confrontation, but there were no injuries. One suspect was
Lincoln Center Auditorium hosted a special ceremony Wednesday evening. Billings Adult Education honored their Adult HiSet Graduates. People of all ages and backgrounds took the necessary steps to get their high school diploma. Patricia Cetrone quit school at 16. After marriage and raising her children, she knew it was her time fulfill one of her heart's biggest desires: getting her
The zoo has many animals, but how do they get to the zoo? Ozzy and Bruno, ZooMontana's grizzlies, were put together in the same enclosure in 2012. "The first day that we put them together, we've got about 10 different people around the exhibit to make sure that if they get in trouble with each other that we can kind
6th grade student, Mara Duncan, met Jack Hanna when she was 8 years old, in Flathead, Montana. This year, Duncan decided to do a biography on Hanna for a class project. Afterwards, Duncan thought it would be a great opportunity to have Hanna speak with her class and answer some questions about his career, as a Zookeeper. Student, Dacee Zent
VA Montana Health Care System hosts VA2k to raise awareness of homeless veterans. It's a national walk which encourages people to step up their fitness level and support homeless vets by donating food and clothing items. The administration sponsored event was today from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Donations to the Veteran Recovery Program are also welcome. Tammy O'Shea, VA Social
When you think of ZooMontana, you think of all the animals and the incredible staff that help take care of the animals and the grounds. However, without volunteers, ZooMontana would be a much different place. KULR-8's Cornelius Hocker talked to the owners of Rocky Mountain Hard Rock Flooring, Jessica and Johnny Angel, to find out why they donate their time
The Yellowstone County Relay for Life is still a few months away, but you can prepare for it this weekend. The second annual Run for Life 5K is a fundraising event for Relay for Life, and this year it'll take place around the new Shiloh conservation area, Saturday, May 23 at 9 a.m. The starting line is at Rimrock Auto
ZooMontana's animals get their fifteen minutes of fame everyday, but zookeepers work very hard behind closed doors to make sure the animals are happy and healthy. ZooMontana Zookeeper Andrea Slatky says it's a very fun and rewarding job, but there's plenty of strenuous work, too. "The day always starts out going to my animals' areas, preparing the exhibits to let
The zoo is an educational tool and its education programs to get out into the community. A corn snake, some cockroaches, an opossum, and a Nile monitor - Troy Paisley, education director at ZooMontana, brought those along as he headed to Bitterroot Elementary for one of ZooMontana's education programs. "Education is very important,” Paisley says. “It's kind of the basis
Alberta Bair Theater announces multi-platinum country artist Josh Turner will kick off their 2015 - 2016 Season. Officials at ABT say Turner will perform on September 3rd at 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 22nd. The box office window at the theater opens at 10:00am and phone lines and internet sales start at noon. Tickets are $50, $45
On Wednesday, KULR-8 is doing special coverage in support of ZooMontana's capital campaign. We kicked off the "ZooStravaganza" on Wake Up Montana with Jeff Ewelt and Bandy the Armadillo.
The NILE Foundation's main fundraiser for the year is about a week and a half away. If you want to put on your Stetson and/or wear your stilettos you need to get tickets soon. The foundation raises money for youth in agriculture. The NILE's Equine Programs and Communications Director says, "The more money that we can raise the more money
Charges are dropped against a Georgia man who broke into a car to save a dog. Michael Hammons, a US Army veteran, broke the window of a Mustang to retrieve a Yorkshire Terrier who was inside. The police had been called, and according to witnesses, the car was rapidly heating, so Hammon stepped up. He was arrested last week and
Nearly two months after severe weather sparked fires across the region, fire season seems to be taking a break -- for now. A handful of fire agencies held their annual fire media day on Tuesday. Billings Firefighters performed a line dig and practiced shelter deployment, while experts performed live demonstrations using various tools firefighters use on the front lines. Derek
It's not uncommon to see trains rolling through the Billings area. Often, those trains are carrying oil. “The thing is that when it goes off the tracks and the containers rupture, then it not only becomes a hazardous materials situation, but like what we've seen across our nation recently and outside of our country, explosions that are associated with this
This fall Mannheim Steamroller returns to MetraPark for one night only. MetraPark officials say the group will perform their Christmas Tour on Thursday, November 19th at Rimrock Auto Arena. Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, July 24th. This year marks the 31st anniversary of their Christmas Tour and the release of their Christmas album.
A Billings casino was robbed early Tuesday morning. Billings Police officers were called to Lucky's Grand Casino on 13th Street West around 12:45. Employees told officers that two men in dark clothing and masks had come in with a shotgun and a pistol. They demanded money, and after getting the cash, fled the business. The suspects are described as white
A three-year-old boy from Billings is recuperating after surgery Monday night at a Salt Lake City burn unit. It's been more than a week since the accident at the family home, where the boy and his father were injured. Kiptin Boeckel is also known as Kip and fondly referred to as the “family's ninja.” Kip's mom Shanteal Boeckel tells KULR-8
A man who was held at gunpoint by a homeowner admits breaking into the home to steal money. Roger Hoppe pleaded guilty to felony burglary and felony theft. According to court documents, Yellowstone County sheriff's deputies were called to a home in the 700 block of South 56th Street, on January 30th, for a report of a burglary. The documents
It's been one year since the hail storm hit parts of southeastern Montana. Hail the size of golf balls, or even tennis balls, and severe wind gusts hit the Billings area. The storm caused massive damage to homes and businesses. Tom Frieders, National Weather Service warning coordination meteorologist, says it's not uncommon to get those types of hail storms in
Citations are handed out after an incident at a Billings dog park. Billings Animal Control Supervisor Tom Stinchfield confirms that a small dog was killed by a Great Dane at High Sierra Dog Park on Saturday, May 9. "We have received a complaint, there's been two citations filed," Stinchfield said. "It's for a potentially dangerous (animal)." Stinchfield says the citations
UPDATE: The Yellowstone County Coroner releases the name of the teen who died early Sunday morning. Lt. Bill Jones says the 15-year-old boy is Mackeon Schulte. In a release, Billings police say Schulte and a friend were spending the night together and decided to go to their friend's house on Alderson around 2:30. The two knocked on their friend's window
(KCWY) Belle is your ordinary great dane, she loves tug of war, long walks, romping around with her brother and sister and giving hugs -- all 125 pounds of her. But what makes her extra ordinary is her love for this country and those who have fought for it. Belle's Owner, Moe Disney-Griffitts, said "While I sing for
Members of Skyview High School's Chapter of Business Professionals of America recently competed in the BPA National Competition. Click on the video to learn a little more about the talented, young ladies and their accomplishments.
Many in our viewing area saw some very active weather patterns over the weekend. Cody was the site of what some residents called a flash flood, right after being pelted by a barrage of hail. KULR-8's Cornelius Hocker went to Cody to find out what's next for the people impacted by the severe thunderstorm, which brought hail and flooding.
According to Billings Police, they got a call around 2:30 Sunday morning about a shooting on Alderson Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a 15-year-old male with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to St. Vincent's but died at the hospital at short time later. Lt. Jeremy House says a suspect was found at the scene and is being
The 17th Annual Heritage Home Tour was very successful. Of course, the gem on the Home Tour was the Moss Mansion. Known for its rich history, the Moss Mansion was only owned by one family, so most all of the items in the house are original. Jenna Richter, Moss Mansion Executive Director, said it's important to show and share historic
Billings is home to many parks and play areas for children, but the Shepard Nature Play Space is unlike the rest: It is ADA accessible. That's something for which Darcie Howard, Montana Audubon Conservation Center Director, said she's truly thankful. Howard said this would not have been possible if not for the many donations of money and man power. The
It's been 50 years since the United States entered into the Vietnam War. In honor of that, a commemoration was held at VFW 6774. KULR-8's Cornelius Hocker has more.
Learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage for many, but keeping that bike in good shape is a different story. AmeriCorps Vista Volunteers Isaac Mevis and Emily Martin hope by hosting Bike Repair Clinics, families in Billings will begin to choose non-motorized transportation as a viable option for their daily travels.
The 65th annual Miles City Bucking Horse Sale is underway, and KULR-8's Dustin Askim was there. He gives us live reports from the event. __________ The Miles City Chamber of Commerce says the town's population doubles for the event, and there's a little bit of everything western going on. A few concerts kicked off the festivities Thursday night, but most
Scientists say a mammoth magma reservoir lies under Yellowstone. It's four times the size of the magma body that fuels the supervolcano. They say it holds enough hot rock to fill the Grand Canyon eleven times. But, you shouldn't worry. The supervolcano is no more likely to erupt than before, and those odds were very, very slim. Why does Yellowstone
A School District 2 School Board Committee has approved putting a master plan into action for some much needed renovations at Daylis Stadium, where thousands of students play their sports each year. Terry Bouck, SD2 Superintendent, said the master plan is a two part plan that would run about 8 million for the first phase and another 2 million for
We're just days away from our live 5:00 and 6:00pm shows at ZooMontana. ZooStravaganza is Wednesday, May 20th, and you can join us at the zoo that night. ZooMontana Executive Director, Jeff Ewelt, says the zoo will stay open on the 20th until 7:30pm, for zoo members. If you don't have a zoo membership, you can go to the zoo's
MasterLube announces the winner of its War of the Walls competition. It's Morgan Ellestad from Laurel High School. In second and third place are Senior High and Billings Central. As the winner, Ellestad gets bragging rights and a traveling trophy. War of the Walls is a part of a fundraiser to provide a safe graduation party for high school seniors.
This adorable wild cottontail rabbit enjoy some milk. The rabbit kicks out its feet and slurps up its breakfast. Watch the viral video above.
Firefighters had to extricate a man after his SUV rolled over west of Billings. Around 8:20 Friday morning, emergency crews were called to 64th Street West just north of King Avenue. They found a Nissan Pathfinder upside down on the west side of the road. According to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Nate Boespflug, the driver was headed south when his
All this week on Wake Up Montana, we've been taking you to places behind the scenes that most people don't get to see. To wrap up the week, we teamed up with the Billings Preservation Society to visit Will James' cottage, which remains a private residence, and the upper floors of the Moss Mansion, which are not usually shown to
The takeaway from the informational meeting held at Sandstone Elementary was nothing is set in stone. Projected enrollment show Sandstone's incoming kindergarten class surpassing 60 students. 60 is the number of kindergartners is willing to accept, before they start looking into their proposed busing option, but only if they surpass 60 by a large margin, not three or four students.
Sandstone Elementary is over capacity and the school is projecting higher enrollment numbers. The school has an average of 520 students this year, but next year, they're expecting more based on kindergarten registration, bringing the number of students next year to 550. They would need an extra classroom with space they don't have, according to principal Mark Venner. Administrators are
Race Director, Kori Keller, said the race is a fundraiser to help pay for funerals, for babies under the age of one, in Montana. She said this year, they have more than a 1,000 runners participating and the event is expected to bring in $35,000 - $40,000. Keller said the funds this year will help at least 50-70 families dealing
With the 2015 Montana Legislative Session in the rear-view mirror, Governor Steve Bullock stopped by KULR-8 to share his final thoughts. Governor Bullock says he's satisfied with how most of the session went, however, he does express a few regrets. The legislature did not pass a bill that would have provided $150 million for statewide infrastructure. The bill would have
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Certain sex offenders living or working near children in Montana must move or face arrest. A state law that took effect last week prohibits high-risk sex offenders from residing with 300 feet of a facility that primarily serves people under age 18. It applies retroactively to offenders who victimized someone age 12 or younger. Local law
In honor of our upcoming ZooStravaganza live shows on May 20, last week we talked about the history of the zoo, but what about the present state of the zoo? Well, ZooMontana Executive Director Jeff Ewelt says zoo attendance is up 180 percent from four years ago. Ewelt says the zoo's gross profits are also up nearly 80 percent. He
The museums at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West are rolling out a number of new exhibitions as the busy summer season approaches. The Draper Natural History Museum is hosting a new photography exhibit called "Wyoming Grasslands." Two photographers captured images across the entire state for the project, done in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy. The photos include both
CODY, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say a Hot Springs County man who was last seen May 6 died in an ATV accident while he was looking for antler sheds. Kim Black with the sheriff's office tells The Cody Enterprise ( http://goo.gl/IcW72i ) that bear hunters setting traps found the body of 53-year-old Lan Price under the ATV in the Grass
Billings used to have several minor league basketball teams: Billings RimRockers, Billings Volcanos. The Volcanos played in the early 80's and saw one of their players go on to become a Los Angeles Laker, winning an NBA World Championship. Clay Johnson was that player; he's in Billings for the next several days. Kids who attend the Boys and Girls Clubs
Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society's overnight community fundraising walk. Teams of people camp out around a track, taking turns walking, with food, games and activities. The event helps build camaraderie and raise money in the fight against cancer. Co-Chairman, Steve Solberg, said this year's Relay For Life theme is calling all angels. He said the event is
The Playhouse Parade is back at Rimrock Mall. All proceeds from the fundraiser help at-risk youth. This year, some local residents are also trying to win a playhouse for a 3-year-old in need. The garage fire on Jacque Lane last Friday injured a 3-year-old who, at last word, remains in a burn unit in critical condition. Some community members have
NEW YORK (AP) - A new study suggests smokers have better luck quitting when they bet their own money on their success. Smokers with $150 of their money at stake were far more likely to quit than smokers who didn't have to wager their money to get the cash rewards. But here's the catch: Few people were willing to bet
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A new law will allow rideshare firms like Uber to operate in Montana, but some taxi drivers say it does not include enough regulation. The measure signed by Gov. Steve Bullock last week repeals state restrictions that allowed taxi and limousine operators to block new competitors. One of the bill's sponsors, Rep. Ellie Hill of Missoula,
CODY, Wyo. (AP) - Investigators are seeking the public's help as they try to find out who killed a grizzly bear near Yellowstone National Park. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Wyoming Game and Fish Department said Wednesday a group on horseback discovered the dead bear alongside a trail early last week. The dead bear was found about six
Billings police officers respond to a report of shots being fired Monday night after a woman says she was attacked. Shortly before 11 p.m., Billings police responded to a weapons report on Van Buren. Sgt. Pat Curry says the woman told officers she was getting her purse out of the car when she heard a sound, and as she stepped
After a horrific accident in late March, a Park City man says he's thankful to be alive. Emergency responders miraculously saved 72-year-old Richard Simons' life after a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 90. On March 28, Richard Simons and his wife Susan were driving on I-90 towards Laurel when severe weather struck. Dust funnels blinded their view, and the couple crashed
This week is the annual Wine and Food Festival at MSU Billings. Set-up has begun for the event, which benefits the MSUB Foundation. Proceeds from the event go to scholarships for students. The foundation's development director, Jeanne Moller, says the main events are this Friday and Saturday. She says scholarships are the largest need identified by the university over the
With thousands of summer travelers just around the corner, staff members at the museums of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West are getting ready for the busy season. At the Draper Natural History Museum, the Raptor Experience will soon be going to multiple programs each day. The museum is home to six birds-of-prey who would not be able to
It's that time of year when the animals and their young emerge. While it's fun to watch the animals, wildlife officials want to remind people not to approach them. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks communication and education manager, Bob Gibson, says it's important to leave wildlife alone, especially the young animals. Gibson says, if you see a baby animal, the
Research from Kansas State University shows the mandatory labels on our meat products are costing consumers billions. Country of Origin Labels (COOL) have been required by law since 2009. They're on any meat product you can find in retail stores. Leo McDonnell, a supporter of the labels, says there is research showing the economic value. He says in a competitive
Park City Schools surprise a third grader who wins a coloring contest during a school assembly. Her win also got the school a $5,000 grant. Chloe McNamee participated in the “Trees Together” contest with her class back in October. The contest was put on by Northwestern Energy. Chloe received a basket filled with art supplies and says it's important to
Billings' first school-based health center is open for business inside Orchard Elementary School. The medical clinic will serve Orchard students and their immediate families year-round for 20 hours per week. Services will include urgent care, counseling and psychiatry. In addition to a RiverStone Health medical staff, Billings Clinic will provide mental health services. RiverStone Health Medical Director Megan Littlefield says
ZooMontana is headed to the small screen. The HGTV series 'Living Big Sky' will feature the zoo during an episode that airs this weekend. "We're excited they were able to tour the zoo with a film crew and highlight the zoo and Billings on a national level," ZooMontana Executive Director Jeff Ewelt said. The TV series features families that are
More than 350 area kids saluted our troops in a very colorful way on Tuesday morning. Students at Head Start spent the morning coloring pictures for American troops serving overseas. Kids ages three to five-years-old in Billings, Lockwood, Laurel, Joliet and Red Lodge all colored pictures. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6774 Commander Chuck Carroll said the program began two
UPDATE: The Yellowstone County coroner identifies the 20-year-old man who was killed in a crash shortly after midnight Monday in Shepherd. Coroner Bill Jones says the man is Bryce Lee Williams. He died from blunt force trauma. Jones says it's believed Williams was living in the Billings area at the time. Montana Highway Patrol says the man was from Worland,
A child is in critical condition at a burn center, after a fire Friday night in the Billings Heights. Billings Deputy Fire Marshal Trever Schilling says the cause of the fire is undetermined. He says explosions heard during the fire were caused by propane cylinders rupturing. The fire happened just before 10 PM on Friday in the garage of a
Now that the bill for establishing an eastern Montana crime lab in Yellowstone County has been signed, what are the next steps? The state crime lab's administrator, Phil Kinsey, says they'll be making a trip to Billings to see what places they could possibly lease. They will need space for two forensic chemists and one evidence technician. Kinsey says they're
May is Wildfire Awareness Month. It's important to do fire mitigation, but also make sure you understand your insurance. Montana's Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen is encouraging those who live in fire-prone areas to make a list of what you own. She says keeping a list can make the process of filing insurance claims easier and faster. You
Billings Police Department's Chat with the Chief program is going to social media. Chief Rich St. John will be taking questions on the department's Facebook page for this quarter's Chat with the Chief. He says, in the past, it's been successful in person and when taking questions during radio shows, but now they're trying the Internet to reach more people.
Billings is Montana's biggest city, but Bozeman's airport has become the busiest airport in the state, and it continues to grow. Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport just released passenger numbers for the first quarter of 2015, and they're still experiencing rapid growth. Billings' Aviation Director Tom Binford says Billings sees about 450,000 passenger boardings per year, while Bozeman reported
It's Mother's Day and giving flowers is one of the most popular ways to tell Mom you love her. Jim Gainan, Owner of Gainan's Flowers in Billings hit record sales this Mother's Day weekend. Demand was so high Saturday, he jumped into a delivery van himself to make sure every rose, tulip and plant was delivered from the heart. This
Over the next couple of weeks, the streets in Columbus will be filled with people carrying signs, urging Stillwater Mining Company to give their loved ones what they consider a fair contract. Kady Whitlock, a Columbus resident, has formed a group called Stillwater Wives. Whitlock said today's demonstration of solidarity is the first of many to come. Whitlock said many
Classic cars were all the rage at MetraPark this weekend. Cars kept in pristine condition, found news home through the Classic Car Auto Auction. Craig Gould, Billings Public Auto Auction owner said America's obsession with cars started many, many years ago. "America, by and large, was built around cars many, many years ago. Once Henry Ford perfected the Model T
The 23rd National Association of Letter Carriers' Food Drive happened Saturday. People in our area didn't hold back when it came to donations. Last year, residents in Billings donated more than 367,000 lbs. of food, along with cash donations for the Food Bank here in Billings Deb Senn, Food Drive Coordinator, thinks they'll match or surpass that number this year.
A house fire in the Heights Friday evening sent two people to a Salt Lake City Burn Center for treatment of moderate and severe burns. The fire also caused major damage to the garage of the house and smoke damage throughout other parts of the house. The fire happened near the intersection of Bench Boulevard and Jaque Lane. All of
The Clark woman accused of planning her boyfriend's murder last year was denied bail in circuit court Friday. Twenty-seven-year-old Sandra Garcia was brought back to Park County from Georgia this week. Park County Sheriff's investigators say she asked her brother to help kill Juan Antonio Guerra -Torres in January, 2014. She had her initial court appearance in Cody Friday. In
Cody's new “Spring Into Yellowstone” event has several new tours and workshops to offer. The event gets underway next week. It's the third year for “Spring Into Yellowstone,” where locals take visitors to the best places in Northwest Wyoming to see wildlife. This time of year, people can expect to see moose, wolves, bears, wild horses, and Big Horn Sheep,
Battling snow and wind, crews have been up on the Beartooth Highway for four weeks to prepare for its opening. "There's a lot of work up here, getting everything cleaned up and ready for opening day,” says Randy Roth, Montana Department of Transportation's maintenance chief. MDT crews have been working on multiple efforts, like clearing off snow from the top
The Powerball Jackpot is now over $500 million. If you're like us here at KULR-8, you like to talk about what you would do if you were to win that kind of cash. We took to the streets and asked some of you exactly what you would do if you were to take home hundreds of millions of dollars. Go
Alex Everhart is a survivor of over eight years. Being in the medical field, Everhart had seen what cancer could do to people. However, when she was diagnosed, she said it was like her worst nightmare and it was something she never imagined would happen to her. Everhart said Relay to her is a place where she was able to
Strides in health care have allowed specialists to re-invent the wheel when it comes to losing weight. As KULR-8's Kyle Benton reports, many different options are available right here at home. "Life is just completely different from where I was a year ago," said Kim Sagen, who was sixty five pounds heavier last year, with no hope of ever living
Montana has a new Montana Highway Patrol Chief, and it's Lieutenant Colonel Tom Butler. Butler is a graduate of Montana State University, and has been with the Highway Patrol since 1992. Butler oversaw the patrol's budget and technology upgrades, and says he's humbled by the opportunity to be chief.
A West High School student is suspended, after a BB gun was discovered in a vehicle on school property on Thursday. School District Two Executive Director of Leadership, Kathy Olson, reports the student will be suspended until a school hearing takes place in the near future. That's when the parents, hearing officer, and student will discuss the claim. Olson says