Yellowstone County Commissioners on Tuesday voted to give elected officials, including sheriff's deputies, a 2.5 percent pay increase. Deputies will receive a 3.5 percent boost, because of longevity pay. County Commissioner Jim Reno says the pay raise was approved for all officials to give a raise to sheriff’s deputies. Under Montana law, the salary for deputies is tied to the county sheriff, and
UPDATE: A Bismarck, North Dakota woman is dead and six people are injured after a one-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 12 near Roundup, according to the Montana Highway Patrol. The Musselshell County Sheriff's Department confirms that the deceased is 31-year-old Melissa Victoria Lane. MHP did not release the extent of the injuries or if they are life-threatening. Ages of the injured
UPDATE: The Montana Department of Transportation reopens the Beartooth Pass. MDT officials are warning drivers to watch for changing weather and road conditions. The Montana Department of Transportation has issued a closure of the Beartooth Pass from the Montana/Wyoming Stateline to Long Lake on the Wyoming side. Travelers will have to turn around at Stateline and proceed back down on
It's well known that donating blood is one of the safest ways to save up to 3 lives, but different patients need different types of blood components depending on their injury or illness. That being said, Lesli Asay with United Blood Services of Billings says our area is in need of more platelet type donations. "Platelet donations are especially important
UPDATE: Union workers have yet again rejected the contract with Stillwater Mining Co. There is no word yet on what the next step in the negotiating process will be. HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Union workers with expired contracts at Montana's largest mining company will reconsider tonight the same contract they rejected in June. Stillwater Mining Co. workers are scheduled to vote
Local cyclists and community members met Monday night to celebrate the launching of TrailNet's new campaign Hi Road. In an effort to inform cyclists and drivers about proper on-the-road etiquette, Hi Road focuses on important points such as – be visible, be predictable, be lawful, be courteous and be understanding. The group members have high hopes of making sure drivers and cyclists will
NEW YORK (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith. The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that embroiled the Boy Scouts for years and threatened the organization with lawsuits, takes effect immediately. It was approved
A few days after a Kansas man died in a car crash near Bridger, people in the small town are growing more concerned with a nearby intersection. Four people have died in car accidents on Highway 310 near Bridger in July, according to Bridger Police Chief Mike Buechler. The latest death involves an intersection that has seen its share of horrific
Storm warnings in our area tonight call for unseasonably strong winds. Usually we don't expect winds like this until the fall and it can be especially dangerous with the dry and hot air. High winds are not typical during the summer months but the storm advisories for today and tomorrow call for consistent gusts of around 40 miles an hour.
Yellowstone National Park officials are looking for Feiyang "Isaac" Xiang. Xiang was last seen on Thursday, around 11:45 A.M., swimming the Yellowstone River near the Hell Roaring Creek in the Park's Northern Section. The 21-year-old is a seasonal worker from China. Call 307-344-2643 if you have information regarding Xiang.
On Monday, Billings TrailNet will host a launch party for their 'Take The Hi Road' campaign, in an effort to make the bicycling experience in the Billings community safer for everyone on the road. It will take place at Billings Public Library in the Community Room at 5:30 PM. Along with food and giveaways, information on how you can share
Montana Rescue Missing hosted a Sizzling Sumner Sale, offering big discounts to shoppers. As always, the MRM Bargain Center proceeds directly benefit the MRM's mission of giving the less fortunate in our community a leg up.MRM Marketing Director Denise Smith said it was a great turn out, but they are always in need of donations. Click here to learn how
Pompeys Pillar is one of the many natural wonders we have in Billings. KULR-8's Cornelius Hocker went out to Pompeys Pillar where they celebrated Clark Days, in honor of William Clark from the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The 43rd Annual BMW Motorcycle Owners of America Rally wrapped up a well attended second day. KULR-8's Cornelius Hocker brings us the story of motorcycle enthusiasts, purposely driving $20,000+ motorcycles through mud and other obstacles, knowing they could possibly break them. It's all part of the GS Giants competition. The GS Giants is an organization within Motorcycle Owners of America.
A special dedication on Friday in honor of the journey Lewis and Clark made along the Yellowstone River over 200 years ago. Friday marks the anniversary of the original day of the historic crossing of the Yellowstone River so it was fitting this portion of the riverfront would be dedicated as Clarks Crossing. The ribbon cutting officially opened the new
The majority of Magic City residents will pay more property taxes on their homes this year, according to the Yellowstone County Department of Revenue. That's because homeowners are receiving appraisal notices with updated property value assessments beginning this week. The Department of Revenue says an appraisal notice is not a tax bill, but it will help you gauge what your
Fewer students are enrolling overall in postsecondary schools across the nation. That's not the case for at least one local school. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows there's a decline of nearly 2% in enrollment for many schools across the nation. But Rocky Mountain College administrators say they're expecting to see a 15% increase in new students this year.
Billings fire officials were called to a structure fire Friday afternoon on South Billings Blvd. The call was placed at 2:08 p.m. from a driver passing by the trailer home and noticed the flames. Home owner, Shane Dayley, his wife, son, and dog were all inside at the time of the fire. All safely managed to get out, before the
This weekend, Granite Health and Fitness of Billings wants to challenge everyone of all ages to compete against themselves and each other in the gym's first ever 'GRIT Games' Competition. July 25th will mark the first year for this fitness series, that divides up athletic challenges into three main categories: strength, cardio, and plyometrics. "We want people to be active
For seven years, the YMCA and St. Vincent Healthcare have partnered together to help more than 800 people lower their risk for type two diabetes and heart disease. The Diabetes and Heart Disease Prevention Program Coordinator said the deadline to join the program is approaching fast. Tawnya Galland completed the 16-week program in November 2013. Since completed, she hasn't fallen
Another Habitat House is dedicated on Jordan Circle in the Heights. Habitat House #71 was made possible by a generous donation from Dorothy Foreman. The house dedicated Thursday evening, and the one the to the left of it, are in memory of Foreman's son and husband. Friends neighbors and families came together to celebrate the new homeowner as she turns
People have traveled all over the country to get to the BMW Rally at MetraPark this weekend. Friends, Tom Roth-Yousey and Tim Nouis, have traveled here from Minnesota. Roth-Yousey said it's his 2nd International rally and the comradery and accommodations are just great. "They're fun just to go to and see other riders and their families. BMW motorcycle riders tend
Have you used your vacation days this year? Research shows millions of Americans leave millions of vacation hours on the table, which Project Time Off says harms the economy. Project Time Off reports Americans are taking the least amount of vacation time in four decades, leaving hundreds of millions of dollars in paid vacation hours unused. Big Sky Economic Development Executive Director
While many of us woke up within the warm comfort of our beds, thousands of Montanans are still on the streets, hungry, and homeless. Across the state, the Montana Rescue Mission works to provide shelter and food for these individuals, and needs your help to do so. This weekend, the MRM wants you to help Montana's hungry and homeless by
If you're looking to go to college at one of the top ranking schools in the world, you don't need to go out of state! The Center for World University Rankings recently ranked the University of Montana No. 585, placing UM in the top 2.4% of more then 25,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education. That's 21 spots higher than UM's
The BMW Rally is expected to bring in a lot of money to the Magic City. The rally is expected to bring in nearly 7,000 bikers to the area and up to five-million dollars in revenue for the city and organizers aren't stopping there. "Local business establishments benefit from our being here but there are other people that do not
73-year-old James Sindelar, accused of shooting his 35-year old son Wesley Sindelar, appeared in Yellowstone County Justice Court Wednesday afternoon. Sindelar's bond was set at $250,000. If he posts bond, he'll have to wear a GPS monitoring bracelet and cannot talk to any of the witnesses in the case. He also has to stay away from the residence where the
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials are warning tourists to keep their distance after a bison flipped a woman into the air as she posed for a selfie with the massive beast. The dangerous encounter was the fifth run-in between park-goers and buffalo at the park this year. Park officials say the
Michael Sanders, Operations Manager for Townsquare Media, said the Billings Morning Show on News Talk 95.5 was terminated as of noon on Wednesday. Local radio personalities Livin' Large Larry Wilson and Dave "Harv" Jernberg are out of a job with the show being cancelled. Sanders said new programming will be put in the Billings Morning Show's place in the near
Montana State University-Billings will receive a $91,000 grant for the upcoming school year. Governor Steve Bullock on Wednesday announced eight research grants for universities across Montana totaling nearly $700,000. The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology awarded the grants. At MSUB, the grant allows for the continuation of previous scientific work by David Butler and Kurt Toenjes, which aims
The Billings Police Department has opened its new outdoor shooting range near the Billings landfill. Chief Rich St. John says the new shooting range will make life easier on all local law enforcement. The police department previously shared a shooting range with the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office and other local officials. The new range, located in a coulee near the
Watch the full video report above. (App users: Click here to watch the video. ) (CNN) – Fifty years ago, we were eating better bananas. They tasted better, they lasted longer, they were more resilient and didn't require artificial ripening. They were -- simply put -- a better fruit, because they belonged to a different species, or cultivar in banana parlance. It
Yellowstone County and Stillwater County have issued an open burn ban for Wednesday, July 22 due to high temperatures and increasing winds. The Billings National Weather Service is forecasting scattered thunderstorms from an approaching cold front this afternoon which will bump up the winds. In a statement, NWS says wind gusts could be up to 50 MPH.
Carbon County Sheriff Josh McQuillan says a man reported missing this week was found dead after he crashed his motorcycle this weekend. The Sheriff identifies the man as 53-year old Lawrence Saksa of Roundup. Montana Highway Patrol says Saksa was traveling north on Highway 212 near Boyd when he failed to negotiate a turn and went off the
A group of almost 7 dozen women want to welcome everyone to town, and encourage people to give back to their community. They call themselves the "Billings Newcomers Club," but don't let the name fool you, this group of ladies does a whole lot more than just welcome new residents to Billings. The women work with several local communities, and donate
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials have reopened the Upper Terrace Drive, which was temporarily closed so scientists could monitor a new thermal feature that was edging up to the roadway. Crews installed temporary concrete barriers and eliminated three parking spaces around the thermal feature near Mammoth Hot Springs to help protect it from visitors
One hundred helmets were given to children at Tuesday's Mustangs game as part of the second annual Billings Helmet Giveaway. Helmet sizes ranged from toddler to large and were given on a first come, first serve basis. The Montana Trial Lawyers Association donated the helmets for the event, which is through the Brain Injury Alliance of Montana. Bob Snizek, a
Say something on McDonald's corporate FAQ site, and nobody listens. But say it on Reddit, and the Internet blows up. Folks have gone a bit nutso the past few days after a poster claiming to be a McDonald's manager "confirmed" on Reddit the existence of a secret menu from which one can order, among other things, delicacies such as the "Land,
The Billings area has been without a medical examiner for the last three weeks. Thomas Bennett was our medical examiner until he was relieved of his duties on July 1st, after some controversy. Bennett was asked to stop performing autopsies on children as long as 15 years ago, according to the Associated Press. Doctor Gary Dale, the Chief Medical Examiner
Vandals are making beautification efforts in downtown Billings very difficult. All four Angel Horses are now removed because of vandalism, only nine days after they were set up. The vandalism comes three weeks after the Skypoint piano was removed because of vandalism and weather damage. "It hurt like heck to see these artists works violated," said Jonnie Jonckowski, Angel Horses
According to Sheriff Mike Linder, about 8:50 p.m. Monday, deputies were dispatched to a reported shooting on Thunderstick Road near Ballantine. Deputies, Montana Highway Patrol troopers and medical personnel found 35-year-old Wesley Sindelar of Ballantine with a gun shot wound. He died at the scene. The suspect is identified as 73-year-old James D. Sindelar of Ballantine. He has been arrested and is
You see it all the time: bicyclists, riding on the road. How should drivers react? How should bikers act when sharing the road with motor vehicles? A new campaign from Billings TrailNet aims to answer these and other questions regarding bikers and drivers sharing the road, and teach everyone appropriate biking etiquette. According to TrailNet's Active Transportation Educator, Elyse Monat, the
UPDATE: On Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Park County Sheriff's Department releases he names of the four victims in the plane crash outside of Cody, Wyoming on Saturday. The pilot was 66-year-old Donald Edward Scott from Denver Colorado. His passengers were his sister Diane Jean Stubbs, age 68, her husband, 69-year0old Gerald Bruce Stubbs both from Annapolis, Maryland, and a
The four horse statues on display in downtown Billings were removed Monday after they were discovered vandalized. Angel Horses President Jonnie Jonckowski said, after they noticed one of the horses was broken, they reviewed the security footage and saw several people vandalizing them. Jonckowski said what was done to these beautiful sculptures is "incomprehensible." She says there are no words
The Billings Police Department says they are investigating after shots were fired at a vehicle this weekend. Billings police said Sunday around 6:30 p.m. a man and woman were sitting in a car in the Cherry Creek Subdivision when they said a vehicle pulled up behind them. Police said a man got out of the passenger side and fired a gun into the
The city of Colstrip is getting help to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant. The Montana Coal Board is awarding the city $500,000 for construction costs. Governor Bullock's office says the city's wastewater treatment plant is 37 years old and the last substantial upgrade was in 1978. A news release states the city plans to use the grant to improve pretreatment facilities and
Women at a local senior home are knitting for a good cause. They are making purple hats for newborns to help raise awareness about shaken baby syndrome. The project is called PURPLE Montana, and it's focus is to educate new parents about how to cope with a crying baby. It is all through the non-profit Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies ,
Thousands of motorcyclists are expected to flood Billings this week for one of the biggest events of the year. The Magic City has been working on getting the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America Rally event here for about 10 years. Things start up on Thursday but bikers are already making their way to MetraPark for the three day rally. The
More trails, new parks, community gardens -- how can Billings improve? That's the question Billings Beyond asked community leaders, business and organized groups over the past several months. They'll give a progress update tonight at a city council work session. As Billings grows, the city is working on a growth plan to improve quality of life and make Billings cleaner,
The Montana Rescue Mission is hosting a parking lot sale this weekend to help curb the drop-off in donation dollars. Fewer donations and more visitors are combining to make summer 2015 busier than normal. MRM Public Relations Manager Denise Smith says monetary donations always decrease in the summer, but this year, it's been a somewhat drastic drop-off. She says the rescue
Rosebud County Undersheriff Allen Fulton said crews are out on the Yellowstone River looking for a potential drowning victim. Fulton said the man is 36-years-old and is from out of state. When we have more information about this possible drowning, we'll update this story with the details.
Force 10 Montana teamed up with ZooMontana to offer active duty and retired military members a free day, once a month at ZooMontana. Force 10 Montana created one picnic table for zoo goers to use. They are in the process of making another one. Force 10 Montana is a non-profit organization that supports local veterans through fundraisers and local events.
CODY, Wyo. (AP) - The Park County Sheriff's Office says there appear to be no survivors after a small twin-engine plane crashed in northwest Wyoming. The sheriff's office says the plane went down Saturday afternoon near Buffalo Bill Reservoir, northwest of Logan Mountain. Salt Lake City air traffic control monitors contacted the Park County Sheriff's Office
On Saturday evening, a 17-year-old boy suffered a gun shot injury to his hand, according to Billings Police. The boy was located a few houses down from where the shooting occurred on Lake Elmo Drive. Billings Police said an argument of some sort took place, resulting in a fight and a gun being fired. The 17-year-old injured was taken to
Minnesota Avenue is one of the oldest streets in Billings. However, many businesses have left the area, leaving buildings in deplorable, run down conditions. Tammy Fletcher, a local business owner, said she wants to revitalize Minnesota Avenue. She decided the best to do that is to hold Minnesota Avenue Market, in conjunction with the annual Yellowstone Valley Farmer's Market.
Big Sky State Games are in full swing this weekend Hundreds of people are watching as thousands of athletes compete. The thousands of people brought a jolt to the Billings economy. Keri Wilson, General Manager for the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Billings, said her hotel has been completely sold out the last couple of days. "I know other
For 30 years, Big Sky State Games have provided a place where everyone, no matter their athletic ability, can come out and compete. However, one group of people come out everywhere, ensuring everything that happens at the Games is possible. "Without the volunteers, I don't think we could put this event on fully. They really help with everything we do,
Organizers will be giving away 100 helmets to any kids who come to the Mustangs game on Tuesday at Dehler Park. The event is through the Brain Injury Alliance of Montana and the helmets are donated by Montana Trial Lawyers Association. Helmets are extremely important, especially for younger kids. The leading cause of death in people one to 44 isn't
The motorcycle rally was started by Leo Wilson 21 years ago. Back then, the rally was called the All American Rodeo and as the event became more popular throughout the years, the name was changed to the Beartooth Rally, with the Iron Horse Rodeo included in the show. Alissa Buckstead, owner of Bone Daddy's said, "We get more and more
UPDATE: According to a Federal Railroad Administration Spokesman, The BNSF train was loaded by Savage Services in Trenton, North Dakota, and was headed to Anacortes, Washington. There were four oil cars that leaked, spilling about 35,000 gallons. BNSF expects the track to be reopened at midnight tonight. The entire evacuation of the area was lifted Friday at 8:00 a.m. CULBERTSON,
One of the four Marines killed at a Navy operational center in Chattanooga, Tennessee has ties to Montana. The University of Montana sent out heartfelt word Friday afternoon upon learning that U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. David A. Wyatt, a victim of Thursday's shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee, was a University of Montana alumnus. Related Story: 4 Marines Killed in Chattanooga Identified
Tennis is a lifetime sport that requires minimal equipment and a city park, but it can be very challenging -- especially at a young age. That's why the Billings Tennis Association is making the classic sport a little more kid-friendly. As part of the 30th Annual Big Sky State Games, the BTA hosted its first-ever 10 and under tennis tournament at Lillis
Adam Sandoval and his chihuahua, Scooter, enjoyed their first taste of City Brew Coffee Friday morning in Billings after spending over 175 days on the road and traveling more than 27,000 miles before reaching Big Sky Country. On this July 17th, many motorcyclists are making their way to Red Lodge for the 21st Annual Beartooth Rally, but for Sandoval and
There's only one sport in Montana that pits man against woman, and 9-year-olds against 16-year-olds: derby racing. Across the state, the Mountain Country Quarter Midgets club welcome all racers between the ages of 5 and 16 to hit the track. "There's really no age or gender boundaries in this sport." Robert Wiseman, MCQMA President, said Tuesday. Not only is Wiseman the President
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SEATTLE (AP) - The teenager who survived a small plane crash in Washington's Cascade Mountains says she burned herself trying to pull her step-grandparents from the burning wreckage. Autumn Veatch told NBC News ( http://kng5.tv/1HxXIOa ) there was zero visibility before the Saturday accident. Authorities have said the Beechcraft A-35 entered a cloud bank before the crash.
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Jim Boelter, of Arrow Solutions Group Inc., said he came to the workshop today because he was interested in the simulator and also wanted to improve his relationship with ESGR and focus on finding candidates to fill job opportunities they have such as short term, temporary work, and permanent work. He said working for an IT staffing company he is
A photo from the Target employee handbook was released on social media and the company appears to be getting a lot of support over one change in particular. The change surrounds a new policy that is more supportive of breast feeding mothers. The policy states guests may openly breast feed in Target stores in any area, including fitting rooms, even
ZooMontana welcomed a baby beaver Thursday, after discovering the zoo's female beaver was pregnant. According to a media release, ZooMontana's female North American Beaver, Huckleberry, unexpectedly gave birth to two kits Thursday, the first litter of beavers ever born at the zoo. But why was it such a surprise? Turns out the zoo's male beaver, Finn, is neutered. Sadly, one
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana officials have denied a marriage license to a man seeking to be legally married to both of his wives after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of gay couples to wed. Deputy Yellowstone County Attorney Kevin Gillen wrote in his Tuesday letter to Nathan Collier that the Supreme Court's ruling did not
Special Olympians in Montana bravely compete along with seventy other teams at the state games each year. Fundraisers are following that bravery, while rappelling over the edge of Montana's tallest building. Participants who raise $1,000 for Special Olympics can rappel down First Interstate Bank Tower on August 20. This will be the event's fifth and final year in
You know what they say: when life gives you lemons, sell lemonade at ZooMontana. The zoo has a brand new event for young entrepreneurs next month called "LemonZOOade Day." Kids have the opportunity to set up their own lemonade stand and make a little cash. There will also be games, food trucks and entertainment. People in attendance will vote on the
(CNNMoney) – The reality show "19 Kids and Counting" is never coming back to TLC. The cable channel said Thursday that it has officially canceled the show, nearly two months after revelations about acts of child molestation committed by one of the 19 kids, Josh Duggar, when he was a teenager. Several of his sisters were among the victims.
Yellowstone visitation in June set a record. There will probably be more people in the park this year than ever before. There may be as many as four million visitors in Yellowstone this year, and even more in 2016. The year President Obama and his family visited Old Faithful was a record year for visitation. That was in 2009, but
SEATTLE (AP) - Search crews have recovered two bodies from the wreckage of a small airplane that crashed into a Washington state mountainside over the weekend. A teenager survived the impact Saturday and hiked off the rugged slope. Authorities say when deputies and volunteers reached the crash area Wednesday, the wreckage was still smoldering. The two
Dan Dannenberg, of the Bureau of Land Management, said the onset of firefighting training includes fire behavior: what fuels it, weather, and topography. Dannenberg said an investigation is conducted for 2 reasons. The first is to prevent all human-caused fires, which can only be prevented by knowing what started them. the second is making sure the right course of action
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Department of Health says there has been an increase in reported gonorrhea cases across the state. WHD Communicable Disease Surveillance Program manager Courtney Smith tells the Ranger of Riverton (http://bit.ly/1HwbHBH) that there have been 61 cases of gonorrhea this year. Last year there were 31 infections in the same time period. She
Active military can become victims of identity theft and scams while deployed overseas, and that's why today marks the third National Military Consumer Protection Day. Montana Attorney General Tim Fox offers important tips for active and retired military, as Fox says it's important to watch out for scams that target military members. He says to set up "Active Duty Alert," which
Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in our state and across our nation.Prevention health specialists worldwide want you to know that even though lung cancer is the most prevalent, it's also the most preventable. Here in Montana, one tobacco prevention program aims to lower lung cancer rates in adults by educating children. Matt Matich
Montana's food stamp program is making more mistakes than usual. According to federal officials, the error rate rose to more than twice the national average. Over and under payments through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP is at 7.25% The national average is 3.7%. State leaders say that's about $10,000 of taxpayer money for over payments. The state is
What’s in a name? For the northwestern Wyoming town of Meeteetse, national notoriety. A recent survey has shown the town’s name is the most misspelled in the nation. Meeteetse is a small town about thirty miles south of Cody. It’s a ranching community, with a Museum, a Mercantile that hasn’t been open for a long time, a historic bar and
Senator Steve Daines spoke Tuesday at the ceremonial swearing-in of the new National Aeronautics and Space Administration Deputy Administrator. According to a media release, Dr. Dava Newman is a Helena native who graduated from Capital High School. Newman received her bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame. She received her master's and Ph.D. from MIT, where she most recently
At this year's MontanaFair, seniors get a special discount. And by discount, we mean it's free! According to a media release on Senior Day, adults 65 and older can get free ice cream, free entertainment, free lunch, and even free admission. MontanaFair General Manager Bill Dutcher says Senior Day gives them a chance to recognize and salute the most experienced
A Billings tow truck driver receives an award for helping a man who's child was locked in a car. AAA Mountain West on Tuesday presented Dwayne Cramer from Agave Towing and Recovery the Mountaineer Award for his service in January. Cramer responded to a call for roadside assistance on a frigid, 20-degree day and helped unlock a man's car freeing
Over 20 high school students are getting some valuable hands-on experience this week. The MedStart Program targets low income, college-bound students interested in the medical field, and many of the students are first generation college. The goal is to encourage local teens to pursue medical careers. The week involves hands on learning and job shadowing in a variety of health
Thousands of amateur athletes will go for the gold this weekend in Billings, and they'll be spending plenty of green. More than 10,000 athletes will participate in the 30th Annual Big Sky State Games, and Visit Billings projects at least 3,000 will be from out of town. Visit Billings expects the average state games participant to spend more than $220 per
"I was riding from Kalispell, Montana to Bellingham, Washington and about, I don't know where, but, we crashed and I was the only one who made it out." That's the 911 call made by the 16-year-old survivor of the plane crash that was heading from Kalispell to Washington. Reportedly, Autumn Veatch stayed at the crash site for a few hours