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Fire extends demolition, construction timeline at Bozeman apartment building

BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Neighbors who live near an apartment building under construction that went up in flames in downtown Bozeman won't be getting any relief from the sound of hammers and heavy machinery.


Former Wyoming Symphony conductor resigns from Bozeman Symphony amid bullying investigation

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The conductor of the Bozeman Symphony, Matthew Savery, has resigned amid an investigation into allegations that he bullied and harassed musicians, staff and patrons. Savery had also been the conductor and music director of the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra in Casper until May 2018.


Former inmate files lawsuit against Gallatin County jail, asks for governor's pardon

A former Gallatin County jail inmate is asking for a governor’s pardon in a lawsuit against the detention center, claiming he is traumatized after witnessing another inmate die by suicide.


More bitter cold, snow forecast for the weekend in south central, southeast Montana & north central Wyoming

A hazardous weather outlook is in effect for portions of central, south central and southeast Montana, as well as north central Wyoming, the National Weather Service says. It includes more snow and cold this weekend into early next week.


Crews continue investigating four-story apartment complex fire

Bozeman Fire Chief Josh Waldo said Friday investigators are still trying to figure out what caused a four-story building under construction to burn down. Waldo said investigators are still early in the process of determining the cause of the fire that charred the SOBO Lofts building at Babcock Stree


162 names submitted for Bozeman’s second high school

Mountains and movie stars, rodeo queens and Rough Riders, history and humor provided inspiration for the names the public has suggested for Bozeman’s second high school. The Bozeman School District released a list of 162 proposed names Thursday, one day before Friday’s deadline for submissions.


Strong second half powers Bozeman girls past Great Falls

After a first half in which Bozeman and Great Falls each scored 20 points and the Bison knocked down three 3-pointers, Erika Gustavsen made a change. The Hawks head coach varied defenses throughout the first two quarters like she usually does, but in the second half, Bozeman stuck mostly with man-to


Montana lawmakers react to Trump's emergency declaration

President Trump declared a national emergency this morning in order to get up to eight billion dollars for his border wall. KULR-8 reached out to Montana's congressional delegation for their reactions.


New tax law affecting people's returns in Missoula and across Montana

If you went out and bought a new TV on a credit card in anticipation of getting the same size tax return as last year, you might want to save the receipt. In Montana and in Missoula, as across the United States, individual taxpayers are seeing smaller amounts of money in their federal tax returns co


Bozeman delays downtown parking vote after pushback

The Bozeman Parking Commission delayed voting on a developer’s request to trade 107 monthly parking permits for longer leases after some questioned whether that could clog downtown parking.


Bozeman boys control tempo in win over Great Falls

Bozeman dictated the tempo right away. Just two minutes in, Great Falls was forced to take a timeout. The Hawks took command early and never trailed again. They opened the contest with four straight points by pushing in transition after defensive stops. Carter Ash made a layup and Jashon Mendoza hit


Schools need to stop teaching benefits of socialism

An open letter to Montana State and Bozeman High: Please help me understand why your faculty and staff have become so left wing? Let me give you both some examples. Teachers giving extra credit for watching Democrat convention but nothing for watching Republican convention. Hunting families whose ki


HIGHLIGHTS: Upsets galore in girl’s District 5B tournament, Big Timber and Three Forks advance for boys

BELGRADE — Day two of the District 5B basketball tournament was on Friday and there was only one way to describe the girl’s bracket: madness. #4 seeded Three Forks ended Townsend’s undefeated season and Big Timber came from behind to beat Whitehall.


Support Montana's outdoor way of life, support SB 24

As a fifth-generation Montanan and current Bozeman resident, I value the protection and preservation of public lands as much as I value the intrinsic right of every human to be able to access and enjoy what is left of them in this state and in this country. I have strived to live my values, however,


Drone Footage of Thursday’s Downtown Bozeman Fire [WATCH]

Early on Thursday, February 14th a fire was reported in downtown Bozeman at the intersection of Babcock and 7th Avenue. The fire is in a mixed-use building that is under construction. The building was completely destroyed and there are no details on the cause of the fire.


Bozeman Doc Series Review: 'The Ancient Woods' is rich with poetry of life

I can’t tell you, with certainty, what the opening image of "The Ancient Woods" depicts. Perhaps stars with lightning bugs flying in the foreground. What I can tell you is that the image, and the otherworldly sound that accompanies it, pulls the viewer in, slows them down, engages them in its rhythm


Supreme Court allows Bozeman man to withdraw pleas in sexual assault cases

The Montana Supreme Court is allowing a Bozeman man to enter a new plea agreement or stand trial in two sexual assault cases against him. Jerry Joe Henderson appealed his Gallatin County District Court sentencing to the high court and argued that state law does not allow no contest pleas, like the o


Weather Alert Day: Light to moderate snow causing travel concerns

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for all of NBC Montana, including Missoula, Bozeman, Butte and Kalispell. Snowfall of 1 to 4 inches in the valleys and 4 to 8 inches in the mountains. WINTER STORM WARNING for southern portions Beaverhead, Madison, and Gallatin Counties, including Monida, Raynolds, and Targhe


Firefighters Battle Blaze in Downtown Bozeman

A fire continues to burn in downtown Bozeman at the intersection of Babcock and 7th Avenue. The fire is in a building that is under construction. Bozeman fire posted what little details we have around 3 a.m. this morning and are continuing to battle the blaze. Main Street is open but 8th is closed a


Portland conference is an honor for CJMS band

Chief Joseph Middle School's eighth grade band members were in high spirits on Tuesday morning, with only one rehearsal left until the band boarded buses to Portland, Oregon. The band was one of around 20 chosen from 258 applications to perform at the National Association for Music Education Northwe