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Great Falls Fire Rescue Releases details on Jason Baker Memorial Service

Great Falls Fire Rescue has released the date and time for the Memorial Service for Engineer Jason Baker. The City of Great Falls, Great Falls Fire Rescue, IAFF Local 8, the Montana State Fire Fighters Association and members of the IAFF’s 7th District will be holding a memorial service for Engineer


Sell Montana to Canada? State lawmakers aren't opposed to it. Formally, at least.

Montana lawmakers in the House had a chance via a resolution to officially oppose a petition calling for the state's sale to Canada. They did not. Montana lawmakers on Wednesday shot down a resolution formally opposing the sale of the state to Canada, an intended tongue-in-cheek pushback to a now-vi


Woman pleads no contest to boyfriend's fatal stabbing

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death at a home near Great Falls has pleaded no contest to mitigated deliberate homicide and tampering with evidence.


Human trafficking affects tribes in Montana

PABLO — The term ‘human trafficking’ has been tied closely with the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls crisis. However, some may ask, ‘What is it?’ “Human trafficking is about vulnerability,” said Katathrina Werner, Missoula Chair and founder of Human Trafficking Task Force. This was th


: Montana Department of Transportation proposes partial highway reconstruction

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - The Montana Department of Transportation is seeking comment on a proposal to rebuild 8.4 miles of Highway 89 southeast of Fairfield in Cascade County, according a press release.


Senator Daines' Take On President Trump's State Of Emergency Declaration

On Wednesday Montana's Republican Senator Steve Daines held a pair of roundtables in Montana focused on the state's methamphetamine crisis. I had a chance to talk to him breifly afterwards.


Northern C boys: Chinook, Belt advance to Friday semifinals

Aidan McDaniel scored 19 points to lead the 8C champion Belt Huskies to a 57-51 win over Great Falls Central in the first round of the Northern C Divisional in Great Falls. The Huskies led 17-7 after the first quarter and 30-23 at half. A second half run briefly gave the Mustangs a two point lead in


You Could Win This Car But Need To Pick It Up In Montana

You could own this lovely car, although. If you were to win it you would need to go to Deer Lodge to pick it up. Sandy Pettey, Director of Operations at the Powell County Museum and Art Foundation tells me this is the second year the Museum is offering a 1967 Camaro as a means of raising operating m


Montana Resort Communities Want to Raise Their Resort Tax

It may cost you a little more to check out some of the resorts here in Montana in the near future. KTVQ is reporting that ten resort communities, including Big Sky Resort, Whitefish and West Yellowstone, are asking the state legislature to raise their existing resort tax by 1% to help pay for infras


Frustrated residents, frustrated snowplowers

GREAT FALLS- We got up to seven inches of snow on Saturday. It takes snow plowers in Great Falls up to four days to clear the snow. As frustrating as it is for us it's more frustrating for the snowplowers.


Montana Legislators Vote to Ignore Sale to Canada

Our elected representatives, of the great state of Montana, are currently in the 66th Regular Session of the Montana Legislature. During this time, the House chose to address the petition to sell Montana to Canada. The petition was created last week via Change.org. It called for the sale of Montana


Miley Cyrus' Biggest Revelations in New Interview -- Liam Hemsworth, Sexuality and Hannah Montana

Miley Cyrus is speaking out like never before. The 26-year-old pop star covers Vanity Fair's March issue and, in both a personal essay and an interview, delves into her early days in the spotlight, her sexuality and relationship with Liam Hemsworth, and why Donald Trump once called her. Read on for


New Play At Great Falls High Takes On City's Toughest Challenges

The beautiful Gothic Revival auditorium at Great Falls High School, built in 1930, has huge, high ceilings, a balcony and 1,200 seats facing a broad proscenium stage. On a recent visit here, like on many winter evenings in high schools across Montana, students are rehearsing for an upcoming play.


[Poll] Sell Montana to Canada for $1 Trillion?

There is a petition that's currently circulating that says the US should sell Montana to Canada for one trillion dollars. What say you on this sale?


Firefighter Who Advocated For Workers Comp Law Succumbs To Cancer

Great Falls City Firefighter Jason Baker lost his battle with Stage IV lung cancer Wednesday morning. His friend and fellow firefighter, David Van Son, remembers Baker, an 18-year-veteran of the city’s fire fighting team, as not only a terrific firefighter, but an all-around great man.


Prohibition On Local Gun Ordinances Passes Montana House

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana House has passed two bills seeking to prohibit local governments from passing stricter gun ordinances. Republican Rep. Matt Regier says his bills are in response to Missoula city ordinances that require background checks for private gun sales and that ban weapons in


Sheriff Jesse Slaughter says he is fitting into new role nicely

On January 4th Jesse Slaughter was sworn in as the new sheriff of Cascade County. After settling in we sat down with him to find out how the new role is going. Although one of the most noticeable changes is whose name is on the front of the sheriff office, he says there are some changes on the insid


Detective Dentist: Using Teeth to Solve Mysteries

Forensic Odontologists are rare in today’s society, but play an important role in identifying human remains using dental records. One man in Great Falls does just that, and is unique to Montana.


Cascade County deputies save golden eagle

MISSOULA, Mont. -- The Cascade County Sheriff's Office Facebook page is showing how two deputies saved a golden eagle. It says the deputies noticed something moving near the side of a roadway recently.


Republican Jon Bennion Launches His Campaign For Montana AG

On Thursday, Republican Jon Bennion announced his campaign for Attorney General of Montana for the 2020 election. Bennion currently serves as the state’s Chief Deputy Attorney General under Tim Fox.

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