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The former majority of the Montana State House faced sentencing today after being indicted on federal drug charges. 
The Montana Department of Transportation will be starting construction of the Billings bypass as soon as summer of 2019.
A professional boxer is training people in Cody to get in great shape. But, he’s also looking for the next young “Roberto Duran”. Step into the Cody Recreation Center boxing room Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday nights, and you will see a lot of sweat. Even before they hit the heavy bag, they stretch for half an hour. Then, they do drills, jump rope, shadow box, jump rope again, hit the hand gloves and at the end of the class, they hit the pad for two minutes s...
The RiverStone Health Clinic will be open starting on Monday afternoon, January 22nd. The building is just south of their existing building on 27th St. They hosted an open house on January 17th for the community to view the clinic before it opens. The new clinic is close to 32,000 sqft and has 48 exam rooms to allow for more patient care. To build the new clinic RiverStone Health Clinic President and CEO John Felton said they used a spaghetti plot system where they tracked thei...
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 49 states have reported widespread flu activity. How can you protect yourself before you become infected? This year's active flu season many have you thinking maybe you're out of luck, it's time to surrender and give into the flu but there are some things you can do to keep yourself healthy. Dr. Garth Brand of RiverStone Health Clinic says the most important things you can do are wash your hands, stay hydrated, exercise, and of course...
Four officers were in court for a coroners inquest following a fatal police involved shooting on May 12th last year. 
Every month, KULR-8 is happy to highlight one local educator who goes above and beyond in the classroom with KULR-8's Gold Star Award. 
Cody’s City Council Tuesday night voted to continue its culling program, and kill another 50 deer inside the city limits. That according to Big Horn Radio Network News Director Wendy Corr. Corr said police will bait, and shoot the deer by February 15th. The city obtained permits from Wyoming’s Game and Fish Department to continue the culling program into its second year. The meat must be donated to people who apply for it, and agree to process their own meat. But, Corr s...
An elementary principal got the surprise of his life, just as he thought everything was going wrong. It happened at Livingston Elementary school in Cody. As Livingston Elementary Principal Mike Wood was called to the Superintendent’s office, the students and teachers filled the bleachers in the gym. They were excited about the surprise they were planning for Mr. Wood. 
The Billings TrailNet presented a new project to the Billings City Council Tuesday night called the Skyline Trail.
Emergency alert notifications are under scrutiny following a mistaken alert issued in Hawaii over the weekend. 
A large grant will stop long trips to Billings for some Wyoming heart attack victims. The 1.5 million dollar grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust will create a new cardiac catheterization lab at the Cody Regional Health Hospital. 

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WSJ Business

Amazon named 20 metropolitan areas as finalists for its second headquarters after reviewing 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. New York, Chicago, Columbus, Ohio, and Indianapolis are among the choices.
Hackers who attacked a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia last year gained control over a safety shut-off system that is critical in defending against catastrophic events.
A growing number of companies plan to use some of the savings they expect to realize from the tax overhaul to boost their contributions to employees’ 401(k) retirement-savings accounts.
As they court a generation of cable TV cord-cutters, streaming services are making it easy for subscribers to come and go as they please. But the risk is that the flexibility will lead to a higher level of service cancellations, or “churn,” than in traditional TV.

Montana News

Military News

Honorably discharged veterans of all eras can now apply for a new veterans ID card, officials with the VA said.
The cost of having a baby will likely not change in 2018 for most active-duty Tricare Standard and Guard and Reserve users.
Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt relieved Lt. Col. Jason Heard of overseeing the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron.
Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky began receiving the new XM17 MHS on Monday.

Ag News

Farmers are hopeful that the President is committed to renegotiating the deal, not pulling out of it.
Truck rates are causing the industry to reprogram normal expectations.
Mexico Envoy Says Nafta Consensus Reached on Almost Half of Deal
Tax reform, the farm bill and trade policy will all be topics covered by Pro Farmer Jim Wiesemeyer at the 2018 Top Producer Seminar.    
A lot of focus on the USDA January crop production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) reports seemed to be placed on corn and soybeans, both of which didn’t see major market action following the release of the reports.