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An active shooter training day shifted into actual wildland fire coverage in Park County Saturday.
We are exactly one week away from the Walk MS event in Billings and one MS support group is reminding the community to join before it's too late!
Fundraising efforts continue Saturday for DJ Fischer, the motorcyclist who was severely injured on April 11th in a crash.
Structure fire in Lockwood. Authorities say two trailers caught on fire. The cause of the fire is still unknown and is still under investigation.
Sunday is Earth Day and Best Buy is pushing efforts to encourage people to recycle their electronics instead of throwing them away.
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is expected to hit the campaign trail. Troy Downing, who is seeking the republican nomination for US senate in Montana, said Flynn will join him "very soon". 
Butte Silver-Bow law enforcement officers are investigating the death of a 45-year-old Butte man who was run over by a pickup truck during an argument.
A federal restriction imposed on Sheridan in northern Wyoming in the late 1980s has been lifted as the result of decades-long efforts to improve air quality in the city.
In the summer of 2013, Morris, of Heron, Montana, met a minor online and began an internet relationship. 
The MontanaFair is bringing in some big acts between August 10th and the 18th.
While many people working rodeos have been around them for so long, they still have to understand how bulls are brought into the arena.
The Chief Joseph Highway continued to slide Friday, but the road remains open.  That’s the word from Wyoming Department of Transportation spokesman Cody Beers.
Charging documents state that Joel Wesley Speiser clipped a school bus while trying to elude police Thursday.
Liquidation for a big department store chain is underway. 
The victim told police she was able to escape out a back door which she barricaded. The woman claimed she had found an air rifle and was prepared to shoot the suspect to protect herself.   
Collins is wanted for by the Montana Violent Offender Task Force on a felony warrant for a probation violation based on a conviction for Assault with a Weapon. 
A Montana woman who was saved from a vehicle that was nearly submerged by floodwaters is calling her rescuer's heroics a miracle.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help in their search for 27-year-old Melissa Shurtliff and 34-year-old Jamie Milsten. 
Bret Michaels is a multiplatinum global superstar who has turned his passion for music into a multi-faceted brand that encompasses record breaking touring sales, Reality TV stardom, legendary songs that have sold over 32 million records, product endorsements as well as being a devoted philanthropist, all supported and followed by three generations of loyal fans.
The Billings Logan International Airport will be conducting live fire training next week.
Ofc. Earl Campbell with the Billings Police Department was the speaker for the presentation. He told KULR-8 that when it comes to internet safety, his job is to go online and find ways to keep children safe.
"This helps us take our basic skills and build on that foundation. It helps us continually work on those skills, run through scenarios. Perfect practice in these scenarios, so when that patient does arrive, we are better equipped and better trained to handle these at-risk premature infants."
The Chief Joe Slide is northwest of Cody, about 20 miles west of Wyoming 296's intersection with Wyoming 120.
Well, it feels like spring is finally here in the Magic City. We've seen April showers but will they bring May flowers? Overnight temperatures are still reaching close to freezing some days so we have some tips for those gardeners out there to make sure that your green thumb doesn't turn brown. Deb Murphy with Billings Hardware and Garden Center said gardening is intimidating to some but it is really rather simple. She says to make sure you water your plants. She said morning ...
Montana Governor Steve Bullock hosted a roundtable on Medicaid in Montana at RiverStone Health on Thursday. The Governor along with representatives from RiverStone Health, St. Vincent Healthcare, and Yellowstone County discussed a recent report highlighting the benefits of Medicaid. The Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana released a report this month on the economic impacts of expanding Medicaid in Montana. One local doctor shared his patient's ...