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Snow proves to be a hassle, time and time again and there's no business like snow business...  
A Billings man is accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy, and threatening to kill the boy's mother. The abuse allegedly began in 2014. Buck Feist, 50, faces three felony counts, two for sexual abuse and one for tampering with witness and informants. 
"I jumped up and I grabbed the fire extinguisher," Catrina Lowery said. "And I thought it was out, and it didn't go out at all. We lost everything." most people celebrate their birthday with a party. This year, Catrina Lowery is spending hers cleaning up what's left of her apartment. 
In November, Rocky Mountain Power announced plans to either sell, or close the Hardin Generating Station in early 2018. Pam Bucy from the Taylor Luther Group said NorthWestern Energy has decided not to buy the plant, due to uncertainty they believe has been created by Public Service Commission rulings. 
The defense attorney for Dimarzio Sanchez has filed a motion for a new trial in the case of the June 2016 murder of Roylynn Rideshorse. Dimarzio Sanchez was found guilty of first-degree murder aiding and abetting in the case. 
In 2016 Alisha Breen was named the GNAC preseason player of the year, but an ACL tear forced her to reinvent herself in her second senior season.
A missing Red Lodge man has been found dead. The Carbon County Sheriff's Office says they have a suspect in custody.
Montana school district officials have fired an art teacher accused of hiding a gun for one of her students.
A special game at Rocky Mountain College marked the college's first military appreciation night at a basketball game.
It's the kind of message that causes your palms to go clammy, your brow to sweat and your heart to beat furiously...the threat someone may be bringing a gun into your school.
Superintendent Terry Bouck joined Wake Up Montana's Andrea Lutz to discuss social media threats that began circulating Wednesday. Bouck explains how the district and Billings police investigated to determine the threats were a hoax.
Billings fire fighters are hopeful the city council will sign off on a plan to expand the department.
Police Chief Rich St. John isn't going into specifics as to all the changes made within this facility, but what he is saying is that this facility no longer meets the standards of the department when it comes to ensuring evidence is secure.
February 22nd is National Heart Valve Awareness Day and at least 5 million American's suffer from some form of heart valve disease, which in some cases can lead to serious complications and even death. One of the main complications during heart valve surgery is a stroke. Billings Clinic now has a procedure that greatly reduces the risk of a stroke during a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. KULR-8s Melissa Scavelli spoke with a Billings resident who had both procedures. Le Ro...
Cody school board votes to move gun policy to a second reading after teachers and community members ask them not to allow school personnel to conceal carry.  
The Center for Children and Families announced it is closing its doors at the end of the month. 
Billings has a new City Council member for District 4.
In the event of a structure fire, firefighters check to see if there are any pets inside the building such as cats or dogs. If they do find that a pet needs help breathing, they will administer oxygen via pet mask.
A Billings man accused of breaking into iDoctor on the West End of Billings is also being accused of breaking into three other electronic stores in the area. 
With winter still underway, below freezing temperatures can lead to hypothermia and frostbite.
Billings Police Chief Rich St. John reported Tuesday evidence was stolen from the department's evidence locker by a former evidence technician. 
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is recuperating after breaking six ribs in a Montana snowboarding accident over the Mardi Gras holiday.
Firefighters had to resuscitate two of five dogs rescued from the apartment. Their owner was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Bitter cold temperatures lead SD2 to close all schools and cancel activities Tuesday, but Superintendent Terry Bouck says things will be back to normal on Wednesday. However, the district will continue alternative bus routes through Friday. 
An 18-year-old Darby student is in custody after allegations related to a school threat.