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Man sentenced to 82 years for attempted homicide, assault on officer

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Bozeman Police Department announced a man was sentenced to 82 years in the Montana State Prison for two counts of attempted deliberate homicide and one count of assault on a peace officer on Wednesday. Michael L. Marfuta Jr. had threatened a Park County Deputy with...
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Xtreme Bulls, Breakaway Roping kick off Home of Champions Rodeo weekend

RED LODGE- One of the most important stretches in pro rodeo gets started on Friday in Cody, Livingston and Red Lodge as Cowboy Christmas commences. For the 92nd year, the Red Lodge Home of Champions Rodeo is back in the saddle, with festivities kicking off Friday night. Through the weekend, all rodeo action begins at 6 PM, with the exception of a 3 PM start time on Independence Day. On Saturday through Monday, the parade begins at noon.

Bicycle crash on Bozeman Creek Trail sends one to the hospital

BOZEMAN, Mont. - A bicyclist was taken to Bozeman Health after suffering multiple injuries following a crash. Thursday morning, Gallatin County 9-1-1 received a report of a bicycle crash on Bozeman Creek Trail. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue reported the patient had multiple injuries, difficulty breathing and was in...

Yellowstone Works To Mend Economy, Ecosystem After Historic Flooding

With its geysers and wildlife, it doesn’t take long to realize Yellowstone National Park is alive. . "People come here, and they walk away with an experience that they never could have gotten anywhere else," said Bob Jacklin, owner of Jacklin’s Fly Shop. That experience is the heartbeat of...

Montana: Please, No Fireworks on Your Dock or in Your Pants [WATCH]

'Firework fails' happen every year in every town. If you're going to celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks, for the love of everything holy...please be smart and stay safe. No matter how you feel about fireworks, we all know they'll be going off for days surrounding the 4th of July holiday. Some people absolutely despise them, others look forward to this time of year just so they can light off fireworks.

Bozeman-voted ‘Best Local Event’ Music on Main returns next week

Bozeman-voted ‘Best Local Event’ Music on Main returns next week. The Downtown Bozeman Association is proud to present the 22nd annual Music on Main summer concert series in historic Downtown Bozeman. Music on Main festivities will take place on Main Street between Rouse and Black Ave. on Thursday evenings, July 7th through August 11th. The music begins at 7pm and runs until 8:30pm.

Big Sky groups cancel public fireworks display

BIG SKY – There are many ways to celebrate Independence Day in Big Sky, but this year, like last, fireworks will not be one of them. At least not a professional display. Historically, the Arts Council of Big Sky has provided the community with a large Fourth of July fireworks show, however, according to a decision released on June 28, the organization decided against it.

Some Yellowstone gateway communities seek visitation, economic recovery as floodwaters recede

Southern Montana made national news earlier this month as floodwaters from Yellowstone National Park damaged infrastructure and stranded neighborhoods. But now, most towns in the region are recovered and ready to take in tourists again. Sarah Ondrus is vice president of the Gardiner Chamber of Commerce and the owner of four local businesses. She said her community historically relies on summer and fall visitors, so it’s struggling to earn revenue right now.

Montana Highway Patrol, law enforcement increase patrols for Fourth of July

BOZEMAN, Mont — To help keep everyone celebrating the Fourth of July safe. Montana Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies plan on increasing patrols this weekend. As the Fourth of July weekend usually means an increase in calls. Data shows each year in Montana more than 100 people are killed in crashes involving an impaired driver. Over 350 are seriously injured.

PrimaLoft Active Evolve Is the New King of Midlayers

Get full access to Outside Learn, our online education hub featuring in-depth fitness, nutrition, and adventure courses and more than 2,000 instructional videos when you sign up for Outside+. A few weeks ago, I threw a lightweight hoodie over a synthetic T-shirt and started hiking up a mountain near my...

Tying Paramore's Thunder Thighs Hopper Fly

Glued foam and Sexi-Floss make this terrestrial ridiculously realistic. Follow along for step-by-step fly-tying instructions. Eric Paramore and I started off on the wrong foot and it wasn’t his fault at all, nor was he even aware of it. You see, Eric is a longtime guide from Livingston, Montana, and is one of those guys whom you just hit it off with right away. After talking with him a bit, I can see why he is in such high demand on the water and why he’s been at this so long. He’s one of those guys with an easy demeanor that just makes you want to spend the day fishing with him.