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Crow women gather to practice language, saying 'our language is our identity'

There is no word for “goodbye” in the Crow language. Rather, in Apsalooke, it's “shia-nuk" (see you later). ...read more

Beef Council must get permission to use checkoff fees, judge rules

A federal judge has ruled that the Montana Beef Council should first get permission from ranchers to spend marketing fees it collects on behalf of the government, according to an ongoing First Amendment lawsuit. ...read more

Youth Fishing Jamboree brings new anglers out in Billings

For any kiddos out there who have asked time and time again to "take me fishing"...Saturday was the day. ...read more

Cyber attacks on British Parliament

Officials in Britain said Parliament was hit by a cyber attack in which hackers tried to access politicians' email accounts. ...read more

Kids discover Montana's treasures in gold pan event

Montana is full of hidden treasures and Saturday, Montana kids had the chance to discover some of them. ...read more

Western tribes' Ghost Dance explained in words and artifacts

In a time when Western Native American tribes needed something to give them hope, they turned to the Ghost Dance. ...read more

Crow Native Days hosts 2nd annual Ultimate Lady Warrior Challenge

Today is the fourth day of Crow Native Days at the crow reservation, but it's also the second year for a special event. ...read more

Fire destroys recently remodeled Grass Range building built in early 20th century

Memorial Day weekend, Mike Vlastelic finished remodeling a former Grass Range grocery store, half of which was built in 1914, into an apartment building. ...read more

Officials say over 120 buried in China landslide

BEIJING (AP) - Officials say more than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China. ...read more

Tuesday closure scheduled in Wind River Canyon

A two-hour closure of U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 through Wind River Canyon is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, to help rockfall mitigation crews have adequate time to safely drop a large rock and other debris on and near the highway. ...read more

Nice day on tap for Billings area

Skies will be mostly sunny in Billings on Saturday, the National Weather Service says, with a high near 76 and light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. ...read more

Tip-A-Cop fundraiser in support of Special Olympics Montana set for July 18

Mackenize River Pizza's two Billings stores will partner with law enforcement agencies July 18 to host the Tip-A-Cop fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Montana. ...read more

Pet of the week: Red Rider

Red Rider is a happy mixed-breed pup available for adoption through Rez Dog Rescue of Montana. The energetic and loving dog is about a year old, housetrained, neutered and current on vaccinations. He is a heeler mix that seems to… ...read more

Native Days invites all to experience Crow Indian culture, avoid drugs

Crow Native Days is back, and behind the relays, parades, and other events lies an idea to motivate youth to avoid drugs and alcohol and celebrate culture. KULR-8's Melinda Lee shares the inspiration behind the 4 days of festivities and how it's helping save the Crow Indian Reservation's way of life on KULR-8 News at 10. For a complete list of 2017 Crow Native Days events, visit: http://www.ctlb.org/event/2017-crow-native-days-june-21st-25th-2/ ...read more

Uberbrew, KOA, Parker’s Hangover Tonic among Montana's business success stories, panel says

Uberbrew is a Montana success story, growing from a dream of a few beer lovers to a regional leader in the booming craft beer industry. ...read more

Fire chief expected to break tradition for 4th of July

According to the Billings Fire Fighters Facebook page, Chief Paul Dextras has decided not to put barricades off public lands on the Rims for the Fourth of July this year. ...read more

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