Local News

Local News

Heights bank evacuated for fire

First Interstate Bank on Main Street was evacuated Tuesday for a fire in the building's basement. ...read more

Fire closes First Interstate Bank

First Interstate Bank in the Heights will be closed Tuesday following a fire inside the building earlier in the day. ...read more

One Golden Apple Award winner: 'This is not a job. This is my life'

Six outstanding educators at four Billings schools earned Golden Apple Awards Tuesday. One showed up for his surprise award ceremony dressed as he customarily does — in a polo shirt and gym shorts, and wearing a large grin. ...read more

Chase ends at Coulson Park after suspect drove wrong way on I-90

One man was arrested Tuesday following a car chase in the Lockwood area and a brief foot pursuit. ...read more

How's about them apples

Six outstanding educators at four Billings schools earned Golden Apple Awards Tuesday. One showed up for his surprise award ceremony dressed as he customarily does — in a polo shirt and gym shorts, and wearing a large grin. ...read more

MetraPark bids for 2019 high school tournaments

Fresh off high school sports tournaments that brought an estimated 50,000 people to Yellowstone County in February and March, MetraPark is submitting bids for the 2019 season. ...read more

Sidney man remembered as loving husband, father, friend

The city of Sidney is in mourning after 57-year-old Gary Breitling was shot and killed Saturday in a double-decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip. ...read more

Laurel students protest decision to cut high school principal loose

About 100 Laurel High School students skipped school Tuesday to protest the school board's decision Monday night to not renew high school principal Edward Norman's contract for next school year. ...read more

Students march in protest of principal's non-renewal

Dozens of students gathered outside of Laurel High School Tuesday morning with signs in hand to protest a school board decision not to renew the contract of principal Ed Norman. ...read more

Senior High names prom royalty

Brittanee Fisher, daughter of Lauri and Robert Fisher, and Konnar Soft, son of Emily and Max Soft, were named queen and king of Senior High's prom, themed “Masquerade,” on March 25 at the Elk's Club. ...read more

Your health: Save yourself some trips to the bathroom

If you find yourself waking up in the middle of the night a lot to go to the restroom, you may want to cut back on the salt. ...read more

Your money: Avoiding credit card fees

A new survey released Monday has found American consumers by the millions are getting some of the most burdensome and costly fees reduced or dropped just by asking. ...read more

Laurel school board votes to terminate high school principal despite student petition

Parents in the Laurel School District tell KULR-8 the Laurel school board has decided to terminate the contract of Laurel High School Principal Ed Norman. ...read more

City Council repeals ethics ordinances, disbands board in favor of state statutues

The Billings City Council repealed the city's ethics ordinances and dismissed its Board of Ethics Monday, opting instead for a system where the Yellowstone County Attorney's office will evaluate ethics complaints. ...read more

Laurel trustees vote not to renew principal's contract despite show of support

Dozens of students, teachers and parents offered impassioned support for Laurel High School principal Edward Norman, but school trustees still voted 5-2 not to renew his contract Monday night. ...read more

Follow Us

Now Playing on 98.5 The Wolf
 by 
On Air:
  • Scott Richards