ABC FOX Montana provides local news, breaking news, ore mining bitcoin slush, sports and information for Western and South Central Montana. A 17-year-old male was found dead in a field near Highway 2 Thursday morning. BOZEMAN- The man accused of shooting his wife last weekend in Belgrade made his first appearance in court on Friday. The Roxy Theater had an overwhelming turnout today for its Martin Luther King Junior Day celebration.
The Roxy had a screening of Selma where organizers worked to share and cultivate MLK’s mission with a younger generation. One of the worlds largest retailers is apologizing to a Montana State University professor following an incident involving his fishing license in 2016. The Missourian community will be celebrating and honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Montanans across the state have come together in many ways to help those affected by wildfires.
Montana’s health department has announced a new effort aimed at reducing deaths due to child abuse and neglect. The agency is expanding a home visiting program for expectant mothers and young families to add five “home visitors” who will work exclusively with families involved in the child protection system. A Belgrade woman remains in critical condition nearly five days after surviving a gunshot wound to the head. But Ashley Van Hemert’s family is optimistic that her strong spirit and faith will carry her through to recovery. It was started over 40 years ago by legendary Hellgate and Big Sky wrestling coach Laney Bryant. And now in it’s 41st year, the Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic continues to bring the best teams from all across the Inland Northwest.
Could building a snow cave keep you warmer than you think? Senator Steve Daines recognized the day by publicly supporting legislation to crack down on online sex trafficking. He called it a growing problem in the state of Montana and that we must take steps now to stop trafficking in the community. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has new plans for his department, which oversees all national parks, monuments, and land, these plans could change the structure and possibly the access to those federal lands. According to a Washington Post article, the Secretary’s plans would change the way the federal government manages more than 500 million acres of land and water and could potentially relocate tens of thousands of the interiors workers. The proposal would divide the U.