KRTV Daily News Digest for Wednesday, December 4

Posted at 5:26 PM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 20:01:49-05

KRTV daily news digest for Wednesday, December 4, 2019:

Keannah Chenae Kirby and Carlyle Ray Wells have been charged in Great Falls after they allegedly stole more than two dozen guns from North 40 Outfitters; 17 of the guns have been recovered. Click here for details.

Three Great Pyrenees puppies are recovering after two snowmobilers rescued in Utah, and will be adopted out through a rescue group in Montana. Click here to read more.

The annual Christmas Stroll in downtown Great Falls will be on Friday, December 6th, from 5 pm to 9 pm. Click here for more information.

Hundreds of farmers and agribusiness professionals are meeting in Great Falls this week for Montana Grain Growers Association’s Annual Convention and Trade Show. Click here for details.

Cash Austin Taylor has been identified as the young man who died after being hit by a vehicle while walking along a highway in Phillips County. Click here to read more.

Jay Joseph Contway, who died last month at the age of 84, was remembered during a memorial service in Great Falls as an iconic artist. Click here to read more.

While the American Red Cross is always looking for more people to donate blood, they find themselves even more in need around the holidays. The holiday season presents a number of additional challenges and dangers to people that could lead to increased need for blood donations. Click here for the complete story.

The BNSF "Holiday Express" train rolled into Great Falls on Wednesday; it includes 15 restored vintage railcars, all decked out for the holidays. Click here for more information.

During the Parade Of Lights in downtown Great Falls, members of the Black Eagle Volunteer Fire Department raised money to help Eagle Mount. Click here for more information.

A Missoula elementary school student was knocked down by a deer on Tuesday. Click here to read more.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Civic Center in downtown Helena, as the start of the annual Intermountain Festival of Trees kicked off on Wednesday. Click here for more details.

Gregory George Denny, who admitted to drug trafficking and firearms crimes, was sentenced in federal court in Great Falls on Wednesday. Click here for more information.