Will Wadley

KECI Weekend Anchor

POSTED: 12:45 PM Jun 13 2012   UPDATED: 2:27 PM May 14 2014

Will grew up in the Las Vegas valley, studied journalism at Biola University, and interned at KABC in Los Angeles.

e got his first reporting gig for NBC Montana at KCFW in Kalispell, and transferred to KECI at the beginning of 2012.

Aside from work, Will reads books, bikes around town, and does his best to keep Rillian, his dog, occupied.

He’s interested in localism, consumer technology, religion, the criminal justice system, and the NFL.

If you have any questions, comments, concerns or story ideas, please e-mail Will at wwadley@keci.com.

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Local filmmaker seeks funding for Missoula urban avalanche documentary

Prayer flags are all that stand out now in an empty lot in the lower Rattlesnake, but just 5 months ago, the neighborhood was rocked by a freak act of nature.


DEQ approves new standards to curb algae growth

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality approved on Friday a new set of water quality standards aimed at reducing the amount of nutrients that fuel algae growth.

drowning tragedy

3-year-old drowns in Bitterroot River

A Ravalli County 3-year-old boy was pronounced dead early Saturday morning at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital after an accident Friday afternoon on the Bitterroot River.

wildfire 2

Smokejumpers, hotshots battle new wildfire near Dillon

The Shoestring Fire on the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, west of the Pioneer Scenic Byway near Shoestring Creek on the Wise River Ranger District was located Friday afternoon.

glacier national park

Glacier hiker uses bear spray and gun on bear

At approximately 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 26, park dispatch received notification from a park volunteer backcountry ranger of a hiker-bear incident on the Mt. Brown Lookout Trail, on the west side of the park.

Lost Horse Fire near Hamilton grows slightly overnight

The Lost Horse fire located ten miles southwest of Hamilton in the Bitterroot Mountains near Brandy Peak, grew slightly overnight.  The quick response yesterday by fire managers and two helicopters is credited with keeping the blaze in check and from growing much larger.  The bucket work by helicopters was very effective in suppressing fire activity.

Wildfire Prep Week: Residents of home lost in Lolo fire look back

Just shy of a year ago, the Lolo Creek Complex wildfire tore through the forests along Highway 12, southwest of Missoula, and put more than 4,000 people on evacuation notice.

Search underway for missing kayaker on Flathead Lake

A massive search effort is underway this evening for missing kayaker on Flathead Lake.

hit and run

Cyclist in critical condition after hit and run

A Missoula cyclist is fighting for his life at the hospital after a hit and run accident early Sunday morning.


Fact Checker: Daines ad attacks Walsh for Obamacare support

We're doing some political fact checking tonight, as NBC Montana digs into a campaign ad from Representative Steve Daines attacking Senator John Walsh's support of the Affordable Care Act.

Smoke from OR, WA fires continues to hit W. MT

As evidenced by this morning's gnarly red sun, there is quite a bit of smoke still lingering in our air space, courtesy of the fires raging in Washington and Oregon.

Landslide mitigation could take 6 more weeks

It's been nearly four months since a rockslide hit a section of Interstate 90 near Lookout Pass, shutting down 2 lanes of traffic, and construction crews still have work to do before traffic can be restored.

TSA, airport security

Montanans react to TSA fee increase

It is about to get more expensive to buy airline tickets, and it's happening right at the height of this summer travel season.


Deputies make arrest after man injured by bridge jumper

A Missoula bridge jumper is behind bars on Sunday after police say he landed on someone in the river below, sending that the person to the hospital.

Woman falls into creek at GNP, condition unknown

A Washington woman's condition is still unknown today after she slipped and fell into McDonald Creek in Glacier National Park on Saturday.