Heidi Meili

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POSTED: 8:03 AM Jun 10 2012   UPDATED: 4:38 PM Jul 31 2014
Heidi Meili

Heidi has a M.A. in communications from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University. She also has a B.A. in English education.

Heidi is passionate about children and education and has continued to be involved with local schools and support groups. She is a member of P.E.O., an international scholarship organization.

Before taking this job at KECI, Heidi worked for KIRO-TV 7 News and Northwest Cable News in Seattle where she was also a Seattle Seahawks cheerleader for five years.

Heidi grew up in the northwest and enjoys dancing, cooking, skiing, hiking and other outdoor activities. She is also a big fan of her sister, Launi Meili who is an Olympic gold medalist in women's standard position rifle shooting.

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Whitefish Mountain Resort expansion on schedule

Whitefish Mountain Resort expansion on schedule

A new triple chairlift is expected to be operational by opening day at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

Reality show boosts restaurant business in Plains

Reality show boosts restaurant business in Plains

One western Montana restaurant is still seeing a boost in business after being featured on a cable TV reality show, but another has closed.

Smoky air may impact outdoor exercise

Smoke-filled air could affect outdoor exercise

Exercise is a major part of a Montana lifestyle, but as wildfire season kicks up, we are digging deeper into how much you should exercise outdoors if smoke overtakes the valleys.

Body recovered in Clark Fork River

Body recovered from Clark Fork River

Investigation underway into the discovery of a body in the Clark Fork River.

Montana celebrity soars into Hollywood

Montana celebrity soars into Hollywood

Montana's newest movie star is hitting theaters this week.

Demonstrators rally against birth control ruling

Demonstrators rally against birth control decision

People spoke out against the Supreme Court's ruling to allow businesses to opt out of providing birth control coverage.

Victims' friend reacts to drunk driver's parole

Victims' friend reacts to drunk driver's parole

The Montana Board of Pardons and Parole has granted David Delsignore parole less than 4 years after he was sentenced for the drunk-driving deaths of two teen girls.

Montanans react to Supreme Court contraception decision

Reactions are mixed on businesses being able to opt out of contraception coverage.

Expanded clinic avaliable to all who need care

Expanded clinic available to all who need care

The need for affordable health care continues to far exceed services available in western Montana, but now the expansion of Missoula's Partnership Health Center hopes to serve more families.

New federal regulations to govern snacks sold at schools

New federal regulations to govern snacks sold at schools

The federal government has required schools to increase the nutritional value of school lunches.  Soon similar laws go into place for any snacks sold at school.  Bonner School, east of Missoula is trying out a pilot program for healthier treats.

Veterans take part in final WWII Big Sky Honor Flight

Veterans take part in final WWII Big Sky Honor Flight

World War II veterans from Montana are home after visiting the memorial erected in their honor.

Walsh pipeline bill draws criticism

Walsh pipeline bill draws criticism

Sen. John Walsh is introducing federal legislation to build the Keystone XL Pipeline.  He says the country can't afford to wait any longer for a project that brings jobs to Montana.

Walsh pipeline bill draws criticism

Walsh pipeline bill draws criticism

Sen. John Walsh is introducing federal legislation to build the Keystone XL Pipeline.  He says the country can't afford to wait any longer for a project that brings jobs to Montana.

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Attorney Paul Ryan outlines shooter's defense

Ryan says homeowner felt terrorized and threatened. 

Concern for creek and endangered trout habitat remains high

Concern remains high for creek, endangered trout habitat

Concern remains high for the health of Lolo Creek, south of Missoula.