Steve Fetveit

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POSTED: 8:08 AM Jun 10 2012   UPDATED: 3:59 PM May 14 2014
Steve Fetveit

Familiar to thousands of Montana television viewers, Steve Fetveit has enjoyed a long and varied career in Montana broadcasting.

In 2006, Steve was honored by the "Greater Montana Foundation" and the "Montana Broadcasters Association" as Montana's "Television On-Air Broadcasters of the Year". In 2009, the Bonten Media Group awarded Steve a Bonnie Award as the company’s “News Talent of the Year” for 2009.

A graduate of Montana State University, Steve began his career 1972 at what was then Western Broadcasting's KCFW-TV in Kalispell. Through the years, Steve’s career path that took him to KULR-TV in Billings, KECI-TV in Missoula and KOBI-TV in Medford, Oregon. Steve returned to KCFW-TV, Kalispell in 1987 as Station Manager and later became the Local/Regional Sales Manager for the Eagle Communications stations in Missoula, Kalispell, Butte and Bozeman.

Steve has never ventured far from "the buzz" of the newsroom. In September, 2005, he rejoined the NBC Montana team to help provide Montana television viewers with nothing less than the finest television news product available in Montana.

Steve served on the Board of Directors for the Montana Broadcaster's Association including a year as the Board's President. His commitment to the MBA is a source of pride as the organization strives to maintain a strong professional broadcast community for the benefit of Montana viewers and listeners.

Steve and his wife Samantha have six adult children and six grandchildren.

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Hellgate Elementary

Missoula Hellgate Elementary District to push legislature for new high school

For months, Missoula's Hellgate Elementary School District has been exploring options for expansion.  Five years ago, the district passed a $13 million bond to expand in the face of rising enrollment.  Five years later, the new classrooms are already filled to capacity. Now, rumblings of a new Hellgate District high school are growing louder.

Candidates push to define differences in race for House seat

By now you know the names and faces -- Republican Ryan Zinke is a former Navy SEAL from Whitefish.  He tells viewers America is trouble and he has the background to lead us on a track to recovery.  John Lewis is a the former state director for Montana Sen. Max Baucus.  He's concerned that Montana's pubic lands might be sold off to pay for a balanced federal budget and a growing national debt.

Improvements, attractions greet Northwest Montana Fairgoers

Improvements, attractions greet NW Montana fairgoers

No shortage of fun to be had at the Northwest Montana Fair.

NBC Montana Decision 2014 Election

Montana's U.S. House candidates outline positions on veterans issues

In a political season where all eyes are drawn to Montana's headline-grabbing Senate race, candidates for the state's only seat in the House of Representatives are maneuvering for voter recognition that will set them apart. This week Ryan Zinke and John Lewis set out to do just that. 

The road to the Beartooth Rally

Beartooth ranks 3rd in USA Today's 'Best Rides'

Contributing writers to USA Today nominated 20 of the county's favorite roads for a motorcycle ride. The Beartooth Pass finished 3rd and was the highest ranking road in the western United States.

The road to the Beartooth Rally

Harley Davidson love affair on Montana's high road

Come along for part of our motorcycle ride up Chief Joseph Pass.  It was part of the 20th anniversary of the Beartooth Rally in Red Lodge, Montana.  We'll start at a checkpoint on "Bone Daddy's Poker Run" and proceed to the serpentine road to the top.

Oil fields sending millions of gallons a week through Montana

North Dakota oil fields are booming and millions of barrels of crude oil are headed to market, but refineries are hundreds of miles away, and railroads carrying the oil admit their volatile cargo has become "a threat" to the communities they pass through.

Plum Creek Explosion

Officials identify cause of Plum Creek explosion

Plum Creek officials say their investigation of Tuesday's explosion and fire in their Columbia Falls MDF plant was caused by a "catastophic bearing failure."

KAARMA OUTSIDE COURTHOUSE

Witness list gives insight into Markus Kaarma's defense

Marcus Kaarma of Missoula admits he shot 17-year-old Diren Dede in the morning hours of April 27, but he says he pulled the trigger out of fear. New court filings give insight into the case Kaarma's defense team is building.

Stamey 4.2.14

Ravalli Co. releases accounting report on troubled treasurer's office

An accounting firm hired to do a forensic examination of Ravalli County government finances, reports "no evidence of fraud or embezzlement." The investigation came after embattled Treasurer Valerie Stamey accused county officials of widespread corruption.

Political Science professor thinks unlimited campaign donation deciscion will be overturned

Fact Checker: How much is a Montana vote worth?

A post-primary election fact check on the cost of running a political campaign in Montana shows why politicians spend a lot of time chasing campaign donors. We compared finance reports with election results and found spending that equaled up to $31 a vote for winning candidates.  For losers, the price can be shocking.

VALERIE STAMEY AT COMMISSIONER MEETING

Anderson Zurmuehlen petitions to dismiss libel suit

The accounting firm looking into the dealings of Ravalli County's treasurer's office is asking a district court to dismiss a libel suit by suspended Treasurer Valarie Stamey.

Missoula woman dies in Mother's Day fire

A mixture of medical oxygen and cigarettes turned Mother’s Day into a day of tragedy for a Missoula-area family. Big Sky High School senior Colter Miller was working in a family field along the 6400-block of Mullan Road Sunday evening, when he spotted smoke coming from the family home.

Kaarma still

Accused Missoula shooter has background of achievement

As investigators piece together critical evidence at Markus Kaarma's home in Grant Creek’s Prospect neighborhood, we pieced together background information on the suspect.

GUN LAWS

Montana's laws on justifiable lethal force face challenge

When Montana lawmakers clarified the rules surrounding the justifiable use of lethal force in 2009, they outlined scenarios where a person is justified if he or she reasonably believes the use of force is necessary to prevent death or serious bodily harm to himself or another, or to prevent a forcible felony.