Montana Newscasts

Montana Public Radio's evening newscasts bring you headlines from across Montana.

Evening Newscast 09-14-15

Sep 14, 2018

State wildlife officials say a freight train struck and killed a 2-year-old grizzly bear near West Glacier on Monday.

U.S. government officials say the Fort Peck tribes owe $435,000 after mismanaging grant money meant to help poor people pay for their home energy use.

Montana officials may never know who bankrolled the effort to qualify the Green Party for the 2018 ballot.

Evening Newscast 09-13-18

Sep 13, 2018

Montana University System leaders are looking at ways to help encourage more students to attend college, make the campuses more efficient and help students save money.

A former Montana prison inmate has filed a lawsuit after a beating he suffered while in custody resulted in a brain injury.

The first grizzly bear hunt in Wyoming and Idaho in more than 40 years has been delayed until at least the end of the month while a federal judge in Missoula decides if Yellowstone-area grizzlies should be removed from the endangered species list.

Evening Newscast 09-12-18

Sep 12, 2018

A once-contaminated creek flowing into Yellowstone National Park may be clean enough to be removed from the impaired waters list.

Two major Democratic political groups have announced a $21 million digital ad buy targeting Senate races in November as the party tries to banish the ghosts of 2016, when Donald Trump's Republican campaign ran circles around it online.

A University of Montana football player is charged with misdemeanor assault for a fight outside a Missoula bar in May in which the victim lost two of his front teeth.

Evening Newscast 09-11-18

Sep 11, 2018

Lee Enterprises has shut down the Missoula Independent nearly a year and a half after buying the alternative weekly newspaper.

Montana lawmakers will consider changing how their pay is calculated when they meet in January, which would result in a 69 percent pay raise if approved.

Montana emergency responders and political leaders marked the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks with a ceremony in the state Capitol today.

Evening Newscast 09-10-18

Sep 10, 2018

Native American tribes in Montana and South Dakota say the Trump administration unlawfully approved the Keystone XL oil pipeline without considering potential damage to cultural sites.

Officials say visitation to Yellowstone National Park was down last month but 2018 is still on par with the park's three busiest years.

A southwestern Montana sheriff is charged with evidence tampering and perjury in a case that led to a meth trafficking conviction.