Montana Newscasts

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

Evening Newscast 09-18-18

Sep 18, 2018

The state Land Board has approved two deals that put more grazing and forest land under state control.

A University of Montana associate professor of Buddhism and yoga is charged with misdemeanor assault for reportedly punching a bouncer at a country music concert.

Donald Trump Junior is returning to Montana to campaign for Republican U-S Senate Candidate Matt Rosendale next week.

Evening Newscast 09-17-18

Sep 17, 2018

A campaign finance watchdog group has filed a complaint against U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale of Montana and the National Rifle Association's lobbying arm.

Glacier National Park officials have re-opened the full length of the Going-to-the-Sun Road to private vehicle traffic as crews work to contain the fire that closed it.

A Missoula County Sheriff’s deputy is now on paid administrative leave after briefly forgetting her service weapon in a faculty bathroom of a public school last week.

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.