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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.

The dean of the University of Montana’s School of Journalism is taking on a new role at UM.

Gov. Steve Bullock has named the director of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality to lead the state budget office.

The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency visited Superfund sites in Butte and Anaconda Friday.


Governor Steve Bullock named a new state budget director today.

The University of Montana is anticipating a roughly 5 percent drop in enrollment this fall.

The first-ever Montana medical residency for psychiatrists was announced today at Billings Clinic.


U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is rolling out a new television ad promoting his collaboration with President Donald Trump as the Montana Democrat seeks to inoculate himself against conservative critics ahead of Trump's upcoming visit to the state.

The increasing number of tourists entering Yellowstone National Park's west gate has prompted a study of traffic congestion in West Yellowstone, Montana.

President Donald Trump is scheduled to appear in Billings tomorrow evening, at the 10,000-seat MetraPark arena. 

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