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News Department:
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Missoula News:
Eric Whitney, News Director: 406-243-4075, @mtprnd

Edward O'Brien, Assistant News Director: 406-243-4065

Helena News:
Corin Cates-Carney, Capitol Reporter: 253-495-5193, @clccarney

Flathead News:
Nicky Ouellet, Flathead-area Reporter: 603-568-6155 or 406-730-2264, @nickydoesradio

Evening Newscast 09-20-18

16 hours ago


Montana saw the biggest growth in median household income of any state in 2017, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released last week.

Forensic testing has confirmed that the grizzly bears killed by Wyoming wildlife managers are the ones involved in the mauling death of a hunting guide last week.

Montana has created a bipartisan working group to reduce premiums for people who buy health insurance on the federal marketplace.

Map of the Howe Ridge Fire perimeter, September 20, 2018.
Inciweb

As Montana's fire season winds to a close, crews are closing-in on the handful of fires still burning across Western Montana.

Evening Newscast 09-19-18

Sep 19, 2018


Wildfire season is slowing down and trending well below average in the number of fires, acres burned and cost to the state budget.

Lee Enterprises announced it is closing Montana Magazine after nearly 50 years.

U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale's campaign is seeking a new venue for a Bozeman rally after a restaurant manager said he didn't know about the booking and wants to stay politically neutral.

Yellowstone Park's Ear Spring erupts, September 15, 2018.
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is reporting new thermal activity, including a rare eruption of Ear Spring.

The activity is in Upper Geyser Basin, on the other side of the Firehole River from Old Faithful.

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.

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