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Missoula News:
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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

The official Montana voter information pamphlet many voters have received contains formatting errors.

A grizzly bear killed a cow calf early this week near Two Dot in central Montana, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

Political observers say a key factor in deciding the outcome of Montana's high-profile Senate race will be whether independent women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 stick with the president and Republicans again this year.

Evening Newscast 10-11-18

Oct 11, 2018

Rumor has it that President Donald Trump will visit Montana again next week.

Democrat Jon Tester is making his second appearance at the picket line of locked-out union workers in Three Folks this Saturday. They’ve been in an ongoing contract dispute since early August.

A Montana judge says the city of Missoula has the right to impose background checks on private gun sales within the city.

Boat propeller encrusted with invasive mussels.
National Parks Service (PD)


Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks received nearly $900,000 to combat invasive mussels on Tuesday.

Evening Newscast 10-10-18

Oct 10, 2018


A group of Republican state lawmakers is asking Democratic Governor Steve Bullock to include a work requirement in a waiver request to the federal government for Montana’s Medicaid expansion.

Montana voters will decide whether to make it illegal for one person to turn in another's absentee ballot unless they have a personal relationship with each other.

Seven people who held a sit-in at the Missoula County Republican Central Committee offices last week to protest the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court pleaded guilty to criminal trespass.

Westmoreland Coal Co., the Colorado-based owner of three coal mines in Montana, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in federal court Tuesday.

Glacier National Park has closed the top section of the Going-to-the-Sun road for the remainder of the winter season.

A year after losing a $300 million no-bid contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid, Whitefish Energy Holdings has quietly been seeking and winning U.S. government contracts.

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