MTPR

Evening Newscast 12-18-18

Dec 18, 2018

More former high school students are joining a lawsuit accusing an athletic trainer of sexual abuse them and an eastern Montana school district of failing to protect them.

Figures show that November was not an abnormally busy month for Yellowstone National Park.

Idaho has signed an agreement with federal authorities to increase logging and restoration work on millions of acres of U.S. Forest Service lands that experts say are increasingly plagued with insect infestations and destructive wildfires.

A former Indian Health Service pediatrician convicted of sexually abusing young boys on Montana's Blackfeet Indian Reservation two decades ago will be sentenced in January. 

The U.S. Census Bureau is starting the process to hire people to count Montana’s population in the upcoming 2020 Census.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's commerce director is leaving her cabinet post after less than two years to become U.S. Sen. Jon Tester's state director.

A jury trial for one of the people allegedly involved in the death of a Montana woman has been called off.

A businessman accused of fabricating a story that he was kidnapped by a biker gang in Virginia has pleaded guilty in a Montana court of bilking investors of more than $20 million.

Blackfeet Community College hosted a community discussion Tuesday about missing and murdered indigenous women.