MTPR

Evening Newscast 12-20-18

Dec 20, 2018

Wildlife managers on the Flathead Reservation are seeking information on two grizzly bear shootings in October, and offering a reward for it.

Authorities in western Montana have released the names of two commercial truck drivers who died after a series of collisions on icy Interstate 90.

Supporters of more advanced brakes on trains hauling explosive fuels are pushing back against a Trump administration decision to scrap their mandatory use following the revelation that derailment risks were miscalculated.

Officials in southwestern Montana have released the names of two 37-year-old Helena residents who died in a murder-suicide during a birthday party.

Environmental groups have filed notice they will sue the U.S. government for letting hunters use bait to lure bears in national forests in Wyoming and Idaho.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Department of Justice will decide by Friday whether to appeal a court ruling that keeps Yellowstone-area grizzly bears on the Endangered Species list.