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Montana Newscasts

Montana Public Radio's evening newscasts bring you headlines from across Montana.

Gov. Steve Bullock is extending Montana’s stay-at-home order for at least another two weeks, until April 24. 

The Department of Justice Today confirmed Tuesday what is believed to be the first positive COVID-19 case in a jail inmate.

A Canadian company has started construction on the long-stalled Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, despite calls from tribal leaders and environmentalists to delay the $8 billion project amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The temporary head of the federal Bureau of Land Management is expected to continue overseeing the agency for another month.

State health officials said calls to the state child abuse and neglect hotline have dropped by about half since schools closed their doors in mid-March due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday that current business and school closures, as well as his stay-at-home order, will likely be extended for another two weeks to April 24th.

Montana's June 2th primary will be conducted by mail in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Gov. Steve Bullock announced Friday the state will use federal aid money to bolster Montanans’ access to food during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast for April 02, 2020.

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast for April 1, 2020.

Evening Newscast 03-31-20

Mar 31, 2020

Gov. Steve Bullock is directing landlords to not evict tenants who aren’t able to pay rent while a state-wide stay-at-home order is in place.

The Trump administration is moving to scale back criminal enforcement of a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species.

A Canadian company said Tuesday it plans to start construction of the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline through the U.S. Midwest in April. 

Evening Newscast 03-30-20

Mar 30, 2020

The state of Montana confirmed two more deaths due to the coronavirus Monday, bringing the state's total to four.

A former Blackfeet Nation chairman who defrauded a tribal Head Start early education program through an overtime pay scheme was sentenced to 10 months in prison Monday.

The state of Montana was scheduled to take control of part of the Libby Asbestos Superfund site Wednesday from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. But because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, that transfer is being postponed indefinitely.

Evening Newscast 03-27-20

Mar 27, 2020

Montana Evening Newscast for March 27, 2020.

Evening Newscast 03-26-20

Mar 26, 2020

Montana evening newscast for March 26, 2020.

Evening Newscast 03-25-20

Mar 25, 2020

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast for March 25, 2020.