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Evening Newscast 10-12-17

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham
Montana Evening Newscast

Congressman Greg Gianforte is inviting the public to be on a conference call with him tonight at 6:05 PM. His office announced the event via a press release at 3 o’clock this afternoon. A link to register for the call is available on our website, 

A state inspection team found no quagga or zebra mussels at Tiber and Canyon Ferry reservoirs this week in their last checks of the year for the aquatic invasive species.

Power is now restored to nearly all Northwestern Energy customers along the Hi-Line.

The fundraising organization for Glacier National Park has hit its goal for donations to winterize the historic Sperry Chalet, partially burnt in a wildfire this summer.

Yellowstone National Park officials say that communications towers proposed for the Mt. Washburn Fire Lookout would detract from views at the historic site and popular hiking destination.

State Representative Tom Woods of Bozeman announced his candidacy today for the Democratic nomination for the congressional seat currently held by Republican Greg Gianforte.

Former Montana First Lady Ann Stephens died of cancer in Kalispell on Sunday. She was 90.

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