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Evening Newscast 07-17-19

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham
Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast

Montana Governor Steve Bullock has qualified for the second televised debate among candidates vying for the Democratic Party nomination to run for president.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has partially opened two of the Fort Peck Dam's spillway gates to relieve the rising water level in the reservoir. 

The Montana Supreme Court has ruled against a woman seeking information about the police investigation into her brother's unsolved death and dismemberment in 2011.

Montana and North Dakota are petitioning the U.S. Department of Transportation to overturn a new Washington state law that could jeopardize rail shipments of crude oil from the Bakken region.

Authorities in Montana have issued an endangered person advisory for a 16-year-old boy who's been missing for three weeks.

Yellowstone National Park says that it’s Mount Holmes Fire Lookout burned to the ground Tuesday afternoon after being struck by lightning.

The Lolo National Forest announced today that over 65,000 tree seedlings were planted across the area burned in the Lolo Peak fire in 2017.

The Chippewa Cree Nation is considering a change in its constitution that would ease the amendment process.

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