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News Department:
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Missoula News:
Eric Whitney, News Director: 406-243-4075, @mtprnd

Edward O'Brien, Assistant News Director: 406-243-4065

Helena News:
Corin Cates-Carney, Capitol Reporter: 253-495-5193, @clccarney

Flathead News:
Nicky Ouellet, Flathead-area Reporter: 603-568-6155 or 406-730-2264, @nickydoesradio

Evening Newscast 03-22-19

Mar 22, 2019

A backcountry avalanche warning has been issued for several mountain ranges in northwestern Montana, while parts of central and northeastern Montana are under flood warnings and advisories.

Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is ordering federal land managers to give more consideration to public access concerns when selling or trading public land.

The Republican plan to continue Medicaid expansion will result in half of the 96,000 people currently enrolled in the program losing health coverage. That’s according to an analysis released this afternoon by Gov. Steve Bullock’s office.

Evening Newscast 03-21-19

Mar 21, 2019


A man killed when the car he was driving on the wrong side of the highway collided with a semi tractor trailer has been identified as 62-year-old Martin J. Elison, of Missoula.

A tax cut on social security income passed by both the state House and Senate is moving forward.

Montana legislators are considering a bill that would create a screening program in Montana schools for a specific learning disability.

Firefighters spray a semi truck in the aftermath of a head-on collision on I-90 near Missoula, March 20, 2019.
Missoula Fire Department

A man killed when the car he was driving on the wrong side of the highway collided with a semi tractor trailer has been identified as 62-year-old Martin J. Elison, of Missoula.

The Montana Highway Patrol says Wednesday afternoon’s accident occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 90.

Evening Newscast 03-20-19

Mar 20, 2019

The wife of a Montana Highway Patrol trooper wounded while investigating a fatal shooting says her husband suffered three gunshot wounds and is currently in a medically induced coma at a Utah hospital.

One person was killed in a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon just east of Missoula.

Police in Bozeman are investigating an apparent murder/suicide after the bodies of a man and a woman were found in a residence on the northwest side of the city.

A bill that would fund Montana drug treatment courts by taxing opioids is moving through the legislature.

Firefighters spray a semi truck in the aftermath of a head-on collision on I-90 near Missoula, March 20, 2019.
Missoula Fire Department.

One person was killed in a head-on collision this afternoon just east of Missoula.

Traffic was snarled for hours after a vehicle traveling the wrong way on Interstate-90 struck a semi-tractor trailer hauling wood chips.

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