Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 01-27-20

Jan 27, 2020

The Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians celebrated the tribe’s recently won federal recognition in Great Falls this weekend.

State and Federal wildlife managers are offering a first-of-its-kind summit on grizzly bear education in Helena this week. 

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral for a 16-year-old Hardin girl who died of hypothermia, after reportedly walking away from an Interstate 90 rest stop on New Year's Day.

Two ice fishermen were rescued after falling into the water at Holter Lake over the weekend.

Atlantic Richfield has scrapped a proposal to build a second water treatment plant to lower the level of acidic, metal-laden water that has collected in a former copper mining pit in Butte.

Two competing plans to ask Montana voters to legalize and tax recreational marijuana are underway in the state.