Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 02-13-20

Feb 13, 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency today unveiled a final cleanup deal for Butte - marking a crucial turning point in the decades-long Superfund saga of Montana’s Mining City.

A Montana state senator has requested a three-month extension for nonprofit groups to appeal to more vehicle owners to purchase specialty license plates supporting their organizations.

Glacier National Park will continue offering free shuttle rides for visitors around the park in 2020.

An investigation found the fire that badly damaged a historic building in Butte started in a storage room on the second floor where several appliances were plugged into a power strip. 

For the second consecutive election cycle, someone is paying out-of-state signature gatherers to qualify the Green Party for the Montana ballot.

Wyoming officials have reached an agreement with a Navajo tribal company that would give them authority to take the company to court to enforce environmental laws at two coal mines.

The National Weather Service says there's an elevated flood risk along the eastern Missouri River basin this spring.

Spring enrollment numbers are out for three of Montana’s universities.