MTPR

Evening Newscast 08-07-19

Aug 7, 2019

Another 25 to 30 homes could be evacuated about 15 miles east of Lincoln if the fast-growing Horsefly Fire continues moving east-southeast.

Twelve counties around Montana have now instituted burning restrictions because of dry conditions, low humidity and warm temperatures.

The body of the man who drowned in a Glacier National Park lake was recovered today. 

A Montana wildlife management specialist says one of the oldest male grizzly bears recorded along the Rocky Mountain Front was euthanized this week for killing livestock.

A video recently uploaded to YouTube shows a man petting a bison in yet another example of dangerous behavior by a visitor to Yellowstone National Park.

Warmer water temperatures have triggered an afternoon fishing restriction on an 18-mile stretch of the lower Big Hole River.

The suspect in the human-caused fire at the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park was sentenced yesterday to three months of jail and $5,000 in restitution.

Two backpackers reported shooting an adult female grizzly bear in self-defense in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness south of Troy on Friday.