Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 10-18-19

Oct 18, 2019

State officials say Montana's unemployment rate held at 3.3% in September, the same 10-year low recorded in August.

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is seeking public comment over the next month on the mitigation of Colstrip groundwater contamination.

A man who pled guilty to strangling a 31-year-old woman to death on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation has been sentenced to 21 years in prison.

A federal lawsuit challenging how the FBI handled a Crow man’s death will go to trial after a decade-long fight in court.

Montana wildlife officials approved permanent fishing restrictions to protect the animals during increased water temperatures.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to name a Montana post office building in honor of Jeannette Rankin.

The Women and Gender Studies Center at Montana State University Billings and Global Village are hosting a free screening Monday of an animated drama that sponsors say is a story of empowerment in a 21st century war zone.

A man convicted of first-degree murder in the death of a nephew of Sen. Jon Tester has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.