Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 10-24-19

Oct 24, 2019

Montana's largest coal mine has been indefinitely shuttered by its new owners from the Navajo Nation in a dispute over whether it should be immune from some environmental regulations.

Montana Sen. Jon Tester will hold a town hall in Butte at noon Friday.

A survey released this month says one in five state employees in Montana are aware of unintentional, thoughtless or careless expenses squandering government resources.

A major power outage has affected at least 12,000 customers throughout Montana's capital city, and a utility is blaming the incident on transmission issues.

A Missoula-based fire aviation company is helping battle a massive wildfire in the heart of Northern California wine country.

A north-central Montana school counselor has denied charges that allege he traded naked photos with a 13-year-old girl from Glacier County.

The reconstruction of the Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park is nearly complete after two seasons of work.