Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 10-29-19

Oct 29, 2019

Federal public health investigators that study risks at Superfund sites are coming back to Anaconda this week to discuss the results of a study examining locals’ exposure to lead and arsenic.

The Fort Peck Tribes swore in a new tribal government Monday. 

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada say the Trump administration is understating the potential for the line to break and spill into water bodies such as Montana's Missouri River.

Montana authorities have confirmed an injured hunter was airlifted out of a remote region after two failed air rescue attempts and difficult weather conditions.

The military wants Montana and four other states with nuclear missile arsenals to consider introducing new rules aimed at preventing conflicts between wind turbines and helicopters that provide security at launch facilities.

The Montana Lottery has avoided a major obstacle in its effort to offer sports wagering by the end of the year.

Yellowstone National Park announced Tuesday a handful of big plans this week to chip away at its nearly 600-million-dollar maintenance backlog.