Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 10-30-19

Oct 30, 2019

The state of Montana has spent more than $2 million on snow plowing so far this year surpassing what costs were this time over the last two years.

With snow on the ground in Montana, fire agencies around the state are sending 20 engines and 72 firefighters to California to help battle wildfires there. 

A documentary about a community’s fight to stop a gold mine north of Yellowstone National Park will premiere Saturday at the prestigious Banff Mountain Film Competition in Canada.

A US Army soldier from Billings has died in Iraq in a non-combat incident.

U.S. regulators plan to finish reviewing a proposed coal mining joint venture in the first half of 2020.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took another step this week toward transferring oversight of the Libby Asbestos Superfund Site to the state by releasing the first of two plans outlining how the state will mitigate the spread of any remaining contamination in Libby and Troy.