Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 10-31-19

Oct 31, 2019

Montana State University Billings and Northwest College in Powell, Wyo. are 90 miles apart, but the two institutions are working to shorten that distance academically.

The Montana Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday about whether BNSF Railway can be held liable for exposing Libby residents to asbestos that was in shipments of vermiculite it transported before the local mine shut down in 1990. 

Montana’s lone representative in the U.S. House on Thursday voted against a resolution to formalize the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

Federal officials Thursday revealed more specifics about the timeline and process surrounding the final deal for Butte’s Superfund cleanup, although some details are still murky.

North Dakota regulators say the Keystone pipeline leaked more than 383,000 gallons of oil in the northeastern part of the state.

Montana’s Democratic Sen. Jon Tester said in a press call Thursday that new federal regulations for hemp could create more certainty for farmers and boost job growth in the state.