Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 11-08-19

Nov 8, 2019

Montana lawmakers are meeting for a week in January to study whether the state legislature should meet every year.

Former Madison County Sheriff Roger Thompson was found guilty of misconduct in Virginia City Thursday. The jury was unable to reach a verdict on perjury and evidence tampering charges.

First-time visitors to Yellowstone National Park become more frustrated by perceived crowding problems the longer they stay, according to a new National Park Service study.

The state of Montana has agreed to pay some of an inmate's attorney fees, and to have a prison warden undergo religion rights training, to settle a discrimination complaint.

A former Blackfeet tribal chairman has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for his role in stealing from the tribe's Head Start program through an overtime pay scheme.