Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 11-12-19

Nov 12, 2019

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission has decided to seek public input for easing crowding on the scenic Madison River in southwestern Montana.

The Lewis and Clark County Republican Central Committee has decided to postpone a gubernatorial candidate debate it had planned to sponsor in Helena later this month until all three candidates can attend.

Glacier National Park officials have closed public comment on a road management plan intended to help officials better handle increased visitation. 

Montana wildlife officials announced Tuesday that two grizzlies were recently killed in northwest Montana.

The Navajo Nation president says the tribe will not financially back the bonds a tribal energy company needs for a trio of newly acquired coal mines off the reservation.

The Billings school district needs to cut about $4 million in planned spending to avoid a deficit.

Visits to Yellowstone National Park took a dip in October due to temporary winter weather closures of some park entrance stations and roads.

Groups in eastern Montana are trying to attract more tourists with something many Americans are losing: a dark night sky.