Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 12-06-19

Dec 6, 2019

Montana U.S. Senator Steve Daines says he plans to introduce legislation to help settle a long-awaited water rights deal with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

Montana residents are facing delays of two months or longer to renew their driver’s licenses and get a REAL ID.

A East Helena resident has paid more than $1,000 to the Bureau of Land Management for starting a fire, triggering the evacuation of about 500 homes near Helena this summer.

The Episcopal Church of Montana is ordaining its first woman Bishop to lead the state-wide diosciese. Bishop-elect Martha Stebbins assumes the role tomorrow in a ceremony in Helena.

The University of Montana has announced its plan to honor the memory of one of its most loyal and respected alums.

Montana wildlife managers say 91 cases of chronic wasting disease have been found statewide so far this year.