MTPR

Evening Newscast 7-22-19

Jul 22, 2019

Montana on average is looking pretty good for moisture this month, but the western part of the state is leaning slightly dry, while southeast Montana is on the moist side.

Hazardous contaminants flowing down from Canadian mines have prompted Kootenai-River communities to seek stronger protections.

Northcentral and southwest Montana are facing elevated fire danger this week, according to the National Weather Service.

A judge says he won't block sheep grazing in a mountain range on the southwestern Idaho-Montana border, despite worries by wildlife advocates that federally-protected grizzly bears could be harmed.

The federal Indian Health Service has failed to meet its own standards for prescribing opioids: That’s the takeaway from a federal audit released last week by the inspector general of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department.

Equifax will pay at least $700 million—and potentially much more—to settle lawsuits over a 2017 data breach of sensitive personal information for about half of the U.S population and about a third of Montanans.

Airborne contaminants from a central Billings Superfund site are prompting federal and state officials to plan a public briefing this week, according to a report from the Billings Gazette.