Montana Newscasts

Montana Public Radio's evening newscasts bring you headlines from across Montana.

Evening Newscast 01-23-18

9 hours ago

Montana State Prison Warden Michael Fletcher was fired before the end of his 12-month probationary period.

Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed an executive order Monday that requires internet providers receiving state contracts to treat data from all websites equally.

Three Montana skiers will represent Team USA at the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month.

Montana farmers can expect strong prices for their wheat and barley moving forward following the drought in 2017 that reduced grain production in the state by about 40 percent.

Evening Newscast 01-22-18

Jan 22, 2018

Montana Republicans today were quick to pile-on U.S. Senator Jon Tester for voting against ending the government shutdown.

Montana has become the first state to bar telecommunications companies from receiving state contracts if they interfere with internet traffic or favor higher-paying sites or apps, under an order from Gov. Steve Bullock.

Evening Newscast 01-19-18

Jan 19, 2018

Montana has enough money to continue funding the Children's Health Insurance Program through mid-March.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department's commission has asked wildlife managers to draft grizzly hunting regulations for grizzly hunts that could begin as early as this fall in Wyoming.

At a legislative hearing today in Helena, the state health department faced accusations from law enforcement that it’s not readily sharing evidence that could protect kids who are being exposed to meth.

Montana now has drug incinerators in Butte, Great Falls and Billings.

Evening Newscast 01-18-18

Jan 18, 2018

A new analysis of the federal tax bill by Governor Steve Bullock’s office today estimates Montana will see a 20 million dollar decline in revenue over the next two years.

A former Montana House majority leader has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for his central role in a methamphetamine trafficking ring.

The National Park Service says it found some of the 52 bison that escaped from holding pens in Yellowstone National Park.

Evening Newscast 01-16-18

Jan 16, 2018

The Montana State Prison has opened a 30-bed chemical dependency treatment program for inmates approaching their release dates.

Hunters killed 35 mule deer in the second week of a special hunt in north-central Montana to test for the prevalence of a brain wasting disease.

A Libby man who acknowledged using methamphetamine before causing a fatal crash has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.