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Evening Newscast 06-28-17

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Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Congressman Greg Gianforte has been assigned to serve on two congressional committees — one focused on natural resources and the other on government oversight.

Law enforcement officers in northwestern Montana believe a body that was recovered from the Flathead River is that of a 23-year-old Nebraska man who went missing last month.

Glacier National Park opened the full 50 miles of its iconic Going To The Sun Road Wednesday.

Two Democratic governors are saying that the Senate health care proposal would devastate their conservative-leaning states.

Evening Newscast 06-27-17

Jun 27, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Both of Montana’s Senators will host virtual town halls this week ahead of the U.S. Senate vote on its version of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

A state judge and former Republican legislator from Billings has formed an exploratory committee to consider a run against U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in 2018.

Authorities have released the name of a man who was found dead in a lake just north of Yellowstone National Park.

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke visited his hometown in Whitefish today to address the Western Governors Association.

Evening Newscast 06-26-17

Jun 26, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Both of Montana’s senators will host virtual town halls this week ahead of the U.S. Senate vote on its version of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Montana’s Republican U.S. Senator says that while he has not yet decided if he’ll support the Senate health care bill, one issue would be a deal breaker for him.

Governors from the western U-S converge on Whitefish this week for the annual Western Governors Association. Today, they talked about international trade agreements between the U-S and Canada.

Evening Newscast 06-23-17

Jun 23, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

When he returns to his hometown of Whitefish next week, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be greeted by billboards and a media campaign urging him to leave the Missouri River Breaks alone.

The body of a California man missing from a Montana campsite has been found in a lake just north of Yellowstone National Park.

A Montana man convicted of fatally shooting a German exchange student who was trespassing in his Missoula garage is asking the United States Supreme Court to consider his case.

Evening Newscast 06-22-17

Jun 22, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

The Interior Department today said it will lift Endangered Species Act protections for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park region.

The city of Missoula has taken ownership of the water utility that serves its residents after a three-year court battle.

Air Force investigators have identified the remains of a New Mexico-based airman who vanished in the mountains of Montana in June 1974.

Evening Newscast 06-21-17

Jun 21, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Montana Republican Greg Gianforte has been sworn in as the newest member of Congress, a month after he body-slammed a reporter who had questioned him about the GOP health care bill.

A new survey suggests broad support for central Montana’s Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.

University of Montana officials say several applicants have shown interest in the university president position, many of whom have held leadership positions at other higher education campuses.

Evening Newscast 06-20-17

Jun 20, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

The attorney for a Montana county sheriff charged with misdemeanor partner or family member assault says the sheriff will be taking personal leave while his case goes through the court system.

Bozeman tech entrepreneur Greg Gianforte is poised to plunge into his duties as Montana's only representative in the U.S. House, after naming his key staff.

Search and rescue teams are combing the southeast corner of the Bob Marshall Wilderness looking for a 21-year-old man who has gone missing in the Sun River drainage, the Flathead Beacon reports.

Whitefish joined a growing number of U.S. cities pledging to uphold the Paris Climate Agreement Monday night.

Evening Newscast 06-19-17

Jun 19, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Two of the people who were critically injured when a deck collapsed at a church camp on the west side of Flathead Lake Saturday are now classified as in good condition at Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

Former University of Montana President Royce Engstrom will earn $119,000 a year when he returns to teaching as a chemistry professor.

A Helena judge says police called him at home to hold an after-hours court hearing for Cascade County’s sheriff who was arrested Thursday.

Evening Newscast 06-16-17

Jun 16, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Congressman Greg Gianforte is trying to avoid a judge’s order for a mugshot to be taken of him, following his guilty plea for assault.

Helena Police arrested Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards yesterday on a misdemeanor assault charge.

Governor Steve Bullock has joined a bi-partisan group of six other governors asking Congress to overhaul the existing Affordable Care Act, rather than replacing it with one passed by the U.S. House.

Evening Newscast 06-15-17

Jun 15, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Montana’s Secretary of State certified the results of the May 25th special election Thursday, naming Greg Gianforte Montana’s next congressman.

There’s been another death in Yellowstone National Park a week after the first incident. The Park says a kayak guide died yesterday while attempting to rescue a client who capsized in the West Thumb area of Yellowstone Lake.

Three months after a predator-killing cyanide trap sickened a teenage boy in Idaho and killed his dog, the federal government is launching an expanded review of the devices.

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