Montana Newscasts

Montana Public Radio's morning & evening newscasts.

Morning Newscast 01-13-15

Jan 13, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, the sale of Community Medical Center in Missoula has been approved by Montana Attorney General Tim Fox while those who harm police horses could face the  same criminal penalties for harming a police dog under proposed legislation. State wildlife officials are considering a plan to eliminate a herd of 50 bighorn sheep whose reproduction has been stunted and two University of Montana alumni are finalist in the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl contest.

Evening Newscast 01-12-15

Jan 12, 2015

Flathead Water compact

Montana could take a significant step towards settling disputed water rights on the Flathead Indian Reservation tonight. The state’s water compact commission is meeting in Helena to vote on a new Flathead Water Compact.

Bighorn Sheep

State wildlife officials are considering a plan to eliminate a herd of 50 bighorn sheep struggling with pneumonia, and replace them with transplanted, healthy sheep.

 

Morning Newscast 01-12-15

Jan 12, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, the Flathead Water Compact is up for a vote tonight in Helena and video gambling has generated nearly $57 million in tax revenue for the state of Montana. More than 2.3 million people visited Glacier National Park in 2014 while 3.5 million people visited Yellowstone National Park. The Montana High School Association is considering a policy that would allow transgender student-athletes to compete on the team that matches their gender identity.

Evening Newscast 01-09-15

Jan 9, 2015

Members of the Montana Republican Party will meet Saturday to decide whether to join a lawsuit that would limit their primary elections to those who’ve registered with the GOP.

A ceremony honoring Montana journalists Friday at the state capitol in Helena included a tribute to reporters everywhere who’ve died while practicing their craft. Former Montana Public Radio News Director Sally Mauk was also recognized for decades of supporting young journalists.

Morning Newscast 01-09-15

Jan 9, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, Montana Senator Steve Daines says the Keystone XL pipeline is important to Montana's economy while Daines is also signing on in support of a congressional term limits bill. Montana House leaders reached a compromise on their rules yesterday and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have completed negotiations on a new water rights compact for the northwestern Montana tribes. The U.S. Forest Service is closing the Jefferson Ranger District office in Whitehall due to budget cuts.

Evening Newscast 01-08-15

Jan 8, 2015

Morning Newscast 01-08-15

Jan 8, 2015

Evening Newscast 01-07-15

Jan 7, 2015

Morning Newscast 01-07-15

Jan 7, 2015

Evening Newscast 01-06-15

Jan 6, 2015

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