Montana Newscasts

Montana Public Radio's morning & evening newscasts.

Evening Newscast 02-05-15

Feb 5, 2015
Josh Burnham

Morning Newscast 02-05-15

Feb 5, 2015
Josh Burnham

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, The Senate has narrowly endorsed a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on college campuses while a Montana judge has denied a request to delay the sentencing of a man convicted of killing a German exchange student who broke into his garage.

Missoula Rep. Kimberly Dudick wants to do something about bullying in Montana Schools and Montana lawmakers moved a step closer to making sure that mentally ill people have somewhere to go before they're discharged from the state hospital.

Evening Newscast 02-02-15

Feb 4, 2015
Josh Burnham

Morning Newscast 02-04-15

Feb 4, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast,Cleanup work on a 30,000 gallon oil pipeline spill into the Yellowstone River near Glendive has been effectively put on hold for a month or more while local governments are asking the state of Montana for a greater share of the tax collected on metal mines.

A draft bill that would ban the death penalty in Montana is now on the table and some of Montana’s sportsmen want limits placed on aerial drones.

Evening Newscast 02-03-15

Feb 3, 2015
Josh Burnham

Morning Newscast 02-03-15

Feb 3, 2015
Josh Burnham

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, Montana’s high school graduation rate is up, it’s dropout rate is down and according to the state superintendent of schools, lawmakers should reject bills that would siphon money away from public schools according to the state school's superintendent.

Two people were arrested after a 38 year old Libby man was shot to death over the weekend and wildlife advocates say an endangered, dinosaur-like fish is at risk of being eliminated from key habitat in two rivers in Montana and North Dakota.

Evening Newscast 01-30-15

Jan 30, 2015
Josh Burnham

Morning Newscast 01-30-15

Jan 30, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, both of Montana’s Senators voted yesterday for the bill to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline and it's been eight months since VA Montana's had a permanent director and Senator Jon Tester says he's fed up with the delay.

A Colstrip lawmaker proposes taking $350 million from the state's rainy day find to reduce income taxes and federal prosecutors have responded to a Montana woman's motion to appeal her conviction for pushing her newlywed husband to his death from a cliff in Glacier National Park in July 2013.

Evening Newscast 01-29-15

Jan 29, 2015
Josh Burnham

Morning Newscast 01-29-15

Jan 29, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, Gov. Steve Bullock used his second State of the State address last night at the Capitol in Helena to promote his proposal to spend nearly $400 million on infrastructure projects.

Authorities say the struggle to recover 30,000 gallons of oil from a pipeline spill into the Yellowstone River could grind to a near-halt in coming days.

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