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Josh Burnham

Both political parties are finding cause for optimism in Montana’s House race, won by Republican Greg Gianforte, in spite of last-minute assault charges.

A California man involved in a shootout with law enforcement officers that resulted in a deputy’s death has pleaded not guilty to more than two dozen felony charges related to the May 16th incident.

The Libertarian in yesterday’s special election says he’s getting accused of being a spoiler candidate.

Evening Newscast 05-24-17

May 24, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Voters head to the polls starting at 7 AM  tomorrow to decide a nationally watched congressional election.

The University of Montana has offered early retirement incentives to 48 tenured faculty members age 65 and older in an effort to save money.

Some Montanans are getting phone calls with pre-recorded messages from President Donald Trump and others urging them to vote for Republican U.S. House Candidate Greg Gianforte.

The city of Billings has been granted a third year to host the NAIA Division I women's basketball national tournament.

Evening Newscast 05-23-17

May 23, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Montana’s special election to fill its empty U.S. House seat is mere days away, but election officials say many voters still aren’t sure how to vote.

Hundreds of first responders, friends and family attended a memorial service Tuesday for Broadwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Mason Moore in Belgrade.

Campaign spending ahead of Thursday's special election to fill Montana's only U.S. House seat is already at record levels, with at least $17 million raised.

Evening Newscast 05-22-17

May 22, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

In the final week of the special election for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat, Congressional hopefuls are packing in numerous stops around the state.

Law enforcement officers are investigating a shooting in Missoula that sent one person to the hospital Monday morning.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Montana filed a complaint today with the Montana Human Rights Bureau on behalf of four Native Americans, who say say they were barred entrance to a high school basketball game earlier this year because of their race. 

Funeral For Slain Montana Deputy Set For Tuesday

May 22, 2017
Broadwater County sheriff’s deputy Mason Moore was shot and killed on the morning of May 16 near Three Forks.
Broadwater County Sherrif's Dept.

On Tuesday, hundreds of law enforcement officers from Montana and surrounding states are expected to attend a memorial service for a sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty.

“The family wants everyone and anyone to attend. Anyone that is interested in attending, please come,” says Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin.

Evening Newscast 05-19-17

May 19, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

A memorial service is scheduled next week for a Montana sheriff's deputy who was shot to death during a traffic stop.

Anglers in Montana will need to purchase an aquatic invasive species prevention pass following legislation signed by Gov. Steve Bullock.

The nation's two largest tobacco companies spent a combined $147,000 through the first three months of the Montana legislative session to kill what would have been the state's first tobacco tax increase in 12 years.

U.S. House candidate Rob Quist’s campaign has announced larger venues for two of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign appearances in Montana tomorrow.

Evening Newscast 05-18-17

May 18, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

A registered violent offender who pleaded guilty to transporting a minor from Montana to Wyoming and having sex with her has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

The Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge has canceled visitation until further notice to avoid spreading influenza from inmates to visitors.

Montana’s largest utility provider announced yesterday it is looking for small scale renewable energy projects that it’s required by law to buy.

Evening Newscast 05-17-17

May 17, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

A suspect in yesterday’s shooting-death of a Montana sheriff's deputy died today.

A leading neo-Nazi website that stirred up online hate against people and businesses in Whitefish has published a Spanish-language edition.

A proposal for a new RV park outside the western entrance of Glacier National Park goes before Flathead County Commissioners Friday.

Evening Newscast 05-16-17

May 16, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

A Jewish rabbi in Whitefish is receiving national recognition for her leadership  in standing up to anti-Semitism.

A Montana sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed during an early morning traffic stop today.

While about $12 million is financing the U.S. House race between Republican Greg Gianforte and Democrat Rob Quist, the Libertarian candidate says contributions to his campaign are just starting to roll in.

Tribes representing tens of thousands of indigenous people in the U.S. and Canada will be signing a declaration against the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Evening Newscast 05-15-17

May 15, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

About $12 million is fueling the special election between Democrat Rob Quist and Republican Greg Gianforte, according to latest campaign finance disclosures.

Helena Regional Airport in Montana will soon be using a full-body scanner for the first time since March 2013.

The U.S. Supreme Court today turned away challenges to open primaries in Hawaii and Montana.