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Evening Newscast 10-17-16

Oct 17, 2016
Montana Evening News
Josh Burnham

A new Lee Newspapers poll shows Republican incumbent Ryan Zinke leading Democratic challenger Denise Juneau by a wide margin in the race for Montana’s seat in the U-S House.

A state judge has ruled a drug dog's search of the parking lot at Florence-Carlton High School was illegal, and dismissed a marijuana charge filed against a student. 

Big game licenses are sold out for hunters who live outside Montana. 

Evening Newscast 10-14-16

Oct 14, 2016
Montana Evening News
Josh Burnham

Montana voters who will soon receive absentee ballots will find more citizen initiatives than in any election since 2010.

A Montana Supreme Court candidate told a colleague at the University of Montana in a recently-released email that she believes the court will be dealing with a lot of freedom-of-religion cases, and she wants to be a part of making those decisions.

Five cases of flu have been confirmed in MIssoula and Lewis and Clark Counties. These are the first flu cases of the season in Montana.

Evening Newscast 10-13-16

Oct 13, 2016
Montana Evening News
Josh Burnham

State officials say a Canadian company’s proposal to explore for gold and other precious metals near Yellowstone National Park will have no significant environmental impact.

An Anti-Muslim speaker whose lecture drew 150 protesters in Missoula Tuesday is speaking in Kalispell tonight.

An Anaconda military veteran who joined Ammon Bundy at the very beginning of the Oregon standoff case wants to withdraw his guilty plea.

Evening Newscast 10-12-16

Oct 12, 2016
Montana Evening News
Josh Burnham

About a hundred and fifty people congregated on both sides of the street outside a hotel in Missoula last night to denounce an anti-Islamic lecture taking place inside. 

Beartooth Pass on the Montana-Wyoming border has closed for the winter.

A federal jury has awarded creditors in the bankruptcy of a Montana resort for the ultra-rich a 9 million dollar judgment against the wife of the resort's founder.

Evening Newscast 10-11-16

Oct 11, 2016
Montana Evening News
Josh Burnham

The University of Montana has received a $24 million pledge from Indigo Partners investment firm co-founder Bill Franke and his family.

Montana residents are being called upon to vote in the upcoming state Supreme Court race.

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case from government officials who were ordered to consult with a wildlife agency about steps they should take to protect Canada lynx in the Northern Rockies.

Evening-Newscast-10-10-16

Oct 10, 2016
Montana Evening News
Josh Burnham

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte said during a debate Saturday night he will continue to support Presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The Montana Department of Justice says about 110,000 Montanans have been victims of data breaches in the past year.

A group campaigning for the expansion of renewable energy sources rallied nearly a hundred supporters in Butte today.

Evening Newscast 10-07-16

Oct 7, 2016
Montana Evening News
Josh Burnham

Groups trying to influence the outcome of a Montana Supreme Court race are on track to set a record for the most fundraising collected for a justice seat. 

Newly released documents show a Montana state senator was fined $500 and had his hunting, fishing and trapping privileges suspended after pleading guilty to poaching a whitetail deer.

The head of the Montana Department of Corrections defended his agency Thursday after state auditors told a legislative committee that the department broke the law by housing adults at youth correctional facilities. 

Evening Newscast 10-06-16

Oct 6, 2016
Montana Evening News
Josh Burnham

The head of the Montana Department of Corrections defended his agency today after state auditors told a legislative committee that the department broke the law by housing adults at youth correctional facilities.

The Montana governor's race has generated more broadcast television ads than all but one of the 12 states with gubernatorial elections this year.

State School Superintendent Denise Juneau was asked during last night’s debate what she would do to protect the rights of LBGT individuals.

Evening Newscast 10-05-16

Oct 5, 2016
Montana Evening News
Josh Burnham

Democrat Denise Juneau and Republican Ryan Zinke will meet in their third debate in the race for Montana's U.S. House seat tonight.

The federal government is using a new assessment of mineral resources in six Western states to decide whether to ban potential mining on the land to protect an imperiled bird called the sage grouse.

Federal and tribal wildlife agencies are offering a four thousand dollar reward for information about the illegal shooting of a female grizzly bear north of St Ignatius.

Evening Newscast 10-04-16

Oct 4, 2016
Montana Evening News
Josh Burnham

An audit says the Montana Department of Corrections is breaking the law by housing youth and adult offenders in the same facility, and by sending girl offenders out of state.

A Kalispell woman has pleaded guilty in the death of her toddler son more than a year after the child was beaten by her former boyfriend.

A 17-year-old grizzly bear has been relocated in northwest Montana after killing a domestic pig. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials say the 524-pound male bear was trapped in the Seventeen Mile Creek area of the Yaak Valley on Thursday and moved to a different area of the Yaak the same day.

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