Montana Newscasts

Montana Public Radio's evening newscasts bring you headlines from across Montana.

Evening Newscast 11-01-17

Nov 1, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Attorneys will discuss how they might settle a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America by women who were raped by a Montana scout leader in the 1970s.

The Montana Supreme Court has struck down a victim's rights law approved by voters last year as unconstitutional. 

A winter storm warning has been posted for portions of central, north-central, southwest and west-central Montana.

A judge has given a reprieve to the owners of a Montana coal mine who had warned layoffs were imminent after the mine's expansion plans were blocked.

Evening Newscast 10-31-17

Oct 31, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

The cremated remains of Judy Martz will be escorted Friday from Butte to Helena by the Montana Highway Patrol and officers from the Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff's Department.

Another Democrat has jumped into the growing field of candidates vying to challenge Republican Representative Greg Gianforte for Montana’s at-large U.S House seat.

Evening Newscast 10-30-17

Oct 30, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Judy Martz, Montana’s 22nd governor, died today after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer.

A political watchdog organization has accused the dormant congressional campaign of U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of skirting contribution laws when it sold a motor home to a friend of Zinke at a steep discount.

Attorneys for a large Montana coal mine are due in court this week to press a judge to reverse an order that could prompt dozens of layoffs by blocking the mine's plans to expand.

Evening Newscast 10-27-17

Oct 27, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

The deadline is only a month away for American Indian tribal members who want to receive their share of a $3.4 billion settlement.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and other federal officials are distancing themselves from a multi-million dollar contract between a small Montana company and Puerto Rico’s electric utility.

A University of Montana task force says cuts to tenured faculty are not off the table as it examines ways to fix the university's budget problems.

The Columbia Falls Aluminum Company says it’s started reimbursing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for costs associated with assessing contamination at the CFAC Superfund Site.

Evening Newscast 10-26-17

Oct 26, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

State agencies are wrapping up cleanup operations on a western Montana mine that caused high mercury concentrations in fish in nearby bodies of water.

The coach for the combined Plains/Hot Springs wrestling team has died in a head-on crash in northwestern Montana.