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Evening Newscast 09-15-17

Sep 15, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Flathead County schools have canceled all weekend extracurricular activities at more than 30 schools, due to threats received earlier this week.

The Montana Board of Regents adopted campus operating budgets totaling about $1.55 billion for Fiscal Year 2018, knowing reduced state revenues may lead to cuts.

Glacier National Park has begun stabilization work at the Sperry Chalet dormitory building to prepare for winter.

Rain and snow have slowed down fires across western Montana.

Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Police in the Flathead Valley are investigating several threats that led to the cancellation of classes at more than two dozen public and private schools there.

The National Weather Service says the wet weather currently moving across Western Montana will potentially end this year’s fire season.

Evening Newscast 09-13-17

Sep 13, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

At 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, an evacuation warning was issued for the Apgar area of Glacier National Park in anticipation of a weather change on the Sprague Fire.

A Montana coal company says more than 80 miners could be laid off in coming months after environmentalists successfully sued to halt its expansion.

Officials have released the name of a 25-year-old man who was shot in Great Falls after reportedly brandishing a weapon at a Great Falls police officer. Fergus County Coroner Dick Brown said that Thomas Jordan Addison of Great Falls died late Monday.

Evening Newscast 09-12-17

Sep 12, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Rain and cooler temperatures forecast for later this week may not end the fire season, but a meteorologist says 'it will put a dent in it.'

Two tribes plan to demonstrate in favor of renaming a valley and a mountain in Yellowstone National Park associated with men who advocated and carried out the slaughter of Native Americans.

Evening Newscast 09-11-17

Sep 11, 2017
Montana Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved disaster assistance for two more wildfires in northwestern Montana.

Missoula County officials downgraded most evacuation orders to evacuation warnings in the Seeley Lake area on Sunday.

Officials in western Montana have released the names of two people who were stabbed to death and found in plastic tubs of chemicals in the basement of a Missoula residence.

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