Montana Newscasts

Montana Public Radio's morning & evening newscasts.

Morning Newscast 01-27-15

Jan 27, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, the state Legislature is re-opening the debate over gun regulation while authorities have lowered their estimate of how much oil spilled from a broken pipeline beneath the Yellowstone River.

Gallatin County could become the third county in southwestern Montana where a state game warden can also cite people for drunken driving. Missoula County officials have scheduled an inquest into the shooting death of a Missoula man by a police officer after a chase early on New Year's Eve.

Evening Newscast 01-26-15

Jan 26, 2015

Morning Newscast 01-26-15

Jan 26, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, Sonar indicates part of an underground pipeline that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana's Yellowstone River is exposed on the river bed and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will visit Kalispell on March 19.

The pedestrian struck and killed by a semitrailer on Interstate 90 has been identified as a 19 year old University of Montana student. Legislation has been proposed to levy stiffer state fines on Montana landowners who illegally gate roads.

Evening Newscast 01-23-15

Jan 23, 2015

Morning Newscast 01-23-15

Jan 23, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, thousands of people in Glendive can resume drinking from their taps after a crude oil spill in a nearby river and the Nature Conservancy closed on the purchase of more than 117,000 acres of land this week in the Lower Blackfoot watershed.

4 year olds and their parents are expected to rally in Helena in support of Gov. Steve Bullock's plan for public pre-school. A nuclear missile launch officer who pleaded guilty to illegal drug use has been dismissed from the Air Force and was sentenced to one month of confinement in a Montana jail.

Evening Newscast 01-22-15

Jan 22, 2015

Evening Newscast 01-21-15

Jan 21, 2015

Morning Newscast 01-21-15

Jan 21, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, Governor Steve Bullock updated Glendive-area legislators on the response to Saturday’s pipeline break and oil spill into the Yellowstone River and under new proposed legislation Montana's governor could grant clemency to prisoners even if the parole board recommends against it.

A small airplane crashed into a Helena residential neighborhood yesterday afternoon, but nobody was killed and the Revett Mining Co. has announced it is closing a copper and silver mine in northwestern Montana.

Evening Newscast 01-20-15

Jan 20, 2015

Morning Newscast 01-20-15

Jan 20, 2015

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, officials plan to bring in truckloads of drinking water for the 6,000 residents of Glendive, just downstream of an oil spill into the Yellowstone River.

Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock's latest plan to accept federal money to expand Medicaid coverage has been formally introduced while certain welfare applicants would be required to take drug tests under legislation proposed in Montana.

An apparent pneumonia outbreak has killed about 30 bighorn sheep from two herds in the Gardiner area.

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