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Reynolds Lake fire near the Junction of 1381 Road to Reynolds Lake Trailhead

Reynolds Lake Fire, Bitterroot National Forest

As of 2:30 pm this fire is estimated at 1,068 acres, up from an estimated "several hundred" yesterday afternoon. It is burning about 10 miles west of Painted Rocks Lake, on the border of the Bitterroot and Salmon-Challis National Forest, on the edge of the Frank Church Wilderness.

Evening Newscast 07-18-18

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Democratic U.S. House candidate Kathleen Williams says if elected she would not support Nancy Pelosi as the party's leader in the House.

Fire danger bumped up to “very high” on the Kootenai National Forest today (7/18). Crews are holding the Zulu Fire, burning about 23 miles north of Libby, to 20 acres.

Evening Newscast 07-17-18

Jul 17, 2018

The Zulu fire that it is believed lightning started Sunday in the Kootenai National Forest north of Libby expanded to 20 acres today.

Public comment from enthusiastic pet owners helped shoot down a proposal that sought to ban dogs and other animals from salons and barbershops in Montana.

The Kootenai National Forest is slated to start five salvage timber sales in areas that burned last year, and one more is pending.

Kathleen Williams.
Olga Kreimer

The Democrat challenging Greg Gianforte for Montana’s seat in the U.S. House criticized President Trump Tuesday for his press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin the day before.

Kathleen Williams joined all three members of Montana’s congressional delegation in rebuking the President.

Evening Newscast 07-16-18

Jul 16, 2018

Republican state lawmakers failed to get enough support to call a special legislative session that some wanted to convene today.

Glacier National Park lifted restrictions on tent campers today in the Many Glacier Campground.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is set to be sworn in as chairman of the National Governors Association this weekend at a meeting in New Mexico.