MTPR

Evening Newscast 01-09-18

Jan 9, 2018

A former Montana seasonal firefighter who acknowledged that he deliberately sparked dozens of wildfires five years ago has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for starting another blaze in 2016.

A Belgrade woman is hospitalized in critical condition after a weekend shooting that left another woman dead.

At a moment when employers nationwide are seeking guidance to create safer work environments, Montana’s state agency tasked with enforcing discrimination protections here is losing funding for trainings and investigations.

A coroner's inquest has been scheduled in the case of a man fatally shot by police.

The Montana Highway Patrol is urging motorists to slow down after five of its vehicles were hit in five separate crashes within the last month.

The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest is proposing to add or increase fees at some of it’s recreation sites, by two-to-45 dollars.