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Evening Newscast 01-16-18

Jan 16, 2018

The Montana State Prison has opened a 30-bed chemical dependency treatment program for inmates approaching their release dates.

Hunters killed 35 mule deer in the second week of a special hunt in north-central Montana to test for the prevalence of a brain wasting disease.

A Libby man who acknowledged using methamphetamine before causing a fatal crash has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Last year’s Women’s March drew more than 10,000 people to Helena. Organizers this year are trying something different.

The Flathead National Forest is hosting an open house on a proposed timber sale near Bigfork.

Montana’s Spring Creek Mine has signed a contract to supply coal to two power plants currently under construction in Japan.

Montana Democratic Senator Jon Tester wants immigration officials to tell Congress when they eavesdrop on cell phone conversations.