Evening Newscast 01-23-18

Jan 23, 2018

Montana State Prison Warden Michael Fletcher was fired before the end of his 12-month probationary period.

Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed an executive order Monday that requires internet providers receiving state contracts to treat data from all websites equally.

Three Montana skiers will represent Team USA at the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month.

Montana farmers can expect strong prices for their wheat and barley moving forward following the drought in 2017 that reduced grain production in the state by about 40 percent.

Two Montana high school students were injured in a fall while snowshoeing near Glacier National Park.

The relatively high and stable prices for lumber over the past year have the Montana wood products industry happy but home builders frustrated.

A coroner's jury determined Tuesday that a Great Falls police officer was justified in shooting and killing a burglary suspect who had threatened to shoot him and another officer.

Montana will send notices this week to remind medical marijuana providers to pay taxes after fewer than half of those who paid taxes last fall paid again at the quarterly deadline.

University of Montana researchers expect the state’s economy to kick up this year, following a lackluster performance in 2016 and 2017.

Walmart announced Tuesday raises and bonuses for its Montana workforce.