Evening Newscast 01-24-18

Jan 24, 2018

Montana’s Democratic Senator Jon Tester is part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers trying to strike a new deal with the White House on border security.

A 39-year-old man died after he was hit by a falling concrete column at a construction site in Billings Tuesday morning.

Montana’s health department is now sharing with prosecutors results of drug toxicology tests conducted on children suspected to have been exposed to drugs. The Department previously didn’t comply with this state law because they said doing so would jeopardize federal funding.

A Kalispell physician's assistant who closed her medical clinic after it was badly damaged by a vandal in 2014 is opening a new family practice clinic in Whitefish that will offer abortions.

A high school PE teacher in Shepherd whose extensive history of sexual misconduct recently came to the attention of district administrators will not resume his teaching position this school year.

Coal powered energy does not behave like wind and solar energy. Economists at the University of Montana say this means extra costs are tacked on to renewable energy as demand for it grows. But renewable energy advocates are critical of this analysis.