Evening Newscast 01-30-18

Jan 30, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a Montana state law that limits who can perform abortions.

The Public Service Commission has reduced NorthWestern Energy's electrical rates by about $3.5 million for residential and business customers.

A man who police were chasing as an armed and dangerous federal fugitive in East Missoula this morning is in police custody tonight after being caught this afternoon.

State budget cuts mean the Office of the State Public Defender is freezing salaries and reducing pay to contractors.

Starting next month, Flathead County will no longer accept plastics or steel can recycling.

The state is implementing a program aimed at reducing the social and economic stresses that can lead people to commit crimes.

Montana Representative Greg Gianforte will advise a group of Republican aides on how to hire good personnel in a couple of weeks at an event in Washington, DC.

An environmental group says 23 water diversion projects in central Idaho's Sawtooth Valley are harming federally protected salmon, steelhead and bull trout and filed a lawsuit yesterday against the U.S. Forest Service.