MTPR

Evening Newscast 02-06-18

Feb 6, 2018

Authorities have identified the Montana officer and the man he fatally shot last week.

The U.S. Attorney for Montana, Kurt Alme, has been named to the U.S. Attorney General's Advisory Committee and appointed as vice chairman of the Native American Issues Subcommittee.

A Great Falls man has been sentenced to five years with the Department of Corrections for negligent homicide in the March 2016 death of his wife.

The Montana Veterans Affairs Health Care System has hired a dentist to reopen its Billings clinic while another dentist who filed a complaint about how the system was being managed is still being paid, but is not allowed to practice.

Prosecutors have reduced the charges against a Missoula woman who struck and killed a man as he crossed the street last year.

Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards will be asked to surrender his peace officer and coroner certifications.

Whitefish is setting the pace for growth in home prices in northwest Montana, and economists say housing markets in Flathead County are looking healthy.