MTPR

Evening Newscast 02-20-18

Feb 20, 2018

At least 96 bison attempting to migrate from Yellowstone National Park into Montana have been captured for potential slaughter under a program meant to shield livestock from disease.

The U.S. Supreme Court has ordered the state of Wyoming to pay Montana over $38,000 in damages and $67,000 in court costs in a long-running dispute over water rights that affect farmers and ranchers on both sides of the border.

Search and rescue teams are still looking for a man who went missing Saturday night after skiing into the backcountry outside of Whitefish Mountain Resort.

An employee of the Billings Police Department has been fired after drug evidence involving 134 suspects or defendants went missing.

A 53-year-old Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels.

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to President Donald Trump's approval of the project.

The University of Montana’s new president and football coach will participate in a forum on sexism, sexual assault and cyber-bullying next week.