MTPR

Evening Newscast 03-05-18

Mar 5, 2018

The sale of oil and gas leases on more than 17,000 acres of federal land in south central Montana was postponed Monday.

The Montana Standard reports that two Butte natives, Pat Dudley and Ray Rogers, are establishing a $35 million medical training center in uptown Butte to bolster hands-on healthcare in rural areas in the U.S. and beyond.

On campus Tuesday night, a University of Montana researcher will share some of his findings on the detrimental health effects of smoke.

Algae growth is increasing on Montana's famed Smith River and scientists don't know why, so they're turning to the public for help.

The Montana State Land Board approved the most expensive land purchase in the history of the state by purchasing the Angela Farm property northwest of Miles City.

Carroll College announced today that John Cech will be the college's next president.

Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry announced the death of 56-year-old Charles Douglas Herr of Calgary, Alberta. Herr died after falling into a tree well at Whitefish Mountain Resort Friday.