Evening Newscast 03-07-18

Mar 7, 2018

A judge has ordered three bison activists arrested in Yellowstone National Park to be detained until at least Monday. 

The U.S. Senate has begun its review of a bipartisan measure from Democratic Montana Senator Jon Tester that the sponsors claim would encourage economic growth in rural America, called the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act."

Tennessee Republican Senator, Lamar Alexander, is lead sponsor of a new bill to increase park infrastructure funding using revenue form energy production on federal lands and offshore drilling. 

The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks department says 10 deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Carbon County.

Two Montana residents charged with killing two people whose dismembered bodies were found in tubs of chemicals may be taking steps to get married.

Legislative analysts say Montana tax collections are on track to meet or exceed projections, but the numbers may be skewed by early filers looking to beat changes to the federal tax law.

Five of eight bronze gargoyle statues have been stolen from a new parking garage in Butte and officials are asking for help to identify those responsible. 

A nurse in the Flathead Valley will ask a Montana district court Thursday to suspend a state law that limits who can and cannot perform abortions.