MTPR

Evening Newscast 03-14-18

Mar 14, 2018

In several locations across the state, hundreds of students walked out of their schools at 10 o'clock this morning, joining students nationwide on the one month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead. 

Roughly two-thirds of Montanans disapprove of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendations to decrease the size of national monuments. That's according to a new poll by the University of Montana. 

A new ad campaign by the League of Conservation Voters launched today against Congressman Greg Gianforte is the first significant outside spending in the race for Montana's U.S. House seat. 

Three men have pleaded guilty to the illegal hunting and wasting of bull bison north of Yellowstone Park. 

The Roman Catholic Diocese for eastern Montana has filed a motion to dismiss its bankruptcy case as it seeks to settle claims from people who say as children they were sexually abused by diocese priests, nuns or other church employees. 

A federal judge says lawsuits from environmentalists and American Indians who want to restore protections for Yellowstone-are grizzly bears can move forward.