MTPR

Evening Newscast 03-20-17

Mar 20, 2017

The Montana Legislature is poised to pass a bill to ban Sharia and other foreign laws from being used in courtrooms in the state.

The University of Montana is surveying faculty and staff about their interest in early retirement as the university seeks to cut spending due to decreasing enrollment.

There’s some good news in the latest sampling for contaminants at the Columbia Falls Aluminum Company site on the Flathead River.

That’s according to Mike Cirian with the Environmental Protection Agency.

A helicopter rescued two fishermen stranded in an ice jam on Clark Canyon Reservoir last Friday.

The Montana Supreme Court is requesting that the Legislature allow violent offenders to participate in drug and mental health court treatment.

Montana may have more than $100 million in additional revenue coming into the state than expected just a few months ago.

A Miles City man has been convicted of embezzling $1.9 million from people who invested in his "house flipping" company.