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Evening Newscast 04-13-17

Apr 13, 2017

NorthWestern Energy won’t share in the cost of supplying power to customers because of unexpected outages.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has appointed a new director of the state Department of Corrections.

Lee Enterprises has bought the free alternative weekly newspaper the Missoula Independent.

It’s looking more likely that Montanans will soon be spending more money at gas pumps, after a gas tax increase bill passed out of the state Senate Thursday morning.

The Montana Senate confirmed Martha Williams as the next director of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks on Wednesday.

The Montana Legislature is taking a break this weekend after passing more than a dozen bills today.

Montana voters won't have to decide whether to define what a person is in the state constitution.

A fossil found by an elk hunter in Montana nearly seven years ago has led to the discovery of a new species of prehistoric sea creature.

The Senate gave final approval Thursday on a bill that would fund capital projects, like university system renovations and a veterans’ home in Butte, with state special revenue funds, grants and donations.