MTPR

Evening Newscast 06-07-18

Jun 7, 2018

Yellowstone National Park's superintendent says he's being forced out for what appear to be punitive reasons following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain.

Doctors at the Montana State Hospital say a man charged in the shooting death of a Broadwater County sheriff's deputy last year is not fit to stand trial, but with medication he could be.

Environmental groups challenging a mining company's plans to search for gold north of Yellowstone National Park are questioning the constitutionality of a Montana law that prevents a judge from stopping the work after determining more environmental study is needed.

A 24-year old lawsuit over conditions at the Montana State Prison could finally be coming to a close tomorrow.

A woman was gored by a bull bison in Yellowstone National Park yesterday morning after being within 10 yards of the animal.

Montana has the highest suicide rate in the country.

Montana’s Deptartment of Corrections is closing its Lewistown infirmary that houses about two dozen inmates who are mostly elderly and have serious long-term medical conditions.

Montana Republican Senate nominee Matt Rosendale’s primary opponents lined up to endorse him today.

This year’s record snowpack is rapidly melting, and it started earlier than normal.