MTPR

Evening Newscast 06-15-17

Jun 15, 2017

Montana’s Secretary of State certified the results of the May 25th special election Thursday, naming Greg Gianforte Montana’s next congressman.

There’s been another death in Yellowstone National Park a week after the first incident. The Park says a kayak guide died yesterday while attempting to rescue a client who capsized in the West Thumb area of Yellowstone Lake.

Three months after a predator-killing cyanide trap sickened a teenage boy in Idaho and killed his dog, the federal government is launching an expanded review of the devices.

The state Library Commission has approved a plan to deal with the possibility of having to cut nearly $1 million from its $6 million budget over the next two years. Legislation is in place to trigger budget cuts if state revenues don't meet projections.

Billings officials have announced the city will be hosting its first gay pride parade in nine years. The Big Sky Pride event will take begin at 11 a.m. Saturday in the city's downtown.