MTPR

Evening Newscast 10-09-17

Oct 9, 2017

A pilot program to help protect the Flathead Basin from invasive aquatic mussels faces funding problems.

A federal court is recommending dismissal of a civil complaint filed on behalf of more than two dozen homeless residents of a northwestern Montana Indian reservation in 2013 to prevent them from panhandling during a rodeo weekend.

An energy company is seeking federal approval to build a pipeline in eastern Montana that would transport the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide for use in oil production along the North Dakota border.

A special legislative session may be the only way for Montana to fix its budget, wrecked by an over projection of incoming revenue and an expensive fire season, according to conservative leaders in the House and Senate.

A Canadian company wants to build what would be Montana's largest slaughterhouse and meat processing plant on the outskirts of Great Falls.

A $650,000 grant will help coordinate efforts to guide Montana high school students to graduate while developing career interests and preparing for college or an apprenticeship.

Montana’s lone congressman Greg Gianforte has clarified his stance on modifying weapons with so-called ‘bump stocks.’

No contamination has been found in the water on the Crow Indian Reservation after a water treatment plant in Crow Agency was vandalized.

The Northern Cheyenne tribal council has voted to oust the tribal president for reportedly neglecting his duties and violating tribal bylaws.