MTPR

Evening Newscast 12-06-17

Dec 6, 2017

The small Montana company that landed and then lost a contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid has reached a settlement in a dispute over money it said it was owed for the work.

Two Flathead County residents over the age of 65 have died due to complications from influenza.

A Laurel man has become a city council member without running for office.

Regulators in Washington state have approved a major settlement with a utility that owns part of the Colstrip power plant.

University of Montana football coach Bobby Hauck's contract has a base salary of $185,000, with incentives for student-athlete grades, graduation rates and wins.

Human rights groups in Montana say a Gallatin County detention center is illegally holding a man at the behest of the federal government. 

Idaho officials are challenging a federal court order to destroy information collected from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves obtained illegally by landing a helicopter in a central Idaho wilderness area.