MTPR

Evening Newscast 12-21-17

Dec 21, 2017

Public health officials are seeing a spike in influenza cases across Montana.

Representatives of sex abuse victims are suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings as part of a bankruptcy action to ensure church assets are available for those abused by church officials.

Montana's congressional delegation may benefit financially under the new federal tax overhaul, but caps on deductions from state and local taxes may largely undo those benefits.

A new study says Montana lost close to a quarter of a billion dollars in tourist revenue this year due to a tough fire season.

The number of people sick with influenza in Montana is on the rise. Health officials reported more than 200 new cases over the past two weeks.

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission gave the go-ahead for a second chronic wasting disease hunt today.

Another winter storm is forecast to roll through western Montana starting tonight.