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Evening newscasts every weekday from Montana Public Radio.

Montana Evening Newscast Montana Public Radio

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Evening newscasts every weekday from Montana Public Radio.

    Evening Newscast 02-26-20

    Evening Newscast 02-26-20

    A federal judge in Missoula has ruled a shareholder of the state’s largest utility cannot compel the company to consider his clean energy proposal at an upcoming annual meeting. The Montana Supreme Court heard arguments over how the Public Service Commission should set the rates NorthWestern Energy has to pay for power generated by small solar projects. The new owner of three coal mines in the Powder River Basin has signed an agreement with the U.S. government, giving federal regulators the

    • 5 min
    Evening Newscast 02-25-20

    Evening Newscast 02-25-20

    Missoula police still have no conclusive evidence that a city patrol car was actually shot last week. Montana’s Attorney General Office is joining a multi-state investigation into the vaping product manufacturer JUUL Labs. The National Park Service has announced plans to build cell towers and install other communications gear throughout Glacier National Park.

    • 6 min
    Evening Newscast 02-24-20

    Evening Newscast 02-24-20

    A second Montana city is considering a goal to run off 100% clean, renewable energy by 2030. A mental health counselor from Butte has pleaded guilty to defrauding Medicaid by billing the federal program for services she did not provide. An independent review of NorthWestern Energy says the utility company failed to sufficiently factor renewable energy into how it could meet customer demand in the future.

    • 6 min
    Evening Newscast 02-21-20

    Evening Newscast 02-21-20

    Sports betting will soon be available in Montana, and this week, the Montana Lottery Commission approved the types of bets people can make on professional and collegiate sporting events. The Hardin City Council approved a new city police department on Tuesday, voting 5-1 for the proposal. U.S. Interior Department officials released a new set of environmental studies Friday. They hope the studies will bolster their case for easing restrictions on energy development, mining and grazing in seven

    • 3 min
    Evening Newscast 02-20-20

    Evening Newscast 02-20-20

    Health officials have conducted a report evaluating air quality in a southwest Montana neighborhood to determine if material in the air exceeded permitted quality standards. The parent company of Montana’s largest utility appeared in federal court in Missoula today fighting claims it blocked a shareholder’s proposal to withdraw from coal-fired power. Yellowstone National Park has unveiled a major initiative to upgrade employee housing, which park officials say is long overdue.

    • 4 min
    Evening Newscast 02-19-20

    Evening Newscast 02-19-20

    Two of the state's Veterans Affairs clinics were renamed to honor prominent local World War II veterans. Utility regulators have agreed to shield details of a coal supply contract for the Colstrip Power Plant for now. A Billings police officer who suffered a leg injury when struck by a car during a traffic stop has been released from the hospital.

    • 2 min

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