Corin Cates-Carney

Corin Cates-Carney is the Flathead Valley reporter for MTPR.

Corin has worked for NPR, and is a UM Journalism School Graduate.

A majority of Montana voters do not think President Donald Trump should be impeached, according to a poll from the University of Montana released this week.

52% of Montana voters polled say they do not think Trump should be impeached and removed from office. 39%  say he should be impeached and removed, and 10% say they don’t know.

Governor Steve Bullock on Tuesday ordered a temporary stop to sales of flavored e-cigarettes. The emergency rules take effect October 22. 

Bullock is directing the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services to enforce a 120-day ban on flavored e-cigarette sales.

This story will be updated.

Montana’s newly formed Grizzly Bear Advisory Council met for the first time in East Helena Thursday. The group is looking to find common ground on ways Montanans can coexist with grizzly bears.

The first meeting of the council focused on laying a broad groundwork to confront the much debated issue of what to do as grizzly bear populations expand.

State Sen. and Republican gubernatorial candidate Albert Olszewski picked a running mate yesterday for his bid to win the party’s nomination in 2020. Olszewski is tapping fellow state Senator Republican Kenneth Bogner of Miles City.

Missoula businesswoman and philanthropist Whitney Williams announced Thursday she’s running for governor. She’s the fourth Democrat to enter the race.

Williams launched her first campaign for public office in a video Thursday morning and then rallied a small group of supporters on the state Capitol steps in Helena that afternoon.

Lawyers for United States Customs and Border Protection asked a federal judge in Great Falls on Wednesday to toss out a case involving a federal agent questioning two women for speaking Spanish in Havre.

Two more Montana Democrats are entering the party’s primary to challenge Republican Steve Daines in the 2020 U.S. Senate race.

Cora Neumann of Bozeman announced her candidacy Tuesday morning in a video.

Hospitals in southwest Montana say Helena patients with high-risk pregnancies will soon have access to a new women's and children's health care team from Bozeman.


 


The Montana Human Rights Network this week warned of anti-Semitic fliers showing up on doorsteps and car windshields in Helena.


The material targeting Jewish people and Israel was dropped in neighborhoods near the state Capitol building a week before the celebration of Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish new year.


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Montana wheat farmers say they’ve been given a “glimmer of hope” with an initial trade deal reached this week between the U.S. and local grain growers’ largest buyer: Japan.

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