News Department:

Missoula News:

Eric Whitney, News Director: 406-243-4075, @mtprnd

Edward O'Brien, Assistant News Director: 406-243-4065

Helena News:

Corin Cates-Carney, Capitol Reporter: 253-495-5193, @clccarney

Flathead News:

Nicky Ouellet, Flathead-area Reporter: 603-568-6155 or 406-730-2264, @nickydoesradio

Evening Newscast 12-18-19

Dec 18, 2019

In the historic vote making Donald Trump the third president to be impeached by Congress, Montana’s U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte voted against the articles.

Two wolf pups from a famous wolf pack in Yellowstone were killed in the park by a car in November.

Bear managers pushed back on recent concerns over grizzly deaths at a meeting of state and federal wildlife officials in Missoula Tuesday.

The House of Representatives Wednesday will debate and vote on two articles of impeachment against President Trump; one for abuse of power and the other for obstruction of justice. Where do Montana's 2020 House candidates stand?

Evening Newscast 12-17-19

Dec 17, 2019

Evening newscast for Dec. 17, 2019.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Tuesday released a new five-year plan to guide state outdoor recreation policy. The Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan outlines Montana’s goals to promote the recreation industry and the jobs that support it, and to support "outdoor recreation participation for undeserved, disadvantaged and persons with disabilities."

Evening Newscast 12-16-19

Dec 16, 2019

A judge has sentenced Eric Lehman, former elementary school teacher and husband to Democratic candidate for public instruction superintendent Melissa Romano, to a three-year deferred sentence for felony drug possession.

Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton is in Israel this week, with a bipartisan delegation of top state elections officials from across the United States.

A 7-year-old boy has been safely returned to his family after being kidnapped during a car theft Saturday in Billings.

Vape store owners are asking a Montana judge for an emergency motion to stop the Bullock administration from moving forward with a temporary ban on the sale of flavored vaping products.

The health department says it'll start enforcing that ban Wednesday.

Evening Newscast 12-13-19

Dec 13, 2019

Evening newscast for Dec. 13, 2019.

Evening Newscast 12-12-19

Dec 12, 2019

A fake bomb threat at the Kalispell Walmart on Wednesday was initially labeled by law enforcement as a swatting incident, where pranksters hijack phone numbers in order to call in fake threats to police.

The U.S. Senate will consider expanding access to health care for Native American veterans and streamline the hiring process for tribal law enforcement.

Evening Newscast 12-11-19

Dec 11, 2019

The Senate has confirmed a top Justice Department lawyer with ties to Montana as a federal appeals court judge, despite a “not qualified” rating from the American Bar Association and sharp opposition from a home-state senator.

A University of Montana council has formally recommended the removal of a swastika-like tile arrangement on the walls of a school hall. 

Evening Newscast 12-10-19

Dec 10, 2019

NorthWestern Energy says it wants to acquire part of Puget Sound Energy's share of the coal-fired Colstrip Power Plant for $1.

Congress has approved legislation that would extend federal programs aimed at preserving American Indian languages and expand eligibility to more tribes.