Evening Newscast: Friday, September 8th

Sep 8, 2017

State agriculture officials in the Northern Plains have divided up 16 semi-loads of hay donated from around the country to help drought-stricken ranchers in the region.

Montana Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton Christian says he will not ask state colleges to review their policies about how to handle sexual assault allegations until he gets more detail on changes from the federal government.

Republican Senator Steve Daines hosted Chinese ambassador Chui Tian Kai at a ranch near Belgrade today.

A list of suggested state budget cuts is due to Governor Steve Bullock at this hour.

Firefighters are concerned the Alice Creek Fire near Rogers Pass in central Montana could grow today and tonight due to erratic winds, high temperatures and low humidity.

A new fire was both sparked and contained in southeastern Montana today.

The Montana Department of Justice says nearly 368-thousand Montanans were affected by the Equifax data breach.