Evening Newscast: Tuesday, August 1

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As the most severe drought in the nation continues to pummel ranchers and farmers in northeastern Montana, the National Weather Service says it isn’t ending anytime soon.

Both of Montana’s U.S. Senators disagree with the decision to abandon work on health care to focus on other legislative priorities.  

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Wyoming's former superintendent, who claimed a Casper lawmaker defamed her in a Facebook post.

A Montana attorney has become the first person to swim the length of the West's largest freshwater lake and back.

The U.S. government awarded 4.6 million-dollars to Montana in order to help re-train hundreds of coal workers who will soon be out of jobs because of a partial closure of the coal-fired Colstrip power plant.

Wyoming officials are about to decide on a final round of approval for the state's first major new coal mine in decades.

The Lodgepole Complex fire is nearly 100 percent contained, and now work is shifting to rehabilitate the impacted land.