Evening Newscast: Tuesday, September 5

Sep 5, 2017

Wind-driven wildfires have destroyed more homes in northwestern and central Montana.

Environmental regulators say they've detected potentially unsafe levels of bacteria in two creeks in a popular Wyoming tourist destination.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will give out 100 cans of bear-deterring spray to hunters at the regional office in Cody.

 

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and his re-election campaign have agreed to pay a $3,000 fine to settle a complaint that he did not timely file expense reports stemming from his use of a state airplane for campaign purposes.

 

Montana coal production is more than 2 million tons ahead of where it was this time last year, but analysts say the future is far from bright for the fossil fuel.

A major Wyoming wind project designed to deliver electricity to California faces growing competition from solar energy.