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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.

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Tribal officials on Wyoming Wind River Reservation are preparing for thousands of visitors looking for a prime spot to view next month's solar eclipse.

Montana's House speaker is defending pending budget cuts that critics say will harm health services and education across the state.

The Yellowstone Grizzly bear was officially removed from the endangered species list today.

Montana state Auditor Matt Rosendale announced a bid for the U.S. Senate today, bringing a high profile challenge to Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester.

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Yellowstone National Park is taking action against up to a dozen employees after an investigation found some female workers were subjected to sexual harassment and other problems.

Montana faces twin threats this summer: On land, crews are battling some of the biggest and most destructive fires in the country. In the water, officials are staving off the spread of invasive mussels that could cause millions of dollars of damage to hydropower dams and irrigation lines

A small airplane on a training flight this afternoon landed safely on Interstate 15 north of Helena after experiencing a mechanical problem.

Evening Newscast: Thursday, July 27

Jul 27, 2017
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A lawsuit contesting new rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land will get its day in court even though President Donald Trump's administration doesn't intend to implement them.

Montana environmental regulators say a Canadian company can move forward with plans to explore for gold in an area north of Yellowstone National Park despite local opposition.

Hundreds of people packed an auditorium in Helena today to protest planned cuts to Medicaid.

Evening Newscast: Wednesday, July 26

Jul 26, 2017

U.S. government officials have rejected Montana's request for aid in battling a group of wildfires that have been classified as the nation's top firefighting priority.

Montana revenues have fallen far enough below projections to trigger a worst-case scenario: $97 min spending cuts across state government beginning next month.

A judge has limited the number of voter signatures Montana officials can require for independent and third-party candidates to qualify as candidates in special elections.

Evening Newscast: Tuesday, July 25

Jul 25, 2017
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The Garfield County Sheriff is lifting the evacuations for property owners in the Lodgepole Complex Fire area.

Plans to build Montana's largest solar farm may be in jeopardy after state regulators set contract terms that the project's developer called unworkable.

Politics in Washington has reined in an annual recognition of American cowboys backed by U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming.