MTPR

Evening Newscast 01-04-18

Jan 4, 2018

Employees of five Montana hospitals are concerned they are overpaying for their health benefits after learning the hospitals had six-year coverage agreements with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana in exchange for more than $20 million in payments.

Sears Holdings Corp. announced it was closing more than 100 stores early this year, including Kmart stores in Butte and Helena.

A candidate for U-S Senate in Montana who received an endorsement by former White House strategist Steve Bannon is keeping quiet after Bannon made comments critical of President Trump.

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks says it has almost reached its quota for mule deer in the state’s first ever special chronic wasting disease hunt in Carbon County.

Coal companies in the United States boosted production in 2017, reversing a two-year decline.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced on Thursday that it detected additional evidence of invasive mussels in one eastern Montana reservoir last summer.