MTPR

Evening Newscast 03-08-17

Mar 8, 2017

Republicans in Montana and in Washington, D.C., are courting popular state Attorney General Tim Fox to step up and run against incumbent Democratic Sen. Jon Tester next year.

An environmental organization is urging Montana officials to protect the state financially and ensure a co-owner of the Colstrip power plant pays its share of cleanup and decommissioning costs.

Work has begun on a $2.7 million expansion to the cardiology center at Missoula’s Providence St. Patrick Hospital.

The Democratic and Republican candidates for Montana's U.S. House election are setting self-imposed limits to the outside money their campaigns will accept.

A budget rift between Democrats and Republicans over healthcare spending began unfolding today, as the state's health director urged lawmakers to consider the human consequences of slashing funding from health budgets, especially in services for seniors and people with disabilities.

Wyoming will host Montana State in a nonconference football game in 2021, the first time the two teams will meet since 2003.