MTPR

Evening Newscast 06-06-18

Jun 6, 2018

57-year-old State Auditor and insurance commissioner Matthew Rosendale won the Republican primary nomination last night in a heated four-way GOP primary. He now looks to defeat Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana this fall.

After getting a late start and outspent by her opponents, Democrat Kathleen Williams narrowly emerged the unlikely winner in Montana's U.S. House primary to cap a big day nationwide for women seeking elected office.

The Department of the Interior has announced $33.4 million in funding for national park projects in Montana and Wyoming.

A 46-year-old Dearborn woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing child pornography with her common-law husband.

A Nevada company that operates the Dotty's casino chain has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a disability discrimination suit.

An initiative that could spell trouble for a controversial water bottling plant in the Flathead Valley was approved by Flathead county voters Tuesday night. 

State regulators say a proposed underground copper mine in central Montana would emit up to 340 tons a year of dust and other small particles.