MTPR

Evening Newscast 06-30-17

Jun 30, 2017

The Montana Supreme Court has ordered a temporary stop to Marsy’s Law, the constitutional amendment approved by voters last fall.

Fire season is off to a slow start this year, but state officials say drought conditions in Eastern Montana and rising temperatures across the state could change that.

The Montana health department has issued temporary emergency rules for the state medical marijuana program.

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is designating 15 North Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas.

Concerns are being raised over how the Environmental Protection Agency is overseeing the heavy metals cleanup in Anaconda.

Montana utility regulators say NorthWestern Energy would have to pay about $20 per megawatt hour for power from a proposed solar power project near Billings.