MTPR

Evening Newscast 12-22-17

Dec 22, 2017

Slick roads and low visibility from ice and blowing snow are creating hazardous driving conditions across Western Montana at this hour.

The final tally for the number of Montanans who signed up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act by last Friday’s deadline are in, and they’re more than 90 percent of what they were last year.

Montana’s unemployment rate has held steady for most of 2017, and November was no exception.

The Interior Department has approved a 60-million ton expansion of a southeastern Montana coal mine that serves one of the largest power plants in the western United States.