Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 03-13-20

Mar 13, 2020

The proposed Black Butte Copper Mine, located along a Smith-River tributary near White Sulphur Springs, is moving towards permitting.

Montana Democratic Senator Jon Tester says rural America is now one step closer to better broadband coverage.

The Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls declared a public health emergency Friday. Base officials say the base does not have any confirmed cases of the COVID-19 illness.

Glacier County will ask its residents to raise taxes this summer in order to maintain its struggling EMS program.

The weekend forecast is calling for bitter-cold temperatures, snow and strong winds; a stark reminder that winter’s not quite done with us yet.