Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 11-07-19

Nov 7, 2019

Two more cases of lung injuries associated with vaping products were confirmed in Montana on Thursday.

The Montana Public Service Commission has approved a $6.5 million rate increase for NorthWestern Energy customers, less than 20 percent of the increase the utility initially sought. 

Federal regulators have ordered the Keystone pipeline to remain shut down until its Canadian owner determines the cause of a breach that leaked an estimated 383,000 gallons of oil in northeastern North Dakota.

A former chairman of the Blackfeet Nation has pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charge Wednesday.

Officials say it could take more than a year to add new requirements to the state’s Medicaid expansion.