News http://kufm.org en Trumpeter Chris Botti Leads Nine-Piece Ensemble in Great Falls, Friday, May 2nd, 2014 http://kufm.org/post/trumpeter-chris-botti-leads-nine-piece-ensemble-great-falls-friday-may-2nd-2014 <p></p><p>4/20/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" John Floridis talks with Grammy award-winning trumpeter <a href="http://www.chrisbotti.com/us/home" target="_blank">Chris Botti</a>.&nbsp; The <a href="http://gfsymphony.org/events/chris-botti/" target="_blank">Great Falls Symphony Association presents Chris Botti</a>, backed by Botti's nine-piece jazz ensemble, on Friday, May 2nd, 2014, 7:30pm, at the Mansfield Theater in Great Falls.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:18:48 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17854 at http://kufm.org Trumpeter Chris Botti Leads Nine-Piece Ensemble in Great Falls, Friday, May 2nd, 2014 Aging-in-Place Safely http://kufm.org/post/aging-place-safely <p>Good evening.&nbsp; I’m Susan Kohler, CEO of Missoula Aging Services, the Area Agency on Aging for Missoula and Ravalli counties.&nbsp; Tonight I want to talk about Older Americans Month, which takes place during May, and this year’s theme “Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow.” I will also talk about how this theme ties in with a recent keynote address about aging-in-place which I heard at the Montana Gerontology Society conference.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:24:39 +0000 Susan Kohler 17833 at http://kufm.org Sally, Chuck and Mike look at the candidates, and the ads, in Montana’s congressional races http://kufm.org/post/sally-chuck-and-mike-look-candidates-and-ads-montana-s-congressional-races <p></p><p>Candidates in Montana's high profile U.S. House and Senate races are gearing up their campaigns, as the primary is just six weeks away. Those who've raised the most money have new ads on TV, and messages they hope will resonate with voters.</p><p>In this edition of "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee newspapers' Capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison, about who's leading the money race in the House and Senate campaigns - and who's got the TV ads generating the most buzz.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:20:20 +0000 Sally Mauk 17827 at http://kufm.org Sally, Chuck and Mike look at the candidates, and the ads, in Montana’s congressional races Horsetails http://kufm.org/post/horsetails <p>4/20/14 &amp; 4/21/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.montananaturalist.org/" target="_blank">Fieldnotes</a>:" "Horsetails," written by Kim Todd, read by Caroline Kurtz.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17743 at http://kufm.org Horsetails Eggplant, Baba ghanoush, and Moussaka http://kufm.org/post/eggplant-baba-ghanoush-and-moussaka <p></p><p>4/20/14: This week on "The Food Guys:" Jon and Greg suggest simple recipes for baba ghanoush and moussaka, which are only two recipes among thousands that Syrians, Turks, Armenians and Indians possess for the mighty eggplant.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17748 at http://kufm.org Eggplant, Baba ghanoush, and Moussaka Evening Primrose http://kufm.org/post/evening-primrose <p>4/19/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:"&nbsp; There's an important acid in the seeds of evening primrose: gamma linolenic acid, or GLA, which is an essential fatty acid. From EFAs, our bodies manufacture chemicals responsible for many basic functions, and EFA deficiency may contribute to arthritic inflammation, menstrual problems, eczema, and more.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17677 at http://kufm.org Evening Primrose Modern day abolitionist gives hope to survivors of human trafficking http://kufm.org/post/modern-day-abolitionist-gives-hope-survivors-human-trafficking <p>27 million people around the world - in every country - are being held in modern slavery. Many are women and young children, living in despicable, inhumane conditions, and exploited sexually, physically and emotionally.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;This week, the Mansfield Center at the University of Montana has tried to shine a light on this slavery, with a conference titled "Fight for Hope and Freedom: Human Trafficking, Montana and the World." Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:26:15 +0000 Sally Mauk 17794 at http://kufm.org Modern day abolitionist gives hope to survivors of human trafficking EPA finds groundwater and residential wells contaminated downstream of Columbia Falls Plant http://kufm.org/post/epa-finds-groundwater-and-residential-wells-contaminated-downstream-columbia-falls-plant <p></p><p>The Columbia Falls Aluminum Plant is eligible for “Superfund” designation. The Environmental Protection Agency recently released a reassessment report looking at contamination on the site, and in nearby waterways. Site Assessment Manager Rob Parker called this a screening assessment. They did not look at all potential sources for contamination, but focused on the landfill, percolation ponds, and sludge pond.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:43:26 +0000 Katrin Frye 17782 at http://kufm.org "Clark Rockefeller" Fools Seasoned Journalist http://kufm.org/post/clark-rockefeller-fools-seasoned-journalist <p><span class="piece-description-lead">Walter Kirn talks about and reads from his memoir <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780871404510" target="_blank">Blood Will Out: The True Story of Murder, a Mystery and a Masquerade</a></span>.</p><p><strong>About the Book:</strong></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 17693 at http://kufm.org "Clark Rockefeller" Fools Seasoned Journalist Bad Blood, Good Blood: Murder and Reconciliation http://kufm.org/post/bad-blood-good-blood-murder-and-reconciliation <p>4/16/14: This week on "<a href="http://mountainwestvoices.org/" target="_blank">Mountain West Voices</a>:" <span class="piece-description-lead">In 1937, Cassandra Norman's great-grandfather murdered the parents of 5-year-old Larry Kuntz, pistol-whipped the boy and left him for dead. Norman, who lives in Tacoma, Washington, recnetly tracked down Kuntz, now in his 80's, and the two have found a way to reconcile the tragedy that connects their families. </span></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:30:00 +0000 mtpr.org 17742 at http://kufm.org Bad Blood, Good Blood: Murder and Reconciliation