Montana Evening Edition

Monday - Friday 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Local and regional stories from the Montana Public Radio Newsdesk.

Local Anchor(s): 
Sarah Yovetich, Courtney Anderson
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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Newscast 04-01-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us a disability rights group is suing the state

over how it treats mentally ill inmates. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye looks at

how Montana hospitals are trying to reduce infections. Reporter Edward

O'Brien finds out more about the new medical helicopter serving Missoula. And

in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with two crime victim

advocates about the many services available to the thousands of Montanans

who are victims of crime.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:40 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Newscast 03-31-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us uninsured Montanans have just a few more hours to sign up for health coverage. We also have more on that 4.8 magnitude earthquake in Yellowstone Park this weekend. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with state Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy about tomorrow's summit on equal pay - and how to close the gender pay gap. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Newscast 03-28-2014

Missoula's Community Medical Center is being baught by the Billings clinic. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a possible new bison management plan being worked out between the state and Yellowstone Park. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a Montana Wilderness Association program manager about the growing crisis in trail maintenance.  

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Newscast 03-27-2014

Edward O'Brien informs us that the newlywed who pushed her husband to his death in Glacier National Park will spend 30 years in prison. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye has an update on the vandalism of a Kalispell clinic that performed abortions. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce looks into the flap over the choice of commencement speaker at Montana Tech. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a forest service research scientist about how climate change is drying up our water--and doubling our wildfires.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Newscast 03-26-2014

Prosecutors argue a Kalispell woman accused of murdering her husband should not be allowed to withdraw her guilty plea on the eve of her sentencing. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce looks into the debate over the cost of Medicaid expansion. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk visits a University of Montana kitchen to learn more about the Farm to College Program.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Newscast 03-25-2014

Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Kalispell. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce updates us on the status of the boy behind the Helena bomb threats. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye looks at the importance of weather buoys on Flathead Lake. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a Montana coal board member about the impacts of transporting coal by rail.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:21 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Newscast 03-24-2014

A defendant in the case of a murdered teacher may be mentally unfit for trial. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the increasing competitiveness of solar energy. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Bryan Gruley about covering 9/11 --and about the future of journalism.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Newscast 03-21-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us authorities have arrested a suspect in a string of school bomb threats in Helena. We'll also have an update on the approaching deadline to sign up for Obamacare. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with historian Cathleen Cahill about the role of women in the early years of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Newscast 03-20-2014

Another Montana school closes after a fake bomb threat. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a new wrinkle in the debate over the contentious Flathead Water Compact. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye takes us to the construction site of a habitat for humanity home. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the director of the University of Montana's disability services for students, about a new agreement that will make sure disabled students can access campus technology.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Newscast 03-19-2014

Prosecutors want a Kalispell woman to get a life sentence for pushing her husband to his death in Glacier Park. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the 150th birthday of Montana's most heralded artist. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a University of Montana student honored for his work helping veterans re-adjust to civilian life.

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