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
6:41 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Newscast 10-11-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce says state workers sue over a cut to their retirement plan. We'll also tell you about a grant to fight drugs in Frenchtown. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with furloughed national park worker Denise Germann about the frustration park workers feel over the ongoing government shutdown.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:24 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Newscast 10-10-2013

Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about businesses around Glacier Park feeling the pinch of the park's closure. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us why C-SPAN is hanging out in Helena. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a state water expert about the new state water plan.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:22 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Newscast 10-09-2013

Native Americans push for better access to voting. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a lawsuit charging the Montana Highway Patrol with racial profiling. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a New York Times reporter who has written a best-selling book about greed and vanity in Washington, D.C.

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Montana Evening Edition
7:08 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Newscast 10-08-2013

A University of Montana worker is injured in a fall through a skylight onto a boiler. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a proposed ballot measure that seeks to limit the influence of dark money in elections. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye previews an important training opportunity for people who want to recreate in the backcountry this winter. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with fire information officer Cindy Super about this year's fire season - and how to prepare for next year.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:27 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Newscast 10-07-2013

Furloughed Montana National Guardsmen returned to work today. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the only underground miners still working in the city limits of Butte. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with government whistleblower Thomas Tamm about warrantless eavesdropping on American citizens.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:36 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Newscast 10-04-2013

A newlywed pleads not guilty to killing her husband in Glacier Park. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce looks into the difficulty Montanans are having signing up for Obamacare. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with creative consultant Andy Stefanovich about how to keep your business or organization inspired.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:28 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Newscast 10-03-2013

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us the Lieutenant Governor says he'd like to be a U.S. Senator. We also tell you about a Missoula City Councilwoman's harrowing day at the U.S. Capitol. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye learns more about a unique project to spread love not hate in the Flathead Valley. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Missoula Mayor John Engen about why he thinks buying the local water company is a good idea.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:30 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Newscast 10-02-2013

University of Montana President Royce Engstrom has picked the site for the new Missoula College. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce has more Montana reaction to the Federal Government shutdown. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk takes us on a tour of a new exhibit of folk art at the Missoula Art Museum.

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Montana Evening Edition
7:14 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Newscast 10-01-2013

Members of Congress, federal employees, and National Park visitors  are all unhappy about the government shutdown. We'll have comments from the Congressional delegation, and reports from Dan Boyce and Katrin Frye on the fallout from the shutdown. We'll also tell you some of the steps the University of Montana is taking to deal with its shrinking enrollment. And in our feature, News Director Sally Mauk talks with state Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen about the first day of enrollment in Obamacare.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Newscast 09-30-2013

Two pedestrians have been killed in separate accidents. Reporter Mike Powell tells us about a program to help people afflicted with aphasia. And in tonight's feature interview, Edward O'Brien talks with the head of the Montana Primary Care Association about what you need to know about Obamacare.

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