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
6:14 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Newscast 02-07-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce and News Director Sally Mauk talk about Montana's new U.S. Senator. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about the need for foster parents in the Flathead valley. And in our feature interview, Dan Boyce talks with USDA Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment about the Ten Mile watershed restoration project.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Newscast 02-06-2014

Missoula police continue to search for a robbery suspect who forced the

lockdown of the University of Montana campus and several local schools

earlier today. We'll also tell you about the many temperature records broken

last night-- and when the bone-chilling weather is going to end. And in our

feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with environmental scholar

and scientist Diana Liverman about dealing with the impacts of climate change.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Newscast 02-05-2014

University of Montana president Royce Engstrom gives his mid-year report to the UM campus. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce looks at how much expanding Medicaid to low income Montanans would cost the state. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with NPR reporter Nathan Rott about his coverage of Montana's wolf controversy.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Newscast 02-04-2014

Flathead reporter Katrin Frye talks to and about Keystone Pipeline opponents staging protests around Montana. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about improvements in Montana's high school graduation rates. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the coordinator of a Missoula program trying to find homes for the homeless.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Newscast 02-03-2014

Cold as it was today - it's going to get even colder soon. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tours the nation's capitol with Congressman Steve Daines. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with author and journalist Chris Hedges about the NSA, Edward Snowden, climate change - and the future of the republic. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Newscast 01-31-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena files

for bankruptcy protection as part of a settlement with sexual abuse victims.

We'll also have an update on the city of Missoula's effort to own its water

system. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the

head of Northwestern Energy about the company's desire to own the dams that

produce much of Montana's power.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Newscast 01-30-2014

All the new snow across our listening area has made for dicey driving conditions. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye tells us about the latest development in the 30-year effort to protect the Flathead's North Fork. And in tonight's feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with U.S. Senator Max Baucus about the impending end of his career in congress-and his new adventure.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Newscast 01-29-2014

Winter weather returns to Montana, and is there to stay for the next few days. We'll also tell you about the farm bill the U.S. House passed today. And in tonight's feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the U.S. Senator Jon Tester about his longtime mentor, Max Baucus.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:19 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Newscast 01-28-2014

News Director Sally Mauk talks with reporter Edward O'Brien about Senator Max Baucus' confirmation hearing to be the next U.S. Ambassador to China. Flathead reporter Katrin Fyre tells us about small communities working to attract larger airlines. And we will also tell you about Missoula City Council's authorization of the purchase of Mountain Water Company. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Newscast 01-27-2014

A bipartisan agreement on a massive farm bill could put an end to an over two-year fight. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us Lt. Governor John Walsh releases his military records to the public in the response to reports of a reprimand a few years ago. We'll also tell you about a new medical helicopter base in Butte. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the new CEO of the Montana Community Foundation.

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