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
Thu December 19, 2013

12-19-2013 Newscast

Senator Jon Tester's forest and recreation bill clears a key committee hurdle. In our ongoing series on the Bakken, capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about some businesses succeeding there-- that aren't related to oil. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with champion freestyle moguls skier Heather McPhie about her hopes to make the Sochi Olympics.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

12-18-2013 Newscast

Montana's senior senator may have a new job-- in China. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce has an update on the case of an illegal immigrant who alleges he was raped in a Montana jail. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a staff writer with the "Weekly Standard" magazine about former governor Brian Schweitzer's possible bid for the presidency.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

12-17-2013 Newscast

A Washington man pleads guilty to murdering his three-year-old son in Montana. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us the owner of a dog mistakenly shot by a wolf hunter plans to sue. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye tells us about a new bus service between Missoula and the Flathead and Mission Valleys. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a health expert about Montana's ability to handle a major outbreak of infectious disease.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

12-16-2013

A man is charged with beating his grandmother to death in Missoula. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce has an update on flood damage done to the state capitol be a burst water pipe. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a financial policy expert about regulating banks that are deemed too big to fail.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Newscast 12-13-2013

Women's advocates want the state Supreme Court to order the re-sentencing of a teacher who raped a student. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye visits the one remaining dairy in the Flathead to find out how they're surviving a tough business. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a state legislator who wants Montana to do more to deal with climate change.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

12-12-2013 Newscast

In a surprise plea agreement, a Montana newlywed pleads guilty to killing her husband. In part two of our ongoing series on the Bakken, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce visits with the Sydney Herald newspaper's longtime editor. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Federal Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator Chris Servheen about delisting the great bear.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

12-11-2013 Newscast

Testimony continued today in the trial of a newlywed accused of murdering her husband by pushing him off a cliff in Glacier National Park. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the spokeswoman for a national gun control group about the first anniversary of the Newtown shootings. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Newscast 12-10-2013

The brother of a woman accused of murdering her husband in Glacier Park takes the witness stand. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye has an update on a new avalanche center. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a leader of the movement to get federal lands turned over to state control.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

12-09-2013 Newscast

Slick roads cause dozens of crashes in western Montana, including at least one fatality. Reporter Edward O'Brien tells us about the opening day in the trial of a newlywed accused of murdering her husband in Glacier Park. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a research hydrologist about a new study showing less wind means less snow in the Pacific Northwest.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Newscast 12-06-2013

It's going to be a very cold weekend for football, and news director Sally Mauk talks with Greg Sundberg about those frigid temperatures will effect attendence. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye tells us what it takes to be a memeber of the ski patrol. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with exercise physiology expert Brent Ruby about what it takes to be an endurance athlete. 

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