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
6:16 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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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Newscast 12-05-2013

This cold snap is breaking records-- And filling local homeless shelters. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce has the first in a five-part series on impacts from the Bakken oil boom. Tonight's story focuses on infrastructure. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with noted historian James Oakes about some of the myths Americans have about the Civil War.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Newscast 12-04-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce  shares how no one is quite sure yet how Montana's new health care foundation plans to spend $40 million. We'll also tell you how this cold snap may affect bark beetles. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with University of Montana forestry professor Martin Nie about the revival of the Sagebrush Rebellion.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:23 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Newscast 12-03-2013

Even more cold weather is on the way to Western Montana as weather tops our news again tonight on Montana Evening Edition. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us why the university system is looking at changing its student health insurance plan. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye previews a conference on organic farming. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with advocates of a living wage for Montana workers.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

12-02-2013 Newscast

Get out the heavy coat, the thermometer is headed for a big drop for the next few days. Weather tops our news tonight on Montana Evening Edition. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce has an update on the short-handed state public defender's office. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with University of Montana journalism professor Ray Fanning about our declining news literacy.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:19 pm
Fri November 29, 2013

Newscast 11-29-2013

Two suspects in an undercover drug sting shooting face felony charges and 6-figure bails. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce visits a Helena gym to find folks working off their holiday meals. And in our feature interview, repoter Edward O'Brien talks with the executive director of Lutheran Social Services of Montana about adoption. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Thu November 28, 2013

Newscast 11-28-2013

A Missoula officer is in the hospital after being shot during an undercover drug operation. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye takes us to farms helping people with disabilities. And in our feature interview, Edward O'Brien talks with the director of the Missoula YMCA about their programs going beyond the health and wellness facilities.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Newscast 11-27-2013

A shooting this afternoon in Missoula sends two people to the hospital. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a hefty fine against a dark money group that may be tricky to collect. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with farmer Courtney Cowgill about the special turkeys she and her husband raise on their farm north of Great Falls.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:17 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Newscast 11-26-2013

A Kalispell pilot survives a hard landing near the Kalispell city airport. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye tells us why it's important to be screened for Alzheimers. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce takes us to a visit with some pardoned turkeys. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with state fish and game official about Montana's new law allowing motorists to salvage roadkill.

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