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
6:15 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Newscast 11-21-2013

A Missoula company is fined for safety violations in the wake of an employee's death on the job. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a new test to replace the GED. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye finds out how high school students are getting real world business experience. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with a former Kalispell resident featured in an award-winning documentary urging support for gay rights.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Newscast 11-20-2013

Authorities are looking for a man who reportedly assaulted a female student last night near the University of Montana. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a university policy that lawmakers want changed. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with UM's new campus student assault prevention coordinator.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Newscast 11-19-2013

A Montana photographer gets life in prison for kidnapping and sexually abusing a child. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce previews a vote on an open container law in Butte. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye tells us where skiers are already hitting the slopes. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with the Great Falls postmaster about how the agency wants to solve its budget woes.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:17 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Newscast 11-18-2013

The Missoula County Sheriff's Office concludes its investigation of a dog shot allegedly because a hunter though it was a wolf. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce profiles a Democratic candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat, who is critical of Senator Max Baucus's legacy. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with a modern art curator about the genius of 20th century artists like Picasso and Matisse.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:19 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Newscast 11-15-2013

A woman accused of murdering her husband in Glacier Park will stand trial in December as scheduled. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us how insurance companies are scrambling to figure out what to do with president Obama's decision to change implementation of the Affordable Care Act. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a state wildlife official about the difficulty of re-establishing black-footed ferrets in Montana.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Newscast 11-14-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce reports Montana's home prices are rising. Flathead reporter Kartin Frye tells us about a big private donation to aid search and rescue in the Flathead. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with environmental historian Thomas Andrews about our complicated relationships with animals.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Newscast 11-13-2013

Just over 200 Montanans managed to sign up for health insurance in the first month of Obamacare. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce has the latest on the Little Shell Tribe's fight for federal recognition. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with biographer Bob Drury about his new book on the legendary Sioux warrior chief, Red Cloud.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:22 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Newscast 11-12-2013

The Yellowstone County Treasurer refuses to resign over racist e-mails he sent. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us why Helena hopes to cull more deer from the city limits. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye looks into a program to boost energy efficiency. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the head of the Montana Food Bank Network about the growing demand for food aid.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Newscast 11-11-2013

Senator Max Baucus and Missoula city mayor John Engen addressed PTSD at this year's Veteran's Day ceremony. Missoula St. Pat's cardiovascular program is recognized as one of the top 50 in the nation. And in our feature interview, capitol reporter Dan Boyce talks with ACLU attorney Patrick Toomey about the changing face of privacy.

 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Newscast 11-08-2013

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce reports on how Northwestern Energy says buying PPL's dams will save customers money in the long run. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye tells us about a disease affecting bats that officials hope to keep out of Montana. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with environmental historian Char Miller about how our changing fire seasons require a change in response.

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