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
Wed October 23, 2013

Newscast 10-23-2013

Very few Montanans have been able to sign up for Obamacare. We'll also tell you why Montana legislators think they don't have and equal say in state government, and in our ongoing Montana Public Media "Climate Week" series, Flathead reporter Katrin Frye looks at the impact of our warming waters on two of Montana's iconic fish species.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Newscast 10-22-2013

Air force base officials reveal a security breach at Malmstrom Air Force Base. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the latest candidate for Montana's U.S. house seat. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye has as a look at how small businesses are trying to get more customers to shop locally. And in our ongoing series on climate change, reporter Alison Mills takes us to some of the shrinking glaciers in Glacier National Park.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Newscast 10-21-2013

Someone is vandalizing Montana Rail Link train tracks east of Missoula. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a program that seems to be helping curb drunk driving in Montana. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk kicks off Montana Public Media's "Climate Week", talking with a panel of University of Montana Professors about what the next generation of Montanans may face because of climate change.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:27 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Newscast 10-18-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce says Republican congressman Steve Daines' vote to end the government shutdown gets mixed reactions. We'll also tell you about an upcoming earthquake drill and why it's important. And in our feature interview, New Director Sally Mauk talks with Emmy-winning actor Keith David about his involvement in the Montana-based group "Wood for Haiti."

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Montana Evening Edition
6:31 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Newscast 10-17-2013

The state says northern pike and rainbow trout in the Clark Fork River between Missoula and Paradise are contaminated with toxic chemicals. Flathead reporter Katryn Frye visits the re-opened Glacier Park. And in our feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks with congressman Steve Daines about his support of the government shutdown and then his vote to end it.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:31 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Newscast 10-16-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce reports the so-called dark money group "American Tradition Partnership" gets hit with legal setbacks. We'll also have Senator Jon Tester's reaction to the senate deal reached today to reopen the government. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with British historian Andrew Roberts about how the rest of the world views America's political paralysis.

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Montana Evening Edition
3:26 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Newscast 10-15-2013

A trial date is set for a woman accused of killing her husband in Glacier Park. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a reward intended to halt the illegal introduction of fish. And in our feature interview, reporter Katrin Frye talks with the head of mental health program for seniors about Montana's aging population's mental health needs.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:25 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Newscast 10-14-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce talks with the only Democrat running for Montana's U.S. House seat so far. Missoula City Council members meet with tribal leaders and in the feature interview, Edward O'Brien' talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tamara Jones about her coverage of violence in America.

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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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