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
6:20 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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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Newscast 01-24-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about new grants that seek to help ranchers protect their livestock from wolves. We'll also tell you about the growing curiosity over who Governor Bullock will appoint to fill Max Baucus's Senate seat. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a University of Montana researcher studying the impacts of concussions on the the brain.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Newscast 01-23-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us Montana's decision not to expand Medicaid to uninsured low income residents has some people falling through the cracks of Obamacare. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye looks at the growing bicycle tourism industry in Montana. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with University of Montana Vice President Mike Reid about UM's latest budget cuts - and hiring chill.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:26 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Newscast 01-22-2014

The University of Montana must find another 9 million dollars to cut. We'll also tell you about a megaload protester arrested in Missoula. And in our feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks with long time newspaper reporter Eve Byron about why she's leaving the business.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Newscast 01-21-2014

Former Lt. Governor John Bohlinger says he may end his campaign for the U.S. Senate. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a new report that shows wolf numbers are declining in Yellowstone National Park. And in tonight's feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Montana's Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Mark Rosston. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:23 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Newscast 01-20-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks with the co-director of the Montana Human Rights Network about the state of race issues in Montana. We also tell you about a new program helping people find work near Great Falls. And in tonight's feature, reporter Edward O'Brien continues his two-part interview with state corrections officials about what can be done to stem problems associated with poverty and substance abuse.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Newscast 01-17-14

More crime may mean more crime-fighters in the Bakken. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us why Montana continues to fight the federal Real ID program. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with state corrections officials about some new initiatives in the state's prisons.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Newscast 01-16-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about an old rifle range that led to the closure this week of a Helena middle school - decades after the range was shut down. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us how one community is celebrating the Martin Luther King holiday in song. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a Montana who worked on the Oscar-nominated film "Nebraska", that was partially filmed in Montana.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Newscast 01-15-2014

Another scandal is revealed involving nuclear missile officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce has more on the potential health effects of lead contamination discovered at a Helena middle school. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with historian Michael Wise about the systematic eradication of wolves in Montana in the early 20th Century. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:09 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Newscast 01-14-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about lead contamination that closed a Helena middle school. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us how modern libraries are changing with the times. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a Yellowstone National Park official about why they have dropped the idea of bullet-vaccinating bison against brucellosis.

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