Montana Evening Edition

Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Wed January 1, 2014

Newscast 01-01-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the new laws passed by the 2013 legislature that take effect today. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us how an oboist who lost his ability to play got it back again. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the director of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality about the first phase of the Clark Fork River cleanup near Warm Springs.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

12-31-2013 Newscast

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us more people died on Montana's roadways

this year than last - but fewer of those fatalities involved in alcohol. We'll also

have an update on clean-up of the upper Clark Fork River. And in our feature

tonight, the MTPR news staff looks back at the top stories of the past year -

from politics to firestorms.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

12-30-2013 Newscast

College sports overall are turning a profit in Montana, thanks to football. We'll also tell you about a new way Missoula's two hospitals have found to save money. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with solar energy expert John Perlin about the history - and future -  of energy from the sun.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Newscast 12-27-2013

Longterm unemployed Montana workers will see an end to their extended federal unemployment benefits tomorrow. We'll also tell you about a wolf and coyote derby expected to go forward tomorrow in Idaho. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with an expert about the threat of radon gas.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

12-26-2013 Newscast

A wind farm lawsuit raises the question the question of eagle protection. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye profiles retiring state fisheries manager Jim Vashro. In our ongoing series on the Bakken, capitol reporter Dan Boyce takes us to a unique writing workshop. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the federal ferret recovery coordinator about the challenges of re-introducing the black-footed ferret.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

12-24-2013 Newscast

Law enforcement wants to make sure you get home safe from those holiday parties. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce profiles two Montana brothers hoping to make it to the Olympics. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye visits with a woman whose business is to deck other people's halls. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the founder of Missoula's Shipping Depot about some of the unique items people like to send for Christmas.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

12-23-2013 Newscast

Dan Boyce reports on how the alleged rape of an inmate raises questions about the safety of a Montana jail. We'll also tell you about increasing avalanche danger. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a teacher from Sunburst Middle School about getting students interested in science and technology.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

12-20-2013 Newscast

Pending state confirmation, Montana Senator Max Baucus will be the new ambassador to China. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce has an update on campaign finance violations. Flathead reported Kartin Frye looks at how organic farmers are dealing with GMO's. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee Newspaper reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison about the Baucus nomination-- and the impact on Montana's Senate race.

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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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