Montana Evening Edition http://mtpr.org en Newscast for 07-21-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-07-21-2014 <p>Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:</p><p>Two suspects have been arrested in connection to last Wednesdays' shooting on I-90. The search continues for a missing kayaker on Flathead lake. And investigators think they know what caused the crash that killed 6 people last month, but their findings aren't ready to be released.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:14:15 +0000 news 22294 at http://mtpr.org Newscast for 07-18-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-07-18-2014 <p><br />Rough terrain is the biggest obstacle in fighting two new wildfires in the Bitterroot. You'll now need a criminal background check to drive school buses in Montana. And Edward O'Brien discusses television, movies, and rude theater audiences with NPR film critic Kenneth Turan.</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:12:27 +0000 news 22178 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 07-17-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-07-17-2014 <p>Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:</p><p>Eight Montana West Bank branches will close by October. Missoula and a city in Southern California are talking about the best way to acquire local water companies currently owned by the Carlyle Group. And Flathead reporter Katrin Frye tells us about a new residency program for family medicine in Kalispell.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:18:14 +0000 news 22129 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 07-16-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-07-16-2014 <p>Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:<br />&nbsp;<br />A&nbsp;resentencing&nbsp;date is set in the case for a former teacher who pleaded guilt to raping a student. Governor Bullock announces a new pilot project to better manage drought impacts. And Edward O'Brien speaks with the British Consul General about how a proposed international trade agreement could potentially affect Europe and Montana.</p><p><br />&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:15:45 +0000 news 22064 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 07-15-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-07-15-2014 <p>Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:</p><p>Two environmental groups ask the U.S. Department of Transportation to immediately ban crude oil shipments in older rail tank cars. The parent company of Glacier Park Incorporated pays over $16-million dollars for land and businesses in and around West Glacier. And Edward O'Brien talks with organizers of a new ad campaign about the value of national parks and public lands.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:18:05 +0000 news 22014 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 07-14-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-07-14-2014 <p>Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:</p><p>Fire danger is notching up in the Bitterroot National Forest. A drowning victim in Glacier National Park is identified. And the Montana Food Bank Network expands its services with a new mobile food pantry truck.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:22:54 +0000 news 21953 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 07-11-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-07-11-2014 <p>Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:</p><p>Three separate wildfires were sparked in the Bitterroot over the last 24 hours. We'll also tell you about the swearing-in ceremony of the brand new Blackfeet Business Council that started with calls for unity and ended in acrimony. And 13 coal-train cars derailed in Southeastern Montana.</p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:19:56 +0000 news 21842 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 07-10-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-07-10-2014 <p>Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:</p><p>Wildlife commissioners alter sage-grouse hunting rules. Senator Tester says the unfolding child immigrant crisis along the southern border probably wouldn't exist were it not for the U.S. House. And we'll tell you why a melting road is keeping drivers away from parts of Yellowstone National Park.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:12:15 +0000 news 21785 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 07-09-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-07-09-2014 <p>Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:</p><p>Montana considers scaling back its sage grouse hunt. The White House singles out a regional oil patch as part of its 2014 national drug control strategy. And Yellowstone Public Radio's Jackie Yamanaka takes us to a health care summit in which the Affordable Care act is discussed.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:22:28 +0000 news 21715 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 07-08-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-07-08-2014 <p>Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:</p><p>The first of two weeks of hearings begins into Northwestern Energy's proposal to purchase 11 Montana hydroelectric dams. A judge rejects the state senate majority leaders's attempt to dismiss charges that his campaign took illegal contributions. And Flathead reporter Katrin Frye brings us up to speed on a project to restore genetically pure west slope cutthroat trout to Northwest Montana.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:15:24 +0000 news 21663 at http://mtpr.org