Montana Evening Edition http://mtpr.org en Newscast 08-29-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-08-29-2014 <p>A California man missing since he left Idaho last week for the University of Montana was killed in a car accident. Five Bozeman residents claim the city does not have the authority to enact a non-discrimination ordinance and are taking the matter to court. Montana State University - Northern has a new interim chancellor.</p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:15:36 +0000 news 24061 at http://mtpr.org Newcast 08-28-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newcast-08-28-2014 <p>More charges filed in the case of a Great Falls man who stands accused of killing a local sheriff's deputy. Senate candidate Amada Curtis visits Missoula to present her plan to address mounting student debt. We'll have more on a plan to build the largest distillery west of the Mississippi - in Butte, America.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:13:07 +0000 news 24013 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 08-27-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-08-27-2014 <p>The Montana Senate majority leader's claims that state officials conspired to drive him from office are dismissed, the state insurance commissioner says Montana's bucking the national trend in health insurance costs, and Edward O'Brien and the Montana Repertory Theatre's Greg Johnson fondly reminisce on the life of artist, teacher and mentor Bill Raoul.</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:10:12 +0000 news 23962 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 08-26-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-08-26-2014 <p>The trial of the Missoula man charged with shooting a German exchange student will not be moved out of Missoula county. Experts say the scientific modeling used in the state's water-rights compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes is "reasonable." A new report says a "living wage" would make a huge difference in the lives of those struggling to cover their debt and day-to-day existence.</p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:06:53 +0000 news 23915 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 08-25-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-08-25-2014-0 <p>The search for an incoming U of M student continues today, an investigation by the Billings Gazette shows half of Montana sex offenders haven't received a tiered status designation, and fire officials make a surprise downgrade of the fire danger level in Missoula county.</p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:16:31 +0000 news 23862 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 08-22-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-08-22-2014 <p>Montana's attorney general plans to appeal a judge's immigrant-law ruling, a former Butte Catholic school teacher is suing the school district for firing her after finding out she was pregnant and unmarried, and the University of Montana broke ground today on its brand new Missoula College.</p> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:18:49 +0000 news 23759 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 08-21-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-08-21-2014 <p>Cascade county sheriff Joe Dunn's funeral was held today as the man who's accused of running him down makes his initial court appearance. 14 state highway patrol troopers are graduating tomorrow, and</p><p>firefighteres are wrapping up operations on the remains of the over 1000 acre Seepay wildfire.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:09:25 +0000 news 23714 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 08-20-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-08-20-2014 <p>The Obama administration details the toll wildfire-fighting is having on other projects, a little girl will be alright after a wild horse gives her a solid kick in a western Montana Park, and a major change is expected in our weekend weather forecast.</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:37:43 +0000 news 23660 at http://mtpr.org Newscast 08-19-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-08-19-2014 <p>The Arctic Grayling will not receive federal protections, the Montana Human Rights Network reacts to news that KKK is dropping-off pamphlets in parts of Havre, and Yellowstone County Officials court developers of a proposed refinery project near Billings.</p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:23:48 +0000 news 23613 at http://mtpr.org Newscast for 08-18-2014 http://mtpr.org/post/newscast-08-18-2014 <p>Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Amanda Curtis starts her campaign with a concerted effort to raise badly-needed funds, Montana's unemployment rate ticked up by just a hair last month, and a little girl lost her life yesterday in Yellowstone National Park.</p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:19:54 +0000 news 23570 at http://mtpr.org