Senate Hears Vocational Arts Funding Bill

Apr 14, 2015
Rep. Donald Jones (R) HD46
Montana Legislature

Tuesday at the Montana Legislature, the Senate Finance and Claims Committee heard a bill to give more funding for vocational arts within state elementary and high schools.

Employer Tax Credits For College Tuition Contributions On Wednesday's Legislative Agenda

Apr 14, 2015

Wednesday at the Montana Legislature, lawmakers hear a bill to give employers a tax break if they help pay for their employees' college tuition.

William Marcus

The proposed Flathead Water Compact will come up for a vote in the Montana House Wednesday, but as MTPR Capitol Reporter Steve Jess reports, opponents are trying to put up another roadblock to prevent its passage.

'Dark Money' Disclosure Bill Advances At State Legislature

Apr 14, 2015
Sen. Duane Ankney (R) SD20
Montana Legislature

A bill to shine more light on the donors to political campaigns continues to advance at the Montana Legislature.

The so-called Dark Money bill was in the House today after previously passing the Senate.

Some Yellowstone Roads To Open This Week

Apr 14, 2015
Snowplows near the Canyon area in Yellowstone National Park
David Restivo, Yellowstone National Park (CC-BY-2.0)

Spring is in the air and the plows have been busy in Yellowstone. Now, roads leading to Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon area are set to open for auto travel this week.

This chart shows all MTPR revenue sources projected for FY2016, totaling $2.5 million. Listeners and sponsors make up the largest share of our annual revenue picture (60%).

Pet Wars 2015

Apr 14, 2015
Raven the dog
Judy Fettig

Thanks to all the pets and their owners who pledged! The Montana Public Radio Menagerie numbers are.....

Morning Newscast 04-14-15

Apr 14, 2015
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, at the state legislature yesterday, a Republican-led House panel voted down the Flathead water compact, but that doesn’t mean the bill is dead.

The final pieces of a Republican plan to expand mental health care are approaching approval in the Legislature.

The Montana Legislature has passed a bill to join every other state in outlawing bullying.

The Montana Democratic Party has appointed Nancy Keenan as its new executive director.


"English/Lang Arts 1: Story As Primer"
by Sabrina Holland (Helena)                                                                  







Kathleen Franklin

"Hoka hey"
by Michael Riley (Cody, WY)