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Pea Green Boat
6:00 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Return of the Raptors and Kate Davis To The PGB!

Kate Davis shows off a raptor during a session of the Pea Green Boat

Get ready for jingling jesses, fluffing feathers, and dazzling dialogue as Kate Davis returns to the Pea Green Boat to chat with Annie and listeners about raptors and to show them off as well. The birds may have something to say,too.They often do!

Listen in to the Pea Green Boat at 4:00 p.m. today, October 16th, for Kate Davis and her  raptors.

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Mountain West Voices
5:00 am
Thu October 16, 2014

The Biggest Win: An Iraq Vet's Extraordinary Story

George Nickel, Boise, Idaho
Credit Clay Scott

George Nickel survived the roadside bomb that killed his comrades in Iraq. Back home in Boise, Idaho, his readjustment to civilian life was a disaster. An armed standoff with Boise police led to jail, and almost a year of solitary confinement. Now George's life is dedicated to helping other combat veterans make the difficult transition to non-military life.

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Public Land Management
6:05 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

House Candidates Zinke & Lewis Battle Over Public Lands

 

Both the Democratic and Republican U-S House candidates agree access to public lands in Montana is a critical part of the state’s culture and heritage.

But that’s about all they agree on when it comes to this issue.

As Yellowstone Jackie Yamanaka reports, Democrat John Lewis is aggressively going after Zinke on the issue of public lands. So Zinke held a press conference in Billings today to reiterate his position.

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In Wake Of Appeals Court Ruling
5:57 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

ACLU Asks Federal Judge For Quick Ruling On Gay Marriage

The ACLU of Montana says a federal judge in Great Falls should rule in favor of gay marriage, without taking their lawsuit to trial.

The group filed suit to overturn Montana’s gay marriage ban in April, on behalf of four same sex couples,
some were married in other states, others are trying to get married in Montana.

Today they asked U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris to rule in their favor without a trial, since the federal appeals court with jurisdiction over Montana struck down similar bans in Idaho and Nevada on October seventh.

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Montana Politics
5:22 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Gov. Bullock Promotes Early Education In Missoula

Gov. Bullock pushed his early childhood education proposal at a Missoula pre-school on Oct. 15, 2014.
Credit Edward O'Brien

Governor Steve Bullock's early childhood education proposal received an enthusiastic response today at a Missoula pre-kindergarten program, even as critics are wondering about its expense and value to taxpayers.

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Commentary - October 15th, 2014
1:01 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Suggestions for Civility

The views expressed don't reflect the views of this station

Lately I’ve been thinking about civility.  Or the lack of it.  I know – what a quaint notion in the 21st Century; the thought that – even in an election year – we can discuss important, provocative and even divisive issues with civility and mutual respect.  It sounds so…archaic.

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Pea Green Boat
6:32 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Child Gardeners Show And Tell On The Pea Green Boat

Issa and Annie and mint

Yesterday on the Pea Green Boat, Issa and Salome reported on the plants that they took care of as part of a gardening project initiated by Annie and Dr. Jamison Starbuck. Salome took home a tomatillo and a nasturtium while Issa got spearmint  and a nasturtium.

Now, at summer's end, Annie visited their homes and saw and recorded the results . The plants looked great. The kids get A in gardening!

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Memoir
6:00 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Remembering Africa Under The Tree Of Forgetfulness

Wyoming author Alexandra Fuller talks about and reads from her third memoir, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness.

About the book:

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Reflections West
5:00 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Robert Lee & Ashley

Credit courtesy of the Hydaburg School District

Every year, Robert Lee spends time as a poet-in-residence at the Haida School of Hydaburg, Alaska. His students teach Lee as much about surviving the elements as he teaches them about self-expression. 

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Montana Symphony Orchestras
8:01 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Missoula Symphony Orchestra Broadcast: Sunday, October 19, 7:00 p.m.

Join host Marguerite Munsche Sunday evening, October 19, 2014, for a broadcast of the opening concert of the Missoula Symphony Orchestra's 60th season, Darko Butorac, music director and conductor.

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