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Commentary - April 30th, 2014
9:54 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Building Bridges from the West to the East

 

Innovation. It is a concept that is promoted from the world of business and technology to education.

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Commentary - April 29th, 2014
9:49 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Montana Nonprofits: The Economic Engines That Could

Montana Nonprofits:  The Economic Engines That Could

The other day, I ran into an old friend at the grocery store.  “Are you still with United Way?” she asked.  “Yes,” I said.  “And is that what you do full-time?” she continued.  I gave her the only answer that came to mind:  “I’m trying to get it down to full time,” I said.

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Reflections West
7:00 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Tessa Heineman & Marjorie Manwaring

4/29/14 & 4/30/14: This week on "Reflections West:" Tessa Heineman explains why she loves archaeology. Poet Marjorie Manwaring's poem, "Treasure," unlocks the memories contained in a single rusty key.

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Mullan Road
2:44 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

John Mullan and his legacy road

Credit trailergypsies.com

Many are familiar with the Mullan Road; the road that traverses the expanse from Walla Walla, Washington to Fort Benton, Montana.  
      Missoulians, for instance, routinely use Mullan to access their homes, or shopping or dining on Reserve Street. The Missoula County Detention Center's located there, as well.
       But perhaps you've never given a second thought to the road's namesake, its origin, or the impacts it's had on the region.

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MTPR Program Highlights
1:52 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

May 1 - May 7

Here are MTPR program highlights for May 1, 2014 – May 7, 2014

THURSDAY- May 1, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Gates: Flute Sonata, Rio Bound for clarinet and piano; Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue for Piano solo, Three Preludes; Antheil: A jazz Symphony; Milhaud: Le Printemps, Op. 18, Cinema – Fantaisie d’apres Le Boeuf sur le toit, Op. 586; Bax: Spring Fire Symphony

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Home Ground Radio
1:00 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Montana's Division of Criminal Investigation

4/29/14: This week on "Home Ground:" The trail of a murder case in rural Montana is four years old when arrests are finally made, and prosecution will be difficult. The professionals at the Montana Attorney General’s Division of Criminal Investigations can help a young county attorney make the case.

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Musician's Spotlight
1:00 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Eric Funk

4/29/14: This week on "Musician's Spotlight:" Bozeman composer and jazz pianist Eric Funk’s work has been featured on the syndicated public radio programs Morning Edition and Performance Today. Funk also hosts the Montana PBS television series, 11th and Grant.

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Commentary - April 28th, 2014
10:45 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Don’t be fooled by false and inflammatory statements

I simply have to shake my head at the blatantly false accusations and statements made in the press lately by a few fringe environmentalists concerning Governor Bullock’s priority landscape recommendations to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. The accusations are so false and so out-of-line that they must be corrected.

Forestry provisions in the Farm Bill are the direct result of several national concerns, fire budgets, fire risk to public safety and infrastructure, lack of management on federal lands, litigation and jobs.

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Listeners Respond
3:19 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

MTPR Local Survey Results

Many thanks to the 1,390 listeners who responded to our request for an assessment of how MTPR local programs are meeting their needs.

See the MTPR Local Survey Results Summary (pdf format)

The survey period was March 18-April 1, 2014.

National Geo
10:03 am
Mon April 28, 2014

It’s not just the photos but the story that matters

National Geographic Editor-in-Chief Chris Johns

Chris Johns is the first photographer and 9th person to be editor-in-chief of National Geographic magazine. The Oregon native has led the magazine since 2005, and was in Missoula recently to lecture at the University of Montana.
    In this feature interview, Johns talks with News Director Sally Mauk about the magazine's evolution since it was started 125 years ago by Alexander Graham Bell, who headed the National Geographic Society.

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