Montana Evening Edition

Monday - Friday 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Local and regional stories from the Montana Public Radio Newsdesk.

Local Anchor(s): 
Anchors Corin Cates-Carney and Conrad Scheid
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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Newscast 07-15-2014

Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:

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.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:22 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Newscast 07-14-2014

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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.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:19 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Newscast 07-11-2014

Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:

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.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Newscast 07-10-2014

Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:

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.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:22 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Newscast 07-09-2014

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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.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Newscast 07-08-2014

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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.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Newscast 07-07-2014

Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:

Train derailment cleanup crews continue to remove three plane fuselages from the Clark Fork river. Investigators continue their look into a recent Northwestern Montana bear attack. And a top wildlife official says there's too much uncertainty about climate change to prove it threatens the wolverine.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:19 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Newscast 07-03-2014

Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:

Over five thousand dollars was found between the desk and wall in the office of the now suspended Ravalli County  treasurer. A Blackfeet man recently convicted of participating in a fraud scheme takes his case to federal court. And Flathead reporter Katrin Frye visits with members of the Northwest Montana Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:19 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Newscast 07-02-2014

Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:

A man from Polson who's been charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill his ex-girlfriend has just entered a plea agreement. Verizon has settled a dispute with the state over property valuation. And a 4 mile stretch of the Bitterroot river near Hamilton is set to reopen next Monday.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Newscast 07-01-2014

Tonight on Montana Evening Edition:

A federal judge blocks a logging project in the Kootenai National Forest. The federal government will start reducing road and transit payments next month. And Flathead reporter Katrin Frye continues her look at employment in the Flathead.

Correction: The U.S. District Judge who blocked a logging project in the Kootenai National Forest is Dana Christensen, not Diana Christinesen. Montana Evening Edition regrets the mistake.

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